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Everything You Need to Put In Your Diary for August

Wander around a snowy market, head to a burger festival or take your doggo to a movie under the stars.
By Concrete Playground
July 20, 2019
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    Everything You Need to Put In Your Diary for August

    Wander around a snowy market, head to a burger festival or take your doggo to a movie under the stars.
    By Concrete Playground
    July 20, 2019
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      • Food & Drink

        Crepe Kamon's Japanese Cooking Classes

        Learn how to make your own gyoza, miso, sushi and bento boxes.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        Bris Funny Fest 2019

        Giggles from Brisbane’s fringe.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        Diego Maradona

        The director of 'Senna' and 'Amy' turns his gaze towards one of soccer's most famous and scandalous players.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        The White Crow

        Directed by Ralph Fiennes, this biopic about ballet great Rudolf Nureyev is at its best when it takes the contemplative approach.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        Burnett Lane: Art Landing

        A free street art party in the middle of the city.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        The Lion King

        This photorealistic remake looks astonishing and remains faithful to the original, but isn't completely convincing.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        Crawl

        Pitting a father and daughter against snapping alligators during the middle of a hurricane, this creature feature is unnervingly effective.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        GLOW

        Three nights of luminous installations and projections on the Gold Coast.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        Apollo 11

        Five decades after the lunar landing, this astonishing documentary steps through the Apollo 11 mission using newly discovered archival materials.

      • Travel & Leisure

        The Netherworld Sideshow 2019

        The sideshow you go to when you're not going to the sideshow.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        Hail Satan?

        This witty, illuminating documentary explores the activist side of The Satanic Temple.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        'Clueless' and 'Mean Girls' Drive-In Double

        Head back to the 90s and 00s with two of the all-time great high school flicks.

      • Food & Drink

        Armakeggon 2019

        Spend the day indulging in one-off brews.

      • Food & Drink

        Brisbane Burger Fest 2019

        Brisbane's dedicated burger festival returns for a third year.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        Booksmart

        This hilarious and heartfelt film from actor-turned-filmmaker Olivia Wilde is an instant teen-comedy classic.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        Stuber

        The odd-couple paring of Kumail Nanjiani and Dave Bautista can't save this pedestrian action-comedy.

      • Food & Drink

        Fire & Ice Food Festival

        Snow, fire, markets, food and more.

      • Food & Drink

        The Fork Festival

        A heap of Brisbane restaurants are offering half-price meals for six weeks.

      • Food & Drink

        Unlimited Mimosa Breakfast

        All of the buffet breakfast you can eat, paired with all of mimosas you can drink.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        Mystify: Michael Hutchence

        A tender, thoughtful and electrifying music documentary about the life and legacy of the INXS frontman.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        Spider-Man: Far From Home

        The official end of Marvel's Phase 3 offers a lot of laughs, a big heart and more than enough hope for the future.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        Quilty

        Featuring the acclaimed Australian artist's raw self-portraits, plus works inspired by his visits to Lebanon, Syria and Greece, all across more than 70 pieces.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        Random International: Rain Room

        Walk through a field of continuous rainfall without getting wet at this immersive installation in St Kilda.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        Volvo Scandinavian Film Festival 2019

        This year's lineup features a futuristic space flick, the highest grossing Danish film ever and a retrospective of the original 'Millenium Trilogy' movies.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        Space: A Celebration of the Final Frontier

        Fifty years after humanity first went to the moon, Palace Barracks is celebrating with a month of space movies.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        Margaret Olley: A Generous Life

        Featuring more than 100 paintings and drawings by, featuring and bought by the late, great Australian artist.

      • Food & Drink

        Loose Lips

        Taste wines and tuck into dim sum as Sydney's Drnks bottle-o comes to Brisbane.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        American Express Openair Cinema 2019

        Brisbane's annual outdoor cinema returns — at its new home in the Brisbane City Botanic Gardens.

      • Food & Drink

        Devon's Winter Truffle Menu

        Truffle lattes, truffle sandos, truffle sundaes and more.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        Geometries

        Stare at shapes, colours and optical illusions at Queensland Art Gallery.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        Monet: Impression Sunrise

        Claude Monet's most famous painting is the star of the NGA's latest exhibition.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        Nothing But Time

        Jump through time with GOMA's new two-month film season.

      • Food & Drink

        Riverland's Pop-Up Butter Bar

        Warm up your winter with hot, buttery, boozy beverages.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        World Press Photo Exhibition 2019

        The world's best (and most shocking) photojournalism from 2018 comes to Brisbane.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        Synthony — A Generation of Dance Music

        The Brisbane Philharmonic Orchestra performs 30 years of dance floor bangers.

      • Food & Drink

        Bricks and Beers

        Get building over a few beers.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        Vis-ability

        Hear and touch the art works at this sensory exhibition, which is designed for audiences who are blind or have low vision.

      • Food & Drink

        Roller Disco Brunch

        Brunch on four wheels, with plenty of booze, and like you've just travelled back to the 80s.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        The Pac-Maze

        Navigate your way through a huge, luminous maze, avoiding ghosts to win prizes.

      • Travel & Leisure

        WinterWild 2019

        Victoria's after-dark arts festival returns to the coastal town of Apollo Bay for two weekends in August.

      • Travel & Leisure

        The BrisStyle Handmade Markets

        Forget machines — everything at this huge market is made by hand.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        White Night 2019

        This year, Melbourne's all-night arts extravaganza is part of a three-day city-wide festival happening in winter.

      • Food & Drink

        The Curated Plate

        The Sunshine Coast is getting a new food festival showcasing its best chefs and producers.

      • Travel & Leisure

        X Cargo's Fashion Rummage

        Shop for pre-loved outfits — or sell your own.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        Valley Sounds

        A once-a-month showcase of up-and-coming Brisbane bands.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        Revolutions: Records and Rebels

        This 500-item exhibition will relive the music, fashion and protests of the late 60s with pieces like find Mick Jagger's signature stage costume and John Lennon's legendary glasses.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        Fleetwood Mac

        The legendary rock band's new lineup will tour Australia this August.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        NASA – A Human Adventure

        Featuring more than 250 historically significant items, including objects that have been to space.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        Studio Ghibli Film Festival 2019

        Get spirited away at this magical cinema tribute.

      • Food & Drink

        Ballistic Beer Yoga

        Stretch and sip beer — in a brewery.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        Nathen Street: Space Pixels

        The free interactive installation is inspired by Atari 2600 computer games.

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