Tuesday, 9 September 2014
Collected Works 2014 @ Canberra Theatre Centre
Collected Works 2014 is a season of drama, dance, ballet, opera, physical and musical theatre and features an outstanding line up of productions from Australia’s best loved performing arts companies along with two international productions. There is something for everyone. Click here to find out more, including Nine Good Reasons To Buy A Season Pass!
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.
FREE Karaoke Madness - We have 58,000 songs to choose from including in English, Mandarin, Cantonese, Japanese, Korean, Thai, Vietnamese and more!
This is not a competition. See how much fun our cats are having? That could be YOU!
Oh, alright. We will award a $50 bar tab each night for the person who sings songs in the most number of different languages we have on offer (and no less than four...).
Tuesday night at PJ’s is schnitty night. Try one of our legendary chicken schnitzels and any schooner for just $15.
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
US Embassy Film Screening - New York: A Documentary Film—Order and Disorder @ National Library of Australia
Ric Burns examines the explosive growth of New York, the Civil War and the draft riots of 1863. (1999, 120 mins, M). 6.00 pm. Free entry. https://www.nla.gov.au/event/7199
Wednesday, 10 September 2014
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.