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DIY wotz on guide for the weekend of 8 February 2013

By 7 February 2013 FEATURED ARTICLE

[ 8 February 2013 to 10 February 2013. ]

2013 tears up to full speed this weekend with the new year well and truly under way now.

What’s worth seeing and doing around Canberra?

Just leave your suggestions in the comments.

Kastom, the art of Vanuatu at the National Gallery

By 7 February 2013 FEATURED ARTICLE

[ 8 February 2013 to 16 June 2013. ]

The National Gallery have announced a new exhibition:

Vanuatu is very different from other Pacific nations. Traditional practices better known as Kastom remain strong even after a century of dual colonial religious influences. Kastom: Art of Vanuatu presents for the first time the unique collection of arts from this area held by the National Gallery [...]

Trans Tasman water ski battle on the Molonglo

By 5 February 2013 FEATURED ARTICLE

[ 8 February 2013 to 10 February 2013. ]

The Australia New Zealand Water Ski Challenge are putting the word out there:

Canberra will host its first international water skiing event this weekend (8-10 February) when Australia lines up against New Zealand on the Molonglo River.

The Australian New Zealand Water Ski Challenge will feature the Australian pair, 2012 “International Water Skier of the Year” Tim [...]

February 2013 at the Phoenix

By 1 February 2013

[ 1 February 2013 to 28 February 2013. ] This just in:

Saturday 2nd 9:30pm
La bastard
Space Party
The King Hits

Monday 4th 8pm
Canberra Musicians Club Presents the Bootleg Sessions
Jason Recliner
Moochers
Beth n Ben
Drew Walky

Tuesday 5th 7:30pm
Andrew & Shannon’s Pub Trivia

Thursday 7th 9pm
The In The Out
The Dead Heads
Box Of F***
Nervous

Saturday 9th 9:30pm
Claire
Warchief
Pocket Fox

Monday 11th 8pm
2XX Local n Live Presents The Bootleg Sessions
Lung
Rachel Haircut
Anachel
Billy Erupto

Tuesday 12th 7:30pm
Jaimee’s all rolled into [...]

The Ellis Collective taking up residence at The Front

By 31 January 2013 FEATURED ARTICLE

[ 3 February 2013; 10 February 2013; 17 February 2013; 24 February 2013; ]

Fans of The Ellis Collective (which is pretty much any sane person who’s heard them) will be thrilled to read they’re booked solid at The Front this February:

Each week will feature a special guest performer and will include:

• The Understudy (Feb 3): The Understudy is the performing name of Novocastrian Lucy Hearn, performing a studious [...]

COME AND PLAY MANDOLIN!!

By 24 January 2013

[ 10 February 2013; ]

The next one-semester length COZYMO Learning Group (Beginning) and COZYMO Learning Group (Continuing) programs start on Sunday 10 February 2013 (Session times below). These Semester-length programs offer you a great opportunity to begin or to continue to learn a plucked stringed instrument – mandolin, mandola, mandocello and guitar.

Did you catch the fabulous short program presented [...]

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 [...]

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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