Activity Guide

Thursday


Demented Architecture

Type: Art Exhibition
Venue: City Gallery
Date: Saturday, 27th of Jun, 2015
Time: 10:00am
Price: Free entry.
Season finishes: Sunday, 8th of Nov, 2015
Summary: An exhibition that brings together work by contemporary artists that satirises the relationship between art and architecture, and the mythology of the architect.


Rembrandt Remastered NZ Tour 2015

Type: Art Exhibition
Venue: NZ Academy of Fine Arts
Date: Friday, 5th of Jun, 2015
Time: 10:00am
Price: $10 full. Under 13s $5.
Season finishes: Sunday, 5th of Jul, 2015
Summary: A remarkable collection of digitally remastered and life size paintings from one of the world's greatest painters of all time.


Symmetry Exhibition

Type: Art Exhibition
Venue: Matchbox, 166 Cuba St
Date: Tuesday, 30th of Jun, 2015
Time: 10:30am
Price: Free entry.
Season finishes: Sunday, 12th of Jul, 2015
Summary:


After Hours 4: Pablos Tutor & Staff Exhibition

Type: Art Exhibition
Venue: Roar! Gallery
Date: Thursday, 2nd of Jul, 2015
Time: 11:00am
Price: Free entry.
Season finishes: Tuesday, 4th of Aug, 2015
Summary: Ever wondered what the Pablos team get up to After Hours? Prepare to be blown away at ROAR! gallery this month.


City Gallery Open Late: Art Night Pō Whakaatu Toi

Type: Event
Venue: City Gallery
Date: Thursday, 2nd of Jul, 2015
Time: 4:00pm
Price: Free entry. Newtown Rocksteady, cash bar and paella from Osteria del Toro.
Summary: Open Late joins forces with other special late night openings at galleries across Wellington - Te Papa, The Dowse (Lower Hutt), Pataka (Porirua), Expressions (Upper Hutt) and Mahara Gallery (Waikanae). There will be a free bus provided between galleries.


Slow Boat Music Quiz

Type: Quiz Night
Venue: Southern Cross Abel Smith St
Time: 7:00pm
Price: Free entry.
Summary: You’ll need your ears to be in tip-top shape, as this quiz consists of short excerpts of songs being played to teams – guess the name and artist. Be prepared for a few of those 'it’s-on-the-tip-of-my-tongue' moments.




Up and Comings


City Gallery Open Late: Art Night Pō Whakaatu Toi

Type:     Event
Venue:     City Gallery
Date:     Thursday, 2nd o Jul, 2015
Time:     4:00pm
Price:     Free entry. Newtown Rocksteady, cash bar and paella from Osteria del Toro.
Season Starts:     Thursday, 2nd o Jul, 2015
Summary:     Open Late joins forces with other special late night openings at galleries across Wellington - Te Papa, The Dowse (Lower Hutt), Pataka (Porirua), Expressions (Upper Hutt) and Mahara Gallery (Waikanae). There will be a free bus provided between galleries.


Brutal Pageant vs Comic Slams

Type:     Rollery Derby
Venue:     Kilbirnie Rec Centre
Date:     Saturday, 4th o Jul, 2015
Time:     6:00pm
Price:     Tickets inc child & student prices from Eventfinda.co.nz. Who will advance to Roller Derby league's home season game.
Season Starts:     Saturday, 4th o Jul, 2015
Summary:     Escaping with a nail biter of a 3-point win in their first game of the season, the disgraced beauty queens of Brutal Pageant will take on the silver-clad superheroes of Comic Slams, 2012 and 2013 home season champions.


Ladi6 - The Alpha Sessions

Type:     Live Gig
Venue:     Matterhorn (www.matterhorn.co.nz)
Date:     Saturday, 4th o Jul, 2015
Time:     10:00pm
Price:     $10 on the door. Ladi, Parks, Julien Dyne, and Brandon Haru bring the band's studio space out into the public domain.
Season Starts:     Saturday, 4th o Jul, 2015
Summary:     With special guest DJ Longboss (The Jewel School).


Orchestra Wellington Presents: Roald Dahl's Dirty Beasts & Other Stories

Type:     Classical Concert
Venue:     Opera House
Date:     Sunday, 12th o Jul, 2015
Time:     3:00pm
Price:     Adult & Child tickets from ticketek.co.nz. One for the whole family.
Season Starts:     Sunday, 12th o Jul, 2015
Summary:     James Rolleston (Boy & The Dark Horse) narrates well known stories and poems.
Join in with the orchestra to help pull the North Island up from the bottom of the ocean in a performance of Thomas Goss’ “Maui’s Fishhook”. Then the musical storybook turns the page as unsuspecting animals get the Roald Dahl treatment, with music by Benjamin Wallfisch.


Armageddon Expo 2015

Type:     Event
Venue:     Westpac Stadium
Date:     Friday, 17th o Jul, 2015
Time:     10:00am
Price:     Tickets from ticketek.co.nz. Movie guests, TV stars, Wrestling stars, Anime screenings + more!
Season Starts:     Friday, 17th o Jul, 2015
Season finishes:     Sunday, 19th o Jul, 2015
Summary:     Armageddon is the central event in a citywide geekfest NZ COMIC CON, with parties, events and activities taking place all over Wellington.