[ 18 December, 2010; 12:00 am to 11:45 pm. ] Canberra Rock groups Scaramouche and The Naddiks will cap off 2010 with a final rock concert at PJ O’Reilly’s Irish Pub in Tuggeranong on the 18th December, starting at 9:00pm.
Both groups have had excellent reviews for their latest EP releases, The Naddiks are being featured on Jango international radio on 1/12/10 all day which has [...]
[ 5 December, 2010; 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. ]
The Weekly Times is giving warning that this Sunday sees the Patrick White Lawns of the National Library playing host to the Terribly British day.
The motoring festival, a celebration of British vehicles of all kinds, is organised by the Jaguar Drivers Club and draws enthusiasts from around the country.
Event chairman Paul Sutton said this [...]
[ 31 December, 2010; ] Calling out to all locals!
We all know NYE in this town is fairly average, so who has some awesome ideas? Anything good on this year for a change? Any quirky ideas for something cool to do?
[ 7 November, 2010; 8:00 pm; ] A bumper year for the Tuggeranong Arts Centre (TAC) Comedy Club is set to finish with a bang on Tuesday, December 7.
The consummate and clean-working Michael Connell, in his exclusive Canberra show, will head up a killer line-up of comedians that includes Toby Halligan, Johnno Davies, Jay Sullivan and much more.
Michael is a talented musician, [...]
[ 28 November, 2010; 9:00 am; ] Chief Minister Stanhope is letting us all know that in order for construction to start in Wright and Coombs the running area known as Deeks Forest is going to have to close, so Sunday is a last chance to run it for a while.
Sunday will be a nostalgic day for Canberra’s running fraternity, as [...]
[ 15 December, 2010; 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm. ] The Canberra City Band perform at Carols by Candlelight 2010
What: CANBERRA – The Canberra City Band play for all at Carols by Candlelight 2010.
Where: Stage 88 – Commonwealth Park Gardens from 7:00pm
When: Wednesday 15 December 2010
After a very successful night’s full house concert to celebrate the Canberra City Band 85th Anniversary at the Albert Hall [...]
[ 26 November, 2010 to 28 November, 2010. ] [First filed: Nov 25, 2010 @ 8:55]
OK rioters, it’s your time to shine.
Do you know of interesting things to see or do this weekend in Canberra?
If so please share the love in the comments.
[ 28 November, 2010; ] [First filed: Nov 18, 2010 @ 17:39]
Whether it’s a corporate Christmas party, a family outing, a be seen fashion queen or a social get-together, the CanPrint Communications Canberra Cup provides a day out that everyone can enjoy. Canberra’s Cup is now in it’s 75th year and is one of the exciting race days at [...]
[ 25 November, 2010; 7:00 pm; ]
Ryan Mongan has won the honour of being crowned Canberra’s Man of Movember two years in a row, begging the question is there a Mo-man out there capable of stopping his trifecta.
The Man of Movember is judged at the official Movember Gala Parté which every year is held at King O’Malley’s Irish Pub, the home [...]
[ 26 November, 2010; ]
Canberra’s hot new music venue, The Clubhouse, is waving goodbye to Fun Machine as they head off on tour.
Here’s what we’ve got:
Fun Machine Tour Launch
Friday the 26th Nov at the Clubhouse (above the Pancake Parlour in Civic)
$10 with a free Fun Machine CD.
With Rubycon and the Howling Cats.
[ 26 November, 2010; 7:30 pm; ]
Canberra’s lords of performance poetry, Andrew Galan and Julian Fleetwood, are putting a show on this Friday at The Front in Lyneham.
From the Facebook page:
What-for Tenettabaum? Avuncular!
Annual Spoken Word Showcase
at The Front Gallery & Cafe
hosted by Andrew Gayland and Julian Fleetwood
JACINTA, Alison McGregor, CJ Bowerbird,
Josh Inmania, Miranda Lello, Joel [...]
[ 4 December, 2010; 9:00 am to 12:00 pm. ] Woden SEE Change invites you to a morning of live music and sustainable shopping at our Christmas Op Swap
Does your wardrobe need a spring clean? Is it cluttered with fancy clothes you know you’ll never wear again? Why not bring along your excess pieces to our fashion swap meet and pick up some fancy [...]
[ 28 November, 2010; 8:30 am to 2:30 pm. ] Engineering nerds will rejoice at the following which has crossed my desk:
The gates to the Cotter Dam worksite are opening to the public this Sunday 28 November, so join us for a special ‘behind the scenes’ opportunity to see work happening on the biggest construction project in the ACT.
Since work began on the new dam [...]
[ 28 November, 2010; 11:00 am to 3:00 pm. ] Domestic Violence Crisis Service is hosting a Charity Barefoot Bowls Day on Sunday 28th November to raise awareness for White Ribbon Day – International day for the Elimination of Violence .
It will be a fun day out for the whole family. There will be lawn bowls, raffle (1st prize = $1000 cash), BBQ (gluten free food will [...]
[ 15 January, 2011; ]
Australia’s Most Exciting Mixed Martial Arts Event Series “Brace For War” brings the cage to the capital with a BANG!a
Mixed Martial Arts Action at it’s very best. Athletes from across the country will do battle in the cage. See why Brace For War has continued to sell out shows across the country when [...]
[ 25 November, 2010; 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm. ] Woden SEE Change invites you to share a drink with us and beat the heat by sharing your ideas on how to make your home more thermally efficient and keep your home cool through a long hot Canberra summer!
• Add to our growing list of hot tips to stay cool
• Hear expert advice on thermal [...]
[ 16 December, 2010; ]
These days they might sound more like the Beach Boys than the nu-metal trailblazers who brought us Hybrid Theory a decade ago.
But the Entertainment Depot brings word that Linkin Park has added a Canberra date to their “A Thousand Suns” world tour.
Linkin Park have added a one-off Canberra show to their ‘A Thousand Suns’ [...]
[ 28 November, 2010; 10:00 am to 6:00 pm. ]
Canberrans young and old, fit and not-so-fit are all invited to join the HumanFusion ‘Dance Fitness Marathon’ all day on Sunday the 28th November at Brand Depot. It’s a movement marathon, a quantum of quickstep, a concord of choreography that promises to be a fantastic spectacle for people who love to participate in dance, sport [...]
[ 27 November, 2010; ]
I’ve this in which sounds interesting:
One of Sydney’s best kept songwriting secrets, Paul Andrews from the group Lazy Susan, will be playing Canberra’s The Front Gallery (1 Wattle Place, Lyneham) on Saturday, 27 November.
Since forming in 1998, Lazy Susan have dug, carved and scraped with their bare hands a unique place in Australia’s musical landscape.
[ 19 November, 2010 to 21 November, 2010. ] [First filed: Nov 18, 2010 @ 14:40]
Ok, for the new players we do this every week.
If you know something fun to do in Canberra over the weekend then let everyone else know in the comments.
[ 2 December, 2010; 7:00 pm; ]
I’ve had the following sent in which I’m sure some of you will be keen to know about.
EXPERIENCE FEEL GOOD SHOPPING
Mums, daughters and friends are invited to a fun fashion evening with Vinnies.
Date: Thursday, 2nd December 2010
Location: The Deck, Barrine Drive, Parkes (just off Commonwealth Avenue Bridge, easy and free parking).
Cost: $25pp [...]
[ 2 December, 2010 7:00 pm to 4 December, 2010 9:00 pm. ]
The Blue Marquessa is tickled to illuminate a programme of refined entertainments for ladies and gentlemen of discerning taste. The Blue Marquessa is a venue with a heart that beats, and sometimes screams, presenting acts to distress and delight.
Want cheap tickets? Discounted tickets if you buy them by Monday 22nd for Riotact readers. Say “I’m [...]
[ 24 November, 2010; 7:31 pm; ]
MY DISCO ANU Bar Nov 24 w/ Hoodlum Shouts & Spartak
HellosQuare Recordings is offering a free gift upon entry: MYDISCO Live in ‘Atlanta’.
As always with Melbourne trio My Disco, the best thing about their new album Little Joy is its weird kind of absence. Ever since their first shows back in 2003, it?s like there’s been [...]
[ 20 November, 2010; 8:00 pm; ]
Saturday November 20 @ The Basement
Doors at 8PM – $15
8:30 – 9:00 – The Drill – http://www.myspace.com/thedrillpunkrock
9:30 – 10:00 – Teen Skank Parade – http://www.myspace.com/teenskankparade
10:40 – 11:10 – No Longer I – http://www.myspace.com/nolongerimusic
11:50 – 12:20 – Absence of State – http://www.myspace.com/absenceofstate
9:00 – 9:30 – Na Maza – http://www.myspace.com/namaza
10:00 – 10:40 – Witchgrinder (Melb) [...]
[ 26 November, 2010; 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. ] If you’re in the market for objet ‘dart the ANU has let us know the annual glass sale is coming up:
Annual Glass Sale
Unique hand-made glass by students,staff and graduates from the ANU
Outside the School of Art Library
[ 18 November, 2010; 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm. ]
Comedian Daniel Townes has been seen on Good News Week, Stand Up Australia and the NRL Footy Show, and this Thursday night he will appear in the flesh at Civic Pub in Braddon.
Daniel Townes began performing comedy in late 2003 and since emerging on the scene as one of the countries hottest comedy [...]
[ 28 November, 2010; 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm. ]
Come down to Flint Dining Room and Bar Sunday 28th Nov 1:00pm-5:00pm for live music, afternoon drinks and Canapés in the sun and help raise funds for the “BIG BANG BALLERS”!
The Big Bangs Ballers are an international not-for-profit who use the game of basketball to fight youth poverty and social disadvantage worldwide. Their CEO, [...]
[ 18 November, 2010; 8:00 pm; ] Doors @ 8, $10
8:20 – John Lollback – http://www.myspace.com/johnlollback
9:00 – CC Thornley (Melb) – http://www.myspace.com/thebsot
10:00 – Ross Royce (Melb) – http://www.myspace.com/rossroyce
11:00 – Shoe (Tas) – http://www.myspace.com/shinemyshoesbrother
[ 18 November, 2010; 6:30 pm to 11:00 pm. ]
Join Sea Shepherd Captain Paul Watson and Sea Shepherd Canberra as we celebrate “A Night for the Whales” at Tilley’s Cafe Gallery this THURSDAY NIGHT. Unfortunately, we have only sold 66 tickets to the event, we have capacity to hold over 200 people. This event will raise funds for our upcoming Antartic Whale Defense Campaign [...]
[ 20 November, 2010; ]
Come support some of the best local and Australian talent with the Pro Wrestling Alliance. The PWA will be holding a huge Pro Wrestling event at the Woden Tradies. With all tickets only $10 it is a very affordable night out for the whole family.
PWAC has been providing monthly action packed pro wrestling to [...]
[ 24 November, 2010; ] Hancock Basement – ‘One In A Million Does’ from Jordan Prosser on Vimeo.
Holy Moley will you look at the production values on this thing?! Really raising the bar for music videos in the local scene!
If you like the song it’s available for download on soundcloud.
It’s also worth noting Hancock Basement is supporting You Am I [...]
[ 20 November, 2010; 7:00 pm; 21 November, 2010; 6:30 pm; ]
Kitten of the Year 2010 hosted by Carlotta is on November 20 and 21 at the Irish Club in Weston.
Launched in 2009, Kitten of the Year aims to provide amateur Burlesque performers the opportunity to make a step into the semi-professional world of Burlesque performance in Australia.
Tickets are $35 and available [...]