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DIY Wotz on guide for the weekend of 1 October 2010

By 30 September 2010

[ 1 October 2010 to 3 October 2010. ] Here we are again Rioters with a weekend hard upon us.

Aside from putting the clocks forward on Sunday what’s worth seeing and doing this weekend?

Just leave your thoughts in the comments.

On Beauty at the Drill Hall Gallery

By 28 September 2010

[ 1 October 2010 to 7 November 2010. ] The ANU informs us that the Drill Hall Gallery is going to play host to the floral paintings of local artist Elisabeth Kruger:

The works display Kruger’s recent focus on the human relationship with plant life: specifically the personal and fragile nature of the garden space and its cycle of luscious growth, flower and blossom which [...]

Wonder in Aliceland

By 20 September 2010

[ 30 September 2010 to 9 October 2010. ] Fun family musicals directed by Nina Stevenson have become a school holiday tradition for families and audiences young and young at heart in Canberra.

In this age when many young people do not go to the theatre or read the classic novels, Wonder in Aliceland is a unique opportunity for them to experience the traditional story [...]

Johnny Roadkill EP Launch with special guests: Sunset Riot – Jacobsen’s Organ – Flat Earth Confederacy

By 18 September 2010

[ 2 October 2010; ]

Johnny Roadkill Launch their new EP


Sunset Riot (SYD) – Also Launching new EP

Jacobsen’s Organ

Flat Earth Confederacy

Saturday 2 October at The Basement -  Cohen Street, Belconnen

Doors from 8, Bands start at 9

Warm up your Canberra long weekend with an unmissable night of hard rock.  Saturday 2nd October sees both Canberra rock outfit Johnny Roadkill and Sydney’s Sunset [...]

Open a show for Grammy award winners Bone Thugs-N-Harmony!

By 15 September 2010

[ 15 September 2010 9:01 am to 22 October 2010 9:01 am. ]

Hey Guys!

We are giving one lucky Canberra MC or group the once in a lifetime opportunity to open a show for Grammy Award winning hip hop legends Bone Thugs-N-Harmony live in Canberra!

Plus as a bonus the winning act will get free entry to the after party of the year!

Help us find the best hip hop [...]

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 [...]

The transplant games comes to Canberra

By 11 August 2010

[ 2 October 2010 to 10 October 2010. ] The 12th Australian Transplant Games will be held in Canberra this year, at the AIS and Floriade.  The Transplant Games is about celebrating the gift of organ and tissue donation. Recipients of organs from accross Australia will be heading to Canberra to take part in a variety of sporting events, as will their supporters and [...]

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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