Top 10 Brisbane Culture On this week 23/05/2021
Stare until your eyes water.
10) Dim Sum Disco
What: Indulge in 2 hours of bubbles, beer, cocktails, a dim sum banquet, and some killer tunes!
Why: Cram yourself with food and booze to avoid thinking.
9) Art Explorers
What: Art Explorers (formerly Toddler Tuesday) uses games, singing and storytelling to encourage children aged 3 – 5 years, along with their parents and carers, to have fun while learning about art. Each session explores a single artwork in the Gallery’s of Modern Art’s collection.
Why: In terms of liability, if your toddler ingests a mass quantity of paint while you’re not looking, you might not be legally responsible for their death.
What: The format of Vintopia is simple! Take a seat at one of the preset tables and let a tasting guru come to you. Taste nine wines plus receive a full glass of your favourite. All wines presented are available to purchase by the glass and bottle at the bar. Small and large Vintopia cheese and Italian meats boards and freshly-shucked oysters are also available to purchase.
Why: Get fancy pissed.
7) Graze Lunch
What: Cloudland’s Graze is the only way to ‘lunch’ on a Saturday afternoon and it’s back for a big summer event! Step out and settle in with a grazing-style lunch menu, featuring bottomless beverages. Nestle into Cloudland’s urban oasis and indulge yourself this weekend.
Why: It says something about the non-pandemic-related consequences of living in the 21st Century that at first we thought the last sentence in the above description contained a nonsensical trademark violation of a mass slavery outfit.
6) Mansfield State High Celtic Ensemble
What: Experience the beauty and excitement of Celtic melodies as the Mansfield State High School Advanced Celtic Ensemble and voices from the Chorale present ‘Celtic Soul’. You will be inspired as dance and toe tapping jigs are experienced in this concert.
Why: Bonus points for claiming a Celtic heritage whilst eyeing everyone present that doesn’t look white enough to be there.
5) World Play Day Celebration
What: Come and join in the unlimited free kids activities, messy play, jumping castle, face painting, and purchase a sausage, drink or popcorn to help support the Brisbane South Toy Library.
Why: Remember why you had kids. The tax benefits. Just keep repeating that to yourself as your progeny screams at you whilst s****ing themselves.
4) Gin Therapy
What: Forget retail therapy. Gin Therapy is better for you…and more fun! Select 4 gins from the special Gin Therapy menu and receive ice & Fever Tree tonic to make your own mini G&Ts! To help you navigate your selection, tasting notes will be provided so you’ll be an expert in no time! On top of that, indulge in a cheese board featuring your choice of two of pave d’affinois double cream, Quickes cloth cheddar and Berrys Creek Tarwin blue plus lavosh, quince, dried fruit & grapes.
Why: Double cream cheese and four different kinds of gin. It’s an interesting reversal. Therapy before the life-threatening medical condition.
3) Baroque Around the Clock
What: Join Orchestra Concertino for the best of Baroque music, including excerpts from Handel’s Royal Fireworks and Water Music and Bach’s Brandenburg Concerto No. 1. Also a highlight (though not Baroque) will be Haydn’s delightful Clock Symphony.
Why: The best of Baroque? Excuse us whilst we get a change of underwear.
What: Seren8 is an exciting young group of classical musicians who are passionate about using their craft to enrich the lives of the community around them. The founding quartet, which features sopranos Naomi Klazinga and Jenny Gunnarsson, tenor Connor Willmore and baritone Hainian Yu, will be joined by associate artists Jasmine Buckley and Reuben Flower on the piano. In this concert, they will be presenting Brahms’ canonic Liebeslieder Walzer Op. 52 and a number of other dynamic accompanied quartets.
Why: Nothing more enriching than an afternoon of German music.
1) Happy Daze
What: Experience a 3 day arts, music and lifestyle festival that’s more then just a party… it’s a community. It’s a place where you can grow, learn and connect with other like minded people. A place where you can come and be revitalised and re-energised to go out and take on the “real” world.
Why: In other words: quality drugs.