Activity Guide

Saturday


Farewell

Type: Exhibition
Venue: Nga Taonga Sound and Vision (Cnr of Ghuznee & Taranaki Street)
Date: Saturday, 20th of Sep, 2014
Time: 9:00am
Price: Free entry.
Season finishes: Wednesday, 24th of Dec, 2014
Summary: The Farewell moving image exhibition uses Nga Taonga Sound & Vision's collections to showcase the moments surroundings the act of departure - including troop and personal departures. The exhibition examines how we contextualise poignant and tender events when they are captured on film - and what it might mean when they aren't.


The Age of Aquarius: A 1970s Revolution in Fashion

Type: Art Exhibition
Venue: The Dowse, Lower Hutt
Date: Sunday, 16th of Nov, 2014
Time: 10:00am
Price: Free entry.
Season finishes: Sunday, 1st of Feb, 2015
Summary: Do you remember the fadeless fabulousness of polyester? Bell-bottom flares and denim dungarees? If you’re too young, old or embarrassed to remember what you were wearing in this decadent fashion decade, The Age of Aquarius will send you on a sentimental journey or journey of fashion discovery!


Yvonne Todd: Creamy Psychology

Type: Art Exhibition
Venue: City Gallery
Date: Saturday, 6th of Dec, 2014
Time: 10:00am
Price: Free entry. Around 150 photographs. The first time City Gallery has given over so much space to one artist.
Season finishes: Sunday, 1st of Mar, 2015
Summary: The show includes a display of Todd's collection of vintage designer gowns that feature in her images, some previously owned by the likes of Liza Minnelli and Whitney Houston.


Mince Pies Cash and Carry Show

Type: Art Exhibition
Venue: Roar! Gallery
Date: Wednesday, 10th of Dec, 2014
Time: 10:00am
Price: Free entry.
Season finishes: Wednesday, 24th of Dec, 2014
Summary: Something to suit every taste and pocket with delicious prices. Starting from just $10.
Paintings and hand-made objects,
featuring many Pablos artists and a selection of our regular ROAR! exhibitors.


Buy Enjoy

Type: Art Exhibition
Venue: Enjoy Gallery
Date: Wednesday, 17th of Dec, 2014
Time: 11:00am
Price: Free entry. Cash and carry art for $125.
Season finishes: Saturday, 20th of Dec, 2014
Summary: Works donated by emerging and established artists.


A Showcase Of Festive Proportions

Type: Live Gig
Venue: Valhalla (www.valhallatavern.com)
Date: Saturday, 20th of Dec, 2014
Time: 5:00pm
Price: Open from 5pm. $10 or $7 with a can of food from 7.30pm.
Summary: Featuring Slavedriver (AK), The Dobermen, The Methadonnas (Palmy), Thrill Collins, Lightning Tape Wolf and Neptune City.


Smash Out Xmas Party

Type: Live Gig
Venue: San Fran (www.sanfran.co.nz)
Date: Saturday, 20th of Dec, 2014
Time: 5:00pm
Price: Free entry. RSVP to ziggy@sanfran.co.nz.
Summary: Competitions and cash prizes, video releases, and special guests Die!Die!Die!


Sunday

Type: Film
Venue: Nga Taonga Sound and Vision (Cnr of Ghuznee & Taranaki Street)
Date: Wednesday, 10th of Dec, 2014
Time: 7:00pm
Price: $10 or $8 concessions. 4.30pm weekend showings.
Season finishes: Saturday, 20th of Dec, 2014
Summary: Set one year after the devastating earthquakes hit Christchurch, this is the story of Charlie and Eve. They aren't together anymore. And they're having a baby. After years of history and months of separation Charlie and Eve have 24 hours to find out whether they have a future together.


Empire - The World's Most Outrageous Spiegeltent Show

Type: Circus
Venue: Odlins Plaza, Jervois Road, Wellington Waterfront (in front of Mac's Brewery)

Date: Tuesday, 25th of Nov, 2014
Time: 7:30pm
Price: Varryinig times and prices. Ticketek.co.nz. On until December 21st.
Season finishes: Sunday, 21st of Dec, 2014
Summary: Smashing through the borders of comedy, circus, vaudeville and burlesque, Empire presents the sexiest, most daring artists from across the globe. All live in the famous spiegeltent.



Teresa Bergman

Type: Live Gig
Venue: Meow - 9 Edward Street
Date: Saturday, 20th of Dec, 2014
Time: 8:00pm
Price: German/Kiwi singer travels to NZ for one show in Wellington.
Summary: 10pm - Sink the Bizmark Single Release Party. $5 on the door.


The Phoenix Foundation

Type: Live Gig
Venue: Moon (167 Riddiford St, Newtown)
Date: Friday, 19th of Dec, 2014
Time: 9:00pm
Price: $25+bf from UTR.co.nz. Support from Fraser Ross. 2 nights! 19th and 20th.
Season finishes: Saturday, 20th of Dec, 2014
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Chocolate Box Xmas Special

Type: Live Gig
Venue: Matterhorn (www.matterhorn.co.nz)
Date: Saturday, 20th of Dec, 2014
Time: 9:00pm
Price: Free entry. With Lisa Tomlins & Vanessa Stacey. A festive affair!
Summary:




Up and Comings

 

 

NYE @ The Cross

Type: celebration
Venue: Southern Cross Abel Smith St
Date: Wednesday, 31st o Dec, 2014
Time: 10:00pm
Price: Free entry. With Tunes of I & support from a collective of local players.
Season Starts: Wednesday, 31st o Dec, 2014

 

The Carlos Navae Band

Type: Live Gig
Venue: Matterhorn (www.matterhorn.co.nz)
Date: Wednesday, 31st o Dec, 2014
Time: 11:00pm
Price: $5 on the door. NYE at Matterhorn! W/ DJ Rafa before and after.
Season Starts: Wednesday, 31st o Dec, 2014
Summary: Full live band includes - Ed Zuccollo, Paul Mouncey & Shaun Anderson.

 

Big Day Dowse 2015

Type: Event
Venue: The Dowse, Lower Hutt
Date: Sunday, 22nd o Mar, 2015
Time: 12:00pm
Price: Free entry. Bands, artists, entertainers, craft and food stalls. The Balkanistas, Eb & Sparrow and Newtown Rocksteady.
Season Starts: Sunday, 22nd o Mar, 2015
Summary: More bands to be announced soon.

 

Splore 2015

Type: Festival
Venue: Tapapakanga Regional Park
Date: Friday, 20th o Feb, 2015
Time: 9:00am
Price: Tickets from iticket.co.nz. Mr Scruff, Lunice, Kid Koala, Ahoribuzz +more.
Season Starts: Friday, 20th o Feb, 2015
Season finishes: Sunday, 22nd o Feb, 2015