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Make Poverty History Concert

10/05/2010 by OutInCanberra

The University of Canberra has joined a nationwide campaign against global poverty and to celebrate the University’s entertainment branch, UC LIVE! is hosting a FREE concert headlined by two huge names in Australian Music - Evermore and Blue King Brown. Joining them on the stage will be Bonjah, Diafrix, Zoophyte, Vox Congo and local lads Hancock Basement as part of the MAKEPOVERTYHISTORY Road Trip. UC LIVE! is proudly presenting this concert, which can be enjoyed free of charge however numbers are strictly limited so get your ticket fast. Tickets are available at www.mphconcert.com

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The Beards, Snowdroppers & Gay Paris @ Transit Bar

10/05/2010 by OutInCanberra

The Beards are a bearded four-piece from Adelaide, South Australia, whose catalogue consists entirely of songs about beards and having beards. Onstage, The Beards preach about the virtues of having a beard with near-militant intensity. The beardless members of the crowd may find themselves singled out and chastised for their lack of facial hair as The Beards sing crowd favourites like 'Growing a Beard', 'Beard Revolution' and 'No Beard, No Good', while those with beards may be brought onstage as an example of what having a beard is all about.

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A Show To Make You Smile @ Tuggeranong Arts Centre

05/05/2010 by OutInCanberra

In their first public performance, the six-piece troupe will be joined by actors, dancers and other artists who, under the guidance of accomplished theatre identity Adam Hadley, will bring a distinctive and absurd element to the show. Recently returned to Canberra, front man for the act and well-known local singer-songwriter Rafe Morris said A Show To Make You Smile will feature a mix of old favourites and new material.

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Mod Oz warms up in Belconnen

05/05/2010 by Luisa De Liseo

It's a dark and stormy autumn night in our nation's capital as I arrive at the starkly illuminated Belconnen Premier Inn to dine at Benjamin's Restaurant. My dining partner and I are greeted warmly by the restaurant manager Will Kay and ushered to our window seat situated in equal measure between the round bar and the bustling open kitchen.

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Win Tickets: Canberra Premiere Screening of The Kings of Mykonos: Wog Boy 2

05/05/2010 by OutInCanberra FreeStuff

Canberrans should hold onto their hats because THE KINGS OF MYKONOS: WOGBOY 2 is coming and Nick Giannopoulos - the Wog Boy himself will be introducing the film at the Official Canberra Premiere Screening on Tuesday 18 May, 2010. The sequel to the box office smash hit comedy, The Kings of Mykonos: Wogboy 2 heralds the return of Steve Karamitsis (Nick Giannopoulos) alongside Frank (Vince Colosimo) in a story that takes our heroes from one Greek paradise (Melbourne) to another (Mykonos) in order to reclaim a family inheritance.

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Win Tickets: OutInCanberra Premiere of Mother and Child

05/05/2010 by OutInCanberra FreeStuff

Featuring stand-out performances from a superb cast, Mother and Child is a striking drama centred around three women whose paths will cross and change them forever.

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Mother's Day Dining Guide

04/05/2010 by OutInCanberra

Mother's Day is fast approaching and has left us all wondering, where did the start of the year go? Before you get yourself in a tizz and attempt the breakfast in bed, crumbs in pyjamas scenario, visit The OutInCanberra Mother's Day Dining Guide. Browse special Mother's Day set menus at a range of Canberra's favourite restaurants and make your reservation online in just minutes. Here's to an indulgent and stress free (for everyone) Mother's Day! ...The OutInCanberra Mother's Day Dining Guide

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A Celebration of Wool @ Old Bus Depot Markets

04/05/2010 by OutInCanberra

A Celebration of Wool is in its fifteenth year at the Old Bus Depot Markets – a spectacular event. Canberra is in the middle of a wool growing area, and to see what artists and business people with big ideas do with wool is fascinating. Craftspeople who work with wool come from NSW, Victoria, and South Australia to participate in this showcase of top quality Australian made wool products, many made on their own properties.

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Warehouse Winter Music Festival @ AIS

04/05/2010 by Steph Dagmar

As I climb the stairs to dance music heaven, the walls of the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) are already shaking. It’s early in the day, but Warehouse Winter Musical Festival is heating up. In its third year, Kick’s Entertainment has managed to attract the masses, with a string of impressive dance, electro and funk acts, both international and home-grown. The AIS has allowed a full scale takeover, being divided into three main stages – the Arena, Club and Terrace stage. Each stage holds a different atmosphere, but all present heavy hitting, heart-stopping beats.

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Shop Handmade supports local design

03/05/2010 by Natalie Tsirimokos

Canberra's ever-successful quarterly up-market - The Handmade Market has gone boutique. No, this does not mean the end of our beloved seasonal market fix, but it does mean that you can now enjoy the same fabulous locally handmade goods all year round. The shop is adorned in beautiful pieces; art, accessories, clothing, toys and more. You'll also notice a few of Canberra's designer names including; Andi, Millicent Russel, Tango & James Nest and more.

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