Festival
Mark your calendar with our top ten picks for The Curated Plate festival
Event News

Mark your calendar with our top ten picks for The Curated Plate festival

We’re impatiently counting down the days until The Curated Plate kicks off on July 26. The epicurean extravaganza celebrates all things culinary and turns a spotlight on the Sunshine Coast’s exquisite local produce and producers. With The Curated Plate 2024 promising to be the festival’s most ambitious outing yet, it’s an absolute must-not-miss. But with over 90 delicious events packed into ten days, you might be feeling the FOMO or paralysed by some serious choice anxiety. Fear not; we’ve put together our top ten picks from the prolific program to help get you started on planning your perfect plate experience… more

Bars
There's nothing bland about Milquetoast, the new laneway wine bar from a forward-thinking drink-savvy duo
Food & Drink

There’s nothing bland about Milquetoast, the new laneway wine bar from a forward-thinking drink-savvy duo

If you took a venue's name on face value, you might raise an eyebrow at the prospect of visiting Milquetoast. But the new inner-city wine bar, which opened last week inside a converted garage off Elizabeth Street, couldn't be further from its namesake. Offering a cracking collection of low-intervention wines, hyper-creative cocktails and a playful menu of British-inspired eats that’s available until late, Milquetoast is a one-of-a-kind addition to Brisbane's bar scene that is breaking the mould in the best ways. more

Local
A food-lovers guide to spending 48 hours on the Sunshine Coast
Destination

A food-lovers guide to spending 48 hours on the Sunshine Coast

With 100 km of pristine beaches, lush tropical rainforests and breathtaking mountain ranges, it’s impossible to experience everything the Sunshine Coast has to offer in a mere weekend. If that’s all you’ve got, however, we’ve put together an itinerary that will ensure those 48 hours are filled with a little (and literal) taste of the best the region has to offer. Ahead of the coast’s annual culinary celebration, The Curated Plate, join us as we embark on a food-lovers journey of the Sunshine Coast. more

Food
Superordinary is hosting an otherworldly supper club event with Zosia Cooks
Event News

Superordinary is hosting an otherworldly supper club event with Zosia Cooks

This winter, Hamilton-based art venue Superordinary is reuniting with conceptual caterer Zosia Cooks for another immersive dining experience. Following the success of the first event in April, the duo has joined forces again with Zosia Cooks x Superordinary Supper Club Vol 2. slated for Friday, August 16. Inspired by the concepts of promenade theatre, this second event will invite diners on a transportive journey of taste, sound and connection. more

Event Highlights

Theatre
POTUS

POTUS

Community
Reclink Community Cup

Reclink Community Cup

Live event
Warriors

Warriors

Drink
Sip Happens Festival

Sip Happens Festival

Music
Clancestry for Kids

Clancestry for Kids

Music
BIGSOUND

BIGSOUND

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

Art
mudunama kundana wandaraba jarribirri – Judy Watson

mudunama kundana wandaraba jarribirri – Judy Watson

Exhibitions
BrisAsia at Museum of Brisbane

BrisAsia at Museum of Brisbane

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

Food
The Curated Plate

The Curated Plate

Exhibitions
Rearranged: Art of the Flower

Rearranged: Art of the Flower

Art
World Press Photo Exhibition 2024

World Press Photo Exhibition 2024

Free
Roma Street Parkland – The Rainforest and Fern Gully

Roma Street Parkland – The Rainforest and Fern Gully

40 Under 40
40 Under 40 Award judges faced with wealth of home-grown Queensland talent
Event News

40 Under 40 Award judges faced with wealth of home-grown Queensland talent

Nominations for InQueenland’s 2024 40 Under 40 Awards have closed, and with more than twice as many entrants as last year the judges now face the difficult task of choosing finalists from an overwhelming pool of incredible talent and impressive achievements. Just ask judging panel member Adam Brunes, who said that “judging is a near impossible task as all finalists are exceedingly worthy.” more

Bars
First look – James Street icon Cru Bar & Cellar has been revitalised with an eye-popping upgrade
Food & Drink

First look – James Street icon Cru Bar & Cellar has been revitalised with an eye-popping upgrade

After a significant refurbishment, long-running James Street institution Cru Bar & Cellar is back and is better than ever. The cherished wine bar, restaurant and bottle shop softly reopened earlier this month, showing off a luxurious new look alongside a retooled menu and a bolstered cellar list weighing in at more than 2000 bottles. Though modernised and elevated, Cru Bar & Cellar's makeover maintains the service-centric spirit that has made the iconic venue a fixture of the scene for more than 20 years. Take a peek inside ... more

Markets
Mulled wine, tarot readings and the city’s best creatives – Studio Maverik is hosting an intimate winter makers market
Event News

Mulled wine, tarot readings and the city’s best creatives – Studio Maverik is hosting an intimate winter makers market

Studio Maverik’s Winter Makers Markets comes just in time to warm us up with an evening of community and creatives. Hosted by Milton venue Warehouse 25, the latest market will showcase affordable art and hand-crafted pieces from more than 15 local makers. Explore prints, jewellery, textiles and paintings with a live DJ and painting installation, mulled wine and more. Here’s all that’s in store … more

The Locals Next week: A BRISBANE LOCAL

John Sharpe
I love seeing people step out of their comfort zones and have a blast. The joy and excitement on their faces are incredibly rewarding. ~ John Sharpe 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