BEMAC Live: The First Creatives – Ya’Djin Spirit Women

Queensland Multicultural Centre 102 Main Street, Kangaroo Point, QLD, Australia

For The First Creatives debut full-length production, a multidisciplinary, intergenerational cast of First Nations’ women share stories of colonial violence, dispossession, motherhood, blak joy, connection and healing, woven together with song, dance and video.

Ghana Road Show

Kingston Butter Factory Cultural Precinct 270 Jacaranda Avenue, Kingston, Queensland, Australia

Dynamic circus performers, dancers, musicians and DJs come together in celebration of the richness of West African arts through a contemporary creative lens.

Balikbayan Blues, The Musical

Queensland Multicultural Centre 102 Main Street, Kangaroo Point, QLD, Australia

Six friends gather at the local "sari-sari," a typical Filipino convenience store where people not only shop for groceries but also catch up over local beer, instant coffee, and peanuts. Among them are some "balikbayan," individuals who have returned home after living, working, or studying abroad, sharing tales of their lives in Australia. The show delves into the themes of reconnecting with one's homeland and embracing a migrant lifestyle.

Kuweni Dias Mendis ‘Reverberations’

Queensland Multicultural Centre 102 Main Street, Kangaroo Point, QLD, Australia

Reverberations chronicles artist Kuweni Dias Mendis’ journey of belonging as a migrant woman of colour and culture in Australia. This multisensory arts experience begins with screening the artist’s biographical film followed by live performance art with live music, movement, and mark-making. The audience will be invited to participate in the co-creating an ephemeral installation.

Mark Du Potiers’ ‘Some Days My Skin Just Isn’t So Thick’

Queensland Multicultural Centre 102 Main Street, Kangaroo Point, QLD, Australia

Some days life isn’t a rainbow and getting out of bed is a bad idea! In the search for courage squishy dinosaurs, witchy magic and colourful rocky horrors take over the Queensland Multicultural Centre in Mark du Potiers’ free exhibition and party with performances, music, dance, food and drinks.