Exhibitions
A multi-sensory Van Gogh experience is coming to Brisbane so get ready to stroll through the sunflowers
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A multi-sensory Van Gogh experience is coming to Brisbane so get ready to stroll through the sunflowers

Arguably the most famous painter of all time, Dutch post-impressionist artist Vincent van Gogh's body of work is adored the world over. If you have a particular penchant for Van Gogh then we have some exciting news for you – multi-sensory experience Van Gogh Alive is set to finally roll in to Brisbane, allowing art lovers to experience the master's works in a whole new way. more

Restaurants
Colour and character – introducing Biànca, the peach-hued beauty from the Agnes and sAme sAme team
Food & Drink

Colour and character – introducing Biànca, the peach-hued beauty from the Agnes and sAme sAme team

Just when we thought we'd managed to catch our breath after the whirlwind launch of Agnes last year, the team behind one of 2020's biggest restaurant openings is stepping up to the plate once again. This time, the heralded hospitality group is trying its hand at Italian with Biànca – a slick eatery located just off James Street that boasts a colourful complexion plus a menu of trattoria classics and cocktails that showcase the fun and frivolous side of Italian cuisine. more

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Heart-warming tales and thrilling page-turners – the Brisbane Writers Festival authors who should be on your radar
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Heart-warming tales and thrilling page-turners – the Brisbane Writers Festival authors who should be on your radar

Our city's seminal literary event celebrating the written word, Brisbane Writers Festival, is returning to State Library of Queensland this year with an exciting hybrid program of more than 100 live and virtual events from May 7–9. Most importantly, this exciting event provides us with a bucket list of authors to discover and books to leaf through. So you know what to add to your bookshelf, we have rounded up a few noteworthy additions authored by literary luminaries who are about to descend on Brisbane for the festival. Here are some reading suggestions that will surely bewitch your brain ... more

Food
Drink all of the margs during Australian Cocktail Month this May
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Drink all of the margs during Australian Cocktail Month this May

Whether your tipple of choice is a margarita, mojito, martini or a spritz, when 5:00 pm on a Friday rolls around, one thing is for sure – it's cocktail o'clock. In a win for avid sippers, our enthusiasm for a well-crafted imbibe is being rewarded with a new four-week event. Prepare to immerse yourself in a celebration of all things boozy as Australian Cocktail Month pours in to Brisbane from May 1–31. If you're eager to drink local and support your local bars whilst getting exclusive access to top-notch cocktail menus, then this is the perfect event for you ... more

Event Highlights

Exhibitions
Cut Copy: Brisbane music posters 1977–1987

Cut Copy: Brisbane music posters 1977–1987

Food
King Tea's $30 Chinese Banquet

King Tea’s $30 Chinese Banquet

Theatre
Cinematic – Heroes and Heroines

Cinematic – Heroes and Heroines

Food
Wine, Cheese and Bubbles at Treasury Brisbane

Wine, Cheese and Bubbles at Treasury Brisbane

Festival
MELT Festival

MELT Festival

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

kids
SparkLab

SparkLab

Exhibitions
#KnowledgeKeepers

#KnowledgeKeepers

Food
NightQuarter Sunshine Coast

NightQuarter Sunshine Coast

Music
Blowhard Blow Fast

Blowhard Blow Fast

Exhibitions
Jacqueline Hennessy – This is a love song

Jacqueline Hennessy – This is a love song

Community
City Hall tours

City Hall tours

Food
BITE Markets

BITE Markets

Exhibitions
Grotesque grotto – Laura Patterson

Grotesque grotto – Laura Patterson

Exhibitions
The Storytellers

The Storytellers

Exhibitions
State Library of Queensland Gallery Walk

State Library of Queensland Gallery Walk

Community
What's on in Brisbane this weekend
Event News

What’s on in Brisbane this weekend

The weekend is nearly upon us so can we get a heck yeah? Concerts in The Valley, laneway markets, riverside feasts and jazz-tinged musicals are just a taste of what's on offer over the next few days, so keep reading for a few more ideas ... more

Beauty
Treat your pores to Alivio's brand-new hemp-based skincare range
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Treat your pores to Alivio’s brand-new hemp-based skincare range

Hemp seed oil seems to be all the rage lately. Why? It's rich in antioxidants, Vitamin E, Vitamin A and encourages skin growth and new cell generation. Basically, it will help your skin look as smooth as a baby's bottom. If this is your (weirdly specific) goal, then we suggest checking out Alivio, a brand-new skincare range that's making use of hemp seed oil's huge list of benefits. more

Food
Paniyiri Greek Festival is returning to Brisbane with a honeypuff drive-through and a crackin' program of events
Event News

Paniyiri Greek Festival is returning to Brisbane with a honeypuff drive-through and a crackin’ program of events

Prepare your stomachs, friends – one of Brisbane's most beloved festivals, Paniyiri Greek Festival is returning to bring us a much-needed dose of delicious eats and culture. The 45th edition of the festival will be celebrated over one jam-packed weekend from May 22–23, where all of our favourite events will be making an appearance plus ... drum roll, please .... a honeypuff drive-through. We're salivating already. more

The Locals Next week: A BRISBANE LOCAL

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Motorcycles have always embodied danger, rebellion, freedom, speed and style ... ~ Michael O’Sullivan 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