Fashfest 2015, Night Two

NIGHT two of Fashfest again showcased the strength and style of the capital’s diverse fashion designers. One by one, designers launched new collections that...

Art exhibition shows a tonne of hope

TUGGERANONG Arts Centre’s hugely successful "Messengers" program is turning 18 and it'll be celebrating with a collection of student work today (November 15). Messengers...

A trip to the QT lounge, a strange journey

Back at the end of June a strange delivery arrived for me at "CityNews" palatial offices. A black envelope sealed in red wax? How intriguing! The...

Westside Acton Park to be open in a month?

Above is the "Westside Acton Park" as it appears on their website. The developers behind it, known as the "Stomping Ground Collective" have been out...

New owners for Benedict House

IN what she billed as  the “Changing of the Guard at Benedict House,” retiring owner of the historic Queanbeyan former convent, Kate Shelton, yesterday...

Don’t worry, be massaged!

SCHOOL mornings can be stressful. My kids have PhDs in passive resistance. Getting them fed, dressed and teeth cleaned is a challenge and, sometimes,...

Woman robbed at knifepoint in Curtin

A WOMAN was robbed at knifepoint by two men in Curtin early this morning.  About 6.15am the 41-year-old woman was at Curtin shops when she was...

The Greens on drugs

THE ACT Greens have announced their plan to trial pill testing at festivals and host a drug law reform summit in the ACT. "The...

War Memorial salutes local heroes

In a special Centenary exhibition, the Australian War Memorial gives a rare salute to Canberra’s military heritage. STEPHEN EASTON reports

Puppets help Patsy spin a yarn

  ARMED with a zany puppet for every occasion and a genuine love of storytelling, Patsy Allan knows how to spin a yarn. “The face-to-face element...

‘Masterchef’ tops the week’s ratings

Top 20 programs for the week to July 7 # Program, Channel, Audience 1 MASTERCHEF AUSTRALIA SUN, SC TEN 55,772 2 HAMISH & ANDY’S EURO GAP YEAR,...

Yikes, the call of God!

IT is a bit of a worry how, in the general cacophony of daily family life, sometimes really quite big issues can get overlooked. The...

Edgy Friday night Fashfest wows

Words: Annie Brown. Photography: Andrew Campbell.  AFTER receiving rave reviews for its first two nights, Fashfest had high expectations to meet for its Friday night showing....






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