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The Valley Fiesta returns for 2018!

With live music, theatre and arts presented over a new five-day format, the twenty second edition of the Valley’s flagship festival offers a packed program of live entertainment from 29 August – 2 September. The 2018 program includes music, performance, food, workshops and visual arts across three laneways and more than 40 venues. Highlights include the Brunswick Street Mall Main Ring, which will host free daily entertainment including Le Coup Cabaret, a high-flying performance by ...

Brisbane Festival is returning this September with a fantastic program!

There will be almost 600 performances – 100 of them free – of almost 70 shows across 17 venues. More than 1,000 artists are involved. In a coup for Queensland, Brisbane Festival will premiere eight brand new works, involving major commissions from some of Australia’s leading companies including Circa, Dancenorth and Legs on the Wall. Program highlights include two major Riverstage music events bookending the Festival on the opening and closing nights and headlined by homegrown ...

The 2018 Lavazza Italian Film Festival returns this September!

Sitting at the heart of the program are our SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS which include: The 2018 winner of Best Original Screenplay at Cannes Film Festival, HAPPY AS LAZZARO, Alice Rohrwacher’s (The Wonders LIFF14) enchanting third film; and from Matteo Garrone, the director of Gomorrah comes DOGMAN - the Cannes Film Festival award-winning tale of a dog-lover in desolate Southern Italy who is driven to terrifying extremes by a violent local bully. Strong dramas are aplenty with films from ...

Yours & Owls Festival 2018

Across Sept 29 & Sept 30, the coastal town of Wollongong will play host to some of the most exciting artists to explode on to their hometown stage. This year the festival organisers have thrown their support behind Aussie music with a homegrown-heavy line-up, so raise those owl heads, get those vocal chords ready and prepare for one mammoth weekend. Featuring: Angus & Julia Stone · Peking Duk · Alison Wonderland The Jungle Giants · Methyl Ethel  · Ocean Alley · ...

Australian Virtual Reality Film Festival 2018 at the Brisbane Powerhouse

Be part of this distinct film festival dedicated solely to virtual reality technology. The Australian Virtual Reality Film Festival showcases the world’s greatest virtual reality short films, music videos, documentaries and creative works. Selections have been handpicked from across the globe to showcase the next generation of filmmakers and help people experience this ground-breaking form. The 2018 program includes titled works: Inside Manus: Inside Manus harnesses the immersive ...

Korean Film Festival 2018

Presented by the Korean Cultural Centre Australia, KOFFIA showcases the wonder of Korean culture through film.  From big budget Blockbusters, gripping indie flicks, rom-coms, pop culture musings and more, the Festival presents a packed program of world-class cinema, from the hottest Korean filmmakers.   //   KOFFIA is a cinematic experience for people of all tastes, ages and cultural backgrounds. Every film presented at the Festival screens with English subtitles. ...

Ferrell Fest is coming to Brisbane this August!

Time to crack out the Jazz Flute and get ready to Shake and Bake with a festival dedicated to Will Ferrell! Event Cinemas Myer Centre Brisbane are bringing some of his greatest films back to the big screen this August!   //   The must see classic movies include Anchorman, Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby, Blades of Glory and Step Brothers. If you have never seen these legendary flicks, now's your chance to see them on the big screen! Get in quick though, ...

Queensland Film Festival returns to Brisbane this month!

Taking place at the Elizabeth Picture Theatre, New Farm Cinemas, the Gallery of Modern Art and the Institute of Modern Art, the festival is also proud to shine a spotlight on female talent in its fourth year — from the pioneering Věra Chytilová to the rising local talent of Alena Lodkina, more than 80-percent of the films programmed are directed or co-directed by women. Once again offering a carefully curated, propulsive showcase of cinematic excellence, QFF 2018 opens with a night ...

Introducing the artists of the 2018 Australian Festival of Chamber Music!

The lineup of international artists making their AUSTRALIAN DEBUT at this year’s Australian Festival of Chamber Music (AFCM) is nothing short of extraordinary…. celebrated Chinese musician and master Sheng player Wu Tong, Argentina’s acclaimed bandoneon player and composer JP Jofre, two Norwegian superstars in viola- player Lars Anders Tomter and trumpeter Tine Thing Helseth, pianist Katya Apekisheva from the UK, and the famed violinist Pavel Fischer from the Czech Republic. And ...

Top Dog Film Festival returns this July and August!

After the sellout success of the inaugural Top Dog Film Festival in 2017 the cunningly canine filled program of heartwarming and inspiring dog films is back with even more stops on the 2018 tour. Meet dogs from all walks of life on the big screen at the 2018 Top Dog Film Festival. From the wild world of the wolf to the primed and pampered pooches of the dog grooming world, the pull on your heartstring is guaranteed to be strong. Meet 4 legged heroes, unbreakable bonds and canine compan...