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August 30, 2016

Belconnen Fresh Food Markets: Authentic Asian cuisine

29/08/2016 by Josephine Huynh

For four decades north-siders have made the weekly pilgrimage to the Belconnen Fresh Food Markets, to peruse the rows upon rows of some of the freshest produce you can find in Canberra and the surrounding region. One step into the markets and all your senses are ignited. A stroll through the space uncovers every colour imaginable; from the bright and shiny reds, greens and yellows of the fruit and veg; to the darker, marbled tones of succulent meats and sauces.

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Movie review: War Dogs

29/08/2016 by Sam Tremayne

Well if this wasn’t based off a true story I’d call bull – how did two twenty-something stoners amass an arms dealing empire that starts grassroots and ends up with American military contracts featuring sums with many commas? I can’t answer that, the movie itself barely does. However, it’s a cool concept regardless that leads War Dogs to be a passable way to kill a few hours.

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10 things to do this weekend

26/08/2016 by OutInCanberra

Spring is just under a week away… but hey we’ve decided to celebrate early. With festivals, gigs and sunshine all on the bill, make sure you check out our top 10 events for your weekend in Canberra. __________________________________________ 1. Strings Attached: Presented by Australian Dance Party and Canberra Symphony Orchestra at Nishi Playhouse 8:00pm Friday 26 & Saturday 27 August

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A field day for wine lovers

24/08/2016 by OutInCanberra

Tastes of Two Regions is on this Sunday 28 August from 10am to 4pm, at Pialligo Estate. The event is a collaboration between King Valley and Rutherglen wine regions – two distinct destinations nestled side-by-side in Victoria’s High Country, just a four-hour drive from Canberra.

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Canberra Writers Festival comes to town

24/08/2016 by OutInCanberra

Local, national and international writers and literary enthusiasts will all come together in the nation’s capital to take part in the inaugural Canberra Writers Festival from Friday 26 to Sunday 28 August. The driving themes of the festival are Power, Passion and Politics. These will be reflected over the three days, offering Canberrans the opportunity to engage in and attend a number of activities, workshops, panel sessions and keynote addresses, as well as literary lunches and dinners across a number of local venues.

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Best fried chicken in town

24/08/2016 by Ashley St George | Photography by Ashley St George

To some, fried chicken has a food group all of its own. To others it may only enter their lives sporadically… but a good one always hits the spot. Regardless of where you stand on the fried chicken appreciation spectrum, it’s useful to know where to find them. As a surprisingly versatile dish, these five Canberra venues are our go-tos if you’re in need of this crunchy, flavoursome, succulent, soul-satisfying fodder. __________________________________________ ONA On the Lawns Featured in image

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Australian Dance Party debuts String Attached: an exploration of dance and music

24/08/2016 by OutInCanberra

Unique to the political capital, Australian Dance Party is Canberra's newest contemporary dance and multi- arts performance company, led by the vision of choreographer and performer, Alison Plevey. Like a political party, the company challenges audiences to actively think, question ideals and debate current issues – all with a necessary playfulness in the hope that it will re-ignite the vibrant professional dance scene that once existed in the capital.

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Urban oasis

24/08/2016 by Josephine Huynh

Canberra’s newest suburbs are full of modern houses and high-rise apartments, with courtyards completely made of cold, lifeless concrete. Perhaps, if lucky, some have a sprinkle of sand or a square metre or so of artificial grass. But with the growth of urban development is the demand of luscious green spaces, backyards and gardens – you know the ones we all grew up loving that whisk us back to our childhoods.

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The newest food craze to hit Casey

24/08/2016 by Josephine Huynh

Step away from the renowned food precincts of Kingston, Braddon and NewActon and make way for the newest hotspot, Casey Jones!

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Get dad what he really wants at Canberra Outlet Centre

24/08/2016 by Alex Dickens

Whether your dad is a sports fanatic, a tech-nerd or even a bit of a foodie, we’re sure that he deserves something extra special this Father’s Day, Sunday 4 September. If you’re not sure where to go or what to buy for him on his special day, we’ve enlisted the help of the Canberra Outlet Centre to give us the low-down on the best buys and where to get them this Father’s Day. For the sporty dad… Every cool dad needs a pair of Converse

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