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The Reaction Theory’s The Unspoken Word is ‘Joe’ Brings Complex, Messy and Real Women to Backdock Arts

Bravo Brisbane had the delightful opportunity to catch up for an interview with the director of The Unspoken Word is ‘Joe’, Ruby Sanders and one of the actors, Mackenzie Curtis. They talked to us about feminism, portraying real women on stage and what it takes to make it in the world of theatre as young, aspiring artists in Brisbane. Check out what they had to say!

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Brisbane Women Rockers Raise The Roof // Koko Uzi Interview

Bravo Brisbane recently had the opportunity to sit down for an interview with Brisbane all-female rock band, Koko Uzi. This unique group has a kicking sound and sat down to chat to us about it and their upcoming gig at Return to White Chairs Reunion Vol. 3 at The Triffid on December 19 which will pay tribute to some of the great women in Brisbane music from the 70’s and 80’s!

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A Refreshing Blend of Old and New: Family Band, Girl and Girl’s New EP

From the very moment you hear the first notes of up-and-coming band Girl and Girl’s debut EP, you will be in love! This band’s unique sound is a refreshing blend of old and new. Conjuring distinctive indie rock vibes, Girl and Girl consists of front man Kai James, brothers, Jayden and Coby Williams and Kai’s drumming Aunty, Melissa James. This multi-generational family band has made a splash in the Aussie music scene here on the south-east coast.

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Scouthouse Interview: New surf rock from Brisbane

Recently, Bravo Brisbane had the immense privilege to sit down with songwriter, vocalist and guitarist, Casey Charteris, from up-and-coming Brisbane band, Scouthouse. On their Facebook page, Scouthhouse describes themselves as “Your favourite surf rock space cowboys and you don’t even realise it yet.” Check out what Casey had to say about the band below!

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Up-and-coming Brisbane artist challenges her cultural background in a new art and photography exhibition

Local, up-and-coming abstract painter and photographer, Jui The Artist, will be displaying her collection of works at the Red Bowler Coffee Lounge and Wine Bar on Sunday, 3 October 2021. ‘The Wave’ will feature roughly 44 pieces of abstract art and photography from Jui The Artist. Jui has been creating abstract art for the last ten years. Jui says that the discovery of abstract art was incredibly empowering and freeing and did wonders for her mental health. This art form fascinated Jui as for the first time she was free to embrace imperfection and mistakes through art. Jui hopes that her work would inspire and encourage others to explore abstract art and to experience the freedom to create anything with passion without the fear of mistakes or the limitations of traditional art.

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Portraits: The Godfather meets The Haunting of Hill House in Observatory Theatre’s new show

New independent theatre company, Observatory Theatre will present Portraits, an intense new Australian drama that confronts audiences with the dark side of traditions, for three performances from 1 – 2 October 2021 the Old Museum in Bowen Hills. Observatory Theatre creates meaningful, vibrant experiences for audiences in ways traditional theatre does not. They aim to […]

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Visual Storytelling and Clowning // Backstage with UTOPIA! and the Caravan Calamity’s Kara Fisher

With Anywhere Festival 2021 just around the corner, Bravo Brisbane caught up with one of the creators bringing theatre to life anywhere but a theatre this May. Meet Kara Fisher who is the Co-Creator, Choreographer, and a Performer in Observatory Theatre’s UTOPIA! and the Caravan Calamity. Tell us a little bit about yourself? I am […]

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Fresh, Innovative & Brave // Observatory Theatre 2021 Season Launch

There is nothing more exciting than seeing fresh faces on the Brisbane theatre scene. The new kids on the block, Observatory Theatre, are here to shake things up. Their 2021 season of immersive, boundary-bending theatre was launched over Facebook Live on 4 February 2021. It is impossible not to be immediately taken with the fresh […]

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“We’ve got someone for everyone” // Backstage with The Belles of Burlesque’s Don D’Bauch

Bravo Brisbane recently sat down for an exclusive interview with internationally revered talent scout Donatella ‘Don’ D’Bauch (Victoria Posner) to discuss InsideOutside Theatre Company’s upcoming season of The Belles of Burlesque.

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Does the pandemic spell the beginning of the end for live performance?

In the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, as we found ourselves confined to the couch, longing for the sweet first notes of the overture and the excited whispers of the audience, many of us turned to digital media for our entertainment fix. With a plethora of quality digital stories and content readily available and easily accessible from the couch, you might be asking yourself this question: Will this pandemic spell the beginning of the end for live performance?