Muswellbrook flexes music

BRANDON CLARK Muswellbrook is gearing up to host the fourth instalment of the Noisy Heeler Music Festival on October 20. With a new year comes a new name for the festival, changing from the Bottom’s Up Festival title used in previous … [Read more...]

Prickly bear earns artist top award

JANELLE MILLER Dion Parker and Andrew Cullen have won the $15,000 Swell Sculpture Festival award, judged this weekend in Currumbin, with a huge bear that is hard to hug. Mr Parker said Prickles the Unhuggable Bear, a 4m teddy crafted from coils … [Read more...]

Christmas comes early for Brisbane music scene

Yellowcat Redcat at Valley Fiesta

GABRIELLE ZGRAJEWSKI Fortitude Valley has wrapped up two of its largest events for another year after showcasing 10 days of performances from some of the city’s and the nation’s best talent. Held from August 28 to September 7, the Valley was … [Read more...]

Eco Expo returns to promote sustainable living

Plastic Free Boy at Eco Expo

JESSICA MCLAUGHLIN Environmentalists around Brisbane are getting ready to flock to this year's Eco Expo for a weekend of sustainable fun. The event, which takes place at the Brisbane Showgrounds from Friday 14 September to Sunday 16 September, … [Read more...]

Gold Coast hosts Australia’s 1st Spiritist Film Festival

SARA WECKERLE From the 1st-3rd of September, the Spiritist Film Festival will screen a selection of films based on teachings that combine philosophy, science and morality. The free event is being hosted by Event Cinemas Australia Fair and … [Read more...]

Father’s Day Food Truck Picnic

RUBY PASCOE A Food Truck Picnic was held on 3 September at the Gold Coast Botanic Gardens for Father’s Day. The Gold Coast Botanic Gardens opened their gates to families for a day filled with food and entertainment, all on Dad’s special … [Read more...]

Southport Chinese Street Markets

RUBY PASCOE Gold Coast’s very own Chinatown was on display Saturday night with locals flocking to Southport for the once a month Street Markets. The Chinatown Street markets are held on the first Saturday of every month up until November and … [Read more...]

Orchid show blossoms in Mermaid Waters

OLIVIA WECKERLE The 2017 Orchid Spring Show is being held at the Albert Waterways Community Centre in Mermaid Waters from Friday the 15th until Saturday the 16th of September. Secretary for the Gold Coast Orchid Society, Lew Smith wants the … [Read more...]

Food Truck Picnic a fun filled feast

SARA WECKERLE Saturday the 2nd of September marked the first time Macintosh Island Park hosted the Food Truck Picnic. The free event offered a fun filled afternoon of food, live music, and family fun. Event organiser, Sandra Vaughn said … [Read more...]

Blues on Broadbeach _The Sunday Experience

The Blues on Broadbeach Sunday Experience featured some of the great highlights of the weekend. … [Read more...]