Author: Sarah Newbery

Review: CSO ActewAGL Llewellyn Three

It’s been a while since I attended a CSO concert. My interest in classical music was a gift from my mother that manifested in 13 years of music lessons, ensemble practices and end of year concerts throughout school. Unfortunately, it’s been too long since I last played but tonight’s concert was both a wonderful experience and a gentle reminder to revisit my viola.   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Canberra Weekly (@canberraweekly) on Aug 21, 2019 at 2:24am PDT The program started with Ravel La Valse, the perfect appetizer to whet the appetite of...

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Guide to Father’s Day in Canberra 2019

Memories last longer than wrapping paper. Father’s Day is Sunday 1st September – you remembered right? Well, if you didn’t consider yourself lucky because we’ve done the work for you and rounded up a list of some of the Father’s Day events happening in Canberra. Be the best son or daughter this year and treat Dad to an experience he deserves.   Chifley’s Bar & Grill Celebrate dad at Chifley’s Bar & Grill with live music, dad sized burgers, a selection of locally crafted beers and loaded fries for the family to share. There will be games in the courtyard...

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Hottest Potatoes in Town

Hot Potato, Hot Potato Got a passion for potatoes? We can’t blame you. Potatoes come in so many delicious forms, from mashed to baked to deep fried. In celebration of National Potato Day on Monday 19 August, we’ve rounded up our favourite potato dishes! Double Shot Deakin Proving that potatoes are suitable any time of the day, Double Shot’s Potato & Feta Rosti with oven roasted roma tomato, crumbled feta, chard and mojo sauce is the breakfast of our potato dreams. Plus its vegan, gluten free and nut free!   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by...

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Dare to Dance – Classes for Adults

What better way to get fit or just have some fun with your girlfriends than to attend a dance class? Whether you’ve done any dancing when you were younger or you’ve got two left feet, there’s something for everyone. Every single one of the studios listed below offer casual, ‘pay as you go’ options so you don’t need to commit to an expensive membership!   Highball Express Salsa Every Tuesday evening, the tables are pushed to the walls and Highball Express is transformed into a dance floor. Enjoy a free taster class hosted by Salsabor Dance Studio at 6:30pm...

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New in town: authentic Vietnamese eatery MAIYO opens

Mai + Yo, a combination of Kien Cong Mai’s last name and the yoghurt drinks that he wants to make famous throughout Canberra. Earlier this year Kien Cong Mai and his wife, Le Vinh Vu, identified a serious omission from Canberra’s diversely populated dining scene: traditional northern Vietnamese cuisine. Using their passion and hospitality experience, they have commercialised traditional cooking techniques to bring Canberra a curated selection of authentic Vietnamese dishes. On arrival, we were served the freshest, crispiest Spring Roll I have ever had the pleasure of trying. Stuffed with pork mince, vermicelli noodles, black mushrooms and fresh veggies,...

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