2019 in Review – Performance Highlights

A rainbow of memories from this year - I saw over 60 shows in 2019, from big openings to backyard performances, through comedy, musicals, dance, theatre, music, and (for the first time) opera. It's been an incredible year in Brisbane performing arts and the calibre of shows has been high, so this list was a... Continue Reading →

What’s On: Marvel Universe LIVE!

Marvel Universe LIVE! 11-13 April 2020 Brisbane Entertainment Centre Tickets: From $56 After successful sold-out tours across the United States, Latin America, and Europe, Marvel Universe LIVE! is coming to Australia for the first time ever, touring Australia’s main cities from March to April 2020. Immersive video projection and cutting-edge special effects will captivate and... Continue Reading →

Backstreet Christmas Day 10: Christmas 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... Continue Reading →

Review: Timeless (Queensland Symphony Orchestra)

Queensland Symphony Orchestra farewelled outgoing Music Director Alondra de la Parra and 2019 Artist in Residence Paul Lewis in a spectacular concert that showcased the best of both. In an exciting first for Queensland Symphony Orchestra, the concert was also livestreamed globally via Facebook and to venues across the state, reaching a potential audience of... Continue Reading →

Backstreet Christmas Day 9: For the Home

For art you can eat off, drink from, or hang on the walls to admire every day, look no further than the brilliant Brisbane artists below! Bonnie Hislop Shop 5 California Lane, Fortitude Valley A Brisbane-based creative with a focus on ceramics, Bonnie creates functional works of art which are meticulously hand built and painted... Continue Reading →

Backstreet Christmas Day 8: 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 3 Melissa, who is passionate about children learning through play and started building play furniture... Continue Reading →

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