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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 ...

19th Lavazza Italian Film Festival Preview Reviews

This year’s festival will feature a fantastic selection of films like the comedies Put Nonna In The Freezer, a dark comedy about an up-tight policeman that changes his ways for love and My Big Gay Italian Wedding, that illustrates the power a loving mother has in garnering acceptance for her gay son with his homophobic father. It also ends with a great song and dance number. And on a more serious side there are films like The Order Of Things that takes a look at the contentious subject ...

Ms. Lauryn Hill has announced her 2019 Australian “Miseducation”Tour!

Last in Australia for Bluesfest earlier this year, the American singer and rapper will return down under in February for shows in Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne, supported by her longtime friend and collaborator Nas (best known for his 1994 album Illmatic).   //   Ms. Lauryn Hill first rose to fame as a member of the Fugees, before going on to find success with solo singles like ‘Doo Wop (That Thing)’ and ‘Everything Is Everything’. Ms. Lauryn Hill ‘The ...

Panic! At The Disco returning to Australia with an epic tour!

‘Panic! At The Disco wowed... Brendon Urie rocked through a medley of career-spanning hits, from “Say Amen (Saturday Night)” to “I Write Sins, Not Tragedies” – although the most memorable moment came with his rendition of “Bohemian Rhapsody.” He recorded the cover for the Suicide Squad soundtrack and has performed it live before, but nailed it … hitting notes that would make any Queen fan’s jaw drop.’ – Variety, May 2018 Panic! return 13 years after they first ...

Retro screenings are coming to Dendy Cinemas Portside!

Beginning Monday September 3rd , Dendy Portside are set to host a Cult Classic film from the 30’s and 40’s every Monday until November 26th. Some titles include Dark Victory, All Quiet on the Western Front, The Women, The Third Man, The Lost Weekend and many more.   //   Cinema-goers can attend either a 10:00am or 6:30pm session of each film every Monday and the season will run for three months until the end of November. With tickets at just $8 for a Club Dendy ...

Win tickets to the 19th Lavazza Italian Film Festival!

The 19th Lavazza Italian Film Festival screens around the country this September exclusively at Palace Cinemas. With over 30 of the latest and greatest from Italy’s best filmmakers, there is no shortage of Italian passion, drama, romance and style for film lovers to enjoy! 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) ...

Palestinian Film Festival 2018

Showcasing and celebrating the very best of Palestinian cinema, the festival has been running for ten years with broad community interest and support. The Festival is proud to present its 2018 program filled with gripping, award-winning features, shorts and documentaries screening around the country this September and November.   //   For more information about the program please head to their website. Palestinian Film Festival Sydney - 20-27 September, Dendy Newtown ...

Brisbane International Film Festival 2018 is coming this October!

Presented by QAGOMA, the 11-day citywide Festival will showcase more than 100 feature, documentary and short films, including new releases from around the world and a series of curated highlights exploring current ideas from Iranian, Asian and African filmmakers. The BIFF 2018 cinema experience also includes VR theatre performances, silent films presented with new live scores and platforms for filmmakers to engage with audiences. Join Artistic Director Amanda Slack-Smith and her team ...

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 ...

Special Event Screenings of Guilty are taking place around the country this October!

The film depicts the final days in the life of Myuran Sukumaran, the convicted criminal who became an accomplished artist on death row under the tutorship of artist Ben Quilty. In the film, clinical preparations for capital punishment contrast with Myuran’s indomitable spirit as he creates some of his most powerful paintings just before his execution by an Indonesian firing squad alongside fellow Australian Andrew Chan in April 2015. Myuran Sukumaran and Andrew Chan were fully rehabi...