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Get into the festive spirit(s) with Lark's Christmas Cask Whisky
Food & Drink

Get into the festive spirit(s) with Lark’s Christmas Cask Whisky

It's the most wonderful time of the year ... well, almost! With December just around the corner, Christmas is coming up quicker than you can say "Kris Kringle". To celebrate the festive season, the boutique booze-makers at Tasmania’s Lark Distilling Co. are re-releasing a very merry sip – the seasonal single-malt whisky, Christmas Cask II. This is one tipple that will go down a treat. more

Art
Jean-Michel Basquiat, Andy Warhol, Keith Haring and more feature in HOTA Gallery's inaugural exhibition program
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Jean-Michel Basquiat, Andy Warhol, Keith Haring and more feature in HOTA Gallery’s inaugural exhibition program

HOTA has today unveiled the exciting next chapter in the Gold Coast's cultural evolution following the announcement of HOTA Gallery's inaugural exhibition program, which will be officially open to the public from April 2021. The $60.5-million gallery spans six levels and will be the largest public gallery outside of a capital city in Australia and trust us when we say, the opening line-up is seriously impressive so go ahead and book these dates into your calendar for next year. more

Music
Free Sunday sessions and gold-tier concerts – five must-see Feedback Festival gigs
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Free Sunday sessions and gold-tier concerts – five must-see Feedback Festival gigs

After months of dancing bans and mostly quiet venues, a brand-new live music concept – Feedback Festival – is set to inject a dose of much-needed musical goodness into the Gold Coast. It's all happening over ten spellbinding nights across multiple venues, from Thursday December 3 until Sunday December 13. To get you pumped for some music festival fun, we've hand-picked five not-to-be-missed concerts featuring some stellar local acts. more

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Win one of ten double passes to see Words on Bathroom Walls
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Win one of ten double passes to see Words on Bathroom Walls

Diagnosed with a mental illness halfway through his senior year of high school, a witty, introspective teen struggles to keep it a secret while falling in love with a brilliant classmate who inspires him to open his heart and not be defined by his condition. Words on Bathroom Walls boasts an incredible cast featuring Charlie Plummer, Andy Garcia, Taylor Russell, AnnaSophia Robb, Beth Grant, Devon Bostick, Lobo Sebastian with Molly Parker and Walton Goggins. The Weekend Edition is giving you the chance to win one of ten double passes to see Words on Bathroom Walls. Enter below for your chance to win. Words on Bathroom Walls is in cinemas from Thursday December 10. Competition closes Sunday December 6 at 11:59 pm. Winners will be contacted by mail. more

Food
Indulge in tropical cocktails and Jamaican-inspired eats at The Star's Caribbean on The Lawn
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Indulge in tropical cocktails and Jamaican-inspired eats at The Star’s Caribbean on The Lawn

International travel might be off the cards for this year, but that doesn't mean we can't enjoy the best parts of our dream holiday destinations right here at home! To help you channel those summer holiday vibes, The Star Gold Coast is throwing a tropical soiree brimming with mouth-watering Caribbean-inspired eats, summer cocktails and roving entertainment. Ready to be transported to an idyllic island escape in your own backyard? Dress to impress and take off to Caribbean on The Lawn, on now until Sunday December 13. more

Event Highlights

Food
Caribbean on The Lawn

Caribbean on The Lawn

Community
Black Friday Sale at Pacific Fair Shopping Centre

Black Friday Sale at Pacific Fair Shopping Centre

Festival
Crafted Beer & Cider Festival 2020

Crafted Beer & Cider Festival 2020

Food
Wallaby Hotel Grand Opening Party

Wallaby Hotel Grand Opening Party

Food
High Tea Bottomless Brunch at Aviary Rooftop Bar

High Tea Bottomless Brunch at Aviary Rooftop Bar

Community
Christmas Day at The Star Gold Coast

Christmas Day at The Star Gold Coast

Events: What's on at the Gold Coast this week. Start planning your weekend

Community
Midweek Marketta

Midweek Marketta

Food
Sake Degustation at Kiyomi

Sake Degustation at Kiyomi

Food
Bundall Farmers' Markets

Bundall Farmers’ Markets

Market
Markets in the Meadow

Markets in the Meadow

Food
Margis at Mr.

Margis at Mr.

Market
NORTH COUNTY Makers Market

NORTH COUNTY Makers Market

Market
Tamborine Mountain State School Markets

Tamborine Mountain State School Markets

Food News
Ready your stretchy pants – Bazaar Restaurant reopens after a six-month hiatus
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Ready your stretchy pants – Bazaar Restaurant reopens after a six-month hiatus

One of the best (and most enjoyable) things about travelling to far away places is immersing yourself in new cultures and experiencing a variety of different cuisines. If you've been missing overseas adventures, do yourself a favour and book a table at the new-look Bazaar Restaurant at QT Gold Coast. After a (long) six-month hiatus, the global marketplace is back with a COVID-safe new twist so go ahead and prepare your tastebuds for a tasty treat.  more

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Win one of ten double passes to see Happiest Season
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Win one of ten double passes to see Happiest Season

Meeting your girlfriend’s family for the first time can be tough. Planning to propose at her family’s annual Christmas dinner – until you realise that they don’t even know she’s gay – is even harder. When Abby (Kristen Stewart) learns that Harper (Mackenzie Davis) has kept their relationship a secret from her family, she begins to question the girlfriend she thought she knew. Happiest Season is a holiday romantic comedy that hilariously captures the range of emotions tied to wanting your family’s acceptance, being true to yourself, and trying not to ruin Christmas. The Weekend Edition is giving you the chance to win one of ten double passes to see Happiest Season. Enter below for your chance to win. Happiest Season is in cinemas from Thursday November 26. Competition closes Wednesday November 25 at 11:59 pm. Winners will be contacted by mail. more

The Locals Next week: a Goldie local

Winson Law
... I believe you don’t have to use complicated techniques, but it’s the combination of flavours that make a dish stand out ... ~ Winson Law more

Weekly Inspire… Theme of the Week: Words of wisdom

Be yourself, everyone else is already taken. ~ Oscar Wilde