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Disruptive thinkers impart their wisdom at Creative³

Creative³ returns to QUT next week, bringing with it a host of local and international creative talents ready to impart their wisdom onto entrepreneurial ears. Focusing on creativity, enterprise and investment, Creative³ is a two-day conference, which highlights current industry issues, trends and technologies as well as looking to what the future holds. more

Dance
fifteen, brisbane festival
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Public dance Fifteen to cause a shift among commuters

The hour of the commuter can be a rough, hasty time – nine-to-fivers race towards public transport, tired from a long day or eager to get home for a comforting dinner. Interjecting this busy time of day with a spot of the unusual this week is public dance performance Fifteen. more

Film
Special Screening: The Words
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Special Screening: The Words

Winding from post-war Paris to modern day New York, The Words explores the price of success when a writer at the peak of his literary career discovers the steep consequences of stealing another man’s work. The Words takes viewers on a journey through the life of aspiring but struggling writer Rory Jansen. In desperate search of success, Rory claims a manuscript he finds in an old briefcase as his own. But the fame and fortune he finds is short-lived, when the novel’s true author comes forward. Starring a remarkable cast of Bradley Cooper, Jeremy Irons, Dennis Quaid, Olivia Wilde and Zoë Saldana, The Words is a captivating film of deceit and regret. The Weekend Edition is presenting a special preview screening of The Words at Palace Barracks Cinemas on Thursday September 13 at 6:30 pm. Enter for your chance to win one of 100 double passes. View the trailer here. Official release… more


Music
Listen to lounge music with Little Scout
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Listen to lounge music with Little Scout

Local lot Little Scout will be visiting Alhambra Lounge on August 31 to launch a new single. Make your night one of revelry and dancing to also help the band celebrate its return home after touring the nation with School of Seven Bells. more

Dance
home festival, brisbane
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Home Festival returns to Kangaroo Point this Saturday

After the July rain made a swamp out of Raymond Park delaying the original date, Home Festival returns to Kangaroo Point this weekend. A day to celebrate the meaning of home, community and Brisbane’s inner-city green spaces, Home Festival returns after its inaugural event last year. more

Vintage
brisbane tweed ride
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Cycle in style at the Brisbane Tweed Ride

Recreate the bygone era of elegant British cycling at the Brisbane Tweed Ride this weekend. Promoting a cycle style that leaves the lycra buried at the back of a drawer at home, the Brisbane Tweed Ride instead encourages dressing in fine garments, particularly of the tweed variety. more

Dance
nijinksy at qpac
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The Hamburg Ballet brings Nijinsky to QPAC

One of the most gifted male dancers of the 20th century, Russian ballet dancer and choreographer Vaslav Nijinsky was an inspiration to many. In honour of this enigmatic idol, founder and artistic director of The Hamburg Ballet John Neumeier has presented an annual tribute to Vaslav since 1975, with the latest production making its way to Brisbane. more

Music
Tap along to Tim Rogers at The Old Museum
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Tap along to Tim Rogers at The Old Museum

Tim Rogers and Australian music go hand in hand, with his music career beginning in 1989 with the formation of his band You Am I. Since then, there has been no end to his creativity, which has seen him take to the stage solo, share it with a bunch of other musicians, and explore the facets of writing and film. more

Exhibitions
Sculpture Is Everything, GOMA
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Sculpture Is Everything shows at GOMA

Art isn't just about shading, oils and brushes; it's also an arena where people can form weird and wonderful displays from stone and metal. Sculpture is a medium that is as diverse as it is old, with pieces harking back to the legendary Easter Island Heads and Michelangelo's David. more

Theatre
1984 at QPAC
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Step inside Orwell’s 1984 at QPAC

"Until they become conscious they will never rebel, and until after they have rebelled they cannot become conscious." And so states George Orwell in his literary classic Nineteen Eighty-Four, the famous novel of dystopian society. more

Music
The Jungle Giants
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The Jungle Giants take a riot to The Zoo

For some, the schoolyard is a place fondly remembered for handball and tuckshop, while for others it's a place where they took their first steps into the music industry. The latter is the case for Brisbane band The Jungle Giants who first met and merged as a band during high school. more

Dance
Loco Maricon Amor at Metro Arts
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Life after death in Loco Maricon Amor

The relationship between Salvador Dali and Federico Garcia Lorca is a controversial topic amongst art circles, surrounded by rumours that have remained well after their deaths. Like star-crossed lovers Romeo and Juliet before them, Salvador and Federico were thought to have pursued a forbidden romance amidst the conservative society of early 20th century Spain. more

Theatre
The Harbinger at La Boite
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There’s strings attached at The Harbinger at La Boite

Contrary to what some may believe, puppetry was not born in the district of Sesame Street, nor the land of The Muppets, rather it's been a form of performance art since 3000 BC. Since then, puppets have transformed into a slew of different shapes and sizes, from the intricate shadow creations of the Balinese, to the comically colourful hand puppets of Punch and Judy from the UK. more