Art & Theatre
IT'S been almost 12 months in the making but in less than a week Cairns audiences will see one of the most captivating dance performances of 2013 as Phluxus2 Dance Collective premieres its newest work de-generator at the Centre of Contemporary Arts.
DOUG Robins and JUTE Theatre reached their target of $11,000 to stage Propelled, a play about Robins' life through crowdfunding arts funding platform Pozible.com.
DOUG Robins plans to put on a play to share his thoughts through theatre and possibly change the way people with disabilities are seen.
GET a sneak peek of the new-look Cairns Regional Gallery tonight at the opening of Roland Nancarrow's The Shape Of Light in The Loft Gallery.
JILLIBALU (meaning "mopoke owl" in Djabugandji language) is an exhibition of paintings by indigenous artist George Riley, inspired by dreams, birds and nature.
Soph and the Real World is a fresh and inventive play now being performed at JUTE Theatre.
WITNESS the evolution of the record cover, alongside some striking visual reinterpretations of true classic albums, in these dynamic exhibitions at Tanks Arts Centre
SHE may be relatively new to town, but Northern Territory import Ella Watson-Russell is making her mark felt on the Far North's vibrant theatre scene, writes Denise Carter.
THE spotlight will be on regional artists for Cairns' annual Women in the Arts exhibition this year.
THROWING an exhibition of your own works smack bang in the middle of your final year of medicine at university isn't something most budding doctors would find time for; but 23-year-old Gemma Todd isn't your average medical student.
AS FIDEL Castro might say, the revolution cannot be stopped.
DURING summer in Cairns, something wonderful has been taking place in the quaint, wooden community hall at the seaside village of Machans Beach.
JUTE Theatre Company will launch its 21st year in 2013 with a sharp, funny and tropical new work by Jane Modric titled Soph and the Real World.
Celtic Thunder at Cairns Convention Centre last Wednesday (Jan 23) put on a very entertaining show with great energy and enthusiasm.
Experience the conspicuously different styles of TAFE's visual arts teachers at a special exhibition at KickArts.
The life and work of late great Cairns artist and folklorist Ron Edwards will be honoured with a retrospective exhibition at Tanks Arts Centre and curators are putting out the call to the local community for assistance.
KickArts celebrates the end of a successful year of 20th anniversary celebrations tomorrow night, with a triple exhibition launch across their three gallery spaces in the Centre of Contemporary Arts.
Some of the best work from this year's talented visual arts students from Tropical North Queensland TAFE are on show at galleries across the city this week.
Cairns' own tongue-in-cheek take on the Archibald Portrait Prize returns for a sixth year this weekend.
No matter the horrors he's witnessed in around four decades of war journalism, George Negus says we should never give up on peace.
Japanese public and street artist Dragon 76 returns to the stage at Vertigo Cocktail Bar & Lounge this weekend for a special eclipse-inspired arts event.
THE global phenomenon that is Tim Firth's Calendar Girls lands at The Rondo Theatre this week.
Start collecting dynamic original local artwork without breaking the bank
KickArts has two dynamic new exhibitions on display, alongside the last chance to catch Brian Robinson's celebrated men GODS
It would be quite a challenge to go to Cairns Choral Society's production of The Pirates of Penzance at Cairns Civic Theatre and not smile, laugh, or clap.
Jason O'Donnell makes his directorial debut in The Pirates of Penzance, while acting in it as well, writes Denise Carter
Explore words, prose, performance and the best in literature at the Far North's premiere writers festival this weekend.
One man, a musician and a collection of sock puppets come together for hilarious comedy theatre Boy Girl Wall next week at CoCA.
CAIRNS Little Theatre's A Man for all Seasons is set in the Tudor period at the time in English history when a new church was created separate from Rome.
IT'S a big week at KickArts with the official launch of the Renegades: Outsider Art exhibition on Friday night. MORE
Kurandacoots grace the Esplanade this week with their new show.
An Australian-first study of the evolution of the Oz street art movement arrives in Cairns.
Get down to Arthouse this Friday night for a funky Cairns Festival mix of music, art and expression.
JCU's final year arts students join forces this Friday night for The Parlour at Vibe Bar & Lounge, as part of Cairns Festival.
17 years later, Dein Perry's Tap Dogs are still on top of their game, writes Jesse Kuch
Townsville's Dancenorth return to Cairns with a brand new production this week.
Get up close and personal with the art, dance, stories and traditions of the oldest continuous culture on Earth at Cairns Indigenous Art Fair 2012
WITH the main event now only days away, the stars of this year's Cairns Indigenous Art Fair have started rolling into town.
This week is your last chance to get your entry in for the Capture The Cairns Post competition for Cairns Festival.
Filmmaker Peter Hyland talks working with Alick Tipoti on Zugub, The Mask, The Spirits and The Stars, premiering at Cairns Indigenous Art Fair.
Heyday Festival is underway, offering a new event for young creatives to get their work known, writes Jesse Kuch
Bell Shakespeare`s production of Moliere`s The School for Wives takes a novel approach to an old standard comedy.
Regroup Gathering returns for a second year at JCU's Boathouse, bringing with it music, arts, education and good times, writes Jesse Kuch
An age-old play gets a modern rework by Bell Shakespeare, writes Denise Carter
One of the city's favourite underground arts, music and cultural institutions goes the way of the great gig in the sky this weekend.
A sudden noise that wakes you in the night.