month : 07/2019 32 results

World Press Photo Exhibition 2019 is now showing at Brisbane Powerhouse

This year, the contest saw 4,738 photographers from 129 countries enter 78,801 images. The 2019 World Press Photo nominees were from 25 countries, including Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Czech Republic, Egypt, France, Germany, Hungary, Iran, Italy, Mexico, Netherlands, Norway, Philippines, Portugal, Russia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Syria, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States, and Venezuela. Of these nominees, 14 photographers are women (32%), which means a significant increase ...

School Of Rock Theatre Review

Would this clash between the inclusive and earthy power of rock and the frivolous glitz of Broadway type theatre work? Would the fourteen new Lloyd Webber songs rock or talk? The songs actually end up being quite a mixed bag. Many of the ALW songs drag a bit are they are generally too long and don’t fit comfortably with a rock ethos. The songs from the movie are a different thing altogether and they really save the day. They help to elevate the proceedings substantially and the audience ...

HOTA to welcome HAIR direct from the Sydney Opera House in Queensland exclusive!

HOTA is the exclusive home of HAIR in Queensland and follows an opening launch program for the Outdoor Stage last year which featured exclusive performances by acclaimed artists Tim Minchin, Laurie Andersonand Neil Finn. Two shows will be performed on the HOTA Outdoor Stage on Friday October 11 and Saturday October 12, with the pre-sale wait list at www.hota.com.au/theatre/hair. Tickets go on sale to the general public at 9am, May 15. HAIR will be produced by David M. Hawkins (Liza ...

Watch the trailer for the upcoming Australian film Palm Beach

Starring Bryan Brown, Richard E Grant, Aaron Jeffery, Jacqueline McKenzie, Heather Mitchell, Sam Neill, Greta Scacchi and Claire van der Boom, the good times roll, with loads of laughter, lavish meals, flowing wine and fantastic music, but tensions slowly mount, and deep secrets soon emerge.   //   An Australian production, the film was shot entirely on Sydney’s idyllic Northern Beaches around Palm Beach, Pittwater, and Barrenjoey Headland. Palm Beach will be ...

Tickets now on sale for the Qld Premiere of The Australian Dream!

The Australian Dream uses the remarkable and inspirational story of Indigenous AFL legend Adam Goodes as the prism through which to tell a deep and powerful story about race, identity and belonging. For the first time Adam reveals his profoundly emotional journey in his own words, and asks fundamental questions about the nature of racism and discrimination in society today. Walkley award-winning writer Stan Grant and BAFTA award-winning director Daniel Gordon join forces to tell this ...

Watch the new trailer for Shaun the Sheep Movie: Farmageddon!

Justin Hayward-Young, The Vaccines comments “We love Kylie and we love Aardman, both national treasures. Collaborating together on LAZY was an honour and a dream come true. Maybe an unlikely pairing on the face of it - but one that makes total sense in a world as wonderful and mischievous as Shaun’s” Joe Sugg adds “I have always been a huge fan of everything that Aardman have ever made, so much so, that I went to animation club as a kid. I jumped at the chance at playing a role ...

Caloundra Music Festival 2019 first artist announcement!

Festival Director Richie Eyles said the 2019 festival program would have broad appeal including top Australian acts, exciting emerging artists and quality internationals. “We always try to curate a line-up to please a range of musical pallets from our Australian headliners like Missy Higgins and The Cat Empire, to our international guests like Turkuaz and Prince’s New Power Generation”. Australia’s own 2019 Eurovision contestant Kate Miller-Heidke will grace the stage with her ...

Moon Film Festival is coming to the Dendy Cinemas this month!

In the years before and since, the Moon has featured in stories of exploration, inspiration, and retrospection, especially so in the movies.   //   The Moon Film Festival, curated by Adventurer of the Year Michael Smith, will showcase a selection of favourite, obscure, short and even the “cheesy” films that feature our beloved celestial buddy. Moon Film Festival 16-24 July 2019 Dendy Cinemas around the country www.dendy.com.au

Opera Queensland will present a new semi-staged production of Wagner’s Epic Tristan und Isolde in 2020

The German composer’s ground-breaking love story and will be performed twice at the Queensland Performing Arts Centre’s (QPAC’s) Concert Hall on Wednesday 28 October 2020 and Saturday 31 October 2020. The Queensland Symphony Orchestra will perform the landmark score under the baton of renowned Wagner conductor, Finland’s Pietari Inkinen, with New Zealand Heldentenor Simon O’Neill and US soprano Megan Miller cast in the title roles. Opera Queensland’s Artistic Director ...

Watch the trailer for The Lion King – in cinemas July 17!

Disney’s “The Lion King,” journeys to the African savanna where a future king is born. Simba idolizes his father, King Mufasa, and takes to heart his own royal destiny. But not everyone in the kingdom celebrates the new cub’s arrival. Scar, Mufasa’s brother—and former heir to the throne—has plans of his own. The battle for Pride Rock is ravaged with betrayal, tragedy and drama, ultimately resulting in Simba’s exile. With help from a curious pair of newfound friends, Simba ...