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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 [...]

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 [...]

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
BAD!SLAM!NO!BISCUIT!

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

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 [...]

Toulouse-Lautrec the summer blockbuster for 2012-13

By 18 May 2012 FEATURED ARTICLE

[ 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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