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International Women’s Day 2018: what’s happening in Canberra

International Women’s Day is a chance for women across the world (or in this case, Canberra) to gather, celebrate and look to the future.  So on Thursday 8 March, why not along to one of these amazing events? There are heaps to choose from, which perfectly suits the 2018 theme of ‘Leave no woman behind’. […]

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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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Highlights of Enlighten 2018

That time of year when Canberra is lit up with colour, sound and delicious food is fast approaching: Enlighten Festival! From 2 to 18 March, there will be heaps of things to eat, see and explore around the city. There’s the Night Noodle Markets of course, plus the amazing illuminations from2-11 March. But Enlighten 2018 is […]

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10+ things not to miss at Spiegeltent Canberra 2018

World-class music, comedy and cabaret are coming to Canberra for Spiegeltent 2018. Last week, Canberra Theatre Centre announced that the line up for Spiegeltent Canberra 2018 will include some of Australia’s biggest touring artists, including Dan Sultan, Sam Simmons, The Black Sorrows, Gawurra, Rove McManus, Trevor Ashley, Yana Alana, Livvy & Pete, Gretel Killeen and Celia […]

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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. 13 THINGS NOT TO MISS CAPITAL BREWING CO. NIGHT MARKETS Capital Brewing Co. night markets are back! This time the markets are bigger and better, […]

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A man-eating sculpture is coming to Enlighten 2018

So you think you know Canberra’s premier festival? Think again. Enlighten, our annual festival of light might be known for its kaleidoscopic projections on our national institutions, buzzing Night Noodle Markets and dazzling performances and public art. But in 2018, the Festival is taking things to the next level. From 2-18 March there will be […]

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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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Review: The Shape of Water

At a top-secret research facility in the 1960s, a lonely janitor forms a unique relationship with an amphibious creature that is being held in captivity. IMDb I had a list of anticipated movies at the beginning of summer and I am thrilled to say that not one has let me down. This movie is just […]

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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 NATIONAL MULTICULTURAL FESTIVAL Eat, drink, laugh and dance around the world at the 2018 National Multicultural Festival. Celebrate difference, share […]

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90 ways to spend summer in Canberra

“Canberra is boring.” Yeah right.  Here’s our ultimate boredom busting, sightseeing, visually pleasing, foodie appeasing guide to Canberra for your summer and beyond. 1 Get snap happy with this handy guide to some of Canberra’s most stunning locations. hercanberra.com.au/cpcity/photography-canberra 2 Catch amazing French cinema at the 2018 Alliance Francaise French Film Festival at Palace Electric […]

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