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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

Even though it's still technically winter for another month, it's pretty easy to forget when it's all beautiful blue skies and blissful sunny days! Make the most of this glorious winter weather and get out and about this weekend, from sexy circuses and fabulous foodie events through to live music, there's plenty on offer across this fine city of ours. Here's our pick of top things to do. more

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Adults-only circus show Infamous announces an extended season in a new location
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Adults-only circus show Infamous announces an extended season in a new location

After a wildly popular five-weeks wowing the crowds in Southport, saucy stage show Infamous has announced a season extension – and it's relocating. Following its final show at Broadwater Parklands last Sunday, the Spiegel Big Top is currently being relocated to its new home – the Italo-Australian Club in Clear Island Waters – with shows to commence from Friday August 24. more

Food
Indulge in sake, ramen and sushi at the Japanese Food Fest
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Indulge in sake, ramen and sushi at the Japanese Food Fest

Some the region's best Japanese chefs will collaborate for a delicious afternoon of gyoza making, sake appreciation, ramen slurping and more at the Japanese Food Fest on Sunday August 19. If you're keen to learn about and indulge in your favourite Japanese eats and drinks, then you won't want to miss this. more

Music
Live and loud – five must-see music gigs on the Gold Coast
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Live and loud – five must-see music gigs on the Gold Coast

No matter how fast your social calendar is filling up, live music always comes first – so make some room! There's plenty happening on the music scene across all corners of the Gold Coast, so we've handpicked a diverse list of must-see music gigs, from rule-breaking punks to Fat Boy Slim anthems remixed by an Orchestra. Treat your ears and put these in your iCalendar. more


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Visual feast – get set to shine bright as GLOW lights up the skies of HOTA
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Visual feast – get set to shine bright as GLOW lights up the skies of HOTA

Gold Coast, prepare yourself for a sensory overload – GLOW is back! For the first time the open-air festival of lights will be held over three (yes, three!) action-packed nights from August 9–11, illuminating the entire HOTA precinct with after-dark digital art, immersive installations, enchanting performances, live music and delicious food. This is going to be a visual feast like no other. more

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Fearless artist Laurie Anderson heads to town as the Artist in Residence at HOTA
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Fearless artist Laurie Anderson heads to town as the Artist in Residence at HOTA

In a major coup for the city's cultural scene, fearless pioneer and world-renowned avant-garde artist, composer, musician and film director Laurie Anderson will be on the Gold Coast this month as the first International Artist in Residence at HOTA. Known as one of the world’s most prolific and unique performance artists, Laurie is staging a series of must-see free and ticketed performances next weekend – here's what is in store. more