PANZFest is Brisbane’s biggest Caribbean steel band festival and it returns in 2019 bigger and better than ever! The three day event will feature steel bands from across Australia and New Zealand at the Rocklea Showgrounds.
PARK(ing) Day is an annual worldwide event where teams of creative people transform on-street car parking spots into temporary public parks and other spaces for people to enjoy for the day. From interactive art spaces and green sanctuaries to live performances and free workshops, this is a unique opportunity to see parking spaces from a different angle and liven up our city’s streets.
Many people have a favourite piece of orchestral music, even if they don’t think of themselves as classical music fans. Maybe they only know one piece – something heard as a child, or known from a film, or linked with a big life event – but it’s music that occupies a special place. The Queensland Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Guy Noble, plays their favourite music. This event is free.
What better way to unwind before the working week than with a jazz session in the intimacy of The Courier-Mail Spiegeltent? Featuring a superb line-up of Brisbane’s finest jazz singers and musicians, this event is one for all the cool cats ready to chill out.
Oz Comic-Con is Australia’s ultimate celebration of all things pop culture featuring appearances from film and television stars, comic writers and illustrators, voice actors, gaming tournaments and freeplay opportunities, activations from film studios and partners, industry panels and workshops, and exclusive merchandise that can’t be found anywhere else.
Fire up the group chat, warm up those wrist muscles, and don your sweatband – ping pong is bouncing into West Village. Five ping pong tables across the weekend, ready for you to show off your mad table tennis skills.