Tuesday, 26 February 2008

Brisbane Music - Hannah Acfield EP Launch Thu Feb 28 at the Globe Theatre, Valley

Brisbane Muso Hannah Acfield is launching her EP, "My Tomorrow" on Thursday night at the Globe Theatre in the Valley.

You can click here to see her myspace page, and listen to some of her songs.

Or you can watch her Youtube vid

The Globe Theatre is at 220 Brunswick St, Fortitude Valley - its only a couple of doors away from the mall that has the Brunswick St train station in it. Click here for a map.

Sunday, 10 February 2008

Brisbane Music/Art - Exhibition of Indie and Experimental works at the Judith Wright Centre

"The Brisbane Sound" opened last Friday, February 8, at the Institute of Modern Art at the Judith Wright Centre in Brunswick Street, Fortitude Valley. It's an exhibition of Brisbane's "experimental music and art in the post-punk years (1978-1983)", and it's running until the 8th of March.

The exhibition will focus on the work of specific individuals who worked in both the musical and visual art scenes in Brisbane, including Ed Kuepper from The Saints and Robert Forster from the Go-Betweens.

There will be special concerts on Friday March 7, Saturday March 8 and Sunday March 9, each curated by one of the featured musos/artists/impressarios. Tickets from Rocking Horse Records cost $30 per concert or $50 for all 3.

The exhibition itself is free - the gallery is open Tuesday - Saturday from 11am to 5pm, and open late on Thursday nights until 8pm.

Click here to see a Google Map showing exactly where the gallery is.

Sunday, 3 February 2008

Brisbane Photos - "Impact" by MousyBoyWithGlasses

Impact, originally uploaded by MousyBoyWithGlasses.

This photo by flickr user MousyBoyWithGlasses is:

"A dented window in the building that used to be Scientology HQ in Brisbane."

Click on the photo or click here to see it on Flickr, where you can download it, see larger sizes, leave comments on it and more.

The photo has been released under a Attribution-Share Alike Creative Commons licence.

This means that MousyBoyWithGlasses has given everyone permission to use the photo (even for commercial purposes), and alter it, under two conditions:

1) He has to be attributed as the author of the photo
2) If you alter the work, you have to distribute your work under the same licence.

If you want to see a collection of about 9 000 photos of Brisbane that are available for commercial use under a Creative Commons licence, click here.

Brisbane Tattoos by wild@heart Tattoo

cat tree by *Gothic-Moonlight on deviantART

my fourth tattoo. by =amazingmaleeni on deviantART

Just found this great picture of a cat-tree tattoo on deviantart.com. That's amazingmaleeni's leg you can see there, and the original design was by Gothic-Moonlight.

The work was done by wild@heart tattoo in Charlotte St in the city centre. Click here for a map, and you can see the parlour's website if you click here, or you can click here for their myspace page.

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Saturday, 2 February 2008

Brisbane Skating - Preview of Dan Nitarski's film, Robot House

Dan Nitarski has released a preview of his skating movie, Robot House, on YouTube.

Watch and enjoy - there are some good stunts, some painful falls, and plenty of broken boards.

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Brisbane Music - Ash Chevelle

Ash... by ~Lilybellspics on deviantART

This photo of Brisbane muso Ash Chevelle just turned up on deviantart.com - it was taken by deviantart user ~Lillybellspics

Ash Chavelle is an unsigned artist - you can hear three of her songs if you click here and go to her myspace profile. The songs are called "Hurricane", "Bent" and "Shades of Brown and Green"

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