Hospital piano project brings people together

Cardiac scientist Braden Dinham

KIARA BLINCO The Gold Coast University Hospital has introduced a baby grand piano into their main foyer in an effort to bring people together through music.   The piano was brought to the hospital in March as part of The Creative Health … [Read more...]

New theatre school opens on Gold Coast

Sun Stage classes

KIARA BLINCO Gold Coast resident Veronica Wnuk has founded a new theatre school in Tugun, giving local children a new outlet to release their creative energy.   The theatre school, which is known as Sun Stage, allows children aged from … [Read more...]

Gold Coast author helps kids deal with losing

Alison Collier and book

HONGYUE WU & STAFF WRITERS Pacific Pines primary school teacher Alison Collier has written a new book that is designed to help children deal with the feelings that arise when they can’t always “win”.   The book, which is called I’m … [Read more...]

Venue creates global showcase for local bands

Hussy Hicks

CRYSTAL FOX Gold Coast live music venue Mo’s Desert Clubhouse has created a six-episode online forum for local bands to showcase their talent on a global scale, and folk duo Hussy Hicks are next on the bill. The online forum, which is … [Read more...]

Veteran drag queens show how it’s done

Veteran Gold Coast drag queens Natasha St James, Sellma Soul and Scarlett Fever

TILLY HANNAN The drag queen scene on the Gold Coast is going strong, thanks to drag veterans Natasha St James, Sellma Soul and Scarlett Fever.   The three performers team up to put on the fierce, hilarious and entertaining dinner show, … [Read more...]

The Source News on Global Digital – 3 October 2019

Coming up on The Source News, we talk about the premiere of Dracula’s Cabaret new show Muertos, the misuse of pharmaceuticals in Australia and the man who walked free after allegedly putting another man in an induced coma. Also, on the show, we will … [Read more...]

Ruin photography embraces history and decay

Ruin photography

JACK HOLT In recent years, ruin photography, sometimes called “ruin porn”, has been gaining more and more interest, both from photographers themselves and from people whose curiosity in the subject matter makes the photos compelling … [Read more...]

Textile artist shares passion through teaching

Artist Anne Leon

GEORGIA MARR Mullumbimby-based textile artist Anne Leon has been sharing her 30 years of experience in the business with a group of Indigenous women.   Ms Leon, who has a Diploma of Fine Art, specialises in textiles and screen-printing, … [Read more...]

Gold Coast welcomes inaugural Oktoberfest

Oktoberfest on the Coast

TIARNI REID Gold Coast residents will soon get a healthy dose of German culture when Oktoberfest is celebrated locally for the first time.   The one-day event, which will be held at the Gold Coast Sports Precinct in Carrara on October … [Read more...]

Gold Coast band wins regional finals

Gold Coast band LEMAIRE

JADE MCGARRY Gold Coast band, LEMAIRE won the Gold Coast division of the Airlie Beach Festival of Music competition, “Passport to Airlie”, on the weekend, taking out top spot in the Gold Coast region.   Passport to Airlie is set up as a … [Read more...]