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The Best Things to Do in Brisbane This Week

Devour unlimited vegan pizza, listen to experimental jazz and embrace the cold at a winter wonderland.
By Concrete Playground
June 18, 2018
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    The Best Things to Do in Brisbane This Week

    Devour unlimited vegan pizza, listen to experimental jazz and embrace the cold at a winter wonderland.
    By Concrete Playground
    June 18, 2018
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      • FINDERS KEEPERS AUTUMN/WINTER 2018

        Brisbane's giant art and design market is back.

      • THE MERRY WIDOW — OPERA QUEENSLAND

        Under 30s can nab a ticket to this glittery opera on the day for only $30.

      • LIFELINE BOOKFEST 2018

        Time to stock up on soap opera-themed cookbooks and other treasures you didn't know you needed.

      • CONCERT FOR DOGS

        The 20-minute show features melodies, frequencies and riffs composed specifically for dogs.

      • GREEK FESTIVAL WEEKEND

        Two days of Greek eats by the river.

      • FLAVOURS OF PORTSIDE

        Food, fashion and flavoursome cocktails.

      • FREE COFFEE WEEK

        Free coffee, all day, for five days only.

      • MAKE MUSIC DAY

        Free live music in the mall.

      • SHORT + SWEET FESTIVAL 2018

        Bite-sized theatre returns to Brisbane Powerhouse.

      • RICK AND MORTY TRIVIA

        Get schwifty with trivia about everyone’s favourite dimension-hopping duo.

      • ZERO

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

      • BEYONCE 'DANGEROUSLY IN LOVE' 15TH ANNIVERSARY PARTY

        If you weren't already crazy in love with Beyonce, you will be after this.

      • OCEAN'S 8

        This gender-swapped entry in the Ocean's franchise features a sparkling cast but is lacking in drama.

      • JAZZ IS DEAD

        Experimental jazz comes to Barbara every Tuesday evening.

      • HEREDITARY

        Toni Collette stars in this fist-clenching, teeth-grinding horror film.

      • ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT VEGAN PIZZA NIGHT

        Devour all the vegan slices you can for $20 and a drink.

      • WEST END FILM FESTIVAL 2018

        Brisbane's long-running local short film fest returns.

      • STUDIO GHIBLI FILM FESTIVAL PART 2

        Get spirited away to the second part of this magical film festival.

      • QUIET: CONTEMPLATING THE COLLECTION

        When art and wellness combine.

      • NATIONAL ONION RING DAY

        A Friday night party dedicated to the humble fried onion sliver.

      • SKATING AT BRISBANE FESTIVAL 2018

        King George Square’s winter wonderland returns.

      • BRISBANE YOGA DAY FESTIVAL 2018

        A day dedicated to bending, stretching, meditating and bliss.

      • FIRE WALK WITH US: THE MUSIC OF TWIN PEAKS

        An eerie reimagining of a damn fine TV soundtrack.

      • PICASSO: THE VOLLARD SUITE

        The Spanish artist's 1930s etchings come to the National Gallery of Australia.

      • DUTCH COURAGE COCKTAIL MASTERCLASS SERIES 2018

        There's knocking back tasty tipples, and then there's making them.

      • THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME

        The Olivier and Tony Award-winning production makes its way to Brisbane.

      • WONDERLAND

        Go down the rabbit hole at ACMI's world-first interactive 'Alice in Wonderland' exhibition.

      • GAUGE X

        The South Bank restaurant gets experimental with its new monthly dinner series.

      • MOMA AT NGV: 130 YEARS OF MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY ART

        Over 200 modern and contemporary masterpieces from New York's MoMA have come to Australia for the very first time in this epic display.

      • TONY ALBERT: VISIBLE

        The Queensland Art Gallery shines a spotlight on one of the state's most important young Indigenous artists.

      • THE MATHEMATICS OF LONGING - LA BOITE, THE FARM AND THE UNCERTAINTY PRINCIPLE

        A world-premiere exploration of love, loss, humanity and science, written by Australian playwright Suzie Miller.

      • RAINER WERNER FASSBINDER RETROSPECTIVE — PART 2

        Celebrating a German cinema master.

      • SOLO: A STAR WARS STORY

        Focussed, fun and faithful to the lore, Solo is a worthy and entertaining expansion of the Star Wars universe.

      • CARGO

        An Australian zombie thriller that isn't afraid to go its own way.

      • SALT MEATS CHEESE'S WINTER SUNDAY SESSIONS

        Settle in for espresso martinis, live music and free tapas every Sunday.

      • ON BODY AND SOUL

        A surreal romance about life, love and loneliness.

      • DEADPOOL 2

        It's not quite as subversive as the original, but this foul-mouthed superhero sequel is still definitely worth your time.

      • CHAPPAQUIDDICK

        This timely drama dives into a scandalous chapter in US political history.

      • SHOW AND TELL

        Explore the highlights of Queensland’s performing arts history.

      • TULLY

        A smart, amusing, empathetic look at motherhood from the team behind 'Young Adult' and 'Juno'.

      • MEGAN MCKEAN: BRISTOPIA

        Brisbane gets the illustrated, interactive treatment.

      • SEADECK BRISBANE SEASON TWO

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

      • RACLETTE NIGHTS

        Milton's cheese haven serves up unlimited gooey raclette.

      • WORLD EXPO 88 30TH ANNIVERSARY — PUBLIC ART TRAIL

        A free retrospective art trail that travels across Brisbane.

      • PATRICIA PICCININI UP LATE

        Party your way through GOMA's latest blockbuster exhibition.

      • AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR

        A bold and relentless next step for the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

      • COMMON PEOPLE DANCE

        Unleash your best moves at South Bank's new creative precinct every Thursday.

      • TOO HOT TO DANCE

        Strut your stuff at South Bank's new creative precinct every Monday.

      • ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT TACOS

        Tuck into unlimited tacos every Tuesday.

      • ESPRESSO TUESDAYS

        Salt Meats Cheese gives your Tuesdays a much-needed buzz.

      • VINYL & THE CITY

        End-of-weekend drinks with one heck of a view.

      • SUNDAY HOT CLUB 2018

        A relaxed afternoon of gypsy jazz, French wine and cheese.

      • ROBERT SMITHSON: TIME CRYSTALS

        The first exhibition in Australia dedicated to this inventive and influential artist.

      • DEATH BY CHEESE

        Cheese wheel pasta. Raclette. Every Tuesday and Thursday night.

      • RNB FRY DAYS

        Kick off the weekend with fried chicken and R 'n' B bangers.

      • FRIDAY FEELS

        Free tunes come to South Bank's new arts precinct every Friday night.

      • LITTLE BIG THURSDAYS

        Live music comes to South Bank's new party pub every Thursday night.

      • SATURDAY SOIRéE & SUPPER

        The Valley favourite has relaxing Saturday afternoons covered.

      • THE LADY AND THE UNICORN

        Check out the 'Mona Lisa of the Middle Ages' at the Art Gallery of NSW.

      • MILTON MARKETS

        This weekly westside shopping gathering is worth getting up early for.

      • FLOWSTATE

        A temporary creative space with a glowing arc-like LED installation, workshops and a year-long program of free events.

      • GREEN JAM SESSIONS 2018

        Kick back with Friday arvo tunes and food.

      • ENDLESS YUM CHA

        The dumplings and spring rolls don't stop, every Sunday.

      • BUENO BUENO

        Serving up $3 tacos every Thursday.

      • ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT PIZZA

        Devour all the slices you can for $20 and a drink.

      • TUESDAY TRIVIA AT ARCHIVE

        Battle it out for the jackpot over a few beers from the West End bar's extensive selection.

      • LIVE 'N' LOCAL

        One of the Valley's favourite music venues launches a new regular showcase of homegrown talent.

      • PETS AT THE GABBA

        Brisbane gets its first regular market dedicated to pets.

      • MT GRAVATT MARKETTA

        A new Saturday night foodie market south of the river.

      • 100% BRISBANE

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

      • KARAOKE THURSDAYS AT THE BRUNSWICK HOTEL

        A free karaoke night in New Farm.

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