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Walker Stalker Con is coming to Australia Early 2018!

Walker Stalker Con is the largest zombie, horror and sci-fi convention in the WORLD, with more than 250,000 attendees globally across three countries and twelve cities. The Australian leg will see thousands of fans embarking on the Sydney and Melbourne Showgrounds in February 2018 for an unforgettable experience for everyone from the diehard fan, to families, to those with an ever-growing interest in the genre. Both cities will be treated to two full days of one-of-a-kind experiences, ...

Byron Spirit Festival 2018 First Line Up Announcement!

YOGA PROGRAM Yoga is championed as the undisputed elixir of life, a moving meditation that is open to everyone, anywhere, at any time! A philosophy Angel and Gopala from Byron’s Rainbow Yoga subscribe to, with their family friendly approach to teacher training focusing on kids, partners and families, bring the whole tribe to enjoy their workshop. As does world renowned yoga teacher and author of The Yoga of Heart and The Promise of Love, Sex and Intimacy, Mark Whitwell who has been ...

Win Tickets to the Cine Latino 2017 Film Festival!

CINE LATINO, Australia’s largest festival of Latin American cinema will descend on Palace Cinemas nationally from 14 November. In its second year, the program of 26 titles represent the best films from Central and South America. Opening the festival is Mexican director Roberto Sneider’s YOU’RE KILLING ME SUSANA (ME ESTÁS MATANDO SUSANA). The twisty-turny travails of marital tension and infidelity get fleshed out in this comedy starring Gael García Bernal (Neruda) and Verónica ...

The End of the Line Festival 2017

As per tradition, the musical line-up has been curated by Shannon Logan at Jet Black Cat Music and features heaps of local and interstate bands playing across the day and night. This year’s line-up includes the likes of WAAX, Jeremy Neale, Terry, Flowertruck, Slow Dancer, Loose Tooth, Nice Biscuit, Future Haunts and Spirit Bunny.   //   Restaurants extend their licenses into the cul-de-sac on Logan Rd to give a unique urban dining setting. Live music stages, market ...

Japanese Film Festival 2017 Returns for Another Year!

With each city’s program carefully curated by The Japan Foundation, Sydney, the 2017 Festival will present the most exciting new films direct from Japan, including comedies, samurai and yakuza action, manga adaptations, romances, drama and much more. The Festival will open in true Japanese style with MUMON: THE LAND OF STEALTH, an action-packed film about a deadly ninja with unmatched strength who accidentally triggers a deadly battle between a warlord’s army and the ninjas in his ...

West End Street Art Festival 2017

Featuring the work of artists and independent crafters from Brisbane and around the country, WESAF brings together some of Australia’s best creative talent for an amazing festival. West End will be transformed by some of Brisbane’s most talented street artists in an effort to raise the profile of street art painting several buildings along Boundary Street with large murals.   //   The festival will also include an arts and design market, live music and a live ...

Russian Resurrection Film Festival 2017

Russian Resurrection Film Festival Director Nicholas Maksymow has recently arrived back in Australia after attending the world premiere of The Bolshoi, held at the magnificent Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow. Other VIP guests in the audience of the premiere included Russian Minister of Culture Vladimir Medinsky, the Deputy Prime Minister Olga Golodets, and Russian A-listers including Actor/Director Fyodr Bondarchuk and Chelsea Football Club Owner Roman Abramovich. “Russian Resurrection ...

Wonderland Festival 2017 at Brisbane Powerhouse

The 2017 program features internationally acclaimed acts and interstate guests alongside homegrown heroes and festival favourites, canvassing comedy to burlesque, contemporary circus, cabaret, music, art installation and more.   //   This year’s highlights include beatbox sensation and one-man orchestra Tom Thum and bohemian singer- songwriter Jamie MacDowell joining forces for a musical mash-up that defies conventions and expectations. American comedy legend Arj ...

Win a double pass to see the 18th Lavazza Italian Film Festival!

The 18th Lavazza Italian Film Festival (LIFF) screens at Palace Barracks and Centro cinemas in Brisbane from 20 September - 8 October, showcasing a huge program of Italian cinema. LIFF is thrilled to have Milan-born Italian/Australian actor Greta Scacchi on board as this year’s Festival Ambassador. For the first time, the festival is also honoured to introduce the Bulgari Critics' Choice Award; a new prize to celebrate Italian contemporary cinema with an exceptional partner emblematic of ...

18th Lavazza Italian Film Festival

LIFF is thrilled to have Milan-born Italian/Australian actor Greta Scacchi on board as this year’s Festival Ambassador. She’ll be participating in Q&As at selected festival screenings of TENDERNESS (LA TENEREZZA), Gianni Amelio’s latest film, in which Scacchi features. Best known for her AFI Award-winning performance in Looking for Alibrandi, Scacchi also made a name for herself internationally in films such as White Mischief, Presumed Innocent and The Player. In 2013 she was ...