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PMs XI set for 14 January

By 22 November 2013

[ 14 January 2014; ] Events ACT are banging the drum for the Prime Minister’s XI game against England at the revamped Manuka Oval.

Come and watch the old enemy England take on the Prime Ministers XI under lights at Manuka Oval.

International stars such as England’s Kevin Petersen, Alistair Cook, Stuart Broad, James Anderson, Matt Prior and Graeme Swan [...]

Walk around the lake for charity

By 21 November 2013
Walk around the lake for charity

[ 24 November 2013; 10:00 am to 1:00 pm. ]

This Sunday the 24th just so happens to be Lakewalk 2013, so you know what to do.

Lake/walking/fitness/charity win/win/win/win.

It’s simple math.

The walkathon is on this Sunday 24th November, between 10am and 1pm. It starts at regatta point, commonwealth park and takes a loop circuit to Aspen Island and back. All monies raised go towards funding therapies [...]

‘Zoology for Beginners’ A Doctor Stovepipe Family Show at Gorman House

By 21 November 2013 FEATURED ARTICLE
'Zoology for Beginners' A Doctor Stovepipe Family Show at Gorman House

[ 24 November 2013; 3:00 pm; ]

Peddlers of good old fashion tunes, Doctor Stovepipe have put together a family show!

Doctor Stovepipe presents their musical family show ‘zoology for beginners’. It’s a show that features songs about chickens and many of the lesser animals known to science. There will be three part harmonies, guitar, double bass, fiddle, dancing, audience participation and medical [...]

21 Reasons at BCS Gallery

By 21 November 2013
21 Reasons at BCS Gallery

[ 3 December 2013 to 13 December 2013. ]

The ever busy folk over at Belconnen Community Centre have a new exhibit coming up.

21 Reasons
A multimedia exhibition in celebration of I-Day by Belconnen Community Service and Woden Community Service
December 3rd – 13th
Official Opening Wednesday December 4th 3pm
Open 9am-4:30pm Monday-Friday
Belconnen Community Centre, Swanson Court, Belconnen

Join local artists and play-makers to celebrate the 21st anniversary of [...]

DIY wotz on guide for the weekend of the 21st of November 2013

By 21 November 2013 FEATURED ARTICLE
DIY wotz on guide for the weekend of the 21st of November 2013

[ 21 November 2013 to 25 November 2013. ]

Let no man say that there is nothing to do in Canberra!

Well ok, do let him say it.

I mean it’s a free country after all.

He’d be wrong though.

As always add your suggestions to mine int he comments below, and have a rad weekend guys!

Bela Farkas Sacrifical Poems CD Launch at the Phoenix

By 21 November 2013 FEATURED ARTICLE
Bela Farkas Sacrifical Poems CD Launch at the Phoenix

[ 20 November 2013; 4:00 pm; 4 December 2013; 7:30 pm to 10:30 pm. ]

Bela Farkas is BAD!SLAM!NO!BISCUITS! eternal sacrificial poet, and is launching his first CD of poetry next month at the Phoenix Bar.

You should probably go.

Serial celebrity name dropper Bela Farkas is a Canberra-based poet. A lot of his work has been heavily influenced by popular culture and current events. He has featured at Canberra’s BAD!SLAM!NO!BISCUIT!, Traverse [...]

Roller derby: Blocktor Who! Time and Rollertive Dimensions in Skate!

By 21 November 2013 FEATURED ARTICLE
Roller derby: Blocktor Who! Time and Rollertive Dimensions in Skate!

[ 23 November 2013; 5:00 pm; ]

Varsity Derby League’s DisHonour Rollers clash on the track with WA Roller Derby’s Wards of the Skate this Saturday 23 November at Southern Cross Stadium, Tuggeranong. Doors open 5 pm.

This event will celebrate 50 years of our favourite time traveller with the theme Blocktor Who: Time and Rollertive Dimensions in Skate! Fans are encouraged to [...]

The Feldons and the Marji Curran Band at Smith’s

By 20 November 2013 FEATURED ARTICLE
The Feldons and the Marji Curran Band at Smith's

[ 22 November 2013; 8:00 pm; ]

Just a quick one, The Feldons and the Marji Curran Band are doing their thing this Friday at everyone’s favourite bookstore turned venue.

Friday at Smiths Alternative Bookshop. Rock, blues, roots with the Marji Curran Band and mod rockers the Feldons.

$5.00 on door.

Write it up! and Hip Hop Live! at Tuggeranong Festival!

By 19 November 2013 FEATURED ARTICLE
Write it up! and Hip Hop Live! at Tuggeranong Festival!

[ 23 November 2013; 10:00 am to 9:00 pm. ]

Tuggeranong Festival is now official more street than you.

Love them or hate them, there’s no denying that there is a bunch of great talent in Canberra’s urban art scene, and that talent is going to be on display at the Tuggeranong Festival. Suppoting the artists will be a selection of Canberra’s finest DJ’s doing that [...]

Monster Fest at CIT Woden

By 18 November 2013 FEATURED ARTICLE
Monster Fest at CIT Woden

[ 30 November 2013 3:00 pm to 1 December 2013 3:00 am. ]

12 monster movies coming for you.

OooooOOooOoOh!

I’ve got nothing.

Check out the Facebook page for more info!

12 films in 12hrs at the J Block Grindhouse, CIT Woden on Sat 30 Nov. 3pm to 3am.
It’s about the best horror and genre films, beer, food & music.

It’s about blackened cinemas with awe-struck patrons sitting on the edge [...]

Theatre of the Dead cinematic release!

By 18 November 2013 FEATURED ARTICLE
Theatre of the Dead cinematic release!

[ 28 November 2013; 6:00 pm; ]

It’s been a long time coming but Canberra’s own Zombie flic Theatre of The Dead has a cinematic release!

Canbeards, facial hair at the pub!

By 15 November 2013 FEATURED ARTICLE
Canbeards, facial hair at the pub!

[ 23 November 2013; 4:00 pm; ]

There’s a beard and moustache club in Canberra!

This is excellent!

If you’re facially endowed you should head along!

Canbeards – The Beard and Moustache Club of Canberra

“Canbeards is the inaugural Beard and Moustache Club of Canberra! Our aim is to promote facial hair growth, enjoy life and raise money for charity. We are proud members of Beard [...]

What’s your favourite Harvey Weinstein movie? [Competition]

By 14 November 2013 FEATURED ARTICLE
What's your favourite Harvey Weinstein movie? [Competition]

[ 22 November 2013 to 24 November 2013. ]

The Canberra International Film Festival Board is honoring producer Harvey Weinstein and his body of work later this month with a series of events spaced out over 3 days (the 22nd, 23rd, and 24th of November).

We’ve mentioned if before if you want to read up on it.

If you’re not a movie buff you might not [...]

DIY wotz on guide for the weekend of the 14th of November 2013

By 14 November 2013 FEATURED ARTICLE
DIY wotz on guide for the weekend of the 14th of November 2013

[ 14 November 2013 to 18 November 2013. ]

Hey gang!

Let’s go bake us a weekend!

Here are your ingredients, choose wisely.

As always leave your own suggestions in the comments below!

Typhoon Yolanda Fundraiser at Transit

By 14 November 2013 FEATURED ARTICLE
Typhoon Yolanda Fundraiser at Transit

[ 16 November 2013; 8:00 pm; ]

A really good looking gig being played for a great cause.

Go be entertained, and help with something really important.

Typhoon Yolanda (known internationally as ‘Haiyan’), the strongest in recorded history, reached the Philippine landmass on the evening of November 7th 2013, at speeds of over 300km/h. Subsequently, significant damage was caused to several areas of the [...]

Aeoncademy’s 10th birthday celebrations at Yarramlumla Primary

By 13 November 2013 FEATURED ARTICLE
Aeoncademy's 10th birthday celebrations at Yarramlumla Primary

[ 23 November 2013; 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. ]

Aeoncademy are having a bit of a celebration. Who are Aeoncademy? Well according to their press release…

WHO ARE AEONCADEMY?

Aeon Academy Aeoncademy; “nurturing the creative spark”, education through creativity.

Artist and artistic director Teffany Thiedeman attended Yarralumla Primary School herself as a child 30 years ago. She lives in Yarralumla with her partner, fellow ANU [...]

Canberra Roller Derby League presents “Moulin Bruise” GRAND FINAL 2013

By 13 November 2013
Canberra Roller Derby League presents

[ 30 November 2013; ]

The Moulin Bruise: 100 years of Can-baret; A Roller Derby Double Header Sporting Event featuring Canberra Roller Derby Leagues’ Black n Blue Belles, Brindabelters, Red Bellied Black Hearts and Surly Griffins.

Like the Moulin Rouge itself, Canberra is a city of intrigue, where glittering facades belie a seething underbelly of politics, creativity and raw sensual power. [...]

Round & Round We Go at the Street Theatre

By 13 November 2013 FEATURED ARTICLE
Round & Round We Go at the Street Theatre

[ 14 November 2013 to 16 November 2013. ]

Warehouse Circus are amazing people who do amazing things, and here is one of those things.

What if school was filled with more pageantry? What if life has more sequins? or what if circus had less?

What if Warehouse, what if indeed.

Play it Loud at the National Convention Centre

By 13 November 2013 FEATURED ARTICLE
Play it Loud at the National Convention Centre

[ 15 November 2013; 12:00 am to 10:00 pm. ]

The finals of Canberra’s Smells Like Centenary Spirit competition are happening this Friday in the form of Play It Loud, a free all ages concert that looks pretty rad.

Check out the poster below for more info.

Click for a bigger version.

Trade Night Market at Canberra Environment Centre

By 13 November 2013 FEATURED ARTICLE
Trade Night Market at Canberra Environment Centre

[ 6 December 2013; 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ]

This will undoubtedly interest those of you who dislike the normal Christmas shopping rush.

The Canberra Environment Centre has you covered for ethical and eco-friendly gifts this Christmas. The Trade Night Market features all things fair, handmade and organic and is a relaxing way to do your Christmas shopping away from the mayhem.

This year the market [...]

Art Party Canberra 2 in Lyneham

By 12 November 2013
Art Party Canberra 2 in Lyneham

[ 23 November 2013 7:00 pm to 24 November 2013 1:00 am. ]

Time for an Art Party!

They’re holding on in Canberra 2, which is a parallel Canberra that branched off from ours shortly after the events of the Infinite Crisis.

They’re promising a bunch of art, obviously, and ENDLESS cups of chai.

If you’re a chai nut, please go and put this claim to the test.

Head to the Facebook [...]

Word Co-op at the Food Co-op

By 12 November 2013 FEATURED ARTICLE
Word Co-op at the Food Co-op

[ 16 November 2013; 7:30 pm; ]

Canberra’s most feel-good Poetry evening is coming back for a second round.

Hosted by Andrew Galan who is rather tall and Amelia Filmer-Sankey who is rather not, Word Co-op is a rather charming night of poetry and tea and you should probably go there.

Check out the Facebook page here.

Word Co-op is a bimonthly poetry night at [...]

David Pocock wants you to get down to Garema Place for Climate Change change

By 12 November 2013 FEATURED ARTICLE
David Pocock wants you to get down to Garema Place for Climate Change change

[ 17 November 2013; 11:00 am; ]

Talk radio listening wing nuts are both enraged and confused today as one of their beloved sports people has strayed from their blinkered delusional orthodoxy, in this case the Brumbies expensive bench warmer and long ago Wallabies flanker David Pockock who’s made the above video for GetUp!’s Canberra Day of Climate Action:

On 17th November, tens [...]

The Phoenix gets a hole in the wall for its 20th birthday

By 11 November 2013 FEATURED ARTICLE
The Phoenix gets a hole in the wall for its 20th birthday

[ 18 November 2013 to 24 November 2013. ]

The Phoenix Bar is turning 20!

To celebrate, it’s doubled in size!

What once was downstairs Shooters is now an extension of the Phoenix Bar which is pretty much the most exciting thing to happen in my life since I became old enough to first attend the Phoenix Bar. They’ve put in a second bar, a raised [...]

The Feldon’s playing the Pot

By 11 November 2013
The Feldon's playing the Pot

[ 15 November 2013; 8:00 pm; ] The Feldon’s not only have a gig coming up at the Pot Belly this Friday, but they also have a sexy new poster to advertise it with.

Woo!

The Feldons at the Pot this Friday playing a heap of original material and bonus extras, (no, not a bunch of blooper tapes or the making of) instead a [...]

Wildlife and Charity Christmas Markets @ The Zoo

By 11 November 2013 FEATURED ARTICLE
Wildlife and Charity Christmas Markets @ The Zoo

[ 5 December 2013; 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm. ]

Charity, animals, and sausages together at last!

The National Zoo and Aquarium is holding a parker day next month and a whole heap of good charities are going to be putting stuff together to raise funds to do good things.

Did I mention it’s at the zoo?

That’s where the otters are!

Here’s a flyer, check it out!

5:30 – [...]

Sunday Assembly coming to Canberra

By 11 November 2013 FEATURED ARTICLE
Sunday Assembly coming to Canberra

[ 25 November 2013; 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm. ]

There’s a global thing going on called Sunday Assembly for people who want the community aspects of religion, without the religious bits.

And it’s coming to Canberra with the first meeting this 25 November.

Here’s the blurb from the local organisers:

Following the unprecedented success of The Sunday Assembly in London, a group of Canberrans are organising the [...]

Decades at Transit Bar

By 8 November 2013
Decades at Transit Bar

[ 10 November 2013; 2:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ]

Decades is an interesting attempt to create the ultimate in chilled out Sunday afternoon entertainment, combining beer and pool and… well relaxing things. There’s also a vinyl sale by Dynomite Records there this weekend.

So head down to Transit between 2-8 and just relax a bit.

Play pool, read a book, chat with friends, have a drink. [...]

40th Anniversary Celebration Dance at the Polish Club

By 7 November 2013 FEATURED ARTICLE
40th Anniversary Celebration Dance at the Polish Club

[ 7 November 2013; 12:00 am to 11:30 pm. ]

Come for a dance at the Polish Club!

The good old Polo continues to be possibly the finest venue for seeing live music with an awesome variety of well run gigs playing weekly, and tonight is your chance to celebrate that.

Check out the Facebook page for more info.

Once again the Canberra Musicians and Polish White Eagle [...]

Lift Off Band comp for your listening pleasure!

By 7 November 2013
Lift Off Band comp for your listening pleasure!

[ 8 November 2013; 4:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ]

This just in:

The sixth annual Lift Off band comp will see Canberra bands CASTERS, Pleased to Jive You, Harley Quinn, Purity, Elision and Hearing Voices battle it out this Friday 8 November at Woden Youth Centre.

Bands are competing for a prize pack worth over $5000, which includes everything they need to launch themselves into [...]

Home Made Jam at Woden CIT

By 7 November 2013 FEATURED ARTICLE
Home Made Jam at Woden CIT

[ 7 November 2013; 7:00 pm; ]

As a part of the never ending avalanche of events that is the Woden Valley Festival, CIT Woden are hosting Home Made Jam tonight.

Canberran singer/songwriters of note will be making music and other people will be judging them harshly.

I will be one of those judges, I promise to be harsh but fair… unless I’m having [...]

DIY wotz on guide for the weekend of the 7th of November 2013

By 7 November 2013 FEATURED ARTICLE
DIY wotz on guide for the weekend of the 7th of November 2013

[ 7 November 2013 to 11 November 2013. ]

The party never stops here in Canberra, and neither should you!

Stopping is for the weak, the dead, and people who must give way at intersections!

You are none of these things!

You are a go-er and you will go to everything this weekend!

I BELIEVE IN YOU!

You can tell because of how many exclamation marks there are in [...]

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