What's On

This Week in Brisbane

By Kate McCart
9th Jul 2012

There's many an event in Brisbane this week... Whether it a photography exhibition, charity gala, circus spectacle or Broadway's longest-running show, there is something on the cards that is sure to entertain. 


Alex Buckingham | Volumes Gallery

Stop by Volumes Gallery for the opening exhibition of Alex Buckingham's exhibition. 'A walk around the garden' is a photographic record of objects collected one Sunday morning in his garden. 

Where: Volumes Gallery | 22 Ross Street in Newstead

When: 5:00 – 8:00pm

$35 Fixed-Price Dinner | The Chelsea Bistro

Stop by The Chelsea for a cosy mid-week dinner. Choose from an entrée plus main or main and dessert; both options are accompanied by a glass of wine for only $35! Think three mushroom fettuccine with cream and chives, followed by apple and raspberry streusel cake. Do I hear an Mmmm? 

Where: The Chelsea | 5-61 Petrie Terrace in Paddington 

When: Tuesday through to Thursday

Contact: 07 3367 1288 


MND & Me | The Laneway

What would you do with 27 months to live? Victims of the motor neuron disease are given this life sentence upon diagnosis. Join MND & Me at The Laneway to raise a glass and much needed research funds for this devastating disease. 

Where: The Laneway | 181 Mary Street in Brisbane CBD

When: 5:30 – 7:30pm 

Business Profiles LIVE! | The Urban List

Yes, you heard us correctly - business profiles are LIVE on The Urban List! We've launched a handpicked list of 550 of Brisbane's best businesses: local restaurants and cafes, bars and clubs, shopping and health and beauty. Check it out to see who's made the cut!

Barambah Winter Wine Tasting Evening | Era Bistro

Calling all budding wine connoisseurs - why not round out your Thursday evening with Barambah's winter wine tasting evening? Pitched at the 25–30 year olds looking to up their know how on the art of matching wine with food. 

Where: Era Bistro | 102 Melbourne Street in South Brisbane

When: From 6:00pm 

Tickets: Contact Barambah Wines on 07 3392 0011 or email [email protected]

Cost: $165


Jersey Boys | QPAC 

Surpassing My Fair Lady to become Broadway's 19th longest-running show, Jersey Boys has made its way back to Australia. The story of one of the biggest American pop music sensations of all time, join Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons crew for a bit of a sing-a-long. 

Where: Jersey Boys | QPAC is at the corner of Grey and Melbourne Streets in South Bank

When: Until 16th September
Tickets: QPAC


Cirque Du Soleil | Northshore

Cirque Du Soleil is back in town with their latest extravaganza, OVO. One small piece of advice, snap up the remaining tickets before it's too late!  

Where: Cirque Du Soleil | Northshore in Hamilton
When: Until 18th August
Tickets: ticketek 


Brunch | Pearl Cafe 

Only offered on a Sunday, indulge in Pearl's traditional brunch fare. Sip on a Peach Bellini or Aperol fizz, while sharing warm pastries, Rueben sandwiches and a ploughman's breakfast of salted beef, boiled duck egg, pyengana cheddar, Dijon mustard and onion jam.  

Where: Pearl Café | 28 Logan Road in Woolloongabba

Contact: 07 3392 3300

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