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World of Women’s Cinema

By 2 December 2011 FEATURED ARTICLE

[ 3 December 2011 at 2:00 pm; 10 December 2011 at 2:00 pm; ]

The National Film & Sound Archive has announced their “World of Women Film Festival”

The World of Women Film Festival touring program, now in its 17th year, returns to Arc Cinema this fortnight, presenting the best short films made by Australian women filmmakers. It’s a rare opportunity for Canberra audiences to see this year’s selection of [...]

Rare ANU fossils to be displayed at CMAG

By 2 December 2011 FEATURED ARTICLE

[ 3 December 2011 to 26 February 2012. ]

The ANU is letting us know a collection of their rare fossils will be on display at the Canberra Museum and Gallery.

The fossils come from the ANU’s collection and were gathered from the Wee Jasper area.

The exhibition will run from 3 December to 26 February next year.

DIY wotz on guide for the weekend of 2 December 2011

By 1 December 2011 FEATURED ARTICLE

[ 2 December 2011 to 4 December 2011. ]

The rains have cleared, the weather is glorious, the forecast is pretty good.

So what’s worth seeing and doing around Canberra this weekend?

Just leave your suggestions in the comments.

PWA Live Pro Wrestling Saturday December 3rd

By 28 November 2011

[ 3 December 2011 at 6:00 pm; ]

The Pro Wrestling Alliance returns to the Woden Tradies, Saturday December 3rd for it’s final show for 2011.

A huge main event has already been announced as the number 1 contender for the PWA National title Ahmed Iblis challenges Crofty for his PWA National Championship.

A huge interstate challenge will also take place. Three of the best [...]

Impressions at the Portrait Gallery

By 25 November 2011 FEATURED ARTICLE

[ 25 November 2011 to 4 March 2012. ]

The National Portrait Gallery has announced their new exhibition: Impressions: Painting light and life.

At what point does an artist’s ‘impression’ of colour, light and form become a work sufficiently finished to show to someone else? At what point does an ‘impression’ of a certain look on a certain face become a portrait of a [...]

Jay Sullivan’s European Vacation at the Tuggeranong Arts Centre

By 23 November 2011

[ 2 December 2011 to 3 December 2011. ]

Facebook informed me of this and it seemed too good not to share:

My new solo show. 2 NIGHTS ONLY! Tuggeranong Arts Centre. Check out the poster. 2nde and 3rd.

Kale Bogdanovs and other special guests will help me paint a picture of Europe.

I’m starting to get excited…

The Australian Beer Pong Squad’s Launch Party & Tournament! Saturday 3 December @ The Lighthouse!

By 21 November 2011

[ 3 December 2011 at 12:00 pm; ]

THE AUSTRALIAN BEER PONG SQUAD IS PROUD TO PRESENT THEIR OFFICIAL LAUNCH PARTY & BEER PONG TOURNAMENT

 This will be the FIRST big beer pong event hosted here in the ACT!

 LAUNCH PARTY

- Come down to check out the sport and what it’s all about, play a game or two, or just have a beverage or ten [...]

Mr. Fibby’s Excellently Disappointing Wireless Adventure Time! Kicks off on 2XX this weekend

By 17 November 2011 FEATURED ARTICLE

[ 19 November 2011 at 9:00 pm; 26 November 2011 at 9:00 pm; 3 December 2011 at 9:00 pm; 10 December 2011 at 9:00 pm; 17 December 2011 at 9:00 pm; ]

Where do arts grants go?

Facebook has the details of one of the more accessible outcomes:

THIS EVENT IS FOR A RADIO SHOW RUN OVER SIX WEEKS — YOU CAN TUNE IN FROM ANYWHERE IN THE WORLD THROUGH MRFIBBY.COM OR BY STREAMING COMMUNITY RADIO 2XX 98.3FM!

FOR MORE INFO ON LAUNCH PARTY GO HERE: https://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=269876649714692

Join Mr. Fibby, [...]

A Mighty Day – Christmas Concert with the Resonants Choir, 3rd December

By 15 November 2011

[ 3 December 2011 at 5:00 pm; ]

The Resonants choir are getting in early this year to celebrate the Christmas season with an evening concert of sacred and secular choral music. The concert is entitled ‘A Mighty Day’ – and will feature Christmas songs, carols and highlights from Handel’s Messiah.  The program will include unaccompanied and accompanied pieces with organ, clarinet and [...]

Walk A Loop for kids with a disability

By 10 November 2011

[ 2 December 2011 at 9:00 pm; 3 December 2011 at 8:00 am; ]

This in from the folks at TADACT:

Technical Aid for the Disabled, ACT (TADACT) is excited to announce its first BIG Charity Event “Walk A Loop”. Our bridge to bridge 5km walk is being held at 9pm on Friday 2 December and 8am on Saturday morning 3 December 2011.

We have local identities walking the loop including [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

10 Centuries of manuscripts at the National Library. Handwritten

By 26 September 2011 FEATURED ARTICLE

[ 26 November 2011 to 18 March 2012. ]

There’s very little on the National Library’s website about this yet but Andrew Barr has announced that he’s spending $200,000 promoting a pretty amazing sounding exhibition of handwritten manuscripts at the National Library:

The Handwritten: Ten Centuries of Manuscript – Treasures from Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin exhibition will feature manuscripts, letters, sketches and musical scores handwritten [...]

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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