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February 27, 2020

In the current generation of stand ups where the large majority of comedians incorporate a multitude of tools to enhance their comedy act, Sam Taunton is refreshing, and his pace perfect.


Taunton does everything the right way in his new show Rooster : he uses vide...

February 17, 2020

Opera Queensland's 2020 studio concert series brings an intimate operatic experience, combining a singer and an accompanist for an hour of thoughtfully chosen pieces of operatic and musical repertoire. 

The sweet voice of Hayley Sugars in Songs of Desire exceeded expect...

February 15, 2020

Celebrating 50 years of producing plays, Queensland Theatre opened their 2020 season this week with a brilliant production of David Williamson's satire Emerald City


It’s the ‘80s and Sydney is the ‘Emerald City’ of Australian show business. Colin (Jason Klarwein) is...

February 13, 2020

La Boite Theatre Company’s Roundhouse Theatre opened its doors last night and invited Brisbane audiences inside The Neighbourhood. A collaboration between La Boite and Multicultural Australia, this unique theatrical experience features seven local storytellers sharing...

December 19, 2019

The final instalment in the 2019 Brisbane Music Festival program, Passing Bells, was an exhibition of piano avant-garde. The performance was designed to showcase the latest work from Australian composer Chris Dench, Passing Bells, framed by Frederic Chopin’s 24 prelude...

December 16, 2019

It is with special events like the Brisbane Music Festival that music lovers of this city can really have a chamber music experience. The intimacy of the festival’s ninth concert, The Trout, brings rarely heard gems of the classical repertoire to the Brisbane audiences...

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...

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