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Monday, 17 November 2014

Old Parliament House

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.

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Salmon and Sauvignon @ PJ O'Reilly's Canberra City

Grilled Atlantic salmon fillet and a glass of the Mrs. Smith Sauvignon Blanc all for $20 every Monday.

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Treasures Gallery @ National Library of Australia

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

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Trivia @ PJ O'Reilly's Canberra City

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.

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Tuesday, 18 November 2014

$11 Lunch Deals @ PJ O'Reilly's Canberra City

Choose from PJ’s legendary schnitzel, fish and chips or a Caesar Salad. Plus a regular soft drink every Monday – Thursday.

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2 for 1 Coffee @ PorkBarrel

2 for 1 coffees 8.30am – 11.00 am. Not valid with any other loyalty or discount offer. Free coffee must be of an equal or lesser value.

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2 for 1 Pizzas @ PorkBarrel

2 for 1 pizzas from 12.00pm – 2.30pm. Eat in only.

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Crafty Afternoons @ PJ O'Reilly's Canberra City

Every day from 5-7pm all craft beer schooners are $5. Take the opportunity to try one of the great products we offer from the Matilda Bay Brewery.

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Schnitzel and schooner @ PJ O'Reilly's Canberra City

Tuesday night at PJ’s is schnitty night. Try one of our legendary chicken schnitzels and any schooner for just $15.

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Treasures Gallery @ National Library of Australia

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

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US Embassy Film Screening - Hunting the Elements @ National Library of Australia

David Pogue, technology columnist and lively host of Nova's popular Making Stuff series, guides viewers through the world of weird and extreme chemistry. (2013, 120 mins, MA15). 6:00pm. Free entry. https://www.nla.gov.au/event/7239

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Wednesday, 19 November 2014

$11 Lunch Deals @ PJ O'Reilly's Canberra City

Choose from PJ’s legendary schnitzel, fish and chips or a Caesar Salad. Plus a regular soft drink every Monday – Thursday.

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2 for 1 Coffee @ PorkBarrel

2 for 1 coffees 8.30am – 11.00 am. Not valid with any other loyalty or discount offer. Free coffee must be of an equal or lesser value.

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Crafty Afternoons @ PJ O'Reilly's Canberra City

Every day from 5-7pm all craft beer schooners are $5. Take the opportunity to try one of the great products we offer from the Matilda Bay Brewery.

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National Folk Fellow Lecture - Jan 'Yarn' Wositsky—Bilarni @ National Library of Australia

Bill Harney (1895—1962) was an author and raconteur with deep connections to Indigenous communities. Storyteller, musician and National Folk Fellow Jan Wositsky traces the epic life of 'Bilarni' in this funny, tragic, shocking and poignant showcase of Australian stroytelling. 6:00pm. Free entry. https://www.nla.gov.au/event/7241

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Event Re-cap

Courtney Love - Live at UC

by OutInCanberra

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.

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