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DIY wotz on guide for the weekend of 4 November 2011

By 3 November 2011 FEATURED ARTICLE

[ 4 November 2011 to 6 November 2011. ]

Another weekend upon us, and not a damn thing we can do about it.

What’s worth seeing and doing around town this weekend?

Just leave your thoughts in the comments.

King O’Malley at CMAG

By 28 October 2011 FEATURED ARTICLE

[ 29 October 2011 to 4 March 2012. ]

If not for King O’Malley we could all be in Deniliquin right now.

So it should be of some interest that the titan of Federation politics is getting his first museum exhibition, at the Canberra Museum and Gallery.

Few politicians in Australia’s history have been as colourful, and none so enigmatic, as King O’Malley. O’Malley [...]

Cordelia at The Street

By 24 October 2011

[ 3 November 2011 to 5 November 2011. ]

Little Dove is bringing a new show Cordelia to the Street Theatre for a short run:

Tapping into eternal themes of love, family and mortality, Canberra-based director Chenoeh Miller has created an immersive visual, live art experience driven by the stories and tribulations of a twisted royal family plagued by secrets and jealousy.

Serving as a [...]

A New Horizon: Contemporary Chinese Art – a review of sorts

By 7 October 2011 FEATURED ARTICLE

[ 30 September 2011 to 29 January 2012. ]

Once again, the good burghers of Canberra are being treated to a spectacle of fine art from China. My first memory of Chinese art was when the Terracotta Warriors visited the National Gallery of Australia in about 1984. The NGA once again got the scoop with Inside Out: New Chinese Art in 2000 (the most [...]

Woden ready to come Alive

By 4 October 2011 FEATURED ARTICLE

[ 30 October 2011 to 5 November 2011. ]

Canberra’s first regional week long celebration, Woden Alive, will see the Woden Valley community and everything it has to offer on display from Oct 30 – Nov 5. Woden Alive is an exciting new initiative that takes place at various venues and businesses throughout the Woden Valley and climaxes at the Woden Valley Festival on [...]

Mia Wasikowska’s new film Restless to headline the Canberra International Film Festival

By 28 September 2011 FEATURED ARTICLE

[ 26 October 2011 to 6 November 2011. ]

The Canberra International Film Festival have announced the launch of their 2011 outing.

Gus Van Sant’s “Restless” starring Canberra’s own Mia Wasikowska is going to headline the festival (trailer above) and they have this to say:

The 2011 program consists of 58 extraordinary films (17 Australian premieres) that include family films, comedy, drama, mayhem and breathtaking [...]

Infinite Horizons. Fred Williams retrospective at the National Gallery

By 11 August 2011 FEATURED ARTICLE

[ 12 August 2011 to 6 November 2011. ]

The National Gallery is kicking off a new exhibition tomorrow showcasing the work of Fred Williams.

Fred Williams is one of Australia’s greatest painters. He created a highly original and distinctive way of seeing the Australian landscape and was passionate about the painting process itself. This is the first major retrospective of Williams’ work in [...]

Out of the West exhibition at the National Gallery

By 24 March 2011 FEATURED ARTICLE

[ 8 July 2011 to 1 April 2012. ]

The National Gallery have announced their next exhibition “Out of the West”:

Out of the West is the first survey exhibition outside Western Australia to present a large sample of artists from the past to the present from Western Australia. It takes a unique look at the art from Western Australia from pre-settlement until today.

The works [...]

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