Saturday July 15 at 7.30pm // Brisbane Entertainment Centre, Melaleuca Dr, Boondall

It’s a showdown like no other – Bull Riding Athletes all eager for glory as they strive to overcome the power of the 52 most extreme bucking bulls in a head to head battle of power, agility and the fight of the fittest 8 seconds at a time. Choreographed with pyrotechnics, lasers, concert sound system and mega screen replays, with multiple camera angles that will take you behind the scenes and inside the bucking chutes as riders prepare for the ride of their life whilst delivering you the ultimate live event bull riding experience inside the Brisbane Entertainment Centre.

For more info visit www.pbraustralia.com.au

Friday July 14 at 10.30am // Various locations, Event Cinemas

Come, relax and catch a movie at the Bring Your Baby sessions. More movies, more sessions, more choice! Bring Your Baby session times can vary between locations. Please be sure to check your local cinema’s session time. As a guide, the session start times vary between 10am – 12:40pm, depending on your chosen cinema.

For more info visit www.eventcinemas.com.au

Saturday July 15 & Sunday July 16 from 10am – 5pm // South Bank Parklands, Cnr Ernest, Stanley & Grey St’s, South Bank

Experience the Sunshine State on a plate at Regional Flavours, Queensland’s premier free food and wine festival. Held in Brisbane’s picturesque South Bank Parklands, Regional Flavours features free entertainment from celebrity chefs and industry experts, delicious food, beer and wine, live music, kid’s activities and more. It’s also home to the renowned Regional Flavours Marketplace, an offering of more than 80 stalls touting gourmet fare from across Queensland – think juicy tomatoes and zesty herbs direct from the farm; freshly pressed olive and avocado oils; handmade chocolate and pasta; jams and chutneys abundant with Queensland-grown berries and fruits; and so much more.

For more info visit www.regionalflavours.com.au

Tuesday July 18 from 9am – 12pm // Brisbane Powerhouse, Turbine Platform, 119 Lamington St, New Farm

Join in every Tuesday, during the school term, on the Turbine Platform. In this space, anything is possible. Powerkids: Little Artists at Play is a creative play workshop series for children aged 0-5 years and their parents and carers. Bring your kids along to take part in multi-art experiences led by internationally acclaimed artists from Imaginary Theatre. Each week the host artist will collaborate with the group on unique and engaging activities. From theatre and visual art to dance, music and digital media, there will be something to inspire everyone.

For more info visit www.brisbanepowerhouse.org

Wednesday July 19 from 7pm – 8.30pm // Wynnum Community Centre, 105 Florence St, Level 1, Wynnum

BrisStyle and Ark & Deer are teaming up again to bring you our Beginner’s Hand Lettering Workshop! Have you ever wanted to learn to Hand Letter? Well, here is your chance! Jade from Ark & Deer will be teaching the basics of Script Lettering and we assure you that you will be amazed by your progress by the end of the class. You don’t need any prior experience to come along, this is a beginner’s class. Come at 6.45pm, grab a cuppa and the class will start at 7pm on the dot. All materials and refreshments provided.

For more info visit www.brisstyle.com.au

Wednesday July 19 thru to Sunday July 30 // South Bank Parklands, Cultural Precinct, Cnr Ernest, Stanley & Grey St’s, South Bank

The Night Noodle Markets are coming back to South Bank, featuring 23 food stalls, bars and music for a great, relaxed night out. Treat your senses to all the colours, sounds and smells of an Asian hawker market and immerse yourself in the buzz, hype and vibe of a huge outdoor festival. Markets are open until late.

For more info visit www.brisbane.qld.gov.au

Now thru to Sunday July 30 // Various locations, Brisbane

Queensland Music Festival is your chance to hear and be heard, with an eclectic and exciting range of musical experiences to be had across the entire state during July. Katie Noonan has released her first program as Artistic Director of Queensland Music Festival (QMF), revealing a program that spans contemporary and classical music, large-scale community events and education programs, and big names like Kate Ceberano, Montaigne, Isaiah, Lior, Steve Kilbey, David Hobson, Elena Kats-Chernin and Manu Delago, alongside big ambitions to unite thousands of Australians in song!

For more info visit www.qmf.org.au

Now thru to Saturday August 19 // Judith Wright Centre of Contemporary Art, 420 Brunswick St, Fortitude Valley

Be inspired by local contemporary art created from second-hand shop treasures and reused everyday materials on display at Salvage, Brisbane City Council’s Recycling Art Exhibition. The exhibition explores the creative potential of reusing and recycling household items and furniture, with an aim to inspire people to see the possibility in things that may have been thrown away. Artists found their materials in Council’s tip shops and other second-hand stores.

For more info visit www.brisbane.qld.gov.au

Now thru to Saturday September 2 // Brisbane Arts Centre, 210 Petrie Tce, Petrie Terrace

A stage show performance is a memory to be experienced by all ages! In The Hundred and One Dalmatians, Pongo and Misses are expecting their first litter and they can’t wait for the pitter-patter of tiny dog feet to fill the house! Bring the whole family along!

For more info visit www.artstheatre.com.au

Now thru to Sunday September 3 // GOMA, Stanley Pl, South Bank

Marvel: Creating the Cinematic Universe will open exclusively at the Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA) from 27 May until 3 September 2017. This will be the first major Marvel exhibition in Australia and the largest ever presented in an art museum worldwide! It features more than 500 objects including 60 plus original costumes (worn by actors including Chris Hemsworth, Anthony Hopkins, Chris Evans, Robert Downey Jr. and Tilda Swinton), comic books, props, spectacular set design, concept and keyframe art, clips and bespoke hands-on interactives. Legendary Marvel characters such as Captain America, Iron Man, Thor, Black Widow and Hulk are profiled, as well as the Avengers, Ant-Man and the Guardians of the Galaxy. The exhibition will encompass GOMA’s entire ground floor and cinema spaces.

For more info visit www.qagoma.qld.gov.au

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