September saw the launch of new Toowoomba-based business Matchmade at The Olive Branch Lounge Bar & Restaurant. The singles agency owner Karen Von Blanckensee welcomed more than 50 friends and supporters with cocktails and canapés.
The Grand Banquet and The Woolshed Café opening on Friday night of The Jackie Howe Festival saw a crowd entertained with local girls modelling Australia’s best fashion in wool and delicious locally-sourced cuisine and wines.
The touring exhibition, Bimblebox: Art-Science-Nature looks at the Bimblebox nature refuge, and its environmental, social and scientific significance. Curated by Beth Jackson, it incorporates elements of scientific and environmental research, as well as the site’s social history in a rich and diverse way. http://www.wdrc.qld.gov.au/web/dogwood-crossing/exhibitions Words by Jessie Kinivan
Fashion photographer Michael Murchie’s collection presents images of beautiful editorial-like shots. Michael has worked for Australian fashion magazines and has had more than 50 images published by Vogue Italia in the last two years. The exhibition also features photography by Rory O’Chee, an Award Winning Junior Photographer and Marie Van[...]
Calling all art lovers! Make sure to head down to Raygun Lab for the opening of their exhibition, Artist Run. The exhibition is the outcome of an ‘artist run’ festival in Copenhagen, organised by Honey Biba Beckerlee and Suada Demirovic and incorporates a discussion with two other local artist run[...]
The new exhibition, ‘Possibilities are Endless’, will turn the USQ Arts Gallery into a space of evolving images and ideas. Curated by former USQ students, Grace Dewar and Tarn McLean, it features both local and international artists, bringing together various mixed mediums. http://artsworx.com.au/ Words by Jessie Kinivan
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