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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

Well, friends, it seems that winter has well and truly set in but before you retreat into hibernation, there's plenty of action to keep you warm, well hydrated and well nourished this weekend! There's loads for live-music lovers, market goers, foodies, party people, families and everyone in between. Here’s our pick of top things to do on the Gold Coast this weekend. 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

Theatre
Sexy, saucy and seductive – creators of Blanc de Blanc to turn heads with the new Deluxe Deluxe show
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Sexy, saucy and seductive – creators of Blanc de Blanc to turn heads with the new Deluxe Deluxe show

When sizzling stage show Blanc de Blanc and its sexy spiegeltent came to town delivering night after night of wild and skilful debauchery, sass and bare skin, it left us Gold Coast folk very, um, enlightened. Well it's time to strap yourselves in (again) because the creative geniuses behind the popular champagne-fuelled stage show are back to quench our thirst for sultry cabarets with a hot new show called Deluxe Deluxe. more


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I just made it happen against the odds of a working class lad from Essex who was told to get a proper job all his life ... ~ Spencer Shakespeare more
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A glam pineapple caravan heralds the arrival of W Brisbane
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A glam pineapple caravan heralds the arrival of W Brisbane

We’re less than a day away from the official opening of Brisbane’s newest five-star hotel W Brisbane and to celebrate, the hotel is kicking off one massive party. Want to know the best thing about this party? It’s mobile! This glamorous shindig will be brightening up Queen Street Mall at midday today before hitting the road and shimmying its way south. more

Music
A night with the stars – Queensland Symphony Orchestra brings movie blockbusters to life at HOTA
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A night with the stars – Queensland Symphony Orchestra brings movie blockbusters to life at HOTA

It's amazing how powerful movie soundtracks can be. Despite passing decades, sounds like the thrilling shark attack lead-up from Jaws, the classic Star Wars opening score and the hair-raising Indiana Jones melody remain instantly recognisable. If you're a firm believer that music maketh the movie, then you'll want to put Saturday June 16 aside to witness spectacular cinematic blockbusters brought to life in a one-night-only show by the Queensland Symphony Orchestra at HOTA. more

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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 2018 instalment of Cooly Rocks On. Held from June 6–10, 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

Food
Venture into the Byron Bay hinterland for the Winter in The Orchard pop-up dining event
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Venture into the Byron Bay hinterland for the Winter in The Orchard pop-up dining event

A progressive pop-up lunch in one of the most dreamy hinterland locations imaginable is happening on Saturday June 9, and you're invited. The delicious event is called Winter in The Orchard and it's happening in Clunes – a leafy township inland from Byron Bay. If (like us) your idea of perfection is sipping low-intervention wines in the winter sunshine while grazing on a delectable multi-course feast, then this is for you. more

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Indulge in a dreamy winter feast under the stars at The Twilight Table at The Oracle
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Indulge in a dreamy winter feast under the stars at The Twilight Table at The Oracle

Here at The Weekend Edition, our favourite part of the changing seasons is the food – and the fact that each quarter a new wave of seasonal ingredients sees the city's top kitchens spring into action to make the most of the region's produce while it's at its best. On Sunday July 15, The Oracle in Broadbeach is hosting The Twilight Table, a moon-lit long-table feast designed to welcome winter in the most delicious way possible – with fine food and plenty of wine. more

Food
Venture south for beers, food and music at Festival of the Stone
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Venture south for beers, food and music at Festival of the Stone

It's that time of year again – Festival of the Stone is back and it's bigger and better than ever! Beloved Byron Bay craft brewery Stone & Wood has announced its popular event will be held on Saturday June 9, with an afternoon and evening full of great food, live music, family-friendly entertainment and, of course, beer. Lots of beer.  more

Art
Witness the city's evolution at HOTA's We are Gold Coast exhibition
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Witness the city’s evolution at HOTA’s We are Gold Coast exhibition

The Gold Coast oft gets a pretty crummy wrap from uninformed out-of-towners who still scoff into their soy latte at the very mention of the Gold Coast, believing the city is nothing more than surf, Schoolies and theme parks. But the truth is that we, its residents, know that those outdated stereotypes couldn't be further from the truth. We are Gold Coast: works from the Gallery at HOTA is a brand-new exhibition that shines a light on the city's evolution. more

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Treat yourself to a wellness weekend at Halcyon House with fitness pioneers Pip Edwards and Kirsten King
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Treat yourself to a wellness weekend at Halcyon House with fitness pioneers Pip Edwards and Kirsten King

We'll be first to admit that 2018 has been pretty darn massive so far. Agree? Well, if you're looking for a way to unwind, recharge the batteries and motivate your mind and body for the second half of the year, then Halcyon House is the place to do it. The dreamy Cabarita hotel is turning into a wellness retreat for one weekend only, joining forces with fitness gurus Pip Edwards (P.E Nation) and Kirsten King (Fluidform Pilates) to offer a weekend of workshops, fitness and fine food. more