There was lots of fun and games at the Bli Bli over 50s community Halcyon Landing when 90 residents got together to raise money and awareness for the Leukaemia Foundation.
Aqualinia restaurant in Teneriffe proved a lively venue for the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital Foundation’s annual heARTfelt dinner.
The Events Centre, Caloundra
Ballet lovers were enchanted as the Moscow Ballet La Classique brought Tchaikovsky’s score to life in Sleeping Beauty.
Established in 1990 by Elik Melikov, La Classique’s ballet skills, lavish costumes and magnificent stage sets were a ticket for a mystical journey to the fairytale world of Princess Aurora. The storyline is a classic.
The two-act performance captured the imagination, passion and magic of Sleeping Beauty.
“You Must Remember This”
Guests were treated to first rate entertainment when the Sunnybank Theatre Group presented the music of the war years.
The fun began in the foyer when the “Andrews Sisters” entertained guests while they enjoyed a pre-show drink. Pam Cooper who devised, wrote and directed the production, captured the poignancy of the times without dropping into the maudlin, by setting the music against the love story of Jack and Katie Delaney.
Brisbane Baroque drew an appreciative audience to hear outstanding countertenor Max Emanuel Cencic.
Famous for his recordings of baroque music from Handel to Vivaldi, he has performed on leading opera stages around the world and Brisbane lapped it up. The 10-day Baroque Festival presented a chance for Brisbane to experience the critically acclaimed festival which started in Hobart in 2013.
The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel finally landed at the Palace Cinemas and with a cast of film veterans of the calibre of Judi Dench, Maggie Smith and Bill Nighy returning for another light-hearted romp amid the rich colours of India, audiences were lining up. And if the hotel for the "elderly and beautiful” didn’t capture the imagination, 50 Shades of Gray did.