Sunday, 26 October 2014
Abstraction-Création features the work of J.W. Power, one of Australia's most successful and accomplished expatriate painters of the interwar years. Power studied art in Paris with Ferdinand Léger at his Académie Moderne and was part of the international group of artists known as Abstraction-Création. This exhibition brings together, for the first time, Power's paintings from the University of Sydney and his sketchbooks held by the National Library of Australia. 10:00am - 5:00pm. Free.
Exhibition: Behind The Lines @ Old Parliament House
There’s never been a year like this in politics. Behind the Lines 2013 the year’s best political cartoons tells the tale of three leaders, Gillard, Rudd and Abbott through broken parliamentary alliances, caucus instability, and leadership spills, prime ministerial changes, corruption scandals, cabinet reshuffles, policies and opinion polls. Free caricatures - Whilst you’re seeing Behind the Lines 2013 (only in January) there will be a free caricaturist on site. You get to take home the drawing too! The exhibition runs until 17 November 2014. Click here for more information.
Experience the beauty of Lake George and get some exercise at the same time by doing the Lake George Vineyards Walk. Sensible walking shoes required, and bring a warm jacket if it is going to be chilly! Have lunch at Café Lerida before or after the walk. For café menu see: www.leridaestate.com.au/pages/Lunch-Menu.html.
Trick Fitness and The Loft presents a first class experience in Pole Performance. Two performances and two time slots on the first Sunday of every month. Set times: 8:15pm and 9:15pm. $5 Peroni, $6 Basics and $12 Cocktails.
Live Music: 12.30-3pm, Carlos Perez Martinez, a Spanish classical guitarist, plays Spanish and other favourite guitar music for visitors to Café Lerida.
For café menu see: www.leridaestate.com.au.. Music is FREE.
Bookings recommended on 6295 6640.
Come and have lunch at Café Lerida with some family and/or friends, and then enjoy a social game of Petanqué/Boules. A relaxing way to spend the afternoon – and some gentle exercise as well! For menu see: www.leridaestate.com.au/pages/Lunch-Menu.html. Bookings recommended.
Raising money for Marymead @ South African High Commission Open Gardens
Help raise funds for Marymead by visting the South African High Commission, Corner State Circle and Rhodes Place, Yarralumla, on Saturday 25 and Sunday 26 October from 10.00am – 4.30pm. Enjoy the vibrant Spring display and manicured lawns which feature specimen trees, interesting South African species flourish in sheltered beds together with formal herb garden edged in box and espaliered limes. The Marymead Auxiliary will also be raising additional funds with the sale of morning tea/afternoon tea, sausage sizzle and there will also be face painting for the kids. Entry is $8.00 and kids entry is free. For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone Joanne Dean-Ritchie on 6162 5800.
Spring Festival @ Belconnen Fresh Food Markets
Belconnen Fresh Food Markets are gearing up shoppers to get ready for the return of their annual Spring Festival, set to take off on the 25th and 26th of October. With spring truly in full force, the Belconnen Markets have planned an excess of activity taking place throughout the marketplace over one massive weekend filled with life, culture, gourmet goodies, entertainment and kids’ activities. Bring your friends and family along and watch the markets spring to life whilst participating in this free event. For more event details, visit www.bffm.com.au
Time: 10am – 3pm
A small, though excitable crowd gathered at UC Refectory on Saturday night to see one of the 90s most talented and tempestuous stars take the stage. It could be none other than Ms Courtney Love. What the Hell would happen tonight? After a storming warm-up set from Melbourne’s The Mercy Kills, the beer queue formed, while a range of tiara-and Doc-Marten-wearing ladies pressed themselves up against the barriers in anticipation of the grunge goddess’ appearance.