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Tuesday, 3 February 2015

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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ENLIGHTEN 2015 @ VARIOUS ICONIC CANBERRA VENUES

Culture and creativity illuminate the capital as Enlighten brings Canberra to life.

See Canberra in a different light this Autumn when many of the city’s national attractions open their doors after-hours to host an array of exclusive events and surprising experiences.

Over ten illuminated nights the whole family can enjoy free and ticketed events such as blockbuster exhibitions and rare films, captivating architectural projections, intriguing live music and performances, stand-up comedy, thrilling tours into the depths of our national attractions, exclusive dining experiences and more.

Click here to see the full list of Enlighten 2015 events.

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Groovin' The Moo: Tickets on SALE!

SAVE THE DATE!

Sun 3 May 2015 – Canberra ACT

Tickets will be on sale from Tuesday 3 February 2015 with the Artist line-up hitting the streets, the airwaves and your socials on Wednesday 28 January 2015.

Sign up to the Moosflash at WWW.GTM.NET.AU or for the latest news, info and competitions.

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Karaoke on Demand @ Polit Bar

Every Tuesday at Polit Bar after 8pm.
Not a competition. A chance to practice & have fun with friends over a few drinks.
Book online - www.politbar.co

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Lecture: On War–Australia and the War with the Ottoman Empire, 1914–1919 @ National Library of Australia

The Great War in the Middle East was a war of and for empires. Professor Jeffrey Grey will discuss how the legacies of the break-up of the Ottoman Empire continue to play themselves out in that region today and are the direct consequence of the First World War. 5:30pm. Free. https://www.nla.gov.au/event/7552

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On War Lecture Series : AUSTRALIA IN THE MIDDLE EAST @ National Library of Australia

Professor Jeffrey Grey—Australia and the War with the Ottoman Empire, 1914–1919

In the Great War, Australian forces played an important role in the Middle East. The nature of that role is not well known and our understanding of it is fuelled by ‘Light Horse romanticism’. The effects of the break-up of the Ottoman Empire continue to be felt in the region to this day.
Join Jeffrey Grey, Professor of History at UNSW Canberra, as he explores Australia’s role in the Middle East.
In association with the Canberra Great War Study Group (‘the Estaminet’)

Tuesday 3 February, 5.30 pm
Conference Room, free
Book here or 02 6262 1271
(Mon–Fri, 9 am–12 pm)

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Wednesday, 4 February 2015

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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Conference: Material Encounters @ National Library of Australia

Join the fascinating discussion on the materiality of knowledge produced during personal encounters with people and places. Keynote speakers include Felix Driver, Professor of Human Geography, Royal Holloway, University of London, and Ricardo Roque, Research Fellow, Institute of Social Sciences, University of Lisbon. Enjoy a special viewing of some of the Library's collections. 9:00am-5:00pm. https://www.nla.gov.au/node/7556

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VARIOUS ICONIC CANBERRA VENUES

ENLIGHTEN 2015 @ VARIOUS ICONIC CANBERRA VENUES

Culture and creativity illuminate the capital as Enlighten brings Canberra to life.

See Canberra in a different light this Autumn when many of the city’s national attractions open their doors after-hours to host an array of exclusive events and surprising experiences.

Over ten illuminated nights the whole family can enjoy free and ticketed events such as blockbuster exhibitions and rare films, captivating architectural projections, intriguing live music and performances, stand-up comedy, thrilling tours into the depths of our national attractions, exclusive dining experiences and more.

Click here to see the full list of Enlighten 2015 events.

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Talk - Museums and the Play of Objects with Dr Phillip Jones @ National Library of Australia

The roles of museum objects shift from decade to decade, reflecting new insights by the curator or a museum’s efforts to keep pace with shifting social trends and attitudes. Dr Philip Jones, Senior Curator at the South Australian Museum, provides an engaging, illustrated lecture on the museum as a stage, with its objects cast in ever-changing roles.

In association with the Material Encounters Conference and the Australian National University’s College of Asia and the Pacific
Wednesday 4 February, 5.30 pm
Theatre, free
Book here or 02 6262 1271
(Mon–Fri, 9 am–12 pm)

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Talk: Museums and the Play of Objects @ National Library of Australia

The roles of museum objects shift from decade to decade, reflecting new insights by the curator, or a museum's efforts to keep pace with shifting social trends and attitudes. Dr Phillip Jones, Senior Curator at the South Australian Museum provides an engaging, illustrated lecture on the museum as a stage, with its objects cast in ever changing roles. 5:30pm. $10 (includes refreshments). https://www.nla.gov.au/node/7553

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Thursday, 5 February 2015

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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Conference: Material Encounters @ National Library of Australia

Join the fascinating discussion on the materiality of knowledge produced during personal encounters with people and places. Keynote speakers include Felix Driver, Professor of Human Geography, Royal Holloway, University of London, and Ricardo Roque, Research Fellow, Institute of Social Sciences, University of Lisbon. Enjoy a special viewing of some of the Library's collections. 9:00am-5:00pm. https://www.nla.gov.au/node/7556

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VARIOUS ICONIC CANBERRA VENUES

ENLIGHTEN 2015 @ VARIOUS ICONIC CANBERRA VENUES

Culture and creativity illuminate the capital as Enlighten brings Canberra to life.

See Canberra in a different light this Autumn when many of the city’s national attractions open their doors after-hours to host an array of exclusive events and surprising experiences.

Over ten illuminated nights the whole family can enjoy free and ticketed events such as blockbuster exhibitions and rare films, captivating architectural projections, intriguing live music and performances, stand-up comedy, thrilling tours into the depths of our national attractions, exclusive dining experiences and more.

Click here to see the full list of Enlighten 2015 events.

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Friday, 6 February 2015

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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Event Re-cap

The 10 Best Live Music Moments for 2014 - Part 2

by Jen Taylor

Have no doubt about it, Jen Taylor know how to rock. As OutInCanberra's resident music critic, it's odd not to find her out a few nights a week taking in the sweetest sounds in Canberra's live music scene. We asked Jen what here favourite moments were for 2014 - not necessarily the best gigs, but those moments - sometimes fleeting - where the moment becomes magical. You can read the first half of her list here. So, in her own words, here are Jen's Top Ten for 2014.

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