Article Archive

June 27, 2016

10 things to do this weekend

24/06/2016 by OutInCanberra

Go to one or check them off one by one! Follow our guide to the weekend and you'll sure make the most of your precious time off! __________________________________________ Men’s Tech and Style Masterclass at Canberra Centre 7pm Friday 24 June

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10 ways to beat the winter trap

22/06/2016 by Latoya Maddigan

When the cold weather hits it’s easy to retreat and hibernate in a cave of heaters, blankets and TV show binges. However, to keep your summer figure it’s essential that you stock up on ways to motivate yourself to get moving. Here are my 10 ways to do it! __________________________________________ Adopt a partner in crime Training with a partner will boost your motivation and will make you feel more accountable for your training efforts. A partner will also boost your training intensity, encourage you to work harder and help you both keep focused on your training goals.

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Yours & Owls 2016 tickets on sale now

21/06/2016 by OutInCanberra

Listen up party legends, it’s time to plan your road trip down south! Yours & Owls festival will be taking place over the NSW Labour Day long weekend (1 and 2 October), across two sun-soaked days at Stuart Park near the North Wollongong Beach. The festival is back and bigger and better in 2016 and as promised, it comes with a stellar lineup. This year its beautiful beach-side Wollongong location will play host to a crew of impressive international artists alongside a-list of all-star local legends.

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Men’s Tech and Style Masterclass

21/06/2016 by OutInCanberra

Attention Canberra fellas! Huw Bennett, contributing style and lifestyle editor for men’s website Oliver Grand, is transforming your late night shopping efforts into a tech and style masterclass. Held at the Canberra Centre on Friday 24 June from 6:30pm to 7:30pm, Huw will share his tips and tricks for developing a personal style and how to adopt this season's fashion trends.

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CEOs brave the cold for annual Sleepout

21/06/2016 by Alex Dickens

The annual Vinnies CEO Sleepout is on again Wednesday 23 June and 150 of the region’s business leaders will roll out their sleeping bags on the lawns of Questacon for the cause. Questacon Director Professor Graham Durant has participated since 2014 and raised over $7000 for homelessness services and was keen to offer Questacon as the location for this years’ Sleepout. “Having that experience of just one night, sleeping in the bitter cold of Canberra’s winter, was such a humbling and eye opening experience,” he explains.

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Gazillion Bubble Show comes to Canberra

21/06/2016 by OutInCanberra

Imagine an entire theatre of bubbles. Millions of tiny bubbles floating through the audience. Bubbles so big you can stand inside of them. Bubble sculptures that defy belief, and bubbles filled with smoke shooting across the stage. That’s what Gazillion Bubble Show at the Canberra Theatre Centre is all about. These acts of brilliance are why its creators, the Yang family, have earned more than 17 Guinness World Records.

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Give back this festive season

21/06/2016 by OutInCanberra

Marymead’s NEXGEN volunteers are again raising money for Marymead’s Kids’ Companions and programs that offer social support for children (up to 18 years) who are affected by disability. NEXGEN is hosting Christmas in July at The RUC in Turner on Saturday 23 July to raise funds for the organisation, as well as give us all a great excuse to pull out those daggy Christmas jumpers.

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A welcomed ELEMENT to the waterside

20/06/2016 by Maeve Bannister and Alex Dickens

Mimicking the hustle and bustle of the Melbourne Docklands, Canberra’s Kingston Foreshore is quickly becoming the local ‘place to be.’ With apartments currently under construction, and lots of new eateries opening up, our little foreshore will very soon be an even more bustling place of activity. Acting as a driving force behind the place is the ELEMENT building. Check out what this development has to offer now, and in the very near future… __________________________________________ Beef & Barley

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The Conjuring 2

20/06/2016 by Rylan Dawson

If there’s something strange, in your neighbourhood, who you gonna call... The Warrens, apparently! Reprising their roles from the nightmare-inducing first film, Vera Farmiga and Patrick Wilson are back with another alleged true story of a family being terrorized by an evil entity living in their home.

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Snow in the heart of the city

20/06/2016 by OutInCanberra

Winter Festival is a national event to be held over three weeks during June and July this year. It’s a wintery wonderland styled around European winter markets, to be held at iconic locations - including right here in Canberra! Each Winter Festival will host a wide range of snow and ice-related activities including open-air ice skating, powder snow pits, toboggan rides, European-style pop up food stalls, live music, professional ice skating performances and interactive games.

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