Events at Mitchell Theatre

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Professor Lesley Hughes — Climate Change & Australia (NEW DATE)

Professor Lesley Hughes will address the latest global and national trends in Climate Change, and what must happen next.
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Prof. Muireann Irish — The Time-Travelling Brain (NEW DATE)

Professor Muireann Irish reveals how research into memory loss is uncovering the secrets of our time-travelling brain.
Good Life Consumer Rights

Consumer Rights and You

In our next Good Life talk, experts from NSW Fair Trading reveal your rights as a consumer — and what you should do if something goes wrong.
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Penny Griffin — Popular Culture & The (False) Death of Feminism

Penny Griffin examines how women are represented in popular culture and whether this contributes to gender stereotypes, sexism and anti-feminism.
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Professor Lesley Hughes — Climate Change & Australia (RESCHEDULED)

This event has been rescheduled due to circumstances beyond our control. NEW DATE: Thursday, 2 November at 6:00pm.
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YES or NO? Special Forum on the Marriage Survey

Be fully informed when deciding how to vote in the Australian Marriage Postal Survey, with Alex Greenwich MP and Monica Doumit.
The Deer Hunter

Michael Cimino's The Deer Hunter (1978)

A free screening of Michael Cimino's 1978 film The Deer Hunter, a story about three men who served in the Vietnam War, and the impact this had on their lives and families.
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Vasudha Chandra — The Mishaps & Maladies of the Brontë Sisters

All seven novels written by Charlotte, Emily and Anne Brontë contain descriptions of diseases, injuries and untimely deaths that reflect…
John Macarthur

John Macarthur: Visionary or Villain (COSHA) HISTORY WEEK

Patrick Dodd, volunteer guide at the State library of NSW, investigates the complex character that was Australian wool-pioneer John Macathur, for the City of Sydney Historical Association.
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Richard Waterhouse — Mozart and ‘The Doll’ HISTORY WEEK

Join Richard Waterhouse for a fascinating exploration of 'cultural hierarchy' for History Week.
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Warren Fahey — The Good Old Bad Old Days HISTORY WEEK

Join cultural Historian Warren Fahey as he talks, sings and leads us on an eclectic romp through the colourful history of Sydney’s inner east from Kings Cross to Rushcutters Bay.
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Susannah Fullerton — Samuel Pepys: His Library & The Enlightenment HISTORY WEEK

Susannah Fullerton discusses Samuel Pepys & the Enlightenment, his extraordinary library & the incredible story of his Diary & how it finally came to be published.
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Come and See the Chinese Fairyland (CHAA) HISTORY WEEK

Join the Chinese Heritage Association of Australia this History Week, for a talk The Chinese Fairyland, Chinese Dances in Sydney during the 1920s to 1950s.
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Chinese Influences in Australian Popular Culture (CAHS) HISTORY WEEK

Claudia Chan Shaw presents a talk on Chinese Influences in Australian Popular Culture with the Chinese Australian Historical Society for History Week
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Strata Fire Safety Forum (Lannock Strata Finance)

Be fire safe, be informed. Join us at Strata Fire Safety Forum 31 Aug 6:00pm to get answers from a panel of experts.
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Women's Heart Health (Soroptimist International Sydney)

Soroptimist International of Sydney invites you to a Womens' Heart Forum with speakers from the Heart Foundation and others who will talk about the risk factors for women and the symptoms to look out for.
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Gardening for Life

We are joined by experts on making the most of your garden, including Doug Purdie who will give us the buzz on creating a bee friendly garden
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Felicity Fenner - Why Public Art Matters

Dr Felicity Fenner profiles activity-based contemporary public art projects in Australia & around the globe that change the way we think about and inhabit our cities.