Marissa Calligeros

Marissa Calligeros

Marissca Calligeros covers crime, courts and property for brisbanetimes.com.au.

Angelina Jolie

Angelina Jolie's Unbroken film shoot sets Moreton Bay abuzz

Marissa Calligeros It is known as the ‘Straddie barge’ and usually ferries backpackers, day-trippers and campers to and from southeast Queensland’s Stradbroke Island.

Angelina Jolie arrives in Brisbane

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Marissa Calligeros Angelina Jolie has arrived in Brisbane on her tour of Australia as she prepares to direct the new World War II drama Unbroken.

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Queensland's history goes for a song

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Marissa Calligeros Peter Dunn remembers when a band's success was measured by how many people danced.

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Valley live music scene the 'envy of the nation'

Fortitude Valley is a model for live music hubs across the country, according to one study.

Marissa Calligeros Fortitude Valley's live music scene is the "envy of the nation", according to a study published by urban researchers.

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Bundy rum gets makeover with new top-shelf drop

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Marissa Calligeros Bundaberg Rum has long been seen as the spirit of choice for the quintessential Aussie bloke, who drinks in the pub or the back of his ute, but its makers hope a new premium version will give the...

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Hopes for hundreds in life drawing record attempt

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Marissa Calligeros Professional and amateur artists alike hope to set a record by taking part in the world's largest life drawing class in Brisbane this evening.

If you build it, they won't come

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Marissa Calligeros Brisbane laneways should evolve organically rather than being forced by council, proponents say.

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Oprah circus arrives at holiday hotspot

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Marissa Calligeros Hamilton Island locals take TV icon's visit in their stride.

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Teary Rudds launch 'stranger than fiction' novel in Brisbane

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Marissa Calligeros Free-falling tears seem to run in the Rudd family.

Fun day for fundraising

Fun day.

Marissa Calligeros Andrew Parker knows all too well the value of children's laughter.

Concerts

Pink wins Brisbane hearts with marathon concert

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Marissa Calligeros American Queen of angst pop, Pink, struts and thrusts her super-chiselled body to a string of hits to the delight of fans.

Pussycat fans go Gaga instead

Marissa Calligeros The scantily-clad burlesque pop act the Pussycat Dolls rolled into Brisbane for the first time last night, but their tawdry sexuality was outshone by a peroxide-haired newcomer that sent the...