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Sunday, 26 October 2014

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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Crafty Afternoons @ PJ O'Reilly's Canberra City

Every day from 5-7pm all craft beer schooners are $5. Take the opportunity to try one of the great products we offer from the Matilda Bay Brewery.

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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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Lake George Vineyards Walk @ Lerida Estate

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.

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Lazy Sundays presents Class Act @ The Loft @ Duxton

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.

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Live Music @ Café Lerida

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.

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Live Music Sundays @ Duxton

Live Music at Duxton every Sunday afternoon from 3:00pm until 6:00pm.

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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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Belconnen Fresh Food Markets

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
Cost: Free

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Sunday Sessions @ Rose Cottage

Sunday Sessions at the Cottage include $4 drinks from 5-7pm (excluding top shelf), $12 Pizzas from 5-7pm and Live Bands ALL DAY. There is no better place to spend your lazy Sunday arvo!

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Treasures Gallery @ National Library of Australia

The Treasures Gallery holds many of the Library's most prized items from iconic objects to handwritten histories. Terra Australis to Australia is a narrative of our nation and its development, featuring highlights from the Library's collection, from early maps and atlases to books, manuscripts, paintings, drawings, photographs and objects. Come face-to-face with James Cook's Endeavour journal, a display showcasing the Library's collection of celestial mapping, the notebook William Bligh kept after the Bounty mutiny, and a selection of zines from the Library's growing collection. 10 am–5 pm. Free entry. http://www.nla.gov.au/exhibitions/treasures-gallery

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Monday, 27 October 2014

Crafty Afternoons @ PJ O'Reilly's Canberra City

Every day from 5-7pm all craft beer schooners are $5. Take the opportunity to try one of the great products we offer from the Matilda Bay Brewery.

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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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Happy Hour @ Polit Bar

Celebrate everyday with with us over $6 bubbles, beer & wine and $10 Polit Special cocktails.

NEW - NOW AVAILABLE - "Drink & Dry Responsibly" finest linen tea towels. Drop by and pick yours up for $24.50 ea. See the full range here.

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Life Drawing @ Civic Pub

Life Drawing every Monday. No bookings necessary.

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Event Re-cap

Courtney Love - Live at UC

by OutInCanberra

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.

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