Activity Guide


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!

Hany Armanious: Selflok

Type: Art Exhibition
Venue: City Gallery
Date: Monday, 17th of Nov, 2014
Time: 10:00am
Price: Free entry.
Season finishes: Sunday, 30th of Nov, 2014
Summary: Described as Middle Earth on drugs, this work from Egyptian born, Sydney artist, Hany Armanious s a whimsical, mysterious and playful installation.

Betwixt & Between - Works by NYX

Type: Art Exhibition
Venue: Roar! Gallery
Date: Thursday, 20th of Nov, 2014
Time: 10:00am
Price: Free entry. Gallery open Wed- Sat only. Check out to have an out of hours look.
Season finishes: Saturday, 20th of Dec, 2014
Summary: Artist NYX explores ethereal under-worldly landscapes and the behaviours of the supernatural - I am an alchemist exercising my interest in dark fantasy.

Jam Night

Type: Live Gig
Venue: Valhalla (
Time: 5:00pm
Price: Free entry. Bring an instrument and jam along. PA, lights, drum kit, and amps provided.

An American in Paris (Vincente Minnelli, USA 1951)

Type: Film
Venue: Paramount Theatre
Date: Monday, 24th of Nov, 2014
Time: 6:15pm
Price: Film Society members only. Memberships available before the screening. Discounts for Active Card holders.
Summary: Gene Kelly is not just our completely charming romantic lead in this fantastic cinematic masterpiece, he's also the film's choreographer. Though best known for its groundbreaking twenty minute finale, the whole of the film is essentially a ballet as Kelly doesn't even know how to breathe without it being a charged, sexy and utterly artful movement.


Type: Drinks and Merriment
Venue: Southern Cross Abel Smith St
Time: 7:00pm
Price: free
Summary: Learn how to knit, join the knitting circle.

NZ School of Dance Graduation Season

Type: Dance Performance
Venue: Te Whaea: Dance and Drama Centre
Date: Wednesday, 19th of Nov, 2014
Time: 7:30pm
Price: Tickets including concessions from
Season finishes: Saturday, 29th of Nov, 2014
Summary: Presented at the end of each year, Graduation Season is an important tradition at the New Zealand School of Dance. Students from the School’s full-time programme perform the work of iconic choreographers from the worlds of classical ballet and contemporary dance.


Type: Theatre
Venue: Bats Theatre
Date: Saturday, 22nd of Nov, 2014
Time: 7:30pm
Price: Tickets $24 full or $18 Concession from
Season finishes: Saturday, 13th of Dec, 2014
Summary: We live in a world of surveillance – from the big government extremes of the GCSB and the revelations of Edward Snowden to everyday uses of Facebook and Google manipulating our view of the world.

You are never alone. We can see you.
You have nothing to hide. Not that you have a choice.

Up and Comings


Happy Everyday: Park Life in China

Type: Film
Venue: Nga Taonga Sound and Vision (Cnr of Ghuznee & Taranaki Street)
Date: Thursday, 27th o Nov, 2014
Time: 7:00pm
Price: $10/$8 concession. Varrying times. Running until November 29th.
Season Starts: Thursday, 27th o Nov, 2014
Season finishes: Saturday, 29th o Nov, 2014
Summary: Happy Everyday: Park Life in China (2013) presents a version of retirement unlike anything seen in the West – elderly ravers cutting loose to pounding techno and mass maraca troupes trancing in unison.