[ 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 [...]
[ 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!
[ 1 May 2012 to 31 May 2012. ] Tuesday 1st 7:30pm
Mind Games Presents
Andrew and Shannon’s Classic Trivia
Thursday 3rd 9pm
Saturday 5th 9:30pm
Monday 7th 8pm
Canberra Musicians Club presents The Bootleg Sessions
Tuesday 8th 7:30pm
Alison and Joel’s Geeky Trivia
Thursday 10th 9pm
Saturday 12th 9:30pm
Monday 14th 8pm
Canberra Times FLY presents The Bootleg Sessions
Tuesday 15th 7:30pm
ARC Cinema [...]
[ 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 [...]
[ 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 [...]
[ 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.
[ 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 [...]
[ 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! [...]
[ 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, [...]
[ 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 [...]
[ 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.
[ 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 [...]