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October 1, 2014

Coolio - Bringing it to Canberra

24/07/2014 by OutInCanberra

Coolio is coming! Oh, yeah, the man responsible for the 90s mega-hit Gangsta’s Paradise is playing at Transit Bar in a night sure to be filled with soulful sounds and fat beats. We’re talking about a hip-hop party like Canberra has never seen, with one of the highest-selling artists of the genre’s golden era leading the way all night. To get you ready for what will be a show to remember, here are some sides of Coolio you might not know. It’s all in a name

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Devdas: The Musical - Coming Soon!

24/07/2014 by OutInCanberra

It’s a spectacle. An explosion of colour and sound. A feast of musical styles and dance. And it’s a heart-wrenching story of romance and intrigue that has fascinated India for more than a century. Now Devdas has been transformed for the first time into a Bollywood magical musical and is coming to Canberra Theatre Centre for one night only (Saturday 16 August).

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Devdas: The Musical - Coming Soon!

24/07/2014 by OutInCanberra

It’s a spectacle. An explosion of colour and sound. A feast of musical styles and dance. And it’s a heart-wrenching story of romance and intrigue that has fascinated India for more than a century. Now Devdas has been transformed for the first time into a Bollywood magical musical and is coming to Canberra Theatre Centre for one night only (Saturday 16 August).

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Monty Python Live (mostly) show - Win Tickets

23/07/2014 by OutInCanberra

Monty Python rightfully hold a place amongst the world’s finest ever comedians, influencing a generation and revolutionising comedy on their way to greatness. The historic last night of the Monty Pythons Live (mostly) show from London’s The 02 concert arena is to be broadcast in cinemas across Australia on Wednesday August 6th.

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Crooked Colours - Live at Transit Bar

22/07/2014 by Jen Taylor

Every band that comes to Canberra these days comments on how cold it is and how grateful they are that people actually braved the cruel outside world to attend their gig. We do like to think of ourselves as sort of understated superheroes, though Transit Bar did seem to take longer than normal to fill up on the night of Crooked Colours’ album tour.

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The Sydney Comedy Festival Showcase Tour

22/07/2014 by OutInCanberra

The Sydney Comedy Festival is Sydney’s biggest annual comedy event, and in 2014 it’s on the road once more bringing the best of the fest to Canberra.

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AHA Awards for Excellence - Worthy Winners

21/07/2014 by OutInCanberra

Tonight, QT Hotel Canberra played host to the 2014 Australian Hotels Association’s Awards for Excellence. Always held on Monday night (in reflection of the ‘weekend’ for most of those gathered in the room) the AHA Awards are a fantastic opportunity for those in the hospitality industry to get together, celebrate their efforts across the previous 12 months, and generally let their hair down.

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Rat & Co - Live at Transit Bar

14/07/2014 by Jen Taylor

Mention Rat & Co to the general populace and they might not know who you’re talking about – as soon as you say it’s the project of Chet Faker’s bass player, Josh Delaney, people quickly catch up. The key question when attending Transit Bar to see them play was whether this would overshadow them in any way – associations can either make or ruin an act.

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All Day Special - Waldorf on London

11/07/2014 by OutInCanberra

The Waldorf on London has been a feature of Canberra’s inner-city life for 15 years. With a consistent trade and friendly professional service, it’s little wonder then that their dining room has been busy all that time. And with good reason; The Waldorf, as a bar/café and restaurant that also services the always-busy apartments upstairs, has a finely tuned menu designed to ensure the best experience no matter what time of day you might choose to dine.

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Nice and Easy - PJ O'Reilly's in Canberra City

04/07/2014 by OutInCanberra

You have to be impressed with a pub that manages to combine inner city formality with a relaxed feel that makes everyone feel like they belong. That’s what PJ O’Reilly’s in the City manages to do with ease – provide a comfortable space where Tradies stand next to Suits and often engage in the same conversations.

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