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Film - Time Out Film Club: What We Do in the Shadows screening

The blood and the booze both run free as Time Out Film Club hosts a preview screening of the Kiwi vampire comedy.

Comedy - Laughs for Lifestart Comedy Show

Wed 29 Oct Lifestart provides early childhood intervention services to families and children living with disability and developmental delays. Comedians provide laughter...

Comedy - Jason Byrne - You Name The Show!

Fri 26 Sep He's not joking - well, OK, he is joking as he's a comedian and that's the single defining feature of the job, but he's not joking about the show-naming:...

Music - Jimmy Eat World: Futures anniversary tour

Sat 22 Nov Ten years on from the release of their seminal album Futures, their fifth, the quartet from Mesa, Arizona are swinging through Australia on an anniversary...

Best of Canberra – parma taste off

6 hours agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

This week our taste test took us in search of Canberra’s Best Parma, or chicken parmigiana for those not in the ‘know. Nominations gave us two favourites – Edgar’s Inn in Ainslie and Shorty’s Bar in the City. Taste tests were undertaken over lunch times, with Edgar’s Inn up first. For those of you who haven’t [...]

Dunwoody Citizen Connection - meeting with Councilmen Denis Shortal and Terry Nall. Tonight 7 pm at Nature Center

Get Involved and Join the Conversation. to hear from you! Become an active part of your local government by sharing your thoughts and ideas at the Citizen Connection Meeting for District 1! Date: August 28, 2014Time: 7 p.m.Location:Show More Summary

Injury forces McCabe into early retirement

6 hours agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

Pat McCabe will announce his retirement from rugby on Thursday following a third break to his C1 vertebrae. McCabe suffered the injury while playing against the All Blacks for the Qantas Wallabies in Auckland on Saturday night. The University of Canberra Brumbies back has been a part of the fulltime squad since 2010, having arrived in [...]

Music - Holy Holy

Sat 01 Nov Holy Holy – that's Brisbane's Timothy Carroll and Melbourne's Oscar Dawson – have been on a steady rise to prominence since they released their debut...

Has Alibaba Cursed Guangzhou Evergrande?

Guangzhou Evergrande’s defense of its Asian Champions League title crashed to a halt as it was knocked out of the competition, the latest setback since Jack Ma said Alibaba would buy 50% of the club.

Music - Sunbeam Sound Machine

Sat 20 Sep Dreamy pop music courtesy of a garage down Melbourne way – what isn't there to love? Multi-instrumentalist Nick Sowersby, aka Sunbeam Sound Machine,...

Music - Iceage

Wed 17 Sep It's been a long time coming, but Copenhagen's Iceage are on their way to town for a free show – their first ever in the country – that will rock...

Suspect Arrested for Allegedly Setting Fires

There's been a lot of talk about someone setting fires in the north part of Uptown. Ald. Osterman's office sent out this note with regard to the alley fires set behind 840 W Ainslie and the 925 W Margate porch fire last week. Some good news from Ald. Show More Summary

Durbin proposes 1 TV debate; Oberweis wants more

State Sen. Jim Oberweis, who won the Republican primary for U.S. Senate this year without facing his opponent in a single televised debate, found himself on the other side of that issue Wednesday as Sen. Dick Durbin agreed to meet him in just one TV debate before the Nov. 4 election.

Student held over grandfather's death in Shanghai

7 hours agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

A 19-year-old student in Shanghai was detained after his grandfather was stabbed to death and his mother seriously injured during a family dispute on Tuesday, Shanghai Daily reports. [ more › ]

1,059 people share world's biggest bowl of black sesame soup in Guangxi

7 hours agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

A giant bowl of black sesame soup shared by 1,059 guests at the Black Sesame Festival in Guangxi's Rong county won three world records under authentication of the World Records Association on Wednesday, according to Xinhua News. [ more › ]

China, Like the U.S., is Hooked on Farm Subsidies

The sensitive issue of farm subsidies illustrates the differences between the economic systems of the U.S. and China.

Man suspected in L.A.-area roadway shootings appears in court

A man who police suspect is responsible for a five-day series of shootings on Los Angeles-area roadways appeared in court Wednesday for the first time since he was charged with murder and attempted murder.

South Side charter school huddles up

Building an inner city high school football program from scratch is neither easy nor cheap, something 28-year-old Paul Hobson realized the moment he set out to do so at Butler College Prep in Pullman. "We realized this is very expensive," said Hobson, the school's athletic director. Show More Summary

Barge Burns On Hutchinson River

A barge carrying scrap metal caught fire in the Eastchester section of the Bronx near the Pascap recycling center on Wednesday, the authorities said. No injuries were reported in the blaze.

Ashland Water Main Replacement Project - September Through December

If your commute takes you along Clark, Damen, or Ashland, read this. Gonna be a PITA for a few months, but if you broke an axle on one of Ashland's many potholes last winter (I did!) or were forced to play Bode Miller just trying toShow More Summary

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