Here’s your ticket to Little BIGSOUND

Would you like to be in the running for a complimentary ticket to QMusic’s Little BIGSOUND event?   Nominate yourself! Thanks to our partner QMUSIC, State Library have 7 complimentary tickets to offer to our community for the upcoming Little BIGSOUND event on Saturday 29 July 2017. If you’d like to be in the running …

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Laser Cutter Update

Fabrication Lab

Do you love the laser cutter as much as we do? If it’s one of your favourite pieces of equipment to use at The Edge, keep reading to find out about new materials and changes to procedures, bookings, and machine settings.   New settings A couple of weeks ago, Mark, our Trotec technician gave the laser its …

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The Edge Game Nights

On Monday nights in the month of August we’ll be playing games at The Edge! But, these nights won’t be your average board game nights – we’ll be throwing an Apocalyptic spin on the traditional gaming experience and mixing in role playing, map drawing, and a live, immersive experience facilitated by a Brisbane performance artist.    …

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STEAM Ideas: Things to make you go M

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Teachers responding to calls to develop curriculum relevant to 21st century concerns, often end up settling for a nice cup of TEA – it is easy to find activities framed by Technology, Design and the Arts – but end up neglecting the opportunities in the M. When a local Primary Principal contacted The Edge for …

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Behind the scenes of One Last Apocalypse

This month, The Edge will commence a five-month community-led project that seeks to encourage engagement among community, explore big ideas, and create something really special. It’s called One Last Apocalypse. One Last Apocalypse will be an ongoing dialogue around the theme of Apocalypse. But, this time around, we’re not talking about zombies and the end …

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BrisMakerFest – What a day!

A few weeks ago we hosted the inaugural BrisMakerFest in partnership with Department of State Development. It was a Saturday all about making and maker culture in, industry, education, and community. There were 3D printers, drones and hackerspace, schools, teachers and genius students; all showcasing what is awesome and possible in Queensland. For me, BrisMakerFest …

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Not your average book club

Book Club

The Edge hasn’t ventured into book-club territory before, but we thought it was about time that we did – with an Edge spin, of course! The Edge book club will be more than turning pages. Over three Monday nights in the month of July (and one Wednesday in August!), we’ll discuss song lyrics, a well-known novel, an …

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ENTRIES OPEN: QUEENSLAND REGIONAL ART AWARDS 2017

Flying Arts

The Queensland Regional Art Awards (QRAA) is an annual visual arts prize and exhibition for established and emerging artists living in regional and remote Queensland. The program aims to provide a platform for further professional development. In 2017, the QRAA theme is ‘Iconic Queensland’. Queensland is rich with iconic structures, people, locations, events and lifestyles …

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#MADETODAY – Re-making Mega Fauna

Walking Chicken

Guest post by, Joseph Burgess For me, The Edge is the Swiss-army-knife of creativity agency. Aside from having hand tools, 3D printers, sewing machines, soldering irons and above average coffee, there is a community that is thriving on creativity. Everybody is doing their own unique thing and it’s always cool to see what people get …

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