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DIY wotz on guide for the weekend of 12 April 2013


[ 12 April 2013 to 14 April 2013. ]

The wild year rolls on and the weekend turns up yet again.

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

Just leave your suggestions in the comments.

Rock Swap 2013!


[ 13 April 2013 to 14 April 2013. ]

Word reaches us that the Canberra Lapidary Club is holding their Rock Swap this weekend at EPIC:

The Canberra Lapidary Club’s Rock Swap is a fun day out for all the family.

It will be held on 13-14 April 2013 from 8.30am to 5.00pm at Wagtail Way, EPIC.

Entry is FREE!

Sieve for sapphires, pan for [...]

Canberra Craft Beer and Cider Festival at Mercure Hotel

By 10 April 2013

[ 13 April 2013; ]

Beer and cider festival! This Saturday the 13th!

What else do I have to say?

Over 80 beers and ciders to try! Local Gourmet Food Stores! LIVE Entertainment! Entertainment throughout the day! Lots of Giveaways! Beer and Food matching! Beer Quiz! Meet the Brewers! Jumping Castle! Brewers Table Tennis Championship! Charity Auction!

Formerly known as The National Capital [...]

Lavers single launch at Transit

By 9 April 2013

[ 13 April 2013 at 8:00 pm; ]

Facebook has the happy news that local music ornament Lavers is launching a single at Transit this Saturday:

LAVERS – “I’ve Been Waiting For You” single launch
supported by Amber Nichols and Nite Society DJs.


LAVERS new single, ‘I’ve Been Waiting For You’, was recorded at Sydney’s Studios [...]

The Young Ones Exhibition at the Front

By 9 April 2013

[ 9 April 2013 to 14 April 2013. ]

Emerging artists and photographers are being showcased at the Front in The Young Ones – an exhibition presented by Us Folk magazine in association with national Youth Week. It opens tonight and runs until Sunday so get down tot he Front to check it out.

The exhibitors are all Canberra locals aged 25 and under. The [...]

I need to tell you about No Need To Be Told


[ 13 April 2013; ]

That’s Darren Hanlon, he’s pretty good. He’s also playing at No Need To Be Told amongst a bunch of other people who are quite good.

The Centenary of Canberra and local funny singing man Rafe Morris are putting together an afternoon/evening of celebratory things to celebrate Youth Week. Youth Week is this week, and this event [...]

Tharwa’s Big Weekend

By 8 April 2013

[ 13 April 2013 to 14 April 2013. ] Those uppity folk down in Tharwa are reminding us they’re turning 151 this weekend to Canberra’s measly 100.

Anyway check the link out, there’s a lot to do down there.

Lip Magazine launching issue 23 at Lonsdale St Traders

By 3 April 2013

[ 13 April 2013 at 6:30 pm; ] Lip Magazine has made it through 23 issues. While 23 isn’t a number most people consider ‘special’ it’s still a number that is exactly 23 higher than the amount of magazines most of us have ever made. So well done to Lip.

Issue 23 is launching on the 13th at Lonsdale St Traders and you’re all [...]

April at The Phoenix

By 1 April 2013

[ 1 April 2013 to 30 April 2013. ] This just in:

Monday 1st 8pm
CMC Presents The Bootleg Sessions
Reptile Park
The Burley Griffin
Magic Rob Universe
Briony Wills

Tuesday 2nd 7:30pm
Andrew and Shannon’s Pub Trivia

Thursday 4th 9pm
Ten Volt Shock (Germany)

Saturday 6th 9:30pm
Pat Capocci
The Fuelers

Monday 8th 8pm
2XX Local n Live Present The Bootleg Sessions
Party Gravy
Moon Landing
Kid of Harith

Tuesday 9th 7:30pm
Tye and Damien’s “The Moving Image” Trivia

Thursday 11th 9pm
Machina Genova
Mark My [...]

Young photographers showcased in Belconnen


[ 5 April 2013 to 19 April 2013. ]

Challenges – An exhibition by young photographers across Canberra in celebration of National Youth Week will be on display in Belconnen Community Centre from the 5th of April.

This exhibition showcases photos of young people illustrating challenges of everyday life, such as: dressing up your pet dog without getting bitten; eating a hamburger without making a [...]

Design 29: Creating a Capital at the National Archives

By 28 February 2013 FEATURED ARTICLE

[ 1 March 2013 to 8 September 2013. ]

In May 1912, the entrant 29 won the Federal Capital City Design Competition. This was of course Walter Burley Griffin, you’ve probably heard of him.

Design 29: Creating a Capital has collected a whole bunch of maps, paintings, and documents from the famous competition, including some pieces that have apparently not been displayed since the original [...]

Behind the Lines, political cartoons at the Museum of Australian Democracy

By 20 February 2013

[ 20 February 2013 to 31 October 2013. ]

This looks like a good use of a Sunday Morning:

As the saying goes, a year is a long time in politics!

Behind the Lines 2012 looks back on the highs and lows of the political year through the eyes of Australia’s best cartoonists. Their observations of the personalities, parties and political power-plays are insightful, amusing [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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