Comedy
Flock to Pink Flamingo Brisbane for Pink Perk Thursdays
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Flock to Pink Flamingo Brisbane for Pink Perk Thursdays

Thursdays just got a whole lot spicier at Pink Flamingo Spiegeland Brisbane. Introducing Pink Perk Thursdays, the new weekly deal that offers an unforgettable evening of drinks, DJ sets and a dazzling performance of The Pink Flamingo Spiegeland’s iconic resident production SUAVÉ. If you're looking to add a little bit of magic to your midweek, the answer is to think pink. more

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Queensland artists take centre stage at the 2024 BLEACH* Festival
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Queensland artists take centre stage at the 2024 BLEACH* Festival

The arts scene on the Gold Coast has seen unprecedented growth in the last few years, and one could argue that our annual arts festival BLEACH* has had a lot to do with it. Coming into its 13th year, BLEACH* has reached peak teenager status, and is more determined than ever to make its mark on a national and global scale. With over 400 artists, 30 shows, 110 performances, 18 Queensland premieres and eight world premieres, you'll want to block out your calendar from August 1–11, because you’re not going to want to miss a minute of the fun. more

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No joke – Brisbane Comedy Festival has just released $24 tickets for 24 hours
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No joke – Brisbane Comedy Festival has just released $24 tickets for 24 hours

Brisbane Comedy Festival is just around the corner, with more than 100 funny folk set to roll into town to deliver a stellar program of side-splitting shows from April 16 to May 26. To kick off the countdown to the month-long chuckle-fest, audiences are being treated to flash sale of $24 tickets, available for just 24 hours. You'll need swift fingers to secure these bargain belly laughs – here's how. more

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Metro Arts unveils its 2024 season of explosive performances, bold exhibitions and experimental dance
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Metro Arts unveils its 2024 season of explosive performances, bold exhibitions and experimental dance

Trailblazing creative institution Metro Arts has unveiled its groundbreaking 2024 season of events, exhibitions and performances, which is set to shine a spectacularly bright light on a new wave of innovative artists and their daring endeavours. With experimentation at its core, the stellar new program will thrill audiences and enthusiasts with 13 thought-provoking art exhibitions, ten boundary-pushing mainstage productions, and the debut of a two-week dance festival. Here's a sneak peek of what's to come ... more


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Flock to The Pink Flamingo Spiegeland to experience captivating cabaret, awe-inspiring acrobatics and provocative art
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Flock to The Pink Flamingo Spiegeland to experience captivating cabaret, awe-inspiring acrobatics and provocative art

Great news for fans of flamboyant and fabulous frivolity –The Pink Flamingo Spiegeland, Brisbane's pulse-igniting, 400-seat spiegel pavillion, is opening at Northshore Hamilton on Saturday December 9. It's here where you'll experience regular cabaret, burlesque, comedy, acrobatics and drag shows in glitzy 1920s New York City-inspired surrounds. Expanding its flock from iconic venue The Pink Flamingo Spielgelclub Gold Coast, the Brisbane sibling will be home to three world-class resident productions, alongside a range of food and beverage offerings to keep you satisfied. Tickets to its inaugural run of shows are on sale now and we've got all of the details, so keep reading ... more

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Check in to Paradise Centre for a front-row seat to the Pacific Airshow
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Check in to Paradise Centre for a front-row seat to the Pacific Airshow

In case you missed the exciting news, the Pacific Airshow is flying into Surfers Paradise from August 18–20. The best seats in the house are at none other than Paradise Centre, which is celebrating the aviation event with Paradise Air, an airshow extravaganza that promises non-stop thrills, flavoursome fare, fabulous freebies and even some feathered friends. Ready to board? Leave your passport at home and come along with us to this beachside plane party. more

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Rough, Red and Raw is bringing pop bangers, unhinged visuals and sensual choreography to Metro Arts
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Rough, Red and Raw is bringing pop bangers, unhinged visuals and sensual choreography to Metro Arts

When it comes to bold, brave and bewitching performances, Metro Arts is where it's at. The West End theatre continues to bring out-of-the-box cultural events to the Brisbane arts scene and its newest production Rough, Red and Raw is no exception. Combining electro-pop bangers, unhinged visuals and sensual choreography with side-splitting comedy, this sonic experience is sure to have your earholes quivering. more

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MELT Festival unveils its glorious and glitter-soaked 2022 program
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MELT Festival unveils its glorious and glitter-soaked 2022 program

For seven fabulous years, MELT: Festival of Queer Arts and Culture has sprinkled Brisbane with glittery events. So we're pretty damn excited that MELT is back from November 10–27 with an absolutely bonkers program. From global headliners and an award-winning cabaret to high-energy music club nights and a queer comedy gala, here's a taste of some not-to-be-missed events ... more

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Laneways, laughs and local gems – spend a long weekend in Caloundra for the hilarious That's Not My Dog! festival
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Laneways, laughs and local gems – spend a long weekend in Caloundra for the hilarious That’s Not My Dog! festival

With June upon us and the middle of the year nigh, many of us will be craving a little escape. While an extended holiday may not be possible until Christmas, a long weekend here and there is definitely on the cards. That's Not My Dog! comedy festival is serving you with the perfect excuse to apply for some leave – or chuck a sneaky sickie – and head up north to enjoy three days of laughs, good food and plenty of sunshine in Caloundra. While we're sure you don't need any convincing, we've gone to the trouble of curating the perfect long weekend itinerary so that you can soak up the sun, sample the local brews and bites, take in the scenery and enjoy some classic Aussie comedy. more

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Lap up laugh-inducing stand-up sets at the Brisbane Comedy Festival
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Lap up laugh-inducing stand-up sets at the Brisbane Comedy Festival

UPDATE Monday August 2: All remaining Brisbane Comedy Festival performances (at Brisbane Powerhouse and The Tivoli) up until Sunday August 8 have been POSTPONED due to the South-East Queensland lockdown. Brisbane, prepare for your funny bone to be tickled as the Brisbane Comedy Festival is rolling into 2021 with a hilarious line-up of professional funny folk whose sole mission is to make you grin and giggle. The three-week festival of funnies is set to take over the city from July 16 to August 8 so we suggest penciling it into your calendar, stat. more

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Hilarious, heartbreaking and homegrown – hear from local LGBTIQ+ legends at Brisbane Powerhouse's Queerstories
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Hilarious, heartbreaking and homegrown – hear from local LGBTIQ+ legends at Brisbane Powerhouse’s Queerstories

Childhood crushes, true love, loss and overcoming adversity – you never know what sort of tales you'll be treated to at LGBTIQ+ storytelling event Queerstories. If you're keen to listen to some local luminaries spin a yarn or two, then we suggest making tracks to Brisbane Powerhouse on Friday February 19. You'll laugh, be shocked, maybe even shed a tear or two. One thing we can guarantee is that you'll be moved by these inspiring stories and rousing anecdotes. more