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5 random facts about gin

Did you know gin can be a detox for the body? Check out some random things we found about gin! 1. Like Switzerland…as neutral as can be For those of you like me, who didn’t know, gin can be made from any spirit alcohol as long as it meets the spirit drink regulations as a…

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Luxe Salon Chroma Hair Studio opens on James St

The latest to hit James Street’s boutique cluster of shops is Chroma Hair Studio. Chroma Hair Studio sits between the trendy shipping containers that serve bliss balls (Miss Bliss) and creamy mushroom gnocchi (Gnocchi Gnocchi Brothers) and a high end beauty boutique. Painted sheen black with manicured hedges and lights hanging from the front tree,…

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Beguiled

An injured Union soldier, John Mc Burney (Colin Farrell) who is found in the woods becomes the object of fascination for girls in a southern boarding school during the last year of the American Civil War.   Directed by Sofia Coppola, Beguiled is a remake of an earlier movie by the same name based on…

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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…

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Rice by QLD Theatre Company

Everyone has problems to deal with – in the boardroom or the basement, global or local, business or personal. Rice is an insightful story about the personal side of globalisation with two multicultural women making their way in modern Australia forging a powerful, if unlikely, friendship that gets results. The story centres on Nisha, who’s…

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…

Poncho Orange Performs for Anywhere Theatre Festival

Funny boy Dani Cabs plays a hilarious fall-off-your-set clown Poncho Orange in the Anywhere Theatre Festival. This unique show is set in a rad space – a burger joint. Poncho Orange is part Latin-lover, part human-pleasure machine who is on a deep search for what if feels like to belong. Can you help him? He…