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DIY Wotz on guide for the weekend of 6 February

By 6 February 2009

[ 6 February 2009 to 8 February 2009. ] [First filed: February 05, 2009 @ 08:15]

The pillar might be silent as to what’s worth doing this weekend, but I think we here at RiotACT can do better.

The comment box awaits your ideas as to things worth seeing and doing this weekend.

Little Girl Lost In The Devil’s Black Beard

By 5 February 2009

[ 7 February 2009 to 9 February 2009. ]

The following message in from the irrepresible Adam Hadley about his latest show with Mr Fibby:

Exciting developments are afoot mostly revolving around farm tool based musical instruments and a staggeringly insane yet incredibly cool musical bicycle which can only mean one thing!

That the super exciting new show by Mr Fibby, Little Girl Lost In The [...]

Your Kid Can’t Do This – Stencil exhibition

By 5 February 2009

[ 6 February 2009 to 14 February 2009. ]

From their Facebook page:

Cardboard Charlie, E.L.K. Stencils, and Fringe 09 present:

‘Your Kid Can’t Do This’

An International Stencil Art Exhibition that is going to blow the Melbourne Stencil Festival out of the water. Held in the Legislative Assembly Gallery just upstairs from the Fringe Stage Your Kid Can’t Do This features artists from the US, UK, [...]

The Chuffs Say Goodbye – Sat Night at The Potbelly

By 5 February 2009

[ 7 February 2009; ]

The Chuffs say goodbye and thank all of those who have supported us over the years. To our regulars for most of our gigs, seriously, we thank you so much.

Also a huge thanks to the bands we’ve played with over the years for inspiring us to rock.

We are not sure when we’ll be back and [...]

6 Billion Love

By 30 January 2009

[ 7 February 2009 to 9 February 2009. ] Canberra Youth Theatre and Fringe 09 present

a butoh inspired live art work

Created and Directed by Cheneoh Miller
Costume Design: Danielle Killick
Lighting Design: Anthony Arblaster
Cast: Canberra Youth Theatre

The number 6,677,563,921 ticks forwards and backwards everyday with births and deaths on the planet occurring even as you read this. We are 1 of the Six Billion [...]

The Scribble writers festival

By 30 January 2009

[ 6 February 2009 to 7 February 2009. ] The ACT Writers Centre is hosting Scribble, a festival celebrating youth literature, at Gorman House from 6-7 February 2009.

Scribble will feature Schools Day sessions from 9.30-2.30pm on 6 February and more general sessions for adults in the evening and on the Saturday 7 February.

Scribble will include readings, workshops, a zine fair, a [...]

A nice texty guide to Fringe 09

By 20 January 2009

[ 6 February 2009 to 14 February 2009. ]

You can check out the pretty version of the Fringe 09 Festival program here, but for straight web purposes here’s a luvverly text version to be going on with.

All this action will be taking place in Civic Square and is free free free (or to put it another way, has already been paid for). The [...]

Another world is possible – Exhibition at M16

By 19 January 2009

[ 28 January 2009 to 8 February 2009. ]

Amina McConvell is having an exhibition of her work at the M16 art space in Fyshwick which you might well enjoy.

The precis of the exhibition explains it thusly:

‘Another world os possible’ looks at the possibility of a transition from one reality to another. The work engages with the ways in which human beings have historically [...]

Handmade market is on again!

By 12 January 2009

[ 7 February 2009; ]

Come to Handmade market, Canberra’s quarterly Upmarket to experience high quality, stylish, unique products created by talented artists, craftsmen, designers and gourmets.  

Over 70 Retailers for the February market.

See why the Handmade Upmarket is becoming the place to shop for original and handcrafted wares.  


Next market is Saturday 7th February 2009

An amazing $1698.70 was raised on the day [of the first market]. 

Thank you for [...]

art:house | art + design festival

By 5 January 2009

[ 23 January 2009 to 28 February 2009. ] art:house is a month long summer festival celebrating art + design in the local region. From visual art, photography, illustration and graphic design- the art:house festival aims to bring together emerging artists and designers in a program that will showcase and celebrate our regions creative talents. 

The art:house | art + design festival will hold a [...]

Canberra Zine Fair 2009

By 30 November 2008

[ 7 February 2009; ] Thanks to the success of the June zine fair, there’s going to be another one next year, on 7 February in the Q2 Foyer at Gorman House. This time it is running as part of Scribble, ACT Writers’ Centre’s festival for young writers and young readers.

For those who don’t know, a zine (pronounced ‘zeen’) can [...]

Degas comes to Canberra

By 17 October 2008

[ 12 December 2008 to 22 March 2009. ] The ABC has a piece on the latest blockbuster at the National Gallery.

This time it features the works of Edgar Degas and they hope it will top Turner.

NGA director Ron Radford says the Degas: Master of French Art exhibition will be exclusive to Canberra.

“Only to Canberra and the first time in the southern hemisphere, [...]

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