Article Archive

August 30, 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


Burgers & Beers - Q&A with Dan Rayner

24/08/2014 by OutInCanberra

Beers. Burgers. They’re both delicious. If you agree, why not take Dad along to Canberra Centre for an evening of food and drink hosted by local beer aficionado, Dan Rayner. One of the leaders of the Canberra Brewers’ Club, Dan is bringing his passion to The Hub on Friday 29 August from 6.00pm What started your love of beer? It’s pretty simple, actually. I was working as a geological technician in about 1994 when I cracked my first can of VB. It went down so easily and so smoothly there had to be something in it.


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.


Hot, Long and Slow - Smoque in the City

22/08/2014 by Carly Devine

Located in the heart of the City is the Southern American charm of Smoque. When the restaurant opened in late 2012, even the name had us intrigued and so, it seemed was the rest of Canberra. Before we knew it, tables were booked back-to-back and the city was hooked on the barbecue-style menu and casual atmosphere.


Taking it Easy at Tranquilo Espresso

22/08/2014 by OutInCanberra

Tranquilo Espresso (derived from the Spanish for relax) is anything but reserved. This busy little spot in the heart of Lonsdale Street is the perfect kind of hole-in-the wall that can pump out coffee, burgers and complete meals effortlessly, allowing for eat-in and take-away diners to fill their bellies with a surprisingly broad range of offerings not typically available from espresso bars.


Teaching Dad New Tricks

18/08/2014 by OutInCanberra

With Father’s Day on the horizon, we’ve joined with Canberra Centre to take a look at the some of the quintessential elements that makes a man of style. They’re not complicated, and they’re not expensive… Put simply, it’s about accenting simplicity with a few sophisticated flourishes. Simple Spirits


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.


Culinary for a Cause

15/08/2014 by OutInCanberra

raize the roof: Supporting kids a little less lucky. Powered by inspiration, innovation and dedication, the raize the Roof team along with the Canberra community will assist local children who are suffering from illness and also children of the world who are orphaned due to disease or circumstance. The upcoming fundraiser, 'Culinary for a Cause', together with the new Vitis Eatery in Braddon will be holding a night of food and fundraising on Tuesday 26 August. Details


WIN tickets to Bell Shakespeare’s, The Dream.

13/08/2014 by OutInCanberra

Never assume, it makes an ass out of you and me. The clue is in the title – this is a different dream. Peter Evans will reawaken Shakespeare’s classic A Midsummer Night’s Dream with a breathless 90-minute production that amplifies the magic, mirth and mayhem.


Fresh and Light - Dining at Cream Cafe & Bar


Bunda Street is the heart of Civic’s food and wine precinct, but for over a decade, Cream Café & Bar has, quite literally, stood at the crossroads of this busy strip and set the standard for contemporary cuisine. Recently, Cream debuted a revised interior, as well as a comprehensive new menu to match. For the large and loyal clientele of this popular venue, it brings a fresh feel across the board, while retaining all the key elements that have made it such a favourite.