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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. 16 THINGS NOT TO MISS Undercurrent Design Market 2017 The 2017 Undercurrent Design Market – held in the award-winning National Portrait Gallery, will be showcasing an array […]

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Canberra film industry to benefit from ties with Wellington

Canberra’s rapidly growing screen industry will benefit from a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) signed today between Screen Canberra and Screen Wellington. The MOU will help develop on-screen and post-production talent, enhance working relationships between the creative sectors in the world’s two coolest little capitals and promote Canberra as an ideal location for film and TV […]

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Queerberra: images of love and pride

Last night, East Hotel was home to the launch of an exhibition of love and equality. Photographer Jane Duong and producer Victoria Firth-Smith have collaborated to create a unique art project that portrays the beauty of Canberra’s diverse community in the form of Queerberra. In both exhibition and book form, Queerberra’s 100+ photographs portray a rich array of local identities from […]

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Canberra says YES!

The results are in and as we had hoped, Canberra was awesome in supporting the rights of our LGBTIQ population. Almost three in every four Canberrans voted YES in the same-sex marriage postal survey. “There are many reasons to be proud of our city, but today I feel particularly proud of how Canberrans have voted for […]

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Canberrans: you could be an extra in Rake season five

Who hasn’t fallen in love with Richard Roxburgh as scoundrel lawyer Cleaver Greene?  Season five of the hit Australian series Rake is currently being filmed (excuse moi but Kath and Kim‘s Jane Turner is joining the cast) and you have the chance to be involved! Screen Canberra announced on Facebook yesterday that it is currently casting extras (both […]

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Lonsdale Street is closing tomorrow for an important party

Tomorrow, there will be rainbows across Civic. To celebrate what we can only hope is a positive outcome from the marriage equality postal survey, Braddon’s Lonsdale Street will be closed to make way for a rainbow party. The official YES Campaign will be holding their official results party from 5pm at Hopscotch Bar and you’re invited. Aside […]

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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. 11 THINGS NOT TO MISS HERCANBERRA ACTIVE DAY HerCanberra has joined with some of Canberra’s best studios, instructors and experts (including the experts in delicious […]

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Do UC what I see: creative graduates work on show

For many budding creatives, the opportunity to have your vision presented to a willing and engaged audience should always to be capitalised on. And, for lovers of design, this same opportunity presents a chance to get to know the next generation of Canberra creatives. This month for the second year, students from the entire University […]

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Be Starstruck at the National Portrait Gallery

The final scene of Strictly Ballroom, Murial in her wedding dress and Abby Cornish’s smile in Candy.  These are just some of the iconic moments that will form Starstruck: Australian Movie Portraits at the National Portrait Gallery. The exhibition, which opens today, explores striking and beautiful portraiture that has emerged from 100 years of Australian movies and will be a […]

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Become a DESIGN explorer this month

Canberra is known for its architecture and the makers and creators who fill our wonderful city. Design is in Canberra’s DNA. To stop and take a closer look you will find that our streets are full with of mid-century modernist architecture, makers with global recognition and hidden studio spaces that are producing furniture, homewares, jewellery […]

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