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Friday, 31 October 2014

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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THE JEFF TAIN WATTS QUARTET @ The Street Theatre

Hailing from the rich musical city of Pittsburgh, drummer Jeff "Tain" Watts has established himself as one of the most in demand, virtuosic and celebrated practitioners of the modern jazz era.

Tain’s approach to the art of drumming combines explosive power, blinding speed and mastery of complex rhythms and time signatures, along with a rare sense of elegance, tried-by-fire composure, and a gritty street funk.

On this tour, the five times Grammy award winner will take the stage with Osmany Parades (piano), Troy Roberts (sax) & Chris Smith (bass).

VENUE The Street Theatre, 15 Childers St, Canberra City West
SEASON Friday 31st October @ 8pm
TICKETS Tickets: $35
BOOKINGS 6247 1223 or www.thestreet.org.auwww.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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Saturday, 1 November 2014

Namatjira Drive Waramanga

Best Day Ever Fete @ Namatjira Drive Waramanga

Join in on 'The Best Day Ever' at the SJV Fete from 10am-2pm on 1 November 2014!

There will be Giant Waterballs, Jungle Slide, Horizontal Bungee, Inflatable Maze, Jumping Castles, Lazer Maze, Kids Corner, our Famous Plant Stall, White Elephant, Cakes, Books, Toys, Children’s Clothes, Secret Nail Salon, Dunk the Teacher, Lucky Socks, Fab Photobooth for all your BFF shots, Silent Auction and Sideshow Alley where EVERYONE WINS A PRIZE.... Visit the Mad Hatters tea party room for tea and scones or enjoy the wonderful array of food to suit every taste......

Don't miss all the action on Centre Stage featuring Zumba, Gymnastics, Calisthenics, Choirs, Kenny Koala, Dancedge dancers and more!

The aim of this event is to provide an affordable day out for families in Canberra … last year was a blast!

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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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Sunday, 2 November 2014

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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MUTHSPIEL GRIGORYAN TOWNER @ The Street Theatre

THE TRAVEL GUIDE TOUR

Ralph Towner, Wolfgang Muthspiel and Slava Grigoryan are acclaimed as three of the world's finest guitarists in their own fields.
This tour celebrates the release of 'Travel Guide' on European label ECM. For guitar enthusiasts and music lovers of all kinds, this ensemble is all about sharing their passion for music with others and giving audiences the chance to hear three generations of musicians all performing together, yet with their distinct signature style.

VENUE The Street Theatre, 15 Childers St, Canberra City West
SEASON Sunday 2nd November @ 7:30pm
TICKETS STANDARD $59, CONCESSION $55
BOOKINGS 6247 1223 or www.thestreet.org.au

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Ryan's Hotel Thirroul

Rock n' Vintage Roll Festival @ Ryan's Hotel Thirroul

A one-day extravaganza event of the best rock n' roll, rockabilly and vintage culture the South Coast has to offer. With over 1000 people in attendance at the first festival in March 2014, a one-of-a-kind festival for the Illawarra, the Spring Festival will take place on Sunday 2nd November at 10am, at Ryan's Hotel Thirroul.

Featuring live Rock n' Roll and Rockabilly music & entertainment throughout the day, including festival headliners No Brakes, the festival will kick off at 10am and is open to all ages (under 18's must be accompanied by an adult due to hotel licensing requirements). Also featured will be Vintage & Retro market stalls, vintage cars, dancing, and a Best Dressed Competition.

The ' Rock n' Vintage Roll Festival will see lovers of this dynamic and entertaining culture come out to play in their finest Rockabilly threads and Vintage best and is an event not to be missed.

For more information please call Bethany Mccarthy - 0466534353
or email rocknvintageroll@gmail.com
facebook - https://www.facebook.com/rvrfestival
web - rocknvintageroll.wordpress.com

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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, 3 November 2014

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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Tuesday, 4 November 2014

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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Wednesday, 5 November 2014

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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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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