Ipswich Creative Summit

Ipswich Council 1 Nicholas Street, Ipswich, QUEENSLAND

Ipswich Creative Summit BEMAC is collaborating with Ipswich City Council for the second annual Ipswich Creative Summit, featuring keynote speakers, round tables, workshops and an afterparty at Banshees Artspace & Bar. This year the program is focused on opportunity. Opportunity for creatives in the region to come together, have conversations, further networks, and upskill. You... Read more »

BEMAC LIVE: The Journey We Make Together

Queensland Multicultural Centre 102 Main Street, Kangaroo Point, QLD

Featuring Artists Jungaji and Taitu’uga KITCH Wesche.  As part of BEMAC Live we are honoured to present JUNGAJI's Exhibition: Junumundungal - (As one, joining together).  Jungaji is a modern day song man who is one of only a small group of Australian First Nations fluent Gu gu Yalanji speakers and song man left in the world today.... Read more »

WOMI Festival (World Music Ipswich)

Main Street, Orion Springfield 1 Main St, Springfield Central, QLD

Starring a jam packed lineup with music from across the globe, WOMI is a one-day world music festival showcasing and celebrating the vibrancy of Ipswich and South East Queensland’s culturally and linguistically diverse community. Bursting with life, light and colour, WOMI also features multicultural food and artisanal market stalls, and brilliant Brazilian dancers, African Drummers and... Read more »

“Backyard Art Stories” presented by Ange Costes

Queensland Multicultural Centre 102 Main Street, Kangaroo Point, QLD

Discover the stories of QLD Backyard Artists Every day in backyard sheds, garages, home offices and studio spaces across Queensland little known artists are creating amazing art. They are doing it around full-time careers, families and a myriad of other responsibilities. We believe their stories need to be told. Backyard Art Stories is a mixed... Read more »

The Andalusian Guitar – Paco Lara

Queensland Multicultural Centre 102 Main Street, Kangaroo Point, QLD

  The virtuoso Spanish flamenco guitarist Paco Lara, who boasts of a distinguished career in Europe, Asia and Latin America, launches his album “THE ANDALUSIAN GUITAR” featuring some of the finest musicians from Spain and Australia. Successes at the Sydney Opera House and Adelaide Guitar Festival in 2021 and his 2022 national tour of his solo... Read more »

‘Into the light’ Global Fusion India

Thomas Dixon Centre 406 Montague Road (entrance via Drake Street), West End, Queensland

Experience a culture rich in music, movement and colour. Presented by BEMAC in collaboration with the Thomas Dixon Centre, Global Fusion presents Into the Light' Global Fusion – India: It will sweep you away on an incredible journey through dance, song and food with each phase of the show representing an aspect of “light”, to honour and celebrate the... Read more »

‘La Clave’ Global Fusion – Cuba

Thomas Dixon Centre 406 Montague Road (entrance via Drake Street), West End, Queensland

Presented by BEMAC in collaboration with the Thomas Dixon Centre, Global Fusion presents 'La Clave' Global Fusion – Cuba. A vibrant and exciting evening of music, dance and food that takes audiences on a journey through the rhythms, sounds, songs, and movements inspired by the story of Cuba’s drums. Afro-Cuban drumming, singing & dancing are intertwined with stories about... Read more »

Outside In

  Look behind the music with Global Fusion series creative producers Nelson Mansilla, Tenzin Choegyal and Menaka Thomas! Three new episodes of our online docuseries will be dropping 15th December at 7 pm.  These episodes of Outside In will shed light on the creative process of these producers and the metamorphosis of their identities as... Read more »

Vibrant World by Sean Zhuang Exhibition Opening

Queensland Multicultural Centre 102 Main Street, Kangaroo Point, QLD

Sean's artworks have drawn inspiration from the vibrant and diverse world around him, capturing the energy and beauty of nature and urban landscapes in his captivating paintings. Opening 7:00pm, Friday January 20.