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May 29, 2016

Win Tickets: Micmacs

22/02/2010 by OutInCanberra FreeStuff

Jean-Pierre Jeunet is one of cinema’s most inventive and inspired talents and the creator of Amelie, Delicatessen and A Very Long Engagement. His new film Micmacs, is a dazzling comedy that follows a band of misfits, lead by accidental hero, Bazil, who takes revenge on big business.


Now Open: Thirst Winebar & Eatery

19/02/2010 by OutInCanberra

Popular dining hot-spot Anise has recently closed the doors of its Melbourne Building home to make way for Thirst Winebar & Eatery. Anise's former owners have done a stunning job with bringing the new venue to life, with a bustling outdoor dining area, large fold-back doors and a modern, relaxed approach to dining. Thirst Winebar & Eatery also marks the change-up of cuisine to modern Thai, with a focus on wines of the world and bar food. The menu also promises heartier, traditional Thai dishes if you're after lunch or dinner.


Holly Throsby By The Water

19/02/2010 by OutInCanberra

Holly Throsby will perform at our outdoor amphitheatre, by the shores of Lake Burley Griffin in Canberra, on Saturday 20 February 2010. If it rains, the performance will be held in the Museum's Hall. Holly will be accompanied by her long-time band, The Hello Tigers, Bree van Reyk and Jens Birchall. The performance will be supported by local Canberra band, The Cashews and will coincide with the Water: H2O=Life exhibition.


The best of Latin American cinema returns to Canberra

18/02/2010 by OutInCanberra

From March 1 – 5, 2010, Canberra's Latin American Embassies, in collaboration with the National Museum of Australia will present the ‘6th Latin American Film Festival in Australia’ (LAFF). Entry to all LAFF films will be free of charge and there will be 2 films per day, at 6pm and 8pm. LAFF will present a selection of the best films from Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Cube, Mexico, Peru, Uruguay and Venezuela. The chosen films include international award winning pieces from recent releases in Latin American cinema.


Aussie influenced Parisian design

15/02/2010 by Natalie Tsirimokos

Virginie Castaway is a French label known for it's refined and often un-buttoned fashion forward elagance. But who is Virgine Castaway and how did Australia influence this chic Parisian's style aesthetic? Virginie grew up in an artist’s family in the North of France. “My parents have always taught me to open my eyes and they gave me the chance to express myself through a lot of things like drawing, music and by taking dancing classes," Virginie said.


Starry Nights at National Gallery of Australia

09/02/2010 by OutInCanberra FreeStuff

WIN TICKETS Enjoy a unique experience of this extraordinary exhibition with late night viewings of Masterpieces from Paris, introductory art talks each half hour, music and shopping in the gallery, and a live concert followed by DJ in the picturesque Sculpture Garden. This weekend's Starry Nights feature headlining acts are Clare Bowditch Trio on Friday 12 March and Tim Rogers Band on Saturday 13 March. We've got 5 double passes to giveaway for both Starry Nights. To WIN a double pass, simply answer the following question:


Shakespeare in the Vines @ Mount Majura

09/02/2010 by Natalie Tsirimokos

On an uncomfortably hot Sunday, it was with relief that the afternoon saw the clouds descend on the sky and a soft breeze pick up in the air. The weather man changed his tune, and it was just in time, because at 3pm hundreds of sun hat wearing punters filled Mount Majura Vineyard for their open-air cinema annual event ‘Shakespeare in the Vines.' There was a laid back vibe at the vineyard, as punters arranged themselves on picnic rugs, lounged on outdoor furniture and sipped chilled local wine. High spirited chatter hung in the cool afternoon air.


Where to dine this Valentine's Day

08/02/2010 by OutInCanberra FreeStuff

Book your V-Day rendezvous at one of Canberra's best restaurants through OutInCanberra and you could WIN a case of Mount Majura wines and a beautiful bouquet of roses from Lil' Blossom hand delivered to your sweetheart! This Valentine’s Day impress the one you love, the one you aspire to love, or just entertain your friends in celebration of singleton. For the partnered, thoughtfulness is not just an option on V-Day- it's compulsory, and there is nothing as impressive as a dreamy dinner for 2 at one of Canberra’s finest.


Pastries, brioche & cake now at Ostani

08/02/2010 by Natalie Tsirimokos

Ostani @ Hotel Realm isn't just the hottest spot for after work drinks and dinner, it's also a relaxing location to kick back and indulge with coffee and cake, 7 days a week. The team now offer fresh pastries, decadent petite cakes and brioche, along with gourmet sandwiches and smooth, rich coffees. Relax inside in the contemporary dining space or outside on the sunny terrace.


Vampire Weekend, Silverchair, Tegan & Sara + more in Canberra!

04/02/2010 by Natalie Tsirimokos

Big time regional music festival Groovin' the Moo is coming to Canberra this May! With a line-up bigger than Avatar, 'nash cap' folk will have the treat of boogying down to Silverchair, Empire of the Sun, Vampire Weekend, Grinspoon, Tegan and Sara and more. The travelling music event is like no other in Australia, with the GTM team setting up their shows in regional cities. Ok, Canberra may not be so 'regional' but if it means we get to host Groovin' the Moo in Canberra - they can call us whatever they like.