Brisbane Events // February 2 – February 9, 2018
WORLD TRAVEL EXPO
Saturday February 3 & Sunday February 4from 9am – 4pm // Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre, Cnr Merivale & Glenelg St, South Bank
Looking for cheap flights, discounted tours and unbelievable cruise deals? The World Travel Expo is your ticket to amazing deals where the whole globe is on sale. Exclusive travel deals to all your favourite destinations, as well as cruises, rail journeys and self-drive options, are all available in the one location for a limited time.
For more info visit www.travelexpo.net.au
GREEN JAM // THE LONG JOHNS
Friday February 2 from 5.30pm – 7.30pm // QPAC, Melbourne Street Green, Cnr Melbourne & Grey St’s, South Bank
This year,Â Green JamÂ will showcase popular local musicians and rising stars. Mosey down to the Melbourne Street Green, pull up a chair or lay down a blanket, and ease into the weekend withÂ Green Jamâ€™sÂ relaxed twinkling vibes.Â Each Friday will see different talent take to the stage.
For more info visit www.qpac.com.au
BIG FISH LITTLE FISH // BRISBANE FAMILY RAVE (LAUNCH PARTY)
Saturday February 3 from 2pm – 5pm // The Met Brisbane, 256 Wickham St, Brisbane City
Are you ready for the launch of Big Fish Little Fish family rave? Blast off as our first event takes you deep into orbit with the theme â€“ â€˜Space Explorationâ€™. Dressing up in your best â€˜spaceâ€™ themed outfit is optional but highly encouraged! Enjoy quality tunes, multi-sensory dance floor, bubbles, giant balloons and parachute dance finale, a licensed bar, craft tables and face painting stall and more!
For more info visit www.facebook.com
CHINESE NEW YEAR NIGHT MARKET & VARIETY SHOW
Saturday February 3 from 4.30pm – 9pm // Multicultural Community Centre, 23 Foster St, Newmarket
Come along for the 2nd Lunar New Year celebration hosted by Multicultural Community Centre. The evening will feature cultural performances, food and craft markets – and free entry.
For more info visitÂ www.facebook.com/technicolourchineseNY
FREE MOVIES IN THE PARK // CINDERELLA
Saturday February 3 from 7pm – 9pm //Â Little Bayside Park, The Esplanade, Manly
Grab your family and bring a folding chair, rug or cushion and settle in for a great evening watching Cinderella on the grass.
For more info visit www.manlyharbourvillage.com
MAMMIA MIA THE MUSICAL (LAST DAYS)
Now thru to Sunday February 4 // QPAC, Lyric Theatre, Cnr Grey & Melbourne St’s, South Bank
Set on a Greek island paradise and inspired by the story-telling magic ofÂ ABBAâ€™s timeless songs, writer Catherine Johnsonâ€™s heart-warming tale centres around Sophie, a young bride-to-be. On the eve of her wedding, Sophieâ€™s quest to discover the identity of her father brings three men from her motherâ€™s past back to the island they last visited 20 years ago. A celebration of love, laughter, family and friendship,Â MAMMA MIA!Â is exactly what the world needs right now.
For more info visit www.mammamiathemusical.com.au
MEDIBANK FEEL GOOD PROGRAM // FREE MUMS & BUBS CLASS
Wednesday February 7 from 9.15am – 10am // Little Stanley Street Lawns, South Bank
Enjoy this free Mums and Bubs class, held in the stunning surrounds of the South Bank Parklands. Bring bub along for this specialised post-natal class to help you rebuild strength and tone popular target areas. Class is suitable for bubs under 12 months.
For more info visitÂ www.visitbrisbane.com.au
YAYOI KUSAMA // LIFE IS THE HEART OF A RAINBOW
Now thru to Sunday February 11 // GOMA, CulturalÂ Precinct, Stanley Pl, SouthÂ Bank
Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama is an international phenomenon. Her beguiling creations and unique perspective, irrepressibly expressed across a career of more than 60 years, have made her a pre-eminent figure in 21st century contemporary art. ‘Life is the Heart of a Rainbow’ explores her key motifs, her engagement with the body, and her conception of space.
For more info visitÂ www.qagoma.qld.gov.au
THE TWELVE DANCING PRINCESSES
Now thru to Saturday March 17 // Brisbane Arts Theatre, 210 Petrie Tce, Brisbane City
The twelve princesses love to dance, but their overprotective father wonâ€™t allow it. A visit from his late wifeâ€™s sister Lady Monica is about to change all that. A magical musical journey awaits in the story of The Twelve Dancing Princesses.
For more info visit www.artstheatre.com.au/twelvedancingprincesses
CHILDRENâ€™S EXHIBITION //Â ME, MYSELFIE AND I
Now thru to Sunday April 22// GOMA, CulturalÂ Precinct, Stanley Pl, SouthÂ Bank
â€˜Me, Myselfie and Iâ€™ is a Collection-based exhibition which explores representation of self and features video works by Takahiko Iimura, Phil Dadson, MiloÅ¡ TomiÄ‡ and a series of digital prints by Gordon Bennett. The exhibition also includes interactive making and multimedia artist projects that invite children to consider different ways of creating their own portraits.
For more info visit www.qagoma.qld.gov.au
Check out our February calendar for all of the coolest food, fashion and art and craft markets in Byron Bay, Brisbane and the Gold Coast!
Find out more here www.havenmagazine.com.au