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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 RE­TURN OF HIGH COUN­TRY LEGENDS Out­back Spec­tac­u­lar: A le­gend is born with the in­tro­duc­tion of a stun­ning new show pre­sented by Ringers Western. Wit­ness the brav­ery, beauty and courage of the great­est Aus­tralian sto­ries never told, High Coun­try Legends. Tick­ets from $69.99. Book­ings es­sen­tial. Go to out­back­spec­tac­u­lar.com.au or call 133 386. DRAGALICIOUS The Av­enue Surfers Par­adise: Th­ese queens are set­ting the stage for an elec­tric night of glam and glit­ter with new ad­di­tion, Dragalicious. The Av­enue has joined forces with two of Queens­land’s most in­cred­i­bly tal­ented and glam­orous drag queens. The self-pro­claimed ‘Three-Legged Beauty’ Natasha St James and ‘The Gen­der Ben­der’ Terry Dak­tyl, who are no strangers to The Av­enue stage, will be serv­ing up a blend of glitz and glam, risqué com­edy num­bers, cap­ti­vat­ing cos­tumes and high-en­ergy per­for­mances that will il­lu­mi­nate and de­light their au­di­ence. Ev­ery Thurs­day 7pm. Tick­ets are $25. URZILA CARL­SON — STUD­IES HAVE SHOWN HOTA: Ev­ery time you hear, “stud­ies have shown” you know you’re about to learn some­thing ridicu­lous! Stud­ies have shown your dog is hap­pier than your cat! Who cares? How about they give fund­ing to sci­en­tists to come up with a way to erad­i­cate the uni­brow, or those weird thin white hairs you oc­ca­sion­ally find at­tached to your face. Let’s get some re­search done on what hap­pens to your blood pres­sure when your kid keeps get­ting out of bed when you’ve tucked them in 20 times al­ready. Urzila is one of the coun­try’s most soughtafter co­me­di­ans right now, check her out. Show Satur­day at 7.30pm. Tick­ets $44.90 con­ces­sion or $49.90 gen­eral avail­able from hota.com.au COOLY ROCKS ON Var­i­ous: Coolan­gatta’s premier ’50s and ’60s rock­a­billy and swing fes­ti­val is on again, run­ning from now to Sun­day af­ter­noon and to say the line-up is packed is an un­der­state­ment. With over 13 stages of en­ter­tain­ment and hun­dreds of acts, make sure you take the time to head down and spend a day with the family. Get in­volved or catch the draw­card acts in­clud­ing Miss Rock­a­billy, the street pa­rade, car shows, poo­dles and pugs pa­rade, vin­tage van and clip­per buses, buskers, trib­ute shows in­clud­ing Johnny O’Keefe and Buddy Holly and more – all free. Get down and sup­port one of the Gold Coast’s most beloved fes­ti­vals. See cooly­rock­son.com for the full pro­gram. HEATHERS – THE MU­SI­CAL Spot­light The­atri­cal Com­pany: Based on the cult clas­sic, Heathers – The Mu­si­cal is in­fused with an ’80s pop score that takes a look into the highs and lows of high school and its some­times deadly con­se­quences. Di­rected and chore­ographed by award win­ning Jamie Watt, Heathers – The Mu­si­cal is guar­an­teed to have you wav­ing your scrunchies and rock­ing those iconic shoul­der pads. Call 5539 4255 to book.

TO­DAY

BELLADIVA HOTA: Belladiva are Aus­tralia’s premiere pop opera quar­tet, per­form­ing gor­geous in­ter­pre­ta­tions of ev­ery­thing from beloved arias to The Bea­tles. They’ve played to more than 100,000 peo­ple na­tion­wide. Don’t miss your chance to see Belladiva. Starts at 11am. Tick­ets $29.50 avail­able from hota.com.au A NIGHT AT THE OPERA De Vito Wa­ter­front: Ital­ian duets and clas­sic show­stop­pers with big vo­cals from David De Vito and so­prano Alana Scott. Starts at 6pm. Book­ings rec­om­mended. TAKE YOUR PICK — MORN­ING MELODIES Cur­rumbin RSL: Four dy­namic per­form­ers join forces in this bril­liant line-up play­ing ev­ery genre of mu­sic be it a waltz, a boot scoot, rock ‘n’ roll right through to Mo­town, reg­gae or Bruno Mars. Starts at 10.30am. Free en­try. ZOOKEEPERS South­port Sharks: Mod­ern jive live from 8.30pm. Free en­try.

TOMORROW

COASTAL LIGHTS Cur­rumbin Pub: Five-piece in­die rock­ers Coastal Lights are back with a new EP to show­case. Sup­ported by catchy mu­sic mak­ers Cheeki, pop rock group Filthy Minds and funk artist Loki Lid­dle. Doors open 8pm. En­try $10. SEED LAUNCH NIGHT NightQuar­ter: Pow­ered by the Pop­u­lar Mu­sic pro­gram at the Queens­land Con­ser­va­to­rium Grif­fith Univer­sity, SEED is an emerg­ing artist agency based on the Gold Coast. Ev­ery year Grif­fith or­gan­ises nearly 100 per­for­mances at high-pro­file events and fes­ti­vals, re­leases a com­pi­la­tion al­bum, or­gan­ises mu­sic videos and pho­to­shoots, ar­ranges net­work­ing op­por­tu­ni­ties and de­liv­ers qual­ity in­dus­try in­sight for the artists. This year the launch is at NightQuar­ter fea­tur­ing Emily Jane, Kait­lyn Martin, Mind & Matches and Phoebe Sin­clair. Also hap­pen­ing is the

Comedian Urzila Carl­son will per­form at HOTA on Satur­day.

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