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DINNER + SHOW PACKAGES

We’ve teamed up with our neighbours Cheeky Poke Bar and Beirut Bazaar to bring you two value-packed dinner packages during our Brisbane Festival 2021 season.

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MECHANICS OF ADAPTION

3 – 26 SEPT | EXHIBITION
Brisbane’s hottest contemporary artists give up-cycling new meaning in this innovative exhibition.

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THE MAKING OF MEN

18 SEPT | CONVERSATION
Bystander trainer Michael Jeh lead a conversation on raising men to overturn cultural pressures and traditions.

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WILBUR THE OPTICAL WHALE

22 – 25 SEPT | FAMILY
A fully immersive, interactive and accessible story for children about friendship and celebrating difference.

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FUNNY MUMMIES COMEDY GALA

22 – 25 SEPT | COMEDY
Four hilarious Mamas. One Rocking Show. Jump aboard the life-raft of laughter for this smashing evening of comedy.

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The Bombshells Ball

9 OCT / BURLESQUE
An evening of titillation, tassels and tease starring Brisbane’s best from the The Bombshell Burlesque Academy.

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RESTRUNG FESTIVAL 2021

14 – 16 OCT | MUSIC + ART
The much-loved Restrung Festival returns in 2021, bringing audiences a banquet of boundary-pushing, strings-driven music and art.

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KILLING MUSIC BY TOPOLOGY

14 OCT | RESTRUNG FESTIVAL
In this moment of pure catharsis, Topology offers a collective release to wipe the slate clean and prompt a renewed energy and sense of optimism.

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HOPE’S BEAUTIFUL SYMPHONY

14 OCT | RESTRUNG FESTIVAL
This sonic landscape that draws on Bidjara Elder Auntie Delmae’s childhood in and around Emerald, mixed with evocative, shimmering musical improvisations.

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VISUAL ART INSTALLATIONS

14 – 16 OCT | RESTRUNG FESTIVAL
In addition to genre-bending performances, immerse yourself in visual installations created by Pat Hoffie, Leah Barclay and more.

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DOTS+LOOPS

15 OCT | RESTRUNG FESTIVAL
Join Dots+Loops Directors Kieran Welch, Connor D’Netto and Flora Wong as they share some of their favourite contemporary works for strings and electronics.

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DREAMING IN THE SAND

15 OCT | RESTRUNG FESTIVAL
Renowned Brisbane ensemble Bentley String Quintet teams up with GANGgajang’s Robbie James to premiere his new work, Dreaming In The Sand.

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RESTRUNG ROUNDTABLE

16 OCT | RESTRUNG FESTIVAL | TALK
Join Restrung artists in a discussion of directions in Australian art music: how they are navigating culture, identity, environmental issues and life through contemporary artistic expression.

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INCLUSIVE IMPROVISATION WITH TOPOLOGY

16 OCT | RESTRUNG FESTIVAL | WORKSHOP
Bring your instruments or just yourselves for an exploration of sound. Led by Topology’s Robert Davidson, this session will explore inclusive improvisation and collaboration.

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FACTORY LANE POP-UPS

16 OCT | RESTRUNG FESTIVAL
Metro Arts’ outdoor Factory Lane will come alive with free pop-up performances by Zac Sacrewski, Shenzo, Sallianna Seven, Tipping Point.

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PINK MATTER B’DAY BATTLES

23 OCT | DANCE
We’re celebrating Pink Matter’s 4th birthday with a kick-ass party! Dress fresh and get ready for a wild night of performances, cyphers and battles.

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soul-hole

20 – 27 NOV / EXHIBITION
The everyday and the sacred are united in this intimate exploration of spirituality and girlhood.

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AZADEH HAMZEII

4 – 18 DEC / EXHIBITION
Azadeh Hamzeii presents new work commissioned by Metro Arts in association with 4A: Centre for Contemporary Asian Art.

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777-ELEVEN

4 DEC – JAN 2022 / EXHIBITION
Joaquin Gonzales presents 777-Eleven, a Catholicised convenience store selling all the Catholic necessities nobody asked for.

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BOYLE AND WATERS IN LEOTARD

9 – 18 DEC | PERFORMANCE
This festival-fav is back with a nostalgia-blaring homage to the humble leotard and its epic transformational possibilities.

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PINK INC

20 DEC | DANCE
Join the Pink Matter team and say bye-bye to 2021 with this end-of-year party like no other!

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