Article Archive

November 30, 2015

First look: inside Highball Express

11/11/2015 by OutInCanberra

The runway is ready and the tower is about to give clearance for take-off. By the end of this week, Canberra should have another new bar right in the heart of the city. Strap yourselves in and prepare to be transported to the Caribbean aboard the Highball Express.


Our Top 10 Picks for Canberra Beer Week 2015

27/10/2015 by OutInCanberra

It’s no secret that Canberrans are partial to a beer. In fact, this city has had a long love-affair with hand-crafted and unique flavours far in advance of those preferred by our big city counterparts. Let’s face it, what Canberran hasn’t taken a sip of Zierholz, Wig & Pen or Bentspoke brews only to smile with local pride? This year Canberra Beer Week runs from Thursday 5 November to Wednesday 11 November, 2015. There is an exciting range of tap takeovers and dining events to experience at many of Canberra's fantastic bars, pubs and restaurants.


HAMLET at the Canberra Theatre Centre

06/10/2015 by OutInCanberra

Direct from a sell-out season in Melbourne, Bell Shakespeare’s critically acclaimed new production of Hamlet open its doors Tuesday 13 October at the Canberra Theatre. Welcome to Elsinore, a place threatened by secret tyranny where no one is safe from prying eyes and eavesdropping. All are under constant surveillance. Hamlet is a detailed family portrait in the political landscape of a “rotten” Denmark, a country furiously preparing for war, not realising that the enemy lies within.


All Beauty Everything With Beauticate's Sigourney Cantelo

06/10/2015 by Carly Devine

Sigourney Cantelo is the Founder & Editor of, and former Vogue Magazine Beauty and Health Director. With over 14 years experience in the industry, she has worked with celebrities and won numerous awards for her expertise. We sat down with Sigourney to get a glimpse into her world right before she visits Canberra to lend some of her tips and tricks at her Beauty Workshop with Benefit Cosmetics this month. Tell us about your career in the beauty industry?


Canberra’s Top Pizza Joints

29/09/2015 by Brian Tam

It seems that we’ve come a long way in terms of appreciating what makes a good pizza, and more and more Canberrans are fast become pizza connoisseurs. Our hospitality scene is certainly taking note, with plenty of places now offering handmade, woodfired pizzas with great bases and restrained amounts of traditional toppings (less is more, right?). Here’s our ‘Top 10’ list of places to grab an authentic, fight-you-for-the-last-slice, pizza! Briscola Pizzeria | Civic


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