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Women In Voice 2018 is coming to Brisbane Powerhouse!

See audience favourites Leah Cotterell, Christine Johnston and Anje West alongside exciting newcomers Hannah Grondin and Adelina Martinez, and Dutch international music therapist Jan van de Stool [Queenie van de Zandt] as MC, together with the legendary Women in Voice band under the direction of Jamie Clark.   //   Every Women in Voice show is a superb mix of styles and genres, combining the talents of our nationally recognised, home-grown artists with the best new ...

Julius Caesar is coming to the Brisbane Powerhouse this November

Contemporary civilisation as we know it has collapsed. Amidst the ruins and dust, a group of storytellers present Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar to examine where humanity went wrong. Director Jo Loth powerfully integrates her backgrounds in cabaret, physical theatre and Shakespearean performance, and joins forces with Matilda Award-winning designer Angel Kosch, to deliver a chilling premonition of humanity’s future. The performance features an original soundscape, evocative movement and ...

The Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition at the Brisbane Powerhouse!

Founded in 1964 and organised and produced by the Natural History Museum, Wildlife Photographer of the Year is one of the longest and most prestigious photography competitions in the world. Now in its fifty-third year, the competition received nearly 50,000 submissions from amateur and professional photographers from more than 92 countries.   //   Every year, 100 of the best images from the competition are selected to be part of an international touring exhibition, which ...

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 ...

Letters to Lindy coming to the Brisbane Powerhouse!

Filled with humour and heartbreak, this stunning work by award-winning playwright Alana Valentine (Parramatta Girls, Head Full of Love) explores the public’s relationship with one of 20th Century Australia’s most iconic figures,  Lindy Chamberlain. The story captivated a nation. A mother accused of murdering her child, her claim – that the baby was taken by a dingo – denied and discredited by zealous police and a flawed legal system. The media circus, the rumours, the mob ...

Wold Press Photo Exhibition 2018 at Brisbane Powerhouse

The annual exhibition profiles the world’s top press photographers, photojournalists and documentary photographers who captured an event or issue of great journalistic importance in the last year. The 2018 Photo Contest drew entries from around the world: 4,548 photographers from 125 countries submitted 73,044 images. The jury gave prizes in eight categories to 42 photographers from 22 countries: Australia, Venezuela, USA, Serbia, UK, Bangladesh, Ireland, Canada, Italy, France, ...

Briefs Close Encounters Theatre Review

Dreams of acceptance on their own terms with a blasting away of the traditional sense. The sense of burlesque being just for girls or the circus with all its tricks being defined by just one thing.   //   Their mix of physical endeavour, both high risk and high entertainment was driven by high volume sounds that were perfect to help get your grind on. The show was light on commentary but the few words were chosen well and were both funny and forceful. If you can’t ...

The Sound of a Finished Kiss – featuring the songs of The Go-Betweens!

When an old mixed tape is unearthed, four friends rewind to Brisbane in the 1990s. Through a series of monologues interwoven with the songs they loved, they relive the events which shattered friendships and scattered friends to the four corners of the world. The Sound of a Finished Kiss is a new Australian musical celebrating the internationally-renowned song-writing talents of Robert Forster and Grant McLennan along with their evocation of Brisbane’s unique subculture in the final ...

Festival favourite and award-winning comedian David O’Doherty returns to Brisbane!

A true festival legend, fan-favourite and Melbourne International Comedy Festival Barry Award 2016 nominee, David O’Doherty has continued to gather award wins and nominations in Australia, Edinburgh and beyond. Don’t miss the high-flying king of the low-fi as he returns to Melbourne!   //   ‘Born to do comedy’ ★★★★1/2 Herald Sun ‘Quick witted acerbic stand-up' ★★★★★ The Skinny David O’Doherty Brisbane Power House 7pm Thursday 26 ...

Slam Poetry + Symphony Orchestra at Brisbane Powerhouse!

Controversial stories through spoken word and the sounds of Queensland Symphony Orchestra – what a combo! Slam Poet and renowned wordsmith Luka Lesson will team together with the incredible Queensland Symphony Orchestra – for a one night only as part of the 2018 WAVE Festival on Friday 20 April 2018. An Australian poet of Greek heritage, Luka Lesson has a way with words and will apply his unique blend of performance poetry and lyricism, dissecting the legacy and effect left by Major ...