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

Comedy
Lap up laugh-inducing stand-up sets at the Brisbane Comedy Festival
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Lap up laugh-inducing stand-up sets at the Brisbane Comedy Festival

Brisbane, prepare for your funny bone to be tickled as the Brisbane Comedy Festival is rolling into 2021 with a hilarious line-up of professional funny folk whose sole mission is to make you grin and giggle. The three-week festival of funnies is set to take over the city from July 16 to August 8 so we suggest penciling it into your calendar, stat. more

Community
Calling all night owls – enjoy Brisbane after dark with these twilight activities
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Calling all night owls – enjoy Brisbane after dark with these twilight activities

Whether you love hanging out under the stars, dinner dates are your favourite activity or you moonlight as a vampire (hey, who are we to judge?), Brisbane offers plenty to do after the sun sets. If you're looking to witness how the city sparkles after dark (that's not from the inside of a bar), we have done the hard yards for you and rounded up some super-fun nighttime activities – from jam-packed food markets to twilight kayaking tours. more

Exhibitions
Cj Hendry is bringing her hyper-realistic art back down under with her STRAYA exhibition
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Cj Hendry is bringing her hyper-realistic art back down under with her STRAYA exhibition

New York seems further away than ever at the moment and we're sure expats living in the Big Apple are missing home as much as we miss globetrotting. One such expat is beloved artist Cj Hendry, who is back in the country for the first time in seven years with a new show. The two-part exhibition based on ‘Australianisms’, aptly named STRAYA, is coming to Brisbane in just a few short days. Here's what you can expect ... more

Food
Barbecue bites and a bountiful supply of beer awaits at Brewed Treasury Brisbane
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Barbecue bites and a bountiful supply of beer awaits at Brewed Treasury Brisbane

Brisbane locals are no strangers to a good beer and when it comes to the sudsy stuff, we are spoilt for choice. That's exactly why Treasury Brisbane is assembling some of our favourite sips in one convenient spot for its inaugural Brewed Treasury Brisbane event. You can expect a line-up of your favourite Aussie drops, rockin' live entertainment and some truly mouth-watering eats. more

Food
Brisbane’s bug and oyster trail Sea to the City returns this month
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Brisbane’s bug and oyster trail Sea to the City returns this month

After being cancelled in 2020 due to the virus that shall not be named, Brisbane's much-loved seafood celebration Sea to the City is back with the wrath of Poseidon and some of the freshest catches our state has to offer. Expect an afternoon filled with live tunes, spectacular river views and pop-up stalls from Brisbane’s best fishmongers and slingers of fanciful fair. more


Exhibitions
Experience a live art remix at Museum of Brisbane's mind-bending RMXTV exhibition
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Experience a live art remix at Museum of Brisbane’s mind-bending RMXTV exhibition

Calling all art enthusiasts – our city's cultural gem, Museum of Brisbane, is about to come alive with colour and vibrant experimentation for its newest exhibition RMXTV, where a collection of artists will test their creative agility over three weeks in May. It's all a part of Brisbane Art Design (BAD), which is returning for another year of interdisciplinary action from May 7–30. more

Literature
Virtual insanity – get lit(erary) with these awe-inspiring Brisbane Writers Festival online events
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Virtual insanity – get lit(erary) with these awe-inspiring Brisbane Writers Festival online events

Calling all lit-lovers – the Brisbane Writers Festival is coming to town this weekend with a huge line-up happenings that are sure to impress! If you can't make it in person from May 7–9 (or are just hungry for more), then you'll be pleased to know that a bevy of brilliant minds will sharing their wisdom online, right up until the end of May. That's right – the festival goodness extends beyond the weekend for an entire month! Here's what will make your brain melt from the comforts of your couch ... more

Food
Regional Flavours is serving up a sumptuous selection of exclusive events by the river
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Regional Flavours is serving up a sumptuous selection of exclusive events by the river

Everyone's favourite food and wine festival Regional Flavours is returning for 2021, bringing an exciting new three-event line-up to South Bank Parklands! The flavoursome festivities kick off this June with Grazed and Grown, which will serve up a smorgasbord of delicious happenings by the river. Think waterfront craft-beer celebrations, winter solstice feasts, Byron Bay eats and a bougie opening party – our tummies are rumbling already. more

Dance
Show off all of your moves at Metro Arts' Mad Dance Festival
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Show off all of your moves at Metro Arts’ Mad Dance Festival

While we may cut shapes at house parties and have the occasional boogie whilst bar hopping, most of us are in no way professional-level dancers (sorry in-denial amateurs). If you want to see some of the pros step up to the plate with their ace freestyle moves, then groove on over to Mad Dance Festival. This celebration of Queensland’s street-dance scene will see some of the best local b-boys, poppers, lockers and hip-hop heavy-weights congregate for one big dance party. more

Music
Brisbane Powerhouse celebrates turning 21 with a star-studded line-up of local and national acts
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Brisbane Powerhouse celebrates turning 21 with a star-studded line-up of local and national acts

A milestone occasion, 21st birthdays are quite a memorable event (or, if done right, not memorable at all). Your nearest and dearest gather to reminisce on your life so far, the parents showcase some embarrassing photos from your childhood, and there are usually a few tipples consumed. This coming-of-age event is worthy of a big bash. Now, it's time for one of our own cultural icons to turn 21 – happy birthday Brisbane Powerhouse! To celebrate, the folks at Brisbane Powerhouse are blowing out the candles on the figurative cake with help from a star-studded line-up of local and national acts – and you're invited to the party. more

Literature
Must-see movies, mouth-watering high teas and death meditation – be enlightened at these thought-provoking Brisbane Writers Festival events
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Must-see movies, mouth-watering high teas and death meditation – be enlightened at these thought-provoking Brisbane Writers Festival events

Our city's seminal literary event celebrating the written word, Brisbane Writers Festival is nearly upon us! Set to bring a wave of the best and brightest minds in the literary business to Brisbane, this year's event boasts a mammoth line-up of more than 100 events happening from May 7–9. There's something for everyone at the 2021 festival, from thought-provoking documentaries to champagne-soaked high teas by the river. Here are some of the best events to sink your teeth in to ... more

Food
Say thanks to Mum with a decadent Mother's Day spread at Portside Wharf
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Say thanks to Mum with a decadent Mother’s Day spread at Portside Wharf

Mothers put up with a whole lot over their lifetime (let's be real, we all still throw the occasional toddler tantrum) and it's only fair that they get at least one day dedicated to them. So, how do we say thanks to the woman who gave us life? As much as we'd like to give her the world, it's kind of impossible, so we will settle for a good ol' feast instead. If you want to be your mum's favourite child this Mother's Day, then treat her to a day of wining and dining at Portside Wharf – there's everything from bubbly brunches and lavish waterfront lunches to decadent dinners and after-dark cocktails. 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 9, 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

Food
Interact with history at Woolloongabba's magical speakeasy the Time Travel Cafe
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Interact with history at Woolloongabba’s magical speakeasy the Time Travel Cafe

One would figure a Woolloongabba cocktail bar to be a pretty odd place to find a temporal anomaly, but what would we know? We're no experts on time travel. What we do know is that the secretive souls at SpaceFold Technology are getting things primed and ready for the arrival of the Time Travel Cafe – a very special speakeasy that will soon be piercing the fabric of time to arrive at Canvas Club from May 5–23. Before it shuffles off to another point in the timeline, Brisbane locals are welcome to pop in for a drink and a chat with the cafe's distinguished denizens. Keen to indulge your Dr. Who fantasies? Read on to get the low-down on this TARDIS full of tipples ... more