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July 26, 2016

Win a double pass: Love and Friendship

26/07/2016 by OutInCanberra

Set in the opulent drawing rooms of eighteenth-century English society, Love & Friendship (starring Kate Beckinsale and Chloë Sevigny) focuses on the machinations of a beautiful widow, Lady Susan Vernon, who takes up temporary residence at her in-laws' estate. While there, the intelligent, flirtatious, and amusingly egotistical Lady Vernon is determined to be a matchmaker for her daughter Frederica - and herself too, naturally. She enlists the assistance of her old friend Alicia, but two particularly handsome suitors complicate her orchestrations.

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The inside scoop on the snow season

26/07/2016 by Josephine Huynh

As we are currently in the depths of winter, there is no better time to visit the snow than now. As Jindabyne is only two-and-a-half-hours away, the ski resorts are a perfect getaway from Canberra. With the cold front producing powder-like snow, we are at the peak of this snow season. Each year the snow resorts experience a high volume of tourists that travel far and wide to experience the nation’s highest peaks and to enjoy its slopes. Even if you’re not an experienced skier or snowboarder, rest assured there are instructors that can guide you and provide expert tips!

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Sugar, sugar, honey, honey…

26/07/2016 by Lisa Donaldson APD

In a few weeks I will be giving a lecture on sugar… as such I have been doing a lot of research. I have been horrified by what I have been reading, and although I won’t declare sugar as poison, our intake of the refined stuff is pretty shocking.

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Chandelier Bar: The jewel in the Casino Canberra crown

26/07/2016 by Josephine Huynh

To say Casino Canberra’s Chandelier Bar is anything less than elegant, stunning and glamorous is the understatement of the century – it’s the jewel in the crown of the casino’s spectacular refurbishment with the larger-than-life chandelier literally taking centre stage of the show.

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10 things to do this weekend

22/07/2016 by OutInCanberra

It looks like we’re in for another chilly one this weekend in Canberra! However, with so much on you won’t have time to feel the cold. Whether it be cinema, chocolate, birthday parties or rugby, there is sure to be something to capture your interest. Here’s our top 10 picks for your weekend. __________________________________________ 1. Brumbies V Highlanders at GIO Stadium 6:00pm kick-off Friday 22 July The Super Rugby qualifying finals are here and with bosses around the city letting locals knock off early for the 6:00pm kick-off it’s sure to be a packed stadium.

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Keep Canberra Open Rally line-up announced

20/07/2016 by OutInCanberra

On Friday 15 July we dropped the exclusive announcement of the Keep Canberra Open Rally to save Canberra's nightlife from the governments ‘lock out laws in disguise.’

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A chocolate lover's dream

20/07/2016 by OutInCanberra

The annual Indulge Coffee & Chocolate Expo is on again this Saturday at the National Convention Centre. For one day only, treat yourself with a wide variety of local and regional exhibitors showcasing the very best coffee and chocolates in the country.

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Raise a glass to World Tequila Day

20/07/2016 by Alex Dickens

Whether you slam it, sip it or scull it, we’ve all had a run-in with the Mexican local spirit tequila! Sunday 24 July is World Tequila Day and we feel that it is the perfect excuse for a Mexican-themed Sunday sesh. To help you navigate your way around Canberra's eclectic range of cocktail menus, we have put together a list of our top five local tequila favourites and where to get them. __________________________________________ Margarita at Hopscotch

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Sage Taste & Test: Be part of the menu decision-making process

19/07/2016 by OutInCanberra

Do you fancy yourself quite the foodie, food critic or blogger? Well you'll be glad to hear that Taste & Test is back and bigger than ever with another season, brought to you by Sage Dining Rooms. For $75.00 per person, you can enjoy a surprise five-course meal at Sage Dining Rooms on a Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday night up until 28 July.

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Home-style cooking with a modern twist

19/07/2016 by Alex Dickens

Located inside the Mantra on Northbourne is a quaint restaurant boasting home-style cooking done well. Walking into the foyer, the large wooden door leading through to the venue sets the scene for rustic elegance and a relaxed dining experience. The twinkle of candlelight on the table, and the draped sheer curtains matched with the easy-listening playlist completes the picture for an after-work dinner, a relaxed dining experience with family and friends or a corporate meeting spot.

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