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Rubix Cuba

20/03/2008 by Natalie Tsirimokos

Rubix Cuba is more than an 80’s fad and a communist country. It’s also more than a 7 piece Aussie Ska band from Newcastle. Rubix Cuba is a feel-good visual and aural feast for the soul. It’s a steaming hot lead singer, fondly referred to as ‘Princess Jasmine,’ 7 equally cool cucumbers and a giant dancing rubix cube. The Cubans have been playing the live circuit enthusiastically for almost 10 years, and now with more than 600 live shows under their belt, Rubix Cuba has hit the roads on their east coast tour and announced the release of their debut album.

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Come to save the day

18/03/2008 by Natalie Tsirimokos

Sweaty singing indie-pop DJ, Muscles, will be bringing the sunshine back to Canberra with his feel good anthems and edgy beats, when he performs at Friction's B.A.D (Back Alley Disco) on Friday 28th of March at Academy. Muscles has had a massive 2007, busting out hits such as 'Sweaty' and 'Ice Cream,' releasing his debut LP, touring the US with Soulwax, playing the Wireless Festival in the UK, supporting Daft Punk on their Never Ever Land tour and playing at Canberra's Foreshore Music Festival.

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Unspeakable by Quantum Leap

13/03/2008 by Natalie Tsirimokos

Unspeakable, louder than words was performed by Quantum Leap, the Australian Choreographic Centre's youth ensemble at the Canberra Playhouse from the 1st-4th of August to full arenas. Directed by artistic director Ruth Osborne and her assistant Vivienne Rogis, Unspeakableinvolves 36 young dancers ranging in age from 12 to 25, in work that has been commissioned from four emerging choreographers; Alice Holland, Paul Cordeiro, Marko Panzic and Vicki van Hout.

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Prestigious Events

13/03/2008 by Natalie Tsirimokos

Situated in Barton, The National Press Club of Australia is bursting with rich political history, past and present. Established by journalists, The Press Club was created to provide a genuine national forum for ‘issue of the day’ discussions by the personalities who help shape them. The first official address dates back to more than 40 years ago.

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National Belgian Day

13/03/2008 by Natalie Tsirimokos

You weren’t anywhere on Saturday 21st of July unless you were on the streets of Kingston at the Belgian Beer Café enjoying the festivities, sounds, smells and sights of National Belgian Day. Complete with a traditional horse and carriage, the venue was packed with jolly patrons, the clinking of beer mugs and the tantalizing smell of marinated mussels. A talented jazz trio set the scene with heavenly tunes, spilling their sounds out onto the leafy Jardine Street sidewalk.

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Tom Selleck eat your heart out

13/03/2008 by Natalie Tsirimokos

They’re not Tom Selleck look-alikes, they’re proud Movember ambassadors. Andrew Barr, Minister for Tourism, Sports and Recreation, Ross Solly, 666 ABC breakfast announcer and Peter Barclay, King O’Malleys Irish Pub owner, all pulled out their best stick-on mo's, when the month-long charity event was launched earlier this week. The event has sparked awkward upper lip fuzz on mo-bros around the country, from flamboyant boonie styled, to well kempt Selleck wannabes.

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Spring Preview

13/03/2008 by Natalie Tsirimokos

Fashion forward owner of Manuka’s Momento, Ros, sets the agenda for the coming spring season trends, showing us how easy it is to turn the side walk into your very own runway. "We might be in the depths of winter, but here's a little preview of summer 07/08 and it’s going to be hot, hot, hot, thanks to sexy shots of starburst bright colours and outrageously short frocks. Leggings in every colour are suitable companions for many of the super short looks. Key trends for the season include…" Metallics

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Mezzalira’s Magic

13/03/2008 by Natalie Tsirimokos

The Canberra dining market is full of exceptional fine dining venues, but one that stands out is Mezzalira Ristorante, entertaining and impressing its patrons for 11 years. Mezzalira brings to Canberra’s dining industry decades of experience and some of the most awarded talent this region has seen. The team have just added to its lengthy list of achievements the 2007 AHA ‘Best Prestigious Restaurant’ and ‘Best Wine List’ second year running.

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By the fireside...

13/03/2008 by Natalie Tsirimokos

OutInCanberra is pleased to announce that the Annual Fireside Festival is taking place throughout August again this year.This year’s hosts include Poachers Pantry, Grazing, Lamberts and Madew. These award-winning venues offer spectacular views of the countryside and roaring log fires. Each weekend in August will be filled with plenty of 'Fireside' activities. Week 1

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A Press for Steak

13/03/2008 by Nic Henderson

Well, the calorie count is up, my waistline is expanding and the chase for steak continues. So far I’ve had two culinary experiences that have sent the taste buds into overdrive and left me a little shaken at the thought of having to go even a couple of days without a steak!

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