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DIY Wotz-On Guide weekend of 20-22 Nov

By RiotPost - 21 November 2009 30

[First filed: Nov 19, 2009 @ 7:07]

Once again the weekend is almost upon us, and some would say not soon enough.

Which means it’s also time for you, our loyal and enthusiastic readership, to stretch those typing fingers and get tapping in the COMMENTS to let us and all your fellow readers know what are the interesting and awesome events and activities on this weekend.

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DIY Wotz-On Guide weekend of 20-22 Nov
KandyA 4:14 pm 19 Nov 09

Henry Padovani
The first guitarist of the band “The Police”
Thursday 19 November, 8.15pm
http://www.afcanberra.com.au/
Cost: $35 members – $45 Non members includes:
A glass of Beaujolais and French fine charcuterie

played in, lived the UK Punk explosion of the 70s
something special! – saw his docco last night at the Dendy, a rare priveledge to meet a scenester from this pivotal punk pop period.

pfn 3:45 pm 19 Nov 09

7:30pm Saturday at Llewellyn Hall – as heard on ABC 666 and fresh from the Moruya Jazz Festival, the Strange Weather Gospel Choir performs their most frequently requested songs. Special guests are the unbeatable John Mackey Saxessions and Canberra’s new African drumming ensemble Tanamasi. Unbeatable jazz, African drumming and pure fun. Tickets selling fast through Ticketek on 132 849. Tickets available at the door. Child, family, group discount and concession prices available.

glenroiheights 3:16 pm 19 Nov 09

the rundown for that Old Parliment House show is as follows (for Thumper and other interested readers- hello!)

Friday 20 Nov
5 – 6pm DJ
6 – 6:45 Old Ace
6:45 – 7:30 DJ
7:30 – 8:15 Waterford
8:15 – close DJ

I expect that the as-yet unnamed DJ/s will be super awesome.

wishuwell 2:54 pm 19 Nov 09

We will be melting the ice away at Waves. I’m sure they will be Impeckable. Not my fav lineup but hey could be last chance.

emd 2:13 pm 19 Nov 09

Music For Everyone presents
NED KELLY
A musical for children and their families

Ainslie Arts Centre Elouera St Braddon

Bushrangers in Braddon! Music For Everyone presents Ned Kelly, an original
musical written specifically for children to perform to children. This show
is a thoughtful retelling for young audiences of an iconic Australian story,
with an outstanding musical score. The young performers aged 7-11 years
from Music For Everyone’s Act Up Sing Out Junior Music Theatre Program are
directed by Dianna Nixon, with assistant director Vanessa Nimmo. The
performance is 40-45 minutes long with no interval. Ideal for families, a
great end-of year activity for primary schools.

FAMILY SHOWS:
Sunday 22 November 3pm
Monday 23 November 6pm
All tickets $4 No bookings: tickets at the door only

Jim Jones 2:01 pm 19 Nov 09

Pommy bastard said :

I know it’s not Canberra, but it’s the nearest they are coming.

The classic Brit hard rock/metal band, Budgie, are playing Wollongong this Saturday night.

They are as old as me, so it may be your last chance to see them.

http://my247.com.au/wollongong/Waves-Nightclub-Towradgi-Beach-Hotel/whats-on/Budgie-Phil-Emmanuel-Stone-Ox.167926

OMFG. Budgie. That’s so awesome it’s beyond words.

Pommy bastard 1:40 pm 19 Nov 09

I know it’s not Canberra, but it’s the nearest they are coming.

The classic Brit hard rock/metal band, Budgie, are playing Wollongong this Saturday night.

They are as old as me, so it may be your last chance to see them.

http://my247.com.au/wollongong/Waves-Nightclub-Towradgi-Beach-Hotel/whats-on/Budgie-Phil-Emmanuel-Stone-Ox.167926

Thumper 1:34 pm 19 Nov 09

What time do you start Glen?

glenroiheights 1:27 pm 19 Nov 09

Waterford are playing Old Parliment House this Friday, alongside Old Ace and various dj’s. I think it’s free.

http://www.myspace.com/waterfordtherockband

Lilli 12:09 pm 19 Nov 09

Trackside Festival (back for its third year)
Saturday 21/11/09 @ Thoroughbred Park (11am – 11pm)

Line Up:
Hilltop Hoods
Karnivool + Midnight Juggernauts
The Mess Hall + Parkway Drive + Drapht
Miami Horror (live) + Tame Impala + After The Fall
The Basics + Cut Off Your Hands + Cassette Kids
Calling All Cars + The Galvatrons
Low Budget + Hercules In NY
Purple Sneakers DJS – PHDJ, Ben Lucid and M.I.T
Triple J Unearthed Winner

Not sure if tickets are still available (more than likely not) but see http://www.myspace.com/tracksidefestival for more info.

Thumper 11:56 am 19 Nov 09

From Culturazi

Thursday 19th Nov

The CMC and Cardboard Charlie present: Domus Adultus @ Hippo Bar
Ruth O’Brien, Sally Holiday, Owen Campbell, Readable Graffitti
8pm, $7/5 (CMC members).

Los Jovenes Del Tango @ The Front Cafe and Gallery
8.30pm, $5.

Open Mic Night @ The Pot Belly
9pm, free

Wax Lyrical @ Rose Cottage Inn
7pm.

Block 9 Launch @ Smith’s Alternative Bookshop
6pm-8pm.

The Street presents Lawrie and Shirley by Geoff Page @ Street 2
part of the Made in Canberra series
7.30pm, $25/$21 (full/conc), get tix online or phone 6247 1223.

Friday 20th Nov

The CMC presents: Pedestrian Orchestra Showcase @ Macgregor Hall
details to come.

Elana Stone and Brian Campeau @ Folkus
Doors from 6pm, music from 8pm; $23/$18 (full/conc).

Allan Johnson @ The Merry Muse
supported by The Rooftop Revellers
Doors from 6.30pm, music from 8pm; $17/$14/$12 (full/conc/MFS members).

The Street presents Lawrie and Shirley by Geoff Page @ Street 2
part of the Made in Canberra series
7.30pm, $25/$21 (full/conc), get tix online or phone 6247 1223.

Saturday 21st Nov

The King Hits @ The Phoenix
8pm, free.

Mr Fibby and Bud Petal @ The Front Cafe and Gallery
details to follow.

Pete Gare, Owen Campbell and Jack Smart @ The Potbelly
8.30pm.

Jurassic House Party @ 39 National Circuit, Forrest
HUGE!! 3 stages, 5 bands, 20 DJs and more!
Starts 2pm to midday Sunday.

Mandolin Orchestra in Concert @ Yarralumla Uniting Church
2pm-4pm.

Canberra Roller Derby Bout #2 @ Tuggeranong Sth Cross Sports Stadium
“Wild West Wheels: a Rollerderby Rodeo”
5pm, more info from http://www.canberrarollerderbyleague.com/

The Street presents Lawrie and Shirley by Geoff Page @ Street 2
part of the Made in Canberra series
7.30pm, $25/$21 (full/conc), get tix online or phone 6247 1223.

Mirramu Dance Company with David Pereira present River @ Street 1
A contemporary dance company based in Canberra and the ACT region
2.30pm and 8pm, $29/$23 (full/conc), get tix online or phone 6247 1223.

Sunday 22nd Nov

Kosmos Lounge @ The Front Cafe and Gallery
4pm.

Music For Everyone presents Ned Kelly @ Ainslie Arts Centre
A show for children and their families
3pm, tix $4 at the door.

The Secret Lunch @ Corroboree Park Hall, Ainslie
7.30pm.

Mirramu Dance Company with David Pereira present River @ Street 1
A contemporary dance company based in Canberra and the ACT region
4pm, $29/$23 (full/conc), get tix online or phone 6247 1223.

Monday 23rd Nov

Cardboard Charlie presents The Bootleg Sessions @ The Phoenix
Greg Carlin, Rachel Cooper, Vermillion, The Fun Machine
8pm, free.

Sophie Christopher (Jazz) @ The Front Cafe and Gallery
supported by Liam Budge

Ben Drysdale @ Petrie Plaza
12.30pm.

Music For Everyone presents Ned Kelly @ Ainslie Arts Centre
A show for children and their families
6pm, tix $4 at the door.

Tuesday 24th Nov

Films @ The Front Cafe and Gallery
Short films produced by people in our community.
7.30pm.

Wednesday 25th Nov

The Night Parrots @ Garema Place
12pm, free.

The Last Wednesday @ Hippo Bar
Featuring Julia and the Deep Sea Sirens
8pm.

Acoustic Soup @ ANU Food Co-op
Live acoustic music and organic vegie soup
6pm, tix $7/$8.50.

Pedestrian Orchestra @ Garage, 18 Pedder St, O’Connor
Open mic night.
8pm, free.

Mamadou Diabate and Rasa Duende @ The Street Theatre
5pm.

And watch out for next Friday at the Holy Grail in the city.

Friska 11:29 am 19 Nov 09

Hand Made Christmas Markets @ Yarralumla Woolshed

Starts at 10am til 4pm Saturday 21st November

Trackside Festival 2009 @ Thoroughbred Park Saturday 21st November

Nambucco Deliria 11:23 am 19 Nov 09

Trackside this Saturday at Thoroughbred Park. All day.

Jim Jones 11:15 am 19 Nov 09

Earth (legendary Melbourne metal band)
Code of Lies
Machete
Reign of Terror

At The Basement (Cohen St Belconnen) this friday night.

Trunking symbols 9:53 am 19 Nov 09

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

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