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Wednesday, 18 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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Harold White Fellow Presentation: The USA–Japan Strategic Alliance in the 'Asian Century' @ National Library of Australia

Professor Rikki Kersten examines the security dilemmas that have arisen in Japan since September 11, including the US strategy known as the 'rebalance' will affect the pacifist national identity pf post-Second World War Japan. 5:30pm. Free. https://www.nla.gov.au/event/7555

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Thursday, 19 February 2015

Patrick White Lawns

Ben & Jerry's Openair Cinema @ Patrick White Lawns

Ben & Jerry’s Openair Cinemas are a quintessential outdoor event, with feature films lighting up our huge movie screen from dusk. Cinemagoers can chill out before their movie with some tasty food and frosty beverages from the licensed bar, while relaxing to sounds from the best of the Australian music scene and sets from the most exciting emerging local musicians. To top it off, every Sunday screening is a ‘Sundae Session’, a dedicated live music event with FREE Ben & Jerry’s ice cream for all prior to the movie!

The capital has embraced this fantastic event for the last two Summers and we can't wait for the third visit. Click here to visit openaircinemas.com.au/canberra for the full program and to book tickets.

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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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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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Standup Comedy – LOL Pol @ Polit Bar

Canberra's funniest with headliner Sophie Rutzou – starts at 8:00pm on Thursday 19 February.

$5 entry. Book online - www.politbar.co

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Friday, 20 February 2015

Patrick White Lawns

Ben & Jerry's Openair Cinema @ Patrick White Lawns

Ben & Jerry’s Openair Cinemas are a quintessential outdoor event, with feature films lighting up our huge movie screen from dusk. Cinemagoers can chill out before their movie with some tasty food and frosty beverages from the licensed bar, while relaxing to sounds from the best of the Australian music scene and sets from the most exciting emerging local musicians. To top it off, every Sunday screening is a ‘Sundae Session’, a dedicated live music event with FREE Ben & Jerry’s ice cream for all prior to the movie!

The capital has embraced this fantastic event for the last two Summers and we can't wait for the third visit. Click here to visit openaircinemas.com.au/canberra for the full program and to book tickets.

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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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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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Understanding Music Seminars

Each year Duncan travels the world teaching all sorts of people, from complete novices to self-taught musicians how to read and play music, in just 3 days.

Duncan’s unconventional approach to teaching music saw him recently invited to present at TEDx in Venice Italy, a video of which can be found on Youtube.

Duncan’s seminar covers the entire subject of music – from notes, chords, scales, improvisation on jazz and blues and reading music. It covers both keyboard and guitar, the two most popular instruments.

The price for the full 3 day seminar includes a free DVD and 100 free take-home lessons. Bookings before Christmas can save $100.

Full seminar details are available here.

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Saturday, 21 February 2015

Patrick White Lawns

Ben & Jerry's Openair Cinema @ Patrick White Lawns

Ben & Jerry’s Openair Cinemas are a quintessential outdoor event, with feature films lighting up our huge movie screen from dusk. Cinemagoers can chill out before their movie with some tasty food and frosty beverages from the licensed bar, while relaxing to sounds from the best of the Australian music scene and sets from the most exciting emerging local musicians. To top it off, every Sunday screening is a ‘Sundae Session’, a dedicated live music event with FREE Ben & Jerry’s ice cream for all prior to the movie!

The capital has embraced this fantastic event for the last two Summers and we can't wait for the third visit. Click here to visit openaircinemas.com.au/canberra for the full program and to book tickets.

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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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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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GIO Stadium Canberra

Nitro Circus Live @ GIO Stadium Canberra

Buckle up Canberra: The world's greatest Action Sports star, Travis Pastrana, is back on the dirtbike and back in Oz! He'll be bringing the most exciting, adrenalin-charged, live action sports show on earth, Nitro Circus Live, back to Australia in 2015!

Joining him will be forty of the biggest stars in FMX, BMX and Skate and more!

Click here for all the details and to buy your tickets.

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Understanding Music Seminars

Each year Duncan travels the world teaching all sorts of people, from complete novices to self-taught musicians how to read and play music, in just 3 days.

Duncan’s unconventional approach to teaching music saw him recently invited to present at TEDx in Venice Italy, a video of which can be found on Youtube.

Duncan’s seminar covers the entire subject of music – from notes, chords, scales, improvisation on jazz and blues and reading music. It covers both keyboard and guitar, the two most popular instruments.

The price for the full 3 day seminar includes a free DVD and 100 free take-home lessons. Bookings before Christmas can save $100.

Full seminar details are available here.

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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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