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The Creative Issue – News for Creatives | November 12, 2019

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Brisbane Festival: The Bluebird Mechanicals

September 21, 2019 |

It’s a safe bet that The Bluebird Mechanicals is like no play you’ve ever seen before. Read More

Tia Gostelow Talks ‘Get To It’ and Calling Brisbane Home

September 21, 2019 |

At 19, musician Tia Gostelow is the youngest ever recipient of Queensland Music Awards’ Album Of The Year and managed to score a Triple J Feature Album spot with her debut Thick Skin. After moving from Mackay to Brisbane, she’s begun work on its follow up.

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Brisbane Festival: Bedtime Stories

September 20, 2019 |

Who among us is not beguiled by secrets, entranced by stories and intrigued by mystery? Who among us would not lean in with curiosity at a crack of thunder and the words, ‘It was a dark and lonesome night…’ Read More

Orpheus – A Modern Retelling

September 20, 2019 |

We had the chance to catch Orpheus at Brisbane Festival Wednesday night. Here’s what we thought. Read More

Reborn from Phoenix Ashes, Bitch

September 19, 2019 |

Traumatic experiences affect everyone differently. Some people break entirely, some bury their feelings, but some become reborn from the ashes.

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Brisbane Festival: TRUTHMACHINE

September 16, 2019 |

Are you a fan of innovative artistry? Do you like pushing boundaries, and having your own boundaries pushed? Do you enjoy dark humour and atmospheric tension? If you answered yes to any or all of these questions, TRUTHMACHINE is the show for you. Read More

Can you teach a robot to Love+?

September 12, 2019 |

What is love to a robot, an AI, a construct? For the first time, MALAPROP Theatre Company brings their darkly comedic tale Love+ to Brisbane Festival to answer that very question.

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Skating At comes to Brisbane

June 27, 2019 |

Are you searching for a family friendly outing during the Winter school holidays, wanting to plan a unique and romantic date night or simply have a laugh with your mates? Look no further as Skating At is (dare I say it) the coolest place to be this Winter. Read More

The Flood Review (Anywhere Theatre Festival)

May 25, 2019 |

It’s that time of year again folks. We are neck deep in the month of theatrical goodness that is the Anywhere Theatre Festival. This time we’re reviewing Flood, an Australian play presented by independent Brisbane Theatre makers; a whirling maelstrom of a production, soaked in tension, emotion, and the energy of a young and talented cast.
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Fish Lane Festival 2019

May 21, 2019 |

Who was with me at Fish Lane on Saturday 11th May?

What seemed like the entirety of Brisbane turned out to soak up the atmosphere of the infamous Fish Lane Festival. Now in its fourth year, this year’s festival was bigger and better than ever before. Read More

A HORRORfying End To BrisFest

October 1, 2018 |

What do you love about the good old horror genre? Is it the spine-tingling sensation that you get when faced with the opening strains of the soundtrack’s soft strings, pervading your very core? Read More

A Coupla Dogs: Every Dog Has Their Day

September 28, 2018 |

As part of Brisbane Festival 2018, Dog Spoon presents the world premiere of their new work A Coupla Dogs.   Read More

Raise a glass to gin-soaked cabaret Mother’s Ruin

September 23, 2018 |

‘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. Read More

Bang! Bang! My baby shot me down

September 22, 2018 |

No stranger to stage and screen, Rhonda Burchmore comes to Brisbane Festival to show the dirty dreamscape of sultry sin that dazzles and shimmers beneath her skin.

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