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InFlight
By ATDW Database

Contact: 6262 1271
Venue: Parkes Place, Canberra Australian Capital Territory
Date(s): From Fri 31 May 13 To Sat 01 Jun 13
InFlight is a celebration of Australian aviation - man, woman and bird take to the skies.

Enjoy an evening of dance with four of Australia leading contemporary dancers set to archival film and sound from the National Film and Sound Archive and National the Library of Australia.

The work celebrates the legacy of Charles Kingsford Smith and Charles Ulm. The premiere on the 31st May marks the 85th anniversary in Canberra's Centenary Year, to the day, that Kingsford Smith and Ulm took... Read more

Canberra International Music Festival Kingston Foreshore 2013
By ATDW Database

Contact: 13 2281
Venue: Cnr Printer's Way and Eyre Street, Canberra Australian Capital Territory
Date(s): Sat 11 May 13
Enjoy the delights of the second annual twilight festival in the heart of Kingston Foreshore as the Canberra International Music Festival comes to life.

Delight in a perfect harmony of jazz, classical, contemporary and world music in the beautifully illuminated Norgrove Park.

Explore the marketplace featuring food, art, trinkets, accessories, clothing and more. Sit back with a hot drink at the Chai Latte lounge or a cool beverage at the Garden Bar.

It's an unmissable event ... Read more

Across the Border Handcrafted Fine Jewellery Exhibition
By ATDW Database

Contact: 6254 2134 or info@strathnairn.com.au
Venue: 90 Stockdill Drive, Canberra Australian Capital Territory
Date(s): From Fri 31 May 13 To Sun 16 Jun 13
Across the Border is a display of handcrafted unique jewellery.

On display are one-of-a-kind art jewellery and objects using precious metals, gems and mixed media in a wide variety of techniques and approaches - from painstakingly sumptuous cloisonne enamelling, plique-a-jour, anticlastic forming, acrylic and married metals to silver overlay, keum boo, mokume-gane and resin inlay - from classical jewellery to art-jewellery and organic adornment.

This is a beautifully unique exhib... Read more

Winter Poker Championship
By ATDW Database

Contact: 6254 7074 or casino@casinocanberra.com.au
Venue: 21 Binara Street, Canberra Australian Capital Territory
Date(s): From Sat 08 Jun 13 To Mon 10 Jun 13
Head to Casino Canberra over the June long weekend. Check out the Winter Poker Championship, lounge band Hit Parade on Saturday night or Galaxy Club Retro where you can dance the night away to the sounds of the 70s, 80s and 90s.

Poker players can buy in to the tournament for $2,200 for a prize pool of up to $160,000. Team tournament and Turbo tournament are also running.

Check their website for more details. . casinocanberra.com.au/tournaments/tournaments Read more

The Nutcracker- The Russian National Ballet Theatre
By ATDW Database

Contact: 6275 2700
Venue: London Circuit, Canberra Australian Capital Territory
Don't miss this beautiful full length performances of one of the most cherished classical ballets of all time, The Nutcracker.

The Russian National Ballet Theatre is a cut above many of its rivals. It was founded with support of the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation. The basis for the creation of the theatre was necessity of promising young theatre with high creative potential, both the classical and contemporary.

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The Bootleg Beatles
By ATDW Database

Contact: 6275 2700
Venue: London Circuit, Canberra Australian Capital Territory
Formed from the West End cast of the Broadway musical 'Beatlemania'; The Bootleg Beatles are the world's premier Beatles show. They have played the main stage at Glastonbury, supported Oasis, performed on the Graham Norton show and performed for the Queen in Buckingham palace.

Now by popular Demand, they are bringing their amazing multi-media production to Canberra.
See The Bootleg Beatles meticulously recreate the vast soundscapes of the Beatles' legendary recordings.



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Swan Lake - The Russian National Ballet Theatre
By ATDW Database

Contact: 6275 2700
Venue: London Circuit, Canberra Australian Capital Territory
Don't miss this beautiful full length performances of one of the most cherished classical ballets of all time, Swan Lake.

The Russian National Ballet Theatre is a cut above many of its rivals. It was founded with support of the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation. The basis for the creation of the theatre was necessity of promising young theatre with high creative potential, both the classical and contemporary.

. canberratheatrecentre.com.au Read more

Slava's Snowshow
By ATDW Database

Contact: 6275 2700
Venue: London Circuit, Canberra Australian Capital Territory
Date(s): From Tue 11 Jun 13 To Sun 07 Jul 13
Slava's Snowshow is a breathtaking spectacle of beautifully crafted comic images, restoring childish wonder in people of all ages.

Following his sensational performance as part of Cirque du Soleil's Alegria, Slava went on to create his own Snowshow, now a multi award-winning international sensation.

Don't miss this fusion of traditional and contemporary theatrical clowning arts. The show brilliantly creates a world of wonderment and fantasy. See a bed become a boat in a storm-toss... Read more

Sir David Attenborough - A Life on Earth
By ATDW Database

Contact: 13 2849
Venue: 31 Constitution Avenue, Canberra Australian Capital Territory
Sir David Attenborough is arguably the world's best-known natural history film-maker and a much loved naturalist and broadcaster whose career has spanned nearly six decades. He is the quintessential intrepid traveller, sometimes changing continents mid-sentence.

Sir David Attenborough - A Life on Earth will take you on an incredible journey through his extraordinary life, his untold stories, the evolution of filming techniques and his passion for bringing us closer to nature.

Ticke... Read more

People's Day - The Australian Ballet
By ATDW Database

Contact: 6275 2700
Venue: London Circuit, Canberra Australian Capital Territory
Don't miss this exclusive behind the scenes look into the life of a professional dancer.

Watch the dancers of The Australian Ballet take their daily class on stage, meet the 2013 Telstra Ballet Dancer Award nominees and learn more about Australia's national ballet company.

Don't forget to bring your autograph book!



. canberratheatrecentre.com.au Read more

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