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Queensland Poetry Festival 2017

QPF aims to inspire, entertain, challenge, and embrace the wide possibility of poetic expression in all of its forms – page poetry, readings, slam, spoken word, performance, music, ekphrastic poetry, collaborations, installations, cross-platform creations, film, and more – to a wide audience. QPF is the flagship poetry and spoken word festival in the country, and an important part of Australia’s annual literary calendar, with an established reputation for excellence and innovation ...

Day on the Green December Disco Fever Tour!

Disco fever will hit a day on the green with five shows nationally, plus in conjunction with Frontier Touring, indoor shows in Melbourne and Sydney. All artists will perform with full bands, including an impressive 15-piece outfit with KC & THE SUNSHINE BAND. The Australian tour sees the welcome return of original lead singer and ‘cop’, Victor Willis – the first time he’s performed with the VILLAGE PEOPLE in more than 25 years. “The biggest initial break in my career was ...

Listen Out 2017

Listen Out is the antidote to many of the things you don't like about bigger music festivals. It is a carefully handcrafted party, with a killer lineup of the dance music that matters and a philosophy of best, not biggest.   //   Say goodbye to endless timetable clashes, long hikes to the 12th stage and spending your day with several thousand people you can't relate to. Listen Out 2017 Lineup Bryson Tiller Duke Dumont Future Getter Green Velvet Jai Wolf Kučk...

Michael Benson’s Otherworlds: Visions of our Solar System at QM

Visitors can discover the intersection of art and science through 64 breathtaking photographic images of our solar system based on scientific data from far-flung robotic spacecraft. The exhibition reveals places of breathtaking, alien beauty combined with an exotic ambient soundscape developed by English musician and composer Brian Eno, the father of ambient music, to accompany the planetary photography.   //   This stunning exhibition is a showcase of planets that most ...

Kingswood 2017 National Tour

After Hours, Close To Dawn, was a creative evolution in sound for the gents from Kingswood. Their second release to debut in the ARIA top 10, cultivating a bunch of new radio favourites, like ‘Golden’,  ‘Creepin’ and ‘Atmosphere’. It follows on from their debut album Microscopic Wars, and saw them power down a new sonic path, resulting in a change of sound that delighted and astonished fans.   //   After Hours, Close To Dawn was named in Rolling Stone ...

BIFF to Host Free Family Animation Events!

At 11am on each Saturday and Sunday morning during the festival at both Palace Barracks and Palace Centro cinemas families can get together to enjoy 50 minutes of animated shorts. “These kind of high-quality grass roots programs are central to the development of critical and discerning audiences even from such young ages” said BIFF Co-Director Richard Sowada. “For many kids it’ll be their first time ever in a cinema and these programs demonstrate there’s a big wide world of ...

Against the Grain Festival 2017

The three day festival will be held in Reverends fine coffee and bar and Barbara on Friday the 25th and on two outdoor stages in Bakery Lane and The Brightside Carpark on the 26th and 27th.   //   The line-up for 2017: Friday artists include Top Dollar, Chakra Efendi, Keeskea and Dream City. Saturday, audiences can expect performances from MOSSY, Twin Haus, Good Morning, Yuuca, Sleep Decade, VACATIONS, Stella Donnelly, half/cut, Spirit Bunny, Sleep Club, Cody Munro ...

Win a double pass to see the Brisbane International Film Festival!

Eighteen days, over 100 sessions, over three weekends,  BIFF 2017 will screen around 60 international and Australian films and include collaborations the Asia Pacific Screen Awards (APSA), a Queensland Short Film Competition, free family screenings throughout, filmmaker and industry, guests, talks and seminars. It features a red-hot line-up of internationally acclaimed and award-winning titles including the latest works fresh from selection at Cannes, Toronto, Berlin and Sundance. There...

Brisbane International Film Festival Returns!

For 16 days in between, the 23rd Brisbane International Film Festival offers cinema lovers the chance to indulge in a program of indie darlings, festival circuit award-winners, cinema masters, Australian, International and World premieres, family favourites and must-see documentaries. The Festival’s opening night film The Square, fresh from taking out the prestigious Palme D’Or at this year’s 70th anniversary Cannes Film Festival, is one of the most darkly, funny new films on the ...

Gladiators: Heroes of the Colosseum at QM

The exhibition features more than 110 original artefacts including pieces of the Colosseum, authentic elaborately decorated bronze gladiator helmets and original arms and armour preserved in the ashes of Pompeii. Gladiators is timed ticketed experience where visitors will be able to immerse themselves in the everyday lives of Ancient Roman Gladiators with interactive games and displays that reveal who gladiators were, where they lived and how they trained. Gladiators: Heroes of the ...