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Things to do on the Gold Coast this weekend
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Things to do on the Gold Coast this weekend

If you're a little bummed about heading back to work, here's the silver lining – it's smack-bang in the middle of summer, which means your weekends will be filled with sunshine and fun times! The Gold Coast Food & Wine Expo is here, the live music is pumping and the food trucks are rolling – here's what's happening on the Gold Coast this weekend. more

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From electrifying athleticism to indigenous magic – five unmissable events at The Gold Coast Arts Centre this year
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From electrifying athleticism to indigenous magic – five unmissable events at The Gold Coast Arts Centre this year

Something big is brewing on the Gold Coast. It involves electrifying athleticism, musical gems, a hint of mayhem, soul-stirring stories and a helluva lot of string. Intrigued? You should be! The Arts Centre Gold Coast's 2018 season has been bubbling under the surface for while – but we decided it was time to lift the lid and expose some of the mind-blowing cultural goodness that awaits you this year. The arts and culture hub has combined 40,000 years of indigenous culture, added a splash emotion-driven contemporary dance, stirred in a 52-person ensemble and sprinkled on some theatrical madness to create this year's line-up. Here are our top picks ... more

Event Highlights

Food
Gold Coast Food & Wine Expo 2018

Gold Coast Food & Wine Expo 2018

Kids
Sea World Carnivale

Sea World Carnivale

Food
Champagne Saturdays at Garden Kitchen & Bar

Champagne Saturdays at Garden Kitchen & Bar

Exhibitions
Fashion Forum – Coming into Fashion

Fashion Forum – Coming into Fashion

Dance
Shen Yun 2018

Shen Yun 2018

Music
Tropical Tiki Tastes

Tropical Tiki Tastes

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

Market
Emerald Lakes Market

Emerald Lakes Market

Film
Swinging Safari Film Launch

Swinging Safari Film Launch

Exhibitions
Coming into Fashion | A Century of Photography at Condé Nast

Coming into Fashion | A Century of Photography at Condé Nast

Food
Cooking Demonstrations with Sam Gowing

Cooking Demonstrations with Sam Gowing

Kids
Robot Helmets Workshop

Robot Helmets Workshop

Music
RnB Thursdays at The Avenue

RnB Thursdays at The Avenue

Sport
2018 Flight Centre Burleigh Pro

2018 Flight Centre Burleigh Pro

Market
Emerald Lakes Market

Emerald Lakes Market

Film
Fashion on Film | Coming into Fashion

Fashion on Film | Coming into Fashion

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Win one of ten double passes to see Phantom Thread
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Win one of ten double passes to see Phantom Thread

Set in the glamour of 1950’s post-war London, renowned dressmaker Reynolds Woodcock (Daniel Day-Lewis) and his sister Cyril (Lesley Manville) are at the center of British fashion, dressing royalty, movie stars, heiresses, socialites, debutants and dames with the distinct style of The House of Woodcock.  Women come and go through Woodcock’s life, providing the confirmed bachelor with inspiration and companionship, until he comes across a young, strong-willed woman, Alma (Vicky Krieps), who soon becomes a fixture in his life as his muse and lover. Once controlled and planned, he finds his carefully tailored life disrupted by love. The Weekend Edition is giving its readers the chance to win one of ten in-season double passes to see Phantom Thread. Enter below for your chance to win. Phantom Thread is in cinemas February 1. Competition closes Sunday January 28, 2017 at 11:59 pm. more

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Pure shores – five secret Australian beaches you need to discover in 2018
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Pure shores – five secret Australian beaches you need to discover in 2018

In our not-so-humble opinion, Queensland has some of the best beaches in Australia. When you’ve got something so good right at your doorstep, it can be hard to tear yourself away to check out something further abroad, but the other states have some pretty bodacious beaches that are worth checking out too. If you’ve got a modest case of wanderlust and a thirst for salt-laced sea breezes, then pack your swimmers and head directly to the following coastal coves. more

The Locals Next week: a Goldie local

Sel Berdie
I think the coast is definitely close to being the frontrunner in the health-food space ... ~ Sel Berdie more

Weekly Inspire… Theme of the Week: Words of wisdom

Art is the only way to run away without leaving home ... ~ Twyla Tharp