Author: OutInCanberra

WIN a Double Pass to Book Club

To celebrate the release of Book Club, we are giving you the chance to WIN a double pass to the film! Starring Diane Keaton, Jane Fonda, Candice Bergen & Mary Steenburgen In cinemas August 23 Synopsis: Diane (Diane Keaton) is recently widowed after 40 years of marriage. Vivian (Jane Fonda) enjoys her men with no strings attached. Sharon (Candice Bergen) is still working through a decades-old divorce. Carol’s (Mary Steenburgen) marriage is in a slump after 35 years. Four lifelong friends’ lives are turned upside down to hilarious ends when their book club tackles the infamous Fifty Shades of Grey. From...

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Another ‘Love Bytes’ the Dust

Cookie Doh Co. the holy grail of edible cookie dough in Australia has come out with a limited-edition flavour fit for Facebook break up season. What is Facebook breakup season you ask, well as the cold weather is slowly but surely coming to an end, many Aussies consider the season of spring the time for new beginnings (though us Canberrans need someone to snuggle at least til October). This is actually backed up by evidence and studies from British Journalist, David McCandless, so don’t think we’re making this up! This online study of over 10,000 Facebook statuses founded that...

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Bang the drum at this masterclass

An artist who has performed with the likes of Amy Winehouse and Bjork is coming to Canberra for his only hands on workshop in Australia. Pete Lockett, voted the best percussionist in the world by Rhythm magazine, is an international recording artist and educator holding a workshop with Groove Warehouse on Monday 20 August. As well as recording and performing with artists such as Afro Celt Sound System, Peter Gabriel, Robert Plant and Sinead O’Conner, Pete has worked extensively in the film industry, on James Bond movies Quantum of Solace, Die Another Day and Casino Royale, and movies such...

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Buy a parma and help a farmer

Do your bit to help our drought-stricken farmers and tuck into a classic pub meal at the same time. The Parma For a Farmer initiative has been taken up by pubs and clubs in Canberra, where $1 for every parmigiana sold is going to help Aussie farmers in need. Here are a list of venues in the ACT where you can help: Shorty’s Hale + Mary Kingston The Dock Edgar’s Inn Eastlake Football Club Hellenic Club Walt & Burley The Pedlar If you know of other venues offering Parma For a Farmer, drop us a line at [email protected] and...

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Get your tickets for the mobile disco before it souls out

A day of pure house, funk, disco and sunshine on the lawns of the Australian National Botanic Gardens; Kicks Entertainment brings Carl Cox & Eric Powell’s Mobile Disco to Canberra on Saturday 24 November. The ‘Mobile Disco’ began as a Melbourne party between close friends and has since flourished into a must-attend Australian tour playing to sold-out boutique shows at some of the most picturesque locations across Australia. Digging deep through their extensive record collections, Carl Cox & Eric Powell will be picking out their favourite soul, funk, disco tracks that they were brought up with. Get your disco pants ready for back to...

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