[ 31 March, 2011 to 14 April, 2011. ]
As part of Youth Week in the ACT there’s an exhibition opening tonight at the Belconnen Community Centre of self-portraits taken by young people.
[ 31 March, 2011; 7:30 pm; ]
Belco Flicks returns to the Belconnen Community Centre this Thursday and has this to say for itself:
Belco Flicks III – OFFSPRING
Short films – Big stories
Screening at Belconnen Theatre
Belconnen Community Centre
Swanson Court Belconnen
7:30 – 9pm Thursday March 31
FREE Bookings recommended 62640232
Belco Flicks III – OFFSPRING promises a program of short films that range from hilarious [...]
[ 25 March, 2011 to 27 March, 2011. ]
After the blistering pace of last weekend we’ve all had time to draw breathe and now another weekend beckons.
What’s worth seeing and doing around Canberra?
Just leave your suggestions in the comment box.
[ 24 March, 2011; 6:30 pm; ]
The ACT Planning and Land Authority is asking for you to come along and have some input into the planning of the new Molonglo region:
A community display and forum will be held this Thursday on the planning for the next suburbs to be developed in Molonglo Valley.
Chief Planning Executive of the ACT Planning and Land [...]
[ 26 March, 2011; ] Invitation to the Narrabundah Community Festival 2011
Sat 26th March 2011 at the Narrabundah Shops,
Iluka St, Narrabundah
11am to 3pm
Old Narrabundah Community Council (ONCC Inc) invites you to attend our festival this year. We will keep to the theme of Narrabundah Prefab History as the Pre-school is 60 years old this year and the book [...]
[ 23 March, 2011; ] This is going to be BIG!
Wednesday 23rd March 2011
On the Lawn Area Out the Front of Parliament House
Capital Hill side.
All you have to do is look on how many bus loads of people are comming from all over Australia. Lets spread the word
[ 18 March, 2011; 5:30 pm; 19 March, 2011; 3:00 pm; ] For all of you interested in soulful and innovative musical stylings, The Street Theatre will be presenting two free performances this afternoon (Friday 18th) from 5:30pm and tomorrow afternoon (Saturday 19th) from 3pm, supported by the Canberra Festival and You Are Here. Bookings for both events are essential and can be made over the phone [...]
[ 24 March, 2011; 7:00 pm; ]
Volume 9 of Pecha Kucha Canberra will take place this coming Thursday March 24 at the Craft ACT: Craft and Design Centre, from 7pm.
Pecha Kucha is a global initiative that untites creative folk. Presenters discuss their ideas, inspirations and experiences within the patented Pecha Kucha system- 20 slides, each running for 20 seconds. The brevity of the format [...]
[ 18 March, 2011 to 20 March, 2011. ]
Does your job involve flying a helicopter to dump acid on a breached nuclear reactor? No?
OK then having taken a moment to get some perspective what’s worth seeing and doing around Canberra this weekend?
Please make your contribution to humanity by enlightening us in the comments.
[ 19 March, 2011; 7:30 pm; ] Sunset Riot
LDC (Hiphop Crew)
Miss Kitkas House of Burlesque
Check out the entertainment smorgasboard at The Maram this Saturday night starting 7:30pm cost is just $15:00
[ 18 March, 2011 to 20 March, 2011. ] For YOU ARE HERE, Re-Loved will be taking over a vacant shopfront and transforming it into a fashion mecca.
The space will be used as a studio throughout the festival, where designers will create and sell new garments in a co-operative pop-up shop.
Designers participating in the event include; Lisa Barrett, [...]
[ 26 March, 2011 to 27 March, 2011. ]
One for the vintage tragics or just the thrifty.
The “Vinnies Monster Warehouse Sale” will run from 9-5 over the weekend of 26 March at 10 Buckland Street Mitchell.
[ 26 March, 2011; 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm. ]
Back again this month is the long awaited, much anticipated…
Canberra Harvest Festival 2011
Celebrating Canberra’s bounty of local food and drink as a means of reducing food miles is what the festival is centred upon as well as providing a space for community organisations to promote and connect with each other and the larger community.
The Festival [...]
[ 19 March, 2011; ]
This has come over my desk and looks interesting:
SPOTLIGHT ON CANDELO WHEN FESTIVAL COMES TO TOWN
The spotlight turns to Candelo on Saturday 19th March when one of the region’s newest but fastest growing music festivals comes to this charming village nestled in the [...]
[ 11 March, 2011 to 13 March, 2011. ]
Here we go again Hivemind!
What’s worth seeing and doing around Canberra this weekend?
Just leave your suggestions in the comments.
[ 26 March, 2011; 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm. ] Here at RiotACT we are sometimes sceptical of gesture politics. But we’re quite definite about good dinners.
So it’s worth taking a look at the Greenhouse Emporium’s candle lit earth hour dinner.
In 2011 we are all encouraged to go beyond the hour, so in joining the efforts to make a difference to our world the Greenhouse [...]
[ 13 March, 2011; 11:00 am; ] Now in its 36th year, The Kamberra Wine Company Black Opal Stakes is Canberra’s premiere race day showcasing the excitement of racing and the glamour of fashion in the Capital.
With an eight race program featuring three major races and a prize pool totaling $450,000 the day is contested by top trainers both locally and interstate. Three [...]
[ 12 March, 2011 to 13 March, 2011. ]
Where: Jugiong Community Hall, Old Hume Highway, Jugiong (approx. 75 mins drive)
When: Sat/Sun 12/13th March. Festivale Pyjamanale – Sunday 2pm till late.
How much: $20/15 (CMC members). Sunday dinner and Monday lunch – $15. Camping – Free
The Canberra Musicians Club invites you all to celebrate Canberra Day with us…. in Jugiong. We’ve hired out the [...]
[ 16 March, 2011; 6:30 pm; ]
Bad Slam No Biscuit is returning to the Phoenix next week and has this to say about itself on Facebook:
BAD!SLAM!NO!BISCUIT! is a Poetry Slam. That means BAD!SLAM!NO!BISCUIT! gives you five judges, two minutes, a microphone, a stage and an audience so you can take to the stage and SLAM your words at everyone in the [...]
[ 16 March, 2011; 8:00 pm; ]
Polished Brisbane headliner Shayne Hunter will play the Pot Belly Pub on March 16 in a huge month for Canberra comedy as the Melbourne International Comedy Festival (MICF) approaches.
Hunter, a regular feature at Brisbane’s famous Sit-Down Comedy Club, will headline the Pot Belly for one night only, supported by an array of local acts including [...]
[ 7 March, 2011; 11:00 am; ] Chief Minister Stanhope is letting us know that on top of luring a string of foreign dignitaries to his arboretum he’s now be able to star spot with some sportspeople:
Mr Stanhope said he was delighted that Mal Meninga, Lauren Jackson, Robert De Castella, and David Campese had agreed to attend the special tree planting [...]
[ 6 March, 2011; 10:30 am to 1:30 pm. ]
The National Gallery is welcoming families to the Sculpture Garden this Sunday for “a day of creative community fun”.
Drop-in workshops are designed for children and their families, are free of charge and all materials are provided. Activities are facilitated by local artists, Australian National University School of Art students, Gallery voluntary guides and education [...]
[ 19 March, 2011; ] For the 4th year BarCamp Canberra is on!
BarCamp Canberra is a free one-day volunteer-run ‘unconference’ where the participants are in charge.
As ever, depending the attendees, we’ll have speakers on topics such as: Social Innovation, Gov 2.0, Web, Design, Makers/Hackers, Science Communication, Skeptic/Critical Thinking, Sustainability/Environmental, interdisciplinary topics and more.
Lunch is provided, and we even have a [...]
[ 26 March, 2011; ]
The Ellis Collective have put out a media release on the plans for their CD Launch at the Street Theatre:
Alive with anticipation and pregnant with expectation, The Ellis Collective, are proud to announce the delivery of their long awaited debut album after a protracted gestation. Titled ‘Means What It Means’ , the album will launch [...]
[ 4 March, 2011 to 6 March, 2011. ]
Another over-crowded weekend of Canberra chaos looms.
What fun and games around town would you recommend?
Just leave your thoughts in the comments.
[ 12 March, 2011 1:00 pm to 19 March, 2011 1:00 pm. ]
Insanely talented bread maker (and all round nice guy) Robert Guth is bringing his fusion of art and delicious bread to Civic for the You Are Here Festival.
He had this to say about it:
Who does not like BREAD? Well, there are the gluten intolerant wheat haters – but other than that most people.
The question [...]
[ 3 March, 2011; 7:30 pm; ] Come and support Canberras best comedians and help them represent the national capital at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival in 2011 with TWO shows on one night here in Canberra!!
Capital Punishment is back in 2011 after a sell-out season in 2010!
The Stevenson Experience present their debut show in the 2011 comedy festival!
Performers on [...]
[ 16 March, 2011; 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ]
This has popped into my inbox and seems like wholesome fun:
We are super excited about the upcoming launch of Acoustic Soup for 2011!!
Acoustic Soup is held from 6.30 – 9.30 at the ANU Food Co-Op every third Wednesday of the month, starting on Wednesay 16th of March! The Co-op is located on [...]
[ 5 March, 2011; ] Come and join us for a fantastic afternoons entertainment on the 5th of March from 4pm til 6.30pm.
Mt Stromlo Observatory is celebrating its 100th Anniversary this year and the 5th of March heralds the start of a variety of concerts to be held throughout the year.
The first event features Brass’ere, Raw Honey Choir and [...]
[ 11 March, 2011; 9:00 pm; ]
As part of the You Are Here extravaganza engulfing Civic next month Nick Delatovic is throwing The Last Prom which on Facebook is described like this:
March 11th 2011: They thought it was going to be an 80s Prom Night like any other. How were they possibly to know that the frizzy-permed festivities would be interrupted [...]
[ 1 March, 2011; 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm. 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm. 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm. 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm. ] Damien Haas from ACT Light Rail will be speaking at the March meeting of the Tuggeranong Community Council. His presentation will be called ‘Is Canberra Light Rail still on track?’.
The Tuggeranong Community Council meeting begins at 7.30PM at the Southern Cross Club Tuggeranong. The ACT Light Rail presentation will begin around 8.30 PM.
All people [...]
[ 10 March, 2011 to 19 March, 2011. 10 March, 2011 to 19 March, 2011. ]
WATCH THE TRAILER VIDEO FOR THE DISPLACED
Impro ACT presents a season of theatre performance that will explore what it’s like for ordinary Australians to be asked to leave what they know.
Taking improvised theatre into new terrain, actors explore the characters’ emotional and physical journeys; through heartbreak and hope, through simple and serious instances of displacement.