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    Jazz up your life to the rhythm and the beat of the Broadbeach Jazz Weekend presented by The Oasis on 15-16 August 2015. The reinvigorated Broadbeach…

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  • Education

    Presented by Study Gold Coast, the Gold Coast Science and Tech Festival aims to work with many organisations across the city including universities, schools and…

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    Best described as “Formula One on the water”, this will be the sixth international race in the World Professional Powerboating Association XCAT World Series. This…

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  • Active & Healthy

    Browse all Active & Healthy events and regular classes Running from 20 July 2015 to 5 June 2016, the award winning Active & Healthy citywide…

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Lifestyle

Botanical Bazaar

Coming to the Currumbin RSL on August 30th, Botanical Bazaar supported by Tropical Fruit World will bring creative ideas, sustainable living alternatives and everyday indoor and outdoor gardening concepts to all lovers of nature. The inaugural expo will showcase a huge range of all things green, growing and garden-related including exhibitors, demonstrations, workshops, plants and garden products. It’s a fully interactive event that will educate all levels of garden enthusiasts and lovers of plants. Gold Coast green thumbs will be able to purchase living plants, seedlings, organic heritage seeds, fresh flowers, fruit and vegetables from the plant market. Botanical design…

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Botanical Bazaar will bring creative ideas, sustainable living alternatives and everyday indoor and outdoor gardening concepts to Gold Coast green thumbs.
Arts & Culture

A ‘lick-able’ painting takes top honours in Border Art Prize.

The Gold Coast’s lively artistic community is revealed through works at Border Art Prize exhibition. A portrait painting of a young boy that has been described as ‘lick-able’ won top honours at this year’s Border Art Prize and is on display at the Gold Coast City Gallery. Bangalow artist Emma Gale is the talent behind A Boy, and renowned Gold Coast artist and guest judge Dr Chris Bennie congratulated her on the win and the $3000 prize money.   “A Boy has been rendered in a deliberately fauvist style in bright pastel colours over a textured surface. The painting has an elegant…

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The region's lively artistic community is revealed at exhibition.
Sport

World-class XCATs racing excitement splashes into the Gold Coast

The XCAT World Series will race its way into our city next month, bringing with it a throng of international marine superstars and spectators. We caught up with the captain of the Gold Coast Australia XCAT Team, Tom Barry-Cotter, who spoke to us about the sport, piloting one of these powerful machines and what the crowd can expect on the day… The Sport Where did the XCAT sport originate and how is it growing globally? The XCAT World Series was formed in Dubai, UAE, in 2008. For the first time in 2013 the series ventured into Europe and Asia. As…

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The captain of the Gold Coast Australia XCAT World Series Team, tells us about the sport and what it takes to pilot one of these powerful machines.
Arts & Culture

Ditch the winter blues at these Gold Coast events

You can’t use winter as an excuse to stay indoors on the Gold Coast because it offers clear skies and glorious sunny days that are perfect for venturing outdoors and indulging in a little arts and culture. Whether you’re a lover of music, have a hankering for arts and crafts or enjoy the hustle and bustle of festivals, there’s a swag of events happening in the coming month. For art & music lovers Broadbeach Jazz Weekend Pack away your winter coat and enjoy the last balmy weeks of winter at the Gold Coast’s favourite weekend of jazz. Stroll around the…

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Ditch the winter blues at these Gold Coast events