DIY wotz on guide for the weekend of 29 June 2012

johnboy 28 June 2012 13
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In the hotbed of cultural activity that is the nation’s beating heart we come to ask a simple question:

What’s going on this weekend?

If you’ve got a suggestion for something to see and do around Canberra please leave it in the comments.

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13 Responses to DIY wotz on guide for the weekend of 29 June 2012
Endrey Endrey 10:35 am 04 Jul 12

Fun Machine single launch at the Polish Club on Friday night
supports from Trendoid & Alphabet and Vulpes Vulpes
Doors from 7.30

This is the last fun machine gig in Canberra for a few months (at least), and I guarantee it’s going to be a good show : )

Overheard Overheard 7:49 pm 29 Jun 12

Bugger. Only found out about this one now on email:

Monday 2 Jul 2012 , 4.30 am – 8.00am
Italo Australian Club, 78 Franklin Street, Forrest

Get in the Game, Italian-style, and come to watch the 2012 Euro (Soccer) Cup Grand Final LIVE on Big Screens at the Italo Australian Club. Doors open at 4.30AM (Monday morning).

Free entry with light breakfast and coffee available.

Info: 02 6295 1588,

Yeah, you can watch it at home on SBS, but there’s nothing like being among a (hopefully) large partisan crowd.

CanberraNerf CanberraNerf 10:47 am 29 Jun 12


Game of Foam(s): Kingslayer!

FB Link:

v_rishti v_rishti 10:36 am 29 Jun 12

Correction: The Slam at the Front tonight will be hosted by Miranda Lello and Ryan Schipper.

Come along and enjoy round 2 of Captain of the Rant!

johnboy johnboy 10:24 am 29 Jun 12

The Front has a poetry slam tonight apparently featuring the return of The Captain of The Rant from the UK.

simsim simsim 6:37 am 29 Jun 12

Venetian Twins performs 4 times over the weekend – Tonight and tomorrow at 8pm, plus 2pm matinees Saturday and Sunday. A musical-comedy-commedia-farce-swashbuckle-slapstick-opera-a-thon that critics have called ” an evening where you can just relax and laugh your head off”, and “a unique mix of Commedia, ocker humour, and farce which I found totally delightful”. Also runs next week Weds-Sat.

v_rishti v_rishti 8:26 pm 28 Jun 12
Transmission begins 11:30 08062012:
Join us at the Front Gallery and Cafe for open mike and poetry slam. This months feature performer is Captain of the Rant, from the UK.

The night kicks off with a no rules open mic

the slam will follow, 3 minutes, no props music and must be your own composition. There will be prizes, but more importantly there’ll be an audience to listen to your words!

Hosted by Varisht Gosain And Josh Inman, grab a coffee or a wine and settle in for some entertainment, after all, the slam is better than your existing plans… and quite possibly your existence…

harrisonartshow harrisonartshow 4:45 pm 28 Jun 12

Harrison Art Show Opening Night is Friday 29th between 7pm and 10pm. Tickets $10, includes glass of wine and nibbles. There are many fine artworks for exhibition and sale.

Also open Saturday 30th between 1pm and 4pm. Cafe also open for coffee, tea and cakes.

Harrison School Senior Performing Arts Centre, Cnr Wimmera St and Nullarbor Ave.

Les Lozenger Les Lozenger 3:43 pm 28 Jun 12

Saturday Night Rock at The Potbelly Bar featuring:

The Chuffs
Latham’s Grip

at the Potbelly – Weedon Cl Belconnen

Sunday 2.30 – 9pm at The Polish Club “Musical Amnesty Show” featuring:

Hover Kong, Chasing Rabbits, James Fahy, The Burley Griffin, Hamish Comedy, Son of Rut, The Chuffs, Rhythm Strip, Amax and Stateovmind.

at The Polish Club, 38 David St Turner

johnboy johnboy 2:30 pm 28 Jun 12

Oh yes.

And there’s a Winter party at Charlie Black with a rather good lineup.

Overheard Overheard 12:28 pm 28 Jun 12

Saturday 30 June 2012, 8pm
Lucie Thorne duet show with Hamish Stuart
The Keller, Jerrabomberra Avenue, Narrabundah.
(downstairs at the Harmonie German Club)

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