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Behind the Lines, political cartoons at the Museum of Australian Democracy

By 20 February 2013
Behind the Lines, political cartoons at the Museum of Australian Democracy

[ 20 February 2013 to 31 October 2013. ]

This looks like a good use of a Sunday Morning:

As the saying goes, a year is a long time in politics!

Behind the Lines 2012 looks back on the highs and lows of the political year through the eyes of Australia’s best cartoonists. Their observations of the personalities, parties and political power-plays are insightful, amusing [...]

BAD! SLAM! NO! BISCUIT! FEBRUARY! 2013!

By 7 February 2013
BAD! SLAM! NO! BISCUIT! FEBRUARY! 2013!

[ 20 February 2013; 7:30 pm; ]

The best reason in the world to start drinking early in the Phoenix on a Wednesday night is to get a decent seat at the Phoenix from one of Canberra’s two poetry slams.

Facebook has details:

Have you been to BAD!SLAM!NO!BISCUIT!?

BAD!SLAM!NO!BISCUIT! is the poetry slam that wants your words on stage for two minutes for 1st prizes.

And [...]

Kastom, the art of Vanuatu at the National Gallery

By 7 February 2013 FEATURED ARTICLE
Kastom, the art of Vanuatu at the National Gallery

[ 8 February 2013 to 16 June 2013. ]

The National Gallery have announced a new exhibition:

Vanuatu is very different from other Pacific nations. Traditional practices better known as Kastom remain strong even after a century of dual colonial religious influences. Kastom: Art of Vanuatu presents for the first time the unique collection of arts from this area held by the National Gallery [...]

Canberra Rep to bring us Calendar Girls

By 4 February 2013 FEATURED ARTICLE
Canberra Rep to bring us Calendar Girls

[ 15 February 2013 to 2 March 2013. ]

This in from Canberra Rep:

The first production for Rep’s 2013 season is Tim Firth’s Calendar Girls. Opening on 15 February, the production continues until 2 March at Theatre 3,
3 Repertory Lane Acton. Directed by Catherine Hill the play is based on the Miramax motion picture by Juliette Towhidi and Tim Firth.

Based on [...]

February 2013 at the Phoenix

By 1 February 2013

[ 1 February 2013 to 28 February 2013. ] This just in:

Saturday 2nd 9:30pm
La bastard
Space Party
The King Hits

Monday 4th 8pm
Canberra Musicians Club Presents the Bootleg Sessions
Jason Recliner
Moochers
Beth n Ben
Drew Walky

Tuesday 5th 7:30pm
Andrew & Shannon’s Pub Trivia

Thursday 7th 9pm
The In The Out
The Dead Heads
Box Of F***
Nervous

Saturday 9th 9:30pm
Claire
Warchief
Pocket Fox

Monday 11th 8pm
2XX Local n Live Presents The Bootleg Sessions
Lung
Rachel Haircut
Anachel
Billy Erupto

Tuesday 12th 7:30pm
Jaimee’s all rolled into [...]

Conservation Council Forum with Minister Shane Rattenbury

By 30 January 2013

[ 20 February 2013; 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm. 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm. ] Conservation Council Forum with Minister Shane Rattenbury: 20 February 2013

The Conservation Council invites you to our first forum of 2013.

What: Mr Shane Rattenbury MLA, ACT Minister for Territory and Municipal Services: My first 100 days as Minister responsible for land management in the ACT. Implications for biodiversity conservation
When: Wednesday 20 February 2013 @ 5:30pm networking [...]

But Once in a History at Parliament House. The Canberra origin story…

By 10 January 2013

[ 14 January 2013 to 3 April 2013. ] The Centenary team are letting people know about the foundation treasures of the city which are going on display at Parliament House:

Centenary of Canberra History and Heritage Advisor Dr David Headon today unveiled some of the treasures related to Canberra’s 1913 foundation stones and naming ceremonies.

Dr Headon acquired the items on loan from the [...]

Remember me: the lost diggers of Vignacourt at the War Memorial

By 2 November 2012 FEATURED ARTICLE
Remember me: the lost diggers of Vignacourt at the War Memorial

[ 1 November 2012 to 31 July 2013. ]

An intriguing exhibition up on the War Memorial website:

The small French village of Vignacourt was always behind the front lines. For much of the First World War it was a staging point, casualty clearing station and recreation area for troops of all nationalities moving up to and then back from the battlefields on the [...]

Toulouse-Lautrec the summer blockbuster for 2012-13

By 18 May 2012 FEATURED ARTICLE
Toulouse-Lautrec the summer blockbuster for 2012-13

[ 14 December 2012 to 2 April 2013. ]

The National Gallery has announced Toulouse-Lautrec: Paris & the Moulin Rouge is the big summer drawcard coming up.

‘The National Gallery of Australia is excited to bring together Australia’s first Toulouse-Lautrec retrospective exhibition, showing only in Canberra. Together with our own collection of works, the exhibition will provide a comprehensive insight into the artistic life of [...]

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