Newspaper article Sunshine Coast Daily (Maroochydore, Australia)

School of Arts Is Cool, No Matter What

Newspaper article Sunshine Coast Daily (Maroochydore, Australia)

School of Arts Is Cool, No Matter What

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Byline: John Burls

THE Indee Comedy Theatre's entire publicity machine (of one) has been pushing wide the image, as of this weekend, of an air-conditioned venue.

Well, said machine has likely come a bureaucratic gutser.

Not in the air-conditioning itself. All bits and pieces were assembled and installed this week, pretty much in correct order (as per the instruction sheet) and ready to cool.

But it takes power and there was a distinct lack of it.

Even should the theatre committee collectively blow into one end, nothing much will happen at the other.

For power increases, authorities have to be approached and applications made 20 days ahead (they had been), then have to be departmentally sighted (at this point they haven't) and duly authorised by applicant (they were).

Then, possibly paperwork needs to be moved from one spike file to another. Those in power said there simply wasn't enough time.

Further inquiries were made but it was still: "Sorry, no upgrade" (in time for this Sunday's performance by A Chap, Three Divas and a Piano). …

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