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The Creative Issue – News for Creatives | July 2, 2020

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A day in the life of a dancer: Liam Geck

April 2, 2020 |

Call it destiny, hard work, or a little of both, Liam is a dancer. This is the making of, and a day in the life of Queensland Ballet’s Liam Geck. Read More

On Being A Queerstorian: Claire Christian

March 2, 2020 |

There’s more to being queer, than coming out and getting married,” said Maeve Marsden, so she curated a show for a community to tell stories on a larger scale. Cue Queerstories.
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Review: Glass Ocean @ The Outpost

March 1, 2020 |

Sydney’s Glass Ocean along with Ballarat’s Ebonivory dropped in to treat their Brisbane fans to a sophisticated night of progressive music. Read More

Review: The Manic Magic of Montaigne

November 18, 2019 |

There was a time, very recently, when the most likely person to know the name Montaigne was a philosophy major. Not so any more. These days many recognize it as the sobriquet of the singer-songwriter Jessica Cerro, and with good reason. Read More

Grinspoon Are Aus Rock Royalty, with Good Reason

November 13, 2019 |

There was a sense of splendour to the latest show at The Fortitude Music Hall. Read More

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

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

More and More Montaigne

July 17, 2019 |

Jessica Cerro, otherwise known by her moniker ‘Montaigne‘, has had an enviable career by anyone’s standards. A Triple J Unearthed High Finalist while still in high-school, Montaigne kicked off her career in 2014 by signing a record deal and dropping two hit singles. Read More

Take A Dance With Nerida Matthaei

March 31, 2019 |

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.

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Review: Alison Wonderland at the Tivoli

November 29, 2018 |

For someone with such a small stature, Alison knows how to play a crowd. When I arrived at the Tivoli on Thursday night, I couldn’t help think about a) how I had work tomorrow and b) how cold and sober I was. Read More

Review: Kingswood at The Zoo

August 27, 2018 |

As of last Friday night, Kingswood have taken the top spot in my brain for “Most Laid-Back Gig I’ve Ever Been To”. The band from Melbourne graced the stage at The Zoo halfway through their national tour, and boy, were they a delight.

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Review: Golden Features at Eatons Hill Hotel

August 17, 2018 |

Let me preface this by saying: when you are used to seeing your live performances in inner-city Brisbane, such as Fortitude Valley, Riverstage or Southbank, having to go all the way out to Eatons Hill is a hell of a trek. Let me also say: Golden Features made it oh so worth it. Read More

Gabriella Cohen Is Sweet, Surreal and Seriously Talented

June 15, 2018 |

Talking to Gabriella Cohen is a little like eating sherbet dipped ice-cream for the first time. Rather wonderful, a little odd, and quite possibly a small revelation. The same analogy extends to her new album, Pink is The Colour of Unconditional Love. We sat down with her to chat about it.

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INTERVIEW: MCKC & FeelsClub Go Head-to-Head

July 15, 2017 |

The Foundry has become renowned for their support of local musicians and this Saturday is their second Amp vs Amp event in their backroom. Read More