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: nla.gov.au/bookings or 02 6262 1271 (Mon–Fri, 9 am–12 pm)
Grilled Atlantic salmon fillet and a glass of the Mrs. Smith Sauvignon Blanc all for $20 every Monday.
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
BOOKINGS: 6247 1223 or www.thestreet.org.auwww.thestreet.org.au
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
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.
Tuesday, 28 October 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.