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July 29, 2015

Mission: Impossible Rogue Nation - Win A Double Pass

29/07/2015 by OutInCanberra

The hunt is on. The countdown begins. Mission: Impossible Rogue Nation is in cinemas on JULY 30!

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Canberra restaurants and bars celebrate at the AHA Awards night

29/07/2015 by OutInCanberra

On Monday night, the bright and beautiful of Canberra’s hospitality industry gathered at the National Convention Centre to celebrate the 2015 Australian Hotels Association Annual Awards. It was a brilliant night, with everyone dressed to the ‘nines’ and ready to celebrate what has been an amazing year for Canberra venues. Plenty of friends of OutInCanberra were recognised for their efforts. Here are just a few of the worthy recipients.

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Experience the Truffle Festival Cooking Demonstrations

29/07/2015 by OutInCanberra

The 2015 Truffle Festival continues to light up Canberra’s warmer months, and with so many events across the city that it’s hard to know where to start! Perhaps the best way to get acquainted with this local produce is to join a cooking lesson with one of Canberra’s amazing chefs in order to learn some of the secrets of truffles. Armed with your new knowledge, you’ll have a deeper understanding of the origins and flavour to ensure you’ll be an expert at the next dinner party or dining event!

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Sneak Peek: Joe's Bar at East Hotel

28/07/2015 by OutInCanberra

Very few bars in Canberra are conceived with an idea of heritage. This week, Dan and Dion Bisa of East Hotel are tipping their cap to their Italian heritage with a new venue named after their father and drawing inspiration from his home near Venice. With a solid marble bar, rich wooden tables and an eclectic collection of lighting fixtures, Joe’s Bar is set to be a great addition to the Kingston drinking scene. ___________________

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A simple and honest experience at Trevs @ Dickson

28/07/2015 by Brian Tam

Just around the corner from Dickson’s main thoroughfare, Trevs@Dickson has been consistently providing Canberrans with delicious food and great coffee for the last five years. While the sun’s up, Trevs is a lively café that locals flock to for a wholesome breakfast, quick lunch, or (double) dose of caffeine. As the working day draws to a close, the venue takes on a more intimate vibe, with the warm lighting and flickering of tea lights providing a cosy atmosphere that’s perfect for a glass of wine and good conversation over a casual dinner.

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Ten foods you really SHOULD eat

27/07/2015 by Lisa Donaldson

I was flicking through a magazine and then scrolling through social media feeds when I noticed a common theme. So many nutrition sites and diet gurus talking about foods that all of us must avoid before we turn into living, breathing muffin tops and beer guts. I personally believe any food can be included in your diet. The problem is, there seems to be nothing sexy about moderation...right? It got me thinking about creating a list of ten foods we really should eat – because food is pretty fabulous after all!

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Stronger Than Fiction Documentary Film Festival - Win Tickets

24/07/2015 by OutInCanberra

Stronger than Fiction returns to Palace Electric Cinema from Thursday 30 July – 2nd August with the latest international feature length documentaries. We caught up for a quick chat with one of the directors of the festival, Deborah Kingsland. What’s the theme of the festival?

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20 Tips To Get You Through Splendour in the Grass

22/07/2015 by Alex Lilly

1. Pack gumboots. Splendour is known to turn into a mud pit by day three, be prepared 2. Don’t wear white. The above mentioned mud pit means it can be hard to stay clean. Wear dark colours so your mates can't tell how filthy you are. 3. Bring extra pairs of socks. It’ll be cold and your feet will be begging for an extra layer of warmth. 4. Wear sun cream. You don’t want to be that guy who’s bright red in every photo. 5. Pack extra tent pegs. They’re easy to lose and if you don’t need them you can be the legend when you give them to the campsite next to you.

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Canberra's Newest Sweet Spot

22/07/2015 by Carly Devine

Old Parliament House welcomed a new tasty addition this month, The Terrace Café, Canberra’s newest sweet spot in the heart of the city. Enjoy a sumptuous breakfast or lunch with a range of pastry and savoury treats, from elderflower cupcakes, gluten free egg muffins to daily pulled meat, and fresh bread rolls. Chelley Penn, an award winning barista offers guests of the new café a range of unique beverages including matcha green tea lattes, espresso coffee and cocoa & maple milkshake.

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Movie Review - Ant Man

22/07/2015 by Sam Tremayne

You literally have to go out of your way to not know something of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. It’s a billion dollar juggernaut that started Hollywood’s obsession with superhero movies in the last decade, and has crafted its own unique series where all their characters and stories intertwine within the same world. As a result, outcomes of one story can have ramifications for another film, and character development may be furthered a one movie that doesn’t even focus around that particular hero.

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