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Brisbane’s Bayside festival Wynnum Fringe returns bigger than ever before!

Each week of the program runs through a different theme, starting with yana marumba – meaning “walk good” in Quandamooka language, highlighting Wynnum Fringe’s strong connection to Country and the Bayside’s Indigenous community as well as First Nations programming including Dane Simpson’s Digeridoozy.   //   Eurotrip and Local Legends follow over the next two weeks, respectively, which will see productions from internationally-renowned artists to homegrown ...

Valley Fiesta returns in a free, three-day celebration of music, culture and community!

Gather, feast, groove and enjoy Friday’s opening night at the all-ages King Street Food Fiesta as restaurants along the dining strip serve tasting plates of signature dishes from 4pm to 9pm, with roving entertainment and live music from Brisbane’s best emerging talent. Saturday dawns with the Hidden Lanes Festival Pop-Up inviting people of all ages to discover the secret treasures of Bakery, Winn and California Lanes.   //   Choose your own adventure as the sun ...

Greece is the word as Paniyiri (finally!) returns to Brisbane!

The official program has just been released on 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 channel your ...

The Cinema of Tibet is coming to GOMA this month!

While Tibet has often been the subject of many factual and fiction productions by filmmakers based outside of the region, it was not until the early 2000s that a local filmmaking culture gathered momentum. For a film producing region with a very young history, Tibet boasts a groundswell of contemporary practitioners emerging that are creating rich and accomplished films. The films in ‘The Cinema of Tibet’ are crafted both within the Tibetan region and by filmmakers in exile. Often ...

Music is on the menu at Dendy Coorparoo this September and October!

With a mix of nostalgic and recent music woven into multimedia displays, archival and live performance footage, and behind the scenes interviews, these three iconic artists from the 70’s, 80’s and 90’s, deliver a feast for your ears and eyes. David Bowie illuminates the screen for one last time in Brett Morgan’s Moonage Daydream, a celebratory montage including Bowie’s own experimental video art and painting, movie and stage work. Experience this immersive cinematic and ...

The Films of Federico Fellini are coming to GOMA this month!

Inspired by the authenticity of Italian neorealism, Fellini infused his early films with poeticism and humour. His later works delve into memory and dreams, reflecting his larger-than-life persona realised through grand and fantastical visions grounded in social critique and an exploration of humanity. Fellini is cited as one of the most influential directors in cinema history and is a highly awarded filmmaker with honours from Cannes and Venice International Film Festivals as well as ...

Brisbane’s Queens Street Mall turns 40!

Put on your party clothes and step back in time when the City’s premier destination for fashion, retail, dining and entertainment marks this major milestone. Queen Street Mall 40th Birthday Street Party The celebrations spill into the street on 26 August with a free, all-ages Street Party. There are fashion runways, style workshops, live entertainment, a pop-up champagne bar, surprise giveaways and more throughout the day. Live music and roving performers will entertain visitors all ...

The Power and Passion of Jane Campion retrospective is coming to GOMA

Winner of multiple Academy Awards and the first female filmmaker to be awarded the Palme d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival, her films have been celebrated for their unique vision and subversive portrayals of women rejecting the strictures of their societies. This program presents all of Campion’s features to date, along with a curated selection of her short films. After studying filmmaking at Sydney’s Australian Film, Television and Radio School in the early 1980s, the success of ...

Mad Dance Festival is back!

The festival is an opportunity to showcase the world-class street dance artists right here in Brisbane and across Australia. B-boys, B-girls, poppers and lockers, and hip-hop heavy-weights are taking over Metro Arts for an unmissable 2-week line-up of performances, creative developments, battles, workshops, artist talks and activations.   //   Mad Dance Festival 2022 8 - 18 June 2022 Metro Arts, West End, Brisbane www.metroarts.com.au

Sustainability and Science Showcase is coming to Queensland Museum this month!

Hear the latest research, actions and ideas for protecting our planet and discover exciting hands-on activities for children, exhibits by eco-friendly organisations and universities, live music and the chance to get up close and personal with some Australian wildlife.   //   The Showcase will feature two free forums with inspiring speakers who will be sharing their practical tips and insights on using innovations in science and sustainability to protect our planet. ...