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April 1, 2015

5 Things for the Weekend

12/02/2015 by OutInCanberra

Here we go, people! The weekend is here! Canberra is absolutely humming this weekend – there is soooo much going on! Whether you’re a sport lover, a food lover, a music lover… or simply a lover, there is heaps to see and do across our fair city. Enjoy! ___________________________ 1. National Multicultural Festival in the city. Friday from 5.00pm.

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Weekend Yum Cha at Akiba

11/02/2015 by OutInCanberra

Drink tea? Don’t mind if I do. In fact, if you’re looking for a direct translation for what yum cha means, well… that’s it. Now, what if you could grab a pot of tea as well as fresh and spicy flavours, right in the heart of the city? The good news is that Akiba has you covered. As anyone who has visited a yum cha restaurant knows, there’s a lot more to this amazing Southern-Chinese dining style than just tea.

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Around the World - Valentine's Day at the Multicultural Festival

10/02/2015 by OutInCanberra

Valentine’s Day is almost upon us. What better way to spoil that special person in your life than a trip around the world? Put your wallet away – the world is coming to you this weekend as the 2015 National Multicultural Festival kicks into full swing! It’s your opportunity to treat yourselves to a romantic trip to see all the very best the world has to offer. So, how do you do it? Here’s our suggested itinerary for a trips to all the global hotspots – right in the middle of Canberra. __________________________________ 7.00pm

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The Gambler - Movie Review

10/02/2015 by Sam Tremayne

Risk is everywhere, but Mark Wahlberg has bet BIG in making The Gambler. Unfortunately, this is a movie that tried to go indie for some artsy cred. Instead, it just warbles along through a copy-and-paste script about a dude with nothing to lose and with no regard for his own life or those of others. It’s a story that is tired and, for The Gambler to work, really needed to invigorate the trope and bring something new to the blackjack table.

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TOP FIVE - Win a double movie pass

10/02/2015 by OutInCanberra

TOP FIVE is the latest hilarious comedy from Chris Rock who wrote, directed and starred in the film, alongside Rosario Dawson, Gabrielle Union, and a host of other comedians including Kevin Hart, Cedric The Entertainer, Michael Che and Tracey Morgan - just to name a few. Jay Z and Kanye West also co-produced the film! TOP FIVE tells the story of New York City comedian-turned-film star Andre Allen, whose unexpected encounter with a journalist (Rosario Dawson) forces him to confront the comedy career, and the past that he’s left behind...

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Project Almanac - Win Movie Tickets!

10/02/2015 by OutInCanberra

PROJECT ALMANAC is a coming of age film starring Johnny Weston (Insurgent, Taken 3) and Sofia Black-D’elia (Gossip Girl, Skins). Directed by Dean Israelite and produced by Michael Bay.

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Questacon - Physics of Beer! WIN tickets for you and two friends!

10/02/2015 by OutInCanberra

Questacon explores the science behind the six-pack in this adults-only exploration of the amber ale we all know as Beer! Why is beer amber but the head white? How many pints of carbon dioxide are there in a pint of beer? What is supercooled beer and how does it taste? Find out these answers and more when Questacon’s Q Lab explores the 'Physics of Beer' with an interactive presentation full of fun, science, and, of course...BEER! This event is presented as part of the ENLIGHTEN 2015 festival and is SOLD OUT.

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#LoveCBR - with Andrea and Clinton

09/02/2015 by OutInCanberra

As part of our Valentine’s Day series, #LoveCBR, we talked to Co-Founders of Fashfest, Andrea and Clinton Hutchinson, about how they met, and what they love about our city. ________________________ Where did you two meet? Andrea: In 2008: I was travelling through Australia and took a train from Sydney to Canberra. I walked out of the train station in Kingston and needed some directions, so walked into the old Zoo offices next to WIN TV. It was there I met Clinton, and he showed me around Canberra! What was your first date?

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5 Things for the Weekend

05/02/2015 by OutInCanberra

Hooray! Summer returns this weekend, with temperatures finally hitting the 30s again! Get out there amongst it! We want to know what you get up to this weekend, as we head towards Valentine’s Day next Saturday night. Tweet or Instagram your fun with #LoveCBR and we’ll re-post the best. For Facebook, tag OutInCanberra and you could be featured in our feed.

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Launch the Canberra Comedy Festival

04/02/2015 by OutInCanberra

You can only laugh about it! On Monday night, a collection of comedy stars – along with their fans – and a bunch of hardworking staff gathered to launch the 2015 Canberra Comedy Festival. Dendy Cinemas played host to this fun affair. While the canapés circulated and champagne was swilled, punters got a chance to meet many of the comedians who will be appearing at the festival between 17 and 22 March.

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