Friday, 30 January 2015
$10 Lunch @ The Durham
From noon, the Durham opens its doors with $10 lunch options available. Choose the smokey PubMexico, the mouthwatering PubChicken or vegetarian options like the PubLentil or zucchini Fritters.
Explore the changing face of the nation's capital through this fascinating display. Historic images of Canberra by many of the most celebrated photographers of the twentieth century are displayed alongside specially comissioned photographs of the same places today. 10:00am–5:00pm. Free. https://www.nla.gov.au/exhibitions/canberra-then-now
Children and Families School Holidays: Wordplay: A Pop Up Kids' Space @ National Library of Australia
Drop in to read, write, illustrate and imagine. A range of fun activities are available exploring the shape, meaning and use of language. Children must be accompanied by an adult. 10:00am-4:00pm. Free. http://www.nla.gov.au/visit
ENLIGHTEN 2015 @ VARIOUS ICONIC CANBERRA VENUES
Culture and creativity illuminate the capital as Enlighten brings Canberra to life.
See Canberra in a different light this Autumn when many of the city’s national attractions open their doors after-hours to host an array of exclusive events and surprising experiences.
Over ten illuminated nights the whole family can enjoy free and ticketed events such as blockbuster exhibitions and rare films, captivating architectural projections, intriguing live music and performances, stand-up comedy, thrilling tours into the depths of our national attractions, exclusive dining experiences and more.
Enjoy the Fish of the Day at Ainslie Football and Social Club for only $16.90 every Friday.
For the first time since the doors opened, Treehouse will be bringing an R’n’B flavour to its dance floor this Friday the 30th. Along with Treehouse’s high standard of drinks, service, and atmosphere, it’s going to be a mesh of old school and new school R’n’B.
Flava is aiming for best of the best, and they’ve found Canberra’s finest R’n’B/Urban DJ’s to deliver that standard with DJ Sir Remix, Lucrative, DJ Adam, and Canberra’s most loved and respected MC, MC Nate. Sir Remix is kicking it all off from 9pm and entry is free.
We have some great weekly specials and prizes every Friday night at Karaoke! All you need to do is get up and sing for a chance to score them!
Karaoke kicks off at 8.30pm every Friday night.
To mark the centenary of the First World War, the Library invites you to explore our fascinating collection of wartime albums, medals, letters and diaries. Keepsakes tells the story of The Great War as experienced by Australian servicemen and women, key political leaders, civilians, artists and families on the homefront. Discover how very personal stories become our nation's collective memory. 10 am–5 pm. Free entry.
by Jen Taylor
Have no doubt about it, Jen Taylor know how to rock. As OutInCanberra's resident music critic, it's odd not to find her out a few nights a week taking in the sweetest sounds in Canberra's live music scene. We asked Jen what here favourite moments were for 2014 - not necessarily the best gigs, but those moments - sometimes fleeting - where the moment becomes magical. You can read the first half of her list here. So, in her own words, here are Jen's Top Ten for 2014.