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Wednesday, 22 October 2014

2014 ERIC ROLLS MEMORIAL LECTURE @ National Library of Australia

Nicolas Rothwell: The Landscape behind the Landscape

Award-winning author and northern Australia correspondent for The Australian Nicolas Rothwell reflects on his experience living in Australia’s north, and explores what lies in the Australian landscape and what we read within it.

Supported by Elaine Van Kempen in recognition of the contribution of poet, historian and naturalist Eric Rolls

Wednesday 22 October, 6 pm Theatre, free (includes refreshments)
Bookings: nla.gov.au/bookings or 02 6262 1271 (Mon–Fri, 9 am–12 pm)

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2014 Eric Rolls Memorial Lecture Nicolas Rothwell - The Landscape Behind the Landscape @ National Library of Australia

Award-winning author and correspondent Nicolas Rothwell shares his experience living in Australia's north and considers what we read within the Australian landscape. 6:00pm. Free entry. https://www.nla.gov.au/event/7233

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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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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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FratHaus pr Beer Pong & Buffalo Wings @ La De Da

Wednesday night has never tasted so good!

Chow Down on 1 Kilo of Buffalo Wings AND 1 jug of craft beer ALL for $25 from 7-9pm.

Before throwing down in a Beer Pong competition.

Starting at 9:00pm, Frat Haus Djs on the decks.

Every Wednesday until the end of semester….

Click here to join the event on Facebook.

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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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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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Trivia @ PJ O'Reilly's Canberra City

One of Canberra’s best known trivia nights. It’s been running for over 10 years and has a huge local following. With $100 in vouchers given away every night plus spot prizes and the chance to win some serious cash with the trivia jackpot question. It gets busy so bookings are definitely recommended.

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Thursday, 23 October 2014

2 FOR 1 Thursdays @ Rose Cottage

Head to Rose Cottage every Thursday night for live music and to enjoy 2 for 1 Schnitzel/Steak/Pizza (on a weekly rotation) for only $15.

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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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Cash karaoke @ PJ O'Reilly's Canberra City

Test your talent at Canberra’s best karaoke night!
Cash karaoke is on every Thursday night at PJ’s. Every Thursday we give away $200 in PJ’s money plus the top 3 performers win a place in the monthly final held on the last Thursday of every month and the chance to win $500 in cash money.

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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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Elevated Nightclub @ Uni Pub

Luke Jaimes for Shake Dat Thursday from 9pm till Late, free entry with $2.50 Basics between 10pm-midnight.

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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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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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