Art on the Fringe

The Brisbane Fringe Festival returns next month with a variety of local artists staging performances in some traditional and not-so-traditional venues across the city. Running from August 14 to 31, the Brisbane Fringe Festival (BFF) is a not-for-profit event that is now in its third year. The BFF is a celebration of talent and creativity […]

The World According to Art

The QUT Art Museum is currently featuring two exhibitions that should be of great interest to anybody interested in artworks that critique and/or showcase the changing social and political contexts of the world in which we live. Carol Jerrems: Photographic Artist This exhibition showcases the work of Australian photographer Carol Jerrems and her work in […]

The Preatures Confirmed for Fiesta

The latest line-up announcement for the Valley Fiesta is an exciting one with The Preatures confirmed as the headline act for this year’s festival. Fresh from an appearance at Splendour in the Grass following an extensive international tour, the Sydney five-piece join an already impressive line-up for this free annual street party. Since forming in […]

Education Update #18

Online Learning Communities: Why Students and Teachers Need Them As our society travels further into the Age of Information, we tend to forget how to teach our children to be lifelong makers and learners. Since learning is really a communal activity, community-based education can help children unleash their inner creativity. So, how can online learning […]

These Final Hours

One can’t help but admire the ambition of writer/director Zak Hilditch in bringing These Final Hours to the screen, even if the execution is lacking somewhat at times. Whilst the film shares many similarities, particularly visually, with post-apocalyptic movies such The Road or 28 Days Later – albeit there are neither zombies nor cannibals anywhere […]

Friday Funnies

Looking for an ideal end to the working week? Well, what better way than a few laughs courtesy of the best comedians from Brisbane and around Australia. Every Friday evening, Brisbane Powerhouse presents Knockoff, a series of FREE comedy performances on the Turbine Platform stage. Whether it be one-liners, anecdotes, improvisation or observational, there will […]

Still Life

With only his second film as director, Italian filmmaker Uberto Pasolini has produced an exquisite character study of a man we never actually meet. With Still Life, Pasolini presents a story that seems so serene and simple on the surface, yet offers so much more in its exploration of themes such as friendship, memory and […]