Entertainment

Frozen fever hits the stage in Forest Lake

Jamie Furness November 22, 2022 4 min read

Thirty-five talented students from the Forest Lake area will be starring in the first ever on-stage Junior adaptation of Frozen the Musical, performed by Allstars Performing Arts at the Lighthouse Event Centre in Forest Lake on December 10 at 3:00pm. Frozen the Musical (Junior) music director and Allstars teacher Amy Winner said the staff and…

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Locals pull off dazzling Brisbane Fashion Show

Megan Woolley November 18, 2022 2 min read

A number of Forest Lake based designers and event crew played an integral role in running Ravishing Fashionistas dazzling floral Spring Fashion Show in Brisbane in August.    The Ravishing Fashionistas 2022 Spring Fashion Show wowed more than 385 guests at a sold out runway show on August 4 thanks to the contributions of the…

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Budding filmmaker makes film festival debut

Budding filmmaker makes film festival debut

Megan Woolley October 26, 2022 3 min read

Forest Lake State High School Grade 12 student Carrie Biddle has become the state finalist for QLD in the national REELise Film Festival for her short film Cinephilia. It all started with an assessment. Carrie, a Film and Television Studies student, had to create a stylistic project in Term 4 to be graded. After a…

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Leo the Lion throws roaring birthday bash

Leo the Lion throws roaring birthday bash

Megan Woolley August 30, 2022 2 min read

Leo the Lion – The Lion Richlands and Lions FC iconic mascot – paid special visit to the club to celebrate his birthday on August 10… which also happened to be International Lion Day. Children’s faces lit up on Wednesday as Leo made his way around the busy restaurant of the gaming, dining and sports…

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Abba Girls tribute show comes to Inala

Abba Girls tribute show comes to Inala

Jamie Furness August 26, 2022 2 min read

An Abba Girls tribute starring Queensland performers Susie McCann and Bronte Mitchell will feature at the Blue Fin Fishing Club in Inala on Saturday September 17. The special event is the first show of its kind and will run for one night only. It includes a two-course dinner as well as the performance. After putting…

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Sarbani takes the world of singing by storm

Jamie Furness August 14, 2022 3 min read

Local singer Sarbani Maitra recently placed in four local singing eisteddfods including the Bundaberg Eisteddfod, The Wynnum-Manly Eisteddfod, Quota Beenleigh, and the highly coveted QMTA Vocal Competition at the UQ School of Music.   At the QMTA Vocal Competition Novice section for 13 and unders, Sarbani took home first place in Musical Theatre, second place…

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FLAKE Radio team make waves at Forest Lake SHS

Jamie Furness August 12, 2022 2 min read

A talented young team of future media industry professionals are running the show at Forest Lake State High School with the school’s very own FLAKE Radio lunchtime program.   The FLAKE Radio team is made up of eight dedicated students who spend three days a week planning and delivering a weekly live broadcast that can…

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Allstars performers shine at Quota and DLU eisteddfods

Jamie Furness August 11, 2022 3 min read

Forest Lake dance studio Allstars Performing Arts students danced their hearts out at two eisteddfods in July, taking home a number of awards and treasured memories. Allstars eisteddfod teams received 1st place in four dances at the Dance Life Unite competition held on July 23-24 at St John’s Anglican College, along with one 2nd place,…

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Forest Lake Community Festival returns bigger and better

Jamie Furness July 30, 2022 3 min read

The Forest Lake Community Festival will be returning for the second time ever on Saturday September 10 from 2:00 pm – 7:00 pm.    Last year’s inaugural event saw thousands of Forest Lake community members come along and enjoy the afternoon, with this year’s festival set to be even bigger and better.   Forest Lake…

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Grand display of student talent at Creative Generation 2022

Jamie Furness July 29, 2022 3 min read

Young dance and theatre students from Grand Avenue State School truly extended themselves in front of sell-out crowds at the recent Creative Generation – State Schools Onstage (CGEN) extravaganza. The production, held at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre (BCEC) from July 14-16, consisted of four shows and featured more than 1,700 state school students,…

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