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June 10, 17 and 24
Rock Paper Scissor championship
Canberra Irish Club
Held over a series of heats, the 2009 RPS World Championship attracted approximately 1000 competitors and spectators.
The game of wits, speed, dexterity and strategy is governed, maintained and approved by the World RPS Society (WRPSS)
under the guidance and authority of the World RPS Steering Committee. Competitors will vie not only for the fame and
admiration that comes from taking the prestigious title, but for prizes including a trip to Toronto, Canada to attend and
compete in the 9th annual 2010 World RPS Championships.
Phone: 02 6288 5088 Website: www.rpsaustralia.com Cost: Free
Rock The Ballet
The Canberra Theatre Centre, Civic
Direct from New York and for the first time in Australia, Rasta Thomas' Rock the Ballet is a fusion of classic ballet
technique blended with the excitement of musical theatre, hip hop, tap, contemporary dance, gymnastics and more --
breaking new ground with amazing athleticism and intense energy, a thrill to watch. It's ballet with an attitude. Featuring
a stellar soundtrack and set against a backdrop of video projected scenery, the show is brilliantly entertaining.
Phone: 02 6243 5711 Website: www.canberratheatrecentre.com.au Cost: Adult $79.90-$89.90, Concession $69.90
June 11 -- September 5
Canberra Museum and Gallery, Gallery 4
A collective exhibition from artists utilising the projection of imagery on the exterior of buildings, this is part of an
ongoing series of site-specific works of art by Canberra artists responding to CMAG's glass fronted gallery on Civic
Phone: 02 6207 3968 Website: www.museumsandgalleries.act.gov.au Cost: Free
The Canberra Theatre Centre, The
International sensation Ennio Marchetto cleverly blends clowning, mime and origami to impersonate some of the world's
biggest personalities including Marilyn Monroe, Lady Gaga, Beyonce, Freddie Mercury and Michael Jackson. His costumes
have evolved into works of art, created from cardboard and paper, often folding from one character to another.
Phone: 02 6243 5711 Website: www.canberratheatrecentre.com.auCost: $39.95-$49.95
June 18 -- July 10
The Canberra Repertory, Theatre 3
This journey through musical variety promises to transport you to other places, other times, and even other dimensions--
without leaving your seat. Bringing you a grand and exciting entertainment experience, the Jazz Garter's team will deliver
a show that you'll want to come back to time and time again. This year's Jazz Garters has been devised by an extremely
talented team of musicians, dancers, cast and crew and directed by Jim McMullen.
Phone: 02 6247 4222 Website: www.canberrarep.org.au Cost: Adult $27-$35
Kids in the Shed
Old Bus Depot Markets, Wentworth
"Kids in the Shed" is a day for the very young and is always fun and noisy. Parents will like the large number of stalls
catering for children, their rooms and their play. There will be beautifully handcrafted toys, original artworks for kids'
rooms, locally designed children's clothes, exquisitely embroidered christening gowns, baby slings, doll's houses, funky
bedding and lots more originality.
Phone: 02 6295 3331 or 02 6239 5306 Website: www.obdm.com.au Cost: Free
June 25 -- July 31
Craft ACT, Gallery 1
Furniture designer and maker Ian Factor presents a solo exhibition of contemporary furniture exploring functionalism in
furniture design while examining the role of aesthetics and standard perceptions of furniture.
Phone: 02 6262 9333 Website: www.craftact.org.au Cost: Free
National Capital DanceSport
AIS Arena, Bruce
If you haven't seen it yet, this is the year to clap eyes on all the glitz and glamour of the National Capital DanceSport
Championships. Over two intense and highly energetic days, an impressive line-up of Australian and International
professional and amateur dancers compete in the Latin American, Ballroom and New Vogue categories.
Phone: 02 6231 4403 Website: www.ncdccanberra.com.au Cost: Various costs apply
June 26 and 28
The Street Theatre, Street One
Scarlet Stories takes us back to the smokey nightclubs of the 1930s Berlin and Paris, as Caroline Nin channels Piaf,
Dietrich and Minnelli, with a song book ranging from Irma La Douce, through Liebertango, Amsterdam, Jonny, to The
One and Only You, a song Marc Almond wrote especially for her.
Phone: 6247 1223 Website: www.thestreet.org.au Cost: $34-$37
The Park Hyatt Canberra,
Mathilda's Market is the place in Canberra to find the hippest, most exquisite baby and kids clothes, toys, accessories and
homewares -- all either handmade (mainly by local designers and crafters from Canberra), or from a limited production
Phone: 03 9517 3479 Website: www.mathildasmarket.com.au Cost: Free
Raiders V Bulldogs
Monday night football is sure to impress as you watch the Canberra Raiders take on the Bulldogs
Phone: 02 6256 6700 Website: www.canberrastadium.com.au Cost: Adult $28-$38.50, Juniors (5-15 years) $17-$28,
The Man in Black: The Johnny Cash
The Canberra Theatre Centre, Civic
Tex Perkins leads The Tennessee Four in a celebration of the life and times of one of the most incredible singers,
songwriters and entertainers to ever grace the stage. With his driving freight-train chords, steel-eyed intensity and a voice
as dark as the night, the legendary Johnny Cash revolutionised music. Tex Perkins, one of the most electrifying front men
of Australian rock 'n' roll, brings the hard-living country legend to life.
Phone: 02 6243 5711 Website: www.canberratheatre.com.au Cost: $39.95--$49.90
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