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Crispy Salmon

How do I cook perfect crispy skinned salmon? taste.com.au says; Step 1: Place the salmon, skin-side up, on a chopping board and sprinkle with sea salt flakes. This helps crisp the skin. Step 2: Heat a little oil in a frying pan over medium-high heat. Cook salmon, skin-side down, for 4-5 minutes depending on thickness. […]

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BOY AND BEAR AND BEERS AND US

Since forming in 2009, Boy & Bear have become one of Australia’s best loved indie bands. Actually, they’re probably responsible for our renewed love affair with indie music after being lured to the dark side by Taylor Swift back in 2010. (there was lots of breaking up that year, don’t judge us). And, with their […]

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Extra Info: 130 mins in Genre: Drama Cast: Matthew McConaughey, Reese Witherspoon, Tye Sheridan and Jacob Lofland. Official Website: visit official website Synopsis: Mud is an adventure about two boys, Ellis and his friend Neckbone, who find a man named Mud hiding out on an island in the Mississippi. Mud describes fantastic scenarios—he killed a man in Texas and vengeful […]

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MEETING PLACE: THE ASIAN CENTURY

Gallery 1August 17 – September 15, 2013 Organised by Australian Creative Exchange, this exhibition instigates a dialogue between artists from China, Japan, South Korea, Indonesia, Thailand and Australia. Spurred by former Australian PM Julia Gillard’s paper on The Asian Century which seeks to foster relationships with our Asian neighbours, and encouraged by the Gallery’s [Bundall] location which […]

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The Ducks Ass

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Duck%27s_Ass + http://www.ehow.com/how_7301159_do-1950s-hair.html#page=1 The duck’s ass is a haircut style that was popular during the 1950s. It is also called the duck’s tail or simply D.A.The D.A. quickly became a stereotypical feature of rebels and nonconformists, and gained popularity especially after the rise of rock ‘n roll legend Elvis Presley, who sported the same look. […]

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MANGO HABANERO DRUNKEN PRAWNS Prawns: 6 prawns 400 mL tequila Sauce: 2 Mangoes 6 Green Habanero Chillies 10 grams of Coriander 20 mL of Lime juice Pinch of Salt 1 tablespoon of Brown Sugar 20 grams of Mint 20 grams of diced Spanish Onion 1 teaspoon of turmeric powder To Serve: Indian Pappadums   Marinate […]

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DAVE GROOM EXHIBITION AT THE ARTS CENTRE GOLD COAST

Foyer GalleryAugust 17 – September 15, 2013 Fourth generation of the Gold Coast Hinterland region, artist Dave Groom lives and works in a studio he built that borders Lamington National Park, observing and absorbing the subtle shifts in colour and form as time passes. Drawing inspiration from his surrounding landscape, Groom works in the manner […]

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WUNDERKAMMER – A CIRCA PRODUCTION

Arts TheatreAugust 9 – August 10, 2013 Fresh from standing ovations in Montreal, Barcelona, Lyon and New York, Circa arrives to The Arts Centre Gold Coast with its seductive and thrilling creation Wunderkammer. Wunderkammer means chamber of wonders and Circa’s show wows audiences with an intoxicating brew of circus laced with burlesque, wit and astonishing skills. In this exquisite […]

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TEALE JAKUBENKO – GOOD TIMES START RIGHT NOW EP LAUNCH

The BasementSaturday, August 10, 2013 Inspiring original singer-songwriter and musician Teale Jakubenko is renowned for his distinctive style modern pop/rock, mixed with a soulful edge. It is Teale’s supreme vocal ability that captivates the audience and enables him to effortlessly express himself through his unique sound. After his successful run on reality TV show Australian […]

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GOLD COAST QUILTERS GUILD EXHIBITION 2013

Gallery 2August 10 – September 1, 2013 Treasured for their practicability to keep one warm in the colder months, quilts both conjure memories and evoke admiration for their craftsmanship. Showcasing the best of Gold Coast Quilters Guild, this biennial exhibition explores not only the materials and techniques that form these exquisitely made quilts but also […]

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GOLD COAST JAZZ AND BLUES – THE BILLIE, ELLA AND LOUIS SHOW

Paradise ShowroomFriday, August 9, 2013 This month’s Gold Coast Jazz and Blues performance is The Billie, Ella and Louis Show. The Gold Coast Jazz and Blues Club present Australian jazz artists and international acts each month. It’s a fun night out for lovers of grand music and good company. http://www.goldcoastjazzclub.com/ DATE: Friday  9 August TIME: 7.30pm – 10.30pm (Bar and […]

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Don’t miss a second of your relaxation time!

Arriving late might be fashionable elsewhere but we know you won’t want to miss a minute of your treatment time at spaQ.  That’s why at the moment we recommend adding another 15 minutes to your travel time due to the road works around the Gold Coast area.    To ensure your journey to spaQ  is […]

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SHOOSH AND LISTEN TO ILUKA

By Benjamen Judd Music has had an influx of Joni Mitchell-esque sirens recently. Maybe it has something to do with that whole nostalgia for pre-technology dominated times thing but it also may be that, at the end of the day, Joni Mitchell and her ilk actually made some pretty damned good music. Something that Sydney-based […]

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KAREN WALKER RESORT 2014

  By Benjamen Judd We have repeatedly said that we love winter. And we do. Because we like the cold. But what we also love is the anticipation of the pending summer, and part of that process of pending is the gradual release of our favourite labels summer and resort wear. Such as Karen Walker. […]

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WUNDERKAMMER

By Benjamen Judd The Arts Centre on the Gold Coast is about to host something truly amazing. Fresh from a world-wind tour through Europe and America, Circa is set to arrive here on our golden shores with their latest installment – Wunderkammer! Wunderkammer means chamber of wonders and Circa’s show wows audiences with an intoxicating […]

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