[ 18 December, 2010 to 20 December, 2010. ] The Warehouse Circus is Canberra’s longest running youth circus, celebrating its 20th birthday this year. The Warehouse circus works with young people all over Canberra.
This weekend Warehouse Circus’s Premiere performance troupe will be presenting their major work for 2010, Projected.
Projected is a high level circus performance based on the story of an old picture theatre [...]
[ 10 January, 2011; ] Cricket Australia’s announced the line-up of the Prime Minister’s XI to take on the rampaging poms at Manuka Oval on 10 January.
– Tim Paine (TAS – Captain),
– Callum Ferguson (SA – Vice captain),
– Dan Christian (SA),
– Xavier Doherty (TAS),
– Josh Hazlewood (NSW),
– Alex Keath (VIC),
– Usman Khawaja (NSW),
[ 20 February, 2011; 3:00 pm; ]
ACT Events have published the details for the Canberra leg of Tropfest 2011 at Stage 88.
The popularity of Movie Extra Tropfest, the world’s largest short film festival, continues to grow rapidly in the national capital. In 2010 over 23,500 movie fans enjoyed the fine weather, great venue and pre-screening entertainment making the 18th annual [...]
[ 18 December, 2010; 9:00 pm; ] PJ O’Reilly’s Irish Pub in Tuggeranong is hosting both The Naddiks and Scaramouche’s last rock concert for 2010.
Will be an awesome night of original rock music, both bands receiving excellent reviews in many rock and roll publications and online.
Show starts at 9:00pm, a special Christmas price of just $5:00 at door for a great night [...]
[ 23 December, 2010; 8:00 pm; ]
Leaping vibrantly from the Rock flames of their recent sizzling performance for the grand Roller Derby showdown at Bruce’s Stadium, Cell Block 69 return to the ANU Bar and Stadium as part of their current 1980-2010 world “Annual Last Show Ever” (TM) tour.
This news comes despite previous announcements from Duanne Le Corey Michaels that [...]
[ 17 December, 2010; 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ]
Facebook brings word that April’s Caravan, where the vintage clothes comes with live ammunition (ok maybe that only happened once, but it did happen) is returning for an evening turn with free music by The Cashews and Dr Stovepipe.
Dearest Blossoms, April and Santa have had a little chat and decided that as you have all [...]
[ 13 December, 2010; 5:30 pm; ] Green MLA Shane Rattenbury has announced a peak oil doomfest for those of you who’re into that sort of thing:
Peak Oil – an end to economic growth?
With special guest Professor Kjell Aleklett, International President of the Association for the Study of Peak Oil and Gas (ASPO)
Professor Aleklett is professor in physics at the Global Energy [...]
[ 11 March, 2011; 12 March, 2011; 18 March, 2011; 19 March, 2011; ]
Andrew Barr has this morning launched Enlighten an Autumn festival intended to keep Canberra’s hotels full.
This from their “About” page:
HEADLINE ACTS GEORGE BENSON
CHRIS ISAAK, FRANKIE VALLI
PLUS MORE EXCITING ACTS TO COME!
& NIGHT OPENINGS BY
MUSEUM OF AUSTRALIAN DEMOCRACY
AT OLD PARLIAMENT HOUSE
NATIONAL GALLERY OF AUSTRALIA
PARLIAMNET HOUSE [sic]
EVENT HUB INCLUDES [...]
[ 16 December, 2010; 5:30 pm; ] [As seen in the Inner North]
Facebook brings word of a “Protest to Defend Wikileaks and Julian Assange – Canberra”, set to happen in Garema Place next Thursday.
Join the protests around Australia and the world to defend Assange and Wikileaks. The Canberra demo will be on Thursday the 16th of December – two days after [...]
[ 10 December, 2010 to 12 December, 2010. ]
Another weekend is fast upon us.
What’s worth seeing and doing around Canberra?
Just leave your suggestions in the comments.
[ 18 December, 2010 to 20 December, 2010. ]
This crossed my desk this morning and sounds like fun:
Canberra’s premiere youth circus Warehouse Circus presents its major theatre production for 2010: Projected, at the Belconnen Community Theatre, 18th, 19th and 20th of December, 2010.
Projected is an energetic, witty and awe inspiring performance by the Warehouse Circus advanced performance troupe. It is the culmination [...]
[ 8 December, 2010; 6:00 pm; ]
You normally need to be extremely well connected to get a chance to cycle with Rat Patrol.
But tonight is a rare occasion when the public is being invited along. There’s a special guest in town and along the (not particularly taxing) route there’s going to be a guerilla gig by The Cashews.
Wheels roll at [...]
[ 10 December, 2010 to 19 December, 2010. ] [Click for larger]
The M16 artspace (now at 21 Blaxland Crescent Griffith) is working on a cash and carry basis for Christmas from Friday.
Artists include: Brett Bailey, Julie Bradley, Leah Bullen, Brenda Dabrook, Michelle Day, Nicky Dickson, Linzie Ellis, Lee Grant, Katherine Griffiths, Blaide Lallimand, Payal Mahajan, Timo Nest, Derek O’Connor, Gary Smith, Kensuke Todo, [...]
[ 8 December, 2010; 7:30 pm; ] A very funny man will be on stage some some very funny thing tonight at the Tuggeranong Arts Centre Comedy Club @ The Space. (139 Reed Street, Greenway).
This is the last TAC comedy night of the year and should be a huge night. Supporting the hilarious (and clean – so bring your mum) Michael Connell [...]
[ 3 December, 2010 to 5 December, 2010. ] [First filed: Dec 2, 2010 @ 12:54]
Do you know of something worth seeing or doing around town this weekend?
Go on, be a devil, tell us about it in the comments.
[ 3 December, 2010; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ] [First filed: Nov 19, 2010 @ 10:27]
[Picture from the 2008 tree lighting]
Chief Minister Stanhope has the ominous news that you’ll no longer be able to pretend Christmas isn’t coming when the Giant Christmas Tree lights up in Civic Square amongst gala celebrations on 3 December.
“Christmas in the City is Canberra’s official Christmas celebration, and [...]
[ 17 December, 2010; 9:00 pm; ]
9 – Spasticardo
10 – Mornings
11 – Tranquil Deception
[ 4 December, 2010; 11:00 am to 2:00 pm. ]
The Land Development Agency has put out a spiffy flyer for a drop-in feedback session on their proposed plans for the 60 hectare Yarralumla brickworks site in the geographic heart of the city.
There’s more info on the plans on the LDA website.
[ 16 December, 2010; 8:00 pm; ]
Doors at 8PM
9 – Spasticardo
10 – Harmonic Generator
11 – The Heroines
[ 7 December, 2010; 7:15 pm to 9:00 pm. ] There’s a free public lecture at 7:15 pm on 7 December @ CSIRO Discovery: ”Biodiversity and You”. The event is sponsored by the Council of Australasian Museum Directors International Year of Biodiversity 2010 project.
The panel will be chaired by Professor Tony Peacock, CEO of the CRC Association.
The panellists are three international ecologists:
Dr Peter Bridgewater, Chair of the [...]
[ 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 [...]