Article Archive

September 1, 2015

What your 'First Date' drink says about you

18/05/2015 by Justin Katz

We all know that first impressions stick - especially when you’re on a first date. It's a matter of make-or-break: whether tonight will turn into a potential relationship, or simply complete humiliation that will abruptly cut any further contact. Part of the nerve-racking process of the first date is ordering the first drink. This drink will implicitly say a lot about you and will be a contributing factor on whether your date will even give you a shot (no pun intended).


Recap: Fashfest Night 4 - The Engineer

17/05/2015 by Jemma Mrdak

In the fashion industry, breaking design limits and taking risks is a must. Moving design beyond the boundaries of what is possible and predicting the future is what makes one designer stand out from another. Tonight, each Fashfest designer, on the final night of shows, proved that they can do just that. Being the finale of Fashfest, expectations were high, and we weren’t disappointed in the slightest.


Recap: Fashfest Night 2 - The Inventor

14/05/2015 by Amy Robinson

Anticipation and excitement carried over into the second night of Fashfest at the National Convention Centre. The theme of ‘The Inventor’ was brought to life through creativity, innovation and originality as designers stunned and awed onlookers with their series of masterpieces. Each collection was transitioned by a variation of moody, jazzy and, one could even say, mechanical sounds delivered by DJ Ced Nada, saxophonist Julian Fung and rapper Tak-Un-Da.


5 Things for the Weekend

14/05/2015 by OutInCanberra

Hooray! The rain has gone, and we’re in the middle of a bunch of those beautiful crisp and clear Canberra mornings. Take advantage of the clear skies and get out and about Canberra this weekend! There’s plenty to see and do! Enjoy! 1. X-Rated Science at Questacon. Tuesday from 7.00pm Get your naughty bits ready for a fun night out in one of Canberra’s favourite national instituions. Be seduced by science at Questacon’s next SciNight as it delves into some cheeky, adults-only topics for one night only.


Recap: Fashfest Night 1 - The Activist

14/05/2015 by Jemma Mrdak

An Activist: a rebel who encourages others to change the world and a mischief maker who incites open revolution. These thoughts were front-of-mind after attending Night One of Fashfest. Canberra’s biggest fashion event of the year shone an incredibly large spotlight last night on the city’s exciting mix of young, local and established fashion and artistic designers.


WIN a double pass to FASHFEST opening night!

13/05/2015 by OutInCanberra

There's only hours to go until Canberra's biggest fashion event kicks off. Tonight, Wednesday, is Opening Night...and the theme is THE ACTIVIST "The Activist is the rebel who encourages others to change the world. The activist is a mischief maker who incites open revolution. Authority is powerless in the face of the people so fashion becomes a beacon for insurrection."


5 things for the Weekend!

07/05/2015 by OutInCanberra

Howdy, folks! Here we are, heading into the second weekend of May. The weather doesn’t look like the best, but that doesn’t mean we’re pulling down the shutters and hiding away. Hell, no! There’s a lot to see and do this weekend. Here are our picks for fun days off. Enjoy! 1. Le Noir at Canberra Theatre Centre Friday and Saturday Night The circus comes to town in the darkest way possible as some of the world’s best acrobats head to Canberra Theatre this weekend – many of which have performed for the legendary Cirque du Soleil.


Get Amongst it! Here are 5 Scenes for a Saturday

04/05/2015 by Sarah Pritchard

There are those living in and visiting Canberra that believe our night times are limited, even boring. Those people are wrong (or at least not very creative!). There are plenty of restaurants and some awesome bars… and there are a few other interesting nighttime activities on offer that you might not have thought of!


HELENA at Academy - Win A Girls Night Out!

04/05/2015 by OutInCanberra

HELENA will be bringing her unique style of electronic vibes to Academy this Friday night! UK born, Australian/Melbourne bred and now Los Angeles based, HELENA, 27, dominates with her sound as one of EDM's most prominent DJs and electronic producers. Making her Tommorrowland debut last year and setting ablaze her own shows at Marquee Nightclub and Marquee Dayclub Las Vegas, this boss of electronica captivates arenas at Australia's largest music festivals like Stereosonic and Future Music!


Attention all 'foodies'! GourMay is here!

01/05/2015 by OutInCanberra

If you think back over the last 12 months, Canberra has gone through a dining explosion. While plenty of people are forecasting tough times in the Canberra market, we’re absolutely thrilled at the number of Canberrans who are turning this city into a true feast for the senses.