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DIY Wotz on guide for the weekend of 13 February

By 13 February 2009

[ 13 February 2009 to 15 February 2009. ] [First filed: February 12, 2009 @ 09:02]

It doesn’t matter what sort of week you’re having, it always comes to an end.

So what’s worth getting out for the seeing and doing this weekend?

Leave your thoughts in the comments.

DIY Wotz on guide for the weekend of 6 February

By 6 February 2009

[ 6 February 2009 to 8 February 2009. ] [First filed: February 05, 2009 @ 08:15]

The pillar might be silent as to what’s worth doing this weekend, but I think we here at RiotACT can do better.

The comment box awaits your ideas as to things worth seeing and doing this weekend.

DIY Wotz on guide for the weekend of 30 January

By 30 January 2009

[ 30 January 2009 to 1 February 2009. ] [First filed: January 29, 2009 @ 08:14]

It’s here, the weekend when Canberra stops to celebrate my birthday.

What events will you be going to this weekend to mark this momentous occasion? (or otherwise).

DIY Wotz on guide for the weekend of 23 January

By 23 January 2009

[ 23 January 2009 to 25 January 2009. ] [First filed: January 22, 2009 @ 08:43]

OK hive minders, it’s time to get busy like the bees and post information about fun events on this weekend in the comments.

Mmmmm Honey!

DIY Wotz on guide for the weekend of 16 January

By 16 January 2009

[ 16 January 2009 to 18 January 2009. ] [First filed: January 15, 2009 @ 08:20]

And so, once again, our thoughts turn to merriment.

But where to be merry this weekend? And doing what?

Suggestions in the comments please.

DIY Wotz on guide for the weekend of 19 December

By 20 December 2008

[ 19 December 2008 to 21 December 2008. ] [First filed: December 18, 2008 @ 11:03]

The last weekend before we all bunker into family mode.

What’s worth doing/seeing/being around town this weekend?

Just leave your ideas in the comments

DIY Wotz on guide for the weekend of 12 December

By 13 December 2008

[ 12 December 2008 to 14 December 2008. ] [First filed: December 11, 2008 @ 11:50]

It’s the last weekend before Christmas overtakes us all.

What’s worth seeing and doing?

Just leave your thoughts in the comments.

DIY Wotz on guide for the weekend of 5 December

By 5 December 2008

[ 5 December 2008 to 7 December 2008. ] [First filed: December 04, 2008 @ 10:06]

It’s the first weekend of summer!

What should we see? What should we do?

Woe is all unless the RiotACT hive mind can come up with some entertainment options in the comments!

DIY Wotz on guide for the weekend of 28 November

By 29 November 2008

[ 28 November 2008 to 30 November 2008. ] [First filed: November 27, 2008 @ 11:54]

The ants seem calm…

So what’s good to go this weekend in the entertaining capital of the nation?

Just post your suggestions in the comments.

DIY Wotz on guide for the weekend of 21 November

By 22 November 2008

[ 21 November 2008 9:00 am to 23 November 2008 9:00 am. ] [First filed November 20, 2008 @ 08:10]

Another week has just flown by, there’s a lot to see and do in Canberra this weekend.

What do you recommend?

DIY Wotz on guide for the weekend of 14 November

By 14 November 2008

[ 14 November 2008 to 16 November 2008. ] [First filed: November 13, 2008 @ 08:38]

So dear Rioters, once again it comes to this.

Share with us all (via the comments) your insights into entertainment options over the coming weekend.

It’s your time to shine.

DIY Wotz on guide for the weekend of 7 November

By 7 November 2008

[ 7 November 2008 to 9 November 2008. ] [First filed: November 06, 2008 @ 09:05]

Greetings once more to the hive-mind.

It might feel like we haven’t had much of a week, but the weekend is again upon us.

Share in the comments below what events can be enjoyed this weekend!

DIY Wotz on guide for the weekend of 31 October

By 31 October 2008

[ 31 October 2008 to 2 November 2008. ] Greetings again Rioters!

So what things are worth seeing and doing in the entertaining capital of Australia this weekend?

Just leave your suggestions in the comments.

DIY Wotz on guide for the weekend of 24 October

By 23 October 2008

[ 24 October 2008 to 26 October 2008. ] [First filed: October 23, 2008 @ 11:11]

So much to see and do next week for Halloween, but what’s tickling your fancy for events this weekend?

Just leave your thoughts in the comments

DIY Wotz on guide for the weekend of 17 October

By 17 October 2008

[ 17 October 2008 to 19 October 2008. ] [First filed: October 16, 2008 @ 09:45]

Election weekend is upon us!

But surely there are better things on in this town than politics?

Leave your suggestions in the comments Rioters.

Floriade claims victory

By 12 October 2008

The ABC reports that Floriade organisers are thrilled with their own work this year.
“The blooms have just been fantastic again, they’ve probably lasted a little bit longer we’ve had some new soil put in this year and also a little bit of cooler weather which is great for the garden beds.
“Also the theme brings the [...]

DIY Wotz on guide for the weekend of 10 October

By 9 October 2008

[ 10 October 2008 to 12 October 2008. ] [First filed: October 09, 2008 @ 10:10]

It’s your time to shine Rioters.

Share the benefit of your omniscience by letting people know what’s worth seeing and doing in Beautiful Canberra this weekend.

Just leave it in the comments.

DIY Wotz on guide for the weekend of 3 October

By 3 October 2008

[ 3 October 2008 to 5 October 2008. ]

So, other than tribal warfare in Garema Place, what’s worth doing this weekend in and around Canberra?

Share your wisdom with the tribe by posting in the comments.

Much appreciated.

Tilt Festival

By 29 September 2008

[ 29 September 2008 5:00 pm to 12 October 2008 7:30 pm. ] According to Facebook the Tilt Festival is kicking off in Garema Place tonight.

Canberra comes alive with some of Australia’s best street performers. Every night for two weeks, see street shows in Garema Place under the big screen (followed by a movie).

Sounds like fun.

So Civic drones, no need to rush back to the hive so quickly [...]

DIY Wotz on guide for the weekend of 26 September

By 27 September 2008

[ 26 September 2008 to 28 September 2008. ] [First filed: September 25, 2008 @ 10:30]

Greetings again to the RiotACT hive mind!

With the weekend upon us why not share you keenly perceptive insight as to upcoming events with the rest of the world?

Just drop it in the comments.

DIY Wotz on guide for the weekend of 19 September

By 20 September 2008

[ 19 September 2008 to 21 September 2008. ] [First filed: September 18, 2008 @ 08:56]

Apologies for the lack of a photograph this week. I did take one but appear to have mislaid it. Or perhaps the dog et it?

Moving right along Hive-Minders what knowledge can you bring to the table about events worth going out to spend our hard earned discretionary dollars on?

Post [...]

DIY Wotz on Guide for the weekend of 12 September 2008

By 11 September 2008

[ 12 September 2008 to 14 September 2008. ] So hivemind…

What do you recommend to fellow thrillseekers in Canberra this weekend?

If you can leave your contributions in the comments it will be much appreciated.

DIY Wotz on Guide for the weekend of 5 September 2008

By 5 September 2008

[ 4 September 2008 to 7 September 2008. ] [First filed: September 04, 2008 @ 09:24]

Thanks to everyone who sent in events last week. Let’s see if we can build on it this week.

Anyone know of fun stuff to get out and do this weekend?

Just deposit the intelligence in the comments.

DIY Wotz on Guide for the weekend of 29 August 2008

By 29 August 2008

[ 28 August 2008 to 31 August 2008. ] [First filed: August 28, 2008 @ 08:43]

And so once more we charge headlong into the weekend in this, the entertaining capital of the nation.

But what should we be doing? Where should we be going?

If you have the answers drop them into the comments box below.

City Centre blooming? Or state sponsored busking?

By 28 August 2008

Ambling through Garema Place this lunchtime I was surprised to see buskers playing easy listening covers with a large and sophisticated PA system. They even had a team of sound techs making sure their two guitars were coming out just right. (video of performers included)
The Chief Minister has now announced that this spectacle is actually [...]

Regular trivia nights in Canberra

By 18 May 2008

On the demise of my oft-frequented trivia night at the ACT Rugby Union Club (vale!) this week, I’ve been tasked with finding a new trivia night to attend on a regular basis. Does anyone know of a good regular trivia night in Canberra that’s been going for a while?

DIY Wotz on guide for the weekend of 3 May 2008

By 2 May 2008

[ 3 May 2008 to 4 May 2008. ] Whoops,

Almost forgot to post one of Riots oldest traditions, the DIY weekend guide. My weekend will be a busy one with 3 30th birthdays to get to so i’m expecting lots of fun and revelry.

what exciting things have you got planned? Let us know in the comments.

Turbo Slam #4: Feel the power of Canberra! er… words. Feel the power of WORDS!

By 18 April 2008

[ 25 April 2008 at 7:30 am; ] Theme: Politics / Innuendo

Competitors are awarded points according to the quality of writing, the delivery and the audience’s reaction. Pieces should be under three minutes and must be original.

The open mic at the start of the night provides poets a chance to read their and other poet’s work without restriction by slam rules to an [...]

DIY Wotz on Guide for 18 April 2008

By 17 April 2008

[ 19 April 2008 to 20 April 2008. ] I’m putting my Green hat on again this weekend, starting off with heading down to West’s Rugby Club on Friday night to see a presentation on solar power by See-Change Jamison and Armada Solar, which will hopefully get me a good deal on solar power just as Mick Gentleman’s Solar Feed in Tariff bill is [...]

Fall Ball at Albert Hall – Friday 18 April

By 16 April 2008

[ 18 April 2008 at 7:00 pm; ] Enjoy a night of swing music and dancing this Friday at the wonderful Albert Hall.

Live music with the Spectrum Big Band, swing dancing floorshows from guests Vincenzo Fesi and Isabella Gregorio (Italy) and Sarah Farrelly and Anthony Wheaton (Melbourne) and performances from the Jumptown Jammers, Canberra’s own swing dance performance troupe.

Dress glam or vintage. [...]

Casual Projects Album Launch FRIDAY 18 APRIL @ ANU

By 16 April 2008

[ 18 April 2008 at 8:00 pm; ] Eight Piece LIVE Funk/Hip-Hop/Soul act – CASUAL PROJECTS, have been
touring the East Coast of Australia since early March 08 and are finishing off
with a bang THIS FRIDAY @ THE ANU.

CASUAL PROJECTS have just completed their brand new full length album
with Producer “BUCHMAN” aka Tony Buchen.
“Buchman” is responsible for producing and mixing albums for acts
such [...]

DIY Wotz on Guide for 11 April 2008

By 10 April 2008

[ 12 April 2008 to 13 April 2008. ] Its been a long busy and tiring week and I’m really looking forward to taking the dogs down the coast, but what is everyone else upto this weekend? Let us know in the comments.

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