DIY Wotz on Guide for the weekend of 23 July 2010

johnboy 24 July 2010 10

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How best to escape from the most tedious election in living memory over the weekend?

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10 Responses to DIY Wotz on Guide for the weekend of 23 July 2010
sexynotsmart sexynotsmart 6:53 pm 24 Jul 10

After seeing the ad below, Lovebumps and I are taking her kids on a special (early) evening Civic experience.

Chicken Gourmet chips, followed by Pancake Parlour pancakes.

At 7:30PM Garema Place be still be hosting the dinner crowd. So they won’t see any booze-fuelled antics. Like the sort we used to get up to in the same establishments, years ago before they came along.

grumpyrhonda grumpyrhonda 3:56 pm 24 Jul 10

The Naddiks – 10.30pm Saturday The Holy Grail.

Battlecat Battlecat 8:02 pm 23 Jul 10

ACT Gatorade Premier League
Tuggeranong United vs Belconnen United
Kambah 2, Laidlaw Pl
Saturday 24 July
3pm Kickoff

The cross town derby has extra bite this time after the Tuggies battlers upset money-bags Belco earlier in the year, and former Tuggies boss Scott Conlon returns to his old stomping ground at Kambah in his baby blue tracksuit.

Other grades:
Pathways – 1pm Kickoff
PL Under 18s – 11am Kickoff
PL Under 16s – 9am Kickoff

jasperbell96 jasperbell96 8:01 pm 23 Jul 10

Pleased to Jive You’s Debut EP launch
All Ages: Saturday Night 6 pm – 10 pm
Entry $13 (includes PTJY’s Debut ep!!)

Also playing; Astrochem, Goatfish and West of The sun

dan w dan w 9:24 pm 22 Jul 10

8:00pm Sun 25 July: Lucie Thorne and the Cashews at MacGregor Hall

… Rumor has it they moved the great debate not for Masterchef, but so it didn’t clash with this gig!

Lucie’s Black Across The Field album was shortlisted for the 2009 Australian Music Prize, and voted Best Roots Album of 2009 by SMH.


Crn Marcus Clarke and Barry Dr in the city

Les Lozenger Les Lozenger 2:34 pm 22 Jul 10

THERMOFEST – Live at The Basement from 3pm Sat featuring:

Nunchukka Superfly (Sydney) –
Greenthief (Brisbane) –
Elephant (Sydney) –
Husk (Melbourne) –
Absence of State (Southern NSW) –
Between the Devil and the Deep (Sydney) –
Super Zombie (Southern NSW) –
The Chuffs (Canberra) –
Scaramouche (Canberra) –
The Heroines (Canberra) –
Teen Skank Parade (Canberra) –
Astrochem (Canberra) –
Activate Jetpack (Canberra) –
Dr Johnson (Canberra) –
The Argonaught (Canberra) –

ConanOfCooma ConanOfCooma 2:23 pm 22 Jul 10

Radiers vs Sharks, early Saturday evening – Bruce Stadium. Do they still call it that?

Dio all the way, see you other rioters there. Just ask for the sad bastards from Cooma.

Matt Sheppard Matt Sheppard 2:23 pm 22 Jul 10

After a great start last night, there are still a few tickets left to the huge Canberra Impro Challenge / Improvention, tonight, Friday, Saturday and Sunday this weekend at the Street Theatre…

All-Star Sink or Swim

Thursday 22 July, 7:30pm
Tickets : $20
The Street Theatre
Book on 6247 1223 or at

Sink or Swim combines the highly popular pairs impro formats played in Sydney, Canberra & Perth, with the ultra-playful German Superscene directed elimination format. An All-Star cast of improvisers will perform improvised scenes where the audience decides who stays afloat! Sink or Swim is also accompanied by a popular local format featuring Canberra’s best in this double bill.

The Heat Is On

Friday 23 July, 7:30pm
Tickets : $25
The Street Theatre
Book on 6247 1223 or at

The Heat Is On is the Canberra players’ final of the short-form tournament, The Canberra Impro Theatre Challenge. This three act show also includes a fully improvised musical with more drama than you’d expect and an exciting impro format featuring Australia’s best!

The Barbarians

Saturday 24 July, 7:30pm
Tickets : $30
The Street Theatre
Book on 6247 1223 or at

The Barbarians is the out-of-towners’ heat for the short-form tournament, The Canberra Impro Theatre Challenge plus be entranced in longform storytelling with Gypsyprov and an amazing third act, Scenes from Communal Living, featuring awesome talent including Daniel Cordeaux (Thank God You’re Here), Rebecca De Unamuno (Word Champ), Cale Bain, David Callan, and more!


Sunday 25 July, 7:30pm
Tickets : $35
The Street Theatre
Book on 6247 1223 or at

This is the BIGGEST all-star event in the A.C.T. Impro Calendar, The Canberra Impro Challenge Grand Final, featuring the who’s who from across Australia, plus two great support formats. This night is always a sellout, so book very early!

Jim Jones Jim Jones 1:55 pm 22 Jul 10

Dio: A Tribute – Sat 24th July – PJ O’Reilly’s, Tuggeranong.

Love is all, love is all

Frano Frano 12:54 pm 22 Jul 10

Let’s all just “move forward” over the weekend.

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