UN Women celebrates International Women’s Day

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United Nations Women Australia is celebrating International Women’s Day 2020 with the global theme Generation Equality – a call to action to join forces across generations, to create a new vision where every girl and woman everywhere has equal opportunities to lead, to learn, to earn a decent living and to live a life free from violence […]

Audio-described film screenings at QUT Museum

American actor Frank Langella on the set of Dracula, based on the play by Hamilton Deane, and directed by John Badham. (Photo by Universal Pictures/The Mirisch Corporation/Sunset Boulevard/Corbis via Getty Images)

QUT (Queensland University of Technology) has opened its Art Museum for two audio described screenings aimed at audiences who are blind or with low vision. The first movie is the iconic 1979 horror film Dracula directed by John Badham. “In this stylish retelling of the classic dark romantic novel by Bram Stoker and its 1924 […]

Brisbane’s Biggest Clothing Garage Sale

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After smashing out 40+ markets since April 2016, it’s with great pleasure that Lil J’s Vintage Presents its fourth year of BBCGS & their 2020 edition of markets. Brisbane’s biggest clothing garage sale is an event for the Brisbane community, streetwear lovers, and recycled fashion enthusiasts. The BBCGS Team collectively practice sustainability whilst having a […]

RSPCA Pop Up Adoption in South Bank

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RSPCA Pop Up Adoptions is the chance for pet lovers to adopt a new friend as dogs, puppies, kittens and cats from shelters right across Queensland will be ready to go to a cozy home. Interested in getting a new friend must bring identification, payment (Cash & EFTPOS available), rental agreement noting pets allowed (if […]

Free Event Celebrates the Lunar New Year

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Join the fun and excitement of Lunar New Year at Sunnybank Plaza and Sunny Park, as we herald in 2020 – Year of the Rat. From 10am-5pm daily, celebrate Asian culture with our five-day Lunar New Year event program, showcasing a variety of cultural demonstrations and live performances. Traditional lion dancing, Chinese calligraphy, ice carving, […]

ATP Cup 2020 arriving in Brisbane

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The ATP Cup is an annual 24-country team competition featuring AU$22 million US$15 million prize money and a maximum of 750 singles and 250 doubles ATP Rankings points. ATP is staging the event in partnership with Tennis Australia. The ATP Cup will begin the ATP Tour each season, starting on the Friday before Week 1. […]

New Year’s Eve at South Bank

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Welcome in 2020 with a stunning fireworks display at South Bank! There’ll be two fireworks shows – one at 8.30pm for families and one at midnight for late-night revelers. Grab a bite to eat from the food trucks at the Cultural Forecourt – they’re open from 11am onwards and include Happy Days Diner, Ice Berg […]

International Guru Dudu Silent Disco

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By Jacqueline Cowan This magical dance tour brings play, love, and laughter through private audioscape that all participants share boogying down around Brisbane City. Guru Dudu provides uplifting dance music from the 70’s, 80’s and 90’s mixed in within nothing but fun and cheeky commentary. The tours are all about spontaneous ‘flash-mob’ dancing, interpretive dancing […]

Christmas Design Markets

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By Jacqueline Cowan The Christmas Design Markets held at GOMA & Goma Forecourt is a free, carefully curated, handmade gifts market. The market encourages punters to treat yourself and those around you. The market stallholders are only of the best makers in Queensland and it why this is one of Brisbane’s favourite markets. The sellers’ list […]