26

Mar
7pm
with The Lowlands

PJ Michael & the Banditas - with special guests Lowlands. Come see us for our first gig of 2017.

27

Mar
12pm

Absolute Beginner's Ukulele Fun Time

27

Mar
7pm
An Evening with Zohab Zee Khan

Hosted by J.C Inman, That Poetry Thing continues to bring international class poets to Monday nights. This week's featured artist is Zohab Zee Khan.

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27

Mar
9:30pm
Smith's Band Rehearsal

In this week's open band rehearsal, these local party animals will play their favourite tunes for your pleasure.

28

Mar
12pm

Lunchtime Singing Session for the Shy and Vocally Challenged

28

Mar
7pm

Local musicians trying out material for a friendly audience.

29

Mar
7pm
My Feminist Awakening

Hear speakers including Heidi Zajak, Eun Ju Kim-Baker and Fiona Jenkins on this month's topic of Feminist Awakenings. Hosted by Feminartsy founder Zoya Patel.

29

Mar
9:30pm
MC's David Bath and Very Gerry

Smith's Varietal is a weekly event combining anything and everything for a helluva lot of fun. It's like a lucky dip of events, you never know what you're gonna get.

30

Mar
12:30pm
Lunchtime Life Drawing

Spend your lunchtime making something beautiful.

30

Mar
7pm
Victor's Farewell

Smith's Thursday Night Jazz brings you the unique guitar sounds of the Victor Rufus Reverberation for the last time before Victor heads off overseas.

30

Mar
9:30pm
'Blue My Soul' Tour

31

Mar
7pm

31

Mar
9:30pm

A relatively informal musical event, social dance and artistic fusion where local and interstate musicians, lead by established Afro-Cuban DJs, play what is commonly known in the Latino musical market as a 'Descargas'.

1

Apr
11am
Group Writing Session

1

Apr
4pm
Book Launch

Launching Wayne Herbert's new tome, Anecdotes of a Disabled Gay

1

Apr
7pm

Canberra quintessential indie band release their new single 'Libra II (Who Must Be Obeid)'. It imagines the corroding power of ill-gotten gain, money and power, ugly stuff.

1

Apr
9:30pm
Canberra Academy of Dramatic Art

Six graduating students from Canberra Academy of Dramatic Art (CADA) will present short cabarets about the unavoidable constancy of change.

2

Apr
12:30pm

At the end of term, each student at the Bec Taylor School of Music is invited to celebrate their musical successes by making music in front of their friends and family at our end-of-term gig at the wonderful Smith's Alternative.

2

Apr
3pm
ft. Elise Walsh of Bella Groove

Some favourite tunes composed by jazz pianists such as Thelonious Monk, Bill Evans and Herbie Hancock performed by the talented Hugh Barrett on piano and accompanied by Elise Walsh (vocals/flute), Phillip Dick (dbl bass) and Steve Fitzgerald (drums).

2

Apr
5:30pm
Canberra Academy of Dramatic Art

Six graduating students from Canberra Academy of Dramatic Art (CADA) will present short cabarets about the unavoidable constancy of change.

2

Apr
7pm
comedy open mic

3

Apr
12pm

Absolute Beginner's Ukulele Fun Time

3

Apr
7pm
Open Mic

Smith's Poetry Jam is an open mic and writing workshop rolled into one. Bring along poems, be they your own or someone else’s, and share in a non-competitive open-mic.

3

Apr
9:30pm

Join Coolio Desgracias as he takes you on a sound journey through space and time.

4

Apr
12pm

Lunchtime Singing Session for the Shy and Vocally Challenged

4

Apr
7pm
Fortnightly Open Jam

The fortnightly open jam where we party like it's 1899.

5

Apr
7pm

Irish/Canadian folk artist Irish Mythen is an experience in the joy of everything. Music so powerful and beautiful you will be instantly engaged.

5

Apr
9:30pm
MC's Click Cult

Smith's Varietal is a weekly event combining anything and everything for a helluva lot of fun. It's like a lucky dip of events, you never know what you're gonna get.

6

Apr
12:30pm
Lunchtime Life Drawing

Spend your lunchtime making something beautiful.

6

Apr
7pm
Thursday Night Jazz

Slow Code performs original compositions exploring alternative harmony, form modulation and improvised counterpoint. They present new and exciting music in the jazz and improvised music tradition.

7

Apr
7:30pm
Courage

7

Apr
9:30pm
EP Launch Tour

Coast & Ocean (Alex Johnson) is a solo entertainer/songwriter/freestyle rapper covering genres including hip hop, Rnb/soul, surf rap, punk and acoustic folk who is currently making waves in the east coast Australian music scene.

8

Apr
2pm
Difficult Women

This month's book is 'Difficult Women' by Roxane Gay.

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