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TER­ROR BYTE Drac­ula’s, Broad­beach: Pre­pare for the hyp­not­i­cally cap­ti­vat­ing Ter­ror byte. The eter­nally damned present a spine-tin­gling vaude­ville world that is brash, en­er­getic and de­light­fully trashy as vam­pires re­claim their ca­chet. Star­ring Richard Pa­cionic, Rudi Testa, Amanda Conti, David Kume, Inia De­war, Dan­nielle Glanville and Ben Win­stan­ley. Din­ner and show Tues­days to Satur­days. Ar­rivals from 6.30pm. De­tails at 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. Go to out­back­spec­tac­u­lar.com.au THE NAKED TRUTH Tu­gun The­atre Com­pany: Five very dif­fer­ent women sign up for Gabby’s pole danc­ing class at the lo­cal vil­lage hall. Each of them has their own rea­sons for tak­ing up pole danc­ing. When one of the women re­ceives some dev­as­tat­ing news, the oth­ers pull to­gether and de­cide to turn their new skill into a fundrais­ing event. They share laugh­ter and tears in this funny, sad and ul­ti­mately mov­ing play. Tick­ets from tu­gunthe­atre.org or phone 0449 788 486. LIT­TLE SHOP OF HOR­RORS Gold Coast Lit­tle The­atre: A lovesick hero. A blood­thirsty plant, a mouth-wa­ter­ing mu­si­cal. This is a hor­ror com­edy rock mu­si­cal which has gone on to be­come a cult clas­sic all over the world. Di­rected by Brady Watkins, GCLT’s lat­est in­stal­ment is daz­zlingly en­ter­tain­ing. See gclt.com.au or call 5532 2096. OB­SES­SION Javeen­bah The­atre Com­pany: When Lily and Tom in­herit an old house, they are over the moon about hav­ing a place to raise their baby when it is born. How­ever, as they set about restor­ing the di­lap­i­dated fam­ily home to its for­mer glory, they be­gin to won­der if the house was more of a curse than a gift. Opens Satur­day. To book call 5596 0300 or go to javeen­bah.org.au MARY POP­PINS Bal­lina Play­ers: An adap­ta­tion of the P.L. Travers’ Walt Dis­ney clas­sic. When the Banks fam­ily chil­dren are faced with the prospect of a new nanny, they are pleas­antly sur­prised by the ar­rival of the mag­i­cal Mary Pop­pins. Em­bark­ing on a se­ries of fan­tas­ti­cal ad­ven­tures the sib­lings try to pass on some of their nanny’s sunny at­ti­tude to their pre­oc­cu­pied par­ents. New songs and ad­di­tional mu­sic and lyrics by Ge­orge Stiles and An­thony Drewe. Opens to­mor­row night. Book online at bal­li­naplay­ers.com.au CARLOTTA: QUEEN OF THE CROSS The Arts Cen­tre: Part of the Sideshow se­ries, Aus­tralian icon Carlotta takes you on a jour­ney through her ex­tra­or­di­nary life with songs and sto­ries from on and off the stage. Out­ra­geously funny and bru­tally hon­est. Ac­com­pa­nied on pi­ano by Michael Grif­fiths and fea­tur­ing clas­sic tunes by Irv­ing Ber­lin, Rogers and Hart, Stephen Sond­heim and her good friend Peter Allen. Shows to­mor­row and Satur­day night. Tick­ets $35 from thearts­cen­tregc.com.au LIGHTS, CAM­ERA, AC­TION The Arts Cen­tre: Em­manuel Dance Academy presents Lights, Cam­era, Ac­tion 2017. Join the school for an evening of mu­sic, lights, cos­tumes and all things dance. Two shows on Satur­day, 1.30pm and 7pm. Tick­ets $14 chil­dren, stu­dents and con­ces­sion, $16 adults. Book at thearts­cen­tregc.com.au

TONIGHT

A NIGHT AT THE OPERA De Vito Water­front: Big vo­cals and fa­mous arias from David De Vito and Raf­faele Pierno, a tenor di­rect from Naples. From 6pm. Free. Book­ings rec­om­mended. ZOOKEEPERS South­port Sharks: Mod­ern jive live from 8.30pm. Free en­try.

TO­MOR­ROW

SEX ON TOAST/Z STAR DELTA/LEVINGSTONE/OL­LIE MCGILL + MORE Mul­lum Mu­sic Fes­ti­val: A full line-up of mu­sic, arts and en­ter­tain­ment over nine stages for day one of the 10th an­nual Mul­lum Mu­sic Fes­ti­val. Other acts in­clude Ti­tan Sky, Moussa Di­akite and Was­sado, Wal­lis Bird, All Our Exes Live in Texas, The Teskey Brothers, Ladys­lug, Ethno Folk Or­ches­tra, Jojo Smith and more. First act starts at 4.30pm, last act fin­ishes at 1am. Tick­ets from mul­lum­mu­sicfes­ti­val.com GER­ARD BOENKENDORF Burleigh Brew­ing Co: Reg­gae and rock in­flu­enced, this groover loves a good hook, per­fect to kick off the week­end. Starts at 4.30pm. Free en­try. THE LED ZEP­PELIN EX­PE­RI­ENCE Star Gold Coast: Led Zep­pelin fans are about to wit­ness the leg­endary Bri­tish su­per­group in all its glory. Stair­way to Heaven, Kash­mir, When the Levee Breaks, Black Dog, Dazed and Con­fused – they’re all there, live and loud. Doors open 7pm. Tick­ets start at $59.90.

FRI­DAY FAVOURITES

De Vito Water­front: David De Vito and Jess Ro­bel per­form favourite tunes from then un­til now. From 6pm. Free en­try. Book­ings rec­om­mended.

THE NINTH CHAP­TER/ MAR­SHALL OKELL

Night Quar­ter: The Ninth Chap­ter’s sound casts a wide net, lay­er­ing funk, blues, roots and other el­e­ments. They’ll share the back­yard stage with surf mojo roots mu­si­cian Mar­shall Okell. Doors open 4pm. En­try $3. JA­SON DELPHIN Wa­ter­mark Ho­tel and Spa Gold Coast: Triple J reg­u­lar plays blues, soul, jazz, folk and punk rock from 6.30pm. Free en­try.

ELEEA NAVARRO

Ca­bana Bar: This tal­ented GC songstress will play acous­tic cov­ers from 5pm in the South­port Sharks lounge. Free. LADY AND THE SAX Ra­mada Ho­tel Hope Har­bour: Stylish duo cov­er­ing pop, jazz, funk soul and the blues. Grab a glass of bub­bles and say hello to Fri­day. Starts at 6pm. Free en­try.

CC AND THE CAT

Mi­ami Mar­ketta: Rockin’ reg­gae, funk, soul and ska to heal your heart, mind, body and soul. Doors open 5pm. Free en­try. CHAM­PAGNE JAM Burleigh Heads Bowls Club: Song list ranges from cool Amy Wine­house to clas­sic Van Mor­ri­son, Adele, John Mayer, The Black Keys, Pharelle Wil­liams, Bruno Mars, The Killers, Ge­orge Ezra to Michael Bu­ble and ev­ery­thing in be­tween. Starts at 7.30pm. Free en­try.

SATUR­DAY

HUSKY/ SHANTEYE AND JO/ VESICA PIECES + MORE Mul­lum Mu­sic Fes­ti­val: A full line-up of mu­sic, arts and en­ter­tain­ment. Other acts in­clude Jojo Smith, Sal Won­der, Ce­cilia Bran­dolini, Sara Tind­ley, His Merry Men, The Co­conut

Catch Husky as part of the line-up at the 10th an­nual Mul­lum Mu­sic Fes­ti­val on Satur­day.

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