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Culture Roundup: Wednesday 19 October, 2016

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Space Cowboy! One of the wonderful guests at Brunswick Picture House’s Cheeky Cabaret on Friday and Saturday
Space Cowboy! One of the wonderful guests at Brunswick Picture House’s Cheeky Cabaret on Friday and Saturday

You Cheeky Thing!

Everyone has been talking about the Brunswick Picture House lately… it must mean the Cheeky Cabaret is back!

Loosen your collar, hold onto your heels and spend a night with us as we present yet another risqué weekend of jaw-dropping, laugh-out-loud and utterly unforgettable entertainment.

We return with two more instalments so be wowed by this House production before tickets fly out the door.

As always, bring Grandma but leave the little ones at home.

Brunswick Picture House, Friday and Saturday at 7pm.

Women’s take on Shakespeare

Twelfth Night is pure romantic comedy that celebrates the Elizabethan dolce vita and explores the eternal topics of love, marriage and gender! It balances the gaiety, boisterousness and drunken carousing of Sir Toby Belch with the pathos of unrequited love and the pomposity and self-deception of Malvolio and Sir Andrew Aguecheek.

The script has been edited in a more contemporary light, making it readily understood and enlivening the celebration with the production set in the 1950s, including eight songs played by a live band and featuring several circus interludes.

Catch Twelfth Night with a cast of all women, at the Drill Hall Friday and Saturday at 7.30pm and Sunday at 2pm.

The show runs through Fri/Sat/Sun with the same time until 6 November. $20 and $15 concession.

Tickets are now on sale at The Bookshop Mullumbimby, or online at www.drillhalltheatre.org.au/category/whats-on/twelfth-night/.

Mike, Arnie & Mandy

International award-winning comedian Michael Bennett has his audience laughing out loud with his electrifying charisma and wide-eyed persona. Michael is an extremely popular entertainer on the South Pacific comedy circuit and cruise lines. Michael is most famous for his work at Warner Brothers Movie World on the Gold Coast, where he performed for 16 years as stunt action performer and stunt shows warm up artist Mad Mike for the Police Academy Stunt Show. Michael will have you totally captivated, introducing a new flavour to comedy with his dynamic energy, weaving his talented skills of magic and balloon artistry into his thought-provoking messages and hilarious comedy performance.

Headlining at the Big Gig Comedy ClubBallina RSL on Thursday 27 October with Arnie Pie as support and Mandy Nolan as MC. 8pm. Free entry.


Minimalism: A Documentary about the Important Things is a fascinating film that examines the many flavours of minimalism by taking the audience inside the lives of minimalists from all walks of life — families, entrepreneurs, architects, artists, journalists, scientists and even a Wall Street broker — all of whom are striving to live a meaningful life with less.

In the US, Minimalism had the largest box-office opening for an indie documentary to date, making it the #1 indie documentary of 2016 so far.

Brunswick Picture House on Wednesday 26 October at 7pm.

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