AboutFran Gibson, Author at The Creative Issue
You needn’t have chafed under the yoke of the Norman Conquest for a millennium to understand implicitly that the French do it better. Food. Wine. Kissing. French is best.
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.
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.
Experience live music beyond the confines of traditional venues, with Brisbane troubadours Phil Barlow and Daryl James.
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.
‘It’s a good time though!’ exclaims blonde bombshell Libby Wood to a concurring crowd. As one half of Mother’s Ruin – one third if we count Jeremy on piano’s speakeasy charm – she could be describing her own show.
On paper, Bob Carr and Germaine Greer make unlikely bedfellows. He’s an ex-politician. And she’s Germaine bloody Greer, second-wave feminism’s most vocal proponent.