Article Archive

August 23, 2014

Calibre Cafe - The Perfect Break

04/07/2014 by OutInCanberra

Calibre Café has become a favourite feature of Woden’s Bradley Street dining strip. Set on the edge of Westfield shopping centre, the café is the perfect place to stop off for a breather, or to enjoy a meal with friends and family. The menu has plenty of traditional café favourites, along with a distinctly Italian flair. The presence of pizzas and pastas on the front page of the lunch and dinner menu may be more than a slight give-away, but the Roman influence creeps through in other areas.


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.


Truffle Festival at Lerida Estate

02/07/2014 by OutInCanberra

On Sunday 6 July, Christophe Gregoire Master Chef from Le Très Bon in Bungendore will be coming to Lerida Estate to talk about truffles, including growing them, harvesting them, preparing them and using them to create beautiful dishes. He will also be doing a cooking with demonstration with truffles. Afterwards, why not stay for lunch and have truffle experience at Café Lerida. For Café Lerida Truffle menu click here. Full autumn menu is also available.


WIN tickets to new film, The Lunchbox!

01/07/2014 by OutInCanberra

A feast for the eyes and touching to the heart, THE LUNCHBOX is a critically acclaimed, charming and exotic Indian romantic drama. The film is is set in Mumbai and is a visual feast, filled with delicious shots of Indian food. The film also won the Cannes Critics Week Viewer’s Choice Award! Mumbai’s famously efficient lunchbox delivery system transports thousands of meals every day from kitchens to offices. A Harvard University study found that just one in a million lunchboxes is ever delivered to the wrong address. This is the story of that one lunchbox.


The Brumbies - 5 Moments From the Season So Far

30/06/2014 by OutInCanberra

2014 has been a big year for The University of Canberra Brumbies. Even with a month-long break while the Wallabies took to the French, it’s hard to believe there is only one more match for the local heroes. Here’s a quick look at the 2014 season so far. Round 3 - David Pocock’s ACL goes ‘pop’! Again.


Style: Primped and Pampered at Style & Beauty Within

30/06/2014 by Carly Devine

One of the first to open for business inside Mode 3 on the trendy Lonsdale Street in Braddon was the super chic hair and beauty salon, Style & Beauty Within. The salon is run by passionate Mother and Daughter duo Belinda and Rachel Morgan, whom have both been in the business for more than 20 years combined and have worked with a number of high profile people such as Ruby Rose and Erin McNaught.


Waltz with Monica - The Scandinavian Film Festival

26/06/2014 by OutinCanberra

Starring: Edda Magnason, Sverir Gudnason and Kjell Bergqvist Directed by: Per Fly Modern television’s obsession with talent shows no sign of abatement. Interesting then, that the progress of a jazz singer from small-time girl to European star is a highlight of The Scandinavian Film Festival. Waltz for Monica takes us on The Journey (to use a staple of reality television) of the Swedish songstress Monika Zetterlund through the late 50s and early 60s as she makes a name for herself on both sides of the Atlantic.


The Wit and Wisdom of Keith Richards

24/06/2014 by OutInCanberra

You can’t accuse me of anything I haven’t already confessed to. There’s a wonderful truth in that. It’s an acceptance that you are who you are – that you’ve got nothing left to hide. It’s a statement that tells the reader that the subject no longer cares about your opinion simply because he or she has been-there-done-that and bought all of the t-shirts. In essence: f#@k you.


Recap: Commit No Nuisance at La De Da

24/06/2014 by Alice Brown

‘Commit No Nuisance’. It is not the name of a punk band, nor is it a directive for rebellious youth. As it turns out, ‘Commit No Nuisance’ is something very, very different.


RUFUS - Live at ANU

24/06/2014 by Jen Taylor

On a cold Canberra night that should have kept everyone at home, nothing was going to stop the crowds from making it to the much-anticipated and sold-out RÜFÜS gig at ANU bar. From the outset, the standard was high. The Western Australian group Crooked Colours shook the walls of the venue, their dark melodic riffs at times providing elements of 80s nostalgia. Their sound was big, their performance full of energy; their music polished and very enjoyable.