Article Archive

November 28, 2014

5 Things for the Weekend

28/11/2014 by OutInCanberra

Happy Friday, Peeps! As usual, there’s a stack of stuff on this weekend. If you’re not down the coast or neck deep in a pool somewhere, here’s a bunch of stuff to do around town. Enjoy! 1. The Christmas Lights Garema Place Friday from 8.00pm. They’ve done it! After four weeks stringing over 20 kilometres of lights across the mall near the Carousel, InTheCity and the Richards family of Forrest have managed to break the Guinness World Record for a Christmas Display.


Film Review - The Drop

24/11/2014 by Sam Tremayne

Most people get scared off when they hear the words ‘independent film’ (admittedly, I was like that once). But when my job became seeing movies of different lengths, genres and languages, I started to realise that big budgets don’t mean good stories in the same way small budgets don’t mean bad ones. The Drop is James Gandolfini’s last movie and deserves to be seen. It is dark, thrilling and surprisingly swirling with mystery.


Champagne Dame Comes to Canberra

21/11/2014 by OutInCanberra

Imagine living a life touring, drinking and talking about Champagne. Kyla Kirkpatrick (a.k.a. The Champagne Dame) lives this dream, and is bringing her incredible experience and knowledge to Canberra in a one-off event for those who are truly passionate about their bubbles. OutInCanberra talked to the Champagne Dame about her life with Champagne, emerging styles and what you can expect from her sensational Masterclass on Saturday 29 November. The Masterclass at Canberra Centre looks amazing. What’s in store for the lucky 50 champagne fans?


Men’s Summer Style with Cotton On

17/11/2014 by Christina Roys

It’s all about the silhouette for summer guys, we’ve been given the inside info from Head of Menswear at Cotton On, Craig Williams, who treated us to a fashion D&M so we could pick his brain on what’s trending this season.


5 Things to do this Weekend!

13/11/2014 by OutInCanberra

Dear God. Here we are, deep in the flux of the Canberra summer – and absolute stinker today, and then down to 22 on Sunday! Still, everything this weekend is running hot! Here are five things to do as we race headlong towards Christmas. 1. Forbidden Fridays at PJ O’Reilly’s Tuggeranong Friday from 5.00pm. Dancers from 11.00pm


5 Places for new Swimwear!

04/11/2014 by Sarah Pritchard

After a particularly cold winter, springtime has come back to Canberra! The daffodils have begun to bloom and the weather is set to get warmer, so it’s time to start looking for those new swimmers! It can be a difficult search in a beach less city like Canberra for those who don’t know where to look, but luckily we are here to help! A natural place to start is one of the surf shops around Canberra, and Ozmosis is one that certainly stands out. It’s large, bright name beckons customers towards the entrance of the Canberra Centre.


Laneway Dining Cool at Loading Zone

31/10/2014 by OutInCanberra

Loading Zone started with the perfect idea – to bring a bit of the Melbourne-style of laneway dining to Canberra. With a booming inner-city scene, the timing was perfect. So, in April 2013 - after two years of leaping bureaucratic hurdles - Loading Zone was born.


Q&A with Emily Dibden, The Face of Canberra Racing!

27/10/2014 by Carly Devine

The Race that Stops a Nation is less than one week away. Have you got your outfit sorted? Your bets decided? We spoke to Emily, the current Face of Canberra Racing about what it's like to be the ambassador on a day such as Melbourne Cup! 1. What’s the most exciting part leading up to The Melbourne Cup as the Myer Face of Canberra Racing?


Dining in Parisian Style at Les Bistronomes

27/10/2014 by Carly Devine

Les Bistronomes is located on Eloura Street, replacing what was once Delissio, and has quickly become part of the ‘Braddon Bunch’. Though, this French bistro boasts its own Parisian cool through a relaxed approach to dining. Head Chef and co-owner, Clement Chauvin utilises his creative cooking style to present a simple and traditional French menu; and while classic Gallic cooking is the basis for Les Bistronomes, look out for a few twists along the way.


THE JUDGE - Movie Review

14/10/2014 by Sam Tremayne

I'll be honest, the main reason I chose to review The Judge was because the coolest man in the world, Robert Downey Jr, is the protagonist. That was enough of a selling point for me.