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Art, Not Apart is set to shake up 2017

Canberra’s largest contemporary arts festival, Art, Not Apart has released their 2017 festival theme and Call For Projects. In 2015, artists and audiences were asked to ‘Say Something’. 2016 focussed on exploring the ‘Patterns of Now’. And in 2017, Art, Not Apart is ready to ‘Shake It Up’. It’s a theme that invites exploration and […]

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Six spooky ways to celebrate Halloween in the City

Halloween, also known as All Saints’ Eve, is a traditional American holiday gaining recent momentum in Australia. The night of ghosts, monsters and superstition is becoming increasingly celebrated and in Canberra City you can attend multiple events celebrating Halloween, regardless of whether you’re a believer or not! Day of the Dead Fiesta Beach Burrito Civic […]

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Introducing our successful Grants in the City recipients

In the City Canberra’s Grants in the City program was launched in June 2016. The programs goal is to strengthen Canberra’s national reputation and grow pride in the CBD as a place to be. There are three tiers of Grants available for up to $50,000. To be eligible, a concept needs to be based in the City and bring cultural, civic, social, […]

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Have your say on events in our city

In The City Canberra recognises that events and cultural activities play a key role in fostering new and repeat visitation to the city centre and consequent economic benefits and we want the city centre’s streets and spaces to come alive through community run urban experiments and tried-and-tested events intended to increase the vibrancy and vitality […]

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Grants in the City

In the City Canberra has today launched a new program, Grants in the City. Grants in the City has been created to support individuals, groups and businesses to realise their projects in the heart of Canberra It is a program that recognises the value of bringing the community together and growing pride in the CBD. […]

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Art, Not Apart takes over Westside Acton Park

On Saturday March 19, Canberra arts festival Art, Not Apart will take over Westside Acton park. The festival will celebrate contemporary art in wild applications, featuring an exciting music line up, street art, circus style performances as well as an art installation that promises to pixelate reality. A series of adjoined shipping containers in Westside […]

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