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DIY wotz on guide for the weekend of 16 March 2012

By 15 March 2012 FEATURED ARTICLE

[ 15 March 2012 to 19 March 2012. ]

OK Rioters, the sun is shining and at the end of a short week there’s another weekend to plan.

What’s worth seeing and doing around town?

Just leave your thoughts in the comments.

The Alliance Française French Film Festival

By 13 March 2012 FEATURED ARTICLE

[ 14 March 2012 to 11 April 2012. ]

“A captivating new generation of French filmmakers will showcase their productions in
the Nation’s Capital”(Phillipe Milloux, Alliance Française’s Chief Representative in Australia and Canberra’s
French Film Festival Director)
14 March – 1 April

Australia’s most successful touring film festival returns, with the NFSA’s Arc Cinema again co-hosting Canberra
screenings with the Greater Union Manuka cinemas, with [...]

The Real & Ideal at the M16 Artspace

By 5 March 2012

[ 8 March 2012 to 25 March 2012. ]

This has come to me and sounds interesting:

The Real & Ideal is an exhibition conceived by two emerging Canberra curators, Katrina Osborne & Grace Carroll. Inspired by their shared desire to facilitate creativity and promote talent, a medium was chosen – photography and video art; a gallery was found – M16 Artspace; and the dream [...]

EXTREME FILM AND SOUND: STORIES FROM ANTARCTICA

By 29 February 2012

[ 29 February 2012 to 30 June 2012. ]

FOYER GALLERY, National Film and Sound Archive
McCoy Circuit, Acton
FREE

Blizzards, radio waves, penguins, gramophone records and fi lm makers, this exhibition celebrates 100 years of Australian Antarctic Expeditions and the anniversary of Sir Douglas Mawson’s 1911-1914 Australasian Antarctic Expedition.

All you need to know about Skyfire 2012

By 20 February 2012 FEATURED ARTICLE

[ 17 March 2012; ]

Like it or not Skyfire is going to happen on 17 March.

FM104 has all the details you could possibly want about this landmark event on the Canberra calendar.

For those unfamiliar with AntiSocialFifteenYearOldFire here’s our slideshow from last year:

Get Buck’d Off!

By 20 February 2012 FEATURED ARTICLE

[ 1 March 2012 to 20 March 2012. ]

Bucking broncos and daring cowboys are set to steal the show at the Tuggeranong Arts Centre this March.

Buck’d Off is local photographer Grace Costa’s first solo photography exhibition and showcases a collection of 16 adrenalin filled images taken at rodeos around Canberra, Queanbeyan, Yass and Bungendore.

From bucking broncos and charging bulls, Ms Costa’s carefully selected [...]

Canberra Festival kicking off for 2012

By 13 February 2012 FEATURED ARTICLE

[ 2 March 2012 to 18 March 2012. ]

With the Multicultural Festival retreating as a happy blur in our memories Andrew Barr has launched the Canberra Festival which will run in the first half of March.

Today I launched the 2012 Canberra Festival, a diverse ’I7-day program featuring more than 50 events to celebrate our city’s birthday.

This year’s Festival will be the [...]

Tharwa Village 150th Birthday Picnic Markets

By 26 January 2012

[ 17 March 2012 to 18 March 2012. ] Tharwa village celebrated 150 years of existence last weekend, and the community is set to celebrate in March – a luncheon on the historic (and beautifully restored) Tharwa bridge on Saturday March 17th, and a family Picnic Markets under the bridge and on the “Common”  on Sunday 18th.

Entertainment, local artisans at work, quality produce [...]

Behind the Lines at Museum of Australian Democracy

By 15 December 2011

[ 14 December 2011 to 29 March 2012. ]

The annual exhibit of political cartoons, Behind the Lines, opened yesterday at MAD.

This exhibition celebrates Australia’s wonderful tradition of political cartooning. Published in newspapers, journals and online, cartoons are part of the public record of a nation’s political life. Each cartoon is a snapshot of the major events and personalities of the last year. [...]

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 [...]

It’s the Renaisance for the summer blockbuster at the NGA

By 30 August 2011 FEATURED ARTICLE

[ 9 December 2011 to 9 April 2012. ]

The National Gallery has unveiled its big summer series and it’s the works of the Accademia Carrara.

This unique exhibition offers audiences an unparalleled chance to see Early and High Renaissance paintings by some of the greatest European artists. Raphael, Botticelli, Bellini and Titian are represented among an amazing gamut of talent and creative splendour. More [...]

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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