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Sleeping In Style

posted by Madi West March 9, 2017 0 comments

When I think of James Street there is no denying that thoughts of style, luxury and of course FASHION come to mind.

James Street has been known for years to us Brissie locals as the New York of Brisbane. The location where your bank account can take a serious hit both day and night, swapping between spending some serious dollars on fashion in the morning to having a cocktail or five at night.

Never before have you been able to stay the night right amongst all this hype that is James Street, however now with the addition of the only hotel on the block you can. SAGE Hotel is a unique fashion forward hotel located in the middle of everything and we had the pleasure of staying the night.

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Staycation at Marriott

posted by Emmy O'Neill March 3, 2017 0 comments

A few weeks ago I had the pleasure of a little #staycation with hubby at the Brisbane Marriott to escape the chaos of everyday #mumlife. Truth be told we were incredibly excited (aka couldn’t freaking wait) to drop off the tribe and head into the city for a little #datenight sans babes.

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Brisbane Powerhouse

posted by Emmy O'Neill March 2, 2017 0 comments

Brisbane Powerhouse boasts on point programming & glorious river views at one of our cities most iconic locations. One of Brisbane’s go-to venues; the Brisbane Powerhouse is not just for the ‘arty’ types but caters to a diverse range of audiences. This coming season MARCH – APRIL is no exception with an inclusive and exciting program. There is a wide variety for audiences to choose from; including Dance, Theatre, Comedy, Film, Music & Circus. Something for everyone on this season at 119 Lamington Street, New Farm.

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Trainspotting at Dendy

posted by Emmy O'Neill February 14, 2017 0 comments

Who doesn’t love a glass of bubbles and the red carpet whilst at the movies? We love us a movie preveiw screening especially when it is 20 years in the making!

This Friday 17th February Dendy Portside are hosting a red carpet screening of the sequel to Trainspotting; the 1996 movie which had a cult following, killer soundtrack (remember Underworld’s ‘Born Slippy’) and made us fall in love with that sexy Scottish accent. Funny, serious, confronting, heart-breaking & beautiful. T2 Trainspotting promises all that and more. It is set exactly twenty years later in 2016 with the same cast including Ewan McGregor, Ewen Bremner and John Lee Miller. This Scottish black comedy directed by Danny Boyle is rebellious, fast-paced and promises to have and even sexier soundtrack.  Continue Reading

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Lunching at QAGOMA

posted by Emmy O'Neill February 10, 2017 0 comments

Looking for the perfect way to spend a few hours on the weekend, and get out of this crazy Summer heat while also having a culturally enriching experience at the same time? Go no further than the Queensland Art Gallery / QAGOMA at Southbank.

Once you’re done roaming the halls, discovering new rooms, appreciating Indigenous & Contemporary Art & gazing at a few classics, you will no doubt have built up quite the appetite. We’ve found the perfect getaway for you to enjoy a casual & relaxing lunch. Situated on the Watermall level, the QAG Café is a hidden gem inside the huge gallery.  The tranquility and abundance of the water is a constant reminder that you are in fact in our lovely river city.

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The Danger Ensemble

posted by Emmy O'Neill February 7, 2017 0 comments

“Hey Lovers, we want HATERS. Know someone who thinks theatre is boring? Irrelevant? Thinks Shakespeare is for old people? We want those people at our show.”

Not your typical theatre plug but there is nothing ‘typical’ about The Danger Ensemble. I love me some thinking-outside-of-the-all-the-boxes-marketing strategies. The Danger Ensemble is really embracing the age of social media; Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and they even created a Spotify playlist. These efforts to publicise Macbeth are on point, completely relevant and actually make me intrigued and want to go see some Shakespeare. But before I head off to opening night this Thursday I wanted to sit down with Artistic Director Steven Mitchell Wright and ask him a few questions.

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Valentine’s Day in Brisbane

posted by Emmy O'Neill February 6, 2017 0 comments

With Valentine’s Day less than eight sleeps away now is the perfect time to drop some oh-so-subtle hints to your oh-so-special someone. And don’t stress if you are single… grab a friend and head out anyway! Whether you’re into V-Day or not it is still a perfect excuse to go out mid-week and celebrate. Any excuse to eat great food or see a movie… #amiright? Casual dinner, romantic table for two, picnic in the park, theatre show or a night at the movies; Brisbane is serving all the goods! Here are some of our Valentine’s Day in Brisbane favourites. Oh and remember you can celebrate V-Day all week long if you want to squeeze in some more special moments.

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International Eats in Brisbane

posted by Michaela Petrofes February 3, 2017 0 comments

Are your wanderlust and taste buds dying to go on an international adventure but your bank account isn’t quite letting you jet set across the ocean? Not to worry, we’ve rounded up the best international eats in Brisbane so you can wine & dine your away around the world without needing your passport.
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Summer Hair with Toni & Guy Brisbane

posted by Teagan West January 30, 2017 0 comments

A couple of weeks ago, I had the absolute pleasure of joining the Toni & Guy Brisbane team for a hair transformation to get my locks in the mood for summer. I think it was probably the best haircut of my life!

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Best Thai Restaurants In Brisbane

posted by Michaela Petrofes January 21, 2017 0 comments

Brisbane sports some seriously delicious cuisines from all over the world. We’ve shined the spotlight on the best American eats around town and now we’ve headed to the other side of the ocean to bring you the best Thai restaurants in Brisbane. If you didn’t already have dinner plans before reading the following information, we guarantee you’ll be making some impromptu reservations.

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