Article Archive

July 29, 2016

Pigman's Lament theatre review

28/06/2016 by Rylan Dawson

Performance art meets psychological thriller in Canberra’s newest Street Theatre play Pigman’s Lament. Written and performed by Raoul Craemer, Pigman’s is a non-stop one man existential piece outlining the difficulties of living in the shadow of a dark family past. Craemer is a playwright and stay-at-home Dad with passions for soccer and theatre. Trapped in his Canberra apartment, Craemer is continually harassed by his Nazi grandfather in modern day Australia and the two argue the differences between themselves and what makes a man.

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10 things to do this weekend

24/06/2016 by OutInCanberra

Go to one or check them off one by one! Follow our guide to the weekend and you'll sure make the most of your precious time off! __________________________________________ Men’s Tech and Style Masterclass at Canberra Centre 7pm Friday 24 June

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Stealing a moment at Black Market

23/06/2016 by OutInCanberra | Photography by Ashley St George

First there was Molly. Then there was The Highball Express. Who knows what the recipe for success is, but have no doubt that all the same ingredients are present as Black Market opens its doors in NewActon. Occupying the space directly below A.Baker, Black Market certainly brings an illicit feel with dark tones and low lighting. Whereas the previous bar felt cold and industrial, the mood has definitely been softened thanks to marble, dark leather and cut crystal.

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10 ways to beat the winter trap

22/06/2016 by Latoya Maddigan

When the cold weather hits it’s easy to retreat and hibernate in a cave of heaters, blankets and TV show binges. However, to keep your summer figure it’s essential that you stock up on ways to motivate yourself to get moving. Here are my 10 ways to do it! __________________________________________ Adopt a partner in crime Training with a partner will boost your motivation and will make you feel more accountable for your training efforts. A partner will also boost your training intensity, encourage you to work harder and help you both keep focused on your training goals.

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What will we be wearing In 2017?

21/06/2016 by Kimberley Sara of The Style Side

No matter how up to date, researched and in-the-know we are, the fashion finish line will always elude us. The million dollar question what is next? defines the very nature of the industry. Sometimes what is now? doesn't even get a look-in because all eyes are scanning the future for the next – the new – the neoteric.

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Yours & Owls 2016 tickets on sale now

21/06/2016 by OutInCanberra

Listen up party legends, it’s time to plan your road trip down south! Yours & Owls festival will be taking place over the NSW Labour Day long weekend (1 and 2 October), across two sun-soaked days at Stuart Park near the North Wollongong Beach. The festival is back and bigger and better in 2016 and as promised, it comes with a stellar lineup. This year its beautiful beach-side Wollongong location will play host to a crew of impressive international artists alongside a-list of all-star local legends.

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Men’s Tech and Style Masterclass

21/06/2016 by OutInCanberra

Attention Canberra fellas! Huw Bennett, contributing style and lifestyle editor for men’s website Oliver Grand, is transforming your late night shopping efforts into a tech and style masterclass. Held at the Canberra Centre on Friday 24 June from 6:30pm to 7:30pm, Huw will share his tips and tricks for developing a personal style and how to adopt this season's fashion trends.

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There’s always room for dessert!

21/06/2016 by Imogen Hughes

With a cold and wet Canberra winter well and truly underway, sometimes you need a little somethin’ somethin’ just to reward you for making it through the day. Luckily, Canberra has some fantastic restaurants, with menus as wild as the weather. Here are our picks for the best and quirkiest after-dinner treats, whether it’s for an occasion or just to celebrate the fact that you successfully adult-ed today. __________________________________________ Spiced Pumpkin Ice-cream with Ricotta Doughnuts, Pod Food

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CEOs brave the cold for annual Sleepout

21/06/2016 by Alex Dickens

The annual Vinnies CEO Sleepout is on again Wednesday 23 June and 150 of the region’s business leaders will roll out their sleeping bags on the lawns of Questacon for the cause. Questacon Director Professor Graham Durant has participated since 2014 and raised over $7000 for homelessness services and was keen to offer Questacon as the location for this years’ Sleepout. “Having that experience of just one night, sleeping in the bitter cold of Canberra’s winter, was such a humbling and eye opening experience,” he explains.

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Refurbished and looking toward redevelopment

21/06/2016 by Alex Dickens

After visiting the new and improved Casino Canberra just weeks ago we wanted to delve further into it’s refurbishment and talk about the grand plan for the site’s redevelopment. To answer our questions, we looked no further than Canberra’s very own Chris Millman, Director of Cox Architects. What is the expectation of the Casino Canberra re-development in its entirety?

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