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Tuesday, 2 December 2014

Canberra: Then and Now @ National Library of Australia

Explore the changing face of the nation's capital through this fascinating display. Historic images of Canberra by many of the most celebrated photographers of the twentieth century are displayed alongside specially comissioned photographs of the same places today. 10:00am–5:00pm. Free. https://www.nla.gov.au/exhibitions/canberra-then-now

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Keepsakes: Australians and The Great War @ National Library of Australia

To mark the centenary of the First World War, the Library invites you to explore our fascinating collection of wartime albums, medals, letters and diaries. Keepsakes tells the story of The Great War as experienced by Australian servicemen and women, key political leaders, civilians, artists and families on the homefront. Discover how very personal stories become our nation's collective memory. 10 am–5 pm. Free entry.

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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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Wednesday, 3 December 2014

Canberra: Then and Now @ National Library of Australia

Explore the changing face of the nation's capital through this fascinating display. Historic images of Canberra by many of the most celebrated photographers of the twentieth century are displayed alongside specially comissioned photographs of the same places today. 10:00am–5:00pm. Free. https://www.nla.gov.au/exhibitions/canberra-then-now

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National Botanic Gardens

IMB SUNSET CINEMA @ National Botanic Gardens

THE IMB SUNSET CINEMA CANBERRA IS THE ONLY WAY TO EXPERIENCE CINEMA THIS SUMMER! Back for their third season, the IMB Sunset Cinema is the perfect urban escape and the ideal way to soak up the best of summer in Canberra. Screening from the 14th of November through to the 20th of December, 4 nights per week (Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays), the IMB Sunset Cinema sits at the foot of Black Mountain in the heart of the National Botanic Gardens. Come along and enjoy cinema at its best - outdoors! Click here to go to www.sunsetcinema.com.au/canberra to see the full program, venue information and more!

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Keepsakes: Australians and The Great War @ National Library of Australia

To mark the centenary of the First World War, the Library invites you to explore our fascinating collection of wartime albums, medals, letters and diaries. Keepsakes tells the story of The Great War as experienced by Australian servicemen and women, key political leaders, civilians, artists and families on the homefront. Discover how very personal stories become our nation's collective memory. 10 am–5 pm. Free entry.

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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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Thursday, 4 December 2014

Canberra: Then and Now @ National Library of Australia

Explore the changing face of the nation's capital through this fascinating display. Historic images of Canberra by many of the most celebrated photographers of the twentieth century are displayed alongside specially comissioned photographs of the same places today. 10:00am–5:00pm. Free. https://www.nla.gov.au/exhibitions/canberra-then-now

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National Botanic Gardens

IMB SUNSET CINEMA @ National Botanic Gardens

THE IMB SUNSET CINEMA CANBERRA IS THE ONLY WAY TO EXPERIENCE CINEMA THIS SUMMER! Back for their third season, the IMB Sunset Cinema is the perfect urban escape and the ideal way to soak up the best of summer in Canberra. Screening from the 14th of November through to the 20th of December, 4 nights per week (Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays), the IMB Sunset Cinema sits at the foot of Black Mountain in the heart of the National Botanic Gardens. Come along and enjoy cinema at its best - outdoors! Click here to go to www.sunsetcinema.com.au/canberra to see the full program, venue information and more!

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Keepsakes: Australians and The Great War @ National Library of Australia

To mark the centenary of the First World War, the Library invites you to explore our fascinating collection of wartime albums, medals, letters and diaries. Keepsakes tells the story of The Great War as experienced by Australian servicemen and women, key political leaders, civilians, artists and families on the homefront. Discover how very personal stories become our nation's collective memory. 10 am–5 pm. Free entry.

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Front Cafe & Gallery, Lyneham Shops

POLKA LUKA RESIN JEWELLERY & HOMEWARES POP UP @ Front Cafe & Gallery, Lyneham Shops

Find the perfect summer accessory or Christmas gift or at Polka Luka's resin jewellery & homewares Christmas Pop Up.

Polka Luka is a Melbourne based design label creating contemporary resin jewellery and homewares. Focusing on clean lines, organic form, and luminous colour, Polka Luka also imbues a distinctly Australian style- spirited, bold and vibrant.

Join us on opening night Thursday 4th December at 6:00pm for drinks, nibbles & delicious colour!

FREE
Will then be open daily until Sunday 21st December from 9:30am - 7:30pm

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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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Friday, 5 December 2014

ACT Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Cultural Centre

Book launch Inanna Inc. The journey of community @ ACT Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Cultural Centre

The Inanna Inc. Board and Community invite you to attend the book launch celebrating their 30 year history.

Inanna Inc. and it’s diverse 30 year history of providing services to the ACT community is now presented in a book as colourful as the people that have made the organisation what it is today. Made possible through a Community Heritage Grant from the Commonwealth Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities, the Inanna community has worked closely with local author Patricia Mackey to ensure the stories of resilience, success and Feminist spirit are captured as they continue to inform the work, values, philosophies and the spirit of the organisation.

Focusing on the narratives provided by past and current community members and staff, Inanna Inc. The Journey of Community is a personal and real account of the challenges and successes of ordinary people facing extraordinary challenges through life circumstance, mental or physical health issues or social inequity.

When: Friday 5, December 2014, 10.30am
Where: ACT Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Cultural Centre,
245 Lady Denman Drive, Yarramundi Reach.
RSVP by: Monday 1 December 2014 to Martina 6173 3433 or info@inanna.org.au

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Canberra: Then and Now @ National Library of Australia

Explore the changing face of the nation's capital through this fascinating display. Historic images of Canberra by many of the most celebrated photographers of the twentieth century are displayed alongside specially comissioned photographs of the same places today. 10:00am–5:00pm. Free. https://www.nla.gov.au/exhibitions/canberra-then-now

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National Botanic Gardens

IMB SUNSET CINEMA @ National Botanic Gardens

THE IMB SUNSET CINEMA CANBERRA IS THE ONLY WAY TO EXPERIENCE CINEMA THIS SUMMER! Back for their third season, the IMB Sunset Cinema is the perfect urban escape and the ideal way to soak up the best of summer in Canberra. Screening from the 14th of November through to the 20th of December, 4 nights per week (Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays), the IMB Sunset Cinema sits at the foot of Black Mountain in the heart of the National Botanic Gardens. Come along and enjoy cinema at its best - outdoors! Click here to go to www.sunsetcinema.com.au/canberra to see the full program, venue information and more!

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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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