DIY Wotz on Guide for the weekend of 12 September 2008

johnboy 11 September 2008 23

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.


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Overheard Overheard 1:31 pm 12 Sep 08

One for the road (literally).

Forgot this is on at The Folkus tonight:

from 8.00pm to whenever…The Wizard & Oz;…
Please Note: Doors open from 6.00pm with Bistro & Greg Carlin …… Admission $25/$20

I’ve not seen Greg perform but he’s a nice bloke!

All the usual contact details and stuff at http://www.thefolkus.org.au

Have a good weekend, kids. Enjoy the CMC Launch for those who are partaking. Je suis tres jealous.

PM PM 3:41 am 12 Sep 08

Eyeball In A Quart Jar Of Snot said :

jakez said :

Thanks for letting me know which bands to ignore in the future.

That’s a tad childish…

ant ant 9:30 pm 11 Sep 08

Council elections on Saturday for the surrounding NSW shires. Hopefully a big flush-out for the disfunctional Palerang council.

Overheard Overheard 7:38 pm 11 Sep 08

Oh, and what the hell, once more with feeling, and again stretching the weekend out to Monday night: Trivia in the Trams at the Tra dies Club in Dickson, 7pm rego for a 7.30pm start. Free entry. Cash and voucher prizes, games, and part II of Overheard’s Cryptic Place Names Challenge (which runs at about 10 gpm (groans per minute)). Questions from all over, but special subject for the night (as chosen by the winning team this week): 1980s music.

che che 6:32 pm 11 Sep 08

Former ANU Mountaineering Club member Tim Cope will be giving a presentation about his 3 year solo journey on horseback from Mongolia to Europe next Wednesday 17 Sep 2008 at the Hungarian Embassy in Deakin. Please note that tickets must be pre-booked.

Wednesday 17 September 2008
Doors open 6.45 pm* / 7.00 pm start
Embassy of Hungary, 17 Beale Crescent, Deakin
$18 members / $20 non-members
Tickets are limited and must be booked prior to the lecture by logging on at
http://www.australiangeographic.com.au or calling 1300 555 176

Funds raised go to the not-for-profit Australian Geographic Society

Danman Danman 5:57 pm 11 Sep 08

Saturday night sees canberra local photographers after hours access to NMA.

Pictures to come

Google Flickr and Canberra Photographers for further details

Genie Genie 5:33 pm 11 Sep 08

Driving to Cronulla to support the Green Machine…. !!!

This Sat night Shark Park – Avoiding any riots afterwards

Eyeball In A Quart Jar Of Snot Eyeball In A Quart Jar Of Snot 2:54 pm 11 Sep 08

jakez said :

I will be going to this:

“Join us this Friday evening at The Basement, 2 Cohen Street Belconnen (under the Sportsman’s Warehouse), to enjoy a selection of local bands and help the Liberal cause.

Performers include The Tullys, Sean Smeaton, Nic Jones, The Toxic Men and more, for only $10! All proceeds will be donated to the campaign to elect Matthew Watts to the seat of Ginninderra.

For more information, visit http://www.wattstherightchoice.com or call Matt on 0409 017 891.”

Thanks for letting me know which bands to ignore in the future.

johnboy johnboy 2:42 pm 11 Sep 08

Of course from midday to midnight at the Albert Hall on Saturday the Greatest Show In Canberra aka the CMC Launch.

Loquaciousness Loquaciousness 2:17 pm 11 Sep 08

quostatus said :

Aurelius – Today Florey, tomorrow Belconnen, day after ??????

Before you know it, they’ll be one of the best cover bands in Queanbeyan! Then they’ll know they’ve hit the big time!!

L

quostatus quostatus 12:58 pm 11 Sep 08

Aurelius – Today Florey, tomorrow Belconnen, day after ??????

wishuwell wishuwell 12:32 pm 11 Sep 08

Dave Graney Saturday@Transit Bar.

Katie Katie 12:25 pm 11 Sep 08

***Dragon Dreaming OFFICIAL LAUNCH PARTY!!!***

WHAT: Dragon Dreaming Official Launch Party!!!

WHEN: Saturday 13th September 2008 9pm

WHERE: The conviently located, Teatro Vivaldi, ANU Campus

WHO: *DJS *Live Music *Performance

Servants of Sound proudly invite you to come and join the celebration, as we officially launch the Dragon Dreaming Festival at the oh-so bohemian dining and cabaret establishment, Teatro Vivaldi (www.vivaldirestaurant.com.au) !

Top hats, tails and fishnet stockings are the order of the evening! Whilst fancy dress is not compulsory, all those who come dressed-up will be in the running to win a free ticket to Dragon Dreaming!!! So get that dusty Moulin-Rouge outfit out of the cupboard, put on your dancing shoes, and trot on down to Teatro Vivaldi on Saturday the 13th to join in on the fun!

Entry: $10 on the Door

Free if you have a DDF ticket (tickets available at the launch party)

http://www.servantsofsound.org

Overheard Overheard 12:06 pm 11 Sep 08

Overheard said :

^^ Wow, I didn’t think that had worked. I got this weird WordPress error message after doing the full-on post. The missing details for the Frencham/Smith gig are that it’s at The Folkus Room in Mawson. Doors and bistro at 6pm, music from 8pm. $20/$15 (members and concessions). More details at http://www.thefolkus.org.au

God bless my eyesight and oversight. The support for this gig is the truly wonderful Gerry Doyle, superb Irish singer/songwriter who does originals plus masterful interpretations of other people’s work.

Ari Ari 12:05 pm 11 Sep 08

Not actually at the weekend, but I heard somewhere that Herman’s Hermits are playing at Casino Canberra on Monday and Tuesday nights.

Loquaciousness Loquaciousness 12:02 pm 11 Sep 08

Absent Diane said :

bill bailey – convention centre i think!!

Oh, I wanted tickets for that. Guess it’s too late now 🙁

L

Absent Diane Absent Diane 11:57 am 11 Sep 08

bill bailey – convention centre i think!!

Aurelius Aurelius 11:47 am 11 Sep 08

Quostatus, I’ve never seen Split Decision, but their posters gave me a chuckle – one of the best cover bands in Florey eh?

quostatus quostatus 11:40 am 11 Sep 08

Split Decision at the Pot Belly in Belconnen, Friday night, 9.30 – 12.30. Not your ordinary covers band!

Overheard Overheard 11:37 am 11 Sep 08

Also, at the Merry Muse on Friday 12 September, Simone and Sophie Penkethman and Chanel Cole.

Three original styles combine for a rich and rare evening of song. Chanel Cole is best known as the classy, quirky Australian Idol finalist of 2005.

Simone Penkethman is the passionate, guitar-slinging front woman of long-standing local group, Simone and the Soothsayers. Her daughter, Sophie is a formidable young multi-instrumentalist and songwriter. Accompanying each other with piano, bass and guitar, they’ll share both stage and songs.

The Merry Muse at the Polish White Eagle Club, 38 David St, Turner. Doors 7pm-ish, music from 8pm. $15/$12 (members and concessions). Details at http://www.merrymuse.org.au

I’ll have some free tickets to give away during the breakfast program on Artsound FM on Friday morning (7-9am).

Then I’m hopping off to the Kangaroo Valley Folk Festival for the weekend for a bit of a sing and a vat or three of Guinness.

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