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The Creative Issue – News for Creatives | March 30, 2020

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A Day In The Life: Alix Langley

March 30, 2020 |

Like many of us Alix Langley, a professional model, is working through the effects and mayhem of COVID-19 on the fashion and modelling industry. Read More

BeerFest 2020

March 8, 2020 |

Is there anything more Australian than beer? Cracking open a coldie with your mates after a hard week’s yakka? Short answer; no. 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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Opera Queensland’s Lorelei – An Alluring New Show

February 28, 2020 |

Opera Queensland’s enchanting new show, Lorelei, showing at the Conservatorium Theatre, South Bank, from 27 March to 4 April, will start the season with a fresh, feminine take on the traditional siren myth. Read More

Success for Queensland at the 2019 Matilda Awards

February 19, 2020 |

It’s that time of year again. With the Oscars just gone it’s time for another award ceremony like no other. Read More

‘That’s What She Said’ Sends Off Metro Arts, With Love

January 31, 2020 |

As Metro Arts’ 40th birthday approaches, it is only fitting that a festival imbued with culture and history gives the Edward Street venue a proper farewell. Read More

Queensland Theatre – Antigone

October 25, 2019 |

Queensland Theatre brings you Antigone, their final show for this season. Read More

Neighbours become storytellers in Open Homes

October 11, 2019 |

Getting to know your neighbours takes new form with Open Homes presented by La Boite, Backbone, and Jeffrey Tan. From 25 October to 1 November, Brisbanites are welcoming audiences into their homes for authentic storytelling and genuine connection. 

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Women in Voice Returns With Alison St Ledger

October 7, 2019 |

Women in Voice is back for another year and veteran Alison St Ledger couldn’t be more enthusiastic about the show’s return to the stage. Read More

OQ and Circa blend circus with opera this October

October 4, 2019 |


It’s true that opera is often seen as conservative and old-fashioned. Even powerhouse opera countertenor
Owen Willets agrees that elitism sometimes reigns supreme across the genre. However, he also attests to the cutting edge nature of opera, stating that it’s always been on the cusp of what’s new.

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Aussie Dancer on Ship Life, Dance Training, Career Moves

September 24, 2019 |

Brooke Barlow sums up her ship life experience as “hard to explain” and if you know anyone who’s lived and worked on a cruise ship, you’ve probably heard the same thing.

Barlow is a dancer from Perth who took to the high seas with Celebrity Cruises, so far completing five contracts as dance captain with the luxury line and currently wrapping up rehearsals for her sixth. 

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QT Welcomes New Artistic Director, Lee Lewis

September 23, 2019 |

Next year, QT will be celebrating its 50-year milestone. Since then is has become the national home of new stories. Hitting new theatre records of audiences and growth. It has also welcomed a wider diversity in voices and stories, and a new generation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander stories.

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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