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The Border Art Prize 2015

Gallery 1 July 25 - September 6, 2015

Gold Coast City Gallery is pleased to host the Border Art Prize 2015. This annual prize celebrates the diversity and abundance of artists in southeast Queensland and northeast NSW. The prize is shared…


#GLITTERLIFEGC Instagram Photographic Competition

The Arts Centre Gold Coast August 3 - September 25, 2015

What is LGBTIQAP+ culture on the Gold Coast? Get your smart phones, cameras and devices on stand-by to capture Glitter life.  The #GLITTERLIFEGC Instagram Photograpic Competition is an interactive com…


John Olsen: Teeming with life

Gallery 2 August 8 - September 13, 2015

John Olsen’s long affiliation with the printmaking medium began when he was 28 years old, a student at Stanley Hayter’s influential Atelier 17 print studio in Paris. Over the years he has collaborated…

David M Thomas and Suzanne Howard, Neuromist (2015). Courtesy of the artists

Regions of Alienation/Satellites of Love

Gallery 2 August 8 - September 13, 2015

POSTPONED UNTIL JULY 2016 Regions of Alienation/Satellites of Love explores the importance of group engagement in dismantling personal isolation. Produced by artists David M Thomas and Suzanne Howar…



Arts Theatre Saturday, September 5, 2015

BAFTA winner and Academy Award® nominee Chiwetel Ejiofor (12 Years a Slave) takes the title role in this dynamic new production of one of English drama’s oldest plays, directed by the National Theatre…

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D At Sea

The Basement Saturday, September 5, 2015

Brisbane-based acoustic artist, D At Sea, has announced a huge run of national tour dates set for Spring. Following the release of his new track 'Enough' which presents a minimalist, electronic inspir…

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Scott Bradlee's Postmodern Jukebox

Arts Theatre Sunday, September 6, 2015

There is a very good possibility that many of you have seen or heard of the terrific musical collective known as Postmodern Jukebox on one or more of your preferred social media platforms. These cleve…

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7 Deadly Sins Intensive Teacher Workshop with Expressions Dance Company

The Space Wednesday, September 9, 2015

Expressions Dance Company (EDC) is one of Australia's most exciting contemporary dance companies. This workshop provides primary and secondary school dance teachers with the opportunity to revise best…

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My Story - South Stradbroke Island Artist Camp: Launch Event

Foyer Gallery Thursday, September 10, 2015

Collaborative processes, passionate conversations, connecting family histories and exploring new mediums of expression are all part of the South Stradbroke Island Indigenous Artist Camp. Now in its se…

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participants in 7 deadly sins workshop

7 Deadly Sins School Workshop for Students with Expressions Dance Company

The Space Thursday, September 10, 2015

Expressions Dance Company (EDC) is one of Australia's most exciting contemporary dance companies. This workshop is designed to enhance the experience of students attending a 7 Deadly Sins performance…

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My Story - South Stradbroke Island Artist Camp Exhibition

Foyer Gallery September 11 - October 25, 2015

Gold Coast City Gallery is thrilled to host the artistic efforts from the South Stradbroke Island Indigenous Artist Camp 2015. The works exhibited in MY STORY  were created during a 5 day artist camp…


We Don't Need A Map: Opening Event

Gallery 1 Friday, September 11, 2015

The opening celebration officially welcomes the Martu Mob to the Gold Coast and opens this diverse and powerful exhibition to the public. DATE Fri 11 Sept TIME 6 – 8pm VENUE Gallery 1 RSVP essenti…

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7 Deadly Sins

Arts Theatre September 11 - September 12, 2015

Plunge into a wicked tale of mortal sin and the modern world. Following the critically acclaimed productions R&J, When Time Stops and The Red Shoes, internationally acclaimed choreographer, Natalie W…

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Comedy in The Basement - Mick Neven - September

The Basement Friday, September 11, 2015

Mick’s first gig was at The Arts Centre Gold Coast in October 2003 when he qualified for the semi-finals of the Legends of Laughter competition. Since then, Mick has been a regular performer at venues…

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Martu Mob at GCCG

Gallery 1 Saturday, September 12, 2015

Celebrate the opening of We don’t need a map: A Martu experience of the Western Desert at Gold Coast City Gallery. Join the visiting artists, Martu rangers and exhibition curators for an engaging comm…


7 Deadly Sins Aspire Contemporary Dance Workshop with Expressions Dance Company

The Space Saturday, September 12, 2015

Expressions Dance Company (EDC) is one of Australia's most exciting contemporary dance companies. Do you want to follow your passion for contemporary dance? Thinking of full-time training? This works…

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Marra! (catch it!), Kumpaya Gigirba and Ngamaru Bidu 2010. Photo: Gabrielle Sullivan

We Don’t Need A Map: A Martu Experience of the Western Desert

Gallery 1 September 12 - November 1, 2015

We don't need a map brings the desert to the city to celebrate the lively and enduring culture of the Martu – the traditional owners of a vast area of WA’s Western Desert. This remarkable exhibition …


Free Event - Swing into Spring - Jazz on The Terrace

Terrace Stage Saturday, September 12, 2015

Polish your dancing shoes, dust off your polka dot dresses and come and Swing into Spring at The Arts Centre Gold Coast. Featuring the infectious sounds of The Calibre Cats, an eight piece swing band …



Arts Theatre Sunday, September 13, 2015

In Aida, Verdi masterfully pits the intimate affairs of the heart against the grandeur of the universe: where kingdoms rise and fall and the sands of time grind onwards. Egypt needs a hero to lead th…

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You Won't Need a Map: Indigenous Immersion for Teachers

Gallery 1 Monday, September 14, 2015

Primary teachers have the opportunity to connect with local bush tucker enthusiast Paula Nihot and Teacher-Artist Therese Flynn-Clarke to develop knowledge of Indigenous culture and art, and work coll…


Arj Barker - Get In My Head

Arts Theatre Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Arj Barker is arguably Australia’s favourite American comedian and he returns to the Gold Coast with his new show Get in My Head. What are you waiting for? Hop on in, and let’s ride. There’s plenty o…

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All My Love

The Space September 16 - September 19, 2015

Their lives could have been written so differently: the story of Henry Lawson and Mary Gilmore’s lost love. Henry Lawson was one of the nation’s favourite writers and poets. His contemporary, Mary Gi…

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The Dream Dance Co Presents 'Genesis'

Arts Theatre September 18 - September 19, 2015

The Dream Dance Company presents their first live production Genesis, the birth of a new Australian commercial dance company featuring an all-star cast of the top professional dancers in Australia. Fe…

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Comedy in The Basement - Mick Meredith - September

The Basement Friday, September 18, 2015

Mick always had a love for standup comedy and gave it a crack in the 1990’s at the legendary Harold park hotel. Since then he has appeared and headlined in every major comedy venue in Australia. CELE…

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Jordan Swan, Identity 2014 (detail), digital print on paper. Courtesy of the artist

Energies 2015

Gallery 2 September 19 - October 18, 2015

The ENERGIES 2015 exhibition showcases works of art by talented secondary school students from across the Gold Coast. The selected works include widely varying artistic media from painting to video i…



Arts Theatre Sunday, September 20, 2015

Affectionately known as 'The King of Waltz', André performs a series of concerts in his hometown of Maastricht, in The Netherlands every year. The concerts are performed in front of thousands of fans …

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Comedy in The Basement - Danny McGinlay - September

The Basement Friday, September 25, 2015

McGinlay once described himself as a “slightly nerdy bogan with too much testosterone” and while he's matured, there is still the hint of your enthusiastic little brother whose only wish is to make yo…

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Wrecking Ball

Paradise Showroom Saturday, September 26, 2015

In an Arts Centre Gold Coast exclusive, Australia’s fastest-rising cabaret star and Channel Nine's The Voice sensation Naomi Price returns by popular demand with a double-bill of the little red compan…

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Rumour Has It

Paradise Showroom Saturday, September 26, 2015

In an Arts Centre Gold Coast exclusive, Australia’s fastest-rising cabaret star and Channel Nine's The Voice sensation Naomi Price returns by popular demand with a double-bill of the little red compan…

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Festival Volunteers

The Arts Centre Gold Coast September 28 - October 5, 2015

Glitter Festival 2015 is just around the corner and is shaping up to be the biggest and best celebration of LGBTIQAP+ community, arts and culture the Gold Coast has ever seen! Do you want to be a Gli…


Glitter Gallery

The Lounge Room September 28 - October 5, 2015

Glitter Gallery ‘Inclusive’ Beneath the surface of the stereotypical image of the Gold Coast, lies an expressive past and present that reveals freedom of expression and the exploration of identity an…



Arts Theatre September 28 - October 4, 2015

Almost 17 years after Miramax released the original film, “54: The Director’s Cut” has been re-edited to include 44 minutes of never before seen material. Set against the backdrop of Studio 54’s glitt…

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The Lounge Room Monday, September 28, 2015

Q:  What happens when you combine yoga with visual arts? A:  YogArt! Your yoga / art experience begins with private gallery tour of the Glitter ‘Inclusive’ exhibition with Assistant Curator, Emma Co…

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Arts Theatre September 28 - October 3, 2015

Weekend follows Russell (Tom Cullen), who, after randomly picking up artist Glen (Chris New) at a nightclub on a Friday night, unexpectedly spends most of the next 48 hours with him in bedrooms and ba…

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Glitter Festival 2015 and MWE presents The Greenroom Project

The Basement Monday, September 28, 2015

Matt Ward Entertainment & The Arts Centre Gold Coast in association with GLITTER FESTIVAL 2015 presents The Greenroom Project with star of LES MISERABLES - TREVOR ASHLEY.  The Greenroom Project is pr…

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Rise and Shine

Lakeside Terrace Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Rise and shine funsters! Your hosts from Bangn Bodz cordially invite you to get up early and join in for some fab fitness and breakfast. First there is the fun part – that's getting up bright and ea…

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Arts Theatre September 29 - October 4, 2015

Jenny Farrell has led an openly gay life - except with her conventional family. When she finally decides to start a family and marry the woman they thought was just her roommate, the small, safe world…

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Transformative Practice

The Lounge Room Tuesday, September 29, 2015

The Gold Coast LGBTIQAP+ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans, Intersex, Queer, Asexual, Pansexual, and those who identify within this demographic) Mental Health Professionals Network brings a unique opport…


Tacos and Tiaras

Off Site Tuesday, September 29, 2015

QT Gold Coast and Glitter Festival 2015 proudly present Tacos and Tiaras! Enjoy a fabulous evening of food and frivolity in one of the most popular bars on the Gold Coast. Stingray mixes industrial …

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Arts Theatre September 29 - October 3, 2015

Tim and John fell in love while teenagers at their all-boys high school. John was captain of the football team, Tim an aspiring actor playing a minor part in Romeo and Juliet. Their romance endured fo…

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The Aviary

Terrace Stage September 30 - October 3, 2015

The Aviary is Glitter Festival’s home of frenzied flamingo fabulousness! Located at The Arts Centre Gold Coast Terrace, The Aviary is your meeting hub, breakout spot, networking and meeting place.  …


Identity Cocktail Evening

Foyer Gallery Wednesday, September 30, 2015

The Brisbane Gay & Lesbian Business Network (GLBN) is super proud to present Identity Cocktail Evening as part of Glitter Festival 2015. This social event is a great chance for business owners and rep…


There's Something I Need To Tell You

Panorama Suite September 30 - October 2, 2015

Share your secrets, dreams, triumphs and stories inside the walls of The Parlour. Soak up the stunning panoramic views of the Surfers Paradise skyline, unwind and be inspired by great stories from our…



Arts Theatre Wednesday, September 30, 2015

In the cloistered world of competitive surf-lifesaving, an Australian hero is de-throned as the reigning champion by a younger, gay competitor. He embarks on a campaign of intimidation and bullying ag…

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The Space September 30 - October 2, 2015

Him is an unconventional exploration into the life of a young man who’s just trying to figure out what the fuck it’s all about. Watch, as a single guy unpacks his insecurities, his flaws, his faults i…

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AFTER DARK: Hidden Histories

Paradise Showroom Thursday, October 1, 2015

AFTER DARK: Hidden Historiesart.music.talks.food Visual artists are often the ones who make visible that which is unspoken or hidden. Artist, writer and Curator Daniel Mudie Cunningham discusses quee…


Michael Griffiths 'Adolescent'

The Basement October 1 - October 2, 2015

Singer, pianist, actor, composer and musical arranger, Michael’s acclaimed one man cabaret have delighted critics and audiences across cabaret festivals in Australia and abroad. Take a trip back to t…

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5 Lesbians Eating a Quiche

Paradise Showroom October 1 - October 2, 2015

Earth may be on the brink of destruction, but nothing could be worse than… meat in a quiche!  It’s 1956 and the Cold War is at its peak. But even the threat of total annihilation won’t stop the charmi…

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Larry Paradiseo and The Fabulous Dame Farrar

The Basement Thursday, October 1, 2015

One woman… two genders… one amazing double bill. Carita Farrer Spencer brings together The Fabulous Dame Farrar and international sex symbol Larry Paradiseo in this hilarious world-class double act (…

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The Lunch That Drags

Off Site Friday, October 2, 2015

The traditional Tedder Avenue lunch takes a new twist! Celebrate the early start to the Glitter weekend by joining us for an exclusive gourmet three course meal at one of three iconic Tedder Avenue re…


Drive Live at Glitter Festival 2015

Terrace Stage Friday, October 2, 2015

The Arts Centre Gold Coast will host Matt Webber and the ABC Coast Drive Show on Friday 2 October as part of the Glitter Festival suite of events. Glitter Festival is the city's first lesbian, gay, b…


Lady Sings It Better

The Basement October 2 - October 3, 2015

Smashing expectations one soaring harmony at a time, four women take on the western world’s most famous male musicians and reinvent them. A high energy, hilarious and devilishly bizarre adventure thro…

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Liza (on an E)

Arts Theatre Friday, October 2, 2015

Following several sell-out seasons in the West End and Australia, Trevor Ashley channels the iconic Liza Minnelli in Liza (on an E). Raucous, ruinous and just the right (or wrong) side of risque, Ashl…

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Mason and Hamlin presents Jenni Flemming and the projected photography of Morgan Roberts

Gallery 1 Friday, October 2, 2015

Howard Blake is best known for his film scores, including the classic music to 'the Snowman'. Over 40 years he sketched away on a series of short piano pieces he wanted to turn into a sort of musical …

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I Might Take My Shirt Off - Dash Kruck

The Basement October 2 - October 3, 2015

It’s Lionel’s first time. You promise to be gentle, right? From the mischievous mind of one of Queensland’s favourite actors, Dash Kruck, this is the story of Lionel and the reluctant world-premier of…

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Glitter Race Day

Off Site Saturday, October 3, 2015

Glitter Festival 2015 presents, the hottest ticket on the Gold Coast – our inaugural Race Day is a spectacular spring day of fillies, fascinators and fabulous fun! Get your Glitter on and mingle wit…

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Carlotta: Life’s Still a Drag

Paradise Showroom Saturday, October 3, 2015

Carlotta: Life's Still a Drag, exposes the private dramas of the iconic Australian entertainer in a unique look into her life from Les Girls of Kings Cross to appearances on hit TV shows. Carlotta's …

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Joel Creasey

Arts Theatre Saturday, October 3, 2015

People everywhere are falling in love with Australia’s ‘Acid Tongue Prince’; his intelligent observations, acerbic style, pop-culture expertise and unrivalled story telling abilities have him winning …

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Suntan: Art Simone and Philmah Bocks

Paradise Showroom Saturday, October 3, 2015

Hailing from Melbourne, Philmah Bocks and Art Simone are one of Australia’s best known, award winning drag duos and they are lip-syncing their way from Melbourne to the Gold Coast to get a tan. With i…

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GLITTER FESTIVAL PRESENTS: The Rocky Horror Picture Show

Arts Theatre October 3 - October 4, 2015

This cult classic/cultural institution follows newly engaged straight-laced couple Brad and Janet who one rainy night have a breakdown in an isolated area and end up at the castle of Dr. Frank-N-Furte…

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Pride Run Gold Coast

Evandale Parklands Sunday, October 4, 2015

The Pride Run Gold Coast is an opportunity to come together and celebrate the Gold Coast’s diversity within the community in an active setting with friends, families, work colleagues and supporters. …

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Glitter Fair Day

Evandale Parklands Sunday, October 4, 2015

The biggest ‘family’ reunion of its kind… Celebrate as a united and inclusive Gold Coast community when the Evandale Lake becomes the perfect outdoor backdrop for a jam-packed day of entertainment, a…



Off Site Sunday, October 4, 2015

All that Glitters, must Shine! Keep the party going at Escape Nightclub following Glitter Fair Day on Sunday night. See out your Glitter weekend with a bang. Shows on the Escape Sky Deck, the likes o…



Arts Theatre Monday, October 5, 2015

The true love story of Laurel Hester and Stacie Andree and their fight for justice A decorated New Jersey police detective, Laurel is diagnosed with cancer and wants to leave her hard earned pension t…

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Glitter Pop Princess

Off Site Monday, October 5, 2015

Introducing… Nicole Skye! Local performer and entertainer, Nicole and her glittery track has become the 'Glitter Anthem' for our 2015 Festival! See Nicole perform at The Aviary, Glitter Race Day and…


Glitter Brand Ambassador

The Arts Centre Gold Coast Monday, October 5, 2015

Glitter Festival 2015 is proud to announce our official 'Brand Ambassador', Mr Gregory Dunn. Greg will be seen in and around the Festival both in the lead up to and over the course of the event. Make …


Gold Coast Jazz and Blues - Friday 9 October

Paradise Showroom Friday, October 9, 2015

A unique show about the early female big band singers(Doris Day, Rosemary Clooney, Ella, Lena Horne), known as the “Canaries” or “Girl singers “ and one lady in particular who changed the course of th…

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Queensland Symphony Orchestra Plays Bolero

Arts Theatre Friday, October 9, 2015

Experience some of the world's most-loved orchestral works in one stunning concert. Ravel’s Bolero is one of the most famous works for orchestra; starting with a barely discernible snare drum rhythm,…

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Comedy In The Basement - Cam Knight - October 2015

The Basement Friday, October 9, 2015

Nominated for best comedy show at Perth Fringe and having performed an encore performance at the Sydney Comedy Store, Cam Knight is the master of all comedians. Cam featured on the Sydney Comedy Festi…

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Jazz in The Basement hosted by Mal Wood Feat - John Reeves Quintet

The Basement Saturday, October 10, 2015

Enjoy a night of Jazz in The Basement with John Reeves Quintet. John has performed all over the country in various jazz groups, including a national tour with Verve recording artist Mark Sholtez and …

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Arts Theatre Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Rekindling the Aboriginal culture of Australia, internationally acclaimed Bangarra Dance Theatre presents an original and breathtaking theatrical experience: Kinship by award-winning choreographer Ste…

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Comedy In The Basement - Tahir - October 2015

The Basement Friday, October 16, 2015

Tahir is one of Australia’s busiest comedians. This Logie-nominated performer has featured in comedy venues around the country and had numerous television appearances. You may remember his hilarious c…

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City of Gold Coast Open House

Off Site Saturday, October 17, 2015

On Saturday 17 October 2015, the Gold Coast city will host the inaugural Open House, unlocking the doors of quirky, interesting and significant buildings and inviting Gold Coasters to take a behind-th…


WBFF Australia 2015

Arts Theatre Saturday, October 17, 2015

World Beauty Fashion Fitness Australia 2015 DATE           Saturday 17 October TIME            Preliminary 10.00am                    Finals 5.00pmVENUE        Arts TheatrePRICE       Preliminary - 1…

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The Musicale

Arts Theatre Sunday, October 18, 2015

The Musicale The finale the 2015 Eisteddfod. Tickets on sale Monday 3 August.  DATE  Sunday 18 October 2015TIME  2.00pm, Doors Open 1.30pm, Arts Bar Opens 1.00pmVENUE Arts TheatreCOST   Adult $20.…

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A Morning With... Jane Rutter - French Kiss

Paradise Showroom Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Jane Rutter, one of Australia's finest flautists, showcases exquisite gems of French music that are a treasured part of her life and repertoire. Be enthralled in a musical embrace, from the French Ba…

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Russian Ballet Theatre Presents Swan Lake

Arts Theatre Tuesday, October 20, 2015

With the instantly recognisable music of Tchaikovsky virtually a signature of classical ballet and the wonderfully dark story of good set against evil, Swan Lake is one of the most famous and loved of…

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2016 Youth Program Launch

Panorama Suite Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Be the first to witness the unveiling of the 2016 Youth Program! Join The Arts Centre staff and guest speakers for a catered afternoon, including the first look at what's on offer for you and your st…


Russian Ballet Theatre Presents Sleeping Beauty

Arts Theatre Wednesday, October 21, 2015

The Sleeping Beauty has a special place in the The Russian National Ballet Theatre’s repertoire.One of the most lavish theatrical events of all time, the original St Petersburg staging of The Sleeping…

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AFTER DARK: Graham Burstow

Gallery 2 Thursday, October 22, 2015

AFTER DARKart.music.talks.foodGalleries stay open until 8pm I Talks from 5pm I Cash bar DATE Thurs 22 October Author-illustrator Narelle Oliver in conversation with her father, photographer Graham B…


The Confidence Man

The Space October 22 - October 26, 2015

Peter’s family is poised on the precipice of a deeply disturbing chain of events. You are invited to step onto the floor and into this gripping thriller to experience first hand the family betrayal, …

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Graham Burstow, Surfers Paradise, c1960s

Flesh: The Gold Coast in the 1960s, 70s and 80s

Gallery 2 October 23 - December 6, 2015

Experience Gold Coast beach culture from the 60s, 70s and 80s immortalised by acclaimed photographer Graham Burstow. During the 60s, 70s and 80s the region boomed as tourists and locals alike flocked …


Comedy in The Basement - Darren Sanders - October 2015

The Basement Friday, October 23, 2015

Darren Sanders has been performing stand-up comedy for over 20 years and is a regular headline act at comedy clubs and corporate events around Australia. From hosting his own late night chat show to w…

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Gold Coast Dance

Arts Theatre Saturday, October 24, 2015

Gold Coast Dance presents Lights! Camera! Dance! A journey of dance through the big screen. DATE           Saturday 24 OctoberTIME            2.00pmVENUE        Arts TheatrePRICE         Adults $25.0…


Gold Coast Youth Orchestra 2015 Gala Concert

Arts Theatre Saturday, October 24, 2015

The Gold Coast Youth Orchestra proudly presents their Annual Gala Concert. 200 young musicians aged 8 - 23 years will perform in five different orchestras and bands. Celebrated for its performances …

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Issi Dye performs The Broadway Crooners: Dean, Darin, Jolson

The Basement Saturday, October 24, 2015

Issi Dye will celebrate his 50th Anniversary as a professional entertainer in Australia in 2016.... Starting from National television shows in the late 60’s & 70’s....including UPTIGHT/ COUNTDOWN/HAPP…

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Peppa Pig! Big Splash

Arts Theatre Sunday, October 25, 2015

Fresh from the success of Peppa Pig Live! Treasure Hunt, comes Peppa's brand new adventure Peppa Pig! Big Splash. The nursery roof is leaking and Peppa and her friends need to fix it - quick!  As they…

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Dance Force presents 2015 Graduation Performance

Arts Theatre Monday, October 26, 2015

Dance Force is more than just a performing art school; they are a family of dedicated and inspiring artists. Offering three nationally accredited courses, Dance Force Fulltime gives students the oppor…

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Contact | Documentary Film Screening

Arts Theatre Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Genre: Documentary I Run Time: 78 minutes I Rated: PG I Country: Australia Director: Bentley Dean and Martin Butler This extraordinary documentary looks at some of the last Aboriginal people to meet…

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Gala Ball for Gold Coast Business

Paradise Showroom Friday, October 30, 2015

The Gold Coast Project for Homeless Youth, established in 1984, provides supported accommodation across three houses for young people aged 16 to 19. McLaughlins Lawyers and Lead A Better Business are …

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Comedy in The Basement - Daniel Townes - October 2015

The Basement Friday, October 30, 2015

Daniel Townes began performing comedy in late 2003 and since emerging on the scene as one of the country’s hottest comedy prospects he has taken his gags global. Based in Sydney and occasionally Londo…

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The Laughing Samoans - Fink About It

Arts Theatre Friday, October 30, 2015

Don’t miss the latest offering from one of New Zealand’s most successful live comedy acts.  The Laughing Samoans comedy duo of Eteuati Ete and Tofiga Fepuleai has been touring New Zealand, Australia, …

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Humaneity Inspires Gold Coast

Arts Theatre Saturday, October 31, 2015

Be Inspired by Humaneity For the first time in Australia after a successful sell out event in Singapore, The Humaneity Inspires Series Event has landed on the Gold Coast. This incredible platform br…

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Steve Tyerman: Ebb & Flow

Foyer Gallery October 31 - November 29, 2015

“The ‘landscape’ has always been central to my art”, says Tyerman, “for whatever reason I’ve continually felt compelled to artistically respond to and interpret my most familiar and immediate surround…


Lucky Country

The Basement Saturday, October 31, 2015

Fresh from sold out shows on 42nd Street New York and most recently the Wonderland Festival (Brisbane Powerhouse), Award-winning performer and composer Bradley McCaw heads up a brand new show at The A…



Arts Theatre Sunday, November 1, 2015

The ‘Beaux’: Mr Aimwell and Mr Archer, two charming, dissolute young men who have blown their fortunes in giddy London. Shamed and debt-ridden, they flee to provincial Lichfield. Their ‘Stratagem’: to…

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Melbourne Cup Luncheon

Paradise Showroom Tuesday, November 3, 2015

It’s known as the race that stops the nation, a day full of glamorous outfits, flamboyant hats, and this year...beautiful lakeside views. This November, all the action from Flemington will be showcase…

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Comedy in The Basement - David Eastgate - November 2015

The Basement Friday, November 6, 2015

Dave Eastgate is truly versatile, with 14 years of professional experience in film, theatre, television, stand-up comedy, live stunt shows, bands, musical theatre, Shakespeare, street performance.  C…

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Frenchy 'Live & Lanky'

Paradise Showroom Friday, November 6, 2015

"Frenchy had everyone in stiches with his larrikin personality..Crude, rude and lewd, Frenchy is a true blue comedian in every sense of the word.” - Rip It Up Tinder, crazy girlfriends, substitute te…

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Jason Haggerty: Work in Progress


Gallery 1 November 7 - November 29, 2015

Espial showcases the work of Studio Art Major and Honours graduates from the Bachelor of Digital Media at the Gold Coast Queensland College of Art under the tutorship of Dr Laini Burton. In the true s…



Gallery 2 Friday, November 13, 2015

How do we reconcile between the Gold Coast as a place of great development and change, and one that also understands and creatively engages with its history? Taking Graham Burstow’s images that docum…


Gold Coast Jazz and Blues - Friday 13 November

Paradise Showroom Friday, November 13, 2015

Celebrating the 100th anniversary of the birth of Ol’ Blue Eyes, Frank Sinatra, the greatest interpreter of the songs of the 20th century and featuring the Swing Central Big Band with vocalists Brad L…

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Comedy in The Basement

Comedy in The Basement - Steady Eddy - November 2015

The Basement Friday, November 13, 2015

This famous comedian suffers from cerebral palsy, a disability on which he based his early comedy act. However, as Steady made a name for himself, he escaped his self-inflicted stereotype and branched…

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Doug Anthony Allstars present DAAS LIVE

Arts Theatre Friday, November 13, 2015

Death. Sex. Horror.The ingredients for a great night of comedy! After their 100% sellout world-tour, the Doug Anthony All-Stars[D.A.A.S] are back. Paul McDermott, Paul ‘Flacco’ Livingston & Tim Fergus…

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Gallery 2 Saturday, November 14, 2015

What are your holiday memories of the flesh on the Gold Coast from the 60s to the 80s - a 4GG crochet bikini and short shorts? Were they framed by a sparkling new apartment or a little fibro shack? Br…


Rick Price Supported By Casey Barnes

The Basement Saturday, November 14, 2015

Australian Singer/songwriter, Rick Price has walked the journey many musicians dreams are made of. From the very beginning, as a nine year old and the youngest member of his family’s band. Music was P…


Comedy in The Basement - Greg Sullivan - November 2015

The Basement Friday, November 20, 2015

In the last twenty years Greg Sullivan has proven he is totally comfortable in every aspect of show-business. He has appeared on numerous television shows such as Good News Week, The Today Show, A Cur…

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Two Redheads in Search of a Match

The Basement Saturday, November 21, 2015

The show is a two-woman show which takes a tongue-in-cheek look at ladies of a "certain age" and their lifelong quest for the perfect partner....  and the kids and family situations that occur along t…

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Comedy in The Basement - Dave Williams - November 2015

The Basement Friday, November 27, 2015

David Williams who has a Jim Carrey look and manner brings the house down laughing. By no means has a novice, David performed alongside some of the world's best including, Jimeoin, Carl Barron, The Am…

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Mason and Hamlin presents William Hennessy

Gallery 1 Saturday, November 28, 2015

One of Australia’s most important violinists, William Hennessy pays the Gold Coast a visit so we can pay tribute to his 60th birthday. His career has spanned 38 countries with over 250 appearances pl…

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Comedy in The Basement - Bruno Lucia - December 2015

The Basement Friday, December 4, 2015

One of Australia's most popular comedians and television personalities, Bruno Lucia has well and truly earned his comedy stripes playing the live standup comedy circuit around Australia, the USA, and …

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Gold Coast Art Prize 2015

Gallery 1 December 5, 2015 - January 31, 2016

Gold Coast City Gallery is pleased to host the Gold Coast Art Prize 2015. Now in its 47th year, the popular award provides an opportunity to showcase excellent contemporary art practice from across Au…


A Morning With... Tinsel and Turkeys

Paradise Showroom Tuesday, December 8, 2015

Get your sparkle on this festive season! Celebrate the end of the year with Christmas carols sung by some of your favourite local talent in this fabulous variety show. Every year, audiences eagerly …

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Comedy in The Basement - Dave Callan - December 2015

The Basement Friday, December 11, 2015

Easily the hairiest comedian in Australia, Dave Callan is a versatile and highly entertaining comedian, writer and performer.  Dave has been on  just about  every Australian TV show that features stan…

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A Rockin' Christmas

Paradise Showroom December 18 - December 19, 2015

Celebrate the festive season with friends, family or colleagues with A Rockin' Christmas Dinner and Show. Enjoy a delicious three-course meal, then the amazing The Flashbacks will perform the greates…

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Comedy in The Basement - Chris Wainhouse - December 2015

The Basement Friday, December 18, 2015

Chris’ sharp-witted and daringly clever act has seen him perform with many comic greats such as Vince Sorrenti, Bruno Lucia, Jeff Green (UK), John Maloney (UK), Mark Mayer (UK), Arj Barker (USA) and S…

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Bring It On The Musical

Arts Theatre January 8 - January 17, 2016

Bitingly relevant, sprinkled with sass, and inspired by the hit film, Bring It On The Musical takes audiences on a high-flying journey filled with the complexities of friendship, jealousy, betrayal, a…

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Gayle Reichelt: The Last Fleet

Foyer Gallery February 6 - March 27, 2016

Inspired by weathered shipwrecks, The Last Fleet thematically reviews the fate of abandoned, human manufactured objects in the natural environment. In this series, nature seeks revenge in entropy by r…