Monday, 15 September 2014
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.
Tuesday, 16 September 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.
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!
How do we promote a healthy social media culture within government organisations? From personal to official accounts, our panel of experts will debate social media's role in our public institutions. 12.30 pm. Free entry. https://www.nla.gov.au/event/digital-culture/social-media-and-the-public...
Social Media and the Public Sector - How do we promote a healthy social media culture within government organisations?
Join our panel of experts, including John Sheridan (Australian Government Chief Technology Officer), Mia Garlick (Head
of Policy, Facebook Australia) and Craig Thomler (Managing Director, Delib Australia), for a debate on the role of social media in celebrating our public institutions.
Tuesday 16 September, 12.30 pm
Bookings recommended: nla.gov.au/bookings or 02 6262 1271 (Mon–Fri, 9 am–12 pm)
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.
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.