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September 18, 2014

Recap: Angus & Julia Stone

15/09/2014 by Robbie Allison-Young

Angus and Julia Stone are taking over the world. With sold-out tours across Australia, USA and Europe, there’s no denying the massive success and popularity of the duo. Lovers were out in full force on Saturday night and anticipation was high as the crowd bustled into Llewellyn Hall at the Australian National University. The venue itself proved just as majestic as the scene on the stage, its intimacy providing a perfect setting for an evening with the Stones.

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Sticky Fingers Live at Transit Bar - Recap

09/09/2014 by Jen Taylor

Sticky Fingers, (known to fans as ‘STIFI’) have accrued a following that is overwhelming - they’ve managed to bring their psychedelic-rock-reggae style to the masses, and with great success. Impressively, both Canberra shows of their Land of Pleasure album tour were sold out. The Thursday night at Transit Bar was packed with die-hard fans all eager to get a taste of what STIFI had to offer.

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Exploring Bunda Street

31/08/2014 by Sarah Pritchard

Bunda Street is an understated hub of cocktails, dining and even dancing. It runs through the old and the new parts of the Civic Centre, from the green and peaceful Glebe Park to the very busy Northbourne Avenue.

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One Hit Wonder Mountain Festival

28/08/2014 by OutInCanberra

From the 9th to 13th of September the Thredbo Alpine resort will transform into a mecca of music, big air skiing, snowboarding, and of course, the best winter après fun in Australia with this year’s One Hit Wonder Mountain Festival. In what’s set to be the biggest week in Thredbo this season, the One Hit Wonder Mountain Festival will see some of Australia’s hottest music acts dominating stages throughout the resort.

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Where to Watch the Footy Finals

25/08/2014 by OutInCanberra

As of this weekend, we hit the pointy end of the footy season. It’s the Finals - that time of year where certain fans of certain teams in certain codes assume to right to boast to those less fortunate of their excitement for the weeks ahead… knowing that by simply winning three or four games the glory of the premiership is upon them. The biggest question is “Where to watch?” Here is a list of great venues to hit up during September to yell and scream and cheer to your passionate heart’s content. Pubs

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The Full Spin - Q&A with 360

25/08/2014 by OutInCanberra

Australia’s reigning king of hip-hop is returning to Canberra on Wednesday 3 September to treat locals to another incredible show at UC Live. We had a quick chat with the man himself - 360 - about fame, fortune and influence as a star of the Aussie hip-hop scene. It must be awesome touring a new album. How does it feel to show off your new baby in front of a packed house?

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Courtney Love - Live at UC

24/08/2014 by OutInCanberra

A small, though excitable crowd gathered at UC Refectory on Saturday night to see one of the 90s most talented and tempestuous stars take the stage. It could be none other than Ms Courtney Love. What the Hell would happen tonight? After a storming warm-up set from Melbourne’s The Mercy Kills, the beer queue formed, while a range of tiara-and Doc-Marten-wearing ladies pressed themselves up against the barriers in anticipation of the grunge goddess’ appearance.

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5 Things to Do this Weekend

22/08/2014 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. Matt Okine Zierholz @ UC - Friday night from 7.30pm He’s not just a voice wafting from your bedside radio prior to hitting the snooze button. Triple J’s Matt Okine has an entire body, and uses it with great energy during his hilarious stand-up. Grab a ticket and head to Zierholz tonight to see one of Australia’s funniest comedians in full swing.

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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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