Interiors
Aesop makes a first foray into homewares with its brass oil burner
Design

Aesop makes a first foray into homewares with its brass oil burner

The Aesop brand is one synonymous with style and simplicity. The hair, skin and body expert has been meticulously crafting cult products since 1987, gaining a solid reputation both here at home in Australia and all around the world. Up until now, the brand’s reach has been strictly within the realm of beauty products – but this is all about to change with the launch of its first-ever homewares product. more

Accessories
Image: Terrance Chin
Gentlefolk

The Calile welcomes its first wave of boutique retail openings

The scaffolding has come down and the signage is illuminated – it’s not long now until James Street welcomes The Calile to its midst officially. Ahead of the luxury hotel’s opening, the building’s ground-floor retail portion has come to life. Several high-end boutiques and Queensland firsts are welcoming hordes of shoppers this week, with many more to come. more

Community
What's on in Brisbane this weekend
Event News

What’s on in Brisbane this weekend

Folks, it’s a damn fine weekend to be in Brisbane. The forecast is amazing, the vibe is high and there are so many fabulous things to see and do – your Netflix binge is going to have to wait, pal. From Santorini Sundays to seafood and sparkling festivals, we’ve tracked down the best things happening in Brisbane on the September 13–16 weekend. more

Restaurants
Donna Chang and The Boom Boom Room liven up Brisbane City's dining scene
Food & Drink

Donna Chang and The Boom Boom Room liven up Brisbane City’s dining scene

If you’ve heard any of the talk around the Ghanem Group’s anticipated restaurant and bar tandem – Donna Chang and The Boom Boom Room – you’ve surely got an idea of some of the establishment’s offerings. Dim sum, jazz-inspired cocktails, opulent setting, gorgeous heritage, modern Chinese, seafood, char siu pork, steamed hapuka, bottle service, old-world glamour, new-school hospitality – these aren’t just buzzwords, they’re the real deal. Donna Chang and The Boom Boom Room opened last weekend, and the duo is already shaping up to be a landmark arrival. more

Food
That’s a paddlin’ – fill your cup at Beer InCider Experience’s huge fifth instalment
Event News

That’s a paddlin’ – fill your cup at Beer InCider Experience’s huge fifth instalment

If there’s one thing us Australians are known for, it’s a love of beer. While the international stereotype may relegate us to Fosters-swilling bogandom, we know the truth – our country is chock-full of damn good brewers who are passionate about making the best brews around. If you froth over the good stuff, be sure to mark September 21 and 22 in your calendar because the Beer InCider Experience is back at the Brisbane Showgrounds … and its bringing way more than just suds. more

Event Highlights

Film
Three Identical Strangers – New Farm Cinemas exclusive

Three Identical Strangers – New Farm Cinemas exclusive

Theatre
I've Been Meaning to Ask You

I’ve Been Meaning to Ask You

Food
Sea to the City – Brisbane’s Bug & Oyster Trail

Sea to the City – Brisbane’s Bug & Oyster Trail

Community
Brisbane Open House

Brisbane Open House

Food
Cheese, Wine and Bubbles at Treasury Brisbane

Cheese, Wine and Bubbles at Treasury Brisbane

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

Exhibitions
House of Mirrors

House of Mirrors

Community
City Hall tours

City Hall tours

Dust

Dust

Food
Italian 5 at 5

Italian 5 at 5

Exhibitions
Lifestyle: a sunshine state of mind exhibition

Lifestyle: a sunshine state of mind exhibition

Theatre
SlapDash Galaxy

SlapDash Galaxy

Theatre
A Coupla Dogs

A Coupla Dogs

Free
The Circus at Westfield Chermside

The Circus at Westfield Chermside

Community
Brisbane Virtual Reality Club Meetup

Brisbane Virtual Reality Club Meetup

Festival
Oktoberfest Season at The Bavarian at Westfield Chermside

Oktoberfest Season at The Bavarian at Westfield Chermside

Film
Camera ready – Brisbane International Film Festival releases tickets and full program
Event News

Camera ready – Brisbane International Film Festival releases tickets and full program

Cinephiles, your time has come – the dates have dropped and we’ve been given a couple of irresistible samples, but now the Brisbane International Film Festival is well and truly ready to go. A massive program announcement and ticket release have just taken place, so it’s time to start saving those dates and locking in spots at the most coveted events before they sell out. more

Food
The free pop-up party series celebrating spring with cocktails and prizes
Event News

The free pop-up party series celebrating spring with cocktails and prizes

We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again – springtime in Brisbane is pretty much the greatest time of year. As well getting to swan around outdoors in the perfect weather, our cultural calendar really kicks into overdrive (looking at you, Brisbane Festival). As the days get longer and the nights grow balmy, we’ve found the perfect way to celebrate – with Spring Time Drinks. Taking over Treasury Brisbane every Friday in September, this pop-up party series is bringing a little something extra. more

Beauty
The Weekend Series: put your best face forward with these five cruelty-free skincare brands
Gentlefolk

The Weekend Series: put your best face forward with these five cruelty-free skincare brands

Real talk – skincare is amazing. The rise in self-care culture is frankly something we can very much get behind, especially when it promotes showing one of your most vital and hard done-by organs some love. One of the best ways you can show your skin that you appreciate it is by using the least harsh products possible – we’re talking natural, organic and cruelty-free. Not only is it good for you, but the environment wins too. Double happiness! To get you started, we’ve compiled five of our favourite natural skincare brands into a squeaky-clean list – so go forth and live your best life. more

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Accept what life offers you and try to drink from every cup. All wines should be tasted; some should only be sipped, but with others, drink the whole bottle ... ~ Paulo Coelho

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