[ 14 February, 2013 to 17 February, 2013. ]
A happy Valentines to you all. May your partners be affectionate and if single your prospects at least hopeful.
Now let us turn our attention to what there is to see and do around Canberra this weekend.
Just leave your thoughts in the comments hmmm?
[ 17 February, 2013; 2:00 pm; 24 February, 2013; 2:00 pm; ] The War Memorial has the intriguing news that they’re getting into the movie business:
To complement Remember me: the lost diggers of Vignacourt and its unique images of Australians on the Western Front, the Australian War Memorial presents a series of classic films that all present distinct visions of the First World War. This is a [...]
[ 11 February, 2013 to 17 February, 2013. ]
The ANU Students Association have tweeted at us to let us know about their rather slick music video promoting their O-Week activities.
For more detail they’ve got a page.
[ 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 [...]
[ 17 February, 2013; 4:00 pm; ]
This just in will be of interest to some of you:
Nomad Percussion is a new music ensemble comprised of young musicians William Jackson, Yvonne Lam, Bart Haddock, Jonathan Griffiths, Anna Ng, and Veronica Bailey. The percussionists, aged 19 – 27, will present their new concert, TRANS/MUTE, on February 19 at the ANU Arts Centre. Nomad [...]
[ 15 February, 2013 to 2 March, 2013. ]
This in from Canberra Rep:
The first production for Rep’s 2013 season is Tim Firth’s Calendar Girls. Opening on 15 February, the production continues until 2 March at Theatre 3,
3 Repertory Lane Acton. Directed by Catherine Hill the play is based on the Miramax motion picture by Juliette Towhidi and Tim Firth.
Based on [...]
[ 1 February, 2013 to 28 February, 2013. ] This just in:
Saturday 2nd 9:30pm
The King Hits
Monday 4th 8pm
Canberra Musicians Club Presents the Bootleg Sessions
Beth n Ben
Tuesday 5th 7:30pm
Andrew & Shannon’s Pub Trivia
Thursday 7th 9pm
The In The Out
The Dead Heads
Box Of F***
Saturday 9th 9:30pm
Monday 11th 8pm
2XX Local n Live Presents The Bootleg Sessions
Tuesday 12th 7:30pm
Jaimee’s all rolled into [...]
[ 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 [...]
[ 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 [...]
[ 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 [...]
[ 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 [...]
[ 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 [...]