brand insights
Paid Post

Lifestyle

Is Brisbane the new arts and culture capital?

Check out GOMA's latest exhibition - it's all about hair! GOMA 10 Ambassador Patience Hodgson visits Nervescape V 2016 by Icelandic artist Hrafnhildur Arnardóttir (aka Shoplifter), commissioned for ‘Sugar Spin: you, me, art and everything’ at the Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane. 
Photograph: Natasha Harth, QAGOMA
Check out GOMA's latest exhibition - it's all about hair! GOMA 10 Ambassador Patience Hodgson visits Nervescape V 2016 by Icelandic artist Hrafnhildur Arnardóttir (aka Shoplifter), commissioned for ‘Sugar Spin: you, me, art and everything’ at the Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane. Photograph: Natasha Harth, QAGOMA Natasha Harth

THIS summer, Brisbane transforms into the arts and culture capital of the state with an event schedule the rest of the world should be envious of.   

Whether it's theatre, exhibitions, comedy or science, the River City has it all - and you're invited.   

Here's a taste of what's on this summer:  

My Fair Lady - From March 14

Directed by Julie Andrews, My Fair Lady is coming to QPAC and it's got a stellar cast in tow.

Downton Abbey star Charles Edwards is Henry Higgins, Anna O'Byrne is Eliza Doolittle, Reg Livermore plays Alfred P Doolittle, Robyn Nevin is Mrs Higgins and Mark Vincent stars as Freddy.

The role of Colonel Pickering is played by Tony Llewellyn-Jones and Deidre Rubenstein is Mrs Pearce.   

 

GOMA turns 10 - until April 17

To celebrate its 10th birthday, the Gallery of Modern Art is putting on a show to make you feel warm and fuzzy inside.

And you'll see something similar on the walls. Sugar Spin: You, Me, Art and Everything is on at GOMA until mid-April and it's a fun exhibition that explores light, space and the senses.

Ride on a giant slide, play with LEGO and experience an exhibition like no other.

Get there soon because it only turns 10 once!  

 

World Science Festival Brisbane - March 22-26

Last year's World Science Festival Brisbane saw more than 120,000 attendees across the various events.

This year, it's shaping up to be even bigger. Don't miss this amazing festival featuring challenging discussions and live performances about science, technology, engineering and maths, with loads of interesting and fun things to see and do.

And be sure to explore the free Street Science!

 

Brisbane Comedy Festival - Feb 28-March 26

Brace for some serious belly laughs because the eighth annual Brisbane Comedy Festival is the biggest yet.  

With more than 66 comedians set to invade the city across four weeks, you're guaranteed to have sore abdominal muscles.   

The Brisbane Powerhouse and Brisbane City Hall will host the hilarious international acts including Stephen K Amos, Cal Wilson, Dave Hughes, Tom Gleeson, Rove McManus, Tom Ballard and more.   

 

Adele - March 4-5

She has shaped the pop scene on a global scale and continues to carve her name into the top charts.   

Watch as the the soul powerhouse Adele tears down The Gabba with her incredible 2017 show this March.  

Check out more HERE. 

 

Stay and play:  While you're in Brisbane, check out these top things to do:

  • Lunch: Bavarian Bier Cafe: CBD
  • Dinner: Jellyfish, CBD
  • Drinks: Alfred and Constance
  • Theatre: See Matilda the Musical, Sleeping Beauty, Queensland Theatre Ladies in Black
  • Science: Hadron Collider - the world's great experiment. 

Topics:  brisbane brisbaneanyday culture theatre



WARNING: Cyclone Debbie system to slam CQ towns

Cyclone Debbie has started to affect the Whitsundays and Moranbah.

URGENT situation as Cyclone Debbie moves on Central Queensland towns

'F-bomb' no-one in Rocky wants to drop after Cyclone Debbie

The Rockhampton District Disaster Management Group met with emergency services personnel, plus the Livingstone Shire, Gladstone Region and Central Highlands councils today in response to Severe Tropical Cyclone Debbie.

Officials remain guarded when asked about flooding

ROADS CLOSED: 38 roads inundated as flash floods shut roads

INUNDATED: Roads are going as CQ cops a drenching. This is the entrance to Rockhampton's Lighthouse Baptists College School.

Heavy rain is impacting parts of the Capricornia region

Local Partners

Country music festival proposal rocks Nadine's world

AMONGST the boots, Akubra hats and young men doing 'shoeys' at CMC Rocks Queensland; a true love story was blossoming on Saturday night.


Fuel Frenzy

Win a $1,000 Fuel Voucher
Learn More

WHAT'S ON: Your guide to events across the region this weekend

SHAKEN, NOT STIRRRED: Jasmine Rout  , Simon Roe and other CQUniversity Hospitality students will  serve up martinis at a   Martini Sampler Session at the Willby's Training Restaurant this weekend.

There's something for everyone happening in CQ

Why theatre couple are spellbound by Rocky musical scene

Emma McGuire as Galinda and Amanda Hock as Elphaba in Rockhampton's upcoming production of Wicked.

The power couple behind Wicked talk about why they love Rocky

GIG GUIDE: Check out what's live and local

HIGH NOTE: Larren Bean will play three shows across the region this weekend.

There's three days of Rocky's finest to enjoy

Country music festival proposal rocks Nadine's world

AMONGST the boots, Akubra hats and young men doing 'shoeys' at CMC Rocks Queensland; a true love story was blossoming on Saturday night.

Married at First Sight's controversial groom laying low

MAFS’ Anthony chooses to stay with wife Nadia at their vow renewal.

Anthony in hiding after backlash over his MAFS appearance

Seven, Nine’s crazy cyclone battle

Ruth Western ain't got time for Cyclone Debbie.

Reporters are battling fierce winds, and locals who won’t play ball.

MAFS bride shops around new love story

Nadia Stamp has put a price tag on her new man.

Nadia is shopping her $4000 new man ... and it’s not Anthony.

Amy Shark takes out top prize at Queensland Music Awards

Amy Shark won three Queensland Music Awards last night.

VIOLENT Soho, Dami Im and The Amity Affliction also honoured.

Kyle Sandilands declares war after dodgy editing

Shock jock Kyle Sandilands has issued a grim on-air warning

HEARTBREAK: M'boro farmer misses out on love on reality show

Susan Rawlings and Sean Hollands in a scene from Married At First Sight. Supplied by Channel 9.

Hearts were broken during Sunday's Married at First Sight episode.

Coffee king snaps up gym

Mooloolaba Healthworks site sells for $2.1million

Luxury hotel expands $400m water park development

Developer to push on with second stage of massive new water park

Oceanside commercial opportunity in Sunshine Coast hot spot

Adjoining Kings Beach redevelopment sites "one of a kind''

Sandy seaside luxury escape you have to see

ULTIMATE ESCAPE: This seaside mini-mansion offers oodles of luxury.

Beach front property on the market for $1.25M

Dalwood waterfall up for sale

Two people have died at Dalwood Falls, Ballina.

How would you like to own your very own waterfall?

Ready to SELL your property?

Post Your Ad Here!