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I ferret out interesting and eclectic events, places and activities in Brisbane, so you don't have to do all the hard work.

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My WeekendNotes - 639 - Page 10
In these days when scientists are constantly declaring specific genes responsible for certain behaviours it's refres... [more]
When Rihanna, George Clooney and Justin Bieber tweet, the world apparently takes notice. Although surely any moderately ... [more]
20/04/2012 - 21/04/2012
"Good morning, intrepid film crew. Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to make a musical or western film fe... [more]
13/04/2012 - 04/05/2012
Move over Melbourne and Sydney. All the fun, fashion, excitement and glamour of first class Australian horse racing is c... [more]
12/05/2012 - 09/06/2012
Jazz - smooth, sultry, or swinging? Shiraz - mellow or full bodied? However you like your jazz and your shiraz you'll fi... [more]
Transport yourself back in time to the glittering gaiety of Paris in the late nineteenth century. With Modern Woman: Dau... [more]
24/03/2012 - 24/06/2012
We've all seen them in the magazines and on the catwalks and soon they'll be taking over the city. Wafer-thin, pouty... [more]
01/03/2012 - 31/03/2012
The Archibald Prize, Australia's richest, most famous and controversial art prize and exhibition, is once more stirring... [more]
30/03/2012 - 03/06/2012
Give your piggy bank and your credit card a rest this March and get out amongst the Autumn sunshine. Sydney is hosting... [more]
"Life moves pretty fast. If you don't stop and look around once in a while you could miss it." Incisive words indeed... [more]
If you're lucky, you can leave your wallet and credit card at home this March because Sydney is hosting two unique exper... [more]
04/03/2012 - 17/03/2012
Do you ever think of places as being particular colours? My memories of Paris will always be silver - its soft grey ... [more]
You don't have to be a penny-pincher, a skinflint or a cheapskate to appreciate getting something for nothing. Every... [more]
Wine. You can think of it in 2 ways. Scientifically it's just a beverage made from the fermented juice of grapes, contai... [more]
25/02/2012 - 26/02/2012
We like BIG things in Australia. We have Coff's Harbour's Big Banana, the Big Pineapple at Nambour, Ballina's Big Prawn,... [more]
Love them or loathe them there's no doubting that little instruments are big business these days. Once the butt of jokes... [more]
08/03/2012 - 12/03/2012
This year a little bit of Irish magic has transformed Brisbane's traditional St Patrick's Day Parade and celebration... [more]
09/03/2012 - 17/03/2012
These films may be short but what they lack in length they make up for with talented storytelling, artistic design, supe... [more]
06/02/2012 - 19/02/2012
Cross Bondi Beach with Latin American fiesta this month and what do you get? Bondiesta - a fusion of vibrant colours, pu... [more]
Intelligent beach animals with skeletons, muscles and brain-like control centres or intricately constructed hybrids of e... [more]
01/02/2012 - 26/02/2012
OK UK. British comedy's worst kept secret is out. The man with the mop (of hair that is), comedian Alan Davies, has retu... [more]
09/08/2012 - 16/12/2012
The countdown to Valentine's Day has begun. Large red hearts will soon be replacing Australian flags in shops, and my le... [more]
Valentine's Day - a celebration or all things romantic or another excuse for commercial exploitation of the gullible mas... [more]
Valentine's Day is fast approaching. Cupid is refilling his quiver and sharpening his arrows and the scent of romance i... [more]
Coldie, tinnie, amber ale, pot, brew - a beer by any other name would taste as sweet. My apologies to Shakespeare. Whate... [more]
I've always been a fan of short things - short black coffees, short stories, shortbread, children, and short films. And ... [more]
03/02/2012 - 19/02/2012
"To market, to market, to buy a fat pig. Home again, home again, jiggety-jig". So goes the old nursery rhyme. While thes... [more]
You probably never expected to see the words ukulele and superstar in the same sentence and I bet you think it's unlikel... [more]
29/02/2012 - 13/03/2012
A funny thing happened on the way to the Powerhouse, well actually it's going to happen once you get to the Powerhouse. ... [more]
28/02/2012 - 25/03/2012
The Year of the Dragon will be ushered in on Monday 23 January 2012, but why confine your celebrations to just one day? ... [more]
20/01/2012 - 05/02/2012
Some summer activities are just better al fresco under a canopy of velvet skies and twinkling stars - dining and dancing... [more]
29/01/2012 - 04/03/2012
We always complain about Christmas shopping but it's really pretty tame and civilised. But once the turkey has been eate... [more]
Brisbane has the unique distinction of being home to the world's oldest cockroach races. Doesn't that make you prou... [more]
What is the collective noun for a group of children's entertainers? A giggle? A family? A nest? Whatever you call it, th... [more]
"Exterminate! Exterminate!" If those words, delivered with a distinctly sinister and metallic twang, don't mean anything... [more]
Shakespeare - stuffy, highbrow, intellectual, right?. Not necessarily. Prepare to have your Shakespeare preconceptions r... [more]
20/12/2011 - 10/03/2012
What do Play School, the Global Financial Crisis, Underbelly and British politics have in common? Many of you might say ... [more]
21/01/2012 - 06/06/2012
I'm a sucker for Christmas. I love it all - the religious significance and traditions, the decorations, Christmas trees,... [more]
If you still think Shakespeare is boring and highbrow, then you haven't seen Oberon - a zany, zealous zephyr of a produc... [more]
02/12/2011 - 17/12/2011
"There is NOTHING - absolutely nothing - half so much worth doing as simply messing about in boats". So says the Water R... [more]
29/12/2011 - 28/01/2012
If you, like Santa, are currently in the throes of "making a list and checking it twice" you're probably stuck without a... [more]
Want to capture all the colour, freshness, tang and fizz of a Spanish summer in a tall, chilled glass? Then Sangria, a t... [more]
You'll be seeing stars in more ways than one at this summer's Ford Focus Moonlight Cinema in the beautiful New Farm Park... [more]
14/12/2011 - 18/02/2012
Brisbane Powerhouse was constructed between 1928 and 1940 and is a fine example of Art Deco Industrial Design. It was or... [more]
You can swing with the chimpanzees, trumpet with the elephants, and hop with the kangaroos this coming summer when Taron... [more]
28/01/2012 - 31/03/2012
The Owl and the Pussycat may have "danced by the light of the moon", but I bet it wasn't a glowing, orange moon. On Satu... [more]
10/12/2011 - 11/12/2011
Environmentalist and nature writer Rachel Carson once said "If I had influence with the good fairy who is supposed to pr... [more]
Sand, seashores, buckets and spades are guaranteed to bring out the child in all of us. From 26 December 2011 to 26 Apri... [more]
26/12/2011 - 26/04/2012
Slap bang in the middle of Queen Street Mall is this amazing steel and glass construction. As well as providing shelter ... [more]
So, you want a great vantage point for the fireworks this New Year's Eve but you're tired of the battle for good places,... [more]
There's nothing cheery about the works of nineteenth century American author, Edgar Allan Poe. His poems and short stori... [more]
22/10/2011 - 12/11/2011
How did one of the world's most ancient games recently become one of the hottest and fastest-growing sports on the plane... [more]
12/11/2011 - 10/12/2011
Remember when chefs were anonymous back-room people with silly hats, toiling tirelessly over a hot stove? Well those day... [more]
04/11/2011 - 06/11/2011
This year's Brisbane International Film Festival, or BIFF as it's fondly known to Brisbane's cinema enthusiasts, will re... [more]
03/11/2011 - 13/11/2011
Would you settle for 15 second bursts of fame rather than the 15 minutes so prophetically allotted to us all by Pop arti... [more]
19/09/2011 - 16/10/2011
In this age of special effects, wizardry and CGI it's often difficult to find a film with real life suspense. You know, ... [more]
What do you get when you mix artistic enthusiasm and interpretation with complex scientific concepts? Welcome to Concept... [more]
02/09/2011 - 09/11/2011
Keep a sharp eye out for Alice, the Mad Hatter, the White Rabbit and the Dormouse this October, because I suspect they'l... [more]
23/09/2011 - 06/10/2011
Regular patrons of this Woolloongabba establishment have perhaps been protecting their stylish turf and keeping it a sec... [more]
If you're a serious punter or a member of the horse racing fraternity you could be forgiven for thinking that horse raci... [more]
24/09/2011 - 03/11/2011
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