Article Archive

March 31, 2015

Paint and Paste-ups: The Tocumwal Lane pARTy!

30/03/2015 by OutInCanberra

Well, as promised, a great collective featuring many of Canberra’s best street artists gathered together on Sunday to redecorate Tocumwal Lane – a long-neglected part of central Canberra. The atmosphere was amazing. As DJ Juzlo belted out tunes from a tent located in the centre of the space, around fifteen artists worked on ladders, at ground level and with each other to fully realise the theme of Superheroes, Villains and Sci-Fi across the many walls.

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Girls' Night Out at QT Hotel

29/03/2015 by Maeve Bannister

Last week Friday, I received an invitation to experience a Hen’s Night at QT Hotel. The letter instructed me to pack my bags for QT Canberra for the following weekend. Intrigued? So was I! Other than knowing that the limo would arrive at my house at 6.30pm, and that I needed to dress semi-formally, I wasn’t really sure what to expect… Let me just say that if I ever have a Hen’s Night, I pretty much want a do-over of Saturday night! Here’s what went down… Arrival

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Andy Bull - A Man Who Talks Too Much?

28/03/2015 by Jen Taylor

Andy Bull is in every sense charming: his music, manner, on-stage banter, presence on social media, and his views in general. He recently played the spectacular Laneway Festival, and some of us were lucky enough to catch him amongst the big names on the bill. Jen Taylor catches up with Andy on his current tour. _____________________________ You speak very fondly of the whole ‘Laneway’ experience.

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5 Tips for the Weekend

25/03/2015 by OutInCanberra

Welcome back weekend! Before you start packing your bags for next weekend’s ‘long one’, we’ve still got this one to enjoy. There’s lots of fun to be had in the ACT, so strap yourselves in for all the action across Canberra in the coming days. Enjoy! 1. Sax on Legs at Lucky’s (QT Hotel) Friday from 5.00pm (Happy Hour) and 10.30pm (Sax on Legs) Here’s the way to kick off your Friday. Join the team at Lucky’s as the weekend celebration commences thanks to Newcastle’s favourite saxophonist. It’ll be a sexy mix of live music and electronic beats.

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Tocumwal Lane pARTy - Chatting With Graffik Paint

25/03/2015 by OutInCanberra

With the Tocumwal Lane pARTy only days away, with a massive event featuring DJs asnd street art with food and drinks supplied by London Burgers and Beers and Beach Brurritos. OutInCanberra caught up Geoff Filmer and Byrd – two legends in the Canberra street art and co-partners in Graffik Paint – to talk through what’s happening on Sunday and the culture of the local scene. ___________________________ Geoff is clearly excited at the prospect of getting into Tocumwal Lane for this project.

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CBR Fit - Evolution!

23/03/2015 by OutInCanberra

It’s been an amazing first month for CBR Fit. We’ve loved the way Canberrans are proud to show us how they run, jump and sweat with the #CBRFit hashtag. As a hub for our city’s social fitness movement, we’ve been inspired by the energy that you have put into over the weeks. The good news is that we‘ve only just begun!

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The Tocumwal Lane street pARTy!

23/03/2015 by OutInCanberra

Over the last few years, Canberra’s Street art scene has flourished thanks to a talented crew of painters and designers, as well as the transition of illegal graffiti to a valid and valued form of expression. The progression reaches a climax this weekend with a great ‘pARTy’ in Tocumwal Lane. Located just off Bunda Street (behind Blades) it’s an area that has long-been ready for makeover.

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5 Things for the Weekend

19/03/2015 by OutinCanberra

Let’s go people! Strap yourselves in for another weekend of frenetic activity across the National Capital. Here is just a taste of what’s on this weekend. Be sure to get out there amongst it! Enjoy! 1. Canberra Comedy Festival at various venues All weekend. How many Canberrans does it take to change a lightbulb? You might find the answer this weekend as the Canberra Comedy Festival brings you some of the best stand-up artists from Australia and around the world.

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Bespoke - design and fashion event this Sunday!

19/03/2015 by Janette Lenk

Not doing anything Sunday? Want to see some amazing fashion? Love New Acton? Enjoy good food and wine? If you answered yes to one or more of these then you should buy a ticket to Bespoke! "Bespoke" is a unique design event showcasing some of Canberra and surrounding regions most unique designers and retailers as well as creative talent brought to you for one night, THIS SUNDAY in A. Baker's Courtyard at the amazing NewActon precinct. What is Bespoke?

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Power-lunching at Akiba

17/03/2015 by OutInCanberra

Get in, sit down and feel the energy. That’s the simple philosophy of AKIBA, the fast-paced restaurant and bar in ACTEWAGL House that does ‘eclectic’ with a healthy dose of ‘electric’

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