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The Creative Issue – News for Creatives | April 1, 2020

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Play Me, I’m Yours: An Exciting New Art Installation

June 19, 2019 |

This July, globally-celebrated public art phenomenon Play Me, I’m Yours is coming to Brisbane as part of the 2019 Queensland Music Festival. Read More

Fortitude Valley’s TRYP Hotel – The only reason to stay in for a movie night.

February 27, 2016 |

For those of the artistic and creative persuasion TRYP Hotel may be your top contender for a romantic evening for two.

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Melbourne’s Best Graffiti (Other Than Hosier Lane)

February 1, 2015 |

Hoiser Lane has become a landmark of urban art in Melbourne, and I used to love all the portraits and colourful murals that marked this quirky laneway. This street was truly embolic of the talent behind street art and I loved that a lot of it pushed the envelope with cheeky political undertones. I hadn’t been back in a couple of years until recently but while I was there I couldn’t help but be disappointed at what I saw. Sadly, some of the greatest bits of street art on this laneway had been defaced with bulky tags and I struggled to find more than a few pieces that really stood out for me. Not to mention, bigger groups of fanny-pack bearings tourists than ever before seemed to have taken over this small space. Although the art will likely change soon enough, I feel as though this street I once loved has lost it’s touch.

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Valentine’s Busk

January 5, 2015 |

Do you like good music for pocket-change? Are you hunting for a weird and wonderful New Year’s resolution? How does breaking the World Record for Largest Busk sound to you?

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All The G20 Cultural Activites Brisbane Has To Offer

October 31, 2014 |

With the G20 not far away, our city will be under the spotlight for the world to see. But in the meantime, Brisbane has set up a series of interactive, fun, outdoor activities and events that will make you so happy we live in this river city. Read More

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Brisbane’s Growing Graffiti Scene Threatened

September 7, 2014 |

10 years ago, Brisbane’s city streets where untouched, hardly filled with art. That all changed when public spaces became available for artists to dabble and play with following street art revival all over the world.

Today these streets are threatened by a lack of public space, perhaps due to the privatisation of many public spaces and the city council’s mission to paint over pieces of art. So it begs the question, does Brisbane have a problem with graffiti?

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Interview with Artist Hive artist: Blu Art Xinja

October 10, 2013 |

He dons a suit and tends to a busy schedule, though his job is neither desk nor office bound.

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