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DIY Wotz On Guide for the weekend of 10 March 2011

By 10 March 2011 FEATURED ARTICLE

[ 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.

The Last Prom at Smith Dick

By 25 February 2011 FEATURED ARTICLE

[ 11 March 2011 at 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 [...]

THE DISPLACED – Theatre – 10-19 March 2011

By 24 February 2011

[ 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.
 
A [...]

Canberra Festival 2011

By 22 February 2011 FEATURED ARTICLE

[ 11 March 2011 to 20 March 2011. ]

The details for the Canberra Festival 2011 have gone live on the Events ACT website.

Here are the highlights:

Enlighten – Fri 11, Sat 12, Fri 18 & Fri 19 March
Balloon Spectacular – Saturday 12- Sunday 20 March
Symphony in the Park – Sunday 13 March
Celebrate in the Park – Monday 14 March
Canberra Day Public Holiday – Monday [...]

You Are Here Festival kicks off in 2011

By 21 February 2011 FEATURED ARTICLE

[ 10 March 2011 to 20 March 2011. ] your littul heart – breaks
your littul heart – breaks

It happened that in November last year the Centenary of Canberra gave me the heads up on a proposed new initiative for March 2011, a series of arts events in shopfront spaces and found venues around Canberra’s CBD entitled You Are Here. No, I said, no. They [...]

Varilaku – Pacific arts from the Solomon Islands at the NGA

By 18 February 2011 FEATURED ARTICLE

[ 24 February 2011 to 29 May 2011. ]

The National Gallery is giving warning that next week they’re starting up an exhibition of art from the Solomon Islands:

Before World War II there was a period of peace in the Solomon Islands beginning with the 1893 establishment of the British Solomon Islands Protectorate. Prior to this era, particularly in the Western Solomon Islands, [...]

BOOKED OUT – Slow Food Banquet in Garema Place

By 16 February 2011

[ 11 March 2011 at 6:30 pm; ] Slow Food Canberra have announced they’re doing a long table banquet in Garema Place on 11 March.

Slow Food Canberra is hosting an outdoor banquet, bringing people together in appreciation of food and community and promoting the social and health benefits of exploring different ways to integrate sustainability into their life through their choices in food.

The [...]

Live at the Sculpture Garden

By 14 February 2011

[ 11 March 2011; 12 March 2011; 18 March 2011; 19 March 2011; ] The National Gallery has put out a media release on a new event “Live at the Sculpture Garden”:

“Live at the Sculpture Garden is such a great concept – art, comedy, cabaret – in a perfect setting and working with the National Gallery of Australia. I jumped at the opportunity”, said James Valentine.

Tickets will be $45 [...]

Worlds Greatest Shave

By 5 February 2011

[ 10 March 2011 to 12 March 2011. ]

A good cause to support … Leukaemia Foundation of Australia http://worldsgreatestshave.com/

Donna is taking part in the Leukaemia Foundation’s World’s Greatest Shave this year.  Please support her in raising money for this good cause.

Take a look at her page by clicking this link.

Please sponsor her by making an online donation using a credit card. She is [...]

BLAZE 5 – A.C.T. Emerging Artists Showcase

By 4 February 2011

[ 18 February 2011 to 2 April 2011. ]

This one looks worth checking out:

BLAZE 5 – A.C.T. Emerging Artists Showcase

Emma Beer, Chris Carmody, Tim Dwyer, Daniel Edwards, Natalie Mather, Suzanne Moss, Dan Vukovljak

Please join us for the opening of this exciting new exhibition, showcasing some of Canberra’s hottest emerging artists.

It’s on at Gorman House’s Contemporary Art Spacefrom 18 February to 2 April.

VACCINES IN PERIL

By 27 January 2011

[ 11 March 2011 at 6:00 pm; ] A Canberra Skeptics Lecture

Speaker: Ken McLeod
Date: Friday, 11th of March 2011
Time: 6:00 – 7:30 p.m.
Place: Lecture theatre, Innovations Building, Eggleston Rd, ANU

Recent newspaper articles were most disturbing: “Polio emergency in the Congo.”  Once again Polio breaks out just when it appeared we had won that war.  In the Democratic Republic of Congo we can blame this [...]

Are you ready for “Enlighten”?

By 13 December 2010 FEATURED ARTICLE

[ 11 March 2011; 12 March 2011; 18 March 2011; 19 March 2011; ]

Andrew Barr has this morning launched Enlighten an Autumn festival intended to keep Canberra’s hotels full.

This from their “About” page:

HEADLINE ACTS GEORGE BENSON
CHRIS ISAAK, FRANKIE VALLI
PLUS MORE EXCITING ACTS TO COME!

SPECTACULAR LIGHTING
& NIGHT OPENINGS BY
MUSEUM OF AUSTRALIAN DEMOCRACY
AT OLD PARLIAMENT HOUSE
NATIONAL GALLERY OF AUSTRALIA
PARLIAMNET HOUSE [sic]

EVENT HUB INCLUDES [...]

Ballet Russes at the National Gallery

By 11 November 2010

[ 10 December 2010 to 20 March 2011. ] [First filed: Nov 10, 2010 @ 11:03]

The NGA has announced ActewAGL is the lead sponsor for this summer’s major exhibition “Ballet Russes”:

One of the world’s richest collections of costumes from the famed Ballets Russes resides at the National Gallery of Australia and will be on display in December 2010 in this major exhibition. Through [...]

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