In Conversation with Kaitlyn Rogers

Kaitlyn Rogers is a Brisbane-based comedian and performer. Ahead of being the only woman in Queensland comedy to take her show, Can I Get An Amen, to Edinburgh’s Fringe Festival, Emma sat down with Kaitlyn to talk about getting started as a comedian, overcoming preconceived ideas surrounding female identity, the role of comedy in generating important conversations, and whether Shannon Noll really was robbed.

Girls to the Front at The Zoo (June 2017)

On Friday 30th June, Brisbane’s The Zoo is celebrating “a night showcasing strong female talent in the music industry” with their appropriately titled event, Girls to the Front. From 8pm, Ella Vice, Nila Bonda, WHALEHOUSE, and The Bear Hunt will be taking to the stage and giving your ears a treat.

For this Q&A, Hot Chicks with Big Brains caught up with seven of the talented individuals from all four female-fronted acts, asking them each one question about what it’s like to identify as female within the music industry.

Books for Big Brains: A.S. King’s Still Life with Tornado

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Q&A: Ayeesha Ash of La Boîte’s The Village

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There’s so much factual information that we, as a society, are unaware of when it comes to refugees and asylum seekers. It’s challenging, but so important that this work tells as much of this information as possible in a way that includes people in the conversation rather than excluding them.

Q&A: Kelly Hanlon of Tall Pines

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Hot Chicks with Big Brains caught up with Tall Pines ahead of their performance at Aether Sessions to find out more about how they came together as a band, and what they’re most looking forward to about playing on the night.

Books for Big Brains: Jessica Friedman’s Things That Helped

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Q&A: Jasmine Fairbairn

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This Friday night, comedian Jasmine Fairbairn will form part of The Comedy Conglomerate, a night of standup comedy hosted by Changer Studios and held at Brisbane’s Metro Arts. We caught up with Jasmine ahead of her set to learn more about how she started and developed her career, and what she’s most looking forward to about the evening.

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