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Sunday, 23 November 2014

Emirates British Film Festival 2014 @ Palace Electric Cinema

The Emirates British Film Festival 2014 is screening in Canberra from 6 November to 23 Novemebr , showcasing the best of contemporary British Cinema with 15 new films and a specially curated program featuring six classic British Films in our ‘Six From The 60s’ retrospective.

Click here to visit www.britishfilmfestival.com.au for more information on films, dates and times and special events.

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Shop 32A Baileys Corner

Exhibition: SHARING LIGHT @ Shop 32A Baileys Corner

An exhibition of leading local lighting Artists/Designers, as part of the Design Canberra 2014 Festival.

Featured Artists/Designers:

Gilbert Riedelbauch
Robert Foster
Tom Skeehan
Fink + Co
Alexander Boynes
Bengt Cannon
Cinnamon Lee

Opening on 19 November 2014, 5-7pm
On Show until 24 November 2014, 12-7pm daily.
Shop 32A Baileys Corner, Corner London Circuit and East Row (next to Tosolini's).

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Belconnen Fresh Food Markets

Face Painting @ Belconnen Fresh Food Markets

Watch your children transform into elves, reindeers and a variety of other Christmas creatures! November 23rd, 10:00am – 12:00pm.

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Scandalous Boy @ The Street Theatre

Scandalous Boy by David Atfield is showing at The Street Theatre from 14 November until 23 November.

'In Ancient Rome, lust was not a sin.

It’s 130 AD and the body of a beautiful young man lies lifeless on the banks of the Nile. In his short life he became famous throughout the Roman Empire. In death he will become a god. But who was he?

Tickets: Standard $35 | Group 4+ $30 | Concession $33| Student $25
Book here: 6247 1223 or www.thestreet.org.au

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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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Monday, 24 November 2014

Shop 32A Baileys Corner

Exhibition: SHARING LIGHT @ Shop 32A Baileys Corner

An exhibition of leading local lighting Artists/Designers, as part of the Design Canberra 2014 Festival.

Featured Artists/Designers:

Gilbert Riedelbauch
Robert Foster
Tom Skeehan
Fink + Co
Alexander Boynes
Bengt Cannon
Cinnamon Lee

Opening on 19 November 2014, 5-7pm
On Show until 24 November 2014, 12-7pm daily.
Shop 32A Baileys Corner, Corner London Circuit and East Row (next to Tosolini's).

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Harold White Fellow Presentation - the Old Kinchega Homestead: Household Archaeology and Outback Shopping @ National Library of Australia

Dr Penelope Allison investigates the rich archaeological record of the homestead to understand the lives of women and children in a time of great social change. 5:30pm. 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, 25 November 2014

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, 26 November 2014

Exhibition Talk - Keepsakes: Australian and The Great War @ National Library of Australia

Exhibition curator Guy Hansen will discuss the highlights of the Library's First World War collection and lead you on a tour of the gallery. 12:30pm. Free entry. https://www.nla.gov.au/event/7242

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EXHIBITION TALK Keepsakes: Australians and the Great War @ National Library of Australia

Join Dr Guy Hansen, Director, Exhibitions, as he discusses key items in the Keepsakes: Australians and the Great War exhibition.
Sourced entirely from the National Library’s collection, Keepsakes includes Norman Lindsay’s original artwork for his most famous propaganda posters; Prime Minister Billy Hughes’ handwritten notes from the Paris Peace Conference; and Stan Cross’ cartoons of wartime Australia. Discover how these important collections are now part of our collective memory of the First World War.

Wednesday 26 November, 12.30 pm
Ferguson Room, free (bookings recommended) Bookings: nla.gov.au/bookings or
02 6262 1271 (MonFri, 9 am–12 pm)

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National Botanic Gardens

IMB SUNSET CINEMA @ National Botanic Gardens

THE IMB SUNSET CINEMA CANBERRA IS THE ONLY WAY TO EXPERIENCE CINEMA THIS SUMMER! Back for their third season, the IMB Sunset Cinema is the perfect urban escape and the ideal way to soak up the best of summer in Canberra. Screening from the 14th of November through to the 20th of December, 4 nights per week (Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays), the IMB Sunset Cinema sits at the foot of Black Mountain in the heart of the National Botanic Gardens. Come along and enjoy cinema at its best - outdoors! Click here to go to www.sunsetcinema.com.au/canberra to see the full program, venue information and more!

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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, 27 November 2014

National Botanic Gardens

IMB SUNSET CINEMA @ National Botanic Gardens

THE IMB SUNSET CINEMA CANBERRA IS THE ONLY WAY TO EXPERIENCE CINEMA THIS SUMMER! Back for their third season, the IMB Sunset Cinema is the perfect urban escape and the ideal way to soak up the best of summer in Canberra. Screening from the 14th of November through to the 20th of December, 4 nights per week (Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays), the IMB Sunset Cinema sits at the foot of Black Mountain in the heart of the National Botanic Gardens. Come along and enjoy cinema at its best - outdoors! Click here to go to www.sunsetcinema.com.au/canberra to see the full program, venue information and more!

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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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