Boogong Masthead

Archive for February, 2015

Photograph: Alex Moffatt.

Art, Not Apart set to make a splash!

Beautiful and crazy experiences will be available at the fifth Art, Not Apart (ANA) festival, which aims to develop and show contemporary Canberra art across NewActon and the lake. The ANA2015 program has just been released, revealing that on Saturday 14 March, boundaries will be thrown in to the lake for a day of dance, music, interactions and exhibitions that is […]

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Pialligo Estate Farmhouse Restaurant

A sensational new food, wine, and lifestyle destination, tucked in a rural setting, minutes from Canberra’s airport and eight minutes from Canberra’s CBD, will be unveiled this week. Pialligo Estate, set on 86 acres with river frontage to the Molonglo, was the Canberra region’s original market garden, dating back to the 1820s. Owned by business […]

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Multicultural Fringe

This Week in The Can

It may be love that’s in the air this week, but it won’t be the bucket loads of affection that will overwhelm you—it’s all the exciting events that are taking place in and around the nation’s capital this week. It’s big! You’ve got the Multicultural Festival and the Multicultural Fringe Festival, there’s Night Market Canberra returning […]

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Moral Compass

Where have all the real voters gone…?

Cue the end of the year for one of Australia’s longest running soap operas, Home and Away and there it is – the cliffhanger … the ratings bump before the holidays, will it be a bomb scare? A fire? A kidnapping? The loss of one of our beloved cast members? Or a runaway bride? What will happen […]

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What it really means to lead the ship…

At a time when Federal leadership coups have become a biennial blood sport, a time when political cynicism is dangerously easy, I was reminded of how much a good politician can do in their community. At work and with one eye on news sites heralding the Liberal leadership coup, I received a call from the […]

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Who needs an election when you can spill?

In the last five years, it feels like our political representatives have been changing the incumbent of the Prime Ministerial position at the drop of a hat. The wind changes direction and suddenly we have to have a leadership spill. Tomorrow we’re having a Liberal party leadership meeting because a couple of backbenchers got their knickers […]

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Five breakfasts to try this weekend

It’s the weekend! There’s no better time to get your friends and family together and head out for breakfast. But where to go? We’ve rounded up five of our favourite starts to the day – and a killer coffee experience – that we reckon you should try. GREEN PEA PANCAKE – LOCAL PRESS CAFÉ Local […]

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We are family: KIN Gallery opens

At the close of the Lonsdale St Traders, now empty and demolished with plans to become a new vibrant space, KIN Gallery was born. Having evolved from the success of FIVEFOLD Studio, KIN is set to open its doors this Saturday at The Hamlet and will offer emerging makers more than just a gallery to showcase and sell […]

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Her Interior: Jane Pettersen

I love Jane Pettersen’s heritage home in Ainslie. And I must say, I was not prepared for the playful interior that welcomed me when I stepped through the front door. Let me tell you a little about Jane first. She moved here from Melbourne, bringing with her a strong love for fashion, style and design. […]

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