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What’s On: December 2015
Welcome to the second last Edge eNews for 2015. Gasp! Yes, we are almost there, just 36 days until Christmas (sorry!) and then before we know it, we’ll be saying farewell to another year. But, before we get too nostalgic – we’ll leave that for the next issue – there are still a few things on the boil at The Edge, including two genius TRYIT Workshops running next month. Don’t miss Cosplay Weaponry and Growing and Making Vegan Leather Fashion. Enjoy!
On the Blog
A guest blog post by QUT Fashion Student, Alex Bell.

Hello to all you science and fashion enthusiasts out there – my name is Alex and I want to share with you my enthusiasm for  a slimy, smelly, but revolutionary textile… Keep reading

Auxiliary’s new 6 week program
With the success of their first 12 week intensive program earlier this year, Auxiliary have launched a new 6 week course, AUXILIARY PLUS – delivering the indispensable foundations of sketching, model making and CAD, balanced with design strategy, theory and history… Keep reading
Other News
Story TRYIT workshops in December
Before the year is out, we have two big TRYIT workshops on offer. Pull apart, modify and custom paint a Nerf Firestrike in Cosplay Weaponry; or learn the intricacies of growing, preparing and making your own Kombucha footwear in Growing and Making Vegan Leather Fashion.
Story UQ Architecture Exhibition

CROP’15 will showcase the best works from UQ’s Master of Architecture and Bachelor of Architecture students, and will be on display at The Edge from 4 to 13 December. If last year’s exhibition is anything to go by, we know we’re in for something special with CROP'15.


Workshops & Short Courses

TRYIT Workshops
05 // Kombucha Growing and Making Vegan Leather Fashion, $25
11 // Cosplay Weaponry Customise and modify a Nerf Firestrike, $25

Short courses still available in November
22 // Fashion 2 Japanese Shibori Effect, $35
22 // Recording Studio Induction $50 / $150
22 // After Effects 3 Animation and visual effects, $75
28 // InDesign 2 Designing layouts in Adobe InDesign, $35
29 // InDesign 3 Designing e-publications in Adobe InDesign, $75

Free Meetups

Hack The Evening
Weekly meetup for hackers, programmers and interactive technologists 

Producers Club
Meetup for producers, musicians, audio engineers of all skill levels

Brisbane Jelly
Weekly co-working meetup

Brisbane Joomla Users Group
Monthly meetup for Joomla Users

Brisbane Web Design
Monthly meetup for web developers and designers

CAVE Meetup
The centre for audio visual experimentation

Brisbane Hand Lettering Meetup
A bi-monthly meetup for anyone interested in hand lettering and calligraphy

If you have a regular Meetup at The Edge, tell us about it! Email what.the@edgeqld.org.au

Opportunities & Community
Queensland Music Awards 2016
Produced by QMusic, the Queensland Music Awards is a state-wide search for Queensland’s best and most innovative songwriters and musicians. Entries are now open, with submissions closing Sunday 6 December 2015.
CityCat design competition
Brisbane City Council is putting the call out for your design! Launch your imagination and your Team Brisbane spirit to create an eye-catching and original design for one of Brisbane City Council's CityCats to show what Brisbane means to you. Find out more here. Entries close Friday 15 January 2016.
Artist call out for group exhibition – Art from the Margins
AFTM is looking for local Brisbane artists living with adversity to participate in a group exhibition for early next year. 2D artworks featuring landscapes will go on display at St. Andrew’s War Memorial Hospital. Find out more here. Proposals due by Thursday 14 January 2016.
MaRS Entrepreneurship 101
Join Brisbane’s start-up community every week for a live online course to learn how to take the next step in your new venture. This six-month program is aimed at technology entrepreneurs and social innovators and covers the fundamentals of starting and building a new venture, including product development, B2C sales, start-up culture, pitching and funding. Find out more.

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