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BOOK REVIEW: home{sic}

HOME{SIC} by Julie Beveridge Another Lost Shark, 2012 Review by mr oCean Home is not always the place you come from. Sometimes it’s not a place at all, but a feeling that gradually grows inside you. Julie Beveridge’s new collection, home{sic}, takes us on a journey between those states. Admittedly, seeing it this way may … Continue reading

CABARET REVIEW: We Love You! (As Much As Everybody Else Does)

SUZANNAH BENTLEY has an otherworldly experience at GHOSTBOY’s absurdist neo-cabaret comedy collaboration with cross-dressing instrumentalist SIR LADY GRANTHAM. David ‘Ghostboy’ Stavanger appears from a trapdoor in the floor. He carries a banana that he breaks in half and slams down on the table in front of me. Apparently it contains potassium and I should try … Continue reading

SPOKEN WORD REVIEW: Unrequired Reading

Unrequired Reading ZENOBIA FROST reviews Brisbane Fringe Festival event UNREQUIRED READING. An evening of spoken word and video art, Unrequired Reading is the only Brisbane Fringe Festival show I’ve made it to thus far — but I’m glad I did. It’s a cool, clear night, and the walk from the city to the Highgate Hill … Continue reading

ARTS BLOG: Queensland Poetry Festival

Queensland Poetry Festival Words by mr oCean Photos by Elleni Toumpas There are moments in certain concerts when you feel like you and the performer are alone, floating in space, with an emotional conduit running between you. When it’s really working, you come down from that knowing that everyone else in the room felt it … Continue reading

THEATRE PREVIEW: Envoyé://:Fragmenté

Multiple Exposure Matt O’Neill, Brisbane hip hop MC, interdisciplinary artist and the man behind the Under the Radar Festival’s ENVOYÉ://:FRAGMENTÉ, bares all for SUZANNAH BENTLEY. One man: his music, words, and ideas, and absolutely no clothing to hide behind. Matt O’Neill’s one-man show explores sound, the body, and Australian society. Over three nights during Brisbane’s Under … Continue reading

ARTS: Queensland Poetry Festival

On Longing HOLLY THROSBY to warm Brisbane from winter into spring, with appearances at QUEENSLAND POETRY FESTIVAL and BRISBANE FESTIVAL. ZENOBIA FROST finds out more. ZENOBIA FROST: The clear images and personal themes of your lyrics have always resonated with me. How important are imagery and narrative to your songwriting? HOLLY THROSBY: I think images … Continue reading

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