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The Weekend Series: five cosy cottages perfect for your next winter weekender
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The Weekend Series: five cosy cottages perfect for your next winter weekender

Just because the temperature is dropping doesn’t mean our desire to get out and about diminishes. Winter is the perfect time for travelling, especially when it means have your pick of cottages and quaint bed and breakfasts. We’re all for getting outside and checking out our own backyard, which is why we’ve sourced five adorable cottages (that are only a few hours drive away) that make for wonderful winter escapes. more

See the ugly side of beauty in Queensland Theatre's hilarious new production White Pearl
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See the ugly side of beauty in Queensland Theatre’s hilarious new production White Pearl

No matter how hard they try to avoid it, companies always come face to face with difficult situations at some point. It's how they deal with these crises and save face that can spell or dispel a PR disaster. This is what is grappled with in Queensland Theatre's newest production White Pearl, which has already taken Sydney by storm. Coming to the Bille Brown Theatre from June 17 to July 10, this corporate satire will tackle some seriously contentious themes while providing you with some belly-aching laughs to boot. more

Casual Dining
The Dish: Brisbane food news you might have missed this week
Food & Drink

The Dish: Brisbane food news you might have missed this week

There's a lot happening in Brisbane these days, almost too much to keep up with. The Dish is a rapid-fire rundown of Brisbane food news – quick taster-sized tidbits to keep you in the know and, perhaps, tickle your tastebuds. This week we've got word of a two-day barbecue and beer celebration, $1 oyster feasts, bottomless margaritas and more! more

Event Highlights

Markets
Saturday Fresh Market and Sunday Discovery Market

Saturday Fresh Market and Sunday Discovery Market

Exhibitions
Entwined: plants and people

Entwined: plants and people

Film
Rom Coms & Nom Noms

Rom Coms & Nom Noms

Theatre
CAESAR

CAESAR

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

kids
SparkLab

SparkLab

Food
NightQuarter Sunshine Coast

NightQuarter Sunshine Coast

Exhibitions
The letter ‘B'

The letter ‘B’

Community
City Hall tours

City Hall tours

Exhibitions
Blak Superheroes by Dylan Mooney

Blak Superheroes by Dylan Mooney

Health
Hips and Hamstings Roll and Release Workshop

Hips and Hamstings Roll and Release Workshop

Exhibitions
The Storytellers

The Storytellers

Exhibitions
State Library of Queensland Gallery Walk

State Library of Queensland Gallery Walk

Markets
Mount Gravatt Farmers Markets

Mount Gravatt Farmers Markets

Play
Calling all gamers – Journey of Something is now offering an annual subscription
Gentlefolk

Calling all gamers – Journey of Something is now offering an annual subscription

Puzzles made a huge comeback in 2020, with lockdowns aplenty and more or less very little to do. It was a good year for Aussie puzzle company Journey of Something, with its unique puzzles and games becoming a centrepiece on coffee tables across the country. Now the brand is stepping up its game, so to say, with a new quarterly subscription service that allows eager players to get their hands on any two puzzles, kits or games every three months. You'll never be bored again. more

Exhibitions
European masterpieces from Rembrandt, Monet and more are coming from The Met to QAGOMA
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European masterpieces from Rembrandt, Monet and more are coming from The Met to QAGOMA

For those who haven't conquered the Big Apple (back in the good ol' days when we could cross the Pacific Ocean), The Metropolitan Museum of Art is a must-tick for one's cultural bucket list. The Met is one of the world's largest and finest art museums and boasts a collection of more than two million works of art spanning 5000 years. For the first time ever, some of these beloved art pieces are making the trip to visit us in Brisbane for QAGOMA's European Masterpieces from The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York exhibition. This is the closest you'll get to gallery-hopping in Manhattan for a little while ... more

Food News
Cult Japanese tipple Strong Zero is finally coming to Australia
Food & Drink

Cult Japanese tipple Strong Zero is finally coming to Australia

We've all heard the saying "when life gives you lemons, make lemonade". The Japanese brewmasters at Suntory must have interpreted this a little differently when they created cult sip Strong Zero – a boozy beverage beloved by both locals and rowdy tourists alike. Instead of making it our first mission to get our grubby hands on the good stuff as soon as our feet hit international soil, Suntory is bringing the beverage to us. Say hello to -196 Double Lemon, a sour mouthful of goodness that will transport your tastebuds straight to Tokyo. more

The Locals Next week: A BRISBANE LOCAL

Hayden Jones and Sam Foster
As a company we firmly believe in the power of theatre to connect, provoke, inspire and engage, not just young people but all people ... ~ Hayden Jones and Sam Foster more

Weekly Inspire… Theme of the Week: words of wisdom

My doctor told me I had to stop throwing intimate dinners for four unless there are three other people ~ Orson Welles