Article Archive

September 2, 2015

Floriade comes to life after dark with comedy, lights and entertainment

25/08/2015 by OutInCanberra

As the sun sets on Commonwealth Park, Floriade’s after-dark extravaganza, Nightfest takes visitors on a journey of discovery with spectacular lighting designs, roving performers, bustling night markets and a fantastic line-up of entertainment.


The Best Inner North Bar Crawl

18/08/2015 by Brian Tam

With only four kilometres separating Dickson and Civic (and plenty of bars and pubs in between) Canberra’s Inner-north is the perfect location for a good old-fashioned bar crawl. So, if you’ve been put in charge of your best mate’s buck’s party, planned a night out with the girls, or just run out of beer at home, here are our picks for the best bars in the Inner-north. (And if you’re up to it - they’re all within walking distance of one another!) Sub Urban | Dickson


Canberra's Most Haunted Spots

11/08/2015 by Kate Walker

We've put together a bunch of haunted places in Canberra so you can either freak your friends out, or you simply never go there, ever! There are seven seas, seven wonders of the world, seven colours in the rainbow, seven dwarves and the world’s favourite number – apparently, seven.


10 Things for the Weekend

06/08/2015 by OutInCanberra

Great news! This weekend looks like it will be a dry one, and we can all get out and take advantage of crisp Canberra days. As usual, Canberra is barely stopping to take a breath, with plenty to see and do across the city. Enjoy! __________________________________________________ 1. #belcorepresent at La De Da Friday from 4.30pm A party inspired by a hash tag (Well done, Tara Cheyne!), the inaugural #BelcoRepresent was one of last years highlights to a dull Canberra winter.


Canberra restaurants and bars celebrate at the AHA Awards night

29/07/2015 by OutInCanberra

On Monday night, the bright and beautiful of Canberra’s hospitality industry gathered at the National Convention Centre to celebrate the 2015 Australian Hotels Association Annual Awards. It was a brilliant night, with everyone dressed to the ‘nines’ and ready to celebrate what has been an amazing year for Canberra venues. Plenty of friends of OutInCanberra were recognised for their efforts. Here are just a few of the worthy recipients.


15 Craft Beers To Try in Canberra

28/07/2015 by Brian Tam

Ten years ago, if you had to guess what beers the pub you were about to walk (or stumble) into had on tap, you’d be able to rattle them off faster than Warnie replying to a match on Tinder. It was a time when there were only a few main players in the game, and if you were drinking stout it must have been St Patrick’s Day.


Movie Review - Ant Man

22/07/2015 by Sam Tremayne

You literally have to go out of your way to not know something of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. It’s a billion dollar juggernaut that started Hollywood’s obsession with superhero movies in the last decade, and has crafted its own unique series where all their characters and stories intertwine within the same world. As a result, outcomes of one story can have ramifications for another film, and character development may be furthered a one movie that doesn’t even focus around that particular hero.


11 Warm Desserts

21/07/2015 by Alexandra Abbott

We brought you the Top 10 Warm Desserts back in June, and now we’re back with 11 more! Get your fix at one of these sweet places in Canberra. SAN CHURRO 8 Bradley Street, Woden This place is known for you… you guessed it, CHURROS. Hot, toasty tubes of deliciousness covered in sugar and made to dip into hot, sweet choccie dipping sauce. A must visit during winter and beyond! VIA DOLCE 108 Bunda Street, Civic


10 Things to Do this Weekend

17/07/2015 by OutInCanberra

Have you suffered through this week’s chill? The good news is the weekend is looking pretty good, and there is plenty of hot action across the city to get involved in. ___________________ 1. Scandinavian Film Festival at Palace Electric Cinemas Various sessions all weekend Right now, across Scandinavia, it’s delightfully warm. Cosy up with a friend or two in Palace electric and take in some of the amazing films that make up this year’s programme.


The Scandinavian Film Festival is here!

15/07/2015 by OutInCanberra

Last night (Tuesday), Palace Electric Cinemas welcomed a huge crowd of movie-lovers for the opening night of the 2015 Scandinavian Film Festival. Over 12 days, 22 films from across the Nordic countries will showcase a region with a long and proud history of storytelling.