Literature
Poetry takes the stage at Brew, Burnett Lane
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Poetry takes the stage at Brew, Burnett Lane

"Angelheaded hipsters burning for the ancient heavenly connection to the starry dynamo in the machinery of night." Allen Ginsberg first spoke these words from the heart at a poetry reading at Six Gallery in California in 1955. Fast-forward to today and modern-day beatniks and enthusiastic scribblers of poetry and prose are still reading their beautifully curated words aloud in underground mood-lit bars to crowds of entranced ears. more

Theatre
Midsummer’s final curtain call is looming
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Midsummer’s final curtain call is looming

After sitting through a musical that had you tapping your toes, laughing, gasping and maybe even shedding a tear or two, the curtain call can be a moment of mixed emotions. On one hand you are thrilled that you were just part of the performance but, on the other hand, you want to relive the magic for just a little bit longer. more


Exhibitions
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

Music
See Macbeth in operatic translation at QPAC, South Bank
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See Macbeth in operatic translation at QPAC, South Bank

Witchcraft, insanity, manipulation and medieval justice ... Two powerhouses of Queensland culture, Opera Queensland and the Queensland Symphony Orchestra, combine to bring you a concert experience of Verdi’s operatic translation of Macbeth, one of Shakespeare’s most bloody and thrilling tragedies. more

Music
Celebrate the life of John Cage at Judith Wright
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Celebrate the life of John Cage at Judith Wright

John Cage was a leading figure in the post war avant-garde scene. Perhaps best known for his collaborations and performance pieces, the most recognised of which is 4.33 – a piece of music comprising of the absence of deliberate sound – John changed the way music was created and consumed. more

Music
Green Jam Sessions announce Triplicity
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Green Jam Sessions announce Triplicity

Bid goodbye to another week as you watch the sun set over the Brisbane River, accompanied by smooth melodies from a live band. No, this is not an advertisement for a retirement village, but rather the reality of a Friday evening spent at the Green Jam Sessions. more