Article Archive

November 27, 2015

Ftv comes to Canberra in search of Australia’s Diamond Model

20/08/2009 by Natalie Tsirimokos

Australia’s first fashiontv Diamond Model Awards hosted by the leading fashion channel (ftv) launches nationally this month. In pursuit of Australia's crème de la crème of the model world, ftv will be coming to Canberra's very own Meche, for a series of catwalk heats and a Grand Final event.


Hot dogs to help puppies

20/08/2009 by OutInCanberra

Canberra’s local identities put their reputations on the line today, as they created culinary history with their very own specialty hot dog recipes for RSPCA. NSW State of Origin representative, Tom Learoyd-Lahrs led the CFMEU Canberra Raiders’ contingent against the likes of Canberra United coach Ray Junna and players Caitlin Munoz and Snez Veljanovska. “If you can’t stand the heat, stay out of the kitchen,” was the blunt message issued by NRL CEO David Gallop. FM 104.7’s Scotty and Nige rose to the challenge with their double cheese and bacon hotdog, the 'GIGANTOR.'


The 2009 Mountain Bike and Trials World Championships

13/08/2009 by Natalie Tsirimokos

The 2009 Mountain Bike and Trials World Championships will be held at one of the world’s best mountain biking facilities - Stromlo Forest Park - from 1-6 September 2009. This massive six day event will feature the best riders from all over the world battling it out for the ultimate titles! But it’s not all about the bikes and the racing at the Mountain Bike and Trials World Championships.


Farewell Minque

13/08/2009 by OutInCanberra

Minque, one of Canberra’s most successful nightspots is closing its doors for the final time – ending a phenomenal era of musical innovation and party pioneering. The Minque team will say goodbye with an event worthy of the bar’s rich history and the indelible memories it’s given our city. Starting life as La Grange in 1989, patrons soon found the appeal of the fantastic atmosphere was matched only by that of the kitchen’s delicious Portuguese Chicken. In 2000 it transformed to Minque, adding a more sophisticated edge to Canberra’s nightlife.


NewActon presents Carnevale

13/08/2009 by NewActon

This event is sold out In conjunction with Canberra Glassworks and The Italian Embassy, NewActon presents the ultimate Venetian style Carnevale. Raising money for one of Canberra’s oldest and newest cultural institutions, Canberra Glassworks, indulge yourself in an evening of themed Italian food, dance and music, stunning Venetian glass display and the opportunity to get up close and personal with some of Australia’s finest glass artisans; Giles Bettison, Joanne Bone, Nick Mount, Tom Rowney & Benjamin Sewell.


Art Vs Science talk nerves, keyboards and the French language

12/08/2009 by Natalie Tsirimokos

At 8pm on a chilly Tuesday evening, I catch drummer, Dan Williams from Art Vs Science, amidst band practice at Sydney's Oxford Art Factory in Sydney. The phone line is bad, due to the shotty reception in Sydney's famous underground club, but I can still hear what I imagine to be a spring in Dan's step, and only 2 days since their second Splendour appearance, who can blame him?


Masterpieces from Paris announced

11/08/2009 by OutInCanberra

Masterpieces from Paris: Van Gogh, Gauguin, Cézanne and beyond, an extraordinary exhibition presented by the National Gallery of Australia in association with the Musée d’Orsay in Paris, has been officially announced by the Arts Minister, The Hon Peter Garrett AM, MP. From December 2009 through to April 2010, the Australian public won’t have to travel to Paris to see masterpieces by Vincent van Gogh, Paul Gauguin, Paul Cézanne, Georges Seurat, Pierre Bonnard, Claude Monet, Maurice Denis and Édouard Vuillard—they can visit them in Canberra.


Hyundai A-League comes to Canberra

11/08/2009 by Natalie Tsirimokos

Hyundai A-League action comes to Canberra Stadium with 2 big games! DON’T MISS the Central Coast Mariners v Perth Glory Friday 4 September. THEN Central Coast Mariners versus Adelaide United Saturday 31 October. Tickets ON SALE NOW through Ticketek starting at $17 for adults and $7 dollars for kids. Or Enjoy the games from Canberra Stadium’s Club Lounge or from your very own private suite!


Light the Night for Blood Cancer

11/08/2009 by Natalie Tsirimokos

Join thousands of people at Light the Night, the Leukaemia Foundation’s inspiring night to remember, celebrate and give hope to patients and families living with leukaemias, lymphomas, myeloma and related blood disorders. Light a balloon to remember, celebrate and give hope to leukaemia, lymphoma and myeloma patients and their families at Floriade, Commonwealth Park on 18th September from 5.30pm – 8.30pm: Gold to REMEMBER a loved one, White to CELEBRATE being a survivor, Blue to GIVE HOPE and show support.


New Menu: Breeze Restaurant & Sports Bar

10/08/2009 by Natalie Tsirimokos

Breeze Sports Bar & Restaurant has a new Head Chef and an exciting new menu to boot. Located under Clifton Suites on Northbourne Avenue, you can enjoy a great range of Australian and international cuisine, meticulously prepared using handmade and locally farmed meat and produce. Also a great place to have a drink with friends, Breeze Restaurant & Sports Bar hosts happy hour from 5 – 7pm weekdays.