Theatre
Brisbane Powerhouse's new production Undertow tackles the hardships of high school
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Brisbane Powerhouse’s new production Undertow tackles the hardships of high school

High school was a tough time – homework, hormones and the general pressures of growing up sometimes felt like you were stuck in a pressure cooker that would explode at any moment. Brisbane Powerhouse's newest production, Undertow, takes us back into the halls of high school, and in the process sweeps us up into a scintillating story that tackles everything from resilience to mental health, relationships, identity and empathy. more

Food
Soak up tastebud-tantalising tutorials and tempting tucker at Regional Flavours' Grazed and Grown event
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Soak up tastebud-tantalising tutorials and tempting tucker at Regional Flavours’ Grazed and Grown event

Slip into the weekend with a few friends, fanciful sips and only the finest fare when Grazed and Grown by Regional Flavours fires up at South Bank Parklands from June 18–20. So you know how to spend your time wisely at this culinary event, we've cooked up an itinerary full of delicious happenings including sundowner sessions, flavoursome food tutorials and live tunes. Read on to find out what you can get up to at Grazed and Grown ... more

Exhibitions
The Archibald Prize celebrates 100 years with a line-up of dazzling finalists
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The Archibald Prize celebrates 100 years with a line-up of dazzling finalists

Attention, art lovers! It's finally Archibald Prize time and 2021 marks 100 years of Australia’s oldest and most-loved portrait award. Bestowed upon the best portrait painting, the Archibald Prize is a who’s who of Australian culture – from politicians and celebrities to sport icons and artists. Taking over the Art Gallery of NSW from June 5 to September 26, this year's centenary celebration of Australian art is truly putting on a show ... more

Fashion
Brisbane Fashion Festival has dropped its jam-packed event program
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Brisbane Fashion Festival has dropped its jam-packed event program

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

Markets
James St Up Late is back with an after-dark shopping spectacular
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James St Up Late is back with an after-dark shopping spectacular

Attention, happy shoppers – James St Up Late is back and bigger than ever! After what seems like forever, the annual nighttime extravaganza will take over James Street's leafy surrounds for an evening of too-good-to-be-true discounts, goodies galore and fun in-store experiences. Pencil in Thursday June 24 for Brisbane’s premier fashion party, because this is one shopping soiree not to be missed! more


Exhibitions
Explore the power of plants at State Library of Queensland's Entwined exhibition
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Explore the power of plants at State Library of Queensland’s Entwined exhibition

Aren't plants just the bee's knees? Our ardent obsession with monsteras, our zealous appreciation of zanzibars and fervent love of ferns knows no bounds. State Library of Queensland's newest exhibition, Entwined: plants and people, explores our passionate relationship with plants through an impressive collection of photography, illustrations, immersive projections and historical objects. Blossoming at the Cultural Precinct from Saturday June 12 to Sunday November 14, this is one must-see showcase of greenery. more

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

UPDATE Monday August 2: All remaining Brisbane Comedy Festival performances (at Brisbane Powerhouse and The Tivoli) up until Sunday August 8 have been POSTPONED due to the South-East Queensland lockdown. 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