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The Creative Issue – News for Creatives | January 27, 2020

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MELT 2019 is back, and you’re invited

April 28, 2019 |

Get out your calendar and clear your schedule. The program is out for MELT 2019, and there’s something for everyone.

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Learning how to live, through Deathfest 2.0: Jo Thomas

October 15, 2018 |

Death is an intense fear in all of us, and Deathfest 2.0 is here to help us understand and alleviate those fears of death, so innate.

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The New Culture at Australian Gigs and Festivals

May 17, 2018 |

Recently it seems assaults and live music go hand-in-hand with an increasing rate of violence and unsafe behaviour at gigs and festivals. Read More

Fresh Blood gets ready to hit the stage

July 28, 2017 |

Vena Cava: a group of contagiously passionate creatives who not only successfully run a theatre company, but provide each other with a supportive environment that enables excellence to grow and thrive.

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Set Your Sights On The Horizon This August

May 1, 2017 |

This year is certainly shaping up to be a year for Queensland, and indeed, later this year will be no exception.  Read More

Vive La France – The French Film Festival Returns for a New Season

March 4, 2016 |

Bonjour! The French Film Festival is once again returning to Brisbane for the 27th edition of fabulously French features. Read More

In Review; the Adelaide Cabaret Festival 2015

August 17, 2015 |

What good is sitting alone in your room? This year’s Adelaide Cabaret Festival was a tantalising mix of contemporary and traditional performances, bringing audiences out of their comfort zones – read our recap here.


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Watch & Learn: BIGSOUND 2015

August 4, 2015 |

Australia’s Eastern Coast remains decidedly unapologetic about the amount of music festivals it receives every year, Read More

Queensland Poetry Festival

July 20, 2015 |

If you’re a poet, a performance artist or just a lover of words with a very short attention span, mark the Queensland Poetry Festival down in your diary. Under the new creative management of David Stavanger and Anne-Marie Te Whiu, and with a huge line-up of artists and events, the biggest event in Brisbane poetry is looking better than ever.

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Brisbane Festival: Our Top Five

July 15, 2015 |

As the mercury plummets, and Brisbane shivers through the worst weather of the year, Brisbanites can take solace in one thing: the incoming cold means it’s almost time for Brisbane Festival.

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Interview: Jack Kelly

July 14, 2015 |

Short+Sweet festival is taking over the Brisbane Powerhouse with bite-sized servings of Brisbane’s best new theatre and cabaret. We spoke to writer, actor and director Jack Kelly about the festival and the challenges of ten minute plays.

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Start your engines for Greazefest 2015

July 12, 2015 |

Grab your petticoat  and set your pincurls – Greazefest is coming back to town this winter. We give you our picks for a weekend full of rock ‘n roll fun.

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Caxton Street Festival’s all Aussie line-up

May 7, 2015 |

The Caxton Street Festival is back this June with an all-Aussie line up packed full with all the alternative-rock-blues-roots-country-funky-folky goodness you could possibly ask for.

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Swans To Miss Brisbane On 2015 Tour

December 15, 2014 |

First emerging in the 1980’s as part of New York’s ‘No Wave’ vibe and subsequently rising as an iconic pioneer of symphonic and psychedelic experimental rock, Swans have taken to their To Be Kind tour with gusto, planning in 2015 to make it as far as Hobart… but not Brisbane.

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