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John Waters "This Filthy World"
Legendary filmmaker, writer and shock auter supreme, John Waters makes his Canberra debut with his devious one-man show. Hang
around for the post-show Q & A.
Phone: 6275 2700 Website: canberratheatrecentre.com.au Cost: Adult $75, Student $69, Groups (10+) $69.
October 26 - November 6
Canberra International Film Festival
Dendy Cimena and Arc Cinema
A mixture of feature films and full length documentaries will be on display over the 12 days in the 15th year of this festival.
Other events at the festival include question and answer sessions with filmakers, opportunities to get up close and personal
with directors and panel discussions.
Phone: 6221 8900 or 6248 2000 for ticket enquiries. Website: canberrafilmfestival.com.au Costs: Costs will apply
Described as the 'Nigel Kennedy of the piano,' James Rhodes isn't your average classical musician. James dispenses with the formal
strait-jacketed approach to conventional classical performance while keeping the music itself remotely core classical.
Phone: 6275 270 Website: canberratheatrecentre.com.au Cost: Adult $59.90 - $89.90, Concession $69.90
October 28 - November 13
The Dark Side of Midnight
The Courtyard Studio
Come and enjoy the smells and imagery of India in this intriguing and gripping drama that is concerned with the themes of racism
and fear of change.
Phone: 6275 2700 Website: thecanberratheatrecentre.com.au Cost: Adult $34.50 - $37.50, Concession $25.50 - $29.50, Matinee
ACTTAB Melbourne Cup Race Day
Thoroughbred Park, Lyneham
One of the highlight's of Canberra's social calendar. Witness the running of the big cup on the big screen, while soaking up the
atmosphere and excitement of local racing. Myer Fashions on the Field is always a highlight of the day.
Phone: 6204 0000 Website: thoroughbredpark.com.au Cost: Adult $30, Child $15, pensioners $5
November 5 - 6
Wine, Roses and all that Jazz
Festivals and celebrations, performances, 21 cellar doors in the Canberra district come alive with entertainment, food, activities
and wine tastings. Sample award winning wines, indulge in gourmet food, and relax to live music in the vineyards.
Phone: 1300 554 114 Website: canberrawines.com.au Cost: Various costs apply
Australian War Memorial
At 11am on the 11.11.1918, the guns of the Western front fell silent after more than four years of continuous warfare. Observe one
minute's silence at 11am at the Australian War Memorial, in memory of those who died or suffered in all wars and armed conflicts.
Phone: 6243 4211 Website: awm.gov.au Cost: Free entry
Ladysmith Black Mambazo
Be captivated by acapella group Ladysmith Black Mambazo's stirring bass, alto and tenor harmonies.
Phone: 6270 2700 Website: canberratheatrecentre.com.au Cost: All tickets $89.90
The Fairies Christmas Ballet
A glittering hour full of festive fun, fairy magic and beautiful ballet. Fairy songs will be combined with Christmas carols and stunning
Phone: 6275 2700 Website: canberratheatrecentre.com.au Cost: All tickets $32.50
Voices in the Forest
This inagural community concert will bring the National Arboretum to life. Featuring highly acclaimed Swedish mezzo-soprano, Anne
Sofie von Otter, an ACT schools and colleges choir` and other acclaimed artists.
Phone: 6275 2700 for tickets Website: voicesintheforest.com.au Cost: Adults $25 - $150, Concession $15 - $55.
Ray White Annual Race Day
Enjoy a great afternoon at Thoroughbred Park at one of the best synthetic tracks in the country. Free admission, snack bar, bookies
and tote facilities available.
Phone: 6204 0000 Website: thoroughbredpark.com.au Cost: Free entry, member's day ticket $15, table bookings $25
November 15 - 19
See this heartwarming fairytale brought to life in an enchanting new production for West Australian Ballet. A tale of magic and delight
is spun in this story of love lost then found.
Phone: 6275 2700 Website: canberratheatrecentre.com.au Cost: Adult $59 - $69, Senior $55 - $65, Concession $50 - $60,
Under 27 $45 - $55, Child $35 - $45
November 17 - 19
Short + Sweet Dance 2011
The Courtyard Studio
High quality dance works created by local and interstate choreographers take the audience on a ride through various styles from
contemporary and classical, and themes looking at political to personal events.
Phone: 6275 2700 Website: canberratheatrecentre.com.au Cost: Adult $25, child $20.
November 18 - 20
Canberra Country Music Festival
See a diverse range of quality country music performers, exciting venues, exciting vendors and entertainment attractions. The festival
also includes the Ute Van + Truck Muster, National Country Dance, and Teams Challenge.
Phone: 0466 240 085 Website: canberracountry.com Cost: $20 - $125
Foreshore Summer Music Festival
Kickstart the summer music festival season at what is touted as the biggest Foreshore yet. See the hottest bands and electronic acts
from around Australia and the world at one of the most unique festival sites in the country.
Phone: 132 849 Website: foreshorefestival.com.au Cost: $119.95
Race and Taste
Enjoy a local afternoon of racing combined with over 40 stalls of local food, wine, craft and entertainment at the annual food
and wine frolic at Thoroughbred Park.
Phone: 6204 0000 Website: thoroughbredpark.com.au Cost: Free entry, members day ticket $15, table bookings $25
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