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

Community
Comedy greats, prolific plays and a festival of cheese – here’s what’s on in Brisbane this weekend
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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 an action-packed cheese festival to pasta dishes 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

Food
Wine walks, sushi and rainforest raves – don’t miss these delicious Dine BNE City special events
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Wine walks, sushi and rainforest raves – don’t miss these delicious Dine BNE City special events

As June approaches, get ready for Brisbane’s annual culinary celebrations to transform The City into an epicentre of epicurean extravagance. From June 1–30, a sizzling selection of more than 55 of Brisbane’s best restaurants and bars will showcase ​its spectacular food scene with a jam-packed program full to bursting with culinary events as part of Dine BNE City. From urban rainforest soirees to wine walks, sashimi celebrations and much more, here are four flavoursome happenings you won't want to miss. more

Drink
Cure your winter blues at Stone & Wood's beloved Festival of the Stone
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Cure your winter blues at Stone & Wood’s beloved Festival of the Stone

Stone & Wood's annual fiesta is making its return on Saturday, June 1 for another year of beers, bites and beats. This year, Festival of the Stone has snagged music acts like Dan Sultan, Beddy Rays, The Beefs and more to headline its stage, whilst the sud-sanctuary will welcome a fleet of food trucks and limited-edition brews. With funds going towards the local homeless hub Fletcher Street Cottage, Festival of the Stone is set to celebrate its local community and beyond. more

Community
Giddy up to the country for the Scenic Rim Clydesdale Spectacular's celebration of equine art, culture and tradition
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Giddy up to the country for the Scenic Rim Clydesdale Spectacular’s celebration of equine art, culture and tradition

Calling all equine enthusiasts! The Scenic Rim Clydesdale Spectacular is back on June 15–16 to celebrate the beautiful breed of Clydesdale horses with gallops of festivities. Grab the Akubra and head to the country for two days of horse performances, larger-than-life sculptures, cracking competitions and plenty of country flair. Here’s all you need to know … more

Literature
Appreciate art and cultivate culture with these unmissable events at Brisbane Writers Festival
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Appreciate art and cultivate culture with these unmissable events at Brisbane Writers Festival

The upcoming Brisbane Writers Festival will once again transform our fair city into a literary salon as its program unfurls 150 exciting events across four days. From May 30, a colourful cast of characters will wax lyrical on the wonder of the written word in all of its infinite varieties, including the way writing can encompass other art forms, like music or art – a picture is worth only a thousand words after all. We've put together a setlist of unmissable events exploring the ways that writing intermingles with other fascinating facets of art and culture – from ballerinas’ backstage drama to Aussie music icons and feminist art history. more


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Treasury Brisbane is your home of footy fare, live games and Broncos commentary this Magic Round
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Treasury Brisbane is your home of footy fare, live games and Broncos commentary this Magic Round

Magic Round returns on May 17–19, and while Suncorp might be playing host, LiveWire 24/7 Sports Bar is home to all of the action and more. Treasury Brisbane’s resident sports bar will be playing all of the games – live, large and loud – across its Magic Weekend, as well as serving up live entertainment, classic footy fare and everyone’s favourite froths on tap. Experience the electric energy of live sport alongside your fellow fans for three nights of rugby league rivalry and guaranteed good times. more

Food
Fireside heats up Dine BNE City with another year of decadent eats and delicious cocktails
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Fireside heats up Dine BNE City with another year of decadent eats and delicious cocktails

After unveiling its program last week, Dine BNE City has marked its return to the Brisbane culinary calendar with a bang. This year, the 30 delectable days of foodie festivities are led by the return of Fireside on May 31. The grounds of St. Stephen's Cathedral will once again transform into Brisbane’s dining event of the year. Dine your way through the delicious line-up of dishes brought to you by The City’s leading eateries – as well as exclusive cocktail creations and live music. Here’s what’s in store … more

Food
Eat, drink and be merry as Dine BNE City returns for the month of June
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Eat, drink and be merry as Dine BNE City returns for the month of June

Hark and hear what festivities approach us! The City is set to once again be transformed into an epicentre of epicurean extravagance, as Dine BNE City returns this June. For 30 delectable days The City will celebrate its spectacular food scene with a jam-packed program full to bursting with special set-menu lunches, exclusive suppertime soirees, a safari of bar-crawling boisterousness and one-of-a-kind dining experiences. Today the full Dine BNE City program is revealed – here are our highlights … more

Comedy
Music greats, opera in the outback and foodie festivals aplenty – all the unmissable events happening in May
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Music greats, opera in the outback and foodie festivals aplenty – all the unmissable events happening in May

Before hibernation season is upon us, Brisbane and its surrounds are beckoning an exciting line-up of events to close out autumn. This month, wet your appetite with plenty of foodie festivals, experience world-class artists, playwrights and musicians at your doorstep and discover unforgettable nights out from the city to the outback. Here are the top events happening this month … more

Elegant high teas, world-class wagyu and sumptuous staycays – your guide to Mother’s Day with Treasury Brisbane
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Elegant high teas, world-class wagyu and sumptuous staycays – your guide to Mother’s Day with Treasury Brisbane

With Mother’s Day only a few sleeps away, the countdown is on to find the perfect gift for our most near-and-dear maternal figures. Fortunately, inner-city icon Treasury Brisbane has curated a fleet of festivities to help you celebrate on Sunday May 12. With elegant high-tea services, lavish dining experiences and numerous drink packages on offer, you’re sure to find just the right way to say “love you, Mum.” more

Community
Challenge DV wants to help you recognise the signs of domestic and family violence
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Challenge DV wants to help you recognise the signs of domestic and family violence

May marks the start of Domestic and Family Violence Prevention month in Queensland – a time designed to help raise awareness for this increasingly pertinent public health issue. We’ve teamed up with Challenge DV to outline three key warning signs to help you recognise abuse – and help put an end to domestic and family violence. By broadening our understanding of domestic abuse and violence, we’re equipped with the knowledge and tools to help the over 3.6 million Australians most affected. more

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Gather ghouls and boys – QAGOMA cinema scares with new sci-fi movie program Mad Science
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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
Go back to Bacchus with this eminently elegant Mother's Day High Tea
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Go back to Bacchus with this eminently elegant Mother’s Day High Tea

It is a truth universally acknowledged that all women are queens. Mothers perhaps doubly so. If you're looking to treat your matriarch like the monarch she is this Mother’s Day, the Bacchus High Tea is just the ticket! Featuring an all-new menu of divine sweet and savoury bites, plus a few special touches in honour of the special day, this incomparable high-tea experience is fit for a queen! more

Food
Mum Cha, pop-up bars and high teas – here’s what to do for Mother’s Day this year
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Mum Cha, pop-up bars and high teas – here’s what to do for Mother’s Day this year

It’s that special time of year again where we get to celebrate the motherly figures in our lives with a day dedicated just to them. Struggling to convey your appreciation for the gift of life and all that unconditional love and stuff? While finding something worthy of Mum is no easy feat, we’ve rounded up the best festivities on offer this year – from bottomless brunches to heavenly high teas, delicious dinners and unique experiences. more

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