Music
Sofar Sounds brings secret music gigs to intimate locations around the Gold Coast
Event News

Sofar Sounds brings secret music gigs to intimate locations around the Gold Coast

So, we have a secret. Luckily, we're allowed to let this one out of the bag, to some extent. World-wide global music movement, Sofar Sounds, has landed on the Gold Coast. What is it, you ask? Well, it's a volunteer-led community that stages secret gigs and intimate live concerts featuring local artists. The catch? You don't find out the location until the day before. It could be in someone's lounge room, a random cafe, a shed, a kitchen. We know, we're intrigued too. Here's what you need to know. more

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The Weekend Series: five visually striking indoor plants for beginners
Gentlefolk

The Weekend Series: five visually striking indoor plants for beginners

If you aren’t enough of a responsible adult yet to care for a pet or child, there is always one option for sating your paternal instincts. A plant doesn’t talk back, nor does it cry at odd hours of the night. If you are keen to start caring for a leafy baby or two, we suggest branching (get it?) out and going with a plant that is a little bit different than your run-of-the-mill succulent. We’ve picked five plants to start with that are not only easy to care for but also fun to look at. more

Festival
Soak up the nostalgic vibes at Cooly Rocks On this June
Event News

Soak up the nostalgic vibes at Cooly Rocks On this June

The rock and rockabilly vibes will be in full swing this June as Coolangatta prepares for the 2017 instalment of Cooly Rocks On. Held from June 7–11, the renowned beachside festival will showcase a jam-packed five-day program of hot rods, live rock 'n roll music, dancing and good old-fashioned fun.  more

Swimwear
Add some sass to your ocean wardrobe with surf leggings from Byron Bay's Salt Gypsy
Gentlewoman

Add some sass to your ocean wardrobe with surf leggings from Byron Bay’s Salt Gypsy

Ladies, if you want to add some sass to your surf wardrobe, then you'd best get yourself acquainted with Byron Bay's own independent women's surf label, Salt Gypsy. In a nod to female surf athleticism, diversity and salty styles, you'll find a collection of surf and apres-surf gear, including the brand's iconic surf leggings, which are created ethically using sustainable materials for the discerning water woman. more

Interiors
Add texture to your home with delicious wares from Milk & Sugar
Design

Add texture to your home with delicious wares from Milk & Sugar

As glorious at it may be, the wonderful world of homewares can be a little hard to navigate at times. Standing tall over the market of mass-produced wares is top-quality boutique brands like Melbourne's Milk & Sugar, which has just released its latest collection of bedding, textiles, homewares and creative lighting. If, like us, you have a slight fetish for interiors, then you'd best take a deep breath before you read on. more

Event Highlights

Food
7 Course Omakase Degustation

7 Course Omakase Degustation

Exhibitions
Marvel: Creating the Cinematic Universe

Marvel: Creating the Cinematic Universe

Market
Surfers Paradise Beachfront Markets

Surfers Paradise Beachfront Markets

Food
Island Life Fridays

Island Life Fridays

Community
SeaFire at Surfers Paradise

SeaFire at Surfers Paradise

Community
Chinatown Street Markets

Chinatown Street Markets

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

Food
Nonna Tuesdays at Gemellini

Nonna Tuesdays at Gemellini

Exhibitions
Black Mist Burnt Country

Black Mist Burnt Country

Exhibitions
Chris Bennie –  On Top, In Front

Chris Bennie – On Top, In Front

Community
The Village Markets Burleigh Heads

The Village Markets Burleigh Heads

Food
Tropical Sundays

Tropical Sundays

Free
Cookout Sundays at Brooklyn Depot

Cookout Sundays at Brooklyn Depot

Food
Sunbrella Dayze at Hideaway Kitchen & Bar

Sunbrella Dayze at Hideaway Kitchen & Bar

Food
The Croissant King Pop-Up

The Croissant King Pop-Up

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Win one of six double passes to Marvel: Creating the Cinematic Universe
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Win one of six double passes to Marvel: Creating the Cinematic Universe

Drawing on Marvel’s extensive archive of original comic books, spectacular concept art, props and costumes, the exhibition features over 500 unique objects including Thor’s hammer, Iron Man’s suit of armour, Captain America’s shield, and never-before-seen set pieces from the highly anticipated Thor: Ragnarok (2017). The Weekend Edition Gold Coast and QAGOMA are giving six lucky readers the chance to win a double pass to Marvel: Creating the Cinematic Universe. Enter below for your chance to win. Marvel: Creating the Cinematic Universe Gallery of Modern Art From Saturday May 27 to Sunday September 3. Competition closes Sunday June 4 at 11:59 pm. Winners will be contacted by email. more

Accessories
The best of both worlds – MR PORTER and Gucci team up for a killer capsule collection
Gentleman

The best of both worlds – MR PORTER and Gucci team up for a killer capsule collection

When it comes to fashion, it’s hard to resist a good collaboration. Two geniuses are better than one, right? In an industry where boundaries are constantly being pushed and tested, it’s always nice to see big-time names coming together to create sartorial magic. Lucky for us, the teams from award-winning men’s style online destination MR PORTER and iconic luxury fashion house Gucci have teamed up to bring us a capsule collection that celebrates the best of each brand. more

The Locals Next week: a Goldie local

Andrew Whiting
Yes, you're in business to make money. But I am more encouraged by seeing people come, and saying that they had a great meal, or coffee, or cocktail ... ~ Andrew Whiting more

Weekly Inspire… Theme of the Week: Words of wisdom

Food for the body is not enough. There must be food for the soul ... ~ Dorothy Day