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: Saturday, 29th of Nov, 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.


Peter Peryer: A Careful Eye

Type: Art Exhibition
Venue: The Dowse, Lower Hutt
Date: Saturday, 23rd of Aug, 2014
Time: 10:00am
Price: Free entry.
Season finishes: Sunday, 23rd of Nov, 2014
Summary: More a selection than a survey, this exhibition reveals the world as seen through the artist’s ‘careful eye’. Anchored by Hunua (1975), a key work from his first show with The Dowse.


William Kentridge - The Refusal of Time

Type: Art Exhibition
Venue: City Gallery
Date: Sunday, 7th of Sep, 2014
Time: 10:00am
Price: Free entry. Never seen before in New Zealand.
Season finishes: Sunday, 16th of Nov, 2014
Summary: Combining the magic of theatre, film, sculpture, drawing, music and dance, the thirty-minute five-channel video installation addresses the elusive nature of time, and our political and personal efforts to control or deny it. The Refusal of Time is the South African artist's most moving and spectacular work to date.


Paula Schaafhausen with Suzanne Tamaki - Ebbing Tagaloa

Type: Art Exhibition
Venue: Enjoy Gallery
Date: Wednesday, 1st of Oct, 2014
Time: 10:00am
Price: Free entry. www.enjoy.org.nz
Season finishes: Monday, 27th of Oct, 2014
Summary: Ebbing Tagaloa features a series of Tagaloa or Polynesian god of the ocean figures that reference the nineteen beaches and bays of Wellington. Moulded from coconut oil and sand, the figures will melt and harden as the room temperature changes in the gallery.


Solo 2014: Five Wellington Artists

Type: Art Exhibition
Venue: The Dowse, Lower Hutt
Date: Saturday, 18th of Oct, 2014
Time: 10:00am
Price: Free entry. Works by Karl Maughan, Peter Trevelyan, Ruth Thomas-Edmond, Samin Son and Moniek Schrijer.
Season finishes: Sunday, 22nd of Feb, 2015
Summary: The series aims to present contemporary art work across a range of media and provides a snapshot of contemporary art practice in Wellington right here, right now.


2 Exhibitions at ROAR!

Type: Art Exhibition
Venue: Roar! Gallery
Date: Friday, 26th of Sep, 2014
Time: 11:00am
Price: Free entry. Gallery open Wed- Sat only.
Season finishes: Saturday, 25th of Oct, 2014
Summary: Anne Wright - Amour Aroha.
Anne’s paintings are memories of lovers passed. Some memories are hers and others are borrowed. Love is the element that binds Anne’s characters together. As a painter Anne has a tongue and cheek control over who gets enough love and who can do without.

Johanna Grant-Mackie - Gregory and Friends.
This is the world of Gregory, originally a domestic cat that transforms into fantasy characters of itself. Gregory travels and changes himself upon encounters with other life forms.


Dia De Los Muertos

Type: Art Exhibition
Venue: Roar! Gallery
Date: Thursday, 31st of Oct, 2013
Time: 11:00am
Price: Free entry. Gallery open Wed- Sat only. Check out roargallery.org.nz to have an out of hours look.
Season finishes: Sunday, 30th of Nov, 2014
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Huia Festival

Type: Festival
Venue: King Street, Masterton
Date: Saturday, 25th of Oct, 2014
Time: 3:00pm
Price: Tickets from eventfinder.co.nz. The Black Seeds, Redbird Jnr, Adam Page and King Ori Ori & The Masterons. + More!
Summary: Live music extravaganza, street performers, local food and drinks.
3-10pm. After party at King Street Live.



Tatarakihi - The Children of Parihaka

Type: Film
Venue: Nga Taonga Sound and Vision (Cnr of Ghuznee & Taranaki Street)
Date: Wednesday, 22nd of Oct, 2014
Time: 7:00pm
Price: $10 or $8 concession.
Season finishes: Saturday, 25th of Oct, 2014
Summary: The film documents the 2009 journey taken by a group of Taranaki children, young descendants of Parihaka's passive resistors, to visit the sites their ancestors were imprisoned and forced to labour in.


Once Upon a Time in Wellington

Type: Theatre
Venue: Bats Out of Site (Corner of Cuba & Dixon Street)
Date: Thursday, 16th of Oct, 2014
Time: 8:00pm
Price: Tickets including concessions and Active Card discounts from BATS.co.nz.
Season finishes: Saturday, 25th of Oct, 2014
Summary: Once Upon a Time in Wellington is the third play in Tza Drake’s cult Restaurant With No Name trilogy (Once Upon a Time in Aro Valley in 2009 and My Kitchen Kills in 2013)


Punk/Hardcore Night

Type: Live Gig
Venue: Valhalla (www.valhallatavern.com)
Date: Saturday, 25th of Oct, 2014
Time: 8:00pm
Price: Open at 5pm. Free before 8pm. $10 after.
Summary: Featuring: Too Late, Black Lick, One Outs, Declaration AD


Too Many She Jays

Type: DJ House
Venue: Laundry (240 Cuba Street)
Date: Saturday, 25th of Oct, 2014
Time: 8:00pm
Price: Free entry. Work it! House music all night long.
Summary:


Soldiers Of The Pharaoh

Type: Live Gig
Venue: Meow - 9 Edward Street
Date: Saturday, 25th of Oct, 2014
Time: 9:00pm
Price: Free entry. 12 piece Afro Beat Super Band.
Summary: Later on at 11pm - Funkacybin. $10 entry.


Lovers in Monaco & Teeth

Type: Live Gig - Electronica
Venue: Moon (167 Riddiford St, Newtown)
Date: Saturday, 25th of Oct, 2014
Time: 9:00pm
Price: $10 on the door.
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State of Mind + Need For Mirrors: Labour Weekend D'n'B Special

Type: DJ Drum'n'Bass
Venue: San Fran (www.sanfran.co.nz)
Date: Saturday, 25th of Oct, 2014
Time: 9:00pm
Price: Tickets from Dashtickets.co.nz. Presented by Bass Frontiers. Suppport from D Dog, Dappa, Notna & Delux MC.
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Mi Casa Su Casa 4th Birthday!

Type: DJ House
Venue: Betty's
Date: Saturday, 25th of Oct, 2014
Time: 10:00pm
Price: Free entry. Featuring Vernon, Bastian, CJ Fallowfied, Kaneskies, Zacinfact and STX.
Summary:


Derty Sesh & Donell Lewis Single Release

Type: Live Gig
Venue: The Grand (Courtney place)
Date: Saturday, 25th of Oct, 2014
Time: 10:00pm
Price: Earlybird and general from eventfinder.co.nz. Support from Wrd Up & special guests. Hosted by DJ Shan.
Summary:


Brave New Void Live!

Type: Live Gig
Venue: Matterhorn (www.matterhorn.co.nz)
Date: Saturday, 25th of Oct, 2014
Time: 11:00pm
Price: Free entry.
Summary:


Brave New Void

Type: Live Gig
Venue: Matterhorn (www.matterhorn.co.nz)
Date: Saturday, 25th of Oct, 2014
Time: 11:00pm
Price: Free entry. Live Wellington Indie sheogaze.
Summary:




Up and Comings

 

Duo Alias

Type: Live-To-Air
Venue: RadioActive.fm
Date: Friday, 24th o Oct, 2014
Time: 3:30pm
Price: Free. Live kiwi music every week with The Inner George. Active Live.
Season Starts: Friday, 24th o Oct, 2014

 

Pablos Art Auction

Type: Art Auction
Venue: Massey University Great Hall, Buckle St
Date: Tuesday, 21st o Oct, 2014
Time: 5:00pm
Price: $20 presales from Pablos Art Studios or www.roargallery.org.nz.
Season Starts: Tuesday, 21st o Oct, 2014
Summary: This is Pablos biggest fundraiser event of the year. Help them continue to help others.
A selection of work to be auctioned includes art by: Ewan McDougall, Dick Frizzell, Gavin Chilcott, Brian Carmody, Kerry Ann Lee, Seraphine Pick, Jane Blackmore, John Drypnz, Janna van Hasselt, Antoinette Ratcliffe and works by Pablos Artists themselves.


Huia Festival

Type: Festival
Venue: King Street, Masterton
Date: Saturday, 25th o Oct, 2014
Time: 3:00pm
Price: Tickets from eventfinder.co.nz. The Black Seeds, Redbird Jnr, Adam Page and King Ori Ori & The Masterons. + More!
Season Starts: Saturday, 25th o Oct, 2014
Summary: Live music extravaganza, street performers, local food and drinks.
3-10pm. After party at King Street Live.


Brave New Void

Type: Live Gig
Venue: Matterhorn (www.matterhorn.co.nz)
Date: Saturday, 25th o Oct, 2014
Time: 11:00pm
Price: Free entry. Live Wellington Indie sheogaze.
Season Starts: Saturday, 25th o Oct, 2014

 


Mi Casa Su Casa 4th Birthday!

Type: DJ House
Venue: Betty's
Date: Saturday, 25th o Oct, 2014
Time: 10:00pm
Price: Free entry. Featuring Vernon, Bastian, CJ Fallowfied, Kaneskies, Zacinfact and STX.
Season Starts: Saturday, 25th o Oct, 2014

 


Derty Sesh & Donell Lewis Single Release

Type: Live Gig
Venue: The Grand (Courtney place)
Date: Saturday, 25th o Oct, 2014
Time: 10:00pm
Price: Earlybird and general from eventfinder.co.nz. Support from Wrd Up & special guests. Hosted by DJ Shan.
Season Starts: Saturday, 25th o Oct, 2014

 


Too Many She Jays

Type: DJ House
Venue: Laundry (240 Cuba Street)
Date: Saturday, 25th o Oct, 2014
Time: 8:00pm
Price: Free entry. Work it! House music all night long.
Season Starts: Saturday, 25th o Oct, 2014




Labour Day Party (8 hours 8 DJs)

Type: Event
Venue: Southern Cross Abel Smith St
Date: Sunday, 26th o Oct, 2014
Time: 4:00pm
Price: Free entry. Don Luchito, Martyn Pepperell, B-Lo, LRD JXN, Kenese, Samu, Stx, Zacinfact.
Season Starts: Sunday, 26th o Oct, 2014

 

Sola Rosa

Type: Live Gig
Venue: San Fran (www.sanfran.co.nz)
Date: Friday, 31st o Oct, 2014
Time: 8:00pm
Price: $36.50+bf from eventfinder.co.nz. With special guest Kevin Mark Trail (The Streets vocalist/UK singer songwriter)
Season Starts: Friday, 31st o Oct, 2014

 

Halloween @ The Cross

Type: Event
Venue: Southern Cross Abel Smith St
Date: Friday, 31st o Oct, 2014
Time: 7:00pm
Price: Free entry. Dress up and bring your carved pumpkin to be judged.
Season Starts: Friday, 31st o Oct, 2014
Summary: Gorey games, bobbing for body parts, dress ups and prizes, tricks & treats, eerie edibles, disgusting drinks specials, pumpkin carving competition - bring yours in for judging and step into the garden bar graveyard

 

Dia De Los Muertos

Type: Event
Venue: Meow - 9 Edward Street
Date: Saturday, 1st o Nov, 2014
Time: 8:00pm
Price: $10+bf from UTR.co.nz. With Team Dynamite, Race Banyon, Marek, B-Lo, Cumbia Blazera and Handsome Dan.
Season Starts: Saturday, 1st o Nov, 2014
Summary: The staff at Meow challenge the public to come dressed as your favourite dead person, to paint your face, and to bring your party shoes.
 


Semi-Permanent Wellington

Type: Design Conference
Venue: Embassy Theatre
Date: Wednesday, 5th o Nov, 2014
Time: 8:00am
Price: Atttend work shops and conferences hosted world class design talent. Tickets from www.semipermanent.com.
Season Starts: Wednesday, 5th o Nov, 2014
Season finishes: Thursday, 6th o Nov, 2014
Summary: A celebration of all things design. Graphic Design, Film, Art, Illustration, Web Design, Photography, Visual Effects, Animation, Graffiti, Motion Graphics, Stop Motion; all these things and more.