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September 2, 2014

Win Tickets - Nick Cave's 20,000 Days on Earth

25/08/2014 by OutInCanberra

Nick Cave is back, this time appearing in a pseudo-documentary as he moved through the 20,000th day of his life. It’s an unusual glimpse into the mind of one of Australia’s greatest songwriters… and is very much a portrait of Nick Cave as he wishes to be seen. The blurb is as follows…


Courtney Love - Live at UC

24/08/2014 by OutInCanberra

A small, though excitable crowd gathered at UC Refectory on Saturday night to see one of the 90s most talented and tempestuous stars take the stage. It could be none other than Ms Courtney Love. What the Hell would happen tonight? After a storming warm-up set from Melbourne’s The Mercy Kills, the beer queue formed, while a range of tiara-and Doc-Marten-wearing ladies pressed themselves up against the barriers in anticipation of the grunge goddess’ appearance.


5 Things to Do this Weekend

22/08/2014 by OutInCanberra

Here's a bunch of fun things to do if you are looking for inspiration and something to brighten up your two days of leisure! 1. Matt Okine Zierholz @ UC - Friday night from 7.30pm He’s not just a voice wafting from your bedside radio prior to hitting the snooze button. Triple J’s Matt Okine has an entire body, and uses it with great energy during his hilarious stand-up. Grab a ticket and head to Zierholz tonight to see one of Australia’s funniest comedians in full swing.


What We Do in the Shadows - Win Tickets!

21/08/2014 by OutInCanberra

New Zealand is known for some amazing cinema (Lord of the Rings, Once Were Warriors), but also has a soft spot for horror-comedies. In the proud tradition of Peter Jackson's Braindead comes a new film from Jemaine Clement (Flight of the Conchords) and Taika Waititi (Boy, Eagle vs Shark). Check out the blurb: _________________________________________________________________________________


Art vs Science - Live at Transit Bar

18/08/2014 by Jen Taylor

Art vs. Science have certainly made their mark on Australian music over the last few years, with a whole array of quintessential party anthems. On the night of Art vs. Science’s Creature of the Night Tour, the tables of Transit Bar had been lined up in front of the stage, forming a barricade as if to contain an unruly crowd. This was obviously a silent sign to the audience that there was an expectation for rowdiness. No qualms with compliance there.


National Geographic’s DEEPSEA CHALLENGE 3D with James Cameron - Win Tickets

15/08/2014 by OutInCanberra

National Geographic's astonishing documentary DEEPSEA CHALLENGE 3D chronicles legendary film-maker James Cameron's diving expeditions to the deepest place on the planet; the never-before reached Mariana Trench. It offers a rare glimpse into the dedication and passion Cameron (as expedition leader, submersible co-designer and pilot) shared with the mission’s international team to take on the seemingly impossible task— creating a sub, built in Sydney, that could withstand the crushing pressure almost 36,000 feet down. The risks were astounding. The footage is breathtaking.


5 Things to Do This Weekend

14/08/2014 by OutInCanberra

Here's a bunch of fun things to do if you are looking for inspiration and something to brighten up your two days of leisure! 1. SciNight Questacon – Friday Night from 6.00pm Sport pretty amazing. Even if you’re not a fan of watching it, there is some pretty cool science behind lifting, running, jumping and throwing. Join the team at Questacon as they celebrate National Science Week through a fun-filled night including heaps of great activities, and even an appearance by the Canberra Roller Derby League.


WIN tickets to Bell Shakespeare’s, The Dream.

13/08/2014 by OutInCanberra

Never assume, it makes an ass out of you and me. The clue is in the title – this is a different dream. Peter Evans will reawaken Shakespeare’s classic A Midsummer Night’s Dream with a breathless 90-minute production that amplifies the magic, mirth and mayhem.


360 Feedback - Win tickets

12/08/2014 by OutInCanberra

Have you got a question for 360? Australia’s reigning king of hip-hop is returning to Canberra on Wednesday 3 September to treat locals to another incredible show at UC Live. Here’s your chance to witness the latest album, Utopia, as well as amazing support acts including Hospin (USA), Pez, and Miracle + Lunar C (UK). We’re spending time with 360 in the coming week, and we want you to submit a question for us to ask him. It can be anything you like, and we’ll be selecting the best to put to the man himself.


ANDY BULL live at Transit Bar

11/08/2014 by OutInCanberra

Andy Bull is bringing his Sea of Approval national tour to Transit Bar on Thursday 11 September. Sea of Approval is an open and personal body of work. Andy's distinct voice and acoustic piano is married with synthesizers, samples, glitches and vocal layering. A masterful pop artist, he produces and plays every instrument on the record and has this to say about the upcoming tour;