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Turn your social life from drab to fab with this list of upcoming events!

1. Making Modernism at GOMA 

Craving some culture? Head to GOMA to check out the Making Modernism exhibit. The iconic art of Georgia O’Keeffe is showcased alongside modernist masterpieces by Australian artists Margaret Preston and Grace Cossington Smith.

2. Discover South Bank’s newest bars and restaurants 

Stop frequenting your local and start trying new things! RAMEN, Malt Traders, SUKI and Baba Ganouj opened recently in South Bank.

3. Experience the Queensland Symphony Orchestra 

Maestro Robert Trevino makes magic on Friday, 19 May. A performance of one of Sibelius’ most beloved symphonies and Dvorák’s splendidly vibrant Carnival Overture. Multi-award winning cellist Pablo Ferrández  will also perform one of his signature concertos.

4. All You Can Eat Tacos at Mucho Mexicano

Skip lunch and head to Mucho Mexicano, where two hours of unlimited tacos costs just $25. Available every Tuesday from 5pm.

5. Sunday afternoon picnic + live music 

Celebrate the end of cyclonic weather by hosting a picnic this Sunday arvo at River Quay Green. We highly recommend asking Popolo to pack you a retro picnic basket full of antipasto, pizza, drinks, salad and fries. Your squad with be serenaded with live music from 2pm thanks to Sunday Sessions on the Green. Click here for the full lineup of bands playing in May.

6. Film Noir

If Howard Hawks is your homeboy, read on. GOMA’s Box Office has curated a selection of films from the 1920s, ’30s and ’40s. Cue gangsters in dive bars, femmes fatales, private detectives and neon-lit streets filled with people wearing hats. With sessions until 21 May, this month is sure to be a dastardly good time.

7. Take bae on a date 

Everyone knows South Bank is a classic date night location. Reignite the spark with this list of thoughtful date night ideas … you and bae will be #couplegoals in no time

8. Check out Denim Co.’s gorgeous new look

The popular Little Stanley Street cafe has had a facelift and the results are fabulous. A new vibe, new menu and new head chef are giving the longtime favourite a whole lot of… er… newness! Don’t worry, the jaffles and waffles aren’t going anywhere.


Hot tip: Park your car at the South Bank Car Park for just $5 Monday to Thursday nights. Click here to claim this offer! 

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