What's On

This Week In Brisbane

By Phil Swan
2nd Dec 2013

It's a scientific fact that the days get longer in the summer months, so we've dished up the most comprehensive list of happenings in Brisbane to make sure you're making the most of those extra daylight hours (or the fewer night hours!).

Monday 2nd

New Season Menu | e'cco Bistro
TUL fave e'cco Bistro will be serving up their fresh summer menu inspired by seasonal produce, and will be brimful with free range, sustainably farmed, and organic goodness.
Where | e'cco Bistro
Price | Menu price

Wednesday 4th

VIP Shopping Night | Libertine Parfumerie
in New Farm really know how to throw a VIP night. French champagne, complimentary gifts and discounts. It'll be difficult not to leave here empty handed!
Where | Libertine Parfumerie
Price | Free

Christmas at the Village | Gabba Village
Woolloongabba's Logan Road Precinct will be abuzz with good ol' Christmas spirit this Wednesday night. Grab some great bargains from our friends at Absolutely Fabulous (read our handy guide here), with a glass of bubbly in hand (hello, shopping in style), before heading to one of the many excellent dining options — 1889 Enoteca, Crosstown Eating House and Pearl Cafe we're looking at you — for some well deserved feasting.
Where | The Gabba Village on Logan Road, Woolloongabba
Price | Free entertainment!

Thursday 5th

Tom Sharah | It's Raining Men
Tom Sharah is bringing his cabaret talents to Brisbane Powerhouse for a short string of dates. Sit back and be entertained by the outrageous, courageous, and contagious cabaret experience, all to the soundtrack of your favourite pop and disco tracks.
Where | Brisbane Powerhouse
Price | from $39.90

Amy Housewine | Back To Crack
If you loved Amy Winehouse, you're going to love the sober/stable version, Amy Housewine. Lisa Adam (from Jersey Boys and Rocky Horror) is back as the irrepressible OTHER Amy, complete with big hair, big voice and a raging drug and alcohol addiction.
Where | Brisbane Powerhouse
Price | from $39.90

James Street Up Late
All of the stores on James Street are treating you all to another up late shopping event tonight, with extended trading hours until 8pm. There will be some exclusive discounts, an art trail curated by Kerrie Hess, CHRISTMAS CAROLS, food trucks, and pop-up shops from the likes of Haut Boheme and Love Design Initiative.
Where | James Street
Price | Free entertainment!

Friday 6th

No Lights No Lycra | Christmas Edition
$10 will get you a couple of hours of twerk time (dancing) to Dom Bird, a super rad time with your pals, and a waffle from The Iron Ladies.
Where | 10 Fox Street, Albion
Price | $10

Taco and Sangria Night | Sisco BCL
A favourite among Urban Listers for their weekend breakfast menu, Sisco are now open Friday nights, serving up some tasty tacos and sangria. Perfect timing coming into summer, and it won't hurt your hip pocket either! And if you are a bit worse for wear on Saturday morning, at least you know where you can get a good brekky!
Where | Sisco BCL
Price | Menu price

Saturday 7th

Christmas Masterclass | Skygate
If you live anywhere near the airport, head down to the DFO precinct for a one-off Christmas cooking masterclass by none other than celebrity chefs Matt Golinski and Alastair McLeod. They'll take you through their favourite turkey recipe, and other tastes of summer like Aussie prawns, and (our fave) pavlova.
Where | Skygate (DFO precinct)
Price | Free!

Renegade Design Markets | Design College Australia
The markets at Design College Australia always bring together some of Queensland's best known creative to showcase and sell their work. They're on from 12-4pm on the rooftop, get down there and give a high five to our friends/designers/artists Claudio Kirac and Laura Strange.
Where | Design College Australia
Price | Free

Christmas Community Day | Monty's Chocolates
The champions at Monty's Chocolates have taken it upon themselves to organise a small charity event in their local community of Paddington. Kicking off at 11am they will be fundraising for the Smith Family, with prize draws, raffles, children entertainers, a fashion show, live music, carollers, and our personal favourite, free chocolate tasting.
Where | Paddington
Price | Gold coin donation

West End Twilight Market
The final twilight market for the year (#sadface)! But we're excited at the same time, because this is the perfect time to get some Christmas shopping done and keep it local! As well as 40+ stalls, there will also be a great line-up of live music to keep your ear holes buzzing.
Where | Corner Boundary & Wilson
Price | Free

Sunday 8th

The Kialla Bake-Along
This is so cool! Log into the special Google+ Hangout On Air, and watch live as Kialla Pure Foods and cake baker extraordinaire, Gillian Bell whip up a masterpiece. You can just watch and take notes, or follow the steps and bake along with them.
Where | Your kitchen!
Price | Register here for FREE!

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