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Queensland Ballet – The Nutcracker

Embark into a magical fairy tale ballet this December with Clara and her wooden Nutcracker. During a Christmas party celebration given by her parents, little Clara received a special gift from Dr Drosselmeyer; “a wooden Nutcracker”. In a jealous fit, Fritz her brother breaks it, but in a twinkling of an eye, Dr Drosselmeyer was […]

LITTLE BIG SHOTS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL FOR KIDS

Inspiring young minds through film If you’ve got a little Spielberg at home or your whole family loves films, this international kids film festival is perfect popcorn fodder! An incredible showcase of films by filmmakers from over twenty countries. Mini movie moguls will laugh along, whoop and be inspired by the huge variety of animation, […]

SYDNEY FRINGE FESTIVAL

Trash, fab and art. Sydney’s Fringe festival is back again for more locally dug up delights from across the city. Find art, performance, the Kensington Street Festival and so much more in Sydney’s 8th year of celebrating creativity and diversity.   When: September 1 – 30th 2017-08-10 Where: Multiple locations How much: Dependent on show […]

The Archibald Prize

Discover the wonder, thoughtfulness and sometimes scandal of the portraits of the Archibald Prize at the Art Gallery of New South Wales. With the Archibald’s $100,000 prize in mind, artists from across the country create works that reflect JF Archibald’s requirement of ‘preferentially of some man or woman distinguished in art, letters, science or politics’ […]

SWAN LAKE / LOCH NA NEALA

“No white tutus, no Tchaikovsky  – this Swan Lake is like no other” Direct from its critically acclaimed season at Sadler’s Wells and sold out performances throughout Europe, comes a genre-defying, contemporary reimagining of one of the most famous ballets in the world. Bringing together contemporary dance, live music and traditional Irish folklore, this brilliantly dark […]

Escape from Pompeii

In 79 AD Mount Vesuvius erupted, spewing huge waves of volcanic ash over the Bay of Naples. Stationed across the water at Misenum Pliny the Elder, the prominent scholar and military commander of Misenum’s naval base, ordered a fleet of warships to rescue as many people as possible from the doomed city. Often left out from […]

Urban Brisbane: Proudly supporting Hummingbird House

As part of its philanthropic commitments through the Eva and Les Erdi Humanitarian Charitable Foundation, Hotel Urban Brisbane proudly supports Hummingbird House, Queenslands only childrens hospice. Beyond caring for children with life limiting conditions in their final weeks, Hummingbird house supports patients and their families through a range of options including access to short break stays, […]

St Leonards: Proudly supporting the Humpty Dumpty Foundation.

As part of its philanthropic commitments through the Eva and Les Erdi Humanitarian Charitable Foundation, Hotel Urban St Leonards proudly supports The Humpty Dumpty Foundation. The Humpty Dumpty Foundation supplies vital medical equipment to children’s hospitals all over Australia and allows donators to choose not only the specific piece of equipment they would like to […]

Aladdin the Musical comes to Brisbane

Polish off your lamps ladies and gentlemen because Aladdin, the hit Broadway musical is coming to the Sunshine State, running at the Queensland Performing Arts Centre from 28 February 2018. Featuring all of the sing-along favourites from the Disney original, as well as new music composed by Academy Award winner Alan Menken, lyrics by Howard […]

Mercedes Benz Fashion Festival: 27 – 31 Aug

Get your fash pack back together – The Mercedes Benz Fashion Festival is back in Brisbane for 2017. Discover a range of events from luncheons to runways and be the first in the know for this years latest designers, newest looks and who is wearing what. Many events this year are offering varying levels of […]