Article Archive

February 10, 2016

Movie Review: Spotlight

10/02/2016 by Sam Tremayne

Another contender in the race for the Academy Award for Best Picture is the hard hitting and controversial film Spotlight. Oscar bait movies tend to be a tad more challenging, thought provoking or shocking than the average release. Spotlight goes right for the jugular, telling the story of the journalists at the Boston Globe who exposed the massive cover-up of child molestation in the Catholic Church – subject matter not for the faint hearted, but a truly powerful and engaging film with a plot that needed to be told.

More»

Tips to make 2016 the best Multi-Culti yet

10/02/2016 by Nic Crowther

This weekend, pretty much every Canberran will gather in the city to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the National Multicultural Festival. It’s a great event that is recognised across the country. Whether you’re a first-timer, or have rolled up for every one of the previous 19 years, OutInCanberra has collated our combined wisdom to bring you the ultimate guide to the city’s biggest party. __________________________________________ 1. Don’t be a dick.

More»

Food and Harmony Unite at the National Convention Centre

10/02/2016 by Alex Dickens

Australian cuisine is the belle-of-the-ball during this year’s Food & Wine Expo at The National Convention Centre. from Friday 19 Feb to the Sunday 21 Feb the expo comes to the capital featuring celebrity chef cooking demonstrations, culinary presentations and numerous exhibitors showcasing gourmet food and wine. Presented over three stages the Food & Wine Expo has something for everyone and is guaranteed to make a gourmet foodies out of the most dedicated Macca’s lover.

More»

Who to look out for at The Famous Spiegeltent

10/02/2016 by Alex Dickens

Built in the 1920s, The Famous Spiegeltent is the first of its kind and returns to Canberra on 19 February 2016. With some amazing talent under the big top, we want to give you a taste of what to expect and who to look out for when you visit this summer. __________________________________________ Who: Robyn Archer What: Known for curating the Centenary of Canberra as well as her one-woman shows, original songs and recordings, Robyn Archer is a household name and has been part of some of Australia’s best arts festivals.

More»

Where to Celebrate Eat Ice-cream for Breakfast Day

10/02/2016 by Alex Dickens

Yes, you read that correctly - ice-cream for breakfast! On February 18th, all of your childhood dreams have come true: it’s Ice-cream for Breakfast Day and, because it’s so out of the ordinary, we’ve found the top five places to indulge. Check out where and what to order on this super-sweet morning of celebration! __________________________________________ The Pancake Parlour 122 Alinga Street, Canberra City

More»

Gig Review: Dan Sultan By the Water

10/02/2016 by Alex Dickens

After the horrible weather we’ve had of late, an outside concert was not at the top of my list. However, Saturday’s By The Water event was the perfect way to experience amazing performances from Dan Sultan and Thelma Plum at the National Museum of Australia’s outdoor amphitheatre.

More»

Yonetani - Contemporary Art at NGA

10/02/2016 by OutInCanberra

Chandeliers made from uranium glass and a nine-metre banquet table made entirely of salt have taken over the National Gallery of Australia’s contemporary art space on the shore of Lake Burley Griffin. A new exhibition, The Last Temptation: the art of Ken + Julia Yonetani is a provocative and stunning exhibition by the acclaimed Japanese and Australian artist collaborators that highlights issues related to natural resources and dangers to the natural environment.

More»

Win A Double Movie Pass to '45 Years'

09/02/2016 by OutInCanberra

Kate Mercer (Charlotte Rampling) is planning a party to celebrate her 45th wedding anniversary. One week before the celebration a letter arrives for her husband, Geoff (Tom Courtenay), containing news that the body of his first love has been discovered, frozen and preserved in the icy glaciers of the Swiss Alps.

More»

Your Handy Guide to O-Week

08/02/2016 by Alex Dickens

Rest up kiddies because this week is going to be hectic! It’s Uni O-Week here in Canberra and boy is it going to be one to remember. De-box your goon sacks, stock up on Berocca and make sure you hit every O-Week party on our list! __________________________________________ Monday Traffic Light Party at The Lighty!

More»

FASHFEST is back for 2016... with a few changes!

08/02/2016 by OutInCanberra

There’s no standing still for Canberra’s annual red-carpet fashion event, and 2016 is no exception. FASHFEST has announced a new season, new dates and an increase in the number of shows it will present. The event has shifted to warmer months. In 2016 it will strut its stuff from 29 September to 1 October which means there won’t be any chill in the air for guests keen to wear their hottest fashion.

More»
tml>