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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
March 25, 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
    March 25, 2019
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      • ENDLESS SUMMER

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

      • LA BOITE HWY 2019

        Putting the future of Brisbane's theatre scene into the spotlight.

      • 'HEATHERS' 30TH ANNIVERSARY SCREENING

        Celebrate one of the most very films of the 80s.

      • BRICKS AND BEERS

        Get building over a few beers.

      • HAI HAI'S THIRD BIRTHDAY

        Slurp your way through a free bowl of ramen — and nab a free ramen shirt.

      • GROOM FEST

        A wedding fair for grooms is coming to town.

      • $8 MOVIE TICKETS AT DENDY PORTSIDE

        A budget-friendly way to catch the newest flicks at Portside.

      • SWIMMING WITH MEN

        This British synchronised swimming comedy paddles blandly through formulaic waters.

      • 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.

      • X CARGO'S FASHION RUMMAGE

        Shop for pre-loved outfits — or sell your own.

      • DANGEROUS LIAISONS — QUEENSLAND BALLET

        Before there was 'Cruel Intentions', there was this 18th century French tale.

      • 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.

      • BIG GIN FESTIVAL 2019

        A day-long festival slinging more than 60 types of gin.

      • ALLIANCE FRANCAISE FRENCH FILM FESTIVAL 2019

        The festival's star-studded 30th anniversary program features everyone from Charlotte Gainsbourg and Juliette Binoche to Joaquin Phoenix and Robert Pattinson.

      • 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.

      • PORTSIDE CHEESE & CHAMPAGNE POP-UP 2019

        A day of dairy goodness, bubbly drinks and live music.

      • 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.

      • SUPERCELL: FESTIVAL OF CONTEMPORARY DANCE BRISBANE 2019

        Getting stormy on the stage instead of in the sky.

      • CURIOCITY BRISBANE

        Wander through immersive installations as part of the city's newest festival.

      • 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.

      • 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.

      • OCEAN FILM FESTIVAL WORLD TOUR 2019

        Dive into a festival filled with sea-focused cinema.

      • THE VILLAGE MARKETS STONES CORNER

        The Gold Coast's huge fashion market is making its Brisbane debut.

      • EXCHANGE VALUE

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

      • GRETA

        This 90s-style stalker thriller is rarely better than average, but it's just unhinged enough to entertain.

      • VOX LUX

        With a riveting performance by Natalie Portman and toe-tapping bangers by Sia, this pop star epic dances to its own brilliant melody.

      • IF BEALE STREET COULD TALK

        Moonlight director Barry Jenkins returns with another heart-swelling, swoon-inducing drama.

      • STAN & OLLIE

        An affectionate tribute to two comedy icons, complete with pitch-perfect performances from Steve Coogan and John C. Reilly.

      • AT ETERNITY'S GATE

        Led by an exceptional Willem Dafoe, this immersive van Gogh biopic is as striking as the Dutch artist's famous paintings.

      • ARCTIC

        Mads Mikkelson gives a powerful performance in this sparse survivalist thriller.

      • HAPPY DEATH DAY 2U

        This purposefully repetitive horror-comedy franchise is back for another run.

      • ALITA: BATTLE ANGEL

        It doesn't have the most original story, but this sci-fi action flick still delivers thanks to its compelling heroine and kickass fight scenes.

      • ON THE BASIS OF SEX

        Celebrating the early years of US Supreme Court judge Ruth Bader Ginsburg's career, this biopic takes a conventional approach but does its subject justice.

      • CAPHARNAüM

        This Oscar-nominated drama is undeniably stirring, but never self-assured enough to be subtle.

      • ESCAPE ROOM

        Cashing in on the real world craze, this horror film features inventive killer chambers, but lacks intrigue elsewhere.

      • SECOND SIGHT: WITCHCRAFT, RITUAL, POWER

        This magical exhibition explores different perspectives on sorcery and witchcraft.

      • THE HATE U GIVE

        This compelling race-relations drama offers a perceptive, impassioned insight into America today.

      • BEN IS BACK

        A fine-tuned performance from Julia Roberts lifts this familiar addiction drama.

      • SUNSET CINEMA 2019

        Settle in for an al fresco screening of 'Back to the Future' or 'The Greatest Showman'.

      • PILATES AND YOGA IN THE COMMON

        Bend and stretch for free at West End's newest green space.

      • STUDIO GHIBLI FILM FESTIVAL 2019

        Get spirited away at this magical cinema tribute.

      • GREEN BOOK

        This Oscar-nominated race-relations drama boasts excellent performances and warm intentions, but still remains problematic.

      • FREE SOLO

        This Oscar-nominated documentary chronicles the stunning tale of rock-climber Alex Honnold and his historic attempt to scale Yosemite's El Capitan without ropes.

      • THE FRONT RUNNER

        Hugh Jackman plays a real-life presidential candidate caught up in a scandal in this timely political drama.

      • APT9 CINEMA

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

      • THE DESIGNERS' GUIDE: EASTON PEARSON ARCHIVE

        With more than 200 items will be on display — and a program of tours, talks, workshops and stylist speed-dating sessions.

      • MOONLIGHT CINEMA 2018–19

        Summer has arrived with the return of Brisbane's always-popular outdoor cinema.

      • 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.

      • ESCHER X NENDO: BETWEEN TWO WORLDS

        The NGV's summer blockbuster will bring together the Dutch artist and Japanese design studio to create an immersive exhibition of optical illusions.

      • NATHEN STREET: SPACE PIXELS

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

      • 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.

      • THE KRYSTYNA CAMPBELL-PRETTY FASHION GIFT

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

      • RONE: EMPIRE

        A multi-sensory decaying world by Melbourne street artist Rone — set in a deserted 1930s mansion.

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