Gay Brisbane

Brisbane's arts performance venue
Brisbane Powerhouse Arts

Ongoing visual arts, comedy, theater, and music events and festivals. See what's on this week at their website.
On the masculine side
BootCo. Brisbane

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.
Beautiful, breathtaking ballet
Queensland Ballet’s Season 2014

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
Hellfire Club presents
Kinky Krampus Party

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.
NYE party every second year

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.
Tropical Fruits' New Year's
Rainbow Circus - 25th Anniversary NYE Party

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.
15th Annual
Brisbane Queer Film Festival 2014

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.
Summer Street Party
Big Gay Day 2014

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.
Theater, dance, music
Brisbane Festival

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.
True Colours -- since 1990
Pride Festival 2014

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.
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