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E.U brings out the joie de vivre

21/09/2009 by Jules Overett and Natalie Tsirimokos

Nestled in the leafy surrounds of Canberra’s Griffith shops you’ll find a deceivingly narrow entry that houses the bustling E.U Café. Launching more than 6 months ago, E.U trades in the space previously home to Element Restaurant. The decision to close Element and re-open as E.U was gutsy for co-owners Ryan and Shane, who began to move away from fine dining modern Australian dining and take a completely new approach.


360: A-Trak, Mstrkrft, Tiga @ UCU Refectory

21/09/2009 by OutInCanberra

The sun dips below the horizon and travels the circle of the earth. It rises again and brings the early rays of morning, between these moments are the epic hours of 360! Fuzzy, Friction and Lexington Music have come together to deliver 360. The return of the all night party, showcasing the best in International touring talent delivering exceptional performances backed by impressive production. Friday 25 September, the UCU Refectory will open its doors from 9pm until very late for 360. With massive headline artists including:


Tame Impala @ ANU Bar

21/09/2009 by Liam Budge

Tame Impala rocked out to a packed ANU Bar on Friday 18 September. Performing songs from their most recent self-titled EP, the Perth rockers justified their recent critical acclaim. Canberra was the third stop for a band which has quickly acquired a loyal, and increasingly obsessive, fan base. The 'Sundown Syndrome' tour was a chance for Tame Impala to launch and perform their new single, 'Sundown Syndrome'.


ftv Diamond Model Awards Canberra Grand Final

18/09/2009 by OutInCanberra

The crème de la crème of Canberra's modelling world will take to the runway on Friday 25 September in pursuit of fashiontv Canberra's Diamond Model Awards Grand Finalist. Three weeks of heats have been leading up to this moment with the top 9 set to battle it out for the title. The winner will go on to compete at the National Final in Melbourne at Peninsula Docklands.


CIT fashion graduate wins Project Runway

17/09/2009 by Natalie Tsirimokos

CIT Fashion Design graduate, Anthony Capon, showed the nation what Canberra style was made of when he won Project Runway Australia, last Thursday night. Anthony Capon's all-black collection showed attitude; with great texture, layers and interesting silhouettes - cemented him as the young designer to watch!


Cassie Davis CD signing in Canberra

10/09/2009 by Natalie Tsirimokos

Looking at the Aussie music industry's newest sensation Cassie Davis you could never image her as a self proclaimed tom boy, admitting she ‘hates shopping,’ but the down to earth Perth-raised singer isn’t afraid to speak her mind and be up-front about how she is. Success hit Cassie swiftly, when she was signed to a worldwide deal with Sony Music in February and released her fist single ‘Like it Loud’ followed by her debut album ‘Differently’, released on August 14.


Carl Kapp styling event comes to Canberra

10/09/2009 by OutInCanberra

High-end fashion will return to the capital when designer Carl Kapp shows his Spring/Summer 2010 collection next week. Canberrans can enjoy the unique opportunity to meet the designer, view the collection and be styled by Carl Kapp and his team from September 17 - 19 at Hotel Realm. It is the first time Kapp has brought a show to Canberra, although his clothes already have a loyal following amongst some well-heeled locals.


Coming Soon: Ostani Lounge Bar Restaurant

08/09/2009 by OutInCanberra

We will all be a little teary to see the close of Hotel Realm’s multi award winning Bacchus Bar, but it’s not all doom and gloom. The Bar is making way for a new, exciting and uber chic dining and bar destination: Ostani, opening late September. Infusing the Realm precinct with just a little more zing, Ostani is set to prove a rich mélange of flavours and au courant surrounds. The restaurant will unveil its sleek European fit-out and extensive tapas & pizza menu just in time for spring.


Fringe Festival to shimmy on despite government funding cuts

07/09/2009 by Jules Overett

Fringe Festival fanatics have been in a tizz since ACT Multicultural Affairs Minister John Hargreaves announced festival funding cuts. The Minister announced plans to cut the Multicultural Festival in 2010 to a three day event, while the Fringe would be handed to the National Folk Festival, due to a budget blow out at the event in February earlier this year.


Le Rendezvous: 45 years young

03/09/2009 by Jules Overett

Le Rendezvous turns 45! The multiple award winning family restaurant tucked away in Canberra’s Manuka Court, continues to beat with our changing city, serving up traditional Italian fare with heart - for 45 years strong. Michael Giugni, part owner has driven Le Rendezvous to dining success over the past 7 years, alongside his wife and business partner. The duo has witnessed major industry awards wins, restaurant renovations and loyal staff growing up, all inside the Le Rendezvous family circle.