DIY Wotz on guide for the weekend of 31 July

johnboy 31 July 2009 19

[First filed: July 30, 2009 @ 09:28]

In the blink of an eye it’s the weekend again. Sunshine, puppies and joy!

What’s worth doing and seeing around town this weekend?

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19 Responses to DIY Wotz on guide for the weekend of 31 July
jennybel75 jennybel75 9:04 pm 31 Jul 09

National Day of Action for Same-Sex Marriage Rally and March.

Meet at Garema Place, 1pm on August 1st, where there will be a rally and ‘Illegal’ Same-Sex Marriage Ceremony, followed by a march to Bob McMullen’s office.

QL2 QL2 1:18 pm 31 Jul 09

Quantum Leap in “Select Option”, Canberra Playhouse

Tonight and Sat at 7, Sat matinee 2pm.

Canberra’s own youth dance ensemble – plus visitors from Perth etc.

More info here:

Ms Villain Ms Villain 10:49 am 31 Jul 09


Friends or Enemy, Moots and Johnny Roadkill @ Potbelly (Belconnen)

Wellington Sludge Wellington Sludge 8:46 am 31 Jul 09

Wotz On – Celluloid Edition

Arc – St. Kilda Film Festival tonight and Saturday, the Moon Shots festival continues Saturday with Robert Altman’s COUNTDOWN, the Oscar-nominated Music doco CHET BAKER: LET’S GET LOST is on Saturday night, Harold Pinter continues Sunday with THE PUMPKIN EATER and J-Noir is also on Sunday with BLACK RIVER. See

ANU Film Group – Friday night is X-men night, with WOLVERINE at 8pm followed by the original X-MEN. Saturday 6pm is the Australian claymation HARVIE KRUMPET. Saturday 8pm it’s a little bit of German terrorism with THE BAADER MEINHOF COMPLEX. Membership available at the door from $15. See for more details.

Reel McCoy Film Society – it’s all a little bit French this fortnight, with ZERO FOR CONDUCT followed by Renoir’s A DAY IN THE COUNTRY. Wednesday evening, 6pm, National Library, membership available at the door, see for more details.

Igglepiggle Igglepiggle 7:45 am 31 Jul 09
Igglepiggle Igglepiggle 7:43 am 31 Jul 09

Malkara Special School, Wisdom Street, Garran ACT
SATURDAY 1st AUGUST 2009 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
SUNDAY 2nd AUGUST 2009 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Admission $7-00
Children / Pension $3-00

smilesr smilesr 10:25 pm 30 Jul 09

Igglepiggle, what time are the model trains on and where is the Malkara school? I’m always driving by too fast on the parkway to see the details.

Genie Genie 6:29 pm 30 Jul 09

Sat 1st Aug:

Raiders v Bronco’s
Main Game kicks off @ 530pm.

Sun 2nd Aug:

1st Sunday of the month means Hall Markets
Hall Showground – 10-2pm.

Thumper Thumper 3:16 pm 30 Jul 09

Adam Hole and Marji Curran Band

31-Jul Oriental Hotel Tumut

1-Aug Boorowa Hotel Boorowa, NSW

(When did you drop the trio and become ‘band’?)

Thumper Thumper 3:14 pm 30 Jul 09

From Culturazi

Thursday 30th July

The CMC and Cardboard Charlie present: Domus Adultus @ Hippo Bar
Jacquie Nicole, Drew Walky, Second Sun, Feline
8pm, $7/5 (CMC members).

Exhibition Opening @ The Front Cafe and Gallery
ANU Textiles Exhibition “Woven Works”.

Exhibition Opening @ CCAS, Manuka
Second in Line: paintings by Shakira Longmore, Linzie Ellis, Faline and Rose Allen.
Runs until 9 August.

Exhibition “Printerly” @ Megalo Print Studio and Gallery
Reception from 6pm with performance turn up turn out – objects by Rachael Sneddon. All welcome. Exhibition showcases the diversity of print-based art practice within the ANU School of Art textiles Workshop.
Runs until 1 August.

Friday 31st July

Woohoo Revue and Mr Fibby @ The Merry Muse
7.30pm (doors open at 6.30pm), tix $17/$14/$12 (full/conc/MFS members).

Traverse Poetry Birthday Slam @ The Front Cafe and Gallery
1940’s style slam. Music by Little Sister.

Jazz Night @ Alliance Francaise
2pm, $15/$12. Bookings: 6247 5027.

Blood Wedding @ ANU Arts Centre
Presented by moonlight.
$15/$10. Runs until 8 August. Bookings: 0438 517 745.

Exhibition Opening @ M16 artspace
Reflex Group Show.

Saturday 1st Aug

Kazband & High Fidelity @ The Merry Muse
7.30pm (doors open at 6.30pm), tix $17/$14/$12 (full/conc/MFS members).

The Standing Waves, Tim Maloney, Bridie Hill, The Lazy Jaynes @ The Front Cafe and Gallery
7pm, $5.

A Streetlight Song @ The Phoenix
also Cat Cat and Foveaux.
8pm, free.

Yogo Mammas @ Beyond Q Bookstore

“Gorgeous Jazz” featuring Hannah James and James Le Ferve @ Minque Bar
4pm – 7pm.

Muevete @ Hellenic Club
With 9 piece band Latin Kaos.
7.30pm, tix $30 at the door.

Sunday 2nd Aug

Little Sister @ Hush Lounge
with Freyas Rain.

The Chris Harland Blues Band presents the Pro Roots and Blues Jam @ The Holy Grail, Kingston
2pm – 5pm.

Nitya Bernard Parker @ Beyond Q Bookstore

The Tiger Lillies @ The Street Theatre
8pm. Tix $35/$31/$28 (full/conc/student).

Portable Film Festival Screening @ The Front Cafe and Gallery
Local short films.
7pm, free.

Monday 3rd Aug

Cardboard Charlie presents: Bootleg Sessions @ The Phoenix
Amy Dunham, Ben Drysdale, Margaret Helen King, Wireless
8pm, free.

Tuesday 4th Aug

Music @ The Front Cafe and Gallery
Joe Oppenheimer, The Salvat Army, James Fahy Trio, Ah Pandita.

Trunking symbols Trunking symbols 2:55 pm 30 Jul 09

Computer Fair, Old Bus Depot Kingston, Saturday 10AM-2:30PM. Admission $3.00, kids free.

johnboy johnboy 2:52 pm 30 Jul 09

I just think you’re offtopic. Please stop doing it.

Friska Friska 2:31 pm 30 Jul 09

I dont want johnboy to come because he thinks I’m a troublemaker 🙁

Danman Danman 2:00 pm 30 Jul 09

So friska, whats the address, posting here is making it a public event by default

Friska Friska 12:56 pm 30 Jul 09

Sunday Roast at my house 😉

Igglepiggle Igglepiggle 11:18 am 30 Jul 09

Malkara Model trains (and other models) exhibition is on this Sat and Sun at Malkara school in Garran. Its their major fundraiser for the year and its excellent- especially if you can find a small boy (or not so small boy!)to take along.

timgee2007 timgee2007 10:38 am 30 Jul 09

Blink of an eye? I dunno about others, but this week seems to have dragged on forever!

necrocelia necrocelia 10:11 am 30 Jul 09


Overheard Overheard 9:46 am 30 Jul 09

Pro Roots and Blues Jam
Host: The Chris Harland Blues Band
Sunday, 02 August 2009, 14:00 – 17:00
The Holy Grail, Green Square, Kingston

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