Category Archives: Art

Christmas Lights Competition Switched On

The Gold Coast is set to sparkle tonight when entrants in the 2014 Christmas Lights Competition officially switch on their displays. From Ormeau Hills to Tugun, Southport to Mudgeeraba, there are 48 entrants in this year’s competition, with 12 first … Continue reading

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Arts Funding Reaches New Heights

Aerial artists reached new heights reflecting the City’s record funding for arts and culture. City of Gold Coast is investing nearly $12 million in culture this financial year. Community and Cultural Development Committee Chair Cr Bob La Castra said the … Continue reading

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City of Gold Coast Creates Arts For All Queenslanders

Arts and culture on the Gold Coast has received a major boost from the Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF). Mayor Tom Tate said RADF provided opportunities for local artists and practitioners to take their creativity to the next level in … Continue reading

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Gold Coast Up In Lights For Film Festival

Thousands of interstate and overseas film fans have arrived on the Gold Coast for the annual 10 day Gold Coast Film Festival. Minister for Tourism and Major Events Jann Stuckey welcomed actors, production teams and fans saying the event not … Continue reading

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Bleach* Festival Launch a Huge Success

The official Launch of the Bleach* Festival Program was held in spectacular fashion at Currumbin RSL on 30 January. Bleach* is set to roll out across the Gold Coast from 7-23 March, with program highlights that celebrate the best of … Continue reading

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A Talented Life Celebrated at Gettin’ Jiggy

Preparations for an event encompassing the great loves and creative escapades of the late Jiggy Johnson are underway. Gettin’ Jiggy will be a celebration of the life, art and music of Jiggy Johnson and is slotted to take place at … Continue reading

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Winning design makes Gold Coast culture ‘seriously fun’

One of Australia’s leading architectural firms has delivered a ‘seriously fun’ proposal to win the Gold Coast Cultural Precinct international design competition. The winning team,led by ARM Architecture, was unanimously selected by an eight-member independent Design Competition jury. Praised by … Continue reading

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BWi Forum Featuring two-time Logie Winner Samantha Strauss

Reserve a seat at the upcoming Business Women Incorporated October Forum for an informative and fascinating look into Australian film and television with two-time logie winner and Gold Coast born Samantha Strauss, co-creator and head writer of hit teen drama … Continue reading

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Sculpture Festival Sees Gold Coast Swell With Pride

More than 50 sculptures created by artists from across the globe will form an impressive outdoor gallery along Currumbin’s foreshore on the Gold Coast for the 2013 Swell Sculpture Festival. Minister for Tourism and Major Events and Member for Currumbin, … Continue reading

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Gold Coast To Host Opera On The Beach

The Gold Coast will take centre stage next year with the region confirmed to host Opera on the Beach, an Australian exclusive of Opera Australia’s The Magic Flute, to be performed on Greenmount Beach in Coolangatta from 9-11 May. Minister … Continue reading

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