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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 […]

27 Mar, 2015
Flickerfest 2015

Posted by Sas Lyon Celebrating 24 years of short film excellence, Flickerfest, Australia’s leading short film festival, will be hosted by The Arts Centre Gold Coast again in 2015.The 2015 program presents the best of Australia’s short films. Flickerfest remains Australia’s only Academy® accredited and BAFTA recognised short film festival ensuring that we continue to […]

20 Mar - 21 Mar, 2015
Coppelia by Queensland Ballet

Posted by Sas Lyon Two bickering young lovers create comic chaos in Dr Coppélius’s mysterious workshop. Franz and Swanilda are both curious about the beautiful girl who they have seen on Dr Coppélius’s balcony. Jealous of Franz’s apparent romantic interest, Swanilda sneaks into the doctor’s house to confront her rival. To her great surprise, she […]

21 Mar, 2015
Mardi Gras Afterparty Feathers Dance

Posted by Sas Lyon The Sydney Mardi Gras is ground central for those celebrating Australia’s diversity in the LGBTI community. Participants and supporters alike take to Sydney’s streets and clubs to march and dance while showing solidarity for a progressive society. If you are escaping the raucous nature of the Sydney Festival for something a […]

18 Mar - 20 Mar, 2015
Somerset Celebration of Literature Festival

Posted by Sas Lyon QT loves all things that inject culture into our day, so the Somerset Celebration of Literature Festival offers a wonderful opportunity to immerse ourselves in the written word for a weekend! The Somerset Celebration of Literature Festival is the writers’ festival for the Gold Coast and noted as Australia’s premier youth […]

06 Mar - 08 Mar, 2015
XXXX Sail Paradise Series Gold Coast

Posted by Sas Lyon Stay at QT Gold Coast to have the perfect vantage point from your Ocean View room for this exciting race! Staged over three days from Friday 6 to Sunday 8 March 2015, the Gold Coast’s Southport Yacht Club will be host to the Annual Sail Paradise Series, expecting to attract more […]

06 Mar - 22 Mar, 2015
Bleach* Festival Gold Coast

Posted by Sas Lyon Discover the Gold Coast’s largest annual arts and culture festival. Bleach* Festival offers over 50 events for all ages, held between 6 – 22 March 2015. Head to the beach and take to the street for Bleach* Festival and expect the unexpected, prepare to be amazed and keep a lookout for […]

07 Mar, 2015
Future Music Festival at Doomben Racecourse

By Benjamen Judd Buy Tickets Music festival season continues this summer with one the biggest events yet – Future Music Festival – bringing some of the biggest names in music to Doomben Racecourse on Saturday March 7. Known for bringing a broad range of artists across a variety of genres to the one place, Future Music […]

12 Mar, 2015
Rufus Wainwright at The Tivoli

By Benjamen Judd Buy Tickets One of music’s most fascinating and haunting performers, Rufus Wainwright, is coming to Australia. With only a small number of shows confirmed, we think it’s totally worth the short drive to Brisbane where Wainwright will be performing on at The Tivoli for one night only on March 12. Technically coming […]

14 Feb - 22 Mar, 2015
Cut Back at the Arts Centre Gold Coast

By Benjamen Judd Visit Website Surfing has become as iconic a feature of the Gold Coast lifestyle as, well, having breakfast with us at Bazaar. The latest exhibition at the Arts Centre Gold Coast, Cut Back, captures the raw elemental beauty of the sport. Showing at the Arts Centre Gold Coast until March 22, Cat […]

27 Feb - 11 Mar, 2015
Quiksilver and Roxy Pro 2015

By Benjamen Judd Visit Website Would the Gold Coast be the Gold Coast without its surfers? Hopefully, we’ll never find out. Which means we should all turn out to support the annual surf-excellence that is the 2015 Quiksilver Pro and Roxy Pro in Coolangatta’s Snapper Rocks from February 27 until March 11. A sport that […]

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 […]

14 Feb - 22 Mar, 2015
Cutback: Surfing through art at The Arts Centre Gold Coast

Posted by Sas Lyon During the 1950s and ’60s, films such as Gidget (1959), Blue Hawaii (1961) and The Endless Summer (1964) popularised surf culture, as did surf bands such as The Bel Airs, The Beach Boys, Dick Dale & The Del Tones and Jan & Dean. In doing so, stereotypes emerged, some of which […]

14 Feb - 22 Mar, 2015
Jason Haggarty: Surface/Control at the Arts Centre Gold Coast

Posted by Sas Lyon Surface/Control explores the desire to control and master natural forces, in particular the potential of the wave as an energy source to be harnessed by the human body. The wave is more than just water, it is a mythical zone of curling, tunnelling walls; an ephemeral space built of natural wonder, […]

14 Feb - 22 Mar, 2015
Sebastian Toast: Plush and Plastic at The Arts Centre Gold Coast

Posted by Sas Lyon Gold Coast artist Seabastion Toast’s painting practice covers a wide range of subjects, underpinned by an interest in both cultural narratives and a life-long journey into light, form and colour. Her paintings often contain a darker subtext that runs parallel to the surface image as she investigates the grey areas between […]

31 Jan - 15 Mar, 2015
Misanthropology: The world of Adam Rish

Posted by Sas Lyon A survey exhibition featuring four decades of work by Sydney-based artist Adam Rish who is interested in cross cultural collaboration as “world art” (like “world music”) to affirm Indigenous culture and regional diversity. He has worked with Indigenous artists in Australia, Indonesia, Tonga, Turkey and the USA. Rish views his role […]

01 Jan - 31 Mar, 2015
Summer on the Gold Coast

By Sas Lyon When it comes to celebrating summer, Australia’s Gold Coast is amongst the most prolific supporters of the season. Whether you are a family looking to hit the parks, or a couple wanting to relax and get some serious beach/R&R time, you will not be disappointed by the sparkling experiences on offer. Team […]

09 Mar - 08 Mar, 2015
Private: Sunday Roast @ Bazaar

Every Sunday for Lunch and Dinner throughout winter enjoy scrumptious roasts masterfully garnished and baked by our expert chefs. Delicious Roasts will be on rotation weekly so come enjoy a Sunday Roast as well as the full Interactive Marketplace with a touch of extravagance. WHEN: Sunday Lunch from 12pm – 3pm $59 (includes a glass […]

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 […]