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The Best Things to Do in Brisbane This Week

Get your blood pumping at a free outdoor fitness class and take a tour of some of the city's best buildings.
By Concrete Playground
November 12, 2018
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    The Best Things to Do in Brisbane This Week

    Get your blood pumping at a free outdoor fitness class and take a tour of some of the city's best buildings.
    By Concrete Playground
    November 12, 2018
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      • FREE SUMMER BBQ

        Munich Brauhaus is throwing free snags on the barbie all summer.

      • BOTTOMLESS GIN BRUNCHES

        Sip gin cocktails and Pimm's cups over a shareboard brunch.

      • RECREATE FASHION SHOW AND TWILIGHT MARKET

        Combining sustainability, style and shopping as the sun goes down.

      • $10 PLATINUM MOVIE TICKETS AT PALACE JAMES ST

        Palace's New Farm cinema is relaunching with three new premium screens and cheap tickets.

      • FANTASTIC BEASTS: THE CRIMES OF GRINDELWALD

        This placeholder sequel contains very little movie magic.

      • THE BEERMUDA REVIVAL TOUR

        Newstead's busy drinking scene gets its own pub crawl.

      • DRESS CODE

        Museum of Brisbane's latest exhibition ponders whether we are what we wear.

      • BRISBANE'S BIGGEST WIZARD PARTY THAT MUST NOT BE NAMED

        Show your love for all things wizarding across three venues and eight bars.

      • AVENUE Q - BRISBANE ARTS THEATRE

        For every childhood Sesame Street fan now going through a quarter-life crisis.

      • FREE MESSINA AND 8-BIT BURGERS

        Tuck into free burgers and gelato for one more week (or year, if you're lucky).

      • HEDDA — QUEENSLAND THEATRE

        Ibsen’s iconic character is back — and immersed in a drug empire on the Gold Coast.

      • GARY CARSLEY: PURPLE REIGN

        A virtual jacaranda garden is blooming inside GOMA for the next five months.

      • BIG SCREEN ON THE GREEN: 'STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS'

        Watch jedis, droids, wookiees and more on a 44-metre-long screen.

      • SUSPIRIA

        This glorious and gory remake of the 1977 original is a twitchy, witchy delight.

      • BOY ERASED

        Joel Edgerton directs a sensitive and somber drama about the impact of gay conversion therapy, as based on a true story.

      • DON QUIXOTE AND GISELLE — TEATRO ALLA SCALA

        One of the world's top ballet companies makes its Australian debut — exclusive to Brisbane.

      • THE GIRL IN THE SPIDER'S WEB

        Lisbeth Salander is back in this bland and routine instalment in the Dragon Tattoo franchise.

      • JOSUE LOPEZ AT THE BROMLEY ROOM #2

        Feast your way through a seven-course meal from one of Brisbane's top chefs.

      • BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY

        This superficial but still engaging Queen biopic is lifted by Rami Malek's supersonic performance as Freddie Mercury.

      • WILDLIFE

        Actor Paul Dano directs this meticulous and emotionally affecting marital drama, with Carey Mulligan putting in a dynamite performance as an unhappy small-town housewife.

      • RUSSIAN RESURRECTION FILM FESTIVAL 2018

        Australia's annual celebration of Russian cinema celebrates its 15th year.

      • GO TROPPO, A SUMMER CRUSH POOL PARTY

        Splash about, drink cocktails and dance to Luke Million.

      • RNB FRIDAYS LIVE

        Usher — along with Salt-N-Pepa, Lil Jon, Eve and Ginuwine — will headline the R&B tour of your teenage dreams.

      • NEON TIGER — LA BOITE

        A brand new musical about broken hearts, Bangkok bars and karaoke.

      • GHOST STORIES

        Martin Freeman stars in this stirring, impeccably staged British horror anthology.

      • HALLOWEEN

        John Carpenter's iconic horror franchise gets its best sequel to date.

      • JEWISH INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL 2018

        Celebrating Jewish culture on the big screen.

      • FAHRENHEIT 11/9

        Michael Moore returns to form with a bleak and unsettling take on the erosion of American democracy.

      • THE RETRO ARCADE

        Mash buttons surrounded by neon.

      • 1%

        Ryan Corr and Matt Nable power through this familiar but engaging Aussie biker drama.

      • IRANIAN FILM FESTIVAL AUSTRALIA 2018

        Including a dark comedy about a filmmaker suspected of murder and the latest effort from acclaimed director Jafar Panahi.

      • A STAR IS BORN

        Lady Gaga transforms from pop star to revelatory actress in this wrenching Hollywood melodrama.

      • BAD TIMES AT THE EL ROYALE

        The new thriller from the maker of The Cabin in the Woods is a rollicking good time.

      • INFAMOUS

        The saucy circus and cabaret show comes to Victoria Park.

      • INDOOR PLANT POP-UP SHOP

        Shop for hard-to-find greenery — and handmade ceramic pots to put them in.

      • BUBBLES & BARRELS BEER FESTIVAL

        A day of beers and barbecued food on Brunswick Street.

      • AMERICAN ANIMALS

        Documentary and drama combine in dazzling fashion in this endlessly fascinating exploration of a real-life heist.

      • FIRST MAN

        An intimate and breathtaking character study that reminds us exactly why we still love going to the movies.

      • MEDIBANK FEEL GOOD PROGRAM

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

      • BRITISH FILM FESTIVAL 2018

        With a biopic about Laurel and Hardy, a Scottish teen-zombie-musical-comedy and a four-film tribute to Michael Caine that'll blow the bloody cinema doors off.

      • MUSEUM AFTER DARK

        Drinks, demonstrations and exploring the exhibits when it's dark, all during a night at the museum.

      • 'STAR WARS' IDENTITIES: THE EXHIBITION

        Coming to Australia for the first time, this exhibit features 200 original objects from the 'Star Wars' series.

      • ROME: CITY AND EMPIRE

        Experience the grandeur of ancient Rome at this blockbuster exhibition.

      • MUSHROOM RACING

        Japan's insane real-life version of Mario Kart is coming to Brisbane.

      • SPILT MILK 2018

        The Canberra festival's third outing is headlined by none other than Childish Gambino.

      • 10X10 BRISBANE

        Part charity event, part cocktail party.

      • RACLETTE NIGHTS

        Milton's cheese haven serves up unlimited gooey raclette.

      • BILL MURRAY, JAN VOGLER & FRIENDS: NEW WORLDS

        Murray's new show will explore classical music and literature over one night at QPAC.

      • SHORNCLIFFE FOOD TRUCK FEST

        Meals on wheels with a coastal view.

      • STRETCH YOGA COMMUNITY CLASSES

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

      • NATHEN STREET: SPACE PIXELS

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

      • HEATH LEDGER: A LIFE IN PICTURES

        The National Film and Sound Archive's exhibition celebrating the too-brief career of local boy Heath Ledger.

      • MANDELA MY LIFE: THE OFFICIAL EXHIBITION

        A huge world-first Nelson Mandela exhibition debuts in Melbourne.

      • ZERO

        MONA's immersive ode to the radical artists of post-war Germany.

      • 100% BRISBANE

        A semi-permanent interactive exhibition that holds a mirror to Brisbanites.

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