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Behind Cirque du Soleil 2020

Meet AcroNet extraordinaire Mathieu Hubener

Behind Cirque du Soleil 2020

Cirque du Soleil will return to Brisbane from January next year with its most acclaimed touring show, KURIOS – Cabinet of Curiosities. We sat down with Mathieu Hubener and asked the burning questions.

What’s on at The Tivoli

Live, loud and loving it | Gigs you can’t miss

What’s on at The Tivoli

If you know what’s what here in Brisbane, then you know that whatever music you dig you’re bound to find the right gig at The Tivoli (aka The Tiv)! This year is no exception, so with out further adieu, here’s the low down on what’s hip, hot and happening in the coming months…

Let's talk the Tivoli

Calling all Groovers and Shakers!

Let's talk the Tivoli

Brisbane is chock full of entertainment 24/7: and that kind of star-power requires equally impressive venues. Think big, think old school, think the Tivoli. This place has been around forever and for good reasons. Artists and acts from all over the place have played here and left their mark on Brisbane and it’s audiences. With everything from comedy, to music, to weddings, to burlesque, it's the mother of all venues in Brisbane!

Be a fool or be fooled this April

Ten Hilarious Pranks to Pull

Be a fool or be fooled this April

Aprils come and Aprils go and each year we find ourselves pondering the age-old dilemma: prank or be pranked? It’s easy to be on the receiving end of a prank, all you really have to do is continue haplessly along with your day.

Meet Award-Winning Comedian Paul Foot

LOL at Brisbane Comedy Fest Gold

Meet Award-Winning Comedian Paul Foot

He’s back baybaaayyyy! Paul Foot has touched down in Brisbane and took the Brisbane Comedy Festival by the cojones. In his new show, Paul considered the unique predicament of soft-shell crabs as well as the numerous problems that arise from organising a suburban orgy (the catering is an absolute nightmare!). We spent the evening pondering life’s imponderables with Paul, and bring a notepad, you never know when those orgy tips will come in handy.

The Scared Weird Little Guys Are Back

The Beloved Comedy Duo at Brisbane Comedy Fest

The Scared Weird Little Guys Are Back

For the first time in 8 years, the hilarious Australian duo known as the Scared Weird Little Guys will be returning to our stages! John and Rusty, affectionately known as the “Scaredies” will be bringing us their biggest and best hits accompanied by some incredible new stunts, jokes and songs that’ll get you laughing like nobody’s business! Be sure to catch them at the Brisbane Powerhouse the 8th - 10th of March!

Brisbane Comedy Fest Must-See Shows

Check out our top 2019 picks to #lol

Brisbane Comedy Fest Must-See Shows

It’s that time of the year again, folks. The Brisbane Comedy Festival 2019 is back in town and it is absolutely packed with must-see acts. This year, they are celebrating ten years of the Brisbane festival, and they’ve got the comedians to back it up. There’s a huge mix this year, with comedians from all over coming to help celebrate in Brisbane. Some are instantly recognisable, and a few are fresh faces! As always, they promise to bring all the gags they normally do, along with some new material and all that good Brisbane energy. The shows run from the 22nd of February to the 24th of March, so let’s get into it and unpack all the good stuff.

Word on the street #147

Throwing love around like confetti

Word on the street #147

Ahh..love is in the air! With Valentines day nearing, lovebirds all around Brisbane are looking for local love nests to snuggle up. Lucky for you, us match makers at The Good Guide think we can pair you up with some saucy and memorable experiences for the month of loooove, check it out!

Brisbane's Lunar New Year Guide 2019

Top 10 Must Do's for the Year of the Pig

Brisbane's Lunar New Year Guide 2019

The only thing better than one New Year’s Party is a second New Year’s party a month later. The year of the pig is just around the corner, and with it comes the perfect opportunity to eat, drink and be merry. We can barely contain our excitement for all the Lunar New Year celebrations popping up around Brisbane, so we’ve narrowed down the seven best places for your perfect New Year do-over!

Word on the street #143

We're on a see-food diet

Word on the street #143

This year we’ve decided to try out the See-Food diet, whenever we see food, we eat it! And with all the festivals, summer menus, and breweries popping up in Brisbane, our diets been going really well. We highly suggest you try it out, we’ve even got a list of some of the places that fit our dietary needs, check it out!

Freakin Fresh Summer Festivals

Fun In The Sun

Freakin Fresh Summer Festivals

Festivals season is coming this year, and there a few zingers coming around. It makes a great opportunity to really take part in what our beautiful city has to offer. From riverside delights to cultural celebrations to everything food there truly is something for everyone. The bright summer sunshine and mild, cool winters bring festivals to Queensland throughout the year celebrating music, theatre, and food. We've got you covered for all the awesome festivals coming this summer.

20 'So Bad That They're Good' Dad Jokes

The Most Cringe-worthy, Gut-busting, Hilarious Dad Jokes... Ever!

20 'So Bad That They're Good' Dad Jokes

You may cringe, wish to bang your head against a wall, or projectile vomit when you hear a terrible Dad joke, but it seems that Dad jokes are here to stay. Dad jokes are the pun-tastic play on words that involve the kind of finesse that only comes from years of delivering jokes to an unsympathetic audience. The best thing is, you don’t even have to be a father to make Dad jokes. That’s the beauty of this timeless craft.

The Ultimate Father's Day Guide 2018

Who's Your Daddy?

The Ultimate Father's Day Guide 2018

Father’s Day is coming up this year and we all know that dads can be hard to please. Or maybe they just don’t really care. It wouldn’t be surprising after getting a bucket load of socks and ties as gifts, maybe they gave up on an exciting Fathers Day long ago.

If there's nothing else that will do the job why not make sure that your dad’s stomach and mind are satisfied on his very own special day, even better give him an experience that he won’t forget.

Christmas at Treasury Brisbane

#ChristmasIsComing

Christmas at Treasury Brisbane

Christmas is coming! And with two fabulously festive events at Treasury Brisbane – the Christmas Cocktail Soirée and Christmas Buffet – there’s no better place to experience the ultimate in yuletide fun.

Barista Life

More than a coffee maker

Barista Life

A barista is more then someone who just makes your morning brew - they're your sunrise saviour, your shrink, your confidant and a bloody good multi-tasker we might add. Occasionally, when we find ourselves struggling to adult, a little heart to heart with our latte making friends seems to be just what the doctor ordered. There's nothing wrong with off-loading a little of life's dramas onto a near stranger, right? Heck we do it, coffee and a free therapy session sounds like a typical Monday for us.