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Paulie Bignell & the Thornbury Two at Harmonie German Club

[ 3 July 2015 at 8:00 pm; ] Paulie is well known around Australia for his work with The Detonators. A band he formed over 12 years ago, that has covered every corner of this wide brown land. Forming, touring, running, recording and playing in bands since his early teens, he has never let up. His drive and determination getting him through the ups [...]

Living at an invalid address?

I have been living at my current house in Bonner for over two years, however, none of the systems recognise the address. I have this problem with Telstra, TPG and iiNet and do not know which ACT public office I should contact to get it fixed. I know the street numbers are allocated by LDA.

Cheap eats – Asian Noodle House (Tuggeranong)

When it comes to value for money, you can do a lot worse than fill up on a big bowl of laksa. It’s cheap, the servings are gigantic and while a great laksa is always preferable to a mediocre one, even substandard laksa tends to taste okay. If there’s one thing I know for certain, it’s [...]

Why are so many of Canberra’s public memorials out of sight, out of mind?

Over the years I have wondered about the placement of public art and memorials in and around the parliamentary zone. Here are three stories. A couple of months ago the winner of the Immigration Place design competition was announced. The information available online (including the above image) suggests it will be an intriguing installation. The jury did [...]

renovations at Don Vincenzo

The notices placed in cafe windows during renovations are often at best hopelessly optimistic, if not deliberately misleading. The last example on Brunswick St was the supposed hibernation of Bear cafe last year, which of course never...Show More Summary

Theatre - Bondi Feast

11-23 Jul Bondi Feast is Tamarama Rock Surfers' annual festival of bite-sized theatre, comedy, music, and actual food/booze; everything comes in at around...

Why should ‘Ndrangheta be regarded any different to terror groups?

It is said to have around 80 per cent of Europe’s illicit cocaine market stitched up, operating through trafficking networks in the Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg and Germany. Some of its activities are legitimate but all of its resources are tainted. Show More Summary

Clubs - After Independence

Sat 04 Jul By Your Side will be capping off their 4th of July with an after party at the Slyfox. U-Khan will be going back-to-back with Karim, and Persian...

Shopping - Harrolds Sale

01-05 Jul Harrolds are holding a sale with all items from the Spring/Summer 2015 range for sale at half the original price. The five-day sale will include 50 per...

Clubs - 4th of July at the Soda Factory

Sat 04 Jul The Soda Factory will be celebrating Independence Day this Saturday with an USA-themed shindig. DJs Crazy Caz, Cool Jerk and Robbie Rommers will be spinnin'...

Music - The Filth Fridays

Fri 03 Jul The Filth is all about bringing great live music back to some of Sydney's favourite venues on a weekly basis. The Friday edition of Filth takes over the...

Around Town - Doctor Who Festival

21-22 Nov Cancel those flights to the UK! Doctor Who fans need no longer travel all the way to Blighty for the BBC’s official Doctor Who Festival – because...

N2 gelato needs to take responsibility for the litter it generates

According to Scally and Trombone (who have moved to Gertrude St and Smith St), this sculpture on display in their empty window was made from the novelty syringes served by their former neighbours, N2 gelato, on some icecreams that were discarded in the gutter by lazy customers.… This post was first published on Fitzroyalty. © Brian Ward.

Museums & Attractions - Inspiration by Design

08 Jul-27 Sep This exhibition, on tour from London's Victoria and Albert Museum, explores the role of the book in design throughout history, both as a source of information...

Music - Joshua Radin

Thu 10 Sep Joshua Radin is gracing Sydney with a performance of his signature bare-all, acoustic guitar, beautifully simple musical talents. Expect emotional love...

Music - Pokémon: Symphonic Evolutions

20-21 Nov After sell-out performances across the USA, Sydneysiders will have the opportunity to see and hear their favourite Pokémon video games on stage. The...

Kids - Winter school holidays: the round up

School’s out! Find 32 ways to make the most of the break, from premiere kids’ shows to rainy day saviours and activities for under $10

Music - Toni Braxton

Sun 13 Sep Soulful songstress Toni Braxton will be coming down under for her first ever Australian tour. The Grammy grabber is best known for her R'n'B-infused pop...

Clubs - Electronic Music Conference 2015

01-02 Dec As Australia continues to go from strength to strength when it comes to electronic dance music, Sydney’s annual Electronic Music Conference (EMC) returns...

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