Article Archive

September 5, 2015

Win Tickets to The Getaway Plan at Transit Bar

04/09/2015 by OutInCanberra

The 'dark horse' springs from nowhere, claiming unexpected, sometimes shocking success. Having weathered a two year break up, member departures, various personal obstacles and almost five years without a recorded release, it's easy to consider THE GETAWAY PLAN as such. Their anticipated third LP Dark Horses was revealed in July and the boys will hit Canberra on September 12th to play it to fans with all the passion with which their name has always been synonymous...


Floriade comes to life after dark with comedy, lights and entertainment

25/08/2015 by OutInCanberra

As the sun sets on Commonwealth Park, Floriade’s after-dark extravaganza, Nightfest takes visitors on a journey of discovery with spectacular lighting designs, roving performers, bustling night markets and a fantastic line-up of entertainment.


The Sydney Comedy Festival Showcase Road-Trips to Canberra this Friday!

17/08/2015 by OutInCanberra

The Sydney Comedy Festival has hand-picked the funniest comedians from the 2015 festival and are hitting the road once again to bring an all-star comedy showcase right to your doorstep. Boasting a line-up of the best local and international comics and showcasing some of the funniest and freshest emerging talents, you will be left sore from belly laughs due to this jam packed night of pure entertainment coming to the Canberra Theatre Centre this Friday 21st August.


Coffee and sweets out on the Terrace

12/08/2015 by Brian Tam

If you haven’t played host to overseas visitors lately, you might not have thought to visit Old Parliament House for a coffee and a bite to eat. But nestled within our former home of Federal Parliament, the newly refurbished Terrace Café has hit the ‘sweet spot’ with its simple approach and beautiful design.


Weekend Experiences

21/07/2015 by Kate Walker

The working week might revolve around planned meals, a strict-ish diet and possibly a few gym days; but come the weekend, I’m a firm believer in loosening the routine and indulging in good food with good friends. It’s even more enjoyable if some outdoors ‘puff’ can be woven into the scene too. Try some of these popular combinations and the last – a little known North Canberra ‘exercise eats’ combo. Lake Burley Griffin & Caravan Treats


10 Things for the Weekend

10/07/2015 by OutInCanberra

Oh hello July. It was January yesterday, but its okay... we're ready for you! This weekend we've rounded up a bunch of fun and exciting things to get you out and about with friends and family, but make sure you have your boots, coat, gloves and a scarf on hand because it's set to be a chilly one, with a very high chance of SNOW, yippee! 1. Ainslie + Gorman Arts Centres Official Launch Party at Ainslie Arts Centre Friday from 6:30pm


Canberra’s for kids

07/07/2015 by Jason Perelson

Canberra has been named Australia’s 'Fifth Most Family Friendly City'! And it comes as no surprise to the locals who spend their lives here and if you look around you, at pretty much any moment, you’ll notice the stroller swarm of parents. A never ending tide of families. And why not? Canberra really is amazingly family friendly. Still don’t believe us, because you’re living under a rock in Tharwa? Here are just 5 of the more obvious family friendly spots in Canberra: The National Arboretum


Canberra’s Best Kebabs

06/07/2015 by Brian Tam

It’s 3am, your pick-up lines haven’t worked, your new dance moves haven’t done you any favours, and you’re down to your last $10. Having been there once or twice, I’ve learned that the only thing you can do is to call it a night and seek comfort in the warm arms of a kebab. But while we often think of kebabs as a late night consolation prize, there’s no reason why we can’t enjoy them when the sun’s up. After all, what’s wrong with a bit of fresh bread, grilled meat and salad?


Alto Olive Oils Dinner at Sage Dining Rooms

30/06/2015 by OutInCanberra

Sage Dining Rooms and ALTO Olives together with Lark Hill Wines invites you to celebrate the launch of the 2015 New Season Extra Virgin Olive Oils with a beautiful feast for the senses. Damian Brabender will be cooking a unique menu based around local, seasonal produce, which will be prepared and served with each of ALTO's freshly pressed new season oils.


What does your lanyard say about you anyway?

26/06/2015 by Jason Perelson

So the good ol’ Gov wants to take your lanyard freedom away? In the words of a recent Game of Thrones episode (no spoilers) SHAME! It got us thinking, what does your lanyard say about you anyway? So we did some digging... Pink: You are either exceptionally girly or perhaps you are wearing pink as a sign of solidarity with breast cancer victims. Either way, you are correct, everyone thinks pink looks really good on you, sir.