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Saturday, January 16, 2021

Category: Entertainment

Pop quiz: summer reads

To test how well you’ve read this edition of Canberra Weekly, we have a bundle of books to be won. To enter, email [email protected] with ‘Pop quiz 14 January’ in the subject field....

Canberra filmmaker creates VR healing program

Canberra filmmaker Christian Doran created a virtual reality (VR) healing program using his cinematography skills and interest in the body.

Canberra Theatre’s ‘Shrek The Musical’ season postponed

Canberra Theatre’s upcoming Shrek The Musical season has been postponed amid complications due to COVID-19 restrictions.

What’s on in Canberra for January 2021

See all the highlights of what's on across Canberra in the coming weeks and months, from exhibitions to live theatre, music and more.

Getaway: Queensland’s Sunshine Coast

With direct flights linking Canberra and Maroochydore, you can be on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast (aka the Sunny Coast) in under two hours.

WIN! 5 x $50 Mayver’s prize packs

Thanks to Mayver’s, Canberra Weekly is giving away five Mayver's summer starter prize packs (valued at $50 each), packed full of extra tasty goodness.

WIN! ‘Penguin Bloom’ (PG) film passes

Canberra Weekly has 10 x 'Penguin Bloom' (PG) in-season double passes to be won.

Now showing: Dreamland (MA15+)

Luke McWilliams gives his review of the 2019 thriller, Dreamland, starring Margot Robbie and Finn Cole.

Book talk: Books for the pool and beach

Jeff and Michael Popple recommend five good books for the pool and beach this summer. More of their reviews can be found on their blogs

Free or low-cost family adventures in Canberra this summer

Free or low-cost family adventures in Canberra this summer If you’re looking for free or affordable family entertainment these summer holidays, CW’s school holiday adventure guide will have you tripping the parliamentary triangle,...

WIN! Enlighten by Evidence Skincare

Offering a gentle and superior alternative to hydroquinone-based formulations, Enlighten by Evidence Skincare (ESK) uses an exclusive and clinically approved tyrosinase inhibitor, 4-n-Butylresorcinol (4nB), to lighten pigmentation and reduce future melanin deposits. Combining...

WIN! Ammonite (MA15+) film passes

Canberra Weekly has 10 x Ammonite in-season double passes to be won.

GIVEAWAY! Music (M) film passes

Canberra Weekly has 10 x Music in-season double passes to be won.

Celebrate the end of 2020 over three nights in Canberra

No fireworks or concert this New Year's Eve, but three nights of music, lights and food will bid farewell to a difficult year.

Now showing: The Witches (M)

Luke McWilliams gives his review of the 2020 film based off the Roald Dahl novel of the same name, The Witches.

Take 5 with Nicholas Milton, CSO artistic director

CSO artistic director Nicholas Milton announced in 2019 that this year would be his last in the role after a fruitful 15 years.

Book talk: 5 great summer reads

Jeff and Michael Popple recommend five great summer reads. More of their reviews can be found on their blogs.

Shane Dundas lends his vocal talents to ‘Maya the Bee’ films

Ahead animated movie Maya The Bee: The Golden Orb releasing in January, Shane Dundas said he had a ball recording for the film.

Australians of the Year showcase significant objects

The National Museum of Australia’s 2021 Australian of the Year exhibition is open, displaying an object of significance from each recipient.

Arts & entertainment Christmas gift guide

If you’re scratching your head thinking of a gift for the art lover in your life, look no further than this creative Christmas gift guide.

WIN! The Dry film passes

Canberra Weekly has 10 x The Dry (MA15+) in-season double passes to be won.