The Bowerbird and The Bride

Enthusiastic fashionistas, designers and lovers of bridal couture are buzzing about the latest exhibition The Bowerbird and The Bride. An exquisite collection of 45 bridal gowns ranging from the 1880’s to 1970”s are currently on show at Old Government House, Brisbane. Australian costume designer Marion Bryce generously loaned a stunning range of garments from her personal…

Girls night out at Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again

Rally the girlfriends for martini’s and baklava followed by an incredibly fun session of Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again. Everyone who was anxious for more after the first film will love going back in time to the adventures of a young, fun and carefree Donna. Set in Europe in1979, the audience is treated to…

QUT abstract exhibition

If you’re looking for something different to do in your lunch break then head down to the QUT Art Museum, Gardens Point precinct. Abstraction, toured by the National Gallery of Australia, covers the dynamic course of abstract art in Australia from its emergence, right through to contemporary practice. Early works include cubist inspired paintings by…

Ain’t no party like a TRYP party

Get that booty on down to TRYP Fortitude Valley Hotel for a fantastically funky weekend. Brisbane’s urban-style street art hotel screams NYC, Reno and Cincinnati – all renowned for celebrating local street art in almost every neighbourhood like Banksy’s 31-day mural installation project for his 2013 NYC residency, Better Out Than In. We’re lucky to…

Elle Fanning in Mary Shelley – coming this July

Directed by Haifa al-Mansour, this movie is a beautifully rendered drama about the life of English author Mary Shelley (Elle Fanning). The film is hugely successful in teasing out the struggles, inconsistencies and inequities that she endured to publish Frankenstein or The Modern Prometheus, one of the most revealing gothic novels about the modern world in…

The Merry Widow by Opera Queensland

It sparkles, it dazzles, it’s the timeless musical gem – The Merry Widow. The show that premiered in 1905 with recycled sets and costumes, and with little rehearsal time, is now adapted by creatives all over the world – including Queensland. Franz Lehar ‘s The Merry Widow is performed by Brisbane’s local and beloved Opera…