month : 08/2019 48 results

Rachel Griffiths rides into regional Queensland for the release of Ride Like A Girl

RIDE LIKE A GIRL will be released in cinemas across Australia on 26th September 2019 by Transmission Films and it stars Teresa Palmer as Michelle Payne alongside Sam Neill, Sullivan Stapleton, Magda Szubanski and Stevie Payne. As a little girl, Michelle Payne (Teresa Palmer) dreams of the impossible: winning the Melbourne Cup — horse-racing's toughest two-mile race.   //   The youngest of 10 children, Michelle is raised by single father Paddy (Sam Neill). She leaves ...

Public Art Mural Reflects Woodfordia’s Visions of the Future

The 4.8 by 3.4 metre canvas was unveiled on Sunday 11 August at an on-site working bee of 250 enthusiastic people and is the official poster for the 2019/20 Woodford Folk Festival. ‘Imagining a Beautiful Future’ is the theme for the next three festivals. Festival General Manager, Amanda Jackes, explains that the theme aims to assist festival programmers in integrating the thousands of events across the festival. “While we celebrate the festival’s diversity, we see the event as ...

Watch the official debut trailer for GO!

Jack’s got natural talent but must learn to control his recklessness. To do that, he’ll need the help of aspiring engineer, Mandy, wise-cracking best mate Colin and mysterious mentor, Patrick. Together, the team will endeavour to overcome all odds and defeat ruthless racer Dean to win the National Go Kart Championship. GO! is a high-octane Australian family film with heart. //   GO! is directed by Owen Trevor and stars William Lodder, Anastasia Bampos, Darius Amarfio-Jeffe...

BLANC De BLANC returns to the Brisbane Festival this September!

Featuring the same intoxicating blend of acrobatic artistry and risqué revelry that cemented its predecessor’s place at the top of the box office, BLANC De BLANC ENCORE fizzes and froths at The Courier-Mail Spiegeltent from 5 - 28 September. “This is the spectacular, entertaining-as-hell encore audiences have been waiting for,” Brisbane Festival Artistic Director David Berthold said. “Following a sold-out Sydney Opera House season; flirtatious performers, edge-of-the-seat ...

The Australian Dream Movie Review

Goodes, one of the greats of the game became a Cause célèbre when he called out a young fan for directing a racial slur towards him during a game. What followed became even more divisive as people took sides based on a deeply held racist thoughts. //   The film presents talking heads from both side of the divide and it’s interesting to note that some in the film, the ones who come across as so unenlightened and out of touch actually signed off on their participation in the ...

Birds Of Tokyo live in the studio on Nova 106.9’s Ash, Kip, Luttsy and Susie O’Neill!

The band will also be back in Brisbane in September for a gig at the new venue, THE FORTITUDE on Wed September 18. Tickets are on sale now. BIRDS OF TOKYO It’s been nearly three years since Birds Of Tokyo did a full national tour but with their new track “Good Lord” riding high in the charts the band has finally announced a string of dates around Australia. “Good Lord” is currently at #1 on iTunes, top 5 on the radio airplay charts and rising rapidly up the Spotify and ...

Angel Has Fallen Movie Review

It’s all up to GB once again to save God, no I mean Morgan Freeman from harms way. The first threat upon the US President’s life is a drone attack that is staged in a most impressive way with the flying bombs clustering together like a swarm of angry bees. This is just the start of the action. //   The attack is blamed on Butler’s character, Secret Service agent Mike Banning who is assigned to the President’s security detail and so he goes on the run to clear his name. ...

Life Will Be The Death Of Me: Chelsea Handler’s Stand-Up Comedy Tour is coming to Australia this October!

Life Will Be The Death Of Me: Chelsea Handler’s Stand-Up Comedy Tour, taking the same name as her just-released #1 NY Times Best Selling sixth book, Life Will Be The Death Of Me, will see the disarmingly honest and riotously funny Handler, head to Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne from October 4.   //   Fresh from her 27-date tour in the US, this brand-new stand up show is classic Chelsea Handler. The brash candour and self-deprecating humour that fuelled her previous ...

World’s collide in Opera Queensland’s Visionary 2020 Season!

The vibrant program is anchored by four main stage productions – Lorelei, Bran Nue Dae, Tristan und Isolde and Aida – complimented by a new Concert Series, a regional tour of 2019’s hit production of Tosca and an expanded education and community engagement. Minister Enoch said the 2020 season was a mix of new musical experiences and memorable productions with a statewide reach. “It’s great to see Opera Queensland stage classic works, alongside the uplifting Australian ...

Ruel Free Time Tour 2019

The tour kicks off on Thursday 19 September in Brisbane, before hitting Adelaide, Melbourne, Sydney and Hobart. Throughout the run, Ruel will treat fans to a completely new stage production and brand new music from the new EP. FREE TIME was written in between Ruel's rigorous global touring schedule and sees the young songwriter teaming up once again with Grammy winning producer M-Phazes, plus an all star cast of collaborators including Sarah Aarons (Zedd, Alessia Cara), Tobias Jesso Jr. ...