Friday, 22 August 2014
Springtime Fair @ Albert Hall
Canberra Antique & Collectables Fair - Springtime Fair - August 2014 - Friday 22nd, Saturday 23rd, Sunday 24th August
The fair is one of the longest-running in Australia. Features high-quality, genuine, affordable antiques, old-world nostalgia and collectables, No reproductions or new merchandise are allowed, with all items accurately described. A purchaser will be told if any restoration has been carried out.
23 antique dealers selling a range of English, Australian and French furniture, antique and estate jewellery, maps and prints, glassware, linen, lace, bric-a-brac, silver, china and pottery, including Moorcroft pottery and Royal Doulton flambé figures.
Entry is $7 ($5 concession), children under 14 are free. Wheelchair access is available on request.
Proceeds of this Fair will assist the work of Snowy Southcare Helicopter Operating throughout the A.C.T and Southeastern N.S.W. providing emergency aero-medical and essential services.
Hours: Opening night is Friday 6pm - 9pm
Saturday 10am - 5.30pm
Sunday 10am - 4pm.
Thank God It's Friday at Hellenic in the City!!! The night will feature $5 select beers, $5 wines and a selected range of $5 TGIF Cocktails. So head over between 5pm and 7pm and start your weekend off on the right foot.
Saturday, 23 August 2014
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.
Join us in exploring the rich culinary history of Burgundy and France. Enjoy a large selection of Burgundian wines that will be on offer by the glass, carafe or bottle for the month.
Our A la Carte and degustation menu will show tribute with some modern takes on classic Burgundy and French dishes.
Friday, August 1, 2014 – Saturday, August 30, 2014
Collected Works 2014 @ Canberra Theatre Centre
Collected Works 2014 is a season of drama, dance, ballet, opera, physical and musical theatre and features an outstanding line up of productions from Australia’s best loved performing arts companies along with two international productions. There is something for everyone. Click here to find out more, including Nine Good Reasons To Buy A Season Pass!
Courtney Love @ Zierholz @ UC
In case you didn’t see it (or didn’t believe it!), it's true, UC Refectory recently announced that Courtney Love will be bringing her “You Know My Name” tour to the UC Refectory on Saturday 23 August. Never far from the public eye, Love has maintained a presence in the social media generation, and along with her acting work and ever increasing interest in the world of fashion, continues to break the mould of what is expected from today’s rock ‘n’ roll icon. Click here to find out more info and to book your tickets!
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.
Part of the Fireside Festival, grab a table of 6 or more friends, and enjoy an evening with a table in front of the open fireplace.
A four-course meal with the main meal a 16 hour slow cooked Lamb Shoulders to share. Other courses include wood-fired whole camembert, platters with three of our signature entrees...all rounded off with a decadent dessert. A french champagne on arrival with wood-fired camembert followed by a matching Shaw Riesling for entree and the handpicked Shaw Merriman Cabernet Sauvignon for main course and a tipple of botrytis for dessert.
It's a night for food and wine mid-winter.
Minimum 6 guests. Maximum 20 guests.
$110 per head.
Bookings based on availability.
Excludes event nights.
Melbourne three-piece riff rockers, Dallas Frasca, are back in a huge way with an explosive new single 'Lizard Boy'! Dallas, Jeff & Zane gained a fiercely loyal following in both Australia and Europe and this little tour is the first taste of their highly anticipated third album 'Love Army', due out in mid 2014.