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November 28, 2014

5 Things for the Weekend

28/11/2014 by OutInCanberra

Happy Friday, Peeps! As usual, there’s a stack of stuff on this weekend. If you’re not down the coast or neck deep in a pool somewhere, here’s a bunch of stuff to do around town. Enjoy! 1. The Christmas Lights Garema Place Friday from 8.00pm. They’ve done it! After four weeks stringing over 20 kilometres of lights across the mall near the Carousel, InTheCity and the Richards family of Forrest have managed to break the Guinness World Record for a Christmas Display.

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The Hunger Games - MockingJay Part One

26/11/2014 by Sam Tremayne

For people who have read The Hunger Games books - aside from being able to snidely hint they know how the series ends - widely view the final Hunger Games novel, 'MockingJay', as where author Suzanne Collins lost her mojo. So, the seemingly insurmountable challenge for Director Francis Lawrence and crew is this: how to adapt a weak story into not one, but two feature films, and satisfy audiences while keeping the book purists happy.

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Fashion: What’s trending this Summer?

25/11/2014 by Christina Roys

There’s something so satisfying about having your seasonal wardrobe organised. Knowing what you’ll wear on a balmy summer night on the beach, a boat trip around the harbour, or a Sunday session on the island brings Zen to a fashion soul. So, if your summer style planning hasn’t started yet, now’s the time to get prepping before the Christmas rush sets in.

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Violent Soho LIVE - 'No sleep til Mansfield' Tour at ANU

25/11/2014

Fifty-six weeks ago Violent Soho unleashed their third studio album Hungry Ghost to the world and upon doing so, set off a chain reaction of events that no one could have predicted. Coming in at #6 on the ARIA album charts and remaining in the top 50 for over a year, Hungry Ghost has seemingly become a favourite amongst hoards of punters not only in Australia, but also around the world as fans passionately continue to share the record with their mates.

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Modern Classics at Marble & Grain

25/11/2014 by OutinInCanberra

Canberra is currently blessed with a number of restaurants exploring the true potential of meat. However, no one has looked to Europe for influence quite like Marble & Grain, whose new space on Mort Street in Braddon – as a part of the Avenue Hotel – brings a certain savoir fare to a tradition that can easily get weighed down in the cooking styles of old. Not here.

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Competition: Love Marriage in Kabul

24/11/2014 by OutInCanberra

Following its success at the 2014 Sydney Film Festival, Amin Palangi’s award-winning documentary, Love Marriage in Kabul, is set to tour to cinemas around Australia.

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NIGHTCRAWLER - Win Tickets

24/11/2014 by OutInCanberra

NIGHTCRAWLER is a pulse-pounding thriller set in the nocturnal underbelly of contemporary Los Angeles. J ake Gyllenhaal stars as Lou Bloom, a driven young man desperate for work who discovers the high-speed world of L.A. crime journalism. Finding a group of freelance camera crews who film crashes, fires, murder and other mayhem, Lou muscles into the cut- throat, dangerous realm of nightcrawling -- where each police siren wail equals a possible windfall and victims are converted into dollars and cents.

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Kremlin Bar Creates your Christmas Function

24/11/2014 by OutInCanberra

There’s a simple reason Kremlin Bar and Tapas in the city keeps winning awards: It’s good. Really, really good. Now, with the festive season upon us and summer kicking in full-swing, the suave and sassy team at Kremlin are getting together to ensure you have the merriest of Christmases and a very happy New Year.

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Film Review - The Drop

24/11/2014 by Sam Tremayne

Most people get scared off when they hear the words ‘independent film’ (admittedly, I was like that once). But when my job became seeing movies of different lengths, genres and languages, I started to realise that big budgets don’t mean good stories in the same way small budgets don’t mean bad ones. The Drop is James Gandolfini’s last movie and deserves to be seen. It is dark, thrilling and surprisingly swirling with mystery.

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Champagne Dame Comes to Canberra

21/11/2014 by OutInCanberra

Imagine living a life touring, drinking and talking about Champagne. Kyla Kirkpatrick (a.k.a. The Champagne Dame) lives this dream, and is bringing her incredible experience and knowledge to Canberra in a one-off event for those who are truly passionate about their bubbles. OutInCanberra talked to the Champagne Dame about her life with Champagne, emerging styles and what you can expect from her sensational Masterclass on Saturday 29 November. The Masterclass at Canberra Centre looks amazing. What’s in store for the lucky 50 champagne fans?

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