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Spoken: celebrating Queensland languages

Spoken: celebrating Queensland languages is a free thought-provoking exhibition about the survival and revival of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander languages. Over 125 Queensland languages were once spoken, now approximately 50 of these remain spoken daily. Join the journey of six Queensland communities saving their traditional languages. Spoken presents an alternative retelling of the prevailing colonial narrative – placing rare historical records alongside the inspiring work ...

Queensland Symphony Orchestra unveils a glorious 2020 season!

Year 2020 marks 250 years since the birth of the incomparable Ludwig van Beethoven, recently voted Australia’s favourite composers*, and, to celebrate Queensland Symphony Orchestra joins orchestras across the globe in celebrating, with a series of nine concerts and special tributes featuring the music of the man whose symphonies have been called the ‘cornerstones of Western civilisation’. In a season as welcoming as it is exciting, 2020 stars thrilling soloists including dual ...

Country music sensation Adam Brand to headline the famous Cunnamulla Fella Festival!

Brand has been nominated for multiple ARIA Awards, has won 12 Golden Guitars, earnt three platinum and five gold albums and has won a record seven Country Music Channel (CMC) OZ Artist of the Year awards. His current album, Milestones, is #1! AND THE EXCITING NEWS IS …. organisers have just announced an exclusive opportunity to meet the star, up close and personal – everyone who purchases their tickets online before August 10 goes into the draw to win a VIP Meet and Greet experience ...

Explosive first trailer for DANGER CLOSE: The Battle of Long Tan released!

Starring an A-list Australian cast including Travis Fimmel (Vikings), Luke Bracey (Point Break, Hacksaw Ridge), Daniel Webber (The Punisher, The Dirt), Nicholas Hamilton (IT), Stephen Peacocke (Hercules, Me Before You), and Richard Roxburgh (Breath, Rake), DANGER CLOSE: THE BATTLE OF LONG TAN is directed by Kriv Stenders (Red Dog), from a script by Stuart Beattie (Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl, Australia). One late afternoon in 1966, in the pouring rain, amid the ...

Sydney’s Belvoir Theatre’s Barbara and the Camp Dogs is coming to Brisbane this May!

When a family tragedy beckons, Barbara and her sister (and fellow muso) René set off on a long and winding motorbike adventure from Sydney, through Darwin, and finally to Katherine – where the bickering pair come face to face with some home truths.   //   Part madcap buddy comedy, part electrifying rock gig, and part clarion call against the taint of inequality, this effervescent play with songs sold out its original season at Sydney’s Belvoir Theatre. Now it’s ...

2019 Outback Comedy Gala returns!

Headlined by comedy festival veteran Dave Williams ("David Williams who has a Jim Carrey look and manner brings the house down" – USA Today), the Outback Comedy Gala hits the dusty road with Christine Basil (Melbourne International Comedy Festival, ABC-TV’s One Size Fits All), Ting Lim ("Funny, charming stuff" – The Heckler), and Craig Quartermaine (“A once in a lifetime show” – Australia Times). The 2019 Outback Comedy Gala will visit 15 towns across central and western ...

Brisbane writer David Megarrity WINS the Queensland Premier’s Drama Award 2018-19 with ‘The Holidays’

Megarrity’s work was selected ahead of fellow finalists Hannah Belanszky for ‘don’t ask what the bird look like’ and Anna Yen for her work Slow Boat. Delivered through Queensland Theatre, the QPDA is a prestigious and important award for Australian Theatre in that it guarantees a professional production of the winning entry. The Holidays introduces us to 12-year-old Oliver Holiday and his Mum and Dad who are suddenly on their way to his Grandfather’s beachside cottage. However, ...

Big Pineapple Music Festival 2018

Pineapple punters will be treated to an impressive collection of Australia talent for the 6th year of the festival. From masters of the moshpit and head-banging heroes, to chicks with picks and electronic music architects, Woombye, QLD will be set to blow come May. And just when you thought it couldn't get any bigger, BPMF are stoked to announce that they'll be expanding from four stages to five in 2018!   //   This year BPMF are changing up the way you arrive and depart from ...

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 ...

Queensland Film Festival 2017

The Queensland Film Festival is dedicated to showcasing the best of contemporary international cinema in all its forms. From July 13 to 23, the 2017 Queensland Film Festival presents Brisbane with a stimulating series of intoxicating movie masterpieces and thoughtful discussion panels. At QFF, Queensland cinephiles can experience the best of contemporary international filmmaking.   //   The festiva’s main venue is New Farm Cinemas with screenings taking place at GoMA, ...