MOVES, GIGS, SHOWS AND TV GUIDE
JACK AND THE BEANSTALK Queensland Theatre of
Puppetry: Director Phil Bell presents charity puppet show
Jack and the Beanstalk. A unique take on the old story, the cast of puppeteers are aged from nine to 14 years old. Great lighting, set design and amazing puppets bring this tale to life. Shows weekdays at 9.30am and 11am at Macintosh Park from Monday until January 23.
Spotlight Theatre: Director Terri Woodfine presents this traditional holiday pantomime. Featuring dazzling costumes and lots of fun and laughter,
Cinderella is great fun for everyone. In the best of panto traditions there are lots of topical jokes, comic antics, bright lively music, and of course plenty of opportunities for the audience to get involved. Musical direction by Matt Pearson. Shows until January 17. spotlighttheatre.com.au
Jupiters Hotel & Casino: Presented by Pamela Stephenson-Connolly, this new stageshow is a mystical dance story from the streets of Brazil. Following the personal story of Braz dos Santos, one of the best freestyle Lambazouk dancers in the world, Brazouka features a fusion of sensual dance, Forro, dazzling martial arts, Capoeira, Afro-contemporary, Rio Zouk and the cheeky partner dances of the Samba. Shows Tuesdays to Saturday at 7.30pm with matinees on Wednesday at 1pm, Saturday at 3pm and Sunday at 4pm. Plays until January 18. Tickets from $49. jupitersgoldcoast.com.au
Dracula’s, Broadbeach: The famed cabaret restaurant’s latest vampire vaudeville show features mischievous comedy, midair performances, colourful costumes, spidery antics and a punchy song list. Show for 15+ audiences. Dinner and show Tuesdays to Saturdays. Arrivals from 6.30pm, draculas.com.au
HIGH COUNTRY LEGENDS
Spectacular, Oxenford: Dinner and show with a cast of largerthan-life characters, animal stars, big stunts, special effects and live music and a three-course meal. Plays Tuesdays to Saturdays with matinees on the last Sunday of the month. Doors open 6.15pm. Tickets from $79.99. outbackspectacular.com.au
The Loft: Jayden Courts, Amberley Jane, Daniel Robertson showcase their acoustic tunes. Show at 8pm. Free entry.
BENNO’S BIG SING
Provincial Bar: Benno plays acoustic versions of the soundtrack of your life – featuring popular hits from the ‘70s to now.
Southport Sharks: Covers and modern jive live from 7.30pm. Free entry.
THE ARNO SHOW
Elsewhere: The Arno Show takes over Elsewhere for a live show. Tickets $3.
SEX ‘N’ CHOCOLATE
EAST: Live music from local band Sex ‘n’ Chocolate for Worship Thursdays Ladies Night.
THE BEAUTIFUL GIRLS
Coolangatta Hotel: Mat McHugh leads his band through a variety of old favourites and new hits as part of the Summer Soundsystem tour. Tickets $25.
Twin Towns: Australian comedian Kitty Flanagan presents her hilarious stand-up show Seriously? Show at 8.30pm. Tickets $39.
THE FLAME FIELDS Currumbin Creek Tavern: Original bands The Flame Fields, Flannelette, Duque, Salt & Steel and Tyla Rossow showcase their tunes. Show at 7.30pm. Tickets $10.
FLETCH Burleigh Brewing Company: Friday Brew Jams at the Brewhouse Bar with Fletch. Show 5pm-8.30pm.
Platinum Nightclub: Residents DJ Flash and J-Muz on rotation.
ANDY SKI & JDUB
Cocktails Nightclub: Residents spin the latest in commercial dance.
GCRNB ALL STARS
EAST: Catch the hottest R’n’B tracks with live video mixing for Creme Fridays.
Elsewhere: GOVS plays live with support from Donny Love. Stretch & Grivs support on the decks.
CHRIS RADBURN The Arts Centre Gold Coast: Chris Radburn does live stand-up for Comedy in the Basement. Show at 8pm. Tickets $25.
The Loft: Duo play live. Steve Dorrington and Jimmy Martinovich support. Show at 8pm. Free entry. THE ROLLING STONES EXPERIENCE
Southport Sharks: Live band pay tribute to The Stones. Show at 8.30pm. Free entry.
Currumbin RSL: Duo play jazz, blues, rock ‘n’ roll hits. Show at 7pm. Free entry.
ROD STEWART & CHER
Twin Towns: Rob Caudill & Ashleigh Toole pay tribute to Rod Stewart & Cher in this vibrant
Brazouka at Jupiters Hotel & Casino is a high-energy celebration of dance.