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TITLE, South Bank
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TITLE opens new bookstore at South Bank

Music, film and literary emporium TITLE has opened a second Brisbane store at South Bank. Joining the James Street store locally, this new Grey Street milieu brings a selection of records and CDs, novels and coffee table books, movies and film paraphernalia to South Bank. more

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Kirby Ferguson talks the Remix at The Edge
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Kirby Ferguson talks the Remix at The Edge

The world is booming with a growing population, not only introducing new faces to the clan, but a burgeoning group of new ideas. American cultural connoisseur Kirby Ferguson is one man who has dedicated his life to tackling this concept of creativity and its roots. more


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Disruptive thinkers impart their wisdom at Creative³

Creative³ returns to QUT next week, bringing with it a host of local and international creative talents ready to impart their wisdom onto entrepreneurial ears. Focusing on creativity, enterprise and investment, Creative³ is a two-day conference, which highlights current industry issues, trends and technologies as well as looking to what the future holds. more

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Literary lions celebrate National Bookshop Day at Avid Reader
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Literary lions celebrate National Bookshop Day at Avid Reader

Without even realising it, the bookshop plays an important role in the literature lover's life. From your first copy of The Hungry Caterpillar to many a Penguin classic, the bookshop opens up a world of fantasy and adventure for readers, truly embodying the words of celebrated author C. S. Lewis: "Literature adds to reality, it does not simply describe it." more

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The Weekend Edition launches Brisbane’s first Stumble Guide
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The Weekend Edition launches Brisbane’s first Stumble Guide

From the restaurant with the creamiest croquetas to Brisbane’s secret hole-in-the-wall espresso bars, The Weekend Edition’s Stumble Guide brings you a curated compendium of local restaurants, cafes, bars, shops, barbers, galleries and unique places and spaces. Use the Stumble Guide to navigate burrows you’re yet to discover, with us pointing out a great spot for brunch, a shop with neat vintage reads, or a barber for a suave shave along the way. The Stumble Guide lets you uncover nearby finds in each suburb by simply specifying your preferred location and suggests other dens of greatness for you to stumble upon. To celebrate the Stumble Guide launch, we’re giving you and a friend the chance to win a coffee a day for a month by helping spread the word about the Stumble Guide and posting your reviews of the places we’ve featured. Simply write about your favourite weekend haunts… more

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Patrick McCaughey
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Cultural musings with Patrick McCaughey

For the bookworm there’s nothing better than sitting down to a good read, especially while the weather resembles a summer in Siberia. If you’re keen for a little cultural enlightenment (as well as some art world understanding) pick up The Bright Shapes and the True Names: A Memoir. more

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Lifeline Bookfest
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Rummage for beautiful bargains at Lifeline Bookfest

Bookworms at the ready, the Lifeline Bookfest returns to the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre at South Brisbane this weekend. Rearing its dusty, full-to-the-brim head each January and June, Brisbane Bookfest allows you to restock your dwindling bedside table book pile with the heartfelt knowledge of helping the community at the same time. more

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Poetry takes the stage at Brew, Burnett Lane
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Poetry takes the stage at Brew, Burnett Lane

"Angelheaded hipsters burning for the ancient heavenly connection to the starry dynamo in the machinery of night." Allen Ginsberg first spoke these words from the heart at a poetry reading at Six Gallery in California in 1955. Fast-forward to today and modern-day beatniks and enthusiastic scribblers of poetry and prose are still reading their beautifully curated words aloud in underground mood-lit bars to crowds of entranced ears. more