[ 30 November -0001 12:00 am to 7 December 2008 8:30 pm. 30 November -0001 12:00 am to 4 December 2008 10:30 pm. 5 December 2008; 8:00 pm to 10:30 pm. 6 December 2008; 8:00 pm to 10:30 pm. 8 December 2008; 8:00 pm to 10:30 pm. 9 December 2008; 8:00 pm to 10:30 pm. ] THE NATIONAL YOUTH OPERA in association with THE STREET THEATRE & ICKLE PICKLE PRODUCTIONS present
MOZART’S THE MAGIC FLUTE
THE STREET THEATRE, 4th - 9th December at 8pm. (6pm Sunday 7th)
Mozart’s classic operetta is realised in spectacular fashion in early December at the Street Theatre. Featuring direction by Caroline Stacey, musical direction by Carl Rafferty, set design by Wayne [...]
[ 28 June 2008 to 29 June 2008. ] Its that time again where the weekend is almost upon us and there are those amongst us who’s minds wander to all the exciting plans for the weekend; like doing washing, watching the wallabies run out against the French in the Rugby Union on satruday night, or going through that huge pile of receipts in [...]
[ 27 June 2008; 7:00 pm to 11:59 pm. ] Hello, we’re the Variodivers and we’d like to inform you that we will be launching our debut EP “The Battle” this Friday night at the Greenroom in Phillip. We’re so excited about this release that all you have to do to get yourself a copy is come along to the show.
Your hard earned $10 will get [...]
[ 22 June 2008; 10:00 am to 1:00 pm. ] 10am, The Canadian High Commission, Forster Crescent, Yarralumla. (Registration from 8.30am).
Run 5km or 10km along the south side of Lake Burley Griffin to Weston Park and return OR
Walk along the south side of Lake Burley Griffin to the High Court and return (approx 5kms).
Canada and Australia have always had much in common, including a shared [...]
[ 22 June 2008; 11:00 am to 2:00 pm. ] On Sunday 22nd June, students from Girls Grammar have organised a walk to raise Organ Donor awareness in support of 14 month old Cordelia Whatman who requires a liver transplant and to raise some money for Westmead Childrens Hospital. The students have designed T-shirts which will be available for sale on the day and are [...]
[ 20 June 2008; 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm. ] (Getting in early on this one because it’s going to be a huuuuuuuge night.)
Liz Frencham is an ornament to music. The complete package: a superb song-writer, sings like an angel, and when Liz is on stage with one of her double-basses, it’s like two parts of the one whole. (Sounds naff, but check her out live [...]
[ 24 June 2008; 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] Post School Options Expo ’08< /strong>PAVING THE WAY TO YOUR FUTURE
The Post School Options Expo ’08 is an information forum aimed to provide students with a disability, their families, carers and teachers with appropriate and timely information and advice on:
§ Transition Planning
§ Career Pathways
§ Employment Services and Options
§ Further Education and Training
§ Funding Eligibility
§ Advocacy [...]
[ 14 June 2008 to 15 June 2008. ] This is as close as we get to a permanent fixture on RiotACT, your weekly dose of DIY wots on guide.
Let us know all the exciting events happening in Canberra this weekend in the comments. Don’t forget to check back from time to time in the events calendar should be looking for something to do.
[ 12 June 2008; 5:30 pm to 9:00 pm. ] The Community Alliance Party are having their official launch tonight at the Albert Hall.
They have put an open invitation up on their website with the event starting at 19:30 this evening (Thursday)
Their guest speakers are:
Tony Powell AO – former Commissioner for the NCDC
Dr. Jenny Stewart – associate Professor of Public Policy at University of Canberra
Their MC is [...]
[ 13 June 2008; 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm. ] A night of folkified country (or countrified folk) with a twist of lemongrass, I mean, bluegrass.
Pat Drummond and Karen Lynne (from the Blue Mountains) are both Australian musician legends in their own right, and a superb combination when playing duets.
Supported on stage (and as a duo) by local favourites Craig and Simone Dawson plus Peter [...]
[ 11 June 2008; 7:30 pm; ] Gungahlin Community Council June Meeting
The June GCC meeting will be held Wednesday 11th June
In attendance will be:
Andrew Barr MLA – ACT Minister for Planning, Sport, Recreation and Tourism, and Education to provide updates on key planning and education initiatives around Gungahlin, and to receive your feedback in this important election year
Senator Gary Humphries, [...]
[ 17 June 2008; 8:00 pm; 18 June 2008; 8:00 pm; 19 June 2008; 8:00 pm; 20 June 2008; 8:00 pm; 21 June 2008; 8:00 pm; ] ACT science-theatre collective Bohemian Productions will present the first Canberra season of its interactive performance A Prisoner’s Dilemma at the Street Theatre from Tuesday 17 – Saturday 21 June.
A Prisoner’s Dilemma brings together interactive theatre, lo-fi electronics and live trombone / electronica in a performance based on the science of Game Theory and the [...]
[ 27 June 2008; 7:30 pm to 11:30 pm. ] Poetry @ The Front Café and Gallery
The turbo slam is high-energy poetry competition for cash prizes. Competitors are awarded points according to the quality of writing, the delivery and the audience’s reaction. Pieces should be under three minutes and must be original.
An open mic at the start of the night gives poets a chance [...]
[ 7 June 2008 to 9 June 2008. ] Phenomenon 2008 is a gaming convention held in Canberra at Daramalan College over the June 2008 long weekend.
Pheno provides role-playing, RPGA , Living Arcarnis and miniatures games (Warhammer 40K, Flames of War, etc) as well as special events such as the Tryptich, Mission Improv, the World Wide 4th Ed D&D games day on the Saturday [...]
[ 7 June 2008 to 9 June 2008. ] I suspect my weekend will involve watching more movies, something i’m doing a bit of whilst laid up with bronchitis however for those in better shape, let us know what’s going on this long weekend in the comments
[ 7 June 2008; 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm. 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm. 9:30 pm to 10:30 pm. ] Le Petit Sideshow, Canberra’s only sideshow.
You may have seen them at the Corinbank Festival in February 2008, now you have a chance to see them again at their freakiest with some new and exciting acts in the QL2 theatre at the Gormon House Arts Centre.
But you have only one more chance to catch this exciting [...]
[ 4 June 2008; 5:30 pm; ] For all interested RA’ers there will be a media conference held this Wednesday 4th June 5:30pm at the National Press Club addressing the Global Food Crisis and how to mitigate it. This is being held simultaneously with other organisations around the world to highlight the failed WTO policies. For details contact Douglas Mitchell on 0422432179 [...]
[ 1 June 2008; ] I received this via email:
My name is Joh and I’m hoping you can help.
I have a dear friend and mentor. For the past 11 years, Georgette Parsley (age 55) has been my boss, my friend and like a mum to me.
Georgette has been cursed with numerous brain tumours, and has undergone brain surgery four times [...]
[ 14 June 2008; ] Capital City Punkfest will be hosting some of Australia’s finest punk, hardcore, rockabilly and psychobilly bands on June 14th at The Basement, ACT. Ripping out with a massive 16 band line up including Casino Rumblers, The Black Market, Charlie Greaser, Throwaway Kids, Rust, Checkered Fist, Reason Strikes, Ebolagoldfish, Bladder Spasms, Eye-Gouge!, Mutual Exclusion, Lamexcuse, Outcome [...]
[ 13 June 2008 9:00 pm to 14 June 2008 2:00 am. ] It’s time to be aware, it’s time to survive: INTERNATIONAL ZOMBIE AWARENESS DAY!
Bring your friends, bring your housemates and bring the random drunk guy you didn’t know lived with you and get yourself zombified. This is a costumed event so drag out your decayed boots and throw on some gore, you could win limited edition [...]