Exhibitions
Venture up to GOMA and step inside Marvel's cinematic universe
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Venture up to GOMA and step inside Marvel’s cinematic universe

Calling all Marvel blockbuster fans, film buffs, art lovers and appreciators of fictional masterpieces (that covers most of you) – there's a new exhibition launching at the Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA) this weekend and it's going to blow your mind. More than 500 pieces from Marvel Entertainment's archives and private collections will form part of  Marvel: Creating the Cinematic Universe, which will run at the iconic Brisbane gallery from May 27 until September 3.  more

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

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

Sport
Don the frocks and pop the bubbles at Polo by the Sea
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Don the frocks and pop the bubbles at Polo by the Sea

Gold Coast,  it's time to get fancy – Polo by the Sea is back again to light up our shores. The new-age spectator-friendly style of urban polo will be staged at Doug Jennings Park in Main Beach on Saturday May 27. Ladies, don the frocks and get a well-dressed gent on your arm – this is one open-air soiree you do not want to miss. more


The Locals Next week: a Goldie local

Wil Anderson
I'd like to learn to make sushi properly. That's probably the only aspiration I have ... ~ Wil Anderson more
Music
Amy Shark brings her biggest headline tour to date to Miami Marketta
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Amy Shark brings her biggest headline tour to date to Miami Marketta

That's right, pals – Amy Shark is heading back to the Gold Coast with a live show at Miami Marketta. The down-to-earth songstress, who made her mark after nabbing the coveted number two spot on the Triple J Hottest 100 with her hit EP 'Adore', is gearing up to bring her Night Thinker tour to her hometown this August. Here's the catch – tickets go on sale TODAY (May 4). more

Food
Treat yo' mama with mimosas, Palm Springs soirees and seafood feasts at QT this Mother's Day
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Treat yo’ mama with mimosas, Palm Springs soirees and seafood feasts at QT this Mother’s Day

So, taking mum out for breakfast is a wonderful idea. Go you! But look, sometimes our wonderful mums would actually prefer to ditch the eggs on toast for something with a little more pizzazz. If you're keen to trade the early morning flat white with avo on toast for an afternoon of fresh seafood and mimosas, then QT has you covered this year. It's time to bring some fun back to Mother's Day! more

Film
Watch short films in the sand as the Surfers Paradise beachfront transforms for SIPFest 2017
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Watch short films in the sand as the Surfers Paradise beachfront transforms for SIPFest 2017

Watching movies under the stars on the beach with sandy feet – so much 'Gold Coast' right there! The much-anticipated Shorts in Surfers (SIPFest) is back in town this Sunday April 23 and Monday April 24, as part of the Gold Coast Film Festival. Bring your picnic blanket and kick back as 12 cinematic masterpieces are screened in a showcase of some of the country's most renowned emerging filmmakers.  more