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Colossus in 2018; photography Mark Gambino

“Hive mind” visits Powerhouse

By Kate Lockyer The colossal momentum of Stephanie Lake’s Colossus has turned what was originally an abstract work into something that took on its own meaning. Lake said the show is about the power of the collective, and also about the push and pull of humanity and the positives and negatives of crowd behaviour. “There’s […]

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Rotary Community Dinner

7th Feb 2024 The Rotary Club of New Farm invites you to their inaugural Community Dinner on February 7, featuring a special guest speaker from Queensland Brain Institute. The dinner will be held at Stratton Bar and Kitchen, 3 Stratton St, Newstead. Raffles and auction prizes will be awarded on the night, raising funds for

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RSL Community Day 

26th January 2024 The RSL South Eastern District invites Veterans, families and all members of the local community to their inaugural Australia Day celebration! 10 AM to 2 PM |  Limbless Soldiers’ Building, 42 Oxlade Drive, New Farm Program: From 10am there will be free tea, coffee and soft drinks, alongside a morning tea, followed

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Christmas markets on again

Christmas markets on again By Jillian Goh Celebrate the season and shop for Christmas at the very popular Jan Powers Farmers Christmas Markets. Visitors can also look forward to a live performance by the Queensland Choir, face painting for the kids, and extra gift stalls set up just for the holiday. Make sure to pre-order

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A fusion feast

A fusion feast Review by Jillian Goh Brisbane Powerhouse’s Night Feast is a culinary wonderland — and it looks like it too, with its live performances and its dark, stylish ambience. One of the stalls I tried was Wonderbao. Hailing from Melbourne, the stall’s menu combines the Cantonese pastry of bao with non-traditional fillings. I

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Night Feast – October

4th-29th October 2023 Staged at the iconic Brisbane Powerhouse, Night Feast is a month-long sensory celebration of feasting and art. download program pdf Set within a temporary village of Queensland fretwork, Cantonese lacquer and luminous neon, a selection of Brisbane’s top chefs will feature their signature dishes. The culinary feast is paired with a menu

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Matt Hsu's Obscure Orchestra

MELT Festival 2023

MELT into a festival of queer celebration MELT Festival, Brisbane’s forward and fearless annual celebration of queer art, artists, allies and ideas is back for an eighth edition, today revealing its vibrant and eclectic 2023 program. Featuring home-grown music artists alongside international sensations, provocative and hilarious theatre, exhibitions showcasing photography, textile art and installations as

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A Royal Australian Airforce plane

RAAF Flypast

RAAF flypast Keep your eyes on the sky this Saturday to catch a glimpse of an RAAF aircraft as part of commemorations for the anniversary of the Victory in the Pacific. The RSL South Eastern District, based in the Limbless Soldiers’ Building on Oxlade Drive, will be holding an invitation-only service to recognise the anniversary

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Village News Paw-ty in the Park

Village News Paw-ty in the Park Our neighbours over at Newstead Dog Park are throwing a party in August! My Village News is sponsoring a free paw-ty in the park for International Dog Day on August 26 at Waterfront Park in Newstead. The event is supporting Pets in the Park Brisbane, a charity based in

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