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Comedy - Ronny Chieng: You Don't Know What You're Talking About

Fri 30 Oct This will be one of two shows by Ronny before he relocates from Melbourne to the USA to join the fake-news team of The Daily Show, under incoming...

Border Force by tram

Just a nuance about last week’s Operation Fortitude demo in Melbourne.  I’ll bet most of the demonstrators (not to be confused with rioters), got the site at Flinders Street Station by tram – read light rail. Ha ha. As the Newcastle song goes……….. Don’t you ever let a chance go by, oh Lord. (Photo: Barcelona tram)

Friday Night Live – The Wayne Kelly Band

[ 18 September 2015 at 8:00 pm; ] It’s always amazing watching Wayne Kelly play and his own enjoyment is infectious! Wayne is a uniquely talented Australian jazz pianist and has been a professional musician for over 25 years. At 15 years of age Wayne performed in his first working club band ‘The Motivators’, which also featured his brother Gavin on drums. Since then [...]

Who is the Canberran agent for iRobot? (Roomba)

I need some bits to spruce up my humble house cleaning friend, the battery is getting weak and there are a few upgrade kits you can throw at the old ones to make them better. In 2012, iRobot moved to a model much like Thermomix where you can only get parts for Roombas through your local [...]

Around Town - Unveiled at Park Hyatt Sydney

Sun 20 Sep So, you're getting married! What is often dubbed the happiest day of your life is also a potential wasp's nest of planning hell. Lest become a full-blown...

Theatre - THEN

09-19 Sep In October 2013, Yve Blake created the interactive website WhoWereWe.com in which she asked strangers to answer one question: 'Who do you feel you used...

Palookaville on Brunswick St has closed

The northern end of the Brunswick St strip is stubbornly resistant to gentrification. Palookaville has been struggling along for some time, and recently introduced a $20 three course vegan menu, which is interesting for a venue that was better known for generic pub food.… This post was first published on Fitzroyalty. © Brian Ward.

Music - World's End Press

Fri 09 Oct The boys from World's End Press are back and will be hitting the Civic Underground to bolster the release of the new single 'Tall Stories'. The track ventures...

Police seek Tuggeranong Parkway hoon

2 days agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

ACT Policing is searching for a green Camry Sedan bearing registration number YGC14U which was seen driving dangerously between 3.15pm and 3.30pm on Sunday 30 August. The car had two males on board and was travelling southbound on Drakeford Drive from Kambah, and was last seen driving through a red light and heading towards Monash. Traffic was [...]

Blow up the interwebs as easy as un, deux, trois!

2 days agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

Well I fell for it, hook, line and sinker! Take a pretty girl, add a beautiful exotic accent (well, I thought it sounded sexy), a sob story and voila … you have instant marketing campaign reaching millions of people on the internet and mainstream media. They call it guerrilla marketing. An advertisement strategy concept designed for [...]

Theatre - Lord of the Dance: Dangerous Games

20-25 Oct 1996: the year that gave us Independence Day, the Macarena, Yahoo and the Tamagotchi – and Michael Flatley’s neo folk Irish blockbuster, Lord of the...

Film - British Film Festival 2015

27 Oct-18 Nov It's deeply shameful to think that the suffragettes who fought for so much that women take for granted today have not been the main subject of a major...

Local leaders – Camilo Potocnjak Oxman and Rish Ratnam (Implement Imagination)

2 days agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

Implement Imagination co-founder Camilo Potocnjak Oxman (pictured above, right) describes teaching as a very rewarding chronic condition. “The thing about teaching is that it’s not a job, or even a vocation. It’s a chronic condition. You contract it at a certain point and then you have to deal with it for the rest of your life,” [...]

Film - Jewish International Film Festival 2015

28 Oct-18 Nov Ryan Gosling is Canadian; Charlize Theron is from South Africa; and Natalie Portman is, in fact, Israeli. So it's little surprise that Portman's feature...

Meet world cycle adventurer Jeremy Scott

2 days agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

[ 7 September 2015 at 10:00 am; ] Meet Jeremy Scott at the launch of the Big Heart Appeal. As a toddler, Jeremy Scott had a huge hole in his aorta valve that cruelly denied him the opportunity to live the life of a normal healthy child. At just four years of age Jeremy underwent Open Heart Surgery. 34 years later with practically no experience or [...]

Cheap eats – Global Cafe (Civic)

2 days agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

I’d heard of Global Cafe before but had never been there or even noticed it in the street until recently. It’s tucked in between the late night pharmacy and the Jolimont Centre on Northbourne Avenue, and despite having been to both those places about a billion times I still hadn’t spotted Global Cafe. When I arrived [...]

Canberra Bonsai Society Annual Show 2015

2 days agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

[ 10 October 2015 at 9:00 am; 11 October 2015 at 9:00 am; ] The Canberra Bonsai Society Annual Show will be held on the weekend of the 10th - 11th October 2015 at the Canberra Grammar School, Red Hill, ACT. The display will feature beautiful...Show More Summary

Queen Juanita and the Zydeco Cowboys at Harmonie German Club

2 days agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

[ 6 September 2015 at 2:00 pm; ] Queen Juanita and the boys play to dancers - swing, rockabilly, rock and roll, zydeco two step. They have caused hips to shake across several states including the Illawarra, Cobargo, Snowy Mountains and ACT Multicultural Festivals, numerous clubs, pubs, weddings, parties and dance hall jamborees. Show More Summary

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