Weekend plans: sorted.
1. Festival of Ambitious Ideas: Interesting People Doing Interesting Things at the Alastair Swayn Theatre 33 & 35 Brindabella Circuit
The popular Festival of Ambitious Ideas is on again, celebrating Canberra’s innovators, game-changers and status quo challengers.
Happening on November 2nd you’ve got just enough time to get some last minute tickets. Available here: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/festival-of-ambitious-ideas-interesting-people-doing-interesting-things-tickets-37898529522
2. Day of The Dead Fiesta at Ainslie Arts Centre
Experience the vibes and atmosphere of a Latin American Fiesta at this family friendly celebration of music, dance, art and the amazing tradition of “Dia De Muertos” over one huge day!
Happening on 4th November it’s sure to be a festive and fun day info here: https://www.facebook.com/events/1586988684687253/?active_tab=about
3. Canberra International Film Festival at the National Film and Sound Archive
In 2017 the festival offers an exciting blend of retrospective and contemporary programming, offering some of the world’s best cinema, past and present, emphasising new works from Australia and Asia, and providing a proud national platform for Canberra’s own filmmakers.
Finishing up on the 5th of November you’ve got just enough time to catch up and enjoy! Info here: https://ciff.com.au/
4. Boys Will Be Boys at The Street Theatre
Selling your soul never looked so stylish. Enter the world of currency trading, Dior suits and cocaine. Astrid is a ruthless trader at the top of her game, raking it in with the best of them. To stay on top, she’s had to tough it out with the men that dominate her industry. She hasn’t broken the glass ceiling, she’s re-modelled the entire building.
Finishing on the 11th of November this show is a must see! (not technically finishing this week, but worth getting in as early as possible!)
Tickets, times and information found here: http://www.thestreet.org.au/shows/boys-will-be-boys
5. IN THE CITY: TV POD talks at CMAG
A series of three evening talks presented in partnership with ScreenCanberra where top TV industry players share their understanding of changing markets, audiences and broadcasters.
The last talk was on the 20th October (giving us all FOMO) however, the next one is happening on the 8th of December, so you’ve got time to book! Info here: http://www.cmag.com.au/events/in-the-city-tv-pod-series