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

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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

Surprise Kiwi gem Hunt for The Wilderpeople

May 29, 2016 |

Hunt for the Wilderpeople is one of the best films that will be released this year. Read More

Natalie Weir’s dreamy and exquisite When Time Stops

May 23, 2016 |

Natalie Weir’s When Time Stops is about the gush of memories felt from a woman in her last moments of life. It’s a beautiful piece of theatre that will transport you into a dream-like hypnotic state — kind of like watching an epic, beautiful and bittersweet lucid dream. Read More

All Mirth and No Matter: QTC’s Delightful Much Ado About Nothing

May 13, 2016 |

Shakespeare’s OG rom-com Much Ado About Nothing from the Queensland Theatre Company is two hours of laugh out loud (and sometimes quietly, to yourself, because the comedic interpretation is just so scandalous) fun.

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Spanish Film Festival Review: Ma ma

April 24, 2016 |

Penélope Cruz gave the performance of her career in ‘Ma ma’ a heartbreaking yet surprisingly light-hearted film. Chronicling the cancer diagnosis of Magda (Cruz), the film detailed how she sees the disease as a means of truly starting to live her life and how her new vitality for life touches and influences the people around her.

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