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DIY Wotz on guide for the weekend of 30 January

By johnboy - 30 January 2009 19

[First filed: January 29, 2009 @ 08:14]

It’s here, the weekend when Canberra stops to celebrate my birthday.

What events will you be going to this weekend to mark this momentous occasion? (or otherwise).

What’s Your opinion?


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DIY Wotz on guide for the weekend of 30 January
Granny 4:39 pm 30 Jan 09

$75 cash for the winning team to split, less for second and third (and some of those might be Tradies vouchers?). There are also $5 Tradies vouchers given out for this and that during the evening which we usually put towards drinks etc.

Skidbladnir 4:32 pm 30 Jan 09

Question about the Trivia, what are the prizes?

A Noisy Noise Annoys 1:41 pm 30 Jan 09

Brumbies fan day Griffith Oval 11AM Saturday.

Thumper 10:59 am 30 Jan 09

Friday 30th January

Del Ray @ The Merry Muse
8pm, $15/12

David Hyams & The Miles to Go Band @ Folkus
with KarismaKatz. 7.30pm, $23/$18

The Missing Lincolns Album Launch @ The Front
8pm, free

Owen Campbell @ The Old Canberra Inn
with Matt Southon and…. 7pm

Surf, Skate, Slam @ The Basement
Space Party, Toxic Men, Charlie Greaser, Hytest, Australian Kingswood Factory, Reign of Terror. 8.30pm

Nice Verde’s @ The Pot Belly
8pm

Eaglehawk Music Festival @ Eaglehawk Hotel
Sharon Lane, Legless, Sean Hale, The Fry Brothers, End of Days, 3rd Strike, Julia & The Deep Sea Sirens, till Feb 1st

Saturday 31st January

Australian Kingswood Factory @ The Pot Belly
8pm

Nice Shoes @ Hippo
9pm, $7/5

Panta Rei Fusion Dance & Hand Drumming @ Civic Library
1-2pm 0405 638 910

Sunday 1st February

Legless @ The Hush Lounge
2pm

Rock School Concert @ National Museum
2pm, free

Monday 2nd February

The Bootleg Sessions @ The Phoenix
The Amazing Brainboy, Ray Alferink, Red Fire Roses, Dhopec, The Feldons. 8pm, free

Tuesday 3rd February

The Bridge Between @ Filthy McFaddens
8pm

The Big O @ ANUBar
Ben Lee, Bluejuice, Yves Klein Blue, Cassette Kids. $55.25+

che 10:53 am 30 Jan 09

Well ‘John Howard’ will be doing the ACT Launch of the rivetting climate change book Climate Code Red today (Friday 30th January) at 5pm at Smiths Alternative Bookshop in the Melbourne Building. Rumour has it he’ll be apologising for his policy lunacy. Be there to hear this historic speech.

johnboy 8:56 am 30 Jan 09

Also there’s a Rock School production on Sunday in the National Museum courtyard starting at 2pm.

johnboy 8:53 am 30 Jan 09

Brumbies trial v. the Hurricanes tonight at Canberra Stadium,

followed by the Missing Lincolns CD Launch at The Front!

Overheard 5:25 pm 29 Jan 09

Overheard said :

Tonight (Thursday): Domus Adultus at the Hippo Bar from 8pm (from memory, possibly earlier). Stack of great acts but don’t have them to hand. Check out the CMC website or your favourite search engine for more.

A little bit more info on this one:

Subject: Domus Adultus, Alison Procter Fills a Hole

Domus Adultus, the new CMC weekly night of music that kicked off last Thursday, continues tonight and excitingly for those of you who might find it exciting, Alison Procter has spontaneously agreed to fill a gap that arose in the schedule when The Bionic Hearts bionic hearts failed them at the last moment. This will make it your last chance to see Alison Procter, solo and unwed, in Canberra or anywhere else for that matter. Thus the line-up for tonight will be:

Ted Conrick, Manouche a Trois, Briony Wills and a cameo from MC Ben Drysdale.

It runs from 8pm to midnight and costs $7/5 for CMC members.

S4anta 2:21 pm 29 Jan 09

B’day beer for JB next weekend when I is in town I say!

Purpleax 2:18 pm 29 Jan 09

Ani Difranco playing at the Canberra Theatre on Monday night (2nd Feb).
Should be awesome, I can’t wait!!

Overheard 12:55 pm 29 Jan 09

Tonight (Thursday): Domus Adultus at the Hippo Bar from 8pm (from memory, possibly earlier). Stack of great acts but don’t have them to hand. Check out the CMC website or your favourite search engine for more.

Friday: David Hyams and Miles to Go trio plus DJ and Karismakatz at the new Folkus Room, Italo-Australian Club, Forrest from 8pm. Looking forward to this one.

Friday: US blues legend Del Ray plus Canberra Ukuleles at the Merry Muse, Polish White Eagle Club, Turner from 8pm.

Radio stuff. I’m presenting World Vibe (Friday, 7-8pm), Patchwork (folk, Sunday, 10am-midday) and Folk on Sunday (7-8pm) on Artsound FM, 92.7FM and 90.3FM in Tuggeranong.

Monday. Trivia in the Trams at the Tradies, Dickson from about 7.15pm. Free entry. This week’s special round: Academy Award winning films.

misspris 10:53 am 29 Jan 09

Is that it? Might have to stay at home and make my own fun I think 🙂

tvf 9:51 am 29 Jan 09

Canberra Custom Knife Show, 9am – 5pm, Embassy Motel Deakin. Admission $5, accompanied kids under 12 free. More info http://www.tharwavalleyforge.com

A Noisy Noise Annoys 9:45 am 29 Jan 09

Computer Fair EPIC Saturday 10AM-2:30PM. Admission $3.00, accompanied kids free.

Nambucco Deliria 9:25 am 29 Jan 09

Chaos ACT V at the Basement. Lots of lovely heavy metal.

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