Thursday, 30 October 2014
It's the return of a Canberra Institution! Head over to Hellenic in the city every Thursday night for Jolly Jugs. Between 5-7pm and 9-11pm grab yourself a jug of beer or cider for only $10.00. The bistro is open from 6.00pm until 9.00pm and there's every chance you could win $10,000 cash in our members badge draw!
3.5hrs of non-stop music for your dancing pleasure - 70% salsa, 30% latin variety - and still only $5!
Everyone welcome, regardless of level or where you learn.
7:30pm-8:00pm- Salsa Intro for Complete Beginners, everyone welcome
8:00pm-11:30pm- Salsa Dancing!
No bookings necessary, no partner or experience needed, just give it a go!
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
Friday, 31 October 2014
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.
Trick or Treat
Celebrate Halloween with a Spooky dinner at Debacle.
Choose from a specially formed menu:
Pumpkin & Roast Vegetable Soup with Ghost Faced Bread
Vampire Bat Wings
Monster Beef Stew with Pumpkin & Vegetables
Wormy Brain (Dessert)
Fancy dress prizes for best costume, pumpkin cocktails and pumpkin beer - all from 7:00pm!
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.