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Things to do in Brisbane this weekend
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Things to do in Brisbane this weekend

If you turn your hands into binoculars and look toward the horizon, you may glimpse a sneaky mid-week public holiday in your midst. As a short week draws closer, that gives you extra reason to go large – big-time international musicians, Gelato Messina pop-ups and beer can designing are just some of the delights that await you on the January 19–22 weekend. more

Local
The Roadtrip Series: explore beyond Brisbane with our top five weekend escapes
Destination

The Roadtrip Series: explore beyond Brisbane with our top five weekend escapes

We all know the feeling – you come back from Christmas break and within a week you’re already itching for another holiday. What to do when you’re fresh out of leave but still craving adventure and a change of scenery? The answer, dear readers, is a roadtrip. Together with our official site partner Mercedes-Benz Brisbane and its wanderlust ambassador Sofie Formica, we’ve rounded up the best weekend escapes that are just a lazy Sunday drive away from Brisbane. more

Exhibitions
From iconic bands to dancing horses, GOMA Turns 10 Summer Festival brings the party
Event News

From iconic bands to dancing horses, GOMA Turns 10 Summer Festival brings the party

A certain special Brisbane icon has recently ticked over into the double digits – the Gallery of Modern Art has been making our fair city exponentially cooler for a decade now, and this particular birthday is the gift that keeps on giving. Adding to the already impressive list of things the gallery has done to celebrate, the GOMA Turns 10 Summer Festival will be taking over GOMA from January 18–22 in an explosion of colour, education and entertainment. more

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Festival
GOMA Turns 10 Summer Festival

GOMA Turns 10 Summer Festival

Music
Brisbabes #6

Brisbabes #6

Festival
MELT 2017

MELT 2017

Community
Great Australian Bites

Great Australian Bites

Theatre
Sir David Attenborough – A Quest for Life

Sir David Attenborough – A Quest for Life

Circus & Dance
Supercell: Festival of Contemporary Dance Brisbane

Supercell: Festival of Contemporary Dance Brisbane

Events: What's on in Brisbane this week. Start planning your weekend

Markets
Jan Powers Brisbane City Farmers Markets

Jan Powers Brisbane City Farmers Markets

Community
‘Everywhen, Everywhere' – Indigenous Australian Collection

‘Everywhen, Everywhere’ – Indigenous Australian Collection

kids
Measure Island @ Sciencentre

Measure Island @ Sciencentre

Comedy
ImproMafia's Double Shot Impro @ Bearded Lady

ImproMafia’s Double Shot Impro @ Bearded Lady

Theatre
The Peasant Prince

The Peasant Prince

Comedy
Jarred Fell @ The Sit Down Comedy Club

Jarred Fell @ The Sit Down Comedy Club

Exhibitions
Anish Kapoor – Untitled 2006-07

Anish Kapoor – Untitled 2006-07

Exhibitions
International and Asian Collection

International and Asian Collection

Exhibitions
William Robinson: Genesis

William Robinson: Genesis

Restaurants
Charboys brings its chomp-worthy burgers to Brisbane City
Food & Drink

Charboys brings its chomp-worthy burgers to Brisbane City

When news came down the pipeline that one of our favourite burger spots had disappeared, we thought life would never be the same. Thankfully, the grill of our souls was ignited and our heart started to sizzle once more when Charboys announced its return with a brand new location on Edward Street. Today long-time Charboys fans and newcomers alike will get the opportunity to cram beefy, burger goodness into their gobs as Charboys opens its new inner-city location. more

Play
Baby elephant walks and kitten rescues – five feel-good stories you might have missed
Gentlefolk

Baby elephant walks and kitten rescues – five feel-good stories you might have missed

We’re calling it early – 2017 is going to be the year of good things. Well, let’s face it – it can’t get much worse than 2016. We’re choosing to forget that last year happened in favour of unrelenting positivity, and that means reporting on some news stories that will warm your heart and soothe your soul. This week, we’ve found stories that incorporate kitten rescues, baby elephant walks and machines that are bettering the quality of life for many. Shades on everybody – 2017 is looking bright! more

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