Archive for November, 2012

New DVDs: Haydn, the New York Times, the Don & more.

New DVDs: Haydn, the New York Times, the Don & more.

November 12, 2012

Arts, Film, Music:

New DVDs arriving into the collection include the following: In Search of Haydn: a film by Phil Grabsky   Michel Legrand and the cinema A classical and film composer are… Read More ›

Diggers’ diaries

Diggers’ diaries

November 11, 2012

Such was life, War:

‘Well I have been to gay Paris and all I can say is it is wonderful…Melbourne is like the smallest of bush towns compared with it, wishing that dear old… Read More ›

Early closure on Wednesday 14 November

November 9, 2012

About us, Announcements, Collection, Education, Exhibitions, Family history events, Grants, Library services, News, Opening hours, Search, Talks, Uncategorized, Updates:

The Library will close at 5pm on Wednesday 14 November due to a major event, the Keith Murdoch Oration. You can watch a live webcast of the oration by the Honourable… Read More ›

Kaldor Public Art Project #26 perfomances in the library

November 9, 2012

About us, Announcements, Education, Exhibitions, Family history events, Library services, News, Uncategorized, Updates:

Kaldor Public Art Project #26 is a public art performance which is being presented in the Cowen Gallery from 16 November to 6 December. The Library is proud to host this… Read More ›

That’s why they’re called the “funny pages”! A favourite thing…..

That’s why they’re called the “funny pages”! A favourite thing…..

November 7, 2012

Arts, Comic books:

An occasional series highlighting a favourite item from the collection. Forgotten fantasy, Sunday comics 1900-1915 : visions from Lyonel Feininger, Winsor McCay and many more: edited by Peter Maresca  … Read More ›

Arts on Film: Opera Gala

Arts on Film: Opera Gala

November 5, 2012

Arts:

Part One of The Metropolitan Opera Centennial Gala is the next program in the Arts on Film series, to be screened this coming Wednesday 7th November in Arts. In celebration… Read More ›

Melbourne Cup facts

Melbourne Cup facts

November 5, 2012

Sport, Such was life:

Celebrate this race that stops a nation by learning some key Melbourne Cup facts.