Doma Christmas Masthead

The Nexia Fur Ball: Cough it up for the RSPCA

It takes a lot of time, effort and love to do the job of the RSPCA, in rescuing and caring for our furry friends. RSPCA ACT received over 5,000 animals during 2014-15 with each of these animals needing food, shelter, one on one care and many requiring medical treatment or vaccination. To celebrate this amazing […]

READ more

Stay classy this Melbourne Cup

On Melbourne Cup Day, a day where anything can happen, there are a few things that are constant. There will be office sweepstakes, there will be fascinators, and there will be a picture on the front page of the local paper the next day of racegoers staggering out of their venue of choice in the […]

READ more

Nine ways to celebrate Halloween in Canberra

Halloween is fast approaching, and things are getting a bit spooky around town. But never fear, because from kids films to grown-up events after hours, we’ve got you sorted for all your Halloween celebrations. Here are a few of our top picks for all things 2016 Halloween in Canberra!  FOR THE GROWN UPS KNIGHTSBRIDGE PENTHOUSE […]

READ more

Family movies with a virtual reality twist

The Canberra International Film Festival pride themselves on offering a wide range of films and events that will allow everyone to find something they will enjoy, including the young Canberrans amongst us. The carefully curated 2016 program has two children’s films showing – a 40th anniversary viewing of Storm Boy and the Canberra premiere of […]

READ more

Fiesta 2016: Day of the Dead

What is the day of the dead? If your first thought is “that’s Mexican Halloween, isn’t it?”- you’re invited to learn the meaning behind the festival whilst enjoying the sights and sounds of Latin-Afro culture. Day of the Dead celebrates the lives of families and friends who have passed over, as well as celebrating life […]

READ more

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. 18 THINGS NOT TO MISS  Nutrition Masterclass with Jacqueline Alwill Get set for a creatively juicy, deliciously abundant workshop in health, wellbeing and happiness. Nutritionist […]

READ more
Abundant Water trainees

Help raise funds for Abundant Water’s international expansion

Australia is fortunate enough to have a well-protected water cleaning system. Perhaps it’s something we take for granted. Many countries worldwide, however, are struggling with this issue. Fundraising organisation Abundant Water is focused on the production of low-cost clay-pottery filters that help to remove over 95% of pathogens from water. Currently, Abundant Water provides rural communities in Laos […]

READ more

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 […]

READ more

Qwire’s Sparkling Show Tunes

More than 80 singers, from all ages and walks of life, will be performing musicals old and new tonight and tomorrow night at The Q. ‘Show Tunes’, Qwire’s largest production to date, features hope, love, triumph and ‘just a touch’ of despair. The Canberra Gay and Lesbian Qwire is one of the capital’s leading community […]

READ more

Greek tragedy comes to Canberra

It’s likely that you’ll recognise Andrea Demetriades from her impressive list of television and stage credits. From ABC dramas Crownies and Janet King, the comedy film Alex & Eve, Bell Shakespeare’s tours of Pericles and Twelfth Night, and Pygmalion, Andrea is a force to be reckoned with. Now it is live theatre that is bringing her […]

READ more