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13 Mar - 01 Apr, 2015
The Annual Alliance French Film Festival

By Benjamen Judd Voulez-vous voire un film? The stuff of romantic evenings and perfect first dates (after a delicious dinner in Bazaar, of course) the annual Alliance French Film Festival is underway in nearby Brisbane, showing at the Palace Centro and Palace Barracks until April 1. Now in its 26th year, the Alliance French Film […]

14 Mar - 25 Apr, 2015
Yosi Messiah at 19Karen Gallery

Posted by Sas Lyon 19Karen is hosting a solo exhibition for artist Yosi Messiah. Yosi Messiah’s career as an artist spans over 17 years. Yosi migrated to Australia from Israel in 1987. His successful career as a jewellery designer led him to expand on his creative profession and drew him closer to explore the art […]

14 Mar - 25 Apr, 2015
Melissa Hartley at 19Karen Gallery

Posted by Sas Lyon Melissa Hartley is a self taught artist, that studied graphic design and who has been working for the last 17 years in Publishing in Sydney and Edinburgh. In 2010 she decided to pick up the paint brush again and pursue her love of painting. In her new Solo Show – The […]

14 Mar - 25 Apr, 2015
Jared Fountain at 19Karen Gallery

Posted by Sas Lyon Jared Fountain was born in Redcliffe in 1987. Jared currently lives and works in Toowoomba where he studies at the University of Southern Queensland for a Bachelor in Creative Arts with the goal to major in Visual Arts. Jared has participated in many group shows and had 2 solo exhibitions. He […]

13 Mar - 25 Apr, 2015
Helen Holmes at 19Karen Gallery

Posted by Sas Lyon Originally from the Central Coast, NSW, Helen Holmes is a contemporary abstract artist who has called the Gold Coast home for over 20 years.Helen is a vehicle spray painter by trade with an industrial background. Her innate love of colour was enhanced by the many hours spent mixing paints and colour […]

11 Apr, 2015
Rudderless – Australian Premiere

Posted by Sas Lyon As part of the annual Gold Coast Film Festival The Arts Centre Gold Coast is hosting the premiere of the movie ‘Rudderless’. A grieving father in a downward spiral stumbles across a box of his recently deceased son’s demo tapes and lyrics. Shocked by the discovery of this unknown talent, he […]

02 Apr - 04 Apr, 2015
Can You Feel It? The best of Motown

Posted by Sas Lyon With an $800 loan from his family Berry Gordy Jnr. established Motown Records in Detroit. It soon became known as “Hitsville USA” churning out some of the greatest songs and artists of all time. “Can you feel it” pays tribute to these great artists such as, Marvin Gaye, The Supremes, Martha […]

25 Apr - 07 Jun, 2015
East Coast Encounters

Posted by Sas Lyon East Coast Encounter, presented by The Arts Centre Gold Coast, explores the phenomenon of first contact from the time of Cook’s mapping of the east coast of Australia, and how these encounters resonate with Indigenous and non-Indigenous artists, writers and songwriters today. Cook’s voyage in 1770 has become central to narratives […]

10 Apr, 2015
Queensland Symphony Orchestra

Posted by Sas Lyon The Arts Centre Gold Coast and Gold Coast Film Festival presents Queensland Symphony Orchestra. It’s hard to imagine great movies without their equally great soundtracks—that monumental swell of Saharan grandeur in Lawrence of Arabia, the epic, evocative theme of Gone with the Wind, the ominous acceleration of rhythm as jaws emerge […]

18 Apr, 2015
Seafire Fireworks Challenge

Posted by Sas Lyon Surfers Paradise Festival celebrates a passion for pyrotechnics with Seafire, a night of hypnotic fire performance and thrilling fireworks above Surfers Paradise Beach. Watch three teams of Queensland’s greatest pyros go head-to-head in the skies above the foreshore, lighting up Surfers Paradise with cutting-edge fireworks timed to a thumping musical beat. […]

12 Apr, 2015
SIPFest Surfers Paradise

Posted by Sas Lyon Reeling in Australia’s top emerging screen talent for all to see is the SIPfest is the Shorts in Surfers Paradise Film Festival, a part of this year’s Gold Coast Film Festival (GCFF) and the Surfers Paradise Festival. With most professional filmmakers beginning their career on the set of a short film, […]

10 Apr - 12 Apr, 2015
Gold Coast Triathlon

Posted by Sas Lyon The Gold Coast is the perfect place to get your #fitspo on! The International Triathlon Union has confirmed the Gold Coast will host a leg of the series from the 10-12 April 2015, positioning Queensland as Australia’s home of triathlon. This event will run in conjunction with the Gold Coast Triathlon […]

09 Apr - 18 Apr, 2015
Surfers Paradise Festival Pavillion

Posted by Sas Lyon The Surfers Paradise Festival is a feast of sound, taste, and tributes to everything awesome about the Gold Coast. This year they have added to the long list of excellent, family-friendly activities with a special event held at the iconic Surfers Paradise Pavillion. The Surfers Paradise Festival’s newest addition, Festival Pavilion, […]

03 Apr - 18 Apr, 2015
Surfers Paradise Festival

Posted by Sas Lyon The Surfers Paradise Festival returns in 2015 with some of your old favourite events, plus some awesome newbies! A three-week celebration of food, art, music and entertainment, the festival delights Surfers Paradise with a jam-packed schedule of free community events for the whole family! Be entertained as the country’s best street […]

03 Apr - 06 Apr, 2015
Australian Street Entertainment Championships

Posted by Sas Lyon Bringing the carnival theme to this year’s Surfers Paradise Festival celebration is the Australian Street Entertainment Championships. Held over four days, clowns, mimes, magicians, jugglers, dancers and performers will take to stages across Surfers Paradise in a carnival of light and laughter – as they vie for the crowd’s attention. Based […]

16 Apr - 20 Apr, 2015
Supa Nova Pop Expo

QT Gold Coast have partnered with the exhibition to bring you an awesome package so you can gather your friends and unleash your inner Supa Hero in preparation for the Supa Nova Pop Culture Expo at the Gold Coast Convention Centre, 17 – 19 April.

09 Apr - 19 Apr, 2015
Gold Coast Film Festival

QT Gold Coast has partnered with the Gold Coast Film Festival to bring you this bespoke package aimed at satisfying Australia’s most discerning film buffs.

28 Mar - 31 May, 2015
2015 Josephine Ulrick And Win Schubert Photography Award

Posted by Sas Lyon The Josephine Ulrick and Win Schubert Photography Award is one of the most important annual surveys of contemporary Australian photographic practice. Established photographers are showcased alongside emerging, resulting in a stunning reflection of contemporary practice that examines diverse themes and approaches. This highly anticipated award, with a total $30,000 in prizes […]

21 Mar - 19 Apr, 2015
War and Peace at the Arts Centre Gold Coast

Posted by Sas Lyon To coincide with 100th Year commemorations of the ANZAC landing in Gallipoli, Australian Creative Exchange has organised this exhibition, War and Peace, which instigates a dialogue between artists from Turkey, New Zealand and Australia. On Remembrance Day in 1993, the then Australian Prime Minister, the Hon. P.J. Keating MP, delivered a […]

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Yamagen Sunset Special

Chop Chop! Hurry down to enjoy Yamagen’s Sunset Special for just $40 per person! Every Tuesday – Saturday for seatings between 5.30pm – 6.00pm you’ll get to delight in the theatre of a Yamagen experience for a truly special price. MENU INCLUDES Salad • Sashimi • Teppan Sirloin or Chicken • Fried Rice • Miso Soup […]

Every Tuesday
Taco Tuesdays

Each and every Tuesday from 5-10pm swing by Stingray Lounge to enjoy scrumptious tacos for just $3!

Every Friday
Island Life @ Stingray Lounge

Friday after work drinks have a new home! Come experience Island Life for the full Island Life Party experience with Live Island Beats, Jamaican Street Foods & Tiki Cocktails served by our eye-catching crew. It’s an opportunity to wind down after a hard week at the desk or in the office and get your party […]