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Impro Chic @ The Street Theatre

26/08/2010 by OutInCanberra

The weekend will celebrate the talent of Canberra’s best female improvisers and special guests Rama Nicholas (Melbourne) and Monique Dykstra(Sydney). This charity event will see $5 from every ticket going to the National Breast Cancer Foundation (NBCF). The stage is set and Chic begins by posing the question ‘What would happen if two strangers in the audience were to meet?’ Their chance meeting is played out before your very eyes in 'Chance Encounters.'

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Fit2Date Canberra launch session

25/08/2010 by OutInCanberra

Consider yourself a hot biscuit, but tired of dating men with bigger breasts than yours? And likewise lads, you're not sexist, but you do appreciate a good set of pins to go with those washboard abs you work so hard to maintain. If this sounds like you then maybe like Young MC you're "looking for love in all the wrong places". It might be time to swap your late nights trawling bars for some early morning training sessions with Fit2Date. Everyone's welcome to the launch of Fit2Date in Canberra so long as you meet the simple criteria:

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Alice Creed Film Premier @ Dendy Canberra City

25/08/2010 by OutInCanberra FreeStuff

WIN TICKETS! On a suburban street, two masked men seize a young woman. They bind and gag her and take her to an abandoned, soundproofed apartment. She is Alice Creed, daughter of a millionaire. Her kidnappers, the coldly efficient Vic and his younger accomplice Danny, have worked out a meticulous plan. But Alice is not going to play the perfect victim – she’s not giving in without a fight. In a tense power-play of greed, duplicity and survival we discover that sometimes disappearances can be deceptive. "An ingenious British thriller." - The Times

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The Cat Empire @ ANU Bar

25/08/2010 by Liam Budge

Cat Empire has done it again. They’ve reinforced their status as one of the greatest live acts in the country. They’ve proved their staying power in a fickle music industry, and they’ve proved that there will never be a substitute for live music. It was Canberra’s ANU Bar that was treated to a night of horn blazing and booty-shaking as the Empire released their new album Cinema to Canberran audiences.

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Whitley @ The Maram

24/08/2010 by Carrie Dennes

The Maram crowd appeared very disengaged from opening act, shoegaze extraordinaire Chris Bolton (from Melbourne band Seagul’), who with his acoustic guitar played a support set that was full of potential, but resulted in being background music while the audience talked amongst themselves.

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Fash 'n' Treasure Market returns

24/08/2010 by Natalie Tsirimokos

Following on from the success of the first Fash 'n' Treasure Market in July, the fashonistas are back with Dash for Fash the same market, with an emphasis on racewear. With spring racing season approaching it’s the ideal opportunity to browse one-off pieces by local designers, vintage, millinery and more. Fash 'n' Treasure is Canberra's one and only fashion event, bringing together local wardrobes, fashion designers, fashion shops, milliners and stylists.

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1927 Cocktail Lounge opens, East Row

24/08/2010 by OutInCanberra

Most nightclubbing Canberrans have visited Rolo’s pizza in the Sydney building for that 3am slice. Nestled between the Phoenix Pub and Iori Japanese Restaurant (some late night folk will be saying ‘oh is that what it’s called') Rolo’s pizza is no longer, making way for a new night spot, 1927 Cocktail Lounge. Don’t fret at the loss of pizza because 1927 owner, Dimitri Livas has ensured pizza in abundance at his new cocktail lounge.

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Special Father's Day Lunch @ Lambert Vineyards

24/08/2010 by OutInCanberra

Treat your dad to an indulgence with a difference this year, a relaxing lunch at Lambert Vineyards. This Father’s Day, Lambert Vineyards are hosting a very special set menu, giving diners the choice of three dishes for three courses. Enjoy a selection of meal options including rich goat and duck terrine served with fresh baked brioche, cornichons and beetroot relish or house made Italian pork sausages with caramelised onions & potato puree, finished with ‘Lambert Vineyards Shiraz’ red wine jus.

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Local pub menu a real winner

23/08/2010 by Luisa DeLiseo

I have to admit I was a little more than surprised when I found out I would be reviewing The Australian Bar & Restaurant. Perhaps like most Canberrans, I thought it nothing more than an inner-city watering hole, frequented mostly by tourists and inner city stragglers for the odd beer or two.

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Mexican Independence Day @ MonkeyBar

21/08/2010 by OutInCanberra

Dust off your Mexican hats and get down to MonkeyBar for a huge night of drinking and entertainment! As you all know, Mexico is the home of Corona & Tequila and MonkeyBar knows you love them both, so there will be $5 coronas and tequilas flowing all night. Featuring Trent Richardson & Alex Carder + more announced soon. This is going to be a huge night of party action. There will also be heaps of prizes to give away on the night for best dressed girl and guy, plus a sexy dance competition.

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