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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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Voting opens: The OutInCanberra People's Choice Awards

03/05/2010 by Natalie Tsirimokos

The OutInCanberra People’s Choice Awards were officially launched today in Garema Square, with Minister for Tourism, Andrew Barr MLA and Canberra’s hospitality industry in tow. The pursuit is now on for Canberra’s favourite venues – with 'Favourite Café' added to the long-standing categories ‘Favourite Restaurant’ and ‘Favourite Nightlife Venue.’ Barr announced voting open and cast his own vote in the OutInCanberra voting booth.

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David Finnigan's Underage House Party Play

01/05/2010 by OutInCanberra

The Street Theatre is offering tickets at the $15 concession price to all OutInCanberra readers for the Friday night show (June 4). Save $5! Simply mention 'OutInCanberra' when booking. We're also giving away 2 x double passes to opening night, Thursday June 3. Read on to WIN. In one of two 2010 Street Writing Commissions, the Street Theatre are thrilled to present Underage House Party Play from June 3 to 5: a hormone-ridden scramble through the thorny maze of teenage party politics in search of the glamorous side of being young and messed up, by local writer David Finnigan.

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Venezuelan Cuisine Week @ Rydges Capital Hill

21/04/2010 by OutInCanberra

Venezuelan Cuisine Week is set to take place at Rydges Capital Hill from 3 - 7 May, with special guest Celebrity Chef Tamara Rodriguez. On Monday 3 May - Thursday 6 May experience a selection of eight Venezuelan dishes, in addition to Fig Tree Cafe's á la carte menu. On Friday 7 May the team will be hosting a Venezuelan Buffet Feast, starting at 6pm for $39.50 per person, including a glass of DeBortoli wine.

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Exhibition Opening: Make, Believe

19/04/2010 by Natalie Tsirimokos

On Friday 16 April we have a plan, we're going to attend to the exhibition launch of Make, Believe, a collaborative project by Canberra fashion designer Amelia Thompson (of local fashion label, Grazed Youth) and artist Anna Madeleine. The event is set at ANCA gallery in Dickson and although I’ve worked in the suburb for four years, I have no idea where to find it, and we set out on a search, GPS in hand.

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Short Stack @ UC Refectory

19/04/2010 by Steph Dagmar

After a breakthrough 2009, teen sensations Short Stack land in Canberra to perform at the UC Refectory. It's set to be an entertaining evening, full of Short Stack's self-proclaimed ‘pop-punk’ sound, and one the teenage girls in the audience will struggle to forget.

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Culinary heights on Lake Burley Griffin

19/04/2010 by Natalie Tsirimokos

Complimentary glass of wine or bubbly for OutInCanberra readers. It’s a mild Monday evening and my dining partner and I make our way to The Boat House by the Lake in Barton. Just a short drive from my Narrabundah home, I’m little ashamed to admit I have not dined there in more then four years. On this night, groceries have not been purchased for the week ahead and I'm craved an intimate catch-up with good food and no distractions.

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WIN: Exclusive OutInCanberra Premiere Screening of Letters to Juliet

19/04/2010 by OutInCanberra FreeStuff

Join us for the Exclusive OutInCanberra Premiere Screening of Letters to Juliet on Monday 3 May at Hoyts Belconnen. Starring Amanda Seyfried (Mamma Mia!, Mean Girls), Gael Garcia Bernal (The Motorcycle Diaries, Babel), Vanessa Redgrave (Atonement, Girl, Interrupted). When aspiring magazine writer SOPHIA MARCUS and would-be restaurateur VICTOR fly from New York to Italy for a vacation, the stage seems set for some much needed romance in their relationship- especially since their destination is the city of Verona, home of the star crossed lover Juliet Capulet of ROMEO AND JULIET fame.

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Burlesque Bazaar @ Canberra Irish Club

19/04/2010 by OutInCanberra

Join us for a Burlesque Bazaar on Sunday May 23 from 11.00am - 3.00pm at Canberra Irish Club. For anyone interested in anything Burlesque, the Burlesque Bazaar is for you! Come along and enjoy 4 hours of Burlesque related stalls, demonstrations, food, and performances. Entry is $5 which gives you 5 Kitka dollars that can be redeemed at any stall when you spend $20 or more. Support your local Burlesque dancer and help them peddle their wares whilst raising money to fund their costumes for the next Miss Kitka Show in July 2010.

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