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Fashfest Night 1 – Here Comes the Activist!

by The Editor


Opening night for FashFest was always going to be big – especially with a move to the National Convention Centre. Canberra’s best dressed were excited by what the new venue, and they weren’t to be disappointed.

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All that Glitters: The Alchemy Bar

by The Editor

Alchemy Bar Logo
Like a phoenix rising (no, not that one) one of Canberra’s longest running bar venues has debuted with the aim of returning to the glory days of Franklin Street. We popped in to the grand opening on a dreary Wednesday night to see what was offer at the new kid on Canberra’s glitziest block.
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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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No Lights No Lycra – $HAKE YA MONEY MAKER!!!

by The Editor

You may have caught a glimpse of No lights No Lycra in a recent appearance in The Canberra Times and BMA Magazine. Originating in Melbourne, NLNL is the ultimate way to let your hair down and shake out all the stress of the impending Christmas season. It’s on again tonight, so come on down and shake your moneymaker to a bunch of tunes about cashola.

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