20 October 2005

DIY Wotz on Guide for the weekend of 21-OCT-05

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Hackett pre-school is celebrating its 40th Birthday on Saturday, 2pm-4pm.
I’m not entirely sure at what occurs at a pre-school’s bday party but I imagine there may be candy.

Let’s not forget Won’s magnificent (2nd) attempt at “Blithe Spirit”.

Two of Oz’s finest acts going round at the moment head to Canberra this weekend.

The Herd well and truly blew out the cobwebs with two sold out shows last weekend in Sydney (Metro) and Melbourne (Hi Fi Bar), complete with crowds singing along to songs only released the week before. They’re playing Saturday night at the ANU Bar, supported by locals D’Opus and Roshambo (tickets $12 + bf or $15 on the door).

Sodastream, also on the promo trail for a new CD, will be playing in an intimate one-off show at Toast on Sunday night. If you haven’t heard of these guys, you really ought to. Their melancholy folk pop songs soaked in double bass and guitar are perfect for anything except breaking up.

The Canberra Short Film Festival is on this weekend.

Their website is here.

Canberra Short Film Festival. Somewhere – I think the NMA.

Apparently this Saturday night there’s a Canberra Nara candle festival happening at which sixty students from Nara will perform

Sound Underground is a top little shop too!

This saturday afternoon at Sound Underground:

Dirt Navigator (cd launch)
Super Best Friends
Strong Like Sam
Mara Jade

Show starts at 4pm. $5 entry or $7 with cd. Sound Underground is a new record store located at 8 Wignall Place Belconnen (out the back of the Pot Belly)

Depending on the weather, those folks migrating between Church and In Blue on Friday night will either get wet or catch Green Screen: 9 bands, a DJ and some films and speeches and stuff.

It’s in Garema Place, starts at 5.00 PM, ends at midnight and features, in rough running order:

The Family Jools, Quagmire, Fire on the Hill, Velvet Jones, Konrad Lenz and the Spirits of the Dead, ANTIFISH, Heidi and her Imaginary Friends, Brisk, Meloncosmic and Rant.

there seems to be fetes all over the place at the moment. I however will be having a working bee in my garden followed by barbeque

There’s a fete at the Church on the corner of Philip ave and Antil street on Saturday too.

Also had a flyer for the “Make your move” break/hip hop expo shoved into my hands after dancing in Garema Pl the other week.

It’s on this Saturday 6.30-10pm at the Southern Cross Stadium in Tuggeranong and according to the flyer ticekts are available at the Savannah Cafe in Tuggers and Parliamen clothing stores in Civic and Woden ($18/$12/$48 for family of 4).

It’s fete season and signs have been sprouting like mushrooms beside the roads. Some events I’ve collected on my mad rushes between unis:

Radford Fair this Saturday in Bruce

Legacy Art Exhibition at Legacy House, Deakin, Friday to Saturday or possibly Sunday (the sign says Fri-Sat but 21-23 Oct)

Marybanong (? think it’s a primary school) Fete Sat 10-2 in Kaleen

Teddy Bears’ Picnic at Yerrabi Ponds Gungahlin, Sunday 11-3 (part of the round town program)

Absent Diane9:20 am 20 Oct 05

Up to Sydney to see Cog and karnivool…. the drinking starts at 12pm sharp or as soon as I knock off work… and apparently is not going to stop until my head hits the pillow saturday night when I get home…. oh how my live hates me!!

JB I caught that Moloko lyric 🙂

Durham Arms, Friday from 4:30 Thumper and Maelinar will lead the drunken charge for the weekend.

Friday night will see the live music fans migrating up and down City Walk betwen The Church and In Blue.

The Church:
Alison Procter
Matty Ellis
Randal Blair

In Blue:
Casual Projects

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