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. Enjoy a movie chill-out zone for kids and parents alike, with cushions, mats and beanbags to make you feel right at home. Running until January 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 Australian Light Horse. Tickets from $69.99. outbackspectacular.com.au RAPUNZEL The Spotlight Theatrical Company: Cheer the hero and boo the villains in this 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 until January 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 until January 20 at 9.30am and 11am. $6 entry. qtop.org.au CELTIC ILLUSION Jupiters Gold Coast: Cleverly fusing electrifying modern Irish dance with mind-blowing magic and grand illusions, the spectacular stage show returns to Australian stages for one night only. January 14. Doors open 7pm and show starts 8pm. Tickets from $69.90.
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