Be Near Home of the Arts This April with Waterways Gold Coast Luxury Apartments

By choosing Waterways Apartments for your next getaway, you’ll enjoy the best the Gold Coast has to give with a prime location in Surfers Paradise. Situated next to the Nerang River and just minutes away from Home of the Arts, Chevron Renaissance Shopping Centre, Orchid Avenue, Surfers Paradise Beach and more, our luxury Surfers Paradise holiday apartments promise a wide choice of things to do as you relax in comfort next to family or a group of travelling friends and colleagues.

Autumn offers a fantastic time to visit the Gold Coast, where the temperatures are still warm, the atmosphere is exciting, and thrilling events continue to roll in up and down the coastline. This April, there’s a whole host of unmissable shows and events coming to Home of the Arts – the leading arts venue in Surfers Paradise – and by booking with Waterways Luxury Apartments, you can enjoy a location that puts you just minutes away from a night to remember. Have a read what’s on, and book directly with us for the best rates around.

Respect, A Natural Woman – A Tribute to Aretha Franklin

Celebrate the talent and legacy of arguably the greatest female singer of all time in Respect, A Natural Woman – an upcoming tribute to the incredible Aretha Franklin.

With 112 Billboard-charted singles, 18 Grammy Awards, and over 75-million record sales worldwide, Aretha Franklin is revered all over the world as one of the most successful female artists in music history. After soaring to global fame in the ‘60s, Aretha quickly became known as the “Queen of Soul”, which came as a result of her no-nonsense attitude, sensational live performances and effortlessly powerful voice that spanned more than three musical octaves and commanded the attention of audiences and listeners each time she sang.

Among her many celebrated hits, Aretha Franklin is known all over for timeless Soul and R&B classics such as “Respect”, “You Make Me Feel Like (A Natural Woman)”, “I Say a Little Prayer”, “Son of a Preacher Man”, “Chain of Fools”, “Think” and many more. In 1987, Aretha was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and in 2010, she was deservedly given the number-nine spot in Rolling Stone magazine’s “100 Greatest Artists of All Time”.

In Respect, A Natural Woman, the undisputed Queen of Soul is paid homage to and done nothing but justice by Nebraskan songstress Angela Fabian, who delivers Aretha’s biggest choruses with raucous flair and infectious energy, at the same telling the incredible story of one of music’s most empowering female figures. For devoted Aretha Franklin fans as well as anyone with a love for passion-filled Soul music, this world-class tribute is one to witness and never forget.

Don’t miss Respect, A Natural Woman – A Tribute to Aretha Franklin at Home of the Arts with one performance on April 3.

2019 Gold Coast Film Festival

The Gold Coast Film Festival will arrive to take over the Gold Coast once again with a huge program of outdoor screenings, workshops, parties, competitions and more. Taking place for nearly two weeks, the Gold Coast Film Festival – which takes place annually – is the city’s flagship film event which celebrates all things film while, at the same time, promoting and inspiring filmmakers of all kinds.

The event draws in filmmakers, actors, film critics and cinephiles from all over the country, and captivates a wide range of audiences with its exclusive screenings of internationally acclaimed dramas and comedies, riveting documentaries and indie gems from up-and-coming filmmakers – both nationwide and across the globe. This 2019 at the 17th Gold Coast Film Festival, highlights to catch include SIPFest 2019, Floating Cinema, Women in Film Lunch, Horror in the Hinterland, Blind Cinema, Movie & Music Trivia, and a whole host of kids’ workshops and not-to-be-missed film screenings in select beachfront locations and venues such as Home of the Arts in Surfers Paradise. The 2019 Gold Coast Film Festival is gearing up to be the biggest and best yet, so make sure to be on the Gold Coast for its unmissable twelve-day program of events taking place from April 3 to April 14.

Celtic Illusion

Returning after taking Australian by storm with its sellout season in 2017, Celtic Illusion is the show to see for anyone with a burning love for spectacle infused with magic and illusion as well as all things Celtic and Irish.

An unforgettable show for all ages, this emphatic production joins modern, high-energy Irish dance with mind-blowing magic and jaw-dropping illusions, offering a fun-for-all-the-family experience that will have your heart racing until the very last act. Celtic Illusion – which was established in 2011 – boasts an all-star cast of internationally acclaimed dancers from popular stage productions such as Riverdance and Lord of the Dance, as well as some of the most talented magicians and illusionists in the country. Clad in sparkling costumery and backed by world-class choreography and production, kids and adults alike are guaranteed to remain captivated in their seats the whole way through.

Presented by Base Entertainment and led by credited Australian performer Anthony Street – the first Australian to perform in Michael Flatley’s Lord of the Dance – Celtic Illusion is the only Celtic-inspired, magic-infused show for all ages to see this 2019. Witness it in all its glory at Home of the Arts on April 27.

Book a Holiday Near HOTA Today with Waterways Surfers Paradise

With plenty of exciting shows and events to choose from at HOTA this April, make sure not to miss out by booking our luxury Surfers Paradise apartments, ideal for both families and groups. Our two and three bedroom apartments are stylish and modern with everything you need to unwind, including spectacular views over the Nerang River, and provide exclusive guest-only access to our first-rate onsite facilities. Book directly today by just visiting Waterways Apartments.