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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
April 15, 2019
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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
    April 15, 2019
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      • FASHION REVOLUTION

        Talking about, shopping for and trying to revolutionise fashion.

      • CAT CUDDLE CAFE TWILIGHT MARKET

        Speed pat as many cats as you can in 20 minutes, shop for pre-loved treasures and support a good cause.

      • MORO SPANISH FILM FESTIVAL 2019

        This year, the festival showcases films from both Spain and Latin America — and 11 of them are by female filmmakers.

      • BURNING

        This South Korean drama is a ruminative mystery, a fine-tuned character study and an intricately observed examination of human relationships all in one.

      • THE MAN WHO KILLED DON QUIXOTE

        Thirty years in the making, Terry Gilliam's madcap epic finally makes its way to cinemas — and it's a loony ride.

      • NATIONAL PRETZEL DAY

        Celebrate the occasion with $1 doughnut pretzels.

      • THE AFTERMATH

        Sparks might fly between Keira Knightley and Alexander Skarsgård, but this wartime romance feels finished before it starts.

      • THE BRISSTYLE HANDMADE MARKETS

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

      • LITTLE

        This age-swap comedy is hardly original, but it boasts a standout performance from its young star.

      • BRISBANE KITE FESTIVAL 2019

        A high-flying day of kites, markets, food, workshops and more.

      • BOTTOMLESS PIZZA AND PINNIES

        Bringing unlimited slices and games to your Thursday night.

      • GALVESTON

        Elle Fanning and Ben Foster shine in this twisty crime thriller from actor-turned-director Mélanie Laurent

      • MID90S

        Jonah Hill makes an impressive directorial debut with this nostalgic, naturalistic skateboarding drama.

      • PET SEMATARY

        The Stephen King horror novel returns to the big screen in this by-the-numbers remake.

      • SHAZAM!

        Shazam! is the kind of carefree superhero film that reinvigorates the fantasy of actually *being* a superhero.

      • JAMIE'S ITALIAN $50 LONG LUNCH

        You'll get snacks, a big bowl of pasta, dessert and all the prosecco you can drink — all for a pineapple.

      • US

        After winning an Oscar for Get Out, Jordan Peele returns with another masterful and unsettling horror movie.

      • DESTROYER

        Featuring an almost unrecognisable Nicole Kidman, this gritty Los Angeles noir is both a scorching character study and a gripping action movie.

      • ENDLESS SUMMER

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

      • THE LEGO MOVIE 2: THE SECOND PART

        The toy-to-film franchise returns, but buries a fantastic message in all-too familiar packaging.

      • SWIMMING WITH MEN

        This British synchronised swimming comedy paddles blandly through formulaic waters.

      • SOUND OFF AT THE SUMMIT

        Practice your best mountain pose while you’re standing on one.

      • FIGHTING WITH MY FAMILY

        Based on the true tale of WWE wrestler Paige and produced by The Rock, this big-hearted crowd-pleaser packs an emotional punch.

      • PARMY AND PADDLE DEGUSTATION

        Four courses of chicken parmigiana goodness — from spring rolls to katsu sandos.

      • HOTEL MUMBAI

        This harrowing drama recreates the real-life 2008 Mumbai terrorist attacks, with Dev Patel and Armie Hammer among the cast.

      • SOMETIMES ALWAYS NEVER

        Bill Nighy stars in this melancholy and moving exploration of grief, embracing the future and Scrabble.

      • CLUEDO! THE INTERACTIVE GAME

        Find out if it was Miss Scarlett in the bar with the candlestick.

      • EVERYBODY KNOWS

        Penélope Cruz and Javier Bardem put in excellent performances in this purposefully familiar drama from A Separation director Asghar Farhadi.

      • CAPTAIN MARVEL

        Marvel's first film about a female superhero feels like a wasted opportunity.

      • REVOLUTIONS: RECORDS AND REBELS

        This 500-item exhibition will relive the music, fashion and protests of the late 60s with pieces like find Mick Jagger's signature stage costume and John Lennon's legendary glasses.

      • THE NATIONAL 2019: NEW AUSTRALIAN ART

        This major three-gallery exhibition will feature work from 65 contemporary artists across the AGNSW, the MCA and Carriageworks.

      • THE GUILTY

        Set in a police call centre and making the most of its single location, this gripping Danish thriller doesn't disappoint.

      • KING OF THIEVES

        The biggest robbery in British history makes for dull, formulaic viewing in this star-studded affair.

      • GABS BRISBANE 2019

        The Great Australasian Beer SpecTAPular makes its Brisbane debut.

      • FESTIVAL OF TIBET 2019

        Immerse yourself in Tibetan culture without leaving Brisbane.

      • TRIAL FRIDAYS

        Sample new food and wine trends at Aria.

      • NASA – A HUMAN ADVENTURE

        Featuring more than 250 historically significant items, including objects that have been to space.

      • GIGS & PICNICS 2019

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

      • THE SUNSET SOCIAL 2019

        Drinks, music and food trucks, fortnightly at Davies Park.

      • BLEACH* FESTIVAL 2019

        Because there's more to the Gold Coast than sun, surf and sand.

      • THE BOOK OF MORMON

        It's Brisbane's time to get in on the crass magnum opus from 'South Park' creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone.

      • PAINT, SIP & NIBBLE

        This boozy art class will let you paint a picture of your own adorable pet.

      • JURASSIC PARK IN CONCERT

        Welcome to... your chance to revisit the classic flick with a live score.

      • RACLETTE NIGHTS

        Milton's cheese haven serves up unlimited gooey raclette.

      • EXCHANGE VALUE

        Showcasing illuminating and thought-provoking photography from around the world.

      • SECOND SIGHT: WITCHCRAFT, RITUAL, POWER

        This magical exhibition explores different perspectives on sorcery and witchcraft.

      • BRISBANE VEGAN MARKETS 2019

        Brissie's twice-monthly vegan market returns.

      • STUDIO GHIBLI FILM FESTIVAL 2019

        Get spirited away at this magical cinema tribute.

      • APT9 CINEMA

        Bringing the latest and greatest in Asia-Pacific cinema to GOMA — and for free.

      • GARY CARSLEY: PURPLE REIGN

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

      • MUSEUM OF THE MOON

        A giant floating sculpture of the moon, complete with NASA imagery on its surface, will take over Scienceworks.

      • THE 9TH ASIA PACIFIC TRIENNIAL OF CONTEMPORARY ART

        GOMA's three-yearly survey of Asia Pacific art returns.

      • 'STAR WARS' IDENTITIES: THE EXHIBITION

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

      • NATHEN STREET: SPACE PIXELS

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

      • 100% BRISBANE

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

      • THE KRYSTYNA CAMPBELL-PRETTY FASHION GIFT

        Featuring over 150 haute couture pieces from some of the world's most iconic fashion houses.

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