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YUKSEK

WE GET DOWN TO GET YUK(SEK)

By Benjamen Judd We’re no strangers to a disco. Or a rave. Or a plain old hoedown. We are pretty much fond of anything that gets our feets moving and hips swaying and drinks in our hand in fact. Doubly so if the music is good and knowing French electronic artist, Yuksek, who is confirmed […]

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MADAM METAL

By Benjamen Judd One of our favourite films growing up (and still now as an adult) was Flashdance. The whole steelworker-by-day, self-taught dance star at night thing (a thing, might we add, that was in a bar that didn’t require the girls to get their rack out) gave us the inspiration to grow up and […]

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Susan Frost

A TOUCH OF FROST

By Benjamen Judd This week we are going a little afield in our search for random things that we want to own. We ended up in South Australia (figuratively, not literally) where we came across the amazing ceramic work done by the equally amazing Susan Frost. Susan began her work in clay way back when […]

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Keep calm & enjoy spaQ’s picks for the ultimate July relaxation tunes.

Keep calm & enjoy spaQ’s picks for the ultimate July relaxation tunes. Moby- Why does my heart feel so bad Kruder and Dorfmeister- Black Baby Quiet Vllage- Victoria’s secret Lisa Mitchell- Love letter Ed Sheeran- Kiss me  

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Champagne with your tea, Sweetie?

This month we celebrate the power and versatility of La Gaia’s specialty range of teas made exclusively for spaQ. For the perfect cup of La Gaia iced tea add one teaspoon of tea to a tea pot with 250ml of near boiling water.  Leave to steep for between four to six minutes and cool in […]

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spaQ staff spotlight on Freya

Staff in the spotlight:  Hello to Freya   I have worked as a therapist for more than six years, always striving for every guest to experience that warm, fuzzy feeling of pure bliss. It is impossible for me to choose a favourite spaQ experience because every minute spent here is nothing short of delicious. I […]

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Ready to relax

Spa Etiquette and preparation tips To help you get the most out of your spaQ experience we have some sure-fire tips to help make the experience memorable for all the right reasons.   It is super hard to relax if your mind is still abuzz so our number one tip is to arrive early.  This […]

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Recipe of the month!

Prawn and Pork Dumpling 10 wonton wrappers Groundnut oil to grease 2 tablespoons light soy sauce For the filling 125g minced pork 125g raw tiger prawns, shelled, deveined and roughly chopped 1 large spring onion, finely chopped 1 medium red chili finely chopped 1 tablespoon freshly grated ginger root 1 tablespoon of light soy sauce […]

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LEARNING FROM SURFERS PARADISE: A REPHOTOGRAPHY PROJECT 1973-2013

At Gallery 2, The Arts Centre Gold Coast from June 22 – August 4, 2013 John Gollings Learning From Surfers Paradise: A Rephotography Project 1973-2013 Inspired by the architectural bombshell that was Venturi and Scott Brown’s text Learning from Las Vegas, John Gollings came to Surfers Paradise in 1973 with the intention to extensively photograph the […]

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KENJI URANISHI: SANCTUARY

In the Darkroom at The Arts Centre Gold Coast from June 22 – August 4, 2013 I am interested in and influenced by architecture and nature, and how people interact with both. KENJI URANISHI Japanese-born ceramic artist Kenji Uranishi relocated to Brisbane in 2004. From his tiny studio, porcelain structures reminiscent of the built environment […]

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BALLET REVOLUCIÓN

Arts TheatreJuly 3 – July 6, 2013  The Arts Centre Gold Coast, The Ballet Revolucion Company and ATA Allstar Artists presents; DIRECT FROM CUBA and from taking Europe by storm, BALLET REVOLUCIÓN  is coming to The Arts Centre Gold Coast for an exclusive season from Wednesday 3 to Saturday 6 July 2013. After its acclaimed premiere tour throughout Australia […]

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Gold Fields

WE BE GOLD DIGGING

By Benjamen Judd Australian dance-pop group Gold Fields are coming to Surfers and we are busting out some fluro and our best dancing kicks to celebrate. Formed in Ballarat back in 2010, Gold Fields are made up of vocalist Mark Robert Fuller, guitarist Vin Andanar, keyboardist Rob Clifton, bassist Luke Peldys, and drummer Ryan D’Sylva […]

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BUCHANAN AT THE COOLY

By Benjamen Judd Melbourne rock band, Buchanan, are coming to the Gold Coast this July and will be tearing up a new one at the Coolangatta Hotel. Since forming in 2009, Buchanan have become a Triple J staple and have toured with the likes of Gypsy and the Cat, Kimbra and Georgia Fair. Now, after […]

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How to get a Mo like Leo

Men desperate for a full moustache are heading to Turkey to undergo facial hair transplants. The procedure is a booming industry for plastic surgeons thanks to the increase of celebrities sporting a ‘stache. The operation, called follicle hair extraction, entails doctors removing follicles of hair from other parts of the body and implanting on the […]

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Book paintings.

We’re not quite sure if you’d call what artist Ekaterina Panikanova creates painting, collage or installation, but there’s no questioning the fact that it’s exploding with awesomeness. The Russian lass has found a new use for crumbly old books and documents aside from sitting dustily on the mantelpiece making us feel smart: she arranges them […]

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