AboutVanessa Murillo Vargas, Author at The Creative Issue
Kaylene Langford, the founder, brains and inquisitive mind behind StartUp Creative, a Gold Coast based company shares with Creative Drinks the perils and successes of encouraging young professionals to follow their entrepreneurial dreams.
Brisbane’s music scene is about to receive a new addition to its list, The Foundry. A performing arts venue and creative hub with a hostel that will give inspiring musos direct contact with booking agents, community radio, managers and recording space.
For the next month Brisbane City Council will bring us Brisbanites a hub of cultural degustation that will have us seeing, tasting and experiencing the delights of Asia.
Incorporated into the city and surrounding suburbs, BrisAsia Festival will be held for the month of February to celebrate our diverse Asian cultural connections.
Cheap delicious small eats, Japanese whiskey and beer and exotic Asian inspired cocktails are all being pumped out of the new restaurant and bar Bincho, making it an excellent destination for your future weekend party adventures.
Carindale Connect and B4C are on the look out for artists for their up and coming Sustainability and the Natural Environment exhibition inspired by raising awareness for the Sustainability Centre at Carindale.
Read on to find out how you can apply.
As we welcome a new year, we reflect on the great events for creative’s that opened many doors for us in the year that went.
With new beginnings comes new adventures and Screen Queensland is giving you that opportunity to open your door by welcoming applications for its Screen Culture funding program 2015-16.
Brisbane has had its fair share of new food businesses and cafe’s open in the last couple of months, all of which are making this an amazing city to live in.
However, on the mind of conscious entrepreneurs is the shifting nature of the industry, predominately being affected by the rising cost of renting a business, the increasingly competitive landscape forcing businesses to find that competitive edge and the never-ending journey to find where our food comes from.
This year in Brisbane we have seen the growth of food cooperatives, communities and foodie centred events, that are changing the way in which the food industry engages with entrepreneurs, makers and artisans.
Creative Drinks looks at Brisbane’s own food community culture.
Aspire Gallery is calling all talented artists for its Petite Pieces Art Competition, which will give its two winners room to showcase their work at either Aspire Gallery or Substation Gallery, in the opportunity to expose them to an array of interested buyers and the public.
This is a great opportunity to get your work known and on display at both these reputable galleries.
Have a creative based idea that you think has the potential to be big?
Then the Brisbane City Council wants to hear from you!
Alright folks, do you want to know how to start your own show and travel around Queensland and New South Wales showcasing your talent?
Then read on because Creative Drinks interviewed Ell Sachs who forms part of The Travelling Sisters, a group of three very talented and driven Brisbanites who will be taking their quirky, comedy and cabaret act to a theatre near you!
Open in the new precinct of Indooroopilly shopping centre, Stitch & Co, opened their first store only last month.
Bringing a splash of colour, hand-made and locally sourced leather, Stitch & Co are all about supporting the crafts of shoe making in their pledge to bring sustainable shoe production to the forefront of Brisbane’s newest shopping extravaganza.
Envisioning what is the first noise absorbing acoustic panels for artists at cafes and restaurants, Black Canvas is set to revolutionise the industry for art and culture in Brisbane.
After recognising the problem many artists, venues, employees and customers, have with noise, their ground breaking idea needs your help to come to fruition.
With only two days left to get behind this event, head over to their Pozible page to donate.
In the age where technology rules and converging is the key to surviving, keeping ideas fresh and separating ourselves amongst the creative cloud is sometimes daunting and confusing.
Creating content just doesn’t suffice today and it’s all about facilitating this content to the public through collaborative work and being entrepreneurial enough to reach the masses has led some very bright and talented people to create their own solutions.
Creative Drinks chatted with Sarah Kumar, the brains behind Just Starting Out a blog, feature website and soon to be marketing solutions consulting page, to discuss issues, problems and creative vision.