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Adam Rish, Bali Bomber

Misanthropology: The World Art of Adam Rish

Gallery 2 January 30 - March 15, 2015

A survey exhibition featuring four decades of work by Sydney-based artist Adam Rish who is interested in cross cultural collaboration as "world art" (like "world music") to affirm …

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Seabastion Toast, Still life with laughter and forgetting  2014, synthetic polymer paint on canvas, Courtesy of the artist

Seabastion Toast: Plush and Plastic

Foyer Gallery February 14 - March 22, 2015

Gold Coast artist Seabastion Toast’s painting practice covers a wide range of subjects, underpinned by an interest in both cultural narratives and a life-long journey into light, f…

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Jason Haggerty, Surface/Control (detail). Courtesy of the artist

Jason Haggerty: Surface/Control

Darkroom February 14 - March 22, 2015

Surface/Control explores the desire to control and master natural forces, in particular the potential of the wave as an energy source to be harnessed by the human body. The wave is…

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Chris Bennie, The Waves (Achilles) 2014, photograph. Courtesy of the artist

Cutback: Surfing Through Art

Gallery 1 February 14 - March 22, 2015

The surfing manoeuvre now internationally known as the Cutback had its origins on longboards in the early 1960s as a graceful, sweeping turn. Yet it was on the beaches of the Gold Coast that the Cu…

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Vance Joy with Special Guests

Arts Theatre Thursday, March 5, 2015

Following the release of his debut album Dream Your Life Away and hit song Riptide, Vance Joy announces Gold Coast show date March 2015. The tour will see Vance Joy travel…

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Comedy in The Basement - Harley Breen - March

The Basement Friday, March 6, 2015

Harley Breen has blown away audiences from the sugarcane fringes of Queensland to the sweaty stages of the Edinburgh Fringe. Regularly headlining around Australia, Harley has won over a legion of f…

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Bleach Blues presented by Mal Wood

Arts Cafe Saturday, March 7, 2015

Be our guests for a FREE evening of blues!  Mal Wood presents Bleach Blues live on The Terrace. Kick back in the lounge environment and enjoy the sweet blues sounds from sunset.

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National Theatre Live: Treasure Island

Arts Theatre Sunday, March 8, 2015

Robert Louis Stevenson’s story of murder, money and mutiny is brought to life in a thrilling new stage adaptation by Bryony Lavery, broadcast live from the National Theatre.

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Photo: (detail) Albrecht Fuchs. Courtesy the artist and Anna Schwartz Gallery

SPECIAL EVENT: SHAUN GLADWELL ‘WINNER RETURNS’ ARTIST PRESENTATION

Paradise Showroom Sunday, March 8, 2015

Winner of the 2014 Josephine Ulrick and Win Schubert Photography Award, Shaun Gladwell is one of Australia’s most significant contemporary artists working in video, painti…

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Ocean Film Festival Australia 2015

Arts Theatre Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Designed to mesmerise and enthral, the Ocean Film Festival Australia showcases more than two hours of sublime footage taken above and below the water’s surface. The carefully curated selection of s…

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Dan Sultan - Dirty Ground Tour

Paradise Showroom Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Dan Sultan's national Dirty Ground tour takes the ARIA-winning performer back out on the road in intimate solo mode. The tour celebrates the release of his latest EP Dirty Ground, full of sparse an…

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Kelly

Arts Theatre March 13 - March 14, 2015

Cowards, murderers or heroes? Life or death? Ned Kelly is about to hang for his crimes, but his final night in prison is interrupted by the arriva…

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Bushland Boogie Duo

Arts Cafe Friday, March 13, 2015

Join us on The Terrace for the Bushland Boogie Duo! Traditional bush dances, quick and easy to learn with moves called by the band.  As well as Australiana and Cou…

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Gold Coast Jazz and Blues Club - The Beatles Swing

Paradise Showroom Friday, March 13, 2015

Craig Martin performs his brand new show ‘The Beatles Swing’ Originally from Liverpool England, contemporary crooner Craig Martin has secured worldwide exclusive rights to arrange and perfo…

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Comedy in The Basement - Chris Wainhouse - March

The Basement Friday, March 13, 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) an…

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David Lynch in Los Angeles, August 2014 / Photograph: Just Loomis

David Lynch: Master class

Paradise Showroom Saturday, March 14, 2015

David Lynch: Between Two Worlds explores the work of the renowned American artist and filmmaker. For nearly 50 years, Lynch’s innovative, influential and distinctive artistic output has be…

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Andrew Kidman, Stephanie channels Rell Sunn at Duranbah after a session with her Dad, photograph. Courtesy of the artist

Seminar: Women and Surfing

Gallery 1 Saturday, March 14, 2015

This public program will address some of the issues related to women and surf culture – through art and conversation. This event will include Gold Coast launch of new book by Andrew Kidman

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Grace Knight

The Basement Saturday, March 14, 2015

Grace Knight is one of the most enduring talents in Australian music. With Aria nominationsand chart topping recordings in each of the past three decades, her career spans over thirtyfi…

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The Dead Lands

Arts Theatre Sunday, March 15, 2015

Hongi (James Rolleston) – a Māori chieftain’s teenage son – must avenge his father’s murder in order to bring peace and honour to the souls of his loved ones after his…

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THAT SUGAR FILM - Q&A WITH DIRECTOR DAMON GAMEAU & SWEET POISON AUTHOR DAVID GILLESPIE

Arts Theatre Tuesday, March 17, 2015

THAT SUGAR FILM is one man’s journey to discover the bitter truth about sugar. Damon Gameau embarks on a unique experiment to document the effects of a high sug…

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William Mackinnon, Green wave

WILLIAM MACKINNON TEACHER ENGAGEMENT PROGRAM

Gallery 1 Thursday, March 19, 2015

This is a unique opportunity for teachers to engage in an afternoon program with Cu…

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After Dark

AFTER DARK: surf/life/art

Gallery 1 Thursday, March 19, 2015

A panel of creatives and surfers including writer Tim Baker and Cutback: Surfing Through Art artists Chris Bennie, Nanda Ormond and William Mackin…

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Bleach* Jnr

Arts Theatre March 20 - March 22, 2015

During Bleach* Festival, The Arts Centre Gold Coast will become the HQ for

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Marlin

Arts Theatre March 20 - March 21, 2015

Be careful what you fish for. Billy Grogan’s dad used to tell her life is wild and finds its own way home. But he never did. He went fishing for a…

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Comedy in The Basement - Dave Callan - March

The Basement Friday, March 20, 2015

Dave Callan is a versatile and highly entertaining comedian, writer and performer.  Dave has been on just about every Australian TV show that features stand-up comedians a…

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War and Peace

Gallery 2 March 21 - April 19, 2015

To coincide with 100th Year commemorations of the ANZAC landing in Gallipoli, Australian Creative Exchange has organised this exhibition, War and Peace, which instigates a dialogue between…

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Nanda Ormond, from the Parko List series. Courtesy the artist and Surfing World magazine

Nanda Ormond - Surf Stories Illustration Workshop

The Studio Saturday, March 21, 2015

Grommets aged 8+ are invited to work with the very cool and talented surf comic artist Nanda Ormond. Experiment with drawing skills and ways of telling stories through comic strip …

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Swing on This

Arts Theatre Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Charm personified in a cocktail of swing. Some of Australia’s leading stage talents – Michael Falzon (We Will Rock You, Rock of Ages), Luke Kennedy (T…

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Flickerfest 2015

Arts Theatre Friday, March 27, 2015

Celebrating 24 years of short film excellence, Flickerfest, Australia’s leading short film festival, will be hosted by The Arts Centre Gold Coast again in 2015.The 2015 program presents the best of…

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Comedy in The Basement - Mick Meredith - March

The Basement Friday, March 27, 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.

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Dianna Wells, Craigieburn #3  2014, pigment print on cotton rag. Courtesy of the artist

2015 Josephine Ulrick and Win Schubert Photography Award

Gallery 1 March 28 - May 31, 2015

The Josephine Ulrick and Win Schubert Photography Award is one of the most important annual surveys of contemporary Australian photographic practice. Established photographers are …

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The Game Play Reading

The Space Saturday, March 28, 2015

Do you know teenage boys who spend too much time on their iPods? Bring them along to a free play reading of Bradley McCaw’s The Game by An Old Fashioned Production Company. This play is in developm…

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An Evening With Victoria Tennant in Conversation

Paradise Showroom Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Hollywood actor Victoria Tennant is known for her elegance and stylish restraint in performances as diverse as The Winds of War, The Handmaid’s Tale, All of Me and L.A Story. …

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Can You Feel It - The Best of Motown

Arts Theatre April 2 - April 4, 2015

With an $800 loan from his family Berry Gordy Jnr. established Motown Records in Detroit. It soon became known as “Hitsville USA” churning out some of the greatest songs and artists of all time.

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Ross Noble

Arts Theatre Sunday, April 5, 2015

Following 14 sell-out tours, the king of improvisational comedy is back with another mind-blowing Australian tour. Ross Noble will be showcasing his talent in his brand new show, Tangentleman. …

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Caption: David Stephenson and Martin Walch, The longest day of the year: Tasmania’s Derwent River watershed from its headwaters to the sea, 21/12/2014 2014, photograph, 2015 finalist. Courtesy the artists

AFTER DARK: Pre-GLOW

Gallery 1 Thursday, April 9, 2015

Gold Coast’s newest festival GLOW seeks to throw a light on creative practice. Hear from some of the exciting artists and designers working with light and digital technologies including JUWS finali…

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OPENING NIGHT - CLOUDS OF SILS MARIA

Arts Theatre Thursday, April 9, 2015

Queensland Premier Screening!A veteran actress comes face-to-face with an uncomfortable reflection of herself when she agrees to take part in a revival …

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Ruby Wax - Sane New World

Paradise Showroom Thursday, April 9, 2015

Having trouble with your own mind? Motor mouth American Ruby Wax can help. Based on her No. 1 bestselling book Sane New World: Taming the Mind, Ruby’s brand new solo show sees the queen of hilariou…

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Photo Fanatics Photo: Jo-Anne Driessens

Photo Fanatics

Gallery 1 Friday, April 10, 2015

An opportunity for budding photographers aged 13 - 18 to work intensively with artists featured in the 2015 Josephine Ulrick and Win Schubert Photography Award.  DATE

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Gold Coast Film Festival - REELLIFE

Arts Theatre April 10 - April 19, 2015

Australia has a reputation for having some of the best film crews in the world, many originating from right here on the Gold Coast.  At the GCFF we want to see Australia hold onto its great filmmak…

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Emerge

Arts Cinema 2 Friday, April 10, 2015

Emerge is a showcase of graduating short films from Queensland film students. The entire state is represented in this variety of projects. Come see the rise of the new generation of talent …

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Connect Four

The Space April 10 - April 11, 2015

Connect Four is an intimate new musical exploring the simultaneous humour and tragedy of contemporary human interactions. Based in four acts and featuring eight local performers, Connect Four illus…

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Queensland Symphony Orchestra - Movie Masterpieces

Arts Theatre Friday, April 10, 2015

It’s hard to imagine great movies without their equally great soundtracks—that monumental swell of Saharan grandeur in Lawrence of Arabia, the epic, evocative theme of Gon…

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Rudderless - Australian Premiere

Arts Theatre Saturday, April 11, 2015

A grieving father in a downward spiral stumbles across a box of his recently deceased son's demo tapes and lyrics. Shocked by the discovery of this unknown talent, he forms a band in the ho…

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A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night

Arts Theatre Saturday, April 11, 2015

In the Iranian ghost-town Bad City, a place that reeks of death and loneliness, the townspeople are unaware they are being stalked by a lonesome vampire.“The biggest honest-to-G…

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Journey through the Cosmos

Arts Theatre Saturday, April 11, 2015

Don’t miss the exclusive free cinema screening of Queensland Symphony Orchestra’s concert Journey through the Cosmos,as was filmed last N…

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Testament of Youth

Arts Cinema 2 April 11 - April 14, 2015

Based on the classic First World War memoir, this is the incredible true story of one young woman's struggle to survive the horrors of war, which robbed her of everyone and everything she h…

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GLOW 2015

Arts Theatre Saturday, April 11, 2015

Lighting up the cultural heart Immerse yourself in the future of the Gold Coast’s Cultural Precinct – its time to Glow. Under the star…

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The Fear of Darkness - World Premiere

Arts Theatre Saturday, April 11, 2015

A brilliant young psychiatrist is forced to confront the dark creature that dwells deep within her own unconscious when she investigates the supernatural disappearance of a university stude…

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The Town That Dreaded Sundown

Arts Theatre Saturday, April 11, 2015

65 years after a masked serial killer terrorized the small town of Texarkana, the so-called 'moonlight murders' begin again. Is it a copycat or something even more sinister? A lonely high s…

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X+Y

Arts Theatre Sunday, April 12, 2015

A socially awkward teenage math prodigy finds new confidence and new friendships when he lands a spot on the British squad at the International Mathematics Olympiad.

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Photofun Photo: Carolin Baeder

Photofun at the Gallery

Gallery 1 Sunday, April 12, 2015

FREE drop-in program of art activities for 4 – 12 year olds inspired by works in the 2015 Josephine Ulrick and Win Schubert Photography Award. Younger children welcome. Parental supervisio…

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Mommy

Arts Theatre Sunday, April 12, 2015

A widowed single mother, raising her violent son alone, finds new hope when a mysterious neighbour inserts herself into their household. “Even when director…

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Cluster

Arts Theatre Sunday, April 12, 2015

From Aussie filmmaker comes Cluster, a pure dopamine rush that combines surfing and surf culture in a modern take of the classic surf doco. “This i…

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Frackman - Queensland Premiere

Arts Theatre Sunday, April 12, 2015

Frackman tells the story of accidental activist Dayne Pratzky and his struggle against international gas companies as they prepare to sink 30,000 ‘fracked’ wells in Queensland.

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Infini

Arts Theatre Sunday, April 12, 2015

Set in the 23rd century, a search and rescue team are sent to an off world colony to rescue the sole survivor of a biological outbreak. …

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Unfinished Sky

Arts Theatre Monday, April 13, 2015

An Outback farmer takes in an Afghani woman who has fled from a brothel. “McInnes and Hendrickx spark off each other beautifully as lost souls who slowly form a bond.” – Do…

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The Homesman

Arts Theatre Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Three women who have been driven mad by pioneer life are to be transported across the country by covered wagon by the pious, independent-minded Mary Bee Cuddy, who in turn employs low-life…

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Keep On Keepin' On

Arts Theatre Wednesday, April 15, 2015

A documentary that follows jazz legend Clark Terry over four years to document the mentorship between Terry and 23-year-old blind piano prodigy Justin Kauflin as the young man prepares to …

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5 to 7

Arts Theatre Wednesday, April 15, 2015

An incredible relationship blossoms between French beauty Arielle and aspiring writer Brian Bloom. The only problem? She’s married, and they can only meet between the hours of 5 and 7.

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African Safari

Arts Theatre Thursday, April 16, 2015

Take an adventure from the desert dunes of Namibia to the breathtaking Victoria Falls, and get up close with Africa’s wild and wonderful!

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Faan's Train

Arts Theatre Thursday, April 16, 2015

Based on the popular play of the same name, Faan’s Train tells the story of simple-minded Faan, and the small town that struggles to accept him as it begins to enter the modern ag…

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Quizard of Oz - Movie Trivia Night

Paradise Showroom Thursday, April 16, 2015

Come and join us in the Land of Oz for a trivia night about all things film! Test your film knowledge, put those interesting film facts you’ve been saving up to work and …

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Tampopo

Arts Theatre Friday, April 17, 2015

A truck driver stops at a small family-run noodle shop and decides to help its fledgling business. The story is intertwined with various vignettes about the relationship of love and food.

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Cheatin' - Australian Premiere

Arts Theatre Friday, April 17, 2015

In a fateful bumper car collision, Jake and Ella meet and become the most loving couple in the long history of Romance. But when a scheming "other" woman drives a wedge of jealousy into th…

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Song Of The Sea - Australian Premiere

Arts Theatre Friday, April 17, 2015

An Irish boy discovers that his mute sister is a mythical creature known as a selkie who must find her voice and free supernatural creatures from the spell of a Celtic goddess.

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I Survived a Zombie Holocaust - Queensland Premiere

Arts Theatre Friday, April 17, 2015

A young runner, on a zombie film set, has the first day from hell when real zombies overrun the set. “Broadly (in every sense) funny, and wit…

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It Follows- Queensland Premiere

Arts Theatre Friday, April 17, 2015

For nineteen-year-old Jay, Autumn should be about school, boys and weekends out at the lake. But after a seemingly innocent sexual encounter, she finds herself plagued by strange visions a…

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The Noble Family (Nosotros los Nobles)

Arts Cinema 2 Saturday, April 18, 2015

Three spoiled children who are cut off from their family fortune and forced to do the unthinkable - get a job. …

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Listen Up Philip - Queensland Premiere

Arts Cinema 2 Saturday, April 18, 2015

After refusing to take part in a publication tour for his next book, and with the relationship deteriorating between he and his girlfriend, Philip takes up residency with his idol, fellow …

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To Be Takei

Arts Cinema 2 Saturday, April 18, 2015

A look at the many roles played by eclectic 77-year-old actor/activist George Takei, whose wit, humour and grace have helped him to become an internationally beloved figure and Internet ph…

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Fell - Queensland Premiere

Arts Cinema 2 Saturday, April 18, 2015

When his daughter is killed in a hit-and-run accident, Thomas hides his true identity to get closer to the man responsible. 

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We'll Meet Again feat Miss Mandy and special guest Kirri Adams

The Basement Saturday, April 18, 2015

Miss Mandy and The Boys take you on a musical journey through the years of both World War 1 and 2. The nostalgic songs of Vera Lyn including White Cliffs of Dover, We'll Meet Again and As Tim…

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Moscow Ballet 'La Classique' - Sleeping Beauty

Arts Theatre Saturday, April 18, 2015

Moscow Ballet La Classique Return  Downunder With Their Spectacular Masterpiece Sleeping Beauty, ballet'…

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Unfriended - Premiere Event

Arts Cinema 2 Saturday, April 18, 2015

A group of online chat room friends find themselves haunted by a mysterious, supernatural force using the account of their dead friend.

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The Nightingale

Arts Cinema 2 Sunday, April 19, 2015

The story of an old man and his granddaughter, and a bird in cage, as they take a journey through China to the small town in which he used to live.

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White God (Fehér Isten) - Queensland Premiere

Arts Cinema 2 Sunday, April 19, 2015

Thirteen-year-old Lili fights to protect her dog Hagen. She is devastated when her father eventually sets Hagen free on the streets. Still innocently believing love can conquer any difficu…

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The Voices

Arts Cinema 2 Sunday, April 19, 2015

A well-meaning man pursues his office crush with the help of his evil talking pets - but things turn sinister when she stands him up for a date.

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Skin Trade

Arts Cinema 1 Sunday, April 19, 2015

After his family is killed by a Serbian gangster with international interests. NYC detective Nick goes to S.E. Asia and teams up with a Thai detective to get revenge and destroy the syndic…

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Ex Machina - Australian Premiere

Arts Theatre Sunday, April 19, 2015

A young programmer is selected to participate in a breakthrough experiment in artificial intelligence by evaluating the h…

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A Morning With... Flak

Paradise Showroom Monday, April 20, 2015

Join us for our popular A Morning With… series! These high-quality performances include a light morning tea and lucky door prizes. True stories from the men who flew in World War Tw…

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The One Day of the Year

Arts Theatre April 23 - April 24, 2015

It’s Anzac Day this week, that’s my day, that’s the old Diggers’ day. What is the meaning of Anzac Day? For war veterans like Alf Cook and his friend Wack…

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Mason and Hamlin presents Music from the Horrors of War

Gallery 1 Friday, April 24, 2015

On the eve of Anzac day in the year of the centenary of the Anzac landing, we open our season with a concert exploring music inspired by the horrors of war. Few topics have so captivated composers …

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Michael Cook, Undiscovered #4 2010, Inkjet print on Hahnemuhle paper. Courtesy of Andrew Baker Art Dealer & Dianne Tanzer Gallery + Projects

East Coast Encounter

Gallery 2 April 25 - June 7, 2015

East Coast Encounter explores the phenomenon of first contact from the time of Cook’s mapping of the east coast of Australia, and how these encounters resonate with Indigenous and non-Indi…

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Carnival of the Animals

Arts Theatre April 30 - May 2, 2015

The Circa Carnival comes to town with whimsical tales of creatures of land and sea, who tumble, fly, leap and spin their way through the many wondrous worlds of the animal kingdom. Our…

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Gold Coast Jazz and Blues Club - Lee Gunness

Paradise Showroom Friday, May 1, 2015

Hailing from Sydney, and with a repertoire that spans traditional jazz, gospel, blues, R&B and mainstream jazz, rave reviews have seen Lee Gunness being compared to some of the world's greatest fem…

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Drumstruck direct from Africa

Arts Theatre Sunday, May 3, 2015

Adbstract Entertainment Proudly Presents Drumstruck 'Direct from Africa". Drumstruck has become a worldwide phenomenon billed as the first…

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World Beauty Fashion and Fitness GC Pageant 2015

Arts Theatre Saturday, May 9, 2015

World Beauty Fashion and Fitness GC Pageant 2015 DATE Saturday 9 May, 10.00am - 4.00pm. VENUE The Arts Theatre

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Shayne Higson, Give me warmth 2004, digital photograph. Collection: Gold Coast City Gallery

PRIZING DIVERSITY PUBLIC BOOK LAUNCH I WORDS IN THE GALLERY

Gallery 1 Saturday, May 9, 2015

Join us for this special occasion to officially launch this major new publication followed by WORDS IN THE GALLERY readings. Guest speakers: Alasdair Foster and Frank Moorh…

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The New Black

Arts Theatre May 13 - May 14, 2015

The New Black is a brand new musical hailed as the next Bran Nue Dae by Cameron Woodhead of The Age. Jim Kokatha is a young, bright, educated, Ab…

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Melbourne International Comedy Festival Roadshow 2015

Arts Theatre Friday, May 15, 2015

Melbourne International Comedy Festival is on the road again with a colossal night of hilarity. Be prepared for laughs a plenty as we let loose our most l…

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Around The World with Benjamin Schmid and ACO2

Arts Theatre Tuesday, May 19, 2015

ACO2, the ACO’s critically acclaimed string ensemble, brings a stunning concert to our stage led by ACO2 Guest Director and Lead Violinist, Benjamin Schmid.Take a musical trip around the worl…

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Coppélia - Queensland Ballet

Arts Theatre May 20 - May 21, 2015

After the sell-out performances of Cinderella last year, Queensland Ballet returns with the enchanting Coppélia. A beautiful, li…

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Gold Coast Jazz and Blues Club - Friday 22 May

Paradise Showroom Friday, May 22, 2015

The Gold Coast Jazz & Blues Club was founded in 1985 and in the past 12 months has experienced its most successful year with record attendance and acclaim for its selection of bands, singers and mu…

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Voices in Paradise

Arts Theatre Saturday, May 23, 2015

Voices In paradise is the Gold Coast A Cappella Revolution and an initiative between The Blenders Chorus, Griffith University and The Arts Centre Gold Coast.  Voices In Paradise is known to attract…

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I am Jack

Arts Theatre May 26 - May 29, 2015

Jack is smart, funny and is being bullied. What starts as an off the cuff joke during a handball competition, soon turns into a set of circumstances whereby Jack i…

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AFTER DARK: Composing Art

Gallery 1 Thursday, May 28, 2015

Join us AFTER DARK for an evening of art and music inspired by the 2015 Josephine Ulrick and Win Schubert Photography Award.  AFTER DARK: Composing Art

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Mason and Hamlin presents Natasha Vlassenko

Gallery 1 Saturday, May 30, 2015

Making her debut in the Mason & Hamlin series is the charismatic and poetic Russian pianist Natasha Vlassenko, the current Head of Keyboard at Queensland Conservatorium, Griffith University. …

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 George Nuku, Bottled Ocean 2014 (detail)

Gold and Greenstone

Gallery 1 June 6 - July 19, 2015

Exploring the stories and creative practices of New Zealand Māori living on the Gold Coast, Gold and Greenstone looks at points of engagement and overlap, of cultures colliding and intertw…

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Gold Coast Jazz and Blues Club - Friday 12 June

Paradise Showroom Friday, June 12, 2015

The Gold Coast Jazz & Blues Club was founded in 1985 and in the past 12 months has experienced its most successful year with record attendance and acclaim for its selection of bands, singers and mu…

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Miss Saigon

Arts Theatre June 12 - June 20, 2015

Since its sensational record-breaking run at London’s Theatre Royal Drury Lane 25 years ago, Miss Saigon has played in 300 cities in 15 different languages, w…

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California Dreaming - The Music of The Mamas And The Papas

Paradise Showroom Saturday, June 20, 2015

California Dreaming – The Music of The Mamas And The Papas is part concert, part biography, celebrating all things Mamas and Papas – their lives, their loves and their music.  Set on a stag…

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A Morning With... Tenori

Paradise Showroom Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Join us for our popular A Morning With… series! These morning concerts offer a range of high-quality musical performances as well as a light morning tea and lucky door prizes.Three powe…

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Angels in America: Part 1 – Millennium Approaches Play Reading

The Space June 26 - June 27, 2015

In collaboration with The Arts Centre Gold Coast, Claire Goodwin presents a showcase reading of Tony Kushner’s Pulitzer Prize-Winning play Angels in America with her dynamic ensemble of actors & ar…

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Pearl - The Janis Joplin Story

The Basement Saturday, June 27, 2015

To her intimate friends she was known as ‘Pearl’, to her enthralled public she was Janis Joplin, the greatest female singer in the history of rock and roll.Pearl - The Janis Joplin Stor…

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Brisbane City Youth Ballet- Cinderella

Arts Theatre June 30 - July 1, 2015

Brisbane City Youth Ballet (BCYB) is bringing their exquisite Cinderella production to The Arts Centre Gold Coast in the winter school holidays this July.   The cast is made up of 80 talent…

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Gold Coast Jazz and Blues - Friday 3 July

Paradise Showroom Friday, July 3, 2015

The Gold Coast Jazz & Blues Club was founded in 1985 and in the past 12 months has experienced its most successful year with record attendance and acclaim for its selection of bands, singers and mu…

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The Forwards

The Space July 9 - July 18, 2015

Footy, friendship and reckless behavior.In the small town of Pintoon everyone loves the footy. The local team, the Pintoon Parrots, finally make it to the grand final due to the talent of the…

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Sydney Comedy Festival Showcase

Paradise Showroom Friday, July 31, 2015

After a stellar 2014 show, the Sydney Comedy Festival Showcase will be tearing up the freeways of Australia again and returning to Gold Coast to present the crème de la crème of the 2015 F…

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A Morning With... The Fabulous Singlettes

Paradise Showroom Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Join us for our popular A Morning With… series! These morning concerts offer a range of high-quality musical performances as well as a light morning tea and lucky door prizes.Celebrate …

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Dylan Moran - Off the Hook

Arts Theatre Wednesday, August 5, 2015

Dylan Moran, star and creator of ABC TV’s ‘Black Books’ is back in Australia with a brand new show, ‘Off the Hook’. Moran's legendary stand up rants have sold out acro…

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Gold Coast Jazz and Blues - Friday 7 August

Paradise Showroom Friday, August 7, 2015

The Gold Coast Jazz & Blues Club was founded in 1985 and in the past 12 months has experienced its most successful year with record attendance and acclaim for its selection of bands, singers and mu…

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Cranky Bear

Arts Theatre September 3 - September 4, 2015

Flamboyant friends Zebra, Lion and Moose each think they know how to solve the Bear's crankiness but their shenanigans just make him even crankier! It takes a humble and empathetic She…

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Gold Coast Jazz and Blues Club - Friday 11 September

Paradise Showroom Friday, September 11, 2015

The Gold Coast Jazz & Blues Club was founded in 1985 and in the past 12 months has experienced its most successful year with record attendance and acclaim for its selection of bands, singers and mu…

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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…

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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 rem…

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All My Love

The Space September 16 - September 19, 2015

The story of Henry Lawson and Mary Gilmore’s lost loveHenry Lawson was one of the nation’s favourite writers and poets. His contemporary, Mary Gilmore, was a literary icon and radical sociali…

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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 …

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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 music…

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Gold Coast Jazz and Blues - Friday 9 October

Paradise Showroom Friday, October 9, 2015

The Gold Coast Jazz & Blues Club was founded in 1985 and in the past 12 months has experienced its most successful year with record attendance and acclaim for its selection of bands, singers and mu…

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Queensland Symphony Orchestra Plays Bolero

Arts Theatre Friday, October 9, 2015

Ravel’s Bolero is one of the most famous works for orchestra; starting with a barely discernible snare drum rhythm, two melodies are sounding from various instruments throughout the orchestra, lead…

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Kinship

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-…

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A Morning With... Jane Rutter - French Kiss

Paradise Showroom Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Join us for our popular A Morning With… series! These morning concerts offer a range of high-quality musical performances as well as a light morning tea and lucky door prizes. French …

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Russian Ballet Theatre Presents Swan Lake

Arts Theatre Tuesday, October 20, 2015

With the instantly recognizable music of Tchaikovsky virtually a signature of classical ballet and the wonderfully dark story of good set against evil, Swan Lake i…

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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 …

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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 experie…

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Gold Coast Jazz and Blues - Friday 6 November

Paradise Showroom Friday, November 6, 2015

The Gold Coast Jazz & Blues Club was founded in 1985 and in the past 12 months has experienced its most successful year with record attendance and acclaim for its selection of bands, singers and mu…

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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 appe…

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A Morning With... Tinsel and Turkeys

Paradise Showroom Tuesday, December 8, 2015

Join us for our popular A Morning With… series! These morning concerts offer a range of high-quality musical performances as well as a light morning tea and lucky door prizes. Get you…

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