Restaurants
Get the first look inside Gum Bistro, the charming West End newcomer fuelled by Queensland produce
Food & Drink

Get the first look inside Gum Bistro, the charming West End newcomer fuelled by Queensland produce

There's something in the water in West End. The suburb's recent surge into one of Brisbane's most interesting dining precincts continued over the weekend, with the awaited opening of Gum Bistro. The neighbourhood eatery, run by a pair of savvy new-wave operators, is all about big flavours, small details, pitch-perfect needle drops and disarmingly chummy service. Come and take a gander ... more

Festival
Gather ghouls and boys – QAGOMA cinema scares with new sci-fi movie program Mad Science
Event News

Gather ghouls and boys – QAGOMA cinema scares with new sci-fi movie program Mad Science

QAGOMA’s Australian Cinémathèque will be exploring the ghastly creations, mad-cap scientists and evil schemes of sci-fi with its new program Mad Science. Its latest experiment has concocted blockbuster favourites with indie darlings and foreign flicks for a series of spine-tingling screenings. Celebrate the haunting horrors and thrilling fun of science fiction in film with Mad Science from May 3 to June 23. more

Food News
Ditch the city for a paddock-to-plate paradise this Scenic Rim Eat Local Month
Food & Drink

Ditch the city for a paddock-to-plate paradise this Scenic Rim Eat Local Month

If you've been looking for an excuse to escape the city for a little getaway to the Scenic Rim, look no further. The region's annual celebration of producers, growers and flavour makers – Scenic Rim Eat Local Month – is back with a mammoth program of long lunches, leisurely farm tours, family-friendly events and must-attend festivals. If you've got a few spare weekends between June 1–30, the Scenic Rim Eat Local Month program has a bevy of events that will be well worth a road trip. more

Event Highlights

Drink
High Tea at Bacchus Restaurant

High Tea at Bacchus Restaurant

Community
Big Gay Day

Big Gay Day

Food
Mother's Day at Brisbane Quarter

Mother’s Day at Brisbane Quarter

Music
Joyce Yang  – Piano+

Joyce Yang – Piano+

Food
Agnes x Bar Vera x Mason

Agnes x Bar Vera x Mason

Community
The Sunday Mail Transurban Bridge to Brisbane

The Sunday Mail Transurban Bridge to Brisbane

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

Free
The Boundary Pub Trivia

The Boundary Pub Trivia

Art
mudunama kundana wandaraba jarribirri – Judy Watson

mudunama kundana wandaraba jarribirri – Judy Watson

Fun
Area 1: Escape Rooms

Area 1: Escape Rooms

Free
Feel Good Program

Feel Good Program

Exhibitions
BrisAsia at Museum of Brisbane

BrisAsia at Museum of Brisbane

Comedy
Brisbane Comedy Festival 2024

Brisbane Comedy Festival 2024

Community
City Hall tours

City Hall tours

Weekly Life Drawing in Fortitude Valley

Weekly Life Drawing in Fortitude Valley

Drink
Spritz Sessions at Allonda

Spritz Sessions at Allonda

Art
Rob Rek – Vanity

Rob Rek – Vanity

Literature
Follow the clues to catch these most-wanted crime fiction and true crime events at the Brisbane Writers Festival
Event News

Follow the clues to catch these most-wanted crime fiction and true crime events at the Brisbane Writers Festival

Brisbane Writers Festival returns to the scene of the crime from May 30, weaving a tightly plotted program packed with big names, bright minds and more books than a gumshoe could rattle his derringer at. If you’ve a taste for bloody murder, a predilection for dark deeds or just enjoy a bit of crime fiction, you’re in luck. We’ve cased the joint and rounded up some unusual suspects – our top picks of the most arresting and anticipated crime events at this year’s Brisbane Writers Festival. From rural noir to the true crime behind one of Australia’s earliest viral videos, there’s something to suit every sleuth. So without further ado let’s proceed to the denouement and reveal our findings … more

The Locals Next week: A BRISBANE LOCAL

Robert Reed OAM, lawyer, founder and domestic-violence prevention advocate, Darkness to Daylight
You get a real appreciation of the way in which mind and spirit can overcome physical limitations – the extent to which we can push ourselves if we have a good reason to do it. ~ Robert Reed OAM, lawyer, founder and domestic-violence prevention advocate, Darkness to Daylight 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