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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 FORAGE The Forage is a showcase of street food (and other food products) by our local cafes, food trucks, […]

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Why density is the secret to a liveable city

The world’s most liveable cities aren’t packed with people – but neither are they sprawling suburbs in search of a city. Canberra currently has a population density of 173 people per sqm, considerably less than Sydney’s 400 or Melbourne’s 453, but more than Brisbane’s 145 or Darwin’s 44 per sqm. Mumbai has 29,650 people squeezed […]

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Nick Thomm on redefining beauty for Canberra Centre

Canberra Centre yesterday revealed the first in a specially commissioned series of artworks created by renowned New-York based Australian artist Nick Thomm. A series of large-scale murals will be on display including a hero artwork based on the theme of the artwork series, ‘Beauty Redefined’ created in Nick Thomm’s signature photo-realistic style which utilises bright, […]

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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, our comprehensive guide to everything happening around the city this week – but sometimes it’s just too epic to get through! That’s why each Friday we publish our Weekend Edit… Here are 13 things […]

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The Garema Place skating rink is back!

Canberra will see the best wintry fun for three weeks over June and July. Located in Garema Place, a fabulous festival including open-air ice-skating with falling snow as well as a super fun real ice slide, a giant blow up slide and jumping castle will see the precinct transformed. Set against the backdrop of the […]

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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. 15 THINGS NOT TO MISS Whisky Business: The Science of Whisky Whisky: it’s made from grains, gets old in a barrel, and has travelled to […]

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Where words fail, music speaks

“Where words fail, music speaks,” says Hans Christian Anderson. And so, it is ironic that I try to capture in words the remarkable ability of pianist Gabi Sultana. Gabi, who will be performing with the Canberra Youth Orchestra in its 50-year anniversary concert series at Llewellyn Hall on Saturday 24 June, has been described as […]

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Cyrano de Bergerac: The other, other Romeo

It’s fairly telling that the Canberra Theatre Centre’s June blockbuster show, Cyrano de Bergerac, is the play credited with bringing the word ‘panache’ into the English language. Indeed, this isn’t a classic tale of romance with blushes and shy smiles. This is a brash tale of love that defies boundaries and social confines, kind of […]

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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, our comprehensive guide to everything happening around the city this week – but sometimes it’s just too epic to get through! That’s why each Friday we publish our Weekend Edit… Here are 13 things […]

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Saarbrücken to NewActon for one night

For the first time in Canberra, six international guest artists from the State Opera House of Saarbrücken in Germany will perform an exquisite repertoire with the Canberra Symphony Orchestra (CSO) at Llewellyn Hall. This international collaboration between Australia and Germany promises to be an epic concert event. The Opera Gala features world-class opera stars – […]

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