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My WeekendNotes - 226
From the Heart is the first concert in the Brisbane Symphony Orchestra's 2022 Season, which is entitled "Heart Songs... [more]
20/03/2022 - 27/03/2022
If you are a lover of seafood, then there is one place you must not miss when visiting Cairns - the collection of fl... [more]
"Once a jolly swagman, camped by a billabong".I'm sure you know the rest, but do you know the history of the song? That... [more]
Longreach is well known for the Qantas Museum and the Stockman's Hall of Fame, but you can't really say you've exper... [more]
The Miner's Heritage walk-in mine tour in the Gemfields in Rubyvale is a great way to get a taste of how a sapphire ... [more]
If you are heading to Mt Tamborine, it is worth choosing a route that will take you through Canungra. This usually s... [more]
On Brisbane's Southside at Annerley Junction, is a place for rescue cats and cat lovers alike to call home. You don't ... [more]
If you are looking for a great day checking out the Great Barrier Reef while on holiday in Cairns, look no further than ... [more]
Whether you are making the long drive from Brisbane to Cairns, or you happen to be a Townsville local, it's always n... [more]
Have you heard, the Little Black Pug Cafe in Mt Gravatt has just won best pancakes in Brisbane as voted by Courier Mail ... [more]
Looking for a change from the tourist trips to the Reef from Cairns? A day trip which takes in some of the natural wonde... [more]
Now that we are out and about again, it's time to check out that new breakfast spot you were really looking forward ... [more]
Does your child love to act? Perhaps they need to feel a little more confident in front of an audience? Amyelle from... [more]
Heard this before? There's no time for us... I can't possibly find time to get to a massage parlour...... [more]
At an unassuming tin shed on the side of the road in Franklin, you will find some of the best seafood to be found in... [more]
Love antiques? Love great cafe food? Then Tart Cafe is for you! Give yourself a few hours when you visit this caf... [more]
What an exciting way to open Gold Coast's newest arts and entertainment venue. Tim Minchin, one of Australia's best ... [more]
Woody Allen is known for his quirky sense of humor in movies, and his latest offering Wonder Wheel is no exception. ... [more]
This holiday season, why not enrol your teen in a yoga workshop. Perfect for relieving stress after end of year exam... [more]
18/12/2017 - 20/12/2017
As the gate clangs shut, we are transported back in time. Brisbane's Boggo Road Gaol, formerly known as the Brisbane... [more]
Overlooking the Brisbane River with views of the Story Bridge, Pony Dining at Eagle Street Pier has established itse... [more]
This is not the name you would expect for this 50's Retro Cafe in Grafton, but this little gem should not be missed ... [more]
Has your child ever wanted to write their own computer game, programme a robot or create animations? Coding Kids wor... [more]
08/10/2016 - 06/08/2016
With live music and food from around the world, Southside's new food truck emporium opened with crowds lining up to ... [more]
Thai food is always a favourite choice for us, particularly as it works so well for Coeliacs, so it was great to fin... [more]
Strolling past the top end of South Bank, a great way to end your work day is a visit to the Stoke Bar at Stokehouse... [more]
The granite belt is blessed with many accomodation choices, ranging from camping through to Eco-stays. On a recent t... [more]
What could be more exciting than exploring the nooks and crannies of a bushranger's hideout? Donnelly's Castle near ... [more]
Sometimes the best finds are when you take a chance on a road that sounds interesting. Such is the case with Nundubb... [more]
There is no shortage of fish and chip shops on the Gold Coast, but Yellowfin Seafood Restaurant at Broadbeach offers mor... [more]
The Lockyer Valley is well known for it's fruit and vegetables, but not much is said about it's natural wonders and spec... [more]
Not having read the book series by Rick Yancey, I was not sure what to expect. I had seen the trailer and thought th... [more]
There is a new way to see Brisbane's sights and have your own adventure any time of the day. Thanks to an Australian... [more]
What's not to love about Christmas? It's a chance to get together as a family, share in joy and happiness and celebr... [more]
In search of a hearty breakfast in Caloundra one Sunday morning, my family and I hit the streets. Many of the cafes ... [more]
It's always hard to come up for activities for a birthday party, but fortunately Ginger Sport have a fantastic solut... [more]
These Christmas Holidays keep your kids busy and creative by sending them along to art classes with local artist, Li... [more]
05/01/2015 - 22/01/2015
Paddington Deli and Epicerie is nestled between boutique craft shops and coffee shops on the busy strip at Paddingto... [more]
When you see the name of this cafe, it certainly doesn't sound like a place to head for a weekend breakfast, however... [more]
Staying in Binna Burra National Park during winter doesn't sound particularly glamorous, that is until you check out... [more]
I love the U.K. Cosy little pubs, quaint tea rooms with old furniture and cups and saucers - great on rainy days and... [more]
Like many, I have watched the facade of our old friend the Wintergarden freshen up and have wondered what new shops ... [more]
It's a peaceful Sunday morning in the bushland near Lake Kurwongabah. Birds are chirping in the trees, occasionally ... [more]
Brisbane's Riverside Quarter has recently undergone a foodie revitalisation, and the latest restaurant to be opened is M... [more]
There's something really good about having someone else cook your breakfast for you. It gives you licence to eat tho... [more]
It was with much celebration, beating of drums and clashing of cymbals that the new Imperial Restaurant opened it's do... [more]
Amazing is the word for this 3D adventure ride. Marvel's latest movie offering felt like I was on a rollercoaster at... [more]
What better way to end your day than to have a few drinks and a great meal overlooking the harbour at Manly? The Man... [more]
Sometimes it's nice to find a spot for coffee which is a bit off the beaten track. These little coffee shops are oft... [more]
It's not often that the lunch time crowd have the opportunity to get a fast, fresh, healthy meal. Too often they have ... [more]
If you are a fan of the HBO series Spartacus, you will feel right at home with the new movie 300: Rise of an Empire. ... [more]
Many of us may remember traipsing the halls of Brisbane's Old Museum, peering into dusty cases filled with skeletons... [more]
With the opening of the new M & A Building between Ann Street and McLaughlin Streets, the Valley has seen a number o... [more]
With the highway to the Gold Coast being such a good run these days, there is no excuse not to try a variation to yo... [more]
Randwick is home to a large number of eating establishments, from Indian to noodles, sushi to sandwiches, and I guess ... [more]
I don't know much about Wholefoods. My perception has been eating lots if nuts, seeds and veggies and raw food and ... [more]
Hidden in the back of Ipswich, but mere streets from the city centre lies a patch of bushland with a fascinating his... [more]
Organic Foods are gaining in popularity as shoppers become more interested in eating healthy produce. Brisbane's re... [more]
If you are anything like me, part of a shopping centre's attraction is the ability to stop for a breather and have a... [more]
The phenomenon which is One Direction has pretty much escaped me since I have no teenage daughters, but like everyon... [more]
Comedy Hypnosis is not something I've ever seen before and must admit approaching this event with trepidation, and w... [more]
Don't you just love it when on an ordinary, everyday errand, you make a discovery that turns the mundane into extrao... [more]
What father doesn't like the roar of an engine, revere the whine of a gear change and the enjoy the feel of a powerf... [more]
Most of us have made the move to a smart phone and I know I couldn't live without mine. For me the best thing i... [more]
When undertaking a long drive up the Queensland Coast, we all know that it's important to stop and refresh regularly... [more]
Yes "Z" is for zombies - and lots of them. It appears that Hollywood's fascination for Vampires is at an end and zom... [more]
Kids love horses, but often city kids don't get a chance to give riding a try, or even to get close to a horse. The ... [more]
For the last few years we have been visiting "My Sweetopia" at Southbank for our weekly dose of cupcakes and coffee. Th... [more]
It's always nice to feel like your doing something good for your body, so this morning I decided to check out Wray O... [more]
Kids love music, and what's more important is it's fantastic for their developing brains. Researchers have found that m... [more]
I am a lover of chai tea, and I have a very particular set of taste buds. There is nothing I find more indulgent tha... [more]
Wet weather days often provide a challenge for families, however Carindale Library is packed with more than just boo... [more]
Like many Brisbane families at Easter, we tramped off to Stanthorpe to check out Giraween National Park, however this tr... [more]
If you're looking for a cheap three course meal in Brisbane, The Jazz Cat Restaurant in Paddington could be for you. Wi... [more]
If you're looking to get out of the house with the kids these holidays, George Clayton Park just off the Lower Esplanade... [more]
Well, I think the title says it all. If you've seen the first Venom movie, then you'll know exactly what to expect f... [more]
Last year, the Brisbane Symphony Orchestra, one of Brisbane's favourite community orchestras, turned 30. Unfortunate... [more]
Looking for a break from the doom and gloom bombarding us from the internet, radio and the television every day? It's ti... [more]
12/08/2021 - 13/08/2021
Running from now until 29 May at the Brisbane Powerhouse Theatre, Horizon by Maxine Mellor is a touring production b... [more]
26/05/2021 - 29/05/2021
The Brisbane Symphony Orchestra, one of Brisbane's favourite community orchestras, is kicking off their year with a ... [more]
In what was supposed to be their 30th Birthday celebratory year, Brisbane Symphony Orchestra are fighting back from ... [more]
For their first concert of the year, Brisbane Symphony Orchestra are presenting a family-friendly concert, with the ... [more]
Love singing Christmas Carols? Well, here is your chance to exercise your vocal cords and to join in and sing with s... [more]
One of Brisbane's best community orchestras is back with a concert entitled Revolutionaries! on the first weekend in... [more]
In the 1600s through to 1750, Italy was a centre for all things Baroque, but today you can experience the elaboratel... [more]
It's on again! Brisbane's biggest LEGO Expo is coming to Chandler on the Queens Birthday long weekend, 5th - 7th Oct... [more]
05/10/2019 - 07/10/2019
In their next concert, the Brisbane Symphony Orchestra will showcase the talent of some amazing young Brisbane music... [more]
If you like your comedy a little bit on the spicy side, then Sandeep Totlani's debut solo show The Curry Monster mig... [more]
17/08/2019 - 18/08/2019
Be transported back in time to the 1920s, when Brisbane's heritage-listed Spring Hill Reservoir is transformed into ... [more]
22/03/2019 - 23/03/2019
If you're up for the powerful, intelligent and down to earth best friend to be your next favourite superhero - then ... [more]
Queensland Baroque are kicking off their 2019 season with a stunning concert of the music of Johann Sebastian Bach, ... [more]
Brisbane creator and performer, Alex Mizzen, will present the mesmerising, Invisible Things, which was twice top rev... [more]
29/11/2018 - 02/12/2018
This year marks the 100th Anniversary of the end of World War One and there are a number of commemorative events occurri... [more]
This year is the 100th Anniversary of the signing of the Armistice, marking the end of the First World War and the "... [more]
Would you like to know what a Chalumeau is? Like to listen to a Lute? Dying to hear a dreamy dulcian? Secretly harb... [more]
On Sunday 19 August, one of Brisbane's finest Baroque ensembles will present a concert of music by English composers of ... [more]
Russians are known for being passionate, and this is particularly evident in the works of some of their most famous ... [more]
This Sunday as part of the 4MBS Festival of Classics, conductor Paul Dean will lead the Brisbane Symphony Orchestra ... [more]
BrisBricks are holding a one day Lego Expo at the Mount Gravatt Showgrounds from 9.00am to 4:30pm pm Saturday 21st A... [more]
Are you ready to be transported back to the times of kings and queens, knights and castles? Feel like listening to m... [more]
Fear Four is one of the works being presented in a program of works entitled Neurosis" thumb=" [more]
22/03/2018 - 24/03/2018
The Brisbane Symphony Orchestra are once again presenting a family-friendly concert, featuring the classic children'... [more]
What could be better than an afternoon at the beach, strolling through markets, listening to the sounds of the Carib... [more]
This November, Brisbane Symphony Orchestra present their final installment for 2017, a delightful program of Beethov... [more]
19/11/2017 - 26/11/2017
If you've never been to see Shakespeare live, then this production of "Much Ado About Nothing" by Villanova Players ... [more]
03/11/2017 - 19/11/2017
Brisbane Symphony Orchestra are celebrating the coming of Spring with a delightful program of music featuring piano virt... [more]
Everyone loves a circus, and the "Circus of Illusion" is sure to delight the senses of the whole family. Comprising ... [more]
23/06/2017 - 09/07/2017
If you're a lover of souvlaki, or just can't wait to get your hands on some spanakopita, then the Bribie Panyiri 2017 Gr... [more]
On Sunday 18 June, why not grab your friends and family and head to the Royal International Conference Centre (the B... [more]
Planetary exploration has always been a fascination for humans, and we have explored the far reaches of space by tel... [more]
Worried about the kids going crazy even though it's only the first day of the holidays? How about locking them up... [more]
01/04/2017 - 02/04/2017
For their final concert of 2016, the Brisbane Symphony Orchestra will take you on a flight around the world, experie... [more]
Loyalty, friendship, business partnerships and the power of money lay the foundation for "American Buffalo" which ma... [more]
25/10/2016 - 29/10/2016
Father's Day is just around the corner, and if you haven't organised anything yet, you'd better hop to it. Fortunate... [more]
For their third concert of the year, Brisbane Symphony Orchestra will premiere not one, but two works never before h... [more]
03/09/2016 - 11/09/2016
Unique France Interiors and Antiques are celebrating the arts and supporting the Wesley Hospital this week by hostin... [more]
Metro Arts are well known for their presentation of contemporary arts, and their latest production, "Next Fall" writ... [more]
05/08/2016 - 06/08/2016
Do you have a child who loves to sing, or just can't wait to be on the stage? This school holidays, Opera Queensland... [more]
04/07/2016 - 08/07/2016
This year's 4MBS Festival of Classics has a Russian flavour and for their finale concert the Brisbane Symphony Orche... [more]
Our love of animals and fascination with their unique characteristics has served as inspiration for many composers, ... [more]
Having a child diagnosed with a heart condition at birth can be frightening for parents. You aren't sure what to exp... [more]
This Australia Day, why not enjoy the food, entertainment and fireworks on offer at Brisbane's Southbank Parklands? ... [more]
The Myer Christmas Parade has had a makeover for 2015. After a couple of years of watching The Nutcracker characters... [more]
11/12/2015 - 20/12/2015
The Brisbane Symphony Orchestra are about to take on the music of the silver screen. In a program which will pair ligh... [more]
28/11/2015 - 29/11/2015
Finding the right venue for your New Year's Eve celebrations can be a tricky task. It has to have a great atmosphere... [more]
31/12/2015 - 01/01/2016
This Sunday 18 October, the Brisbane River at West End will come alive with bright yellow ducks in an effort to stop... [more]
Fairytales have been the inspiration for many beautiful compositions throughout the history of classical music. Insp... [more]
What's your favourite girl's night in? Is it sitting together watching a few romantic movies? Maybe sipping champagn... [more]
01/10/2015 - 31/10/2015
Sometimes it's tricky to find things to do right at the end of the school holidays. You've watched all the new movie... [more]
03/10/2015 - 05/10/2015
Each Father's Day, the Brisbane bayside suburbs of Wynnum and Manly come alive with sounds of Jazz at the Wynnum Manly... [more]
There is nothing quite like the sound of a large orchestra combined with Choral voices and Gustav Mahler was very fo... [more]
Do you love Spicks and Specks? Do you fancy yourself a trivia master? If this sounds like you then the inaugural Ips... [more]
Turning 25 is no mean feat for a community orchestra, but under the direction of maestro Antoni Bonetti, the Brisban... [more]
22/03/2015 - 29/03/2015
The hills are alive, with the sounds of children's voices in Albany Hills. Brisbane Junior Theatre have just finishe... [more]
The costumes have been dug out, the choirs contacted and the giant blow ups dusted off. The Myer Christmas Parade is... [more]
12/12/2014 - 21/12/2014
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