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Things to do on the Gold Coast this weekend
Event News

Things to do on the Gold Coast this weekend

The weekend is so close we can taste it! It's time to start planning your few days of sweet, sweet freedom. Luckily, there's plenty happening across all corners of the city to keep you occupied. From food-truck parties to live music and chilled-out markets, here's what's happening on the Gold Coast this weekend. Enjoy! more

The Grocer
Smith & Deli-cious is the cookbook packed with (amazing) vegan versions of your favourite snacks
Food & Drink

Smith & Deli-cious is the cookbook packed with (amazing) vegan versions of your favourite snacks

If you’re still labouring under the misapprehension that vegan food just isn’t that good, you’ve obviously never paid a visit to Smith & Deli. The insanely popular Melbourne haunt has been feeding earthlings and fooling carnivores for years with its mouth-watering meals and treats, with people lining up around the block to get a taste. The masterminds behind this premier plant-based dining destination have been generous enough to reveal their secrets (read: pure sorcery) in the form of their new cookbook Smith & Deli-cious: Food from our Deli (That Happens to be Vegan). more

Product
Illuminate your dark side with cruelty free Nocturna candles
Design

Illuminate your dark side with cruelty free Nocturna candles

Let’s be honest – there’s something pretty damn seductive about the dark side. From the chic aesthetic to the mysterious aura that surrounds darkness, it is often its contrast to the light that makes it even more beautiful – it’s all about balance, right? Brisbane-based brand Nocturna has channelled this energy into its range of stunning luxury candles, using the beauty of nature and the mystery of night as its muse. more

Beauty
Beloved eco store Biome launches its first in-house skincare range
Gentlewoman

Beloved eco store Biome launches its first in-house skincare range

When it comes to the wonderful world of skincare, often we are bombarded with a huge number of supposedly essential products that add up to create a 37-step routine. Fair enough if that’s your jam, but for those of us who prefer to keep it simple, the search for a core range of products to keep us in check can seem very daunting. If you’ve been looking for a natural, low-maintenance routine to get into, the search is over – beloved eco store Biome has just launched its own in-house skincare range, and you’d best believe it’s the real deal. more

Food News
The round-up: top spots for late-night dining on the Gold Coast
Food & Drink

The round-up: top spots for late-night dining on the Gold Coast

It's not uncommon to find yourself out and about late and night with a rumbling stomach – but if you thought a pie in a packet from the local servo was your only saviour, think again. Whilst the Gold Coast isn't exactly known as a hub for late-night dining, there are a bunch of establishments that are extending the culinary goodness into the night, so we put a few of them into a handy little list for you. Next time you're about to settle for fast food, step it up a notch with these late-night dining spots on the Gold Coast. more

Event Highlights

Theatre
Fright Nights at Movie World

Fright Nights at Movie World

Dance
Rumba Caliente at Stingray Lounge

Rumba Caliente at Stingray Lounge

Community
AusPet 2018

AusPet 2018

Community
Free Movie Night in the Park

Free Movie Night in the Park

Food
Melbourne Cup at The Island

Melbourne Cup at The Island

Food
Melbourne Cup at Southport Sharks

Melbourne Cup at Southport Sharks

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

Community
Team Trivia Night

Team Trivia Night

Festival
Oktoberfest Bash at The Bavarian Broadbeach

Oktoberfest Bash at The Bavarian Broadbeach

Community
2018 Somerset Celebration of Entrepreneurship Festival

2018 Somerset Celebration of Entrepreneurship Festival

Community
Leading Women Event – Gold Coast 2018

Leading Women Event – Gold Coast 2018

Exhibitions
Josephine Ulrick and Win Schubert Photography Award 2018

Josephine Ulrick and Win Schubert Photography Award 2018

Exhibitions
Breathing in trees: Nicola Moss

Breathing in trees: Nicola Moss

Food
Gold Coast Organic Farmers Market

Gold Coast Organic Farmers Market

Food
Bundall Farmers' Markets

Bundall Farmers’ Markets

WIN
Win one of ten double passes to see The Old Man and the Gun
WIN

Win one of ten double passes to see The Old Man and the Gun

The Old Man and the Gun is based on the true story of Forrest Tucker (Robert Redford), from his audacious escape from San Quentin at the age of 70 to an unprecedented string of heists that confounded authorities and enchanted the public. Wrapped up in the pursuit are detective John Hunt (Casey Affleck), who becomes captivated with Forrest’s commitment to his craft, and a woman (Sissy Spacek), who loves him in spite of his chosen profession. Directed by David Lowery (A Ghost Story, Pete’s Dragon) and starring Robert Redford (Butch Cassidy & the Sundance Kid, All is Lost), Sissy Spacek (The Help), Casey Affleck (Manchester by the Sea), Danny Glover (Lethal Weapon), Tika Sumpter (Ride Along) and Tom Waits (Seven Psychopaths). The Weekend Edition Gold Coast is giving you the chance to win one of ten in-season double passes to see The Old Man and the Gun. Enter below for your… more

Festival
Treat your earholes to a weekend of live music at Buskers by the Creek
Event News

Treat your earholes to a weekend of live music at Buskers by the Creek

If you have ears, treat them to two whole days of (free) live music at Buskers by the Creek this weekend. Now in its fifth year, the wildly popular event will be taking over Winders Park in Currumbin on Saturday October 13 and Sunday October 14, featuring more than 300 talented singers, musicians and performers across 16 different stages. Oh, and there will also be a floating bar in the creek. That's right – an actual floating bar. more

Beauty
Go-To Skincare drops Zincredible –  its long-awaited SPF moisturiser
Gentlewoman

Go-To Skincare drops Zincredible –  its long-awaited SPF moisturiser

Let us hit you with some hard facts. One – the sun's rays are tremendously harsh and too much exposure can do long-term damage to your biggest organ, your precious skin. But you already knew that, right? Two – Zoë Foster Blake is a generation-defining queen. After more than four-and-a-half years of testing, trials and development, Zoë's skincare company Go-To has just dropped its most anticipated product to date – Zincredible. more

The Locals Next week: a Goldie local

Cindy Jensen
I would love to see busking permitted on every street corner, on every tram stop, in front of every building ... ~ Cindy Jensen more

Weekly Inspire… Theme of the Week: Words of wisdom

Going back to a simpler life is not a step backward ... ~ Yvon Chouinard