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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 09, 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 09, 2019
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  • Arts & Entertainment

    Black Christmas

    A timely remake of a 70s cult classic, this is a Christmas-themed slasher flick for the #MeToo era.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    The Wild Goose Lake

    Following a crime boss on the run, this patient Chinese gangster flick is simply gorgeous to look at from start to finish.

  • Food & Drink

    Sea Legs Turns One

    Say cheers to the Kangaroo Point brewery's first year.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Felons Brewing Santa Doggo Photos 2019

    Take your pooch to get snapped with Santa.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    'The Lord of the Rings' Movie Marathon

    Stock up on lembas bread to make it through all three films, back to back, on the big screen.

  • Food & Drink

    Brunch Voyage: Mykonos

    Drink unlimited watermelon and cucumber punch while tucking into haloumi or spanakopita.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Anne Wallace: Strange Ways

    In the first major survey exhibition of her work, the Brisbane artist makes the ordinary look extraordinary.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Moonlight Cinema 2019–20

    Summer has arrived with the return of Brisbane's always-popular outdoor cinema.

  • 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

    Weekends on the Lawn

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

  • Food & Drink

    Festivus Seinfeld Trivia Night 2019

    Get ready to air some grievances and perform a few feats of strength.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Ghibli Films

    Get spirited away at this magical cinema tribute.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Greenhouse Christmas Plant Sale

    Pick up festive greenery bargains in Brisbane's north.

  • 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.

  • Food & Drink

    Christmas Cocktails at Piano Bar

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

  • 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.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Marvel Trivia: Endgame

    You've sat through all 23 films to date — now put your MCU knowledge to the test.

  • 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

    The Market Folk Gasworks Christmas Markets

    Shop for fashion, homewares and ceramics at this eye-catching Brisbane spot.

  • Travel & Leisure

    The Collective Markets Christmas Edition

    Turn your Christmas shopping into a festive dream.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Clayschool Summer Show 2019

    Potter around a clay-based showcase, find pottery gifts, sink a few pots at the bar.

  • 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

    Christmas Cabaret Big Band Dinner and Show 2019

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

  • Design & Style

    Hugo Boss End-of-Year Outlet Sale

    Dress like a Boss for half the price.

  • Travel & Leisure

    The Enchanted Garden 2019

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

  • 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

    'Love Actually' in Concert

    Revisit the classic Christmas-themed British rom-com with a live score.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    So Freshtival Summer Tour

    A slick night of nostalgic tunes — with a ball pit, jumping castle and fireworks, too.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Stretch Yoga Community Classes 2019

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

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Watercolour & Wine

    Painting and plonk combine again.

  • Travel & Leisure

    The Yot Club

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

  • 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

    Ballistic Beer Yoga

    Stretch and sip beer — in a brewery.

  • 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

    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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