Monday, 27 October 2014

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: or 02 6262 1271 (Mon–Fri, 9 am–12 pm)

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Life Drawing @ Civic Pub

Life Drawing every Monday. No bookings necessary.

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Live NFL Mondays @ Smoque

Get down to Smoque and grab a Bud and some ribs as the 2014-15 NFL season appears live on the big screen. The action takes place every Friday, Monday and Tuesday at lunchtime. Game on!

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Salmon and Sauvignon @ PJ O'Reilly's Canberra City

Grilled Atlantic salmon fillet and a glass of the Mrs. Smith Sauvignon Blanc all for $20 every Monday.

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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 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
BOOKINGS: 6247 1223 or

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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.

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Trivia @ PJ O'Reilly's Canberra City

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.

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Weekday specials @ Oliver's at Braddon

Coffee & Muffin or Coffee & Cronut $6.00

Available Monday to Friday 7.30am to

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Wings & Sundaes @ Tongue & Groove

Every Sunday & Monday it's All you can eat wings for just $20. Available by reservation only. $5 Ice cream sundaes also available.

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Tuesday, 28 October 2014

$10 Lunches @ Duxton

The Duxton has $10 Lunch Specials happening every Monday to Thursday from 12:00pm until 3:00pm. Choose from the Traditional Caeser Salad, Margherita (v) Pizza, BLT Sandwich, Steak Pot Pie or Chunky Bean Nachos.

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$10 Rump Steaks @ Uni Pub

Every Monday & Tuesday, lunch & dinner $10 300g Rump Steaks at Uni Pub.

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$11 Lunch Deals @ PJ O'Reilly's Canberra City

Choose from PJ’s legendary schnitzel, fish and chips or a Caesar Salad. Plus a regular soft drink every Monday – Thursday.

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$12 Burgers @ Civic Pub

Enjoy delicious $12 Burgers every Tuesday.

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$16 Lunch & Wine @ Parlour Wine Room

Enjoy $16 lunches with a glass of wine from Tuesday through to Saturday from 12:00pm to 3:00pm.

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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.