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Stones Corner Festival 2019

One of Brisbane’s largest and most anticipated annual street parties, the free celebration of the inner-city suburb and its community will bring together great local food, breweries and artisans in support of the MND and Me Foundation, supporting Queenslanders living with Motor Neurone Disease and funding ongoing research. Live acts will take the stage with electrifying performances from 12pm, and joining the high-energy headliners will be sets from must-see Brisbane rockers Cheap ...

BIFF 2019 short film competition now open!

Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art (QAGOMA) Director Chris Saines said short films selected for screening would also be considered for the Festival awards across five different categories. ‘Queensland-made entries will be eligible for the Screen Queensland Short Film Award valued at $7500, with the winner given the option of either concept development funding or travel and marketing to attend a film market of their choice,’ Mr Saines said. ‘It is a fantastic opport...

German Film Festival 2019 first program announcement!

With the best new films from Germany, this year’s program, presented in collaboration with German Films, showcases festival favourites, works of auteurs as well as the brightest new talent. The opening selection, BALLOON (Ballon) by Michael ‘Bully’ Herbig is a spectacular and thrilling true story of two ordinary families who extraordinarily escape from East to West Germany in a homemade hot air balloon. Starring Karoline Schuch, David Kross, Friedrich Mücke and Alicia von Rittberg ...

2019 Bleach* Program heralds new era for the Gold Coast!

The eighth annual festival runs from April 17-28 and heralds a new era for the Gold Coast while celebrating its unique rituals and culture with a jam-packed program that spans large-scale opera, award-winning dance, eye-popping cabaret, free live music, a thoughtprovoking political swimming carnival and a thrilling drive-in with a difference. Over 12 days, the Gold Coast’s beaches, waterways, parklands and civic gathering places become playgrounds for contemporary performance and ...

The Brisbane Street Art Festival 2019 is returning this May!

BSAF is an annual public art event that seeks to provide opportunities for creative practitioners and the wider community to develop positive partnerships through engagement and collaboration. As an avenue for artistic expression, BSAF endeavours to create a multi-disciplinary platform that encourages any and all art forms to participate. BSAF provides a framework of showcase and engagement for public art across Brisbane.   //   Building from the strong response and ...

The 2019 Moro Spanish Film Festival has announced its full program!

Screening nationally at Palace Cinemas from 16 April, the 22nd edition of the festival features two key programme strands: New Spanish Cinema and Cine Latino. Opening with Javier Fesser’s critically acclaimed Goya Award-winning box office smash hit CHAMPIONS (Campeones), the festival will close with a digital restoration of the firecracker comedy WOMEN ON THE VERGE OF A NERVOUS BREAKDOWN (Mujeres al borde de un ataque de nervios), directed by leading Spanish auteur, Pedro Almodóvar, ...

Supercell, A triple threat dance festival returns to Brisbane for a third year!

The premier showcase of contemporary dance leaps on to stages across the city, spotlighting Queensland’s major dance companies including Expressions Dance Company, Dancenorth, Queensland Ballet, Phluxus2 Dance Collective and The Farm as well as interstate artists and emerging and independent talent. Curator and co-founder Kate Usher said the 2019 theme was The view from here: Dance in the Asia Pacific and encompasses seven major performance pieces, emerging works, a film program, a ...

2019 Outback Comedy Gala returns!

Headlined by comedy festival veteran Dave Williams ("David Williams who has a Jim Carrey look and manner brings the house down" – USA Today), the Outback Comedy Gala hits the dusty road with Christine Basil (Melbourne International Comedy Festival, ABC-TV’s One Size Fits All), Ting Lim ("Funny, charming stuff" – The Heckler), and Craig Quartermaine (“A once in a lifetime show” – Australia Times). The 2019 Outback Comedy Gala will visit 15 towns across central and western ...

Banff Mountain Film Festival Australian Tour

Showcasing a carefully curated selection of the best films from Canada’s famous nine-day international festival, the event will travel to 30 Australian towns and cities, inspiring audiences in 70 packed screenings. Travel to exotic landscapes and remote cultures, and get up-close and personal with adrenaline-packed action sports, the 2018/2019 World Tour is an exhilarating and provocative exploration of the mountain world. Give your adventure dreams more oxygen this year, with a ticket ...

Brisbane Ice Cream Festival is back this month!

Here’s the scoop, friends: Brisbane Ice Cream Festival is back for Round 3, after 2 show-stopping, sold out years of icy indulgence. Head to West Village on Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th – it’s frozen, it’s fun, and entry is free (although registering is necessary if you wish to attend, more on securing tickets below)! For the first time ever, not one, but TWO incredible days, three ticketed sessions and 17 addictive food stalls await. Get ready to melt, Brisbane, this ...