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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
August 19, 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
    August 19, 2019
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      • Travel & Leisure

        Netherworld Artist Markets

        Shop, sip beer and play pinball.

      • Design & Style

        Jungle Collective 'Rumble in the Jungle' Indoor Plant Warehouse Sale

        Fill your home with new green babies from this warehouse sale.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        'The Farewell' BYO Grandma Screening

        Catch Awkwafina's latest — and take your nanna along for free.

      • Travel & Leisure

        Metre Market x The Lanes

        Shop for fashion, art, homewares, jewellery, ceramics, plants and pots in Fortitude Valley.

      • Food & Drink

        Four Pillars Takes Over The Boom Boom Room

        Spend a night sipping gin in this luxe underground bar.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        Women's Work

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

      • Food & Drink

        Kingaroy BaconFest

        Eat bacon, shop for bacon and even head to a Kevin Bacon movie night.

      • 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.

      • Travel & Leisure

        Excess Baggage 2019

        Shop for secondhand bargains in the inner west.

      • Food & Drink

        Armakeggon 2019

        Spend the day indulging in one-off brews.

      • Travel & Leisure

        The BrisStyle Handmade Markets

        Forget machines — everything at this huge market is made by hand.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        White Night Reimagined 2019

        This year, Melbourne's after-dark arts extravaganza is part of a three-day city-wide festival happening in winter.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        Fleetwood Mac

        The legendary rock band's new lineup will tour Australia this August.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        Once Upon a Time In Hollywood

        Stepping back to 1969 with Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt and Margot Robbie, Quentin Tarantino crafts what might be his best film yet.

      • Food & Drink

        Japanese Degustation

        Feast on sashimi, wagyu and tempura octopus across five courses.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        Midsommar

        After the dark, deranged dread of 'Hereditary', director Ari Aster returns with a daylight nightmare that's just as disturbing.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        Late Night

        Emma Thompson and Mindy Kaling star in this smart, perceptive, endearing look at the world of late-night television.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        Who You Think I Am

        Juliette Binoche goes catfishing in this twisty online dating thriller.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        Ophelia

        A lushly staged and impressively performed alternate take on Shakespeare's 'Hamlet'.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        TRACE 2019

        View art in unexpected West End places, and bid for your favourites.

      • Food & Drink

        Living Room's Fondue Menu

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

      • Food & Drink

        Winter Woodlands

        Escape to a flower-filled wonderland of mulled wine and hot food this winter.

      • 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.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        Bris Funny Fest 2019

        Giggles from Brisbane’s fringe.

      • Food & Drink

        Signet and Sweet

        Indulge with an award-winning scotch and some of Australia's finest chocolate this winter.

      • Design & Style

        Balenciaga: Shaping Fashion

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

      • Food & Drink

        Fire & Ice Food Festival

        Snow, fire, markets, food and more.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        Sydney Cherry Blossom Festival 2019

        These babies only bloom for two weeks of the year — don't miss them.

      • Food & Drink

        Unlimited Mimosa Breakfast

        All of the buffet breakfast you can eat, paired with all of mimosas you can drink.

      • 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.

      • Food & Drink

        Winter Festival 2019

        Embrace winter by the water with hot buttered rum, baked camembert and strawberry ice cream sandwiches.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        Margaret Olley: A Generous Life

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

      • Food & Drink

        Devon's Winter Truffle Menu

        Truffle lattes, truffle sandos, truffle sundaes and more.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        Geometries

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

      • Arts & Entertainment

        Monet: Impression Sunrise

        Claude Monet's most famous painting is the star of the NGA's latest exhibition.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        Nothing But Time

        Jump through time with GOMA's new two-month film season.

      • Food & Drink

        Riverland's Pop-Up Butter Bar

        Warm up your winter with hot, buttery, boozy beverages.

      • 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.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        Revolutions: Records and Rebels

        This 500-item exhibition will relive the music, fashion and protests of the late 60s with pieces like find Mick Jagger's signature stage costume and John Lennon's legendary glasses.

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