Grease at QPAC

QPAC Lyric Theatre Grey St & Melbourne Street, South Brisbane, QLD

Musical Theatre students from Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University (QCGU) have graduated straight to the Queensland Performing Arts Centre’s (QPAC) Lyric stage in a special presentation of Grease in November. Grease is the classic story of Danny, Sandy, the T-Birds and the Pink Ladies as they navigate the trials and tribulations of teenage life, love and leather jackets. Set to one of the most enduring, electrifying soundtracks in theatre history, these shows promise to be a rock ‘n’ rollicking good time for musical fans of all...

$49 – $69

David Gray at BCEC

Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre Corner Merivale Street and Glenelg Street, Brisbane, Queensland

Presented by: Frontier Touring & Chugg Entertainment, multi-platinum, multi-Brit and Grammy-nominated British singer-songwriter David Gray brings his rescheduled White Ladder: The 20th Anniversary Tour to Australia in November 2021, to celebrate the trailblazing album’s 20-year anniversary. The White Ladder Tour will see Gray performing the iconic 7 million record-selling record in its entirety, together with all the original band members and with all the original equipment – followed by a set of the greatest hits.  


Opera Queensland Verdi @ QPAC

QPAC Concert Hall Grey Street & Melbourne Street, South Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland

Opera Queensland's VERDI celebrates the grandeur and energy of the master Italian composer, with a large ensemble of solo artists, 50-strong Opera Queensland Chorus and the Queensland Symphony Orchestra led by conductor Johannes Fritzsch. The full line-up has now been revealed. ConductorJohannes Fritzsch, Director Patrick Nolan, Lighting Designer Ben Hughes, Eva Kong, Sofia Troncoso, Rebecca Cassidy, Hayley Sugars,Rosario La Spina, Virgilio Marino, José Carbó, Timothy Newton, James Clayton,  represent the Oprah Queensland Chorus.    


Body of Work @ QPAC Concert Hall

QPAC Concert Hall Grey Street & Melbourne Street, South Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland

Hannah Gadsby, award winning comedian, has a new live show – Body of Work — hitting stages across Australia and New Zealand. In 2018 the global sensation and ground breaking Netflix special Nanette changed things for Hannah. Opportunities came knocking, but Hannah decided to stick with what she loves: stand up comedy. In 2019 she wrote and toured the critically acclaimed Douglas from Helsinki to Washington DC, culminating in recording the show for Netflix in Los Angeles in February 2020. 2020 saw Hannah bunkering down...


River Quay Turns 10 | South Bank

River Quay South Bank Little Stanley Street, South Brisbane, Qld

Brisbane riverside dining precinct at River Quay has been gracing the community with its premium restaurants, riverside long lunches, and luscious green lawn space for 10 years. To celebrate, eatSouthBank will be hosting a picnic to mark the special occasion on November 27 and 28. River Quay restaurants at South Bank - OTTO, Aquitaine, Popolo, The Jetty and River Quay Fish - will be celebrating what they do best: combining stellar city views with premier dining experiences. The restaurants will be offering special in-house celebratory deals, from fresh seafood platters, Italian degustations, cocktail...

QSO Song to Symphony | QPAC Concert Hall

QPAC Concert Hall Grey Street & Melbourne Street, South Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland

Queensland Symphony Orchestra's final 'Music on Sundays' concert for 2021 features a folk-inspired repertoire. Song to Symphony's program includes Brahms’ famous Academic Festival Overture - a medley of drinking songs arranged for orchestra - Copland’s rendition of the tune 'Simple Gifts' in his Appalachian Spring, and Dvorák’s lyrical Silent Wood which started life as a piano piece. In this concert held at the QPAC Concert Hall, Dvorák’s music will be presented as a cello and orchestra arrangement featuring QSO cellist Hyung Suk Bae.

$65 – $95

A Christmas Carol | QPAC

QPAC Cnr Grey and, Melbourne St, South Brisbane QLD 4101, Brisbane, QLD

This December, the award-winning stage spectacle – Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol – returns to lift your spirits. Brimful of song, humour, love, and lashings of festive joy, A Christmas Carol is a magical, grand-in-scale production – perfect for the entire family. t’s Christmas Eve and Ebenezer Scrooge is counting down the seconds until the silliness of the season passes. Deeply entrenched in his own misery, Scrooge receives a visit from four ghosts who whisk him away on a journey through Christmases past, present and future. Here, he revisits fragments of...


QSO Season Closing Gala | QPAC Concert Hall

QPAC Concert Hall Grey Street & Melbourne Street, South Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland

Queensland Symphony Orchestra closes its season at the QPAC Concert Hall with a dynamic repertoire, conducted by Umberto Clerici and performed by one of the biggest assemblies of stage musicians in 2021. Visit the Italian opera hall for The Thieving Magpie overture by Rossini; continue treading through the world of opera with the suite from Richard Strauss’ Der Rosenkavalier (The Knight of the Rose); and be transported to the ocean shores in Debussy's La mer (The Sea). Experience the musical journey through three distinct composers, countries,...

$85 – $119

Symphonic Santa | QSO Studio

Queensland Symphony Orchestra Studio 114 Grey Street, South Bank, QLD

Symphonic Santa is the Queensland Symphony Orchestra's Christmas family event. Join Sneezy the Reindeer and Izzy the Elf as they help Santa and Mrs Claus get ready for Christmas. Held in the QSO studio and hosted by the QSO musicians, there will be mischief, merriment, and lots of music from festive favourites to new works. Children will enjoy the relaxed and interactive concert, listen to well-known tunes, and experience an introduction to live orchestral music.

$30 – $49

Queensland Ballet The Nutcracker | Lyric Theatre

QPAC Lyric Theatre Grey St & Melbourne Street, South Brisbane, QLD

Queensland Ballet brings the enchanting Christmas Eve story to life at the QPAC Lyric Theatre. The Nutcracker will feature a dance by the Sugar Plum fairy, a Waltz of the Flowers in the Land of the Sweets, and elements of family parties, festive ornaments, mice, toys, and lollies. Experience the dream and imagination of a young girl through the art of dance. This classical ballet was first performed in Russia in 1892, while Queensland Ballet’s production was choreographed by Ben Stevenson OBE in 1976 and...

$75 – $160

Love Actually in Concert | BCEC

Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre Corner of Merivale Street & Glenelg Street, South Brisbane, QLD

Following recent sold-out performances across UK and Australia, Love Actually in Concert featuring the Queensland Pops Orchestra will again be bringing the magic to Brisbane this year just in time for Christmas. The live orchestra will perform the hit soundtrack with the film being projected onto a big screen at the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre. Come dressed in your favourite Christmas outfit as you watch Christmas love stories unfold and experience the emotion of the ultimate romantic comedy. Early Bird tickets are available from...

$60.10 – $141.60

Imagineria | South Bank

South Bank Adjacent to Queensland Maritime Museum, 412 Stanley Street,, South Brisbane, Queensland

IMAGINARIA is where technology and imagination collide and it’s at home in a purpose-built and enclosed playground underneath the Goodwill Bridge, next to the Queensland Maritime Museum at the top end of South Bank until January 31. The immersive experience features 10 jaw-dropping rooms – eight of which are brand-new and exclusive to Brisbane – that bring together the creative talents of architects, authors, audio-visual artists, future-thinkers, renderers and sound designers. School Holiday hoursz: Sunday - Thursday 10am - 6pm, Friday & Saturday 10am - 7pm, Monday...


An American in Paris | QPAC

QPAC Cnr Grey and, Melbourne St, South Brisbane QLD 4101, Brisbane, QLD

Captivating audiences and critics alike worldwide, this multi award-winning musical about a young American soldier and a beautiful French girl features a timeless love story, sumptuous set design and unforgettable songs by George and Ira Gershwin. Be transported to the most romantic city in the world in this big hearted, spare no expense Broadway romance.

Bliss n Eso @ Fortitude Music Hall

Fortitude Music Hall 312 Brunswick Street Fortitude Valley QLD 4006

Bliss n Eso have announced their national tour. The three-time ARIA-award winning group are to take their electric energy and unmatchable flow to audiences. As a group that has grown up through their music over many years, The Sun initiates a new cycle and provides solace in this age of disquiet, thematising contemplation, healing and fortitude.


Japanese Film Festival


The Japanese Film Festival (JFF) in Australia is an annual film festival that has been presented by The Japan Foundation, Sydney since 1997. The first-ever Japanese Film Festival Online was held across five continents and 20 countries from November 2020 to March 2021. 2021 marked the 25th year of JFF Australia, offering newly-released Japanese titles along with rare 35 and 16mm film screenings.  The JFF Satellite Program also tours a hand-picked selection of Japanese films across Australia.

QSO Harry Potter Performance | BCEC

Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre Corner of Merivale Street & Glenelg Street, South Brisbane, QLD

Queensland Symphony Orchestra presents a Harry Potter-inspired performance at Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre. Nominated for a World  Soundtrack Discovery Award, composer Nicholas Hooper uses experimental techniques and unique instruments to compose two new main themes reflecting not only Dolores Umbridge but Voldemort’s inflection into Harry’s psyche. By using Japanese Taiko drums, Hooper allows a deeper and more nefarious undercurrent to permeate the magical adventure of Harry and his friends as they prepare for the wizarding war ahead.

$59 – $100

Professor Brian Cox’s Horizons | BCEC

Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre Corner of Merivale Street & Glenelg Street, South Brisbane, QLD

Professor Brian Cox is back with a new live-on-stage show in 2022. Horizons takes audiences on a cinematic journey; a story of how we came to be and what we can become. Using state-of-the-art LED screen technology, arenas will be filled with images of far-away galaxies, alien worlds, supermassive black holes, and a time before the Big Bang. The deepest of questions will be explored using the latest advances in our understanding of quantum theory, black holes, biology, planetary science, astronomy and cosmology. Brian will be joined...

DZ Deathrays | Tivoli

The Tivoli 52 Costin Street, Fortitude Valley, QLD

It's been 2 years since DZ Deathrays released Positive Rising: Pt 1; the first instalment of their 2-part album. With a moodier tone than its predecessor, Positive Rising: Part 2 draws the outline of an apocalyptic scene, one that sees the band stepping outside of themselves, seeking out new perspectives and surveying the world from above. Expect scenes of high energy, chaos, light shows, heavy riffs and a party like only DZ Deathrays know how to throw.


50 Years of Queen | BCEC

Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre Corner of Merivale Street & Glenelg Street, South Brisbane, QLD

Following a successful sell-out tour, Queen – Bohemian Rhapsody is returning with a brand new tribute show in 2022 at the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre, presented by Ben Maiorana and featuring well-known Australian Freddie Mercury impersonator Thomas Crane. Performing Queen's greatest hits such as We Will Rock You, Crazy Little Thing Called Love, We Are The Champions, Bohemian Rhapsody and more, Thomas and his band will bring back to life the energy, visual and sound experiences of a Queen concert.

$59.90 – $69.90

Brisbane Cycling Festival

Australia’s biggest multi-disciplinary cycling event returns with 20 days of rides, races, expos, entertainment and a free pop-up Festival Village. This citywide celebration of cycling has something for everyone to enjoy the ride from elite pros to new cyclists and spectators.

The Mystery of the Valkyrie | QPAC

Playhouse Theatre, QPAC Grey Street & Melbourne Street, South Brisbane, Queensland

Starring Hugh Parker as Sherlock Holmes, a new mystery unravels with the world premiere of The Mystery of the Valkyrie. Witness one of the most legendary characters of literature and screen come to life on stage with this new highly anticipated Australian work. Journey back to 221B Baker Street with Holmes, Watson, Adler and Moriarty in this fast-paced dramatic thriller adapted for the stage. Presented by Woodward Productions and written and directed by Michael Futcher, this play will have you on the edge of your seat until...

$79 – $109

Eskimo Joe at Tivoli

The Tivoli 52 Costin Street, Fortitude Valley, QLD

Award-winning trio Eskimo Joe return to the stage. For the very first time, the band will be playing their iconic albums Black Fingernails Red Wine (2006) and A Song Is A City (2004) back-to-back, each in their entirety with a few surprises up their sleeve. ‘99 Ways’ is the latest single from the acclaimed trio, and the first taste in new music for some time.  


Queensland Ballet Giselle | QPAC

QPAC Cnr Grey and, Melbourne St, South Brisbane QLD 4101, Brisbane, QLD

Queensland Ballet celebrates the 10-year anniversary of Li Cunxin AO's Artistic Directorship in 2022, with a new season that includes favourites, blockbusters and new works. Giselle is the supernatural tale of a young peasant girl with a passion of dancing who is courted by Albrecht, a duke pretending to be a peasant. After Giselle finds out that Albrecht is already engaged and dies of a broken heart, she is turned into a Wilis, a vengeful spirit that preys on young men, and has to choose between...


DMA at Music Hall

Fortitude Music Hall 312 Brunswick Street Fortitude Valley QLD 4006

The return of 9x ARIA nominees and critically acclaimed Sydney trio DMA’S comes with them playing their biggest Australian venues to date and their first national headline tour in three years. Off the back of countless successes, the three-piece rock outfit will bring their euphoric, timeless anthems – with a full band set-up.


Stones Corner Festival

Stones Corner Hotel 346 Logan Road, Brisbane, Queensland

After a two-year hiatus, the Stones Corner Hotel together with the community of Stones Corner are rallying together to bring to you the ultimate music-forward, kid friendly Sunday Session. Local restaurants, retailers and Aussie music icons are uniting together to bring this one-day FREE event to the Brisbane calendar. The streets of Stones Corner will be transformed into every foodie’s haven with local restaurants and gourmet food trucks dishing up delicious eats, with local brewers supplying the goods to watch the sunset. Be prepared to dance the night...

Rock The House | QPAC

QPAC Cnr Grey and, Melbourne St, South Brisbane QLD 4101, Brisbane, QLD

Rock The House is a music fan’s dream gig – hit after hit after hit. Australian music legends John Paul Young, Ross Wilson, Russell Morris, Glenn Shorrock, Brian Cadd and Ella Hooper perform all their hit songs backed by an awesome line up of Australia’s finest musicians. Together these artists have had a combined total of over 80 Top 40 hits, including classics such as “Eagle Rock”, “The Real Thing”, “Weir”, “A Little Ray of Sunshine”, “Reminiscing” and “Love Is In The Air”.

Timeless – BSHS Centenary Celebration | QPAC

QPAC Cnr Grey and, Melbourne St, South Brisbane QLD 4101, Brisbane, QLD

Timeless – A Brisbane State High School Centenary Celebration Brisbane State High School and the Queensland Performing Arts Centre have partnered to create a spectacular theatre performance – Timeless – to celebrate the school’s centenary. Timeless will be performed live from Wednesday 1 June to Saturday 4 June at Playhouse, QPAC. Showcasing the creativity and talents of 350 State High students, alumni and staff, this is a must-see show. Through Dance, Music, Drama and Audio-Visual Design, the audience will be transported back in time to discover...


The Kid LAROI at Riverstage

Brisbane Riverstage 59 Gardens Point Road, Brisbane, Queensland

The Kid LAROI returns to Australia for his first ever headlining tour. Fresh off the heels of his debut VMA performance and sold out NYC show at Irving Plaza, the END OF THE WORLD TOUR kicks off in the United States before heading across the globe. Fans can look forward to The Kid LAROI performing hits from each chapter of the ARIA #1 project F*CK LOVE.

Li’s Choice at QPAC

QPAC Cnr Grey and, Melbourne St, South Brisbane QLD 4101, Brisbane, QLD

Queensland Ballet celebrates the 10-year anniversary of Li Cunxin AO‘s Artistic Directorship in 2022, with a new season that includes favourites, blockbusters and new works. Li's Choice is a trio of works hand-selected by Artistic Director Li Cunxin AO, which includes Natalie Weir's We Who Are Left, a highly physical and deeply emotive work about humanity and war, Greg Horsman's Glass Concerto, set to Philip Glass's neo-classical music, and Sir Kenneth MacMillan's Elite Syncopations, an playful and upbeat dance concert with gaudy costumes and comic flair.


Queensland Vegan Markets | Portside Wharf

Portside Wharf PO Box 5924, Hamilton, Queensland

Calling all vegos and foodies alike, The Queensland Vegan Markets is making its way to Portside Wharf for the first time. Marketgoers will be delighted by the more than 30 stalls offering cruelty-free shopping and mouth-watering vegan bites, including freshly made custard-filled croissants, loaded katsu chick’n fries, bao, burgers, and much more (all plant based, of course). Local acoustic musician Nathan Ferguson will also be keeping the good vibes flowing, performing at the pet-friendly market from 10:30am to 2pm. Portside's award-winning venues, including Byblos Bar and...

Opera Queensland La Traviata

Lyric Theatre, QPAC Grey Street, South Brisbane, Queensland

Love, intensity, heartache Violetta is the ultimate party girl, a courtesan who can charm her way into the life of anyone she chooses. Then she meets Alfredo and the rules of the game change. They fall madly in love but the society around them has other ideas. La Traviata has held audiences in wonder since its premiere, offering a glimpse into a world of opulence, wild parties, and forbidden love, all to the sublime music of Giuseppe Verdi. Opera Queensland’s La Traviata features an ensemble of some of Australia’s...

Queensland Ballet Manon at QPAC

QPAC Cnr Grey and, Melbourne St, South Brisbane QLD 4101, Brisbane, QLD

Queensland Ballet celebrates the 10-year anniversary of Li Cunxin AO‘s Artistic Directorship in 2022, with a new season that includes favourites, blockbusters and new works. One of Sir Kenneth MacMillan's most iconic works, Manon tells the story of a young peasant girl in 18th century France, who as to choose between marrying Monsieur GM, who can lift her out of poverty, or Des Grieux, whom she loves, as she flees to New Orleans.


Airplay | Ensemble Trivium

Studio 7, 33 Vulture Street 33 Vulture Street, SOUTH BRISBANE, QLD

Ensemble Trivium is a dynamic collective of Brisbane’s leading musicians, performing chamber music featuring the flute. Since 2015, Ensemble Trivium has been dazzling audiences with their fresh, vibrant programming and inspired combinations of instruments. Based in Brisbane, Ensemble Trivium performs a range of traditional and contemporary chamber repertoire, including commissions of new works and unearthing hidden gems. Various combinations of the group include flute, violin, viola, cello, double bass, clarinet, voice, piano and percussion. They will be performing a concert at 33 Vulture Street on 6 October....


Paniyiri Greek Festival

Musgrave Park 121 Cordelia Street, South Brisbane, Queensland

The largest cultural festival in Queensland, and the longest running Greek festival in the country; Paniyiri, has announced it is being postponed from its planned dates of May 21 & 22 to October 15 & 16 this year due to the inclement weather forecasted. After two years of cancellations due to covid, Brisbane’s Paniyiri Greek Festival is making its triumphant return to Musgrave Park on the weekend of May 21 and 22.  Enjoy two delightful days of basking in the sun, laughing with friends, and...

Brisbane Fashion Month Resort Finale | West Village

West Village 97 Boundary Street, WEST END, Queensland

The Brisbane Fashion Month Resort Finale will be presented by West Village. Brisbane fashion's night of nights celebrates Queensland’s most illustrious designers at our annual Resort Finale runway. Taking place in the lush surrounds of West Village, the Resort Finale is Brisbane Fashion Month’s glamorous finale event, featuring our most prominent designers working in the lifestyle and resort wear space across mens and womenswear in Qld. Our highlight event is the only high end runway showcasing exclusively local designers in Brisbane annually. This year's incredible lineup of...

Women in Leadership Summit

Sydney Cricket Ground Driver Avenue, Moore Park, NSW

The Women in Leadership Summit is The Leadership Institute’s premier leadership event. The event is part inspiration, part education. The focus is to empower you to believe in yourself, put your hand up for opportunities and take your seat at the leadership table. You will find out what it takes for the most senior women in Australia to flourish – how they stumbled, and what they learned along the way – so you can put that in your leadership toolkit and thrive. It features inspiring keynotes, career-focused case...

West End Christmas Twilight Market 2022

Davies Park Montague Road and Jane Street, West End, QLD

West End Markets is going all out this festive season with their FIRST EVER West End Christmas Twilight markets this Friday 9 December. Stroll through over 150 specialty stalls and discover the perfect stocking stuffers and Feast your way through a festive wonderland and indulge in the best eats from SEQ including fragrant and authentic paella, tasty chicken skewers, delicious bibimbap and satisfy your sweet tooth with guilt free plant based cupcakes. For those who fancy a tipple on the evening, we’ve teamed up with our buddies at Westoria who...


Fifa World Cup Final at Boundary

The Boundary Hotel 137 Boundary Street, West End, Queensland

It's official, France is through to the 2022 FIFA World Cup final! Are you ready to find out if France's reigning champion team can win a second time in a row? We know we are! So, don't watch the game alone, head down to The Boundary Hotel in West End and watch France take on Argentina alongside your fellow Alliance Francaise members! When: This Sunday night - match starts at 1am Monday 19th December Where: The Boundary Hotel, 137 Boundary St, West End And if you...

New Years at C’est Bon

C'est Bon 609/611 Stanley Street, Woolloongabba, Queensland

C'EST BON BEGETS THE NEW YEAR WITH A ‘CCC’ FEAST; CHAMPAGNE, CRAB AND CAVIAR As the French love to do, C’est Bon will be turning on the luxe element for those that love to celebrate the end of the old and the start of the new with nothing but the finest. On December 31st, C’est Bon will put on a luxury New Year’s Eve event with Frerejean Freres Champagne front and centre, straight from the Avize region of France, accompanied by a mouth-watering menu created...


Hold Me Closer Tony Danza | Metro Arts

Metro Arts West Village, Boundary Street, West End, QLD

A study of misunderstanding that seeks to unify through limited perceptions. Get ready for an immersive dance-theatre work that asks the audience to select a side, show their true colours and get ready to dance-off as if their lives depend on it. There is no right or wrong, only dance. Deeply seductive with a satirical edge, Hold Me Closer Tony Danza confronts our modern life through the subversion of its pop sensibilities. In a world driven by information overload, it asks how we can still...

The Mountain Goat Valley Crawl 2023

The Mountain Goat Valley Crawl 2023 line up has finally arrived! The festival features 41 knockout artists, including The Terrys, The Buoys, and VOIID and is hosted by the ever entertaining, Aaron Gocs. Attendees will gain access to nine of the Fortitude Valley's most renowned venues, including The Zoo, The Brightside, Black Bear Lodgeand Rics Backyard as well as new-er venues like Suzie Wongs. Venues work on a first in best dressed basis and registration essential.  Great beer and great times await you at the GOAT free festival, so hurry up and register now for the 2023 Mountain Goat...


Samantha Fish Tour | Princess Theatre Brisbane

Princess Theatre Brisbane 8 Annerly Road, Wooloongabba, Queensland

Samantha Fish is one of the most exciting young artists on the international Blues and Rock scene. This February, she makes a welcome return to Australia for her debut run of headline shows around the country. Samantha Fish, along with her gun touring band, (Sarah Tomek on Drums, Ron Johnson on Bass and Mathew Wade on Keys) are not to be missed. With support acts having just been announced and tickets selling fast, it's time to act if you haven't yet got your tickets.


The Brisbane Home Show | Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre

Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre Corner of Merivale Street & Glenelg Street, South Brisbane, QLD

HOME is where the heart is and we can’t wait to help you make yours the best it can be. With hundreds of innovative home products, exclusive Show specials, FREE seminars, expert advice and some of the best homegrown Aussie renovation businesses, the Home Show is the place to start when considering a home improvement project.

The MindBodySpiritFestival | Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre

Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre Corner of Merivale Street & Glenelg Street, South Brisbane, QLD

The MindBodySpirit Festival is Australia’s largest health, wellbeing and natural therapies event. Learn from over 200 exhibitors, attend free inspirational seminars, book yourself a psychic reading, watch the free stage performances and taste some delicious health foods! See, try and buy unique products and gifts including jewellery, cosmetics, music, books, giftware, clothing, crystals, educational courses, body treatments and more! We can’t wait to celebrate with our whole Festival Family in 2023, so make sure you mark your calendars and join us.

Joe Geia | QMC

QMC 102 Main Street, Kangaroo Point, Queensland

To start off BEMAC's (Brisbane Multicultural Art's Centre) 2023 program, iconic singer/songwriter, guitarist, and didgeridoo player Joe Geia takes us through his 40-year career writing and performing songs that tell of Indigenous activism, resistance and transformation. Combining music with storytelling, archival footage and his own visual work, Geia tells the stories of strong Elders and leaders who fought to ensure justice for Indigenous peoples. At a time when the Uluru Statement of the Heart is forefront in Australian minds, Joe Geia and his band tell...

$40 – $55

QSO & OQ Macbeth | QPAC

QPAC Concert Hall Grey Street & Melbourne Street, South Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland

Shakespeare's macabre tale of Macbeth is coming to QPAC. The Queensland Symphony Orchestra and Opera Queensland Chorus will be led by Umberto Clerici, playing Verdi's famous opera score. With José Carbó as Macbeth and Anna Louise-Cole as Lady Macbeth, watch the timeless tale be brought to life once more and get your tickets on QPAC's website.

$79 – $125

International Women’s Day Fun Run Brisbane

Brisbane Brisbane, Queensland

International Women's Day Fun Run presented by National Storage is back. Registrations open on Pink Friday, January 13, with 50 per cent off registration fee on this day only. The event begins at the CBD and finishes on the Story Bridge. Together in 2022, event fundraisers raised over $1.75 million to support women with breast cancer through Mater Chicks in Pink. This funding provides free personalised breast cancer support services, including counselling, art therapy and yoga, mastectomy bras, wigs and scarves and investment in health...

$29.95 – $59.95

Air Up Late | GOMA

Queensland Art Gallery and Gallery of Modern Art (QAGOMA) Stanley Place, South Brisbane, QLD

Catch sight of captivating art pieces and musicians at QAGOMA's new event Air Up Late. Featuring artists like Tomás Saraceno and musicians like Alice Skye, Clea, Camp Cope, Melaleuca, & Special Features, visitors will be able to experience both incredible exhibitions and live music. Audiences will also be able to create their own floating artworks in the Suspended Particles workshop. Tickets and more information are available on QAGOMA's website.

$26 – $42

Poulenc: An Ode to My Favourite Composer | Opera Queensland Studio

Opera Queensland 140 Grey St, South Brisbane, Brisbane, QLD

Celebrating famous composer Francis Poulenc, Irena Lysiuk and Alex Raineri will be delivering two intimate performances as part of the Opera Queensland Studio Series, as well as sharing secrets and insights into the music that has defined their careers. Soprano Irena Lysiuk will perform an intimate recital celebrating Poulenc, punctuated by her musing of the significance of his compositions across her dazzling career to date. Francis Poulenc was a French composer famed for his Gloria, his piano works, and for his part in the composer...


National Pet Adoption Month

To help change the lives of rescue pets and people, the Petspiration Foundation’s National Pet Adoption Month will be returning in March 2023. Over the past 18 months, we’ve seen a mass return of pets to pounds, leaving thousands of companion animals homeless across the nation. National animal welfare charity PetRescue has listed 56,077 adoptable pets in the past year alone (source), with cats, large dogs and bonded pairs remaining the most vulnerable. This March, the Petspiration Foundation is encouraging potential pet owners to Adopt...