Ongoing visual arts, comedy, theater, and music events and festivals. See what's on this week at their website.
Men in Uniform, Leather and Denim. Annual events: KINK Dance Party early each year; Corium/ Mr Queensland Leather midyear dance party; August-September Brisbane Leather Pride art exhibitions, Mr Queensland Leather competition, Leather Dinner + leather dance party; Industrial Tinsel, first Saturday in December. See webste for details.
November 23 + December 28, 2013, 9pm - late at the Downstairs Bar at Sportsman Hotel, 130 Leichhardt St, Spring Hill/ Brisbane. Consensual B&D play supervised by Masters and Mistresses.
December 5-21, 2013. Ben Stevenson’s The Nutcracker at Christmas. April 24 - May 10, 2014 Coppélia at Playhouse, QPAC; June 27-July 5, The Australian première of Sir Kenneth MacMillan’s iconic Romeo & Juliet fwith guest stars Tamara Rojo, Carlos Acosta, Steven McRae. Choreographer Greg Hors; August 1-9, Flourish at Playhouse, QPAC
December 31, 2013 7pm - 3am, at The Spring Hill Hotel, Queensland’s largest men-only party. DJs Philthy Holster (SYD), A Craig, Fradge. Beer garden with free sausage sizzle from about 7pm, upstairs party room + hot entertainment.
December 31, 2013, 8pm-6am. Annual New Year's Eve party at Lismore Showgrounds. New Year's Day Pool Party, 10am-4pm followed by Recovery Party 4pm-midnight. Cabaret shows, bar, art exhibition, camping, film festival.
January 30, 2014, 6pm BQFF: Let Love Fly - Rooftop Terrace cocktail party with river views, be first to see the 2014 BQFF program in style. Festival dates: March 28th - April 6th at Brisbane Powerhouse, 119 Lamington St, New Farm. Annual festival of films that rarely receive mainstream theatrical or television release; shorts, features and documentaries from all over the globe.
March 9, 2014 from noon -- the biggest & gayest street party in Australia -- thousands party in Fortitude Valley streets, stage entertainment, raising money for gay community and to help prevent youth suicides.
September, 2014. Three weeks of music, theater, dance, circus, comedy, opera, cabaret, visual arts/photography, film, discussions, and a radiant garden display of colored, multicultural lanterns at South Bank’s Cultural Forecourt.
September, 2014, attracts more than 50 000 festival-goers over a four week period - now in the Australian springtime. The Queens Ball remains in the traditional June date along with a GLBTQI march. See website for details.