A wind of change in Hotel Urban

The winds of change are certainly in the air at Urban Hotel Group (part of Erdigroup Hotel Collection) as both the St Leonards and Brisbane properties came under new leadership effective Monday 10 April, 2017. Picking up the reigns in Brisbane is Kumar Ellawalla, who made the move North to Queensland from his time as […]

Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour – Carmen

If you love your opera, this classic tale is the perfect accomaniment to your Autumn break at Hotel Urban St Leonards. Following on from a brilliant season in 2013, Gale Edward’s acclaimed production of Bizet’s Carmen will return to Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour in 2017. Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour is now a definite […]

Anh Do Returns to Brisbane

All-time Aussie favourite, comedian, author and all round great guy Anh Do returns to Brisbane with his smash hit show Anh Do – The Happiest Refugee Live to QPAC in February and April. Based on his best-selling book of the same name, the stage show takes the audience even further, showcasing real life stories, photos […]

Every Brilliant Thing – QPAC

Labeled a ‘play about depression and the lengths we go to for those we love’, Every Brilliant Thing features award-winning British actor, James Rowland and a humorous piece about a serious subject – a six-year-old exposed to his mother’s depression and his attempts to remind her about everything that is brilliant about the world. Beautiful, […]

Brisbane Christmas Gift Ideas

Christmas is a magical time of year, filled with friends, family and plenty of pressies. But if you’re anything like us, come December you’ll be all too familiar with the feeling of themed rush to buy last minute Christmas gifts. With the countdown to Christmas now on (yes, there’s less than 25 sleeps), we thought […]

Sunset Cinemas in North Sydney

Enjoy a cinema experience like no other at the IMB Bank Sunset Cinema. Returning to the historic North Sydney Oval, the 2017 program has lined up some of the best films you can watch under the stars. Highlights this year include current blockbusters, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them; La La Land; Jackie; as well […]

Kooza – Cirque Du Soleil

“DARE-DAZZLING, dramatic, DEATH-DEFYING, heart-stopping, utterly brilliant…” Kooza, Cirque du Soleil’s kid-friendly touring show has arrived in Brisbane bringing its foot-tapping music & crazy characters to the Big Top. The show pays homage to  original traditions of the circus, but steps it up a notch with incredible acrobatic performance and the art of clowning. Following the journey of […]

Big Design Market – Sydney

Get ready to shop this weekend! The Big Design Market is making its highly anticipated debut in Sydney this weekend. Originally from Melbourne, The Big Design Market will offer shoppers the chance to start their Christmas shopping early with a curation of the best local and international design across homewares, textiles, fashion, furniture, lighting, stationery, […]

Make your Office Christmas Party one to Remember

So you’ve been put in charge of the Office Christmas party this year, but you have no idea where to start. With all your colleagues and bosses relying on you to put on a fantastic shindig, you’ve got to make sure it’s not going to be one giant flop. Making sure you have the right […]

World Science Festival Returns to Brisbane

Budding inventors and science-fans take note: The World Science Festival returns to Brisbane next March. Bringing together some of the world’s greatest thought leaders to Queensland; showcase local scientists and performers from around the Asia Pacific region; and host the brightest and the best from previous events in New York. At the Festival, the biggest stars […]