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CRAZY PLAS­TIC LOVE A free play read­ing at The Space of The Arts Cen­tre. Emma and Ja­cob, a mar­ried cou­ple who are un­will­ing to deal with the is­sues of their un­hap­pi­ness are con­fronted by Ver­i­tas, a mytho­log­i­cal be­ing con­jured out of a paint­ing. Emma agrees to a sin­is­ter deal pro­posed by Ver­i­tas. From that mo­ment on Ver­i­tas takes them on a jour­ney to see life through the eyes of other cou­ples. Show at 2pm this Satur­day. Free event. 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 Out­back Spec­tac­u­lar: Sad­dle up for a re­mark­able jour­ney to the snow-capped 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 BACK TO THE 80S Gold Coast Lit­tle Theatre present the to­tally awe­some mu­si­cal by Neil Good­ing with orig­i­nal mu­si­cal adap­ta­tion by Scott Cope­man and di­rected by An­drew Ross Gra­ham. Join the grad­u­at­ing class of Wil­liam Ocean High School as they live through their se­nior year, ex­pe­ri­enc­ing the fun, heartbreak, loves and lone­li­ness of grow­ing up, set to the big­gest hits of the decade. Last shows tonight, to­mor­row and Satur­day. Show starts 8pm. Tick­ets $15–$33. To book call 5532 2096 or visit gclt.com.au SATUR­DAY NIGHT FEVER The Spot­light Theatre Com­pany: Based on the 1970s cult film that launched John Travolta’s ca­reer, Satur­day Night Fever The Mu­si­cal will trans­port you back to a time of flared pants, plat­form shoes and disco. Set to a sound­track of The Bee Gee’s clas­sics such as Night Fever and Stayin’ Alive, it fol­lows the story of 19-year-old Tony Manero who lives a dim life un­til he hits the dance floor. Tick­ets $20-$35. To book call 5539 4255 or go to spot­lightthe­atre.com.au

TODAY

TONY PANTANO & THE DUKES Cur­rumbin RSL: In­ter­na­tion­ally ac­claimed Tony Pantano part­ners up with The Dukes for an amaz­ing Morn­ing Melodies. Starts at 10.30am. Free en­try. ZOOKEEP­ERS Southport Sharks: Mod­ern jive live from 8.30pm. Free en­try. AN EN­COUNTER WITH THE CHI­NESE ZITHER The Arts Cen­tre: An en­chant­ing per­for­mance of both clas­si­cal and mod­ern mu­sic on the Chi­nese zither, a tra­di­tional Chi­nese in­stru­ment with 3000 years of his­tory. Starts at 1pm. Free en­try, book­ing re­quired. DAVID DE VITO De Vito Wa­ter­front: The chef singing and on gui­tar un­plugged from 6pm for din­ers.

TO­MOR­ROW

GRAMECY Cur­rumbin Pub: Gramecy, Die For Mushies, Wigg and Rachel Gil­li­gan from 8pm. En­try $10. THE DY­NAM­ICS Burleigh Heads Bowls Club: Th­ese guys are sure to get you mov­ing from 7.30pm. Free en­try. SCREAMFEEDER Miami Tav­ern: Re­spon­si­ble for un­der-your-skin ra­dio hits as Hi Cs, Dart and Static, as well as a set of clas­sic indie rock long play­ers. Starts at 8pm. Pre­sale $15, on-the-door $20. RUMBLEFISH NightQuar­ter: Rumblefish head­line The Pad­dock stage, bring­ing their blues with sup­port from Micka Scene. Doors open 4pm. En­try $3. DANNY DAZE Else­where: Daze’s freeform select­ing and mer­cu­rial mix­ing guar­an­tees that the only thing au­di­ences can ex­pect is a mu­si­cal ex­pe­ri­ence where ev­ery­thing is up for grabs. Sup­ported by Audun and Ti­afau. Doors open 9pm. En­try $10. DAR­REN SCOTT DUO Cur­rumbin RSL: An ex­cep­tional gui­tarist and vo­cal­ist, Dar­ren’s mu­si­cal ver­sa­til­ity al­lows him to move ef­fort­lessly through styles. Starts at 7pm. Free en­try. THE FERRAMONES Southport Sharks: Clas­sic rock with cov­ers from Led Zep­pelin, The Rolling Stones, Steely Dan, The Ea­gles, Doo­bie Brothers, Toto and other great artists from the 60s, 70s and 80s. Starts at 8.30pm. Free en­try. KALLIDAD Miami Mar­ketta: Three ami­gos play­ing Mex­i­can mari­achi metal... not much else needs to be said. It’s fast, fu­ri­ous fla­menco fire. Doors open 5pm. Free en­try. GREG WALL Ca­bana Bar and Lounge: Southport Sharks’ acous­tic ses­sions with soul and groove mu­si­cian Greg Wall. Starts at 5pm. Free en­try. CANDICE DIANNA Cur­rumbin RSL: Gold Coast singer-song­writer in the vein of No­rah Jones, Aretha Franklin and Missy Hig­gins plays Deck Acous­tics from 5pm. Free en­try. JOSH LEE HAMIL­TON DUO Burleigh Brew­ing Co: Roots and folk singer from By­ron Bay per­fect for a Fri­day wind-down. Starts at 3.30pm. Free en­try.

SATUR­DAY

ROCKSALT Surfers Par­adise SLSC: Clas­sic rock tunes by the club’s res­i­dent band while look­ing out at ocean views. Starts at 8pm. Free en­try. BEST OF THE BEE GEES Twin Towns: With the en­vi­able abil­ity to re­pro­duce the au­then­tic vo­cal har­monies the Best of the Bee Gees have per­formed

The Han­lon Brothers will fea­ture in NightQuar­ter’s Kiwi Car­ni­val.

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