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La Silhouette is coming to the Brisbane Powerhouse

La Silhouette is a cabaret club; a maze of mirages where myriad mysterious shapes pull you into dark corners and hidden rooms. Here, the shape of Brisbane’s queer history is brought to life by eight people whose spirits suffer all, celebrate all and endure all across decades of hiding, rioting and retribution.   //   On evenings like this, a drag queen may take you into her dressing room and whisper secrets. You may find yourself talking to the police on behalf of a ...

Take a soulful journey with Pablo Ferrandez and the Queensland Symphony Orchestra

It is part of the Queensland Symphony Orchestra’s upcoming concert, Soulful Journeys, conducted by Maestro Daniel Blendulf and featuring one of Brisbane’s finest choral ensembles, Canticum Chamber Choir. Along with Dvořák’s Concerto, the program includes Dubussy’s mesmerising Nocturnes and Australian contemporary composer, Lachlan Skipworth’s exploration of the psychological and primal impact of the wind, Spiritus. Cellist Ferrandaz is himself no stranger to acclaim, being ...

Anna Calvi Australian Tour 2019

Exploring freedom, identity and gender with an approach that has become uniquely her own, Hunter arrived in mid-2018 to rapturous critical acclaim. Pitchfork fawned over it’s “remarkable evolution” which “pushes her artistry to another level” while the Guardian could only sit back and pronounce it as “glorious and triumphant”. Calvi’s signature vocals, so bold and striking, permeate the record as they dart and weave around her dazzling guitar playing and synchronize ...

The Chemical Brothers are bringing thier No Geography Tour to Australia!

The Chemical Brothers will hit Brisbane’s Riverstage on Thursday 31 October, before heading to The Dome, Sydney Showground on Saturday 2 November and Melbourne Arena on Tuesday 5 November. The Chemical Brothers, Tom Rowlands and Ed Simons, have sold more than 12 million albums and six million singles worldwide over the course of their illustrious career. They have had six #1 albums in the UK, and were the first electronic act ever to receive a Grammy, taking home Best Rock Instrumental ...

Vince Jones – A Personal Selection: A Retrospective (and more) is coming to the Brisbane Powerhouse

A contemporary jazz tour de force, with a revered 20 album international career, Jones returns to Brisbane Powerhouse to share a lifetime of audience favourites plus brand new works.   //   A leading vocalist, interpreter, trumpet player and composer Vince Jones has entertained and informed audiences for decades with his elite group of musicians. Experience one of Australia’s great jazz vocalists for one night only as he shares A Personal Selection. Vince Jones - A ...

The Dinner Party Theatre Review

A single spotlight illuminates a party guest as he stands atop a table and attempts to control the festivities. Bowed instruments deliver a toe tapping groove as the party gets underway. The collision of intents from the guests mirror the now avantgarde sounds being produced just off stage. There are politics both sexual and personal at play here.   //   Dance as an artistic medium reminds us that there is both grace and turmoil that can be enacted purely by body ...

Kill Climate Deniers by David Finnigan is coming to Metro Arts

But they’re not the only ones to take the title literally. Between scenes of bloody action and banging 90’s tunes, writer David Finnigan discusses the outrage the play’s title provoked from Andrew Bolt and his cabal of conservative bloggers. The original production was shut down in the ensuing shitstorm, leading Finnigan to eventually fold the scandal into the play.   //   Kill Climate Deniers is a controversial take on the climate change ‘debate’, in Austral...

Sky Zone Macgregor Enduro Course is now open!

Ever wanted to let your inner Ninja loose? Come down and test our your skills at our Enduro Warrior Course! Aspiring Warriors over 110cm tall can climb, weave and swing their way around the course.   //   Included in the general jump price at all Sky Zone venues, guests of all ages are invited to put their agility to the test. With an Enduro Warrior course, wall-to-wall trampolines, huge climbing walls, a flip and fall foam pit and more, Sky Zone is the ultimate ...

B Movies Live!

B MOVIES LIVE will return to Brisbane as part of Anywhere Festival and performed over three big nights - 12, 19 & 26 May - at Heya Bar, Fortitude Valley. B MOVIES LIVE features a team of actors who bring a collection of “B Movies” – a low-budget film so bad it’s good – to life, with suitably dodgy props, costumes and sound effects. The gang are back with a new season - and live re-enactments of some even worse movies from the low-budget Hollywood vaults. The May 2019 ...

LUMINOUS Lantern Parade 2019

One of the most anticipated events on the Brisbane calendar, the 12th annual LUMINOUS Lantern Parade celebrates Queensland Week by highlighting the strength of our cultural diversity, our heritage, our people, places and history, giving all Queenslanders the opportunity to say “Welcome!” to our newest Australians and celebrate our diversity. This free event unites government, community leaders, multicultural communities and everyday Queenslanders, capturing our imaginations with its ...