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April 20, 2015

Weekend Yum Cha at Akiba

11/02/2015 by OutInCanberra

Drink tea? Don’t mind if I do. In fact, if you’re looking for a direct translation for what yum cha means, well… that’s it. Now, what if you could grab a pot of tea as well as fresh and spicy flavours, right in the heart of the city? The good news is that Akiba has you covered. As anyone who has visited a yum cha restaurant knows, there’s a lot more to this amazing Southern-Chinese dining style than just tea.

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The Gambler - Movie Review

10/02/2015 by Sam Tremayne

Risk is everywhere, but Mark Wahlberg has bet BIG in making The Gambler. Unfortunately, this is a movie that tried to go indie for some artsy cred. Instead, it just warbles along through a copy-and-paste script about a dude with nothing to lose and with no regard for his own life or those of others. It’s a story that is tired and, for The Gambler to work, really needed to invigorate the trope and bring something new to the blackjack table.

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5 Things for the Weekend

05/02/2015 by OutInCanberra

Hooray! Summer returns this weekend, with temperatures finally hitting the 30s again! Get out there amongst it! We want to know what you get up to this weekend, as we head towards Valentine’s Day next Saturday night. Tweet or Instagram your fun with #LoveCBR and we’ll re-post the best. For Facebook, tag OutInCanberra and you could be featured in our feed.

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Unique Ideas for Valentine's Day

03/02/2015 by Sarah Pritchard

Valentine’s Day is coming up so bring on the flowers and the chocolates and the romantic evening for two. Dinners are lovely and intimate and all, but how about something a little different? Here are a few ideas for Valentines Day that reach outside the box and above the norm. Mile High

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WIN a double pass to ALIVE Fridays presents 3LAU

03/02/2015 by OutInCanberra

He is one of the biggest names to come out of Las Vegas and Canberra is lucky enough to host him for one night only! Justin Blau became fascinated with music at age five when he first taught himself to play the piano, and later guitar and drums. Now, 3LAU (pronounced Blau) releases each track on the piano. (Cool!) This year marks a fresh chapter for the young 3LAU, as he transitions from mash-up guru to big room house producer.

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5 Things for the Weekend

30/01/2015 by OutInCanberra

Sadly folks, we’re faced with an old-fashioned two-day weekend. Sigh. Still, that doesn’t mean there’s nothing happening. As always in the summer months, Canberra is killing it with plenty to see and do in the warm, warm weather. Enjoy! ___________________ 1. RAW Artists at Belconnen Arts Centre Friday from 7.30pm. If you’re new to Canberra, don’t be deceived by the wide avenues and artificial lake. You barely need to scratch the surface to discover a world of adventurous artists and amazing performers.

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Movie Review - Amercian Sniper

26/01/2015 by Sam Tremayne

Clint Eastwood certainly isn’t shy of a war film. 2006’s impressive Letters from Iwo Jima and its companion piece, Flags of Our Fathers was a fascinating examination of the famous World War 2 battle as told from both sides of the conflict.

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5 Things to Do This Weekend

23/01/2015 by OutInCanberra

The Australia Day weekend: does it get any better than this? It doesn’t. Save your boozing by the barbecue for Monday, there’s still two more days to get out and about across Canberra. Here are our picks. Enjoy! 1. Asian Cup at Canberra Stadium Friday from 5.30pm. Ask your parents about how much Iran and Iraq fought in the early 80s, and then grab yourself some tickets to the last match of the tournament at Canberra Stadium.

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5 Things to Do This Weekend

16/01/2015 by OutinCanberra

Canberra is in full swing this weekend, with a cool and comfortable couple of days making a very busy Canberra easy to enjoy. Here's our pick of the coming days. 1. Beer Tasting at The Durham Castle Arms Saturday at midday and 7.00pm. Beer lovers unite! Nail Brewery and The Durham Castle Arms link up once more for an informal four-course beer and food matching lunch and dinner. Delicious!

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Frugii Dessert Laboratory is Now Open

14/01/2015 by OutInCanberra

Great news for Canberra's lovers of cold treats! Fruggii's Dessert Laboratory has opened in the brand new Ori building on Lonsdale Street Braddon! Owners John and Ed have thrown all their passions into their first bricks-and-mortar cafe to bring you a range of seductive selections just in time for Summer's heat. Head on in to the cafe - located just off the street in the cool surrounds of an amazing new building - to check out the ice-creams, sorbets and gelatos that have made Fruggii so sought-after in recent years.

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