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December 18, 2014

Summer Days in The Garden Bar

18/12/2014 by OutInCanberra

It’s a beautiful scene. You take your cocktail from the well-dressed waiter and sit yourself by the water’s edge. Soaking up the warm sun, you run your fingers through the surface of the water feature and immediately notice the contrast in temperature to the warm summer air. Sipping from your drink, you feel cool and refreshed… the worries of the world seem a million miles away.

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Six Day Spas to Really Pamper Yourself

18/12/2014 by Sarah Pritchard

How do you like to relax? I usually find that a big mug of tea and a good book does the trick. But sometimes, especially during one of the busiest times of year, tea doesn’t quite cut it in the quest for a bit of R&R. That’s when you know it’s time to pamper yourself, so here are six day spas you should definitely try: Canberra Day Spa Garema Place, Canberra City www.canberradayspa.com.au

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Holiday Style Must-Haves

16/12/2014 by Carly Jade Devine

Luckily for us, it's always warm when we finally get to break for holidays - unless, you're jetting of to Europe for a White Christmas in minus temps! If you're staying Down Under, click away now, because WE... are in love with Summer. Our must-have guide is all about being comfortable while soaking up that December/January sun! I must say, I have now mastered the art of packing light, but it did take years of practice. There were many 'What to Pack' and 'What Not to Pack' lists, and plenty of 'DO NOT PACK EVER AGAIN!' mental notes.

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Sage and Mint Bring Festive Flavours

16/12/2014 by OutInCanberra

Are you still scrambling for last-minute presents or something to do on New Year’s Eve? No matter who the foodie or gourmet is in your life, Sage Dining Room and Mint Garden Bar have got a few ideas to put under the tree this Christmas.

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In the Groove at Marble & Grain

16/12/2014 by OutInCanberra

After only a couple of weeks, Marble & Grain at The Avenue Hotel in Braddon has already seen amazing success. We were wondering what it might be that is bringing the crowds to the new venue. Is it just ‘the vibe of the thing’? Well, maybe… but here are a couple of other aspects that caught our eye when dining there last week. 1. The Bar

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Keeping it Cool at Goodberry's

16/12/2014 by OutInCanberra

So, imagine it… The sun is beating down on a hot day. There’s no school or work today, so you’ve pretty much got time to burn. Meanwhile, the bitumen out on the road is slowly melting into the gutter - making the day feel even hotter. How do you get relief? Well, there are a few ways, but none more delicious than a trip to Goodberry’s!

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Horrible Bosses 2 - Movie Review

16/12/2014 by Sam Tremayne

For a movie that essentially started in a writer’s meeting somewhere in LA with the question, “What if you really did want to kill your employer?” the original Horrible Bosses was a surprise hit. As such things go in Hollywood, it made enough money and gained enough fans to earn a sequel. With such a niche concept at it’s core, the challenge with making a second film comes with the added responsibility of stepping up the story and raising the stakes - which is hard to do! Especially in a comedy.

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The 10 Best Moments in Film for 2014 - Part 1

15/12/2014 by Sam Tremayne

Sam Tremayne, award-winning writer and director loves watching films as much as he loves making them. We asked Sam to give us his 10 best movie moments for the year, and the answers were certainly surprising! Here are Sam's first five picks: ______________________________________________ 10. Boyhood

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Pharoahe Monch at Transit Bar - Win A Double Pass

15/12/2014 by OutInCanberra

Full/Frequency, in conjunction with Joint Adventure, are proud to announce the return of PHAROAHE MONCH to the Transit Bar stage on Friday December 19th. Supported by a full slate of awesome Canberra talent in D’Opus & Roshambo (back in action), Flawlezz, Jimmy Pike, Coda Conduct and Lash. With thanks to Transit Bar we have a double pass to the gig up for grabs! To enter, fill in the competition form and answer this question: 'What is Pharoahe Monch real name?'

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5 Things to Do this Weekend

12/12/2014 by OutInCanberra

For a lot of people, this is the last weekend of the working year. If you're one of the lucky ones, be sure to keep yourself entertained with a stack of stuff on offer over the coming days. Enjoy! 1. James Turrell at National Gallery of Australia All weekend. It’s art, but not as you know it. While recent blockbusters at the NGA have looked to classic landscapes and South American antiquities, bringing the contemporary works of James Turrell is a wonderful curtain-call for recently-retired Director, Ron Radford.

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