Author: Luke Keioskie

CBR designer uses drone for new fashion

Canberra fashion design Yumi Morrissey is flying high with her 2018 spring-summer collection – quite literally. The designer flew a drone to capture stunning photographs of jagged headlands, rugged rocks, sandy beaches and crystal-clear waters at her favourite coastal spots and used them to form patterns on fabric to create ‘Shoreline’, her new season collection. “Usually I create patterns using photos of Canberra,” says Yumi, who owns and operates independent fashion label Zilpah tart. “This collection takes us through summer when many of us head for surf, sand and salty air, so I focused on the ocean.” Capturing the...

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Taste the finest and rarest wines in Canberra

If you’ve got expensive tastes, then this is the Canberra event for you. Wine marketplace Langton’s is offering a rare opportunity to taste over $15K worth of Australia’s most prized wines at its Classification VII event at QT Hotel. This unique event will celebrate the release of the 7th edition of the Langton’s Classification, an internationally renowned ranking of Australia’s finest and rarest wines. Wine lovers can sample more than 100 wines, enjoy complementary cheese, charcuterie and crackers, plus mingle with industry experts including owners, growers and winemakers. You’ll also be able to take home a hardback copy of the Classification...

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Christine Anu’s kick-ass role in Grease

Iconic female Indigenous performer and Aria Award winner Christine Anu is bringing a twist to Grease. Grease is the timelessly funny story of 1950s teen love, cliques, and peer pressure. Join your favourite Rydell High students, Danny & Sandy, The T-Birds and the Pink Ladies along with a cast of hilarious characters as they jive and bop their way to Graduation. One character is Teen Angel, who is traditionally played by a male.  In a unique twist, Christine Anu will don the wings of Teen Angel in Grease: The Arena Experience. “We really wanted to mix things up in this...

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Music label born from Canberra club night

Australia’s newest indie electronic music label Late Night Music actually began as a club night in Canberra. Back then it was called Department of Late Nights, and it was the springboard for the idea of creating a label to celebrate the music that co-directors James Beetham and Peter O’Rouke love. Late Night Music’s inaugural EP is Trajectory and features the creativity of four electronic producers with a diverse collection of club tracks, tied together by the warm analogue mastering of RB Mastering Studios from celebrated international audio engineer Robert Babicz. The tracks feature all sorts of textures including dubby...

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10 things to do in Canberra this weekend

The weekend is almost upon you!  Here are ten things to do across our fair capital to ensure you have a great time when you’re out in Canberra. Capital Region Farmers Markets – Exhibition Park – Saturday With more than 100 passionate stall holders, the Capital Region Farmers Markets is a meeting place for local producers and foodie fanatics. Here you’ll find local fruit and veggies, fresh meats and handmade items from pasta to pastries, as well as food vendors and live music. A great place to grab a coffee, fresh groceries and yummy street food, there is also...

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