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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

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Explore the rainbow at C Gallery, New Farm
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Explore the rainbow at C Gallery, New Farm

From chartreuse to anthracite, the colour wheel contains a myriad of shades that go well beyond simple red, yellow and blue. Each of these is thought to contain the power to alter mood, a theme that has been explored by artist Dave Behren in his exhibition The Colour Within. more