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Mothers Day Hot Air Balloon Brisbane and Champagne Breakfast
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Contact: 0076 6887 or brisbane@hotair.com.au
Venue: 275 George Street, Brisbane City Queensland
Mother's Day spoil Mum with a Hot Air Balloon Brisbane ride and Canungra Valley Vineyard Champagne Breakfast. So get a great start on Sunday and float over Brisbane's hinterland with views as far as the eye can see. A fleet of three balloons will float up gently and afterwards on the verandah of the Grand Homestead there's a delicious hot breakfast and free wine tasting just a stroll away at Canungra Valley Vineyard.. www.hotair.com.au/gifts/mothers-day-gift-ideas/ Read more

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Contact: 9697 9999 or info@accaonline.org.au
Venue: 111 Sturt St, Southbank Victoria
Date(s): From Sat 16 Mar 13 To Sun 12 May 13
NEW, ACCA's annual commissions exhibition, offers rising Australian artists the chance to make a bold, brave new work for ACCA's large exhibition spaces. The 2013 NEW artists , this year selected by ACCA's Associate Curator Charlotte Day, are Benjamin Forster, Jess MacNeil, Alex Martinis Roe, Sanne Mestrom, Scott Mitchell, Joshua Petherick and Linda Tegg.. www.accaonline.org.au/Current Read more

Mothers Day Boutique Market Stalls and Dining at Brisbane Marriott Hotel
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Contact: 3303 8000 or dana.dean@marriott.com
Venue: 515 Queen St , Brisbane City Queensland
Great shopping and delicious dining are both taken of this Mother's Day at Brisbane Marriott Hotel. Visit the Grand Ballroom lobby for a shopping fix where you'll find local talent showcasing boutique market stalls offering a variety of jewellery, ladies' and children's fashion, organics, gift and homewares plus arts and crafts. An ATM will be onsite to ensure everyone can purchase a little gift for Mum. After that, you can choose from a decadent High Tea with sparkling wine in the Grand Ballroom, or visit Motion Bar and Grill and enjoy a full a la carte lunch and wine buffet (plus a free gourmet treat for all Mums to take home).For the chance to win magnificent prizes and support a deserving cause, be sure to purchase a raffle ticket from a Ronald McDonald House Charity volunteer.. www.br... Read more

Preserving Autumn’s Abundance
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Venue: 219 Mt Buller Road, Mansfield Victoria
Join Caroline from Cunliffe & Waters, producers of some of Australia's finest handmade preserves, in a step-by-step, hands-on class and learn how to preserve your bountiful seasonal produce so that it retains its goodness for enjoyment year round. This three hour class will teach you all you need to know about preserving wonderful local produce. All raw materials and jars will be provided.. www.highcountryharvest.com.au/details/85 Read more

Bubbles, Bach and Brunch
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Venue: 13-15 High Street, Mansfield Victoria
A must for lovers of fine wine, gourmet produce and classical piano! Experience a laissez-faire Sunday Brunch at the iconic Deck on High in Mansfield, to the sounds of Bach, live on Grand Piano!

Arrive to a glass of the Kinloch (James Halliday 4.5 star winery) new release 2009 Don Kinloch Bubbles - made true to the French method champenoise using estate grown fruit, accompanied by Buxton Trout & Caviar Canapés! Then slow-feast on a locally inspired menu including: goat sausages, smoked ba... Read more

Behind every war there are good women Exhibition - Kingston
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Contact: glindsay@pnc.com.au
Venue: 11 Hutchins St, Kingston LINC Kingston Tasmania
Date(s): From Sat 29 Jun 13 To Sat 27 Jul 13
The Exhibition features poems by Australian and New Zealand female writers. Fourteen are from across Australia and eight from New Zealand. They range from well known poets to others who write poetry read by family and friends.
The poems are paired with photographs of Australian or New Zealand war memorials. Posters included in the Exhibition were designed by Tasmanian artist Tara Badcock.
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Verdi's Women
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Contact: 3847 1717 or lesliefmartin@gmail.com
Venue: St Andrews Uniting Church, Corner Creek and Ann Streets Brisbane City Queensland
The love, jealousy, sex and death experienced by Verdi's operatic heroines are nothing compared to that of his real life leading ladies as revealed in Verdi's Women, a new musical play. Verdi's Women takes the audience on an operatic roller-coaster through the lives of the three key love interests of composer Giuseppe Verdi: his first wife Margherita Barezzi who passed away just as Verdi was staring his career; long-time lover Giuseppina Strepponi , the diva who cemented Verdi's success, who finally became Verdi's second wife only to be usurped by another diva, his mistress Teresa Stolz. Sopranos Dania Cornelius, Judit Molnar and Gabrielle Jack bring Verdi's Women to life, whilst performing excerpts from Verdi's Aida, Rigoletto, La Traviata, Macbeth, Il Trovatore, Don Carlo, La Forza del D... Read more

Townsville Home Ideas and Lifestyle Expo
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Contact: 4721 1300 or enquiries@tsvhomeideas.com.au
Venue: Kings Road, West End Queensland
Date(s): From Sat 11 May 13 To Sun 12 May 13
If you enjoy boating, fishing, camping, caravanning, the great outdoors or are busy renovating or looking to build a new home, than don't miss the Home Ideas and Lifestyle Expo.

The Townsville Home Ideas and Lifestyle Expo will feature a showcase of top quality home and lifestyle products with everything from building and renovating products and services, to home wares, furniture, holidays, pools, spas, health, finance and heaps more.

This event will also feature a large Lifestyle ... Read more

Hot Shoe Shuffle - Brisbane
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Venue: Grey Street, South Brisbane Queensland
David Atkins Enterprises presents one of the most successful Australian Musicals of all time, the joyous, exhilarating hit Tap Dance musical comedy, Hot Shoe Shuffle.

Returning to the stage for the first time in 15 years, David Atkins will play Dexter a role originally played by Jack Webster. Jersey Boys star Bobby Fox will play Spring, the eldest of the tap brothers, a role originally created by David Atkins and Hairspray's Jaz Flowers will play April the long lost sister.. www.qpac.com.au Read more

Bolshoi Ballet Le Corsaire -Brisbane
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Contact: 3840 7444, 13 6246 or info@qpac.com.au
Venue: 100 Grey Street, South Brisbane Queensland
Date(s): From Thu 30 May 13 To Wed 05 Jun 13
Inspired by Lord Byron's epic poem, The Corsair, which sold ten thousand copies on the first day of publication, this three-act ballet was first performed at the Bolshoi in 1856. It's a swashbuckling, romantic tale of pirates, slaves and oriental intrigue and is typical of the exotic and ambitious ballets created during the Tsarist era. It is also one of the most spectacular (and expensive!) ever mounted by the Bolshoi and its many famous set pieces provide the perfect showcase for the company's... Read more

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