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Best of Canberra Taste Off – Chicken wings

By 26 January 2015
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Last week the call went out for Canberra’s best chicken wings, and for a while Smoque was the only restaurant receiving recommendations. I was delighted to eventually see other v...

Five electorates, Green pastures?

By 26 January 2015 5
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The change to the ACT electoral system, now with five electorates of five members, is fertile ground for the ACT Greens. Over the past couple of years we have seen letters f...

Canberra & Queanbeyan Weekly Property Market Wrap

By 25 January 2015
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The below real estate market snapshot is based on the last week’s activity throughout Canberra and Queanbeyan. Percentages represent the increase/decrease from the previous w...

Weekend Cafe Hot Spot: Dobinsons

By 24 January 2015
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Years ago, before the Canberra Centre expanded into what it is today, there was an area called the city market place, where Dobinsons first established itself as a small bakery...

Whats on this weekend? (24th, 25th and 26th January 2015)

By 23 January 2015
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It is a truth universally acknowledged that the anticipation of a long weekend kills any desire to be productive at work. You could alternate between refreshing Facebook and ch...

Canberrans honoured in Australia Day awards

By 26 January 2015

Several Canberrans are receiving Australia Day Honours in 2015 for the exceptional contribution they all make to the community in a variety of fields. Canberra is a community made up of so many passionate, talented and giving individuals, and I am proud to call this city home. To all of the Canbe...

RAW Canberra presents Visionary, 30 January

By 26 January 2015
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RAW is an indie arts organisation for artists, by artists. Every second month it showcases around 30 artists in film, fashion, music, visual art, photography, performing art, h...

Carpenter and joiner

By 25 January 2015
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We need two built-in wall units made.  Can anyone recommend a carpenter/joiner who could help us?  I'm currently thinking of contacting two - Ray Browne Joinery and Benchmarc...

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6 Billion Love

By 30 January 2009

Canberra Youth Theatre and Fringe 09 present SIX BILLION LOVE a butoh inspired live art work Created and Directed by Cheneoh Miller Costume Design: Danielle Killick Lighting Design: Anthony Arblaster Cast: Canberra Youth Theatre The number 6,677,563,921 ticks forwards and backwards ever...

Steve Whan gets into NSW cabinet - but what as?

By 30 January 2009 10

CT today has great delight in explaining how the convoluted machinations of the ALP's many and varied factions led to the local Monaro MLA Steve Whan getting entre into the NSW cabinet, after apparently some years on the outer, and there without the Premier's blessing to boot. Amid wondering exac...

Another ACT Government schmozzle - ACAT

By 30 January 2009 3

Vicki Dunne is having a poke at the Government's new ACT Civil and Administrative Tribunal which is due to kick off on Monday. Vicky reckons that aside from failing to sort out the offices for the new court these other issues have not yet been dealt with: -- The regulations that underpin the l...

Big Dramas at Canberra Youth Theatre

By 30 January 2009

Canberra Youth Theatre’s (CYT) 2009 Semester 1 Brochure has been released and is going to cause one drama after another. CYT invites young people aged 7-25 to come in and create some drama: act, learn, have fun, make new friends and perform in our theatre. Canberra Youth Theatre was established...

Perhaps Canberra's Most Decently Priced Petrol

By 30 January 2009 20

Here I am banging on about petrol prices again...so I expect the usual slagging from the usual suspects - whatever! As a motorist who actually cares about saving some money on fuel - particularly now that the prices are on the way back up again (I told you so), I'll always keep an eye out for fel...

DIY Wotz on guide for the weekend of 30 January

By 30 January 2009 19

[First filed: January 29, 2009 @ 08:14] It's here, the weekend when Canberra stops to celebrate my birthday. What events will you be going to this weekend to mark this momentous occasion? (or otherwise)....

Corinbank as the big goodbye

By 30 January 2009

Corinbank have pushed out an omnibus media release covering all the latest news from next month's festival. Of particular interest to local music fans is this bit: The incredible Andi & George Band have announced they are splitting up. Canberrans will have one last chance to see this amaz...

Worst sledge ever

By 30 January 2009 46

Today I was given a mouthful by a young fella in Woden (car park rage related). His remark "ass-fingers", was not only disturbing but hilarious. Has anyone heard of this 'new' term of endearment? Could this be the poorest sledging attempt thus far in this cricket season?...

Australian Journeys opens at the National Museum.

By 30 January 2009 1

The National Museum has announced the opening of a new "Australian Journeys" gallery, sorry, make that "a major new permanent gallery". Australian Journeys explores Indigenous trade and connections of exchange and ceremony sustained across the Australian continent and into the Pacific for thousan...

Pure DJ's presents BreakOut Lab Feat. OPERON (Golden Orb Records, Brisbane)

By 30 January 2009

Pure DJ’s presents BreakOut Lab Feat. OPERON (Golden Orb Records, Brisbane) A night of Chilled Beats, Electro / Breaks, Liquid / Atmospheric Drum ‘n’ Bass, Minimal / Techno With support from: Tranvo Sydney Girls Grammar (Sydney) Briller Stefan Stonker --- Mercury Bar Doors...

ABS tells us what we already know... again

By 30 January 2009 2

The Canberra Times is reporting on the Bureau of Stats "Picture of the Nation" publication. People in new suburbs have more babies. The Inner-South is home to more money. One supposes there's some value in confirming prejudices with data....

The Scribble writers festival

By 30 January 2009

The ACT Writers Centre is hosting Scribble, a festival celebrating youth literature, at Gorman House from 6-7 February 2009. Scribble will feature Schools Day sessions from 9.30-2.30pm on 6 February and more general sessions for adults in the evening and on the Saturday 7 February. Scribble...

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