Funtavia Frindge Hub Geraldton 2016

International, australian & local acts direct from

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9th, 10th & 11th Feb 2017

189 Marine Terrace, West End Geraldton

Open each day 5:30pm till late

Free Entry

Open each day 5:30pm till late

Free Entry

25 performances over 3 nights

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Opening Night

What the Funtavia?!

Geraldton’s award winning Regional Fringe World Festival Hub Funtavia is once again docking a ship-load of the world’s biggest Fringe acts into Geraldton – and you can experience an exclusive taste of them all at the opening night show ‘What the Funtavia’.
This show is exceptional value for money, offering previews from Funtavia's program.

7:30pm Main Deck, Thursday 9th February

Buy $36 tickets
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Food + Drink + Tunes

Baba Marda Sand Bar

Come and enjoy a bite and a refreshing drink in the Funtavia Sand Bar. Nestled behind some of the West End’s untouched urban playground you will be in for a treat with food and drink.

Open daily from 5:30pm, Thursday 9th, Friday 10th & Saturday 11th February

FREE ENTRY
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Brian Poller

An Incompetent Life

A short look into a life that could've gone a bit better. Brian Poller looks at life just a little bit differently; using incompetence to gain success – or at least one version of success. This one man show has been more than 50 years in the making: a soaring saga of disaster and comedy; inanity and depth.

6:30pm The Locker, Friday 10th & Saturday 11th February

Buy $18 Tickets
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The odds are never in your favor.

The Hungry Games

Want to find out the secret to successful parenting? So do we!
Think half game show, half infomercial and half musical extravaganza! Maybe with a little making it up as we go along- after all is that not what parenting is all about? So leave the kids with the bloke you once met in Bunnings and get ready to laugh through the tears.

6:30pm Cargo Hold, Friday 10th & Saturday 11th February

Buy $18 Tickets
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Smells like meme spirit

You know that smell you smell when you walk into a teenage boys room? It's a very specific smell isn't it? Almost like something died. Well it didn't die, but it didn't want to take the bins out like mum asked it to, so it just like... Festers. Yeah well prepare for 50 minutes of that. A comedy by three young boy/men craving your attention.

6:30pm Captains Quarters, Friday 10th & Saturday 11th February

Buy $18 Tickets
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100% Fresh

Regional Produce

Our best talent is grown right in Regional WA. This brand new show is set to bringing together an almighty line-up of regional WA’s best performing artists.
A variety of incomparable pieces performed across a number of mediums from the regional all-star entourage – featuring everything from comedy to theatre. Regional talent freshly packaged.

6:30pm Main Deck, Friday 10th & Saturday 11th February

Buy $18 Tickets
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Jacques Barrett is Particularly Good at This

One man's journey into the pitfalls of tall-poppy syndrome. One great man, and his truly amazing show.
If you've ever posted an online review for your own restaurant, business or church... Jacques is a must see.

7:45pm Cargo Hold, Friday 10th & Saturday 11th February

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Sense and Spontaneity

It is a truth universally acknowledged that Jane Austen + Improv equals a good night out! Brought to you by Western Australia Theatre-Sport champions Esther Longhurst and Jessica Messenger, you’ll laugh, you’ll cry, you’ll bring your mum, she’ll thank you. Two women, many hats, much propriety.

7:45pm Captains Quarters, Friday 10th & Saturday 11th February

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Mothers Ruin: A Cabaret about Gin

Equal parts historical and hysterical, explore the history of gin through story and song, as we drunkenly stumble through tales of love and women, gin and secrets. “Not only vocally sublime but a stroke of comedy genius” (TheatrePress), Mother’s Ruin takes a journey through 18th Century London, a few New York speakeasies, the Australian bush and the jungles of Peru, via sailors and barmaids, bootleggers and master distillers.
Mother’s Ruin features music originally performed by Amy Winehouse, Nina Simone, Merle Haggard, Martha Wainwright, Billy Joel, The Popes, The Pretenders and more.

7.45pm Main Deck, Friday 10th & Saturday 11th February

Buy $18 Tickets
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Comedians VS Rappers

A high paced Improv show which fuses rap and comedy. This concept is simple yet unique. Pitt established comedian’s against some scary rappers, and the result is magic and tears. A team of rappers take on a team of comics in a variety of improvisational games, some rap related some not, all building up to the all out team vs team rap battle

9pm Captains Quarters, Friday 10th & Saturday 11th February

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The TOR-Night Show

Celebrities, music, donuts, lists… it’s the TOR-Night Show, starring Tor Snyder.
The only show featuring a collection of live unprecedented conversations with people you might not know, but maybe probably should.
Tor brings her own unique twist to the traditional late night variety format sparing no expense on a shoestring budget.

9pm Cargo Hold, Saturday 11th February

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Graeme of Thrones

Avid ‘Thrones’ fan Graeme just wants to recreate his favourite fantasy saga on stage - aided and abetted by his best friend Paul and the girl he used to fancy at school - Bryony. He doesn’t quite have the same budget as the TV show, or as many cast members, or the performance skill required, but he’s sure George RR Martin would approve – and that’s what matters. But when news reaches them that an influential theatrical producer is in the building, Graeme decides that this could be his big break - as long as nothing goes wrong

9pm Main Deck, Friday 10th & Saturday 11th February

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Tomas Fords Crap Music Rave Party

Grab your mates, request a crap song and hit the dance floor for the dumbest night of Funtavia! Tomás Ford is proudly the worst DJ in the world, returning with his idiotic super-club for non-stop parties. Think rave videos, DIY disco lights, a hyperactive DJ and a dance floor full of the greatest people ever. Book early, this will sell out!

10:30pm Cargo Hold, Friday 10th February

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Jagged Little Singalong

It's the tribute show you never knew you needed: Alanis Morrisette’s 90s classic, Jagged Little Pill, performed in its entirety for your nostalgic pleasure. Join us for an evening of angsty shouty singalong, musical reinventions, one or two earnest covers and a whole lot of ironic ( (not actually ironic) goodness.
It’s crap but it’s brilliant
It’s great but it’s really not
It’s old but it’s golden, yeah!

10:30 Cargo Hold, Saturday 11th February

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Urbanscape

Love to support local original music? Fascinated by live painting and street arts? ‘Urbanscape’ is where it’s at. Fusing local arts and music to bring you something unique, this event is guaranteed to hit your sweet spot… you might want to prepare to get your hands dirty. 18+ event

9pm Cargo Hold, Friday 10th February

Free entry
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ACDC Exhibition

Off the Wall

An exhibition of works from ACDC members ranging from sculpture to performance art - the only requirement is that they not be 2D!

Friday 10th & Saturday 11th February

FREE ENTRY
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Yamaji Art Exhibition

A 100%, Aboriginal owned contemporary art centre representing artists from more than five cultural groups in the Lower Murchison Region of the Mid West of Australia. Yamaji Arts is a celebration of this broad diversity, showcasing a range of styles.

6pm-8pm Yamatji Art Gallery, Thursday 9th, Friday 10th & Saturday 11th February

FREE ENTRY
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Festival location

LANEWAY // VENUES // BAR // FOOD
5:30pm til late in Geraldton’s Historic West End.

189 Marine Terrace
West End Geraldton WA 6530
Just look for the giant octopus...

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