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The Best Things to Do in Brisbane This Weekend

Catch the last weekend of the Night Noodle Markets, drink bottomless bellinis and track down a tinnie fest.
By Concrete Playground
August 17, 2018
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    The Best Things to Do in Brisbane This Weekend

    Catch the last weekend of the Night Noodle Markets, drink bottomless bellinis and track down a tinnie fest.
    By Concrete Playground
    August 17, 2018
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      • BLACKKKLANSMAN

        Spike Lee returns a wild, infuriating, eye-opening true story it feels like he was born to tell.

      • SONIC MASALA 2018

        The annual music festival returns to the Greenslopes Bowls Club.

      • JAPANESE CULTURAL DAY

        Spend a day celebrating Japanese culture at the Mt Coot-tha Botanical Gardens.

      • JOCELYN'S PROVISIONS JAMES STREET POP-UP

        The baked goods favourite is slinging new sweets from temporary James Street digs.

      • ON CHESIL BEACH

        More than a decade after Atonement, Saoirse Ronan once again shines in another adaptation of author Ian McEwan's work.

      • NO DIGGITY

        I like the way you work it.

      • PLASTER FUN HOUSE

        Paint your own plaster statue at Southside Tea Room's monthly craft nights.

      • THE SPY WHO DUMPED ME

        With Kate McKinnon at her hilarious best, this action-comedy delivers solid laughs along with an ace ode to female friendship.

      • I LIKE RAMEN SUNDAYS

        Vegan ramen and natural wine comes to The Coop for three Sundays only.

      • 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.

      • EKKA 2018

        Crash dodgems, throw a ball in a clown's mouth and take home all the Bertie Beetles.

      • FERRELL FEST

        Four weeks of Will Ferrell's funniest flicks.

      • BRIS FUNNY FEST 2018

        Giggles from Brisbane’s fringe.

      • RBG

        An affectionate and inspirational exploration of the life and impact of America's rockstar Supreme Court Justice.

      • WHITNEY

        The second documentary about the pop superstar in as many years paints a sorrowful picture of a talent gone too soon.

      • CHEESE FEAST AND BOTTOMLESS WINE

        Pair a platter with cheese with unlimited plonk.

      • 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.

      • MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE – FALLOUT

        A spectacular cinematic experience that begs to be seen on the big screen.

      • THE BREAKER UPPERERS

        New Zealand's newest comedy is a hilarious ode to female friendships, ditching bad relationships and singing karaoke to Celine Dion.

      • THE NETHERWORLD SIDESHOW 2018

        The sideshow you go to when you're not going to the sideshow.

      • JASPER JONES - QUEENSLAND THEATRE

        The play of Craig Silvey's funny, wise novel comes to Brisbane.

      • BOTTOMLESS BELLINI SUNDAYS

        Pairing free-flowing bellinis with a Sunday lunch.

      • BEAUTIFUL: THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL

        The acclaimed musical based on King's rise to stardom has arrived at QPAC.

      • ROSé SUNDAYS

        Serving up two-and-a-half hours of pink drinks over a Mediterranean-inspired lunch.

      • HEATH LEDGER: A LIFE IN PICTURES

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

      • PROVIDORE LANEWAY MARKET

        Your new weekend spot for edible artisanal fare.

      • MAMMA MIA! HERE WE GO AGAIN

        Another round of ABBA hits inspires this musical sequel, which benefits from new additions to the cast.

      • RACHEL BURKE: APOMOGY

        Nothing says you're sorry like a pom pom.

      • HAEGUE YANG: TRIPLE VITA NESTINGS

        Wander through the Korean artist's world of crafted sculptures.

      • EGYPTIAN MUMMIES AFTER DARK

        Drinks, demonstrations, music and learning how to brew beer like an Egyptian, all during a night at the museum.

      • SALT MEATS CHEESE AND GELATO MESSINA LANEWAY WV POP-UP

        Pizza and gelato come to West End's West Village.

      • ABSTRACTION: CELEBRATING AUSTRALIAN WOMEN ABSTRACT ARTISTS

        Explore the country's female pioneers in the field of abstract art.

      • SANDSTONE POINT HOTEL'S STRAWBERRY FESTIVAL 2018

        Celebrate everyone's favourite fruit.

      • ZERO

        MONA's immersive ode to the radical artists of post-war Germany.

      • STUDIO GHIBLI FILM FESTIVAL PART 2

        Get spirited away to the second part of this magical film festival.

      • THE GREAT DETECTIVE

        From Sherlock Holmes and Hercule Poirot to Lisbeth Salander and Veronica Mars.

      • PICASSO: THE VOLLARD SUITE

        The Spanish artist's 1930s etchings come to the National Gallery of Australia.

      • WONDERLAND

        Go down the rabbit hole at ACMI's world-first interactive 'Alice in Wonderland' exhibition.

      • REVIVE FASHION FESTIVAL 2018

        Spread the pre-loved love as Brisbane's vintage fashion festival returns.

      • LIVESPARK

        Free live music every Sunday at Brisbane Powerhouse.

      • MOMA AT NGV: 130 YEARS OF MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY ART

        Over 200 modern and contemporary masterpieces from New York's MoMA have come to Australia for the very first time in this epic display.

      • TONY ALBERT: VISIBLE

        The Queensland Art Gallery shines a spotlight on one of the state's most important young Indigenous artists.

      • SALT MEATS CHEESE'S WINTER SUNDAY SESSIONS

        Settle in for espresso martinis, live music and free tapas every Sunday.

      • SHOW AND TELL

        Explore the highlights of Queensland’s performing arts history.

      • MEGAN MCKEAN: BRISTOPIA

        Brisbane gets the illustrated, interactive treatment.

      • SEADECK BRISBANE SEASON TWO

        The luxe 42-metre vessel is back for a second stint on the Brisbane river.

      • WORLD EXPO 88 30TH ANNIVERSARY — PUBLIC ART TRAIL

        A free retrospective art trail that travels across Brisbane.

      • VINYL & THE CITY

        End-of-weekend drinks with one heck of a view.

      • SUNDAY HOT CLUB 2018

        A relaxed afternoon of gypsy jazz, French wine and cheese.

      • FRIDAY FEELS

        Free tunes come to South Bank's new arts precinct every Friday night.

      • SATURDAY SOIRéE & SUPPER

        The Valley favourite has relaxing Saturday afternoons covered.

      • MILTON MARKETS

        This weekly westside shopping gathering is worth getting up early for.

      • GREEN JAM SESSIONS 2018

        Kick back with Friday arvo tunes and food.

      • ENDLESS YUM CHA

        The dumplings and spring rolls don't stop, every Sunday.

      • PETS AT THE GABBA

        Brisbane gets its first regular market dedicated to pets.

      • FLOWSTATE

        A temporary creative space with a glowing arc-like LED installation, workshops and a year-long program of free events.

      • MT GRAVATT MARKETTA

        A new Saturday night foodie market south of the river.

      • 100% BRISBANE

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

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