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Film - Russian Resurrection Film Festival 2014

30-09 Oct Russian military aggression in Ukraine is one reason Australian audiences may be resistant to the idea of the Russian Film Festival this year. But as...

Shopping - World Square Fashion Design Competition

Time Out meets the budding designers behind these three winning looks

Bars & Pubs - Jim McEwan Whisky Experience - Bruichladdich

Thu 02 Oct Bruichladdich is a distillery that isn't afraid to try new things and experiment with their drams, and the man responsible is Jim McEwan, their master...

Grooming, Deportment and Etiquette courses – Victoria’s Models

[ 18 September 2014 at 11:00 am; ] Victoria's Model is Canberra's longest established modelling agency. Victoria's Models offers courses for all ages to improve life skills, self confidence and presentation, as well as training for the modelling industry. Show More Summary

Phone imagery leads to blackmail charge

ACT Policing will summons a 22-year-old Fadden man to Court next month on blackmail charges after it was alleged he threatened to disseminate explicit images of a woman unless he received sexual favours. The 18-year-old victim uploaded images of herself to a private online dating site and allowed the alleged offender to view them. After viewing the [...]

Music - Book now: upcoming blockbuster gigs

Get your tickets now for the biggest concerts of the season

EATology – the science of eating

Canberran’s are some pretty savvy eaters. With the establishment of Lonsdale Street and New Acton on top of the already vibrant culinary oasis of Kingston and Manuka, it is clear that Canberran’s appreciate good eats. Our taste for food does not stop at Aubergine in Griffith or Temporada in the City. We’re also interested in local [...]

Restaurants - Date night for carnivores

Forget the fussy food on date night and feed your flame with meat

State/Territory Mutual Recognition fails again

Today I received my renewal notice for my NSW Recreational Fishing License which has risen 17% to $35.00 for 12 months. They must be using the same rating formula as ACT Revenue. An equivalent license in the ACT does not exist (yet) but my favourite fishing spot is in NSW and ACT residents are not exempted from [...]

Pickup Lines People have REALLY used

Pickup lines are one of those rare things that are probably less common than they used to be. When I picture someone using a pickup line I picture them with a mullet, 80s porn moustache and a wife beater, jeans and thongs. Have you seen Orange is the New Black? Pornstache is what comes to [...]

What’s on this weekend? 20th and 21st September 2014

With Floriade in full swing and predictions for some pretty cracking weather for the Capital, we’ve got a few suggestions for weekend activities. Add your own tips in the comments. From our team: Amy Birchall is off to Floriade on Saturday for one of Emma McMahon’s cake decorating demonstrations Heather Lansdowne is going to check out the Roller [...]

The Mandarin Code: it’s not about fruit

The Mandarin Code is the latest offering from seasoned political journalists Steve Lewis and Chris Uhlmann. A follow-up to their previous novel The Marmalade Files, the Mandarin Code has been developed into a TV series, premiering Sunday 21 September at 8.30pm on the ABC. It’s clear from the start that the authors know Canberra – the [...]

Honey honey honey!

Where do you buy your honey? Do you buy local? Bees are hugely important for environmental health. Globally, bee populations are in dire trouble. So far, our populations in Australia have been safe from the ravages of the varroa mite and Colony Collapse Disorder, but there are still a substantial number of issues facing our bee [...]


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The real threat that dare not speak its name

THE massive anti-terrorism raids conducted across Sydney and Brisbane were the latest wake-up call Australia has received to the very real threat within our border.…

Art - Art & About: Us by James Dive

19 Sep-05 Oct In conjunction with Art & About 2014, revisit the highly anticipated school photo day – this time with strangers. Visit James Dive’s (The Glue...

Film - Whiplash

You already know JK Simmons' ferocious jazz teacher in the electrifying Whiplash if you've seen things like Full Metal Jacket, Battle Royale and – just...

Comedy - Tom Gleeson - Quality

15-16 Nov We strongly suspect that Tom Gleeson called his latest show Quality just so poor saps like us would say something like: Tom Gleeson is Quality. Or: Tom...

Comedy - Here's Looking At You! - Amnesty comedy night

Fri 19 Sep Amnesty NSW Legal Network presents a line up of comic talent in order to raise funds for Amnesty International. Gary Eck will be the headline, Mat Wakefield...

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