The Couch Outloud
Are you ready to connect in real life with real people? Be entertained, inspired and have fun?
The Couch Outloud is an entertaining live talk show that inspires social connectivity and gives the audience members a fun, uplifting and engaging experience. We offer you insightful guest speakers, unique audience participation games and a vibrant energy that will keep you coming back for more. The Couch Outloud’s mission is to bring the Gold Coast community together in celebration and acknowledgement of how we can add to the creation and expression of our city in progressive ways.
Pushing the Paradigms Show
We are excited to introduce the next instalment of The Couch Outloud. We are focusing on people in the community who are paradigm pushers! As we evolve and the environment around us changes, for whatever reason, perspectives change and we challenge the paradigms. Our guest speakers are challenging stagnate perspectives and taking action to effect societal change in a unique and engaging way.
Host: Monique Kinerson
Monique is a multitalented hilarious lady whose attributes include: scriptwriter, actress, singer, radio host, movie interviewer and stunt performer. Her social commentary and interviewing skills are always entertaining!
DJ: DJ Shane
Shane Lloyd is a popular local MC, solo musician, actor, paranormal tour guide and Trivia Master. With over 30 years’ experience in the entertainment industry, Shane is an all-rounder who always shares his great enthusiasm and energy.
The Couch Outloud show guests:
Greg is President of Surfrider Gold Coast branch, founder of Climate Wave Enterprises (eco-friendly sustainable events) and all-around ocean and beach clean-up advocate.
Marja-Liisa is a Creative Arts Therapist, Creative Practitioner, artist performer and writer. Marja-Liisa uses a range of art medium to safely explore emotions to creatively discover resolutions.
Kerryn’s story is one of the extremes. She is a Biochemist, is passionate about educating people in socially conscious consumption, human trafficking and so much more.
Missy is an Intuitive Empath, Healer, Soul Coach and founder of Wolf & Warrior. Missy also provides raw and real advice to women on how to empower themselves.
GUESTS & PERFORMERS
Doug de Jong
Doug is a unique musician and guitarist who tells his life story by using music to portray surroundings, emotions and connections.
Harry J Hart
Harry is a musician whose performances always leave the crowd wanting more. At just 17, Harry has already collaborated with some well renowned musicians.
GUESTS & DISPLAYS
Wendy Rice from “Sacred Sound with Wendy Suzanne”
Wendy is a certified practitioner of harmonic Japanese Singing bowls which relax, revive and naturally restore the body’s vibration into harmony and balance.
Gecko – Environmental Council
Gecko’s vision is to have a vibrant Gold Coast community where people and animals, plants, water, air and earth all form a healthy, harmonious system.
Michelle Carlton creates artwork with a soul and a story, using a unique blend of 2D and 3D layers. When you walk around the piece it will change, interacting with “you” the viewer and entering the physical 3D space.
Shelly is leading by example in reducing the impact that our throw-away society has on our environment. Shelly will be selling beeswax wrap, stainless steel straws as well as cotton produce bags during the Meet & Mingle.