‘Doc’ tops the ratings again

British comedy show "Doc Martin" has again topped Canberra's television ratings for the second consecutive week, says Grey Advertising's weekly "Eye on the Media" bulletin. The...

Maritime disaster remembered online

A LIST of Australian prisoners of war and civilians who perished in the "Montevideo Maru" disaster of 1942 was unveiled today at the National...

Stuff and nonsense in art show

CURTIN Primary School has thrown caution to the winds with the “stuff and nonsense” theme of its coming Art Show, commemorating the 200th anniversary...

Watson Poets protest

DOES a strike by poets sound contradictory? Not to the Café Poets of Watson, who recently used World Poetry Day (March 21) to launch an...

Fashfest / Make-up ‘unlike any other’

THE make-up at Fashfest is unlike any other fashion show I've been too, writes WENDY JOHNSON. The hair and make-up artists are allowed to get as creative as they need to, to bring the collections to live. Fashfest is at the National Convention Centre until Saturday night.

Local ‘Gold’ on TV tonight

THE opening shots of a big local film production will echo across Canberra tonight (Friday) and the rest of Australia tomorrow. The locally produced ‘teaser’...

Australians of the Year tell stories through objects

2018 Australian of the Year exhibition, main hall, National Museum of Australia, Lawson Crescent, Acton Peninsula, free exhibition, until February 18, 2018, 9am–5pm daily, closed Christmas Day. Reviewed by HELEN MUSA.

Public invited to Centenary preview

THE Centenary of Canberra unit is throwing open the preview of the festivities to the general public.  On Tuesday, September 4, Creative Director Robyn Archer...

Taboo won’t silence Jean

COMEDIAN and writer Jean Kittson will appear at the National Press Club on October 26. But the appearance could be, for some, a little confronting. Kittson...

Ikea bringing free(ish) meatballs to Garema Place

THE IKEA Mobile Catalogue will arrive at Garema Place on 7 October 2016 at 10am and Canberrans are invited to get a taste of...
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A big re-opening for the Erindale Macca’s

MCDONALD'S Erindale is inviting locals to join in celebrations on Saturday September 19 as they host the Grand Opening of their brand new restaurant...

An Antarctic journey at the Archives

THE latest exhibition at the National Archives of Australia is easily the coolest show in town. And that’s not just because it’s got snow, ice,...
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Terribly British Day coming to Weston Park

THE CHAIR of the Terribly British Day organising committee, Paul Sutton says that more than 300 British vehicles are expected to be displayed at...

Socials: Fashfest day 4, Brindabella Park

Seen at Fashfest day 4, Brindabella Park.

My Summer / David Smith

Canberra Labor senator DAVID SMITH has a big list of things to get through in the summer, but tells us his top picks. 

Subtle ‘portraits’ in ACT villages

“PORTRAIT of a Nation: Unmade Edges—Distinctive Places” is one of the more unusual Centenary of Canberra projects. Produced by Belconnen Arts Centre, it has seen...

The other Kate and that wedding

CAMPING out with royal fanatics, cheering with the crowds at THAT kiss and snuggling up to her prince – she might not have made...

Friends light up Gowrie to raise money for MS

Two livewire young community leaders are turning on the Christmas lights again this year to help people living with Multiple Sclerosis.

Rotters dumping in charity bins

INCREASINGLY, I get the impression that too many people have lost any sense of what charity bins are for. They are being turned into rubbish...

Damn, the domestic goddess is back!

IT’S so annoying the way she beams at me from the television, that totally gorgeous, perfectly groomed housewife who finds bliss in her glistening...

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