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Wednesday, 23 July 2014

Old Parliament House

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.

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Harold White Fellow Presentation: The USA-Japan Strategic Alliance in the 'Asian Century' @ National Library of Australia

Professor Rikki Kersten examines the security dilemmas that have arisen in Japan after September 11, including how the new United States strategy known as the 'rebalance' will affect the pacifist national identity of the post-Second World War Japanes nation. 5:30pm. Free. https://register.eventarc.com/20784/harold-white-fellow-presentation-the...

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Hump Day Wednesday @ Transit Bar

Celebrate Hump Day every Wednesday at Transit Bar and enjoy $5 pizzas and cheap drinks from 5pm.

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Thursday, 24 July 2014

Old Parliament House

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.

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Using Online e-Resources @ National Library of Australia

Get the most from our online e-Resources. This session looks at our most popular academic resources and gives tips and tricks to using them. Includes Informit, Gale and Ebsco services. 2:00pm. Free. https://register.eventarc.com/23365/using-online-e-resources

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WW1 Military Ancestors @ National Library of Australia

Find out what resources can help you research your ancestor's WWI military service using the National Library's resources and the service records of other institutions. 2:00pm. Free. https://register.eventarc.com/23368/wwi-military-ancestors

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Friday, 25 July 2014

2014 Kenneth Myer Lecture - Science and Society: Exploring the Role of Research in Australian Lives @ National Library of Australia

Nobel Prize winner Professor Brian Schmidt AC delivers the 25th Kenneth Myer Lecture. 6:00pm. Free.

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Abstraction–Création: J.W. Power in Europe 1921–1938 @ National Library of Australia

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.

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Abstraction–Création: J.W. Power in Europe 1921–1938

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. 10am-5pm. Free.

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Exhibition talk - Abstraction–Création: J.W. Power in Europe 1921–1938 @ National Library of Australia

Exhibition curators Dr Ann Stephen and Dr Andrew Donaldson discuss artist J.W. Power’s life and work, and lead you on a tour of the gallery. 12:30pm. Free. https://register.eventarc.com/23322/exhibition-talk-abstraction-cr%C3%A9...

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Old Parliament House

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.

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Karaoke World Championships @ Canberra Irish Club

We have some great promos every Friday night at Karaoke: $4 basic spirits from 8pm; $5 glasses of champagne; Drink voucher to give away. All you need to do is get up and sing for a chance to score one! Check out our Facebook page dedicated to Karaoke. Click here. We love to give things away. Karaoke kicks off at 8.30pm every Friday night. Click here to visit the Facebook page especially for Karaoke at the Canberra Irish Club.

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