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I’m like a bird at the Tuggeranong Arts Centre

By 14 May 2012
I'm like a bird at the Tuggeranong Arts Centre

[ 1 May 2012 to 21 May 2012. ]

Gosh, even art exhibitions get trailers now!

christineryan1 has posted this to YouTube with a note:

Michelle Harris is a quiet and extremely talented photographer and illustrator who hates the spotlight, unlike me. Her exhibition “I’m like a bird” was opened by ACT Minister for the Arts, Joy Burch on May 1. Michelle’s first solo exhibition runs [...]

DIY wotz on guide for the weekend of 4 May 2012

By 3 May 2012
DIY wotz on guide for the weekend of 4 May 2012

[ 4 May 2012 to 6 May 2012. ]

After a rare full week of work there’s a properly deserved weekend coming up here in Canberra.

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

Just leave your thoughts in the comments!

May at The Phoenix

By 30 April 2012

[ 1 May 2012 to 31 May 2012. ] Tuesday 1st 7:30pm
Mind Games Presents
Andrew and Shannon’s Classic Trivia

Thursday 3rd 9pm
The Skronks
Space Party
Peking Shears

Saturday 5th 9:30pm
Owen Campbell

Monday 7th 8pm
Canberra Musicians Club presents The Bootleg Sessions
Los Chavos
No Hausfrau
State College
Dan Musil

Tuesday 8th 7:30pm
Alison and Joel’s Geeky Trivia

Thursday 10th 9pm
Xav Ier
Tom Woodward
Dylan Hekimian

Saturday 12th 9:30pm

Monday 14th 8pm
Canberra Times FLY presents The Bootleg Sessions
Cracked Actor
Elisha Bones

Tuesday 15th 7:30pm
ARC Cinema [...]

Eugene von Guérard, Nature revealed. New exhibition at the National Gallery

By 27 April 2012
Eugene von Guérard, Nature revealed. New exhibition at the National Gallery

[ 27 April 2012 to 15 July 2012. ]

The National Gallery has lifted the lid on their latest exhibition:

Eugene von Guérard (1811–1901) is arguably Australia’s, and certainly Victoria’s, most important colonial landscape painter. Born in Vienna and trained as a painter in the European art centres of Rome, Naples and Düsseldorf; von Guérard migrated to Australia in 1852.

Von Guérard’s meticulous landscapes are remarkable [...]

Paul Summerfield’s Sky Aquarium at The Front

By 26 April 2012
Paul Summerfield's Sky Aquarium at The Front

[ 2 May 2012 to 21 May 2012. ]

Local artist Paul Summerfield has put out a media release and artists’s statement on his new exhibition “Sky Aquarium” opening at The Front in Lyneham next week.

In this refreshing body of work, Summerfield has used his unique digital painting style to create fantastical landscapes that evoke glimmers of other worlds, past and future.

All are welcome [...]

Jeff Moorfoot exhibiting at Manning Clark House

By 18 April 2012

[ 22 April 2012 to 6 May 2012. ] “The Elephant Stamp”, a fine-art photography exhibition by Jeff Moorfoot, opens at 5pm, Sunday April 22 at Manning Clark House, 11 Tasmania Circle Forrest ACT.

In My Eyes Photography Exhibition

By 11 April 2012

[ 2 May 2012 12:00 pm to 16 May 2012 12:00 pm. ] The Australian National University (ANU) is holding a photography exhibition at The Theo Notaras Multicultural Centre that will showcase images that represent what Canberra means to its students. All photographic submissions that are in line with the theme will be accepted, with all photographs being shown on the exhibition website and on a slideshow during [...]

Titanic Tickets!

By 10 April 2012
Titanic Tickets!

[ 14 April 2012 to 5 May 2012. ]

With the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic coming up this week it’s hard to say whether it’s the media or the public with more interest in the photogenic event anniversary.

It could really only be overdone with the introduction of zombies.

But fear not, Canberra will not miss out on the global nostalgia kick! [...]

Frogfest coming to Canberra

By 30 March 2012
Frogfest coming to Canberra

[ 4 May 2012; ]

This has come over my desk and looks like fun:

FROGFEST is a seven-date progressive folk festival-tour stampeding through NSW, ACT and VIC in May. The details for the Canberra event are listed below:

4 May – The White Eagle Club
The Woohoo Revue, Mr Fibby, BOB (featuring Ben Hauptmann), Dave Carr’s Fabulous Contraption, Cracked Actor.
6pm, $15 presale, [...]

Star Wars burlesque to hit Canberra Theatre on Star Wars Day

By 9 March 2012
Star Wars burlesque to hit Canberra Theatre on Star Wars Day

[ 4 May 2012; ]

Yesterday I was getting my nerd on with obscure references to long forgotten Dungeons and Dragons monsters created by the nerdiest (and most awesome) of authors Charles Stross.

But even I feel a little dirty alerting you to the existence of Star Wars Burlesque coming to the Canberra Theatre on Star Wars Day (May the Fourth [...]


By 29 February 2012

[ 29 February 2012 to 30 June 2012. ]

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

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.

David Guetta to play Stage88 for the Foreshore team

By 25 January 2012
David Guetta to play Stage88 for the Foreshore team

[ 4 May 2012; ]

The Kicks Entertainment team (Foreshore, Warehouse etc) have announced they’re bringing the big, big name of David Guetta to Canberra to play Stage88 in Commonwealth Park.

4th of May see’s Canberra play host to the world’s biggest music star David Guetta, brought to you by Canberra’s hit music station, 104.7 and Kicks Entertainment.

With in excess of [...]

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