Brisbane (City) - QLD

Puffs The Play

Puffs The Play

Friday, September 6, 2019, 7:30 – 9:50pm It has sparked a cult following across the world, and now it is Brisbane’s turn to step into the world of magical misfits with the smash-hit comedy play PUFFS or: Seven Increasingly Eventful Years at a Certain School of Magic & Magic coming to Brisbane Powerhouse from 23 August. Location: Powerhouse Theatre Note - On weekend matinees PUFFS has been lightly transfigured so that wizards ages 8 and above can share in the magic, and parents can relax knowing their kids won't learn any new curses. Venue address: Brisbane Powerhouse, 119 Lamington Street, New Farm Venue: Brisbane Powerhouse, New Farm Event type: Performing arts Age range: Teens, Young adults, Adults (30+), Seniors Cost: Check the Brisbane Powerhouse website as prices vary Age: Suitable for ages 14+.
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21 Aug 2019
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SS Mendi: Dancing the Death Drill

SS Mendi: Dancing the Death Drill

But early in the morning of 21 February 1917, the Mendi collided with a cargo ship amid thick fog in the English Channel and sank, killing 646 people. SS Mendi: Dancing the Death Drill, based on the book by Fred Khumalo, is powerful and moving music theatre inspired by the real-life tragic maritime disaster. Venue address: Queensland Performing Arts Centre, Cnr Melbourne and Grey Street, South Brisbane Venue: Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC), South Brisbane Parent event: Brisbane Festival Event type: Music, Performing arts Cost: $47-$65 plus booking fee Age: Suitable for audiences 12 years and over Bookings: Bookings required.
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21 Aug 2019
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Picnic at Hanging Rock

Picnic at Hanging Rock

Friday, September 6, 2019, 7:30 – 10:30pm Come along to see the play, "Picnic at Hanging Rock" by Laura Annawyn Shamas from the novel by Joan Lindsay. The play tells the story of three school girls and their governess who mysteriously disappear on Valentine's Day in 1900. Venue address: Seven Hills Hub, 28 Tallowwood Street, Seven Hills Venue: Seven Hills Hub Parent event: Seniors Week Event type: Performing arts Cost: Adults - $25, Concession - $20, Children - $15, 10 or more group booking - $18 each Bookings: Bookings required.
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21 Aug 2019
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Air Your Dirty Laundry - Live

Air Your Dirty Laundry - Live

Do you have questions relating to love, dating and intimacy you can’t get advice on? Air Your Dirty Laundry (AYDL) with Belinda Love is the only interactive platform where real people, straight from the audience, air their concerns regarding love, dating and intimacy, and safely receive transformation from our expert panel; Belinda Love – Host, Love Coach and The Bachelor 2017  Mark Rosenfeld – Dating Coach Madison Missina – Sexologist Dan Webb – Married at First Sight Stevie Mac – Roving Reporter. Location: Visy Theatre Venue address: Brisbane Powerhouse, 119 Lamington Street, New Farm Venue: Brisbane Powerhouse, New Farm Event type: Performing arts Age range: Young adults, Adults (30+), Seniors Cost: Early bird (until 12 August): $32, VIP: $69, Adult: $39, Concession: $32 - plus transaction fee of $6.90 Age: Suitable for ages 18+.
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20 Aug 2019
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We Live Here

We Live Here

Friday, September 6, 2019, 7 – 8pm This inspiring circus show by Brisbane’s very own Flipside Circus celebrates the memories and moments that make a life. Based on the stories of parents, siblings and guests of Hummingbird House (Queensland’s only youth hospice), We Live Here explores themes of resilience, chaos and the beauty of a moment shared. Location: Cremorne Theatre Brisbane City Council is a proud founding partner of Brisbane Festival.  Venue address: Queensland Performing Arts Centre, Cnr Melbourne and Grey Street, South Brisbane Venue: Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC), South Brisbane Parent event: Brisbane Festival Event type: Family events, Performing arts Cost: $28 (plus booking fee) Age: Suitable for audiences 5 years and over Bookings: Bookings required.
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20 Aug 2019
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Blanc de Blanc Encore

Blanc de Blanc Encore

The hedonistic world of Blanc de Blanc returns to Brisbane Festival off the back of a record-breaking Sydney Opera House summer season with a brand new show. Vintage French flair, risqué humour, spectacular aerials, comedy and big dance numbers will astonish and delight with opulent, cheeky, edge-of-your-seat theatre. Location: The Courier-Mail Spiegeltent, Cultural Forecourt, South Bank Brisbane City Council is a proud founding partner of Brisbane Festival.  Venue address: South Bank Parklands, Corner Ernest Street, Stanley Street and Grey Street, South Brisbane Venue: South Bank Parklands Parent event: Brisbane Festival Event type: Music, Performing arts Age range: Young adults, Adults (30+) Cost: $59-$75 Age: Strictly 18 years and over Bookings: Bookings required.
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20 Aug 2019
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The Cold Record

The Cold Record

Directed by Alexandra Bassiakou Shaw and written by Kirk Lynn, This is the story of a 12-year-old boy who tries to set the record for leaving school the most days with a fever and, in the process, falls in love with the school nurse and breaks his heart on punk rock. You’ll leave with a mix tape made from the audience’s memories and a promise never to speak about what you witnessed or else you’ll get kicked out. Brisbane City Council is a proud founding partner of Brisbane Festival.  Parent event: Brisbane Festival Event type: Performing arts Age range: Young adults, Adults (30+), Seniors Cost: $36 (plus booking fee) Age: Suitable for audiences 15 years and over Bookings: Bookings required.
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20 Aug 2019
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1000 Doors

1000 Doors

From the masterminds behind last year’s Festival hit House of Mirrors comes a new invitation to lose yourself and find something else in the process. A seemingly endless series of doors, screens, portals and gateways give way to the many in-between spaces humanity has invented to fill the void – passageways and parlours and vestibules and holding pens – each haunted by the lingering traces of past inhabitants. Venue address: South Bank Parklands, Corner Ernest Street, Stanley Street and Grey Street, South Brisbane Venue: South Bank Parklands Parent event: Brisbane Festival Event type: Art, Family events Cost: $10-$15 Age: All ages Bookings: Bookings required.
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20 Aug 2019
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Mum 'n' bubs - 'Women's Work' exhibition tour with artist

Mum 'n' bubs - 'Women's Work' exhibition tour with artist

Friday, September 6, 2019, 10 – 11am For a deeper insight into Brisbane City Council's Outdoor Gallery exhibition, Women’s Work, join exhibition curators, Brisbane Art Matriarchs (BAM!), on a walking tour as they highlight the exciting established and emerging artists on display, revealing the curatorial process and framework behind this exhibition. Find out more about the Outdoor Gallery and each Women's Work artist and her artwork. Image credit: 'The Mariner', Courtney Brims, Edison Lane Venue address: King George Square, 100 Adelaide Street, Brisbane Venue: King George Square, Brisbane City Event type: Art, Free Cost: Free Bookings: Book via Eventbrite.
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20 Aug 2019
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