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DIY wotz on guide for the weekend of 25 January 2013

By 24 January 2013 FEATURED ARTICLE

[ 25 January 2013 to 27 January 2013. ]

It’s a long long weekend coming up.

What’s worth seeing and doing around Canberra?

Just leave your suggestions in the comments.

Skateboarding Australia National Am Series Qualifier

By 23 January 2013

[ 26 January 2013; ]

The 2013 Nike SbA Am Series rocks up to Canberra this Saturday with the ACT qualifier being held at Australia’s largest park: Belconnen.

A couple of announcements we’re stoked to be able to share as part of the 2013 Series launch, is that all winners (Open & Juniors) of the State Qualifiers will receive, on top [...]

Straya Day 2013

By 18 January 2013 FEATURED ARTICLE

[ 25 January 2013 to 26 January 2013. ] Andrew Barr is letting us all know about the bread and circuses being doled our way for Australia Day:

In Canberra’s Centenary year, Australia Day 2013 has particular significance, providing a great opportunity for our community to celebrate how far our city has come over the past 100 years, and its significance to the shaping of [...]

Past Present Future at Mount Stromlo

By 17 January 2013

[ 18 January 2013 to 18 February 2013. ]

With the 10th anniversary of the 2003 bushfires tomorrow there’s a lot happening on top of Mount Stromlo.

The Centenary of Canberra in 2013 coincides with the ten year anniversary of the 2003 bushfires that devastated Canberra.

Scope Mount Stromlo is hosting an exhibition from January 18 2013 that will commemorate the destruction, recovery and renewal of [...]

DIY wotz on guide for the weekend of 18 January 2012

By 17 January 2013 FEATURED ARTICLE

[ 18 January 2013 to 20 January 2013. ]

The year is stepping up into high gear and the weekend is upon us.

What’s worth seeing and doing around town this weekend?

Just leave your thoughts in the comments.

The return of the Sculpture Bar to the National Gallery

By 16 January 2013

[ 18 January 2013; 25 January 2013; 1 February 2013; 8 February 2013; 15 February 2013; 22 February 2013; 1 March 2013; 8 March 2013; 15 March 2013; 22 March 2013; 29 March 2013; ]

This in from the National Gallery:

Rain, hail or shine the National Gallery of Australia Sculpture Bar in association with Veuve Clicquot re-opens for the summer this Friday 18 January in the new location of the Sculpture Garden Restaurant.

Tease and Tearaways presents: The Psychobilly Freakout!

By 15 January 2013 FEATURED ARTICLE

[ 25 January 2013 at 8:00 pm; ]

Canberra’s hottest bands and burlesque night, Tease and Tearaways, is back with their second killer event and a never before seen line up of Australia’s best psychobilly bands!

Tease And Tearaways presents: The Psychobilly Freakout!
The Casino Rumblers (NSW);
Captain Reckless and the Lost Souls (NSW);
Little Mac and the Monster Men (ACT);

And burlesque by Canberra’s own…
The Velvet Vixens!

Friday [...]

Bad! Slam! No! Biscuit! returns in 2013

By 11 January 2013 FEATURED ARTICLE

[ 16 January 2013 at 7:30 pm; ]

Facebook has a warning for all your souls:

BAD!SLAM!NO!BISCUIT! is inside the Phoenix Pub for 2013, which means you get two microphones, a stage, plenty of sound, prizes and more prizes, audience, clapping, prizes, judges, cheering, heckling, and the chance of glory! With MCs too, and scoring along with adding, prizes, conflicting, and poetry, especially poetry, [...]

But Once in a History at Parliament House. The Canberra origin story…

By 10 January 2013

[ 14 January 2013 to 3 April 2013. ] The Centenary team are letting people know about the foundation treasures of the city which are going on display at Parliament House:

Centenary of Canberra History and Heritage Advisor Dr David Headon today unveiled some of the treasures related to Canberra’s 1913 foundation stones and naming ceremonies.

Dr Headon acquired the items on loan from the [...]

DIY wotz on guide for the weekend of 11 January 2013

By 10 January 2013 FEATURED ARTICLE

[ 11 January 2013 to 13 January 2013. ]

A fresh year lies before us dear reader.

But what is worth seeing and doing around town this weekend in Canberra?

Just leave your suggestions in the comments!

January at the Phoenix

By 10 January 2013

[ 8 January 2013 to 31 January 2013. ] This just in:

Tuesday 8th 7:30pm
Andrew Galan’s Our Dystopian Futures Trivia

Thursday 10th 9pm
Chainsaw Hookers
Johnny Roadkill
Renegade Peacock

Saturday 12th 9:30pm
The Mouldy Lovers (Bris)
Underscore Orkestra (USA)
The Brass Knuckle Brass Band

Sunday 13th 8pm
Wil Wagner (The Smith Street Band, Melbourne)
Lincoln LeFevre (Hobart)
Isaac Graham (Sydney)
Ben David (Adelaide)

Tuesday 15th 7:30pm
Arc Cinema Presents
Liz and Bolings Quiz of Fortune

Wednesday 16th 8pm

Saturday 19th 9:30pm
Bob Log III
Crash [...]

Must See Comedy at Casino this Thursday

By 9 January 2013

[ 10 January 2013 at 8:00 pm; ]

A stand-up comedy show featuring one of the UK’s most acclaimed and experienced comedians and 3 of Australia best up-and-coming comedic talent will hit Canberra in January.

The Must See Comedy tour features the UK’s Jeff Green, known by many for his appearances on television shows such as Good News Week and Spicks and Specks.

“The funniest [...]

Hoop workshop!

By 4 January 2013

[ 14 January 2013 at 7:00 pm; ] Facebook brings word of an impending hoop workshop!

How can we say no to hooping?

College Express 2012 at the Belconnen Arts Centre

By 10 December 2012

[ 14 December 2012 to 13 January 2013. ]

This just in:

Presenting the fourth annual College Express exhibition, with outstanding artworks by Year 11 & 12 students from eight colleges and schools in the Belconnen region: Dickson, Gungahlin, Hawker, Radford and St Francis Xavier Colleges, Burgmann Anglican School, Melba Copland Secondary School Copland College and UC Secondary College Lake Ginninderra. In a stunning array [...]

December and January at the Phoenix

By 28 November 2012

[ 1 December 2012 to 19 January 2013. ] December

Saturday 1st 9:30pm
Bladder Spasms
Rather be Dead

Sunday 2nd 8pm
Lloyd Spiegel
Jonno Zilber

Monday 3rd 8pm
CMC presents The Bootleg Sessions
She & I
Fats Homicide
The Wanninashvilles

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
Hannah Gillespie

Saturday 8th 9:30pm
Waterford’s 5th Birthday
Owen M Carroll (Voss)
Shoeb Ahmad

Monday 10th 8pm
2XX Local n Live presents The Bootleg Sessions
Fun [...]

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 [...]

Summernats dates 2013

By 5 June 2012

[ 3 January 2013 to 6 January 2013. ]

We’ve been getting a lot of google traffic from people looking for the summernats dates next year.

Just to help everyone out it’s going to be 3 January to 6 January. More details on their website.


Toulouse-Lautrec the summer blockbuster for 2012-13


[ 14 December 2012 to 2 April 2013. ]

The National Gallery has announced Toulouse-Lautrec: Paris & the Moulin Rouge is the big summer drawcard coming up.

‘The National Gallery of Australia is excited to bring together Australia’s first Toulouse-Lautrec retrospective exhibition, showing only in Canberra. Together with our own collection of works, the exhibition will provide a comprehensive insight into the artistic life of [...]

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