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By Kate McCart - 21 May 2012

It's Thursday-heavy this week in Brisbane with a new season launch at Samantha Ogilvie, The Brian Jonestown Massacre gig at The Hi-Fi, and last but certainly not least Up Late in Design on James Street. With Indesign making an exciting return to Brisbane, why not lap up the creative vibes at Saturday's main event. 

Wednesday:

Letterpress | Design College Australia

Take part in a two-day workshop and learn about the centuries old printing technique of letterpress. Utilising wood and lead poster type from the Design College's type collection, you will be stepping back in history to learn how type was once cast. 

Where: Letterpress | Design College Australia is located at 200 Barry Parade, Fortitude Valley

When: 23rd and 30th May from 6:00 – 9:00pm

Contact: 07 3257 3499


Thursday:

Samantha Ogilvie High Tea High Fashion | Emporium Hotel 

Join Samantha Ogilvie and preview new season collections, while indulging in high tea at the Emporium Hotel Cocktail Bar this Thursday. Enjoy a glass of MUMM champagne and an array of sweet and savoury treats. With a limited number of seats, bookings are essential!

Where: Samantha Ogilvie High Tea High Fashion | Emporium Hotel is located at 1000 Ann Street in Fortitude Valley

When: 10:30am – 12:00pm

Cost: $55 per person

Contact: 07 3253 6918

Up Late in Design | James Street

Showcasing a fusion of fashion, interiors, architecture, art, pop-up bars, food stands and entertainment, join Brisbane Indesign and the James Street Initiative for Up Late In Design. Held on James Street, we're predicting a street festival like no other. 

Where: Up Late In Design | James Street

When: From 5:00pm

The Brian Jonestown Massacre | The Hi-Fi 

Guaranteed to be a 'damn-entertaining spectacle' by our walking gig guide, Adso, check out The Brian Jonestown Massacre at The Hi-Fi. Touring to promote their new album, Aufheben, the legendary psychedelic rockers will be joined by Danish indie duo, The Raveonettes. To find out more about The Brian Jonestown Massacre this Thursday, check out Adso's Music on a Monday

Where: The Brian Jonestown Massacre | The Hi-Fi is located at 123 Boundary Street in West End 

When: Doors open 7.30pm  
Tickets: moshtix

Cost: $68.00


Saturday:

Brisbane Indesign | Fortitude Valley

The bee's knees event for those who revel in all facets of design is returning to Brisbane! showcasing over 150 of the best local and international interior, architecture and design brands, design junkies will get their fix with an array of world-class design products, creative installations, and inspirational special guests including; Hong Kong based designer, Sean Dix. To get the lowdown on Brisbane Indesign, have a squiz at Days of Design Glory

Where: Brisbane Indesign | Fortitude Valley

When: All day, with a free hop-on, hop-off bus operating around The Valley. 

Cost: Free


Sunday:

Mummy: Secrets of the Tomb | Queensland Museum and Science Centre

A spectacular exhibition from the British Museum revealing the life and death of Nesperennub, a temple priest who lived almost 3,000 years ago. Don't miss this fascinating and awe-inspiring exploration through ancient Egyptian civilization. 

Where: Mummy: Secrets of the Tomb | Queensland Museum and Science Centre is located at the Corner of Grey and Melbourne Street in South Bank
When: Until 19th August 

Tickets: www.foxtix.com.au 

Cost: $12 - $22

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