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The Bowerbird and The Bride Exhibition

Marion Boyce has been collecting garments she loves since childhood; her vast collection of fashion, accessories, and other curiosities has grown through years of astute buying from surprising places around the world, along with donations from family, friends, and fans. A recent gift of period and vintage wedding dresses inspired Marion to dig into the abundant store of what she calls her treasures to create The Bowerbird and The Bride.   //   More than a history lesson ...

Lysa and the Freeborn Dames coming soon to La Boîte!

This wasn’t exactly what she had in mind. Hours later, trapped in the local football club, Lysa is faced with a difficult decision – will she dig her heels in for the sake of change, even if it burns every bridge she’s ever walked?   //   Led by a fierce chorus of senior women, this fury fuelled dramedy centres on a young woman who’s on the cusp of her political awakening, grappling with the significance of legacy and self-empowerment in the face of adversity. ...

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 ...

Sonic Masala Fest is back this August!

Back at Greenslopes Bowls Club (Club Greenslopes) for another day of mates, music, bowls, beers, bands and good times. Roll on down and let's keep this thing alive!   //   This year, these legends are playing: Harmony / Orlando furious. / TV HAZE / Tom Lyngcoln / Marville / MOD CON / DEAFCULT / BARGE with an antenna on it / Gold Stars / Slumlawwd / AirJordans / Terra Pines / Nova Scotia / Bad Bangers / Lying Down / Pure Milk / Elder / Eyes Ninety / Glomesh / Oranges / ...

James Turrell Architectural Light Commission will light up GOMA tomorrow!

From dusk, the commissioned installation will dramatically illuminate GOMA's eastern and southern facades from within. An evolving pattern of light, created by the artist specifically for the location will be visible from within the Cultural Precinct and across the river. The permanent artwork will realise architects Architectus + Davenport Campbell's original design intentions for the building to have an artist-created light work. // For more than half a century, James Turrell has ...

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...

See Alice in Wonderland live on stage this month!

'You're entirely bonkers. But I'll tell you a secret. All the best people are.' -The Mad Hatter- The New York SMASH HIT production of Lewis Carroll’s timeless classic ALICE IN WONDERLAND comes to life on stage in the most hilarity-filled madcap fun – touring Brisbane, Gold Coast & the Sunshine Coast during these July school holidays. Tumble down the rabbit hole and join Alice, one of literature’s most beloved heroines, in her adventures through Wonderland. With the cast ...

Big adventures on the big screen through a female lens: 2018 Gutsy Girls Adventure Film Tour!

The 2018 tour will transport you to the steep backcountry powder of British Columbia in Canada, to exposed ridgelines in the French alps.  Be introduced to inspiring swimmers, committed skiers, ground breaking alpinists, an award winning Australian adventure photographer and a crew of slackliners making a difference in Lebanon.   //   These amazing stories of courage, grit, determination and outdoor inspiration are focused on bringing the female adventure experience ...

Win tickets to a special preview screening of the Volvo Scandinavian Film Festival!

The double life of a teenager comes crashing down when her parents send her against her will to Pakistan, in Iram Haq’s evocative, semi-autobiographical and multi-award-winning story of family, community, and culture. As the film opens in Norway, Nisha (Maria Mozhdah) is balancing two separate lives, slipping out and enjoying the Oslo nightlife with her high-school friends while playing the dutiful daughter at home with her doting but deeply conservative parents and extended family. ...

Triple Feature – Labyrinth / Karate Kid / Stand By Me screening for two nights only at Metro Arts!

On the bill are the classic Eighties movies Labyrinth, Karate Kid and Stand By Me - screening back to back on both Friday 6th and Saturday 7th July. Stay for one or two movies - or all three!   //   Jim Henson's LABYRINTH Fifteen-year-old Sarah accidentally wishes her baby half-brother, Toby, away to the Goblin King Jareth who will keep him if Sarah does not complete his Labyrinth in thirteen hours. The 1986 cult classic starring David Bowie and Jennifer Connelly....