This weekend in Brisbane is set to be truly epic! One-word foodie friends: Paniyiri! Yes, it's that time of year again, where Brisbanites far and wide make pilgrimage to the south side for a mouthful of saganaki, souvlakia and honeypuffs. For any of you out there not so keen on fried cheese and meat on a stick (so, not many then), don't fret; we aim to please, and have picked out some outrageously good events for you to spend your days. Here what's on this weekend in Brisbane:
Friday 23rd May
OUT Incorporated Pop- Up launch | James Street
Calling all glamazonian gym-goers: new luxe women's fitness label //OUT Incorporated is launching in Brisbane this weekend! Add some serious cred to your gym attire and pick up sophisticated and extremely stylish basics at their pop-up store this weekend. With an amazing 10-20% off if you buy two pieces or more, who are we to stop you?
When: Friday 23 and Saturday 24, 10am-6pm
Where: 6/27 James Street
Foto Visura: Spotlight 2014 Exhibition | Brisbane Powerhouse
Take in some stunning photography during the last few days of the 2014 Foto Visura at Brisbane Powerhouse. Known internationally to support and fund personal photography projects via their successful grants program, Foto Visura's annual line up feature some of the most creative and beautiful collection of images from around the world.
Gold Foil Masterclass with Peaches & Keen | The School
Dandy design duo Peaches & Keen — a.k.a lucy and Lily — want to share their mad skills using gold foil and watercolours with you! Known for their playful and very colourful artworks and design pieces, they will show you how to re-create your very own version of their classic 'cactus' pieces. The best bit? You get to take home not one, but six (I know!) fabulous artworks made by your own hand! Mad skills!
When: 10am, Toby Scott Studio, Clayfield
'Nourish' Health and Wellness event | Bulimba State School Hall
Join some of Brisbane's experts in nutritional health and wellness for an evening of inspirational talks and advice to get you motivated — mind, body and soul style! Special guest speakers include model and Lorna Jane ambassador Rebecca Ronald, plus recipe shares and demos, live music, delicious food and giveaways. Friday night has never looked so healthy!
When: 7:30pm, $10 on the door
Where: 261 Oxford Street, Bulimba
Anthony Lister Exhibition | Westfield Carindale
Anthony Lister, one of Australia's most renowned contemporary street artists, has produced (an albeit temporary) original artowrk in The Glass Box, at Westfield Carindale. Lister has adapted and transformed the space into a gallery scene to showcase his colourful work, which he has custom made for the exhibition to celebrate Australian Style. Catch a glimpse of the display, being showcased until June 15!
When: Everyday ,10am-2pm (Thursdays 6pm-8pm)
Paniyiri Greek Festival 2014 | South Brisbane
Didn't get your fill of honeypuffs or souvlakia last year? Miss the sound of smashing plates? Well great news, Greek loving food fiends, Paniyiri is back and bigger than ever! Expect all your favourites from the best Greek cuisine and cultural displays in the state, live music, and the much-loved cooking program.
When: From 12pm Saturday, 10am Sunday, $10 per person
Bag It Screening | Queensland Multicultural Centre
Bag It, a film by Suzan Beraza, follows 'everyman' Jeb Berrier as he investigates just how much the modern world relies on everyday items made of plastic. It discusses the subject of waste, and how we as a global community can do to shift perspective and make small changes in our lives. One for your moral compass, yes, but a thought- provoking subject none the less.
When: 5:45pm, $25 per person
Where: 102 Main Street, Kangaroo Point
Suntory Whisky Appreciation Night | The Gresham
Join Whisky Connoisseur Dan Woolley for an evening of sampling and experiencing six of the finest Suntory Whiskies. Learn about the heritage and history of this fine tasting beverage and all about its Japanese inspired gastronomic palette, while satisfying any hunger pangs with plates of the freshest sashimi.
When: 7pm- til late, $40 per person
This Is F*****g Epic | Tap Takeover At Brewski
Tuesday has just got, um.. epic! Brewski is hosting the tap takeover of all takeovers. Join all-round legend and brewer extraordinaire, Luke Nicholas, as he takes your tastebuds on one delicious journey. Armageddon IPA, Hop Zombie, Carolina Amber IPA, and newbie creation Apocolypse Black IPA will make an appearance behind the bar. Grab your mates, get a paddle of beers, then devour their famous 'Man Man Chilli Spank'. Like we said, EPIC!
When: from 5pm