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April 18, 2014

Old Bus Depot Markets - Easter Edition

17/04/2014 by OutInCanberra

Simply no better way to spend your Sunday in Canberra and this weekend, your Easter Sunday. Browse through the array of arts, crafts, fashions (old and new), freshly baked bread and more! The Old Bus Depot Markets are held in a fabulous old industrial building and you'll have a fantastic time checking out all the local stallholders and what they have to offer. You might even find something you absolutely love, and we bet there will be steamy, fresh and delicious hot cross buns this weekend! More info: www.obdm.com.au

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The National Folk Festival 2014 - This Easter weekend!

17/04/2014 by OutInCanberra

Australia’s premier folk festival event – The National Folk Festival - celebrates the world of folk music and arts and is on again for 2014 this Easter long weekend! For five days Exhibition Park in Canberra becomes another world for each and every festival-goer. It becomes a magical place, filled with colour and sound. Hundreds of the world’s best musicians come to Canberra to perform daily. There is a wide array of different foods on offer, dance classes, free workshops, arts, crafts and poetry.

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5 Minutes with… Hanny-d Creations

15/04/2014 by Carly Jade Devine

Hanny-d Creations was launched to celebrate designer Hanny Dewar’s passion for one-off, hand-made clothing, accessories and handbags, as well as her burning desire to see changes in attitude in the fashion industry towards sustainability. The label was launched in 2009. Since expanding her business, Hanny has presented collections at events including Frugal Fashions and the Australian National University’s Sustainable Careers Day. This year will be her first appearance at FASHFEST.

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Event Recap: Glass Towers at Transit Bar

15/04/2014 by Jen Taylor

Not even the rain and loss of Daylight Savings kept the dedicated from Transit Bar on Thursday night for the return of Glass Towers after their tour of America. The night opened with The Alternative, who brought quite a large crowd of followers. It was their first foray into the music scene with a drummer, having previously performed as an acoustic duo. They presented some nice acoustic guitar and solid basslines, and their final song (introduced by the lead singer as their personal favourite) was a definite crowd pleaser.

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Movie: WIN a double pass to The Finishers

07/04/2014 by OutInCanberra

The truly inspirational and moving film The Finishers will be released on April 17, exclusive to Palace Electric. Julien is 17, has a great sense of humour, bags of charm, and is in a wheelchair due to cerebral palsy. Despite their love for him, his family is gradually falling apart under the strain of dealing with his disability. In a bid to bond with his father, Julien challenges him to participate with him in the Ironman race in Nice (French Riviera), a triathlon in which his father has previously competed.

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WIN tickets to Johnny Castellano is MINE

02/04/2014 by OutInCanberra

This is more than love. This is more than rebellion. This is a twisted tale of pain and perfection. Acclaimed Canberra playwright Emma Gibson re-imagines Hans Christian Andersen’s The Little Mermaid as a supernatural psychological thriller in this sharp-edged, full-throttled ride into the limits of human torment. Johnny Castellano is Mine follows Alice across time to on her quest to find a way to reach town heart-throb Johnny Castellano and escape the prison of unreliable memories she finds herself trapped in.

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See Triple J Unearthed - The Christopher Coleman Collective Live!

19/03/2014 by OutInCanberra

Tasmania’s Christopher Coleman Collective has been steadily building a bridge over the big blue sea called Bass Strait. The charismatic young folk artist and his band were Unearthed by Triple J back in late 2012, and invited to perform at Falls Festival (Marion Bay) the same year.

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Handmade & Boutique Shopping!

18/03/2014 by OutInCanberra

On Sunday March 30 the combined Mathilda’s and Boutique Markets will be held at Canberra’s Albert Hall. It will be packed to the brim with the very best handmade products and boutique shopping! Showcasing Canberra’s best creative talent, the event will allow shoppers to purchase everything from soft furnishings, décor, accessories and gourmet food to the very best in baby and kids clothing and merchandise.

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WIN a double pass to Flickerfest 2014

12/03/2014 by OutInCanberra

Celebrating 23 years of short film excellence Flickerfest remains Australia’s leading short film festival returning to Canberra with its ‘Spectacular Short Films With Soul’ on Thursday the 20th of March at the Dendy cinema. Once again Flickerfest will continue to screen a smorgasbord of award winning shorts handpicked from over 2200 entries from their Academy® Accredited Australian competition. Highlights of the programme screening in Canberra include:

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Movie: The Raid 2 - Win Tickets

11/03/2014 by OutInCanberra

THE RAID 2 is for fans of martial arts and adrenaline junkies and will be releasing nationally in cinemas on Friday 28th of March. He thought it was over. After fighting his way out of a building filled with gangsters and madmen - a fight that left the bodies of police and gangsters alike piled in the halls - rookie Jakarta cop Rama thought it was done and he could resume a normal life. He couldn't have been more wrong.

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