[ 28 October, 2010; 8:00 pm; 29 October, 2010; 8:00 pm; 30 October, 2010; 8:00 pm; ] [First filed: Oct 26, 2010 @ 15:23]
‘…the body is deeper than the soul and its secrets inscrutable.’ E. M. Forster
For 3 performances only, Tableau artist and Canberra Critics Circle 2009 Artist of the Year, Min Mae maps a ‘pathway through vulnerability’ – experimenting with the human animal’s most essential means of communication – [...]
[ 29 October, 2010; 6:30 pm; ]
Tonight the annual Henry Parkes Oration is on at the National Library, 6.30pm, and it’s free: http://www.parkesfoundation.org.au/
The importance of public education as a fundamental building block of a sustainable democracy is the theme of the Oration, to be delivered by Associate Professor Lyndsay Connors. She will argue that Henry Parkes’ vision for public education [...]
[ 29 October, 2010 to 31 October, 2010. ]
It’s a jam packed weekend of fun and excitement coming up around Canberra.
What do you think is worth seeing and doing in town?
Just leave your thoughts in the comments.
[ 30 October, 2010; ]
Bush Fire Awareness Week is all about helping residents and their families survive a bush fire. The local RFS brigades in conjunction with ACT RFS/ESA will be showcasing its many talents to the public. The local Gungahlin RFS brigade will welcome the public on Saturday, 30th October to experience the wide range of skills and [...]
[ 29 October, 2010; 30 October, 2010; ]
Some nights one might prefer to read a book sipping red wine.
On other nights drinking beer from huge mugs in an enourmous barn packed with sausage eating drunks trying to do the chicken dance is in order.
This weekend it’s the latter as the Harmonie Club informs us that Octoberfest is going back to Exhibition [...]
[ 23 October, 2010 to 7 February, 2011. ]
The National Gallery have announced a new exhibition of works by Anton Bruehl:
The first major retrospective of the photographs of Anton Bruehl, an Australian-born photographer whose work was once seen by millions but is now largely forgotten will open tomorrow at the National Gallery of Australia. Anton Bruehl was one of the most successful [...]
[ 29 October, 2010; 6:00 pm to 9:30 pm. ] [First filed: Oct 22, 2010 @ 8:26]
JOIN IN SOLIDARITY FOR WOMEN TO LIVE WITHOUT THE FEAR AND REALITY OF RAPE AND VIOLENCE
WHAT IS RECLAIM THE NIGHT?
‘Reclaim The Night’ is a chance for women to walk in solidarity and demand the right to live without fear and reality of rape and violence. We demand [...]
[ 22 October, 2010 to 24 October, 2010. ]
OK Rioters it’s time to shine.
The waiting world needs to know what’s worth seeing and doing around Canberra this weekend.
Just leave your ideas in the comments.
[ 23 October, 2010 to 24 October, 2010. ]
The Australian National University informs us they’re hosting the Imagine Cup Game Camp this weekend:
The Imagine Cup Game Camp, hosted by the ANU College of Engineering and Computer Science, is a free two-day games development workshop. The event is part of Microsoft’s Imagine Cup and will include a speaker from Microsoft to lead participants through [...]
[ 31 October, 2010; 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm. ]
Join us for the most exclusive party of Frocktober! Presented by Flint Dining Room.
Celebrate the success of Canberra’s first ever Frocktober with a Sunday afternoon party in the sun. Wear your most fabulous frock (prizes for best dressed) and be prepared to bid on some amazing auction items.??
Champagne, canapes, live music, fabulous frockettes and frockafellas! [...]
[ 19 October, 2010; 7:30 pm; ]
The following facebook event is highly recommended by your’s truly:
October 19, at The Phoenix Bar
Sign up from 7.30 – 8pm, maximum of 20 poets.
Top 5 poets by points will progress to the final.
Stop the facebook press…
WE ARE ADDING JULIAN FLEETWOOD AS OUR GUEST FEATURE POET!
He will also be sacrificed for your judging pleasure.
[ 18 October, 2010; 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm. ] Late notice I know but Families and Friends for Drug Law Reform are conducting a commemoration today “for those who lose their life to illicit drugs”:
15th Annual Remembrance Ceremony
‘for those who lose their life to illicit drugs’
Monday 18th October, 2010
12.30pm – 1.30pm
at Weston Park, Yarralumla, ACT
Amanda Bresnan, ACT Greens member of the Legislative Assembly
[ 23 October, 2010; 8:00 pm; ] Mean Feet Brass Band will be playing the Phoenix next Sat Oct 23 from 8pm.
Mean Feet is an 8-peice, accoustic brass and drums band playing raucous big-beat dance music.
We’ll also be featuring the Mean Feet Treats where players from the band show-off their special individual talents.
The Phoenix is at 21 East Row in Canberra. It’s FREE!
[ 15 October, 2010 to 17 October, 2010. ] [First filed: Oct 14, 2010 @ 10:02]
Now I know you’ve all been a little traumatised by this five day week thing.
But it’s nearly over now.
To recover, what’s worth seeing and doing around town this weekend?
Just leave your thoughts in the comments.
[ 15 October, 2010; 6:30 pm; ]
Stepping out of their comfort zones comes naturally to the members of the ACT Fire Brigade who this Friday (15 October) will do just that at the launch their annual fundraising calendar at King O’Malley’s Irish Pub.
Featuring 12 local heroes showing some skin for a good cause, the calendar also contains important fire safety messages for [...]
[ 20 October, 2010; 5:30 pm to 9:00 pm. 5:30 pm to 9:00 pm. ] A perfect evening for girlfriends, sisters, mothers, daughters, granddaughters to enjoy a film and support a great cause.
Frocktober is a festive charitable initiative that raises funds for the Ovarian Cancer Research Foundation (OCRF). Frocktober is all about increasing awareness of ovarian cancer, promoting women’s health and wellbeing, and having fun! This event is presented by [...]
[ 15 October, 2010; 6:00 pm to 11:30 pm. ] Heat1 of Lift Off 2010 gets off to a bang with 6 of Canberra’s newest and latest bands strutting their stuff on stage, what’s more – it’s free! It’s also open to all ages and is drug and alcohol free, so come on down and support your local and favourite bands!
– The Naddiks
– Five [...]
[ 17 October, 2010; 7:30 pm; ] Four teams of two will compete in a round robin with you the audience deciding who won each match.
Each doubles partnership will perform three sets of improvisation with scenes and stories created for your entertainment that will flow from comedy to drama, well known genres, melodrama and the absurd.
A unique night of truly enjoyable entertainment [...]
[ 14 October, 2010; 7:30 pm; ] In the last year it has become a bit of a tradition that women running away from their past do two things before leaving Canberra. One of them is sleep with me.
The other is to take up fire twirling.
My calendar is a little full at the moment. But the Canberra Fire Twirlers are doing their [...]
[ 17 October, 2010; 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. ]
Geoscience Australia celebrates Earth Science Week 2010
Geoscience Australia will celebrate Earth Science Week 2010 with a range of activities.
The main event, Geoscience Australia’s annual Open Day, will be held on Sunday 17 October from 10am-4pm. Open Day offers a diverse program of activities, science displays, tours and talks that will showcase our agency’s latest research [...]
[ 14 October, 2010; ] ‘Prepare to be Unprepared’ introductory Improvisation course
Learn the basic skills that make all group improvised performance possible, plus performance “games” (commonly used in Theatresports shows), should you wish to appear on stage with us.
Improvisation skills are also useful for enhancing acting skills as students learn to fully commit and be ‘in the moment’ in any [...]
[ 12 October, 2010; 6:30 pm; ] Participate in Channel 9’s ‘sneak preview’ of their national IQ test
Before the telecast of The National IQ Test later this year, Channel 9 will be touring the country to find out which state is the smartest – and they need you to represent your home town in the search for Australia’s Number One. They will [...]
[ 8 October, 2010 to 10 October, 2010. ]
Bad news people, you’re going to have to make do with a two day weekend this time around.
But in that truncated, inadequate, and yet sun drenched space what’s worth seeing and doing around town this weekend?
Just leave your suggestions in the comments.
[ 16 October, 2010; 12:00 am to 7:00 pm. ]
FOR ONE DAY ONLY
Location: West Belconnen Leagues Club, Hardwick Crescent, Holt, ACT
* Psychic Readers
* Free Talks & Workshops
* Natural Therapies
* Aura Photography
* New Age Products for sale ~ CD’s, Books, Crystals, Jewellery, Fairies, Angels, Feng Shui
More details can be found at: http://diauraspiritualcentre.com/Psychic-Expos.php
[ 9 October, 2010; 4:00 pm; ] PUBLIC MEETING
German Harmonie Club
Organized by the Old Narrabundah Community Council, Inc. and the
Capital Golf Club Preservation Action Group
PowerPoint presentations by various stakeholders on the background, current situation and possible outcomes regarding the proposed development
An opportunity to voice your opinion about a development impacting on the character of our suburb
Government representatives and members of the Vikings [...]
[ 9 October, 2010; ] Great line-up of both local and international talent this Saturday night (09/10/10) when Harmonic Generator, on their international tour from France, blast off at The Basement in Belconnen. The show starts at 9pm and opens with;
– The Naddiks;
– Ansence of State;
– Jacobson’s Organ;
Then the headline act : Harmonic Generator will overload the place with their [...]
[ 7 October, 2010; 6:00 pm; ]
This Thursday (7/10) the annual Frocktober fundraising initiative will be holding their Frocktacular Fashion Show and Cocktail Party.
Dubbed ‘An Evening Frocktacular’, the night is inspired by the talent and flair of local designers. The event will showcase creations by local designers and performances by local music and performing artists.
Guests will be greeted with champagne on [...]
[ 5 October, 2010 11:00 am to 12 October, 2010 11:00 am. 5 October, 2010 11:00 am to 12 October, 2010 11:00 am. ] Community Radio 2XX is commencing general radio training courses over the next two months for people interested in learning basic radio presenting and producing.
On completion of the course opportunities may arise for involvement in regular radio shows, or submitting new show proposals. The course costs $195 (or $95 concession) to help cover basic overheads.
Courses go [...]
[ 30 October, 2010 to 27 February, 2011. ]
Correlation does not prove causation. But we can certainly say that following so many of you expressing a desire to see an exhibition of street art at the National Gallery they’ve announced that it’s on the way.
Drawn entirely from the collection of the National Gallery of Australia, the first Australian institution to have collected this [...]
[ 9 October, 2010; ]
If you love to dress up and have fun join us for a Magical evening of fun, fantasy, music and entertainment. So don your masks and costumes and be transported to another time and place!!
Where: Top of the Cross, Southern Cross Club, Corinna Street, Woden, ACT
Tickets: Meal & Show – $52, Show Only – $25
[ 6 October, 2010; 8:00 pm; ] Canberra comic Dayne Rathbone will be headlining Comedy Club at Civic Pub this Wednesday night October 6.
A Canberra crowd favourite who performed in the Green Faces final and at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival this year, Rathbone has thrilled audiences with unpredictably bold performances and hilariously awkward character pieces. His act frequently includes audience interaction, [...]
[ 22 October, 2010; 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm. ] The ECO Event – Save the Orangutans
The Uni Pub Lounge Bar
Wear Green OR Jungle Theme
Prizes for Best Dressed, 80′s Dance Hour, Raffles, Games and more.
Food and Drink Vouchers included!
Free Eco sample bag + ‘Green’ gift
Tickets $15 or $20 on door – Tickets on Sale at Landspeed Records – Garema Place, City
*Eco Friendly Products [...]