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Acoustic tour for Eskimo Joe fans

‘Stripped back and bareboned’ and even a little exposed, is what Eskimo Joe will deliver on its national acoustic tour that includes Logan. Joel Quartermain – one third of the much-loved WA alternative rock trio – is endearingly honest when describing the difference in delivering an acoustic set. ‘Walking on for an acoustic show leaves you a bit exposed and a bit vulnerable, but it comes

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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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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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Empowering communities, from Cornubia to Cambodia

Cornubia resident Megan Leafe, a long-time member of the Logan Youth Action Group (LYAG), is making the City of Logan – and beyond – a better place to live, learn and grow. The group provides young leaders, aged 14 to 24, the opportunity to bring about positive change through community projects. ‘LYAG is a great way to step out of your comfort zone – you’re meeting people outside of scho

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Slacks Creek flautist dazzles in Thailand

Slacks Creek flautist Maria Brereton officially has global talent, winning accolades in an international youth competition in Thailand. Maria, 13, won the People’s Choice Award and was fourth runner-up at Kids Star International in December. The event recognises, celebrates and develops young talent from around the world. Maria performed an upbeat dance-pop piece titled Round Round and donned a

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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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Dog-friendly places in Logan

If you’re looking for some quality time with your furry friends, there are more local places than ever that will welcome your pup. Our city has everything your four-legged companion could dream of – cafes with dog-friendly seating, off-leash dog parks, spa treatments and even a water park to cool off in the summer. We’ve rounded up some of our favourite dog-friendly places in Logan so your p

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