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April 23, 2014

Transit Bar's Battle of the Bands

23/04/2014 by OutInCanberra

Transit Bar is holding a Battle of the Bands comp and we want to see the best Canberra has to offer! Four heats are being held (dates below) to find the best. One winner from each heat will get into the Grand Final. The Grand Final winner will score a cold $1000 cash. All styles are welcome - grindcore, rock, hip hop, twee pop, folk, nu rave, ambient drillcore, whatever you want to call yourself. Send your submissions through to info@transitbar.com.au by THURSDAY APRIL 24, and they'll choose the 16 acts we think will be ready to blow some minds. YOUR SUBMISSION:

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Young & Beautiful in Cinemas May 1st - Win Tickets

22/04/2014 by OutInCanberra

The film, Young & Beautiful is a visionary from French Director François Ozon.

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Get 'Styled By Francesca'!

22/04/2014 by Carly Jade Devine

Francesca Droulias is a Wife, Mum, Canberra based personal stylist and all-round fashionista! The first time we met her she was bursting with style, flair and confidence. Francesca believes there is more to spending big bucks on clothes. She believes that looking good, has nothing to do with the price tag - that confidence is the key to Style!

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WIN tickets to the Spanish Film Festival at Palace Electric

22/04/2014 by OutInCanberra

For “Reel Inspiración' don’t miss the 17th Spanish Film Festival, presented by Estrella Damm, screening at Palace Cinema Electric NewActon from Thursday 1- Wednesday 14 May.

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Timmy Trumpet at Academy on Anzac Day

22/04/2014 by OutInCanberra

On Anzac Day the man with the trumpet returns to Academy off the back of a whirlwind Summer of playing the biggest music festivals around the county! Timmy Trumpet has successfully transgressed from the international stage as an acclaimed Jazz musician to the realm of global dance music, and in less than 10 years!

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Dining at Civic Pub

17/04/2014 by Nic Crowther

What do you want from your pub food? Fiddly little entrees or plates that cover half the table? No. You simply need generous servings of familiar food - with just a little savoir faire to keep the culinary-curious satisfied. The Civic Pub has found the perfect balance.

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Old Bus Depot Markets - Easter Edition

17/04/2014 by OutInCanberra

Simply no better way to spend your Sunday in Canberra and this weekend, your Easter Sunday. Browse through the array of arts, crafts, fashions (old and new), freshly baked bread and more! The Old Bus Depot Markets are held in a fabulous old industrial building and you'll have a fantastic time checking out all the local stallholders and what they have to offer. You might even find something you absolutely love, and we bet there will be steamy, fresh and delicious hot cross buns this weekend! More info: www.obdm.com.au

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The National Folk Festival 2014 - This Easter weekend!

17/04/2014 by OutInCanberra

Australia’s premier folk festival event – The National Folk Festival - celebrates the world of folk music and arts and is on again for 2014 this Easter long weekend! For five days Exhibition Park in Canberra becomes another world for each and every festival-goer. It becomes a magical place, filled with colour and sound. Hundreds of the world’s best musicians come to Canberra to perform daily. There is a wide array of different foods on offer, dance classes, free workshops, arts, crafts and poetry.

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Breakfast on the Balcony - Mornings at Ha Ha Bar

15/04/2014 by OutInCanberra

As the last tendrils of fog lift from the surface of Lake Ginninderra, the morning light peeps through the autumnal leaves of the oak trees lining the shore. This is the view that from the balcony that greets breakfast diners at Belconnen’s Ha Ha Bar. A long-time favourite of the Northside, Ha Ha Bar is open from 7.00am (with breakfast from 8.00am commencing 22 April) until late with a fascinating range of dishes to satisfy famished punters no matter what the time of day.

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5 Minutes with… Hanny-d Creations

15/04/2014 by Carly Jade Devine

Hanny-d Creations was launched to celebrate designer Hanny Dewar’s passion for one-off, hand-made clothing, accessories and handbags, as well as her burning desire to see changes in attitude in the fashion industry towards sustainability. The label was launched in 2009. Since expanding her business, Hanny has presented collections at events including Frugal Fashions and the Australian National University’s Sustainable Careers Day. This year will be her first appearance at FASHFEST.

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