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DIY wotz on guide for the weekend of 4 November 2011

By 3 November 2011
DIY wotz on guide for the weekend of 4 November 2011

[ 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.

[Win Wine!] Canberra’s wineries to lure visitors with Wine, Roses and All that Jazz

By 2 November 2011
[Win Wine!] Canberra’s wineries to lure visitors with Wine, Roses and All that Jazz

[ 5 November 2011 to 6 November 2011. ] [We have six double packs of Canberra Wine to give away to our Premium Members as part of the festival. To win either be a premium member or upgrade your membership and let us know via the contact form that you'd like to be in the draw before 5pm, 5 November 2011]

Canberra District Wineries [...]

First Bloke’s XI vs Australian Transplant Cricket Club – This Sunday

By 1 November 2011

[ 6 November 2011; 11:00 am to 4:00 pm. ] OPEN INVITATION THIS SUNDAY 6 NOVEMBER 2011 – FIRST BLOKE’S XI vs AUSTRALIAN TRANSPLANT CRICKET CLUB

Pack up a picnic and bring the family and friends this Sunday 6 November 2011 to Phillip Park, Woden to cheer on the First Bloke’s XI versus the Australian Transplant Cricket Club from 11am – 4pm.
 
The Prime Minister’s partner Tim Mathieson [...]

King O’Malley at CMAG

By 28 October 2011
King O'Malley at CMAG

[ 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 [...]

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

By 7 October 2011
A New Horizon: Contemporary Chinese Art – a review of sorts

[ 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 [...]

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

By 28 September 2011
Mia Wasikowska's new film Restless to headline the Canberra International Film Festival

[ 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
Infinite Horizons. Fred Williams retrospective at the National Gallery

[ 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
Out of the West exhibition at the National Gallery

[ 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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