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Luminary: Remembering Robert Foster

Robert Foster was a luminary in the art world, forging steel into beautiful homewares which would become iconic and coveted design pieces in homes, galleries and restaurants around the world. His untimely death in a tragic car accident in July shocked not only the Canberra community but the international design fraternity. Foster’s contribution to art […]

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This Week in The Can

Your essential guide to what’s on in Canberra this week! HAVE AN EVENT YOU’D LIKE TO SEE LISTED IN THIS WEEK IN THE CAN? SUBMIT IT HERE BY COB WEDNESDAY PRIOR. 15 THINGS NOT TO MISS  Nutrition Masterclass with Jacqueline Alwill Get set for a creatively juicy, deliciously abundant workshop in health, wellbeing and happiness. Nutritionist […]

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ROAR Skills: Be heard, be seen

The 2016 ROAR Skills Competition & Showcase brings together the talent and enthusiasm of young aspiring artists and performers in an environment that encourages collaboration and experimentation. What makes it unique is that performances must combine more than one genre to create a unique fusion piece. Melissa Twidale, founder and director of ROAR Skills explained what ROAR […]

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Melbourne Cup 2016 at Pialligo Estate

Your ideal outfit for Cup Day is meticulous… Your fascinator or headpiece is coordinated to your dress, makeup and hair appointments are made weeks in advance and Cup Day morning is spent creating a racing persona that will proudly stride along a green or onto the runway of Fashions on the Field. So naturally, your […]

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Weekend Edit: What’s on in Canberra

Your essential guide to what’s on in Canberra this weekend! Every Monday for more than five years, we’ve published This Week in The Can – but sometimes it’s just too epic to get through! That’s why we’ve introduced our Weekend Edit… Here are 12 things you shouldn’t miss! 12 THINGS NOT TO MISS EDEN’S BEAUTY BAR  A […]

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What is Contour 556?

Take a walk through Canberra’s history and landscape and see it in a completely new and inspiring way.  Contour 556 is a festival of outdoor performance, walking, dance, soundscape, projection, song, poetry, textiles, wallpaper, text, light as well as ‘traditional’ sculpture – all on and surrounding Lake Burley Griffin. What is Contour 556? The brainchild […]

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British Film Festival 2016: The best of the best

If you are a pay TV tragic, like me, chances are you have spent quality time getting to know the excellent programming on BBC First. Continuing that quest for excellence, BBC First is presenting the British Film Festival 2016, at Palace Electric Cinemas in Canberra. Just in its fourth year, this continues to be the […]

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Triple your trivia for three great causes

In which sea would you find the Seychelles Islands? A: The Atlantic Ocean B: The Indian Ocean C: I don’t sea the point in this?* If you were thrilled by that chance to flex your trivia muscles then you’re in for a treat. Not one, not two, but three trivia nights are happening across Canberra […]

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Why Tchaikovsky was a kooky kinda guy

The Canberra Symphony Orchestra’s Chief Conductor and Artistic Director Nicholas Milton AM (pictured) always ends the CSO Season with a bang, and this year Tchaikovsky is bringing the dynamite with Symphony No. 4 in F minor for the ActewAGL Llewellyn Series on November 2 and 3. To give this piece some context, you should know […]

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Bell Shakespeare’s Othello: when the villain is all too believable…

Every time Federal Parliament is sitting, I feel like we’re living in an Elizabethan drama. Political schemes, intrigues and whispered conversations are found as easily on the streets of Manuka and Kingston as they are in Shakespeare’s versions of Venice and Verona. So I wonder if anyone will be sitting in the audience of Bell […]

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