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Sunday, 20 April 2014

CLOSED @ A Bite To Eat

A Bite to Eat will be CLOSED on this day.

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Echo Drama (Melb) & Guests @ Transit Bar

Echo Drama (Melb) & Guests - Damn tight Dub/Reggae/Hip Hop act from Melb on tour. Free Entry

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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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Live Music - 3 girls, a piano & a ukelele @ Polit Bar

FREE - Live music - Lounge and enjoy the great local talent of Bison Embassy - Marianne Scholem, Lea Ridley and Susannah Browna - performing here as 3 Girls, a Piano & a Ukelele. Having studied classical repertoire at institutions such as the UQ School of Music and the Queensland Conservatorium, they have come together after their move to Canberra to explore their popular musical sides, and enjoy writing and performing original songs, which relish the harmonic opportunities three voices, a piano and a ukelele can provide. Come along and hear something new. 5:00pm-7:00pm. Click here to book your spot.

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Luminous World: Contemporary Art from the Wesfarmers Collection @ National Library of Australia

This exhibition brings together a selection of contemporary paintings, objects and photographs from the Wesfarmers Collection in a conversation about light. Through works of conceptual invention that chart the range and depth of the collection, this exhibition features significant works by prominent Australian and New Zealand artists including Susan Norrie, Michael Riley, Bill Henson, Rosalie Gascoigne and Nyapanyapa Yunupingu. 10am - 5pm. FREE. www.nla.gov.au/exhibitions

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Pètanque/Boules @ Lerida Estate

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.

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Monday, 21 April 2014

Closed @ Transit Bar

Closed for the day (Reno day - Sorry !! But check out the changes on Tuesday!!) www.transitbar.com.au

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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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Luminous World: Contemporary Art from the Wesfarmers Collection @ National Library of Australia

This exhibition brings together a selection of contemporary paintings, objects and photographs from the Wesfarmers Collection in a conversation about light. Through works of conceptual invention that chart the range and depth of the collection, this exhibition features significant works by prominent Australian and New Zealand artists including Susan Norrie, Michael Riley, Bill Henson, Rosalie Gascoigne and Nyapanyapa Yunupingu. 10am - 5pm. FREE. www.nla.gov.au/exhibitions

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Tuesday, 22 April 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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Karaoke Love @ Transit Bar

Can you out Jones, Mr. Tom Jones? Out Enya, Enya? Can you Farnsey and Barsney with the best? Then Karaoke Love is for you! Come kroon, yodel, lipsink or just rockout at Canberra's best midweek karaoke party - from 9.00pm. Warm up your vocal chords and display your talents to your favorite hits. Come, sing, compete, impress your mates and win big. For more information please contact Transit Bar on (02) 6162 0899.

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Luminous World: Contemporary Art from the Wesfarmers Collection @ National Library of Australia

This exhibition brings together a selection of contemporary paintings, objects and photographs from the Wesfarmers Collection in a conversation about light. Through works of conceptual invention that chart the range and depth of the collection, this exhibition features significant works by prominent Australian and New Zealand artists including Susan Norrie, Michael Riley, Bill Henson, Rosalie Gascoigne and Nyapanyapa Yunupingu. 10am - 5pm. FREE. www.nla.gov.au/exhibitions

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Wednesday, 23 April 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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IQ Trivia Fun

FREE with PRIZES. Every Wednesday starts 730 pm. Lots of fun questions and great prizes. Fly over the Week Hump with a laugh. Looking after Factoid Geeks in Manuka (or just Great Guessers...) Visit IQ Trivia Facebook page for the weekly homework questions to get a jump start. 7:30pm every Wednesday

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Luminous World: Contemporary Art from the Wesfarmers Collection @ National Library of Australia

This exhibition brings together a selection of contemporary paintings, objects and photographs from the Wesfarmers Collection in a conversation about light. Through works of conceptual invention that chart the range and depth of the collection, this exhibition features significant works by prominent Australian and New Zealand artists including Susan Norrie, Michael Riley, Bill Henson, Rosalie Gascoigne and Nyapanyapa Yunupingu. 10am - 5pm. FREE. www.nla.gov.au/exhibitions

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Event Re-cap

Event Recap: Glass Towers at Transit Bar

by Jen Taylor

Not even the rain and loss of Daylight Savings kept the dedicated from Transit Bar on Thursday night for the return of Glass Towers after their tour of America. The night opened with The Alternative, who brought quite a large crowd of followers. It was their first foray into the music scene with a drummer, having previously performed as an acoustic duo. They presented some nice acoustic guitar and solid basslines, and their final song (introduced by the lead singer as their personal favourite) was a definite crowd pleaser.

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