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The Creative Issue – News for Creatives | July 16, 2020

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Zines and Indie Comics turn to Crowdfunding

August 6, 2013 |

Brisbane’s underground publishers, printers and purists need your help launching ZICS – our city’s first Zine and Independent Comic Symposium!

The three-day program is a feast of creative workshops and indie networking, with highlights including the coveted Golden Stapler awards … Read More

Brisbane’s Alternative Comedy Roots

August 4, 2013 |

[easyrotator]erc_14_1375418967[/easyrotator] It’s taken time – measured in false starts, empty seats, and plenty of awkward silence – but Brisbane’s next wave of alternative comedy could be upon us.

We are of course traversing some strange and risky territory with this … Read More

Slamming It!

August 3, 2013 |

Everyday Australians will soon to take to the stage at the Queensland State Library to compete in the second Brisbane heat of the 2013 Australian Poetry Slam.

“Poetry is supposed to be spoken out loud,” explains … Read More

Interviewing romantic connoisseur Nicholas K. Watson

August 2, 2013 |

Romantic literature hasn’t always enjoyed public acceptance, particularly if it features handsome stable boys on the cover and is best sold in paper bags.

Fifty Shades of Grey admittedly had its time in the sun – as did the Twilight … Read More

Fresh Cut 2013, Part I: Toilet humour and helmets

August 2, 2013 |

Ever wondered how someone goes from being an artist to being the artist?

Undoubtedly, there are a great number of ways by which an artist can eventually find their self in the bright light, but in Brisbane one sure-fire way is be … Read More

Creative Drinks presents ‘Young At Art’

August 1, 2013 |

Creative Drinks strives to do two things: Help promote and grow the emerging arts culture of Brisbane and to throw one heck of an event in order to do so.

On August 8, Creative Drinks will present … Read More

Brisbane a cappella has soul

July 28, 2013 |

If, like me, your knowledge of a cappella is based solely on Hollywood versions like Scrubs and Pitch Perfect, you’ll probably be surprised to know that Brisbane has it’s very own a cappella group, Soulstice Brisbane.

What … Read More

Jeremy Staples’ seven step music zine

July 26, 2013 |

Ever wanted to start your own music zine?

It seems so easy at first – a simple mix of craft project, creative expression, and that resolutely punk ethos: do it yourself.

Then the complications set in.

How will this thing … Read More

Melanie Edmonds and her Brisbane Creative Writing Group

July 26, 2013 |

Writing has long been one of the most questionable and unstable career choices. Many of those who choose to endure the trek of becoming an established writer get caught up in the glamour of it that television and … Read More

Coming to Australia – Emma Carter and Beyond the Logo

July 23, 2013 |

Australia has long had a serious “brain drain” issue – young, creative people flocking overseas to the bright lights (big city) of London, New York or Los Angeles. The tyranny of distance made domestic careers seem somehow secondary, a consolation … Read More

Dusk city lights

July 22, 2013 |

Dusk city lights by Andrew Griffiths is a series of panoramic images of Brisbane city at dusk.

Andrew Griffiths travels the world capturing magnificent aerial photographs, with his recent works of Brisbane revealing the city’s true beauty.

Mr Griffiths takes … Read More

Pathfinder: Playwright Kathryn Marquet

July 21, 2013 |

The creative industries can sometimes seem a contradiction in terms – projects everywhere, but never a career in sight. The Pathfinder series features interviews with Brisbane’s leading creative practitioners, trailblazers on the long road from artistic hobby to a professional … Read More

Family Politics Set to Create Heat

July 20, 2013 |

Few things in this life are certain; family dysfunction is one of those rare beasts from which no-one is ever truly immune.

The Wyeths are no different, as audiences of Other Desert CitiesRead More

Elevation: a RAW:natural born artists event

July 16, 2013 |

Have you ever been to a circus? Cirque du Soleil? Or maybe your run-of-the-mill, traditional Russian circus with lions and ponies and hula hoops ablaze? If you haven’t, it’s not a problem. I made the Russian one sound kind of … Read More