Author: OutInCanberra

Public Service Announcement: Monday is not a public holiday

Contrary to this time last year, and what our iPhone calendars are saying – IT IS NOT A PUBLIC HOLIDAY ON MONDAY sigh. But if you’re a public servant you can probably just not show up and say you did ? The back-to-back long weekends have historically been the most magical time of year for us locals. Not to mention a well deserved break. If you didn’t take the middle Tuesday-Friday off work and have a consecutive 10 days off (only 4 of them being annual leave) you didn’t use your time effectively. This year is the first year...

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WIN a double pass to NightFest at Floriade!

As the sun sets, Floriade comes alive as NightFest returns with five nights of entertainment, food, and more from Wednesday 26 September until Sunday 30 September. With something new every night, you’re sure to be enchanted by what’s on offer. On Wednesday, grab some popcorn and a blanket as Stage 88 transforms into an open-air cinema, Thursday and Friday nights sees musicians hit the stage as the music flows through the flower beds. Then, get your dance moves ready for Saturday’s Party NightFest, as the Park switches to party mode. Cap off the weekend with a night of laughs...

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Your spring clean – someone’s spring wardrobe

As we begin to eye-up those new-season pieces and our wardrobes begin to over spill, others are struggling.  Call it superficial, or blame it on a serious lack of self-control, we are all guilty of keeping unncessary clothing items we havent looked twice at all year. This spring, you can make your clean out count, opening your wardrobe and heart as part of the Hands Across Canberra  ‘Spring Clean’ campaign at Safe Shelter in Braddon. This campaign is part of Canberra’s Biggest Garage Sale which is designed to encourage ALL Canberrans, young and old, to donate differently and auction their new and...

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What’s on this weekend

Floriade – all weekend Marilyn Monroe and Michael Jackson are set to star alongside the likes of Grug and Where’s Wally as this year’s Floriadetakes visitors on a trip down memory lane through the theme of Pop Culture. Featuring a jam-packed program drawing inspiration from this year’s theme, festival-goers will be treated to an exciting array of retro-inspired flowerbeds showcasing some of the 20th Century’s most iconic figures in music, film, literature and social media. Cézanne – Portraits of a Life – all weekend  Australian premiere of Cézanne – Portraits of a Life. This visually beautiful documentary film explores the life and art...

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3x double pass giveaways to I Am Paul Walker

We have a 3x  double pass to give away to I Am Paul Walker at Dendy Cinemas! Tell us in the box below your fave movie snack for the chance to win? I Am Paul Walker is a feature-length documentary film exploring the life and legacy of actor Paul Walker, the Southern California native who cut his teeth as a child actor before breaking out in the blockbuster Fast and Furious movie franchise. Featuring interviews with those who knew Paul best both professionally and personally and using an extensive archive of rarely seen candid video and still photographs provided by...

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