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AusAsia at Metro Arts

In a one-night only Brisbane return season patrons can dine with strangers in Jamie Lewis’ immersive performance on love, loss and migration. Following a popular Melbourne season and sold-out Brisbane Festival season last year, Saltwater returns home to Metro Arts where the work was first created. Drawing on his Hmong heritage, multidisciplinary artist Vanghoua Anthony Vue transforms the Metro Arts stairwell with a striking and colourful installation that stretches across four levels...

David Bowie is Exhibition at ACMI

David Bowie is was created by the prestigious Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) in London drawing upon unprecedented access to the David Bowie Archive of costumes, objects, album artwork, and memorabilia. The exhibition includes lyric sheets, hundreds of photographs, stage sets, rare videos, filmed live shows, over 50 costumes and interviews with key collaborators. Special displays within the exhibition explore Bowie’s influences as musician, stage performer, writer and actor – ...

Oscar Wilde’s De Profundis at Brisbane Powerhouse

His infamous letter, written in 1897 from Reading Gaol to his lover and betrayer, holds a tabloid fascination. It is an intimate investigation of a world class dramatist and shamed celebrity suffering political imprisonment, censorship and trial by media. Oscar Wilde’s De Profundis is sexually uncompromising, audacious and exquisitely powerful. A one-man tour-de-force performance by Brian Lucas. This brutal and touching work investigates human rights, their quashing, emergence and ...

2015 Perth International Arts Festival

Perth International Arts Festival is the longest-running annual multi-arts celebration in the Southern Hemisphere and the jewel in the crown of Western Australia’s cultural life. Artistic Director Jonathan Holloway said: “No two Festival journeys will be the same and our hope is that your travels through this Festival will include experiences both intimate and epic. Experiences that whet the appetite and stimulate all five senses.” “Moments that allow us to remember something we all ...

Sex with Strangers at Brisbane Powerhouse

A play about a sex blogger and a gifted novelist who collide between love and the digital age. Their age, their writing style, their attitude toward personal privacy and just about everything else they are opposites, but each holds the key to what the other really wants — and needless to say, within minutes of meeting they’re at it like rabbits. Veronica Neave as Olivia, is now working with preciousness on her second book but reluctant to let it loose on the cruel modern literary ...

Fast Festival 2014

FAST is an annual national theatre festival based in Brisbane. The festival collaborates with young artists from across the country, as well as including locals from Brisbane and interstate artists from Sydney, Melbourne and Adelaide. With the festival in its fifth year, newly appointed Artistic Director Lucas Stibbard has introduced an entirely new structure for the event with a variety of pilot programs. Stibbard said their initiative has generated a revitalised buzz for the ...