[ 23 May, 2010; 11:00 am to 3:00 pm. ] At the Canberra Irish Club
36 Parkinson Street
For anyone interested in anything Burlesque, the Burlesque Bazaar is for you! This day is brought to you by locals, Miss Kitka’s House of Burlesque.
Come along and enjoy 4 hours of Burlesque related stalls, demonstrations, food, and performances.
Entry is $5 which gives you 5 Kitka dollars that can [...]
[ 3 June, 2010 6:00 pm to 29 June, 2010 9:00 pm. 3 June, 2010 6:00 pm to 29 June, 2010 9:00 pm. ] Bringing the best films and artwork from all over the globe, the annual Human Rights Arts and Film Festival (HRAFF) will challenge, touch and inspire audiences from all walks of life.
Here in Canberra the festival will be held at the Arc Cinema at the National Film and Sound Archives from May 27-29.
On Opening [...]
[ 5 June, 2010; 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm. 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm. ] Hi to all the Trivia Hounds out there,
Just giving you all the heads up that the discounted price of $20pp for the Conservation Council’s Trivia Night Tickets will end at the end of this week. After which tickets will be $25pp.
You can either book tickets per person or per table (8 per table). You MUST [...]
[ 22 May, 2010 9:00 pm to 23 May, 2010 1:00 am. ]
9PM – $10
[ 24 May, 2010; 6:30 pm; ] The Sydney Section of the American Institute of Aeronautics & Astronautics (AIAA) proudly presents
NEW DEVELOPMENTS IN SPACE EXPLORATION, DEFENCE & COMMERCE
by David Thompson – Chairman & CEO, Orbital Sciences Corporation
Date: Monday 24th May 2010 at 6:30pm
Location: Japan Theatre, Questacon, King Edward Terrace, Canberra
This public lecture is FREE and all are welcome.
No RSVP required. For more [...]
[ 15 May, 2010; 5:00 pm; ]
The ‘Top of the Table’ Canberra Knights take on the second placed Melbourne Ice this Saturday for round 4 of the Australian Ice Hockey League. Both coming off strong wins last week, it will be a tight game that no fan should miss.
When: This Saturday 15th May
Location: Phillip Icehouse
Doors: 5:00pm Game Starts: 5:30pm
[ 21 May, 2010; ]
For the first time in 17 years, Grammy award-winning vocalist, Michael Bolton, is coming Australia. He is currently touring throughout America and Canada on his, ‘One World, One Love Tour’.
Michael Bolton is best known for his big ballads, tender vocals and timeless hits including ‘’When a Man Loves a Woman’, ‘How am I Supposed to [...]
[ 14 May, 2010 11:00 am to 16 May, 2010 11:00 am. ] OK folks, time to inform and entertain your fellow denizens of this bright but frigid city.
Just post in the comments what’s worth seeing and doing around town.
[ 19 May, 2010; 5:30 pm; ] Got this in an email today from The Australia Institute.
GREENWASH: HAS TAX REFORM AND THE BUDGET SOLD THE ENVIRONMENT SHORT?
The Australia Institute’s Executive Director Richard Denniss will discuss the state of play in environmental policy in the context of tax reform, the Budget and the deferral of the Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme.
Wednesday, 19 May
5.30pm for [...]
[ 18 May, 2010; 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm. ] All Belconnen residents are invited to a public meeting about Community Participation in ACT Government Planning Processes. An information evening will be presented by Kirsten Miller, Principal Solicitor, Environmental Defenders Office and Gabrielle McKinnon, Legal and Policy Advisor to the Human Rights Commission, ACT.
7.30pm, Tuesday 18 May 2010
Community Room, upstairs Belconnen Library, Chandler Street, Belconnen
[ 22 May, 2010; 23 May, 2010; ]
Impro Theatre ACT have two shows coming up on May 22nd and 23rd at the Street Theatre – Impro Secret and The Target
Impro Secret is a classic Theatresports style show (along the lines of Thank God You’re Here or Whose Line Is It Anyway?), completely improvised and set around the theme of secrets.
The Target will [...]
[ 12 May, 2010; 12:15 pm; ] The Greens are hoping to get some of the transport policy tragics down to the Assembly on Wednesday lunchtime for a bit of a chinwag.
Two speakers with expertise in local and international transport and planning issues will present on ‘active transport’ issues in Canberra:
– Karen Wright is a Canberra urban planning consultant and currently the [...]
[ 17 May, 2010 to 21 May, 2010. ]
ANU students of the LGBTI — lesbian, gay, bi, trans, intersex — persuasion may be interested to know about the upcoming Gay Pride Week, 17-21 May.
Under the theme of “Come so far; so far to go” (no giggling please), ANU students will celebrate the positive advances made in recent years, while committing to making the campus [...]
[ 15 May, 2010; 11:59 am; 11:59 am; ]
9:00 – Flat Earth Confederacy – http://www.myspace.com/theflatearthconfederacy
10:00 – Sunset Riot – http://www.myspace.com/sunsetriotmusic
11:00 – Mad Charlie – http://www.myspace.com/madcharliespace
[ 1 June, 2010; ] From 10am to 4pm on 1 June, National Disability Services will be hosting a Trade Fair / Expo for Australian Disability Enterprises (ADEs) to showcase their goods and services. The event is designed to raise awareness of how purchasing choices can improve employment opportunities for people with disability. Some 600 ADEs employ more than 20,000 people with [...]
[ 9 May, 2010; 11:00 am to 3:00 pm. ] The Chiefly Stanhope is encouraging us to join his Mother’s Day jamboree in Glebe Park.
The Mother’s Day Party will be held from 11am to 3pm and feature one of Australia’s top tribute shows, The Robbie Williams Experience, who will play the major hits from the ultimate show man, Robbie Williams.
Which reminds me of the [...]
[ 7 May, 2010 to 10 May, 2010. ] Here we are again at the end of a busy week.
What’s worth seeing or doing around town this weekend?
Just leave your advice in the comments.
[ 4 June, 2010; 11:00 am to 2:00 pm. ] The ACT Government is holding a World Environment Day celebration in Garema Place on Friday 4 June from 11.00am to 2.00pm.
The interactive event will include displays from local organisations and government agencies to celebrate our environment as well as showcase environmental inititatives and programs that can help our community.
Come and visit us in Garema Place [...]
[ 5 May, 2010 10:00 am to 30 May, 2010 4:30 pm. 5 May, 2010 10:00 am to 30 May, 2010 4:30 pm. ] DiVerSiTY is a nine letter word is an exhibition by nine Canberra Photographic Society Members – Brian Rope, Judy Parker, Andree Lawrey, Steve Caress, Genrikh Salata, Ray Osmotherly, Barb Smith, Ross Gould and Lisbeth Westra.
The exhibition is to be held at the Strathnairn Homestead Gallery, 90 Stockdill Street, Holt on the last three weekends in [...]
[ 6 May, 2010 8:00 pm to 15 May, 2010 10:00 pm. ]
THE SMALL POPPIES DON’T CARE
(the end of the world is nigh)
“If Stephen Fry and Trey Parker had a love child, it would be the Small Poppies.”
With climate change a hot topic and war a favourite human pastime, Melbourne comedy trio [but Canberra derived] The Small Poppies invite you on a rollercoaster ride of apocalyptic [...]
[ 9 May, 2010; 6:00 pm; ]
One of Canberra’s best ever party bands are coming back together for a one off show at the Phoenix on Sunday night.
Back by popular demand (the demands of one person), Inflatable Ingrid are doing it for the kids one last time. After being requested for a fan’s birthday party the previous night, the ‘Grid [...]
[ 29 May, 2010; 9:00 pm to 11:59 pm. ]
[ 2 May, 2010; ] [First filed: Apr 25, 2010 @ 15:03]
UPDATE: The ABC informs us that the meeting will go ahead after last ditch legal action to stop it was slapped down by Hobart’s Judge Evans who ordered the society to pay costs.
On Sunday 2 May, there’s a general meeting of the Wilderness Society at the National Convention Centre.
[ 4 May, 2010; 8:00 pm; ] You’re invited to the Tuggeranong Arts Centre Comedy Club featuring the Stevenson Experience and hosted by Jay Sullivan!!
When: Tuesday, May 4
Where: Tuggeranong Arts Centre
So join Jay and other local comedians for a fun-filled night of laughter!!
Tickets cost $10.00
Call the Tuggeranong Arts Centre between 9am and 5pm Mon – Fri on 6293 1443 to book [...]
[ 30 April, 2010 to 23 May, 2010. ] Supermolet: Orbit, 2010Digital print on anodized aluminum and MDF 80 x 120 cm
Come join us this friday night (30/4/10) for the opening of:
Multiple will include a range of new works of varying styles and mediums. The largest work in the show, Double-Vision clocks in at just over 4 meters wide and portrays a twisting, turning vision [...]
[ 6 May, 2010; ] The “1 Million Women” campaign to inspire Australian women to take action on climate change is heading to Canberra.
The campaign aims to inspire 1 million women in Australia to collectively cut 1 million tonnes of carbon dioxide by making simple and practical changes to their daily lives.
Many of us don’t realise that 70 percent of [...]
[ 2 May, 2010; ] OK Rioters, let’s get the group thinking hive mind revved up!
What do you know about worth seeing and doing around town this weekend?
Share your wisdom in the comments.
[ 2 May, 2010; 3:00 pm; ] This Sunday sees Tuggeranong United and Woden Valley meet each other in the ACT Gatorade Premier League. Both these community-based clubs are without a win so far, and the two sides of young players will be desperate to get some points on the board. Both clubs are renowned for their youth development, but have suffered [...]
[ 2 May, 2010; ] [Original ACT border marker]
Canberra 100 has two big events out in the Brindbellas this weekend.
The first is a tree planting day. Quite what the significance of planting trees in 2010 is to the centenary in 2013 eludes me but apparently it’s the vibe of the thing and many of you like working for free [...]
[ 2 May, 2010; ] Hoola Hoop Classic Clothing is a proud sponsor of the inaugural Braidwood Billy Cart Derby, which takes place this Sunday the 2nd of May.
Entries have exceeded expectations and there will be several races in a number of catagories thorughout the day! This will be a great, fun event for everyone!
For more details, follow the link [...]
[ 8 May, 2010; 10:50 am; ] If you’d thought that flash mobs had gone the way of the PS2 you’d be wrong.
The Canberra Flash mob are entering a competition of inner-city hipness and would like your help.
more details on facebook.
But basically turn up at Garema Place and bring a pillow.
Then we can all go to the Phoenix and blog about it [...]
[ 18 June, 2010; 7:00 pm; ] A young Canberran with multiple disabilities is seeking to achieve a successful career in the sport of figure skating. To help raise funds to support this dream, a Quiz Night will be held at the Phillip Canberra Southern Cross Club from 7.00pm on 18 June.
Joshua Gordon has risen above the challenges which he faces as [...]