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Do you like movies? Do you like drinking in the yard with your friends?
One of the most important functions of the arts is to help have society have those tough conversations – and to do it with style. If beautiful movement and societal commentary sound like a fun night out to you, then you should know about angel-monster; the newest dance installation from Phluxus2 Dance Collective. We sat down with artistic director Nerida Matthaei to find out more.
“Oh my god, it’s always a surreal moment when I get put on a lineup of any festival, really. This one especially, I think, because I love all the artists who are on it and I feel pretty proud to be a part of it. I think such a solid lineup so I’m really stoked about it.”
It feels like just last year that we couldn’t wrap our heads around the incredible FOMO 2018 lineup, but once again, FOMO has pulled out all the stops to bring international and local artists together for it’s single stage, clash-free day of music.
Here in Brisbane we are lucky to have fairly easy access to great bands at amazing festivals, such as Splendour in the Grass, Falls Festival, Woodford Folk Festival – and Jungle Love is no exception. This year, they are coming to you from a super secret location somewhere in the Sunny Coast Hinterlands and we couldn’t be more excited.
This June Queensland’s Performing Arts Centre (QPAC) will host the biennial Out of the Box Festival aimed at children eight years an under. Parents can expect five days of excellent theatre under the protective parapet of sunny South Bank’s Cultural Centre.
Bundaberg’s creative community will shine through the ten days of Crush Festival this October.
Beastman is the pseudonym of Bradley Eastman, the multidisciplinary artist from Sydney. When you walked through the city and were gobsmacked by the bold mural taking over the wall in front of you, yeah that was him. Beastman chats with The Creative Issue about his style and latest works.