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The Creative Issue – News for Creatives | December 14, 2018

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Review: Bloc Party’s Silent Alarm Tour

December 13, 2018 |

It’s been just over 4 months since Bloc Party announced that they’d be touching down on Australia’s shores for the Silent Alarm Tour. Read More

Review: The Wombats at Riverstage

December 1, 2018 |

The Wombats played an almost sold out show at Riverstage last night and basically brought the house down. Read More

Review: Alison Wonderland at the Tivoli

November 29, 2018 |

For someone with such a small stature, Alison knows how to play a crowd. When I arrived at the Tivoli on Thursday night, I couldn’t help think about a) how I had work tomorrow and b) how cold and sober I was. Read More

Opera Queensland go country for Composed in Queensland

November 27, 2018 |

Think Barcoo Shire in central west Queensland – an area equal to Belgium and Taiwan combined, with a population that couldn’t fill two CityCats – and it’s unlikely you’ll think of opera.

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Sometime Sonny Talks Debut Album Thanks A Million

November 23, 2018 |

We had a chat to Sometime Sonny AKA Dave Campbell after the release of his debut album Thanks A Million and heard his big plans for the future. Read More

Bright Futures Brings Basenji to Brisbane

November 23, 2018 |

It’s been a while since we’ve seen Sydney producer, Basenji tearing up any Brisbane venues. We’re glad to say, as of this weekend, that will change. Red Bull Presents: Bright Futures is bringing Basenji back with a night of end-of-semester celebrations at the Empire Hotel on Friday, November 23. The event, a curation by Red Bull Music and multi-disciplined Perth artist Ta-ku, with creative direction by his creative agency Pretty Soon, also features Skin on Skin and Ninajirachi. 

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Good Things Festival Announce Local Supports and Set Times

November 17, 2018 |

Good Things Festival is the latest to hit Australian shores. This heavy music festival is doing a short run on the East Coast through the start of December. Read More

WeWork launches in Brisbane with Free Acai and Coffee

November 16, 2018 |

Globally recognised workspace company WeWork is marking the December 1 opening of its first Brisbane location with the announcement of a one day only pop-up installation located in the CBD’s Queen St Mall, on Monday 19 November. Read More

Monthly Gig Guide: November 2018

November 1, 2018 |

Here’s your gig guide to November 2018! Read More

Where to party this Melbourne Cup

October 30, 2018 |

Any excuse is a good excuse to have a party on a work day right? The next big excuse is Melbourne Cup and we have a list of Brisbane places who are going all out on Tuesday 6th November to ensure your effort of getting all frocked and dappered up is well worth it.

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Interview: Head First Acrobats on sexy circus show Elixir

October 30, 2018 |

Circus gets sexy with Thomas, Cal, and Rowan – the toned, taut stars of Elixir – a genre-defying show somersaulting into the Powerhouse next month as part of the Wonderland Festival. Read More

Brad Sherwood talks Whose Line and the martial art of Improv

October 27, 2018 |

Whose Line is it Anyway, the show where everything is made up, and the points don’t matter. Read More

Don Giovanni – The #MeToo of Opera

October 25, 2018 |

A man who had his servant keep record of all his sexual conquests as well as his bespoke flattery, categorised by the physical appearances of women.

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Faith and Science Clash in Nearer the Gods

October 6, 2018 |

Isaac Newton – inventor of calculus, godfather of physics, and the scientist Einstein admired – is the subject of Nearer the Gods, David Williamson’s (The Perfectionist, Gallipoli) new play, premiering this weekend as the first performance in the Bille Brown Theatre. Read More