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Thursday, 3 September 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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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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NICK DELATOVIC & FRIENDS @ Transit Bar

NICK DELATOVIC & FRIENDS
The Canberra must, muse, and muscle brings his #EPINADAY to the live stage
8pm, free entry

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Lonsdale Street

Spring Fling @ Lonsdale Street

The Lonsdale St Traders of the Ori building in Braddon welcome you to come along to Spring Fling, a late night shopping experience to welcome the warmer weather.

The inaugural shopping event will be held on Thursday the 3rd of September from 5.30pm - 9pm at the Ori Building, 30 Lonsdale St Braddon. All retailers will have a one night only promotion to coincide with the event. There will be live entertainment from Flux Brazilian drummers and Glamrousas samba Dancers from 6.30pm.

Click here to join the event on Facebook and find out more about the stores involved and offers available.

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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, 4 September 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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Live Music - Robbie Mann Plays Stride Piano @ Polit Bar

Free @ Polit Bar. Stride piano was the infancy of jazz piano, nurtured within the debauchery of burlesque houses, brothels & bars. Every Friday 7-9pm.

Click here to book.

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Lucky’s: Friday Collective @ Lucky's

Every Friday from 5-8pm

Big Week in the Office? Lucky’s would like to swing a bit of luck your way and invite you to host your own ‘Lucky’s Friday Collective’.

As the enviable collective party host, you will have the opportunity to receive the following incentives:

· Bring 10-20 guests; you will receive one bottle of House White/Red or Sparkling.
· Bring along 20-50 guests; you will receive a $50 bar tab at Lucky’s Speakeasy.
· Bring 50+ guests; you receive an overnight accommodation voucher at QT Canberra.

You and your swanky collective of colleagues will be entitled to the following hooch specials:

· 2 Complimentary Lucky’s drink vouchers.
· $5 Spirits/Wine/Beers & $10 Cocktails from 5-8pm
· Snack specials available between 5-8pm

Note: Lucky’s Speakeasy, award winner of Australia’s Best Bar Presentation and Service. Note: Management reserves the right to refuse entry. Minimum legal age is 18yrs. Photo ID required. Strict dress code applies. No thongs, shorts, sneakers or casual tees.

To make a booking please visit: www.qtcanberra.com.au or call 02 6267 1270.

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THE SNOWDROPPERS @ Transit Bar

THE SNOWDROPPERS
With a new album in tow, the boisterous blues rock mentalists are joined by Sydneysiders Food Court
8pm, presale via Moshtix

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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, 5 September 2015

CODA CONDUCT @ Transit Bar

CODA CONDUCT
The cunning linguists return to the scene of the crime of their sold out album launch, backed by Stateovmind and Lash
8pm, presale via Moshtix

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Lake George Range Walk @ Lerida Estate

Do the Lake George Range walk to the highest point on the Lake George Range. Great views of Lake George and the Federal Highway winding its way to Sydney. Walking shoes with good gripping soles required. It is advisable to bring a bottle of water, and a warm jacket if it is going to be chilly.

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Pétanque/Boules @ Lerida Estate

Come and have lunch at Cafe Lerida with some family and/or friends, listen to the music, and then enjoy a social game of Pétanque/Boules. A relaxing way to spend the afternoon – and get some gentle exercise as well!
FREE

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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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Event Re-cap

Provini takes to the stage in Civic

by OutInCanberra

Canberra has never been short of Italian restaurants. In the heart of the city, La Scala was one of the longest lasting and most-loved. After an amazing 25 year run, the familiar space was taken over by the CoCu Group (consisting of nearby Tuckshop and Shorty’s, among others) to redevelop the space into another Italian restaurant that Canberrans could fall in love with. Welcome to Provini!

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