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First Look: Makeshift

Max Brenner has left the (Nishi) Building in NewActon, and there’s a new cool kid in town. It’s not just a new look. It’s a new purpose, or perhaps a new ‘multipurpose’, would be more accurate. Reclaimed by founders of the NewActon precinct, Molonglo Group, the space has been turned into a café by day, […]

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Escape to the Country…in 10 minutes

It’s been said time and time again that Pialligo Estate is transportive. Though it’s only 10 minutes from the city, the Estate’s sweeping lawns and wide paddocks put any visitor in a rural frame of mind. It’s this unique atmosphere that the Estate will capitalise on when they hold their Farm Gate Markets on Sunday […]

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The Floriade Fringe: Wild and untamed

They say that it takes a village to raise a child. But for the inaugural Floriade Fringe Festival, it takes a travelling bohemian festival company called The Village to put the spark into a crazy idea. To complement and contrast with Canberra’s long-standing floral festival, The Floriade Fringe will show the other side of the […]

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Six highlights of the 2017 British Film Festival

Hosted by Palace Electric, the Cunard British Film Festival is back for another year to showcase the most anticipated films from the land of tea and scones. The 2017 program will feature a cast of new and familiar British talent across 26 specially selected films. From historical dramas to fun family adventures, spunky sci-fi rides to […]

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After Dark: The Changing Face of Canberra Nightlife

Broken glass on the floor, bouncers with personal grudges, unchecked groping and vodka that barely surpasses ethanol. This is the Canberra after dark that many remember and many of us loved…at the time. But now, a handful of new and established venues are giving Canberra’s nightlife a sense of positive purpose—and are thriving as a […]

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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. 14 THINGS NOT TO MISS The Spring Forage Come by The Forage at Little National Hotel for some of THE BEST Street Food, Beverages and Live Music […]

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Stupid no more: Building a smart city

Australia’s cities are stupid. Once you start looking, you can’t un-see the stupidity. Congested streets clogged with cars, inefficient traffic lights, half-empty buses, leaky water mains… you name it. The way we interact with our cities hasn’t changed in nearly a century. Until now. Around the world, cities are installing technology to gather data so […]

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The Cool Hunter Lands in Canberra

Since 2004, style aficionados have been focussed on him. Bill Tikos, otherwise known as The Cool Hunter, is renowned for having one of the world’s most discerning eyes. And finally, that eye has alighted on Canberra. The Cool Hunter will open up a store in The Canberra Centre next month providing a range of carefully […]

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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. 14 THINGS NOT TO MISS The Merchant of Venice Money makes the world go around. Portia has it. Bassanio wants it. Shylock lends it. Antonio owes […]

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The Future of Driving comes to Canberra Centre

In its latest iOS update, technology giant Apple rolled out a Do Not Disturb app, essentially stopping the driver receiving notifications while driving, and ensuring attention remains on the road. It’s a small change, but one that is sure to have a massive impact on driver safety. With self-driving cars already on the market, auto […]

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