Article Archive

September 2, 2015

Battle of the Bands at Transit Bar - Heat 1

16/02/2015 by Jen Taylor

Let’s be honest, it’s hard to know what to expect from a Battle of the Bands competition (like, will the entrants will be the type of bands that play solely in their garage, and perhaps stay there?). But Transit Bar knows music, and Heat 1 of their Battle of the Bands competition brought talent that was impressive to say the least. It was definitely a night that exceeded expectations.

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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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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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Unique Ideas for Valentine's Day

03/02/2015 by Sarah Pritchard

Valentine’s Day is coming up so bring on the flowers and the chocolates and the romantic evening for two. Dinners are lovely and intimate and all, but how about something a little different? Here are a few ideas for Valentines Day that reach outside the box and above the norm. Mile High

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Supersize Me! Dining at Smoque Woden

03/02/2015 by OutInCanberra

Smoque Woden is here, and those south of the lake are unanimous in their joy at seeing the Favourite Restaurant in the OutInCanberra People’s Choice Awards (two years running!) opening its second outlet. So what can you expect when heading to Canberra’s latest destination for delicious barbequed treats? Well, essentially it’s more of the same with a fresh new feel for lunch and dinner seven days a week. Oh, and then there’s breakfast as well (but more of that shortly)

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5 Things for the Weekend

30/01/2015 by OutInCanberra

Sadly folks, we’re faced with an old-fashioned two-day weekend. Sigh. Still, that doesn’t mean there’s nothing happening. As always in the summer months, Canberra is killing it with plenty to see and do in the warm, warm weather. Enjoy! ___________________ 1. RAW Artists at Belconnen Arts Centre Friday from 7.30pm. If you’re new to Canberra, don’t be deceived by the wide avenues and artificial lake. You barely need to scratch the surface to discover a world of adventurous artists and amazing performers.

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From Little Things Big Things Grow

27/01/2015 by OutInCanberra

There’s a lot to love about DEEKS Café – a Canberra institution that has led the way for the last decade in providing a healthy alternative to typical café culture. While the story of Rob de Castella is well known across the community, it was a shared passion for positive eating and fitness that led to Rob pairing with clinical biologist Bill Giles to develop the Deeks brand, and with it, a range of grain-free breads, pastries and pies that give a delicious alternative to those with dietary restrictions.

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Great Tips for the Barbecue!

23/01/2015 by Sarah Pritchard

Barbecuing is a typical part of the Australian summer; cooking outside in the beautiful weather with family and friends around. My own memories however, always involved a lot of grease that had to be cleaned off before anything could be done; and then guessing whether the meat was cooked enough on the inside. To save you from my pain, here are a few helpful hints to help create the perfect Aussie barbecue! 1. Be organised!

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5 Things to Do This Weekend

23/01/2015 by OutInCanberra

The Australia Day weekend: does it get any better than this? It doesn’t. Save your boozing by the barbecue for Monday, there’s still two more days to get out and about across Canberra. Here are our picks. Enjoy! 1. Asian Cup at Canberra Stadium Friday from 5.30pm. Ask your parents about how much Iran and Iraq fought in the early 80s, and then grab yourself some tickets to the last match of the tournament at Canberra Stadium.

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