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The Creative Issue – News for Creatives | February 21, 2020

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The 6 Best Spots to see RiverFire this year

September 21, 2016 |

RiverFire comes and goes every year as a celebration to close the Brisbane Festival with a bang.

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Snow White – La Boite Review

September 19, 2016 |

The Brisbane Festival is renowned for encouraging cultural depth and exploration and has certainly continued this trend with their presentation of Snow White at the Roundhouse Theatre. In partnership with La Boite and Opera Queensland, this production isn’t your regular … Read More

Romp Under The Sea With The Little Mermaid

September 16, 2016 |

Ahoy ladies and gentlemen! Let us take you on the ride of your life… Read More

‘Echoes’ is Must-See Theatre

September 15, 2016 |

The spotlight illuminates two young women. One is a daughter of the British Empire, sent to do her duty for king and country in foreign lands. The other is a modern British Muslim, disillusioned by the casual racism of mainstream society. Their stories are very different, yet they are the same – brought vividly to life on a bare stage.

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‘St Mary’s in Exile’ Comes Home

September 5, 2016 |

On the eve of the launch of the Brisbane Festival, the Queensland Theatre Company’s world premiere of ‘St Mary’s in Exile’ showcases the best of Queensland’s home-grown talent, with a powerful exploration of our modern relationship to spirituality, the inevitability of human weakness and our loyalty to the traditions of history.  Read More

A Bubbly Affaire – Blanc de Blanc Style

September 4, 2016 |

Come one, come all, prepare to brush up on your French and raise your champagne flutes – it’s time to get frivolous. Read More

Meet The Man Behind The Bubbles – Scott Maidment

August 30, 2016 |

The Brisbane entertainment scene is really developing. Read More


August 23, 2016 |

It’s that time of the year again where we all gather to celebrate and be amazed by the creative art, culture and talent that our city holds, with this years return of the 2016 Brisbane Festival.   Read More

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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Reel Inspiración – The 2016 Spanish Film Festival

April 19, 2016 |

Returning for another year to Palace Centro and Barracks Cinemas is the Spanish Film Festival. Across three weeks over thirty films and short films from Spain, Chile, Argentina, Colombia, Mexico and more will be showcased, offering a glimpse into a vibrant, modern culture steeped in history and innovative, raw filmmaking. Read More

Review: Dead Royal

September 27, 2015 |

Eighteen years after her death, people are still entranced by the spectre of Lady Diana Spencer. Chris Ioan Roberts’ Dead Royal brings the People’s Princess back for one last night, in a brutal vivisection of royal life, public sentiment and the civilians who get caught in the cross-fire.

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Review: Prize Fighter

September 16, 2015 |

Stepping into La Boite, the air is heavy with the smell of gym equipment and sweat. Raucous pop music pumps through the speakers, while on stage the actors and extras of Prize Fighter are mid work-out. Audiences are flocking to the theatre eager to discover if this play delivers on its considerable promise; they leave having witnessed something extraordinary.

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QPAC’s Front Yard Music Extends Play For Brisbane Festival

September 4, 2015 |

When Brisbane Festival fever hits the city this September you can be sure the Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC) will play host to the fun and free entertainment you have come to know and love.

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Interview: Prize Fighter’s Thuso Lekwape

September 1, 2015 |

Brisbane’s buzzing for Prize Fighter to hit La Boite on September 5 as a part of the Brisbane Festival – we spoke to actor Thuso Lekwape about what the show means to him.

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