Tags: Catherine Lawrence

Review: Anywhere Festival 2016…. And the winners are…..

Pictured: Australian Modern at the Anywhere Festival 2016. Picture Credit: Geoff Lawrence, Creative Futures Photography.   18 days, 420 performances, 84%+ sold, 63 locations.  The May 2016 Anywhere Festival transformed Brisbane—opening up many of the more unusual places across the local area, and giving our ‘creatives’ a chance to shine. Audience members had the opportunity to nominate […]

Review: Gin and Sin Jazz Salon

Pictured (L to R): Miss Laine, Alicia Cush, and Zoe Georgakis-Ray. Picture Credit: Geoff Lawrence, Creative Futures Photography.   There are some people who just know how to throw a party. Chris Osborne and Susan Bennett certainly know how to mix the perfect ingredients: take one Australian Modern home, invite some of Brisbane’s most-talented musicians, […]

Review: Private Moments – A Double Bill (‘Semi Charmed’ and ‘Buried At Sea’)

Pictured: Sarah Clarke (in Semi Charmed). Picture Credit: Geoff Lawrence, Creative Futures Photography. One of the many great things about the Brisbane Anywhere Festival is it attracts talented and enthusiastic performers from interstate. Private Moments: A Double Bill  brings two 50-minute solo shows (written and performed by Melbourne residents) to the quirky Southside Tea Rooms. Pop […]

Review: The Wives of Wolfgang (Work in Progress)

Pictured: Winona (Hannah Belanszky), Wilhelmina (Paige Poulier) and Willow (Caitlin Hill). Picture Credit: Geoff Lawrence, Creative Futures Photography. It is a privilege to see any ‘work in progress’. As I said last year, a chance to  look behind the curtain, to be exposed to the creative process, and to see the tentative early steps of […]

Review: The Circus Claire Show

Pictured: Circus Clare (Claire Ogden) with, kneeling L to R, Julio 2 (Lachlan Snow) and Dimitri (Simon Arnold). Picture Credit: Geoff Lawrence, Creative Futures Photography.   In a joyous 45-minute show, the bubbly and slightly-wacky Circus Claire (Claire Ogden) illustrates a  journey of self-discovery with hula hoops, juggling, partner acrobatics, aerial tissue, physical comedy, and […]

Review: The Spirit and the Maiden

Pictured (L to R): Alison Snook, with The Muses Trio—Christa Powell (violin), Therese Milanovic (piano), and Louise King (cello). Picture Credit: Geoff Lawrence, Creative Futures Photography. The Muses Trio  describe their work as ‘celebrating music by women, performed by women.’ It was an inspired idea to launch their debut CD (The Spirit and the Maiden) inside […]