Tag Archives: Gold Coast

Review: Swing Central delivers

September 17, 2013

Swing Central jazz it up at brunch
VENUE: Jupiter's Casino, Gold Coast
DATE: September 15, 2013

Review by SHIRLEY BROUN

SWING Central was the icing on the cake for hundreds of guests who attended a special brunch set in the beautiful lush green gardens of Jupiter’s Casino on the Queensland Gold Coast on Sunday.
An outdoor vista warmed by a beautiful September sun, shaded by resort-style umbrellas both over the tables and as a temporary cover for the band, was the ideal setting to take in the relaxing tones of the group’s lead singer Brad Leaver.… Members read the rest!

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New era dawns for Sex and Chocolate

August 18, 2013

The new-look Sex and Chocolate 2.0

After struggling to deal with singer's death

By SHIRLEY BROUN

AFTER 15 years as one of the Queensland Gold Coast’s leading and most in-demand show groups, Sex and Chocolate is about to launch an exciting new chapter which includes two new members and an exciting and fresh new repertoire of songs.
 
 
“We have also changed the name slightly and will be known as Sex and Chocolate 2.0,” said founding member Paul Thompson who will be leading the group into a new era.… Members read the rest!

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Coghlan pays tribute

November 14, 2012

Magic Castle founder farewelled
Arthur Coghlan wrote:

Hello Shirley - You asked what news I could tell you. Firstly, some very sad news, my very good friend, George Carrett, passed away in July this year. In early 1977, I approached George when he first built a castle on the hill at Nobby Beach and it was reported in the press that he was not sure what he was going to do with it.

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Dean Semler’s director debut (1992)

November 10, 2012

THE KANGAROO KID
Flashback to Variety Today (1992)

AWARD-winning cinematographer Dean Semler will make his directing debut with the major Australian/American motion picture,The Kangaroo Kid, with shooting scheduled to begin in central and south-east Queensland in April.

After nine weeks, the filming will move to Dallas, Texas for the final two weeks.

President of Village Roadshow Pictures, Greg Coote, was excited when announcing the new project: "Once or maybe twice in a lifetime a script like this comes along.

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