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Thursday, 23 October 2014

Abstraction–Création: J.W. Power in Europe 1921–1938 @ National Library of Australia

Abstraction-Création features the work of J.W. Power, one of Australia's most successful and accomplished expatriate painters of the interwar years. Power studied art in Paris with Ferdinand Léger at his Académie Moderne and was part of the international group of artists known as Abstraction-Création. This exhibition brings together, for the first time, Power's paintings from the University of Sydney and his sketchbooks held by the National Library of Australia. 10:00am - 5:00pm. Free.

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Old Parliament House

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.

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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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Where I End & You Begin @ The Street Theatre

The Street presents the world premiere of Cathy Petocz's Where I End & You Begin. Light years apart, two private detectives search for missing persons among doppelgängers, impersonators and monstrous stand-ins. Everyone struggles to know where they end and someone else begins. Set in a double-universe where truth can only be found when nothing makes sense, Where I End & You Begin is two plays in the same space about the search for self and the complications of relationships.

Directed by The Street’s Artistic Director, Caroline Stacey, the world premiere season will be presented on the stage of Street One with a giant catwalk as the performance site.

SEASON 18th - 26th October 2014
TIMES 18th + 22nd - 25th October @ 7:30pm
19th + 26th October @ 6pm
TICKETS All tickets: $30
BOOKINGS 6247 1223 or www.thestreet.org.au

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Friday, 24 October 2014

Abstraction–Création: J.W. Power in Europe 1921–1938 @ National Library of Australia

Abstraction-Création features the work of J.W. Power, one of Australia's most successful and accomplished expatriate painters of the interwar years. Power studied art in Paris with Ferdinand Léger at his Académie Moderne and was part of the international group of artists known as Abstraction-Création. This exhibition brings together, for the first time, Power's paintings from the University of Sydney and his sketchbooks held by the National Library of Australia. 10:00am - 5:00pm. Free.

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Nishi Gallery, NewActon

Canberra Environment Centre Fundraiser @ Nishi Gallery, NewActon

Dan Kelly to play intimate set at Nishi for the Canberra Environment Centre Fundraiser.

What do Dan Kelly, David Pope, Chris Endrey, Shane Rattenbury and Simon Sheikh have in common? They love their local Environment Centre and they’re going to be at Nishi Gallery on Friday the 24th of October to prove it!

Dan Kelly, currently touring his new single Melbourne Vs Sydney, will play an intimate solo set. Chris Endrey of In Canberra tonight will man the mic to delve into the secret talents of Shane Rattenbury, David Pope and Simon Sheikh. Nishi will serve up a complimentary cocktail on arrival and the Environment Centre will auction off a glamorous array of donated items from the Canberra community.

Show your love and help the Canberra Environment Centre continue in its efforts to nourish the ACT community. Tickets are limited so book yours today at www.ecoaction.com.au.

Date: Friday 24th October
Time: 8 - 11pm
Location: Nishi Gallery, NewActon
Cost: $45 per person

Limited spaces available, book on our website: www.ecoaction.com.au

This event is generously sponsored by Molonglo Group.

For more information, visit www.ecoaction.com.au

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Old Parliament House

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.

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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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Where I End & You Begin @ The Street Theatre

The Street presents the world premiere of Cathy Petocz's Where I End & You Begin. Light years apart, two private detectives search for missing persons among doppelgängers, impersonators and monstrous stand-ins. Everyone struggles to know where they end and someone else begins. Set in a double-universe where truth can only be found when nothing makes sense, Where I End & You Begin is two plays in the same space about the search for self and the complications of relationships.

Directed by The Street’s Artistic Director, Caroline Stacey, the world premiere season will be presented on the stage of Street One with a giant catwalk as the performance site.

SEASON 18th - 26th October 2014
TIMES 18th + 22nd - 25th October @ 7:30pm
19th + 26th October @ 6pm
TICKETS All tickets: $30
BOOKINGS 6247 1223 or www.thestreet.org.au

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Saturday, 25 October 2014

Abstraction–Création: J.W. Power in Europe 1921–1938 @ National Library of Australia

Abstraction-Création features the work of J.W. Power, one of Australia's most successful and accomplished expatriate painters of the interwar years. Power studied art in Paris with Ferdinand Léger at his Académie Moderne and was part of the international group of artists known as Abstraction-Création. This exhibition brings together, for the first time, Power's paintings from the University of Sydney and his sketchbooks held by the National Library of Australia. 10:00am - 5:00pm. Free.

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St Christopher’s Cathedral, Canberra

Bach Mass in B Minor by The Song Company @ St Christopher’s Cathedral, Canberra

In a rare soloistic performance, the singers of The Song Company and Ironwood Chamber Ensemble will combine to present Johann Sebastian Bach’s magnificent Mass in B Minor featuring one voice per part vocal scoring. Widely regarded as the Mount Everest of vocal music, this work is usually performed with a mass choir – The Song Company are taking it back to its original form of 10-part vocal harmony to showcase Bach’s stylistic and technical brilliance.

Concert details:
Saturday 25 October, 6.00pm

Prices:
Adult- $79
Concession- $59
Under 30- $49
Student- $25

Link to buy tickets:
http://www.songcompany.com.au/buy/tickets/bach-mass-in-b-minor/

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Old Parliament House

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.

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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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Where I End & You Begin @ The Street Theatre

The Street presents the world premiere of Cathy Petocz's Where I End & You Begin. Light years apart, two private detectives search for missing persons among doppelgängers, impersonators and monstrous stand-ins. Everyone struggles to know where they end and someone else begins. Set in a double-universe where truth can only be found when nothing makes sense, Where I End & You Begin is two plays in the same space about the search for self and the complications of relationships.

Directed by The Street’s Artistic Director, Caroline Stacey, the world premiere season will be presented on the stage of Street One with a giant catwalk as the performance site.

SEASON 18th - 26th October 2014
TIMES 18th + 22nd - 25th October @ 7:30pm
19th + 26th October @ 6pm
TICKETS All tickets: $30
BOOKINGS 6247 1223 or www.thestreet.org.au

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Sunday, 26 October 2014

Abstraction–Création: J.W. Power in Europe 1921–1938 @ National Library of Australia

Abstraction-Création features the work of J.W. Power, one of Australia's most successful and accomplished expatriate painters of the interwar years. Power studied art in Paris with Ferdinand Léger at his Académie Moderne and was part of the international group of artists known as Abstraction-Création. This exhibition brings together, for the first time, Power's paintings from the University of Sydney and his sketchbooks held by the National Library of Australia. 10:00am - 5:00pm. Free.

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Event Re-cap

Courtney Love - Live at UC

by OutInCanberra

A small, though excitable crowd gathered at UC Refectory on Saturday night to see one of the 90s most talented and tempestuous stars take the stage. It could be none other than Ms Courtney Love. What the Hell would happen tonight? After a storming warm-up set from Melbourne’s The Mercy Kills, the beer queue formed, while a range of tiara-and Doc-Marten-wearing ladies pressed themselves up against the barriers in anticipation of the grunge goddess’ appearance.

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