Music
Teneriffe Festival unveils its jam-packed entertainment line-up
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Teneriffe Festival unveils its jam-packed entertainment line-up

One of our favourite local fiestas, Teneriffe Festival, will be making its long-awaited comeback next month! This bangin' 'burb blowout will be brimming with delicious eats, decadent drinkables and perhaps most excitingly, some darn-fine entertainment. We've got the lowdown on who will be serenading you on Saturday May 28 and we think you're going to froth this primo program of performers. more

Community
Museum of Brisbane's History on the Hill walking tour explores one of Brisbane’s most iconic suburbs
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Museum of Brisbane’s History on the Hill walking tour explores one of Brisbane’s most iconic suburbs

If you missed the news, Museum of Brisbane (MoB) is bringing back its beloved walking tours! The fact-filled excursions are brimming with history, art, culture and legendary city stories that even the most studious history aficionado would find fascinating. One of MoB's newest walking tours, History on the Hill, explores one of Brisbane’s most iconic suburbs and is well worth taking strides for. more

Food
Make mum feel extra special at these mouth-watering Mother’s Day events
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Make mum feel extra special at these mouth-watering Mother’s Day events

Let's be real – every day deserves to be Mother’s Day. Why? From bringing us into this world to all the contributions (and sacrifices) they make, being a maternal figure is no easy feat. That being said, Mother’s Day is still a great opportunity to tell your mother how much she means to you. If you're seeking somewhere special to take Mum on Sunday May 8, read on to find out where you can celebrate around the city – whether it be with a pint, a bottomless breakfast or a luxe four-course feast. more

Current Events
Welcome to a new era for The Weekend Edition
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Welcome to a new era for The Weekend Edition

From discovering delectable eats to announcing the latest must-attend events, The Weekend Edition has spent the last decade dedicated to delivering our readers the best that Brisbane, the Gold Coast and beyond have to offer. We pride ourselves on being a trusted source of local lifestyle news, uncovering the best places to eat, drink and play to elevate your weekend. We've shared many exciting moments with our readers over the years and today, Monday April 4, we're sharing some of our biggest news yet! The Weekend Edition is embarking on a thrilling new journey – read on to find out what's in store ... more


Food
Celebrate Australia's best natural wines at Byron Bay's Full Moon Wine Fair
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Celebrate Australia’s best natural wines at Byron Bay’s Full Moon Wine Fair

The world of natural wines has taken Australia by storm and we can see why. Some of our favourite new sips are of the au naturel variety – we’re fiends for a punchy pet-nat. Often produced through organic and biodynamic farming, these luscious libations are well worth a taste-test. Enter the Full Moon Wine Fair, Byron Bay’s first natural wine festival giving oenophiles the chance to sample all sorts of skinsy sips and juicy drops. more

Community
Fetta late than never – two-day cultural extravaganza Paniyiri Greek Festival is back
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Fetta late than never – two-day cultural extravaganza Paniyiri Greek Festival is back

**PLEASE NOTE THAT DUE TO WEATHER CONDITIONS, PANIYIRI HAS BEEN POSTPONED TO OCTOBER 15–16, 2022** The pandemic robbed us of two years of honey puffs, barbecued calamari, souvlaki and haloumi, but now – after a prolonged absence – Paniyiri is back and it's bringing the goods. The festival will return to Musgrave Park in South Brisbane for two jam-packed days of Zorba dancing, plate smashing and grape stomping from May 21–22. Here's what you can expect from the Mount Olympus-sized program ... more

Put your party hats on – APT10 wraps up with a two-day festival at QAGOMA
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Put your party hats on – APT10 wraps up with a two-day festival at QAGOMA

Having taken us across the entirety of the Asia Pacific region, The 10th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art (APT10), will soon come to a close. This eye-opening exhibition doesn't plan to go out without a bang, though, with a free two-day festival on the cards to help close the curtain in style. Happening from April 23–24, the  APT10 Festival  is one carnival of colour, creativity and multiculturalism that can't be missed. more

Theatre
Must-see play Black Cockatoo tells the tale of the first-ever Australian cricket team to tour England
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Must-see play Black Cockatoo tells the tale of the first-ever Australian cricket team to tour England

Let's play a little game of 'did you know?'. First fun fact right off the bat – more than 150 years ago, 13 brave Aboriginal men sailed to England and into the unknown, all in the name of cricket. The true-story-inspired theatre piece coming to Brisbane Powerhouse, Black Cockatoo, tells this little-known tale with help from a stellar First Nations cast. Looking for a scintillating show to add to your calendar this April? This one is a winner. more

Exhibitions
See our city through a new lens in Museum of Brisbane's new exhibition Making Place: 100 Views of Brisbane
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See our city through a new lens in Museum of Brisbane’s new exhibition Making Place: 100 Views of Brisbane

When it comes to art, culture and architecture, Brisbane has a storied history and the city's future is set to be equally as exciting. With the Olympics on the horizon, Brisbane’s urban development scene is set to skyrocket. So now's a better time than ever to reflect on our city's most iconic landmarks and ask the question, can memories make a place? Helping to answer this query is Museum of Brisbane's newest exhibition, Making Place: 100 Views of Brisbane, which presents more than 100 historical and contemporary depictions of the Brisbane region. more

Inspiration
Bookish banquet dinners and time-travelling parties – explore Brisbane as a Storied City at Brisbane Writers Festival
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Bookish banquet dinners and time-travelling parties – explore Brisbane as a Storied City at Brisbane Writers Festival

As we all know, our humble river city is brimming with arts, culture, history and some truly talented people. The upcoming Brisbane Writers Festival is set to spotlight our beloved metropolis and the ever-interesting folk that call it home through the Nick Earls-curated Brisbane as a Storied City, which pairs ten uber-talented writers and poets with the places they have drawn inspiration from. From 80s soirees and string concerts to delicious dinners in Sunnybank and a conversation about the musical and political history of Brisbane, here are a bunch of exciting events to deep dive into ... more

Exhibitions
QAGOMA announces huge summer exhibition Air and solo showcase from thread-weaving creative icon Chiharu Shiota
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QAGOMA announces huge summer exhibition Air and solo showcase from thread-weaving creative icon Chiharu Shiota

QAGOMA has hit us with not just a double whammy, but a triple dose of goodness with its blockbuster 2022 program announcement. Some huge exhibitions are coming to Brisbane's art and culture hub, including a summer blockbuster on air and its centrality to life, an exhibition highlighting Queensland contemporary art and a solo exhibition of work by the revered Japanese-born, Berlin-based artist Chiharu Shiota. Here are all of the need-to-know deets ... more

Music
Bernard Fanning
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Flume, Bernard Fanning, The Rubens and more unite for Secret Sounds Flood Aid

As we all know, the last few weeks have been devastating for many of our friends in Southeast Queensland and the Northern Rivers of New South Wales. A catastrophic natural disaster has ravaged areas of Brisbane, Lismore, Mullumbimby, Coraki and more, with floodwaters sweeping away entire livelihoods. To assist with the region's ongoing recovery efforts, Secret Sounds has announced Flood Aid – a range of fundraising initiatives with 100 percent of money raised going directly to affected communities. With stellar gigs, tongue-in-cheek merch, auctions and more, there are plenty of ways to get involved to support the cause. Tickets go on sale today, Thursday March 17 – read on for details. more

Markets
Explore boutiques under the stars at Brisbane's after-dark shopping spectacular, James St Up Late
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Explore boutiques under the stars at Brisbane’s after-dark shopping spectacular, James St Up Late

PSA – James St Up Late is returning to the leaf-laden Fortitude Valley promenade this month! Bigger, better and celebrating its tenth birthday (hey, us too!), the annual nighttime extravaganza is set to be full to the brim with too-good-to-be-true discounts, goodies galore and fun in-store experiences. Clear your calendar on Thursday March 31 as this is one shopping soiree that's not to be missed! more

Food
Brisbane Ice Cream Festival returns to West Village with frosty treats aplenty
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Brisbane Ice Cream Festival returns to West Village with frosty treats aplenty

Calling all ice-cream addicts! All of our frosty dreams have come true – the Brisbane Ice Cream Festival is returning for its fifth year from Saturday March 26 to Saturday April 9. Presented by West Village, this annual dessert fiesta will once again take over the historic Peters Ice Cream Factory on Boundary Street for more than two weeks of jam-packed events dedicated to all things sweet, creamy and frozen. more