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DIY Wotz on guide for the weekend of 8 October 2010

By 7 October 2010

[ 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.

Public Meeting on the Future of Vikings Capital Golf Course

By 6 October 2010

[ 9 October 2010 at 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 [...]

Harmonic Generator (from France) play at The Basement

By 6 October 2010

[ 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 [...]


By 5 October 2010

[ 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 [...]


By 5 October 2010

[ 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

International [...]

April’s Caravan – Vintage clothing garden party

By 1 October 2010

[ 9 October 2010 at 12:00 pm; ]

If you’re after that “vintage” fashion look, but don’t like op shops there is a more pleasant way:

Hooray for Spring!

Hooray for vintage clothing garden parties!

Hooray for astroturf picnics with boys in rolled up shirt sleeves and girls in pretty frocks!

Hooray for the Fuelers swinging on the verandah!

Dearest Blossoms, you know I like to shop. I [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

COZMO in Concert – BACH to the FUTURE!

By 6 September 2010

[ 9 October 2010 at 2:00 pm; ] Enjoy a Saturday afternoon musical treat!  A delightful concert featuring the beautiful works of popular Baroque composers Bach, Vivaldi, Corelli and Handel.  Bach to the Future also includes works by Australian composers Robert

Kay and Robert Schulz and popular melodies from the European “zupforchester” repertoire.

COZMO (Capital of Australia Mandolinata) ~ A Canberra-based ensemble of mandolins, mandola, [...]

The Canberra City Band play for all at Floriade 2010.

By 27 August 2010

[ 9 October 2010 at 10:00 am; ] What: CANBERRA – The Canberra City Band play for all at Floriade 2010.

Where: Floriade – Commonwealth Park Gardens

The Canberra City Band, after taking out 1st place for the second time in 2 years in the Australian National Eisteddfod, will be performing on Saturday 9 October at Floriade for all to enjoy.

The performance will be [...]

The Clever Country by Bruce Hoogendoorn

By 23 August 2010

[ 6 October 2010 to 16 October 2010. ]

The Minister for Science is furious! Enrolments in university science courses have dropped by three-thousand in five years. So he hires Andrew Dean, an incredibly good-looking researcher, to promote science so young people will begin to think of it as cool and start enrolling.

Andrew Dean is researching Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation, which he uses to mimic [...]

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 [...]

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