[ 22 June, 2013; 8:00 pm; ]
Or is it City 2 Underground? Underground 2 City? 2 Underground City?
I have no idea.
What I do know is that it’s a gig, happening at the Magpies City Club and if you don’t have plans this Saturday you should probably go check it out.
[ 21 June, 2013; 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm. ]
Questacon is having another SciNight!
SciNight! Is where you go to Questacon, check out the exhibits, watch a show or two, all the while drinking a beer and enjoying the lack of children in your way.
It’s a pretty special thing.
Kick off the weekend with science with Questacon’s SciNight, a geeky night for grown-ups served with a [...]
[ 21 June, 2013; 8:00 pm; ]
Photo by Martin Ollman
Now is the Winter of our content.
Julia & the Deep Sea Sirens are finally returning to our favourite Canberra stage after a successful season touring the nation – we’re readying candles and melodies to melt the frost off even the coldest windshield.
WHEN: This Friday, June 21st @ 8pm
WHERE: The Polish Club, O’Connor [...]
[ 19 June, 2013; 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm. ]
Do you think your house is the coldest in Canberra – poor insulation, big draughty gaps and single glazed windows that run with water each morning?
Don’t despair because you can fix it – and it won’t cost the earth. Book a free seat at the Coldest House in Canberra Retrofitting Workshop this Wednesday evening and [...]
[ 20 June, 2013; 7:30 pm; ]
In Canberra Tonight is Canberra hottest talk show, and our esteemed editor will be returning to tell Canberra what news it liked the most over the past month.
As a bonus, we’ve managed to get Johnboy over his crippling addiction to cold and flu drugs so this time he’ll probably remember where he is at all [...]
[ 5 July, 2013; 7:00 pm; ]
Breathe Dance Studios are a new dance school opened in Canberra by local dance wizard Alex Ewans. To celebreate the end of their second semester, they’d like to party with and dance for you.
So its that time again! End of term 2 performance party for Breathe Dance Studio!
Please come support and enjoy an evening [...]
[ 20 June, 2013 to 21 June, 2013. ]
What is the number one fear of most people? Well according to research studies, people’s number one fear is public speaking and number two is death, believe it or not. Prompting Jerry Seinfeld to quip that most people at a funeral would rather be in the casket than giving the eulogy!
Tom Kelsall, the trainer, [...]
[ 22 June, 2013; 6:00 pm; ]
This season’s third bout will see the Brindabelters and the Surly Griffins smash it out! Will the Griffins take revenge after getting the wooden spoon while the Belters took 3rd place at the finals last year? Come down and see all the action
Event details: Brindableters Vs Surly Griffins
Date: Saturday 22nd June 2013
Time: Doors open 5pm, [...]
[ 14 June, 2013 to 17 June, 2013. ]
It may be getting colder and wetter out there, but you’re not going to let that get the better of you are you Canberra?
I thought not!
Add your suggestions for winter-blues-busting events and happenings this weekend in the comments below.
[ 22 June, 2013; 8:30 pm; ]
Canberra’s hottest bands and burlesque night, Tease and Tearaways, delivers its second hardhitting sideshow at the Basement this June with a murderous line up of Australia’s best industrial metal bands, teamed with a fatally tempting selection of burlesque acts.
Our Last Enemy (NSW)/Witchgrinder (Melb)
And burlesque by Canberra’s hottest trio and creative force behind the Tease [...]
[ 22 June, 2013; 1:00 pm; ]
Welcome to Australia and Amnesty International would like to invite you on a walk.
Walk Together Canberra
To celebrate Refugee Week, you’re invited to Walk Together from Reconciliation Place at 1pm, across Commonwealth Avenue Bridge, to Stage 88 at Commonwealth Park.
Join us for the walk at 1pm and a celebration concert at Stage 88 from 2pm. [...]
[ 19 June, 2013; 7:30 pm; ]
The days when the likes of me were invited to the Press Gallery’s Midwinter Ball are long behind us.
But they are letting us know that there’s an ebay auction battle you can all place bids in:
Casting aside rivalries, our political leaders have generously donated themselves to be auctioned off online on eBay to help [...]
[ 14 June, 2013; ]
This just in from The Feldons:
This Friday, the Feldons and friends, the weird and wonderful Magic Rob Universe plus bluesy soul with Chris and Shedea.
From 8.00. Free entry. See you there for some homegrown original live music….
[ 19 June, 2013; 7:30 pm; ]
Canberra’s most serious and longest running poetry event is coming back to the Phoenix Bar this month on the 19th of June.
This month we will be featuring Queensland’s finest entertainers Ghostboy and Sir lady Grantham who will be providing music, words, and sex appeal.
Get to it.
[ 15 June, 2013; 10:30 am to 4:00 pm. ]
Canberra’s mightest warriors The Hundred Swords are holding another of their large scale foam sword battle events this weekend at Black Mountain Peninsula.
Fancy yourself as Thorin Oakenshield fighting the goblin and orc hordes? Then get on down to Black Mountain Peninsula this Saturday and join the valiant defenders in trying to turn back the green [...]
[ 15 June, 2013 to 16 June, 2013. ]
Critically praised Doctor Who based comedy theatre coming to my Canberra?
I am so there, any other Rioter Whovians going to heed the call?
Doctor Who is about to face his greatest challenge: his number one fan. Melbourne comedian Rob Lloyd puts The Doctor on trial in WHO, ME, a comedy show about obsession and it’s [...]
[ 26 July, 2013; 7:00 pm; ] HELP US MAKE A DIFFERENCE.
Since 2008, we’ve taken care of over 38,000 kids in 11 countries and donated over $250,000 worth of cash, school supplies, books, toys, sports equipment, food and medical supplies to schools, orphanages and local youth-based charities, bringing together the most at-risk kids together and developing leaders and carers from the rivers of Bangladesh to the peaks of [...]
[ 11 June, 2013; 5:30 pm to 10:00 pm. ] Canberra Untapped is a community focused social event being run in support of locally based not-for-profit humanitarian development organisation Abundant Water.
[ 8 June, 2013 to 9 June, 2013. ]
The Canberra Roller Derby League has the exciting news that teams from around Australia are converging on Canberra for a Centenary bout!
As Canberra celebrates its centenary year, SKATE-TURION is about to hit the Nation’s Capital during the June long weekend. To celebrate the centenary Canberra Roller Derby League (CRDL), in conjunction with Scope Mount [...]
[ 7 June, 2013 to 9 June, 2013. ]
The wheel turns, the Game of Thrones season approaches its end, and we’ve got another weekend coming up.
What’s worth seeing and doing around Canberra this weekend?
Just leave your suggestions in the comments.
[ 7 June, 2013; 8:00 pm; ]
This just in:
Monnone Alone depart their insular Melbourne comfort zone to make the return trek to their favourite bookshop in their favourite national capital. Joining them will be likeminded local bookish snobs Waterford and Mikey Shanhan, partaking in a night of pop songs and other misdemeanours.
Since the break-up of The Lucksmiths in 2009, [...]
[ 29 June, 2013; 6:00 pm; ]
Take a radical ride back to the 80s with Varsity Derby League as we host a truly truly truly outrageous 1980s roller disco – the SK80s! – at Tuggeranong Basketball Stadium on Saturday June 29 at 6 pm. The dance floor will be open to all roller and inline skaters to like, totally, show off [...]
[ 16 June, 2013; 10:30 am; ]
The Brumbies are letting it be known they’d like the fans to come down for a BBQ Breakfast and open training session at Griffith Oval.
It’s the last training session before they take on the British and Irish Lions.
[ 13 June, 2013; 7:00 pm; ]
Quite a lot of you I imagine. And here’s your opportunity.
Charity Cocktail Party
Join Canberra’s own Miss World Australia State Finalist Brook Leslight
Thursday June 13th
Doors open 6.30pm for a 7.00 pm start
To be held at PLAYGROUND
25 Garema Place, Canberra, ACT
Proceeds Donated to
“Beauty with a Purpose” Foundation
Supporting the Lilla community
An indigenous community [...]
[ 7 June, 2013; ]
Facebook has the happy news that the lovely lads from the Brass Knuckle Brass Band are launching their new EP at the beloved Polish Club this Friday.
Entry: $20 (full)/$15 (conc.)/$10 (CMC members).
Presale tickets available here: http://www.trybooking.com/CZHG
Members of the Brass Knuckle Brass Band finally got sick of staring at our shoes and muttering when [...]
[ 16 June, 2013; 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm. ] All welcome to COZMO’s Annual Winter Concert, featuring the COZYMOLearning Group (Continuing).
Come and enjoy COZMO’s beautiful program of classical music by Bach and Corelli and melodic pieces by contemporary Australian and traditional Irish composers.
You’ll also be treated to a short program of tunes played in duets, trios and the full COZYMO ensemble [...]
[ 20 June, 2013; 6:00 pm; ]
This in from P.S. Cottier:
The evening will kick off at 6pm with a half hour set from local band Jason Recliner.
This will be followed by readings from our three writers Nigel Featherstone, PS Cottier and JC Inman.
Please feel free to let your friends and family know!
[ 14 June, 2013; ]
Coolio Desgracias has just let us know that Housemouse and himself will be dropping their new EP on us on the 14th of June.
Ready yourselves Canberra!
Housemouse and Coolio made a pact to release something as a duo in 2012 after collaborating on ‘Dubbo Zoo’ and ‘You Got Papped’ on ‘My Private Jet’. Fast forward a [...]
[ 1 June, 2013 11:00 am to 2 June, 2013 3:00 pm. ]
Kites will fill the skies on Saturday 1 June at Belconnen Arts Centre’s Wind Air Water Centenary kites festival at Lake Ginninderra.
All ages will be entertained with kite making master-classes, face painting and watching the flying of dozens of community kites made by groups, businesses and organisations over the past six months.
Bring along your own [...]
[ 1 June, 2013; 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. ]
Bluebells, Correa Bells, Parliament House, Black Mountain Tower and even floral bouquets – all made entirely out of sugar – will be on display on Saturday 1 June at a Centenary celebration of all things cake.
The ACT Cake Decorators Association will host the Canberra Centennial Open Day at Weston Creek Community Centre. It will include [...]
[ 1 June, 2013 to 30 June, 2013. ] From our friends at the Canberra Musicians Club:
Mon 3 The CMC Presents The Bootlegs @ The Phoenix. 8pm, donation
Monotremes, Coolio Desgracias, Bad Pharmer, Azim Zain
Wed 5 The CMC Presents Wed Nights @ Smiths Alternative.
The Burley Griffin. 7.30pm, free
Thu 5 Bang! Bang! Bang! @ Nigel and Beth’s Place. 7pm, $5
Fri 7 Brass Knuckle Brass Band EP [...]
[ 1 June, 2013 to 2 June, 2013. ]
If you love sparkly gems and jewellery, collect rocks and minerals, facet or fossick, you’ll be sure to find something of interest at the Canberra Lapidary Club’s Winter Gemcraft and Mineral Show.
The Show will be held in the Conference Centre Parkes Room at EPIC (Exhibition Park off the Federal Highway, Canberra) on Saturday 1 [...]