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Vertikal brings alpine slopes to Fyshwick 

Unable to make the trek south to Thredbo or Perisher this season? Wishing you could hone your skills before finding yourself on the slopes? Fyshwick’s newest addition, Vertikal Indoor Snow Sports, is the answer to your every snowy prayer, offering a taste of the mountains close to home. Bringing a slice of alpine life to Canberra’s […]

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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. 12 THINGS NOT TO MISS   TRUFFLE DINNER AT THE NATIONAL ARBORETUM Celebrate winter’s finest. Join the annual celebration of Canberra’s own black gold on […]

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A Guide to Canberra’s winter markets

Searching for artisanal fashion and foodie finds this winter? Look no further than Canberra’s thriving local market scene. As the temperature outside continues to decline, the lure of shopping online from the comfort of our deliciously warm beds can be oh-so-persuasive. But with an abundance of market events descending on the city, there’s never been […]

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The Weekend Edit

Your essential guide to what’s on in Canberra this weekend! Every Monday for more than seven 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 the things you shouldn’t miss! […]

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Winter Glass 2018: the coolest way to spend this Saturday

Glass is one of the last artforms to carry a sense of mystique. Gravity-defying and able to be crafted into anything from vast works to intricate miniatures, you cannot DIY glass, nor is it an easy skill to master. You cannot simply ‘take up’ glass artistry in your living room one day if you’re bored. […]

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Headhunt! The NPG’s new app for young art enthusiasts

Many parents can relate to the frustration of kids at galleries who might be unstirred by the artistic treasures around them. Well, it appears The National Portrait Gallery (NPG) has come up with a nifty solution. The Gallery recently launched an interactive tablet-based app, Headhunt! designed to enlighten children aged 7-15 about the wonders 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. 12 THINGS NOT TO MISS Winter Glass 2018 There are ways to keep warm in Canberra in winter! Like Winter Glass 2018! Discover why Canberra Glassworks […]

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The Long Weekend Edit

Your essential guide to what’s on in Canberra this weekend! Every Monday for more than seven 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 the things you shouldn’t miss! […]

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The Changing Face of Canberra

In our push to become the cool little capital, are we losing the very qualities that have made us what we are? When photographer Martin Ollman posted a photo to his social media account of Canberra’s light rail deep in construction mode—a chaotic blur of bulldozers, freshly gutted trees and traffic—it struck a nerve. In […]

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Canberra’s getting a Wintervention

Wind, grey skies and occasional snow, winter is the time of year Canberrans really lives up to its sub-alpine categorisation.  But it’s not all doom and gloom. This year, a host of fun, family-friendly activities are coming to the city to make the most of the season. As we wrote last week, ice skating will return to […]

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