Homegrown sips will take centre stage at Treasury Brisbane's all-Australian wine and cheese soiree
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Homegrown sips will take centre stage at Treasury Brisbane’s all-Australian wine and cheese soiree

Wine is the tipple of choice when the mercury begins to dip below 20 degrees (heck, any weather calls for a glass of the good stuff), so we are pretty grateful that Australia is sprinkled with top-notch grape-juice makers. These homegrown wineries will bask in the limelight on Friday June 25 when Treasury Brisbane comes alive with beats, eats and tipples for Wine & Cheese – Australian Edition. If you're eager to sip and snack under the stars then read on to discover more about this enchanting event ... more

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

We are creeping closer and closer to the weekend, friends! So you can make the most of your couple of days off, we have rounded up the best things happening in and around the city from riverside food festivals and cob-loaf parties to dazzling exhibitions and bewitching ballets. Keep reading for a few more ideas ... more

Exhibitions
A selfie lab from The Sugar Republic crew will be popping up in Brisbane
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A selfie lab from The Sugar Republic crew will be popping up in Brisbane

If you've ever been to one of The Sugar Republic's rainbow-hued pop-ups, then you know it's a feast for the eyes. Neon lights, copious amounts of glitter and candy-coated fixtures are just some of the mainstays at the colourful installations and The Sugar Republic's newest creation, The Selfie Lab, is set to be its most 'grammable creation yet. Described as 'selfie heaven', this pretty pop-up is worth bringing a few outfit changes for. more

Exhibitions
Walking on sunshine – MoB's newest exhibition City in the Sun shines a ray on Brisbane’s subtropical image
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Walking on sunshine – MoB’s newest exhibition City in the Sun shines a ray on Brisbane’s subtropical image

As we experience what us Queenslanders refer to as ‘Arctic conditions’, it seems like the perfect time for reminiscing on long summer days. If you're keen to warm up over illustrations of pool parties, pineapples and bikini-clad babes, then you'll be happy to hear that Museum of Brisbane's newest exhibition City in the Sun is set to take the temperature up a notch. Opening at MoB on Saturday June 19, the sizzling showcase tackles our city's subtropical image – from the inner-city beaches that border the Brisbane River to the frangipani-lined streets. more

Dance
Cliffside concerts and escapist experiences – BLEACH* Festival unveils its jam-packed program for 2021
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Cliffside concerts and escapist experiences – BLEACH* Festival unveils its jam-packed program for 2021

Unless you’re new to the coast or you’ve been living under a rock, you’re probably well familiar with BLEACH* Festival. For those who aren’t, well, allow us – BLEACH* Festival is our premier arts and cultural festival that is proudly and passionately Gold Coast. In 2021, BLEACH* Festival will not only celebrate its ten-year milestone but will once again transform the city's esplanades, vacant blocks, Botanic Gardens and hinterland hideaways into backdrops for awe-inspiring, thought-provoking, and exhilarating experiences from August 12–22. Intrigued? You should be! Here's what BLEACH* Festival 2021 has in store ... more

Food
Four of Brisbane's best chefs are teaming up for a feast of meaty morsels at SK Steak & Oyster
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Four of Brisbane’s best chefs are teaming up for a feast of meaty morsels at SK Steak & Oyster

A new season brings a whole new calendar of events, and there's some particularly delicious happenings on the cards this month. One such tasty affair is Four Chefs and The Producer, where a quartet of Australia’s most celebrated chefs will come together at SK Steak & Oyster with renowned local beef producer, Stockyard, for an epicurean adventure that's set to enlighten your senses. more

See the ugly side of beauty in Queensland Theatre's hilarious new production White Pearl
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See the ugly side of beauty in Queensland Theatre’s hilarious new production White Pearl

No matter how hard they try to avoid it, companies always come face to face with difficult situations at some point. It's how they deal with these crises and save face that can spell or dispel a PR disaster. This is what is grappled with in Queensland Theatre's newest production White Pearl, which has already taken Sydney by storm. Coming to the Bille Brown Theatre from June 17 to July 10, this corporate satire will tackle some seriously contentious themes while providing you with some belly-aching laughs to boot. more


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Exhibitions
European masterpieces from Rembrandt, Monet and more are coming from The Met to QAGOMA
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European masterpieces from Rembrandt, Monet and more are coming from The Met to QAGOMA

For those who haven't conquered the Big Apple (back in the good ol' days when we could cross the Pacific Ocean), The Metropolitan Museum of Art is a must-tick for one's cultural bucket list. The Met is one of the world's largest and finest art museums and boasts a collection of more than two million works of art spanning 5000 years. For the first time ever, some of these beloved art pieces are making the trip to visit us in Brisbane for QAGOMA's European Masterpieces from The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York exhibition. This is the closest you'll get to gallery-hopping in Manhattan for a little while ... more

Exhibitions
The Institute of Modern Art Gala and Benefit Auction brings eye-catching art and elegant eats to The Calile Hotel
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The Institute of Modern Art Gala and Benefit Auction brings eye-catching art and elegant eats to The Calile Hotel

It's back – Brisbane’s Institute of Modern Art (IMA) will add an artistic touch to The Calile Hotel’s Grand Room for the annual IMA Gala and Benefit Auction on Friday June 18. With an exciting line-up of art as well as live performances and fare from some of James Street's most esteemed eateries, this is one starry night that's not to be missed ... more

Theatre
Brisbane Powerhouse's new production Undertow tackles the hardships of high school
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Brisbane Powerhouse’s new production Undertow tackles the hardships of high school

High school was a tough time – homework, hormones and the general pressures of growing up sometimes felt like you were stuck in a pressure cooker that would explode at any moment. Brisbane Powerhouse's newest production, Undertow, takes us back into the halls of high school, and in the process sweeps us up into a scintillating story that tackles everything from resilience to mental health, relationships, identity and empathy. more

Food
Soak up tastebud-tantalising tutorials and tempting tucker at Regional Flavours' Grazed and Grown event
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Soak up tastebud-tantalising tutorials and tempting tucker at Regional Flavours’ Grazed and Grown event

Slip into the weekend with a few friends, fanciful sips and only the finest fare when Grazed and Grown by Regional Flavours fires up at South Bank Parklands from June 18–20. So you know how to spend your time wisely at this culinary event, we've cooked up an itinerary full of delicious happenings including sundowner sessions, flavoursome food tutorials and live tunes. Read on to find out what you can get up to at Grazed and Grown ... more

Exhibitions
The Archibald Prize celebrates 100 years with a line-up of dazzling finalists
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The Archibald Prize celebrates 100 years with a line-up of dazzling finalists

Attention, art lovers! It's finally Archibald Prize time and 2021 marks 100 years of Australia’s oldest and most-loved portrait award. Bestowed upon the best portrait painting, the Archibald Prize is a who’s who of Australian culture – from politicians and celebrities to sport icons and artists. Taking over the Art Gallery of NSW from June 5 to September 26, this year's centenary celebration of Australian art is truly putting on a show ... more

Fashion
Brisbane Fashion Festival has dropped its jam-packed event program
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Brisbane Fashion Festival has dropped its jam-packed event program

After having to cancel its 2020 edition due to the pandemic, Brisbane Fashion Festival is catwalking back into our city. A standout on Brisbane’s annual event calendar for fashion-loving folk, this beloved event is set to uplift the creative industry after a tumultuous year by putting on a grand showcase of local labels for eager shoppers. Consider this your official warning to start clearing out your wardrobe to make room for new gear. more

Markets
James St Up Late is back with an after-dark shopping spectacular
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James St Up Late is back with an after-dark shopping spectacular

Attention, happy shoppers – James St Up Late is back and bigger than ever! After what seems like forever, the annual nighttime extravaganza will take over James Street's leafy surrounds for an evening of too-good-to-be-true discounts, goodies galore and fun in-store experiences. Pencil in Thursday June 24 for Brisbane’s premier fashion party, because this is one shopping soiree not to be missed! more

Exhibitions
Explore the power of plants at State Library of Queensland's Entwined exhibition
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Explore the power of plants at State Library of Queensland’s Entwined exhibition

Aren't plants just the bee's knees? Our ardent obsession with monsteras, our zealous appreciation of zanzibars and fervent love of ferns knows no bounds. State Library of Queensland's newest exhibition, Entwined: plants and people, explores our passionate relationship with plants through an impressive collection of photography, illustrations, immersive projections and historical objects. Blossoming at the Cultural Precinct from Saturday June 12 to Sunday November 14, this is one must-see showcase of greenery. more

Current Events
Eyes in the sky – when to see the super blood moon in a total lunar eclipse in Brisbane
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Eyes in the sky – when to see the super blood moon in a total lunar eclipse in Brisbane

Ah, la luna – that beautiful orb in the sky that’s responsible for the tides and making people go loopy sure is a sight to behold. While the moon is a total smokeshow at the best of times, there are certain lunar events that kick the visuals up a notch and there’s one just around the corner – it’s a super blood moon, baby! Us Earth-bound creatures are getting a double whammy, as this aerial treat is also coinciding with the first total lunar eclipse in two years. Want to sneak a peek? We’re hot for moon spotting so we’ll help you out … more