Festival
Be spellbound by BIG CITY LIGHTS* – an immersive visual spectacle coming to the Gold Coast this winter
Event News

Be spellbound by BIG CITY LIGHTS* – an immersive visual spectacle coming to the Gold Coast this winter

You might find it hard to believe, but there was once a time when the Gold Coast was considered void of culture. Crazy, right?! Thankfully, the times have changed, perceptions have been challenged and the Gold Coast is continuing to thrive, attracting events from all around the world. After a triumphant debut in 2022, BIG CITY LIGHTS* – an immersive festival that brings together light, design, installation and live performance – is making a comeback. Here’s everything you need to know … more

Pavement Whispers
Bar Miette and Supernormal
Food & Drink

Andrew McConnell announces Bar Miette – a European-inspired terrace bar joining Supernormal in The City

When the news broke in 2022 that Andrew McConnell was bringing his beloved Supernormal north, the food-loving folk of Brisbane lost their minds. Well, get ready to lose it again – the lauded chef and restaurateur has announced that, in fact, he will actually be opening two venues in Brisbane in the coming months. He’s also announced the venues’ executive chef and, with a resume including Paper Daisy, Rae’s at Wategos and Attica, it’s safe to say that we have a lot to look forward to. more

Current Events
Explore inside the artist studio with Museum of Brisbane’s new bus tour
Event News

Explore inside the artist studio with Museum of Brisbane’s new bus tour

Museum of Brisbane might boast a sensational art collection, but this June the inner-city institution will hit the road for a new citywide bus-tour event. Buckle up, sit back and let MoB’s team of curators and artists take you on a behind-the-scenes look at Brisbane’s art scene. Discover the journey of artwork from the studio to the gallery with the convenience of this hop-on, hop-off tour. Keep reading to find out more … more

Restaurants
Tassis Group's luxe steakhouse Fatcow unveils its sleek new James Street location
Food & Drink

Tassis Group’s luxe steakhouse Fatcow unveils its sleek new James Street location

If you've noticed the aroma of woodsmoke floating down James Street recently, you probably caught a whiff of Fatcow on James St – the brand-new steakhouse and seafood restaurant from Tassis Group. The super-busy restaurant crew has brought Fatcow back to life in luxe digs on James Street's northern end, pulling back the curtains on a sleek monochromatic space and debuting a spruced-up menu filled with live seafood and sublime steaks sourced from Australia's best producers. Part rebirth, part sophisticated glow-up, Fatcow on James St is now primed and ready to gun for a spot amongst Brisbane's best protein palaces. Take a look inside ... more

Community
Comedy greats, prolific plays and a festival of cheese – here’s what’s on in Brisbane this weekend
Event News

Comedy greats, prolific plays and a festival of cheese – here’s what’s on in Brisbane this weekend

As we move into winter, there’s no better way to fill these chilly days than with a jam-packed weekend of culture, comedy and food. From a festival of cheese to pastas by an Italian-cuisine connoisseur, captivating theatre and seriously funny stand-up, Brisbane is heating up just in time for this cold snap of a weekend. Here’s what not to miss from May 23 to May 26 … more

Event Highlights

Comedy
Brisbane Comedy Festival 2024

Brisbane Comedy Festival 2024

Comedy
Are You Pulling My Leg?

Are You Pulling My Leg?

Free
Trivia Tuesdays at LiveWire 24hrs Sports Bar

Trivia Tuesdays at LiveWire 24hrs Sports Bar

Community
Brisbane Writers Festival

Brisbane Writers Festival

Food
Dine BNE City

Dine BNE City

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

Comedy
Geraldine Quinn – BROAD

Geraldine Quinn – BROAD

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

Free
The Boundary Pub Trivia

The Boundary Pub Trivia

Exhibitions
BrisAsia at Museum of Brisbane

BrisAsia at Museum of Brisbane

Community
City Hall tours

City Hall tours

Drink
Spritz Sessions at Allonda

Spritz Sessions at Allonda

Film
Mad Science

Mad Science

Bars
Get a sneak peek at Harley Quinn, the new antihero-themed bar from the 1st Edition team
Food & Drink

Get a sneak peek at Harley Quinn, the new antihero-themed bar from the 1st Edition team

The comic-loving crew behind California Lane staple 1st Edition has given two of its laneway libation spots a supervillain-inspired sprucing. On Friday May 24, the team will officially unveil Harley Quinn – a colourful and cosy cocktail joint serving creative concoctions at night and a menu of light bites in the daytime. We got a sneak peek at Harley Quinn earlier this week – here's what we saw ... more

Food News
The Star Brisbane adds Black Hide Steak & Seafood by Gambaro to its anticipated dining precinct
Food & Drink

The Star Brisbane adds Black Hide Steak & Seafood by Gambaro to its anticipated dining precinct

With the unveiling of Queen’s Wharf just mere months away, we’re finally getting more intel on the names set to take over its hotly anticipated new dining precinct. Today, the The Star Brisbane has announced that a new iteration of Gambaro Group's beloved Caxton Street steakhouse Black Hide will be joining its jam-packed roster of eateries. Keep reading to find out more … more

The Locals Next week: A BRISBANE LOCAL

Suzie Miller
I just love writing characters and seeing how they deal with the world we live in, how they sometimes find themselves in a situation that they now must navigate and decipher, and which consequently changes them profoundly. ~ Suzie Miller 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