Article Archive

July 27, 2016

Keep Canberra Open Rally line-up announced

20/07/2016 by OutInCanberra

On Friday 15 July we dropped the exclusive announcement of the Keep Canberra Open Rally to save Canberra's nightlife from the governments ‘lock out laws in disguise.’


Keep Canberra Open Rally announced

15/07/2016 by OutInCanberra

In response to proposed ‘lock out laws in disguise’ Keep Canberra Open has announced a rally in Garema Place at midday Saturday 30 July. Locals who want to participate in the rally have been asked to meet at Garema Place at 12:00pm and march along Alinga Street to Northbourne Avenue and London Circuit; finishing at the ACT Legislative Assembly where government will be presented with a Keep Canberra Open signed petition.


A night to remember: ACT Hospitality Awards

11/07/2016 by OutInCanberra

Canberra’s newest and most popular licensed bars, restaurants, nightclubs and accommodation hotels were celebrated at the 2016 Australian Hotels Association (AHA) ACT Hospitality Awards tonight. Following a record number of entries in the awards, more than 440 industry, political and hospitality leaders attended the gala event to honour the outstanding achievements of ACT hospitality businesses and employees. AHA ACT General Manager Jo Broad said this year’s event once again celebrated innovative newcomers in new entertainment precincts as well as well-established venues.


A cinematic experience like no other

06/07/2016 by Josephine Huynh | Photography by Ashley St George

A movie buff’s dream, Limelight Cinemas in the Tuggeranong Hyperdome boasts all the best blockbusters as well as special opening gala nights, events and screenings. For Limelight Rewards members the perks are endless, but for a first-time Limelight guest, like myself, it doesn’t take long until you are a fully converted Limelight fan. And with the cheapest tickets in town there’s really no excuse.


Where to catch the best live music this month

05/07/2016 by Rylan Dawson

Canberra has a vibrant calendar of local and national music acts to look forward to this month! Here’s a look at a few of our favourite venues and their gigs on offer. Academy Club Academy is having its first RnB take-over on 8 July, featuring DMC world champ DJ i-Dee. Throughout his career, i-Dee’s talents have made waves both in the USA and across international waters catching the attention of television, radio and press. He’s appeared on MTV, HBO, VH1 and iHeartRadio.


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 | Photography by Ashley St George

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.