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He Died with a Felafel in his hand – Brisbane Powerhouse

September 29, 2013 |

This week Brisbane Powerhouse will present an adaption of John Birmingham’s classic novel, He Died with a Felafel in his hand.

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Brisbane, the Creative City

August 30, 2013 |

What comes to mind when you hear the words, Creative City?

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Top picks at QPF 2013

August 20, 2013 |

The Queensland Poetry Festival (spoken in one strange word) returns to Brisbane this weekend! Read More

A cultural event

August 16, 2013 |

Brisbane locals of all ages know that early August feeling. It’s a time that takes you back to your childhood, when the ferris wheel goes up and the excitement builds as we edge closer and closer to the opening day of the Ekka. Read More

Improvisers ready for Grand Championships

August 12, 2013 |

Good news for anyone allergic to fairy floss or deep-fried hotdogs, as ImproMafia and Brisbane’s Powerhouse Theatre host an artsy alternative this EKKA Tuesday – Theatre Sports Grand Championships.

The annual showdown pitches Australia’s funniest improvisers against each other in … Read More

Brisbane’s Alternative Comedy Roots

August 4, 2013 |

[easyrotator]erc_14_1375418967[/easyrotator] It’s taken time – measured in false starts, empty seats, and plenty of awkward silence – but Brisbane’s next wave of alternative comedy could be upon us.

We are of course traversing some strange and risky territory with this … Read More

Interviewing romantic connoisseur Nicholas K. Watson

August 2, 2013 |

Romantic literature hasn’t always enjoyed public acceptance, particularly if it features handsome stable boys on the cover and is best sold in paper bags.

Fifty Shades of Grey admittedly had its time in the sun – as did the Twilight … Read More

Pathfinder: Playwright Kathryn Marquet

July 21, 2013 |

The creative industries can sometimes seem a contradiction in terms – projects everywhere, but never a career in sight. The Pathfinder series features interviews with Brisbane’s leading creative practitioners, trailblazers on the long road from artistic hobby to a professional … Read More

Red Deer Music and Arts Festival

July 17, 2013 |

Making its debut in 2010, Red Deer Festival is still just baby on the festival scene and is Brisbane’s only BYO music and arts camping festival. The festival organisers are committed to providing an array of top quality music, … Read More

Short + Sweet

June 28, 2013 |

Welcome to the world of Short+Sweet – a more creative world ten minutes at a time!

The Short+Sweet Theatre Festival is back in Brisbane and the Gold Coast from July in 2013 with over 40 new plays, presented between the … Read More

Sexy world of the Spiegeltent

June 24, 2013 |

Friday night, 9.30pm and I have stepped into a world far from the concrete floors of King George Square.

A foreign underground, adults-only show where anything can happen.

This is the no rules, all outrageous and jaw-dropping place that is … Read More

Queensland Premier’s Drama Award

June 21, 2013 |

Calling all Scorsese wannabes and Orson Welles gonna-bes: Your time has come!

The Queensland Premier’s Drama Award 2014-2015 is now accepting entries from budding playwrights who one day dream of seeing their name in lights and are in need of … Read More

Sans Love, a life without love is like …

May 15, 2013 |

Last night I was lucky enough to see a preview of Sans Love. A production about the desolate world of heartbreak, Sans Love looks at how society represents and copes with the emotional trauma of falling in and out … Read More

2013 – When We Were Idiots

May 10, 2013 |

The year is 2113. Our world is not the dystopian sci-fi fantasy as predicted in countless 80’s flicks, but an aquatic age lead by penguin dressed comedian Xavier Toby. 2013 – When We Were Idiots, is a back-to-the-future … Read More