Article Archive

August 2, 2014

Interview with Baba Brinkman – The Rap Guide to Evolution

02/06/2014 by OutInCanberra

It’s Darwin, baby, but not as you know it. Welcome to the world of Baba Brinkman, whose Rap Guide to Evolution is a 90 minute machine-gun assault on Creationism packed with scientific, philosophical and historical facts delivered in an amazing hip-hop performance. With content peer-reviewed by evolutionary expert, Dr Mark Pallen, this is a show based on fact, and one that is designed to start a conversation.

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Starrs and Kites burning bright!

02/06/2014 by Robbie Allison-Young

Packed to the rafters and surging with anticipation, Transit Bar served as a warm haven from the chilly Canberra breeze on Saturday night. But you could tell that the giddy patrons were there for a purpose, and that was The Paper Kites. The last 12 months for the Kites consisted of a North American tour with City and Colour, an American headliner and the release of their debut album States - an impressive feat for any Aussie act! Phebe Starr

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10 Fashion Blogs We Adore!

28/05/2014 by Carly Jade Devine

Fashion Bloggers are on the rise big time and we love it! Apart from taking over our social media channels with pictures of their fabulous, jet-setting lifestyles and gorgeous outfits including high fashion flat-lays - every single day - we also love to make sure we do our bit and actually check out their blogs on the www. Here are the 10 Fashion Blogs we have adore: 1. They All Hate Us www.theyallhateus.com 2. Gary Pepper www.garypeppergirl.com

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WIN tickets to BAFTA nominee, Good Vibrations!

27/05/2014 by OutInCanberra

British indie hit and BAFTA nominee, Good Vibrations, follows the life of Terri Hooley who is a radical, rebel and music-lover in 1970's Belfast, when the Bloody conflict known as the Troubles shuts down his city. As all his friends take sides and take up arms, Terri opens a record shop on the most bombed half-mile in Europe and calls it Good Vibrations.

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A Rap Guide to Evolution - Coming Soon

26/05/2014 by OutInCanberra

Hip-hop has its roots in the art of storytelling, and occasionally cops a bad, umm… rap for sometimes unsavoury subject matter. However, what would it look like if it were to take on the greatest story ever told? No, not The Bible. Far from it, in fact. Instead, imagine The Theory of Evolution, based on Charles Darwin’s On the Origin of the Species and numerous studies, articles and journals in the 150 years since originally being published.

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How to Survive State of Origin - Part 1

26/05/2014 by OutInCanberra

Football. You don't get it. The only thing that makes less sense to you than a bunch of blokes bashing into each other in different-coloured jumpers is the idea of standing around and watching it. Sadly for you, the six weeks of State of Origin sees this footy-fuelled frenzy hit its peak for the year. Here are a couple of tips to get you through the three matches that finish up in July. (For fans, see details of venues showing the big match tonight by clicking here. ) Who plays?

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La Rustica - Now Open at Kingston Foreshore

23/05/2014 by OutInCanberra

For 25 years, La Rustica served lovers of Italian cuisines from its site on Kennedy Street in Kingston. Always a family affair, various branches of Celestinos, Calliparis and Spadaforas have been at the helm, with the later two in charge of the restaurant since 2004. It is this family feel that has had Canberran’s flocking for their rustic cuisine, and that has had their large and regular clientele very much missing La Rustica since the doors closed on the Kennedy Street restaurant in February this year.

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Truffle Festival - Lunches and Cooking Classes

20/05/2014 by OutInCanberra

The Truffle Festival, Canberra & Capital Region has announced an amazing line up of events already. OutInCanberra is proud to bring a selection to you as part of this amazing little festival. The most exciting part is the presence of Antonio Carluccio. As the patron for The Truffle Festival, Canberra & Capital Region, Antonio will be attending a number of events to entertain and enlighten guests with his extensive knowledge of Italian cooking. Long Lunch

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GourMay Highlights - Duck and Pinot Dinner!

20/05/2014 by OutInCanberra

OutinCanberra is immensely proud of the work of our local dining industry. Be it those who make us recuperative weekend breakfasts; the most extraordinary fine-dining experiences; or those keeping us entertained with modern versions of classic comfort foods (think hotdogs and tacos), there is so much on offer in our city. A New Dish Every Day To celebrate the Canberra dining scene, OutInCanberra is partnering with 31 of our favourite restaurants to bring you GourMay – a month-long celebration of local dining.

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Mate vs Mate - State of Origin 2014

20/05/2014 by OutInCanberra

We breed them tough down here in Australia, and nowhere else is that more evident than on the green grass of Lang Park at the commencement of another State of Origin Series. (For a full list of OutInCanberra partners showing the big game next Wednesday ay 8.00pm, click here)

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