Wednesday, 4 February 2015
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
Book here or 02 6262 1271
(Mon–Fri, 9 am–12 pm)
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
FREE with PRIZES. Every Wed 8pm. Lots of fun questions and - did we say? - prizes! Fly over the Week Hump with a laugh. Looking after Factoid Geeks in Manuka (or just Great Guessers...)
The Hostess, Tammy Paks is a drag princess, entertainer, hostess, singer and light actress. Her salacious attitude, witty parodies and frequent usage of the word 'moist,' are bound to bedazzle and befuddle you as you ponder on the serious business of Tranny Trivia...
Be party to Canberra's first and only. Click here to register.
Thursday, 5 February 2015
Come into Siren and enjoy a night of $10 cocktails and local music to make for a great night out!
$10 Lunch @ The Durham
From noon, the Durham opens its doors with $10 lunch options available. Choose the smokey PubMexico, the mouthwatering PubChicken or vegetarian options like the PubLentil or zucchini Fritters.
Every Thursday Night is $10 Schnitzel Night at Ainslie Football and Social Club. Yum!
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
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
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.