What's On

This Weekend in Brisbane

By Desta Cullen - 09 Apr 2015

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On the hunt for things to do in Brisbane this weekend? Look no further. We’ve got Seinfeld trivia, comedy nights, nose-to-tail workshops and more.

Here’s what’s on this weekend in Brisbane.

Friday 10th

Seinfeld Trivia | The Flying Cock

Presented by Man vs Bear, Seinfeld Trivia is back by popular demand. Prizes, giveaways, and more will make this a nerd-gathering like you’ve never seen. Register to secure your teams’ place asap. Doors open from 5pm.

Junky Comics Official Store Launch | Junky Comics

After a series of successful pop-ups, Junky Comics is opening its first bricks and mortar store in West End, and they want to celebrate with you this Friday night. For this special occasion Junky are teaming up with Brisbane-based arts initiative, NOFUN, and hosting a series of art exhibitions in store. As well as a truckload of comics, Junky will also play host to trivia nights, workshops, and art exhibitions. Check it out!

Knockoff | Brisbane Powerhouse

A free comedy night that takes over The Powerhouse every Friday, Knockoff is the perfect way to ease into the weekend. Local and Aussie comedians will be bringing the belly laughs.

David Lynch: Between Two Worlds - Xiu Xiu Plays The Music of Twin Peaks | GoMA

Catch a very special live performance of the music from the acclaimed television series, by Xiu Xiu. Expect a new interpretation of this well-loved sound track. 

Saturday 11th

Opening of Imaginary Accord | Institute of Modern Art

Celebrating their 40th year in the cool, modern art biz, IMA is kicking things off in their usual fun and edgy manner with the opening of their year-long project, Imaginary Accord. The exhibition explores the institution’s historical mission, while imagining what it could mean today and for the future through a series of intertwined initiatives. Featuring artworks and contributions by fifteen Australian and international artists and groups, it will grow and change over the course of three months. The event is open to IMA members from 5pm with doors opening for the public between 6pm and 8pm.

Born to Run: A Tribute to Bruce Springsteen | The Triffid

Pull on your denim, kids, ‘cause The Triffid are honouring The Boss this weekend with a line up of talented bands: Moses Gunn Collective, Good Oak, Love Hate Rebellion, and Halfway & Sahara Beck. Get your tickets here.

‘Be Better’ Benchmark Camps | Function Well

Want to actually get fit this winter but don’t know where to start? You’re in luck! The helpful team at Function Well gym are putting on sessions through April and May to help you achieve your fitness goals. Free to members and non-members (woo!), the Be Better Benchmark sessions are perfect for a little motivation, or to add-on to your (already rocking) routine.

Sunday April 12th

Nose to Tail Workshop: The Maker’s Club | Wandering Cooks

Back by popular demand, Nose to Tail will be taking curious foodies and wannabe butchers beyond the fillet and through the prep’ of a whole beast. You’ll be mincing, curing, smoking, and cooking some delicious dishes, with a selection of wines and beers to accompany the cooking, and you can taste as you go. This workshop runs from 9am-7pm, and you can book your tickets here.

Don’t Miss Out!

La Soiree Tickets are On Sale! | QPAC

La Soiree is back in Brisbane at QPAC, and tix have just gone on sale! A mix of cabaret, burlesque, and circus sideshow, it is a must-see Brisbane event. Find your tickets here.

April 16th

StreetEats Launch Party | Wandering Cooks

Wandering Cooks are celebrating the launch of new app StreetEats (which lets you order food and drink from food trucks without losing your seat—genius!) with a very special Thank Truck It’s Thursday event. Brisbane food trucks, Juan More Taco, Pizzantica, The Bone Lorry, and Just Steak It will be in attendance, with free beers on offer while they last!

Looking for more things to do in Brisbane? Check out our guide to the best Brisbane events around town this month!

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