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The Creative Issue – News for Creatives | April 26, 2018

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QSO REVIEW: Why You Should Watch A Symphony Orchestra Solo

April 10, 2018 |

The idea of “solo dates” is not a new one. To me, asking for a table for one is less lonely and more introspective. Going to see a movie or a gig by yourself allows for a greater immersion in the art.

It seems so much more intimidating, however, to get dressed up and go to see the Queensland Symphony Orchestra by yourself. Read More

Review: Lil Uzi Vert at Eatons Hill Hotel

March 15, 2018 |

On Saturday, March 3rd, we had the pleasure of attending Lil Uzi Vert‘s show at Eatons Hill Hotel. Uzi has been making waves in the industry over the past few years. His viral track XOTourLif3 was clocked in at #74 on Triple J’s Hottest 100 earlier this year.

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Emma Dean: the Broken, Romantic Unicorn

February 26, 2018 |

“A show for the warriors of love, the ragtag-hearted heroes, the beautiful, the brave, the healed and the crushed,” Emma Dean smiled at the audience spread before her in an array of beanbags. Most comfortable show ever? I’ll vouch for that.

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Review: Rise Against at Riverstage

February 17, 2018 |

On Wednesday, February 14th, American melodic hardcore band, Rise Against, took to Riverstage. Met by a crowd of eager fans, the band were supported by Sydney act Bare Bones.

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The Preatures Rock Out At Brisbane Festival

September 21, 2017 |

Last Thursday night saw Aussie rock legends, The Preatures, hit the Speigeltent stage at Brisbane Festival.
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Top Moments from Maroochy Music and Visual Arts Festival

September 2, 2017 |

This past weekend, we were lucky enough to attend Marroochy Music and Visual Arts Festival to take in one of Queensland’s best music festivals. Read More

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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Tash Sultana’s Biggest Headline Show To Date

May 13, 2017 |

Tash Sultana is the multi-faceted musician who is currently lighting the Australian music industry on fire. Read More

Words Fail Me: Aria – A Kupka’s Piano Review

May 12, 2017 |

Who’s up for experiencing new music? Naturally, all of you should have said yes. Read More

D.O’D Is Right On Key To Make Us All Feel Better

April 28, 2017 |

Your favourite comedy import is back on Aussie soil with a show that will probably make you feel a bit calmer about The General State of The Times.

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Almodóvar Returns to Drama with Julieta

November 14, 2016 |

Julieta marks Almodóvar’s return to drama since the release of his movie Volver in 2006. Julieta is based on three short stories from Alice Munro’s 2004 collection titled Runaways. The stories “Chance”, “Soon” and “Silence” all encapsulate the mother-daughter dynamic and the pain of lost love. Almodóvar has compressed these themes in this brilliant new drama. Read More

Killer Queen: Ballet Preljocaj takes the stage at QPAC

September 4, 2016 |

French ballet company Ballet Preljocaj’s much-celebrated take on Snow White opened in Brisbane on Friday night, but did it pack as much bite as promised?

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Love is Love is Love in ‘Next Fall’

August 5, 2016 |

In the lead up to the proposed national plebiscite on marriage equality, certain religious organisations are becoming increasingly vocal opponents of the move. However, Metro Arts’ staging of ‘Next Fall’ is a bold, timely reminder that whatever your faith, whatever you believe in, love is love is love.

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The Scandinavian Film Festival: As It Is In Heaven Sequel

July 22, 2016 |

Brisbane’s Scandinavian Film Festival started in full force this week with a stroke of humour on opening night with Norwegian release, Welcome To Norway. However it was the long awaited sequel to the critically acclaimed and internationally beloved film, As It Is In Heaven that screened the following night to the delight of Brisbane fans. Read More