Dragon’s Lair gets ‘Game of Thrones’ boost
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Dragon’s Lair gets ‘Game of Thrones’ boost

Finding The Dragon’s Lair gallery in St George can be tricky, like any good dragon’s den. The art gallery is around the corner from Davidrose Jewellery and behind Tempest Bistro on Water Street. If your quest fails, there are signs with very large arrows pointing in the right direction. Cris Dapena, the former Chamber of Commerce president, and several others, opened the gallery six weeks ago, under the Dragon Slayer Purpose Trust. The goal is to give visitors something new to look at, local artists somewhere new to show their work, and to put the Olde Towne back on the map. “The most important thing is to revitalise St George,” Ms Dapena said. Ms Dapena first had the idea for the gallery while out walking her dog in St George, with a friend. “We were talking about St George and the state of retail and tourism activity in the town and wishing someone would do something to reinvigorate it,” she said. “We came up with the thought that art colony towns everywhere in the world are hugely popular. They thrive as places for visitors to go to, even drawing visitors from nearby traditional tourist destinations. There is a town […]

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