Article Archive

February 15, 2016

10 Things to Do this Weekend

12/02/2016 by OutInCanberra

Canberra romantics it’s your time to shine… Happy Valentine’s Day! For those of you yet to organise your weekend run-sheet check out our top 10 picks. __________________________________________ 1. HYPER NOVA at ANU Fellows Oval Friday 12 Feb, 5:00pm Finish off your O-week with a night to remember at ANU’s Hyper Nova. This is the ANU Student Association’s biggest event of the year as they present a stellar international line-up of Chvrches, San Cisco, Basenji, EGO and Takunda+Toyo.

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Movie Review: Spotlight

10/02/2016 by Sam Tremayne

Another contender in the race for the Academy Award for Best Picture is the hard hitting and controversial film Spotlight. Oscar bait movies tend to be a tad more challenging, thought provoking or shocking than the average release. Spotlight goes right for the jugular, telling the story of the journalists at the Boston Globe who exposed the massive cover-up of child molestation in the Catholic Church – subject matter not for the faint hearted, but a truly powerful and engaging film with a plot that needed to be told.

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Tips to make 2016 the best Multi-Culti yet

10/02/2016 by Nic Crowther

This weekend, pretty much every Canberran will gather in the city to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the National Multicultural Festival. It’s a great event that is recognised across the country. Whether you’re a first-timer, or have rolled up for every one of the previous 19 years, OutInCanberra has collated our combined wisdom to bring you the ultimate guide to the city’s biggest party. __________________________________________ 1. Don’t be a dick.

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Food and Harmony Unite at the National Convention Centre

10/02/2016 by Alex Dickens

Australian cuisine is the belle-of-the-ball during this year’s Food & Wine Expo at The National Convention Centre. from Friday 19 Feb to the Sunday 21 Feb the expo comes to the capital featuring celebrity chef cooking demonstrations, culinary presentations and numerous exhibitors showcasing gourmet food and wine. Presented over three stages the Food & Wine Expo has something for everyone and is guaranteed to make a gourmet foodies out of the most dedicated Macca’s lover.

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Who to look out for at The Famous Spiegeltent

10/02/2016 by Alex Dickens

Built in the 1920s, The Famous Spiegeltent is the first of its kind and returns to Canberra on 19 February 2016. With some amazing talent under the big top, we want to give you a taste of what to expect and who to look out for when you visit this summer. __________________________________________ Who: Robyn Archer What: Known for curating the Centenary of Canberra as well as her one-woman shows, original songs and recordings, Robyn Archer is a household name and has been part of some of Australia’s best arts festivals.

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Where to Celebrate Eat Ice-cream for Breakfast Day

10/02/2016 by Alex Dickens

Yes, you read that correctly - ice-cream for breakfast! On February 18th, all of your childhood dreams have come true: it’s Ice-cream for Breakfast Day and, because it’s so out of the ordinary, we’ve found the top five places to indulge. Check out where and what to order on this super-sweet morning of celebration! __________________________________________ The Pancake Parlour 122 Alinga Street, Canberra City

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Gig Review: Dan Sultan By the Water

10/02/2016 by Alex Dickens

After the horrible weather we’ve had of late, an outside concert was not at the top of my list. However, Saturday’s By The Water event was the perfect way to experience amazing performances from Dan Sultan and Thelma Plum at the National Museum of Australia’s outdoor amphitheatre.

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Yonetani - Contemporary Art at NGA

10/02/2016 by OutInCanberra

Chandeliers made from uranium glass and a nine-metre banquet table made entirely of salt have taken over the National Gallery of Australia’s contemporary art space on the shore of Lake Burley Griffin. A new exhibition, The Last Temptation: the art of Ken + Julia Yonetani is a provocative and stunning exhibition by the acclaimed Japanese and Australian artist collaborators that highlights issues related to natural resources and dangers to the natural environment.

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What to eat when it's too hot to cook

10/02/2016 by Lisa Donaldson APD

Let’s be honest, the 2016 Canberra Summer has been pretty wet and cold… but it’s about to heat up again! So, if you are one of those people who think it’s too hot to cook, this list of ‘go-to’s is for you! __________________________________________ Hard boiled eggs: are a perfect protein you can throw into a salad, smash onto some wholegrain toast or use as a snack.

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The Cornerstone of Manuka's Dining & Bar Precinct

09/02/2016 by Brian Tam

As a venue that prides itself on being ‘Manuka’s pub’, Public Bar has long delivered a great pub experience and so much more to the area. Occupying the eye-catching corner of Franklin Street and Flinders Way, it’s taken advantage of its great location to firmly establish itself as the cornerstone of Manuka’s bar and nightlife scene.

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