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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
December 14, 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
    December 14, 2018
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      • FELONS BREWING SANTA PHOTOS

        Take your pooch to get snapped with Santa.

      • BEYOND REASON

        Explore the strange, absurd, mythical and transformative.

      • BEATS AND BUBBLES ON THE TERRACE

        With $10 spritzers and Sapporos, and free snacks.

      • ROMA

        Alfonso Cuarón's award-winning drama spins a gorgeous, deeply felt story of a housekeeper in 1970s Mexico.

      • SPIDER-MAN: INTO THE SPIDER-VERSE

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

      • ENDLESS SUMMER

        Cool down with cocktail popsicles in a coastal pub.

      • $8 MOVIE TICKETS AT DENDY PORTSIDE

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

      • THE NUTCRACKER – QUEENSLAND BALLET

        Sentient toys, dancing snowflakes and a seasonal tradition.

      • SECOND ACT

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

      • 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.

      • IT'S A DOG'S CHRISTMAS

        Take your four-legged friend to this festive day out.

      • 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.

      • LEAN ON PETE

        Director Andrew Haigh is at his empathetic best with this heartwrenching tale of a teenager and his horse.

      • 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.

      • THE ENCHANTED GARDEN 2018

        See one of Brisbane's most popular spaces in a completely new light.

      • MOONLIGHT CINEMA 2018–19

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

      • CREED II

        Creed II ramps up the nostalgia in a story that's as much a family drama as it is a boxing movie.

      • OVERLORD

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

      • CARSELDINE CHRISTMAS TWILIGHT MARKET 2018

        Trawling the mall isn't your only option when it comes to Christmas shopping.

      • CLAYSCHOOL SUMMER SHOW 2018

        Potter around a clay-based showcase, find pottery gifts, sink a few pots at the bar.

      • SOUTH BANK CHRISTMAS GIFT MARKET

        Turn your Christmas shopping into a festive dream.

      • WIDOWS

        Viola Davis, Michelle Rodriguez and Elizabeth Debicki pack a punch in this stunning heist thriller from director Steve McQueen.

      • MUSEUM OF THE MOON

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

      • SUMMER TIME DRINKS

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

      • SOUTH BANK CHRISTMAS CINEMA

        Pack a picnic and enjoy Christmas movies from your childhood under the stars.

      • QAGOMA STORE CHRISTMAS DESIGN MARKET 2018

        Give DIY gifts made by people who know what they're doing.

      • FREE SUMMER BBQ

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

      • SHOPLIFTERS

        Japanese filmmaker Hirokazu Kore-eda is at his empathetic best with this Palme d'Or-winning family drama.

      • THE OLD MAN AND THE GUN

        If this affectionate bank robber drama really is Robert Redford's last acting role, he's going out in a quiet blaze of glory.

      • FANTASTIC BEASTS: THE CRIMES OF GRINDELWALD

        This placeholder sequel contains very little movie magic.

      • 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.

      • THE BARRACKS CHRISTMAS WORKSHOPS

        Make your own Christmas decorations while sipping sparkling.

      • 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.

      • 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.

      • THE GIRL IN THE SPIDER'S WEB

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

      • A VERY LANEWAY CHRISTMAS 2018

        Three Fortitude Valley laneways get festive.

      • 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.

      • FESTIVAL OF THE SUN 2018

        Port Macquarie's BYO camping fest is celebrating its 15th year with a solid lineup of live music.

      • 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.

      • NATHEN STREET: SPACE PIXELS

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

      • 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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