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What's on in Canberra in January

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Art, Eat Drink, Film, Live, Market, Music, Party, Talk, Walkabout, Workshop

The Best of What’s On in Canberra in January

Art

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‘Coincidences’ – John Wardle Architects

An architectural exhibition that interrogates the boundaries between public and private spaces.

WHENUntil 17 February
WHERENishi Gallery
GOOpening event

Live Talk

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BAD!SLAM!NO!BISCUIT!

Poetry and beer and yelling.

WHENWednesday 18 January from 7:30PM
WHEREThe Phoenix
COSTFree
GOBAD!SLAM!

Music

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Bootleg Rascal

YAY! Bootleg Rascal are on a 'Shake N Bake' tour.

WHENFriday 20 January at 8PM
WHERETransit bar
COST$15
GOTix

Art Party Walkabout

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PAWS for Art

Dogs plus art.
BYO dog.

WHENSaturday 21 January, 11AM - 3PM
WHERENational Portrait Gallery
COSTFree
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Film

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Invasion of the Body Snatchers

1950s American sci-fi. Alien invasions. Giant, human-growing seed pods. What more could you want for your Sunday arvo?

WHENSunday 29 January at 2:00PM
WHEREArc Cinema, National Film and Sound Archive
GONFSA

Music Walkabout

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Arboretum After Hours

The National Arboretum is staying up late(ish) this January. Spend a summer evening listening to live music amongst the trees.

WHENFriday 6, 13 and 20 January from 4:30PM
WHERENational Arboretum Canberra
COSTFree
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Art

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Fugitive Faith – a conscripted oath

An exhibition by Mariana del Castillo - recycled materials in a surreal reflection on identity, migration, religion and the body.

WHENUntil Sunday 26 March
WHERECMAG
GOCMAG

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High Rise Low Rise

A contemporary art Contiki Tour put together by artists from Canberra and the Gold Coast whose disparate practices share regional connections, architectural references and touristic motifs.

WHENFriday 9 December to Saturday 11 February
WHEREGorman Arts Centre
GOAGAC

Art Walkabout

The Kew House, architect Sean Godsell

Iconic Australian Houses

An exhibition of iconic Australian houses by the ever impressive Karen McCartney - 30 of the most important homes in Australia that have been designed in the last 60 years.

WHENFrom Friday 25 November to Monday 13 March
WHERENational Archives of Australia
COSTFree
GONAA

Art

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The popular pet show

Portraits of famous and obscure Australians and their pets by contemporary artists.

WHENFriday 4 November to Monday 13 March
WHERENational Portrait Gallery
GONPG

Art

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Mud men

Mud men by Ramesh Nithiyendran: five giant sculptures made of clay... as well as concrete, sea shells, human hair and teeth, beads, cardboard, polystyrene, rubber snakes and the like...

WHENUntil Sunday 26 February
WHERENational Gallery of Australia
COSTFree
GONGA

Art

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Versailles: Treasures from the Palace

The Palais de Versailles - generally know as the home of Louis XIV (aka Louis the Great aka the Sun King) and absolutism in Europe. The Palace has loaned the NGA some of its treasures.

WHENFrom Friday 9 December.
WHERENational Gallery of Australia
GONGA
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