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Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas

Tuesday, 12th Dec 2017 @ Arts Theatre, The Arts Centre Gold Coast Follow Aki as he starts life amidst the extraordinary inhabitants of this new land. Will he find a place to live? Will he find a job and make friends? Most of all, will Aki ever see his family again? The absence of words not only makes this story perfect for puppetry but emphasises the isolation e…

The Arrival

Sunday, 10th Dec 2017 @ 135 Bundall Rd, Surfers Paradise QLD 4217 The Arts Centre Gold Coast presents The Arrival By Spare Parts Puppet Theatre. Adapted from the award winning book by Shaun Tan – follow Aki as he starts life amidst the extraordinary inhabitants of this new land. Will he find a place to live? Will he find a job and make friends? Most of all, wi…

Diary of a Wombat

Saturday, 9th Dec 2017 @ 135 Bundall Rd, Surfers Paradise QLD 4217 The Arts Centre Gold Coast presents Diary of a Wombat Based on the book by Jackie French and Bruce Whatley. Devised by Monkey Baa Theatre Company What exactly do Wombats do all day? Once there was a wombat, round, brown and stroppy, who taught humans to be her servants and leave out rolled oats i…

Diary of a Wombat

Saturday, 9th Dec 2017 @ 135 Bundall Rd, Surfers Paradise QLD 4217 The Arts Centre Gold Coast presents Diary of a Wombat Based on the book by Jackie French and Bruce Whatley. Devised by Monkey Baa Theatre Company What exactly do Wombats do all day? Once there was a wombat, round, brown and stroppy, who taught humans to be her servants and leave out rolled oats i…

A Very Swellagant Affair

Friday, 8th Dec 2017 @ Runaway Bay A Red Carpet, Gala Swing Ball. Doors will open at 6:30 PM for your red carpet entry. The nights festivities will conclude at 11 PM. Entertainment Line Up: * The Sultry Jazz sounds of Mz Harry Delux from Perth * The Swingin Crooner sounds of Mr Rhydian Lewis; * The Rat Pack Entertainment Tribute G…

Me & My Shadow

Friday, 1st Dec 2017 @ The Arts Centre Gold Coast Two nights: Friday 1 December and Saturday 2 December at 8.15pm. Doors and bar open 7.45pm. Part of the Sideshow series Well-known stage and television entertainer, Tim Maddren salutes the great saloon singers; Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis Jr. and Bobby Darin. Maddren and his pianist, Russell Dick,…

Launch of Cherry Bar

Thursday, 30th Nov 2017 @ The Star Gold Coast THE who's who of the Gold Coast gathered at the opening of The Star Gold Coast's newest bar, Cherry. Cocktails, canapes and live music marked the occasion. The impressive bar spans a whopping 22 metres. With plush interior, private booths and an impressive drinks selection, Cherry is set to be ano…

Up Late

Friday, 24th Nov 2017 @ The Arts Centre Gold Coast Two nights: Friday 24 November and Saturday 25 November at 8.30pm. Part of the Sideshow series The hit of the 2016 Glitter Festival is back! The Performance may be over, but the night is young! Take a chance on the unexpected at Up Late! A heady and eclectic mix of music, burlesque, DJ’s liv…

Carlotta: Queen of the Cross

Friday, 17th Nov 2017 @ The Arts Centre Gold Coast Two nights: Friday 17 November and Saturday 18 November | 8.15pm. Doors and bar open 7.45pm Part of the Sideshow series Australian icon, political activist and living legend Carlotta takes you on a whirlwind journey through her extraordinary life with songs and stories from on and off the stage. …

Maxim Hottest 100 Australia

Thursday, 16th Nov 2017 @ Stingray Lounge Glamazon alert! The dress code was ‘spicy hot’ and guests at the Oporto Maxim Hottest 100 Australia party certainly didn’t disappoint. Over 500 well-dressed guests attended the hugely popular event hosted at Stingray Lounge to celebrate the hottest 100 women in Australia. Although no natio…

Carrera Lady Collection Launch

Thursday, 16th Nov 2017 @ Tag Heuer The Veuve Clicquot Rich was free flowing at Tag Heuer boutique to celebrate the launch of their brand new Carrera Lady Collection. A host of Gold Coast notables mixed and mingled as they sipped on chilled beverages and dined on canapes created by award winning Chef Daniel Ridgeway. What a deligh…

The 27 Club

Friday, 10th Nov 2017 @ The Arts Centre Gold Coast Two nights: Friday 10 November and Saturday 11 November, 8.15pm Doors and bar open 7.45pm Part of the Sideshow series ‘You know you got it if it makes you feel good.’ The 27 Club, an ode to the musicians who burned too bright and left our world too soon. Featuring rousing and haunting arrange…

Diary of a Wombat

Thursday, 9th Nov 2017 @ 135 Bundall Rd, Surfers Paradise QLD 4217 The Arts Centre Gold Coast presents Diary of a Wombat Based on the book by Jackie French and Bruce Whatley. Devised by Monkey Baa Theatre Company What exactly do Wombats do all day? Once there was a wombat, round, brown and stroppy, who taught humans to be her servants and leave out rolled oats i…

Fashion, Food & French Champagne

Thursday, 9th Nov 2017 @ The Oasis Broadbeach It was a fashionistas ideal night out at The Oasis. Close to 100 guests sipped on Veuve Clicquot, dined on delicious canapes and were treated to a fashion parade featuring some of the retailers at the popular Broadbeach shopping hotspot. The slick event also featured a Pam Tamblyn model search wi…

Melbourne Cup Luncheon

Tuesday, 7th Nov 2017 @ The Arts Centre Gold Coast Enjoy the race that stops the nation with beautiful lakeside views! Socialise with friends and colleagues and watch all the action live from Flemington on the big screen. Before the race, enjoy tantalising food, a fashion parade and fabulous prizes through raffles and sweeps. Ladies – dress to im…

Closing Event | cross-currents: from island to mainland

Saturday, 4th Nov 2017 @ Gold Coast City Gallery Closing Event | cross-currents: from island to mainland, Gold Coast Indigenous Artist Camp, South Stradbroke Island 2017 3:00pm – 5:00pm Share with us an experience of site, stories and place as we gather to close this exhibition. This is your chance to see some of the ephemeral works installed…

Ruby Slipper Chronicles

Friday, 3rd Nov 2017 @ The Arts Centre Gold Coast Two nights: Fri 3 Nov and Sat 4 Nov at 8.15pm Part of the Sideshow series. Droppin’ houses on witches, stealin’ shoes from bitches. Aurélie Roque left Kansas during a tornado, faced lions, tigers and bears…OH MY…befriended a Scarecrow and Tinman, while turning her Lion into a companion. …

Song Lines

Friday, 27th Oct 2017 @ The Arts Centre Gold Coast Two nights: Fri 27 Oct and Sat 28 Oct | 8.15pm Doors and bar open 7.45pm Part of the Sideshow series. Acclaimed actor and singer, Michael Tuahine bring us his one-man show, Song Lines. New Zealand born and raised in Australia, and of Aboriginal and Maori decent, Michael shares his unique story of…

Official Opening Celebration

Wednesday, 25th Oct 2017 @ Bruce Lynton Jaguar Land Rover Over 350 guests attended the gala event to celebrate the opening of the brand-new Bruce Lynton Jaguar Land Rover Showroom at Minnie Street, Southport. Guests were treated to Moet Chandon and decant cuisine including seafood station in an ice sculpture with prawns, oysters, and sashimi. Award Winnin…

ENERGIES 2017

Sunday, 22nd Oct 2017 @ Gold Coast City Gallery A snapshot of the current social, emotional and global views held by young people on the Gold Coast. The ENERGIES 2017 exhibition showcases works of art by more than 80 talented senior secondary school students from across the Gold Coast. Existing in some form for over 30 years, ENERGIES compiles a…

The Greenroom Project: Three in One

Saturday, 21st Oct 2017 @ The Arts Centre Gold Coast Part of the Sideshow series. Three performers, one night, all new material – anything could happen! See three of Australia’s brightest up-and-coming cabaret artists road-test their new material in this exciting new edition of The Greenroom Project. Hosted by Matt Ward, Three in One promises t…

Black & White Lunch

Friday, 20th Oct 2017 @ Bazaar, QT Gold Coast The Porsche Carrera Cup Australia Black & White Lunch powered by Vodafone Gold Coast 600 was the glamour event of the annual Supercars event! Guests were treated to a delicious lunch at the Bazaar Interactive Marketplace at QT Gold Coast. Hosted by Nova’s David Luttsy Lutteral, special guests i…

Kitty Flanagan Smashing

Friday, 20th Oct 2017 @ The Arts Centre Gold Coast Kitty Flanagan is one of Australia’s best-known comedians and it was a full house for her new critically acclaimed show Smashing. The clever, witty and very sharp performer had the crowd in stitches at The Arts Centre Gold Coast as no topic was too taboo for Kitty to smash! A regular on natio…

The Lost Boys 30th Anniversary Screening

Friday, 20th Oct 2017 @ The Arts Centre Gold Coast Part of the Sideshow series. How long has it been since you last saw The Lost Boys? It’s one of the most watchable movies of the 80s. Whether it’s been a week or 30 years since you last saw it (or you haven’t seen it at all!), do yourself a favour and come along as Presents presents the 30th…

PORSCHE CARRERA CUP AUSTRALIA BLACK & WHITE LUNCH POWERED BY VODAFONE GOLD COAST 600.

Friday, 20th Oct 2017 @ Bazaar, QT Gold Coast JOIN US FOR THE PORSCHE CARRERA CUP AUSTRALIA BLACK & WHITE LUNCH POWERED BY VODAFONE GOLD COAST 600. Enjoy a long lunch at the award winning Bazaar International Marketplace at QT Gold Coast, located right near the action. Special guests include Porsche Carrera Cup Drivers who will be joining us …