Fairy Tales: Truth, Power and Enchantment is now screening at Australian Cinémathèque!
This free cinema program presents beloved classics alongside contemporary retellings. Fairy tales have always been a means of speaking truth to power; challenging injustice and providing hope.
This program highlights how filmmakers have innovated on older stories to resonate in different times and contexts.
The program tells these tales across five thematic strands, each strand exploring how fairy tales inform ideas of transformation, identity, and wonder.
Chicago The Musical is coming to Brisbane January 2024!
One of Australian theatre’s greatest leading men, Anthony Warlow, will step into the shoes of the cunning and charismatic lawyer Billy Flynn. Returning to the stage to play the powerful and glamorous Velma Kelly is one of Australia’s favourite actors, Perth-born Zoë Ventoura. Joining her as the irreverent and determined Roxie Hart is in-demand musical theatre star Lucy Maunder. As Roxie’s gullible and hapless husband, Amos, will be much-loved comedy icon and character actor Peter ...
Jurassic World by Brickman is coming to the Queensland Museum!
Get ready for an immersive adventure like no other as Ryan 'Brickman' McNaught re-imagines Jurassic World, the blockbuster franchise from Universal Pictures and Amblin Entertainment, in the largest LEGO® brick exhibition in Australia.
Featuring large-scale dinosaurs, props, scenes and activities made from over 6 million LEGO® bricks. Relive the magic of beloved stories and characters from the Jurassic World franchise, as you embark on a thrilling journey across the Isla Nublar.
Aida is coming to QPAC this December!
A story of a love so strong it defies enemy lines. A story of a kingdom in triumph and a nation in chains. A story of betrayal.
Verdi’s majestic music makes this epic and enduring favourite. Davide Livermore’s radiant production is a thrilling theatrical experience. Ten towering digital screens create ever-changing floor-to-ceiling set pieces. Immersive digital video design ranges from rich symbolism to vivid landscapes.
Opulent costumes and props ...
Iranian Film Festival of Australia returns in 2023!
Forced to pause in 2022 in response to the recent social and political changes in Iran, the festival this year returns with a remarkable program of thought-provoking, heart-warming, and award-winning feature films and documentaries showcasing the rich cultural tapestry of Iran and demonstrating that the unwavering spirit of storytelling shines brightly despite challenging times. Thirteen films will be presented, including eleven Australian premieres and both the 2023 UK and the 2024 Iranian ...
Rearranged: Art of the Flower Exhibition is coming to the Museum of Brisbane!
Brisbane has a strong culture of artists using floral imagery to tell stories of this place. In a space reminiscent of a quintessential Queenslander house, Rearranged: Art of the Flower invites visitors to stroll through a lush collection of paintings, textiles, sculptures, ceramics and new media.
Commonly associated with domestic settings and still life compositions, flowers continue to be reimagined and evoke contemporary concerns. Rearranged beholds the beauty of this ever-popular ...
The festive event of the year, Christmas Actually is returning to Brisbane this December!
The Little Red Company presents the music of Love Actually live on stage with four big seasons in Brisbane (13 – 17 December), Sydney (6 – 9 December), Adelaide (8 December) and Melbourne (15 – 16 December).
This marks the sixth consecutive year the five-star festive smash has wowed audiences with its signature heart and humour and celebrates the 20th anniversary of the film’s release.
The Brisbane season reunites Christmas Actually favourites Naomi Price, Irena Lysiuk and the ...
Introducing Dendy Powerhouse Outdoor Cinema
DENDY POWERHOUSE OUTDOOR CINEMA is a new and innovative concept from the independent cinema group with traditional cinema locations already cemented into the Brisbane cinema scene at Coorparoo and Portside Wharf. Dendy now invites you to experience a new era in Brisbane entertainment with the first permanent outdoor cinema for the city.
Nothing says you’re in Queensland more than gathering with your friends and family and enjoying the outdoor lifestyle year-round so what better way to ...
The Australian Ballet bring The Dream & Marguerite and Armand Live to Dendy Cinema Coorparoo!
Part one of the Frederick Ashton double-bill is The Dream - an airy, romantic work created to celebrate the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s birth, and an homage to his play A Midsummer Night’s Dream.
Marguerite and Armand brings the passion of a tragic affair between the doomed courtesan Marguerite and her lover Armand, framed through a series of flashbacks. Franz Liszt’s music pulses through each scene, including his famous Piano Sonata ...
Kate Ceberano – My Life is a Symphony – Coming to Brisbane for one show only this December!
Singer, songwriter, performer, artist, and legend of Australian music, Kate Ceberano has enjoyed one of the most enduring and inspirational careers in Australian music. My Life Is A Symphony is an album and tour that brings Kate Ceberano back to her essence as a musical force and an electrifying live performer.
From rousing anthems such as Brave to soulful ballads like I Don’t know How to Love Him, audiences will witness the voice of a generation amid the grandeur of a symphony ...