Yearly Archives: 2012

Brisbane Festival announces 2012 line-up, shines spotlight on local talent

This year’s Brisbane Festival (8-29 September) will shine a light on local stories, talent and communities, with two home-grown world premiere productions, a triumphant return for Brisbane’s greatest soprano Lisa Gasteen and a play about wartime Brisbane headlining this year’s … Continue reading

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Brisbane named as host city for G20 Leaders’ Summit 2014

Prime Minister Julia Gillard and Treasurer Wayne Swan today announced that Brisbane will host the G20 Leaders Summit on November 15 and 16, 2014. The G20 Summit is now the world’s premier forum for global economic co-operation and decision-making, bringing … Continue reading

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SHORT+SWEET Theatre Festival 2012

SHORT+SWEET Theatre Festival 2012, running from 1 – 19 August is back and bigger than ever! In its fourth successful year in Queensland SHORT+SWEET Theatre Festival Brisbane+Gold Coast will host 30 writers, 20 directors, 12 Independent Theatre Companies and 100 … Continue reading

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Video Goggles + Theatre + Live Cinema = Pure Escapism

Brisbane Powerhouse, Mobile States and Aphids present Thrashing Without Looking “You simply have to experience this”, Rhum Media Champagne, video goggles, live cinema and performance combine for an audio-visual adventure in Aphids’ Thrashing Without Looking – on at Brisbane Powerhouse … Continue reading

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Electronica Metal, Black Comedy and Love Stories Onstage

Brisbane Powerhouse presents RRAMP: The Collector, The Archivist & The Electrocrat If you enjoy satire, electronica, black comedy and storytelling then you’ll be right at home when RRAMP has its Australian premiere, ahead of a national tour, at Brisbane Powerhouse on … Continue reading

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New play proves that beauty can indeed be difficult

Tolstoy, Ibsen, Racine, Flaubert, du Maurier – five of the most important writers the world has ever known created five of the most important beautiful and dangerous female characters ever written. Enter Emma Bovary, Hedda Gabler, Anna Karenina, Phedre and … Continue reading

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The Australian Music Prize frees up the entry process

After the successful Amped Up In Conversation event in March, at which The Jezabels were announced as the winner of The 7th Amp, the team behind The Australian Music Prize have started work upon The 8th Amp. Notably, for the … Continue reading

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Fast Office Furniture recognised by Telstra as a top achiever

After just 14 months of trading, Fast Office Furniture has been short listed in the Telstra Australian Business Awards, a significant achievement for a small, young company. Fast Office Furniture was created out of the very successful Ikcon Office Furniture … Continue reading

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Ikcon takes staff health and wellbeing to the next level

Poor health and absenteeism costs the Australian economy $17 billion per year*.  Owner and Director Vanessa Zeeman says:  ‘In our quest to promote a healthy lifestyle amongst our team members, Ikcon has joined the Global Corporate Challenge in 2012’. Commencing … Continue reading

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Exhibition Celebrates Australia’s Antarctic Tradies

Brisbane Powerhouse presents Susan Gordon-Brown’s Down South  Plumbers, electricians, cooks, radio operators and weather observers who ventured to Antarctica from 1947 to the 1980s will have their stories captured in Down South, Susan Gordon-Brown’s photo exhibition on at Brisbane Powerhouse from … Continue reading

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