Brisbane Insider: December 2018 - Choose Brisbane

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Brisbane Insider: December 2018

The places to be seen this summer

The Westin Brisbane has opened its swanky swim-up pool bar, just as the weather turns balmy in Brisbane. Located in Mary Street, the swim-up bar is perched atop The Westin’s sun-soaked rooftop, where visitors can take in the city skyline while having a sneaky cocktail. Staycation anyone?

Unwind at Nostimo

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Unwind after a long week at Nostimo’s Sunset Friday’s, where you can enjoy Greek meze, signature cocktails and DJ tunes. The Friday soiree runs every Friday from 4pm to 7pm, until 21 December at Nostimo Restaurant Bar.

New exhibition at Queensland Museum

Uncover the stories, objects and journeys that trace how the First World War changed the face of Queensland and continues to shape our lives, a century later. The Anzac Legacy Gallery at Queensland Museum tells the fascinating story of the First World War in Queensland; the people and the things they held close – objects of war and warfare, and personal items belonging to those on the front line. Entry is free.

Escape to the foreshore

Escape to the foreshore for a day of sun, dancing and feel-good music for the For Shore Festival on Saturday 12 January. Sandstone Point Hotel’s first edition of the festival will feature big-name artists including PNAU, The Presents, SAFIA and CXLOE. Tickets and accommodation are available now.

Fashionable duo takes you behind the scenes

Come behind the scenes of the iconic Australian fashion house, Easton Pearson at the Museum of Brisbane’s latest exhibition. The Easton Pearson Archive will take you beyond fashion, revealing the design secrets of a major fashion label. The exhibition runs until 22 April 2019.

Explore Mona Ryder Lone Star

Mona Ryder Lone Star is the most significant solo exhibition by artist Mona Ryder in Brisbane in over 10 years. With a mix of primarily new and never-previously-exhibited works, this is a rare opportunity to explore Ryder’s deeply immersive installations. The exhibition runs until 16 February at Artisan. Admission is free.

‘Green China’ expert to speak at Asia Pacific Cities Summit

Joint US China Collaboration on Clean Energy (JUCCCE) Chairperson and Executive Consultant, Peggy Liu, has been announced to speak at the 2019 Asia Pacific Cities Summit & Mayors’ Forum. As a commercial and government consultant on sustainability and cross-cultural collaboration with China, Peggy Liu has established herself as a leading catalyst for a green China.