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Star light, star bright – the pop-up outdoor cinema bringing us brews, chews and blockbusters
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Star light, star bright – the pop-up outdoor cinema bringing us brews, chews and blockbusters

The sweet escape that comes with a trip to the movies is truly one of life’s greatest pleasures. What could be more appealing that kicking back with some delicious snacks and a cheeky beverage while you laugh your pants off or cry your eyes out over some Hollywood magic? Well, it just so happens that the old “sitting in a dark room with a choc top and a soft drink” formula has been given a serious shake-up – the kind that involves gourmet eats, boozy tipples and puppy cuddles. American Express Openair Cinemas is popping up at the lush Queen Elizabeth Park in Coolangatta from October 19 to November 19, taking your movie-going experience and giving it a sweet alfresco twist. Want to take this outside? Of course you do ... more

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Top Dog Film Festival heads to the Gold Coast for one night only
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Top Dog Film Festival heads to the Gold Coast for one night only

Here at The Weekend Edition, we have two obsessions – food and dogs. We get to talk about food on the daily, which is rad – but we get oh-so excited when we get to talk about dogs as well. Now, if you share our love and affection for all things canine, then make sure you get yourself tickets to the Top Dog Film Festival at the Arts Centre Gold Coast this Monday August 21. more

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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


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Bleach* Festival 2016 rolls in to town
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Bleach* Festival 2016 rolls in to town

Even though summer is over, there are still plenty of reasons to smile as Bleach* Festival 2016 kicks off. The premier arts and cultural event offers a myriad of things to see and do from Friday March 4 to Sunday March 20. more

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Short and sweet is the name of the game at SIPFest
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Short and sweet is the name of the game at SIPFest

SIPFest, otherwise known as the Shorts in Paradise Festival, is an annual showcase of the best short films from across Down Under. Moving from Neal Shannon Park to Surfers Paradise Beach, SIPFest now boasts one of the most picturesque spots to watch a film on the entire coast. Thrillers, dramas, comedy and animated films will be on display at the outdoor theatre, with judges awarding approximately $5,000 worth of prize money of participating filmmakers Like the films it is showcasing SIPFest will be a short and sweet affair, taking place for one night only from 6:30 pm on April 12. Grab a blanket or some beach chairs and head to Surfers Paradise for a night of amazing short films. SIPFest forms part of the wider Gold Coast Film Festival that transforms various venues along the Gold Coast into hubs of vibrant and unique cinema from April 9 to 19. more