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By 30 April 2010

[ 30 April 2010 to 23 May 2010. ] Supermolet: Orbit, 2010Digital print on anodized aluminum and MDF 80 x 120 cm

Come join us this friday night (30/4/10) for the opening of:

Multiple will include a range of new works of varying styles and mediums. The largest work in the show, Double-Vision clocks in at just over 4 meters wide and portrays a twisting, turning vision [...]

The Boobquake cometh to Canberra

By 23 April 2010

[ 26 April 2010 at 2:00 pm; ]

Boobquake is one of those things we can probably all agree on.

Feminists don’t like being told what to wear by men, and men by and large like it when they can see boobs.

There’s a facebook page explaining the global phenomenon.

Basically an Iranian cleric has declared that women dressing immodestly cause earthquakes.

Women who like to be [...]

DIY Wotz On Guide for the weekend of 23 May April

By 22 April 2010

[ 23 April 2010 to 25 April 2010. ] So Rioters, what’s grunting and grooving in Canberra this weekend?

Any suggestions for what others can (or should) see and do greatly appreciated in the comments.

Elm Grove Open Day at Bonner – ACT Heritage Festival

By 17 April 2010

[ 17 April 2010 at 10:30 am; ] Experience and celebrate the history of early pastoralists in the Gungahlin region. The upper Ginninderra Creek area was keenly sought after and the Gillespie family had numerous land holdings stretching across the creek’s numerous flows – in the good years.

The ACT’s Heritage Festival moves to Elm Grove – a heritage listed [...]

Starry nights all night. The Masterpieces go hardcore.

By 17 April 2010

[ 17 April 2010 11:00 pm to 18 April 2010 6:00 am. ] [First filed: Apr 15, 2010 @ 9:29]

I’ve been gagging to see the masterpieces exhibition at the National Gallery, but its runaway popularity has turned me off so far.

But in a grand finale the exhibition is staying open all through the night this Saturday.

And we’ve got 5 adult double passes to give away for the midnight [...]

What’s on this weekend? 17 & 18 April

By 15 April 2010

[ 16 April 2010 to 18 April 2010. ] EquineX national horse expo is back for the 2nd year at Exhibition Park, featuring a weekend packed with arena and classroom sessions and over 40 commercial exhibitors.  Olympians Heath and Rozzie Ryan are on hand, a stallion masterclass Saturday night raises money for Pegasus riding for disabled, and the spectacular Auction of the Stars culminates [...]

Beer Fest on this weekend! Free tickets for lucky Premium Subscriber

By 14 April 2010

[ 17 April 2010 to 18 April 2010. ]

The 2010 National Capital Craft Beer Festival is gracing the lovely Olims Courtyard this weekend.

More details on the website and tickets from OutInCanberra.

As a special bonus we’ve got a double pass for the Premium Subscriber who can, in 25 words or less, leave in the comments the funniest reason they should win them.

It’s not too [...]


By 14 April 2010

[ 29 April 2010 7:30 pm to 2 May 2010 6:30 pm. ]

The Street Theatre will launch the 2010 Made in Canberra season with Love Cupboard, a new full length work written by emerging Canberra playwright Emma Gibson. Part whimsical fantasy, part comedy and part drama and all love story, Love Cupboard explores the darkness and light we all hold within, and the conditions and abuses perpetrated [...]

Beth Jennings [leaving traces]

By 13 April 2010

[ 15 April 2010 at 6:00 pm; ]

leaving traces
a photography exhibition by Beth Jennings
The Front Art Gallery and Cafe
1-2 Wattle St, Lyneham
14-27 April 2010
Beth says: ‘Who can explain the connection a person feels to an old courtyard in Berlin, sand dunes in the Sahara or a field of grass in Toronto? It happens, and my role is to capture that connection.  This [...]

April at the Street Theatre

By 12 April 2010

[ 12 April 2010 to 30 April 2010. ] There are stacks of things happening Streetside this April, with music (opera! world! Russian folk!), comedy, new work, and solo performance to whet the artsy appetite.

Right now, we have legendary Aussie actor Max Cullen channelling ‘the poet of the people’, Henry Lawson, in his solo work FACES IN THE STREET (on Tuesdays – Saturdays til [...]

Enlarged Cotter Dam presentation – salvaging our heritage

By 12 April 2010

[ 14 April 2010 at 6:00 pm; ] As part of the 2010 Heritage Festival, ACTEW Corporation through the Bulk Water Alliance, has coordinated special events for people to participate in.

Enlarged Cotter Dam presentation – salvaging our heritage
Date: Wednesday 14 April 2010
Venue: King O’Malley’s Irish Pub, 131 City Walk, City ACT 2611
Time: 6.00pm to 8.00pm

As part of the Enlarged Cotter Dam project, heritage assessments [...]

Johnny Roadkill, Activate Jetpack, Flat Earth Confederacy, Saturday 24th of April, Pot Belly Bar

By 10 April 2010

[ 24 April 2010 9:00 pm to 25 April 2010 1:00 am. ] Saturday 24th of April, 9PM, Pot Belly Bar, Free Entry
Johnny Roadkill, Activate Jetpack, Flat Earth Confederacy

Inaugural Canberra Tweed Walk this weekend

By 9 April 2010

[ 11 April 2010 at 1:30 pm; ] You might have heard about the Tweed Rides that have been popping up across the world, provding lovers of cycling and of elegant tweed sportswear the opportunity to combine these interests and meet others while enjoying the great outdoors.

Canberra has its own Tweed Ride, which is really a lot of fun to be involved with.

For [...]

Run With The LAW

By 6 April 2010

[ 7 April 2010 at 12:00 pm; ]

Interested in good causes? Like running? Want to meet some local cops?

Well if you answered yes to any (or god forbid all) of those questions then the ACT leg of Run with the Law may be for you.

The run is in support of the IX National Special Olympics games which will be held in [...]

Tuggeranong United kicks off new season

By 5 April 2010

[ 9 April 2010 at 6:00 pm; ] Tuggeranong United will kickoff the 2010 Gatorade Premier League on Friday night when they take on Canberra FC at Deakin Stadium. 

It could be a blockbuster crowd for the first match of the league, with the newest Tuggies PL16s boys taking to the field at 6pm, followed by the Premier League match [...]

Three Chords & The Truth: Art Inspired By Music – ANCA Gallery

By 30 March 2010

[ 31 March 2010 6:00 pm to 11 April 2010 6:00 pm. ] ANCA Gallery is pleased to present THREE CHORDS & THE TRUTH, an exhibition of art works inspired by music and just in time for the National Folk Festival.

Wednesday 31 March – 11 April 2010
In keeping with the theme, the opening night features live music by local band Dr Stovepipe who have been playing recently around [...]

When He Was Famous – Locally written play

By 15 March 2010

[ 8 April 2010 to 17 April 2010. ] Canberra Dramatics is pleased to bring you a play written by a local playwright. When He Was Famous is about an actor, Robert Taylor, America’s favourite B-list celebrity.

His abilities to pull, to drink and to forget his less palatable actions are matched only by his inexplicable ability to schmooze his way out of just [...]

POP THE POT 2010 Pre show

By 12 March 2010

[ 16 April 2010 at 9:00 pm; ]


By 3 March 2010

[ 17 April 2010 5:00 pm to 18 April 2010 1:00 am. 17 April 2010 5:00 pm to 18 April 2010 1:00 am. ]

Masterpieces from Paris: Van Gogh, Gauguin, Cézanne and beyond – Coming to Canberra

By 10 August 2009

[ 4 December 2009 to 5 April 2010. ]

Apparently this is the big one. The biggest and bestest art blockbuster the National Gallery will ever stage.

The NGA is trumpeting their exhibition scheduled for the summer holiday period:

Never have so many masterpieces been brought together in one exhibition in this country.

There’ll be no need to travel to Paris to see major and numerous works [...]

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