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The Best Things to Do in Brisbane This Weekend

Sip bottomless spritzes at this inner-city bar or dance the night away at a $5 party
By Concrete Playground
January 11, 2019
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    The Best Things to Do in Brisbane This Weekend

    Sip bottomless spritzes at this inner-city bar or dance the night away at a $5 party
    By Concrete Playground
    January 11, 2019
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      • BRISBANE VEGAN MARKETS 2019

        Brissie's twice-monthly vegan market returns.

      • INSTANT FAMILY

        This family-friendly comedy was inspired by the life of its director, but can't find the balance between authentic and formulaic.

      • MUSICAL BINGO

        Music-themed bingo returns to Shady Palms.

      • SUNDAY HOT CLUB 2019

        A relaxed afternoon of gypsy jazz, wine and cheeseboards.

      • OS OPEN PING PONG TOURNAMENT

        A day of drinks, DJs and playing ping pong with your mates.

      • $35 SPRITZ SATURDAYS

        Spend your Saturdays sipping spritzes and eating sliders.

      • $8 MOVIE TICKETS AT DENDY CINEMAS

        Head to the movies for less than a tenner.

      • FIVE BANDS FIVE BUCKS

        An evening's entertainment, all for a fiver.

      • WATERCOLOUR & WINE

        Painting and plonk combine again.

      • BARKS & BREWS

        Take your dog for a drink at The Brightside.

      • MARY POPPINS RETURNS

        Everyone's favourite magical nanny is back in this charming sequel, with Emily Blunt leading the charge in a most delightful way.

      • ESPRESSO YOGA

        Add a little boozy buzz to your morning workout.

      • RSPCA QUEENSLAND POP-UP ADOPTION DRIVE 2019

        Spend your Saturday surrounded by pups and kits.

      • SUMMER TIME DRINKS

        A weekly courtyard party filled with pop-up bars and cocktails.

      • THE BRICK BAR

        An adults-only pop-up bar made out of Lego.

      • ENDLESS SUMMER

        Cool down with cocktail popsicles in a coastal pub.

      • 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.

      • AQUAMAN

        Jason Momoa charms in this special effects-laden superhero blockbuster.

      • COLD WAR

        The latest film from 'Ida' director Pawel Pawlikowski is a melancholic post-war masterpiece.

      • 100% BRISBANE

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

      • KUSAMA: INFINITY

        This visually vibrant doco explores Yayoi Kusama's life and work — dots, dramas and daring to push boundaries all included.

      • VICE

        Christian Bale is a sight to behold in a political comedy that unfortunately favours style over substance.

      • THE FAVOURITE

        This historical comedy from filmmaker Yorgos Lanthimos is a savage, acerbic delight.

      • COLETTE

        Keira Knightley shines in this spirited film about one of literature's great female figures.

      • BEYOND REASON

        Explore the strange, absurd, mythical and transformative.

      • SPIDER-MAN: INTO THE SPIDER-VERSE

        This irreverent, kaleidoscopic delight is the best Spider-Man movie yet.

      • MOONLIGHT CINEMA 2018–19

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

      • NATHEN STREET: SPACE PIXELS

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

      • BUMBLEBEE

        A small-scale story with an enormous heart, Bumblebee is the Transformers film fans have been waiting for.

      • SECOND ACT

        Jennifer Lopez and Vanessa Hudgens can't save this well-intentioned but formulaic comedy.

      • FREE SUMMER BBQ

        Munich Brauhaus is throwing free snags on the barbie all summer.

      • PLAY ON: THE ART OF SPORT

        Get an artistic perspective on some of Australia's favourite sporting pastimes.

      • CLIMAX

        Gaspar Noé's latest film takes viewers on a trip into a memorable, manic and murderous all-night dance party.

      • CAN YOU EVER FORGIVE ME?

        Melissa McCarthy is in career-best form in this fantastic and empathetic true tale about life, loneliness and literary fraud.

      • APT9 CINEMA

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

      • OVERLORD

        A grotesque and sinister Nazi zombie flick worthy of your time.

      • MUSEUM OF THE MOON

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

      • DRESS CODE

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

      • GARY CARSLEY: PURPLE REIGN

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

      • THE 9TH ASIA PACIFIC TRIENNIAL OF CONTEMPORARY ART

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

      • FRIDA KAHLO: HER PHOTOS

        More than 257 photos from the famed Mexican artist's personal collection head to Bendigo.

      • DAVID GOLDBLATT: PHOTOGRAPHS 1948–2018

        An Australian-first retrospective of the famed South African photographer's work.

      • 'STAR WARS' IDENTITIES: THE EXHIBITION

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

      • ROME: CITY AND EMPIRE

        Experience the grandeur of ancient Rome at this blockbuster exhibition.

      • PATRICIA PICCININI AND JOY HESTER: THROUGH LOVE…

        Piccinini's works new and old will be displayed alongside pieces by one of her key influence, the late Melbourne artist Joy Hester.

      • $8 MOVIE TICKETS AT DENDY PORTSIDE

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

      • MASTERS OF MODERN ART FROM THE HERMITAGE

        Artworks by Monet, Matisse, Picasso and more are travelling from Russia to Sydney for the AGNSW's latest exhibition.

      • MANDELA MY LIFE: THE OFFICIAL EXHIBITION

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

      • 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.

      • 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.

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