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Monday, 3 August 2015

Treasures Gallery @ National Library of Australia

The Treasures Gallery exhibits the Library’s most celebrated items. They illustrate some of the nation’s greatest stories, from Cook and Bligh’s epic voyages to the death of Burke and Wills in central Australia and the Mabo land rights case. Recently refreshed, the gallery features one of the earliest drawings of the polar bear, the first European depiction of an Australian bird, a book of verse inscribed by Henry Lawson to his wife and a bookcase carved by the young Dorothea Mackellar. It also displays the recently listed Memory of the World Gallipoli Letter written by Keith Murdoch in 1915.

10 am–5 pm.
Free entry.
www.nla.gov.au/exhibitions/treasures-gallery

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Tuesday, 4 August 2015

Karaoke Camp with DJ Brai @ Polit Bar

Free, fun & frisky @ Polit Bar. Every Tues from 8pm. Warm up as you battle it out on the mic. Prize for the best by popular vote, so bring your friends along to make sure you win! Book online www.politbar.co > Events. Every Tues 8pm.

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KARAOKE LOVE @ Transit Bar

Karaoke Love at Transit Bar, every Tuesday from 9:00pm. Free entry.

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Treasures Gallery @ National Library of Australia

The Treasures Gallery exhibits the Library’s most celebrated items. They illustrate some of the nation’s greatest stories, from Cook and Bligh’s epic voyages to the death of Burke and Wills in central Australia and the Mabo land rights case. Recently refreshed, the gallery features one of the earliest drawings of the polar bear, the first European depiction of an Australian bird, a book of verse inscribed by Henry Lawson to his wife and a bookcase carved by the young Dorothea Mackellar. It also displays the recently listed Memory of the World Gallipoli Letter written by Keith Murdoch in 1915.

10 am–5 pm.
Free entry.
www.nla.gov.au/exhibitions/treasures-gallery

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Wednesday, 5 August 2015

Tranny Trivia @ Polit Bar

Questions with glamour & song (and prizes!) Free – often full so book online www.politbar.co > Events. Every Wed 8pm.

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Treasures Gallery @ National Library of Australia

The Treasures Gallery exhibits the Library’s most celebrated items. They illustrate some of the nation’s greatest stories, from Cook and Bligh’s epic voyages to the death of Burke and Wills in central Australia and the Mabo land rights case. Recently refreshed, the gallery features one of the earliest drawings of the polar bear, the first European depiction of an Australian bird, a book of verse inscribed by Henry Lawson to his wife and a bookcase carved by the young Dorothea Mackellar. It also displays the recently listed Memory of the World Gallipoli Letter written by Keith Murdoch in 1915.

10 am–5 pm.
Free entry.
www.nla.gov.au/exhibitions/treasures-gallery

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Thursday, 6 August 2015

2 FOR 1 SCHNITZELS @ Rose Cottage

Head to Rose Cottage every Thursday night for live music and to enjoy 2 for 1 Schnitzels (Steak or Pizza also available) for only $15.

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Blues Headliners - Blue Eyes Cry @ National Press Club of Australia

Soulful rockin' electric blues (VIC). The National Press Club welcomes back these funky blues hipsters and festival favourites from Melbourne. Fronted by the brilliant vouce of Iseulo Hingano, this top band continues to impress with their swag of music awards for Best Song of the Year and Best Female Artist of the Year. Enjoy these hit makers.

Artist lineup:
Iseulo Hingano
Nathan Brett
Cameron Smith
Stuart Prendergast

Free live music from top touring and local bands. Party and dance every Thursday 7pm to 10pm in the Club Lounge.

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Lucky’s Live Lounge @ Lucky's

Unwind with handcrafted signature cocktails in Lucky’s Live Lounge. Every Thursday Lucky’s will host live music from 8-11pm.

Free entry, doors open from 5pm until late.
Bookings call 6267 1270 or email luckys_canberra@qthotels.com.au

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Tarot Card Reading @ Polit Bar

What does the future hold? Ask the cards. Call Marisol to book 0404 364 820. 5-7pm by appointment only.

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Treasures Gallery @ National Library of Australia

The Treasures Gallery exhibits the Library’s most celebrated items. They illustrate some of the nation’s greatest stories, from Cook and Bligh’s epic voyages to the death of Burke and Wills in central Australia and the Mabo land rights case. Recently refreshed, the gallery features one of the earliest drawings of the polar bear, the first European depiction of an Australian bird, a book of verse inscribed by Henry Lawson to his wife and a bookcase carved by the young Dorothea Mackellar. It also displays the recently listed Memory of the World Gallipoli Letter written by Keith Murdoch in 1915.

10 am–5 pm.
Free entry.
www.nla.gov.au/exhibitions/treasures-gallery

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Friday, 7 August 2015

DEPARTURES @ Walt & Burley

What’s the best thing about the working week? Answer: Friday.

In fact, Friday afternoons are the best, and Walt & Burley at The Kingston Foreshore is determined to sail you far, far away from work with the launch of their Departures drinks down by the water after work every Friday.

Just grab yourself something cool and refreshing from the bar and let your mind wander to far-off lands without deadlines, computers, phones or the demands of day-to-day life.

There’ll be live music to soothe your soul and steady your ship.

ALL ABOARD!

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Rachael Thoms & Lachlan Coventry @ National Press Club of Australia

Sought-after local jazz musicians Lachlan Coventry and uniquely versatile songstress Rachael Thoms are long time friends and collaborators. Together they deliver moving and musically gratifying interpretations of some of the best loved tunes in the standard repertoire. You will be thrilled by the synthesis of Coventry's fusion of melody and harmony and with Thoms' technical mastery.

Friday evenings 6:00pm to 8:30pm. Free live jazz!

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Treasures Gallery @ National Library of Australia

The Treasures Gallery exhibits the Library’s most celebrated items. They illustrate some of the nation’s greatest stories, from Cook and Bligh’s epic voyages to the death of Burke and Wills in central Australia and the Mabo land rights case. Recently refreshed, the gallery features one of the earliest drawings of the polar bear, the first European depiction of an Australian bird, a book of verse inscribed by Henry Lawson to his wife and a bookcase carved by the young Dorothea Mackellar. It also displays the recently listed Memory of the World Gallipoli Letter written by Keith Murdoch in 1915.

10 am–5 pm.
Free entry.
www.nla.gov.au/exhibitions/treasures-gallery

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Saturday, 8 August 2015

Fireside Festival @ Lerida Estate

Cellar Door & Café Lerida Open 10.00am - 5.00pm
FREE tasting of full range of current wines.
Café Lerida serves breakfast, lunch and morning/afternoon tea.
For menu see: www.leridaestate.com.au
For more info click here
Bookings on 6295 6640

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Event Re-cap

Canberra restaurants and bars celebrate at the AHA Awards night

by OutInCanberra

On Monday night, the bright and beautiful of Canberra’s hospitality industry gathered at the National Convention Centre to celebrate the 2015 Australian Hotels Association Annual Awards. It was a brilliant night, with everyone dressed to the ‘nines’ and ready to celebrate what has been an amazing year for Canberra venues. Plenty of friends of OutInCanberra were recognised for their efforts. Here are just a few of the worthy recipients.

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