Oktoberfest Brisbane 2015: It’s not just about the beer – Brisbane Times


Brisbane Times

Oktoberfest Brisbane 2015: It's not just about the beer
Brisbane Times
The Bavarian Bier Cafe in Eagle Street is carrying its Oktoberfest right through until the end of the month. Oktoberfest Brisbane finishes up on October 18 so you'd better brush up on your chicken dance, Flierderlieg and 99 luftballons quickly. Prost!

Michelle’s Story of resilience – InDaily


InDaily

Michelle's Story of resilience
InDaily
It came when Belgian choreographer Alain Platel asked her to dance a three-minute solo in the 2011 Brisbane Festival season of his work Out of Context – For Pina. “I did actually write back to him and said, 'You do know that I've got a walking stick ...

Irish dance is again all the rage with Michael Flatley’s Lord of the Dance … – Courier Mail


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Irish dance is again all the rage with Michael Flatley's Lord of the Dance ...
Courier Mail
Michael Flatley brought Irish dance into the global spotlight more than 21 years ago, going on to create Lord of the Dance in 1996. Since then his spectacular artistry and grand scale productions have mesmerised more than 60 million people in 68 ...
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Taste Latin culture at Hot Afro-Cuban Jazz night this month – Rockhampton Morning Bulletin


Rockhampton Morning Bulletin

Taste Latin culture at Hot Afro-Cuban Jazz night this month
Rockhampton Morning Bulletin
Couples who pre-purchase their tickets for the event will be eligible for a free dance lesson with local Salsa dance instructors Andy and Dee Vujovich. The lesson will be held at Friday, October 16 from 6pm, at the Queen Street Community Hall (29 Queen ...

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John Kaldor turns to dance for his latest Kaldor Public Art Project – Brisbane Times


Brisbane Times

John Kaldor turns to dance for his latest Kaldor Public Art Project
Brisbane Times
Carriageworks director Lisa Havilah and philanthropist John Kaldor have teamed up to "exhibit" the world premiere of Xavier le Roy's new dance work as part of Kaldor Public Art Project 31. Photo: Nic Walker. A decade ago, John Kaldor says he would have ...

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Expressions Dance Company takes Carmen Sweet on the road – Sydney Morning Herald


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Expressions Dance Company takes Carmen Sweet on the road
Sydney Morning Herald
From novella to opera to ballet to film and beyond, the fiery Carmen has long been a traveller. Her wanderings this month include a national tour of Australia in the form of Carmen Sweet, an acclaimed work by Brisbane's Expressions Dance Company in ...

Brisbane Festival: What’s on, September 21-26 – Brisbane Times


Brisbane Times

Brisbane Festival: What's on, September 21-26
Brisbane Times
Brisbane Festival Artistic Director David Berthold said Flexn is an explosive and deeply expressive new dance form responding to an American story that will not go away. "I saw Flexn in New York earlier this year and immediately began talks with Peter ...

Dancers Company review: Foibles of youth caught in stage spotlight – Brisbane Times


Dancers Company review: Foibles of youth caught in stage spotlight
Brisbane Times
As I watched the Australian Ballet's Dancers Company in its touring triple bill, I wondered if I should be subjecting these dancers to a review. They are, after all, just setting out on a professional career as graduate-year students of the company's ...

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Circa brings its physical theatre to Brisbane Festival – The Australian


The Australian

Circa brings its physical theatre to Brisbane Festival
The Australian
Troupe member Kat O'Keeffe, whose background was in gymnastics and dance, has been with Circa for four years, and confirms the gender-blindness is no affectation. “The great thing about Circa is that you do what you're good at,” she says. “So if you're ...

Zaneta Rose off to Miss Pole Dance Queensland heats – Rockhampton Morning Bulletin


Rockhampton Morning Bulletin

Zaneta Rose off to Miss Pole Dance Queensland heats
Rockhampton Morning Bulletin
POLE POSITION: Beyond Gravity Pole Fitness Academy manager and instructor Zaneta Rose will compete in the Miss Pole Dance Queensland heats this weekend Brisbane. Allan Reinikka Photography ...

Crowds celebrate People’s Day at Riverlink – The Queensland Times


The Queensland Times

Crowds celebrate People's Day at Riverlink
The Queensland Times
Ipswich shoppers had all the fun and excitement of the popular Brisbane show in their own backyard at Riverlink's annual Ekka Show Day. On Wednesday, families enjoyed jumping castles, clown games, a petting zoo, face painting, Bumbles the Clown, as ...

Nine hour dance in King George Square examines the art of protest – Brisbane Times


Brisbane Times

Nine hour dance in King George Square examines the art of protest
Brisbane Times
Ms Zink said the performers were repeating two choreographed "loops", each about 90 minutes, in order to see how they degrade as the day goes on and the dancers tired. "This repetition is reflecting the repetition that exists in protest – we fight, we ...

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Brisbane kindy kids learn NAIDOC dance – ABC Online (blog)


ABC Online (blog)

Brisbane kindy kids learn NAIDOC dance
ABC Online (blog)
That's exactly what happens during NAIDOC Week at Koolyangarra Kindergarten, in Highgate Hill. All the children - whether they are Indigenous or not - learn a traditional dance to perform in front of parents. Community Correspondent for Wooloongabba, ...