Activity Guide


Candice Breitz

Type: Art Exhibition
Venue: City Gallery
Date: Saturday, 28th of Mar, 2015
Time: 10:00am
Price: Free entry.
Season finishes: Sunday, 26th of Jul, 2015
Summary: Candice Breitz’s compelling video installations explore media stereotypes to address the way identities are created and performed. The three major works on show each present distinct aspects of her work.

Cut + Paste: The Practice of Collage

Type: Art Exhibition
Venue: The Dowse, Lower Hutt
Date: Thursday, 2nd of Apr, 2015
Time: 10:00am
Price: Free entry.
Season finishes: Sunday, 14th of Jun, 2015
Summary: Bright and satirical, political and dreamy: Cut + Paste traces the influence of international movements such as Dadaism, Surrealism, Pop art, abstraction and new media art on contemporary collage in New Zealand.


Type: Art Exhibition
Venue: Matchbox, 166 Cuba St
Date: Tuesday, 21st of Apr, 2015
Time: 10:30am
Price: Free entry.
Season finishes: Sunday, 3rd of May, 2015
Summary: A mixed media group exhibition about anatomy.

Textual Healing

Type: Art Exhibition
Venue: Roar! Gallery
Date: Wednesday, 1st of Apr, 2015
Time: 11:00am
Price: Free entry.
Season finishes: Tuesday, 28th of Apr, 2015
Summary: Just like A-B-C and easier than 1-2-3, Pablos Art Studios and Artists from the Community will present their creative interpretations of text, words, phrases and letters. Come along and show your r-e-s-p-e-c-t for text, I know I-AM.

Next Big Things - Hosted By Ben Hurley

Type: Comedy
Venue: San Fran (
Date: Tuesday, 28th of Apr, 2015
Time: 7:00pm
Price: Tickets $25full, $20 conc from
Summary: Ben Hurley (TV3’s 7 Days) hosts this grippingly entertaining line-up show, where you’ll get to spot the Next Big Things on the kiwi comedy circuit.

The Electric Quiz

Type: Quiz Night
Venue: Southern Cross Abel Smith St
Time: 8:00pm
Price: Free entry.
Summary: With your hosts Nick Fone and Dr Vesuvious - prizes up for grabs so come test your mettle in the world of trivia.

Up and Comings


The Best of the Fest - Comedy Show Case.

Type:     Comedy
Venue:     San Fran (
Date:     Thursday, 30th o Apr, 2015
Time:     10:00pm
Price:     $20_bf from Top international, national and local comedians.
Season Starts:     Thursday, 30th o Apr, 2015
Summary:     This award-winning show at Wellington’s home of comedy is late, loud and live – a show not to be missed.

Strange Behaviour & Matterhorn Present - Inkswell

Type:     DJ/Live Event
Venue:     Matterhorn (
Date:     Friday, 1st o May, 2015
Time:     9:00pm
Price:     $10 on the door.
Season Starts:     Friday, 1st o May, 2015
Summary:     Support from Cosmo (Live), Omega B, Gus, and the Flava Crew.

Under the Covers

Type:     Live Gig
Venue:     Meow - 9 Edward Street
Date:     Friday, 1st o May, 2015
Time:     8:00pm
Price:     Tickets from A mini-festival showcase of Wellington musicians covering Wellington musicians.
Season Starts:     Friday, 1st o May, 2015
Summary:     Newtown Rocksteady, Tunes Of I, Myele Manzanza, The No Problemos, Steezin' Hawkings, Richter City Rebels, Melting Faces, Paddy Fred, The Strowlini Orchestra, Funkacybin, Ed Zuccollo, and Chocolate Box Deluxe.

City Gallery Open Late - Flash Mob, Karaoke & Martin Patrick.

Type:     Event
Venue:     City Gallery
Date:     Thursday, 7th o May, 2015
Time:     5:00pm
Price:     Free entry. Join the Poi E/Thriller flash mob and sing at the MJ karaoke.
Season Starts:     Thursday, 7th o May, 2015
Summary:     Art critic and historian, Martin Patrick, will also give a talk on performance in contemporary art.


Type:     Live Gig
Venue:     Matterhorn (
Date:     Saturday, 9th o May, 2015
Time:     9:00pm
Price:     $5 on the door. Support from Pea Stew and Uncle Silverback.
Season Starts:     Saturday, 9th o May, 2015
Summary:     Conscious hip-hop from Auckland bringing their sounds, theories and message of peace to Welly for one show only