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Queensland Theater Company is set to get seriously funny this month as they stage the classic comedy, The Odd Couple. Suddenly single after his wife throws him out on the street, despairing journalist Felix reluctantly accepts the hospitality of his buddy Oscar, a sportswriter and Grade A slob. Oscar痴 sprawling apartment on Manhattan痴 Upper West …

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Many of our readers will be familiar with Lismore’s amazing Tropical Fruits parties, but the Northern Rivers region is also a real hub of artistic activity and for those wanting to experience a truly unique and brilliant piece of Australian theatre, Northern Rivers Performing Arts’ latest production is not to be missed. Set on location …

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A chance encounter with Argentinean Tango in Paris at the age of 23 and Australian classical mandolinist, Ruth Roshan, fell in love with the tango. Since that fateful meeting, Ruth has turned the tango into her passion and has recorded three tango inspired albums with her with her quintet, Tango Noir. “I had heard lots …

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Noosa is already the perfect place for a weekend get away but this October, there’s even more reason to head to the sunshine coast with the Noosa Arts Theatre hosting the sassy drag-cabaret star Melony Brests. Come on a journey of wonderment and illusion as Mel ony Brests faces her toughest mission yet in 25 …

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Bazz Luhrmann’s 1992 film Strictly Ballroom holds a special place in the hearts of Australians so when the audience gathered at QPAC last night for the tale’s much loved Queensland stage debut, it was fair to say that expectations were high. Nobody, however, left disappointed. While some of the magic is so often lost when …

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Aussie singer Jeff Duff is bringing his David Bowie tribute show back to Brisbane. “Bowie Unzipped”, which Jeff brought to the Brisbane Powerhouse’s MELT Festival in February, blends Bowie anecdotes and loving renditions of the Duke’s classics including Space Oddity, Let’s Dance, China Girl, Life On Mars, Changes, and Ziggy Stardust. “He’s the most amazing …

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Aussie singer Jeff Duff is bringing his David Bowie tribute show back to Brisbane. “Bowie Unzipped”, which Jeff brought to the Brisbane Powerhouse’s MELT Festival in February, blends Bowie anecdotes and loving renditions of the Duke’s classics including Space Oddity, Let’s Dance, China Girl, Life On Mars, Changes, and Ziggy Stardust. “He’s the most amazing …

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Women in Voice returns to the Judith Wright Centre this October with another brilliant line-up of Brisbane’s finest chanteuses this October. For over twenty years Women in Voice has been the meeting point for our most brilliant female artists to come together and showcase just how much talent we have right here on our doorstep. …

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Before it was a classic Alfred Hitchcock film, Dial M for Murder began its life on the stages of London’s West End in 1952. Over 60 years later, playwright Frederick Knott’s seminal work is still as thrilling as ever and is set to be brought back to life again next month by New Farm’s Nash Theatre. …

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Pop legend Marcia Hines is set to spearhead a stellar line-up of talent at this year’s Brisbane Festival as she stars in ‘Velvet’, a boogie wonderland that completely redefines cabaret as a disco inferno that shocks, surprises and scintillates at every turn. Being performed at the Brisbane Powerhouse 16-26 September, Velvet is an electrifying trip to a …

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