As usual, our sleepy country town is going off with loads of events you are going to want to get off the couch for. We've got paddle boarding and prawns, wine tastings, and Everingham & Watson is popping up. Get amongst it!
Win a Monteith's Cruiser Bike | Lock'n'Load
We've teamed up with our favourite bar/restaurant, Lock'n'Load for one epic Instagram competition. Purchase a cider tower from Lock'n'Load, take a photo and post it to Instragram, use the hashtags #urbanlisted and #lnlbistro, and you're in it to win it!
Where | Lock'n'Load Bistro
Price | Various
Brisbane International Film Festival
This iconic annual event kicks off today at various venues around Brisbane. BIFF provides a focus on film culture in QLD, by showcasing the best films from around the world in this two-week event. To find a full list of movies, venues and prices, look here.
Where | Everywhere
Prices | Various
><R&J | La Boite
No, that's not some sort of weird typo. '><R&J' stands for 'greater than, less than, Romeo ampersand Juliet', which is the new indie show at La Boite. This is a remarkable new version on the classic tale, featuring live music, hip-hop, animation and digital projection. Imagine Leonardo Di Caprio rapping, twerking, and making shadow puppets, only better!
Where | La Boite
Price | From $22
Una Sera in Toscana | 1889 Enoteca
Dreaming of sipping red wine on your terracotta tiled balcony overseeing the rolling hills of Tuscany? Dream no more! Our friends at 1889 Enoteca are holding an exclusive wine dinner event to transport your tastebuds to Tuscany. Chef Matthew Stubbings will dish up a four-course classically Tuscan menu, matched with five beautiful Tuscan wines to accompany each dish. Places are limited, so book now!
Where | 1889 Enoteca
Price | $139pp
Craggy Range WineEd 102 | Kettle & Tin
Chris Fullerton from Craggy Range Winery and Michael Ellis (The Wine Punter), are back in house at Kettle & Tin for the second instalment of their wine education evening. Learn how they turn grapes into an amazing drop, while enjoying a 3-course feast.
Where | Kettle & Tin
Price | $65
Tourism | Oh Hello
Not Tourism as in, visit the Great Barrier Reef, we're talking about the great indie Brissie band, Tourism, who are making headway on triple j unearthed and sound a lot like the Arctic Monkeys. Have you heard of them? Get down to Oh Hello tonight and watch them play live. It's a school night, live a little!
Where | Oh Hello
Price | $10
Hidden Treasures After Dark | Queensland Museum
This exhibition had its opening night last month, and tonight marks its second night. If the response to the first night was anything to go by, this is set to be a truly remarkable and moving experience. Explore the rich and diverse culture of Afghanistan, with live music, storytelling and cooking classes.
Where | Queensland Museum
Price | From $19
Everingham & Watson | Pop-up!
We are big fans of super-cute, Queensland-inspired homeware creators, Everingham & Watson. When we heard they had a pop-up shop opening today on James St., we were going to keep it to ourselves, but the whole "sharing is caring" mantra got the better of us.
Where | 7/65 James Street
Price | Prices Var
Mr Wolf Magazine Launch | Loft
Journal of Nordic style, Mr Wolf, launches in Brisbane town at Loft, West End, in what promises to be a highly Instagramable event. Supported by Rekorderlig cider, and with giveaways from Aesop Skincare, Libertine Perfumerie, and Dirtbox, this is going to be a cool party.
Guest Chef Series | Depo
The Depo Guest Chef Series dinner is back, this time with the boys from food journal, Scrag End, lighting up the kitchen. They will treat you to a 4 courses of French-inspired cuisine. This should be a great event. Don't miss it!
Where | Depo
Price | $95
Paddle & BBQ | Riverlife
Discover Brisbane from a different perspective and take an easy night kayak up the Brisbane River. Then, when you're finished cruising, park it on the bank and indulge in a classic Aussie BBQ. If you're looking for a unique date idea, this one is an absolute winner!
Where | Kangaroo Point
Price | $85
Vintage Centro | Palace Centro
The Vintage Centro events are still kicking on at Palace Centro on James Street. Today's film is the classic, "Singin' In The Rain", one of Gene Kelly's best known films. Tickets are super cheap so get involved before this great line up of classics runs out!
Where | Palace Centro
Price | From $8