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Monday, 27 October 2014

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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In Conversation - Ian 'Molly' Meldrum's Memoirs @ National Library of Australia

Join the legendary Molly Meldrum as he shares over 30 years of stories from the Australian music industry. 6:00pm. $20 includes refreshments. https://www.nla.gov.au/event/7234

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IN CONVERSATION Ian ‘Molly’ Meldrum and The Never, Um, Ever Ending Story @ National Library of Australia

Discover what really happened on Countdown—after the cameras were turned off. Join the legendary Molly Meldrum in conversation with Lisa Forrest as he shares over 30 years of stories of working in the Australian music industry. Hear about Molly’s interviews with stars, such as Kylie Minogue, Prince Charles, Elton John, Madonna and INXS, and how he made Australian television history on Countdown.

In association with Allen and Unwin
Monday 27 October, 6 pm
Theatre, $20 (includes refreshments and book signing) Bookings: nla.gov.au/bookings or 02 6262 1271 (Mon–Fri, 9 am–12 pm)

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The Alex Stuart Qunitet @ The Street Theatre

Alex Stuart, accompanied by four of Australia's great jazz musicians, returns from Paris to his home-town to launch his new album, Place to Be.

His Australian tour follows the album's French launch in May at Paris's iconic Sunset Jazz Club. Already, France's Nouvelle-Vague magazine has described Place to Be as 'balanced to perfection...one of the best jazz albums of the year - 5 stars', and French national station France Musique has presented it as a feature album.

VENUE: Street TWO, The Street Theatre, Canberra City West
DATE: MONDAY 27 OCTOBER @ 7:30PM
TICKETS: $28
BOOKINGS: 6247 1223 or www.thestreet.org.auwww.thestreet.org.au

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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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Tuesday, 28 October 2014

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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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, 29 October 2014

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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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, 30 October 2014

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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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, 31 October 2014

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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THE JEFF TAIN WATTS QUARTET @ The Street Theatre

Hailing from the rich musical city of Pittsburgh, drummer Jeff "Tain" Watts has established himself as one of the most in demand, virtuosic and celebrated practitioners of the modern jazz era.

Tain’s approach to the art of drumming combines explosive power, blinding speed and mastery of complex rhythms and time signatures, along with a rare sense of elegance, tried-by-fire composure, and a gritty street funk.

On this tour, the five times Grammy award winner will take the stage with Osmany Parades (piano), Troy Roberts (sax) & Chris Smith (bass).

VENUE The Street Theatre, 15 Childers St, Canberra City West
SEASON Friday 31st October @ 8pm
TICKETS Tickets: $35
BOOKINGS 6247 1223 or www.thestreet.org.auwww.thestreet.org.au

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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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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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