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Rugby League World Cup 2017

Rugby
Posted in Local Area & Events at 19 October, 2017

Great accommodation at On The Beach Holiday Apartments, 1bedroom, 2 bedroom and 3 bedroom beachfront and ocean view apartments at great prices in October and November. Only 20mins from Cairns city centre. Call 0740577555 or view at http://trinitywaters.et...

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Josh Pyke 10 Years of Memories and Dust Regional Tour 2017

Josh Pyke
Posted in Local Area & Events at 24 September, 2017

Catch Josh Pyke 10 Years of Memories and Dust Regional Tour 2017 on Saturday 02 December at Tanks Arts Centre. One of Australia's favourite storytellers, Josh Pyke is embarking on a regional tour of Australia alongside the news that he'll be hanging up hi...

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Radical Reels Tour 2017

Radical Reels Tour 1
Posted in Local Area & Events at 05 September, 2017

The 2017 Radical Reels Tour is making its sweaty, filthy way to CoCA for two night's only. A break-neck carousel of endorphin-injecting short films, the 2017 Radical Reels program features 10 films plucked from Canada's nine-day world-famous Banff Mountai...

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Peter Helliar & Tom Gleeson LIVE

Peterhelliartomgleeson
Posted in Local Area & Events at 25 August, 2017

This is your chance to see two of the biggest names in Australian comedy live on stage. Catch Peter Helliar Tom Gleeson LIVE on Sunday 15 October at Tanks Arts Centre. When Tom Gleeson's not appearing on hit ABC TV shows The Weekly and Hard Quiz you will...

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Film Meets Sports: Radical Reels Tour 2017

Radical Reels Tour
Posted in Local Area & Events at 09 August, 2017

A high velocity collection of adrenaline packed films from the Banff Mountain Film Festival. With no time for down time, Radical Reels is a showcase of just how far humans can push the limits of risk, of speed, of fitness, and of camera grip in some truly...

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The Australian Chamber Orchestra Presents Mozart and Brahms

The Australian Chamber Orchestra Presents Mozart And Brahms
Posted in Local Area & Events at 27 July, 2017

The Australian Chamber Orchestra Presents Mozart and Brahms on Friday 15 September at Tanks Arts Centre. Brahms came out of retirement to write the Clarinet Quintet after hearing Richard M hlfeld play. Brahms modelled his quintet on Mozart's, to create a...

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Butterfingers - Big Night Out Tour

Butterfingers Big Night Out Tour
Posted in Local Area & Events at 15 July, 2017

Catch Butterfingers Big Night Out Tour on Saturday 09 September at Tanks Arts Centre. For those unfamiliar with their back story, since their inception in 2002, Butterfingers have proven time and time again to be one of Australia's most successful indepen...

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Sydney Comedy Festival

Sydney Comedy Festival 2017
Posted in Local Area & Events at 10 July, 2017

Don't miss the Sydney Comedy Festival 2017 on Thursday 28 September at Tanks Arts Centre. Expertly curated and lovingly presented the showcase will feature some of the Festival's hottest acts live on stage for an incredible two hours of hard hitting laugh...

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You Am I

You Am I
Posted in Local Area & Events at 22 June, 2017

Tanks presents bona fide superstars You Am I, for one night only. Two decades on from their first album release, You Am I have not only had one of the longest and most successful recording careers in Australia, but are also one of our most loved live band...

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Sarah Blasko - Solo Tour

Sarah Blasko
Posted in Local Area & Events at 02 June, 2017

Catch Sarah Blasko on Friday 23 June at Tanks Arts Centre. One of Australia's most commanding live performers, multi-award winning, Sarah Blasko, returns to Tanks to perform without a band for the first time in her storied career. From her game-changing d...

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Understory Film Festival

Understory Film Festival Cairns
Posted in Local Area & Events at 23 May, 2017

Enjoy the Understory Film Festival on Saturday 17 June at Tanks Arts Centre. Enjoy the exciting lineup of locally produced short films. A screening and awards night for FNQ short films including comedies, docos, music videos and more by student, emerging...

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Doug Anthony Allstars: Near Death Experience

Doug Anthony All Stars
Posted in Local Area & Events at 08 May, 2017

On Friday 30 June, catch Doug Anthony Allstars: Near Death Experience. Wracked by illness and age this trio has no time to waste. The pressures of touring are intense: Livingston is 'on the spectrum', Ferguson is wheelchair bound with MS. McDermott is his...

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Baby et Lulu

Baby Et Lulu
Posted in Local Area & Events at 27 April, 2017

Catch Baby et Lulu on Friday 25 August at Tanks Arts Centre. Seducing audiences since their debut release, these sexy charismatic songstresses, Abby Dobson 'Baby' of Leonardo's Bride fame and Lara Goodridge 'Lulu' (FourPlay) relish the poetic freedom expe...

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Great Barrier Reef Masters Games, May 2017

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Posted in Local Area & Events at 18 April, 2017

May 25 28 2017 sees the Great Barrier Reef Masters Games head to Cairns, Tropical North Queensland.......

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Cirque Africa

Cirque Africa
Posted in Local Area & Events at 26 March, 2017

Playing for a strictly limited time from 22nd June until 1st July 2017 this one of a kind show is sure to amaze and enthral all who see it! Produced and directed by Papa Africa aka Winston Ruddle, Cirque Africa will feature the world-renowned African trou...

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My Name is Jimi

My Name Is Jimi
Posted in Local Area & Events at 11 March, 2017

My Name is Jimi Mabuiag Island: a remote speck in the sparkling blue of the Torres Strait. Thousands of years of rich history and culture, with just a few hundred people keeping its flame. Now its favourite son is joking in three languages with his grandm...

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Queensland's Theatre Constellations

Constellations
Posted in Local Area & Events at 26 February, 2017

Catch Constellations on Saturday 06 May at Tanks Arts Centre. Lucas Stibbard (Boy Girl Wall) and Jessica Tovey (Wonderland, Home and Away) play a lovestruck beekeeper and a quantum physicist. The odds of them getting together are astronomical. But when th...

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The Melbourne International Comedy Festival Roadshow

Melbourne International Comedy Festival 2017
Posted in Local Area & Events at 10 February, 2017

TRINITY WATERS The Melbourne International Comedy Festival Roadshow Featuring an all-killer, no-filler cast of Australian stars, talented newcomers and international performers, the Melbourne International Comedy Festival Roadshow is hitting the road dest...

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Spiderbait - Ivy and the Big Apples Tour

Spiderbait
Posted in Local Area & Events at 23 January, 2017

Fans can expect all 16 tracks from start to finish including some songs that have never been played live before. Plus they'll be throwing in a few other favourites as well! Spiderbait's last two headline tours have completely sold out and this time round...

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The Living End

The Living End
Posted in Local Area & Events at 14 January, 2017

Catch The Living End from Wednesday 22 March - Thursday 23 March. 2016 was a year to remember for these longstanding rock kings. Headlining festivals around the country and scoring nominations for Best Rock Album and Best Australian Live Act at the ARIA A...

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Classical Cameos

Classical Cameos
Posted in Local Area & Events at 21 December, 2016

In their first concert for 2017 the NQ Chamber Orchestra will present a range of short cameos chosen from the repertoire of great music composed for string orchestra. Well known works such as Grieg's Holberg Suite will be complemented by beautiful, yet co...

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I Am not Madame Bovary

I Am Not Madame Bovary
Posted in Local Area & Events at 10 December, 2016

A caf proprietor spends a decade petitioning the Chinese legal system after being swindled by her ex-husband, in this caustically comic contemporary fable from superstar director Feng Xiaogang (Aftershock). Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned, but few...

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Cazalys Stadium to Host Three-Day Cricket Tour Match

Cricket Comes To Cazalys
Posted in Local Area & Events at 02 December, 2016

Cricket in far north Queensland has received a welcome boost with Cazalys to host a tour game between Pakistan and Australia A at Cairns' premier sports venue from December 8-10. The three-day tour match will be played under lights and is ideal preparatio...

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Rickie Lee Jones

Rickie Lee Jones
Posted in Local Area & Events at 25 November, 2016

Catch Rickie Lee Jones on Thursday 13 April at Tanks Arts Centre. With 15 critically acclaimed albums to her name, Jones continues to fearlessly experiment with her sound in what can only be described as a mixed bag, recording in musical styles including...

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RUFUS Full Bloom Tour

Rufus
Posted in Local Area & Events at 09 November, 2016

Catch RUFUS Full Bloom Tour on Wednesday 22 February - Friday 24 February. RÜFÜS feature the talents of guitarist Tyrone Lindqvist, keyboardist Jon George and drummer James Hunt. Their 2013 debut album Atlas peaked at number 1 in Australia and t...

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Banff Mountain Film Festival

Banff Mountain Film Festival 2016
Posted in Local Area & Events at 24 October, 2016

The world's most prestigious mountain film festival is coming back to the Centre of Contemporary Arts. The 2017 Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour showcases over 2 1/2 hours of the most enthralling mountain adventure films that will have you planning...

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Ocean Film Festival World Tour

Ocean Film Festival Australia
Posted in Local Area & Events at 04 October, 2016

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 films feature captivating cinematography, complete with awe-inspiring underwater scenes an...

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Marine World Outer Great Barrier Reef Day Cruise

Reef Magic Cruises
Posted in Local Area & Events at 14 September, 2016

There are so many exciting tours and attractions you can enjoy in Trinity Beach. So be adventurous and dare to try things you've never done before. While you're in Trinity Beach, be sure to explore The Great Barrier Reef. Reef Magic Cruises operate day tr...

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The Rat Pack from Vegas

Rat Pack
Posted in Local Area & Events at 30 August, 2016

Johnny Edwards brings the magic and charm of Dean Martin back to the stage.With that chiselled smile, charming ways and funny lines, Dean Martin is remembered as the King of Cool and America's favourite leading man of the 50s. Expect to hear some of his g...

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World Music - Santa Taranta

Santa Taranta
Posted in Local Area & Events at 13 August, 2016

Italian-born musicians Salvatore Rossano and Davide Ierardi bring impressive musical credentials in rock, folk and ethno-jazz, and Emiliano Beltzer and Nara Demasson are well known on the Melbourne latin music scene. With music that promises to 'infect yo...

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Palm Cove Reef Feast

Reef Feast
Posted in Local Area & Events at 24 July, 2016

Experience exclusive wine and produce dinners, cooking demonstrations, live music, food seminars and a family market day teaming with an incredible array of divine food stalls. Reef Feast is a three day food event showcasing the local produce at its peak...

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Illusion Impossible!

Illusion Impossible
Posted in Local Area & Events at 11 July, 2016

Come see this brand new and thrilling nightly stage show at the Velvet Underground - located within the Reef Hotel Casino, Cairns - and witness the biggest nightly magic and illusion experience in Australia! Prepare yourself for a night of fun, laughs, ma...

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Ball Park Music 'Every Night The Same Dream' Tour

Every Night The Same Dream
Posted in Local Area & Events at 25 June, 2016

On the 29th of October, enjoy Ball Park Music 'Every Night The Same Dream' Tour. After a one year hiatus devoted to writing and touring Europe, triple j darlings Ball Park Music are back for a home tour of their new album 'Every Night The Same Dream'. Lea...

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Crocodile Trophy 2016

Crocodile Trophy
Posted in Local Area & Events at 11 June, 2016

The Crocodile Trophy. Australia's and the world's most iconic MTB Stage race since 1994. Ride with cyclists from all over the world - you can camp on cattle stations and in the historic mining villages and even a coffee plantation or there are hotel and m...

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Die Roten Punkte's Super Musician

Die Roten Punkte
Posted in Local Area & Events at 27 May, 2016

Described as "a lipstick-smeared, tantrum-loving, sonic collision between the B52s, Kraftwerk and early Ramones", Die Roten Punkte are truly one of a kind. Astrid's avant-garde style and legendary antics inspire both reverence and fear, while Otto's dynam...

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The Laughing Samoans: Island Time!

The Laughing Samoans Ltd
Posted in Local Area & Events at 13 May, 2016

".. the funniest show since they were last in town." Don't miss the latest offering from one of New Zealand's most successful live comedy acts. The Laughing Samoans comedy duo of Eteuati Ete and Tofiga Fepulea'i has been touring the world for more than a...

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Cairns Amateurs Racing Carnival

Cairns Amateurs
Posted in Local Area & Events at 27 April, 2016

The Cairns Amateurs Racing Carnival is four days of fun, fashion, glamour, food and entertainment built around two days of horse racing in Cairns in early September each year. The 2016 Carnival features: Cairns Central Ladies Fashion High Tea, Reef Hotel...

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Tropical Mardi Gras

Tropical Mardi Gras
Posted in Local Area & Events at 12 April, 2016

Tropical Mardi Gras, Cairns, invites you to come and show your love in paradise! Every Year, Cairns Tropical Pride welcomes visitors from around the world to join us for ten days of play in the gorgeous environment that is Tropical North Queensland. From...

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Cairns Airport Adventure Festival 2016

Cairns Airport Adventure Festival 2016
Posted in Local Area & Events at 27 March, 2016

Set in one of the world's most iconic tropical locations, the 2016 Cairns Airport Adventure Festival will take place in June 2016. The festival features an event for everyone, including; Flight Centre Active Travel Ironman 70.3 Cairns, Coral Coast 5150 Tr...

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Trinity Beach Your Next Holiday Destination

Balcony View Hr
Posted in Local Area & Events at 12 March, 2016

Treat yourself to an amazing holiday and book your stay at our resort. Ideally located on the in Trinity Beach, have your fill of exciting attractions, shopping, dining, and more. We have a great selection of apartments. We offer one bedroom boutique apar...

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Rocket Man: Songs and Stories of Elton John

Songs Stories Of Elton John
Posted in Local Area & Events at 11 February, 2016

Rocket Man is a uniquely entertaining tribute to Sir Elton John. This theatrical event spans Elton's first hit song to his music for The Lion King spiced with humorous tales about his life and work and intriguing stories behind the songs. Brenton Edgecomb...

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The Aquatile Series at Tanks Arts Centre

Aquatile Exhibition
Posted in Local Area & Events at 09 December, 2015

The Aquatile Series at Tanks Arts Centre Get your dose of contemporary art at the Tanks Arts Centre as Parisian artist Laure Colomer shares her skills and exhibits her plaster sculptures from January 15 to February 24, 2016. The Parisian artist is fascina...

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Carols by Candlelight

Carols By Candlelight V1
Posted in Local Area & Events at 25 November, 2015

Christmas is not only about the family. It is also about caring and sharing. This year and for the years to come, celebrate Christmas with the whole family and make it even more meaningful. If you are spending the holidays at Cairns, do not forget to visi...

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Radical Reels

Banff Mountain Film Festival Australia V1
Posted in Local Area & Events at 11 September, 2015

Faster, steeper, higher, deeper - the Banff Mountain Film Festival's RADICAL REELS Tour is coming back to Cairns! Catch the steepest and deepest in high-adrenalin outdoor sport films when the 2015 Radical Reels Tour screens in Cairns on 28 November. Hurtl...

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The Smith Street Band at The Grand

The Smith Street Band
Posted in Local Area & Events at 12 August, 2015

Kicking off in early September, just days after they play the prestigious Reading Leeds festivals in the UK, The Smith Street Band will return home for another huge Australian tour. In what will be their most far reaching tour to date, the national run wi...

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Cairns Amateurs Carnival

Cairns Amateurs Carnival
Posted in Local Area & Events at 10 July, 2015

Operated by the Far North Queensland Amateur Turf Club Inc., their event has become widely, and affectionately, known as The Cairns Amateurs . What began as a small meeting in 1959, designed to bring city and country together, has expanded over the years...

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The Magic Flute

The Magic Flute
Posted in Local Area & Events at 09 May, 2015

Opera Australia brings The Magic Flute to Cairns for one show only. Catch The Magic Flute on July 23, 2015 at Cairns Civic Theatre. Opera Australia's touring version of The Magic Flute has won fans everywhere. Funny and unexpected, The Magic Flute breaks...

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Dead Puppet's Society's Argus

Dead Puppet Society Argus
Posted in Local Area & Events at 08 April, 2015

Four performers, four pairs of hands and one little creature; the littlest of big adventures. Step into this whimsical wonderland where table tops grow grass and water bottles become the depths of the ocean. Making use of nothing but household objects and...

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Cairns Airport Adventure Festival 2015

Cairns Airport Adventure Festival 2015
Posted in Local Area & Events at 30 March, 2015

Set in one of the world's most iconic tropical locations, the 2015 Cairns Airport Adventure Festival will take place from 7-15 June 2015. The festival features an event for everyone, including; IRONMAN 70.3 Cairns, Coral Coast Triathlon, RRR Mountain Bike...

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