Frocks to the fore for fun

A PARADE of fashions throughout the ages will be held on Saturday to raise money for Frocktober – a fundraiser that aims to improve...

Galley strikes gold in summer blockbuster

A GLITTERING exhibition of priceless Inca treasures from Peru is to be the summer blockbuster exhibition at the National Gallery of Australia, it was...

Arts / Nurses Day marked with triangular coin

IT’S International Nurses Day tomorrow, held every year on May 12, and the Royal Australian Mint has marked the occasion with special release of...

Omar Musa: hip hop Queanbeyan

“I’m not going to change anything about what I do to fit into what the market demands.”

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...

Friday at Fashfest: the McDonald collection

"CityNews" photographer Brent McDonald at Fashfest, night 3, at Brindabella Park

Howard Library opens in Canberra

FORMER Prime Minister John Howard and members of his family are in town today (December 4) for the opening of the new "Howard Library"...

Saturday at Fashfest: the McDonald collection

"CityNews" photographer Brent McDonald at Fashfest, night 4, at Brindabella Park

Greek Glendi this Sunday in Garema Place

BREAK as many plates as you can for the 2015 Greek Glendi at the National Multicultural Festival this Sunday. This year, the Greek Community of...

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...

Kulture Break under pressure

ONE OF Canberra’s biggest arts success stories is faced with a race against time to keep going. Since its inception in 2002, ‘Kulture Break’ has...

Behind the scenes tours of Parliament House

THE AUSTRALIAN Parliament House is joining in the fun of the Canberra and Region Heritage Festival with in-depth tours where people can get close...

Readers get their teeth into meal deals!

We love cheap eats and it appears you do, too! Readers have sent in their suggestions for the best cheap eats (that is lunch for $10 or less) around Canberra following the “CityNews” cover story on February 16

ACT crime rates continue to fall

CRIME levels continue to drop across the Territory, according to the latest statistics.  Drawing from the September 2013 Criminal Justice Statistical Profile in the Legislative Assembly...

Language walk encourages understanding

CANBERRANS from a diverse range of linguistic communities yesterday joined together on a Language Walk across Commonwealth Bridge to mark the UNESCO-designated International Mother...

A butterfly garden for the arboretum

SHANE Rattenbury has announced the concept for the new "Mununja the Butterfly Garden" at the National Arboretum Canberra. “The garden depicts the dreamtime story of...

Declaration of Human Rights given new life in readings

AN unusual open day dedicated to the reading of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights was held at the residency of the Slovenian Embassy...

Where are Cam & Lisa?

UPDATED VERSION Cam and Lisa are no more. The top-rating commercial radio team has been abandoned after Cam Sullings decided to resign from the highly...

Heritage spots at risk in Canberra

THE ACT National Trust has released its annual list of heritage and historically significant places in the Territory judged to be most at risk. The...

Fashfest / Barbara uses her head to create a buzz

  “I COULDN’T buy a fancy hat that fit, since I have a large head size, and so started making my own.” That sums up...

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