Luka Lesson’s Agapi & Other Kinds of Love at NMA – Friday 29 April
Experience Agapi & Other Kinds of Love by renowned Greek-Australian poet and rapper Luka Lesson at the National Museum of Australia. Accompanied by cinematic scores and hip-hop numbers composed by Sydney Conservatorium of Music’s James Humberstone, this soulful performance will ignite your heart. Agapi & Other Kinds of Love tells the story of Socrates and his mysterious lover, Diotima. Inspired by his heritage, Luka takes the audience on a journey from ancient to modern-day Athens and shows us how love prevails despite the trials and tribulations of the ages. Purchase your tickets online.
DJ Tigerlily at Fiction – Friday 29 April
Australian premier producer DJ Tigerlily is taking over Fiction’s F.E.E.L Friday’s with her signature electronic beats. Playing in nightclubs around the country showcasing her versatile, ever-evolving and electrifying shows for over 10 years, catch her live in Canberra for one night only. Tickets are on sale here.
SIX the Musical – Friday 29 April to Sunday 1 May
Remixing five hundred years of historical heartbreak, SIX follows the six wives of Henry VIII as they retell their story, their way, in a high-octane 75-minute global musical phenomenon. Playing in Canberra for three weeks only, you do not want to miss this energetic pop musical! Purchase your tickets on the Canberra Theatre Centre’s website.
Canberra International Music Festival – Friday 29 April to Sunday 1 May
The Canberra International Music Festival will see a total of 41 events, including 22 unique concerts and nine free events take over the Capital. This year, the Festival’s theme is ‘Pole to Pole’, inviting attendees on a musical adventure around the globe, exploring important themes of global community during a time of strain. The program will be full of contrast, with early music from Spain, new music from Australia, the very best of European traditions and music from the Middle East and Poland. Check out the full program here.
Kambri ANU One Direction 11 Year Anniversary Party – Saturday 30 April
Celebrate 11 years of One Direction at Kambri ANU. Playing their greatest hits all night long, plus the best from the boy’s solo careers, dance to your favourite 1D songs with your friends this weekend. Tickets are still available via Moshtix.
Two Before Ten Pasta Making Workshop – Saturday 30 April
Nothing quite beats a bowl of fresh pasta! Join Two Before Ten as they teach you the skills and techniques to make your own pasta from simple, quality ingredients. In the class you will learn how to make the pasta dough, roll and cut fettuccini, turn pasta sheets into ravioli before filling and making gnocchi from scratch. Then, enjoy a beautiful pasta lunch with a glass of regional wine. Buy tickets online.
Handmade Market Canberra – Saturday 30 April and Sunday 1 May
Bringing some of the county’s best handmade, Australian-made products under one roof, the Handmade Markets are back for 2022 with in-person markets returning at EPIC. This weekend, shop unique jewellery, fashion, homewares, gifts, and more! To grab free tickets and search all the market stalls, head to their website.
QT Lounge Sky High Tea – Saturday 30 April
Set amongst beautiful views of Canberra at QT’s 15th floor Lounge, join them for a delicious high tea experience. Featuring a beautiful array of dishes including prawn and spinach loaf, goats cheese and pea mini tarts, dark chocolate mousse, mojito cheesecake and a welcome beverage on arrival, this is decadence at its best. Grab your tickets online.
Meating Room Black Bird Hot Wings Challenge – Sunday 1 May
Think you have what it takes to take on the Meating Room’s hot wings challenge? Including 10 wings over eight rounds, each hotter than the next, with hot sauce produced by Canberra Chili and Hot Sauces, you bet you’ll be feeling the heat! Head to their Facebook page to see how you can enter, or drop in from 2pm to watch the brave take on this challenge.
Dairy Road Market – Sunday 1 May
Dairy Road’s monthly market is back for May, bringing together a collection of local goods. Enjoy wine tastings from eight local wineries and distilleries, a selection of arts and crafts by CraftACT, local produce, handmade objects, second-hand clothing, and live music. Open from 12-5pm, entry is free or $12 with a cellar door wine glass and wine tasting. Purchase your tickets online.