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TERRORBYTE Drac­ula’s, Broad­beach: Pre­pare for the hyp­not­i­cally cap­ti­vat­ing Terrorbyte. 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 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. THE KRANSKY SIS­TERS: A VERY KRANSKY CHRIST­MAS Twin Towns: Clois­tered in the old rick­ety fam­ily house in their home town of Esk in Queens­land, the mu­si­cal sis­ters’ tra­di­tional Christ­mas fes­tiv­i­ties have un­til now been shrouded in se­crecy. For this very spe­cial sea­son they let you into their world of eg­gnog, panty­hose and painted chokos. From Enya to Silent Night, Daft Punk to The Twelve Days of Christ­mas, th­ese dys­func­tional sis­ters take fam­ily get-to­geth­ers to a new level. To­mor­row night at 8pm. Tick­ets $49 from twin­towns.com.au 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. To book call 5596 0300 or go to javeen­bah.org.au AN EVENING WITH JOHNATHAN THURSTON The Star Gold Coast: There are very few sports­men who dom­i­nate at ev­ery level of their cho­sen sport; Johnathan Thurston is one of th­ese rare com­modi­ties. From hum­ble be­gin­nings, JT as he is af­fec­tion­ately known, rose through the ranks to be­come ar­guably the most in­flu­en­tial player in rugby league’s 108-year his­tory. Sit and en­joy the in­sights from this sport­ing leg­end. Doors open 7pm. Tick­ets from $49.90. Go to star.com.au/goldcoast/ COM­ING INTO FASH­ION: A CEN­TURY OF PHO­TOG­RA­PHY AT CONDÉ NAST The Arts Cen­tre: Fash­ion pho­tog­ra­phy has gripped us for over 100 years. Many of the leg­ends like Mario Testino, Deb­o­rah Turbeville, and Hel­mut New­ton achieved their great­ness at the Condé Nast stu­dios in New York, Paris, and Lon­don. With un­prece­dented ac­cess to the ar­chives of each city, Com­ing into Fash­ion is an ex­hi­bi­tion track­ing the high­lights of this sparkling in­ter­sec­tion be­tween pho­tog­ra­phy and fash­ion. Open 10am – 5pm daily. Entry $10 con­ces­sion, $12 adults and chil­dren un­der 12 free. Go to thearts­cen­tregc.com.au


ZOOKEEP­ERS South­port Sharks: Mod­ern jive live from 8.30pm. Free entry. 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.


MAR­LEY: CEL­E­BRATE THE LEG­END NightQuar­ter: Tiki Taane, Che Fu, Laughton Kora, Fran Kora, An­nie Crum­mer, Boh Runga, Ria Hall, Anna Cod­ding­ton and Joel Shad­bolt com­bine to cre­ate a New Zealand su­per­group bring­ing you the hits of reg­gae leg­end Bob Mar­ley. This show is en­dorsed by the Mar­ley fam­ily and in­cludes clas­sics Get Up Stand Up, Three Lit­tle Birds, Stir It Up, Re­demp­tion Song, Turn Your Lights Down Low, Buf­falo Sol­dier and many more. Doors open 4pm. Tick­ets $52.55. FRI­DAY FAVOURITES De Vito Wa­ter­front: David De Vito and Jess Ro­bel per­form favourite tunes from then un­til now. From 6pm. Free entry. Book­ings rec­om­mended. TIM MAD­DREN: ME AND MY SHADOW The Arts Cen­tre: Well-known stage and tele­vi­sion en­ter­tainer Tim Mad­dren salutes the great sa­loon singers; Frank Si­na­tra, Sammy Davis Jr and Bobby Darin. Along with his pi­anist, Rus­sell Dick, to­gether they will per­form many of the great sa­loon clas­sics such as Mack the Knife, Mr Bo­jan­gles and New York, New York. Doors open 7.45pm. Tick­ets $35. AN­DREA KIRWIN Mi­ami Mar­ketta: The Sunny Coast singer-song­writer pro­vid­ing feel good is­land style

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