Article Archive

June 30, 2016

SAFIA announce debut album and tour

30/06/2016 by Alex Dickens

Exciting news has come out of SAFIA HQ this morning as the boys announced that their debut album, Internal will be released on Friday 9 September via Parlophone. The cherry on top of the announcement is SAFIA’s massive supporting Internal tour that is set to kick off at our very own UC Refectory on Friday 23 September. Tickets are on sale from 9:00am Friday 1 July.


Stealing a moment at Black Market

23/06/2016 by OutInCanberra

First there was Molly. Then there was The Highball Express. Who knows what the recipe for success is, but have no doubt that all the same ingredients are present as Black Market opens its doors in NewActon. Occupying the space directly below A.Baker, Black Market certainly brings an illicit feel with dark tones and low lighting. Whereas the previous bar felt cold and industrial, the mood has definitely been softened thanks to marble, dark leather and cut crystal.


Refurbished and looking toward redevelopment

21/06/2016 by Alex Dickens

After visiting the new and improved Casino Canberra just weeks ago we wanted to delve further into it’s refurbishment and talk about the grand plan for the site’s redevelopment. To answer our questions, we looked no further than Canberra’s very own Chris Millman, Director of Cox Architects. What is the expectation of the Casino Canberra re-development in its entirety?


A new look for Casino Canberra

15/06/2016 by Alex Dickens

Transformed from dark and dingy to glitz and glamour, Casino Canberra’s re-furbishment was revealed to anxious Canberrans last Thursday. The theme was ‘Casino Royale’ and with a dashing red carpet, Brazilian dancing girls and cocktails-a-plenty, the launch did not disappoint.


The People's Dumpling

07/06/2016 by OutInCanberra

AKIBA is taking its people’s choice status to a whole new level with The People’s Dumpling. This month, Canberra’s favourite restaurant is giving you the chance to put your name on its menu in the form of a new and exciting dumpling creation. Canberrans have the chance to create their own unique dumpling flavour that has the potential to end up on the new AKIBA Yum Cha Menu. In keeping with the AKIBA vibe, co-operator Peter Harrington says that creative and electric entries are encouraged.


Just the excuse you needed

31/05/2016 by OutInCanberra

Have you been neglecting your social life lately? Finding it hard to keep a work/life balance? Or just need an excuse to catch up with your best girlfriends? Well sit back, relax and click 'Buy Now' on GourMay’s wrap-up event Juan Night Only at Betti Bravo’s.


Wines from Lake George region

31/05/2016 by Josephine Huynh

GourMay major sponsor The Canberra Wine House stocks a variety of the region's finest wines, which are grown, developed and bottled with plenty of hard work, love and care from the Canberra region's finest wineries. The Canberra Wine House is passionate about supporting these local wineries and producers, and its core focus is to exclusively serve Canberra region cool-climate wines, acting as a connection between the vineyards off the beaten track to the city of Canberra.


A classic sure to grow on you

24/05/2016 by OutInCanberra

A lovesick hero. A bloodthirsty plant. A mouth-watering musical. These phrases definitely sum up the 1960’s classic Little Shop of Horrors, on now at The Canberra Theatre Centre. The stage spectacular has something for everyone including popular songs Feed Me, Suddenly Seymour and Somewhere that’s Green. Laced with dark humour and irresistible music, this multi-award winning, world-wide cult classic musical comedy will be gracing the stage at Canberra Theatre Centre from 25 May. For those of you who haven’t come across the classic:


Whisky Live comes to Canberra

17/05/2016 by Alex Dickens

Welcome to the day that we not only debate the inclusion or absence of an ‘e’ in whisky, but also appreciate the spirit we all hold so dear. World Whisky Day is celebrated annually on 21 May, and its only ever more convenient that the Whisky Live Tour is dropping into the University of Canberra Refectory on 27 and 28 May. Catering for both the whisky novice and the connoisseur, Whisky Live offers a rare opportunity to warm up with a sample of the worlds high quality whisky brands from Scotland, Ireland, USA, India and Australia.


Shakin' things up this Friday

11/05/2016 by Alex Dickens

Get ready for a Friday bender with a cause – because this Friday 13 May is World Cocktail Day! Have your shakers at the ready, stock up on ice and get sloshed in the fanciest way possible with these amazing cocktail recipes brought to you by bartenders and Whiskey specialists Linda O’Rourke and Alex Orwin from J&M Sydney. __________________________________________ Blood and Maria – Glassware coupette, no ice 20ml    Chivas 12yo 20ml    Cynar 20ml    Antica Formula 20ml    Cherry Heering