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Monday, 19 January 2015

Children and Families School Holidays: Wordplay: A Pop Up Kids' Space @ National Library of Australia

Drop in to read, write, illustrate and imagine. A range of fun activities are available exploring the shape, meaning and use of language. Children must be accompanied by an adult. 10:00am-4:00pm. Free. http://www.nla.gov.au/visit

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Keepsakes: Australians and The Great War @ National Library of Australia

To mark the centenary of the First World War, the Library invites you to explore our fascinating collection of wartime albums, medals, letters and diaries. Keepsakes tells the story of The Great War as experienced by Australian servicemen and women, key political leaders, civilians, artists and families on the homefront. Discover how very personal stories become our nation's collective memory. 10 am–5 pm. Free entry.

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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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Tuesday, 20 January 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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Children and Families School Holidays: Wordplay: A Pop Up Kids' Space @ National Library of Australia

Drop in to read, write, illustrate and imagine. A range of fun activities are available exploring the shape, meaning and use of language. Children must be accompanied by an adult. 10:00am-4:00pm. Free. http://www.nla.gov.au/visit

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Keepsakes: Australians and The Great War @ National Library of Australia

To mark the centenary of the First World War, the Library invites you to explore our fascinating collection of wartime albums, medals, letters and diaries. Keepsakes tells the story of The Great War as experienced by Australian servicemen and women, key political leaders, civilians, artists and families on the homefront. Discover how very personal stories become our nation's collective memory. 10 am–5 pm. Free entry.

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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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Wednesday, 21 January 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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Children and Families School Holidays: Wordplay: A Pop Up Kids' Space @ National Library of Australia

Drop in to read, write, illustrate and imagine. A range of fun activities are available exploring the shape, meaning and use of language. Children must be accompanied by an adult. 10:00am-4:00pm. Free. http://www.nla.gov.au/visit

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Keepsakes: Australians and The Great War @ National Library of Australia

To mark the centenary of the First World War, the Library invites you to explore our fascinating collection of wartime albums, medals, letters and diaries. Keepsakes tells the story of The Great War as experienced by Australian servicemen and women, key political leaders, civilians, artists and families on the homefront. Discover how very personal stories become our nation's collective memory. 10 am–5 pm. Free entry.

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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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Thursday, 22 January 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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Children and Families School Holidays: Wordplay: A Pop Up Kids' Space @ National Library of Australia

Drop in to read, write, illustrate and imagine. A range of fun activities are available exploring the shape, meaning and use of language. Children must be accompanied by an adult. 10:00am-4:00pm. Free. http://www.nla.gov.au/visit

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Children and Families: Children's Film: Fairy Tale: A True Story @ National Library of Australia

In 1917, two children take a photograph, believed to be the first scientific evidence of the existence of fairies. Based on a true story.

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Children and Families: Summer Storytime @ National Library of Australia

Come and share your love of reading and stories with some funny and charming yarns from the Library's collection. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Bring lunch and stay for a movie. 11:30am. $1 per child. https://www.nla.gov.au/event/7549

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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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