Thursday, 13 March 2014
FREE Courtyard Gigs @ Gorman Arts Centre
Join us for a series of FREE intimate gigs in the beautiful western courtyard at Gorman Arts Centre.
West Australian poet Maitland Schnaars and local violinist Emma Kelly, will perform a special musical collaboration on Thursday 13 March. Thanks to the You Are Here festival, this unique performance starts at 6.15pm. Afterwards, catch the 'mad as hell' theatre performance, Cut Snake playing at C Block Theatre (http://www.cytc.net/productions. tickets $20).
Celebrating its 25th year in 2014, the Alliance Française French Film Festival is a highly anticipated and extremely popular event on the Australian cultural calendar. It is not only the biggest film festival in Australia; it is also the biggest festival of French films outside of France. Each year the festival curates a selection of the best contemporary French films, including comedies, dramas, documentaries and much more. Blockbusters and independent films alike screen over six weeks in seven cities: Sydney, Melbourne, Canberra, Brisbane, Byron Bay, Adelaide and Perth. The festival also includes glamorous opening nights, Q&As and special events with renowned figures of French film. Click here for the full Canberra schedule.
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!
Master the Mixes Cocktail Classes @ Kremlin Bar & Tapas
Master the Mixes Cocktail Classes at Kremlin Bar are sure to be a fantastic activity for birthdays and/or special occasions. What a perfect way to start off a Hen's Night or Christmas Party! Only $50 per person (minimum 10 people per class) and includes cocktails demonstrations and samples, individual behind the bar cocktail experience, complementary finger food and staff bar prices for one hour after the class! Phone 02 6257 7779 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to enquire and book now.
Public Service Discount at Happy Hour @ Kremlin Bar & Tapas
Flash your Public Service ID and save a further 20% off the bill at Happy Hour. From 4:00pm till 7:00pm every Wednesday to Friday. $5 house beer, wine and basic spirits. Tapas are available to nibble on while having a relaxing afternoon on the chic Kremlin Bar & Tapas.
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.
Thursdays weekly special at Siren Bar includes $10 Pies, Pastas between 12pm - 3pm. $10 Pizzas (choice from Mediterranean, Marguerita, Carnivore, Hawaiian & Tropical) from 4pm - 6pm and then from 6pm - 8pm enjoy $10 cocktails with live music! What a great way to start the weekend, early!
Friday, 14 March 2014
$10 Coronitas & Sliders @ Kremlin Bar & Tapas
Pop onto the chic Kremlin Bar & Tapas every Friday from 4:00pm until 7:00pm and enjoy a Coronita and any Slider for for $10.
Coeliac Awareness Week
STOP feeling sick and tired. It could be coeliac disease! Get tested and feel better. Coeliac Disease is a reaction to gluten and common symptoms can include lack of energy, digestive and bowel problems, nutritional deficiencies and a general feeling of being unwell. Nearly 340,000 Australias are affected yet 80% of people don't know they have the condition. It is simple to detect and easy to manage. See your GP to get tested and click here to visit sickandtired.com.au for more information on Coeliac Awareness Week. #HappyCoeliac
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!
Copa Carnival @ The Copa
The Copa Brazilian Churrasco presents Copa Carnival every Wednesday, Friday and Saturday nights. On Wednesday the performances by Capoeira & Batucada Drummers are at 7:30pm and 8:15pm. Friday Nights at 7:15pm and 8:30pm the Glamourosas Samba Girls perform and on Saturday Nights both the Capoeira & Batucada Drummers & the Glamourosas Samba Girls perform at 7:15pm and 8:30pm. An entertaining experience to be enjoyed by the whole family.
CUT SNAKE by Arthur Productions @ Gorman Arts Centre
Canberra Youth Theatre, Ainslie + Gorman Arts Centres and You Are Here present CUT SNAKE by Arthur Productions. Jumper was conceived during a wild electrical storm. His mum, Pam, had been on a 4-day bender at a bushdoof with a travelling fire twirler named Guy.He shoved a jumper up his t-shirt and suggested they have a baby…9 months later, Guy had twirled on, and little Jumper was born… CUT SNAKE is a multi-award winning production by ARTHUR, one of Australia’s most exciting independent theatre companies - think cabaret, slapstick, acrobatics and sock puppets as well as cameo appearances from Jesus and John Lennon. After sell-out seasons at the Melbourne and Sydney Fringe Festivals, Brisbane Festival and Theatreworks St Kilda, don't miss your chance to see ARTHUR for the first time in the ACT. CUT SNAKE - take another look at life and say ‘HELL YES!’
Tickets: $20. Click here to buy tickets or purchase at the venue.
Dates: 7.00 - 8.00pm on Thursday 13 March and Friday 14 March 2014 & 1.00pm matinee on Friday 14 March 2014
Venue: Gorman Arts Centre, C Block Theatre, Batman Street, Braddon, 2612
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.
It’s that time of year again, both the cricket and tennis are on, it’s perfect weather to be outside and, just when you thought Summer couldn’t get any better, there’s a long weekend for Australia Day! The only thing missing is a pool party. Thankfully, from 12.00pm on Sunday 26 January, Olims Bar and Beer Garden in Braddon has you covered with a pool so conveniently located near a bar that it sounds like Australia Day in paradise.