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What's on in Brisbane this weekend
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What’s on in Brisbane this weekend

The weather is warming up and the nights are getting longer – spring is well and truly here, baby! It’s time to warm up for the festive season and get used to being out and about 24/7. Embrace the chaos, people. From gigantic Oktoberfest parties to brewery throwdowns, we’ve found the best things happening in Brisbane on the October 10–14 weekend. more

Cafes
The Black Lab Coffee Co. opens grab-and-go specialty brew nook Blackout in Paddington
Food & Drink

The Black Lab Coffee Co. opens grab-and-go specialty brew nook Blackout in Paddington

As Brisbane's coffee scene flourishes, our tastes become more advanced. While the flat white will remain a staple of our caffeine consumption, the demand for brews concocted using specialty methods is increasing. Cafes all over town are dabbling in drip, flirting with filter and boldly experimenting with batch coffee, but only a few spots offer these methods as a grab-and-go option. Boutique roasting outfit The Black Lab Coffee Co. has opened a brand-new hole-in-the-wall coffee bar and training centre in the heart of Paddington, pouring a mixture of espresso-based and specialty drops to caffeine-deprived locals. more

Clothing
Going somewhere? Pack smarter and lighter with Tasi Travels
Gentlefolk

Going somewhere? Pack smarter and lighter with Tasi Travels

Whether you're an intrepid traveller with an incurable case of wanderlust or you're just planning a getaway without loads of baggage, Tasi Travels has you covered (literally) with clothing designed for suitcases. The jet-set inspired collection has been consciously created for those times when you need versatile pieces that breathe and roll neatly into a backpack. more

Event Highlights

Community
Medibank Feel Good Program

Medibank Feel Good Program

Festival
Oktoberfest Brisbane

Oktoberfest Brisbane

Theatre
Jane Eyre

Jane Eyre

Food
Westin Pool Party

Westin Pool Party

Community
Channel Seven Spring Racing Carnival 2019

Channel Seven Spring Racing Carnival 2019

Food
Melbourne Cup at Treasury Brisbane

Melbourne Cup at Treasury Brisbane

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

Exhibitions
New Woman Exhibition at Museum of Brisbane

New Woman Exhibition at Museum of Brisbane

Exhibitions
15 Artists 2019 at Redcliffe Art Gallery

15 Artists 2019 at Redcliffe Art Gallery

Food
Two-for-one at Treasury

Two-for-one at Treasury

Community
City Hall tours

City Hall tours

Community
Women's Work Outdoor Gallery Exhibition

Women’s Work Outdoor Gallery Exhibition

Exhibitions
High Rotation

High Rotation

Festival
Yes Way Rosé at Riverbar and Kitchen

Yes Way Rosé at Riverbar and Kitchen

Exhibitions
Jon Molvig: Maverick

Jon Molvig: Maverick

Health
W Brisbane’s Urban FUEL Weekend

W Brisbane’s Urban FUEL Weekend

Exhibitions
The Bowerbird and the Bride

The Bowerbird and the Bride

Accessories
Spoil your pupper pal with a luxe lead from Topdog Boutique
Gentlefolk

Spoil your pupper pal with a luxe lead from Topdog Boutique

If you go out of your way to pat a pooch, involuntarily let out a high-pitched squeal if a four-legged friend looks at you cutely or happily drop dosh on your (or someone else's) doggo, it's pretty likely you're a dog person. Don't worry, there's no judgement here, we too are proud dog people. If your hound deserves to be spoilt, look no further than Brisbane's Topdog Boutique – it's an online destination for designer and pretty things for your pet pal. more

Theatre
2020 vision – La Boite Theatre reveals its fearless and provocative season program for next year
Event News

2020 vision – La Boite Theatre reveals its fearless and provocative season program for next year

Let’s be honest – 95 years is a bloody long time to be doing anything, let alone in the often-fickle and ever-changing arts scene. The local legends at La Boite Theatre have been champions of fearless and unforgettable storytelling for almost a century, and throughout that time have managed to represent the adventurous and alternative while always keeping things fresh. Coming into 2020, you’d best believe that this team of creative wizards has pulled out all the stops to assemble a program that kicks serious ass – including two world premieres, one Australian premiere and the return of a family favourite. more

Best of Brisbane
Baja | Brisbane's Best Mexican
Food & Drink

Tacos, taquitos and tostadas – where to find the best Mexican food in Brisbane

When it comes to world cuisine, we have a lot to thank the country of Mexico for. While a lot of us are no strangers to a humble burrito, true Mexican food enthusiasts know there is so much more to it – fresh flavours, crisp textures and simple recipes are what make an authentic Mexican dish truly great. Other countries have also borrowed from Mexico’s rich and vibrant culinary culture to create food fusions that we could only dream of – so whether you’re a purist when it comes to your pozole or you don’t mind a bit of Tex-Mex action, Brisbane has got you covered. We’ve rounded the best spots to get your Mexican food fix in Brisbane – let’s taco ‘bout it. more

The Locals Next week: A BRISBANE LOCAL

Lars Brandle
Each of those photographs and posters could tell a thousand words, or more ... ~ Lars Brandle more

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Hellenika
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