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Brisbane City Council’s Green Heart Fair!

Learn from Brisbane’s best eco experts, while enjoying live entertainment, artisan markets, wildlife shows and fun activities! And don’t miss the free native plant pack giveaways to help keep Brisbane clean and green.   //   Bus bike or walk to Victoria Park / Barrambin (access via Gilchrist Avenue in Herston) on Sunday 29 May 9.00am - 3.00pm. See what's in store at this free family-friendly and dog-friendly event at greenheartfair.com.au Brisbane City ...

The 2022 German Film Festival Program has been revealed!

. This year’s Festival opens with A STASI COMEDY (Stasikomödie), a fresh release direct from Germany starring festival favourites David Kross and Tom Schilling and set in Communist East Berlin in the early 1980s. Ludger (played by Kross) is hired by the Stasi to infiltrate a subversive countercultural movement in the district of Prenzlauer Berg. After falling in love with the mysterious Nathalie and sleeping with his first target, Corinna, Ludger ends up living two lives – one as an ...

Brisbane Street Art Festival returns to Brisbane this month!

Since 2016, BSAF has rapidly been growing into one of the largest Street Art festivals in Australia. Building on the foundations and support from the last six years, BSAF is returning in 2022 with a worldclass program throughout Brisbane. The BSAF 2022 mural program will welcome artists from around the world and across the country to join significant local artists in revitalising some of Brisbane’s most iconic locations with public art.   //   BSAF 2022 is also ...

2022 German Film Festival has announced first highlights and “Kino for Kids” sidebar!

This year’s Festival Special Presentation is DEAR THOMAS (Lieber Thomas), a historical monochrome biopic of East German writer and filmmaker Thomas Brasch, starring rising star Albrecht Schuch (Fabian: Going to the Dogs and Berlin Alexanderplatz GFF21). Brasch was born as a German-Jewish emigrant in England, moving to the GDR with his family in the 1950s. As he grows into a prolific writer and poetic rebel, he struggles with the reality of censorship in communist East Germany. The ...

Greece is the word at Paniyiri where we party like the Greeks!

Tickets have just gone on sale to this epic event which features a huge lineup of entertainment. And did we mention the food? Paniyiri is all about the food, with 20 food stalls serving an incredible array of authentic food from 11 different Greek regions, and where no one judges you if you eat multiple plates of BBQ calamari, souvlaki, haloumi and honey puffs.   //   And culture, it's a day and night celebration of Greek dance, music, and mythology. Where you can ...

Jacques Tati Retrospective at Dendy Coorparoo!

The French maestro Jacques Tati is an amalgam borne of the tradition of silent film comics like Buster Keaton, Charlie Chaplin, and Laurel & Hardy. Though he made only a handful of films Jacques Tati ranks among the most beloved of all cinematic geniuses. With a background in music hall and mime performance, Tati steadily built an ever-more-ambitious movie career that ultimately raised sight-gag comedy to the level of high art. Tati only made six feature-length features in his ...

Brisbane Writers Festival celebrates 60 years with a placemaking program of stories and stars!

From suburban restaurants to Valley nightclubs, the 2022 program exemplifies BWF’s ‘Where our stories live’ vision, sharing stories that range from the intimate to the epic, told by unique voices from across Australia and the Pacific. “The spaces of our city plus the stories we tell create the place we live, and we hope this year’s Festival does Brisbane proud as it reflects our city’s culture, diversity and literary depth,” BWF CEO Sarah Runcie said. The 60th annivers...

No Joke: Brisbane Comedy Festival returns with 100+ international, national and local artists!

A hilarious hitlist of more than 100 notorious international acts, repeat offenders and homegrown heroes will have audiences LOLing in the aisles at more than 350 shows across five weeks at Brisbane Powerhouse, The Fortitude Music Hall and The Tivoli. Audiences can catch a stellar international comedy contingent on stage again, including Malaysia’s favourite doctor turned funny man, Jason Leong, Irish comedy crooner David O’Doherty and brand-new stuff from stand-up and podcast host ...

Garry Starr’s Greece Lightning is coming to the Brisbane Comedy Festival!

Never before has Medusa been looser, Achilles more sillies, or Uranus so heinous. Having single handedly saved the performing arts in 2018 with his multi-award-winning debut show, comic wunderkind Garry Starr returns with another anarchic masterclass not to be mythed. Damien Warren-Smith grew up in the sleepy snowy mountains town of Cooma before studying at Actors Centre Australia. Upon graduation he moved to London where he spent more than a decade working as a theatre actor as ...

The Morro Spanish Film Festival set to shine this April!

The Festival opens with the Australian premiere of OFFICIAL COMPETITION (Competencia oficial), a star-studded, bitingly funny behind-the-scenes satire of filmmaking, in which a wealthy businessman hires a neurotic director to produce a brilliant art film. Penélope Cruz stars as the eccentric director and Antonio Banderas and Oscar Martinez as the actors – a Hollywood heartthrob and a radical theatre actor. Other highlights from the programme include THE DAUGHTER (La hija) - from one ...