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August 20, 2014

Art vs Science - Live at Transit Bar

18/08/2014 by Jen Taylor

Art vs. Science have certainly made their mark on Australian music over the last few years, with a whole array of quintessential party anthems. On the night of Art vs. Science’s Creature of the Night Tour, the tables of Transit Bar had been lined up in front of the stage, forming a barricade as if to contain an unruly crowd. This was obviously a silent sign to the audience that there was an expectation for rowdiness. No qualms with compliance there.

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5 Things to Do This Weekend

14/08/2014 by OutInCanberra

Here's a bunch of fun things to do if you are looking for inspiration and something to brighten up your two days of leisure! 1. SciNight Questacon – Friday Night from 6.00pm Sport pretty amazing. Even if you’re not a fan of watching it, there is some pretty cool science behind lifting, running, jumping and throwing. Join the team at Questacon as they celebrate National Science Week through a fun-filled night including heaps of great activities, and even an appearance by the Canberra Roller Derby League.

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Canberra Latin Dance Festival. Back for 2014!

11/08/2014 by OutInCanberra

Well, it’s back! From Friday 17 to Sunday 19 October, the Canberra Latin Dance Festival returns with all the fun and energy of your favourite dance styles. And why wouldn’t it? Since its conception two years ago, the CLDF has gone from strength-to-strength as fans of South American shaking and shimmying gather in the Nation’s Capital for three nights and two days of the very best that Latin dance has to offer.

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Skip and Jump Down to Hopscotch

09/08/2014 by OutInCanberra

Hopscotch Bar is here, and you only have to stick your head over the simple little fence to see how quickly this has become Braddon’s favourite playground. With a gentle sense of fun, as well as some serious attention for food and drinks, there’s plenty of reason to stop in and take advantage of the light and airy interior, or the sun-filled beer garden out the front.

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Coolio - Live at Transit Bar

05/08/2014 by Brianna Williams

Walking into Transit Bar the feeling of old school hip-hop radiated in the speakers. Everyone was bobbing their heads to the throbbing bass with drinks flowing, anticipating the arrival of Artis Leon Ivey Jr. better known as Coolio to grace us with his hip-hop presence.

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Havana Brown ran the night at Academy on Friday!

28/07/2014 by Carly Devine

Girls' Night Out was last Friday night at Academy, and the headline act was the gorgeous Havana Brown. Since the release of her debut single We Run the Night, the talented DJ has added 'singer' and 'dancer' to her professional title while well as making waves across Australia and the US.

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A Whole New Flavour at PJ O'Reilly's Tuggeranong

23/07/2014 by Carly Jade Devine

Upon entering PJ O’Reilly’s in Tuggeranong you immediately feel the warmth and comfort provided by the friendly staff and happy customers. As a well-known dining and bar venue situated in the very heart of Tuggeranong, PJ’s has been South Canberra’s best Irish pub for more than 11 years. But it’s not all about refreshing drinks and good time spent chatting at the bar. Within PJ’s you will find The Dublin Grill which caters for all – whether it’s families and friends enjoying a five- star pub meal, or colleagues winding down after a hard day.

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Monty Python Live (mostly) show - Win Tickets

23/07/2014 by OutInCanberra

Monty Python rightfully hold a place amongst the world’s finest ever comedians, influencing a generation and revolutionising comedy on their way to greatness. The historic last night of the Monty Pythons Live (mostly) show from London’s The 02 concert arena is to be broadcast in cinemas across Australia on Wednesday August 6th.

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Crooked Colours - Live at Transit Bar

22/07/2014 by Jen Taylor

Every band that comes to Canberra these days comments on how cold it is and how grateful they are that people actually braved the cruel outside world to attend their gig. We do like to think of ourselves as sort of understated superheroes, though Transit Bar did seem to take longer than normal to fill up on the night of Crooked Colours’ album tour.

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Once My Mother Preview Screening and Director Q&A - WIN Tickets

18/07/2014 by OutInCanberra

Once My Mother is a quite extraordinary documentary feature by director Sophie Turkiewicz, which opens at Greater Union Manuka on July 24. With thanks to TM Publicity we have 10 double passes to the preview screening and live Q&A with Sophia on Monday 21st July at 6:30pm at Greater Union Manuka. To enter, fill in the form on the right and tell us why you NEED these exclusive tickets!

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