Activity Guide

Tuesday


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.


Lucie Rei: A New Zealand Connection

Type: Art Exhibition
Venue: The Dowse, Lower Hutt
Date: Friday, 22nd of May, 2015
Time: 10:00am
Price: Free entry.
Season finishes: Sunday, 26th of Jul, 2015
Summary: A not-to-be-missed exhibition for lovers of ceramics, modernism, design, and beautiful objects.


Aquatic

Type: Art Exhibition
Venue: Matchbox, 166 Cuba St
Date: Wednesday, 20th of May, 2015
Time: 10:30am
Price: Free entry. Under the sea... a group exhibition exploring what lurks beneath.
Season finishes: Sunday, 31st of May, 2015
Summary:


Fabrication

Type: Art Exhibition
Venue: Roar! Gallery
Date: Thursday, 30th of Apr, 2015
Time: 11:00am
Price: Free entry. Works by Heather Rose, mag.e.read & Heather Bradley.
Season finishes: Tuesday, 2nd of Jun, 2015
Summary: From Winged Bears to Mapped Corsets and Wall2Wall Fashion. Each artist has developed a varied art practice bringing different mediums that inspire other aspects of their work.


Something felt, Something Shared

Type: Art Exhibition
Venue: Enjoy Gallery
Date: Thursday, 7th of May, 2015
Time: 11:00am
Price: Free entry. Works by Gabrielle Amodeo, Ruby Joy Eade, Clare Hartley McLean and Kalya Ward.
Season finishes: Saturday, 30th of May, 2015
Summary: As the artists traverse emotional and digital landscapes, the tangible takes a backseat to intimacies, psychic knowing, and ghostly encounters. Connections materialise and ruptures are negotiated in works that explore empathy, energies, and memory as alternative wellsprings of knowledge.


Wings

Type: Theatre
Venue: Bats Theatre
Date: Tuesday, 26th of May, 2015
Time: 7:00pm
Price: Tickets inc concessions from BATS.co.nz
Season finishes: Saturday, 30th of May, 2015
Summary: A lot can happen in ten years: a lot of things to hurt... a lot of things to hide. Three sisters leading very different lives are thrown together on the road to their mother’s funeral - and the proverbial hits the very large fan.


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


State of Origin NSW vs Queensland

Type:     Rugby Viewing
Venue:     San Fran (www.sanfran.co.nz)
Date:     Wednesday, 27th o May, 2015
Time:     9:00pm
Price:     Free entry. Watch the game live. The kitchen will be open pumping out hot pizzas.
Season Starts:     Wednesday, 27th o May, 2015


Mi Casa Su Casa

Type:     DJ House
Venue:     Betty's
Date:     Saturday, 30th o May, 2015
Time:     11:00pm
Price:     Free entry. Vernon, Bastian, Kaneskies, Lawrence and Xi'an.
Season Starts:     Saturday, 30th o May, 2015
Summary:     Your monthly house night. Always free entry.


NiceUp 10th Birthday!

Type:     celebration
Venue:     San Fran (www.sanfran.co.nz)
Date:     Saturday, 30th o May, 2015
Time:     9:00pm
Price:     $10 b4 11pm $15 after. Jacky Murdah (UK), Hawk I, DDog, Raw Collective, Shaw Shot, Winston Spliff + DJ Jaz.
Season Starts:     Saturday, 30th o May, 2015
Summary:     Ragga, jungle, live hip hop and heavy weight selectas.


Anarchy vs Monarchy Party

Type:     celebration
Venue:     Southern Cross Abel Smith St
Date:     Monday, 1st o Jun, 2015
Time:     2:00pm
Price:     Free entry. 10 DJs playing over 10 hours. An array of royal/ridiculous games and there will be costumes and decorations.
Season Starts:     Monday, 1st o Jun, 2015
Summary:     Come dressed in costumes themed to whichever side you so choose to support, there will be prizes for the best anarchist or royal get up.
DJ Line up
Ayesha
Omega B
B-Lo
Chung
Ephesian 3:20
Coco M
Mikki D
Kaptan Kirk
Danger Zone & Safety Net
Mel James


Ross McHenry Future Music Ensemble

Type:     Jazz Festival
Venue:     Opera House
Date:     Friday, 5th o Jun, 2015
Time:     9:00pm
Price:     $30+bf from Jazzfestival.co.nz. With Myele Manzanza & Adam Page.
Season Starts:     Friday, 5th o Jun, 2015
Summary:     Having performed from Glastonbury to Melbourne International Jazz Festival, Ross is known for his role with afro-jazz ensemble Shaolin Afronauts and is a leading voice in new Australian music.


Reinier Baas and The More Socially Relevant Jazz Music Ensemble (HOLLAND)

Type:     Jazz Festival
Venue:     Opera House
Date:     Friday, 5th o Jun, 2015
Time:     6:00pm
Price:     $49+bf from Jazzfestival.co.nz. 'The Hippest & most exciting jazz band of the Netherlands'.
Season Starts:     Friday, 5th o Jun, 2015
Summary:     Welcome to the Smooth Jazz Apocalypse. From the sweet and sophisticated to the downright danceable, this gig will go down as one of those unforgettable Wellington Jazz Festival moments.