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April 19, 2014

The 2014 Seppelt Black Opal Stakes

12/02/2014 by OutInCanberra

Canberra is fortunate to have a number of truly special race days out at our own Thoroughbred Park. The next big event arrives on Sunday 9 March 2014 - with the $275,000 Seppelt Black Opal Stakes raced over 1200m as the feature of what looks like promising to be another fantastic party out at ‘T-Park’!

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Calling Canberra Models!

11/02/2014 by OutInCanberra

The search for Canberra’s next top models is just around the corner—23 February on a makeshift catwalk in the award-winning East Hotel. So if you’re model material, or know someone who is, then this call is for you. The model call is for FASHFEST, Canberra’s biggest fashion event which is now approaching its second year on the runway. The red-carpet event will be held 30 April to 3 May so block out all four nights in your diary. Tickets will go on sale much earlier this year and co-founders Clint and Andrea Hutchinson are hoping to sell out to 1,000 guests a night.

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Old Parliament House Wedding Showcase

10/02/2014 by OutInCanberra

The Wedding Showcase at the Old Parliament House is being held this Sunday February 23rd and is an absolute must for any bride-to-be in Canberra who is looking for the perfect venue and vendors for her wedding!

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The Canberra Show just got a bit more stylish!

10/02/2014 by Carly Jade Devine

The Canberra Royal Show’s Showbag Hall is getting some fashionable editions this year, with an emphasis on beauty, fashion and stylish living. If you visit the Canberra Royal Show this year you will be surprised to see a few new Showbags, one of which will be Bauer Publication’s latest magazine title, ELLE Magazine and ModelCo, which will be offering two show bags for the ladies!

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A Tight Five With Sammy J

10/02/2014 by Carly Jade Devine

The 2014 Canberra Comedy Festival is back again due to such a successful year in 2013 and kicks off on Tuesday 4 March with the Opening Night Gala being held at the Canberra Theatre. We recently took five with comedian Sammy J who is here on 5 March performing his show The Sammy J Songbook. He is a musical comedian who has been nominated for not just one, but two ARIA awards for his hilarious, witty and creative shows - which very often sell-out quickly!

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Talking Breakfast - Dining at Chatterbox

10/02/2014 by OutInCanberra

A chatterbox typically has a lot to say, and after visiting Belconnen’s latest coffee shop, there’s certainly plenty to talk about. From the bright colours of the interior and roar of the busy coffee machine, through to the energetic and friendly banter of the staff, Chatterbox Espresso bar has the feeling of being very much a living and breathing café.

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WIN Rekorderlig Star Class Tickets to the Ben & Jerry's Openair Cinema

07/02/2014 by OutInCanberra

Ben & Jerry's Openair Cinema is Australia’s favourite open air cinema capturing the spirit of an endless summer, screening advance previews, new releases, award-winning features and cult and classic movies. The fantastic outdoor cinema is back for it's second time in Canberra on Friday 14 February, turning everything up a notch for another unforgettable season!

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Heat 1 of the Myer Face of Canberra Racing Competition.

06/02/2014 by Carly Jade Devine

Siren Bar and Restaurant played host to Heat 1 of the Myer Face of Canberra Racing competition last night. More than 20 ladies took to the catwalk looking every bit the part in their best race wear. The girls were all very well put together. Not a hair out of place or a scuff on their shoe - making my judging duties alongside Laura Edwards, Fashion Writer at CityNews, Erin Barry, owner of Mudd Spa and current Face of Canberra Racing, Kate Goodwin quite hard.

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Valentine's Day Singles Mingle at the Duxton

04/02/2014 by OutInCanberra

The Duxton is hosting a fantastic Singles Mingle event on none other than Valentine's Day, a day when you may often feel left out or like everyone else is busy with their 'lover'. Well not this year! Get your single friends together for a fun and flirty night out! Early bird ticket special is $39(+ booking fee) per person and includes a 1 hour bar package, FREE canapés and basic beer, wine and soft drink from 7pm until 8pm. You never know you might snag a date worthy of a Valentines Day date next year? What else would you be doing?

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Following the Breeze - Dining on Northbourne Avenue

03/02/2014 by OutInCanberra

Cloistered away from the busy thoroughfare outside, Breeze on Northbourne offers something of an oasis in the city. As a part of the Clifton Suites (serviced apartments playing host to visitors in the Capital) Breeze is also a great place for Canberrans to escape for a lunch or dinner any day of the week. The extremes of Canberra’s weather seem a world away when nestled in the high-backed and softly furnished dining chairs. Simple table decorations lend a relaxed air to the room, foregoing the formality of fine dining without compromising the quality of the food and service.

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