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So Frenchy So Chic is returning to Brisbane this month!

Sultry, sexy and highly charismatic, this Marseilles-born artist is cut from the same cloth as So Frenchy So Chic icons like Françoise Hardy, Jane Birkin, Charlotte Gainsbourg and Emilie Simon; and not just in her kohl-rimmed eyes, vintage styling and heavy-fringed brunette looks.   //   Former member of So Frenchy So Chic alumni, La Femme, Clara’s indie-like sound carries a heavy, danceable groove (thanks to her love of cool basslines) and a stage presence that is ...

Get your laugh on at the Brisbane Comedy Festival 2019

Audiences will be treated to a slew of top international entertainers, some of Australia’s favourite acts, a bevy of Brisbane talent and emerging superstars with 75 acts across Brisbane Powerhouse, Brisbane City Hall and SunPAC from February 22 to March 24, 2019. The festival isn’t the only 10-year-old lining up for a laugh with the introduction of a family program celebrating class clowns, fart jokes and a snot-load of fun across five shows sure to tickle the funny bones of children ...

Two Man Tarantino Theatre Review

One man (Stephen Hirst) and one woman (Emily Kristopher) meet at the Red Apple Video store during its dying day. He behind the counter and soon to be out of work and her dropping off those overdue discs and still in the throes of a bad break up. Together they engage in a titanic riff off, quoting their favourite QT moments from Reservoir Dogs all the way to The Hateful Eight.   //   The battle include everyday items used as props and more than a little physicality as ...

Two Man Tarantino is making is Australian debut at Brisbane Powerhouse!

Written by the co-creator of the international comedy sensation The Naked Magicians, Brisbane’s own Christopher Wayne, the national premiere season of Two Man Tarantino in Brisbane promises to be an hilarious and nostalgic theatrical experience for anyone who ever stepped inside a video store. And for anyone who loves a good Quentin Tarantino epic! So, what’s it all about?? Two people. One video store. Every cult classic. Set in a video store on the last night of video stores, one ...

Radical Reels Tour 2018 is coming to the Brisbane Powerhouse!

The 2018 Radical Reels Australian tour features a carefully curated program of films that has something for every kind of adrenaline junkie. And for the first time, audiences can choose their own adventure with a choice of three programs on show, instead of just the same  films screened every night.   //   The program of films for each night is listed below. 4 Dec – Orange Program 5 Dec – Red Program 6 Dec – Yellow Program 7 Dec – Yellow Program Grab your ...

Chasing Smoke is coming to the Brisbane Powerhouse

Both playful and brave, Chasing Smoke is the spark that ignites the question ‘Who am I?’, when you have 40,000 years of history to sift through in search of an answer. Take a glimpse into the world’s oldest living culture told through the artform of contemporary circus.   //   A dynamic, fast-moving and touching performance, Chasing Smoke stokes the fires of identity, challenge and success for a unique cohort of young Australians. Chasing Smoke was made possible ...

Frogman is coming to the Brisbane Powerhouse

At the crossroads of contemporary performance and cutting-edge technology, Frogman is curious directive’s coming-of-age thriller exploring the fragility of the childhood imagination with audiences experiencing a fictoinal 1995 murder rexamined in 360 degree virtual reality. A multi-sensory event, presented at Brisbane Powerhouse’s Visy Theatre as part of Brisbane International Film Festival 2018 (BIFF), Frogman submerges the audience deep into the Great Barrier Reef in a sensory-im...

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 ...