Article Archive

March 29, 2015

Q&A with Nik Bulum - Designer and Retailer

14/01/2015 by OutInCanberra

It’s almost three years since we caught up with Nik Bulum. Imagine that! Back in those days, Braddon was relatively serene. Since then, Lonsdale Street Traders has come and gone, a slew of bars and restaurants have appeared, and the scene just keeps growing and growing… So, what does Braddon’s gourmet developer and retailer think about his favourite suburb, as well as Canberra as a whole? Urban renewal is a delicate process. What approach does your company, B&T Constructions, take to designing new social spaces?

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Taken 3 - The End of the Trilogy

13/01/2015 by Sam Tremayne

Taken 3, or Tak3n (or whatever name they’ve given it) would be more appropriate to call it The Next Liam Neeson Action Movie. Neeson only agreed to return to conclude the trilogy under the condition no one is taken in this one, so in this latest instalment the story is similar to many of the cat-and-mouse type of suspenseful action movies of the last few decades - like The Fugitive. In this iteration, Bryan Mills (Neeson) is once again on the hunt for revenge after his wife, played by Famke Janssen, is murdered (or maybe taken?) and he has been setup as the killer.

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Australia Day is Coming!

12/01/2015 by OutInCanberra

One of the great things about January is that, just as you’ve finally dragged yourself back to work, the Australia Day public holiday arrives like another Christmas gift. Hooray! If you’re one of those lucky enough to still be on holidays, then despite every single day being like another glorious Saturday morning, there’s plenty of reason to get out and celebrate with your country-folk.

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Paper Lions - Live at Transit Bar

12/01/2015 by Jen Taylor

It’s always fun to have international acts grace Transit Bar with their presence, and we were particularly lucky to have Canadian indie pop band Paper Lions swing by on the last performance of their Australian tour. The night featured an abundance of Fender guitars, vocal reverb and a whole lot of talent.

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Transit Bar January Gig Guide

12/01/2015 by OutInCanberra

Transit Bar is one of the best places for live music in Canberra. Every Thursday, Friday and Saturday night you are guaranteed a great local, national or international act! Friday 23 January Wretch Long weekend Friday grindcore 8pm, tickets on the door Saturday 24 January Summer Slam ’15 Birthday boys Scissor Kick Champs help you celebrate the Australian Day weekend with a whole slew of awesome - The Vee Bees, Australian Kingwood Factory, Mucho Sonar, Turbobelco, Time & Weight and Casters 6pm, tickets on the door Thursday 29 January Glass Ocean

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5 Things for the Weekend

09/01/2015 by OutInCanberra

Welcome back fro 2015. Here's to another great year in Canberra. There's no such thing as a 'sleepy January' anymore. Here's the best on for this weekend. Enjoy! 1. James Turrell at National Gallery of Australia From 11.00am every day. You’ve heard this from us before, but JUST GO AND SEE IT. There’s pretty much nothing (apart from the leftovers from Jim Morrison’s pockets) that can prepare you for the sensory overload that is James Turrell’s masterful manipulation of light.

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Cultivated Cool with Farmers Daughter

06/01/2015 by OutInCanberra

Canberrans have grown to love Farmer’s Daughter since their first store opened in Yarralumla. Since then, the family has grown, and now, a third shop in Braddon brings a new edition to the bustling precinct. Here, there is everything you have come to love about Farmers Daughter. There are delicious pastries and macarons (yum!) and plenty of wraps and rolls to grab and take for lunch on the go.

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The 2015 Canberra Comedy Festival!

06/01/2015 by OutInCanberra

It is January and you are wondering what 2015 will bring. You might not be certain about everything, but you can be assured that 17 – 22 of March will be the funniest week of the year with the Canberra Comedy Festival in town. Tickets are already on sale to over 50 shows at www.canberracomedyfestival.com.au.

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Local Food Trends for 2015

06/01/2015 by Sarah Pritchard

We’re busy, and cooking every day can be tiresome, so sometimes it’s nice not to have to think about it. There are so many reasons why Canberrans love their convenience food and in 2015 there’s even more popping up around town!

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The Amity Affliction Live at ANU Bar

05/01/2015 by OutInCanberra

Presented by Triple J, Blunt Magazine and Converse in Association with Unified The Amity Affliction announced their ‘The Weigh Downunder’ Tour last year! Visiting and performing for many regional and suburban venues around Australia throughout January, ANU Bar has secured the gig for Canberrans on Tuesday, 13 January 2015. Joining them on the tour will be In Hearts Wake, Confession and Antagonist AD.

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