Don’s Calendar of Events, August 2018

22 August: Aborigines and the Media – Dr Elizabeth Burrows, National Library, 5:15pm RSVP 62621111

22 August: Japanese War Crimes – Prof. Robert Cribb, 5:30pm Manning House, 11 Tasmania Circuit, Forrest, http://www.trybooking.com/WYXH or RSVP 62959430

as a long term member of the Media Entertainment and Arts Alliance (MEAA), Don recommends 3 new Aussie films – 

West of Sunshine (23/8)

The Merger (30/8)

The Flipside (30/8)

23 August: Palestine Fundraising Dinner with Olfat Mahmoud, 6:30pm Delhi 6 Restaurant, Childers St, Civic, http://www.afopa.com.au/afopa-events/2018/8/23/fundraising-dinner-canberra. Contact Kathryn Kelly 0417269984 or http://www.trybooking.com/394919

23 to 26 August: Canberra Writers Festival, various venues,  http://www.nma.gov.au/whats-on/events/canberra-writers-festival?utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=August%20eNews&utm_content=August%20eNews+CID_4bd94ce28960ee153a4af518bf2a2816&utm_source=Email%20marketing%20software&utm_term=FIND%20OUT%20MOR

24 August to 11 November: American Masters 1940-1980, National Gallery,   https://nga.gov.au/americanmasters/default.cfm

27 August: Titus O’Reily, AFL comedian (All ages), 7:30pm Street Theatre, https://www.frontiercomedy.com/titusoreily

4 September: Always Another Country by Sisonke Msimang, ANU/The Canberra Times Meet The Author Series, in conversation with Andrew Leigh MP, 6pm (also pre & after-event book signing), Molonglo Theatre, Crawford Centre, ANU,   http://www.anu.edu.au/events/in-conversation-with-sisonke-msimang

7 to 9 September: Lifeline Bookfair, Exhibition Park

9 to 16 September: Canberra Short Film Festival, Various venues,   http://www.filmfest.net.au

11 September: Chinese Belt and Road Project (Pakistan and Iran), Ian Dudgeon (Lowy Institute), 12:30pm Hughes Community Centre

12 September to 7 October: Italian Film Festival, Palace Cinema

13 September: Absolute Power – the Pope in the Modern World, Paul Collins, 5:30pm Manning Clark House, 11 Tasmania Circuit, Forrest, RSVP 62959430

14 to 15 September: Indonesia Update, Coombs Theatre, ANU, RSVP 61253794

15 September to 14 October: Floriade

20 to 22 September: Make Australia Slightly Better Than Average Again, Mark Swivel, Comedian, Street Theatre, http://www.swiv.com.au or http://www.thestreet.org.au

21 September: World Peace Pay

14 October: Curtain Call, ANU Musical Theatre Company, 7pm Llewellyn Hall, ANU School of Music, https://musicaltheatreco.anu.edu.au/