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DIY wotz on guide for the weekend of 19 April 2012

By johnboy - 19 April 2012 15

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It’s not shaping up as a great weekend to be outdoors. So what’s worth seeing and doing around Canberra this weekend as the wet weather rolls on?

Just leave your suggestions in the comments.

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DIY wotz on guide for the weekend of 19 April 2012
Les Lozenger 2:42 pm 20 Apr 12

Friday Night at the Potbelly. Featuring:

Spaceticket
Vintage Vulva
Latham’s Grip

Free entry
From 9.pm

Weedon Cl Belconnen

kepayne 9:49 am 20 Apr 12

Oops, forgot to add that ‘Own the Floor’, a dance performance by a number of youth dance groups across Canberra, is on tonight and tomorrow 7:30pm at the Belconnen Theatre. Wassa Wassa, the cast of Ickle Pickle’s new production Sinbad the Sailor, Dynamic Studios, and Folk Festival favourites the Isistars belly dancers will be showcasing their talents. It is free for under 25s and $10 for anyone over that.

Overheard 9:11 am 20 Apr 12

Overheard said :

The Go Set plus Chloe Hall and Silas Palmer
The Merry Muse, Turner Bowlo
aka Canberra Southern Cross Club, Turner

7.30pm doors, music from 8pm
$17 full/$14 concession/$12 MFS members

http://overheardproductions.com/2012/04/19/the-go-set-interview-with-justin-keenan-for-artsound-fm-and-overheard-productions/

Watch this and I dare you not to tap your feet then your leg then start dancing with any animate/inanimate object available:

http://youtu.be/v4y9VTgqPtk

Wow. You know you’re working too hard, staying up too late and all the rest when you come in to post a gig notice and find you did it seven hours ago.

I’ve updated the post above to incorporate a little explanation for the sound quality of the interview and the reason for the camera shutter click half-way through!

kyhigh 9:11 am 20 Apr 12

John Patrick Shanley’s Pulitzer Prize winning drama, ‘Doubt: A Parable’, presented by the Free Rain Theatre Company at the Canberra Theatre Centre Courtyard Studio

8pm Friday 20 April
2pm Sat 21 April
8pm Sat 21 April
5pm Sun 22 April

Plus Thurs 26- Sun 29 next week

Tickets at the door, or book through http://www.canberratheatrecentre.com.au/site/what-is-on.php?detail=doubt-0224

A review of the show is at: http://www.canberratimes.com.au/entertainment/no-doubt-about-the-appeal-20120416-1x3bp.html

Overheard 1:40 am 20 Apr 12

The Go Set plus Chloe Hall and Silas Palmer
The Merry Muse, Turner Bowlo
aka Canberra Southern Cross Club, Turner

7.30pm doors, music from 8pm
$17 full/$14 concession/$12 MFS members

http://overheardproductions.com/2012/04/19/the-go-set-interview-with-justin-keenan-for-artsound-fm-and-overheard-productions/

Watch this and I dare you not to tap your feet then your leg then start dancing with any animate/inanimate object available:

http://youtu.be/v4y9VTgqPtk

rosscoact 10:01 pm 19 Apr 12

a bunch of us oldfarts are going to see The TootToot Toots on Sunday night. Can’t wait, Outlaw is the best spaghetti western rock opera I’ve heard in ages

Thumper 5:16 pm 19 Apr 12

johnboy said :

The infamous Owen Campbell is playing The Phoenix tonight.

Infamous?

So famous that he is ‘in’ as well as famous?

Seriously, go and see him play.

johnboy 5:00 pm 19 Apr 12

The infamous Owen Campbell is playing The Phoenix tonight.

Diggety 4:37 pm 19 Apr 12

That picture has Chappelle show skits stuck in my head.

sien 11:59 am 19 Apr 12

Theatre Sports Impro – North vs South

http://www.impro.com.au/act/theatresports

Time: 7:30pm Saturday at the Street Theatre
Tickets: $15,

johnboy 11:31 am 19 Apr 12

Also Titanic the musical! @ Anu Arts Centre

johnboy 11:30 am 19 Apr 12
HEF 11:22 am 19 Apr 12

Yacht Club DJs at Academy Friday Night

Last Dinosaurs at Transit Bar on Sunday Night

kepayne 11:15 am 19 Apr 12

Thursday

‘Letter from my
father’ Book launch@Paperchain

Hoodlum Shouts
album launch, Young man Old man@Transit

ICE CUBE with WC
plus KP Records

Munchkin
Tournament@Good Games

Friday

Cracked Actor CD Launch@The
Polo

Saturday

National Capital Paintball League

Sunday

Jeff Moorfoot
exhibiting at Manning Clark House

What’s it Worth@Albert
Hall

Speed Planting for Singles

All weekend

Titanic at the ANU Arts Centre

Extreme Film and
Sound: Stories from Antarctica

ACT Heritage Festival

At the Phoenix

Thursday 19th 9pm

God Bows to Maths

Saturday 21st 9:30pm

Lowlakes

Sunday 22nd 8pm

The Toot Toot Toots

At the front

Thursday 19th April: Marshall OKell + Special guest TBA, 8.00pm $15
Dedicated to a life on the road, Marshall Okell is known for his crowd-rousing and energetic live performances
as the front man and creative drive behind then crowd pleasing Marshall & The ‘Fro. A band who have ripped
the lips off capacity audiences all over Australia, including festivals such as Byron Bay Bluesfest, Woodford Folk
Festival, Peats ridge Festival, Festival of The Sun and the Optus Gympie Muster to name a few.

Friday 20th April: Heidegger + A Shadowy Interlude shadow puppet show and Sara Vancea. 7.30pm $10
Heidegger are a local quirky folk rock pop four piece. Fronted by singer-songwriter Heidi Gill whose dry
humoured lyrics are propelled out into the cosmos by the backing of an upbeat keyboard and rhythm section,
heidegger tell tales of love lost found and recycled..of sticking it to the man and commenting on the status
quo.

Saturday 21st April: Jordan Millar + Lavers 7.30pm $10+BF
Hes won awards, sold thousands of records, toured with some of the worlds best artists, but still maintains
that the feeling he gets from a room of people watching in pin drop silence as he sings out his songs, is the
most rewarding part of it all. And while the now 25 year old songwriter sits at his desk at his Sydney home
humming melodies and working on his upcoming album, its clear that the love of a life filled with music is
still there. And with that in mind, hes back on the road… Jordan Millar performs live at The Front Gallery in
Canberra on Saturday April 21 and along with Lavers. You will be treated to an incredible night of music and
stories. Tickets from – http://www.moshtix.com.au/event.aspx?id=55638

bloodnut 10:41 am 19 Apr 12

Cracked Actor EP Launch
Friday Evening
7:30
at the Polish Club (O’Connor) – home of the great pork knuckle.

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