Facing off with the State Library of Queensland across the river, the council’s premier library and keeper of some 110000 books occupies several funky coloured stories of the mod BCC headquarters.
A selection of local libraries worth browsing across Brisbane.
This multi-story award-winning architectural landmark building on the riverfront between the art galleries is home to the main archival collections of Queensland’s history.
The Australian Cinematheque occupies a pair of intimate custom designed theatrettes which are encased in the black box jutting out from the road side of GOMA
The first cinema to operate on this site, the Avro, opened as a single open air cinema in 1912 and closed after the end of World War I
The spectacular monolithic building that was once the engine room for Brisbane’s tram networks is today the engine room for Brisbane’s fringe arts scene.
Since the old Dendy closed at the historical Elycium Theatre in the city, this spankingly modern cinema wears the mantle of the only Dendy in town
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.
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
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

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An unforgettable live music experience celebrating Creedence Clearwater Revival
A fascinating look back at how laidback subtropical Brisbane saw itself
Join Becky for a big night of laughs at Brisbane Powerhouse
A must-see Indigenous art exhibition
Learn about the artworks around Brisbane city on this free night tour 
A weekend of opera and chamber music set in an historic homestead
A fabulous 3 day community festival of all things retro
Treasury Brisbane’s popular Wine & Cheese series returns
Journey to the sun-kissed isle of Santorini
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