There's something strange in the neighbourhood this week. In plenty of neighbourhoods across the city, in fact. With the second season of Stranger Things heading to Netflix on October 27, it's safe to say that many a Brisbane household will be diving into the show's '80s-set horror/sci-fi world — and quite a few bars as well.
Hot on the heels of Electric Avenue's trivia night comes The Scratch's Stranger Things Tribute Art Show, which isn't simply a bunch of paintings made to appease the demogorgon (as fun as that definitely sounds). And, given that the 20 local artists involved haven't seen the show's new episodes yet, it's not going to feature every single one of season two's Ghostbusters references either.
Instead, the one-night-only art show will light up the Milton bar with pieces inspired by Hawkins, #justiceforbarb, Steve's hair, Eleven's love of eggos and more. Brisbane Brewing Co will be whipping up some "Barb" rhubarb sour for the occasion, while the Hellmouth Diner are making — what else? — waffles. Throw on your best '80s threads, gather your gang and BMX your way there.