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Thursday, 12 February 2015

VARIOUS ICONIC CANBERRA VENUES

ENLIGHTEN 2015 @ VARIOUS ICONIC CANBERRA VENUES

Culture and creativity illuminate the capital as Enlighten brings Canberra to life.

See Canberra in a different light this Autumn when many of the city’s national attractions open their doors after-hours to host an array of exclusive events and surprising experiences.

Over ten illuminated nights the whole family can enjoy free and ticketed events such as blockbuster exhibitions and rare films, captivating architectural projections, intriguing live music and performances, stand-up comedy, thrilling tours into the depths of our national attractions, exclusive dining experiences and more.

Click here to see the full list of Enlighten 2015 events.

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Exhibition Talk - Keepsakes: Australians and the Great War @ National Library of Australia

The First World War produced some of the most striking and memorable images in Australian history. Sourced entirely from the National Library’s collection, Keepsakes: Australians and the Great War includes Norman Lindsay’s original artwork for his most famous propaganda posters, Stan Cross’ cartoons of wartime Australia, and works by other important artists of the period, including Will Dyson, Frank Hurley, David Low and Ruby Lind.

Dr Guy Hansen, Director, Exhibitions, explores the imagery of the Great War on display in Keepsakes. Discover how these images are now part of our collective memory of the First World War.

In association with Keepsakes: Australians and the Great War
Thursday 12 February, 12.30 pm
Ferguson Room, free
Book here or 02 6262 1271
(Mon–Fri, 9 am–12 pm)

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Exhibition Talk: Images of the Great War @ National Library of Australia

The First World War produced some of the most striking and memorable images in Australian history. Director, Exhibitions Dr Guy Hansen explores the Library's collection including works by Norman Lindsay, Will Dyson, Frank Hurley, David low, Ruby Lind and Stan Cross. 12:30pm. Free. https://www.nla.gov.au/node/7554

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Friday, 13 February 2015

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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VARIOUS ICONIC CANBERRA VENUES

ENLIGHTEN 2015 @ VARIOUS ICONIC CANBERRA VENUES

Culture and creativity illuminate the capital as Enlighten brings Canberra to life.

See Canberra in a different light this Autumn when many of the city’s national attractions open their doors after-hours to host an array of exclusive events and surprising experiences.

Over ten illuminated nights the whole family can enjoy free and ticketed events such as blockbuster exhibitions and rare films, captivating architectural projections, intriguing live music and performances, stand-up comedy, thrilling tours into the depths of our national attractions, exclusive dining experiences and more.

Click here to see the full list of Enlighten 2015 events.

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Garema Place & City Walk

National Multicultural Festival @ Garema Place & City Walk

A kaleidoscope of colours, sounds, sights, flavours and fun is set to transform Canberra when the 2015 National Multicultural Festival unfolds in the city centre.

The festival will feature all the key events and performances it’s renowned for, including: the Food and Dance Spectacular, Greek Glendi, Carnival in the City, Chinese New Year and Pacific Island Showcase.

We embrace the fact that our city is one that is built on a firm foundation of multiculturalism. In fact, it’s what defines us.Canberra is Australia’s seat of democracy. We are home to more than 100 embassies and high commissions. We are a community comprised of individuals who hail from over 170 countries from across the globe.

In the lead up to the 2015 event, the festival team will be working with the many thousands of stallholders, performers, community organisation members, diplomatic corps and tireless volunteers to bring you an unforgettable experience.

Excitingly, this years headlining entertainment act will be Justice Crew!

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Saturday, 14 February 2015

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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VARIOUS ICONIC CANBERRA VENUES

ENLIGHTEN 2015 @ VARIOUS ICONIC CANBERRA VENUES

Culture and creativity illuminate the capital as Enlighten brings Canberra to life.

See Canberra in a different light this Autumn when many of the city’s national attractions open their doors after-hours to host an array of exclusive events and surprising experiences.

Over ten illuminated nights the whole family can enjoy free and ticketed events such as blockbuster exhibitions and rare films, captivating architectural projections, intriguing live music and performances, stand-up comedy, thrilling tours into the depths of our national attractions, exclusive dining experiences and more.

Click here to see the full list of Enlighten 2015 events.

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Garema Place & City Walk

National Multicultural Festival @ Garema Place & City Walk

A kaleidoscope of colours, sounds, sights, flavours and fun is set to transform Canberra when the 2015 National Multicultural Festival unfolds in the city centre.

The festival will feature all the key events and performances it’s renowned for, including: the Food and Dance Spectacular, Greek Glendi, Carnival in the City, Chinese New Year and Pacific Island Showcase.

We embrace the fact that our city is one that is built on a firm foundation of multiculturalism. In fact, it’s what defines us.Canberra is Australia’s seat of democracy. We are home to more than 100 embassies and high commissions. We are a community comprised of individuals who hail from over 170 countries from across the globe.

In the lead up to the 2015 event, the festival team will be working with the many thousands of stallholders, performers, community organisation members, diplomatic corps and tireless volunteers to bring you an unforgettable experience.

Excitingly, this years headlining entertainment act will be Justice Crew!

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Sunday, 15 February 2015

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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VARIOUS ICONIC CANBERRA VENUES

ENLIGHTEN 2015 @ VARIOUS ICONIC CANBERRA VENUES

Culture and creativity illuminate the capital as Enlighten brings Canberra to life.

See Canberra in a different light this Autumn when many of the city’s national attractions open their doors after-hours to host an array of exclusive events and surprising experiences.

Over ten illuminated nights the whole family can enjoy free and ticketed events such as blockbuster exhibitions and rare films, captivating architectural projections, intriguing live music and performances, stand-up comedy, thrilling tours into the depths of our national attractions, exclusive dining experiences and more.

Click here to see the full list of Enlighten 2015 events.

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Garema Place & City Walk

National Multicultural Festival @ Garema Place & City Walk

A kaleidoscope of colours, sounds, sights, flavours and fun is set to transform Canberra when the 2015 National Multicultural Festival unfolds in the city centre.

The festival will feature all the key events and performances it’s renowned for, including: the Food and Dance Spectacular, Greek Glendi, Carnival in the City, Chinese New Year and Pacific Island Showcase.

We embrace the fact that our city is one that is built on a firm foundation of multiculturalism. In fact, it’s what defines us.Canberra is Australia’s seat of democracy. We are home to more than 100 embassies and high commissions. We are a community comprised of individuals who hail from over 170 countries from across the globe.

In the lead up to the 2015 event, the festival team will be working with the many thousands of stallholders, performers, community organisation members, diplomatic corps and tireless volunteers to bring you an unforgettable experience.

Excitingly, this years headlining entertainment act will be Justice Crew!

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National Convention Centre

TRAVEL EXPO 2015 @ National Convention Centre

If you're looking to mark 2015 in the calendar for a much needed holiday then Travel Expo 2015 is for you.

Admission is free and attendees will get exclusive access to one-off special deals on airfares, tours, accommodation and more.

The annual Travel Expo brings together Australia’s leading travel suppliers, airlines, tourism bodies and tour operators to offer travellers the chance to pick up special one-off bargains on airfares, tours, family trips, cruises and accommodation, offered exclusively for the event.

These expo deals can't be found elsewhere, potentially saving customers hundreds off the cost of a holiday.

The travel expo has been designed so that Aussies can research their favourite destinations, compare deals and speak to travel professionals.

Travel consultants from Flight Centre, Escape Travel, Cruiseabout, My Adventure Store and Student Flights will be available on the day to help with bookings.

Leading airlines, tour providers, cruise lines and hotel groups will also be on hand to showcase travel destinations, the latest trends and hotspots in free theatrette presentations.

Sunday 15 February
10am-4pm

Entry is free.
For more information visit www.travelexpo.net.au

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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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