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What's on in Brisbane this weekend
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What’s on in Brisbane this weekend

Hey Brisbane, guess what? LOVE WINS AND OUR COUNTRY IS FINALLY SITTING ON THE RIGHT SIDE OF HISTORY! If that’s not a good enough reason to head out and celebrate all weekend, we don’t know what is. Aside from making time to buy all of your LGBTQI+ mates a beer or two, there’s plenty of cool stuff happening to occupy your time with. From hot summer nights to coffee tours and wine bluffs, here’s what’s happening in Brisbane on the November 16–19 weekend. more

Property
Mega entertainment precinct Brisbane Live takes a step closer to becoming a reality
Design

Mega entertainment precinct Brisbane Live takes a step closer to becoming a reality

The future is bright for Brisbane’s live music and entertainment scene as one of the most ambitious projects ever proposed for the city takes a big step closer to fruition. A report from The Courier-Mail indicates that the Brisbane Live project has received bi-partisan support from both sides of the state government, with the impressive addition set to be delivered by the Cross River Rail Development Authority in partnership with AEG-Ogden. more

Markets
Give the gift of handmade this year with help from Brisbane’s best Christmas markets
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Give the gift of handmade this year with help from Brisbane’s best Christmas markets

Whether you like it or not, Christmas is approaching flat out like a lizard drinking. You may think planning in November is premature but we can assure you that December 25 is going to sneak up on you like a ninja if you don’t get your act together ASAP. One of the best places to shop for festive fare is at your local markets, where you can pick up plenty of unique and handmade goodies to please everyone on your list. Luckily, Brisbane is bursting at the stocking seams with high-quality Christmas markets – here’s our pick of the bunch from now until the main event. more

Food truck
What the truck – a new street-eat emporium set for King Street
Food & Drink

What the truck – a new street-eat emporium set for King Street

Attention all food truck lovers – buckle up, we’ve got some big news for you. The minds behind Melbourne’s Welcome to Thornbury have just announced Brisbane’s very own permanent bar and food truck stop – Welcome to Bowen Hills. Yep, that’s right – next year there will be a dedicated street eat emporium smack bang in the middle of town at the Brisbane Showgrounds. more

Comedy
Sizzling and salacious – Wonderland Festival returns to add some debauchery to your summer
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Sizzling and salacious – Wonderland Festival returns to add some debauchery to your summer

We all know that Brisbane summer is a truly magical time despite (or sometimes because of) the heat – the days get longer, the nights get steamier and people tend to go a little bit loco. As we emerge from our winter hibernation with a renewed sense of confidence, we’re suddenly in the mood to play. Best to embrace the change, yeah? From November 23, Wonderland Festival will take over its spiritual home of the Brisbane Powerhouse for 11 hot and heavy nights of pure entertainment. Check your inhibitions at the door, people – things are about to get wild. more

Event Highlights

Exhibitions
CRE8 2017

CRE8 2017

Food
Sunset Spritz at Customs House

Sunset Spritz at Customs House

Free
A Very Laneway Christmas: ILMA by Sundholm Style Pop Up

A Very Laneway Christmas: ILMA by Sundholm Style Pop Up

Community
Jan Powers Manly Farmers Markets

Jan Powers Manly Farmers Markets

Free
Medibank Feel Good Program – Mums & Bubs

Medibank Feel Good Program – Mums & Bubs

Food
Regatta Hotel's Midnight In Paris New Year's Eve Party

Regatta Hotel’s Midnight In Paris New Year’s Eve Party

Events: What's on in Brisbane this week. Start planning your weekend

Community
Coffee Club at Greenbank

Coffee Club at Greenbank

Free
Free boot camp at Greenbank

Free boot camp at Greenbank

Food
Bad Hombres Pop-up

Bad Hombres Pop-up

Markets
A Very Laneway Christmas

A Very Laneway Christmas

Food
The Ashes Tour – The Lord Stanley Hotel

The Ashes Tour – The Lord Stanley Hotel

Markets
Brisbane Etsy Made Local Market

Brisbane Etsy Made Local Market

Theatre
A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum

A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum

Festival
Bavarian Brewfest

Bavarian Brewfest

Exhibitions
From Relics to Rights: Aboriginal People and Anthropology at the University of Queensland

From Relics to Rights: Aboriginal People and Anthropology at the University of Queensland

Film
The Sanctuary Film Festival brings us world-class cinema with all of the red carpet trimmings
Event News

The Sanctuary Film Festival brings us world-class cinema with all of the red carpet trimmings

Have you ever been holed up on the couch after pulling a sickie just so you could watch the Oscars live from the Dolby Theatre? Are you the sort of person who has IMDB bookmarked? Have you ever disowned a friend for posting spoilers on Facebook? Sounds like you're a movie buff, and as a movie buff we've found something that is bound to get you all kinds of excited. Sweeping through Sanctuary Cove for two jam-packed days from November 21, the third annual Sanctuary Film Festival will be bringing a bumper program of live entertainment, interactive workshops and more movies than you can snap a clapperboard at. more

The Grocer
Sip stylishly on some rosé from Romance Was Born and Handpicked Wines
Food & Drink

Sip stylishly on some rosé from Romance Was Born and Handpicked Wines

What do you get when you combine one of the Yarra Valley’s finest vineyards with one of the country’s most beloved fashion labels? A damn fine drop, that’s for sure. Handpicked Wines has linked up with Romance Was Born to collab on a fashionable glass filler for its spring and summer collection, drawing inspiration from the label’s latest range Electric Orchid. more

Play
The future is now – Uber Elevate is the high-flying service set to change the way we travel
Design

The future is now – Uber Elevate is the high-flying service set to change the way we travel

How dope is living in an age of serious technological advancement? The lives that we are living now are filled with stuff that we could have scarcely dreamed about ten years ago. Things are moving so fast that we’re seeing progress above and beyond, and though we may be lagging behind in the human rights department (c’mon, marriage equality!) there are some things happening in the world that are pretty bloody exciting. One such thing is Uber Elevate, the brand-new initiative from the ridesharing giants that plans to take our commute sky-high – literally. more

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