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Five family-friendly films to see these holidays

Keen for some ‘cool’ holiday entertainment? The HerCanberra kids (and Grandma) review five family-friendly films. In this hot weather, there are two really easy holiday entertainment options for when all else fails: the pool and the cinema. We’ve been spending a lot of time at both, so I thought I’d pick the brains of my […]

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10 Books to Read Before They Become Films

Films adaptations can divide us. Love or hate the end product, there’s something intoxicating about your favourite book being made into a film. Will they do a good job? Why does that character look like that? That scene wasn’t in the book! Here are 10 adaptations that will be released this year, just in time for […]

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12 Must Shoot Places For Photographers In Canberra

Canberra is perfect for photographers, beginners and experts alike. Being a vibrant and beautiful city smack bang in the middle of the bush, and just along the Brindabella Ranges, it gives a whole host of awesome opportunities for photographers of every kind. It can be challenging trying to find the right place to shoot landscape […]

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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. SEVEN THINGS NOT TO MISS Late Night Opening: Creatures of the Night The National Portrait Gallery will keep its doors open until 8pm on selected […]

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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 nine things you shouldn’t miss! NINE THINGS NOT TO MISS LATE NIGHT OPENING: SUPERSTITION […]

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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. SIX THINGS NOT TO MISS Late Night Opening: Superstition The National Portrait Gallery will keep its doors open until 8pm on selected Fridays during January […]

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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 10 things you shouldn’t miss! 10 THINGS NOT TO MISS Old Bus Depot Markets […]

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Summer sport and beyond

Calling all sports nuts! As a participant or spectator, Canberra serves up plenty to get your heart racing. SUMMER IS FOR SPECTATORS Australia’s biggest horsepower party, the Street Machine Summernats Car Festival rolls into town from 5–8 January 2017. More than 2000 elite cars come from around the world to display their stuff to a massive crowd […]

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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. SIX THINGS NOT TO MISS  Old Bus Depot Markets – Portobello Road The Old Bus Depot Markets reopen in 2017 with a favourite event – […]

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Five movies to escape with…

Run. Basically…run! Evading captors, an oncoming storm, aliens or bandits, escape on film can be one of the most exciting cinematic devices. As the audience – hearts in mouths and breath barely a gasp – we hope, no matter what the impossible odds, that our heroes will make it. Here are five celluloid moments that […]

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