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Ben Lee keeping it real for Logan show

From dressing up in heavy metal wigs as his favourite 1990’s glam rock stars, to his anthemic hit reminding the nation We’re all in this together through the pandemic, there’s never a dull topic in conversation with Australian musician Ben Lee. Heading to the City of Logan on 22 June as part of his first tour since moving back to Sydney after 30 years based in the US, Ben is happy chatting a

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The Beatles Aussie tour tapes to play after 60 years

Fans of The Beatles may remember them touring Australia in 1964 like it was Yesterday, but Logan is reigniting ‘the fab four’ hype with the unearthing of never-before-released audio tapes recorded 60 years ago. To mark the 60th anniversary of The Beatles Australasian tour, one of the country’s foremost experts on the famous Liverpool group is holding free public events in Logan during June,

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New competition draws artists to Logan

An upcoming arts competition will storm the gates of the art world by giving every entrant a seat on the judging panel.  In an Australian first, participating artists – instead of a select group of judges – will be empowered to decide what constitutes ‘good art’ through an anonymous peer voting system.  The Australian Artists Awards – proudly sponsored by Council with Mayoress Alis

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Lights, camera, Logan!

In a first for the City of Logan, a new film festival is about to raise the curtain on local filmmakers and celebrate their diverse stories. This September, Underdog Film Fest is set to become the launching pad for Logan’s emerging filmmakers and film students to premiere their creative talents. Film Fest participants will have the opportunity to develop filmmaking skills at group workshops and

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KBF entertainment venue wins award for accessibility

For 2 years in a row, the Kingston Butter Factory (KBF) Cultural Precinct has scooped the ‘Accessible Venue of the Year’ award as part of the People’s Choice category at last night’s 2024 Queensland Music Awards. The City of Logan’s largest entertainment venue includes a ground-floor theatre, an outdoor stage, a museum and a community-focussed art gallery. City of Logan

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First Nations role models make their mark

She’s the embodiment of being ‘Black, Bold and Beautiful’ – an empowered Indigenous woman who values and supports her community, loves her family and has the confidence to proudly walk the runway to help showcase emerging and successful Australian designers.  Corina Reuben, a Torres Strait Islander woman of Daisy Hill, was among a group of Indigenous models starring in the Black, Bold and

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Paranormal tours exploring the local haunts

When the night falls on Logan, a Jimboomba family ventures out to try connecting with its spiritual side. Mother Elise, her daughters Kahlia and Tiana and son Brady, have all taken on an unexpected role of hosting ghost tours around Logan’s historic locations. The family began the unusual hobby several years ago by visiting haunted sites around Australia to satisfy their own curiosity about

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Finding peace and purpose in the garden

The Jimboomba Community Garden has become a haven – and source of hope – for people with disability. People of all abilities are encouraged to get their hands dirty, make new connections and grow deeper roots in the community. For local resident Anthony, who has an intellectual disability and developmental delay, volunteering has done wonders for his mental and physical well-being. Every week,

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