Article Archive

September 3, 2014

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


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?


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.