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September 26, 2016

Long weekend edition: 10 things to do this weekend

23/09/2016 by OutInCanberra

Three days off Canberra! Thank you for Family and Community Day - Monday never looked so good! The sun is finally out and it’s time to get your friends and family together to get out and enjoy it! To help you out we have put together a list of the top 10 things to do in Canberra this long weekend. __________________________________________ 1. SAFIA at UC Refectory 8:00pm Friday 23 September

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Sovata: Local label putting Canberra on the map

21/09/2016 by Josephine Huynh

Fashionistas rejoice! If you’re looking for comfortable, stylish, unique garments that will make you stand out of the crowd, look no further than local label Sovata. Based in Canberra, Sovata creates vibrant and unique garments and hats for bold, confident women who are not afraid to make a fashion statement.

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Fashion and film combine at FASHFEST 2016

21/09/2016 by Josephine Huynh

A few months ago, FASHFEST 2016 called upon budding filmmakers to create six original films reflecting this year’s six event themes – reverie, furore, praxis, limina, spectra and singularity – and recently, the winners were announced! The chosen filmmakers will have their original film kick start each show at FASHFEST, Canberra’s biggest annual red-carpet fashion event, with the event now just over a week away. All they had to do was follow a simple brief – don’t be afraid to push the boundaries to create a memorable guest experience.

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Celebrating 20 years of international film

21/09/2016 by OutInCanberra

ACT Chief Minister Andrew Barr officially launched this year’s Canberra International Film Festival program on Thursday 8 September at the National Film and Sound Archive. This year the 11-day program of acclaimed local and international films, events, industry workshops and special guests marks the 20th anniversary since the annual festival began in 1996. The program launch was led by recently appointed Festival Director, Alice Taylor. In delivering program highlights, Alice drew particular attention to this year’s festival experience.

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Bleed green on Saturday night

21/09/2016 by OutInCanberra

The Canberra Raiders have had a cracker of a season this year, and on Saturday night our boys will take to AAMI Park in Melbourne to battle it out against the Storm for a spot in the 2016 NRL Telstra Premiership Grand Final.

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Go where the brunch is best

20/09/2016 by OutInCanberra

Jamison’s favourite brunch venue, Ricardo’s café has won the Best Breakfast category and Best Patisserie category at the 2016 ACT Savour Australia Restaurant and Catering Hostplus Awards for Excellence. Business owner Ricardo De Marco is stoked with the news that he’s North Canberra creation is still on top. “With new cafés and restaurants opening everywhere on a weekly basis it’s an honour to know we are still at the top and winning awards,” Ricardo says.

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Outdoor explorer's guide to Canberra

20/09/2016 by Monika Damcevska

With the warmer months (slowly, but surely) approaching, now is the perfect time to start planning your next adventure! There is a heap to see and do in the nation’s capital and Canberra offers an outdoor experience unlike any other Australian city. Your next outdoor adventure is just a stones-throw away so start planning with these great outdoor spots. Namadgi National Park

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Tired and craving chocolate?

20/09/2016 by Lisa Donaldson APD

Ever had a rotten night’s sleep and the next day cravings for chocolate in the afternoon? Or find that you are just ‘hangry’ for no apparent reason? Well there are some reasons why this may be so. Hunger hormones

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A feast fit for a sultan

20/09/2016 by Ashley St George | Photography by Ashley St George

You don’t need to travel far to indulge in authentic Turkish food, in fact you only need to go as far as Woden to partake in a dining experience fit for a sultan at the Turkish Pide House in Woden. Owners, Cigdem and Alex Eldebel have a passion for Turkish food and tradition that they are excited to share with others through serving delectable food in a setting that could almost transport you.

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Louis Theroux: My Scientology Movie

20/09/2016 by Sam Tremayne

It is probably the world’s best-kept secret about the goings on of ‘Scientology’ behind closed doors. Nobody on the outside is allowed in, and their method of ensuring that remains are some of the most obscure and strange practices in the modern era. Even one of the best documentarians in the world – Louis Theroux was given a cold ‘no’ for access. So what now? Well we find out in his first feature length film; My Scientology Movie.

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