Review: Eve’s Game (Republic of Song)

Ashlea Sloman as Eve Harrison, photographed by Tim Monley Following its premiere season as part of Anywhere Festival in May, Eve’s Game returns to Miegunyah House, Bowen Hills, with tea, sleuthing, song, and a feminist perspective on womanhood in the Victorian era. Written by Jo Willans, who also performed the role of Prudence, and directed... Continue Reading →

What’s On: Valley Fiesta 2021

Photograph by Dave Kan Valley Fiesta 2021 28 - 30 October 2021 Various venues, Fortitude Valley Valley Fiesta returns in 2021 with an epic three-day lineup of live gigs, featuring more than 70 artists across 20 local music venues. Now in its 24th year, Valley Fiesta is one of Brisbane’s biggest annual parties, showcasing the... Continue Reading →

What’s On: Frozen (Disney Theatrical Productions)

Jemma Rix as Elsa, photographed by Lisa Tomasetti. Frozen From 10 February 2022 QPAC Lyric Theatre, South Bank From the producers of Aladdin, The Lion King and Mary Poppins, the much-anticipated Brisbane season of the hit Broadway musical Frozen will open at the Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC) in February 2022, following successful seasons in... Continue Reading →

What’s On: Brisbane International Film Festival

Still from The Drover’s Wife: The Legend of Molly Johnson Brisbane International Film Festival 21 - 31 October 2021 Various locations, Brisbane Discover new joys, connect with classics, and celebrate a world of memorable cinema at the 27th Brisbane International Film Festival (BIFF). BIFF presents a Brisbane-wide program of international festival favourites, dazzling Australian content,... Continue Reading →

What’s On: Away (La Boite Theatre)

Away 25 October – 13 November 2021 Roundhouse Theatre, Kelvin Grove La Boite Theatre will stage a a 35th anniversary recreation of Michael Gow's Away, directed by Daniel Evans, as their final mainstage production for 2021. Set in 1967 against the backdrop of an Australia recovering from the Vietnam War, three families pack their cars for... Continue Reading →

Review: Beethoven and Sibelius (Queensland Symphony Orchestra)

Grace Clifford plays Sibelius’ violin concerto with Queensland Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Alexander Briger. Photographed by Peter Wallis. Queensland Symphony Orchestra delivered an invigorating concert with Beethoven and Sibelius, conducted by Alexander Briger AO and featuring violinist Grace Clifford. In conjunction with the concert, QSO also launched their 2022 season under the tagline Powered by... Continue Reading →

Queensland Symphony Orchestra launches 2022 season

Epic symphonies from the classical canon, world premieres by Australian composers, and concerts that joyously celebrate modern music-makers headline Queensland Symphony Orchestra’s 2022 Season. It’s a season that shines the spotlight on its own with spine-tingling solos, and promises special moments for music lovers of all ages across all of Queensland as the Orchestra celebrates... Continue Reading →

Five Faves: Independent Bookstores

If you’re looking for new releases, new copies of old favourites, magazines…Brisbane has an awesome range of independent stockists and sellers who are really knowledgeable and can provide great recommendations if you’re looking for your next read, or the perfect gift. Avid Reader & Where the Wild Things Are 191 & 193 Boundary Street, West End One... Continue Reading →

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