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November 30, 2015

Event Re-Cap: Lady Lauryn @ Tongue & Groove

06/04/2009 by Natalie Tsirimokos

Tongue & Groove was transformed into Ministry of Sound when Sydney's Lady Lauryn stopped by at Tongue & Groove, last Saturday night. Featured on Ministry of Sound: Clubbers Guide To 2009, Lady Lauryn has been performing, dressing up and putting on full shows since she could walk. Never afraid to speak her mind Lady Lauryn is the quintessential Disco diva. Decked out in silk corsetry and a fur jacket, Lady Lauryn looked like a loud and proud out of towner, and she definitely made her mark on the Canberra folk.


Indulge at Race 'n' Taste

01/04/2009 by Natalie Tsirimokos

Bring a picnic rug, enjoy a glass of wine and immerse yourself at the OutInCanberra Race 'n' Taste Festival, this Anzac Day long weekend. A unique experience, the day will see a bustling atmosphere of Canberra Racing, with the best from Canberra and regional gourmet produce, musicians, designers and craftspeople on display. With a strong focus on community and local industry, Race 'n' Taste offers an indulgent experience where local producers are connected with epicureans, enthusiasts, and those with an eye for quality.


Cream for cocktails

25/03/2009 by Natalie Tsirimokos

Cream isn’t just your inner city coffee and lunch hot-spot, it’s also one of Canberra's prestigious cocktail bars and with a cocktail list as unique as its furnishings, you'll want to try it all. Try one of Cream's newest creations: Vanilla Rose Cocktail Luxurious Belverdere shaken with pink grapefruit, bitters, rose water and fresh vanilla seeds, garnished with a rose petal


Re-Cap: Canberra Centre's Defining Fashion @ Tongue & Groove

24/03/2009 by Natalie Tsirimokos

Canberra's VIP fashionistas filled the city's newest hot-spot, Tongue & Groove for a night of Chandon, canapés and Defining Fashion. Canberra Centre's most prestigious boutiques autumn/winter lines were on display, but this was no run of the mill catwalk event. Models stood tall in 'mannequin' poses on 2ft blocks, occasionally shifting. A totally immersive experience, the public was invited to mingle amongst, in-between and in front of the models, which become the focal points of the evening, in a gallery style set-up.


Danielle's Closet

23/03/2009 by Natalie Tsirimokos

Sybil's Closet was always a unique discovery for Canberrans, synonymous with Melbourne's arcade and back alley boutiques; Sybil's always served a niche. But what happens when Sybil closed her closet? Danielle Neale adopted it of course, re-opening the doors with fresh styles and eclectic new labels; adding her personal spin on what she and Canberrans loved about the boutique. Now named Sybil's closet by Danielle, Danielle offers her share of quirky treats inside.


Little Thailand, big on tradition

23/03/2009 by Michelle Fielding

They say that necessity is the mother of all invention, which for Little Thailand owners Gigi Pitinanondha and June Kusolsomboon is what it came down to; the need to share their culture.


Stomp 09 - Fresher, Faster, Funnier!


Win Tickets! The international theatrical sensation STOMP is back – fresher, faster and funnier than ever, with brand new routines. Taking the clutter and junk of everyday life, STOMP finds beauty and music in the mundane, from boots and bins to Zippo lighters and plumbers’ plungers. Everything – including the kitchen sink! – becomes part of this amazing production.


Black Opal Glimmers

10/03/2009 by Natalie Tsirimokos

The AAMI Black Opal Stakes was the centre of action as thousands of well dressed Canberrans filled a sunny Thoroughbred Park last Sunday, March 8. Fashions on the Field caused a stir, with the stakes as high as the heels. Amongst the sea of great prizes, the 'Classic Ladies Race wear' trip for 2 to Paris was highly sought after. This year’s Fashions on the Field saw a record number of 112 individuals take to the stage, with entrants from as far as Queensland and Western Australia.


Idol to join Chris Isaak on stage

27/02/2009 by Natalie Tsirimokos

Australian Idol finalist Mark Spano has won the eagerly-sought after spot as special guest support artist on the Chris Isaak Australian tour. The legendary Californian singer/songwriter met Mark when he was the Guest Mentor on an episode of Australian Idol late last year during a promotional visit to Australia.


What's hot on your head?

24/02/2009 by Natalie Tsirimokos

Race day is the perfect opportunity to frock up in Canberra, grab your girlfriends, a bottle of Chandon and don an incredible hat. Headwear can be tricky and there is no shortage of options out there. So where do you start? Local millenary designer and race wear guru Angela Menz says to start with the basics. "There are a few basic rules when selecting a hat. You need to take your face shape, height and build into account." Oblong should try wider brims to add width to the face. Avoid too much height at the crown, which will lengthen the face.