La Fille mal gardée by Queensland Ballet

Queensland Ballet delighted Brisbane with a light-hearted and funny mid-season performance La Fille mal gardée. The ballet company chose an amusing story line about a love triangle set in the exquisite French country side in the 1950s, Choreographed beautifully by Marc Ribaud.  The Widow Simone, mother of a beautiful young woman, prepares to marry away…

Ancient Rain with Paul Kelly at QPAC

Fearless Irish performer Camille O’Sullivan joins forces with beloved Australian singer-songwriter Paul Kelly in Ancient Rain. Ancient Rain brings to life works of Yeats, Joyce and other prolific Irish poets, to tell the tail of Ireland’s tumultuous past. While O’Sullivan was hypnotic, expressing the pain and passion of every verse, Paul Kelly used his crisp…

Breathtaking Swan Lake with Queensland Ballet

Lovers of ballet and the arts in Brisbane witnessed a breathtaking performance of Swan Lake by graceful and majestic dancers at Queensland Ballet. The dancers graced the stage of the Queensland Performing Arts Centre grand Lyric Theatre while the audience sat in cocktail and formal attire and their best set of pearls. Designed by Kristian…

Paris Combo

As diverse and sophisticated as the city from which they hail, Paris Combo has garnered global acclaim and an immense following for their unique, fun-loving blend of swinging gypsy jazz, cabaret, French pop and Latino and Middle Eastern rhythms. Fronted by the charismatic vocals of chanteuse Belle du Berry, Paris Combo is David Lewis (trumpet,…

Every Brilliant Thing at QPAC

His mother is always sad, she’s depressed and he can’t understand why. So, at age seven he writes her a list of brilliant things – a list of reasons not to be depressed. Things like dessert as a main course, staying up late, or the colour yellow. As he declares these little, joyous, day-to-day wins,…

The Sleeping Beauty by Australian Ballet

Australian Ballet’s artistic Director David McAllister consistently amazes Brisbane with a fresh take on their breathtaking performances. The latest ballet to hit the Lyric Theatre, and Australian Ballet’s 45th performance, is The Sleeping Beauty.  With the always beautiful lead Amber Scott (Princess Aurora) and regular guest artist from Bolshoi Ballet and American Ballet Theatre David…