What's on this week | 22-28 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 22 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 23 January | Half-priced food at Heya bar

Payday Wednesday is only a few hours away but for now we’re calling for everything cheap and Heya Bar has answered. Everything on the street eats menu is half price from 5pm so sink your teeth into salt and pepper squid for $7, cheeseburger spring rolls for $5 and smoked salt edamame for $3. 

Wednesday 24 January | Pub Trivia 

Join in on the world’s least crap pub trivia at Newstead Brewing Co in Milton. Beer, fun and prizes galore have just made your Wednesday nights that much better. 

Thursday 25 January | Foo Fighters

Bringing their recently released ninth studio album Concrete and Gold, Foo Fighters are ready to rock Suncorp Stadium with DZ Deathrays. 

Thursday 25 January | Clean Bandit @ Eatons Hill Hotel

The classically trained British string trio and one of the biggest names in electronic music will be hitting the Brisbane stage on Thursday 25 January. 

Thursday 25 January | Electric Gardens 

Kick off the long weekend with some of the biggest names in house electronic music. Join Fatboy Slim, Gorgon City, MK and local hero Motez as they push the boundaries of regular house music. 

Saturday 27 January | Brisbane Heat Double Header 

Watch the woman take on the Sydney Thunder before you cheer the lads on against the Melbourne Renegades in this year’s double header at the Gabba.

Saturday 27 January | Joyride @ The Tivoli 

Currently one of the most raved about acts in the electronic sphere, Joyride will be hitting the ground running in January and bringing his C.A.R stage production to Brisbane to churn out everything from garage and house to UK Grime and Hip Hop.  

Sunday 27 January | Museum of Brisbane Sundays

Brighten the kids Sunday morning at Museum of Brisbane with fun and engaging story-telling sessions, create your own kite station, dance to your own rhythm in the Every Day I Wait exhibition and check out Mao’s Last Dancer exhibition. 

Ends Sunday 28 January | Gladiators: Heroes of the Colosseum 

Discover who the gladiators really were, where they lived and how they trained through artefacts, interactive games and displays. Archeological treasures including pieces of the Colosseum and original armour preserved in the ashes of Pompeii give an insight into their lives and tell the unknown stories of these arena heroes.


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


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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