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The Best Things to Do in Brisbane This Weekend

Catch a free gig in The Valley's newest laneway and pick up a new spiky plant at cacti sale.
By Concrete Playground
November 08, 2018
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    The Best Things to Do in Brisbane This Weekend

    Catch a free gig in The Valley's newest laneway and pick up a new spiky plant at cacti sale.
    By Concrete Playground
    November 08, 2018
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      • DRESS CODE

        Museum of Brisbane's latest exhibition ponders whether we are what we wear.

      • AVENUE Q - BRISBANE ARTS THEATRE

        For every childhood Sesame Street fan now going through a quarter-life crisis.

      • FREE MESSINA AND 8-BIT BURGERS

        Tuck into free burgers and gelato for one more week (or year, if you're lucky).

      • HEDDA — QUEENSLAND THEATRE

        Ibsen’s iconic character is back — and immersed in a drug empire on the Gold Coast.

      • SUSPIRIA

        This glorious and gory remake of the 1977 original is a twitchy, witchy delight.

      • BOY ERASED

        Joel Edgerton directs a sensitive and somber drama about the impact of gay conversion therapy, as based on a true story.

      • BRIDGE ROAD BREWERS TOUR DE BRISBANE

        Take a cycling tour of Brisbane best beer spots.

      • DON QUIXOTE AND GISELLE — TEATRO ALLA SCALA

        One of the world's top ballet companies makes its Australian debut — exclusive to Brisbane.

      • $35 MARGARITA SUNDAYS

        End the weekend with two hours of bottomless margaritas.

      • THE GIRL IN THE SPIDER'S WEB

        Lisbeth Salander is back in this bland and routine instalment in the Dragon Tattoo franchise.

      • TACO AND TEQUILA PARTY

        Two days of Mexican fare at Bowen Hills' food truck park.

      • BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY

        This superficial but still engaging Queen biopic is lifted by Rami Malek's supersonic performance as Freddie Mercury.

      • WILDLIFE

        Actor Paul Dano directs this meticulous and emotionally affecting marital drama, with Carey Mulligan putting in a dynamite performance as an unhappy small-town housewife.

      • RUSSIAN RESURRECTION FILM FESTIVAL 2018

        Australia's annual celebration of Russian cinema celebrates its 15th year.

      • EAT STREET'S FIFTH BIRTHDAY

        Celebrating five years of Brisbane's huge waterside foodie market.

      • VEGAN CHEESE AND WINE FEST

        A night of cruelty-free vino and dairy.

      • FINDERS KEEPERS SPRING/SUMMER 2018

        Support the next wave of independent artisans at this biannual art and design market.

      • NEON TIGER — LA BOITE

        A brand new musical about broken hearts, Bangkok bars and karaoke.

      • GHOST STORIES

        Martin Freeman stars in this stirring, impeccably staged British horror anthology.

      • HALLOWEEN

        John Carpenter's iconic horror franchise gets its best sequel to date.

      • JEWISH INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL 2018

        Celebrating Jewish culture on the big screen.

      • FAHRENHEIT 11/9

        Michael Moore returns to form with a bleak and unsettling take on the erosion of American democracy.

      • THE RETRO ARCADE

        Mash buttons surrounded by neon.

      • 1%

        Ryan Corr and Matt Nable power through this familiar but engaging Aussie biker drama.

      • IRANIAN FILM FESTIVAL AUSTRALIA 2018

        Including a dark comedy about a filmmaker suspected of murder and the latest effort from acclaimed director Jafar Panahi.

      • A STAR IS BORN

        Lady Gaga transforms from pop star to revelatory actress in this wrenching Hollywood melodrama.

      • BAD TIMES AT THE EL ROYALE

        The new thriller from the maker of The Cabin in the Woods is a rollicking good time.

      • INFAMOUS

        The saucy circus and cabaret show comes to Victoria Park.

      • AMERICAN ANIMALS

        Documentary and drama combine in dazzling fashion in this endlessly fascinating exploration of a real-life heist.

      • SNAGS 101: THE ART OF SAUSAGE MAKING

        Everything you need to know about making your own sausages.

      • FIRST MAN

        An intimate and breathtaking character study that reminds us exactly why we still love going to the movies.

      • MEDIBANK FEEL GOOD PROGRAM

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

      • BRITISH FILM FESTIVAL 2018

        With a biopic about Laurel and Hardy, a Scottish teen-zombie-musical-comedy and a four-film tribute to Michael Caine that'll blow the bloody cinema doors off.

      • THE END OF THE LINE FESTIVAL 2018

        Woolloongabba's free street party returns.

      • AMERICAN EXPRESS OPENAIR CINEMA 2018

        Outdoor cinema returns to South Bank for another season.

      • ROME: CITY AND EMPIRE

        Experience the grandeur of ancient Rome at this blockbuster exhibition.

      • MANDELA MY LIFE: THE OFFICIAL EXHIBITION

        A huge world-first Nelson Mandela exhibition debuts in Melbourne.

      • FAMILY MATTERS

        Spend some quality family time on Warner Street.

      • PUB CHOIR

        Karaoke gets communal.

      • STUDIO GHIBLI FILM FESTIVAL PART 3

        The third part of this magical cinema tribute.

      • STRETCH YOGA COMMUNITY CLASSES

        The Brisbane studio is running a series of $6 classes, with all proceeds going to charity.

      • NATHEN STREET: SPACE PIXELS

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

      • DEFYING EMPIRE: NGA'S 3RD NATIONAL INDIGENOUS ART TRIENNIAL

        Featuring 30 established, mid-career and emerging Indigenous artists exploring themes of identity, racism, displacement and country.

      • HEATH LEDGER: A LIFE IN PICTURES

        The National Film and Sound Archive's exhibition celebrating the too-brief career of local boy Heath Ledger.

      • 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.

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