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The Creative Issue – News for Creatives | August 20, 2017

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Dava Sobel

August 19, 2017 |

Dava Sobel spoke at the Brisbane Powerhouse as part of the Writers + Ideas Program, curated by producer Jane O’Hara. Dava was in conversation with Paul Barclay of ABC Radio National to promote her book The Glass Universe.

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Queensland Poetry Festival 2017

August 12, 2017 |

The Queensland Poetry Festival hits our city in August with a plethora of poems, spoken word and comedy. Breaking us out of our everyday monotony with the impact of Anisa Nandaula’s words, the festival this year has the theme of Distant Voices. Voices from across the globe cut through the strata of society to highlight social issues from racism to inequality.

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Short and definitely Sweet

August 7, 2017 |

An audience of theatre lovers, family cheer squads, weekend creatives and university drama students piled into the Visy Theatre at the Brisbane Powerhouse on Friday night.

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Bonnie Jenkins

August 2, 2017 |

Bonnie Jenkins is a Sunshine Coast based photographer and visual artist. Bonnie shares her journey with The Creative Issue prior to her involvement with the Maroochy Music and Visual Arts Festival 2017 in August.

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A Night at ‘Blackrock’

August 1, 2017 |

A lot has changed in Australia over the past two decades, but something that hasn’t lost its relevance or gravity in society since its birth in 1995 is Nick Enright’s renowned Australian play, Blackrock.

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A chance to spend a night with Jimi and his family

July 27, 2017 |

A night at the theatre is as much about the performers giving to the audience, as it is about the audience being open to the experience and the change offered by the journey on stage.

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Dancers take flight in Mozart Airborne

July 26, 2017 |

Six dancers intertwine their limbs in a pulsing clump of bodies. A mesmerised audience watches with breathless fascination, attempting to dissect the contemporary movement and throw their own interpretations of the piece into the mix.

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Beastman

July 25, 2017 |

Beastman is the pseudonym of Bradley Eastman, the multidisciplinary artist from Sydney. When you walked through the city and were gobsmacked by the bold mural taking over the wall in front of you, yeah that was him. Beastman chats with The Creative Issue about his style and latest works.

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Impromafia’s Maestro: Witness a ‘snowflake before it melts’

July 21, 2017 |

The stage is set and the players are ready for a battle between Brisbane’s best improvisers. This Sunday night Metro Arts will house the clash, with only one question remaining… who will be crowned the Maestro of the stage?

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Christen O’Leary: On acting, mentoring and La Boite’s production of Blackrock

July 19, 2017 |

The Creative Issue had the pleasure of speaking with Christen O’Leary in the lead up to the La Boite & QUT Creative Industries production of Nick Enright’s, Blackrock.

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Maroochy Music and Visual Arts Festival 2017: Artist lineup

July 17, 2017 |

The Maroochy Music and Visual Arts Festival returns this year with a jam-packed day to liven up your August. Featuring a range of bands and visual artists, the festival showcases local talent and the thriving creative scene in Queensland.

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Great Art for a Good Cause

July 14, 2017 |

The renown Archibald Prize is an annual prize in portraiture painting. While focused on portraiture, the style of painting is left to the artist’s discretion.

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A Chat with the Cursed Baronet of Ruddigore

July 13, 2017 |

Imagine if you had to commit one crime every day for the rest of your life, and you’ll know exactly what it’s like to be a cursed baronet of Gilbert and Sullivan’s, Ruddigore, or the Witch’s Curse! While Jason Barry-Smith couldn’t imagine ever committing a felony himself, his character, Sir Despard Murgatroyd, in Lindy Hume’s version of the famed opera, spends his days indulging in wicked deeds like kidnapping children and building orphan asylums. Read More

Brisbane City Youth Ballet’s: Alice in Wonderland

July 13, 2017 |

Brisbane City Youth Ballet brought delight to the school holidays with their performance of Alice in Wonderland at the Brisbane Powerhouse. The auditorium was brimming with proud family members, aspiring dancers and families seeking out entertainment during the school holidays.

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