[ 5 September 2013 to 9 September 2013. ]
Hey sex party, you sure have just pasted your posters over a bunch of gig posters for gigs that are still yet to come… so that’s kinda wrong.
Poor poster board etiquette. TSK TSK.
Anyways, it’s almost the weekend!
How did that happen?
Time happened, and speaking of time and happenings, it’s time to check what is happening this [...]
[ 1 September 2013 to 30 September 2013. ]
This just in:
Monday 2nd September 8pm
CMC Presents The Bootleg Sessions
Beth n Ben
Buck Et Al
Tuesday 3rd 7:30pm
Andrew and Shannon’s Pub Trivia
Thursday 5th 9pm
Positive Feedback Loop
Kid You Not
Saturday 7th 9:30pm
The Dunhill Blues
The King Hits
Monday 9th 8pm
2XX LocalnLive Presents The Bootleg Sessions
Tuesday 10th 7:30pm
Arc Cinema Presents
Shakespeare and his Publicist Trivia
Thursday 12th 9pm
Sun God Replica
[ 3 September 2013 to 24 September 2013. ]
Canberrans will have the opportunity to create their own bonsai plants this September as the National Arboretum hosts the National Bonsai and Penjing Collection of Australia.
Mr Miyagi created his own bonsais, and I’ve never found a situation where asking myself “What would Mr Miyagi do” didn’t lead me to the right course of action.
So I [...]
[ 5 September 2013 to 19 September 2013. ]
Regional Intersections 2013 is Australia’s only film festival dedicated to new cinema from the Southeast Asian region, and it runs from Thursday the 5th to Thursday the 19th of September.
Cinephiles take note!
THU 5 SEP 7PM, THU 12 SEP 2PM
HANYUT: ALMAYER’S FOLLY
Dir: U-WEI Bin Haji Saari, Malaysia/UK/Aust., 2011, 116 mins, 35mm, (unclassified [...]
[ 29 August 2013 to 8 September 2013. ]
The Street Theatre are putting on a show, as the Street Theatre often does.
Bijou a Cabaret of Secrets and Madness will feature music, political anthems, nursery rhymes, dance, and also romance.
Sounds pretty wonderful really.
In a Parisian café bar in 1932 we meet Bijou. She is one of the night people, captured in Brassai’s revealing photographs [...]
[ 30 August 2013 to 11 September 2013. ] The Front Gallery have sent over a guide to their next two weeks of events:
30th August 2013 – Poetry Slam (Poetry)
Canberra Poetry Slam: WORD INJECTION
In August the Canberra Poetry Slam features the Interstate Poets Jackson (WA) and Jennifer Compton (NSW), as well as launch the latest Burley Journal.
The night will commence with the Open Mike [...]
[ 16 August 2013 to 28 September 2013. ]
Erica Seccombe is using the ANU’s 3D Microcomputed X-ray Tomography (XCT) unit to get some stunning and otherworldly images of everyone’s favorite backyard crustacean, the slater.
Erica’s work will be shown at her exhibition Science Fiction, opening this week at Canberra Contempory Arts Space.
The image data from the XCT was run through a computer program developed [...]
[ 6 September 2013 to 21 September 2013. ] An interactive, roving show where the audience are able to follow their favourite character and/or storyline as the actors navigate an actual workplace.
[ 4 September 2013 to 14 September 2013. ]
Home at the End, the latest work from Canberran playwrite Dunan Ley, is coming to the Courtyard Studio as a part of the Collected Works 2013 Subscription Season.
Commissioned by Everyman Theatre specifically for Canberra’s Centenary celebrations, Home at the End is a groundbreaking powerful story of love, loss and guilt, set against a backdrop of [...]
[ 5 August 2013 to 7 September 2013. ] From Monday 5th of August to Saturday the 7th September, Civic Library will be exhibiting the works of Wiradjuri artist Kevin Gilbert.
On display will be a collection of Kevin’s works, which will include oil paintings, lino prints, poetry, manuscripts, political works and photographic murals, many of which were unseen before this year.
Kevin was one [...]
[ 7 September 2013; ]
TEDxCanberra 2013 – Then. Now. Next.
Interesting people talking about interesting things. I do love a good TEDx talk.
This line up looks excellent, particularly all the performance poets.
Aaron Kirby – poet without credentials.
Adele Chynoweth – museum curator researching the narratives of the Forgotten Australians.
Amelia Filmer – performance poet finding what home is.
Brass Knuckle Brass Band – [...]
[ 20 July 2013 to 27 January 2014. ]
Roy Lichtenstein is seriously cool. And so are The Pixies. So I’m writing this review listening to The Pixies and I recommend you read it doing likewise.
If your life is so sad and pathetic as to have none of The Pixies music in it, then here; I’ve got some for you:
There you go, you owe [...]
[ 4 September 2013 12:00 pm to 14 September 2013 12:00 pm. 4 September 2013 12:00 pm to 14 September 2013 12:00 pm. ]
Duncan Ley’s new work, Home at the End is kicking off at the Courtyard Studio on the 4th of September as a part of the Collected Works 2013 Subscription Season.
The names attached to this press release read like a who’s who of Canberra theatre which can only be a good sign.
Commissioned by Everyman Theatre specifically [...]
[ 13 July 2013 to 3 November 2013. ] A new exhibit at CMAG is throwing everything we know about how museums work out the window and is planning to show us artefacts from the future.
I suspect they may be fake.
The new exhibit will be open from the 13th of July to the 3rd November and you should absolutely go for a great many [...]
[ 1 June 2013 to 8 September 2013. ]
Barcham and I went down to the media preview of the National Gallery’s upcoming blockbuster show Turner from The Tate, The Making of a Master this morning.
It didn’t really justify both of us going, we just both wanted to see it. We were not alone as it was one of the most well attended media [...]
[ 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 [...]
[ 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 [...]
[ 1 June 2013 to 9 September 2013. ]
The official announcement is supposed to be at 10 this morning, but world+dog is reporting the National Gallery is putting on its first winter blockbuster in a decade and it’s going to be Turner. From Wikipedia:
Joseph Mallord William “J. M. W.” Turner, RA (23 April 1775 – 19 December 1851) was an English Romantic [...]