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Flashback Friday: Tocumwal Lane Street Art Party

In March 2015, the Tocumwal Street Party brought art, music, food, culture and life to a lane just off Bunda Street in Canberra’s CBD. The event, an initiative of In The City Canberra (ITCC), hoped to raise awareness around differences between illegal, vandalism graffiti, and approved, urban art, so as to combat escalating public cleaning […]

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CBD events make good business sense

What do curry and ice have in common? Aside from polar opposites on the heat scale, not much, but from an events perspective that’s another story! As in previous years, Canberra’s CBD was abuzz with local and visiting community interest during the months of June-July, as crowds flocked to attend In The City Canberra’s (ITCC’s) […]

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2017 Skating at Garema Place wrap-up

The fantastic 2017 Skating at Garema place has wrapped up. The annual winter event sees a pop-up rink installed in the center of Canberra, where many professional skaters show off their talents including Kody-Leigh. Since 2011, In The City Canberra (ITCC) has sponsored the open-air ice rink inspiring all Canberrans to either meet after work, […]

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Grants In The City Program returns for round two

After a successful pilot, our innovative city activation program Grants In The City is back in 2017. Grants In The City was first introduced almost twelve months ago, and the program has since funded approximately $300,000 worth of events and activations in Canberra’s City and Braddon District. From large scale events like The National Multicultural Festival […]

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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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Spotlight on Business: Canberra Theatre Centre

Bruce Carmichael has been the director of the Canberra Theatre Centre for over a decade. Canberra Theatre Centre is Canberra’s premier performing arts venue, providing world-class performing arts and entertainment to the people of Canberra and surrounding regions. “Back when the Canberra Theatre Centre was first opened in 1965 there was no Canberra Centre – […]

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