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Everything You Need to Put In Your Diary for September

Eat all the bao, sip your way through a gin festival and look out for giant Gouldian finches.
By Concrete Playground
August 29, 2020
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Everything You Need to Put In Your Diary for September

Eat all the bao, sip your way through a gin festival and look out for giant Gouldian finches.
By Concrete Playground
August 29, 2020
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  • Arts & Entertainment

    Rainbow Retrospective

    Dendy Coorparoo is celebrating queer film favourites in a big way.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    The Translators

    Set in the world of publishing, this slick French whodunnit serves up enough of a twisty mystery to keep viewers interested.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    An American Pickle

    Seth Rogen stars opposite himself in this affable, sometimes thoughtful but mostly forgettable fish-out-of-water comedy.

  • Travel & Leisure

    International Mini-Golf Day

    Tap, tap, tap your way through the insane mini-golf bar for $1.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    In the Mood — A Love Letter to Wong Kar-Wai & Hong Kong

    This dreamy new livestreamed performance pays tribute to a movie masterpiece.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    SWELL Sculpture Festival 2020

    Currumbin Beach's annual fest returns for its 18th year.

  • Food & Drink

    All-You-Can-Eat Wings Wednesday

    Choose between chicken and cauliflower pieces at this bottomless midweek feast.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Disney+ Drive-In

    Catch classic Disney, Marvel, Pixar and 'Star Wars' flicks at this pop-up outdoor cinema.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Bill & Ted Face the Music

    Arriving almost 30 years after the last 'Bill & Ted' movie, this fittingly silly and heartwarmingly sweet comedy definitely isn't bogus.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Florentijn Hofman: Messengers of Brisbane

    Six giant Gouldian finches are peering over the city during Brisbane Festival.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Hiromi Tango: Rainbow Circles (Healing Circles)

    Wander through glowing arches in the middle of West End.

  • Food & Drink

    Yum Cha Sundays

    Dumplings, pork buns and egg tarts, right by the river.

  • Food & Drink

    $3 Bao Festival

    Tuck into all the bao you can handle for $3 each.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Bird Cage by Ukiyo At Home

    Tackle this 'Stranger Things'-inspired escape room experience from the comfort of your couch.

  • Food & Drink

    BrewDog's Dog Pawties

    Every Thursday, this riverside brewery is hosting parties for your pup.

  • Design & Style

    M.J. Bale Spring Bale Sale

    Get up to 50 percent off suave workwear and casual attire for this season and beyond.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    The New Mutants

    This long-delayed 'X-Men' spinoff mashes up teen, horror and superhero tropes in an oppressively generic fashion.

  • Food & Drink

    International Lobster Day

    One Fish Two Fish is serving up a three-course lobster feast to celebrate the occasion.

  • Food & Drink

    Sangria Fest

    Sip your way through bottomless punch for three hours.

  • Food & Drink

    Eat Street Kombi Alley Drive-Thru Dessert Festival

    Drive into Hamilton's foodie spot, pick a sweet treat and have it brought to your car.

  • Food & Drink

    Fifty-Cent Dumpling Day

    Devour tasty parcels for lunch or dinner.

  • Travel & Leisure

    The Home Collective Market

    A northside market dedicated to homewares and greenery.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    In Fabric: A Long Weekend for Fashion Victims and Film Fetishists

    Watch this standout flick about a haunted dress, catch a live chat with the director and listen to a masterclass about the consumption-driven nature of fashion.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Isolation Trivia: 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine' Edition

    Show your love for the Nine-Nine crew at this dedicated online trivia night.

  • Food & Drink

    Happy Pops' First Birthday

    Noosa's beloved gelato-on-a-stick joint is celebrating a year of slinging ice creams at South Bank.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Queer Screen Film Fest 2020

    This year's queer cinema celebration is virtual and national — or, if you're in Sydney, you can head to the drive-in.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    I Do! After Dark

    Drinks, discussions and a tour of Queensland Museum's new wedding-themed exhibition, all during a night at the museum.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Milton Markets: Spring Seasonal Flavours 2020

    This weekly westside shopping gathering is throwing a spring shindig.

  • Food & Drink

    Negroni Week 2020

    Raise a glass of your favourite bittersweet cocktail at home with help from a free cocktail recipe book featuring Australia's leading bartenders.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Blooms and Tunes

    Listen to live jazz and blues, tuck into a picnic and check out more than 15,000 blossoming flowers.

  • Food & Drink

    $5 Aperitivo and Arancini Day

    With three types of spritzes and two kinds of arancini on offer.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Brisbane Writers Festival 2020: Room to Dream

    BWS moves online with seven events over seven days.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Les Misérables

    Set in the banlieues of Paris, this Oscar-nominated French drama is a film of explosive emotional and visceral power.

  • Food & Drink

    Uber Eats #lockdownlove

    Cheer up a Melbourne mate by sending them some free dessert.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Rom Coms & Nom Noms 2020

    A pop-up outdoor cinema comes to Post Office Square.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Plant Empire Spring Market

    Slinging greenery, pots, ceramics, crafts and more.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Brisbane Festival 2020

    Get ready for a huge light and laser installation, giant finches popping up on Brisbane landmarks and a live-action drive-in horror show.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    35 Years of Studio Ghibli

    Get spirited away at this magical cinema tribute.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Totally F*ct Trivia: 'Hamilton' Edition

    Don't throw away your shot at this quiz night — in-person, or via live-stream.

  • Food & Drink

    The Bavarian Spring Fest

    Celebrate spring with pretzels, schnitzel and two hours of bottomless drinks.

  • Food & Drink

    Attica x The Avalanches: A Party for Melbourne

    With live tunes from The Avalanches and party food recipes by Ben Shewry, this is one house party you don't want to miss.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Tenet

    Christopher Nolan's long-awaited, mind-bending action-thriller is spectacular and entertaining — and also convoluted and laborious.

  • Food & Drink

    Soul Meets Cheers Vegan Series: Part 2

    A five-course vegan Italian banquet — with bottomless vegan wine and beer, too.

  • Food & Drink

    All-You-Can-Eat Bao Night

    90 minutes. All of the bao.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Razzle Dazzle

    This free outdoor art exhibition features 11 artists across nine Brisbane locations.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Peninsula

    South Korea's top-notch zombie franchise returns, with this frenetic thriller serving up a long-awaited sequel to 'Train to Busan'.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Socially Distanced Dance Club

    Dance on your own — together — at this socially distanced disco.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Brainbow Magic

    Bathe in a therapeutic light and colour installation.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    QPAC Unlocked

    After temporarily closing back in March, the Queensland Performing Arts Centre is reopening its doors for a new live performance series.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Street Serenades

    Pop-up musical performances will grace every suburb in Brisbane.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Snapshot

    Brisbane Powerhouse’s facade becomes a time capsule of lockdown life for local artists.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Jumoo (Smoking)

    Join a smoking ceremony to cleanse the city and open this year’s Brisbane Festival.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Arc

    This world premiere performance captures a sense of collective humanity with 30 dancers.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Sunsuper Night Sky

    This year’s Brisbane Festival offers a physical beacon of hope, visible across the city.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Sydney Underground Film Festival 2020

    Sydney's weirdest film fest is heading online this year with a huge lineup of nationally available short films.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Anime Festival

    Spend a couple of weeks watching gorgeous animated films on the big screen.

  • Travel & Leisure

    The Yot Club 2020

    The next-level party boat has two bars, a stage and a dance floor — and it's sailing through Brisbane again.

  • Design & Style

    Brisbane Open

    Explore Straddie's houses, the CBD's rooftops and historical Fortitude Valley spots.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    The Sound Society 2020

    Free live music in stunning natural surroundings.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    The Storytellers

    Explore the history of this fair city of ours at the Museum of Brisbane's free exhibition.

  • Food & Drink

    Igloos in the Valley

    Get cosy in a fairy light-lit igloo in The Wickham's garden bar.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Double

    Tune in to Darkfield Radio for immersive thrills and chills at your kitchen table.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Palace Encore: Cult and Classic Cinema

    Watch — or rewatch — a heap of classics on the big screen.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Telstra National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Awards

    Australia’s longest running and most prestigious art awards for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists is going digital — and it’s free to watch.

  • Food & Drink

    At-Home Bartender Masterclass Series

    Level up in your living room by shaking up the perfect martini or a fun Japanese twist on a boozy classic.

  • Design & Style

    Brisbane Twilight Markets 2020

    King George Square's regular twilight makers' markets return.

  • Food & Drink

    I'm Fondue of You

    W Hotel is serving up gooey cheese and chocolate — and you can even spike it with booze.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Brisbane Record Fair 2020

    Flick through thousands of LPs and 45s.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers 2020

    Head west for a splash of spring florals.

  • Food & Drink

    Big Band Cabaret Dinner and Show

    Dinner, drinks and an evening of speakeasy-style entertainment.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    'Inception' Tenth Anniversary Season

    Christopher Nolan's 2010 mind-bender is returning to the big screen.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    The Trials of Wisdom: A Virtual Escape Room

    Navigate your way to freedom through off-limit areas of the Sydney Opera House.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    The Zoo Goes Anti-Social

    If COVID-19 restrictions allow, the Fortitude Valley venue is planning to host 100-person gigs on Friday and Saturday nights from mid-July.

  • Food & Drink

    The Wizard's Den

    This Harry Potter-themed event will see you attend a boozy Hogwarts-style potions class.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Gigs & Picnics 2020

    Food trucks and free music in the Brisbane City Botanic Gardens.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Gasworks Markets

    Shop for fashion, art, homewares, plants and ceramics.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Valley Laneway Markets

    Browse your way through Fortitude Valley's laneways once a month.

  • Design & Style

    The Village Markets Stones Corner 2020

    Stones Corner's huge fashion market is back for 2020.

  • Food & Drink

    Brisbane Vegan Markets 2020

    Brissie's vegan market returns.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Not On Your Rider

    This music game show takes place live, featuring different musicians each time — and you can play along.

  • Food & Drink

    Brisbane Gin Festival

    The city's thirst-quenching celebration of juniper spirits.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Feel Good Program 2020

    Everything is better when it's free — especially exercise.

  • Design & Style

    Boho Luxe Market

    Bringing the Byron Bay lifestyle to Brisbane for three days of stalls, food trucks and glamping inspiration.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    FODI Digital

    FODI is launching its first digital program, with headliner Edward Snowden still on the docket.

  • Food & Drink

    $10 Ramen at Hai Hai

    Slurp your way through the beginning of the week.

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