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Mouth-watering Mediterranean @ Tazé

04/03/2011 by Luisa Deliseo

It was a cool autumn night as I approached Tazé Mediterranean Cuisine. First opened in late 2010, I hadn't yet been but had wanted to try it out. I notice immediately that both downstairs and upstairs was bustling with diners, which is an achievement on a solemnly quiet Monday night in Canberra when most restaurants don't bother opening.

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Dizzee Rascal Rocks UC

04/03/2011 by Grace Keyworth

The University of Canberra's refectory has recently undergone a makeover and Dizzee Rascal was one of the first real tests for the refreshed venue. Starting off the evening were local lads Cheese and Offtapia, who provided the necessary warm up beats to get the young liquored crowd in the mood to party. Everything was running pretty smoothly with two bars providing quick drink service, plenty of space outside and designated smoking areas to keep everyone happy.

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Dine + Win @ One Restaurant and Bar

02/03/2011 by OutInCanberra

Give yourself a night off cooking this month and you could win. Treat yourself to sumptuous modern Australian fare with a European twist at One Restaurant and Bar, nestled away from the bustle of the city's main streets. Win! When you dine at One Restaurant and Bar before the end of March, you have the chance to win one of ten double passes to Ballets Russes: the art of costume exhibition, exclusive to the National Gallery of Australia.

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Sofia Polak collection launches

28/02/2011 by Jil Hogan

Canberra designer Sofia Polak has been creating glamorous custom garments for the past five years. Having previously styled Fashions On The Field judges and a Miss World Australia finalist, Sofia has now turned her sights to her first ready to wear collection, which launches this weekend at Fashion Exposed in Sydney. This year she will also style the winner of the Myer Face of Canberra Racing, held at Thoroughbred Park, for the duration of their title. Jil Hogan caught up with Sofia Polak on the eve of her collection launch. Tell me a bit about your collection.

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The McClymonts @ Enlighten

24/02/2011 by Jil Hogan

There's no stopping The McClymonts. It's been a busy year already for the trio originally from Grafton, NSW, having taken out Group of the Year for the fourth year running at the Australian Country Music Awards, taking their Golden Guitar tally to six. The three sisters also scored the Aria for Best Country Album in late 2010 for their latest release, Wrapped Up Good. For the past few years, The McClymonts have spent a large chunk of their time writing, recording and performing in the home of country music, Nashville.

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Enlighten 2011 - WIN tickets

24/02/2011 by OutInCanberra

Witness Lake Burley Griffin’s stunning foreshore like never before at Enlighten 2011. See Commonwealth Place transform into a festive hub, abuzz with major concerts by international artists and spectacular lighting canvassed across the vast facades of surrounding national attractions, that will open their doors for exclusive night experiences.

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New menu delights @ artespresso

23/02/2011 by Sarah Watt

As those who dine out in Canberra regularly will know, we have some pretty fabulous restaurants in this town. This has been further emphasised by the recent awarding of Australian Good Food and Travel Guide Chef Hats to seven local restaurants, including the recently rejuvenated artespresso in Kingston. I have been a long-time fan of artespresso, and when news came my way that a new Hat had been awarded and that a fresh team of floor and kitchen staff had been appointed I wasted no time in checking things out.

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The Ultimate Rock 'n' Roll Jam Session: Exclusive Offer

21/02/2011 by OutInCanberra

Exclusive Offer! Don't miss The Ultimate Rock 'n' Roll Jam Session at Canberra Theatre Centre on Thursday 3rd March. It was an ordinary day in December 1956, in Sun Studios Tennessee, when four music legends had a chance meeting that later influenced the entire music world. On this day Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins and Johnny Cash recorded together for the first and last time. The four musicians spent hours playing music, competing with each other, comparing riffs and making a beautiful racket that was some of the best music you'll ever hear.

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WIN tickets to The Girl Who Kicked The Hornets' Nest

21/02/2011 by OutInCanberra FreeStuff

Win tickets! See the final chapter of The Millennium Series in March with the release of The Girl Who Kicked The Hornets' Nest. In this last instalment, Lisbeth Salander (Noomi Rapace) lies in critical condition, a bullet wound to her head, in the intensive care unit of a Swedish city hospital. She’s fighting for her life in more ways than one: if and when she recovers, she'll be taken back to Stockholm to stand trial for three murders.

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Fash'n'Treasure returns for 2011

21/02/2011 by OutInCanberra

Indulge in a day of clothes, shoes, bags, hats and accessories at Fash'n'Treasure on Saturday 5th March 2011. Held at the Kingston Old Bus Depot Building, the event brings together local wardrobes, fashion designers, fashion shops, milliners and stylists. Traders range from vintage fashion dealers, boutiques and designers to local Canberrans selling their second-hand fashions, stylists and colourists. So head along between 10:00am and 2:00pm and search for the perfect accompaniments for your wardrobe! Entry is free.

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