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women in docs are back!

After a hiatus of a few years, the indie folk-pop band is back in town as part of a national tour ahead of their forthcoming album release in 2014. It’s been four years since the popular Queensland-based musicians did a tour of this magnitude. The Carousel tour will take them to their favourite venues in metro centres and see them showcase material from their new album of the same name, due for release in February 2014. women in docs would easily be one of the country’s most well-respected independent acts. Featuring esteemed musicians Roz Pappalardo [acoustic guitar | vocals...

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Celebrating Diversity in West End

People’s Park in Boundary St a focus for community engagement. On October 10, the Inner South Interagency Network (ISIN) held an event for the local West End Community as a part of Mental Health Day. The local community was invited to join us for an afternoon of sausages, singing and fun activities at People’s Park in Boundary Street, West End.  The event was attended by a wide variety of people including those with a lived experience of mental ill health, local service providers and the general public. Music was provided by the Richmond Fellowship’s Choir and a drumming circle...

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Arts cuts diminish society

Given the proposed cuts to the Arts sector in Queensland it is very timely that QPAC is presenting Show Me the Value, a talk by Harvard professor Mark H Moore on Monday 4 November.  Professor Moore will be joined for Show Me the Value by experts Dr Judith McLean, QPAC Scholar in Residence and Adjunct Professor at QUT (Creative Industries) and Dr Geoff Woolcock, Board Director of the Australian National Development Index and Adjunct Associate Professor Griffith University (School of Human Services and Social Work). The discussion will be facilitated by ABC Radio’s Steve Austin. Show Me the Value will explore how the cultural...

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Smokin’ hot Burlesque at Vamp n Burn

Vamp n Burn is coming to the Old Museum on Saturday 2nd of November after a successful first season at the Spiegeltent in Melbourne. It is a unique cabaret show where a bevy of local and interstate burlesque dancers improvise to the live blues of Desert Blues Cartel. Desert Blues Cartel will perform their dirty blues, setting the scene for host Lola the Vamp, and some of Australia’s finest burleque performers who will improvise over the New Orleans style blues. All this and more at 8pm Saturday 2nd November at the Old Museum. For more info on the performers...

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Stefan gets life from Lord Mayor Quirk

Hairdresser and businessman Stefan Ackerie was honoured at the 2013 Lord Mayor’s Business Awards while other winners included Australia’s leading diversified alternative asset manager, a national retail chain founder, a pizza company and a digital publisher. Lord Mayor Graham Quirk said the awards celebrated the achievements and contribution made by the business community to Brisbane’s $135 billion economy. “The awards reward and celebrate companies that are champions for Brisbane’s growth industries and inspire others to become business leaders,” he said. “The city’s economic growth would not be possible without a bold business community ready to embrace innovation, world markets...

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