Cirque du Soleil welcomes 2020 with Kurios

Cirque du Soleil’s latest spellbinding show Kurios transports the audience to a fantasy world in the late nineteenth century, where anything and everything is possible. The shows opens to the fanfare of a magical train, like those of a bygone era, transporting all the circus performers to the next town on their itinerary, where they will set up the big tent and perform…

Standing ovation for Orpheus and Eurydice

Ecstatic audiences rose to a standing ovation at opening of Gluck’s Orpheous and Eurydice at the Playhouse.   As Opera Queenslands final bill for this years season this extraordinary production is the result of an artistic collaboration with Brisbane based and internationally renown Circa.   A fusion of highly talented and fearless performers in dance,…

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…

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…

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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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Paris Can Wait

If you are in the mood for a light hearted romantic comedy filled with delightful French scenery, then this is the movie for you! Dreamy shots of French country side, fine wines and gourmet French delicacies are in store as Anne (Diane Laine) is whisked away on a road trip from the Cote d’Azur to…