[ 1 June, 2013; 11:00 am to 3:00 pm. ] All right thinking people agree kites are cool. ArtsACT is giving notice of a kite flying day by Lake Ginninderra: Kites will fill the skies on Saturday 1 June at Belconnen Arts Centre’s WIND AIR WATER – CENTENARY KITES at LAKE GINNINDERRA. Join Belconnen Arts Centre to celebrate the kites, colours and the cultures from around the [...]
A new exhibition exploring the elements and our relationship to the land is opening at the Belconnen Community Centre this Friday. A collaborative, mixed media exhibition by Warlpiri artist Wanta Jampijinpa, Canberra artist, Lee Anne...Show More Summary
Chief Minister Gallagher has launched a new program today: Chief Minister Katy Gallagher together with The Governor General, the Honourable Quentin Bryce AC CVO today formally opened the Intentional Community, a new public housing development...Show More Summary
ACT Policing responded to two suspicious packages in Hume today (Monday, May 20). ACT Policing received the report of the suspicious packages, believed to be ‘pipe-bombs’, in Alderson Place, Hume, about 10.15am. ACT Policing GeneralShow More Summary
SEE-Change just sent us this alarming video to promote their lecture, Our Hungry Future, which is happening tomorrow. Event: A public lecture by Julian Cribb, Our Hungry Future, followed by a short question and answer session. Our Minister for Territory and Municipal Services, Shane Rattenbury, speak briefly on the government’s food security position. Where: [...]
Rioter Kim sent us in the above shot of GG’s driveway forest. That beautiful forest that lines the GG’s Driveway is being destroyed. I’m flabbergasted!
It’s just over an hour long, but I still think you should all stop for a bit and have a listen to Professor Schmidt today. It’s on a fascinating subject, and Professor Schmidt is a great speaker. He’s got a Nobel prize, and if you can’t put an hour aside to learn something from a Canberran [...]
Life is like an Unearthed Review. Someone who really isn’t qualified to make judgments on you ends up being a jerk to you. That unqualified jerk is me, and the poor undeserving punter whom I will be mean to is Renegade Peacock. Here’s what they have to say about themselves: … They didn’t fill their BIO in, but seeing as [...]
The Herald Sun reports on the local police just happening to catch the high flying Lass from Wycheproof Peta Credlin for a low range DUI. Mr Abbott’s office earlier confirmed Peta Credlin was caught outside her home with a ”low-range reading” after returning from a dinner in the capital last week. ACT Police have since confirmed a [...]
[ 2 June, 2013; ] Woo! Cars going fast! The ACT Speedway will be getting a workout on the 2nd of June. Doors open at 8am, and races start at 10am.
[ 31 May, 2013; 7:00 pm; ] Facebook brings word that the obscure Magpies Club downstairs next to Gus's is going to give live local music a shot under the brand of "City Underground": Magic Rob Universe, The Feldons and The Naddiks are venturing into the Magpies City Club (City Underground) in Civic for the first time to see if we can vibe [...]
Amazing things happen at the monthly outings of In Canberra Tonight. One of them was I had my photo taken wearing a Skywhale hat. More remarkable still was the photo being picked up first by the Terror’s blogs. And now by the Australian. It’s fair to say Skywhale has exceeded all expectations. Now can we please have some [...]
[ 23 May, 2013; 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm. ] Robert Guth is a gentleman, an interesting artist, and one hell of a chef. This will totally be worth you time. Duration: Thursday, May 23, 2013 - 13:00 - 14:00 Location: School of Art lecture theatre Robert Guth is best known for two things, firstly his ability to bake bread and secondly for his use of it as an [...]
On Tuesday May 14 Mark Anthony Munro,aged 52 years was sentenced by Acting Justice Nield, in the Supreme Court on charges of aggravated robbery and intentionally inflicting grievous bodily harm.Munro who shot a security guard during an armed robbery at the Mawson Club in May 2004 was jailed for 18 years with a [...]
Can anyone recommend a reliable local company to do an annual service on a Daiken Reverse Cycle ducted system? I don’t want to use Climate Master due to a previous poor experience.
I know art is subjective, but when I think of creativity I think of something like this – in France’s mechanical animal theme park. The main piece – the elephant, cost $3.5mil to create funded through EU arts funding, however the public can actually ride this at the cost of 7euro a pop. It attracted 285 [...]
Antony Green from the ABC is predicting the demise of the tally-room, a longstanding part of the election process. This year commercial networks will not be hosting their coverage from the tally room, and several states have already dropped tally rooms from their local elections. As it stands it may only be ABC News using [...]
Illicit drug users in the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) and Northern Territory are paying more for cocaine than the rest of the country, the Australian Crime Commission’s (ACC) Illicit Drug Data Report 2011–12 has revealed. In 2011–12 the territories recorded the highest street price for cocaine, with users willing to pay up to $500 for one [...]
The Robert Marsden Hope building was one of the first buildings to be erected in the Parliamentary Triangle and has now won the S4B Studio Award for Best Heritage Development at the 2013 Property Council of Australia / Rider Levett Bucknall Innovation and Excellence Awards. “After years of decline, and some time slated for demolition, [...]