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The Weekend Series: five new shows to cure your post-Game-of-Thrones blues
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The Weekend Series: five new shows to cure your post-Game-of-Thrones blues

It’s been packed with mayhem, plot twists and takeaway coffee cups, but the final season of Game of Thrones will soon come to a bittersweet end. In order to combat your post-GoT melancholy, we’ve rustled up five of the best new series that can fill the streaming void. From classic novel adaptations to twisted sketch comedy, these TV shows will help keep you occupied through winter (or let's be honest, probably just the rainy weekend ahead). more

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The Weekend Series: Five things we are vibing in May
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The Weekend Series: Five things we are vibing in May

Here at The Weekend Edition, we harbour a serious love of all things wonderfully wacky. A six-tonne potato as a sleeping vessel? Perfect. Giant sculptural playscapes? Sign us up. After brushing up on our egg-hunting skills at Easter, we’ve extended the search to track down the most intriguing things happening around the world right now. Join us as we daydream of jumping on suspended bouncing nets, ricocheting along the world’s longest enclosed rollercoaster and snuggling inside a giant potato. more

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The Weekend Series: five boutique streaming services we can't wait to try in Australia
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The Weekend Series: five boutique streaming services we can’t wait to try in Australia

So you’ve drained your standard streaming platforms dry and need some fresh content to tickle your curiosity and fire up the neurons? We’ve found five curated streaming services to suit all manner of niche tastes, from Japanese anime and indie docos to suspense and horror flicks. Some are available now, some are coming soon and some we’ll have to cross our fingers for – but we’re sure they’ll all be worth the wait. more

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Let’s get high – iFLY brings indoor skydiving to Brisbane for the first time
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Let’s get high – iFLY brings indoor skydiving to Brisbane for the first time

Calling all thrill-seekers – it’s time to suit up and prepare to experience the sensation of skydiving in true freefall conditions! The (responsible) daredevils from iFLY Indoor Skydiving Centre have brought the phenomenon to Brisbane for the first time, joining the growing entertainment precinct at Westfield Chermside. The first-of-its-kind facility is offering a brand-new experience for those who have always wanted to soar. more

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Creativity under one roof – Open House unites fashion, art and social enterprise in West End
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Creativity under one roof – Open House unites fashion, art and social enterprise in West End

The long-vacant space at 73 Vulture Street isn’t empty anymore! A brand-new creative collective has taken over the tenancy, bringing sustainable fashion from local makers, Aboriginal art and engaging workshops together for one multipurpose venue. Open House is providing an opportunity for artisans and artists alike to connect with a discerning consumer base, and share their wares with a wider audience. more


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The Weekend Series: Five things we are vibing in April
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The Weekend Series: Five things we are vibing in April

We don’t want to speak too soon, but it seems like the sweaty summer days have given way to the cooler autumnal feels we’ve been craving. The sun has softened, the mercury has dropped, and Easter and ANZAC Day are just around the corner. Now April has been made even more lovely with the release of two biccie-inspired flavoured milks, news of a ground-breaking video-game streaming platform and a much-needed reality check for stock image libraries. more

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Double Double fuses iconic boutiques Apartment and Violent Green to become one creative powerhouse
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Double Double fuses iconic boutiques Apartment and Violent Green to become one creative powerhouse

When beloved Brisbane boutiques Apartment and Violent Green moved in together late last year, we were chuffed. The two retailers share a storied history together – from their Elizabeth Arcade beginnings to their next-door neighbour status on Albert Street, right through to cohabiting under one roof in their current Queen Street digs. The joining of their respective spaces has led to a further glorious fusion of Apartment and Violent Green – give the past a fond wave goodbye and welcome Double Double to the table as the stores combine to form a singular entity. more

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The Weekend Series: five ethical, sustainable activewear brands to get your booty in right now
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The Weekend Series: five ethical, sustainable activewear brands to get your booty in right now

We all don activewear for different reasons. Some may be wrangling hardcore weights, while others may be walking to brunch or shopping for groceries – but regardless of its function, we can all agree we want to feel good wearing it. You can mull over as many seams and fabric choices as you like, but the most foolproof way to ensure you feel good while wearing your athleisure gear is to choose homegrown, ethical and sustainable brands. We’ve hunted down five of the best we’re loving right now. more

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Queensland scores its first Saint Laurent boutique in the heart of The City
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Queensland scores its first Saint Laurent boutique in the heart of The City

You’d be hard-pressed to find pretty much anyone who isn’t familiar with the Saint Laurent brand. From rap songs to the runway, the iconic French fashion house has been redefining luxury since its foundation in 1961. Brisbane is about to get a permanent home for the cultural phenomenon that is YSL, with the brand opening its flagship Queensland store at QueensPlaza today, Thursday March 28. more