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Spoil Mum this Mother’s Day

It’s that time of the year again. Mother’s Day is just around the corner and we can’t wait to spoil our Mums this year. There are so many fantastic options for every kind of Mum in and around the City. Check out our list below to get some inspiration on how you can spoil Mum […]

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Shine a nightlight on Canberra’s heart

Lighting our city centre helps pedestrians feel safe, keep crime rates down and provide interest and focal points can shape urban life after dark. In Canberra, we have the programmed lanterns in Lonsdale Street trees, the glorious fairy lights in Ainslie Place linking the theatre to the Canberra Centre and the coral-like lights on London […]

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Street art design to feature on a City wall

Street artists in Canberra have been invited to express their interest to paint a mural on a city wall above the Cooyong Street skate park with the local community helping to choose the design. A panel will select the three submissions from all entries which are assessed against criteria, including; Previous experience; and A design […]

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Here’s what not to miss at You Are Here

For the seventh year running, You Are Here festival is showcasing the best of Canberra’s independent experimental art and culture scene in the CBD from April 5 to 9. The five-day festival has a tonne of events located around the city centre, with both local and national artists bringing you exhibitions, music, live performances and […]

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Braddon hair stylist wins ‘Salon Stylist of the year’ 2017

Once again, Canberra’s local talent has been nationally recognised, this time at the Australian Hair Industry Awards (AHIA). The AHIA are the only National Business Awards in the hair industry where a strong panel of business, marketing, coaching, media and educational experts spent over three weeks scrutinising more than 230 entries. Canberran Leslie Henshaw took out […]

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The 2017 Canberra Comedy Festival breaks attendance records

As the laughter subsides in the nation’s capital, the Canberra Comedy Festival has wrapped up for another year, but only after hosting the largest week of comedy that Canberra had ever seen. Celebrating its fifth year, the 2017 Canberra Comedy Festival attracted over 60 shows over 7 days, providing a comedy smorgasbord of the best […]

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Be a part of DESIGN Canberra 2017

DESIGN Canberra is calling for projects that celebrate and promote Canberra as a global city of design. Throughout November 2017, over 100 events, activations, markets, collaborations, artist studios and open homes will be showcased as DESIGN Canberra. Now in its fourth year, the festival is for all interests and ages with most events free of […]

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A sneak peak at Art, Not Apart 2017

Shake it up this weekend in the nation’s capital with artists from across Canberra, Australia and the world at the Art, Not Apart festival. On Saturday 18th Art, Not Apart welcomes everyone to see some amazing cross-disciplinary works which are carefully located across NewActon, the West Basin, the National Film and Sound Archives and parts […]

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