What's on this week | 15-21 January

With the new year well underway, Brisbane is showing no signs of slowing down with a jam-packed week of summer activities, music, theatre and sport.

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Monday 15 January | Parkway Drive @ The Tivoli 

Byron Bay band, Parkway Drive will celebrate their sophomore album 'Horizons' with an Australian tour in January after the album celebrated its 10th anniversary. 

Monday 15 January | All-you-can-eat pizza @ Salt Meats Cheese 

Salt Meats Cheese has recently opened at Gasworks and is ready to treat the hungry Brisbane crowds with all-you-can-eat pizza for $20 on Mondays. Not to worry, this is not a one week offer – head here every Monday for authentic Italian pizzas. 

Tuesday 16-20 January | Storytime Ballet: The Sleeping Beauty 

Experience all the dazzling wonder of The Sleeping Beauty in a live, interactive production created especially for children aged 3 and up. 

Wednesday 17 January | The xx in Brisbane 

British indie trio The xx are returning to Australia after playing packed up performances internationally and nationally at Splendour in the Grass 2017. Be treated to their unique and dreamy sound with hits including I Dare You, On Hold and Say Something Loving. 

Wednesday 17-20 January | The Little Mermaid 

Join Ballet Theatre of Queensland as they perform the much loved fairy-tale, The Little Mermaid. With exquisite sets and costumes, Queensland’s finest young dancers will enchant both the young and young at heart at QPAC. 

Starts Thursday 18 January | Richard O’brien’s The Rocky Horror Show

The world famous rock ‘n’ roll musical follows squeaky-clean sweethearts Brad and Janet on an adventure they’ll never forget – buy your tickets now. 

What's on this weekend

Friday 19 January | Gillette One Day International 

Sense the tension when Australia and England face off in the second Gillette One Day International at the Gabba. 

Friday 19 January | Summer Up Late 

Explore summer exhibitions Yayoi Kusama: Life is the Heart of a Rainbow and Gerhard Richter: The Life of Images after hours at this year’s Summer Up Late at GOMA.

Friday 19-22 January | Slideapalooza Brisbane 

The world's largest collection of waterslides is hitting Brisbane for a summer festival like no other.

Friday 19-21 January | Brisbane Bridal Expo 

Whether you’re a bride-to-be or wanting to give an obvious hint to that special someone, you’ll find all things wedding at the Sofitel this Sunday. 

Saturday 20 January | Pups on Sups 

Get out on the water with your furry best mate, friends and family at Raby Bay dog beach for a whole day of pups on sups. 

Sunday 21 January | Grape to Glass

Spend a day in Mount Tamborine at Witches Falls Winery on a self-guided wine tasting tour. 

Ends Sunday 21 January | Summer Days at the Workshops Rail Museum

See mammals large and tall, insects big and small, real life steam trains, diesel locomotives and more during the summer holidays at The Workshops Rail Museum.

Ends January 21 | Do You Bee-lieve? at Old Petrie Town

Somewhere over the rainbow and deep in the heart of a mysterious enchanted forest, an astonishing event is to take place, being the dream-like wedding of two love-struck dragons, Mr Trufflewafflepuff and Ms Lulu Lovebug, the likes of which you have never seen before. Kids $5, adults $10.

Ends 21 January | The Xpress Fun Train at South Bank

Choo-choo! Get ready to ride the "Xpress Train" these school holidays! Steam your way around South Bank until 21 January.

Ongoing

Until 29 April 2018 | Mao's Last Dancer The Exhibition: A Portrait of Li Cunxin

Li Cunxin's story has been told many times but it's never been told like this. The exhibition at Museum of Brisbane will feature never-before-seen interviews of Li's colleagues and family, original objects and documents from Li's personal archives and footage of Li at the height of his career.

Until February 3 | Gerhard Richter: The Life of Images at QAGOMA

QAGOMA

Gerhard Richter: The Life of Images will be the first substantial Australian exhibition of works by the German artist, widely recognised as one of the world's most influential living painters. Over 90 works spanning five decades of Richter's practice include some of the most compelling and enigmatic pictures of the 20th and 21st centuries, and reveal the unparalleled influence of the artist on contemporary art.

Adults $18, concession $16, members $14, children $8.

Until 5 February | Mamma Mia Musical

Relive the story-telling magic of ABBA’s greatest hits when QPAC brings Mamma Mia to Brisbane. Following the traditional story-line, can Mia sort through her mother’s past three lovers to discover her father before the big day?

Until 11 February | Yayoi Kusama: Life is the Heart of a Rainbow at QAGOMA

Yayoi Kusama

Co-curated with the National Gallery Singapore, this vibrant exhibition surveys the work of leading contemporary Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama. A wild and wonderful journey through significant moments in Kusama's career, the exhibition explores over seven decades of the artist's practice through more than 70 works.

Every week | City Sounds

City Sounds

Support local artists and attend the City Sound acts around Brisbane with artists including Georgia Fields with the Andromeda String Quarter, The Firedrakes, the Michael Knopf Trio, Elska, Killed by Drone, Sweet Boheme and O’ Little Sister.

Every Friday | Knockoff

Fridays just got funny at Brisbane Powerhouse. If you’ve been a fan of our comedy on Sundays, we encourage you to knock off early for a chance to start your weekend with a good laugh and a cold beer. A variety of local and Australian comedians will be bringing you the best one-liners, hilarious stories and side-splitting observations on these Friday evenings.

Until 2019 | 100% Brisbane

This landmark exhibition also invites you to have your say and contribute to this incredible self-portrait of the city. 100% Brisbane will not only change the way you think about museums, it will change the way you think about Brisbane.

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