GOLD COAST SUPERHERO WEEKEND Broadbeach: A three-day celebration of pop culture that includes the Supanova Pop Culture Expo at the Gold Coast Convention Centre on Saturday and Sunday, the Gold Coast Film Festival and a ton of action packed events from Friday to Sunday. Includes free movies and activities in Victoria Park (The Incredibles from 6pm Friday and Star Wars: The Clone Wars from 6pm Saturday), the Supanova Superhero Parade through the streets (from 9am Sunday) and a Star Wars Interactive Zone (Victoria Park, Saturday from 3pm). 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 ZOMBIE WALK NightQuarter, Helensvale: Get your zombie on and stagger through the food and market stalls with live music from Honey Remixed and Bella Maree, zombie make up booths, freaky cocktails and zany entertainment. Friday from 4pm to 10pm. Entry $3. CONSTELLATIONS The Arts Centre Gold Coast: If everything we’ve ever done, and never done, has happened in alternate universes, that means there are universes in which we’ve never met. Universes where I married Prince Harry and you went to jail for tax fraud. How romantic, darling. After sold-out seasons in New York and London — this acclaimed production lands on the Gold Coast. Directed by Kat Henry. Tonight and tomorrow at 7.30pm. Tickets $56 adults, $48 concession, $32 students and children. AUSTRALIAN DANCE CUP FEATURING STEP UP Surfers Paradise: Stomp to the beat and clap your hands as the country’s brightest talents show off their skills across all styles of street dance, including Latin, hip hop, breakdance and jazz, vying for a more than $8000 in prizes. Judges include internationally renowned hip hop choreographer Jasmine Meakin. Competitors and spectators can trip the light fantastic following competition events at beach dance parties and shows each night after competition. Friday to Sunday from 10am to 5pm.
ZOOKEEPERS Southport Sharks: Modern jive live from 8.30pm. Free entry. CLIENT LIAISON Miami Marketta: From 6pm. Sold out. DAVID DE VITO De Vito Waterfront: The chef singing and on guitar unplugged from 6pm for diners.
BON JOVI VS. BRIAN ADAMS TRIBUTE Southport Sharks: Fun stage show with big vocals and guitar solos and a setlist of rock anthems such as Bad Medicine, Dead or Alive, You Give Love a Bad Name, Blaze of Glory, Run to you, Heaven, Straight from the Heart, Everything I Do and Summer of 69. From 8.30pm. Free entry. MICKA SCENE Miami Marketta: Energetic grooves, catchy song writing and an unmistakeable voice from one of the pioneers of the kick/snare Cajon drum combo. From 4pm. Free entry. NICKY CONVINE The Deck @ Currumbin RSL: Gold Coast singer and songwriter’s powerful voice has drawn comparisons to Janis Joplin, Florence Welch and Sheryl Crow. Hear songs from her forthcoming debut album, Boo Hoo. Show at 3pm. Free entry. OLD SKOOL Currumbin RSL (upstairs): Classics from the 1970s to today with a setlist designed to bring out the air guitarist in us all. Think Pink Floyd, Deep Purple, The Eagles, ACDC, Mignight Oil and more. From 7.30pm. Free entry. FRAZER GOODMAN De Vito Waterfront: Friday vibes with Frazer Goodman on piano and vocals, David De Vito on big vocals and Tarscha on angelic vocals. From 6pm BLOND:ISH Elsewhere: Anstascia and VivieAnn are two shining members of the notorious Kompakt Records family who’ve carved themselves a niche with their unique sound and outrageous, fun-loving attitude. With residents Audun and Giv. From 9pm to 3.30am.