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Canberra after dark has a reputation for being dull. Actually, the city isn't quite as boring as the rest of Australia thinks, nor again as lively as the citizens of Canberra would like to believe. Most venues are clustered in the city centre and the fashionable southern suburb of Manuka. Except on weekends, few places offer live music. The Thursday edition of the Canberra Times has a "What's On" section.