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The Creative Issue – News for Creatives | November 21, 2017

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“Ruddigore”: Opera, yes…But not as you know it…

July 8, 2017 |

Brisbane’s performing arts lovers have the opportunity to experience Opera Queensland’s extremely accessible production of the macabre and brilliantly funny Gilbert & Sullivan’s, Ruddigore, or the Witch’s Curse! Read More

Review: It’s not just about ‘Rice’

July 5, 2017 |

Queensland Theatre’s production of Rice is “an insightful story about the personal side of globalisation.” 
At least, that’s what the tagline says. In the epitome of simplicity, the play could be summed up in just one word: “Life.”  Read More

A Night at “The Dream Walker” Launch

July 2, 2017 |

Victoria Carless is an established Brisbane playwright and is now entering the Young Adult genre. Her debut novel The Dream Walker is available now. The Creative Issue went along to her launch party at Avid Reader Bookshop in West End for her conversation with publisher Kate Stephens from Hachette.

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Wireless: Sensory overload at its finest!

June 22, 2017 |

It’s opening night of Wireless at the Judith Wright Centre. I take my seat for what is my first experience of contemporary dance and I’m apprehensive about the hour of performance ahead of me. Read More

Big Brother is watching you

June 18, 2017 |

George Orwell once wrote that “an idea is the only thing that can change the world.” The adapted production of his dystopian novel, ‘1984,’ has unquestionable world-changing potential, even if only for five nights at QPAC’s Lyric Theatre.

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A Songstress and a Chanteuse

June 14, 2017 |

I know of Joni Mitchell, but I do not know her. I would recognise some of her songs but not know their names. But I do know Queenie Van De Zandt. So, when my sister invited me to see Blue: … Read More

Strangler

June 12, 2017 |

Strangler. The title alone hits you. To see it on the gallery walls is visceral. The churning movement and twisting material evokes the very experience of strangulation. The tie knots creep ever tighter and you can feel the stress levels … Read More

Laughter On at Noises Off

June 11, 2017 |

At Queensland Theatre’s production of ‘Noises Off,’ the audience’s genuine bursts of laughter were so consistent they became incidental background noise to the play itself. Or, more accurately, the play within a play.

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A Raucous Night Out at Murray Hill + Bridget Everett

June 10, 2017 |

Straight from NYC, alt-cabaret chums Murray Hill and Bridget Everett get up close and personal with the Queensland Cabaret Festival audience in a show no one’s forgetting in a hurry.

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Review: There’s no escaping the tragedy of Antigone

June 5, 2017 |

“In tragedy, there is no escape…” A woman dressed in a metallic pink dress and eye-catching beehive wig sips from a glass of champagne, “… so we can all relax.”

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Suspend your Disbelief with David Strassman

May 27, 2017 |

It’s about Chucking time comedian and ventriloquist David Strassman returned to Brisbane, touring Australia with his avant-garde performance of iTedE. Read More

Bernard Ollis’ colourful interludes

May 19, 2017 |

Bernard Ollis’ latest exhibition Observations at Mitchell Fine Art Gallery follows his style of colourful mysterious worlds.

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A Killer Show: Spanish Baroque, Triumphant

May 18, 2017 |

If there isn’t a more killer combination than acrobats and Baroque music, I don’t know what is. Read More

Observations: An Interview with Bernard Ollis

May 17, 2017 |

Bernard Ollis is a prolific Australian artist with a career spanning decades. TCI has a chat with him about his latest exhibition at Mitchell Fine Art Gallery.

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