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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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Thank you for the music

MAMMA MIA! The Musical arriving in Canberra Canberra was lucky enough to be treated to a dose of Sarah Morrison when she played the lead role of Lisa in Ladies in Black earlier in the year. Much to our delight, Sarah will be returning to our city in November—this time as Sophie Sheridan in MAMMA […]

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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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Renew your Culture Club membership

Celebrating diversity might seem very 21st century, but Culture Club were doing it way back in 1982. Before then, bands featuring a gay cross-dressing Irish singer, a black Briton on bass, a Jewish drummer and a blonde Englishman on guitar and keyboards were fairly thin on the ground. Non-existent in fact. Culture Club were part of […]

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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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Canberra Theatre Centre launches 2018 season

2017 has been an epic year for Canberra Theatre Centre With a stellar season that has brought us Ladies in Black, 1984, Talk, Orb and Crazy Horse Paris (with MAMMA MIA! still to come), Canberra Theatre Centre certainly faced a challenge in meeting (let alone raising) the bar for the 2018 season. However, the team have managed to achieve just that, bringing […]

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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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Review: Bladerunner 2049

A young blade runner’s discovery of a long-buried secret leads him to track down former blade runner Rick Deckard, who’s been missing for thirty years. IMDb. I am sorry. I am so, so sorry … for all those readers who never got to see the original Bladerunner. It combined the best of film noir and […]

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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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