Review: Queensland’s Finest (Queensland Symphony Orchestra & Brisbane Festival)

Dane Lam conducts Queensland Symphony Orchestra. Photographed by Peter Wallis. Queensland Symphony Orchestra and Brisbane Festival brought together three brilliant Queensland musicians for their recent concert, aptly named Queensland’s Finest: conductor Dane Lam, who grew up in Brisbane and is now nationally and internationally acclaimed; award-winning pianist Jayson Gillham, raised in Dalby and now performing... Continue Reading →

What’s On: Undercover Artist Festival

Performance artist Lauren Watson, image supplied Undercover Artist Festival 16 – 18 September Queensland Theatre, South Brisbane With a programme of free and ticketed events, Undercover Artist Festival will showcase theatre, dance, comedy, circus, music, cabaret, poetry and more from performing artists with disability, in partnership with Brisbane Festival. The three-day disability-led performing arts festival exists to profile... Continue Reading →

What’s On: Brisbane Festival 2021

Brisbane Festival 3 - 25 September 2021 Brisbane Festival have announced their 2021 ‘Brightly Brisbane’ festival program, inviting the city to re-emerge, connect, celebrate and shine brightly under Brisbane’s expansive skies this September. Over 23 days in September, Brisbane Festival will commission 18 new works, stage 15 world premieres, deliver 139 productions, and present events... Continue Reading →

What’s On: Paniyiri Greek Festival

Paniyiri Greek Festival 22-23 May 2021 Online and at The Greek Club, South Brisbane In 2021 the 45th Paniyiri Greek Festival will be celebrated over the weekend of May 22 and 23 within The Greek Club precinct and online, a program combining real, virtual, and livestreamed experiences that will deliver the essence of Queensland’s favourite cultural... Continue Reading →

What’s On: Tyrone and Lesley in a Spot

Tyrone and Lesley in a Spot The Loft, Theatre Republic, Kelvin Grove 17 - 21 September Celebrating 20 years together, Tyrone and Lesley are a songwriting and performance duo who pair the high and low in a wild and binary orbit in the dark and sparkling space around the ukulele. Presented as part of Brisbane... Continue Reading →

Boy Swallows Universe will take to the Queensland Theatre stage in 2020

In a hugely exciting coup, Queensland Theatre has secured the rights for the world premiere season of the stage version of Brisbane-born author Trent Dalton’s award-winning and much acclaimed debut novel, Boy Swallows Universe, to be produced with Brisbane Festival. Queensland Theatre’s Artistic Director Sam Strong will direct an adaptation by Tim McGarry, premiering as part of Queensland... Continue Reading →

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