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    Gold Coast Chinatown is set to come alive from Saturday 2 May with it’s exciting new Chinatown Street Markets Taste your way through Asia without…

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    It's the biggest music festival to hit Surfers Paradise, and it's coming this 8-10 May with ARIA award-winning smash hit duo Sneaky Sound System as…

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    Looking for free entertainment? Why not check out what's happening in a park near you. Whether you like blues, jazz, acoustic or just appreciate good…

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    Return to the Golden Age of swashbuckling adventure, Shakespeare, pirates, Musketeers and romance! Enter the world of The Game of Thrones, The Hunger Games, the…

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Arts & Culture

Anzac Day – Services and Events on the Gold Coast

The silence will be deafening on 25 April as Gold Coast locals attend dawn services and sombrely commemorate the 100 year centenary of the Anzac landings at Gallipoli. Read about Currumbin’s Rock of Remembrance This solemn day of remembrance pays tribute to the Australian and New Zealand soldiers who served, fought and died in 1915, as well as other soldiers who have served or who are currently. Just a handful of sons and daughters of WWI survivors remain. One of them is Tweed Heads local Shirley Jarvis-McCann. This year the 84-year-old will attend her first ever dawn service at Elephant Rock…

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This year Anzac Day services across the Gold Coast are expected to be packed with people intent on remembering soldiers past and present.
Arts & Culture

Why you can’t miss Carnival of the Animals

Carnival of the Animals – A thrilling circus escapade! Internationally acclaimed circus company, Circa, famed for their inventiveness, precision and creativity, bring the joy of the animal kingdom to the Arts Theatre stage in this physical theatre extravaganza. A blend of circus, multimedia and music, Carnival of the Animals is a magical reinvention of the classic music by French composer, Camille Saint-Saëns (Feathers, Fur and Fins). https://youtu.be/vq7oca1uCuY Depicting creatures from land, sea and sky, Circa’s performers take children and their adults on a safari through the lives of the tortoise, the elephant, the kangaroo, the swan, the life aquatic and many…

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Circa’s award-winning works have wowed audiences in 32 countries across six continents. You can bring a whole family of four for just $59!
Lifestyle

More Gold Coast weekly wrap – GC2018 announcement

The GC2018 has jumped a step closer to reality with the start of work on the $122 million Carrara Commonwealth Games sports facilities Carrara, based on the existing Metricon Stadium, will be the signature venue precinct for GC2018, hosting the Opening and Closing Ceremonies, Athletics, Badminton, Weightlifting and Wrestling competitions. The first stage of Carrara’s Commonwealth Games sports facilities will see the construction of the $101 million Carrara Sports and Leisure Centre, which will have basketball, netball, indoor soccer and badminton courts. The main stadium and the existing Carrara Indoor Stadium are both set for upgrades that will support enhanced…

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Sport

Gold Coast Suns new game plan and the return of Gary Ablett

With a new coach and new game plan the Gold Coast Suns first home game of the season against St Kilda at Metricon Stadium will herald a new era for the AFL’s second most recently established team – now in its fifth year. Suns faithfuls would have hoped for a dream start under Rodney Eade, a 341-game veteran, during their Round 1 encounter in Melbourne against the Demons a week ago. But with a young squad and untested strategy their 26-point loss, against another victory hungry team, was not a major surprise. There were some encouraging signs, but the best…

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The Gold Coast Suns season looks like it's off to a great start with the return of captain Gary Ablett and the introduction of a new game plan strategy.