[ 25 October, 2013 to 26 October, 2013. 25 October, 2013 to 26 October, 2013. ]
A massive pile of family entertainment is coming your way ladies and gentlemen. A collection of the finest performers from Canberra and interstate, headed by event mastermind Elena Kirschbaum, will turn Glebe Park into a storybook wonderland next Saturday and Friday.
Just have a look at how ridiculously fun this stuff sounds.
The packed program for Kids, [...]
[ 20 October, 2013; 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm. ] SPIN Fest is about things that spin, and there’s no spin quite like political spin.
This Sunday Political SPIN will take place from 3 till 4 and may just include more political spin than this writer can actually stomach. If you think you can handle it, the event is “free” although you still have to pay [...]
[ 31 October, 2013; 8:00 pm; ]
So this is a little bit interesting, the Polish club are playing the the classic 1928 Sergei Eisenstein war film Ten Days That Shook the World accompanied by a live band.
That sounds awesome, check out their Facebook Page for more info.
This Sergei Eisenstein masterpiece has been given a contemporary live sound track by Canberra’s local [...]
[ 17 October, 2013; 5:00 pm; ]
I would imagine the food available at the launch of a food cookbook would be quite good right?
We’ve mentioned the Capital Cookbook before, but we’ve just gotten a bunch of details about the event and I am currently feeling very hungry so everything about this is very appealing to me..
To celebrate the release of the [...]
[ 20 October, 2013; 9:30 am; ]
This Sunday 20th October the Canberra Hillclimb Circuit at Fairbairn Park is hosting the SPIN Centenary of Canberra Hillclimb.
We will be running Parade laps throughout the day to give you a chance to ride around the circuit in one of the race cars!!!
Event starts at 9.30am with the current Australian Hillclimb Champion Tim Edmondson [...]
[ 27 October, 2013; 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. ] As we get more excited about the opening of the Centenary Trail, TAMS are putting forth word on their “Try The Trail” day:
The time has almost come for the official opening of the long-awaited Canberra Centenary Trail.
From 10 am to 2 pm on Sunday 27 October 2013, a ‘Try the Trail Day’ will be [...]
[ 18 October, 2013; 8:00 pm; ]
The good Doctor has once again gotten in touch with us to let you know about upcoming boogie opportunities.
Friday at Smith’s Alternative, 76 Alinga Street in the City, the Feldons and Positive Feedback Loop will liven up your night with some original indie, mod, pop, rock (and even slightly punkish) music. At $5 a head [...]
[ 18 October, 2013 to 20 October, 2013. ]
It’s Monday and to start your week off right we’d like to hook you up with some tickets to Canberra’s Latin dancing event of the year, Canberra Latin Dance Festival.
The event will be held at the ANU’s Sports and Recreational Centre, and will run from the evening of Friday the 18th though to the [...]
[ 29 October, 2013; 6:30 pm; ] Event starts 6:30pm. Free refreshments from 6pm. Speakers including Senator Sarah Hanson-Young. All welcome.
Location: Haydon-Allen Lecture Theatre (The Tank), Australian National University.
A ‘three-star’ general appointed to use military force to stop asylum seekers. A ‘blackout’ on reporting the numbers of refugees arriving by boat. Sending vulnerable men, women and children seeking our assistance to remote [...]
[ 13 October, 2013; 8:00 am; ]
TAMS are offering the chance to go bird watching with an expert:
“Namadgi National Park is often described as a bird paradise or bird haven and, on Sunday13 October 2013, there is an opportunity to join a ranger for a morning of bird watching,” said Brett McNamara, Manager of Regional Operations, National Parks and Catchments.
[ 13 October, 2013 to 20 October, 2013. ] Are you aware of motorcycles?
If not look them up.
Now that we’re all on the same page, we’ve got a whole week worth of things to do starting this Sunday with Biker Fest at EPIC, followed by a presentation by international road racing champion Cameron Donald on the 16th at Southern Cross Club, and finishing with [...]
[ 18 October, 2013; 12:00 pm; ] The Childers Group are assembling a collection of critics, reviewers, and spokespeople to participate in a public forum.
The panellists will be: Robyn Archer AO (Creative Director, Centenary of Canberra), Kerry-Anne Cousins (visual arts critic), Anni Doyle Wawrzynczak (contemporary arts critic), Roslyn Dundas (CEO, Ausdance National), Joseph Falsone (Director, Gorman House Arts Centre Inc.), Marion Halligan [...]
[ 18 October, 2013; 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ]
This sounds fascinating.
Forget dinner and a show, wine and a show sounds much more my speed.
Canberra District winery, Shaw Vineyard Estate will be supporting and actively participating in the annual Good Food Month program – a month long food and wine program by Fairfax which, for the first time in 2013, expands beyond Sydney to [...]
[ 10 October, 2013 to 14 October, 2013. ]
It’s getting warm out there guys, so you’re running out of excuses no to be jumping on all of these awesome events we’re throwing your way.
Get to it, and as always leave your own suggestions int he comments below.
[ 2 November, 2013; 7:30 pm; ]
Hey brass music lovers, we’ve just received word of a night of traditional aural entertainment coming your way.
A cabal of Canberran music groups are plotting to fill your Saturday with trombones.
Canberra Brass, the Canberra Burns Club Pipe Band and the Woden Valley Youth Choir are combining forces to present a gala concert showcasing their musical [...]
[ 7 November, 2013 to 10 March, 2014. ] Hey cartophiles, the National Library are hosting an exhibition of the world’s greatest and rarest maps. I hear you guys might be into that kind of thing.
Mapping Our World is a free event that runs from November until March next year, and contains what is considered the “most important map documenting Australia’s presence prior to [...]
[ 30 November, 2013; 12:00 am to 2:00 pm. ] ACT Community Living Project and the National Museum of Australia are joining forces to put on an expo and markets to celebrate I-Day.
At the moment they’re looking for stall holders so if you’re keen to get involved check out their stall holders invitation.
The Expo is a celebration of the skills, abilities and achievements of people [...]
[ 2 November, 2013; 8:00 pm; 8:00 pm; ]
The Basement are not lacking in Halloween events it seems.
This particular Halloween event is kicking off on the 2nd of November, so if you’re not Halloween’d out by then check out some local talent.
Little Mac and The Monster Men, Reign of Terror, Bladder Spasms, Black Mountain, and Before Ciada
OK… Get ready for a huge lineup [...]
[ 25 October, 2013; 8:00 pm; ]
Canberra’s hottest bands and burlesque night is conjuring up a night of ghoulish entertainment on 25th October at the Basement in Belconnen!
Darkc3ll: Brisbane’s industrial rockers who’ll be celebrating the release of their second album, ‘Dark Verses’.
Horrorwood Mannequins: A 4 piece horror punk riot from Sydney.
Domino: A Sydney based metal/prog monstrosity who’s debut album has been receiving [...]
[ 22 October, 2013; 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm. ]
Smith’s Alternative is hosting a launch for Vanessa Berry’s new book/zine “Ninety Nine”.
It seems like a wonderful piece of nostalgia.
CanberraZine Emporium is super excited to present the Canberra launch of Ninety 9, the latest book from prolific and much loved Sydney zinester Vanessa Berry (I Am A Camera + countless others). Ninety 9 is “a [...]
[ 5 October, 2013 to 6 October, 2013. ]
On this weekend at the Wesley Centre in Griffith, come along to see:
– Displays by regional orchid societies
– Conference program including presentations by orchid specialists
– Orchids from commercial and local hobbyists for sale
– Free advice and potting demonstrations
– Food and drink available
Saturday 5 October 2013
9:00am – 5:00pm
Sunday 6 October 2013
noon – 4:30pm
[ 16 November, 2013 to 17 November, 2013. ]
The 2013 Vikings Weekender will take place on 16/17 November at the Erindale Vikings Club, ACT.
Full details of the event including online registration can be found at:
Hope to see you all there.
[ 12 October, 2013; 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. ]
There’s going to be a festival at the Cotter to celebrate the Cotter Dam!
It will most likely be a lovely day, but boy howdy do I see the word “******-fest” written on a lot of press releases. Is everywhere like this, or is Canberra going for some kind of most-festivals-per-capita record?
When we win that award, [...]
[ 3 October, 2013 to 7 October, 2013. ]
Start your weekend warmup stretches now!
Remember not to push it too hard, it’s just a warm up. Also no bouncing during a stretch, that’s a bad time to bounce.
Wait until the weekend to bounce.
Here’s a pile of entertainment we’ve found for you, but there’s always more to do that what we can find!
Please add your [...]
[ 12 October, 2013; 5:30 pm; ]
The VCRs are taking on two teams in one night!
The VCR B squad, aka the VCBs are taking on Northern Brisbane Rollers Raw Stars while the VCRs are taking on Paradise City Roller Derby.
Wear your purple and green and get behind your ACT representative skaters!
Doors open at 5:30
VCBS V Raw Stars starting at 6:30
VCRs V [...]
[ 31 October, 2013 to 19 November, 2013. ]
Paul Summerfield is approximately 82 times more talented than any single person has any right to be, and everyone should hate him for it.*
That being said, his work will be on display at the Front Gallery and Cafe from the 30th of October so you should probably go see it because it’s always spectacular.
[ 12 October, 2013; 7:00 pm; ]
Frocktober is upon us, and Rock Your Frock is throwing a dance party to celebrate, and raise some money for the Ovarian Cancer Research Foundation.
Did you know that ovarian cancer is one of the most common cancers affecting women, with one woman dying of it every 10 hours in Australia? While survival rates are [...]
[ 13 October, 2013; ] Paddle across Australia with Dragons Abreast on Sunday 13 October
Join communities across the nation as we paddle together in dragon boats to support Dragons Abreast Australia
Come and experience the benefits of dragon boating for breast cancer survivors with your local Dragons Abreast group
Dragons Abreast Australia is a national Registered Charity that enables breast cancer survivors [...]
[ 18 October, 2013; 6:30 pm; ]
Room to Read are holding a Bollywood themed fundraising dinner at Digress on the 18th of October in order to help people who would like to learn get the opportunity.
Food, entertainment, a special guest MC, and all for a noble cause.
You know what to do.
We envision a world in which all children can pursue a [...]
[ 2 November, 2013; ]
Who doesn’t love a fete?
Nobody, that’s who!
This actually looks pretty amazing so why not check it out? Seeing the Hundred Swords beat each other senseless is worth the price of admission.
Telopea Park School’s La Grande Fête 2013
Don’t miss Telopea Park School’s La Grande Fête on Saturday 2 November 2013 from 2:30pm to 7pm! One of [...]
[ 23 October, 2013; 7:30 pm; ]
Andrew Galan has shared with us the very exciting news about his upcoming book launch:
On Wednesday 23 October, 7:30pm, Australian Capital Territory writer Andrew Galan launches his first poetry book, That place of infested roads, at Canberra’s Phoenix Pub. Published by leading UK alternative poetry publisher Knives Forks and Spoons Press, the book combines works [...]
[ 20 October, 2013; ] The annual Dragons Abreast Canberra Dragon Boat challenge is on again to raise funds for Dragons Abreast and other local and national groups supporting women on their journey with breast cancer.
Corporate and social teams from hospitals, embassies, government departments, schools and fitness centres will race for fun and glory and raise funds for a [...]