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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 ...

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, ...