Author: Luke Keioskie

Canberra IS Australia’s sexiest city

According to new ‘research’ by Spotify, our fair capital is the sexiest place in Australia. The music screaming giant has combed over the stats from their popular sexy time Bedroom Jams playlist, which boasts more than 860,000 followers, to determine which Aussie state is getting down and dirtiest the most. The ACT has the rather dubious honour of coming out on top, with the most streams of Bedroom Jams in the country, according to Junkee. The Northern Territory snuck in at number 2, Western Australia is 3, and New South Wales and Queensland round out the top five. As...

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What’s on the weekend: $5 movie tickets!

With so much to see and do in the capital, it’s hard to decide how to spend your well-earned days off. Here are 10 things we recommend you make a date for this weekend. $5 movies – Palace Electric – all weekend To celebrate the upcoming launch of their new Palace Cinemas Rewards Club, for one epic week Palace Electric are slinging super-duper movies your way for a feeble fiver! No, your eyes are not deceiving you – $5 movies from August 9 to 15. Book your tickets before they sell out (because they definitely will)! MORE DETAILS Game of...

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Women front and centre of theatre company

A new production by ANU Musical Theatre Company is continuing the group’s proud tradition of featuring women in key roles. Dogfight follows a group of marines in their last night of debauchery on the eve of their deployment to a small but growing conflict in Southeast Asia. Corporal Eddie Birdlace and friends Bernstein and Boland are looking for dates to a cruel ritual known as the dogfight, where ‘the ugliest girl wins a wad of dough for the guy who brung her’. But Rose Fenny, an awkward yet idealistic waitress who Birdlace ensnares as his date, is set to...

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The festival that’s in Canberra’s DNA

Now in its fifth year, the DESIGN Canberra Festival returns to celebrate the ongoing growth and recognition of the capital as a global city of design. Presenting one of the most eclectic programs yet, Canberra will be home to more than 100 events, talks, exhibitions, tours, activations, markets, collaborations, artist studios and open homes as part of the festival. In keeping with Canberra’s innovative and burgeoning design community, this year’s theme will be geometry, referencing the city’s distinctive form and rich design history. DESIGN Canberra artistic director Rachael Coghlan said the festival is in Canberra’s DNA. “From the time...

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Floriade 2018 a trip down memory lane

Marilyn Monroe and Michael Jackson are set to star alongside the likes of Grug and Where’s Wally as this year’s Floriade takes visitors on a trip down memory lane through the theme of Pop Culture. Featuring a jam-packed program drawing inspiration from this year’s theme, festival-goers will be treated to an exciting array of retro-inspired flowerbeds showcasing some of the 20th Century’s most iconic figures in music, film, literature and social media. With something for everyone, people can expect Marilyn Monroe and Ken Done inspired creations alongside beds dedicated to Grug, the Rubik’s Cube and what’s sure to be a...

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