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School Holiday Workshops @ The National Archives of Australia

By 22 December 2015

[ 11 January 2016 to 15 January 2016. ] School Holiday Workshops
Learn some new tricks or a secret skill from the experts! Join us just for a day or a whole week of school holiday fun.
11 – 15 January 2016 | 10am – 12pm
Suitable for ages 8 to 12 years
Cost: $20 per workshop, or all five workshops for $80
Bookings: http://bit.ly/1hPq3HP
National Archives of Australia
Queen Victoria Terrace
Parkes ACT

Monday [...]

Uni Pub Comedy Featuring Tony Martin

By 20 December 2015

[ 15 January 2016 at 8:00 pm; ] Comedian Tony Martin from The Late Show, Martin/Molloy and Get This in his first proper stand-up show in ages.   Fresh from a sold-out season at The Melbourne Fringe don’t miss this special event – One night only!
“Fantastically funny” – Crikey.com
“Utterly hilarious” – Squirrel Comedy
“Lanky and personable” – The Age
Tony will be supported by local [...]

Garage Sales on this weekend (19 and 20 December 2015)

By 18 December 2015 HEADLINE ARTICLE
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[ 19 December 2015 to 20 December 2015. ]

Today, we have the entire selection of the garage sales on around the capital on this weekend. It’s the final weekend of the year for this series, so please enjoy the sales – find a bargain and finish your Christmas shopping!

156 Langtree Crescent, Crace
Sunday 9am-1pm
This sale is for the person who needs to top up [...]

What’s on in Canberra this weekend (19 and 20 December 2015)

By 17 December 2015 HEADLINE ARTICLE
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[ 19 December 2015 to 20 December 2015. ] It’s the final weekend before Christmas, but there is still plenty to do aside from wrapping presents. Our picks this week are Cirque du Soleil’s Quidam, which wraps up on Sunday, the final sessions of the Sunset Cinema at the Botanic Gardens, Taste Canberra at Christmas in the City and the 2015 Canberra Santa Pub [...]

Dorothy-Jane Band hosts Blues Jam – Sunday 20 December at 2 pm

By 17 December 2015
DJ Gosper

[ 20 December 2015 at 2:00 pm; ]

With “V8 capacity” vocals and a reputation as Australia’s Queen of the blues-harp, Dorothy-Jane will host our Christmas Party Jam with her smokin’ hot band. Richard Steele – guitar, Paul Leeder – Bass, Mikey Stratford – drums with special guest, the wonderful & extremely talented Ali Penney – keys & vocals.

The host band will be [...]

Kevin Bennett & The Flood – Saturday 19 December at 7 PM

By 17 December 2015
Kevin Bennett

[ 19 December 2015 at 7:00 pm; ]

Kevin Bennett – well respected singer/songwriter with Sydney roots band The Flood, CMAA Gold Guitar winner in 2006 (with The Flood for Best Group) and 2011 (with Kasey Chambers for Vocal Collaboration) also Aria Nominee for 2006 – writes relevant, contemporary Australian music containing elements of Blues, Rock and Country, telling stories of where he’s [...]

Garage Sales on this weekend (12 and 13 December 2015)

By 11 December 2015 HEADLINE ARTICLE
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[ 12 December 2015 to 13 December 2015. 12 December 2015 to 13 December 2015. ]

Today, we present to you a selection of the garage sales on around the capital on this weekend. For the full list, with over 20 advertisements, head to the allclassifieds website.

Wragge Place, Florey
Saturday, 9am-3pm
Items for sale at in this garage include: books, DVDs, baby items (toys, baby gates, shoes), cherries, plants, a Honda trike, some linen, [...]

14 Things to do in Canberra this weekend (11, 12 and 13 December)

By 10 December 2015 HEADLINE ARTICLE
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[ 11 December 2015 to 13 December 2015. ] This weekend will be all about Christmas for many of us, whether it’s attending parties with friends, colleagues or neighbours or shopping for gifts online, in our malls or at one of the many Christmas markets or festive art events going on around town. Some of us might rather be lounging by the pool, but [...]

The Feldons (plus Noti, Tessa Devine and Happy Axe) at the Bootleg Sessions

By 10 December 2015

[ 14 December 2015 at 8:00 pm; ] This Monday the 14th of December get along to the Phoenix in the bus interchange in Civic to catch the Feldons, Noti, Tessa Devine and Happy Axe.

8.00pm – Happy Axe

Emma Kelly’s new solo project Happy Axe uses violin, musical saw, vocals, digital manipulation, looping and effecting to create layers of sound.

8.45pm – Tessa Devine

She’s immediately [...]

Friday Night Live – Pat Powell Band: BB King Tribute – 18 December at 8 pm

By 7 December 2015
Pat Powell BB King tribute

[ 18 December 2015 at 8:00 pm; ]

With the tragic loss of BB King earlier this year, a group of the best blues musicians in the country band together to bring you A Night At The Regal as a tribute to the Ambassador of the Blues, the world’s greatest blues singer, Mr BB King.

Featuring Pat Powell on vocals and Dave Blanken on [...]

Maruki plays Beethoven 3 Eroica & more

By 3 December 2015

[ 6 December 2015 at 3:00 pm; ] Maruki Community Orchestra / Conductor John Gould

3pm, Sunday 6 Dec 2015, Albert Hall

JS Bach – Orchestral Suite no.3 Dmaj BWV1068
Brahms – Academic Festival overture Op.80
Glinka – Ruslan and Ludmila overture
Beethoven – Symphony no.3 Ebmaj “Eroica”

Tix – includes afternoon tea after the concert
At the door: $25/$20 conc
Or buy online ($5 discount): $20/$15 conc
http://marukicommunityorchestra.org.au/index.php

Friday Night Live with Pugsley Buzzard – 8pm 11 December

By 3 December 2015
Pugsley Buzzard

[ 11 December 2015 at 8:00 pm; ]

Like a cantankerous mule towing a speakeasy full of drunken gorillas through a glass factory. Like a grizzly bear in a porkpie hat rummaging through a piano. Warm fuzzy and charming Dr Buzzard can cure all your ills with his genuine bona fide 100% pure elixir tonic and balm. His musical vibrations will warm your [...]

Roger Bone Band hosts Bucky & Jeffro’s Pro Blues & Roots Jam – Sunday 6 December at 2 pm

By 3 December 2015
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[ 6 December 2015 at 2:00 pm; ]

The local rock band legend is back! While many local musical acts seem happy to create a “vibe”, any Roger Bone outing has always been the epitome of tight. Few guitarists can match Bone’s economy and sense of melody, not to mention his impeccable tone, invention and brevity. Nary a note extraneous or out of [...]

Lloyd Spiegel – Sunday 13 December at 5 pm

By 3 December 2015
Lloyd Spiegel

[ 13 December 2015 at 5:00 pm; ]

Finally!! Australian Blues Man Lloyd Spiegel returns to Canberra for the Canberra Blues Society.

December 13 – Harmonie German Club 5pm.
General $20 CBS Members $15.
Enquiries 0419 607 710 or 0418 633 239

Support from US singer/songwriter Tim Moyer.

Forde Christmas Parties at the Shops

By 2 December 2015

[ 5 December 2015 at 2:00 pm; ] Parties at the Shops ends the year on a festive note with Christmas parties at the Forde shops.

Pastel Exhibition

By 30 November 2015
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[ 27 November 2015 to 31 January 2016. ]

Amanda McLean, one of the region’s best loved pastel artist, is having her final 2015 exhibition at Robyn Rowe Chocolates. Opening this weekend, the exhibition provides an opportunity to see some the gorgeous Canberra/Local scenes that have caught Amanda’s eye over the past year, including iconic views of the lake and Black Mountain, stunning rural landscapes, and [...]

Garage Sales on this weekend (28 and 29 November 2015)

By 27 November 2015 HEADLINE ARTICLE
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[ 28 November 2015 to 29 November 2015. ]

Today, we present to you a selection of the garage sales on around the capital on this weekend. For the full list, with over 25 advertisements, head to the allclassifieds website.

15 Andado Place, Hawker
Sunday, 11am-2pm
A massive garage sale on this Sunday at Hawker, with items including: a dining set, coffee table, wardrobes, freedom sofa, bookshelves, [...]

What’s on in Canberra this weekend (28 and 29 November 2015)

By 26 November 2015 HEADLINE ARTICLE
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[ 28 November 2015 to 29 November 2015. ] The Christmas season is in full swing as of this weekend. The Street Theatre presents Jacob Marley’s Christmas Carol, an alternate telling of Dickens’ classic tale; Christmas in the City starts with a Guinness World Record attempt for most number of lights on an artificial Christmas tree; and the Undercurrent Design Market will help kick-off [...]

Friday Night Live – Clayton Doley & Illya Szwec

By 24 November 2015
Clayton Doley and Illya Szwec

[ 4 December 2015 at 8:00 pm; ]

Clayton Doley is Australia’s finest Hammond organist. He has dedicated his life to exploring the full potential of the B3 Hammond and utilising its dynamics, depth of tone and it’s bass pedals. Not just an organist, Clayton has a deep and rich and soulful singing voice and his bluesy songwriting combines modern structure and harmony [...]

ALOHA! 13th Annual Pro Blues & Roots Charity Fundraiser

By 24 November 2015
Aloha 2015

[ 5 December 2015 at 2:30 pm; ] Presented by Lone Wolf Promotions, Canberra Blues Society & ACT/Eden Monaro Cancer Support Group

Clayton Doley & Illya Szwek (Sydney)
Owen Campbell (Sydney)
P J O’Brien Band (Sydney)
Backbeat Drivers
The Groove Kings
Johnny Reynolds Band
The Sisters & Brothers Community Choir lead by Queen Juanita

Great raffle prizes.
Entry $5 – all proceeds to The ACT Eden Monaro Cancer Support Group
Enquiries – Bucky [...]

Forget Scrooge, it’s time to hear Marley’s side of the story…

By 22 November 2015

[ 27 November 2015 7:30 pm to 29 November 2015 4:00 pm. ]

One of the world’s best known Christmas Stories is coming to the stage but it’s not quite the way you remember it.

“Scrooge? I have to redeem old Scrooge? The one man I knew who was worse than I was? Impossible.”

So begins the real story behind Dickens’ A Christmas Carol – the story of Jacob Marley’s [...]

Three Sides of Love and Death – 8pm 27 November, The Q Theatre

By 21 November 2015

[ 27 November 2015 at 8:00 pm; ] Southern Tablelands Arts presents the Sydney World Music Chamber Orchestra in performance at the Q Theatre in Queanbeyan.
Tickets are $25 full prince and $18 concession. Bookings can be made at www.theq.net.au
Three Sides of Love and Death takes audiences on a transformative journey and is one of the most memorable experinces to come out of Sydney [...]

Coming Soon — ‘Magnified’: 12 years of the Waterhouse Natural Science Art Prize

By 20 November 2015

[ 27 November 2015 to 28 March 2016. ] Celebrate 12 years of The Waterhouse Natural Science Art Prize at the National Archives this summer.

Enjoy incredible prize-winning artworks exhibited alongside inspiring historical content from the collections of the National Archives of Australia and the South Australian Museum.

A partnership exhibition developed and curated by the National Archives of Australia and South Australian Museum.

Opening next Friday, [...]

Sydney World Music Chamber Orchestra Public Workshops Saturday 28 November 2015

By 20 November 2015

[ 28 November 2015; ] Three public music workshops are on offer on Saturday 28 November 9 – 12 at the Jerrabomberra Community Centre, The Parkway Jerrabomberra with musicians who are part of the Sydney World Music Chamber Orchestra performing on Friday night at the Q Theatre.

Empowering the Female Voice is open to women and girls of all skill levels [...]

Garage Sales this weekend (21 and 22 November 2015)

By 20 November 2015 HEADLINE ARTICLE
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[ 21 November 2015 to 22 November 2015. ]

Allclassifieds has a spiffy new website and it’s definitely worth a look. We’ve collected five sales on this Saturday, but for all of the sales, check out the website.

Alda Place, Melba
8am-1pm
This family is moving after 43 years of living in the same home. There are so many items, you’ll find something for everyone you know. Items [...]

Piano Blues Night – Friday 27 November at 8 pm

By 20 November 2015
Blues Piano Night

[ 27 November 2015 at 8:00 pm; ]

The annual Blues Piano Night hosts four players with different styles showing what blues piano means to them. And, to top it off, the four players mix and match on the two on stage pianos to play duos and trios and then that crowd favourite, the eight-handed boogie-woogie!

The concept was born in New Orleans, with [...]

Design Canberra: Archives, Experts and an Arboretum

By 19 November 2015

[ 21 November 2015 at 10:00 am; ] As part of Design Canberra, the National Archives of Australia invites you to

Join the experts to explore the horticultural aspects of Walter Burley and Marion Mahony Griffins’ vision for Canberra.

See the Griffins’ original plans and discover their sensitivity to the physical features of the national capital site.

Learn about the Griffins’ plans for reforestation, a botanical [...]

What’s on this weekend in Canberra (20, 21 and 22 November 2015)

By 19 November 2015 HEADLINE ARTICLE
fashionfantasy

[ 20 November 2015 to 22 November 2015. ] The top picks from me for this weekend are the DESIGN Canberra Festival, which asks us what design is and how it influences our life; Free Coffee from Coffee Lab on Friday, because everyone likes coffee – or at least some form of hot drink; and the BirdieBall Shootout at Lake Burley Griffin, where I [...]

National Folk Fellow Lecture with Miriam Jones

By 16 November 2015

[ 24 November 2015 at 6:00 pm; ] Enjoy bluegrass and old time tunes performed by 2015 National Folk Fellow Miriam Jones and her band, selected from Miriam’s research into the Library’s Oral History and Folklore Collection and recorded as part of the Folk Fellowship.
Miriam Jones is an early childhood music teacher and fiddle player from Sydney. She plays in old time trio [...]

Design Canberra: Canberra Glassworks open studios

By 15 November 2015

[ 21 November 2015 to 22 November 2015. ] Date: 21 and 22 November
Time: Tours will run on the hour, every hour, between 10am – 2pm

Meet Canberra Glassworks studio artists, see their works in progress and ask questions in these special intimate tours, developed as part of Design Canberra.

Artists featured include:

Emilie Patteson
Christine Atkins
Brian Corr
Madeleine Dornan
Marina Hanser
Deb Jurss

Bookings are essential.
contactus@canberraglassworks.com
(02) 6260 7005.

Author Talk with Michael Leunig

By 15 November 2015

[ 22 November 2015 at 2:00 pm; ] Join much-loved Australian artist Michael Leunig as he discusses his new collection, The Wayward Leunig: Cartoons That Wandered Off. The companion volume to his best-selling The Essential Leunig, The Wayward Leunig showcases 400 cartoons selected from five decades of work. This new collection is as wide-ranging, potent, hilarious, insightful, relevant, original and beautiful as the first.
In association with Penguin Random [...]

Limited screening of Michael Ware’s “Only the Dead” documentary in Canberra

By 15 November 2015
Only the Dead #1

[ 14 December 2015 at 7:00 pm; ]

There will be a limited screening of Michael Ware’s documentary “Only the Dead” on Monday, 14th December at 7pm at the Dendy Cinemas in the Canberra Centre.

Please book your tickets:

https://fan-force.com/screenings/only-the-dead-dendy-cinemas-canberra-city-act/

Michael Ware was a journalist for CNN and Time Magazine during the Iraq War and was not only one of the embedded journalists on the US [...]

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