The Source News on Global Digital – 12 September 2019

Coming up today on The Source News, we hear about the two teenagers charged in relation to the Sunshine Coast bushfires, the potential prospect of an Indigenous War memorial in Brisbane’s Anzac Square, the impact of illegal massage parlours on the … [Read more...]

Classical music festival boosts community spirit

Tyalgum Music Festival

JADE MCGARRY The NSW country town of Tyalgum is using its annual classic music festival to bring the community together after a difficult August.   In August, fire destroyed several businesses in the small town of approximately … [Read more...]

Pocket Fest celebrates 10 years of growth

The Pocket Community Garden

ATHENA ZELANDONII The Pocket Community Garden in Woolloongabba will celebrate its 10-year anniversary this Sunday with Pocket Fest, a special community festival and fundraiser.   All members of the public are welcome to attend Pocket … [Read more...]

Rockabilly festival reaches 20-year milestone

Greazefest first timer Peachy Petra

BRITTINY EDWARDS The Greazefest Kustom Kulture Festival will celebrate its 20th anniversary year in the Redlands area this weekend, showing that the Southeast’s love of 1950s rockabilly culture is still going strong.   The festival, … [Read more...]

Independent artisans shine at Oz Comic-Con

Fractured Lace Oz Comic-Con 2018

LOUIS MITCHELL-TURNER This year’s Brisbane edition of Oz Comic-Con gave more than 70 independent artisans the chance to gain high-traffic exposure to help grow their brands. The artisans set up booths in a section of the event floor known as … [Read more...]

Brisbane Pride March celebrates 27 years

Pride flags Brisbane Pride March 2018

MICHAEL SLEEP Brisbane celebrated its 27th annual Pride March on Saturday, the first in the city since same sex marriage was legalised in Australia late last year. The march began in Fortitude Valley and moved down Brunswick Street for 2.3 … [Read more...]

Inaugural Japanese cultural festival a success

Yosakoi performance at the Japanese Festival

TYLER HOWLETT Brisbane’s inaugural Matsuri Japanese Festival has been heralded a success by organisers and visitors to the fledgling event. The festival or “matsuri” (which means “festival” in Japanese) took place at the Mount Gravatt … [Read more...]

Christmas comes early for Brisbane music scene

Yellowcat Redcat at Valley Fiesta

GABRIELLE ZGRAJEWSKI Fortitude Valley has wrapped up two of its largest events for another year after showcasing 10 days of performances from some of the city’s and the nation’s best talent. Held from August 28 to September 7, the Valley was … [Read more...]

Festival opens doors to virtual world

Virtual reality headset

GABRIELLE ZGRAJEWSKI Following a sell-out debut year in 2017, the Australian Virtual Reality Film Festival (AVRFF) has wrapped up another successful event at Brisbane Powerhouse, keeping fans of the virtual reality genre up to date with the latest … [Read more...]

KiteFest soars into Redcliffe

Kites at Redcliffe KiteFest

GRACE HOLGATE Kite fans from across Queensland are gearing up for the ultimate family day out as the 23rd annual Redcliffe KiteFest approaches this weekend. The Redcliffe KiteFest is held yearly at Pelican Park, Clontarf on the last weekend of … [Read more...]