What's on: Brisbane
SHOWCASING some of Brisbane's most memorable musicians, Museum of Brisbane's High Rotation is set to take music lovers down memory lane through film clips, photographs, instruments, souvenirs, and ephemera, as well as an immersive digital component.
Tune in to the musical prowess of more than 80 artists, including pop and rock heavyweights Keith Urban, The Veronicas, Sheppard, George, and Kate Miller-Heidke, as well as indie darlings The Grates, Violent Soho, Emma Louise, and Ball Park Music. High Rotation also pays homage to heritage legends, including Kev Carmody, Powderfinger, Custard, Regurgitator and Savage Garden as well as rising stars including WAAX, Thelma Plum, and Confidence Man. Until April 19, 2020.
Go to museumof brisbane.com.au.
BRISBANE WRITERS FESTIVAL
2019 Brisbane Writers Festival brings more than 160 internationally renowned writers, thinkers and opinion makers for four days of discussion and contemplation of the world's biggest issues from September 5 to 8. International guests & Australian favourites appearing at the 2019 Festival include: Jasper Fforde - Thursday Next series; Benjamin Law - The Family Law; Ann Weisgarber - The Glovemaker; Jane Caro - Accidental Feminists; Joanne Ramos - The Farm; Rosalie Ham - The Dressmaker and Ashley Hay - One Hundred Small Lessons.
Go to bwf.org.au.
WITH more than 500 performances across 84 shows, involving over 1,000 artists from all over the world from September 6 to 28 this is Brisbane's biggest cultural event. From thrilling theatre, to immersive music, opera and dance experiences and public events that explode across Brisbane's skies, Brisbane Festival takes over the river city and invites everyone to revel in this world-class event.
Go to brisbanefestival.com.au.
MATSURI JAPANESE FESTIVAL
YOU don't have to go to Tokyo to enjoy an immersive Japanese experience, just head to this one-day festival at Mount Gravatt Showgrounds. Expect to enjoy sushi, katsu, yakitori, sake and matcha lattes.
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MORETON BAY FOOD AND WINE FEST
GET ready to sip, savour, mix and mingle all weekend-long at the Moreton Bay Food and Wine Festival, with something to satisfy everyone's palate on September 7 and 8 on the Foreshore at Redcliffe.
Go to moretonbayfood andwine.com.au.
IF YOU'D like to know more about Walking Netball, Pickleball and Walking Football head to the Queensland State Netball Centre at Nathan on September 8 for an Open Day on all three sports. There will be sign-up sheets and the chance to see the sports in action.
UNDER the jacarandas on the lawns at Brisbane's oldest surviving residence, Newstead House will be host a series of interactive gin stalls, cocktail stations and tasting areas celebrating gin and botanicals on Sept 7.
Go to jacarandaginfest.com.au.
BRISBANE DESSERT FESTIVAL
A MUST for sweet tooths, head to Musgrave Park, West End on September 14 and 15 for the Sweet as Dessert Festival. Expect brownies, cheese, chocolate, coffee, cupcakes, doughnuts, gelatos, ice-creams, macarons, marsh mallows, meringues, popsicles, sorbets, waffles and lots more from an awesome line-up of Queensland's best dessert makers.
Go to facebook.com/ sweetasdessertfestival.
BEST OF CHORAL CLASSICS
ENJOY a selection of choral classics from The Queensland Choir at Twelfth Night Theatre on September 14 and 15. The 100 voice choir, which was founded in 1872, will be conducted by Kevin Power in this tribute to the remarkable Marjorie Johnstone, founder of the Johnstone Gallery which was the largest private gallery in Australia in its time. The gallery supported impoverished and emerging artists.
Go to twelfthnightt heatre.com.au.