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September 27, 2016

Everything old is new again

17/08/2016 by Alex Dickens

Whether you’re into vintage style, pop-art colour or a bit of old-world glamour, you can always find that unique statement piece at your local op shop. Local op shops are an integral part of the community offering welfare services, meaningful work and most importantly (for a shopaholic like myself), fashion with conscience - the practice of re-using, recycling and re-inventing fashion.

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Your guide to National Science Week

17/08/2016 by OutInCanberra

This year National Science Week runs from the 13-21 August to celebrate the world of science and technology. First established in 1997, National Science Week gives all ages the opportunity to acknowledge the contributions of Australian scientists, encourage the interest in science pursuits among the general public and create a fascination of the world we live in. To help you get involved in National Science Week 2016 we have put together a fun-filled list activities and workshops in Canberra this week.

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Can you keep a secret?

17/08/2016 by Sarah Pritchard

Last night I went to the Canberra Theatre Centre to see the much anticipated Ghost Stories. There is a certain buzz about this show going around, however no one seems to want to say all that much about it. I’ve seen intriguing videos of other people watching the show and quivering in their seats – making me all the more anxious as I walked into the theatre.

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Five tips for guilt-free dining

16/08/2016 by Carmen D’Costa

Eating out is becoming a daily ritual for most Canberrans. Whether it be popping out for lunch at the local café or dining with friends over a five-course degustation, there are so many great tempting options and they are playing havoc with our weight loss efforts. To help you keep on top of your health and fitness goals I have put together five tried and true tips to ordering out. Make it an experience and enjoy it

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Break the rules this season

16/08/2016 by Kimberley Sara

With a change in season just around the corner, now is the perfect time to get creative, embrace all things new and start colouring outside the lines. Some style rules are valuable and important, while others are archaic, boring and constrictive. As the days warm up, why not discard the classic style rules along with those winter layers and insecurities - individuality is the new kid on the block and it’s time we all got acquainted. Dress to your shape...

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Capturing Canberra with the kayakcameraman

16/08/2016 by Alex Dickens

With a paddle in hand and an eye for the perfect photo, Paul Jurak (a.k.a the kayakcameraman), has managed to capture Canberra one shot at a time. Being a keen observer of his photography myself, I was overjoyed to approach Paul to chat about his work and why taking to Lake Burley Griffin with a kayak and camera has become such an important ritual. __________________________________________ How did you become Canberra’s kayakcameraman?

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Win a double pass to Ben-Hur

15/08/2016 by OutInCanberra

Ben-Hur is the epic story of Judah Ben-Hur (Jack Huston), a prince falsely accused of treason by his adopted brother Messala (Toby Kebbell), an officer in the Roman army. Stripped of his title, separated from his family and the woman he loves (Nazanin Boniadi), Judah is forced into slavery. After years at sea, Judah returns to his homeland to seek revenge, but finds redemption. Based on Lew Wallace’s timeless novel, Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ. In cinemas 25 August

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FASHFEST tickets on sale now!

15/08/2016 by OutInCanberra

It's that time of the year again! Tickets for Canberra’s much anticipated red-carpet fashion event, FASHFEST 2016, are on sale today, 10am. The Canberra calendar highlight will be held from 29 September to 1 October for three nights, offering six distinct shows and one total fashion experience. To ensure that everyone gets a chance to walk the red-carpet this year, FASHFEST has released $49 silver tickets to attract students and a younger audience to event. Group bookings are also available for silver seating with the promotion ‘buy five and get one free'.

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10 things to do this weekend

12/08/2016 by OutInCanberra

Spring is just around the corner and the days are definitely getting warmer in Canberra. Get out and about this weekend with our top 10 picks to add to your to-do list. __________________________________________ 1. Zac Waters & Combo at Academy Nightclub 10:00pm Friday 12 August Zac Waters is set to play at Academy Nightclub tonight! At only 19, the Melbourne-born superstar is a growing Australian talent that is not to be missed. Combine this with the tech house come electronic sound of Combo, and this is going to be one heck of a night out.

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Zoe Foster Blake Amazinger Face launch at Muse

10/08/2016 by Josephine Huynh

Over the weekend I can safely say that the majority of Canberra’s female population were fan-girling all over the place, waiting to meet author, columnists and Go-To Skin Care founder Zoe Foster Blake – whether at her much-anticipated book launch of Amazinger Face, or at home sobbing in a pile of tissues because you missed out on tickets.

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