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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
February 22, 2021
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By Concrete Playground
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  • Arts & Entertainment

    Saturday Morning Cartoons

    Start your weekend with cartoons, cereal, arcade games and beer.

  • Food & Drink

    Last of the Summer Sours

    See out the season with tart and tangy brews.

  • Food & Drink

    Sunshine Coast Asian Food Festival 2021

    Head to the hinterland to snack on Asian street food and wander through a rainforest.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    The Directors' Cuts

    Catch everything from 'Midsommar' to 'Blade Runner' exactly as the filmmakers behind them intended.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Motorcycles on the Green

    GOMA is taking its huge motorbike-focused exhibition outdoors.

  • Food & Drink

    Gin Degustation Dinner

    Pair five dishes with five different gin cocktails.

  • Travel & Leisure

    'Brooklyn Nine-Nine' Trivia

    Show your love for the Nine-Nine crew at this dedicated trivia night.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    The Truffle Hunters

    Leisurely and engaging, this documentary about elderly men and their dogs searching for truffles in Northern Italy serves up a rich and substantial cinematic meal.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Firestarter — The Story of Bangarra

    Celebrating Australia's acclaimed Indigenous dance theatre, this excellent documentary also steps through the nation's past and paints a portrait of three siblings with dreams as big as their talents.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    The Little Things

    Denzel Washington, Rami Malek and Jared Leto co-star in this 90s-style serial killer thriller — and none of them will add new Oscars to their mantles for their efforts.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Minari

    Vivid, honest and tender, this resonant and moving drama stars Steven Yeun as a Korean American father and farmer chasing a better life for his family.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Mardi Gras Celebrations at Toombul

    Step into a room filled with mirror balls and play drag queen bingo.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Another Round

    Four teachers test a theory that humans actually need a constant supply of alcohol in their blood in this Oscar-shortlisted Danish drama.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Assassins

    Exploring a shocking 2017 assassination, this gripping true-crime documentary has to be seen to be believed.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Synchronic

    Starring Anthony Mackie and Jamie Dornan, this sci-fi thriller follows two paramedics dealing with a trippy new designer drug.

  • Food & Drink

    $20 Pork Knuckle Day

    Feast on one of the German Club's legendary slabs of pork — all for a lobster.

  • Food & Drink

    Italian Pop-Up

    Sip spritzes, eat arancini and watch tennis by the river.

  • Food & Drink

    Margarita Month 2021

    Celebrate the salty-sour cocktail the right way — by drinking one (or a few).

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Transitions Film Festival 2021

    Going virtual for the first time, this Australian film festival showcases documentaries about our changing world.

  • Travel & Leisure

    The Home Collective Market

    A northside market dedicated to homewares and greenery.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Club Cremorne

    QPAC's Cremorne Theatre turns into a cabaret club.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    The Nest

    Jude Law and Carrie Coon star in this exceptional 80s-set psychological thriller about domestic disharmony, festering secrets and the toxic idea that money can buy happiness.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Earwig and the Witch

    Studio Ghibli's long-awaited new movie can't quite summon up the beloved Japanese animation house's usual magic.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Malcolm & Marie

    Zendaya and John David Washington are fantastic in this stylish romantic drama from the creator of 'Euphoria', which was shot in quarantine in mid-2020.

  • Food & Drink

    Let's Lunch at Howard Smith Wharves

    Tuck into a cheap lunch with a riverside view every weekday in February.

  • Design & Style

    Assembly Label Choose-What-You-Pay Sale 2021

    Nab some new summer threads at up to 50 percent off.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Rave

    GOMA's latest free cinema program will have you dancing in the aisles.

  • Food & Drink

    Espresso Fesso — An Espresso Martini Festival

    Try as many different espresso martinis as your heart can handle at this well-caffeinated festival.

  • Food & Drink

    Bingo Loco

    Rave bingo is rolling in town again — so start your stretching, stat.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    BrisAsia Festival 2021

    Feast on Asian food, dance to K-pop or head to a colourful festival.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Feel Good Program 2021

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

  • Food & Drink

    Dutch Courage Cocktail Masterclasses

    Don't just knock back tasty tipples — learn to make them.

  • Food & Drink

    Barks & Brews 2021

    Take your dog for a drink at The Brightside.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Jewish International Film Festival 2021

    After sitting out 2020, the cinema showcase is back.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Cut Copy: Brisbane Music Posters 1977–87

    Peer at artwork from Brisbane's live music history.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Mardi Gras Film Festival 2021

    This year's LGBTIQ+-focused festival will also screen online for the first time.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Quiet: Mindfulness Yoga and Calm Living Meditation 2021

    Bend and stretch your way through Brisbane's major art galleries.

  • Food & Drink

    All-You-Can-Eat Meat and Cheese Boards

    Feast your way through unlimited German cheese, charcuterie and pretzels.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Fantastic Mr Wes: A Wes Anderson Retrospective

    Dendy Coorparoo is dedicating three weeks to the acclaimed director's work.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Pixar Putt South Bank

    A Pixar-themed mini golf course is popping up in Brisbane.

  • Food & Drink

    Wing Fest

    Feast your way through a heap of chicken or cauliflower pieces — with 21 different rubs and sauces.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Unfinished Business: The Art of Gordon Bennett

    This QAGOMA exhibition features both familiar and unseen works by the famed Queensland artist.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Motorcycles On Screen

    Get revved up with these classic and recent motorbike flicks.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    The Motorcycle: Design, Art, Desire

    The Brisbane-exclusive exhibition features interactive experiences — and the world's oldest motorbike.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Sea Monsters: Prehistoric Ocean Predators

    Peer at ancient creatures from the deep — and their fossils — across more than 70 exhibits.

  • Food & Drink

    $10 Spritzes

    Choose from six different types seven days a week.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Sunny Side Up

    This new outdoor exhibition splashes artworks about Brisbane across the city's public spaces.

  • Food & Drink

    Cherry Blossom Garden

    Sit beneath lanterns, drink matcha sours and whiskey highballs, and eat gyoza.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Bauhaus Now

    Survey the work of an influential German art school — and the designs it inspired.

  • Food & Drink

    $10 Ramen at Hai Hai

    Slurp your way through the beginning of the week.

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