Article Archive

January 31, 2015

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.


Unfold and Construct solo exhibition—Phoebe Porter

29/01/2015 by OutInCanberra

For more than a decade, jeweller Phoebe Porter has created exquisite pieces of contemporary jewellery with selected industrial materials, a sophisticated and restrained approach and the refined hand skills of an experienced and confident craftsperson. Porter graduated with a Bachelor of Arts (Gold and Silversmithing) at ANU School of Art in 2001. Her work has been acquired for a number of public collections, including the Art Gallery of South Australia and the Powerhouse Museum. Porter has received a number of awards and grants throughout her career.


THANDO at Transit - Win A Double Pass!

28/01/2015 by OutInCanberra

Thando brings her 6 piece live band to Canberra as part of her East Coast Tour with support from Melbourne Soul outfit Fulton Street and Canberra's own Steal My Kiss. Thando is a singer-songwriter who discovered her love for R&B and nu soul in the suburbs of Melbourne. Having fronted several bands over recent years, Thando has gained the experience and confidence to tackle Australia's local independent scene with her material and has created a live show that pulls audiences in and leaves them wanting more.


Groovin' the Moo 2015

28/01/2015 by OutInCanberra

Here it is! The first big festival news of the year. The gang at Groovin' the Moo have just released the first line-up for their show at University of Canberra on Sunday 3 May 2015. undoubtedly there will be more to come, but this is a brilliant start to one of the best festivals doing the rounds. A$AP FERG(USA) BALL PARK MUSIC BROODS(NZ) CARMADA CHARLI XCX(UK) THE DANCING ACCOUNTANT THE DELTA RIGGS DMA'S FLIGHT FACILITIES HERMITUDE HILLTOP HOODS HOT DUB TIME MACHINE MEG MAC NORTHLANE ONE DAY PEACE (UK) PEACHES (CAN) PHIL JAMIESON THE PREATURES


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.


Lazing by the Lake

27/01/2015 by Maeve Bannister

It’s difficult to think of Canberra without also thinking of Lake Burley Griffin. Walter Burley Griffin designed the Lake to be the centrepiece of the city – and what a centrepiece it is. Driving over the bridge on a sunny day when the fountain’s on is the best. With Canberra being well into summer, there’s no better time than now to head outside and take advantage of the Lake. Here are a few ideas to get started … Mr Spokes Bike Rental


Get The Look - Evening Chic

27/01/2015 by Carly Jade Devine

Have you got a glam party coming up? Whether it's your birthday, an evening of cocktails with the girls, an engagement party or fancy ball.. we have sourced the perfect look from boutiques right here in Canberra! 1. The Dress Keepsake 'End of Time' dress - $159.95 from mussen This dress has a fun pattern which is flattering for all body shapes. White is a gorgeous colour for any complexion and the marbled grey gives it a statement. The End of Time dress features a high neck, mid length skirt, a slight split at the front and an open back. 2. The Shoes


FASHFEST model casting is just around the corner. Have you got what it takes?

26/01/2015 by Carly Jade Devine

Have what it takes to strut your stuff on the runway of Canberra’s largest fashion event? FASHFEST is looking for male and female models to attend the open casting call for the annual four-day event. The casting will be held at the National Convention Centre on 1 February


Interview with The Beautiful Girls

26/01/2015 by Jen Taylor

Surely Mat McHugh must be getting tired of being asked about his solo work vs. The Beautiful Girls. To be clear, there is little difference between the two except for the name - Mat is the sole mind behind it all. Yet, he decided to release his latest album Dancehall Days under the name The Beautiful Girls, which he retired back in 2012. If the two are so alike, what does the name even mean anymore?


Movie Review - Amercian Sniper

26/01/2015 by Sam Tremayne

Clint Eastwood certainly isn’t shy of a war film. 2006’s impressive Letters from Iwo Jima and its companion piece, Flags of Our Fathers was a fascinating examination of the famous World War 2 battle as told from both sides of the conflict.