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Word On The Street #002

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Word On The Street #002

Stroll through this weeks Word On The Street with a coffee (or Pinot Grigio) in hand. We've got new entertainment hubs, Stand Up Paddleboarding and a reopening to get you dancing your way out of routine.

Tropical Sundays | The Chapter & Verse Bar

Fraternisers of the coast who enjoy getting spruced up for soirées a little more dapper than the average: sit up in your chair and listen. The waterside Chapter & Verse Bar and lounge in The Marriott Resort is housing the freshest tropical house and pop sounds spun by local DJ’s. Smoky tastes of an outdoor barbeque are complimented with an array of signature and old fashion cocktails with a modern twist. Hot Tip: Try the Lavender, Watermelon & Gin Martini or Blood Orange take on an Aperol Spritz. Starts each Sunday at 2pm.

Stand Up Paddle Girl Workshop | Currumbin

As part of the Girl Active Program there’s a Stand Up Paddleboard Workshop going down this Saturday morning, April 9th. First timers are welcome as the group spends the morning paddling down the Currumbin Lake from 9am. Cost is $10, RSVP by calling Gold Coast Stand Up Paddleboard on 07 5525 7003.

Up Late at The Oracle Boulevard | Broadbeach

The Oracle Boulevard in Broadbeach will be shut down and lit up every Thursday evening to boast a collection of music, food and drink. From 5pm till late, Up Late at the Oracle Boulevard promises to be the most happening new venue to mingle and dine with family and friends. See the details of vendors and acts on their Facebook page.

2 Years and Counting | Commonwealth Games

This week marks two years to go until our glorious city hosts the 2018 Commonwealth Games. Beachfront venue Oskars On Burleigh hosted a launch luncheon and took the snap above from their countdown clock. It’s an electrifying time for the GC, we can’t wait to see the area blossom with the arrival of the games.

See the website for more details.

The Fish Emporium Revamp

Isle of Capri’s fresh seafood kitchen, The Fish Emporium has reopened and it’s gleaming with a relaxed yet sophisticated new interior. Backing onto one of the Surfers Paradises best skyline views, the menu now focuses on a premium oyster and champagne bar feel. Open 6 days.

STAMP | Youth Arts Initiative

STAMP is an interactive new initiative for young people on the Gold Coast, running from April 7th to 16th. Comprised of performances, talks, workshops, films, exhibitions, markets & live music, the program aims to catapult under 25’s into the local arts scene.

Event Highlights include the Free Your Dance Style Class & Creative Corridor.

STAMP is presented by The Arts Centre. See the website for a full events listing or explore the #MakeYourMark hashtag.

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Kelly Campbell

Kelly Campbell

Behind all that hair..

Small coastal town girl who thoroughly enjoys a glass of wine and her live gigs.
Adventurer in every sense of the word, greenie and seeker of new knowledge & experiences always. With a background in fashion & writing, she now calls Nobby’s Beach on the Gold Coast home.