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Queensland Threatre Launches 2020

A Celebration of 50 seasons of stories

Queensland Threatre Launches 2020

In front of a capacity crowd of 800, Queensland Theatre launched Season 2020, the Company’s 50th season of stage stories and the final under the artistic directorship of Sam Strong.

Taste of Home | Hatch and Co.

Satisfy your comfort food cravings

Taste of Home | Hatch and Co.

As much as everyone loves exotic foods and fine dining, there’s a certain appeal of home-style cooking that never goes out of style.

Word on the street #175

Time to get groovy

Word on the street #175

The fog has lifted and we're back to a normal working week. The temperature is rising and so is our excitement for all the super cool festivals and gigs coming up in the next couple of months. From must-try new eats and a Game Of Thrones concert, here are some of the best things happening in Brisbane.

Acai Bowls We'd Like to Spoon

Just you wait and acai!

Acai Bowls We'd Like to Spoon

Acai what we did there? Pronounced (AH-SIGH-EE) these bowls are another excuse for us to scoop up something incredibly delicious and show some love to the acai gods. And just for you, we’ll give the rundown on Brisbane’s best acai that is worth its weight in bowls.

BEHIND TOTAL FUSION | MEET RACHEL HALL

Her abs really say it all

BEHIND TOTAL FUSION | MEET RACHEL HALL

She's the body and brains behind the training material and the teacher trainings at Total Fusion. Making sure Total Fusions instructors are the best in the industry, get to know this absolute fitspo, Rachel Hall.

Word on the street #174

All the ingredients for a good time

Word on the street #174

Take a big whiff of the air and fill your nostrils with the scent of sticky sweet fairy floss, Strawberry ice cream, and dagwood dogs. To your left, men and women wearing Akubra hats, to your right little kids running around with giant show bags. Yes, the Ekka is here! Whether you plan on bracing the crowds at the showgrounds or planning on having a quiet one in, here's our curated list of what's on in Brissy this week.

Brisbane Bars that Raise the Bar

Whiskey, Wine, Cocktails and Everything Nice

Brisbane Bars that Raise the Bar

So many bars, so little time. If you must go, pick only one. Nah, who are we kidding? Follow our quest, take our lead, we’ve picked out Brisbane’s cream of the crop, and we’re taking you along! Enjoy drinks after dark in the most exquisite bars ‘round town. Come along now…

Are You Bready for Brisbane’s Best Burgers?

The Burgers Are Better in Brisbane

Are You Bready for Brisbane’s Best Burgers?

If you like big buns and you cannot lie, then you knead to head to your local burger joint on August 22 to celebrate Burger Day. You butter be bready to eat the day away. Brisbane’s burger scene has everything on offer. From chicken and beef patties, to vegetarian and vegan burgers. Everyone’s cravings will be satisfied. It's a whole lotta loaf!

3 ways to stick to your winter workouts

Total Fusion Tips & Tricks

3 ways to stick to your winter workouts

So it's winter, you've got your chunky jumpers and layers upon layers of clothes on. If you're like me, it's easy to use this as an excuse to skip the gym and treat yourself to numerous brunches out.

It's true! Staying motivated during the winter can be challenging, but lucky for us we've got some insider tips and tricks from Eddie Guerra, the National Program Director of Total Fusion.

Word on the street #173

Put your positive pants on!

Word on the street #173

It's the last month of winter! Hoorah! It's nearly "unsticking your thighs from a plastic chair season"! Bring on the sunshine, warmer weather, and beach days! As Brisbane sheds off the last bits of winter and setting up for the new season, the city is also bringing in new activities. So check out our round-up of what's hot and happening in Brisbane.

Behind Indriya | Meet the owner

She's as sensational as her restaurant!

Behind Indriya | Meet the owner

She's the brains and the heart of Brisbane's hidden gem, Restaurant Indriya. Making sure you experience only the best and always ready to impress, get to know owner-operator, Nita Tailor.

The Lion King Roars into Cinemas

The Disney circle of remakes offers a CGI masterpiece

The Lion King Roars into Cinemas

Be prepared for a visual feast, but an empty Heart. Disney’s newest remake the Lion King has arrived to our shores this week and has already “Mufasa’d” its way to the top of the Box Office, having the highest opening weekend in July and the fifth highest opening weekend overall in Australia.

Simba you’re falling behind, I must ask you to Mufasa.

Word on the street #172

A Flocking Good Time

Word on the street #172

Ahh...it's the last week of July. That went by quite fast! But don't ya worry folks Brisbane is still dishing up some sweet gigs and even sweeter new entertainment venues! We promise this'll keep you busy until August rolls up!

Ivory Tusk: Fortitude Valley's Sick AF New Bar

Party from Tusk til' Dawn

Ivory Tusk: Fortitude Valley's Sick AF New Bar

We’re here to give you the down low of the low down with Fortitude’s Valley Valley’s only Tropicali inspired venue that is… (drum roll please) Ivory Tusk. Expect Palm Springs pastels lusciously whipped together with lashings of fresh, fun and delectable eats and cocktails and a launch party you do not want to miss out on.

Live, Local & Legendary

Your go to guide for grooving along to live music in your local hub

Live, Local & Legendary

Hey movers and shakers! We’re giving you the much needed low-down on the hottest live music venues in Brisbane, The Gold Coast and The Sunshine Coast. Whether you want to grab your crew and enjoy a chilled Sunday arvo brew or you want to spend your Saturday nights getting sweaty rock’n’roll style in a buzzing mosh, we’ve got you covered. From local legends to world-famous acts and everything in between!