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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
October 14, 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
October 14, 2019
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  • Arts & Entertainment

    Maiden

    This exhilarating documentary captures the highs and lows of a pioneering all-female around-the-world yacht race.

  • Food & Drink

    Spritz Sunday Sessions

    Settle in for pizza and spritz jugs every Sunday.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Judy

    Renee Zellweger wears Judy Garland's ruby slippers as if they are her own in this exceptional performance — and she might just win her second Oscar for it.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Maleficent: Mistress of Evil

    Despite its great cast, this dark fairytale fantasy is muddled and overblown with screensaver-like special effects.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Zombieland: Double Tap

    Covering similar territory to the original, this zombie sequel just manages to justify its existence — but the best material comes from its new cast members.

  • Food & Drink

    $1.50 Oyster Happy Hour

    End your day by slurping down oysters.

  • Food & Drink

    Wingin' It Wednesday

    Eat you way through two hours of wings for $18.

  • Food & Drink

    The World's Rarest Six-Pack

    Pick up some of the world's most hard-to-find brews — for zero dollars.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Gemini Man

    Double the Will Smith can't save this dull action-thriller — nor can its distracting, unconvincing high-tech visuals.

  • Food & Drink

    Bottomless Fried Chicken

    Enjoy endless bites of succulent fried chook every Thursday evening.

  • Food & Drink

    Bottomless BBQ Sundays

    Feast on all the barbecued foods you can.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Hustlers

    Jennifer Lopez and Constance Wu sizzle in this smart, sultry crime drama, which brings a scathing true story to the screen.

  • Food & Drink

    The Westin Pool Party

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

  • Travel & Leisure

    Feel Good Program 2019

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

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Birds of Passage

    Engrossing from start to finish, this distinctive Colombian drug drama doubles as a breathtaking study of the country's Wayúu culture.

  • Design & Style

    Gold Coast Open House 2019

    Take a peek inside the Gold Coast's interesting and architecturally significant buildings.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    In Focus: Wes Anderson

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

  • Food & Drink

    The Brisbane Pub Crawl

    Four venues, four beverages and four hours of boozy partying.

  • Food & Drink

    Beers on the Lawn

    Two days of brews by the river.

  • Design & Style

    Sweida's Warehouse Costume Sale 2019

    The 107-year-old company is clearing out its racks.

  • Food & Drink

    Brisbane Vegan Expo

    Showcasing plant-based and cruelty-free products, this two-day event is coming to Brisbane Showgrounds.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    'The Lord of the Rings' Extended Trilogy Marathon

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

  • Travel & Leisure

    Wanderlust 108

    The world's only mindful triathlon returns to Brisbane.

  • Food & Drink

    Dining in the Dark

    Enjoy a three-course meal and drinks in (almost) complete darkness.

  • Design & Style

    Garage Sale Trail 2019

    Save your life's clutter from landfill.

  • Food & Drink

    Unlimited Mimosa Breakfast

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

  • Arts & Entertainment

    John Waters: Make Trouble

    The cult filmmaker and queer icon returns to Brisbane to dive into his 50-plus years in the business.

  • Travel & Leisure

    The Oktoberfest Beer Run

    This five-kilometre fun run doubles as a brewery crawl.

  • Food & Drink

    All-You-Can-Eat Vegan Pizza and Pasta Night

    Devour all the vegan slices and spaghetti you can for $25 with a drink.

  • Food & Drink

    Jamie's Italian Bottomless Prosecco Long Lunch 2019

    You'll get snacks, pasta and all the prosecco you can drink for a neat $50.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    The Goldfinch

    Despite seemingly boasting all the right elements, this book-to-screen adaptation mirrors its namesake and fails to fly.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Joker

    Joaquin Phoenix is in stunning form as Gotham’s clown prince of crime, but this nightmarish film often proves as thematically muddled as it is striking.

  • Food & Drink

    Oktoberfest Brisbane 2019

    Brisbane's annual Bavarian festival is back for another year.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Ride Like a Girl

    It tells the true tale of Michelle Payne's historic Melbourne Cup win, but this is an overly straightforward and generic biopic.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Brisbane Portrait Prize

    Check out the 100 finalists competing for Brisbane's first portrait prize.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Setting the Stage

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

  • Travel & Leisure

    Barktoberfest 2019

    Take your furry BFF for a Saturday morning browse.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    The Dead Don't Die

    Jim Jarmusch shuffles into the zombie genre, combining an extraordinary cast with his trademark deadpan comedy.

  • Food & Drink

    Yes Way Rosé

    Drink pink by the river this October.

  • Food & Drink

    Seadeck Brisbane 2019

    The luxe 42-metre vessel is back for another stint on the Brisbane river.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Ad Astra

    Brad Pitt rockets into space — and takes a moving and mesmerising journey — in this breathtaking sci-fi epic.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark

    The popular children's book series gets the big-screen treatment — with bumps, jumps and something meaningful to say.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Lavazza Italian Film Festival 2019

    The festival is marking its 20th anniversary with a jam-packed lineup of quirky comedies, political thrillers and poignant documentaries.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    New Woman

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

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Lichtenstein to Warhol: The Kenneth Tyler Collection

    This free exhibition showcases the great American prints of the 20th century, including works by Jasper Johns, Roy Lichtenstein, Joan Mitchell, Claes Oldenburg and Andy Warhol.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Katrin Hochschuh and Adam Donovan: Empathy Swarm

    Watch as 50 roaming robots all try to adapt their behaviour in response to your presence.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Sunset Cinema Brisbane

    Mt Coot-tha's outdoor cinema is back for another season.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Kaws: Companionship in the Age of Loneliness

    The world-renowned artist is bringing his vivid murals and large-scale pop culture sculptures to the NGV.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Women's Work

    Showcasing large-scale pieces by female street artists across Brisbane's laneways.

  • Design & Style

    Balenciaga: Shaping Fashion

    Step into fashion history with more than 100 pieces, archival sketches and fabric samples from the influential designer.

  • 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

    Random International: Rain Room

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

  • 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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