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Get creative: The 2017 Inner North Art Prize

The Front Gallery and Café is at the foreFRONT (sorry) of our minds at the moment. Why? Because in two short months this staple of the Canberra arts and coffee scene will be hosting the second annual Inner North Art Prize. A community-based and community-funded art prize, the Inner North Art Prize was established last year […]

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Getting intimate with strangers at The Street

Have you ever had a conversation with a stranger that was far more personal than you expected? One that made you feel less alone? Was there a connection there that you hadn’t expected? Maybe it was in line for the bathroom on a night out. Perhaps it was someone on your table at a wedding, […]

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Luton takes you to Santorini

Jealous of your jet-setter friends who all nicked off to Europe for the winter? Still got that little green monster sitting on your shoulder whispering “you deserve to be basking on that Croatian beach more than her…”? Well, here’s your chance to right a grievous wrong and escape to Santorini. Sort of. The Annual Luton […]

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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 Kylie Ladd in conversation with Kerri Sackville HerCanberra and Muse are proud to present Kylie Ladd in conversation with Kerri […]

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Why Canberra is the nation’s clever capital

A new assessment of Australia’s 25 largest cities has found Canberra really is the clever capital. Academics from the University of Canberra have recently developed the first Knowledge City Index for Australia, discovering in the process that the nation’s capital is also “fundamentally and exceptionally” Australia’s knowledge city. The researchers assessed each city against six […]

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The most stunning Prada Clutch of the season

Soon, Vogue’s ever-fabulous September Issue will be hitting the presses. But we’re here to tell you about only Prada Clutch you’ll need this season. Prada’s Priscillas, starring the fabulous Prada Clutch, is coming to Canberra on Friday 1 September for a night of glitter and glamour. Prada tells us that her name grew out of “dress-ups” with […]

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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 10 […]

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The NGA’s maverick Impressionists

We more commonly associate Australian Impressionism with ‘safe art’ – the kind of art you go to see when you are with your grandparents. The NGA explores art from this era in its new Australian Impressionism exhibition, proving the Impressionists were far more maverick than their oil paint creations let on. At first glance, you […]

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Grab your tiara, Canberra is getting a Disney Princess Film Festival

Calling all Princesses and Princes! Over four weekends, four classic Disney Princess films will be screening at the Disney Princess Film Festival at Palace Electric in NewActon. And the best part? It kicks off this weekend! No matter how big or small you maybe be, grab your friends, family or fellow Disney obsessors and see the […]

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Celebrate your weirdness with Canberra Youth Theatre’s poem every day

After a great 2016, Canberra Youth Theatre has started 2017 in much the same way, with its first two productions for this year selling out. Up next this month is poem every day, performed by the theatre’s Company Ensemble; a select group of performers aged 16-25. Using the poetry of local poet Joshua Bell, poem […]

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