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Tropfest @ Commonwealth Park

14/02/2011 by OutInCanberra

The 19th annual Movie Extra Tropfest returns live via satellite to Commonwealth Park, on Sunday 20 February 2011 to the largest live audience outside Sydney. As the world’s largest short film festival, Tropfest is recognised for its unique platforms for emerging filmmakers, each year attracting over 600 entries. In 2010 over 23,500 movie fans enjoyed the relaxed atmosphere of the Canberra screening, and this year's crowd is expected to reach a record crowd of 25,000.

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Courses for a Cause Recap

14/02/2011 by OutInCanberra

On Thursday 10th February, venues across Canberra served up their finest for a string of guests at Courses for a Cause 2011. Hosted by OutInCanberra and The Mark Agency, the event raised cruicial funds for the recent floods in Queensland and Victoria. The evening started with dinner, with guests scattered across town at some of Canberra's top venues. Seated at tables set to perfection with flower-filled gumboots as centrepiece, guests were served a delicious array of courses, washed down with Kamberra Wines and Chandon Champagne.

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The BlackSchu Band @ The Street Theatre

14/02/2011 by OutInCanberra

Catch The BlackSchu Band in two shows only at The Street Theatre in The Bar on the Wrong Side of the Tracks. With years of playing in seedy dives the BlackSchu Band are generously sharing this experience with their hometown audience. This is a rare opportunity to catch them in their native habitat. The BlackSchu Band play classic boogie-woogie infused with blues and jazz. Every note counts with their infectious grooves, heartfelt vocals and wailing solos.

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Win tickets to MGMT + Chemical Brothers

14/02/2011 by OutInCanberra

Win tickets! On top of touring with Future Music Festival, MGMT and Chemical Brothers will both play sideshow concerts in Sydney on Thursday 10th March.

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Warehouse First Round Lineup Announced

11/02/2011 by OutInCanberra

Dance fans are in for a treat when Warehouse returns for 2011. The first round lineup offers a tasty smorgasboard of acts from both Australia and abroad, including Deadmau5, Martin Solveig, Bag Raiders and Wynter Gordon. The festival hits the AIS arena on Tuesday 26th April, this year's ANZAC Day public holiday. Tickets are on sale now through www.ticketek.com.au or from in store at Parliament Clothing (Canberra Centre, Westfield Belconnen and Westfield Woden).

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Valentine's Day Singles Mixer @ Rydges Capital Hill

07/02/2011 by OutInCanberra

Special offer Looking for your Valentine? Meet, mingle, mix and match with like minded singles at Rydges Capital Hill this Valentine's Day. The event is a combination of an introductory cocktail party where you will be encouraged to move around and mingle. This is followed by a 2 course dinner designed to continue the interaction. Hosted by Canberra's very own funny man, Emo Parsonson, this will be a night like no other.

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Thundermentals @ Transit Bar

04/02/2011 by Kirsten Morrison

Transit bar got its fair share of quality Aussie hip hop beats on Thursday the 3rd of February with up and coming hip hop act Thundamentals. Local hip hop favourites D’opus and Roshambo kicked off the night with some of their own material, as well as covering some well-known crowd favourites by acts such as Bliss and Eso. The guys wowing the crowd with their impressive turntable skills, also playing some new material that I’m sure we will be hearing a lot more of in the future. Once Thundamentals hit the stage, they quickly had everyone on their feet.

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Italian Food Festival @ Locanda

04/02/2011 by OutInCanberra

During February, experience the cuisine, culture and tradition of Italy at Locanda during Sapori e Saperi - the Italian food festival. Each week of the festival will see a different region of Italian culture and tradition featured, from the North-East and North-West during the first two weeks, to Central and Southern Italy in the final two weeks. This year in particular the festival celebrates 150 years since national hero Giuseppe Garibaldi united Italy.

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Raize The Roof @ Hyatt Hotel

04/02/2011 by OutInCanberra

The 2nd Raize The Roof gala ball, Sparkle, on Saturday 19th February is set to be a night to remember. Combining an illusionist, drummers, dancing, prizes and a whole lot of glamour, the evening aims to raise money for Raize the roof, a charity founded by local Canberrans passionate about improving the lives of children who are 'a little less lucky'.

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Bright Star @ Courtyard Cinemas

02/02/2011 by OutInCanberra

Don't miss Courtyard Cinema's screening of Bright Star on Wednesday 9th February as part of their Fall in Love February series. Courtyard Cinema is Canberra’s most unique cinema experience by deckchair under our stunning 100-year-old New Acton Oak tree. Film-goers will have an intimate, alfresco cinema experience with state-of-the-art surround sound and screen. Bright Star A romantic drama about the relationship between 19th century poet John Keats and Fanny Brawne. Starring Abbie Cornish, Ben Whishaw and Paul Schneider. Tickets are $20 per deckchair.

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