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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
Revellers
Thrownup
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
Conversation
Cherry [...]

Fred Smith at All Saints Ainslie

By 3 November 2013
Fred Smith at All Saints Ainslie

[ 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; 2:00 pm to 4:00 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
Otakufest 2013 at Impact Comics today!

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

[ 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.
6.pm [...]

Spring gem show 2013

By 1 November 2013 FEATURED ARTICLE
Spring gem show 2013

[ 2 November 2013 to 3 November 2013. ]

“The Canberra Lapidary Club’s Spring Gemcraft and Mineral Show will be held at EPIC from 10am to 5pm on Saturday 2 – Sunday 3 November. Entrance is $5 adults, $9 family, $2 children/concession.

Dealers will be selling minerals, fossils, jewellery, rough and cut gemstones, lapidary equipment, opals, beads and other supplies.

Lapidary Club members’ collections [...]

Colours of Our Country @ BCS Gallery

By 31 October 2013
Colours of Our Country @ BCS Gallery

[ 4 November 2013 to 15 November 2013. ]

The gallery out at Belconnen Community Centre always has something going on, and from the 4th that thing they have going on will be this:

gallery@bcs ‘Piece of Mind’ series presents
Colours of Our Country

An exhibition of landscape paintings by Keith Carfrae
November 4th – 15th

Official opening Wednesday November 6th 6pm

Belconnen Community Centre, Swanson Court, Belconnen
Open 9am-4:30pm Monday-Friday

My [...]

DIY wotz on guide for the weekend of the 31st of October 2013

By 31 October 2013 FEATURED ARTICLE
DIY wotz on guide for the weekend of the 31st of October 2013

[ 31 October 2013 to 4 November 2013. ]

Happy Halloween Rioters!

Quick poll, how many of you are upset I said that?

“Why you cant say that! We’re Autsralian, Halloween isn’t Australian! Rabble rabble!”

You are correct, and I assume you don’t celebrate Christmas either.

Or watch television.
Or wear jeans.
Or eat sushi.
Or use the English language.

Which means you’re can’t be reading this so I can stop addressing [...]

Bruce Hawker talking Rudd Rebellion at Paperchain Bookstore

By 31 October 2013 FEATURED ARTICLE
Bruce Hawker talking Rudd Rebellion at Paperchain Bookstore

[ 15 November 2013; 5:45 pm; ]

Those of you with a perchant for politics may well be interested in this little event, or maybe this little book that the event is about.

One of Rudd’s mates, Bruce Hawker has written a book about that period of time when Rudd was not our prime minister. To promote it, he’s having an interview with [...]

Local Food Security Mini Expo

By 31 October 2013 FEATURED ARTICLE
Local Food Security Mini Expo

[ 16 November 2013; 11:00 am to 3:00 pm. ]

Fusion Canberra will host a Local Food Security Mini-Expo on the 16th of November at their premises at the Carleton Street Shops, Kambah, to demonstrate different ways to get fresher, healthier and cheaper food closer to home.  From 11 am to 3 pm, a variety of fun and engaging activities will be available for everyone [...]

The Ellis Collective new single launch at the Polish Club

By 30 October 2013 FEATURED ARTICLE
The Ellis Collective new single launch at the Polish Club

[ 15 November 2013; 8:00 pm; ]

Those pucking rogues the Ellis Collective are launching their new single at the Polo on the 15th of November.

It’ll be a whole big thing, and you should make yourself a part of it.

With really, really special guests, Burrows, and The Burley Griffin. What a night it will be.

What a night it will be indeed rather [...]

FIT Women and Girls Canberra Centenary Triathlon

By 30 October 2013

[ 1 December 2013; ] December 1 2013 is the date to put in your diary for the FIT Women and Girls Canberra Centenary triathlon.

There is something for everyone, with a choice of a full or half course, and to celebrate the 100th birthday of Canberra every participant in this year’s race will receive a specially minted FIT Canberra Centenary triathlon medal! The barrel draw this year includes winning a road bike donated by the Bike Shed. Register at www.fitact.org.au

Woden Valley Festival 2013!

By 29 October 2013

[ 9 November 2013; ] Woden Community Service proudly welcomes back the Woden Valley Festival with plenty of goodies on offer in the 2013 program for all Canberrans, regardless of what side of the lake you live on!

Here’s a snapshot of the program, but head to the website for more detail:  www.wodenvalleyfestival.org.au

Main event: Sat 9 November 10am-4pm The Carnival

Music [...]

Nerd Trivia rises from the grave at the Phoenix!

By 28 October 2013
Nerd Trivia rises from the grave at the Phoenix!

[ 29 October 2013; 7:30 pm; ] Nerd Trivia at the Phoenix Bar Canberra is hosted by Joel Barcham and Alison McGregor and is coming at you with its special Halloween episode of awesomeness tomorrow night because tomorrow night is the last Tuesday of the month!

That last sentence was way wack.

You know what isn’t wack?

Jake’s dancing, that’s what’s not wack.

This is a [...]

Canberra Roller Derby League presents Bout 6 “Day of the Shred”

By 28 October 2013
Canberra Roller Derby League presents Bout 6

[ 2 November 2013; 5:00 pm; ] ‘

Bout 6: Red Bellied Black Hearts vs Surly Griffins

THIS Saturday November 2nd!

Canberra Roller Derby League are starting November off right by having their second-last event of the 2013 season, an epic bout between the Surly Griffins and the Red Bellied Black Hearts.

The Surly Griffins have been laying out hits and biff on the flat track [...]

Aberrant Lodge at Corroboree Park Hall

By 28 October 2013 FEATURED ARTICLE
Aberrant Lodge at Corroboree Park Hall

[ 9 November 2013; 6:00 pm; ]

Alrighty, so here’s a thing… C. Edge (the C stands for Cultural, Cutting, Critical, Centenary, Capital, and Canberra apparently) are a group of… well I don’t know what they’re a group of… but they’re dedicated to marking the Centenary of Canberra in a different way, and I’m fairly sure I met one of them on [...]

SHAKE IT (like a polaroid picture!) at UC.

By 24 October 2013
SHAKE IT (like a polaroid picture!) at UC.

[ 16 November 2013; ]

Hey people in your late-20s/early-30s, and event to prey on your nostalgia!

Ahh Ug Beats, ahh Lithium, ahh excessive drinking and dancing at Toast, ahh early 20s.

What: Noughties Dance Party with DJ sets from LITHIUM, PANG, REV, UG BEATS + STRANGEWAYS DJS
Where: Zierholz @ UC
When: Saturday 16 November 2013

UC Live! & STRANGEWAYS DJS present… SHAKE IT [...]

Smells Like Centenary Spirit: PLAYitLOUD Band Competition @ the Royal Theatre

By 24 October 2013 FEATURED ARTICLE
Smells Like Centenary Spirit: PLAYitLOUD Band Competition @ the Royal Theatre

[ 15 November 2013 4:00 pm to 16 November 2013 10:00 pm. ]

MusicACT is hosting a free youth concert event at the Royal Theatre, National Convention Centre from 4-10pm on the 15th of November called Smells Like Centenary Spirit: PLAYitLOUD Band Competition.

That’s quite a name.

They’re promising market stalls, special guests, roving entertainment, and a whole bunch of other fun stuff. This will most likely be worth a [...]

IMB Sunset Cinema at the Botanic Gardens

By 24 October 2013 FEATURED ARTICLE
IMB Sunset Cinema at the Botanic Gardens

[ 15 November 2013 to 21 December 2013. 15 November 2013 to 21 December 2013. ]

An impressive line up of movies will be getting some (open) air time at the Botanic Gardens throughout November and December. Food, a bar, the gardens, and Top Gun.

What more could one wish for?

Kicking off summer, and back for their second season, the IMB Sunset Cinema is the perfect urban escape, located at the foot [...]

Carnival of Venice Opera at Albert Hall

By 24 October 2013

[ 1 November 2013 to 3 November 2013. ] A night of opera, a banquet, masquerade masks, some fireworks, and ice cream you say?

Carnival of Venice is a thing that is happening at Albert Hall and you should go for all the reasons I mentioned above.

This event contains more culture than I know what to do with. You could go to this night and [...]

DIY wotz on guide for the weekend of the 24th of October 2013

By 24 October 2013 FEATURED ARTICLE
DIY wotz on guide for the weekend of the 24th of October 2013

[ 24 October 2013 to 28 October 2013. ]

There’s this thing that cool people do, it’s called the weekend.

It’s pretty wild and you should probably get up on that.

Trust me, if you haven’t tried it yet you have to give it a go. You’ll thank me later.

Or if you were weekending before it was cool, maybe you could help out by leaving some [...]

Red Dress Run for Pegasus – 22nd November

By 24 October 2013

[ 22 November 2013; 6:15 pm; ] The Hash House Harriers have been mentioned on this site previously. I received the below from a friend – please pass it on and attend!

Attention Hashers, Harriettes and Muggles,

It’s the Wednesday ACT (WACT) Hash, on a Friday. It’s the 1300th run, out of sequence. It’s starting at 6:30pm, which is later than [...]

Roller Derby on Oct 26! A Good Day to Skate Hard

By 24 October 2013 FEATURED ARTICLE
Roller Derby on Oct 26! A Good Day to Skate Hard

[ 26 October 2013; ]

There will be plenty of fast skating, big hits and knockout roller derby action when Varsity Derby League’s all-star team, the DisHonour Rollers, take to the track this Saturday 26 October for their third roller derby home bout for 2013. They will be playing against the (Sydney) South Side Derby Dolls’ The Force at Southern [...]

Vinyl Lounge at the NFSA

By 23 October 2013 FEATURED ARTICLE
Vinyl Lounge at the NFSA

[ 27 October 2013; 2:15 pm to 3:15 pm. ]

Think music sounded better before it was all digital? Miss the ritual of setting the needle down? Or do you just feel nostalgic about the smell of a vinyl collection?

Whatever the case may be, this will probably interest you:

NFSA sound archivists Graham McDonald and Thorsten Kaeding are passionate about their vinyl records. Those in the [...]

Critical Mass rides again this Friday

By 23 October 2013 FEATURED ARTICLE
Critical Mass rides again this Friday

[ 25 October 2013; 5:44 pm; ]

This just in:

when uranium-235 is bombarded by a neutron, it undergoes fission which in turn releases more neutrons. Some of these escape, but a portion seeds further fission events – that in turn releases more neutrons. A critical mass is the amount of fissile material needed for a sustained chain reaction.

Friday 25th October, [...]

The Haunted Sword at the ANU Arts Centre

By 23 October 2013
The Haunted Sword at the ANU Arts Centre

[ 24 October 2013; 6:30 pm; 25 October 2013; 6:30 pm; ]

A cross-dressed version of the Japanese classic drama Kagotsurube will be performed at the ANU Arts Centre this Thursday and Friday by the ANU Za Kabuki troupe.

Founded in 1976, the troupe is made of ANU students of various nationalities and backgrounds, most of whom are studying Japanese language and culture.

In traditional Kabuki only males [...]

Unbelievers showing at ANU and not many other places

By 23 October 2013 FEATURED ARTICLE
Unbelievers showing at ANU and not many other places

[ 5 November 2013; 6:00 pm; ]

ACT science lovers and fans of Richard Dawkins and Lawrence Krauss are in for a treat, the ANU is hosting a screening of The Unbelievers, the rock and roll styled documentary on the atheist duo’s adventures.

The screening will also feature an introduction and post-show questions and answer session with co-star Lawrence Krauss, and Directors Gus [...]

RAW:natural born artists at Academy Club

By 22 October 2013 FEATURED ARTICLE
RAW:natural born artists at Academy Club

[ 13 November 2013; 7:30 pm; ]

Academy Club are hosting an artistic showcase that stretches it’s net across just about every medium you care to name. It’s a fun idea and not done often enough in Canberra.

If you’re interested in checking out some films/burlesque/makeup/cartooning/art then head to Academy from 7.30 on the 13th of November.

While you’re at it check out the [...]

The Locavore’s Dinner at the Ivy Lake View Cafe

By 22 October 2013

[ 6 November 2013; 12:00 am to 11:00 pm. ] The Canberra Environment Centre would like to invite you to dinner at the Ivy Lake View Cafe next Saturday (the 2nd of November).

Join the Canberra Environment Centre for fine food, wine, music, and conversation.

This dinner is special in many ways. We’ll plate up the flavours of a Canberra spring evening with locally sourced, organic produce, [...]

Dan Murphy’s National Wine Show of Australia Gala Presentation Dinner

By 22 October 2013 FEATURED ARTICLE
Dan Murphy’s National Wine Show of Australia Gala Presentation Dinner

[ 21 November 2013; 7:00 pm; ]

Serious lovers of wine take note! Dan Murphy’s National Wine Show of Australia™ Gala Presentation Dinner is being held in The Great Hall of Parliament House on Thursday the 21st of November.

Proudly hosted by the Royal National Capital Agricultural Society

The Dan Murphy’s National Wine Show of Australia™ Gala Presentation Dinner to be held on [...]

April’s Caravan & Hipsley Rock Lonsdale

By 22 October 2013
April's Caravan & Hipsley Rock Lonsdale

[ 26 October 2013; 10:30 am to 4:30 pm. ]

April’s Caravan and Hipsley are putting on a bit of a shindig for the lovers of retro fashion out there. Check the Facebook Page for more info.

April’s Caravan together with their new friends at Hipsley are throwing a party to colour your day with retro fun.

The weather man has given the go ahead and [...]

EYES WIDE SHUT @ Scope Mount Stromlo

By 21 October 2013
EYES WIDE SHUT @ Scope Mount Stromlo

[ 1 November 2013; 7:45 pm; ]

CRDL and Dr Sketchy’s are putting on a masquerade event out at Scope Mount Stromlo for one night only.

They promise sculpture, burlesque, life drawing, roving entertainment, a gallery of artworks, and a silent auction to raise money for community groups.

Sounds like a blast.

In conjunction with CRDL & Dr Sketchy’s

One night only Instant Gallery featuring a [...]

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