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DIY wotz on guide for the weekend of 15 February 2013

By 14 February 2013
DIY wotz on guide for the weekend of 15 February 2013

[ 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?

Movies at the War Memorial

By 13 February 2013

[ 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 [...]

O Week 2013 at ANU

By 11 February 2013
O Week 2013 at ANU

[ 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.

Kastom, the art of Vanuatu at the National Gallery

By 7 February 2013
Kastom, the art of Vanuatu at the National Gallery

[ 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 [...]

Do you like things that go bang? Nomad Percussion might be for you!

By 7 February 2013
Do you like things that go bang? Nomad Percussion might be for you!

[ 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 [...]

Canberra Rep to bring us Calendar Girls

By 4 February 2013
Canberra Rep to bring us Calendar Girls

[ 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 [...]

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
The Ellis Collective taking up residence at The Front

[ 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 [...]

Past Present Future at Mount Stromlo

By 17 January 2013
Past Present Future at Mount Stromlo

[ 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
Remember me: the lost diggers of Vignacourt at the War Memorial

[ 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
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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