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GERHARD RICHTER: The Life of Images

When: 14 OCT 2017 – 4 FEB 2018 Where: GOMA Art fans won’t want to miss this ticketed event at the Queensland Gallery of Modern Art this summer! Gerhard Richter Tickets start at just $18.00 for adults, $16.00 for concession holders, $14.00 for members and $8.00 for children aged between 5 and 12 years.  Family and Season passes are also available. For more than fifty years, Gerhard Richter has proven his remarkable command of almost every style and genre of painting. From tender personal portraits to visceral overpainted photographs, romantic landscapes to monumental abstracts, this exhibition gives a detailed insight into the work of one of the world’s most influential living artists. Exclusive to Brisbane’s Gallery of Modern Art, ‘Gerhard Richter: The Life of Images’ is the German artist’s first major Australian exhibition, with loans from public and private collections in Europe, North America, Asia and Australia, including the artist’s own collection. Exploring Richter’s endless capacity to shift form, this unprecedented exhibition is a testament to his technical virtuosity, rigorous work practices and unparalleled influence on contemporary art. Among the artworks are the iconic portraits Reader (804) 1994 and Ella (903-1) 2007, still-life paintings including Two candles (499-4) 1982 and Orchid […]

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YAYOI KUSAMA: Life is the heart of a rainbow

When: 4 NOV 2017 – 11 FEB 2018 Where: GOMA Queensland Art Gallery This colourful exhibition is FREE to enter and great for the whole family to discover. Yayoi Kusama is an international wonder. With an artistic career of more than 60 years, she is a pre-eminent figure in 21st century contemporary art. ‘Life is the Heart of a Rainbow’ explores Kusama’s key motifs, her engagement with the body, and her conception of space. The exhibition includes early painterly experiments, a multi-decade presentation of her celebrated ‘net’ paintings, performance, soft-sculpture, assemblage, the iconic ‘infinity rooms’ and large-scale installations of her later career. It culminates in an encompassing presentation of Kusama’s most recent paintings from the visually arresting ‘My Eternal Soul’ series (2009 – ongoing). During the exhibition, Kusama’s iconic work in Gallery’s Collection Narcissus Garden (1966/2002) is on display in the Watermall at QAG, and the Children’s Art Centre at GOMA hosts the immersive interactive The obliteration room (2002 – ongoing), a collaboration between the artist and QAGOMA which debuted at ‘The 4th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art’ and has since been experienced by more than five million people at venues around the world. Queensland Art Gallery is open daily […]

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The Wizard of Oz @ QPAC

When: from 4th November to 1st December, 2017 Where: Lyric Theatre Queensland Performing Arts Centre, Brisbane The world’s favourite musical is coming to QPAC! Tickets: from $49.90 to $179.90 Duration: 2hrs 30mins Age: recommended for 8years+ The London Palladium production of The Wizard of Oz is an enchanting revision of the all-time classic. Developed from the ever-popular MGM screenplay, it contains the beloved songs from the Oscar®-winning movie score, all the favourite characters and iconic moments, plus a few surprises along the way, including new songs by Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber. Leading the company of over 40 performers will be Australian musical theatre legend Anthony Warlow as the Wizard and Professor Marvel, and leading ladies Lucy Durack as Glinda and Jemma Rix as Miss Gulch and The Wicked Witch of the West. Rising star Samantha Dodemaide will play the coveted role of Dorothy, her first leading role in a major musical. – QPAC Get your Brisbane Wizard of Oz tickets today! Book your accommodation staying with use here at West End Central Apartments are located centrally in Brisbane – just 10 minutes walk from Queensland Performing Arts Centre. Offering a selection of fully self-contained 1 & 2 Bedroom Apartments, as […]

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Christmas activities in Brisbane

Get into the festive spirit with Brisbane’s wide range of Christmas celebrations and activities. There’s something for everyone in the family with a wide range of stage shows, shopping events, Santa appearances and so much more! 26th of October to 29th October 2017 Caravanning Queensland Pre-Christmas Caravan and Camping Sale Brisbane Showgrounds Get ready for the Christmas holidays with all of your outdoor caravan and camping needs in one spot! 1st December 2017 A Grinch’s Christmas 220 Brunswick Street, Fortitude Valley ‘Revel in the frustrations of the season with this hilarious take on the silly season. Filled with more sarcastic fun then you can shake a feather fan at, this Christmas, Curves & Claws brings you comedy gold, blazing burlesque, scintillating shibari, awe-inspiring aerial acrobatics and a whole lot more.’ 2nd December 2017 Christmas Express The Workshops Rail Museum (Ipswich) It’s all aboard this Christmas for a 2.5 hour journey through the scenic countryside. A delightful day out for the whole family. 8th to 16th December 2017 Queensland Ballet’s The Nutcracker 2017 QPAC’s Lyric Theatre, South Bank, Brisbane Set to the the magical music of Tchaikovsky along with stunning sets and costumes, Ben Stevenson’s The Nutcracker is a must-see Christmas treat. […]

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Bledisloe Cup Suncorp Stadium Brisbane

When: Saturday 21st of October, 2017 Where: Suncorp Stadium Brisbane Queensland Be there in person when the Qantas Wallabies take on the New Zealand All Blacks for the 2017 Bledisloe Cup Test Series at Brisbane’s Suncorp Stadium this October! Can the Wallabies win back The Bledisloe Cup on home soil? Or will the NZ All Blacks reign supreme in this iconic Rugby Union match-up?  To catch the action live, book your tickets to the Bledisloe Cup at Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane here. Coming from out of town and looking for accommodation in Brisbane? West End Central Apartments are located centrally in Brisbane and offer a selection of fully self-contained 1 & 2 Bedroom Apartments, as well as Studio Apartments. You’ll also love our gym, pool and sauna for relaxing between Brisbane activities! Book your Brisbane accommodation now.  

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Kinky Boots the Musical at QPAC Brisbane – limited season!

When: from 22nd of August – 22nd of October, 2017 Where: QPAC (Queensland Performing Arts Centre) Brisbane Tickets are on sale now for the Brisbane season of ‘Kinky Boots’ playing at Queensland Performing Art Centre’s, Lyric Theatre – for a limited season only! Don’t miss the show everyone has been talking about, the heart-warming musical that takes you on a hilarious journey from a working class shoe factory to the runways of Milan. Based on the movie starring Joel Edgerton and inspired by a true story. With Tony and Grammy winning songs by pop icon Cyndi Lauper, book by Broadway royalty Harvey Fierstein (La Cage aux Folles) and direction and choreography by Tony-Award Winner Jerry Mitchell (Legally Blonde, Hairspray). Grab your Brisbane Kinky Boots tickets, then book your accommodation staying with use here at West End Central Apartments are located centrally in Brisbane – just 10 minutes walk from Queensland Performing Arts Centre .Offering a selection of fully self-contained 1 & 2 Bedroom Apartments, as well as Studio Apartments. You’ll also love our gym, pool and sauna for relaxing between Brisbane activities! Book your Brisbane accommodation now.  

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