Article Archive

March 2, 2015

The Secrets of Enlighten Festival

23/02/2015 by Sarah Pritchard

Canberra will be at its brightest this autumn. Enlighten Festival has been growing every year, lighting up some of our most iconic buildings with fantastical projections and creative installations, but that’s not all. This year, for 10 days, the Capital will also be host to music, food and exciting events.

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Get Ready for Art, Not Apart

23/02/2015 by Sarah Pritchard

I hope you survived the Multicultural Festival because Canberra is gearing up for another big outdoor experience. The Art, Not Apart festival will fill NewActon with artistic installation, performances, food and other events with an inclusive attitude that aims to stretch the boundaries of art. Canberra is getting creative this year on Saturday 14 March.

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5 Things for the Weekend

20/02/2015 by OutInCanberra

Hooray! So, this is the last full weekend of summer. Don’t be sad – get out there and make the most of it! As always, there’s lots to see and do. Here are a few ideas to get you started. Enjoy! 1. Lunar New Year at Ainslie Football Group Friday and Saturday from 6.00pm Ainslie Group is celebrating Chinese New Year with live performances from the Prosperous Mountain Lion across both venues! The fun starts at Ainslie at 6.00pm and then heads out to Gungahlin Lakes Club from 8.00pm

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An Evening with Chet Faker

16/02/2015 by Sophie Weber

Nick Murphy, aka Chet Faker, is the rising star of the Australian music industry. He has started 2015 by not only landing Number One in Triple J's Hottest 100, but also with a tour that is sure to please fans. The Melbourne local was met with the roar of two and a half thousand people, bringing to life the Royal Theatre at the National Convention Centre on Wednesday night.

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Battle of the Bands at Transit Bar - Heat 1

16/02/2015 by Jen Taylor

Let’s be honest, it’s hard to know what to expect from a Battle of the Bands competition (like, will the entrants will be the type of bands that play solely in their garage, and perhaps stay there?). But Transit Bar knows music, and Heat 1 of their Battle of the Bands competition brought talent that was impressive to say the least. It was definitely a night that exceeded expectations.

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5 Things for the Weekend

12/02/2015 by OutInCanberra

Here we go, people! The weekend is here! Canberra is absolutely humming this weekend – there is soooo much going on! Whether you’re a sport lover, a food lover, a music lover… or simply a lover, there is heaps to see and do across our fair city. Enjoy! ___________________________ 1. National Multicultural Festival in the city. Friday from 5.00pm.

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Weekend Yum Cha at Akiba

11/02/2015 by OutInCanberra

Drink tea? Don’t mind if I do. In fact, if you’re looking for a direct translation for what yum cha means, well… that’s it. Now, what if you could grab a pot of tea as well as fresh and spicy flavours, right in the heart of the city? The good news is that Akiba has you covered. As anyone who has visited a yum cha restaurant knows, there’s a lot more to this amazing Southern-Chinese dining style than just tea.

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The Gambler - Movie Review

10/02/2015 by Sam Tremayne

Risk is everywhere, but Mark Wahlberg has bet BIG in making The Gambler. Unfortunately, this is a movie that tried to go indie for some artsy cred. Instead, it just warbles along through a copy-and-paste script about a dude with nothing to lose and with no regard for his own life or those of others. It’s a story that is tired and, for The Gambler to work, really needed to invigorate the trope and bring something new to the blackjack table.

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5 Things for the Weekend

05/02/2015 by OutInCanberra

Hooray! Summer returns this weekend, with temperatures finally hitting the 30s again! Get out there amongst it! We want to know what you get up to this weekend, as we head towards Valentine’s Day next Saturday night. Tweet or Instagram your fun with #LoveCBR and we’ll re-post the best. For Facebook, tag OutInCanberra and you could be featured in our feed.

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Unique Ideas for Valentine's Day

03/02/2015 by Sarah Pritchard

Valentine’s Day is coming up so bring on the flowers and the chocolates and the romantic evening for two. Dinners are lovely and intimate and all, but how about something a little different? Here are a few ideas for Valentines Day that reach outside the box and above the norm. Mile High

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