G20 celebrations are set to light up the city and James St is a must for lovers of art and fashion. There’s so much going on in Brisbane this weekend, and the best part is, most events are on all weekend!
Colour me Brisbane – Around Brisbane (QPAC, South Bank, King George Square) – Friday, Saturday and Sunday
In the lead up to the G20 Summit in November, Brisbane’s most iconic buildings and signature landmarks will be splashed in vibrant colours, luminous displays and spectacular effects, similar to Sydney’s famous Vivid Festival. For more information see http://g20cultural.initiatives.qld.gov.au/events/colour-me-brisbane.html.
Japanese Film Festival – Event Cinemas Myer Centre – Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Event Cinemas in the Brisbane City Myer Centre is transformed until Sunday for the annual Japanese Film Festival, showing both classic films and new releases to an audience that is expected to surpass last year’s Australia-wide total of 25,000. See http://japanesefilmfestival.net/about-us/ for more information and tickets.
The 39 Steps – Twelfth Night Theatre, Bowen Hills – Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Paying homage to the classic spy genre and other classic Hitchcock films, The 39 Steps is a hilarious mystery-adventure with over 100 characters played by only 4 actors. See https://www.facebook.com/the39steps for more information and tickets.
RESORT James St – James St precinct, Fortitude Valley – Friday and Saturday
RESORT is one for the fashionistas and lovers of art and culture. All I can say is it’s set to be dynamic and full of good vibes and cool peeps as the trendy Fortitude Valley precinct is transformed for an urban vacation. See our full post here and for more information visit http://www.jamesst.com.au.
G20 Cultural celebrations – Brisbane CBD – Friday, Saturday and Sunday
This weekend is the start of an exciting three week program that celebrates the sunshine state and its enviable lifestyle and diverse culture in the lead up to the G20 Summit. See http://g20cultural.initiatives.qld.gov.au for more details.
Go-To – Westfield Carindale – Friday, Saturday and Sunday
If you’ve got a girl crush on Zoe Foster Blake (guilty!) then you’ll be thrilled to hear that her cosmetics line Go-To is having an exclusive pop up store this weekend at Westfield Carindale. The beauty guru will even be manning the store on Friday between 12.30 and 2pm! For more information see http://www.gotoskincare.com.
The Diva’s Wardrobe – Brisbane Showgrounds – Sunday
30 fashion insiders are selling their wardrobes market-style at The Diva’s Wardrobe event. Shop your favourite brands from local stylists, fashion agents, boutique owners and media personalities. See http://www.divaswardrobe.com for more information and tickets.