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By Benjamen Judd Book AccommodationVisit Website Our favourite gallery, 19 Karen Contemporary Art Space, has opened the doors to their latest exhibition, Match Mismatch, which features the ...
By Benjamen Judd Some may call it too soon but we are just making sure we’re prepared. Yes, we’re already talking Christmas Shopping and for good reason. The Surfers Paradise Beachfront Markets are the perfect place to find your entire ...
By Sas Lyon The Future Shorts Film Festival lands in Gold Coast on Saturday November 29. Everything about Future Shorts will be representative of a world that is moving towards instant gratification, innovation and modernism. Take an adventure around the world minus the dent to your bank account, with Future Shorts Film Festival – the […]
By Benjamen Judd Book AccommodationVisit Website For anyone who has stayed with us, or even just had a few casual tipples in our bar, you’ll probably already know that lighting is a big thing here. Too much, and everyone looks like they’ve stepped out of their local beauty salon for the deceased. Too little and […]
By Benjamen Judd Book AccommodationVisit Website As much as we love fashion and all of its follies we do carry certain reservations about the impact it has on our environment. Between the damage caused through mass production and the sheer amount of discarded clothing that seems to be inevitably developing, fashion is like a fancy […]
By Benjamen Judd Book AccommodationVisit Website Spring is here, which means that summer is only around the corner. So what better way to celebrate the return of beaches and weekend BBQs than treating yourself to the latest collaboration eyewear from Sydney-based label Colab’s and Melbourne-based artist Reko Rennie. Known for their adventurous mash-ups with various […]
By Sas Lyon With a record 3000+ entries, and a glamorous night held at the Sydney Town Hall, the 2014 Hotel Management Awards were always going to be an exceptional event in the accommodation industry calendar. They did not disappoint and held us their captive audience from the grandeur of the Awards to the late […]
By Sas Lyon From November the 1st ’til 30th in Gallery 1 at The Arts Centre Gold Coast, the Bachelor of Digital Media program at the Gold Coast Queensland College of Art presents an exhibition of 12 graduating 3rd year and Honours students whose works employ a broad array of processes and mediums for creative […]
By Sas Lyon Book Accommodation Visit Website Gallery 2 Visit The Arts Centre Gold Coast to see Transparent: Watercolour in Queensland 1850s-1890s. Transparent explores the long and diverse history of watercolour painting in Queensland. Used by early settlers to depict the landscape, by later artists to evoke the growing city of Brisbane and by wartime artists to record […]
The magic buzz of SURF n’ Ink is back to the Gold Coast for the ultimate summertime ink and art bonanza! Want a Tattoo? Or just be entertained by world-class tattooists, bands & DJ’s, circus acts, pin up comps & more? Featuring renowned national and international artists tattooing onsite as well as a range of […]
By Benjamen Judd Book AccommodationVisit Website If you enjoy a heady mix of the titillating, the acrobatic and some dance thrown in for good measure, then you should think about heading down to the Arts Centre Gold Coast on Saturday, July 19 to witness the glory that is Miss Burlesque Gold Coast 2014. In the […]
By Benjamen Judd Book AccommodationVisit Website If you find yourself wrapped up in our warm beachy embrace this coming July, you should consider spending a day at the Gold Coast Arts Centre to see a collection of some of the best short films you’ll experience this year. For one day only on Saturday, July 12, […]
By Benjamen Judd Book Accommodation Official Website Every city has their secret markets where they go to get their treasure hunt fix and we here at the Gold Coast are no different. In fact, we probably do it better because, well, look at us and look where live! We’ve been to a lot of markets […]
By Benjamen Judd Buy Tickets We’ve often heard that the opera is not for everyone. To which we reply – rubbish. Opera is for everyone. But we do admit that it can get a little stuffy in that concert hall and obviously someone else feels the same because their taking it to the beach instead! […]
By Benjamen Judd Book Accommodation Official Website There is a particularly fascinating exhibition currently showing at The Arts Centre Gold Coast that, if you find yourself needing a fix of something cultural (and even if you don’t). Voice Over Matter by Brisbane-based artists Gabriella Szanlewska and Brent Wilson explores the contention that ‘those with freedom […]