Institute of Modern Art
The Institute of Modern Art in the Judith Wright Centre of Contemporary Arts is an excellent noncommercial gallery with an industrial...
Jan Murphy Gallery
Fronted by a strip of astroturf, this charcoal-grey gallery is a leading exhibition space in the thick of Fortitude Valley’s gallery...
Offers action-packed circus classes (tumbling, balancing, jumping, trapeze work) for budding young carnies.
Judith Wright Centre of Contemporary Arts
A medium-sized creative space (300 seats max) for cutting-edge performances: contemporary dance and world music, Indigenous theatre,...
Swing into this darkened, main-street Japanese joint for a quick-fire feed of gyoza (dumplings) or a ramen soup, best shared with a...
One of Brisbane’s best restaurants, Ortiga offers a stylish upstairs tapas bar (heavy on the meats) with a pressed-tin ceiling and window bench, and an elegant subterranean dining room with an open kitchen. Top picks include Basque pork sausage, pulpo a gallega (Galician-braised octopus) and whole slow-cooked lamb shoulder. Kick-ass cocktails, too.