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On the Surface of Things by Richard Pashley. Book Launch

By 28 November 2012

[ 29 November 2012 at 4:00 pm; ]

This just in:

Professor Ian Chubb, Chief Scientist of Australia, will this week launch a popular science book at UNSW Canberra that doesn’t explain the great mysteries of the universe, but instead tackles in easy-to-understand terms the science behind the objects and phenomena we encounter in everyday life.

From understanding why detergents work better on [...]

Alan Ayckbourn’s Improbable Fiction coming up at Theatre 3

By 15 November 2012

[ 23 November 2012 to 8 December 2012. ]

Canberra Rep’s latest outing opens next week:

Alan Ayckbourn’s Farce

IMPROBABLE FICTION

Let your imagination run riot!

The sixth production for Rep’s 2012 80th Birthday season is Alan Ayckbourn’s Farce Improbable Fiction.

Opening on 23 November the production continues until 8 December at Theatre 3, 3 Repertory Lane Acton.

Directed by Corille Fraser this very funny play is both [...]

Remember me: the lost diggers of Vignacourt at the War Memorial

By 2 November 2012 FEATURED ARTICLE

[ 1 November 2012 to 31 July 2013. ]

An intriguing exhibition up on the War Memorial website:

The small French village of Vignacourt was always behind the front lines. For much of the First World War it was a staging point, casualty clearing station and recreation area for troops of all nationalities moving up to and then back from the battlefields on the [...]

November in the Phoenix

By 30 October 2012

[ 1 November 2012 to 30 November 2012. ] Thursday 1st 9pm
Dahrnoir
Space Party
Dylan Hekimian

Saturday 3rd 9:30pm
Suzie Stapleton (Melb)

Monday 5th 8pm
CMC presents The Bootleg Sessions
The Gordons
Jake and Ange
The New Gods of Thunder
Buck et al

Tuesday 6th 7:30pm
Andrew and Shannon’s Pub Quiz

Wednesday 7th 9pm
Mojo Juju (Melb)
The King Hits

Thursday 8th 9pm
Too Soon! (Melb)
Super Best Friends
Bent Hen
Thrown Up

Saturday 10th 9:30pm
Elliot The Bull (Newcastle)

Sunday 11th 8pm
The Barons of Tang (Melb)

Monday [...]

Local Feats, a retrospective of local feature films 1971-2010

By 3 August 2012 FEATURED ARTICLE

[ 16 August 2012 to 20 December 2012. ]

This in from New Acton and sounding very interesting:

Local Feats is a retrospective of local feature films made in Canberra between 1971 and 2010.

Starting 1971, screened from an old 16mm projector, we will travel through the years each fortnight with the director and one of his/her short films. After a talk and the screenings, the [...]

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