What’s On: Lorelei (Opera Queensland)

Lorelei 6 - 13 March 2021 QPAC Concert Hall This production contains coarse language and adult themes. Recommended for ages 15+.  By arrangement with Victorian Opera, Opera Queensland presents the much-anticipated Queensland premier of new Australian opera cabaret Lorelei, after being postponed in 2020. The sumptuous, female-led production tells the story of the Lorelei, three sirens... Continue Reading →

What’s On: This Wide Night (A Moveable Theatre)

This Wide Night 18 February - 7 March 2021 Backdock Arts, 103 Brunswick Street, Fortitude Valley Starring Julia Johnson and Shardé Anne, with direction and design by Michael Beh and produced by Terry Hansen, This Wide Night explores the importance and uniqueness of relationships formed in prison: how they can, or perhaps cannot, exist in another... Continue Reading →

What’s On: Brisbane Improv Festival (Big Fork Theatre)

Brisbane Improv Festival 18-21 February, 2021 The Ron Hurley Theatre and Seven Hills Hub Local comedy institution Big Fork Theatre has launched the inaugural Brisbane Improv Festival, featuring 4 full nights of live shows showcasing the best comedians and improvisers from Brisbane and beyond. Improvised comedy (improv) is a comedic artform where everything is made up... Continue Reading →

Backstreet Christmas Day 11: Local Drinks

There’s always plenty of champagne and six packs in our family fridge for Christmas (and usually heaps left over for New Year’s celebrations) but here are some local tipples you might like to bring home to the family this year. Cheers! Newstead Brewing Co 85 Doggett St, Newstead 67 Castlemaine St, Milton Beginning in an... Continue Reading →

Backstreet Christmas Day 10: For the Foodies

Holidays are so often centred around food, and it's a great gifting choice if the people you love have enough 'stuff' in their lives - from locally made sweet treats to fresh produce, check out these local businesses for your food-loving loved ones! Noosa Chocolate Factory Cafe & Retail 156 Adelaide Street, Brisbane City Retail... Continue Reading →

Backstreet Christmas Day 9: Kids and Furbabies

Locally made gifts and goodies for the children in your family, whether they be two-legged, four-legged, or otherwise! Works at Play A small family business based in Brisbane, Works at Play was started by Early Childhood Teacher and mum of 4 Melissa, who is passionate about children learning through play and started building play furniture... Continue Reading →

Backstreet Christmas Day 6: Locally Made Jewellery

‘Tis the season where everything sparkles! Check out these local creators of lovely jewellery: Shibuya Moon If you’ve been following me for a while, you’ll know I’ve amassed quite a collection of beautiful Shibuya Moon creations! Designed and made in Brisbane by designer and illustrator Tiffany Atkin, Shibuya Moon pieces are “inspired by vintage costume... Continue Reading →

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