Wednesday, 4 February 2015
$10 Lunch @ The Durham
From noon, the Durham opens its doors with $10 lunch options available. Choose the smokey PubMexico, the mouthwatering PubChicken or vegetarian options like the PubLentil or zucchini Fritters.
Enjoy $12 Rump Steaks every Wednesday at Gungahlin Lakes Club.
Enjoy $14.50 Beer and Beef Night every Wednesday at Ainslie Football and Social Club.
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
Join the fascinating discussion on the materiality of knowledge produced during personal encounters with people and places. Keynote speakers include Felix Driver, Professor of Human Geography, Royal Holloway, University of London, and Ricardo Roque, Research Fellow, Institute of Social Sciences, University of Lisbon. Enjoy a special viewing of some of the Library's collections. 9:00am-5:00pm. https://www.nla.gov.au/node/7556
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.
The roles of museum objects shift from decade to decade, reflecting new insights by the curator or a museum’s efforts to keep pace with shifting social trends and attitudes. Dr Philip Jones, Senior Curator at the South Australian Museum, provides an engaging, illustrated lecture on the museum as a stage, with its objects cast in ever-changing roles.
In association with the Material Encounters Conference and the Australian National University’s College of Asia and the Pacific
Wednesday 4 February, 5.30 pm
Book here or 02 6262 1271
(Mon–Fri, 9 am–12 pm)
The roles of museum objects shift from decade to decade, reflecting new insights by the curator, or a museum's efforts to keep pace with shifting social trends and attitudes. Dr Phillip Jones, Senior Curator at the South Australian Museum provides an engaging, illustrated lecture on the museum as a stage, with its objects cast in ever changing roles. 5:30pm. $10 (includes refreshments). https://www.nla.gov.au/node/7553
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.