From its beginning in 1989, the Alliance Francaise French Film Festival has been one of the greatest cultural events in Australia.
The festival offers something for all ages including culture, dancing, sport, film, food and of course the best music this side of the equator.
Today Tonight reporter Adam Marshall reported on an ongoing Tamborine Mountain controversy regarding the commercial pumping of bore water in an area designated as residential.
On the 4 March 2012 an event will take place that incorporates Womens International Day with a fundraiser for The Nuhovic family as well as a special presentation to Judy Spence.
The Gold Coast Indie Film & TV Network will open this year on 21 March with our very own Betty White - the amazing Hazel Phillips. To open the night we have a very young talent, Liz Condor, a very inspiring singer who has made some impressive inroads into the music industry already for her age.
Oscar fever is approaching and with the nominations out, the hype is on with who will win or why they got in. This year’s list of movies is surprisingly good for an industry that has seem tough times over the last twelve months.
This year marked the 11th of what is known as one of the best Folk Festivals in Australia. The Festival featured The Dreaming as their focus to celebrate the joys ahead.
The Christmas Buzz is happening and so are many events around town. The Buzz has decided to give you a overview of a few things I have been to in the last few weeks. It sure was a great week and a busy one.
Mary Poppins the 'Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious' musical, is coming to the Lyric Theatre, QPAC, South Bank, Brisbane from 30 December 2011 to 17 March 2012.
Legendary Gold Coast Film Maker Phis Avalon’s collectors edition release of Summer City 1 & 2 will be in stores nationally over the Christmas season.
The opening night of this wonderful play, Pygmalion at the Playhouse at QPAC welcomed a full house and huge applause - a very good sign to what I think will be a great few weeks for them.
Queensland’s Commissioner of Police, Bob Atkinson recently visited the classrooms of Parkridge state High where he delivered a talk on behalf of the BRAKE Driving Awareness Program.
A line up of over twenty all-Aussie hip-hip artists performed at Riverstage from 10.00am to 10.00pm with crowds in attendance of around 5,500 who came to see their favourite artists.
The Kyle and Jackie O Show, Southern Cross Austereo’s top rating breakfast show, has won the Best On-Air Team (Metro FM) category, at the Australian Commercial Radio Awards (ACRA) announced on Saturday 15th at Jupiters on the Gold Coast.
The Cup is based on a true story of a young jockey who loses his only brother in a tragic racing accident just days before the 2002 Melbourne Cup.
One word to describe Funkoars’ latest album? Classic.
The Film The Hunter is a must-see. It is yet another win for yet another wonderful Australian film that I hope, will receive great attendance and world wide success.
Last night the Gold Coast Indie Film and TV Network presented, The Final Cut Editing on Film at The Basement in the Arts Centre Gold Coast.
Queensland Theatre Company has just launched a wonderful new production for those who appreciate the true quality of live stage performance. Opening night of No Mans Land by Harold Pinter was a buzz for the audience.
Palace Cinemas in collaboration with Regione Basilicata were thrilled to welcome Festival Guest Chef Donato Buchicchio from renowned “Ristorante Due Torri” in Potenza (Basilicata)
Caroline Russo Interviews Pure Product’s Jeremy Zondag on all things hip hop, as the SPRUNG festival gets ready to hit Brisbane in October.
The oh so seductive charms of Italy are set to beguile us once again, when Palace presents the 12th annual Lavazza Italian Film Festival around Australia from mid-September until late October.
Over 900 Army, Navy, Air force and connected Defence Force personnel joined key corporate businesses to celebrate the annual John Holland Defence Legacy Ball at Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre on Saturday, 10 September.
What's the Buzz spoke with local artists performing at the SPRUNG Hip Hop Festival on 15 October at the Riverside Stage Brisbane.
Fortitude Valley’s clubs and bars were packed as the public squeezed in to get a glimpse of their favorite musicians. The 3 day, 2 night event was an understandable sell out and was described by executive programmer Graham Ashton as one of the best events to emerge over the past 10 years.
Champagne flowed and cupcakes were shared as Mélange Boutique celebrated their one-year birthday bash in absolute style and toasted to a whole year of successful business in one of Fortitude Valley’s most stylish and competitive retail strips.
The Buzz joined the Triple M breakfast crew of Skip, Marto, Sully and EJ and many of their listeners who had been invited along as special guests to watch the Brisbane Festival fireworks and laser show on Saturday 3 September from the best seat in town.
Guests and attendees had first glimpse at this musical love story surrounding the infamous pyjama parties and characters that were part of the late 50s and early 60s in Surfers Paradise.
Darren Hayes launches his new single Bloodstained Heart as a follow up to the pop sensation ‘Talk Talk Talk’. The new single, available 5 September, has been chosen by X-Factor to build up their highly anticipated new series and is by all accounts, destined to be the song of his career.
Caroline Russo has decided to highlight a subject that has raised a lot of questions about the post production world after the release of the new controversial program Final Cut Pro X.
VIP service in one of EAST's luxury bars, guests were treated to a night of awesome music by singer Jamie Lee Wilson who sang a mixture of RnB and the latest hits for the crowd.
On Thursday 18 August The Buzz attended the opening night for one of the most popular pieces in its time, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof written by Tennessee Williams.
This year has seen a few hits and misses at the movies but The Green Lantern held my attention from the moment the film began to the end. When I left the theatre I really felt I had enjoyed a couple of hours of super hero magic entertainment.
The Brisbane Film Festival 2011 will take place from Saturday 3 September to Saturday 24 September with an exciting program of 70 productions and 400 performances
The Rockwiz Team in conjunction with QMF presented their latest creation in a World Premiere Performance. Five shows, five Broadcasts on ABC Local Radio, four locations around the state.
Clockwork Entertainment, in association with triple j and Scene Magazine have brought together the largest, all Aussie Hip Hop lineup to ever hit Brisbane for the Inaugural Sprung Hip Hop Festival - a celebration of Australia’s partying, urban lifestyle.
On Tuesday 26 July, The Gold Coast Indie Film and Television Network (GCIFTN) will turn its eyes to the music behind the moments, with Scoring BIG in the film industry!
Jes McGarry's dream came alive at Shooters Super Nightclub last Tuesday Night 28th June, with the launch of his new album, recorded on the Gold Coast, Everyday is a Holiday.
Michael Winterbottom's latest release is a feature-length version of the BBC2 comedy series The Trip. Steve Coogan (who has played minor roles in Tropic Thunder and the Night at the Museum) and Rob Brydon, play fictionalised versions of themselves as they take a driving tour reviewing restaurants in the North of England.
For anyone who is a fan of John Denver, Take Me Home Country Roads - The John Denver Story, is not to be missed. The upcoming musical show at the Twelfth Night Theatre will run from the 12 July to the 24th July in Brisbane.
Jes McGarry's debut album ‘Everyday is a Holiday’ takes the listener on a lyrical journey, bouncing between everyday narratives to emotive and reflective musings on Jes’s personal story of self discovery.
Beau FM, in association with Scenic Music, is proud to announce a new recording project for 2011. Live @ The Train Station will give aspiring musicians the opportunity to record either at Beau FM studios or at one of the musician’s own live gigs.
The 14th Spanish Film Festival Opened at the Palace Cinemas with the Brisbane Premiere of The Last Circus (Balada Triste de Trompeta) on Wednesday 18 May.
The Grand opening of the latest production at Jupiters Theatre, is Stomp! This is a very clever show. The group demonstrates with expression and combined talent the ryhthm that can be created with everyday household items.
Get ready for another evening when all creative artists in Film and TV as well as those who are curious and eager to know more about the industry are invited along. Its an evening when guests will have the opportunity to meet other professionals and a showcase of their work.
The opening of the Gold Coast Indie Film and Television Network last Tuesday 3rd May was in their new venue of the Basement Arts Centre Gold Coast and was a night packed with special guests.
It is the Night of Nights when industry folks from TV and Film unite at the Crown Casino Melbourne. It was The 53rd TV Week Logie Awards.
Opening in Brisbane on Wednesday 4 May Love Let Me Out is the provocative yet funny new Australian play by playwright and actor Craig Hearps. It is his fourth play.
The Gold Coast Indie Film and Television Network returns this year on 3 May at 6.30pm with a new look venue at the Basement Arts Centre Gold Coast.
Gold Coasters are invited to take part in the 7th annual Rotary Kokoda Memorial Walk this Sunday 17 April, 2011 - a week before ANZAC day.
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