Article Archive

June 30, 2016

SAFIA announce debut album and tour

30/06/2016 by Alex Dickens

Exciting news has come out of SAFIA HQ this morning as the boys announced that their debut album, Internal will be released on Friday 9 September via Parlophone. The cherry on top of the announcement is SAFIA’s massive supporting Internal tour that is set to kick off at our very own UC Refectory on Friday 23 September. Tickets are on sale from 9:00am Friday 1 July.


Be whisked away at Natural 9

29/06/2016 by Josephine Huynh

Along with a new glamorous casino for the nation’s capital comes a refreshed fine dining offering for local folk and visitors alike – one that is sure to impress even the fussiest of VIPs. Natural 9 is a seamless extension of the Casino Canberra extravagance, while providing an intimate and private space where, for a moment of time, you forget about your surroundings and find yourself immersed in superb food and service.


The Reds brave the Canberra cold

28/06/2016 by OutInCanberra

After a thrashing win against Japan’s Sunwolves in round 14 at GIO Stadium, the Aquis Brumbies are heading back to their home ground on Friday night to take on the Queensland Reds. With the weather forecast predicting fresh, yet fine conditions, round 15 is sure to shape up in their favour. Travelling from sunny Queensland to Canberra icy temperatures, it will be interesting to see how the Reds tackle this week’s match!


Go north at Palace Electric

28/06/2016 by OutInCanberra

The third Volvo Scandinavian Film Festival is set to be unveiled at Palace Electric from 12 July. Including a line-up of 22 films from our Nordic friends, opening night will launch with Rune Denstad Langlo's Welcome to Norway, an acerbic and insightful black comedy about aspiring hotel owner who decides to turn his half-built alpine hotel near the Norwegian-Swedish border into a state-funded refugee asylum reception centre.


A new go-to in the heart of the city

28/06/2016 by Josephine Huynh

A toasty warm and welcoming space nestled among the hustle and bustle of the city’s concrete jungle, The Bearded bean is a charming café run by owner Tom Reaby and his super friendly crew of foodies and coffee aficionados. Take my word for it that after your initial curious visit to The Bearded Bean you’ll unintentionally become a loyal regular, ticking off every meal on the menu day by day, and even when you think you’ve had a taste of everything, head chef Joe Biilmann will surprise you with an ever-changing specials menu that is sure to keep your belly guessing.


Seasons greetings at the Winter Solstice

28/06/2016 by Nic Crowther

As any Canberran will tell you, it’s easy to deal with the winter’s cold. What really gets to locals is the lack of sunshine as the days draw shorter and summer feels so far away.


How to make the perfect winter salad

28/06/2016 by Lisa Donaldson APD

Salad is perhaps the last thing people think of as the winter turns on its chill-factor, but with the right approach, a salad can become a hearty and comforting winter staple! The ways you prepare the different elements will transform a summer salad into a winter delight. Here’s how! __________________________________________ Grill your greens: I’m not talking lettuce here, I am talking juicy zucchinis, crisp asparagus and even brussels sprouts and broccoli. Their flavour totally transforms when grilled. BBQ some colour:


Movie review: Finding Dory

28/06/2016 by Sam Tremayne

It is animated, it is a kid’s movie, but in truth Disney, and we the consumers know truly, this is one for the twenty-somethings and up. It’s been 12 years since Finding Nemo - the film that made us all fall in love with a couple of fish living in the Great Barrier Reef. It was a well-loved family adventure with emotion that resonates even now to get the long awaited sequel, this time focusing on Dory, the blue tang fish with the memory of a goldfish.


It's truffle hunting season!

28/06/2016 by Ashley St George

For most people, the word truffle evokes ideas of fine dining, executive chefs and French delicacies you can’t even pronounce. But there is another, lesser-experienced, side to truffles and it involves chilly winter days, mud, dirt and lots of dog hair.


Pigman's Lament theatre review

28/06/2016 by Rylan Dawson

Performance art meets psychological thriller in Canberra’s newest Street Theatre play Pigman’s Lament. Written and performed by Raoul Craemer, Pigman’s is a non-stop one man existential piece outlining the difficulties of living in the shadow of a dark family past. Craemer is a playwright and stay-at-home Dad with passions for soccer and theatre. Trapped in his Canberra apartment, Craemer is continually harassed by his Nazi grandfather in modern day Australia and the two argue the differences between themselves and what makes a man.