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The Best Things to Do in Brisbane This Weekend

Feast on truffle-filled treats at this Garden City restaurant or tap into your inner Francophile at a festival dedicated to French wine, cheese and culture.
By Concrete Playground
September 16, 2019
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The Best Things to Do in Brisbane This Weekend

Feast on truffle-filled treats at this Garden City restaurant or tap into your inner Francophile at a festival dedicated to French wine, cheese and culture.
By Concrete Playground
September 16, 2019
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  • Arts & Entertainment

    Good Boys

    Charming, sincere and very funny, this comedy takes 'Superbad' back to the sixth grade.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Rambo: Last Blood

    The fifth film in the 'Rambo' franchise, 'Last Blood' delivers a level of revenge-fuelled violence unlike anything the series has ever seen.

  • Travel & Leisure

    PARK(ing) Day 2019

    Turning Brisbane car parks into pop-up parks.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Kaws: Companionship in the Age of Loneliness

    The world-renowned artist is bringing his vivid murals and large-scale pop culture sculptures to the NGV.

  • Food & Drink

    Tex-Mex Fiesta

    Tuck into unlimited margaritas — over a feast of nachos, fajitas and churros.

  • Food & Drink

    $2 Gelato at La Macelleria

    The West End gelateria is scooping up $2 serves for its second birthday.

  • Food & Drink

    Brunch With Bite

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

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Animals

    Starring Holliday Grainger and Alia Shawkat, this film about a fracturing friendship feels both dynamic and authentic.

  • Travel & Leisure

    DC Batman Run Experience

    Celebrate Batman's 80th anniversary by donning a cape and going for a run around Brisbane.

  • Food & Drink

    Espresso Martini Madness

    Learn everything you need to know about this buzz-inducing beverage.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Greenhouse Plant Sale

    Pick up greenery bargains in Brisbane's north.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Downton Abbey

    The beloved British period drama hits the big screen for a lavish last hurrah.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Angel of Mine

    Noomi Rapace and Yvonne Strahovski make a formidable duo in this Melbourne-shot psychological thriller.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    New Woman

    Celebrating the impressive work by Brisbane's female artists across the past 100 years.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    SWELL Sculpture Festival 2019

    Currumbin Beach's annual fest returns for its 17th year.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Lichtenstein to Warhol: The Kenneth Tyler Collection

    This free exhibition showcases the great American prints of the 20th century, including works by Jasper Johns, Roy Lichtenstein, Joan Mitchell, Claes Oldenburg and Andy Warhol.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    The Farewell

    Awkwafina stars in this nuanced and affecting drama, which charts a Chinese American woman's trip home to see her terminally ill grandmother.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    IT: Chapter Two

    Pennywise is back — and the unhinged clown is the best thing about this bloated horror sequel.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    The Kitchen

    Melissa McCarthy, Elisabeth Moss and Tiffany Haddish can't lift this average mob drama.

  • Food & Drink

    Brisbane Night Market Mango Festival

    With mango gelato, mango pies, mango margaritas and mango beer — and a mango-eating competition, naturally.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Katrin Hochschuh and Adam Donovan: Empathy Swarm

    Watch as 50 roaming robots all try to adapt their behaviour in response to your presence.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Victoria Park Party

    Food trucks, live music and a day of fun in Victoria Park.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Communal Table — Dancenorth

    Dance and a shared dinner combine in this world premiere show.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Kursk

    Matthias Schoenaerts, Léa Seydoux and Colin Firth star in this tense and moving recreation of the 2000 Kursk submarine disaster.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    The Nightingale

    In her follow-up to 'The Babadook', Jennifer Kent serves up a searing and stunning tale of violence and revenge in colonial Tasmania.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Dogman

    Inspired by a true tale, this thoughtful Italian crime drama follows a dog groomer's tussles with the Neapolitan underworld.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Amazing Grace

    This stunning concert documentary finally makes its way to the big screen — 47 years after it was shot.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Flight — Realscape Productions

    Strap yourself into a section of a real airplane, and prepare for an eventful and immersive experience.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Seance 2019

    The spine-chilling shipping container experience is popping up in the CBD — enter if you dare (and aren't claustrophobic).

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Fire Gardens — CANCELLED

    The immersive 'Fire Gardens' installation will take over the inner-city spot for four fiery nights.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Blanc de Blanc Encore

    Prepare for a night of fun, frivolity and breathtaking burlesque.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Brisbane Festival 2019

    This year's festival sees the Botanic Gardens set ablaze for a series of fire shows, a mind-bending maze of 1000 doors and 90s-themed opening party.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Arcadia at Brisbane Festival 2019

    Because every good festival needs a great hub.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Monthly Mindfulness Yoga

    Bend and stretch your way through Brisbane's major art galleries.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Women's Work

    Showcasing large-scale pieces by female street artists across Brisbane's laneways.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Martha Cooper: Street Shots 1970–2019

    Explore nearly five decades of exquisite street photography, from New York, Japan, Haiti and Baltimore to Berlin, Japan and Sao Paulo.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Tesselaar Tulip Festival 2019

    Never seen a million tulips in bloom? Now you can.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    1000 Doors

    An eerie and endless labyrinth of doors from the duo behind 'House of Mirrors'.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    High Rotation

    Step through Brisbane music history from the past three decades.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Fangirls

    From The Beatles to INXS and even One Direction, fangirls are the ones who have kept the light alive.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Area 51 Party

    This extraterrestrial-themed dance party will feature out-of-this-world theming, a UV light show and a Daft Punk appreciation set.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Floriade 2019

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

  • Arts & Entertainment

    River of Light 2019

    Brightening up the river for Brisbane Festival.

  • Food & Drink

    Beer InCider Experience 2019

    With live bands and ping pong, this truly is the ultimate in drinks-focused festivals.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers 2019

    Head west for a splash of spring florals.

  • Food & Drink

    Living Room's Fondue Menu

    W Hotel is serving up gooey cheese and chocolate — and you can even spike it with booze.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Unlearning

    As part of UQ Art Museum's latest exhibition, one wall will be repainted a different colour every day for 31 days.

  • Design & Style

    Balenciaga: Shaping Fashion

    Step into fashion history with more than 100 pieces, archival sketches and fabric samples from the influential designer.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Quilty

    Featuring the acclaimed Australian artist's raw self-portraits, plus works inspired by his visits to Lebanon, Syria and Greece, all across more than 70 pieces.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Random International: Rain Room

    Walk through a field of continuous rainfall without getting wet at this immersive installation in St Kilda.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Margaret Olley: A Generous Life

    Featuring more than 100 paintings and drawings by, featuring and bought by the late, great Australian artist.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Geometries

    Stare at shapes, colours and optical illusions at Queensland Art Gallery.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Terracotta Warriors: Guardians of Immortality

    The NGV will host a huge exhibition of China's terracotta warriors this winter.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    NASA – A Human Adventure

    Featuring more than 250 historically significant items, including objects that have been to space.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Nathen Street: Space Pixels

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

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