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The Best Things to Do in Brisbane This Week

Warm up with a hot, buttery and boozy beverage at this pop-up bar and pick up luxe goodies at a three-day boho-inspired market.
By Concrete Playground
December 02, 2019
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The Best Things to Do in Brisbane This Week

Warm up with a hot, buttery and boozy beverage at this pop-up bar and pick up luxe goodies at a three-day boho-inspired market.
By Concrete Playground
December 02, 2019
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  • Arts & Entertainment

    The Addams Family

    This animated all-ages film trades in generic storylines and bad jokes that don't do its weird and wonderful family any justice.

  • Food & Drink

    West End Natural Wine Fair

    Learn about — and taste — natural, organic, biodynamic and vegan wines.

  • Design & Style

    Jungle Collective 'Christmas Bonanza' Indoor Plant Warehouse Sale

    Fill your home with new green babies from this warehouse sale.

  • Food & Drink

    Cheers and Beers

    Party in the street with DJs, pop-up bars and a taco station.

  • Food & Drink

    Weekends on the Lawn

    Embrace Brisbane's unseasonably warm weather at this riverside pop-up party.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Ghibli Films

    Get spirited away at this magical cinema tribute.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Kayak Eco Adventure Tours

    Paddle along the Brisbane River from New Farm's new river hub.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    By the Grace of God

    Exploring abuse in the Catholic Church, this sensitive, sobering and superbly acted picture dramatises a real French case.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Martha: A Picture Story

    As vibrant as its engaging subject, this Australian-made doco explores the life and legacy of New York-based street art photographer Martha Cooper.

  • Food & Drink

    Summertime Drinks

    A weekly outdoor party filled with beers and cocktails — in a CBD park.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Water

    Climb through a gymnastic sculpture, step over 100 tonnes of rock that recreates an Icelandic stream and see a real snowman.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Burpengary Big Splash

    Splash around — or check out the mini ice cream festival.

  • Food & Drink

    Christmas Cocktails at Piano Bar

    Get festive with a chocolate and cinnamon cocktail under this glittering chandelier

  • Arts & Entertainment

    $10 Movie Tickets at Red Hill Cinemas

    Check out Brisbane's newest cinema for a tenner.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Christmas Actually — The Little Red Company

    Singing through the hits from 'Love Actually' in one festive cabaret show.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Knives Out

    Starring Daniel Craig, Chris Evans, Jamie Lee Curtis and Toni Collette, this highly amusing whodunit is like Agatha Christie for modern-day America.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Paul Schrader: God's Lonely Man

    Exploring the writer/director's distinctive filmography — from penning 'Taxi Driver' and 'Bringing Out the Dead' to directing 'First Reformed'.

  • Food & Drink

    Fantastaco Sunday Sessions

    Celebrating a year of Tex-Mex bites with endless tacos.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Farming

    'Lost' and 'Suicide Squad' actor Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje turns director to bring his own bleak childhood — including his teenage years in a skinhead gang — to the screen.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Judy & Punch

    This subversive fairytale turns a problematic puppet show into a feisty delight — complete with fantastic performances by Mia Wasikowska and Damon Herriman.

  • Food & Drink

    Cocktail Making Masterclasses at Eleven Rooftop Bar

    Learn how to make five versatile vodka cocktails from the crew at Eleven Rooftop Bar.

  • Food & Drink

    Festive Flavours

    Rocklea's Friday night market gets festive.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Pet Stars

    The new 20-room pop-up will feature a 'Game of Bones' throne, a canine ball pit and a chewed shoe room.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Official Secrets

    Starring Keira Knightley as a government employee-turned-whistleblower, this ripped-from-the-headlines thriller couldn't be more relevant.

  • Food & Drink

    Half-Price Wing Buffet 2019

    All of the wings, half the price.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Marriage Story

    Scarlett Johansson and Adam Driver are exceptional in Noah Baumbach's likely Oscar contender, which steps through the rocky aftermath of a marital breakdown.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Smash Mouth 'All Star' Appreciation Night 2019

    Somebody once told The Brightside to play the 1999 track on repeat for an entire evening.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Paddington Christmas Festival 2019

    Getting festive with stalls, food and a Christmas dog market in the inner-west.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Charlie's Angels

    The feisty female spy franchise is back (again) with a great Kristen Stewart-led cast, but an inescapably generic feel.

  • Design & Style

    Late Night Thrifting

    A Saturday night thrift-shopping session in the middle of the Valley.

  • Travel & Leisure

    The Enchanted Garden 2019

    See one of Brisbane's most popular spaces in a completely new light.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Cornelia Parker

    See an exploded garden shed, steamrolled silver and a blood-red room of absent poppies in the largest exhibition of the British artist’s works to date.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    The Betoota Advocate: How Good's Australia?

    Clancy Overall and Errol Parker, founders of the "newspaper", are coming to town to chat through the last four years in Aussie news.

  • Food & Drink

    Weekend of Tartness 2019

    The funkiest, sourest, most refreshing beers being produced in Australia and around the world take over the Scratch taps.

  • 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

    One Day Sundays Summer Solstice

    Australia's favourite hip hop collective is bringing its block party back to this shipping container hangout.

  • Travel & Leisure

    CluedUpp Presents the Latest Krays

    Take to the streets of Brisbane to solve this interactive 'Cluedo'-style murder mystery.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Potterfest: A Harry Potter Marathon 2019

    You may need a time-turner to get through two days of 'Harry Potter' and 'Fantastic Beasts' films.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Fairgrounds 2019

    Liam Gallagher, Dope Lemon, Kasey Chambers, DMA's, Hatchie and Julia Jacklin are all part of this year's boutique camping festival in country NSW.

  • Design & Style

    Boho Luxe Market

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

  • Food & Drink

    Parkside Sundays

    Picnicking, jazz and pop-up bars come to Newstead House.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Dylan Moran: Dr Cosmos

    The 'Black Books' star is touring the country this December.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Stretch Yoga Community Classes 2019

    The Brisbane studio is running a series of $6 classes, with all proceeds going to charity.

  • Travel & Leisure

    The BrisStyle Handmade Markets

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

  • Travel & Leisure

    Victoria Park Christmas Putt Putt

    'Tis the season to putt your way around this festive mini-golf course.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Doctor Sleep

    Returning to Stephen King's famous book and Stanley Kubrick's masterful horror movie, this moody sequel works best when it finds its own ways to shine.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Last Christmas

    Inspired by the 80s Wham! song, and starring Emilia Clarke and Henry Golding, this festive rom-com is a contrived but sweetly engaging seasonal affair.

  • Food & Drink

    $1.50 Oyster Happy Hour

    End your day by slurping down oysters.

  • Food & Drink

    The Westin Pool Party

    Spend an afternoon at Brisbane's only swim-up pool bar.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    In Focus: Wes Anderson

    Palace James Street is dedicating a series of weekly screenings to the acclaimed director's work.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Setting the Stage

    GOMA explores the influence of the stage on other art forms, including cinema, video art, photography, painting and sculpture.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    New Woman

    Celebrating the impressive work by Brisbane's female artists across the past 100 years.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    High Rotation

    Step through Brisbane music history from the past three decades.

  • Food & Drink

    Living Room's Fondue Menu

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

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Unlearning

    As part of UQ Art Museum's latest exhibition, one wall will be repainted a different colour every day for 31 days.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Geometries

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

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Nathen Street: Space Pixels

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

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