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Tuesday, 22 April 2014

Canberra Theatre Centre

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!

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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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Karaoke Love @ Transit Bar

Can you out Jones, Mr. Tom Jones? Out Enya, Enya? Can you Farnsey and Barsney with the best? Then Karaoke Love is for you! Come kroon, yodel, lipsink or just rockout at Canberra's best midweek karaoke party - from 9.00pm. Warm up your vocal chords and display your talents to your favorite hits. Come, sing, compete, impress your mates and win big. For more information please contact Transit Bar on (02) 6162 0899.

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Luminous World: Contemporary Art from the Wesfarmers Collection @ National Library of Australia

This exhibition brings together a selection of contemporary paintings, objects and photographs from the Wesfarmers Collection in a conversation about light. Through works of conceptual invention that chart the range and depth of the collection, this exhibition features significant works by prominent Australian and New Zealand artists including Susan Norrie, Michael Riley, Bill Henson, Rosalie Gascoigne and Nyapanyapa Yunupingu. 10am - 5pm. FREE. www.nla.gov.au/exhibitions

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Lunchtime @ The Woden Tradies

Pillars at The Woden Tradies has the ultimate lunchtime offer perfect for any appetite and craving! Every Saturday, Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday from 12pm to 2pm you can indulge in a variety of delicious and freshly prepared dishes in the All-You-Can-Eat Lunch Buffet for just $15 per person (for adults) and $10 per person (for kids)!

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Lunchtime Specials @ The Woden Tradies

Pillars at The Woden Tradies has the ultimate lunchtime offer perfect for any appetite and craving! Every Saturday, Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday from 12pm to 2pm you can indulge in a variety of delicious and freshly prepared dishes in the All-You-Can-Eat Lunch Buffet for just $15 per person (for adults) and $10 per person (for kids)!

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Tegan the Vegan Exhibition

Tegan the Vegan focuses on the short clay animation film made by Marisa Martin of Queanbeyan. The exhibition features sets, clay models, posters and extracts from the film. Based on Martin's real life experiences growing up as a vegetarian, the film features the voices of well-known actors Noni Hazlehurst, Paul McDermott, Charli Delaney and Pippa Black. Tegan the Vegan was selected for Flickerfest 2011, and won the Best Australian Animation Award at the World Through the Eyes of Women (WOW) Film Festival. Tegan the Vegan is part of the National Film and Sound Archive's Main Gallery exhibition. Entry is free. Open 9:00am-5:00pm weekdays and 10:00am-5:00pm weekends. Closed Christmas Day. See one of Tegan the Vegan's short films here on Youtube.

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Tuesday @ The Dickson Tradies

Every Tuesday night for dinner at Pillars at The Woden Tradies and Essence at The Dickson Tradies our famous plain regular-sized chicken schnitzels are only $10! If you're up for tackling the Legend you can upsize your schnitty for just $2 extra and add one of our amazing toppings (Aussie BBQ, Hawaiian, Meat Lovers, Mexican, Neptunes, Parma, or Tandoori) for only $4 more. Cooked to perfection and served with thick-cut chips and your choice of salad or veg, this dinner deal is too good to miss!

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Tuesdays @ Siren Bar & Restaurant

Tuesdays weekly special at Siren Bar includes 2 Tapas dishes and a bottle of House Red or White Wine for only $30! What a bargain and the perfect excuse to have a night off cooking.

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Tuesdays @ Duxton

2 for 1 Pizzas every Tuesday night at the Duxton.

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Wednesday, 23 April 2014

$10 Lunches @ Duxton

The Duxton has $10 Lunch Specials happening every Monday to Thursday from 12:00pm until 3:00pm. Choose from the Traditional Caeser Salad, Margherita (v) Pizza, BLT Sandwich, Steak Pot Pie or Chunky Bean Nachos.

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19th Hole Whisky Club @ Polit Bar

FREE with 10% discount on all whiskies. Do you like to chat about whiskies you enjoy, share your experiences with others, or try out our new varieties? If so, then join our 19th Hole Whisky Club 8-10pm any Wednesday. From time to time we'll be joined by our Whisky Revealer Nathanael Kennedy and other enthusiasts. And if whisky is new for you, then choose from one of our taster wanders. "It's all about the whiskey" is the starting point for our meet. Your job? Lounge, enjoy, and share your insights as you desire. Great for corporate & social group bonding, professional development, & private interest. 6pm - 8pm every Wednesday night.

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Canberra Theatre Centre

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!

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Deluxe Trivia @ Duxton

Duxton Deluxe Trivia is on every Wednesday night from 7:30pm. Prizes such as a $200 Bar tab or a $200 Dinner tab are up for grabs! Get your friends together for a mid-week fun night out!

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Español Wednesdays @ Capital & Co.

Capital & Co. presents Español Wednesdays. Every hump day you can enjoy a giant Paella Pan on the Terrace for $12 (per serve) and $5 Sangria & Español Wines. Hola! Español! Comida! Vino!

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Event Re-cap

Event Recap: Glass Towers at Transit Bar

by Jen Taylor

Not even the rain and loss of Daylight Savings kept the dedicated from Transit Bar on Thursday night for the return of Glass Towers after their tour of America. The night opened with The Alternative, who brought quite a large crowd of followers. It was their first foray into the music scene with a drummer, having previously performed as an acoustic duo. They presented some nice acoustic guitar and solid basslines, and their final song (introduced by the lead singer as their personal favourite) was a definite crowd pleaser.

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