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.
27 Sep 2013 to 7 Mar 2014
Abbey of the Roses has an interactive Murder Mystery Masquerade hosted dinner for 10-24 guests, includes canapes, main, dessert 4 hour beverage package, fun, laughter, plus memories for years to come.
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18 Oct to 20 Dec 2013 Free Entry
Swing on by every Friday at dusk for Green Jam Sessions; a free evening of smooth jazz, chilled beverages and great company held at QPAC's Melbourne Street Green.
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19 Nov to 15 Dec 2013
Sensational sets, stunning special effects, Ian Fleming's irresistible story, and an unforgettable score by the Sherman Brothers (Mary Poppins) all add up to a blockbuster musical that everyone will love.
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29 Nov to 22 Dec 2013 Free Entry
The Queen Street Mall will be brought to life with live music thanks to the Christmas Music Showcase at lunchtime and afternoons at the centre of the mall.
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29 Nov to 24 Dec 2013 Free Entry
Get your morning off to a cheery start with your favourite Christmas carols. Whether it's Silent Night or Jingle Bell Rock, our Street Corner Carollers will bring music to your ears.
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11 to 14 Dec 2013
In Three: Tap Into Topology, Topology works with rhythmic genius/drum-kit soloist, Grant Collins and tap-dance wizard Bill Simpson to create bold new territory in both music and dance.
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13 Dec 2013
After showing extraordinary promise growing up in Brisbane, Anthony Romaniuk is now a leading figure in a new generation of historically-informed performers.
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13 to 22 Dec 2013 Free Entry
A must-do Christmas event for the whole family, the Myer Christmas Parade and Pantomime makes a highly anticipated return to the Central Business District this year and sees The City and Queensland Ballet partnering to bring the spirit of a timeless Christmas classic - The Nutcracker - from QPAC stage.
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14 to 22 Dec 2013
Leave your worries behind and follow The Maleny Players into the mystical world of Neverland with their Christmas Pantomime commencing this Saturday.
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8 Jan 2014
Following on from a phenomenal year that saw Jessica Mauboy receive rave reviews and an ACCTA Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role in the smash Aussie film The Sapphires.
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