Review: I Often Find That I Am Naked (Rouge Theatre Company)

Dry humour and dry martinis are served up in Rouge Theatre Company's highly polished first production, directed by Sarah Drew, exploring the dark side of casual dating and the media myth of the modern woman who "has it all". Written by Brisbane artist Fiona Sprott in 1998, I Often Find That I Am Naked is... Continue Reading →

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REVIEW: Much Ado (Shakespeare Plugged In)

  Image credit: Geoff Lawrence, Creative Futures Photography. Shakespeare Plugged In transform the world’s first romantic comedy into a musical tour de force at Brisbane’s legendary live music venue, The Zoo. Shakespeare’s lyrical prose lends itself to musical interpretation, and Shakespeare Plugged In have taken it a step further, turning the world’s first romantic comedy into... Continue Reading →

Osbourne Hotel launches Autumn Menu

The Osbourne Hotel (corner of Ann & Constance Streets, Fortitude Valley) celebrates a new Head Chef and a flavourful new menu for autumn.Reopening its doors last October, the heritage-listed and recently refurbished Osbourne has become a popular Valley local and hosted a number of very successful events over the past six months, including last December’s... Continue Reading →

Holey Moley!

  Where? 25 Warner Street, Fortitude Valley   Holey Moley Brisbane has some new tee-rrific new holes to swing at! They like big putts, and they cannot lie. Opening 12 months ago in the heart of Fortitude Valley, Holey Moley transformed a beautiful old church (previously dance club The Mansion) into a hybrid "leisure-tainment" centre, featuring... Continue Reading →

Osbourne Again!

The historic Osbourne Hotel (Cnr Ann & Constance Streets) is 153 years young as it reopens its doors in Fortitude Valley. Former names including The Dead Rat, the Rat and Parrot, and Fringe Bar, the venue has returned to its original name by the Fitzgibbons family, who have owned the popular venue for almost four... Continue Reading →

WS Workshop

Where? 9 Hynes Street, Fortitude Valley During one of Brisbane's few wintry days of this year, I was drawn into WS Workshop by a warm handshake from manager Lachlan and the enticing smell of WSw001. The unisex fragrance blends cedar, sandalwood and Brazilian rosewood, and is one of the business' "life essentials"- a range of... Continue Reading →

Valley Fiesta 2014

Where? Brunswick Street Mall & Chinatown Mall, Fortitude ValleyWhen? Weekend-long program, annually I braved the rainy weather and cold wind on Saturday and had a pretty rad time indeed at the Valley Fiesta. From dashing between tents at the markets to avoid being rained on, to being up against the barrier for the headline acts, it was... Continue Reading →

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