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I have been asked to describe a pugilist.

I had to look up the word in a dictionary because, to be honest, I did not know what the word meant.  395 more words


Mind blown!

I saw 15 of the 78 Brisbane Festival productions during September … not my best year (stupid Influenza B) but not a bad effort, given its Term 3 timing (#teacherlife). 212 more words


Ringside in the Roundhouse

Prize Fighter (La Boite Theatre Company & Brisbane Festival)

La Boite Theatre, Roundhouse Theatre

September 5 – 26

Perhaps never has there been a show more suitable for La Boite’s unique theatre in the round staging than “Prizefighter”, a new Australian work which sees the Roundhouse Theatre transformed into authentic boxing ring, complete with Vegas razzle dazzle spectacle of ushers acting as ring card girls, holding over-heard oversized cards bearing the seating bank numbers, an assortment of training routines happening before the audience’s eyes and a pumping pre-show soundtrack to set the scene and invigorate the crowd. 527 more words


[Theatre Review] Prize Fighter

Prize Fighter La Boite Theatre, September 09:

They say that there is a story in each of us that needs to be told to the world. 388 more words


The History Girls: Eugene Bullard, Black Swallow of Death Catherine Johnson

Originally posted on The History Girls.

Another WW1 story you might not have heard, that of  Eugene Bullard,  a young black man who found freedom and respect far from his homeland. 138 more words

20th Century

Congo, the Great Forgetting and Brisbane Festival

by David Berthold, Brisbane Festival Artistic Director

The Democratic Republic of Congo sits in the very heart of Africa, in the cradle of all humanity. It is the size of Western Europe with a population of 75 million. 960 more words