Article Archive

July 27, 2016

Ainslie Football Club: Woven into the fabric of the community

26/07/2016 by Josephine Huynh

There’s something about our town’s local clubs that sees thousands of Australian families and groups of friends from all walks of life making the weekly pilgrimage, or even a few times a week, to our trusted local sports club. Perhaps it’s the comradery and mate-ship from club roots that carry through to its dining, bar and overall experience that keep us coming back time and time again. Or is it the comfortable and family-like service that we’ve all grown up loving?

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Movie Review: Ghostbusters

26/07/2016 by Sam Tremayne

The movie version of ‘Don’t judge a book by its cover’ would be ‘Don’t judge a movie by its trailer’. Early last year it was announced that the 1984 classic, Ghostbusters, would be getting a reboot, which is not unusual in the cash-grab nature of sequels, remakes and adaptations in modern cinema. However, what differed here was the revelation that the cast comprising of Bill Murray, Dan Akroyd and Harold Ramis would be replaced by an all-female ensemble.

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Lunch specials part 4: Woden

26/07/2016 by OutInCanberra

This week we pass the baton back to Canberra’s south side, as we look at lunch specials in Woden. Whether you’re a public servant on the hunt for a feed on the run, a hospital professional looking to get away from work on your lunch break, or just a fan of the best cheep-eats in town – we have what you’re in the mood for. __________________________________________ Hellenic Club 13 Moore St, Canberra

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Win a double pass to Limelight's Girls Night Out

26/07/2016 by OutInCanberra

For all you ladies out there who have waited years for Eddie and Pats to make an appearance on the big screen - the time has come! And we want you to be first in line with a free double pass to the girls night experience at Limelight cinema. Get your gal-pals together on Wednesday 3 August for a Special Advanced Preview Girls Night Out Screening of ABSOLUTELY FABULOUS: THE MOVIE. Passes include an absolutely fabulous Appletiser and goodie bag. Arrive from 6:30pm for a 7:00pm film start.

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Win a double pass: Love and Friendship

26/07/2016 by OutInCanberra

Set in the opulent drawing rooms of eighteenth-century English society, Love & Friendship (starring Kate Beckinsale and Chloë Sevigny) focuses on the machinations of a beautiful widow, Lady Susan Vernon, who takes up temporary residence at her in-laws' estate. While there, the intelligent, flirtatious, and amusingly egotistical Lady Vernon is determined to be a matchmaker for her daughter Frederica - and herself too, naturally. She enlists the assistance of her old friend Alicia, but two particularly handsome suitors complicate her orchestrations.

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The inside scoop on the snow season

26/07/2016 by Josephine Huynh

As we are currently in the depths of winter, there is no better time to visit the snow than now. As Jindabyne is only two-and-a-half-hours away, the ski resorts are a perfect getaway from Canberra. With the cold front producing powder-like snow, we are at the peak of this snow season. Each year the snow resorts experience a high volume of tourists that travel far and wide to experience the nation’s highest peaks and to enjoy its slopes. Even if you’re not an experienced skier or snowboarder, rest assured there are instructors that can guide you and provide expert tips!

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Sugar substitutes for your diet

26/07/2016 by Lisa Donaldson APD

In a few weeks I will be giving a lecture on sugar… as such I have been doing a lot of research. I have been horrified by what I have been reading, and although I won’t declare sugar as poison, our intake of the refined stuff is pretty shocking.

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Chandelier Bar: The jewel in the Casino Canberra crown

26/07/2016 by Josephine Huynh

To say Casino Canberra’s Chandelier Bar is anything less than elegant, stunning and glamorous is the understatement of the century – it’s the jewel in the crown of the casino’s spectacular refurbishment with the larger-than-life chandelier literally taking centre stage of the show.

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10 things to do this weekend

22/07/2016 by OutInCanberra

It looks like we’re in for another chilly one this weekend in Canberra! However, with so much on you won’t have time to feel the cold. Whether it be cinema, chocolate, birthday parties or rugby, there is sure to be something to capture your interest. Here’s our top 10 picks for your weekend. __________________________________________ 1. Brumbies V Highlanders at GIO Stadium 6:00pm kick-off Friday 22 July The Super Rugby qualifying finals are here and with bosses around the city letting locals knock off early for the 6:00pm kick-off it’s sure to be a packed stadium.

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A chocolate lover's dream

20/07/2016 by OutInCanberra

The annual Indulge Coffee & Chocolate Expo is on again this Saturday at the National Convention Centre. For one day only, treat yourself with a wide variety of local and regional exhibitors showcasing the very best coffee and chocolates in the country.

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