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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5 to 7 Dec 2013
The world lost Amy Winehouse, but we still have Amy Housewine! Housewine is indestructible. They tried to make her go to rehab, and she said "I'll drive us!"
She sang the same songs, did the same drugs, washed 'em down with the same house wine - but she keeps bouncing back like silly-putty!
Featuring the classic songs "I Love To Have A Beer With Amy", "If I Only Had Cocaine" and the iconic "Rehab", Helpmann and Green Room Award nominee Lisa Adam (Jersey Boys) dishes the dirt on the other Amy's life as a singer, poet and professional crack-whore.
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5 to 7 Dec 2013
Award-winning cabaret performer, and star of Channel 10's I Will Survive and Channel 9's Mornings, Tom Sharah has an incurable case of charisma.
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6 Dec 2013 Free Entry
The GLNG Mayor's Carols by Candlelight, proudly presented by ZINC radio is an annual event and a great family night out, to be enjoyed by the young and young at heart.
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6 to 7 Dec 2013
TNT Dance is proud to present their 2013 Showcase entitled "Taken to the Circus". Be amazed by the colour and energy of the birds and beasts of the wild as they are taken out of their natural habitat and off to the circus.
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6 to 7 Dec 2013
J.B. Priestley's gripping drama 'An Inspector Calls' will be showing in early December at the Playhouse Theatre and features a cast of talented local of actors.
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