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SUMMER/AUTUMN GUIDE 2017 FEATURING

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CONTENTS MUSICAL THEATRE

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Mayor's Merry Melodies

Logan Entertainment Centre and Logan Community Venues are owned and operated by Logan City Council, providing quality facilities for our community and visitors. Every care has been taken to ensure the information in this brochure is correct at the time of printing. The presenters accept no responsibility for any errors, omissions or changes leading to inaccurate information, including cancellations or venue/time variations. Please confirm booking details with the box office or check online closer to the performance date. Varying handling and credit card fees apply depending on method of booking. For more information refer to www.loganentertainmentcentre.com.au

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RUMOUR HAS IT STARRING NAOMI PRICE AS ADELE Following standing ovations across the country including an acclaimed season at Sydney Opera House, Rumour Has It evokes the inspirational spirit and talent of a mischievous working class diva from Tottenham.

VIP PACKAGES AVAILABLE Enjoy the show in style with exclusive seating, a catering package and more. Check the LEC website for info.

Starring stage and television star Naomi Price (The Voice Australia) in her award-winning portrayal of international superstar Adele, Rumour Has It charts the incredible rise of the blockbuster soul sensation of the modern age, live in story and song. Hear Adele’s deliciously frank life story come alive backed by an electrifying six-piece band, delivering the greatest hits from a mega-platinum catalogue, including Rolling in the Deep, Someone Like You, Turning Tables, Set Fire to the Rain and the Oscar-winning Skyfall. This production contains frequent coarse language and adult themes. Recommended for ages 15+

FRIDAY 10 MARCH, 7.30PM VIP TABLE $49PP (6 PER TABLE) ADULT $35PP CONCESSION $30PP GROUP 8+/MEMBERS $28PP PRE-SHOW DINING AVAILABLE. BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL 07 3412 5626

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THE COMEDY EXPERIMENT A weekend of side splitting laughs with a little bit of this and a little bit of that. The LEC serves up pre-show music, laughs, delicious food, and a toasty outdoor setting to get you ready for the latest and funniest comedy in Australia.

Warm up with the Melbourne International Comedy Festival Roadshow Friday, First World White Girls Botox Party Saturday and head to the website to check out Sunday’s line-up.

7 TO 9 JULY VISIT THE WEBSITE: LOGANENTERTAINMENTCENTRE.COM.AU


MELBOURNE INTERNATIONAL COMEDY FESTIVAL ROADSHOW Buckle up Australia, the Melbourne International Comedy Festival Roadshow is heading to the City of Logan to home deliver the freshest and funniest from Australia’s largest comedy festival! With an all-killer, no-filler cast of Australian stars, talented newcomers and international performers, we’ve got all your comedy bases covered. Performances often contain coarse language, sexual references and material that can offend. Recommended for ages 15+

FRIDAY 7 JULY, 7.30PM VIP TABLE $49PP (6 PER TABLE) ADULT $35PP CONCESSION $30PP GROUP 8+/MEMBERS $28PP PRE-SHOW DINING AVAILABLE. BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL 07 3412 5626

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FIRST WORLD WHITE GIRLS BOTOX PARTY

Tiffany and Kendall are throwing the most exclusive party in town and you’re invited. Grab a botox smoothie and join #FWWG for an outrageous hour of confessions, makeovers, celebrity worship, backstabbing and original comic songs exposing the struggles of our age. FOMO. Netflix addiction. Clickbait rage. Accidental sexting. “A fluid one-hour comedic routine that does not falter in consistently delivering quality laughs and unabridged talent” — Artshub Occasional coarse language. Recommended MA 15+

VIP PACKAGES AVAILABLE Enjoy the show in style with exclusive seating, a catering package and more. Check the LEC website for info.

SATURDAY 8 JULY, 7.30PM VIP TABLE $49PP (6 PER TABLE) ADULT $35PP CONCESSION $30PP GROUPS 8+/MEMBERS $28PP PRE-SHOW DINING AVAILABLE. BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL 07 3412 5626


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CHARMAINE WILSON THE AUSTRALIAN MEDIUM Internationally renowned spirit medium Charmaine Wilson, is again going far and wide to bring messages of love and healing to those suffering through the loss of a loved one, on her “The Australian Medium” Tour. Charmaine is as down to earth as they come and connects on a very real level with her loyal audiences. If you’re already a fan, you know the impact she has, and if you’re new, you will certainly get an insight into how accurate Charmaine is.

THURSDAY 16 MARCH, 7.30PM ENTRY $48PP PRE-SHOW DINING AVAILABLE. BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL 07 3412 5626


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UNTAPPED PRESENTED BY RAW DANCE Direct from SELL-OUT performances on BROADWAY and WINNER of the 2016 BEST SHOW at the Adelaide Fringe Festival! A rhythmic extravaganza of dazzling sight and sound, overlaid with a healthy dose of Aussie humour — UNTAPPED is strong, contemporary, and highly virtuosic! The beatboxer’s charismatic menacing style shows off his incredible live microphone techniques, while the five powerhouse dancers leap across the stage, creating amazingly intricate rhythms to complement the live band rocking out on stage. UNTAPPED serves up a mix of funk, hip hop, flamenco, African and jazz, paired with percussive a capella numbers.

MONDAY 3 APRIL, 6.30PM ENTRY $18PP GROUP 8+/MEMBERS $15PP PRE-SHOW DINING AVAILABLE. BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL 07 3412 5626

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ERTH’S PREHISTORIC AQUARIUM

Come dive with us to the historical depths of the ocean and unlock some of nature’s greatest mysteries. Following the internationally loved and applauded show Erth’s Dinosaur Zoo™, the team at Erth have spent years scouring the seven seas, collecting playful prehistoric creatures of the deep in their giant aquarium. For the very first time, you are invited to dive in and meet these aquatic critters in person. A small number of carefully selected young divers will join the performers on their quest to the bottom of the ocean.

Connecting young audiences to the real science of palaeontology, Erth’s prehistoric creatures are unmistakably ‘alive’ and mostly friendly. Theatrical effects used. Recommended for ages 5+

WEDNESDAY 21 JUNE, 6.30PM THURSDAY 22 JUNE 10.30AM ENTRY $18PP GROUP 8+/MEMBERS $15PP PRE-SHOW DINING AVAILABLE. BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL 07 3412 5626

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Consider adding $5+ to your ticket price to assist a less fortunate child to attend. Details on page 29.


THE VERY HUNGRY CATERPILLAR SHOW AND OTHER TIMELESS STORIES The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show features four stories by Eric Carle, combining a marvelous menagerie of 75 lovable puppets and all the timeless charm of his original tales and illustrations, including characters from his bestselling classics including ‘Mr. Seahorse’, ‘The Very Lonely Firefly’ and ‘The Artist Who Painted A Blue Horse’. Created by Jonathan Worsley, directed by Naomi Edwards and with puppets by New York’s Puppet Kitchen, story time doesn’t get much more magical than this.

TUESDAY 23 MAY, 10.30AM & 1PM ENTRY $15PP GROUP 8+/MEMBERS $12PP

PRE-SHOW DINING AVAILABLE. BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL 07 3412 5626

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MORNING TEA & MUSIC

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MAYOR’S MERRY MELODIES JOIN US FOR MUSIC, LAUGHS AND DANCE. Make this your regular catch-up with friends while enjoying morning tea and great live performances. You can purchase a balcony seat or experience our cabaret seating which includes morning tea and allows you to get close to the action on stage. LEC also offers easy access and free parking.

TABLE ENTRY $21.50PP TABLE GROUP 8+/MEMBERS $20.50PP BALCONY $20.50PP (NO MORNING TEA) BALCONY GROUP 8+/MEMBERS $19PP (NO MORNING TEA) POST-SHOW DINING AVAILABLE. BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL 07 3412 5626.


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ON BEHALF OF LOGAN CITY COUNCIL, WELCOME TO THE LOGAN ENTERTAINMENT CENTRE AND THE GREAT RANGE OF SHOWS ON OFFER FOR SUMMER AND AUTUMN.

MAYOR LUKE SMITH CITY OF LOGAN

This year’s Mayor’s Merry Melodies series offers some original works and familiar favourites, ranging from one of Australia’s most versatile singers Luke Kennedy to Morning Mayhem, A Fine Romance: The Magic of Fred Astaire, and the Music of the Carpenters: We’ve Only Just Begun. Our city is proud to present such high quality entertainment. I hope you enjoy the shows and have an experience to remember.


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LUKE KENNEDY HIS VOICE Experience the supreme talents of the most versatile singer in Australia in this incredible collection of classic songs, which showcase Luke Kennedy’s world-class voice. Witness Luke effortlessly slide between musical styles as he takes you on his journey from teenage rocker through to his experience as a previous member of vocal sensation The Ten Tenors, to ultimately breaking out as Ricky Martin’s grand finalist, and series runner-up, on The Voice Australia Season 2.

TUESDAY 7 MARCH, DOORS OPEN 10AM FOR AN 11AM START TABLE ENTRY $21.50PP TABLE GROUP 8+/MEMBERS $20.50PP BALCONY $20.50PP (NO MORNING TEA) BALCONY GROUP 8+/MEMBERS $19PP (NO MORNING TEA) POST-SHOW DINING AVAILABLE. BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL 07 3412 5626.


GREAT COMPOSERS OF LONDON’S WEST END A narrative concert tribute to Andrew Lloyd Webber, Lionel Bart, Elton John, Richard Rogers and many more. Australian and West End musical theatre star Philip Gould, joined by award winning singer and actress Michelle Fitzmaurice, head a great cast of performers in this wonderful tribute to many great composers who have had their musicals shine on the London stage.

TUESDAY 11 APRIL, DOORS OPEN 10AM FOR AN 11AM START TABLE ENTRY $21.50PP TABLE GROUP 8+/MEMBERS $20.50PP BALCONY $20.50PP (NO MORNING TEA) BALCONY GROUP 8+/MEMBERS $19PP (NO MORNING TEA) POST-SHOW DINING AVAILABLE. BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL 07 3412 5626.

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MORNING MAYHEM Morning Mayhem has something for everyone, full of variety, surprises and prizes. You may even find yourself guest starring on stage… anything can happen with Morning Mayhem! Join Ian Maurice, Pauline Bell and special guests for a great morning of laughs and entertainment, slapstick, sketches and songs.

TUESDAY 16 MAY, DOORS OPEN 10AM FOR AN 11AM START TABLE ENTRY $21.50PP TABLE GROUP 8+/MEMBERS $20.50PP BALCONY $20.50PP (NO MORNING TEA) BALCONY GROUP 8+/MEMBERS $19PP (NO MORNING TEA) POST-SHOW DINING AVAILABLE. BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL 07 3412 5626.


A FINE ROMANCE THE MAGIC OF FRED ASTAIRE A Fine Romance: The Magic of Fred Astaire is an all-singing, all-dancing tribute to the man who went on to become the most famous dancer of all time. Bringing back the old world glamour and charm with plenty of toe-tapping tunes and legendary dance routines of the era, A Fine Romance takes the audience from Fred’s humble beginnings on Broadway, all the way to his Hollywood days.

TUESDAY 6 JUNE, DOORS OPEN 10AM FOR AN 11AM START TABLE ENTRY $21.50PP TABLE GROUP 8+/MEMBERS $20.50PP BALCONY $20.50PP (NO MORNING TEA) BALCONY GROUP 8+/MEMBERS $19PP (NO MORNING TEA) POST-SHOW DINING AVAILABLE. BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL 07 3412 5626.

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WE’VE ONLY JUST BEGUN THE MUSIC OF THE CARPENTERS The Carpenters recorded some of the greatest love songs in pop music history, songs that captivated not one but three generations of fans. We’ve Only Just Begun: The Music of the Carpenters celebrates the legendary and heart-warming sound of a generation. Australian music theatre star Angela Lumicisi’s performance is spellbinding as she follows Karen’s transformation from a little girl behind a drum kit to one of the brightest stars of the 1970’s — a symbol of hope, happiness and harmony. Featuring your favourite hits — Top of the World, Close To You, Yesterday Once More. We’ve Only Just Begun is a remarkable and intimate musical experience.

TUESDAY 25 JULY, DOORS OPEN 10AM FOR AN 11AM START TABLE ENTRY $21.50PP TABLE GROUP 8+/MEMBERS $20.50PP BALCONY $20.50PP (NO MORNING TEA) BALCONY GROUP 8+/MEMBERS $19PP (NO MORNING TEA) POST-SHOW DINING AVAILABLE. BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL 07 3412 5626.


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SOMETHING UNEXPECTED AT LOGAN ART GALLERY Logan Art Gallery is full of surprises and celebrates the diverse practices of visual artists, craft workers and designers. There’s an extensive range of free public programs and includes guided tours, practical workshops, special events and artist talks. Open Tuesday – Saturday from 10am to 5pm.

LOGAN ART GALLERY CNR WEMBLEY RD AND JACARANDA AVE LOGAN CENTRAL PHONE:

07 3412 5519 WEBSITE:

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SOMETHING UNEXPECTED AT YOUR LIBRARY Don’t miss out on the surprising range of free creative and learning activities at Logan City Council Libraries — offering something unexpected for all ages.

CHECK OUT

WWW.LOGANLIBRARIES.ORG/ WHATS-ON OR PICK UP A COPY OF WHAT’S ON AT YOUR LOCAL LIBRARY.

What’s On at your local Logan City Council Library Calendar of Events: May - July 2016 Reconciliation Week and NAIDOC Week events - See pages 20-22

Tech Savvy Seniors Queensland - See page 35 Under 8’s Week - See page 6

Meet Bush Tucker Chef Dale Chapman - See page 21

Celebrate Library and Information Week! See page 25, 29 and 30

www.loganlibraries.org


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BEENLEIGH EVENTS CENTRE AND BEENLEIGH TOWN SQUARE EXPERIENCE BEENLEIGH’S NEWEST EVENTS SPACE Perfect for outdoor events and markets, Beenleigh Town Square’s purpose-built stage and lawns let guests soak up the ambience and atmosphere. Hire this newly developed open-air venue for your next occasion. Right next door is the Beenleigh Events Centre. This premium indoor venue hosts a variety of events each year, ranging from large weddings and conferences to exhibitions, award ceremonies and dinners.

CONTACT US TODAY TO BOOK YOUR NEXT EVENT OR SEE WHAT’S ON OFFER AT THESE SUPERB VENUES. PHONE:

07 3412 4403 EMAIL :

BEENLEIGHEVENTSCENTRE@ LOGAN.QLD.GOV.AU


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PAY IT FORWARD Please consider adding an additional $5+ to your ticket purchase of The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show to enable a less fortunate child to also attend this performance. Logan City Council works with a number of community groups who would significantly benefit from attending live theatre performances. Attending children’s theatre supports the development of verbal and non-verbal communication skills, self-esteem, creative thinking and empathy in young children.

With your assistance, these young members of our community will have the opportunity to access the joy of theatre. Simply let the box office know that you’d like to participate when you purchase your tickets or use the option that is available when purchasing online.

FOR MORE INFORMATION CALL LEC ON 07 3412 5626


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HOW TO BOOK IN PERSON LOGAN ENTERTAINMENT CENTRE, 170 WEMBLEY RD, LOGAN CENTRAL QLD 4114 Box office hours Monday to Friday 9.30am to 4.30pm (also open one hour prior to show times)

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LOGANENTERTAINMENTCENTRE.COM.AU

PLAN YOUR VISIT The LEC is a 35 minute drive from Brisbane City, 40 minutes from the Brisbane Airport off Pacific Motorway Exit 23 and 45 minutes from the Gold Coast off Pacific Motorway Exit 24.

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