MOVIES, GIGS, SHOWS AND TV GUIDE
The Arts Centre Gold Coast: Marymount College presents the musical Hairspray. One of the most lively and popular musicals of our time, the 1960s show follows Tracy Turnblad – a big girl with big hair and an even bigger heart. Features 150 students on stage. Shows 7pm Tuesday and Wednesday. Tickets $18-$28. theartscentregc.com.au
The Arts Centre Gold Coast: Moscow Ballet La Classique return with their spectacular masterpiece Sleeping Beauty. This two-act fairytale performance features lavish costumes and stage sets. Show at 7.30pm. Tickets $85. theartscentregc.com.au
THE ENCHANTED FOREST
Mackintosh Island Park: Director Philip Bell from the Queensland Theatre of Puppetry brings his latest colourful show
The Enchanted Forest to Surfers Paradise. Last shows today and tomorrow at 9.30pm and 11am. Tickets $5. qtop.org.au
Tweed Theatre Company: This drama from director Raelene Richards stars Lori Stewart and Leonie Richards. Written by John Williamson, the play examines the subject of sexual harassment in the workplace and also explores the nature of truth and lies. Opens tomorrow and plays Tweed Heads Civic Centre until April 26. tweedtheatre.com.au
Spotlight Theatre: Directed by
Isaac Moody and Melanie Smart, this boutique opera follows the story of courtesan Violetta who is trapped in a life of pleasure for payment. The local production of Verdi’s greatest romantic tragedy opens tomorrow night and plays until April 24. spotlighttheatre.com.au
Dracula’s, Broadbeach: The famed cabaret restaurant’s latest vampire vaudeville show features mischievous comedy, mid-air performances, colourful costumes, spidery antics and a punchy song list. Show for 15+ audiences. Stars Rudi Testa, Danielle Casson, Richard Macionis, Nicole James and a live band. Dinner and show Tuesdays to Saturdays. Arrivals from 6.30pm draculas.com.au
HIGH COUNTRY LEGENDS Australian Outback 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
LOCAL MUSIC SHOWCASE
The Loft: Hear Gold Coasters showcase their acoustic tunes. Show at 8pm. Free entry.
Currumbin RSL: Tommy Memphis does Elvis and more for Morning Melodies. Show at 10.30pm. Free entry.
Southport Sharks: Covers and modern jive live from 7.30pm. Free entry.
THE ARNO SHOW
Elsewhere: Live improvised entertainment
SEX ‘N’ CHOCOLATE
EAST: Live music from local band Sex ‘N’ Chocolate for Worship Thursdays Ladies Night.
CHEAP Soundlounge: FAKES A brass and funk driven six-piece play soul, blues and rock. Chocolate Strings support. Show at 8.30pm. Tickets $15.
Coolangatta Hotel: Punk-rock band share their unique humour and music with fans. Tickets $30.
Twin Towns: Australian singersongwriter plays a variety of hits. Kevin Borich supports. Show at 8.30pm. Tickets $35.
THE FLAME FIELDS
Currumbin Creek Tavern: Original bands The Flame Fields, TrashQueen, Homeless Yellow, Former Angels and Tokyo Beef showcase their tunes. Show at 8pm. Tickets $10.
Burleigh Brewing Company: Friday Brew Jams at the Brewhouse Bar with Dr Lips. Show 5pm-8.30pm.
Platinum Nightclub: Taglo, Binary Form and Xactlythis.
ANDY Cocktails SKI Nightclub:& JDUB 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.
NICKY NIGHT TIME
Elsewhere: Party starter Nicky Night Time on the decks for his Gonna Get Better tour.
The Arts Centre Gold Coast: Darren Sanders does live standup for Comedy in the Basement. Show at 8pm. Tickets $25.
The Loft: Guitar trio play live. Natasha Smith supports. Show at 8pm. Free entry. KATY PERRY TRIBUTE SHOW
Southport Sharks: Live band pay tribute to pop queen Katy Perry. Show at 8.30pm. Free entry.
THE SECRET AGENTS
Currumbin RSL: The Secret Agents light up the dance floor. Show at 7pm. Free entry.
Twin Towns: Jazz, blues and soul singer Renee Geyer takes to the stage. Show at 8.30pm. Tickets $40.
CASSIDY WILSON TRIO
Palazzo Versace: Live contemporary jazz at Le Jardin’s Gin Palace from 6.30pm. Free entry.
WE’LL MEET AGAIN
The Arts Centre Gold Coast: Miss Mandy and The Boys take you on a musical journey through both World Wars. Featuring special guest Kirri Adams. Show at 7.30pm. Tickets $22-$29.
I AM SAM
EAST: Sydney’s Sam Georges hits the decks.
ANDY SKI & JDUB
Cocktails Nightclub: Residents spin the latest in commercial dance.
Platinum Nightclub: With Jebu and Brooklyn on the decks.
Elsewhere: Giv and guests on the decks. Entry $10-$15.
Currumbin RSL: Duo play rock and dance covers. Show at 7pm. Free entry.
Southport Sharks: Show band play hits from the 1960s, ‘70s and ‘80s. Show at 8.30pm. Free entry.
The Loft: The Goldhearts, The Hot Teas and Ellie Hopley share the stage. Show at 8pm. Free entry.
BUSTER’S DUELLING PIANOS
Currumbin RSL: Two world class piano players battle it out on stage. Show at 1.30pm. Free entry.
CATFISH & THE DEEJAYS
Southport Sharks: Old school rockers play old time hits. Show at 7pm. Free entry.
Elsewhere: Sunday session hosted by Stretch and
Sessionkatz. Free entry. BUDDY LOVE & THE TREMORS
Club Robina: Live rock covers. Show at 1.30pm. Free entry.
The Arts Centre Gold Coast: Based on his two best-selling books, Flak and Fly, well-known writer and performer Michael Veitch presents Flak for the A
Morning With ... series. Show at 11am. Tickets $19
Southport Sharks: Pianoman plays smooth covers. Show at 6pm. Free entry.
Twin Towns: John MacNally performs Love & Roses for Morning Melodies. Show at 11am. Tickets $5-$15.
LOFT OUT LOUD
The Loft: Open mike comedy night. Show at 8pm. Free entry.
VOICE & CONGAS
Southport Sharks: Latin pop, reggaeton and salsaton. Show at 7.30pm. Free entry.
Alto Cucina & Bar Broadbeach: Improvisation every Wednesday from 8pm. Free entry.
JIMMY POULOS PA Bar, Jupiters Hotel &
Casino: Jimmy Poulos delivers a hilarious stand up show. Damien Power and Michael Connell support. Show at 8pm. Tickets $10.
OPEN MIKE NIGHT
The Loft: All musos welcome. Show at 7.30pm.
Kevin Borich supports Russell Morris at Twin Towns tomorrow..
Nadya Pyastolova in Moscow Ballet La Classique's
to be performed at The Arts Centre Gold Coast.