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December 2, 2019

With Brisbane Music Festival underway, contemporary piano meets contemporary dance in Bloodpaths, the latest collaboration between Brisbane pianist Alex Raineri (also composer and curator of the show) and Katina Olsen (dancer and choreographer).


The production explores...

November 30, 2019

The premier of Rasa at the Brisbane Powerhouse’s Wonderland Festival has got us raving!


Many who follow the Brisbane comedy scene would be familiar with stand-up comedian and ABC Radio presenter Ashwin Segkar. In his new one-man show, Segkar imparts his comic genius, f...

November 30, 2019

 

Slack Mirror: Dystopian Sketch Comedy opened at Brisbane’s Wonderland Festival on Thursday night for a strictly limited run, playing to a packed and enthusiastic audience in the Graffiti Room at Brisbane Powerhouse. The project is a collaboration between comedians Amy...

November 22, 2019

Fasten your seatbelts – this show is off the rails! Following their sell out show Elixir at last year’s Wonderland Festival, the fantastic-four of Head First Acrobats brings another laugh-non-stop, edge-of-your-seat, side-splitting show to Brisbane!


Railed is modern, f...

November 18, 2019

From the opening bars, the dynamic classical duo consisting of coloratura soprano Alexandra Flood and pianist Alex Raineri capture the audience’s attention. Flood’s flawless execution and powerful control of the voice and Raineri’s dexterity and fine musical balance fo...

November 14, 2019

Twenty dancers from Australia and China united on stage last night at QPAC, performing as one ensemble for a breath-taking contemporary dance performance, Matrix


Consisting of two new dance pieces by two different choreographers, the collaboration between Expressions...

September 27, 2019

The Brisbane Festival is winding down and they saved the best for last with Invisible Cities, a show extravaganza and the best production the festival has ever included in its program since it started in 1996!


Produced by London companies 59 Productions and Rambert, th...

September 25, 2019

It’s raining. You’re at home with your loved one. You dance around the room together, have a little bit of ‘me’ time, play games together, and maybe push the boundaries to see what you can get away with before pushing his limits.


This is the subjective synopsis of You...

September 24, 2019

The free dramatic reading of Adventures of Peter Rabbit by Small Crown Productions was thoroughly engaging and entertaining. 

Written and directed by Paul Adams the show is based on three Beatrix Potter stories and was successfully brought to life by professional actors...

September 23, 2019

For anyone who remembers playing tetris on their computers, the low-tech game is fast-paced, yet intricate, and explores infinite geometric possibilities. This is exactly what the show 'Tetris' captures during the current Brisbane Festival.

With four acrobats, a bare st...

September 19, 2019

By day, they’re David Megarrity and Samuel Vincent: academics, musicians and creative devisers. By night, or the nights of this week at least, they’re Tyrone and Lesley — the former a large-toothed, fez-wearing, ukulele-playing Master of Ceremonies; and the latter his...

September 9, 2019

What better way to end the week than with a little jazz and a glass of bubbly? The first in a series of three Brisbane Festival Jazz on Sundays’ sessions, Yas Queen − a female-led jazz band − performed to a full house in The Courier Mail Spiegeltent, which serves as an...

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