Theatre
Love affairs, New York and hilarious antics – the curtains are raising for Queensland Theatre's Triple X
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Love affairs, New York and hilarious antics – the curtains are raising for Queensland Theatre’s Triple X

This time last year, things were a bit strange. Our favourite venues around Brisbane were closing their doors – from restaurants and cafes to cinemas and even our beloved theatres. Thankfully, this year we are well and truly back in action and so is Queensland Theatre. One show that is finding its spotlight again after COVID drew the curtains on the production in 2020 is the much-anticipated Triple X. Set to challenge theatre goers' perception of love, this must-see play is taking over Queensland Theatre until Thursday April 1. more

Food
Motorwagen spotlights micro-seasonal produce with its tastebud-enticing Chef's Series event
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Motorwagen spotlights micro-seasonal produce with its tastebud-enticing Chef’s Series event

A favourite amongst lunch-loving inner-city dwellers and dinnertime flavour seekers, Motorwagen has been serving up mouth-watering fare to the masses since 2018. Not one to rest on its laurels, the Motorwagen team has decided to introduce a new culinary concept to the eatery in the form of its Chef's Series event. This exciting series will see Motorwagen's chefs challenge themselves by creating a new four-course menu each fortnight using fresh seasonal ingredients. Here's a sample of what's on offer ... more

Film
Culture-clash comedies and 80s romance – our picks for the 2021 Alliance Française French Film Festival
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Culture-clash comedies and 80s romance – our picks for the 2021 Alliance Française French Film Festival

Slip on your favourite striped t-shirt and grab your best beret – Alliance Française French Film Festival 2021 is back for another year! The beloved foreign film festival kicks off on March 17 and runs through to April 13 delivering an emotionally charged line-up of cinematic goodness. Whether you're in the mood for films injected with a bit of girl power or you're a sucker for romance, we've assembled a few of our top picks for must-see films. more

Food
Ginfused Festival returns with cocktail masterclasses, tipple tastings and live tunes
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Ginfused Festival returns with cocktail masterclasses, tipple tastings and live tunes

Whether you consider yourself a gin aficionado that's well versed in all things botanical or you're just a casual drinker in the gin game, we've caught wind of an event that's worthy of sipping at. Pig ‘N’ Whistle's Ginfused Festival is back for another year and has got a huge program of activities that will have you thirsting for more. It's all happening on Saturday March 27, so set your alarms, pronto! more

This iconic laneway will become a treasure-chest of artisan goodies for the Fish Lane Markets
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This iconic laneway will become a treasure-chest of artisan goodies for the Fish Lane Markets

If we could describe a perfect Saturday morning, the day's itinerary would probably consist of coffee, a fresh pastry (or two) and some market strolling. Well, weekend-chasers, there's a new destination where you can do all three – Fish Lane's Town Square. Next month, the southside haven of food and arts will become home to Fish Lane Markets, a brand-new artisan shopping experience that will fill up your Saturday. Remember to bring along your tote bag! more

Community
It's our birthday – and you get the presents! Win the ultimate Winston Quinn Gin party pack to celebrate nine years of The Weekend Edition
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It’s our birthday – and you get the presents! Win the ultimate Winston Quinn Gin party pack to celebrate nine years of The Weekend Edition

The day was March 8, 2012. The sun was shining, the birds were singing, Brisbane was thriving – and we welcomed The Weekend Edition to the world. It's been a non-stop nine years since – we've uncovered hundreds of new restaurant openings, attended countless events, launched The Pop-Up Hotel, collaborated with some incredible local businesses, even survived a pandemic – and there's still so much to come. But we don't need to tell you all of this. You know The Weekend Edition, you love The Weekend Edition, so on our ninth birthday we want YOU to get all of the presents! To celebrate nine delicious and exciting years of The Weekend Edition in Brisbane, we've teamed up with our pals at Winston Quinn Gin to give one lucky reader the ultimate party pack. more


Food
Get in our bellies – Salt Meats Cheese is putting on a cheese feast that's too gouda to be true
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Get in our bellies – Salt Meats Cheese is putting on a cheese feast that’s too gouda to be true

We have something to admit, loyal readers. We. Love. Cheese. Shuffling into the kitchen late at night to grab a handful of shredded goodness, topping everything and anything with a shaving of parmesan and absolutely destroying the wheel of camembert that sits atop the charcuterie board – there's just no stopping us when it comes to the moreish dairy snack. Salt Meats Cheese is giving us another excuse to devour the good stuff with the arrival of its newest event The Cheesy Affair. This feast of cheesy bites is un-brie-lievable to say the least ... more

Roll film – the Alliance Française French Film Festival returns with world premieres and transportive flicks
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Roll film – the Alliance Française French Film Festival returns with world premieres and transportive flicks

Whilst we dream of once again travelling to France, the Alliance Française French Film Festival 2021 will deliver us the best of the country on the big screen. That's right French-film lovers, the renowned festival is returning to Palace Barracks and Palace James Street with a roster of films that are set to take your breath away from Wednesday March 17 to Tuesday April 13. This year, the crème de la crème of the European film industry will be taking audiences on a thrilling journey with a spectacular selection of contemporary and classic French films, many enjoying their international premiere. Grab some snacks, settle in and read on to learn what you can add to your must-see movie itinerary ... more

Fashion
Brisbane Fashion Festival is back and taking the runway to the streets
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Brisbane Fashion Festival is back and taking the runway to the streets

After having to cancel its 2020 edition due to the pandemic, Brisbane Fashion Festival is catwalking back into our city. A standout on Brisbane’s annual event calendar for fashion-loving folk, this beloved event is set to uplift the creative industry after a tumultuous year by putting on a grand showcase of local labels for eager shoppers. Consider this your official warning to start clearing out your wardrobe to make room for new gear. more

Music
Gorillaz, The Strokes and Tyler, The Creator headline a rescheduled Splendour in the Grass 2021
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Gorillaz, The Strokes and Tyler, The Creator headline a rescheduled Splendour in the Grass 2021

The all-mighty pandemic might have stomped out our plans of moving and grooving along to live tunes at our favourite music festivals last year, but it can't dampen our spirits entirely. Keeping the dream alive is Splendour in the Grass, which has just announced rescheduled dates for its music-filled shindig at North Byron Parklands from Friday November 19 to Sunday November 21, 2021. more

Community
Snap that flower field pic at Sunshine & Sunflower Day
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Snap that flower field pic at Sunshine & Sunflower Day

When life deals you a drought, grow sunflowers and they will come. This is what a farming family in Kalbar has done, and the result is a one-day celebration of flowers and family-friendly fun. Gather your gang and get ready to go road-tripping on Saturday March 27, and make sure to stop and smell the, uh, sunflowers at the inaugural Sunshine & Sunflower Day. more

Music
The Fortitude Music Hall announces second shows for Strings Attached
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The Fortitude Music Hall announces second shows for Strings Attached

Mere weeks ago we disclosed the exciting news to you, dear readers, that The Fortitude Music Hall is joining forces with Brisbane Symphony Orchestra to lift the curtains on its new concert series – Strings Attached. Following a huge rush for tickets, the talented team behind the program has dropped second shows for both Vera Blue and The Smith Street Band. This is one live music series you don't want to miss out on ... more

Community
QAGOMA will get your motor running with these high-octane motorcycle events
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QAGOMA will get your motor running with these high-octane motorcycle events

Unless you've been living under a rock, you're probably well aware that our little river city has become a mecca for all things motorcycle these past few months. It's all thanks to QAGOMA's world-exclusive The Motorcycle: Design, Art, Desire exhibition, which is showcasing the art, design and history of the iconic two-wheeled vehicle. Now, the gallery is cranking up the momentum on this awe-inspiring spectacle and is introducing a roster of virtual events, an outdoor festival and an evening full of tales from the road. more

Food
Customs House's beloved pop-up bar returns with a Saint-Tropez twist
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Customs House’s beloved pop-up bar returns with a Saint-Tropez twist

Although our stock of summer days is dwindling, that doesn't mean the sunset drinks, delicious eats and good vibes that arrive with the season are finished! If you're keen to keep on kicking on, then we suggest sauntering down to Customs House’s beloved riverside bar, which has transformed into a Saint-Tropez-inspired pop-up that celebrates the laidback French Riviera lifestyle – and it's all thanks to the bubble-loving folk at Moët & Chandon. more

Community
Sizzle, spark and spice – where to celebrate Lunar New Year in Brisbane
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Sizzle, spark and spice – where to celebrate Lunar New Year in Brisbane

One of the best parts of living in Australia is the huge mix of cultures that we have going on here. Many other countries have brought their customs and celebrations to our shores, giving us even more reasons to learn about and appreciate our global community. One of the most significant events on the world calendar is Lunar New Year, a time when people from Chinese, Korean, and Vietnamese backgrounds celebrate the lunar calendar ticking over into a new year. Come Friday February 12, we will officially welcome the Year of the Ox – here are the best places around Brisbane to celebrate. more