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Summer School Holidays sorted

School might be out, but this summer holidays the children of Canberra will be busier than ever with a plethora of activities on offer. Whether your child is an artistic soul, a sports fanatic, an inquisitive mind or a teen looking for goings-on we’ve got you covered. For The Artistic Child Children with a creative, […]

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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. 10 THINGS NOT TO MISS  Versailles Treasures from the Palace The NGA has worked with the French Government and the Palace of Versailles to deliver […]

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How to celebrate New Year’s Eve 2017 in Canberra

Pop the champagne, 2017 is almost here!  Whether you’re keen to pack a picnic and lounge by the lake, indulge in an evening of fine dining by candlelight or pop some champagne under the fireworks, here’s how to bring in the New Year in Canberra. FREE AND FAMILY FRIENDLY Civic Square and Garema Place Fireworks […]

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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 11 things you shouldn’t miss! 11 THINGS NOT TO MISS CIRCUS 1903 – THE […]

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Dog dress ups, 90s Karaoke & speed dating come to Canberra

Forget Christmas, we’re counting the sleeps until The Commons opens its doors (it’s eight by the way). We’ve already brought you the news that Gelato Messina and Mary’s Burgers will be making their Canberra debut, but The Commons’ organisers weren’t content with simply bringing world-class street food to Canberra. Oh no. Throughout the feast-ival’s 10-day […]

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Kids’ play gets a makeover at the NGA

Not many children have the patience or temperament to endure art galleries for long stretches. But the National Gallery of Australia could fast become this city’s hottest ticket for kids, now that it has revealed its state-of-the-art play space. NGA Play will ensure little art-lovers will have the room, stimulation and hands-on creative experience to […]

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Review: Nocturnal Animals

A story inside a story, in which we follow a woman named Susan who receives a book manuscript from her ex-husband, a man she left 20 years earlier, asking for her opinion. We also follow the actual manuscript, called “Nocturnal Animals,” which revolves around a man whose family vacation turns violent and deadly. IMDb Immediately after I […]

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Canberra ain’t boring

The power of two women with a plan cannot be underestimated.  Soudalay Thammavongsa and Emma Madsen are two such women who are setting out to change Canberra, one small purchase at a time. Their first venture, Spare 10! was launched in May 2016 to help Canberra’s homeless find warmth by encouraging Canberrans to donate the cost of […]

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Versailles exhibition: Sun King’s court glitters this summer

When Louis XIV reigned in far off France, European map makers had only a vague idea about ‘the great southern land’. It might have taken more than 400 years to get down here, but this December the legendary Sun King opens his gold drenched salons for all to see. Versailles: treasures From the palace begins […]

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