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Nick Cave at the Library

By 8 September 2009

[ 15 August 2009 9:00 am to 29 November 2009 5:00 pm. ] “A winter day suddenly came your way
And you ran into your mind”

Take a walk through the mind of Nick Cave. The journey is a bit weird, a bit voyeuristic, and still leaves a fair chunk of mystery. On show at the National Library is an enormous collection of ephemera from a creative life.

From photos of [...]

McCubbin’s Last Impressions at the National Gallery

By 13 August 2009

[ 14 August 2009 to 1 November 2009. ]

While we wait for the European masters at the end of the year the National Gallery is offering us Australia’s greatest impressionist, Frederick McCubbin, and his work between 1907 and 1917.

From the blurb:

Discover McCubbin’s free and expressive style, and the varying effects of light conveyed through striking colour in landscapes, seascapes, cityscapes, portraits and interiors.

Not [...]

DIY Wotz on guide for the weekend of 14 August

By 13 August 2009

[ 14 August 2009 to 16 August 2009. ] No plinth pictures under the new regime!

But we’re still after your thoughts on what’s going on around town this weekend for the seeing, hearing and attending of.

Just blast away with them in the comments!

E-Waste Recycling Weekend

By 6 August 2009

[ 15 August 2009 to 16 August 2009. ]

The People of Riot ask and they shall receive.

TAMS E-Waste Recycling Weekend on 15-16 August at 4 locations around Canberra and Queanbeyan.
Last time this was run there were big queues so be prepared to wait or go to one of the other sites.

Details available on the TAMS flyer.

Ashleigh Mannix – Big in Japan?

By 24 July 2009

[ 16 August 2009; ]

The Auspop blogspot brings word that Canberra’s Ashleigh Mannix has had some sort of hit in Japan with her song “Pieces of You”. Before she heads to Japan to strutt her stuff she’s doing an east coast tour.

If you haven’t heard her lately (she started playing music around town while still in her teens) she’s [...]

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