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Hats on to a royal encounter and Cup fun

By Jenna Clarke Canberra identities will be the big winners of the Melbourne Cup on Tuesday.

Regatta regales capital with strict fashion rules

Jenna Clarke Attention Canberra, it is time to do away with sensible style and embrace bright floral prints, bow ties and braces for the inaugural Burley Griffin Regatta.

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Popular piano play bucks British trend


Jenna Clarke Canberrans are tuning in and paying thousands of dollars for pianos.

Serbs celebrate arrival of new bishop

The Serbian Orthodox Church located in Hall enthrone a new Bishop after 5 years. His Grace, Rt rev Bishop Ambrose blessing the people church and town with holy water.

Jenna Clarke Close to 100 members of the Free Serbian Orthodox Diocese travelled to the ACT on Sunday for the church's reopening.

Australia Day storm leaves trail of damage

Bob Goodall of Florey has a look at his next door neighbours pergola roof that landed in his driveway during the storm last night.

Larissa Nicholson and Jenna Clarke Hundreds of Canberrans spent Sunday clearing their properties and counting the costs of Saturday's wild storm.

Novel idea to get book lovers drooling

Jenna Clarke Forget Darryl Kerrigan's pool room in the film The Castle this weekend because Canberra will have something better in the form of a ''drool room'', according to organisers of the Lifeline Autumn...

Campese soaks up limelight

Canberra Raiders fans help give Canberra Raiders captain Terry Campese a bath of Raiders Lime during the members day at Canberra Stadium.

Jenna Clarke If a milk bath was good enough for Cleopatra, it's good enough for Terry Campese.

Down the aisle down through the decades

Curator Gillian Kelly before the opening of the The Way We Wore bridal exhibition.

Jenna Clarke If royal weddings have taught us anything it's that we love to admire wedding dresses.

Sell-out Fashfest makes a stunning debut

Canberra models front. Jessica Tipping, Angela Timani, Alice Downing and Samara Purnell before  the catwalk at the opening night of FASHFEST at Canberra airport.

Jenna Clarke, Emma Macdonald In her centenary year, Canberra has been formal and fabulous, but the city has never been more frocked-up than at the opening of Fashfest.

It's cheers to the Centenary with a 'Centini'


Jenna Clarke A local bon vivant has created the perfect digestif for the bile caused by Skywhale - the official Centenary martini.

Corporate-wear Canberra awarded its own Woman of Style


Jenna Clarke Former Canberran and Miles Franklin award winning author Anna Funder can add "glossy magazine queen" to her long list of accolades.

Birthday dance concept concrete nod to House music

News: Three Canberra local ballerina's of the Australian Ballet Company will be performing in their home town this week for the opening of Symmetries at the Canberra Theatre. left: Dimity Azoury, 24 of Queanbeyan, Jasmin Durham, 20 of Gordon and Lana Jones, 30 of Kambah.  21th of May 2013. Canberra Times Photograph by Katherine Griffiths

Jenna Clarke Garry Stewart wants to make one thing clear. His dance production, Monument, only focuses on the grandiose architecture of Parliament House and has nothing to do with the personalities that dwell...

Boylesque takes (it) off in Canberra

Performers from Canberra's first men's burlesque show (back L-R) 'Chocolutter', 'CoCo Lox', 'Beau Peep', 'Mr Fancy Pants', 'Midnite Rayne', and (front) 'Jacqueline Hyde'.
26 May 2013.
Photo: Rohan Thomson. The Canberra Times.


Jenna Clarke “Boylesque” is not to be confused for a drag show, it’s more like Don Draper taking his clothes off, according to Canberra’s leading burlesque teacher.

New black is blue fashion statement

NEWS: Help from the underground: The annual St Vincent de Paul Fashion parade in the Zoo Advertising car park, Kingston. Models L-R Simone Luker and Samantha Farron. 12th June 2013.Photo by MELISSA ADAMS of The Canberra Times..

Jenna Clarke On a day when blue was the most talked about colour in the country, the cobalt closing segment at the Help from the Underground fashion event on Wednesday night was a fashion statement not a...

Fashion pack hits the charity catwalk


Jenna Clarke Op shopping for people interested in fashion is what election day is to political aficionados.

Top tips for William and Kate

First time mum's talk about their experiences and the up coming birth of Kate and Williams royal baby. Left: Rebecca Hofnik, 23yrs of Queanbeyan with 7 week old baby Jayden Sartor. Niki Thompson, 30yrs of Amaroo with 5 month old Mitchell Donlan, Jessica Smith-Roberts of Queanbeyan with 11 week old Charlotte and Rebekkah Fahy 20yrs of Conder with 1 week old Christian Taylor.

Jenna Clarke Stock up on bibs, trust your instincts and sleep when you can. No, we're not talking about how to survive the Ashes series, we're referring to how soon-to-be parents William and Catherine can cope...

Taste of Germany takes chill off Canberra ice show

ACT Ice skaters Miriam Manzano performs at the ice skating rink at Civic.

Jenna Clarke Ice skating is a daring sport, but performing axel jumps in leotards during one of Canberra's coldest days takes the exercise to a whole new adventurous level.

Southside vs Northside 'war' hijacks Wikipedia


Jenna Clarke South Canberra has triumphed over the northside and won the war of “Indiependence” according to Wikipedia.

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Old Parliament overrun with voters

Australia votes at Old Parliament house.

Jenna Clarke The Australian Electoral Commission expected about 600 people to vote at Old Parliament House on Saturday. What they found was that many queued on the front steps by 9am.

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Catering empire in tax probe

august 17 2010. panorama QA Sarina Talip Canberra Times photo GARY SCHAFER. Restauranteur Fiona Wright. SPECIAL 1

Jenna Clarke Liquidators are investigating businesses owned by prominent Canberra restaurateur Fiona Wright.