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Brushing up on portraiture

Brushing up on portraiture A group of creative seniors are proving wrong the adage of old dogs and new tricks with an exhibition of portraits at New Farm library this October. The creative portraiture class from the University of the Third Age Brisbane (U3A) meets in New Farm Park to learn and practice the art

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Review – The Making of Pinocchio at Brisbane Powerhouse

Review: The Making of Pinocchio at Brisbane Powerhouse By Kate Lockyer This year, Brisbane Festival invited audiences to step into a world of transformation. As we gazed at the performers, entranced, the performers gazed right back at us in a challenge to examine our own approach to the world. Direct eye contact with performers may

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Night Feast – October

4th-29th October 2023 Staged at the iconic Brisbane Powerhouse, Night Feast is a month-long sensory celebration of feasting and art. download program pdf Set within a temporary village of Queensland fretwork, Cantonese lacquer and luminous neon, a selection of Brisbane’s top chefs will feature their signature dishes. The culinary feast is paired with a menu

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Hike for Happiness

Hike for Happiness Join a walking group banding together for mental health charity, Project HAND Inc., at New Farm Park each Sunday and get a dose of good brain chemicals while you are at it. Clayfield local Fraser Lane, who founded Project HAND, said: “Getting out and socialising, connecting with friends, meeting new people, and

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Coffee, coffee, coffee!

Coffee, coffee, coffee! By Jillian Goh Cafés have ruled Brisbane with an iron fist since avocado toast was discovered. Though the scene is now saturated with a brunch place on what seems to be every corner of the inner city, here are some top contenders in the area to satiate those breakfast or caffeine cravings.

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MK Café: A Legacy

MK Café: A Legacy By Valerie Ferdinands Originally published in My Village News May Peninsula 2023 edition. Walking into MK Café across from New Farm Park, one thing’s for sure. It’s not Café 63, in fact far from it. New menu, new hours and new local owners have well and truly stamped their identity on

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Two girls on a see-saw at the New Farm Park playground.

Most popular park in Brisbane

Historic New Farm Park remains the most popular destination to book a wedding, party or other event in a Brisbane park. Almost 1300 events were held at New Farm Park in the past 12 months, with the park’s famed rotunda booked 844 times, making it Brisbane’s most-booked park destination. Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner said: “Almost

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Proposed New Farm Park improvement works

Brisbane City Council are proposing works within New Farm Park to improve visitor safety and accessibility to the precinct. The works are part of the Council’s commitment to enhancing and maintaining more than 2160 parks across the city. The works will include: Reopening the original Brunswick Street park entrance, and the installation of bollards to

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