MOVIES, GIGS, SHOWS AND TV GUIDE
BURN THE FLOOR
Jupiters Hotel & Casino: Dance troupe rebel against classic ballroom in new show Fire in the Ballroom. It features original music, elaborate sets and costumes and groundbreaking choreography by Jason Gilkison and Peta Roby. The ultimate high-voltage theatrical experience, this show pushes the boundaries of dance to new heights. Opens tomorrow night and plays Tuesdays to Saturdays at 7.30pm with matinees on Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays. Runs until February 21. Tickets from $49.90. jupitersgoldcoast.com.au
Javeenbah Theatre: Local writer and director Kellie Eatock presents the world premiere of this quirky tale. It follows the story of Jane (Libby Bancroft), an author who sets about to write a play with all the romance she lacks in her own life. Set against a 1940s and modern backdrop, this comical romance with a hint of drama also stars Cassidy Mackie, Sean Curran and Emily Scanlon. Plays Fridays and Saturdays at 8pm until February 13, with a matinee Sunday at 2pm. javeenbah.org.au
WEST SIDE STORY
Gold Coast Little Theatre: Directed by Kim Reynolds, this Romeo and Juliet-inspired play follows the story of two rival street gangs, the Jets and the Sharks, and the romance between Maria and Tony. Plays Thursdays to Saturdays at 8pm until February 23, with a matinee this Sunday. gclt.com.au
Dracula’s, Broadbeach: The famed cabaret restaurant’s latest vampire vaudeville show features mischievous comedy, midair performances, colourful costumes, sensuous burlesque, slick jazz, sizzling comedy and a punchy song list. Show for 15+ audiences. Stars Rudi Testa, Richard Macionis, David Kume, Aurelie Roque, Olesya Borisova, Ruby Clark 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
Studio 56, Rabbit + Cocoon: Australian singer-songwriter Josh Pyke delivers his hits Make You Happy, Middle Of The Hill and more. Show at 6pm. Tickets $51.
Dog & Parrot Tavern: Weekly comedy night featuring Jenny Wynter delivering original gags. Show at 7.30pm. Free entry.
The Arts Centre Gold Coast: Acclaimed musicians Belinda Manwaring and Daniel Cunnington combine the heart of classical guitar and the beauty of cello for Fiesta de la Musica. Show at 1pm. Free entry.
Southport Sharks: Covers and modern jive live from 7.30pm. Free entry.
LAY OF THE LAND
Elsewhere: Cleaver, Kinloch, Six Shooter and more get the party started. Show from 10pm.
GREG & LAURA DOOLAN
Currumbin RSL: Duo play live for Morning Melodies. Show at 10.30am. Free entry.
MATTY ROGERS BAND
Rabbit + Cocoon: Live music from Matty Rogers Band for Marketta Street Food. Show at 5pm. Free entry.
SONS OF THE EAST
Soundlounge: Sydney indie-folk band play a variety of originals and covers. Show at 8.30pm. Tickets $18.
BIG STRONG BRUTE
NightQuarter, Helensvale: Brisbane musician Big Strong Brute plays pop tunes in The Paddock. Yes Sir Noceur and Hussy Hicks support. Show at 4pm. Tickets $3.
Twin Towns: UK pop duo return to Australia for the first time in two decades to play hits Love In The First Degree, Venus and more. Wang Chung support. Show at 8pm. Tickets $75.
Cuddihy Park, Mudgeeraba: Live music from Hayley Calvert and Taylor for Summertime Sessions in the Village. Show at 5.30pm. Free entry.
THE MOONLIGHT SOCIETY
Currumbin Creek Tavern: Original bands The Moonlight Society, The Ether, Electric Zebra and Josiah Gaborit showcase their tunes. Show at 8pm. Tickets $10.
Miami Shark Bar: Brisbane rockers The Brave share the stage with Tapestry, King Hit the Queen, Wildheart and Particles in Motion. Show from 7pm. Tickets $15.
Elsewhere: DJ lights up the dance floor with house hits. Audun supports.
The Arts Centre Gold Coast: Dave Williams, who has a Jim Carrey look and manner, does live stand-up for Comedy in the Basement. Show at 8pm. Tickets $25.
Southport Sharks: Celebrate Waitangi Day with live band Sitory Groove. Show at 8.30pm. Free entry.
Currumbin RSL: Five-piece band deliver classic rock and pop tunes. Show at 7pm. Free entry.
Twin Towns: Doug Parkinson honours Joe Cocker in this
Comic Dave Williams is appearing at The Arts Centre Gold Coast tomorrow.