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2013 Going out with a Bang at the Polo!

By 27 November 2013

[ 5 December 2013 to 6 December 2013. ]

The CMC stage at the Polo, lurking in the shadow of Canberra’s inner north real estate boom is winding up next week with some more awesomeness. On Thursday December 5 Tiger and Me with support from the Bearded Gypsy Band will start festivities.

Then on Friday December 6 The Crooked Fiddle Band will unleash their [...]

Get Shaken & Stirred by the Sass and Tease Collective at the Polit Bar

By 27 November 2013 FEATURED ARTICLE

[ 28 November 2013 at 7:30 pm; ]

Canberra’s craftiest bunch of burlesque performers are starting something new!

The Sass and Tease Collective are putting together a new regular night at the Polit Bar, and the opening night is this Thursday!

You should go!

Polit Bar “la Burlesquerie” presents…

Shaken & Stirred

A night of Glamour and Elegance, Burlesque and Cabaret

Tickets $20 from the bar or [...]

Music at Midday announces its supported charities for this year

By 27 November 2013

[ 4 December 2013 at 11:00 am; 4 December 2013 at 12:30 pm; ] Like music? Dislike staying up late?

Music at Midday seems like it’s for you then!

Wednesday the 4th of December at 11AM and again at 12.30PM, the RMC Band will be playing tunes and raising money for charity at the Canberra Theatre Centre.

The concert goes for 60 minutes and the entry is by gold coin donation, [...]

Vinyl Lounge at the NFSA part 2

By 26 November 2013 FEATURED ARTICLE

[ 1 December 2013 at 2:30 pm; ]

The NFSA threw one of these events on back in October, and obviously everyone had such a good time they’ve decided to do it again.

The records are ready to spin again !!!

Sunday 1 December from 2.30pm at the Vinyl Lounge, the newly renovated Theatrette at Canberra’s National Film and Sound Archive.

NFSA [...]

End of Movember Fundraiser at Knightsbridge

By 26 November 2013 FEATURED ARTICLE

[ 29 November 2013 at 7:00 pm; ]

Who Movembered up this year?

Love them or hate them, the simple moustache has an amazing power to transform the face.

Knightsbridge are putting on an end of Movember basht his year so head along and celebrate the mo’ (or if you’re not a fan celebrate the banishment of them for another year) and raise some funds [...]

Desecrator and Malignant Monster @ The Basement

By 26 November 2013

[ 19 December 2013; ]

Desecrator are an Melbourne act that have been bouncing around overseas for a while and they’re joining forces with Malignant Monster from WA to bring their thrash metal sound to Canberra.

Canberra has a fairly dedicated metal scene that you might not have come across unless you frequent the Basement in Belconnen, so if you’re a [...]

The greatest harmonica player alive is coming to Canberra

By 25 November 2013 FEATURED ARTICLE

[ 29 May 2014 at 8:00 pm; 29 May 2014 at 8:00 pm; ] Sit down, you need to be sitting down to hear this.

Alright you’re sitting? Good.

The world’s greatest player of the world’s greatest instrument is coming to Canberra!

The world’s greatest instrument is a harmonica by the way.

No seriously.

You know that bit in the Romatics’ song ‘What I like about you’ when the harmonica kicks in and just [...]

Canberra Poetry Slam

By 25 November 2013

[ 29 November 2013 at 8:00 pm; ] Just got word of the final Canberra Poetry Slam event for 2013.

Amelia Walker and Hayley shone are headlining and you should probably just mark this off in your Calendar right now.

Check out the Facebook page for more info.

Friday the 29th of November will be the last Canberra Poetry Slam of the Year. Come join us, [...]

BRACE 24 at the AIS Arena

By 22 November 2013

[ 29 November 2013 at 7:00 pm; ] BRACE – Australia’s Mixed Martial Arts event series hits Canberra for our 24th Event.

After touring across Australia BRACE arrives in the nations capital and we are bringing the Australian Featherweight Title Fight to your city.

Luke Standing vs Martin Nguyen – two undefeated fighters looking to be crowned the champion.

BRACE 24 – Friday 29th November 2013 [...]

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

[ 24 November 2013 at 10:00 am; ]

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

[ 24 November 2013 at 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

[ 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

[ 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

[ 20 November 2013 at 4:00 pm; 4 December 2013 at 7:30 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

[ 23 November 2013 at 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

[ 22 November 2013 at 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

[ 23 November 2013 at 10:00 am; ]

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

[ 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

[ 28 November 2013 at 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

[ 23 November 2013 at 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

[ 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

[ 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…

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

[ 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 [...]

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