Archive for posts tagged with 'History'

Gladiator

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Brisbane is getting a massive gladiator exhibition

An exclusive exhibition showcasing the might and power of Ancient Rome is coming to Queensland Museum. Gladiators: Heroe…

The Beatles

Brisbane Extra

When Brisbane was fab

In 1964, The Beatles gave Brisbane a thrill unlike anything this city had experienced before – or since. Chris…

HIStory

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Win tickets to the world’s premier Michael Jackson tribute show [Closed]

Celebrating the music, the magic and all the history — the world’s most loved Michael Jackson tribute show,…

Queensland Museum Network’s Railways 1914 – 1918

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Queensland Museum Network’s Railways 1914 – 1918

See another side to rail as you explore its vital role in the First World War in the new exhibition Railways 1914 – 1918…

Abbey Medieval Festival

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Abbey Medieval Festival

The Abbey Medieval Festival is back for its 26th year! The much loved event takes place in Caboolture and combines…

St Laurence's College

Parenting

South Brisbane school celebrates 100-year milestone

St Laurence’s College celebrates the past with yearlong special celebrations as the South Brisbane all-boys school…

Own a piece of Brisbane history

Brisbane Extra

Own a piece of Brisbane history

A new coffee table book chronicling the history of the Regent Theatre contains never-before-seen pictures of the…

Ben Elton

Brisbane Extra

Ben Elton slams our “absolutely evil” society

Ben Elton understands the power of words as well as anyone. The UK comedy legend — in town for the Brisbane run of his…

Ten things you didn’t know about Brisbane

Brisbane Extra

Ten things you didn’t know about Brisbane

As international guests descend upon Brisbane for the G20, we all want to show off our city to the world. But how much d…

Retro rides

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Retro rides

Take a pedal-powered journey from the past to present day Newstead, New Farm and Teneriffe. One of the highlights of…

Discover your family history

Brisbane Extra

Find your family

Legend has it that the second most popular subject on the internet — after pornography, of course — is family history.…

Celebrating Brisbane’s past

Suburb News

Celebrating Brisbane’s past

We may be young but we have a story worth telling and hearing. Brisbane may be a relatively young city compared with…

Russia's Mir space station

Brisbane Top 20

TOP 5 major world renovations

There have been some impressive refurbishments of famous landmarks through the years — for our special renovation…

Shoes through history

Fashion & Beauty

Shoes through history

Rachel Quilligan discovers there’s more to shoes than just laces and a sole… High heels to impress a king It’s…

Going Down in History: writing historical fiction

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Going Down in History: writing historical fiction

History is rich with true stories, free to be reworked and safe from repercussions. Or is it? Let Jesse Blackadder…

Top 5 beauty innovations

Brisbane Top 20

Top 5 beauty innovations

From fake tan to foundation, these beauty innovations have completely reinvented our body image over time… 1.…

Legendary Eagles to touch down in Brisbane

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Legendary Eagles to touch down in Brisbane

The Eagles are heading back Down Under for a seven-show tour… The seven-date Australian leg of the History of…

Emily Jade’s sad parting with Kevin

Parenting

Emily Jade’s sad parting with Kevin

Parting with Kevin the couch brought back a flood of memories, writes Emily Jade. As I turned up at my best friend's…