A Day in the Orchestra with Queensland Symphony Orchestra

  Calling all Queensland musicians! Queensland Symphony Orchestra provides an extraordinary opportunity for community instrumentalists from all over Queensland to attend a weekend workshop and performance program through their fourth annual A Day in The Orchestra. Over the weekend of 17-18 August, 2018, participants will rehearse side-by-side with the world-class musicians from QSO under the... Continue Reading →

GIVEAWAY: 4Seasons (Expressions Dance Company, City Contemporary Dance Company, QPAC)

  Image by Dylan Evans featuring Alana Sargent, courtesy of Expressions Dance Company   Where?QPAC’s Playhouse Theatre When?14-22 June, 2018 Expressions Dance Company, Hong Kong’s City Contemporary Dance Company, and Queensland Performing Arts Centre co-present a compelling triple bill of new contemporary works, and Backstreet Brisbane has five (5) double passes to give away! Head... Continue Reading →

GIVEAWAY: The Longest Minute

Imagery via Kath Rose & Associates Where? QPAC’s Cremorne Theatre When? May 26 – June 23, 2018 Football and theatre collide as Queensland Theatre’s next mainstage production makes its world premiere, playing on the 2015 Rugby League Grand Final between the Brisbane Broncos and the North Queensland Cowboys. Backstreet Brisbane has two tickets to give... Continue Reading →

REVIEW: Dinopocalypse (Ruckus Brisbane)

Image credit: Geoff Lawrence, Creative Futures Photography.   Ruckus has created an interactive and immersive theatre experience combining spoken word, dance, physical theatre, and, of course, dinosaurs. The experience of Dinopocalypse began before we reached the venue, with the Facebook event page containing messages from Dinocorp. Patrons were greeted at the door by Dinocorp’s experts,... Continue Reading →

Disney on Ice celebrates 100 years of magic

Imagery via Kath Rose & Associates Where? Brisbane Entertainment Centre, Boondall When?Jun 9 – Jul 2, 2018 Disney on Ice is celebrating 100 years of magic in 2018, and returns to Brisbane just in time for the winter school holidays, bringing to life over 14 of its timeless tales, including Snow White, Beauty and the... Continue Reading →

Beef Discovery Degustation at Bacchus Restaurant

    Where? Bacchus Restaurant, Brisbane When? 26 April – 26 May, 2018 Timed to mark Australia’s triennial national beef expo in Rockhampton, Bacchus Restaurant presents The Beef Discovery Degustation – a journey from head to tail. Following the success of their special seasonal degustations in 2017, from truffles to caviar to the taste of... Continue Reading →

Anywhere Theatre Festival

  Where? Anywhere but a theatre across Brisbane, Noosa, and the Sunshine Coast! When? May 10 - 27, 2018 Anywhere Festival has launched, with the full programme now available and some shows already sold out! A Brisbane-based non-profit with a vision of bringing exciting performances to non-traditional spaces – backyards, bars, battleships – Anywhere is... Continue Reading →

A Sweet Meet with Zoe Byres

Master at work - Brisbane cake decorator Zoe Byres with some of her incredible creations On Tuesday evening I was lucky and excited to be able to attend A Sweet Meet with Brisbane cake wizard Zoe Byres at Lollipops Cake Supplies. Zoe shared some of her decorating tips and tricks with us (including an amazing... Continue Reading →

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