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May 30, 2015

5 Things To Do This Weekend

28/05/2015 by OutInCanberra

Hooray! The weekend is here, and Canberra is turning on a classic couple of days of winter weather. Take advantage of the clear skies and get out and about Canberra this weekend! There’s plenty to see and do! Enjoy! _______________________ 1. Raw and Sensory at Belconnen Arts Centre Friday from 7.30pm

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Join MKR's Andrew & Emelia at Sage Dining Rooms

27/05/2015 by OutInCanberra

OutInCanberra, while celebrating an amazing month of dining through GourMay, is proud to partner with Sage Dining Rooms to bring you a unique and exciting event this Thursday. Andrew & Emelia, the ACT contestants from last year’s My Kitchen Rules, are heading to the award-winning Gorman House venue to introduce you to some of their favourite dishes.

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WIN tickets to Strangerland, starring Nicole Kidman

27/05/2015 by OutInCanberra

Nicole Kidman makes a welcome return to Australian independent cinema in this striking film. The teenage children of Catherine (Kidman) and Matthew (Joseph Fiennes) mysterious disappear from the outback town the family has recently settled in. When local cop Rae (Hugo Weaving) tries to solve the case, he uncovers a dark history that has repercussions for him too. Strangerland premiered at the Sundance Film Festival earlier this year and is currently in competition at the Sydney Film Festival. The film will have it’s exclusive season at Palace Cinemas nationally from 11 –17th June.

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Walk on the Wild Side with our Mystery Dinner!

27/05/2015 by OutInCanberra

In case you hadn’t already noticed, we’re pretty excited about the 2015 edition of GourMay. As in previous years, we’re working with some of the best Canberra venues to highlight just how amazing our local dining scene really is. This week, there is a host of events with which to treat your tastebuds. One of the most fun occurs tomorrow night, as we dare you on an adventure through a Mystery Dinner. GourMay is back this year and is bigger and better than ever before, and we're discovering plenty of Canberra's dining secrets.

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Cocktails on the Edge at Marble & Grain

27/05/2015 by OutInCanberra

Do you order the same cocktail every time you go out? A Cosmopolitan, a Mojito or the classic Martini… Marble & Grain, with their contemporary-meets-classic dining room, and a menu delivering the classic elements of a European Steakhouse in the modern form, have designed a quirky cocktail list that marches to the beat of its own drum.

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Saturday Night Live at Transit Bar - Lurch and Chief

26/05/2015 by Taru Leppänen

The Melbourne based Lurch and Chief played for a packed Transit Bar on Saturday 23 May as a part of their ‘Breathe’ EP tour. The crowd was in for a diverse evening of music, as local bands Foreign Kings and Slow Turismo. Kicked off the night, and Lurch and Chief took the stage around 11.00pm with a great set.

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Whisky Live - Chatting with The Whisky Chef, Martine Nouet

25/05/2015 by OutInCanberra

This weekend, WhiskyLive hits the ANU Refectory this weekend, Saturday 30 and Sunday 31 May. To prepare ourselves for the beautiful drinks on display, OutInCanberra sat down with visiting whisky and food writer from Whisky Magazine International, Martine Nouet. Martine, a native Frenchwomen who has moved to Scotland, was on a short trip to Australia to investigate the local scene. __________________________________

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A Last Minute Guide to GourMay Events!

25/05/2015 by OutInCanberra

We believe that the weekend begins on Thursday! This week is the last of GourMay, so why not celebrate the end of autumn by enjoying our most delicious month-long celebration of Canberra dining? Here are five GourMay events that are happening around the city. Be sure to make the most of the next week before winter sets in! ______________________ Thursday 28 May 2015 MKR Andrew and Emelia invite you to Sage Dining Rooms Time: 6:30pm for 7:00pm start Price: $85.00+bf

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Interview: Inside the life of... Margaret Zhang

23/05/2015 by Carly Devine

Margaret Zhang is a woman of many talents. She's a blogger, writer, stylist, photographer, creative director and, on top of all that, a student at the University of Sydney completing her combined Bachelor of Commerce and Law. At just 21, Margaret has already achieved so much including working for Harpers Bazaar and NYLON magazines, Nike, David Jones, Mulberry and NET-A-PORTER - just to name a few! Above all, she is a social media whiz. With over 427,000 followers on Instagram Margaret has decided to host workshops on how best to use the medium.

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5 Things to Do This Weekend

21/05/2015 by OutInCanberra

Wow! There is so much happening this weekend... from comics to community festivals to the comedic relief of Eurovision! The weather is forecast to clear up to a crisp and clear couple of days, so get out and about Canberra this weekend! There’s plenty to see and do! Enjoy! 1. GAMMA.CON at Hellenic Club, Woden. From 6.00pm Friday Gamers and comic geeks unite! This weekend see the three-day festival of videogames, anime, manga, comics, sci-fi, fantasy, books, movies and TV shows.

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