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Ladies, come and try dragon boating

By 27 August 2014

[ 6 September 2014; 11:00 am to 12:30 pm. 11 October 2014; 11:00 am to 12:30 pm. ] Come and try the fast-growing sport of dragon boating! Females from teenagers to over fifties are invited to join Diamond Phoenix for a fun paddle on Lake Burley Griffin. Try something new, improve your health and fitness, and make new friends in a supportive environment that caters for the social to the competitive paddler.

Bring: water [...]

The Wharf Revue is back and OPEN FOR BUSINESS

By 27 August 2014 HEADLINE ARTICLE
The Wharf Revue is back and OPEN FOR BUSINESS

[ 30 September 2014; 8:00 pm; 1 October 2014; 8:00 pm; 2 October 2014; 8:00 pm; 3 October 2014; 8:00 pm; 4 October 2014; 2:00 pm; 8:00 pm; ]

Everyone’s favourite lampoonists return for another annual instalment of The Wharf Revue packed full of their trademark irreverent, anarchic political satire. Amanda Bishop and newcomer Douglas Hansell join revue veterans Jonathan Biggins and Phillip Scott for more razor-sharp satire in Open for Business at Canberra Theatre Centre from 30 October to 4 September.

Fresh [...]

Organic semi-conductors – Public Talk, Associate Professor Vipul Bansal

By 26 August 2014 HEADLINE ARTICLE

[ 2 September 2014; 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm. ] In the world of nanotechnology, organic semiconductors are potentially revolutionary.

These eco-friendly carbon-based materials have unique properties which can be used in a huge range of futuristic devices, from flexible electronics to high-tech bandages to help us heal.

In the next talk in our public speaker series, Associate Professor Vipul Bansal will discuss this emerging applications now [...]

How do we feed the world as the population soars?

By 26 August 2014

[ 28 August 2014; 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm. ] ABC 666′s Genevieve Jacobs will talk with three eminent experts on one of the great challenges of our time: As the global population explodes, how do we feed ourselves and the world?

The global population is set to hit 10 billion in 2050, that’s one thousand extra mouths to feed each and every day in Australia [...]

The Little Stevies back in Canberra

By 25 August 2014 HEADLINE ARTICLE
The Little Stevies back in Canberra

[ 30 August 2014; 8:00 pm; ]

Combine unpredictable on-stage banter with un-teachable exquisite sibling harmonies, irresistible pop melodies and songs that are akin to your favourite stories put to music, and you have one of Melbourne’s finest acts; The Little Stevies.

Since their humble beginnings nearly a decade ago, sisters Sibylla and Bethany have built up a reputation as a must see [...]

360 to bring Utopia to Canberra

By 25 August 2014 HEADLINE ARTICLE
360 to bring Utopia to Canberra

[ 3 September 2014; 7:00 pm; ] Hip Hop sensation 360 is gearing up to take his new album on tour, stopping off to play the University of Canberra on Wednesday 3 September.

I caught up with him to talk new music, Iggy Azalea and Canberra’s club scene.

What song are you most proud of from the new album Utopia?

To be honest I’m proud of [...]

Robin Williams Tribute Screening

By 25 August 2014 HEADLINE ARTICLE
Robin Williams Tribute Screening

[ 31 August 2014; 6:00 pm; ]

The ANU Film Group, Australia’s largest film society, will be celebrating the life and legacy of the late Robin Williams with a special tribute screening of two of his most beloved films – Dead Poets Society and Good Morning, Vietnam – on Sunday 31 August at 6 PM.

Membership of the ANU Film Group is open [...]

Studio Underground – A season of secret theatre at the Canberra Youth Theatre

By 21 August 2014 HEADLINE ARTICLE
Studio Underground - A season of secret theatre at the Canberra Youth Theatre

[ 28 August 2014; 7:30 pm; 29 August 2014; 7:30 pm; 30 August 2014; 7:30 pm; ]

Come and join us in the Underground…

The Canberra Youth Theatre Teen and Senior Ensembles have been bringing their considerable talents to bear for STUDIO UNDERGROUND – a secret theatre experience where you only find out what you are seeing when you arrive at the theatre! How many times do we dismiss an interesting looking show [...]

Little Red at Belconnen Community Centre

By 21 August 2014 HEADLINE ARTICLE
Little Red at Belconnen Community Centre

[ 12 September 2014; 7:00 pm; 13 September 2014; 2:00 pm; 7:00 pm; 14 September 2014; 1:00 pm; ]

A new locally produced show is coming to the Belconnen Community Centre in September. Little Red is a cautionary tale based on the familiar ‘Little Red Riding Hood’. A funny and dark tale involving a lying wolf, a deceived girl and an unexpected path.

The show incorporates circus skills such as acrobatics, aerial skills [...]

ANU Public Lecture – The Reinvention Revolution: The makeover industries in the twenty-first century

By 19 August 2014

[ 16 September 2014; 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm. ] A public lecture by Professor Anthony Elliott, Director of the Hawke Research Institute and Research Professor of Sociology, University of South Australia.

From cosmetic surgery to self-help manuals, psychotherapy to life coaching, career design to corporate re-brandings: ours is the era of ‘reinvention’. In this provocative public lecture, acclaimed sociologist Professor Anthony Elliott assesses the spread [...]

August 2014 Belconnen Community Council Public Forum: Omnibus Territory Plan / Belconnen Town Centre Survey results

By 18 August 2014
August 2014 Belconnen Community Council Public Forum: Omnibus Territory Plan / Belconnen Town Centre Survey results

[ 19 August 2014; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ]

The August 2014 Public Forum for the Belconnen Community Council will be held at:

7.30pm, Tuesday 19 August 2014 in the
Community Room above the Belconnen Library
Chandler Street, Belconnen

Representatives from the Community Services Directorate and the Economic Development Directorate will discuss the Omnibus Territory Plan Variation sites, especially those in Belconnen at Kaleen (former bocce club) and [...]

North Canberra Community Council August meeting

By 15 August 2014 HEADLINE ARTICLE

[ 20 August 2014; 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm. ] The August meeting of the North Canberra Community Council will consider Dickson intersection improvements, an ‘omnibus’ Territory Plan Variation that will affect several sites including the former Downer School and the Cape Street Centre, and a proposal to build a car park on the wooded area adjacent to the Dickson swimming pool.

All interested north Canberra [...]

Cheer for a cause – ACT Regional Cheerleading Competition

By 14 August 2014 HEADLINE ARTICLE
Cheer for a cause - ACT Regional Cheerleading Competition

[ 17 August 2014; 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. ]

Canberra cheerleaders will battle it out at the ACT Regional Cheerleading Competition at Tuggeranong Basketball Stadium on August 17, with high-energy routines, a good dose of glitter and a whole lot of pizzazz.

In its third year, the competition continues to grow, with coordinator Leanne Shea Langdown expecting close to 400 athletes aged from three years [...]

Vice City Players present Pinball Wildcard Tournament 2014

By 14 August 2014 HEADLINE ARTICLE
Vice City Players present Pinball Wildcard Tournament 2014

[ 16 August 2014; 6:00 pm; ]

Thanks to Canberra’s VICE CITY PLAYERS, it’s your shot at qualifying for wildcard entry into the Australian Pinball Championship being held at PINFEST in Caves Beach, Newcastle on 27 & 28 September 2014.

Here’s what you need to know;

When: 6PM Saturday August 16
Who: Open to all comers!
Cost: $25 entry (inc pizza) 16 and under FREE with [...]

Flying Bach coming to Canberra – your chance to win a double pass

By 13 August 2014 HEADLINE ARTICLE
Flying Bach coming to Canberra - your chance to win a double pass

[ 13 September 2014; 8:00 pm; ]

Red Bull Flying Bach is coming to Canberra in September following sell out shows in Sydney and Melbourne in 2013.

Removing boundaries between classical and urban art, Flying Bach fuse the music of 18th Century composer Johann Sabastian Bach with explosive moves thanks to world champion breakdance crew, Flying Steps who formed in 1993.

Red Bull Flying [...]

Living Green Festival 2014

By 13 August 2014

[ 12 October 2014; 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. ] Have you heard the 2014 Living Green Festival is back for its fourth year at the Albert Hall on Sunday 12 October from 10-4pm!

As Canberra’s only vegan festival we support a tagline of a kinder shade of green for the planet, humans and other animals. The festival is a whole day of fun for all ages [...]

National Science Week 2014 begins in the ACT

By 12 August 2014 HEADLINE ARTICLE
National Science Week 2014 begins in the ACT

[ 16 August 2014 to 24 August 2014. ]

National Science Week in the ACT will launch amidst fire and ice at the Shine Dome on the 14th of August, starting a week-long celebration of science.

Now in its 17th year, National Science Week is Australia’s largest festival offering over 1,300 events around the country reaching more than 1.4 million people throughout the week.

In [...]

Canberra Blues Society Winter Blues Party

By 11 August 2014 HEADLINE ARTICLE
Canberra Blues Society Winter Blues Party

[ 23 August 2014; 7:30 pm; ]

It’s time to shake off your winter blues & join in the fun at our annual Winter Blues Party.

Our headline act is Liza Ohlback Band from Sydney – Liza on vocals, Eric Rasmussen on guitar & Greg Ohlback on drums with special guest, Ali Penney on keys. This 2013 Triple Chain Awards Winner for [...]

Joseph Tawadros at the Street (win a double pass!)

By 8 August 2014 HEADLINE ARTICLE
Joseph Tawadros at the Street (win a double pass!)

[ 16 August 2014; 8:00 pm; ]

Double ARIA winning musician, Joseph Tawadros, is back at The Street on August 16th to celebrate the release of his 11th album, Permission to Evaporate. Inspired by a wide variety of styles and sounds from bluegrass to world, jazz and folk, the music is described as a mix of thrilling, furiously paced tracks with [...]

Swollen Members/Madchild LIVE in Canberra

By 8 August 2014 HEADLINE ARTICLE
Swollen Members/Madchild LIVE in Canberra

[ 19 September 2014; 8:00 pm; ]

KP Records PRESENTS Award winning Canadian hip-hop outfit Swollen Members live in Canberra as part of their upcoming headline tour of Australia this September – In support of their recently released new album “Brand New Day”.

Supported in Canberra by local artists Flawlezz (KP), Nix, KG and introducing Kawpicturless (KP).

Formed in 1992 the golden era [...]

Calling all ROCKY HORROR FANS for a MIDNIGHT Screening at Limelight Cinemas!

By 7 August 2014 HEADLINE ARTICLE
Calling all ROCKY HORROR FANS for a MIDNIGHT Screening at Limelight Cinemas!

[ 15 August 2014; 7:00 pm; 11:59 pm; ]

Limelight Cinemas is hosting a MIDNIGHT screening of THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW on the 15th August. The functions team at Limelight are very excited to bring this cult classic back on the big screen to experience it as it should be, with all the traditions included!

The Limelight Classics Series is all about bringing those [...]

Warehouse Circus Inc. premieres Refract in Canberra tonight

By 7 August 2014 HEADLINE ARTICLE
Warehouse Circus Inc. premieres Refract in Canberra tonight

[ 7 August 2014; 7:00 pm; 8 August 2014; 7:00 pm; 9 August 2014; 2:30 pm; 7:00 pm; ]

Warehouse Circus Inc. are bringing their high flying cast of young artists to shatter your idea of extraordinary with their new show Refract.

An ignorant sailor attracts the attention of a cheeky siren who is determined to rock the boat. Travel with the pair down the river and see what lies just beyond each bend.

Refract [...]

Game On! International Sport Business Breakfast

By 6 August 2014

[ 20 August 2014; 7:30 am to 8:45 am. ] 2015 is set to be an exciting year for Canberra as the capital hosts matches as part of the AFC Asian Cup Australia 2015 and the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015.

Canberra is hosting seven matches of the AFC tournament from 10 January to 23 January 2015, including a quarter final; and it will host three [...]

Mt Rogers Primary School Fun Family Festival

By 6 August 2014
Mt Rogers Primary School Fun Family Festival

[ 6 September 2014; 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. ]

Mt Rogers Primary School is holding a Fun Family Festival on Saturday 6 September 2014.

The event also celebrates the school’s 41st Birthday.

On the sunny foothills of Mt Rogers – come along and enjoy a day packed full of fun events for the whole family.

Multicultural food and entertainment for the whole family
Carnival Rides and [...]

The Feldons and Raucus Fracas at the Pot- Friday 15 August

By 5 August 2014
The Feldons and Raucus Fracas at the Pot- Friday 15 August

[ 15 August 2014; 8:00 pm; ] The Feldons and Raucus Fracas will be ripping up the Pot with live, original mod/ pop/ rock and blues from 8.00pm Friday 15 August.

Beer and live music, can’t think of anything better on a chilly Friday night.

Facebook event

Making bread at home – with the Canberra Environment Centre

By 3 August 2014 HEADLINE ARTICLE
Making bread at home - with the Canberra Environment Centre

[ 9 August 2014; 10:00 am to 1:00 pm. ]

Where is the bread when you knead it?

There are those wintry days when you just want to stay inside but then you run out of bread! The shop seems so far away. What if you could make your own bread and heat up your kitchen in the process? Well, you can. Come along to [...]

Cooking with truffles

By 1 August 2014
Cooking with truffles

[ 16 August 2014; 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. ]

Dig this

Have the winter snuffles got you down? Come along to our Cooking with truffles workshop and truffle your blues away.

The Canberra Environment Centre is collaborating with Owen Saddler of Dream Cuisine fame to bring you something warm and delicious on Saturday 16th of August from 10-2pm.

We’ll teach you how to make a potato and [...]

Think Global Act Rural

By 29 July 2014
Think Global Act Rural

[ 5 August 2014; 7:30 pm; ]

Local ACT/SNSW Amnesty International group will be hosting its monthly meaningful movie on Tuesday 5 August.

This month ‘Think Global Act Rural’ will be presented on the peddle powered screen. The documentary presents an insightful look into the fascinating state of the global agriculture industry.

Think Global Act Rural

When: Tuesday 5 August 2014
Time: 7:30pm
Where: Food Co-op, [...]

BRACE 2014 Grand Final – AIS Arena – 6 x Australian Title Fights

By 28 July 2014
BRACE 2014 Grand Final - AIS Arena - 6 x Australian Title Fights

[ 22 November 2014; 6:30 pm; ]

6 X Australian Mixed Martial Arts Titles are on the line in this massive end of season event.

Live from the AIS Arena in Canberra the Bantamweight, Featherweight, Lightweight, Welterweight, Middleweight and Light Heavyweight BRACE Australian MMA Titles will be contested. The best fighters from across Australia have competed throughout the year in knock out elimination [...]

Canberra breaks the silence around violence

By 25 July 2014

[ 23 November 2014; 2:00 pm; ] Alanna Davis of Celebrity Sport for Charity – Canberra has organised a Walk A Mile In Her Shoes to help raise awareness and much needed funds to support White Ribbon Australia’s work to end men’s violence against women. All funds raised will support primary prevention initiatives in schools, workplaces and the broader community.

We are [...]

A cooking demonstration with Antonio Carluccio and Andrew Barr (yes, you read that right)

By 23 July 2014
A cooking demonstration with Antonio Carluccio and Andrew Barr (yes, you read that right)

[ 26 July 2014; 8:30 am; ]

The Capital Region Farmers Market will this weekend welcome a very special visitor, international celebrity chef Antonio Carluccio, at the market this coming Saturday 26 July.

Antonio will tour the Market, do a book signing and take part in a cooking demonstration with Andrew Barr MLA from 8.30-10.30am.

Mr Carluccio is in town in July as the [...]

Nuclear energy: the debate Australia has to have

By 23 July 2014

[ 28 July 2014; 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm. ] ABC 666′s Genevieve Jacobs will talk with three of the nation’s most compelling experts on an issue we cannot continue to ignore.

The world is hungry for low cost, low emissions energy, but in Australia nuclear energy is still off the agenda. Will other low emissions technology be enough? Why do we keep avoiding the nuclear [...]

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