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SHOWS

PIXAR SHORT FILMS The Arts Cen­tre: Take a break be­tween work­shops or es­cape the af­ter­noon heat with free Dis­ney and Pixar short films screen­ing at The Base­ment. From the cre­ative minds that brought you Toy Story, Find­ing Nemo and many more, these daz­zling short films fea­ture rev­o­lu­tion­ary animation, un­for­get­table mu­sic and char­ac­ters you’ll love. So head down to The Base­ment to en­joy this movie chill-out zone for kids and par­ents alike, with cush­ions, mats and bean­bags to make you feel right at home. Run­ning from Jan­uary 9 – 20. Free en­try. RETRO VAMPT Drac­ula’s, Broad­beach: The famed cabaret restau­rant’s lat­est vam­pire vaude­ville show cel­e­brates the 1970s through big hair, span­dex flares and a funky song list. Show for 15+ au­di­ences. The psy­che­delic-in­spired com­edy cabaret stars Rudi Testa, Richard Ma­cio­nis, David Kume, Danielle Glanville, Inia De­war, Sarah Louis-Jean, Jes­sica Stans­field and a live band. Din­ner and show Tues­days to Satur­days. Ar­rivals from 6.30pm drac­u­las.com.au SA­LUTE TO THE LIGHT HORSE Aus­tralian Out­back Spec­tac­u­lar: Sad­dle up for a remarkable jour­ney to the snow­capped moun­tains of the high coun­try where le­gendary yarns come alive and one of Aus­tralia’s most stir­ring true sto­ries is re­born as Aus­tralian Out­back Spec­tac­u­lar com­mem­o­rates the Cen­te­nary of the AN­ZACS and the he­roes of the le­gendary Aus­tralian Light Horse. Tick­ets from $69.99. out­back­spec­tac­u­lar.com.au RA­PUN­ZEL The Spotlight The­atri­cal Com­pany: Cheer the hero and boo the vil­lains in this won­der­ful retelling of Ra­pun­zel. A true knock­about pan­tomime with all your favourite char­ac­ters, spec­tac­u­lar scenery and cos­tumes and mem­o­rable mu­sic, directed by Terri Woodfine. Two shows a day from Jan­uary 4 – 14. Tick­ets $14 – $16. Book on 5539 4255. UN­DER THE SEA MacIn­tosh Is­land Theatre Main Beach: An un­der­wa­ter dis­play of fun and colour per­formed by the Queens­land Theatre of Pup­petry and writ­ten and directed by Phil Bell. Two shows daily from Jan­uary 9 – 20, 9.30am and 11am. $6 en­try. qtop.org.au

TO­DAY

CLAPTONE Else­where: Other­wordly masked enigma Claptone will de­liver a set filled with soul­ful and deep house sounds rooted from the house scene of Chicago. Doors open 9pm. Tick­ets from $20. ZOOKEEPERS South­port Sharks: Mod­ern jive live from 8.30pm. Free en­try. PRICE SEIA Cur­rumbin RSL: Step back in time with songs from the world’s best croon­ers, Price’s vel­vet smooth voice will keep you en­ter­tained as he sings your favourite tunes. Show at 10.30am. Free en­try.

TO­MOR­ROW

BEARFOOT. Mi­ami Mar­ketta: Roots sex­tet spawned in 2013 from a fus­ing of styles and fu­elled by a fond­ness for good groove. Doors open 5pm. Free en­try. TASH LOCK­HART South­port Sharks Ca­bana Bar: The Voice star­let and Gold Coast trea­sure plays cov­ers and orig­i­nals from 5pm. Free en­try. BLUESCORP South­port Sharks: A trea­sure trove of tra­di­tional blues and dance tunes in­fused with a bit of funk and jazz here and there. 8.30pm. Free en­try MAP­STONE AND PETE AL­LAN NightQuar­ter: Ex­pe­ri­ence the hearts and roots folk of growl­ing didge and bass grooves of Map­stone, fol­lowed by the smooth coastal mu­sic with cool vo­cals and ir­re­sistible funk un­der­tones of Pete Al­lan. Doors open 4pm. En­try $3. ROY MOR­RIS Burleigh Heads Bowls Club: Play­ing acous­tic gui­tar, big band, swing and rock ‘n’ roll mu­sic with pro­fes­sional back­ing se­quences. Show at 7.30pm. Free en­try. MAT MCHUGH HIGH UP! Tour Sound­lounge: The orig­i­nal Beau­ti­ful Girls front­man will de­liver a mix of great songs and deep elec­tronic beats with a smor­gas­bord of tracks from his ca­reer. Doors open 7.30pm. Tick­ets $25 – $30. RETRONOMES Cur­rumbin RSL: Faith­fully recre­at­ing the sound and styles of the pop­u­lar clas­sic hits and mix­ing with the best of con­tem­po­rary mu­sic. Show at 7pm. Free en­try.

SATUR­DAY

KATIE WHO Mi­ami Mar­ketta: A pow­er­house of al­ter­na­tive folk rock and a voice that has been com­pared to Ste­vie Nicks and Florence. Doors open 4pm. Free en­try. JIVE CATS South­port Sharks: Swing and rock­a­billy from 8.30pm. Free en­try. LOADED DICE Burleigh Heads Bowls Club: Loaded Dice ex­plode into ac­tion per­form­ing the lat­est and great­est dance mu­sic. Show at 7.30pm. Free en­try. RICHARD O Cur­rumbin RSL: Con­tem­po­rary, smooth jazz, Latin and folk mu­sic. Show at 7pm. Free en­try. SARAH GRANT Cur­rumbin RSL: Sweet soul­ful tones of the Mo­town era to rock­ing Ja­nis Jo­plin style vo­cal per­for­mances live and acous­tic on The Deck from 3pm. Free en­try.

Kid Kenobi heads to NightQuar­ter for the Min­istry of Sound Re­union Tour.

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