Amazing Mural - That's Sophocles in the middle. Amazing Mural - That's Sophocles in the middle.

QTC’s ‘Oedipus Doesn’t Live Here Anymore’ – A tale of incest set in Australian Suburbia

Posted by on May 28, 2015 in Events, Theatre

Before attending last night’s sneak peak of Queensland Theatre Company‘s ‘Oedipus Doesn’t Live Here Anymore‘ I thought I’d better brush up on the story of Oedipus. If you’d like to do the same here is the most entertaining overview I found: QTC’s version of this classic, gory tragedy has been modernized and set in  Australian suburbia. …

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Underground Jazz with the UQ Big Band

Posted by on Nov 4, 2014 in Events, Music

The Valley isn’t where you’d usually go to hear a 22-piece big band, but the G20 Cultural Celebration and the New Globe Theatre changed that on Sunday night. The UQ Big Band’s stellar three-set performance made the hassle of hosting the G20 seem worthwhile. If you’re surprised to hear that, you obviously don’t know the …

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Time for a Beer-ducation

Posted by on Mar 24, 2014 in Bars, Events, Restaurants

It’s no understatement to say that craft beer is having its golden age. Craft beer bars and gastronomy pubs serving up indie brews are popping up all over Brisbane and with Brewsvegas kicking off yesterday, now is the perfect time to have a serious chat about craft beer. Brewsvegas is a week-long festival celebrating the …

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Image sourced from the QPAC website. Image sourced from the QPAC website.

Queensland Ballet’s The Nutcracker – Boredom-free Ballet.

Posted by on Dec 8, 2013 in Events, Theatre

This is a review for a Ballet performance. I know it’s a little outside of ’boutique restaurants, cafes, and bars’ however I hope that you will enjoy it nonetheless. HITW is aiming to slowly expand its scope of reviews to include anything that falls within the non-mainstream cultural niche. This could be clothing brands, theatre …

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Get Your Fancy on at Moga

Posted by on Nov 12, 2013 in Events, Restaurants

When I’m drinking sake, you better believe I’m feeling fancy. My handful of sake drinking experiences have mainly occurred whilst at family events where someone much older and more cultured hollers for the sake when the red wine runs out, whilst I sit awkwardly trying to figure out how to eat edamame (‘you peel the …

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Get Shucked.

Posted by on Oct 20, 2013 in Bars, Cafes, Events

If you haven’t heard of Shucked Coffee House yet, listen up. This place has been rated one of the best places for breakfast in Brisbane by The Courier Mail, Sydney Morning Herald and the New York Times. That’s a lot of attention for a tiny little café holed up in the in the industrial area …

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Room 60. #eroticreadings

Posted by on Sep 19, 2013 in Bars, Events

Room 60 is a small bar located on Carraway Street in the artsy QUT campus of Kelvin Grove. Room 60 offers everything that you would expect from a socially aware bar in a precinct of drama and theatre students. If you’re after a drink Room 60 has plenty to offer, from their own house-brewed beer …

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