[ 7 December, 2012 to 9 December, 2012. ]
As the year draws down everything seems to be kicking off around Canberra.
What’s worth seeing and doing around town this weekend?
Just leave your thoughts in the comments.
[ 7 December, 2012; 11:00 am to 12:00 pm. ]
This just in:
Meet the Authors and Book Signing:
The Marmalade Files by Steve Lewis and Chris Uhlmann.
Saturday December 8
11am – 12 noon
RSVP Friday December 7
Telephone 6295 6723 or
What are The Marmalade Files?
An imaginative romp through the dark underbelly of politics by two veteran Canberra insiders.
When seasoned newshound [...]
[ 7 December, 2012 to 11 December, 2012. ] This just in from Australian Fencing:
Canberra is hosting the 2012 Australian Fencing Circuit Open Championships and the 2012 Oceania & Australian Veteran Fencing Championship.
The event will be held at the Australian Institute of Sport (Main Arena) from Friday December 7 2012 to Tuesday December 11 2012.
– Over 350 fencers
– Over 3000 bouts across [...]
[ 1 December, 2012 to 19 January, 2013. ] December
Saturday 1st 9:30pm
Rather be Dead
Sunday 2nd 8pm
Monday 3rd 8pm
CMC presents The Bootleg Sessions
She & I
Tuesday 4th 7:30pm
Andrew and Shannon’s Pub Trivia
Wednesday 5th 9pm
CIT end of year Jam
Thursday 6th 9pm
Sean McMahon’s Western Union
Saturday 8th 9:30pm
Waterford’s 5th Birthday
Owen M Carroll (Voss)
Monday 10th 8pm
2XX Local n Live presents The Bootleg Sessions
[ 23 November, 2012 to 8 December, 2012. ]
Canberra Rep’s latest outing opens next week:
Alan Ayckbourn’s Farce
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 [...]
[ 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 [...]
[ 7 December, 2012; 5:00 pm to 9:30 pm. ]
Ethical and eco-friendly gifts, food, music and a starry summer evening at the Canberra Environment Centre.
Stalls, Music, Wine and Food
Avoid the crush and the shopping centres, have some dinner, listen to some live music, and do your christmas shopping:
– Organic, Free Range, Fair Trade and Local Food Produce
– Solar Panels, Rainwater tanks and Compost Bins/Worm [...]
[ 7 December, 2012 6:30 pm to 8 December, 2012 5:30 pm. ] Snowy Hydro SouthCare Christmas Gala
FRIDAY 7 DECEMBER
A picturesque setting for guests to enjoy Drinks & Canapes on the shores of Lake Burley Griffin commencing at 6:30PM. Followed by a 3-coursemeal in a stylish marquee at Rond Terrace overlooking the Central Basin and the Parliamentary Triangle
$195 per individual or $1950 Table (10)
$2500 Christmas function package – [...]
[ 7 December, 2012; ]
Music ACT has been in touch to let us know they’re planning a stonking great awards ceremony in December hosted by Paul McDermott at the Albert Hall:
On Friday December 7 at Albert Hall, 19 awards covering a huge range of genres, from Best Rock Group to Best Orchestra/Big Band, to Best Folk Group to Best [...]
[ 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 [...]