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

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
Event News

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
Event News

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
Event News

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
Event News

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
Event News

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


Literature
Literary lions celebrate National Bookshop Day at Avid Reader
Event News

Literary lions celebrate National Bookshop Day at Avid Reader

Without even realising it, the bookshop plays an important role in the literature lover's life. From your first copy of The Hungry Caterpillar to many a Penguin classic, the bookshop opens up a world of fantasy and adventure for readers, truly embodying the words of celebrated author C. S. Lewis: "Literature adds to reality, it does not simply describe it." more

Film
bike-in-theatre
Event News

Help grow the Bike-In-Theatre community

Remember the good old days of the drive-in theatre, where you could wear pyjamas in public, eat popcorn and burgers for dinner, lie on a mattress in the boot of your parent’s station wagon and watch a few movies, quite often involving Lassie? Putting a modern twist on the classic drive-in are two American folk Jason Anello and Anna Boyarsky. more

Film
Monsieur Lazhar film giveaway
Event News

Special Screening: Monsieur Lazhar

Set in Montreal, the award-winning film Monsieur Lazhar is an unforgettable and universal tale of compassion, empathy and eloquence. When 55-year-old Algerian immigrant Bachir Lazhar learns that the beloved teacher of a year 6 class has passed away, he offers his services as a substitute teacher. Little by little, the cultural chasm between the teacher and his class is conquered and Monsieur Lazhar helps them to get through the tragedy, while his own place in the world remains in jeopardy. Adapted from a play by Évelyne de la Chenelière, acclaimed Quebecois writer-director Philippe Falardeau has crafted a moving film capturing life’s extraordinary moments. The Weekend Edition is presenting a special preview screening of Monsieur Lazhar at Palace Barracks Cinemas on Wednesday August 22 at 6:30 pm. Enter for your chance to win one of 100 double passes. View the trailer here. Monsieur… more

Music
4 walls festival
Event News

Celebrate emerging talent with 4 Walls Festival

Back for its third year, 4 Walls Festival will showcase the creme de la creme of Australia's emerging musical talent. For eight hours this Saturday August 4, a few locals (and a few non-locals) will entertain you with their range of melodies, with genres spanning from indie to heavy metal. more

Exhibitions
desert country
Event News

Visit Desert Country at UQ

Fans of aboriginal art will be enthralled with the arrival of the colourful Desert Country to UQ's Art Museum. The collection is a part of the Art Gallery of South Australia's permanent collection of indigenous artwork that is currently touring the country. more

Exhibitions
The Street Photographer: La Sala del Prado
Event News

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