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DIY Wotz on Guide for the weekend 10-MAR-06

By johnboy - 9 March 2006 27

A day late and a dollar short, what do you know about that’s going on this weekend?

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DIY Wotz on Guide for the weekend 10-MAR-06
Thumper 10:22 am 10 Mar 06



Kerces 9:45 am 10 Mar 06

I’ll be at the Fall Ball dancing the night away. For those interested, I was told people who do the class beforehand will learn how to do a charleston and some of the variations on it.

simto 9:28 am 10 Mar 06

I may as well chuck in a quick plug for “Lend Me a Tenor” – final three performances tonight and tomorrow (matinee and evening tomorrow), at Canberra Reperatory, Theatre 3 – The matinee tomorrow only costs $20, so book fast or face another sold-out house. Pretty much everyone who’s seen it seems to love it, so get in now or feel dejected ’cause you missed out.

caf 9:23 am 10 Mar 06

Jumptown’s “Fall Ball at the Albert Hall” is on tonight (Friday) at the… well, Albert Hall 🙂 Live Big Band music (locals Spectrum Big Band are playing).

Tickets $35 at the door, introductory dance class at 7pm, Ball starts at 8pm.

Interesting to see something other than a rug sale or psychic expo at the Albert.

Kerces 9:18 am 10 Mar 06

And who could forget the ACTION bus depot open day?

(Courtesy of SGS)

Thumper 8:33 am 10 Mar 06

Saturday at the Pot Belly.


Revolver is a three piece outfit with loud amplifiers, a guitars, bass and drum kit and some other gear which they aren’t really sure about. Although not the prettiest band around, they would lose a beauty contest to Shrek, they describe themselves, modestly, as fairly average looking with no real dress sense, except for the drummer who, unusually for a drummer, is educated, reasonably good looking and doesn’t buy his clothes at cheap op shops.

Given this, they play with enthusiasm and some talent due in the main to their bald guitarist, without whom the band would not exist, or at least, would sound rather strange without. Their influence are as wide ranging as the Beatles, Yardbirds, Kinks, Bowie, Hendrix, Blind Melon Chetlin and Doris Day, which is, in the main, the major influences of their bass player and vocalist who has been variously described as untalented, tone deaf, alcholic or all of the above.

Whether or not the above is true is probably irrelevant as Revolver, as a three piece, give it a good shot at repeating the glory days of the power trios of the late 60s and early 70s, albeit, without the outrageous clothes, serious long hair, antiquated equipment and thousands of screaming girls, although they would gladly welcome the thousands of screaming girls. In addition, all members of Revolver have some serious tertiary qualifications which really makes no sense in the context of this band review.

Blossy 8:18 am 10 Mar 06

I think there is some kind of Multiple Birth association BBQ, party, fundraiser or something – and the Logan twins are the publicity for it.

the sheriff 7:58 am 10 Mar 06

Tonight (Friday) @ the Potbelly:

Cold Heart Projects
5th Ave Crazy
John Lollback (The Ashbury’s)

Starts @ 9.00 – $3

Jey 7:48 am 10 Mar 06

Anyone have any more info about the car thingy?
My partner may be interested

terubo 10:40 pm 09 Mar 06

Brumbies could be snatching victory from the jaws of the Sharks, Canberra Stadium 7.00pm Saturday.

Jey 10:25 pm 09 Mar 06

any particular reason Kerces? or did they just feel like an oj and feel the need to make a booking?

Kerces 9:25 pm 09 Mar 06

The Big Brother winners twins Greg and whatsisname Logan (or whatever they were called…) are going to be at Boost Juice in the Canberra Centre at an unspecified time on Friday.

schmerica 9:14 pm 09 Mar 06

Who could forget the desperate and dateless of Canberra? The D & D Ball is coming up on Saturday Night.

“A kick ass line up including Killing Heidi, The Casanovas, Clearway and special guest DJs Smash N Grab, DJ Josh, Jimmy Z and Adelaide’s finest.

Tickets include all alcohol and cocktail food, even a hot date if you want one!”(

Your looking at $107.15 for a normal adult and $87.15 for a full-time student.

Kramer 9:04 pm 09 Mar 06

Canberra Off-Road Cyclists are promoting a 3 hour mountain bike race at Wagga which is being run by MTB Wagga.

Indi 8:46 pm 09 Mar 06

heard there is a 600 odd historical vehicle show just offset from the ’embassy’ in front of Old Parliament House

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