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The Street Photographer: La Sala del Prado
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The Street Photographer: La Sala del Prado

Experience Spanish history and contemporary design, food and culture in La Sala del Prado. A large-scale lounge environment to complement the Portrait of Spain: Masterpieces from the Prado exhibition at the Queensland Art Gallery, La Sala del Prado includes a tapas bar, still life installation and new media portraiture. Try your hand at sketching the fruits, vegetables and produce of Spain or have your portrait transformed into a Spanish monarch-like sketch. The Sala Cafe serves healthy and simple tapas, wine and coffee, with miniature temptations for the kids as well. Stop by for a lunch of Poached Pickled Mackerel and a glass of Verdejo and listen to the rich sounds of live Spanish guitar. Check out La Sala del Prado on The Street Photographer. more

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Portrait of Spain: Masterpieces from the Prado
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Portrait of Spain: Masterpieces from the Prado opens at QAG

Showing works by some of history’s most revered painters, Portrait of Spain: Masterpieces from the Prado opens at the Queensland Art Gallery this weekend. Unfolding the story of how painting evolved in Spain over three and a half centuries, this new exhibition delves into the progression of the modern Spanish identity through painting's development on the Iberian Peninsula. more

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Learn to jitterbug at Back to Brisbane in the War
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Learn to jitterbug at Back to Brisbane in the War

In 1941 Brisbane was home to fewer than 350,000 people. But as American troops flooded the city, passing through or stationed here, strains on transport, hotels and food supplies constricted freedom for residents. It wasn’t all dampened moods and wartime woes – the 1940s brought the Swing era of Big Band music and jitterbug dancing. more


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World Press Photo exhibition at Brisbane Powerhouse
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World Press Photo exhibition returns to Brisbane Powerhouse

On October 15, 2011, the people of Yemen’s capital Sanaa protested against the rise of President Ali Abdullah Saleh resulting in nine deaths and dozens injured. Inside a mosque being used as a hospital for the injured, a woman held a wounded relative in her arms. It was this scene that Spanish photographer Samuel Aranda stumbled upon while working on an assignment for The New York Times in Yemen, and one he chose to capture. more

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Discover Down South at Brisbane Powerhouse
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Discover Down South at Brisbane Powerhouse

The first Australian expedition to the icy wilderness of Antarctica was led by Sir Douglas Mawson 100 years ago. The Brisbane Powerhouse's latest exhibition Down South is a celebration of the centenary of this epic voyage, as well as Australia's involvement in the country in the decades since. more

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The call of the wild at Nick Brandt exhibition
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The call of the wild at Nick Brandt exhibition

Photographer Nick Brandt has travelled a long way from the overcrowded streets of London to the abandoned plains of the Serengeti. His passion for animals, particularly those native to East Africa, has proven a catalyst to his creative process, and act as continued inspiration for his haunting photographs. more