It's almost the holiday season and, as always in December, the Markets are open on both Saturdays and Sundays before Christmas. That's double the opportunity to find memorable Christmas presents for friends and loved ones.
Know someone who needs a break? Perhaps a back rub after a long day at work? With Father's Day coming up, we know that a day of fishing at the lake or an afternoon drinking with mates at the pub sounds like the perfect way to unwind. But first, why not drop by the Markets where there's plenty of fabulous gift ideas for dad.
Owner Bruce McKenzie now focuses on upholstery and restoration in his current venture, Old World New. It embraces everything retro and antique. What's remarkable is that the furniture from Old World New doesn't only date back from the 70's or the 60's, but can even be 200 to 300 years old.
It began with her niece's wedding. March in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania was just welcoming spring when the cold wind whispered for something over the shoulders. Of course, such a lovely silk divore dress, a mixture of satin and chiffon, in an uncommon mix of green and bright fuschia couldn't simply settle.
Matthew Judd is the owner and artist for 213 Art where he produces handcrafted and digital works of pop art, stencils, and superheroes. He’s been stallholder for the Old Bus Depot for over 23 years. We talk to Matthew about the freedom he’s found as an artist and how he found his niche with what he calls “bloke art”.
Drum Assault’s Dan Graetz, flew to Guinea, West Africa in the early 2000’s to learn drumming from the country’s best teachers. The group has since built a pedigree of performances from the National Multicultural Festival to the SBS Fifa World Cup Launch. Watch them play and dance to the beat this coming International Day, 11 February.
If you get hit with the lettuce leaf, it's good luck for the rest of the year. Prosperous Mountain Lion Dance Leader David Wong explains how veggie spit out from the mouth of a lion can swing the year in your favour. He also hints at doing Canberra's first ever Chinese unicorn dance ahead of this year's Chinese New Year celebrations.