What's On

This Weekend in Brisbane

By Sophia McMeekin - 06 Mar 2014

It's another cracking week in Brisbane, and there's lots to do! We've got pop ups, live music, cool parties (with models, no less), film festivals, cheap movie tickets, even cheaper dumplings, and heaps more. Here's what's on in Brisbane this week.

Thursday the 6th 

Vintage Pop Up | 76 James Street
Running until Sunday, this pop up will delight vintage lovers. Bringing together two of Brisbane's premiere vintage dealers, Kijaro and Atomic Martini, you'll find a selection of their very best vintage wares, including fabrics, fashion, homewares, and more.
When | Opening night party from 5pm-9pm. Saturday 9am-6pm. Sunday 10am-2pm.

Sale | Margot McKinney Jewellers
The beautiful Margot McKinney Store is getting a facelift – which is very good news for jewellery lovers, because everything in store is dramatically reduced to clear.  That includes her iconic fine jewellery, Lalique, Limoges porcelain, Christofle, artwork, furniture, and mirrors.
When | 5th – 8th of March

Alliance Francais French Film Festival | Palace Centro
Oh la la cinephiles, The French Film festival has come to Brisbane. Celebrating 25 years, it's the biggest festival celebrating French cinema outside of France, and includes the best French dramas, comedies, documentaries and award winning cinema.
When | 6th - 25th March

Motto Pop Up Store | IMA
Berlin-based art book dealers, Motto, are selling new artists' publications for one night only in The Valley's IMA. Motto holds pop up events worldwide, and, lucky for Brisbane's arts fans, they've finally graced our shores. 
When | 6pm

Friday the 7th

The Imaginarium | C Gallery, Emporium
This contemporary photographic art series, inspired by "The Imaginarium of Dr Parnassus", opens to the public on Friday. Come along to see this beautiful and emotive exhibition, meet the artist, and take home your own piece of the imaginarium.
When | From 7pm

$6 Movie Tickets | Palace Cinemas
Still caught up in Oscars buzz? Want to catch the films everyone's been talking about? Palace are screening 12 Years A Slave, The Wolf of Wall Street, Her, and The Great Beauty during the week for only $6.  This offer ends on the 12th of March so be quick!
When | Weekdays and nights until the 12th of March
Price | $6

Saturday the 8th

Vivien's Models V Social Club | Black Bird Bar & Grill
Brisbane's newest bar (with a swanky '20s theme) is off to a flying start in the event hosting stakes. The beautiful people will converge on Black Bird for their inaugural event, V Social Club, a night of networking and socialising with plenty of glitz and glamour. Doors open to the public from 8pm.
When | 8pm onward
Price | Free

Sunday the 9th

Noosa Festival of Surfing | Noosa
This week long froth-fest kicks off with a party featuring musicians Caravana Sun, then continues with surfing comp's through the week and an after party at Café le Monde.
When | 9th - 15th March

RACQ Insurance International Women's Day Fun Run | Cultural Forecourt, South Bank
Brisbane ladies, it's that time of year again. Let's tie on those running shoes and get active to conquer cancer. This 5km fun run raises funds for breast cancer research, and is a great excuse to grab a group of girlfriends and get sweating! Registrations are open now!
When | 6am – 8:30am

$1 Dumplings | Brunswick Social
Sundays were made for Sunday sessions, and nothing goes better with a few cocktails or beers than some of Brunswick Social's dumplings. And, on Sundays, they are only 1 smackeroo.
When | From 6pm
Price | $1

Urban Goddess One Day Retreat | White Sage Retreat Space
Disconnect from one day of the city's fast pace and unwind at the Urban Goddess One Day Retreat. Including yoga, dance classes, journaling, and delicious raw food, this day-long retreat will have you feeling like a whole new woman.

Tuesday the 11th

Yo La Tengo | The Zoo
Indie rockers Yo La Tengo are hitting up The Zoo, bringing their iconic jam sessions, distorted sound and much-loved covers to Brisbane. The New Jersey trio will be playing tunes from their 13 album-long career in one of the most watchable live shows of the year.
When | 7:30pm
Price | Tickets are $56.10

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