Some of Queensland’s most accomplished musicians will head for the hills in spring – as part of an annual songwriting retreat established by Brisbane singer-songwriter Emma Bosworth.
There are less than two weeks left to submit an entry for this year’s Brisbane Portrait Prize, with entries closing on August 16 and finalists to be announced on September 20.
Southeast Queenslanders are being encouraged to turn their focus to their immediate surrounds for this year’s Brisbane Lord Mayor’s Photographic Awards. But those wanting to submit an entry should snap to it, with entries closing on Wednesday.
The music industry has been one of the hardest-hit sectors in Australia since the COVID-19 pandemic hit but a new ABC-TV music series is giving home-grown musicians some much-needed exposure.
It’s one of the most anticipated events on Queensland’s cultural calendar and following last month’s announcement this year’s Brisbane Festival would be proceeding, organisers have just revealed the full 2020 program.
For a brief period in the early 2000s, Brisbane indie-rock quartet Dollar Bar appeared to be on their way to a successful musical career – but despite the four-piece’s innate knack for writing catchy pop hooks, timing was never their strong suit.
Queensland Arts Minister Leeanne Enoch has announced details of the Government’s targeted funding support for the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander arts sector, including a new online marketplace and shopfronts in Brisbane and Cairns.