23 November 2006

DIY Wotzon Guide weekend of 24-NOV-06

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It’s that time of the week to let the world know about what the best things happening in Canberra are this weekend.

If you’re not sitting in airconditioning somewhere, what will you be doing? How to celebrate the last weekend you can smoke indoors?

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Combo skinny dipping and fly fishing.

As part of the White Ribbon Day events:

Blokes BBQ’s to End Violence!
24 November 12 – 2pm
Bunnings Belconnen & Fyshwick

MensLink will host community BBQs to promote awareness of the White Ribbon Campaign. Open invitation!
Contact MensLink 62394699

White Ribbon Day in Canberra
25 November 10 – 2pm
Garema Place, Canberra City

Coordinated by the Domestic Violence Prevention Council, featuring music, BBQ, entertainment, information, white ribbons and balloons.
Contact Domestic Violence Prevention Council 61254424

SpringOut also continues this weekend.
Friday there is ‘Saving Face’ put on by BentFest. Deets.

Saturday there’s three big events, the ACTOUT Car Tour, the Gay and Lesbian Tennis Club Bushdance and the Picnic in the Park.
Info here .

Tuggers Community Fair thingy is on this weekend too.

Just saw the sign on my way home.

whoops, that should read “Looking Glass C.D Launch” tonight at ANU

Thurs 23rd – LOOKING GLASS LAUNCH at ANU with The Chuffs, Penguin and Sister Scarlette. Starts at 8.30pm. Doors at 8pm

Absent Diane2:21 pm 23 Nov 06

Marc Robertson from Barrel of Monkeys playing a solo set at the potbelly on saturday from around 9ish.

Marc’s solo stuff is pretty amazing.. brilliant on the keys with an awesome voice.

That reminds me, the rest of the electric shadows stuff for the rest of this week is:

Thurs 23 Nov:
Y Tu Mama Tambien – 12.30 & 8.15

Fri 24 Nov:
Japanese Story – 12.30 & 8.15
The Rocky Horror Picture Show – Late Show at 10.30pm

Sat 25 Nov:
Microcosmos – 11.15am
7 Samurai – 1.30 & 8.15
The Goonies – Late Show at 10.45pm

Sun 26 Nov:
Water – 12.15 & 7.00
Modern Times – 2.30pm

So that’s a combination of Mexican three-ways, Charlie Chaplin, Kurusawa and Corey Feldman antics that can’t be beat.

25th November, 2006
DISC GOLF Canberra Par 3 at Eddison Park – Eddison Park, Woden, ACT format 2 Rounds Disc Golf cost $5 includes Prizes website http://www.australiandiscgolf.com

Screening of The Rocky Horror Picture Show at Electric Shadows on Friday night, with prizes for best costume. If you’ve ever wanted to sing along to “Dammit, Janet” with a crowd of crazy people in bondage gear, this is your opportunity.

The ANU Anime Society is kicking off their summer program of Japanese live-action drama on Saturday afternoon, 4pm-8pm at the Haydon-Allen Tank. $5 for pizza. Program details on the website.

do the oxfam. there is some really groovy bits and pieces at that usually.

theres some cricket thing on that I might watch at some stage

barking toad11:14 am 23 Nov 06

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Oxfam Christmas Fair – Albert Hall 9am-3pm Saturday.

Three theatrical events this week:

– Impro ACT has their last performance of the year this Sunday at 7:30 – “Wild”, in which the impro mob will be using Animal-inspired ideas to make stuff up for your entertainment and/or bemusement. Tickets range from $15-18.

– “I’ll be back before midnight” continues its run at Canberra Rep tonight, Friday and Saturday night at 8, with matinee on Saturday at 2pm. A thriller with gunshots, blood, family jealousy and all kinds of good stuff – according to my theatregoing partner, I screamed at least once, and since I’m a tough, rugged chap, that should count for something. Student rush tickets tonight are $20 or two for $24, otherwise range from $32 top price to $20 flat price for the matinee. Runs until December 9th.

– Shortis and Simpson combine with Peter J. Casey for their christmas comedy cabaret “A Miracle on Childer’s Street” – with gags on everything from Alan Jones to Cirque De Soleil (and undobutedly a few things that aren’t exceptionally gay, too…) Performances tonight, tomorrow and Saturday at 8 – tickets range from $20-30. Also runs till December 9th.

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