Article Archive

October 26, 2016

A toast to the local community

25/10/2016 by OutInCanberra

Always wanted to help out a charity, but not sure where to begin? Well here’s a great way to start, and a great way to enjoy a night out! Join NEXGEN, an initiative of Marymead, at 6pm on Thursday 10 November for an evening of cocktails and canapés at the Kingston Foreshore temptress, Betti Bravo’s. Enjoy a complimentary cocktail on arrival and canapés from Betti’s delicious new summer menu throughout the entire evening, while networking with Canberra professionals and supporting our community!


Celebrate Melbourne Cup in style at Casino Canberra

20/10/2016 by Josephine Huynh

This year you don’t have to travel all the way to Flemington Racecourse to experience the fashion, thrill and endless champagne of the Melbourne Cup – right here, in the heart of the capital, make Casino Canberra your destination to witness the race that stops the nation at its glamourous Melbourne Cup extravaganza.


WIN a double pass to Joker (UK)

17/10/2016 by OutInCanberra

One of the United Kingdom’s illest producers is making his Canberra debut at our very own Transit Bar on Thursday 27 October. Witness Joker as he drops his low-end frequencies live on stage to delight local fans – featuring special guest Faux Real, Nigiri, DJHRH and Truples. For your chance to WIN a double pass to the gig simply tell us in 25 words or less; “What is your favourite Joker track and why?”


Top five spring cocktails

11/10/2016 by Alex Dickens

Nothing says spring like a refreshing concoction of spirits, juice, floral notes and a touch of sweetness. So to get you into the spirit of springtime, a good ol’ Sunday sesh or after work drinks, we've have put together a list of our favourite seasonal cocktails to keep you sipping in style this season. Yoga Pants at The Dock (pictured)


October gig guide

05/10/2016 by OutInCanberra

Music lovers are in for a treat this month as there are a number of gigs on the horizon, including big name acts and home-grown talent. To help you put the very best live music on your agenda for October, we have narrowed it down for you. Stonefield at Academy Club 7:00pm Friday 7 October


A nocturnal extravaganza

20/09/2016 by Alex Dickens

Last weekend Floriade opened its doors to the public for yet another year of impressive floral displays. However, there is another element of the spring celebration still to come that will illuminate the displays and heighten the magnificence of the event - NightFest. Running from Wednesday 28 September through to Sunday 2 October, NightFest is set to transport visitors into an illuminated wonderland bursting with outdoor lighting design and production that has been expertly curated and constructed by the team at Mandylights.


SAFIA is coming home!

13/09/2016 by Alexandra Abbott

Local Canberra electronic-indie band SAFIA is returning to Canberra next Friday 23 September, as part of their new national tour, and we couldn’t be more excited! These three talented Canberrans have been rocking the music scene with their fresh sound and mesmerising lyrics in tracks such as Listen to Soul, Listen to Blues and Counting Sheep. Having previously worked with electronic music duo Peking Duk, who also hail from the nation’s capital, on big hit tracks like Take Me Over, they are certainly accustomed to big crowds and no doubt will not disappoint!.


September gig guide

05/09/2016 by OutInCanberra

Spring is finally here and it’s time to party! This month there are a number of gigs on the horizon, but to help you put the very best live music on your agenda for September we have narrowed it down for you. Here they are… __________________________________________ Academy Presents Trace Capital IV Ft. Darude at Academy Nightclub 9:00pm Friday 9 September


Foreign Kings take the throne at Transit Bar

31/08/2016 by Mairi Hogg

Foreign Kings, a rock band based in Canberra, is set to rule the stage at Transit Bar this Friday 2 September. Be prepared to rock and roll to a vigorous mix of guitar riffs and wailing vocals. The humble and casual beginnings of the band started when Justin (lead singer) and Simon (drums) met at a party one Canberra summer and bonded over beers about their love of rock and roll. After they brought in Matt (bass), Shane (guitar) and Tom (guitar), the band started jamming in Simon's shed and the music flowed out naturally.  


Australian Dance Party debuts String Attached: an exploration of dance and music

24/08/2016 by OutInCanberra

Unique to the political capital, Australian Dance Party is Canberra's newest contemporary dance and multi- arts performance company, led by the vision of choreographer and performer, Alison Plevey. Like a political party, the company challenges audiences to actively think, question ideals and debate current issues – all with a necessary playfulness in the hope that it will re-ignite the vibrant professional dance scene that once existed in the capital.