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I wait in anticipation on my little balcony overlooking the Pacific, wondering whether this ‘perfect storm’ that the media has hyped up over the last week will actually eventuate into anything here on the Gold Coast. They predicted massive seas, cyclonic winds, torrential rain and… Read More »THE FRINGE OF A STORM

Swell Sculpture Festival

Swell Sculpture Festival is QLD’s largest outdoor visual art event held on Currumbin Beach; a beautiful beachside location on the Gold Coast. Sculptures of all shapes and sizes by over 50 Australian and international artists are installed on the beach for people to weave their… Read More »Swell Sculpture Festival


In his hideaway in the hills deep in the Tweed Valley, Jae Copp has been busy working intently on his installation for Bleach* Festival, a surf-inspired arts and music festival that takes place in the lead up to the Quiksilver and Roxy Pro world tour… Read More »JAE COPP – BLEACH FESTIVAL

The Heart Of Troy Archer

Recently our friend Chad Kolcze had a chat with Gold Coast based visual artist Troy Archer, here’s the story of Troy’s passion for art life and other things. Your profile as a visual artist has been steadily growing over the years, can you tell us… Read More »The Heart Of Troy Archer

Morning of the Earth

It was a stormy, dreary and wet Saturday night but inside the Gold Coast Arts Centre, the warm crowning glow of summer was generated by one hell of a performance.  Punters were transported back to the summer of 1972 as the surfing, culture and landscapes… Read More »Morning of the Earth

Ghostwood – Stargazer Tour

After some solid triple j radio play with their latest singles Sunset Mirage & Cutlass, Ghostwood are on the road throughout June and July to give NSW, Queensland & Victoria a taste of their new material live. Supporting Ghostwood on the tour are good mates Velociraptor… Read More »Ghostwood – Stargazer Tour