That's right, Julia Gillard was so moved by the Impossible Orchestra's incredible attempt to play for 24 hours non-stop to raise money for Care Aware, that she recorded an exclusive message for us to use. Check it out here!
It is a big weekend right around Australia, and here's a mere sampling of the wonderful things on offer. As for us, we'll be just chillin' with our girl J-Gillz. Perhaps.
The Impossible Orchestra is taking to the stage to raise awareness for carers. Normally accustomed to playing for short periods, they will attempt the somewhat impossible feat of playing for a full 24 hours, with guest conductors including Shaun Micallef, Colin Lane, Josh Thomas, Francis Greenslade and - oh, look, Charlie Pickering! It begins at 5pm Saturday and finishes... well, you can work that out for yourself. There's still time to register for your free tickets so get clicking!
From the producers of the FRINGE WORLD Festival, Rooftop Movies returns to Northbridge for an extended Perth summer season. The pop-up venue runs until the end of April, and from Sunday to Wednesday this week they're celebrating Halloween with a run of classic horror flicks. BOO! (Did I scare you?)
Girl Guides is teaming up with Repco in an attempt to break the Guinness World Record for ‘Most Cars Washed in a Day’ this Saturday. They're looking to wash 4,350 cars at approximately 100 selected Repco stores across Australia. So wherever you are, help the guides make car-washing history!
Brisbane's biggest street party is back this weekend! Proudly presented by Brisbane City Council, Valley Fiesta 2012 promises to deliver an unforgettable weekend-long celebration of music for the party loving masses, featuring Arrested Development, The Aston Shuffle, Deep Sea Arcade, Flume, Muscles, Ruby Rose, Wolf & Cub and stacks more!
What could be more Australian than beer? What about a whole FESTIVAL of beer? Ya-ha, that's right. This big two day event celebrating everything to do with Australian Beer from the micro to the massive, with brewers from all around Australia offering their incredible range of world class beers – for beer lovers and the beer curious. But remember, don't drink and drive - ride your beer-cycle.