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DIY Wotz on guide for the weekend of 27 August 2010

By 27 August, 2010

[ 28 August, 2010 to 30 August, 2010. ]

The week’s just flown by and it’s time to think again about recreation.

So if you know about something fun to see and do around town this weekend just let us know in the comments.

ACT RFS Wattle Day

By 24 August, 2010

[ 28 August, 2010 9:00 am to 29 August, 2010 9:00 am. ]

Canberrans celebrating National Wattle Day will be helping local Rural Fire Brigades to keep our community safe this year

Two Australian volunteer organisations with a tradition of service to the Australian community, local rural fire brigades, and the local Wattle Day organisation, have formed a new partnership to sell Wattle Day badges to raise funds for [...]

Musical Masterpieces at the National Gallery

By 23 August, 2010

[ 28 August, 2010; 3:00 pm; 29 August, 2010; 3:00 pm; ] Carl Rafferty presents…

 Musical Masterpieces at the National Gallery

Saturday and Sunday, August 28 and 29, at 3pm

Dear Music Lover,

You’re invited to spend a very pleasant weekend afternoon at the National Gallery. You can wander the collections, try the café and then enjoy a concert of beautiful melodies in the very pleasant Fairfax Theatre.

 I’ve selected favourite operatic [...]

Taiwan Sublime Photograph and Indigenous Culture Exhibitions to be held in the Civic Library, Canberra City

By 20 August, 2010

[ 23 August, 2010 to 30 September, 2010. ] The Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Australia in association with the ACT Library & Information Service will be presenting the “Taiwan Sublime” Photography and Taiwan Indigenous Culture Exhibitions from 23 August to 30 September, 2010, at Civic Library, Canberra City.

The “Taiwan Sublime” Photo Exhibition features various images captured by four Taiwanese photographers: namely Messrs [...]

Life, Death and Magic at the National Gallery

By 13 August, 2010

[ 13 August, 2010 to 31 October, 2010. ] [First filed: Aug 12, 2010 @ 14:25]

Tomorrow the National Gallery has a very different exhibition opening.

RiotACT attended the media launch for Life, Death and Magic – 2,000 years of SouthEast Asian Ancestral Art this morning.

In the words of Gallery Director Ron Radford “It’s a little bit creepy”.

It’s also striking, thought provoking, and inspiring. This from [...]

Philo presents The Boy From Oz

[ 13 August, 2010 to 4 September, 2010. ] Canberra Philharmonic Society in association with Erindale Theatre presents the musical Boy From Oz from 13th Aug to 4th Sept 2010.

For the first time in Canberra – The Boy from Oz!  With original music by Peter Allen, this show is sure to excite audiences and leave everyone wanting to go to Rio!

The Boy From Oz [...]

Robert Dowling comes to Canberra

By 26 June, 2010

[ 24 July, 2010 to 3 October, 2010. ] [First filed: Jun 25, 2010 @ 9:18]

The National Gallery is promoting their next exhibition: Robert Dowling: Tasmanian son of Empire.

Robert Dowling was Australia’s first major colonial-trained professional artist. Within Australian art historical terms, this was a milestone of great significance. It may seem surprising, then, that the National Gallery of Australia travelling exhibition Robert [...]

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