Fearless artist makes her home at HOTA

IN A coup for the Gold Coast, fearless pioneer Laurie Anderson will be the first international artist in residence at HOTA, Home of the Arts.

Local artists join high calibre award finalists

Mooloolaba La La, 2018, oil on board, 80 x 90cm. Courtesy of the artist .

Forty artists revealed as finalists in the Sunshine Coast Art Prize

The regenerative spirit of creativity

In the art studio: Ruth Francis, Anne Collins and Vivienne Beesley

This is a place of rich imaginations and creative spirits.

'Massive potential': Lismore market hailed an artistic hub

Artist Vivian Martin puts up his colourful art   for sale at the Lismore Vintage and Handmade Market.

Vivian Martin is a photographer and former filmmaker and animator.

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Gallery and museum gets a new winter coat

Gladstone Art Gallery and Museum gets a new coat of paint after ten years to prevent moisture seepage.

Under eights gear up for big morning out with a difference

Year one's prepare for Proserpine State School's under eights day, this year's theme is 'Children exploring language and culture'.

Language and culture learned by under eights in Whitsunday region.

I thought I had jet lag, this was worse

Dawn breaks at Stonehenge. Most of its secrets are unlikely to ever be understood.

An Australian’s guide to British culture shock

Bilambil jerseys make history

JERSEY PIONEERS: The Bilambil Jets will be the first club in Group 18 JRL to don indigenous jerseys when the under-12s and under-16s run out in their new jumpers tomorrow. Titans captain and Bilambil Junior Life Member Ryan James (centre) and local artist Rob Appo (right) presented the juniors with their jerseys on Thursday.

Bilambil Jets' indigenous jerseys are the first of their kind

What does ‘UnAustralian’ actually mean?

Samantha Armytage: “I enthusiastically, as a hardworking taxpayer of this country of ours, uphold its values (honesty, mateship, no BS and a fair go) and even I’m confused.” (Pic: Steven Chee for Stellar)

"Is it UnAustralian to stand up for your 'Mrs'?"

Farmers turn to Aboriginal burning techniques, revive land

FIGHTING FIRE WITH FIRE: Victor Steffensen said so much of the country is sick, but there was still hope for revival.

Southern Downs farmers read burning signs in trees and soil.

Carpe Diem: Learn to live alone but not lonely

JANE Mathews gives us an entertaining guide to learning to live alone, successfully, while not feeling alone.

Surf stories to ride the waves forever in new book

Surfing Lennox crew (from left) Max Perrot, George Leslie, Robyn Hargrave, Vic Leto and Phil Myers.

The book Surfing Lennox - From Then to Now has been released.

Books: On Leopard Rock, a life of adventures

NEW BOOKS: THE first ever memoirs from the global bestselling adventure author. Wilbur Smith.

THE first ever memoirs from the global bestselling adventure author.

Writers Festival announces exciting line up

CAPTIVATED: Audiences at the 2017 Byron Writers Festival.

Byron Writers Festival has announced their lineup for 2018

Kochie hits back in Logies spat

SOME of TV’s biggest names won’t be attending the Logies on the Gold Coast and now Sunrise star Kochie has revealed why he’s skipping the event.

What's on the big screen this week

Claire (Bryce Dallas Howard) and Owen (Chris Pratt) come face to face with a T-Rex in Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom.

CHRIS Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard return for more dino action.

Most offensive movie ever made

Forty years on from its release, people have pointed out some problems with Grease. Joe Hilde-rants on Grease

Forty years on, Grease has people up in arms

Paul Hogan to star in ‘Mr Dundee’ movie

Paul Hogan will pay tribute to his most famous role. Tourism Australia launches 'Crocodile Dundee' campaign

Hogan will star and play himself in the film.

The worst business pitch Shark Tank star has heard

Janine Allis from Shark Tank.

JANINE Allis opens up about a pitch so bad it didn’t make it to air.

First ever Bond girl dies at 90

Eunice Gayson with Sean Connery in Dr No in 1962. Picture: Supplied

The first ever Bond girl to flirt with 007 has died.

Last Wizard of Oz munchkin dies

Jerry Maren, who played the green dressed munchkin in The Wizard of Oz, has died at 98. Picture: Supplied

THE last living munchkin from the Wizard of Oz has died.