Author: Luke Keioskie

Why Ember can’t wait for Bass in the Place

Top Australian DJ Ember will be spending his New Year’s Eve in Canberra – and he can’t wait. Ember will be in the capital for Bass in the Place, an all-ages free dance party at Garema Place on Sunday 31 December from 9pm, and the beatsmith is really looking forward to the event. “I’ve been looking at pictures from last year and it looks amazing, the stage looks awesome,” he said. “Talking to other guys who’ve played Bass in the Place before, they say it’s one of the best gigs they’ve done, and I’m looking forward to it because...

Read More

Canberra restaurant in top 50 of Australia

A Canberra restaurant has been rated amongst the top 50 places to wine and dine in Australia. OpenTable, the world’s leading online restaurant reservations platform, compiled the list of the best eateries in the country, and while Sydney and Melbourne dominated, Canberra’s eightysix in Braddon secured a place in the list. Every visit to eightysix is guaranteed to be different to your last, thanks to the exciting and ever-changing blackboard menu that’s built around seasonal produce. OpenTable analysed the opinions of more than 70,000 restaurant reviews submitted by verified diners from more than 1,500 restaurants nationally to compile the...

Read More

QT showcases Canberra artist’s talent

Renowned for its designer spaces and signature art installations, QT Canberra is welcoming homegrown talent Jess Cochrane to its foyer in December. The collection of artworks, named After My Own Heart, is a direct reflection of the bond and understanding each piece’s subject shares with the artist as they move along a journey toward self-acceptance. A visual artist from Canberra, Cochrane uses her works to echo the relationship between society and the consumption of pop culture. Importantly, Cochrane wanted to draw on the feminine strength in order to create a more powerful, inclusive and influential visual culture. “In this modern world,...

Read More

Indie pop for adults – with a water view

Join Kate Miller-Heidke for an evening of music by the water to celebrate the last vestiges of summer in Canberra. Kate is playing a By the Water concert at the National Museum of Australia on Saturday 10 February, bringing her eclectic mix of pop, folk and opera for one night only, with backing by a string quartet. The award-winning singer-songwriter has released four albums in Australia, achieving multi-platinum status and appearing in top 10 album and singles charts numerous times. Rolling Stone magazine calls Kate’s work ‘indie-pop for adults’, and the artist has been widely praised for her unique ability...

Read More

There’s much ado about free Shakespeare

When you think of summer, you think of Shakespeare…right?  Well in February you will, thanks to Shakespeare By The Lakes, a series of free public performances of the Bard’s plays during Valentine’s Day Week. Shakespeare By The Lakes makes theatre freely accessible to Canberrans of all walks of life, with free outdoor performances held in parks over summer. Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing will take to the Tuggeranong Town Park Community Stage on Wednesday 14 and Thursday 15 February, and the play is best seen with a blanket or a picnic in tow. The event will feature top nosh...

Read More
Loading...