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The Creative Issue – News for Creatives | April 24, 2018

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The beating Art of the Mind: Spectator Jonze, Matt Stewart

April 24, 2018 |

The issue of mental health is, for many Australians, and people internationally, a hugely important part of leading a healthy and stable life. Read More

Anywhere Festival

April 23, 2018 |

Anywhere Festival returns again this May to Brisbane, Noosa and the Sunshine Coast for its eighth annual year. Read More

An evening in Macquarie’s fractured chamber: QSO, Luka Lesson, Heather Shannon

April 23, 2018 |

As part of WAVE Festival, we had the chance to experience one of the shows that was part of the festival’s semi-experimental conclave of modern profundity and storied classical sound. Read More

Moving Pictures: QAG Walking Poetry Tour

April 18, 2018 |

An indigenous man stands with his back to a grand colourful canvas: ‘Australian Art Does Not Exist’. This is poet Lionel Fogarty in front of Richard Bell’s Judgement Day. Read More

The Ugly Side of Art? Patricia Piccinini’s Curious Affection

April 18, 2018 |

Curious Affection is big news. Patricia Piccinini has goaded controversy before. Read More

Don’t wanna be an American Idiot

April 16, 2018 |

Remember your teen years? When rebellion against authority was tantamount to the control you and your friends wrested from the establishment, to enjoy your lives, and create your stories.

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Into the MELTing pot: Aly Lorén, Alex Woodward and Gavin Roach

April 9, 2018 |

In the leadup to MELT Festival, we recently had the opportunity to talk to a trifecta of amazing creatives, all of whom will have some amazing sounding showings at this year’s festival.

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MELTing in May: James Lees

April 6, 2018 |

MELT Festival of Queer Arts and Culture is a yearly festival of creative cultures centered around queer expression and story. Hosted and run by Brisbane Powerhouse, the festival embodies LGBTIQ+ representation through theatre and performance. We recently had the chance to talk with MELT Festival’s director James Lees.

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Lessons Learned: Luka Lesson

March 29, 2018 |

In the leadup to his one-night event with the Queensland Symphony Orchestra as part of WAVE Festival, which is a celebration of modern sounds and classical music, Luka Lesson chatted with us about his influences, his wisdom and the power in his words.
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Review: Emily Tresidder’s No, You Hang Up

March 28, 2018 |

How do you like your comedy? Shaken or Stirred? Maybe chewed and then spat out? Well Emily Tresidder certainly knows how to stir things up onstage. With her new show No You Hang Up, which debuted at the … Read More

Particularly Good At Comedy: Jacques Barrett

March 22, 2018 |

In the comedy world, the goal is to entertain and enlighten. One man who is taking on this lofty goal is Jacques Barrett. We recently talked to him about his place within the comedy world, his hopes, goals and aspirations, both personal and for the comedy scene, his idols and his new show as part of the Brisbane Comedy Festival.

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The characteristics of comedy: Rose Callaghan and Rama Nicholas

March 19, 2018 |

Women in comedy have been a hot topic in the entertainment industry for a long time now, and the divisive attitudes of audiences can be overwhelming to newcomers and experienced female comedians alike. We recently had a chance to talk to two amazing female comedians as part of the Brisbane Comedy Festival, Rose Callaghan, and Rama Nicholas.
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Emily Tresidder Hung Up First

March 19, 2018 |

Relatable humourist and stand-up comedian Emily Tresidder, is more than meets the eye. We recently had a chance to chat with her about the comedy scene, the struggles she’s faced, and of course her forthcoming show “No You Hang Up!”

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Black is the New White: A New Kind of Rom-Com for the Stage

March 1, 2018 |

Two politically powerful families at war. A son and daughter helplessly in love, defying their parents. You’ve heard this story before but what if Romeo was white, Juliet was black, and the war mainly fought on Twitter?

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