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By Concrete Playground
September 16, 2021
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By Concrete Playground
September 16, 2021
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  • Arts & Entertainment

    Ghost Stories: Spirits, Hauntings and Worlds Beyond

    GOMA is getting spooky with two and a half months of free films about spirits, spectres and being haunted.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Let the Music Play

    Celebrating live gigs after more than a year of lockdowns and restrictions, this multi-venue Fortitude Valley festival features The Jungle Giants, Shag Rock, Nerve and more.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Plant Market

    Brisbane arts, crafts and market group BrisStyle is heading to Roma Street Parklands for a Saturday shopping session filled with greenery.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Coming Home in the Dark

    More than just another holiday horror film, this tense, nerve-wracking and unrelenting New Zealand thriller dives into the country's complicated past.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Pixar Film Festival

    Dendy's two Brisbane cinemas are screening a heap of Pixar favourites for viewers both young and young at heart.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    2021 NRL Telstra Premiership Finals Series

    Queensland footy fanatics can catch all the finals action on home soil this year.

  • Food & Drink

    La Dolce Vita Brunch

    Howard Smith Wharves' rooftop bar is doing Sunday boozy brunches throughout spring.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Swell Sculpture Festival 2021

    Currumbin Beach's annual outdoor sculpture fest returns for its 19th year.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Streamline

    Executive produced by Ian Thorpe, this brooding, moving and astute Australian drama follows a 15-year-old swimming prodigy who isn't certain if he wants to keep competing.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Summer of Soul (...Or, When the Revolution Could Not Be Televised)

    Questlove jumps behind the lens with this exceptional documentary, which brings footage from the 1969 Harlem Cultural Festival — aka "Black Woodstock" — to the screen.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings

    In its 25th film, the Marvel Cinematic Universe introduces a new superhero — and adds a supremely well-cast martial arts movie to the sprawling franchise.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Undercover Artist Festival 2021

    The disability-led festival making arts and culture truly accessible.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Ishmael — Dead Puppet Society

    See 'Moby Dick' reimagined as a space saga — with puppets.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Let's Be Friends Furever

    Celebrate cute canines at this barking adorable theatre experience.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Brisbane's Art Boat

    Wander through inflatable art while cruising down the Brisbane river.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Street Serenades 2021

    Brisbane Festival's pop-up musical performances are heading to all 190 of Brissie's suburbs.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Denis Villeneuve Retrospective

    Revisit 'Arrival', 'Sicario' and 'Blade Runner 2049' on the big screen — and dive into the director's early gems, too.

  • Food & Drink

    Sweet Treat Month

    Tuck into salted caramel gyoza and Harajuku Gyoza's famous raindrop cake for $5.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Springfinity

    Flowered-filled art is blooming across the CBD's outdoor gallery this spring.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Queer Screen Film Fest 2021

    Celebrate LGBTIQA+ cinema from your couch thanks to this 40-plus film lineup.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Portside Spring Markets

    Brisbane's newest riverside markets are returning — so you can treat yourself to art, plants, ceramics, accessories and more.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Conflict in My Outlook — Don't Be Evil

    UQ Art Museum's latest free exhibition ponders the labour, data, infrastructure and all-round pervasiveness of our always-online world.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Victoria Park Halloween Putt Putt

    Because you can tap, tap, tap your way around a themed mini golf course at Halloween, too.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Sydney Underground Film Festival 2021

    Sydney's go-to event for all flicks weird, wonderful, out-there and anarchic is screening 30 features and documentaries during its digital-only 2021 festival.

  • Food & Drink

    Take Flight Friday

    Cloudland's Friday night tequila cocktail sessions will take your tastebuds to Mexico.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Amanda Parer: What's That

    A five-metre-tall inflatable humanoid will tower over Portside Wharf throughout September.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Sky Castle

    Mosey through inflatable arches at this luminous pop-up installation at Northshore Hamilton — and on a boat.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Airship Orchestra

    Vivid six-metre-high figures are popping up at Northshore Hamilton — and on a boat — during this year's Brisbane Festival.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Amanda Parer: Lost

    Wander through large-scale botanicals at West End's West Village.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Florentijn Hofman: Messengers of Brisbane 2021

    Six giant Gouldian finches will peer over the city during this year's Brisbane Festival.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Imaginaria

    A multi-sensory playground with light-filled mazes and inflatable bubbles is taking over South Bank.

  • Food & Drink

    Seafood and Spritz

    Spend two hours drinking bottomless spritzes while eating scallops, oysters, prawns and calamari.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Korean Film Festival in Australia 2021

    Australia's annual celebration of Korean cinema returns with a strong lineup of new must-sees and recent favourites.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Brisbane Festival 2021

    The river city's annual festival returns with award-winning performances, world premieres and art activations galore.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Archie at Home

    Check out the winners of this year's prestigious art prizes from home.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Brisbane Winter Sessions

    Postponed from its winter slot due to lockdown, this multi-gig music festival is now spending spring spreading a heap of shows across inner-city Brisbane.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Entwined: Plants and People

    This State Library of Queensland exhibition explores humanity's fascination with flowers and plants.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Brickman Wonders of the World

    Check out the Arc de Triomphe, Leaning Tower of Pisa and Big Ben in Lego form.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    2021 Telstra National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Awards

    Australia’s longest running and most prestigious art awards for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists is back — and you can catch it IRL or online.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Knot

    You'll also need to listen to the three-part experience in your car — and in a room of your home.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    A Midnight Visit

    This spooky experience will invite audiences into a macabre 36-room fantasy world.

  • Food & Drink

    Three Martini Lunch

    End your working week with a leisurely — and boozy — midday meal.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Dylan Mooney: Blak Superheroes

    Yuwi, Torres Strait Islander and Australian-born South Sea Island artist Dylan Mooney gives First Nations characters a comic book-style makeover.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Open Season 2021

    The Tivoli and The Princess Theatre are showcasing live music during this six-month series of gigs.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    City in the Sun

    Museum of Brisbane's latest free exhibition embraces Brissie's subtropical reputation and vibe.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    The Selfie Lab

    Wander through 16 colourful and neon-lit themed rooms at this new installation from the Sugar Republic crew.

  • Food & Drink

    Sky-High Sundays

    Brisbane's latest rooftop bar is serving up soda cocktails, Mediterranean-inspired dishes and R&B tunes every Sunday.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    The Met: The Masters and the Modern Day

    Head to GOMA to check out films about famous artists and movies set at The Met.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Live DJ Yoga: Vinyl Vinyasa

    Listen to DJs drop beats while you bust out your best downward dog.

  • Food & Drink

    Sunday Shawarma Party

    Gerard's Bar is serving up a weekly rotating shawarma for $20.

  • Food & Drink

    Brisbane Distillery's True Spirit Bus

    Stop by Riverside Markets every Sunday for tastings and cocktail flights.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    European Masterpieces from The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

    Exclusive to Brisbane, this exhibition features everyone from Monet, van Gogh and Vermeer to Renoir, Rembrandt and Degas.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Floriade 2021

    Australia's biggest spring festival is taking over Canberra with flowers, food, wine and tunes.

  • Food & Drink

    Bottomless Gin Brunches 2021

    Sip gin cocktails, sangria and Pimm's cups over a shareboard brunch.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Rooftop Yoga at Cielo

    Brisbane's newest sky-high bar is hosting sunrise and sunset fitness classes.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Valley Laneway Markets 2021

    Browse your way through Fortitude Valley's laneways twice a month.

  • Food & Drink

    Brunch With Bite 2021

    Add some drag, games and sing-alongs to your bottomless brunch.

  • Food & Drink

    Sundaze at Will & Flow

    See out the weekend at Brisbane's newest overwater bar.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Yoga in the Park 2021

    Salute the sun first thing on a Saturday morning.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Suitcase Rummage 2021

    Trawl through Brisbane's favourite luggage-based trash 'n' treasure.

  • Food & Drink

    21 Sundays

    End your weekend with drinks and live music on a South Bank rooftop.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Brisbane Festival 2021

    Brisbane's annual arts and culture festival returns — with the world premiere of 'Boy Swallows Universe'.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers 2021

    This splash of spring florals is returning for a whole month — and its night garden, food trail, sideshow alley and ferris wheel are all coming back, too.

  • Food & Drink

    Beirne Brunch Club

    Fortitude Valley's 24-hour bar and eatery gets into the boozy brunch game.

  • Food & Drink

    Sundaze Spritzes and Sunsets

    Sip your way through six different types of spritz while hanging out on this Newstead bar's deck.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Speakeasy Sundays

    Listen to live jazz while sipping $15 cocktails.

  • Food & Drink

    Yum Cha Sundays

    Dumplings, pork buns and egg tarts, right by the river.

  • Food & Drink

    Wandering Cooks Urban Produce Market

    South Brisbane's foodie hub will be serving up pastries, produce and bites to eat.

  • Food & Drink

    The Strawberry and Dessert Festival

    Celebrate strawberries by the sea — and get stuck into a heap of sweet treats.

  • Food & Drink

    $1 Oysters

    Enjoy freshly shucked seafood for pocket change every Friday.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Boy Swallows Universe — Queensland Theatre

    After being postponed from 2020, the award-winning Aussie novel will hit the Brisbane stage this year.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

    The hit sugar-dusted Broadway show is finally making its way to Brisbane.

  • Food & Drink

    All-You-Can-Eat Tacos

    $22 gets you a bottomless serving of tacos every Sunday.

  • Food & Drink

    Espresso Martini Fridays

    End the working week with $10 espresso martinis.

  • Food & Drink

    ZZT Brunch Sundays

    Tuck into a decadent Middle Eastern brunch every Sunday.

  • Food & Drink

    High Cheese

    Swap baked goods for cheese, plus free-flowing wine.

  • Food & Drink

    The Tropic's Beachside Brunch

    A boozy — and bottomless — waterside brunch that's worth a trip down the coast.

  • Food & Drink

    $35 Martini Saturdays

    Pair bottomless vodka martinis with sliders every week.

  • Travel & Leisure

    RollerFit Brisbane

    Get your skates on.

  • Food & Drink

    Beirne Brunch Club

    Brisbane's new 24-hour bar and eatery gets into the boozy brunch game.

  • Food & Drink

    Free Chicken Nugget Night

    Buy a beverage, chow down free chicken nuggets.

  • Food & Drink

    Bottomless Bellini Sundays

    Pairing free-flowing bellinis with a Sunday lunch.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Vinyl & the City

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

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Friday Feels

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

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Saturday Soirée & Supper

    The Valley favourite has relaxing Saturday afternoons covered.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Milton Markets

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

  • Food & Drink

    Endless Yum Cha

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

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Livespark

    Free live music every Sunday at Brisbane Powerhouse.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Pets at the Gabba

    Brisbane gets its first regular market dedicated to pets.

  • Food & Drink

    Mt Gravatt Marketta

    A new Saturday night foodie market south of the river.

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