Ongoing visual arts, comedy, theater, and music events and festivals. See what's on this week at their website.
December 31, 2014, 8pm-6am. Annual 18+ New Year's Eve party at Lismore Showgrounds. New Year's Day Pool Party, 10am-4pm at Lismore Memorial Baths; followed by Recovery Party 4pm-1am withfree BBQ and Chill dance space. Also Cabaret shows, bar, cafe, art exhibition, camping, midnight fireworks, women’s, men’s and the sex/gender diverse spaces.
January 24, 2015, 9pm - late, the Downstairs Bar, Sportsman Hotel, 130 Leichhardt St, Spring Hill/ Brisbane. Monthly Fetish party where you can show your fetish and meet like-minded friends. Consensual B&D play supervised by Masters and Mistresses. Next dates: Feb 28 Mardi Gras, Mar 28 Heaven in Hell, Apr 25, May 23, Jun 27, Jul 25, Aug 22, Sep 26, Oct 24, Nov 28, and Dec 26, 2015.
January 31, 2015 IML Fundraiser Carwash. Feb 15: Fisting Workshop 101. Mar 7: Spit and Polish. Men in uniform, eather and denim. Annual: KINK Dance Party; Corium/ Mr Queensland Leather midyear dance party; Aug-Sep Brisbane Leather Pride art exhibitions, Mr Queensland Leather competition, Leather Dinner + leather dance party. See website:
February 5-15 2015, at Brisbane Powerhouse, 119 Lamington St, New Farm. Music, cabaret, comedy, circus, visual arts and community panels – and films – at MELT and BQFF, the annual festival of films that rarely receive mainstream theatrical or television release; shorts, features and documentaries from all over the globe.
March 20-31, 2014, La Sylphide at Playhouse, QPAC - Woken on his wedding day morning by a beautiful, winged sylph, a Scotsman J is bewitched; June 26 - July 11, Peter Pan at Playhouse, QPAC - journey to Neverland; August 28 - September 5, Dance Dialogues at Thomas Dixon Centre - brand new works created by emerging choreographers; October 23-31, The Sleeping Beauty at Lyric Theatre, QPAC.
March, 2015 (to be confirmed) -- 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.
August 20 - September 13, 2015. A pansexual festival of kink, leather and fetish. Fetish & alternative market, workshops, a night of food, drink, art, dancing, and sumptuous surrounds, Hellfire Club event at Sportsman Hotel.
September, 2015 (to be confirmed). 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. See previous years' program online:
September, 2015 (to be confirmed), attracts more than 50 000 festival-goers over a four week period - now in the Australian springtime. Includes the Gala Opening Party, the Pink Pub Prowl and the rally and march followed by Pride Fair Day. See website for details and previous years' media: