Exhibitions
desert country
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Visit Desert Country at UQ

Fans of aboriginal art will be enthralled with the arrival of the colourful Desert Country to UQ's Art Museum. The collection is a part of the Art Gallery of South Australia's permanent collection of indigenous artwork that is currently touring the country. more

Exhibitions
The Street Photographer: La Sala del Prado
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The Street Photographer: La Sala del Prado

Experience Spanish history and contemporary design, food and culture in La Sala del Prado. A large-scale lounge environment to complement the Portrait of Spain: Masterpieces from the Prado exhibition at the Queensland Art Gallery, La Sala del Prado includes a tapas bar, still life installation and new media portraiture. Try your hand at sketching the fruits, vegetables and produce of Spain or have your portrait transformed into a Spanish monarch-like sketch. The Sala Cafe serves healthy and simple tapas, wine and coffee, with miniature temptations for the kids as well. Stop by for a lunch of Poached Pickled Mackerel and a glass of Verdejo and listen to the rich sounds of live Spanish guitar. Check out La Sala del Prado on The Street Photographer. more

Music
indie unlocked at la boite
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Pre-show performance at Indie: Unlocked

Throughout La Boite’s Indie season, the rehearsal room has been transformed into a secret cave of socialising. The transformation is named the Indie Bar and features enough drinks and dancing to entertain you for hours – the only things you need to bring are yourself and some companions. more

Exhibitions
Portrait of Spain: Masterpieces from the Prado
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Portrait of Spain: Masterpieces from the Prado opens at QAG

Showing works by some of history’s most revered painters, Portrait of Spain: Masterpieces from the Prado opens at the Queensland Art Gallery this weekend. Unfolding the story of how painting evolved in Spain over three and a half centuries, this new exhibition delves into the progression of the modern Spanish identity through painting's development on the Iberian Peninsula. more


Exhibitions
Learn to jitterbug at Back to Brisbane in the War
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Learn to jitterbug at Back to Brisbane in the War

In 1941 Brisbane was home to fewer than 350,000 people. But as American troops flooded the city, passing through or stationed here, strains on transport, hotels and food supplies constricted freedom for residents. It wasn’t all dampened moods and wartime woes – the 1940s brought the Swing era of Big Band music and jitterbug dancing. more

Theatre
cirque du soleil ovo
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Cirque du Soleil returns with OVO

Evoking images of a swarm of honey bees, a butterfly fluttering around a delicate flower and a scuttling army of foraging ants, Cirque du Soleil's OVO is a headlong rush into a colourful ecosystem teeming with life. more

Theatre
jersey boys at qpac
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Rock and roll reminiscence with Jersey Boys, QPAC

Coming to Brisbane this weekend is the worldwide success that is the musical story of pop group Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons. The Italian-American foursome rose from an otherwise average life toiling away in New Jersey to dizzying international success, leaving countless hit songs in their wake. more

Markets
Brisbane French Festival
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Say bienvenue to the Brisbane French Festival, South Bank

Francophiles all over town are preparing their Breton-striped tops and red berets for the Brisbane French Festival at South Bank Parklands this Saturday. Held in conjunction with France’s National Day, known as Bastille Day, the calendars have aligned for this year’s event to be held on July 14. more

Literature
The Weekend Edition launches Brisbane’s first Stumble Guide
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The Weekend Edition launches Brisbane’s first Stumble Guide

From the restaurant with the creamiest croquetas to Brisbane’s secret hole-in-the-wall espresso bars, The Weekend Edition’s Stumble Guide brings you a curated compendium of local restaurants, cafes, bars, shops, barbers, galleries and unique places and spaces. Use the Stumble Guide to navigate burrows you’re yet to discover, with us pointing out a great spot for brunch, a shop with neat vintage reads, or a barber for a suave shave along the way. The Stumble Guide lets you uncover nearby finds in each suburb by simply specifying your preferred location and suggests other dens of greatness for you to stumble upon. To celebrate the Stumble Guide launch, we’re giving you and a friend the chance to win a coffee a day for a month by helping spread the word about the Stumble Guide and posting your reviews of the places we’ve featured. Simply write about your favourite weekend haunts… more