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Spanish Film Festival Review: Truman

April 7, 2016 |

This year’s Spanish Film Festival features Truman, a tragicomedy already making waves overseas with a slew of awards including Goya’s (think Spanish Oscars) Best Film, Best Director (Cesc Gay), Best Actor, Best Supporting Actor and Best Screenplay (Tomas Aragay, Cesc Gay).
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Wondered: New Depths for Classic Characters

March 28, 2016 |

Wondered itself is a 45 minute long riddle, and you won’t find out the answer until the very end. Playwright and director Elodie Boal has woven together gunshot dialogue and dynamic physicality to craft an entertaining, clever and adventurous production. Read More

Meet Wondered Writer, Director and Actress Elodie Boal

March 22, 2016 |

Brisbane-born and bred Elodie Boal is someone to keep an eye on in the performing arts industry. She’s back this weekend for two nights only with Wondered, the final conclusion to Lewis Carroll’s Alice In Wonderland. Read More

Hannah Gadsby’s ‘Dogmatic’ at the Brisbane Powerhouse

March 22, 2016 |

What do handfuls of turd, corn on the cob, the pouch of Douglas and Taylor Swift have in common? Find out in Hannah Gadsby’s latest show ‘Dogmatic’!

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#FirstWorldWhiteGirls Hold A Mirror Up To Society

March 21, 2016 |

In a society where we have a lot of big things happening all around us, we still find the time to worry about the smallest of issues.

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Peter Helliar – What I’m Not Allowed to Say On The Project

March 14, 2016 |

There just seems to be something about Peter Helliar that Australians seem to love.

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Sell Mum into Slavery is Classy, Clever Comedy

March 6, 2016 |

As we file into the Turbine Studio, I notice a guide to Damien Power’s new solo show sitting on my seat. Not a program, not a flyer – a guide. Opening it reveals precious little about the show in question, but it does yield a rather nice black and white photo of Slovenian philosopher Slavoj Žižek. So begins a night of comedy unusually concerned with the bigger questions: human mortality, the death of God and the lusty demands of the mammalian hind brain.

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Brisbane Comedy Festival Must See: Mel Buttle, Quite Unsavoury

March 3, 2016 |

Looking to fill a free night this week? Brisbane’s very own Mel Buttle is at the Powerhouse as part of the Comedy Festival.

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Six Podcasts You Should Be Listening To

February 14, 2016 |

Podcasts are an entertainment game changer.

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Goosebumps: A Little Less Horror, A Little More Comedy

February 4, 2016 |

In today’s film industry of reboots, remakes and sequels relative to anything nostalgic; fan service to the source material is mostly disregarded in an attempt to capitalise on the nostalgia of past generations. However, sometimes once in a full moon fever, there comes a nostalgic reboot that lives up to the original material to a degree.

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Carl Barron continues his sell-out run at QPAC this June

February 1, 2016 |

After making over 300,000 Australians laugh on his last tour and taking a year off to star in his first feature film, Carl Barron returns to the stage with his brand new show. If previous record is anything to go by, it is strongly advised to grab your tickets early!

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Lawrence Leung On (Not) Knowing

January 16, 2016 |

From tackling the Rubik’s Cube to investigating the claims of so-called psychics and ghost hunters in his documentary series Unbelievable (ABC1), Lawrence  Leung has always been driven by curiosity. But the conclusion and answers aren’t the best part of tackling the unknown – it’s in the figuring out.

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Audience Interaction at its finest with Dani Cabs

December 6, 2015 |

Performed by Daniel Cabrera and presented by Kate McDowell as part of the Wonderland Festival at the Brisbane Powerhouse, Who is Dani Cabs showcased all of his talents (self-admittedly there’s not many).

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Review: Dave Hughes Pumped

November 12, 2015 |

Dave Hughes’ has cemented himself as one of Australia’s most popular comedians. In his latest show – ‘Pumped’ he proves exactly why we all fell in love with this everyday man in the first place.

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