One of a few historical Heritage Cinemas buildingBrisbane movie theatres still in operation, the Hawthorne Cinemas started life as The Roxy in 1922.
This unique creative arts and performance space brings together contemporary music and dance, cabaret, chamber circus and indigenous and youth theatre and the visual arts under one roof.
The brilliant indie theatre company La Boite has been a stalwart of the Brisbane dramatic scene since its beginnings as the Brisbane Repertory Theatre in 1925.
A disused Frogs Hollow warehouse turned into this not-for-profit arts centre in the 1970s and today houses an art gallery space in its gritty upper echelons and theatre.
This state of the art cinema complex is arguably Brisbane’s best.
This boutique cinema complex in leafy James St is the centre for multicultural films, playing annual host to the majority of international film festivals.
Where once stood the open air Cremorne Theatre (c1921) and the Blue Moon Skating Rink by the river at South Bank, QPAC - Queensland’s sprawling premier performing arts centre.
This, the last of Brisbane’s twin cinemas, occupies the site of the original open air theatre called Graceville Picture Gardens.
Anyone bored with today’s Hollywood film themes and movie-going experiences generally should make tracks for the Schonell.
There can be few better ways to spend a night out with family or friends than under the stars at the drive-in. And next to a field just off the Pacific Highway lies this time capsule of the 1950’s, where on weekend nights just like their parents once did, kids in pyjamas line up next to Marilyn Monroe & James Dean in the kiosk for candy, hot dogs and ice-creams.
Brisbane’s foremost arts festival begins with Riverfire, a night of spectacular river celebrations then packs a host of brilliant local, national and international acts.
If there's something about Chinese New Year in Brisbane that is a diehard tradition, it's to head to the Valley festivities in the Chinatown Mall.
For one day a year Queensland’s multicultural population comes to the fore with this colourful diverse festival of food, music, art, craft and dance taking over the Roma St Parklands.
Queensland Ballet, the state's premier dance company, is one of only three full-time professional ballet companies in Australia and one that has toured regularly overseas to international acclaim.
Located in the base of a rare Federation row of shops c1904, this art gallery is a forerunner for contemporary local and Australasian art with an emphasis on indigenous works.
Hidden up one of the Valley’s dead end streets, this little gallery is worth a side trip to check out the current artworks being exhibited.

Top Things To Do In Brisbane This Week

Triple M Rocks Tattersall's Race Day with live rock band
Join the Southern Cross Soloists as they chart a new musical voyage
Oscar Wilde’s The Young King comes to life on stage at QPAC from July 23 to 27
A new show has been added for A Conversation on Narcos at The Tivoli
Celebrate Queensland's local produce and craft beer
‘Unlearning’ brings together new and recent artworks
The Brisbane BBQ Festival is an epic 2-day celebration of music, meat and fire
Sunsets by Sanctuary Cove is a fantastic 2-day festival
Coffee aficionados won't want to miss The Lanes Coffee Festival