UMI Arts hosts first solo exhibition by local artist Dorothy Edwards

Dorothy Edwards' first solo body of work, a colourful celebration of her Kokoberrin culture, is currently on display at Cairns' UMI Arts Gallery.

Tropic Weekender: The best events and things to do in Cairns

Live music is front and centre this weekend, with The Grass is Greener and the Tablelands Folk Festival on alongside lots of other local gigs.

Social gallery: La Bella Figura premiere by Cairns’ JUTE Theatre Company

JUTE Theatre Company launched its latest production with a sold-out show and plenty of smiles, champagne and antipasto on Friday at Bulmba-ja.

Cyclists set for Ride for Isabel event in Yarrabah this weekend

Almost 100 local cyclists are gearing up to ride in the annual Alive Pharmacy Warehouse Ride for Isabel event, taking place this Sunday 17 October.

Tropic Now’s guide to Cairns’ The Grass is Greener festival

The Grass is Greener is making its homecoming next week, bringing a big list of Australian artists including Boo Seeka, Crooked Colours and Peking Duk.

Tropic Weekender: The best events and things to do in Cairns

Cairns is in for a packed weekend of local theatre, cultural festivals, outdoor cinema, live music and food events, as well as plenty of Oktoberfest antics.

Far North artists keep the Tanks humming with huge local line-up

While many interstate artists remain locked out, local artists are stepping up to keep Cairns' Tanks Arts Centre abuzz with live performances and gigs.

Tropic Weekender: The best events and things to do in Cairns

It's all dining, wining and good times coming up in Cairns, with two food festivals spanning the weekend, as well as pool parties, live music and markets.

Thrifted clothes event at Cairns Showgrounds to host a hundred stalls

The Showgrounds will be bursting with pre-loved threads, shoes and accessories this weekend as Your Wardrobe Cairns returns to the city.

Tropic Weekender: The best events and things to do in Cairns

The long weekend includes the Savannah in the Round music festival, Oktoberfest and a welcome for hero paralympic swimmer, Grant 'Scooter' Patterson.

Oktoberfest in Cairns: Tropic Now’s guide to the best upcoming events

Dust off your lederhosen and don your dirndl because Tropic Now has your ultimate Oktoberfest guide. Prost!

Tropic Weekender: The best events and things to do in Cairns

It's all a go at the Botanic Gardens with Flickerfest, Tanks Markets and ENERGY, while there's loads of live music, comedy and DJ sets happening cityside.

Tropic Weekender: The best events and things to do in Cairns

Flickerfest kicks off on Friday, alongside lots of live music, the Tropical Steampunk Gala, the Cairns Marathon, a jukebox dance party and a trivia night.

Bold new line-up as Mareeba's Savannah in the Round replaces 20 artists in COVID-19 pivot

Savannah in the Round is forging ahead with the replacement of about half its original line-up, with big names like John Butler among 22 other new artists.

Tropic Weekender: The best events and things to do in Cairns

Cairns is gearing up for one of the busiest weekends in a while with the Amateurs Cup, Flickerfest, the Bon Odori Festival and the Dino Expo coming up.

Cairns black tie event to showcase slow fashion

Local and interstate fashion designers will parade their handmade and re-purposed creations during a runway show in Cairns later this month.

Cairns theatre production to feature Italian migration to the Far North

Tickets have been released to JUTE Theatre's production La Bella Figura, showing this October with a completely Cairns-based cast and crew.

Tropic Weekender: The best events and things to do in Cairns

It's Father's Day weekend and there is so much on for Dads (and everyone else!) this weekend, from Targa Great Barrier Reef to Jazz Under The Stars.