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Tag: Charity

Help from the Underground 2013 – Wrap up

by The Editor

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In a cold winter’s night in June last year, around 500 people shuffled in to a Southside carpark to check out a quickly thrown together event featuring local fashion designers showing off clothes from the Vinnies op-shop.

Huh? What?

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Help From the Underground

by The Editor

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If you thought FashFest was a publicity juggernaut, that ain’t nothing compared to what happens when charities get involved. With one more sleep until the big event – it’s all-systems-go for organisers Andrea and Clinton Hutchinson.
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Help from the Underground 2013

by The Editor

help-from-the-underground

In a cold winter’s night in June last year, around 500 people shuffled in to a Southside carpark to check out a quickly thrown together event featuring clothes from the Vinnies op-shop.

Huh? What?

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Food Van Call-Out!

by The Editor

Right, enough of the ‘holier-than-though’ commentary – it’s time for a little community outreach.

This week we received a very interesting email from one of our readers:

Dear Agony Aunt (or: The Canberran)

Hello there.

Are you aware of any quality food trucks/gelato vans/churro vans in Canberra that would cater for a garden party wedding reception?

We’re having a wedding in March next year and struggling to find good local produce that offers a fun and no-fuss vibe such as the food trucks that operate in Sydney and Melbourne.

Many thanks in advance for tips or ideas.

Miss X.
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Mondayitis Cabaret – XXXmas at The Abbey

by The Editor

Lily Vice by Ben Appleton (www.photox.com.au)

So, it’s that time of year where we have to ask if you’ve been have you been naughty or nice.  In keeping with this theme, Mondayitis Cabaret is hosting an evening of Burlesque at The Abbey (yes, tantalising teases in an old church – naughty and nice!), and the beauty is that, as well as being a lot of fun, this now regular event will be raising funds for a good cause.

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Miss World Fundraiser

by The Editor

You may recall The Canberran found Daniella at the Kingston Bus Depot Markets a couple of months ago.  Given her pretty outfit we put her in an edition of Dress Circle.  A week or two later we discovered Daniella was competing in the Miss World competition and was one of three ladies from the ACT vying for the People’s Choice Award in the hope of gaining automatic entry to the final of the competition.  Well, the results are in…

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‘Help from the Underground’ Fashion Show – Wrap Up.

by The Editor

Well, what a success that was! Pulled together in only two weeks by Clinton Hutchinson and his staff at Zoo Advertising, over 400 Canberrans huddled together on a Tuesday night in a basement car park to see an amazing range of designs based on clothing available from St Vincent de Paul op shops.

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Help from the Underground: Canberra’s ‘Coolest’ Fundraising event.

by The Editor

UPDATED (WED 07.30am): click here to see video, photos and a quick wrap-up of this amazing event.

Tomorrow (Tuesday 19 June 2012) Clinton Hutchinson of Zoo Advertising is hosting an unusual event aimed at highlighting the plight of Canberra’s less fortunate. While we at The Canberran may be more attuned to gala fashion launches featuring self-promotion, career advancement and endless bubbly, this time the intention is to be a little more outward looking.

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Daniella – One of Our Local ‘Miss World’ Entries

by The Editor

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Well, well, well.  When we came across Daniella at the Kingston Bus Depot Markets early in May, there was something about her that gave the impression being in front of the camera was not a new experience.

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