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Saturday, 31 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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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.

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Australian National Botanic Gardens

FLIX IN THE STIX @ Australian National Botanic Gardens

The COMMBANK FLIX IN THE STIX returns to the Australian National Botanic Gardens on Saturday January 31, 2015 bringing you a cultural event quite unlike any other.

Featuring a brand new collection of award winning international short films curated by Aussie actress DEBORAH MAILMAN, combined with live music from ARIA award winning artists, MY FRIEND THE CHOCOLATE CAKE. Comedy sensation TRIPOD will also join the show for what will be the best night out in the bush in 2015. Top it all off with some local gourmet food, Printhie wines, Small Acres Cyder and the best craft beer in the country.

Set under the stars in stunning surrounds, including botanic gardens, sprawling paddocks and picture perfect vineyards around regional NSW and the ACT, CommBank Flix in the Stix will be an unforgettable night out for you and your friends.

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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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Thando @ Transit Bar

Thando - The Voice (Team Kylie then Team Ricky!) standout brings her full live band show to Canberra in support of her ‘W.Y.B.M’ single. 8:00pm, presale via Moshtix.

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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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Sunday, 1 February 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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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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Monday, 2 February 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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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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Tuesday, 3 February 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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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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Groovin' The Moo: Tickets on SALE!

SAVE THE DATE!

Sun 3 May 2015 – Canberra ACT

Tickets will be on sale from Tuesday 3 February 2015 with the Artist line-up hitting the streets, the airwaves and your socials on Wednesday 28 January 2015.

Sign up to the Moosflash at WWW.GTM.NET.AU or for the latest news, info and competitions.

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Karaoke on Demand @ Polit Bar

Every Tuesday at Polit Bar after 8pm.
Not a competition. A chance to practice & have fun with friends over a few drinks.
Book online - www.politbar.co

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Lecture: On War–Australia and the War with the Ottoman Empire, 1914–1919 @ National Library of Australia

The Great War in the Middle East was a war of and for empires. Professor Jeffrey Grey will discuss how the legacies of the break-up of the Ottoman Empire continue to play themselves out in that region today and are the direct consequence of the First World War. 5:30pm. Free. https://www.nla.gov.au/event/7552

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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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