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Brisbane Pop Up Bars, Food, Fashion & Pop Cultures July 2013
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There's no denying that pop ups are the on-trend way of doing business. They're the ultimate here today, gone tomorrow marketing tool and they now regularly appear like mushrooms at festivals, in fashionable laneways or in otherwise empty shop fronts to deliver tantalising temporary treats. Brisbane in July is a pop up lover's paradise with bases covered for fashion, food, pop culture and bars.
As part of Queensland Beer Week those sensational brewers from Byron Bay's Stone and Wood are holding a hopping pop up beer event. At The Gathering you can taste all their beers, including their limited release 2013 Stone Beer, while you groove to the tunes from the DJ turntable, sample goodies from The Bun Mobile food truck and view some live art by Lucy Wolber.
When: Thursday 18 July from 6pm to 9.30pm Where: Volumes Gallery, 22 Ross St, Newstead Cost: Entry is FREE.
This pop-up is part of both Regional Flavours and Queensland Beer Week. At The Hunting Club you can enjoy beer, cider and wine tastings under the expert guiding hand of Queensland's favourite beer journalist and connoisseur, Matt Kirkegaard. Tastings will be matched with delicious food.
When: Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 July from 10am until late. Where: Little Stanley Street Lawn, South Bank. Cost: Entry is free. Tasting costs vary.
This is a mobile gourmet event for Regional Flavours. As part of South Bank's annual food and lifestyle event and celebration of regional produce a selection of Little Stanley Street's popular restaurants will be operating food trucks. Participating restaurants include Olé, Ahmet's Turkish Restaurant, Saj and Grill, Cucina by Toscani's, The Point Bistro, Next Door Kitchen and Bar, Flowers of the World, and even Tlicious.
When: Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 July Where: Little Stanley Street Lawn, South Bank Cost: Entry to Regional Flavours is free. Food costs vary.
Fans of Eighties culture are in for a treat with this event. One of the most famous cars in moviedom, the DeLorean Time Machine used in the Back to the Future movies, will be on display. along with the original DeLorean car. So put some gel in your hair or don your lab coat and head to the Delorean Pop up at Brisbane Pop Culture for some great photos.
When: Saturday 13 July from 11am Where: Brisbane Pop Culture, 10 Waterloo Street, Newstead Cost: Gold coin donation for photo opportunities. All money goes to the cars' owners.
Kijaro Vintage is holding an event for all you vintage lovers. You'll find a range of vintage treasures from fabric to jewellery, as well as opportunities to chat with like-minded people over wine and cheese.
When: Thursday 4 July from 6pm to 10pm. Where: Warehouse 3, 119 Muriel Avenue Moorooka Cost: Entry is free.
Little Joe Woman Pop up Shop Designer and former international model, Gail Elliott, is the woman behind the popular fashion label, Little Joe Woman. At the pop up store you'll find savings up to 80% on previous seasons' lines.
When: Until Saturday 6 July from 10am to 5pm each day, excep Thursday, when the shop will be open until 10pm. Where: Shop 7, 65 James Street, Fortitude Valley
Great Gatsby Glamour Display
The Commercial Road Antiques Centre is celebrating all things Roaring Twenties with their Great Gatsby Glamour Display from 6 to 31 July. Fashion, jewellery, champagne bottles, mirrors, furniture, and silver will all be on elegant and sophisticated display and you might even come across a faux Jay Gatsby.
When: From Saturday 6 to Wednesday 31 July Where: Commercial Road Antiques Centre, 85 Commercial Road, Newstead Cost: Entry is free.