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Revive returns to celebrate the merging of sustainability and style
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Revive returns to celebrate the merging of sustainability and style

Op-shopping sure has come a long way – once purely the domain of quirky arts degree types (and your nan, bless her), the thrill of thrifting has well and truly hit the mainstream. It’s a good thing too, because our world is in an increasingly intense state of peril when it comes to fast fashion – bargains may be tempting but the cost to the earth really isn’t worth the $20 saving you make on a pair of sweatshop jeans. Brisbane City Council is helping to combat this with Revive, its second annual pop-up celebrating sustainable style solutions. Taking over South Bank’s Cultural Forecourt on Friday August 18, the fashion fest is a great place to not only nab some killer finds but to learn awesome tips to take your current wardrobe way, way further. more

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Winter wonderland – how to embrace the new season with Brisbane City Council’s LIVE Guide
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Winter wonderland – how to embrace the new season with Brisbane City Council’s LIVE Guide

Time is zooming past us this year at a rate akin to one of those scenes in a movie where everything is on hyper-fast forward and things get blurry. The distinct chill in the air points to the indisputable fact that it is winter, which is a pretty excellent time to be hanging out in Brisbane. Our amazing climate means that we can get around outdoors but there are still plenty of chances to rug up and snuggle once the evening rolls around. Make the most of the new season by taking advantage of Brisbane City Council’s LIVE Guide – we’ve taken the liberty of picking our top five events for the winter. more

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Pretend you're in Paris for a day at the Vieille Branche winter design market
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Pretend you’re in Paris for a day at the Vieille Branche winter design market

Transport your mind for a moment, if you will, to a sunny Parisian courtyard filled with treasures. Picture yourself lazily strolling through the leafy, lush precinct with a coffee in one hand and a croissant in the other, stopping to pick up a few things along the way – a bouquet of wild botanicals here, some handcrafted cheese there, perhaps a handmade blouse … You don’t have to snap out of this European fantasy just yet – the Vieille Branche winter design market is happening on Saturday June 3 to make all of your new-season dreams come true. more

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Hell(enic) yeah – Paniyiri returns to bring us a big taste of Greek culture
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Hell(enic) yeah – Paniyiri returns to bring us a big taste of Greek culture

Regardless of where you come from in the world, there is one event on Brisbane’s cultural roster that gets everyone super excited year after year. After all, how is it possible to resist the combination of drinking, dancing and more food than should possibly be consumed in one sitting? When it comes to celebrating culture, the Greeks have got it going on – strap yourself in for the 2017 edition of the Paniyiri Greek Festival, returning to Musgrave Park and The Greek Club on the May 20–21 weekend to bring a hefty dose of joy to town. more

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Max out your long weekend vibes with eats and beats at the Stones Corner Festival
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Max out your long weekend vibes with eats and beats at the Stones Corner Festival

Who doesn’t love a good street party? The combination of delicious food, flowing beverages and some killer live tunes is not only a sure-fire winner in the fun stakes, but also a great way to get out and celebrate the community spirit that Brisbane is so well-known for. When it comes down to it, these events are best left to the professional party people – those with a reputation for creating good vibes. The Stones Corner Festival returns on Sunday April 30 for an all-in fiesta that will be taking over the hub of the suburb, sprawling through the streets to bring you the best that Brisbane has to offer. more

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Be your own Santa at Brisbane’s best Christmas markets
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Be your own Santa at Brisbane’s best Christmas markets

Oh boy, would you look at the time? It seems that true to form, Christmas has crept up on us like a warm kitten (and left a similar trail of adorable chaos in its wake). As much as trudging to the local mall to get all of your presents in one hit is a tempting prospect, one of the coolest gifting options is to support local and handmade businesses. Whether you’re having a bit of a panic attack in regards to your lack of organisational skills or just want to check out some festive fun, we’ve rounded up the best Christmas markets between now and when the Man in Red visits. more

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Lick limited-edition Gelato Messina and shop local at Christmas on Cribb
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Lick limited-edition Gelato Messina and shop local at Christmas on Cribb

Alright, people. It’s time to stop messing around and acknowledge that the festive season has well and truly dawned on us for another year. Whether you fall on the total Grinch or Buddy the elf side of the Christmas cheer spectrum, Christmas on Cribb is one special event you won’t want to miss. The two-night market is happening in Milton on December 15–16 and bringing with it exclusive eats, unbeatable value and gifts you definitely won’t find in a shopping centre. more

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It's good to be green at the Recreate Twilight Market and Paper Fashion Show
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It’s good to be green at the Recreate Twilight Market and Paper Fashion Show

A certain children’s TV show once mused on what would happen if the whole world were paper, and you’ve got to admit that it’s an intriguing prospect. Combining a sense of pure wonder with an eco-conscious twist, the Recreate Twilight Market and Paper Fashion Show is an all-in sensory experience taking over King George Square on Friday November 4 to show Brisbane that sustainability and style are a winning combination. more


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Fright for the night with Brisbane’s best Halloween parties
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Fright for the night with Brisbane’s best Halloween parties

As citizens of the Southern Hemisphere, it can sometimes feel like we miss out on the spooky spirit of Halloween. That’s totally bogus, guys! Who doesn’t love an excuse to don a costume and get freaky? Here at The Weekend Edition we are all about fun and we’ll take it any way we can. From wear-your-brown-pants interactive horror mazes to the craziest dress-ups, we’ve shined a torch on all of the best Halloween parties and events happening in Brisbane this year. more

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Go large for the 20th anniversary of Valley Fiesta
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Go large for the 20th anniversary of Valley Fiesta

Imagine someone packing a cannon with the sweetest beats, the most delicious food, some eye-popping art and baller retail outlets (as well as glitter and confetti for show, obviously). Now imagine them firing the contents of said cannon over the Fortitude Valley precinct and BOOM! – that’s Valley Fiesta. The annual celebration is taking place from October 28–30, marking 20 years of good times in inimitable Brisbane style. more

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From food to fashion – five must-do market events in August
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From food to fashion – five must-do market events in August

Winter is slowly but surely drawing to a close, and what better way to awake from hibernation than to the sights, sounds and smells of Brisbane’s best market events? These five fab finds are at the top of our August to-do list, featuring everything from food trucks to new threads and even a cheeky bit of weird science. more