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Things To Do This Weekend 23-25 june

Gripping corseted theatre, Lifeline bookfest, antique fair, world music cafe under the bridge, a pop-up mushroom eatery, Korean all-you-can-eat BBQ buffet, a Tibetan momo cafe and the start of an epic Scenic Rim foodie festival for all ages are just some of the great things to do this weekend in and around Brisbane:

what's on

Gripping and corseted thriller Thérèse Raquin is a superb examination of corrupted morals, set in the notoriously dingy backstreets of Paris in the late 19th century and brought to the Brisbane stage...more


Brimming with sharp observations on globalisation, power, politics and migration as well as plenty of wicked humour, Rice won Michele Lee the Queensland Premier's Drama Award 2016-2017...more

Tattersall's Club Tiara Race Day

A highlight of the Brisbane winter racing carnival, with a day of on-the-edge-of-your-seat racing, winter fashions on the field and an abundance of opportunities for punters to place a bet...more

Albion Antique & Collectables Fair

Albion Antique & Collectables Fair

The second annual fair is a 3 day extravaganza for both buyers and collectors, where local and interstate dealers will be exhibiting unique quality and rare  items not seen before in Brisbane...more

Scenic Rim Eat Local Week

From wine to cheese to a camel dairy to gourmet food events and farm visits, check out the stunning array of activities starting from this weekend in various locations in the beautiful Scenic Rim...more

World Music Café: Tibet2Timbuk2

Get ready for the triumphant return of the eclectic Brisbane band, Tibet2Timbuk2, when they perform for one night under the Story Bridge at this weekend's World Music Café...more

Cinematheque Live

Cinémathèque Live GOMA

Over a whole weekend, see artists and composers working with electronic and electroacoustic music in two intimate live performances each, combining projection, lighting and spatialised sound...more

Lifeline Bookfest

The largest Queensland book fest under one gargantuan roof is back, with hundreds of thousands of bargain basement book bargains across every genre to be had - bring a shopping trolley and fill it up...more

Sunday Sounds Retro

Bring the whole family, including grandparents along to this free retro-themed Sunday session of jazz, cabaret and classic tunes, roving performers, kids activities and more in the beautiful setting of Sanctuary Cove's Marine Village...more

Must Do Coming Up

See Bryan Probets and Christine Johnston lead a cast of eccentric characters in OperaQ's production of the quirky much loved opera by Gilbert and Sullivan coming up at the Playhouse...more

Russell Howard - Round the World

One of the UK's most successful live comedians, Russell Howard, brings his brand new show to Australia, with 2 shows in Brisbane, after completely selling out his Wonderbox tour in 2014...more

Judith Lucy & Denise Scott: Disappointments

On their own, Aussie comedians, Judith Lucy and Denise Scott, are top of the Australian comedy tree, so teamed up together they are set to be a tour de force that no fan will want to miss...more

Joh for PM

A hilarious, satirical romp through the life and times of the iconic Queensland pollie, Joh Bjelke-Petersen, who set state politics alight, plays at the Brisbane Powerhouse next month...more

Anglicare's Arts&Minds Gala Exhibition Opening

The first showing of the ground-breaking Anglicare's Arts&Minds creations as a collection will be at the Gala Exhibition Opening Event in the gorgeous Bromley Room in West End's hip new precinct West Village...more

Akmal -Transparent

Akmal Saleh's new side-splitting, 18+ stand-up show, Transparent, is just one of the great events coming up in The Comedy Experiment happening over three days at Logan Entertainment Centre...more


The Redcliffe peninsula's annual fun run, one of Queensland's most scenic, is suited for all ages and abilities and it's back on Sunday July 16th - be sure to register for it and get training now...more

Bakersfield Mist

Veteran award-winning actor John Wood and Julie Nihill star in this show about an unemployed bartender and a world class art valuer whose paths cross over a painting bought at an op shop...more 

Melbourne International Comedy Festival Roadshow

With an all-killer, no-filler cast of Australian stars, talented newcomers and international performers this roadshow from Australia's largest comedy festival is sure to leave audiences in stitches...more 

World Press Photo Exhibition

See the world's most compelling, controversial and intimate moments as captured by award-winning photojournalists from around the globe at the 60th year of this prestigious exhibition...more 

Destination Blues

Brisbane's favourite blues steam train ride is back in July, with a top line-up of blues acts on board and a gourmet BBQ and 3 hours of a live blues band on arrival at the Glasshouse Mountains...more

What's New 

A foodie oasis in a bustling north side suburb is this cute new cafe serving home style food and top notch coffee...more 

Tibetan Momo Cafe

Brisbane just got this cute new Tibetan momo café where meals are blessed before serving...more

Doo Bop Jazz Bar

Doo-Bop Jazz Bar Brisbane

Brisbane just got itself this hot and happening new jazz bar with dining & NY style basement...more


A popular Vietnamese eatery from Melbourne has spread its wings to Brisbane's inner city...more

The Chemistry of Coffee

This new eastside café resembles a science experiment with unique creative drinks and a delicious food menu...more

Rofl Wafl

rofl wafl


Discovered this decadent little pancake and waffle parlour found tucked away in a northern Brisbane shopping strip...more

Restaurant Red & Green

This Korean restaurant is the go-to for budget lunch and top value all you can eat BBQ buffets...more 

COM Restaurant

A new gem of a Vietnamese- Chinese eatery has popped up in a tiny westside shopping strip...more

What We Loved This Week

Discovering this pop-up market eatery dedicated to mushrooms and superfoods - the perfect place to get your daily vitamins in a delicious plate of food...more

What's On for Kids

Mr Stink

David Walliams' award-winning much loved book is brought to life on stage at Brisbane's QUT Gardens Theatre, suited especially for children aged 6-12 years.. and their adults...more

Day Out With Thomas

For the first time ever in wintertime, Thomas the Tank Engine and friends, including the Fat Controller, are chugging in to the Workshops Rail Museum from this weekend onwards...more

Code Camp

Kids from ages 5 upwards can learn coding and make their own computer game from scratch at three different camps operating throughout Brisbane, starting this Monday...more