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April 25, 2015

5 Things for the Weekend

23/04/2015 by OutInCanberra

Here we go… after years of build-up the 100th Anniversary of ANZAC is upon us. While this important event is a central part of the weekend in Canberra, there are other things on offer. Enjoy! 1. The Spanish Film Festival at Palace Electric Cinemas. All weekend Nothing gets the blood pumping like a good old piece of Spanish film-making, be it a comedy or a smouldering love story, this is a culture that can really dial up the emotion.

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Drugs, Beats and Growing up - Chatting with 360

21/04/2015 by Jen Taylor

Matt Colwell, known more famously as Australian rapper 360, is not afraid to be totally honest and brutally upfront. He’s well known in the media for his strong opinions on some controversial topics – and many people know him as ‘that rapper who was on Q&A’. He is also very gracious, appreciative of fans, and he enjoys recognising other people’s talent and supporting up-and-coming artists.

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Movie: SPOT - Win Tickets

21/04/2015 by OutInCanberra

From the Spanish Embassy in Canberra, director César Espada has created what is all at once an engrossing, disturbing and twistedly comedic story of deliberate cruelty with SPOT.

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Who Can Eat 50 Chicken Wings?

20/04/2015 by OutInCanberra

On Wednesday night the air with thick – not with smoke, but thick with the excitement of a chicken wing challenge at Smoque in Civic. For the uninitiated, the Chicken Wing Challenge has been a hallmark of the highly successful American-inspired diner since it opened in 2012. All-in-all, some 300 people have sat down and asked themselves, “Can I eat 50 spicy, succulent, slow-cooked wings in just 30 minutes?” Of all those, only 14 have passed the test.

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Recap: The Empire Strips Back at Canberra Theatre

20/04/2015 by Jason Perelson

A Long Time Ago, in a Parody far, far away... …at least that's how the opening crawl of Saturday night's The Empire Strips Back framed our experience. And (spoiler alert) what an experience! Creative Director Russall S. Beattie has spent the last few years honing the Star Wars Burlesque parody to a fine art, bringing an altogether different (to say the least), take on the beloved film franchise.

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5 Things to Do This Weekend

16/04/2015 by OutInCanberra

Welcome back, Weekend! There’s one more chance to get out amongst it before next week’s cold weather hits home. We’ve found lots of fun to be had in the ACT this week, so strap yourselves in for all the action across Canberra on the coming days. Enjoy! 1. 1st Birthday ‘Carnivale’ at Lucky’s (QT Hotel) Friday from 5.00pm (Happy Hour) and 8.00pm (The Circus!)

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Super Best Friends - Live at Transit Bar

13/04/2015 by Jen Taylor

To anyone who thought the Canberra punk scene was dead and gone, Super Best Friends have shown that they are proud to be representing our underground grunge culture in their own special way. They brought a collection of varied heavy bands to Transit Bar to help them launch their debut album Status Updates.

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5 Things for the Weekend

09/04/2015 by OutInCanberra

Hooray for another short week! Even though we only had to endure the nine-to-five across four days this week, it doesn’t make the weekend any less welcome. Here’s a bunch of ideas that will have you celebrating every sweet moment until Monday rocks around again. Enjoy! 1. Super Best Friends Album Launch at Transit Bar Friday from 8.00pm Canberra music is killing it at the moment. You can barely move without seeing another great collection of talented locals breaking out great tunes.

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The Spanish Film Festival at Palace Electric - Win Tickets

07/04/2015 by OutInCanberra

The 2015 Spanish Film Festival is back with a full program of 38 features that will screen exclusively at Palace Cinemas Canberra from Thursday April 21st until Wednesday May 6th.

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Community Dining at Kaleen

07/04/2015 by OutInCanberra

Community clubs hold a special place in the hearts of Canberrans. As a space for friends and families to come together for all manner of reasons, their value cannot be underestimated. A central part of any celebration is food. At Sports Club Kaleen, diners are presented with a menu that mixes traditional club fare with a fantastic Indian influence that brings a breathe of fresh air to the classics.

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