Queensland has a thriving arts scene with acclaimed theatre, opera and symphony venues along with plenty of gigs and live bands performing every day of the week. Browse through the events below to see what's on during your holiday.
16 Jan to 18 Dec 2014
Abbey of the Roses has an interactive Murder Mystery Masquerade Party hosted dinner for 10-24 guests, includes canapes, main, dessert, four hour beverage package, fun, laughter, plus memories for years to come.
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15 to 27 Jul 2014 Free Entry
Mingle. Dance. Play. Party into the night and hang out with the artists as QPAC's Cascade Court comes alive as one of Brisbane Festival's favourite after-show destinations.
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16 to 26 Jul 2014
Veronica Neave, Thomas Larkin, Jennifer Flowers. This sexy two-hander explores love, ambition and social interaction in the internet age.
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18 Jul to 29 Aug 2014 Free Entry
Come along and enjoy the end of the working week with some fabulous live music every Friday on The Deck at the Pacific harbour Golf and Country Club.
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25 Jul 2014
Ufla Yumpla (You fella you people)
Bringing together the distinctive talents of tropical north Australian Indigenous designers and textile artists to showcase a unique performance of texture, colour form and movement.
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25 Jul 2014
In the highly popular series where Dancenorth creators chat directly to the audience about how the works are created, here is an opportunity to find out how Threefold: Webber/Hill/Huang Yi was created by its three creators: Gavin Webber (former artistic director at Dancenorth), Raewyn Hill (current artistic director of Dancenorth) and Huang Yi, the highly acclaimed Taiwanese choreographer.
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26 Jul 2014
Busby Marou is no doubt one of Oz's hardest working and most loved live bands. With sell out tours across Australia and an impressive list of support tours, the boys have an incredible following and will be spending much of the next few months touring Australia and New Zealand on their 'My Second Mistake' Tour.
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1 to 17 Aug 2014
Enter the captivating world of Le Noir, a truly unique and electrifying theatrical experience featuring 20 of the greatest circus performers on the planet, all of whom are award winning athletes and many former stars of Cirque Du Soleil.
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2 Aug 2014
Music By The Sea is proud to present Opera Buffa - La Serva Padrona - by G. B. Pergolesi.
The contemporary production of one of the most successful comic operas in history showcases the superb voices of Hungarian born Brisbane based soprano Judit Molnar as Serpina the cunning maid, and baritone Mark Jowlett as her aging master Uberto.
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6 Aug 2014
Brisbane-based ensemble, the Toby Wren Trio present a dynamic recital of contemporary jazz. One of Australia's leading contemporary jazz ensembles presents a selection of works from their five CD releases, showcasing the dynamic interplay of the members - Toby Wren (guitar), Andrew Shaw (double bass) and Chris Vale (drums).
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