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Friday, 15 August 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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Abstraction–Création: J.W. Power in Europe 1921–1938

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. 10am-5pm. Free.

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Canberra Theatre Centre

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!

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Connect to Reading: Children's Book Council of Australia Book of the Year Awards 2014 @ National Library of Australia

The Children's Book Council of Australia and the Library invite you to the presentation of the Book of the Year awards and the launch of Book Week 2014, followed by book signings. 11:30am. Free. https://register.eventarc.com/23323/special-event-connect-to-reading-chi...

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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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Karaoke World Championships @ Canberra Irish Club

We have some great promos every Friday night at Karaoke: $4 basic spirits from 8pm; $5 glasses of champagne; Drink voucher to give away. All you need to do is get up and sing for a chance to score one! Check out our Facebook page dedicated to Karaoke. Click here. We love to give things away. Karaoke kicks off at 8.30pm every Friday night. Click here to visit the Facebook page especially for Karaoke at the Canberra Irish Club.

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Tarot Card Reading @ Polit Bar

What does the future hold? Ask the cards. Only 10 spots. MUST BOOK AHEAD. Call Marisol on 0404 364 820. 6-8pm

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TGI FRIDAYS WITH $5 DRINKS @ Hellenic Club In The City

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.

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Saturday, 16 August 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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Abstraction–Création: J.W. Power in Europe 1921–1938

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. 10am-5pm. Free.

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Canberra Theatre Centre

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!

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Dine and Belly Dance @ Turkish Delight

Each Saturday Night Turkish Delight have belly dancing performance throughout the night for the ultimate dining experience.

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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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Fireside Festival: Olive Oil/Vinegar Masterclass @ Lerida Estate

Olive Oil/Vinegar Master Class with Janet Gavey from The Essential Ingredient, 10.30-12.30 Cost: $25 ($15 for Club Lerida members). Janet will explain how olive oil and vinegar is made, how to select a good olive oil & vinegar, provide tips on cooking with these and discuss the health benefits. Jim Lumbers, owner of Lerida Estate, will contribute his insights on wine vinegar. Bookings Essential on 6295 6640.

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