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Feast your eyes upon the mind-bending Cirque du Soleil’s KOOZA
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Feast your eyes upon the mind-bending Cirque du Soleil’s KOOZA

When it comes to pure entertainment value, it’s hard to top a night at the circus. We’re not just talking about your standard ringmaster rigmarole here – Cirque du Soleil’s KOOZA is a pure visual feast that sees the iconic company return to traditional form, delivering a show that’s as engaging as it is complex. Coming to Skygate from November 24 2016 through to January 8 2017, KOOZA is one crazy trip that reaffirms Cirque du Soleil’s reputation as the best in the business. more

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Embrace collaboration and diversity with La Boite’s 2017 season
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Embrace collaboration and diversity with La Boite’s 2017 season

Theatre is all about evoking emotion, but it can all seem a little hollow at times. La Boite Theatre Company has always had a reputation for fostering the next generation of true theatrical talent, and the 2017 season is packed with solid gold that proves this ethos. Presenting a well-rounded offering that makes the most of Brisbane and Australia’s diverse and colourful theatrical landscape, the focus is highly personal – La Boite are honing in on your stories, your community and your theatre. more

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Get caught up in the con at Tartuffe
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Get caught up in the con at Tartuffe

There’s something so innately satisfying about seeing swindling jerks get caught out, right? Witnessing the downfall of those who are deliberately deceptive is like sweet revenge for all the times you’ve been wronged. Few tales capture this feeling as well as Tartuffe – the classic play has been reimagined, coming to QPAC from November 12 to December 4 to treat audiences to an ultimately hilarious war of wits. more

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Play with the many layers of Kiss Me, Kate
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Play with the many layers of Kiss Me, Kate

Ahh, that crazy old Bard sure knows a thing or two about bringing drama and laughter together – but what happens when you throw a bickering couple into the writing mix? Coming to QPAC on Saturday November 12 to combine the surprising creative duo of Cole Porter and Shakespeare is Kiss Me, Kate, a rollicking musical play within a play that pushes theatre to its limits with hilarious results. more

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Get set for 48 hours of unpredictable art at QT Gold Coast
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Get set for 48 hours of unpredictable art at QT Gold Coast

QT Gold Coast will explode into a cultural playground this weekend as it stages Hotelling – a 48-hour long arts and performance showcase. Art lovers and fun seekers will be treated to a flirtatious, fly-on-the-wall experience as a series of unpredictable performances unfold across bars, in elevators, corridors, courtyards, hotel rooms and previously unnoticed nooks throughout the contemporary Surfers Paradise hotel. more

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Sex, violence and the Deep South collide in A Streetcar Named Desire

One of the most iconic stories that has spawned some amazing pop culture moments is for sure A Streetcar Named Desire – after all, who doesn’t love a good melodrama? All of the action from Tennessee Williams’ passionate play is hitting the La Boite Theatre from October 15 to November 12 in a season that’s set to make you sweat like a steamy New Orleans evening. more

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Take a trip around the world with our top five at Brisbane Powerhouse
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Take a trip around the world with our top five at Brisbane Powerhouse

Ahoy, globetrotters! Feel like spicing up your life without picking up your passport? Along with being host to rad regular visual art events and the ever-popular Jan Powers Farmers Market, there’s always something live to see and do at the Brisbane Powerhouse. The upcoming month features local and international names doing all manner of things for your entertainment – from cutting social commentary to heart-stopping theatre, here’s five events you won’t want to miss out on. more

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Go from Shakespeare to show tunes with our top five picks at QPAC
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Go from Shakespeare to show tunes with our top five picks at QPAC

I see London, I see France, I see QPAC’s… awe-inspiring line-up of theatre, ballet and music (get your mind out of the gutter)! Known as one of the country’s leading centres for all things live, QPAC is a haven for both emerging locals and big-name international stars. As well as hosting a number of rad Brisbane Festival picks, QPAC’s September program is packed with loads of goodies from all around the world. Take some time out to immerse yourself in our top five selections at QPAC this month. more


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Forget the fairy tale and get grim at Snow White
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Forget the fairy tale and get grim at Snow White

We all know the one about the pale chick with blood-red lips and ebony hair, right? Well she’s back, but not as you may have remembered. La Boite and Opera Queensland’s Snow White is taking on Brisbane Festival in a reboot that will make you forget all about the Disney days. more

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Reach enlightenment at Wisdom Tree Live
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Reach enlightenment at Wisdom Tree Live

Some folk are of the mind that adaptations of novels can never match up to the original source material. Well, they’re wrong – Wisdom Tree Live is gracing the Brisbane Writers Festival on Saturday September 10 to prove that it can be oh so right. The crew here at The Weekend Edition are super stoked to be presenting the debut of this all-in, one-of-a-kind living book experience. more

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Best in show – our top five picks for Brisbane Festival
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Best in show – our top five picks for Brisbane Festival

It’s almost September – spring has sprung, the days are getting longer and soon enough, around one million people will be enjoying the sensory explosion that is the iconic Brisbane Festival. The program is an eruption of diversity including elements of theatre, music, dance, circus and opera, as well as major public events such as Sunsuper Riverfire. Running from September 3–24, this year more than ever punters are spoilt for choice with a mixture of local legends and international stars coming out to play. We’ve put a magnifying glass to the amazing line-up of live entertainment to bring you our picks for Brisbane Festival this year. more

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Join the culture club with The Judy's top five upcoming shows
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Join the culture club with The Judy’s top five upcoming shows

If variety is the spice of life, then The Judith Wright Centre of Contemporary Arts is a certified jalapeno of an institution. You can pretty much swing by at any given time and see something that will knock your socks off – from theatre, fine art and comedy to everything in between – but the coming month sees a huge line-up of events that are well worth a visit or two. Whip out the calendar and file these five gems under ‘must-do’. more