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

By 14 November 2013 FEATURED ARTICLE

[ 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

[ 16 November 2013 at 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

[ 23 November 2013 at 10:00 am; ]

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


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

[ 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

[ 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

[ 15 November 2013 at 12:00 am; ]

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

[ 6 December 2013 at 5:00 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

[ 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

[ 16 November 2013 at 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

[ 17 November 2013 at 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

[ 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

[ 15 November 2013 at 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.


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

[ 5 December 2013 at 5:30 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

[ 25 November 2013 at 7:30 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

[ 10 November 2013 at 2:00 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

[ 7 November 2013 at 12:00 am; ]

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

[ 8 November 2013 at 4:00 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

[ 7 November 2013 at 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

[ 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!


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

CAPO 30th Art Aution and Party at CMAG

By 6 November 2013

[ 23 November 2013 at 6:45 pm; ] Today has been full of chances to do good, and here’s another!

This release is from from the desk of the brilliant Simone Penkethman, and is about a party/art exhibition at CMAG.

Check it out.

Everything they say about volunteering is right – it is good for you! It makes you feel like you have something extra [...]

The Great 80′s Office Party at Albert Hall

By 6 November 2013

[ 27 November 2013; ]

Anglicare are throwing a bit of an 80′s bash, so if you feel the need to wear that outfit again (don’t pretend you don’t have one) or just feel like supporting Anglicare you might want to check this out.

Anglicare is pleased to offer an alternative to the traditional Office Christmas lunch.

Join us at Albert [...]

The Carnival at Woden Valley Festival

By 6 November 2013 FEATURED ARTICLE

[ 9 November 2013 at 10:00 am; ]

Join the fight against Canberra’s postcode prejudice, and visit the Woden Valley this Saturday.

Many of us are quick to taunt Sydneysiders for their unwillingness to travel outside their own postcode; but the invisible borders between Canberra’s suburbs and regions can sometimes be just as pervasive.

However, there’s plenty to be gained if you venture outside [...]

Comedy and Beer at the Durham

By 6 November 2013

[ 14 November 2013; ] Comedy from 9. All beers at $5 a schooner
Thursday November 14

Marcus Popp at the NFSA

By 6 November 2013

[ 9 November 2013 at 6:00 pm; ]

Lovers of beeps and bops and all the other wonderful sounds that make up electronica take note! German electronic musician and sound theorist Markus Popp is doing this thing this Saturday at the NFSA Theatrette alongside Spartak and Hinterlandt.

You can go if you like, it’s free.

Markus Popp
Markus Popp’s now legendary early album releases sent shockwaves [...]

Are you game to enter… The Tunnel?

By 5 November 2013 FEATURED ARTICLE

[ 10 November 2013 at 4:30 pm; ]

The Commonwealth Avenue underpass near the Albert Hall is a relic of a bygone age.

So it will be intriguing to see what “The Tunnel Project” does with the space:

You are invited to witness…


Within the pedestrian underpass underneath Commonwealth Ave, near Albert Hall.

On Sunday November 10.

Between 4.30 and 6.00pm.

Experimental/fringe performers will [...]

Linda Blair coming to town

By 4 November 2013 FEATURED ARTICLE

[ 23 November 2013 at 2:30 pm; ]

Yes, THAT Linda Blair.

She’s coming to town as a guest of Monster Fest, a 12 hour horror movie festival at CIT’s Woden Campus that runs from from 3pm on Saturday the 30th of November right through to 3am the next day.

It also includes a special anniversary screening of the Exorcist at Greater Union, [...]

Garden of the East Photo exhibit at National Gallery

By 4 November 2013

[ 21 February 2014 to 22 June 2014. ] Curator Gael Newton of the NGA has put together an exhibition of photography from Indonesia from the 1850s to the 1940s.

Prominanty featuring the Woodbury brothers and their successors, Garden of the East opens in February next year.

In 1852, at the age of eighteen, Walter B Woodbury left behind his engineering apprenticeship in Manchester to [...]

Phoenix gig guide for November

By 4 November 2013

[ 4 November 2013 to 30 November 2013. 4 November 2013 to 30 November 2013. ] From our good friends at the Phoenix:

Monday 4th November 8pm
CMC presents The Bootleg Sessions
Party Gravy
The Monotremes
Positive Feedback Loop
Bubbles and Yeti

Tuesday 5th 7:30pm
Advanced Remedial Massage Presents
Andrew and Shannon’s Pub Trivia

Thursday 7th 9pm
The Bennies
Little mac and the monster men

Saturday 9th 9:30pm
Super Best Friends
Bacon Cakes and the Z-50 Jays
Sincerely, Grizzly

Monday 11th September 8pm
2XX LocalnLive Presents The Bootleg Sessions
Cherry [...]

Fred Smith at All Saints Ainslie

By 3 November 2013

[ 23 November 2013 to 24 November 2013. ]

Star of Australian Story and the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Fred Smith is putting on two nights of shows at All Saints Anglican Church in Ainslie:

Fred Smith will be returning (inshallah) from a final stint in Afghanistan and playing a series of concerts around Australia in November. These two concerts in the All [...]

Friends of Mount Majura Wildflower Walk

By 1 November 2013

[ 3 November 2013 at 2:00 pm; ] Hey nature lovers, this may be of interest:

The Friends of Mount Majura Wildflower Walk on 3 November will give flower fanciers across the region a chance to enjoy all that spring has to offer in the national capital.

“For those who did not get their fill of flowers at Floriade, local botanist Michael Doherty will [...]

Otakufest 2013 at Impact Comics today!

By 1 November 2013 FEATURED ARTICLE

[ 1 November 2013; ]

On my personal ’100 things to like about Canberra’ list Impact Comics would be found fairly high on it, many of the other top spots would be filled in with a list of the staff’s names.

What I’m saying is they’re good people, and as good people they like to do good things.

Otakufest is one such [...]

Depths of the Divine. Exhibition by Abyss .607 at Tuggeranong Hyperdome

By 1 November 2013 FEATURED ARTICLE

[ 1 November 2013 to 30 November 2013. 1 November 2013 to 30 November 2013. ]

For the lovers of the bizarre and beautiful work of Abyss .607:

Exhibition by Abyss .607.

Depths Of The Divine will showcase a new body of work drawing major influence from mythology and ancient art.

Also many new collage and paintings.

Displaying at Tuggeranong Hyperdome, Shop front down from commonwealth bank
Opens 1st November till the end of the month. [...]

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