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Pick of the Markets: Serendipity Soaps

By 28 November 2015

I'm back! But I'm no longer reviewing weekend hot spots. The team thought it would be fun and something a little different, to review local Canberra markets and the stalls that fre...

Getting the most out of your real Christmas tree

By 27 November 2015
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Editor note: Next week, we'll be starting our Christmas gift-maker interview series. Watch this space. Do you get a real Christmas tree? Curious about giving one a go in pl...

This weekend’s top picks for the DESIGN Canberra festival

By 27 November 2015
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DESIGN Canberra raced out of the gate proving that the capital is very much en vogue. The festival—now in its second year—is putting on more than 70 events and activities, ...

Garage Sales on this weekend (28 and 29 November 2015)

By 27 November 2015
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Today, we present to you a selection of the garage sales on around the capital on this weekend. For the full list, with over 25 advertisements, head to the allclassifieds websi...

Ask RiotACT: So, the GST is Going to Increase…?

By 26 November 2015 11
Ask RiotACT

Can anyone answer some of these questions in relation to what appears an almost certain increase in the GST from 10% to 15% : 1) If the prices of goods/services rises, will ...

Whats on in Canberra this weekend (28 and 29 November 2015)

By 26 November 2015 5

The Christmas season is in full swing as of this weekend. The Street Theatre presents Jacob Marley’s Christmas Carol, an alternate telling of Dickens’ classic tale; Christmas i...

Crowdfunding talk with the Light Clock guys

By 26 November 2015 2
The Light Clock

With only seven days left of their Kickstarter campaign (it seems that we can't stay away from the crowdfunding projects here at RiotACT this week), The Light Clock are one o...

Preparing your wardrobe for Summer

By 26 November 2015

I swear it was only yesterday that I was putting the winter woolies away, and dusting off the shorts, t-shirts and beach wear (well not quite, but I was prepping for summer!). ...

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Keller Sessions presents Jonno Zilber and Friends

By 8 October 2015

It's been a year and a half since Jonno Silber has played in Canberra – now he’s home and playing at the Keller! Jonno has brought together a band of his favourite musicians to play some loud and electrified swing and jump blues. Joining Jonno on stage will be Mitch Preston (drums), Dave Blan...

Canberra Kuchipudi Dance Project Information Session

By 8 October 2015

Do you have an interest in learning about or developing your performance skills in South Indian Classical Dance in 2016? Come along to the Belconnen Arts Centre on 7 November 2015 for an introduction to one of South India’s most beautiful and oldest forms of classical dance (Kuchipudi) and find...

Friday Night Live presents Chris Russell's Chicken Walk

By 8 October 2015

A hard working unit that would be equally at home in the back blocks of the Mississippi Delta as is in the suburbs of Melbourne. Chris Russell’s Chicken Walk will take you on the ultimate blues journey without even breaking into a sweat. Constant touring and appearances at many festivals – and n...

Ask RiotACT: Sourcing a pinata

By 8 October 2015 9
Ask RiotACT

My dear hive mind of rioters, My little astromonkey is having a birthday party this Sunday [11/10] and now desperately wants a pinata.  I've seen a few places do on-line sa...

Groove Kings hosts October Blues Jam

By 8 October 2015

The gold standard for tough Texas shuffles, Chess-era Chicago blues, and greasy Louisiana-style swamp pop - the Groove Kings grew out of the legendary Blind Freddie and feature some of the fattest-toned, dirtiest-blues harp and guitar on the Australian blues scene. Put on your high heeled sneaker...

Parties at the Shops comes to Erindale

By 8 October 2015

You may visit your local shops regularly, but how well do you know your local community? This Sunday, PCYC Erindale, Christine’s Place, Erindale Neighbourhood Garden, Tuggeranong Action Group and Parties at the Shops are teaming up to present a fantastic event at the Erindale shops, Discover Er...

Speaker's Corner - Imagine a world without memories: UNESCO Memory of the Wor

By 8 October 2015

What would the world be without memories? Why protect them in a UNESCO register? Join us for an engaging discussion on the UNESCO Memory of the World Australian Register, with guest speaker Dr Roslyn Russell. Dr Russell is a historian, writer and museum specialist, and the current Chair of the...

Keller Sessions presents Duos Night - Saturday 10 October at 7 pm

By 8 October 2015

This Saturday night it's Duos night at the Keller. Catch the Chris Harlands Duo with both Chris and Christopher Harland, followed by guitar and blues harmonica duos Matt Fitzgerald and Steve Hartnett and then the Reverend Dave Blanken with Moondog - it's blues up the wahzoo, that well known tributar...

Beer Week returns to Canberra this November

By 8 October 2015 3
Beer Day Out 2014

Canberra Beer Week was launched last night at Bentspoke Brewery in Braddon. The week-long celebration of beer will take place form 5 – 11 November. Representing the ACT Go...

Entrance to new suburb of LAWSON

By 8 October 2015
Ask RiotACT

At the entrance to Lawson on Baldwin Drive to Stockman Avenue there are at least 40 concrete rectangular blocks among planted trees.  These blocks look like standing stones or...

How one Canberra Mum spent Floriade

By 8 October 2015 10
My Cubby House Rocks

Floriade is one of my favourite things about Canberra. It is clearly one of our best tourist attractions and it gets bigger and better every year. We have been blessed with hig...

Civic sports garage sale for mini-roos today

By 8 October 2015
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Looking for second hand sports gear? Or a cheap way to entertain the kids on the second last weekday of the school holidays? Like to help save a cute rabbit-sized mini-roo call...

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