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April 20, 2015

Everything Old is New Again at Fashfest!

17/04/2015 by OutInCanberra

What the heck is upcycled clothing and why should we give a hoot? The answer is easy says award-winning Melanie Child, a fashion designer from New Zealand who is arriving in Australia soon to launch a new collection at FASHFEST. "Upcycle means to reuse one item to create another of higher quality or value than the original," says Melanie. "We live in a world saturated with mass production and its byproducts. Approximately four per cent of total annual waste into landfill in New Zealand alone is textile waste. There is little point in adding to the problem.’

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5 Things to Do This Weekend

16/04/2015 by OutInCanberra

Welcome back, Weekend! There’s one more chance to get out amongst it before next week’s cold weather hits home. We’ve found lots of fun to be had in the ACT this week, so strap yourselves in for all the action across Canberra on the coming days. Enjoy! 1. 1st Birthday ‘Carnivale’ at Lucky’s (QT Hotel) Friday from 5.00pm (Happy Hour) and 8.00pm (The Circus!)

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Art Meets Design at Gininderra Village

15/04/2015 by OutInCanberra

Have you ever had the feeling that you just can’t find what you want? Trawling the malls that are all filled with retail outlets offering products that are pretty much the same just isn’t all that satisfying. Sometimes you need to take matters into your own hands in order to separate yourself from the rest of the crowd.

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The Old Becomes New at Staghead

15/04/2015 by OutInCanberra

Head out to Ginninderra Village at Gold Creek and one of the first stores you will come across is Staghead Designs. As one of a cluster of creative businesses that make up the dynamic precinct, Staghead leads the way with a collection of beautiful vintage, industrial and French Provincial furniture and homewares. After just a few moments you’ll be inspired to achieve great things in your own living room, and know where to buy the perfect gift.

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Game Day: Brumbies vs Melbourne Rebels

15/04/2015 by OutInCanberra

Game day is almost here again. This time, we’re ready to cheer The Brumbies as they continue to lead the charge on the Super XV Conference. Grab your scarf, your family and friends and get ready for another massive night of footy action.

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Feeling Lucky? Join the Party!

15/04/2015 by OutInCanberra

It's time to party! And where better to let your hair down than at the award-winning Lucky's Speakeasy at QT? This Friday marks the 1st Birthday of Lucky's, and what an amazing year it has been! After opening in April of last year, Lucky’s in September 2014 went on to win the National Australian Hotels Association (AHA) Awards for Excellence for Best Bar Presentation and Service (Regional). That's an amazing effort for a new venue in a new hotel. They've got every right to celebrate.

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Get a Roll-on with CBR Fit!

14/04/2015 by CBR Fit

Since launching in March, Canberra has been having a whole new conversation around health and fitness. Next week, we’re proud to bring you another fun event with our good friends at SkateFit. Get ready to roll from 7.00pm on Wednesday 22 April 2015! Seriously? What better fun is there than rollerskating? Whether you’re a fan of the classic style or more modern rollerblades, the team at SkateFit are the perfect hosts to get you huffing and puffing through their Fyshwick Warehouse. Limited places are available, so use the form on this page to book now.

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Making the Most of the Marble & Grain Magic

14/04/2015 by OutInCanberra

Last Thursday, a collection of Canberra’s finest food writers and bloggers collected at Marble & Grain to sample the new season menu, and get a feel for a new direction under Chef Danny Russo as a gastro-pub that presents high quality dishes in a relaxed setting. With a deep love of cooking and experience of some of the world’s best restaurants from London to Marseilles to Rome, Russo is spending his time in Canberra to develop a range of dishes that celebrate the cooler weather with hearty flavours and straightforward cooking.

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Score A Double Pass to Groovin' The Moo - Winners Announced Next Week!

14/04/2015 by OutInCanberra

Last month the annual Groovin' competition kicked off on Instagram, and it's almost time to crown the WINNER of a double pass to Canberra's ONLY music festival! To Enter: 1. Post an original photo of your BEST FESTIVAL MOMENT! It can be anything from your view in the mosh pit, a favourite band, the new friends you met or the tasty hot dog you ate, YOUR best festival moment along with the reason why! 2. Follow us on Instagram @Out_In_Canberra 3. Mention us in your post (@OutInCanberra) and use the hashtags #outincanberra #GTM2015

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Super Best Friends - Live at Transit Bar

13/04/2015 by Jen Taylor

To anyone who thought the Canberra punk scene was dead and gone, Super Best Friends have shown that they are proud to be representing our underground grunge culture in their own special way. They brought a collection of varied heavy bands to Transit Bar to help them launch their debut album Status Updates.

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