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Wednesday, 4 February 2015

Hump Day @ Transit Bar

…get over the hump with drink specials every Wednesday after 5:00pm at Transit Bar.

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Hump Day Hangs @ Treehouse

$10 for any tap beer and gourmet roller every Wednesday night at Treehouse.

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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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Tranny Trivia @ Polit Bar

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.

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Thursday, 5 February 2015

$10 cocktail and live music @ Siren Bar & Restaurant

Come into Siren and enjoy a night of $10 cocktails and local music to make for a great night out!

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$10 Express Lunch @ Transit Bar

Get a pizza and a soft drink for only $10, available from midday to 2:00pm from Monday to Sunday at Transit Bar.

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The Durham

$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.

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$10 Pasta @ Gungahlin Lakes Golf & Community Club

Every Thursday enjoy $10 Pasta at Gungahlin Lakes Club.

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$10 Schnitzel Night @ Ainslie Football and Social Club

Every Thursday Night is $10 Schnitzel Night at Ainslie Football and Social Club. Yum!

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$10 Steaks @ Tongue & Groove

Enjoy a juicy steak for $10 every Thursday. Live music from 5.30pm-8.30pm.

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$9 Lunches @ Treehouse

$9 lunches @ Treehouse from 12pm, plus $3 wine or soft drink every Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.

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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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Double Trouble Thursdays @ Treehouse

2 for 1 burgers at Treehouse on Thursday nights.

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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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