Article Archive

October 24, 2016

Belconnen Fresh Food Markets: A foodie’s destination

14/09/2016 by Josephine Huynh

For four decades north-siders have made the weekly pilgrimage to the Belconnen Fresh Food Markets, to peruse the rows upon rows of some of the freshest produce you can find in Canberra and the surrounding region. One step into the markets and all your senses are ignited. A stroll through the space uncovers every colour imaginable; from the bright and shiny reds, greens and yellows of the fruit and veg; to the darker, marbled tones of succulent meats and sauces.


People's Choice is coming soon!

13/09/2016 by OutInCanberra

Attention Canberrans – it’s almost that time of the year again, time to have your voices heard loud and clear! The 2016 OutInCanberra People’s Choice Awards are just around the corner. This is your chance to tell us what you love about your city. Whether it’s your local café, the corner pub or the biggest show in town… we want to hear about it. This year we will once again take entries across the five different categories of: Café, Restaurant, Nightlife, Entertainment, Events and Attractions.


The ’90s comeback

13/09/2016 by Kimberley Sara

The ’90s resurgence has crept up and gently tapped us on our shoulders, but now it’s about to hit us in full force. What seems like only yesterday was actually two decades ago and the fashion cycle has swung around to meet us somewhere between 90201, Jenny from the Block, Kate Moss and No Doubt. Enter spaghetti straps, bomber jackets, sporty cargos, Adidas stripes and RnB cool.


SAFIA is coming home!

13/09/2016 by Alexandra Abbott

Local Canberra electronic-indie band SAFIA is returning to Canberra next Friday 23 September, as part of their new national tour, and we couldn’t be more excited! These three talented Canberrans have been rocking the music scene with their fresh sound and mesmerising lyrics in tracks such as Listen to Soul, Listen to Blues and Counting Sheep. Having previously worked with electronic music duo Peking Duk, who also hail from the nation’s capital, on big hit tracks like Take Me Over, they are certainly accustomed to big crowds and no doubt will not disappoint!.


Discover a local drop

13/09/2016 by Alex Dickens

Canberra has some of the best cool climate wines in the country and with the weather warming up and locals venturing out of hibernation, it’s the perfect time to discover some local cellar doors. If you’re relatively new to the wine tasting scene or just have no idea where to start, here is a list of some of our favourite vineyards and wine venues this season. __________________________________________ Mount Majura Vineyard 88 Lime Kiln Road, Majura


A gift for the local art scene

13/09/2016 by Alex Dickens

In the midst of Canberra’s ANU is an Australian first and fascinating exhibition that is intriguing art enthusiasts across the capital. Zhang Peili: From Painting to Video is now showing at the Australian Centre on China in the World (CIW) featuring the newly-restored and never before exhibited, Flying Machine (1994).


Movie review: Sully

13/09/2016 by Rylan Dawson

“Brace for impact.” Sully, which opened worldwide over the weekend, details the extraordinary true tale of American Airlines pilot Chesley ‘Sully’ Sullenberger (Tom Hanks) along with co-pilot Jeff Skiles (Aaron Eckhart), who on a chilly day, successfully crash-landed a passenger aircraft into the Hudson river with 155 souls on board.


10 things to do this weekend

09/09/2016 by OutInCanberra

Rain may be the forecast for today but we’re confident that the sun will be out and shining soon! So make the most of it with our guide to the top 10 things to do this weekend. __________________________________________ 1. Big Things in Store 2016 at Treloar Technology Centre 9:00am Saturday 10 Saturday


Making your mark in the fashion industry

08/09/2016 by Josephine Huynh

With every season comes a new start, a shift in perspective on life and a fresh outlook on the near future. No matter how firmly you have your sights set on your career, a change of season might just be what you need – that extra push to venture into new opportunities, take the next step or break the mould and start a new career entirely – one that you really love!


A month-long celebration of burgers and beers

08/09/2016 by OutInCanberra

September marks BURLEY BEER MONTH at Walt & Burley! A whole month dedicated to beer you ask? Yes! And also our second favourite 'b' word - burgers! Every Thursday, the lakeside gastropub will unveil a new boutique craft beer on tap, matched with one of their very own burger creations.