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Activity Guide

Friday


Occulture: The Dark Arts

Type: Art Exhibition
Venue: City Gallery
Date: Saturday, 12th of Aug, 2017
Time: 10:00am
Price: Free entry.
Season finishes: Sunday, 19th of Nov, 2017
Summary: Possessing the entire ground floor, the show is brimming with works by contemporary and historic artists, that explore occult powers, rituals and symbols.


This is Halloween

Type: Art Exhibition
Venue: Roar! Gallery
Date: Thursday, 5th of Oct, 2017
Time: 11:00am
Price: Free entry.
Season finishes: Tuesday, 31st of Oct, 2017
Summary: A selection of artworks in different painted and sculpted media, by six Wellington artists (and witches). If you’re the type who hates horror movies then we hope this exhibition will freak you out, and if you’re a weirdo you’ll feel right at home.


Terrestrials

Type: Art Exhibition
Venue: Enjoy Gallery
Date: Thursday, 28th of Sep, 2017
Time: 11:00am
Price: Free entry.
Season finishes: Saturday, 21st of Oct, 2017
Summary: A show about earth, flames, pottery and your location. Terrestrials considers the kinds of knowledge and encounters that emerge when taking the dirt road.


Conservation Week

Type: Event
Venue: Various Venues Around Town
Date: Saturday, 14th of Oct, 2017
Time: 12:00pm
Price: Check out Conservationweek.org.nz for all today’s events.
Season finishes: Sunday, 22nd of Oct, 2017
Summary: Conservation Week is on now ‘til Sunday 22 October. Department of Conservation encourages you to 'love your backyard' and get involved in activities in your own backyard or join in events across the city.

There are heaps of events going on from bird ID and pest trapping workshops at Zealandia to public talks, native plant giveaways around town and a Pest Feast at Harbourside market on Sunday.


New Zealand Improv Festival 2017

Type: Improv Theatre
Venue: Bats Theatre
Date: Tuesday, 17th of Oct, 2017
Time: 6:30pm
Price: 17-21 October Tickets and info from nzimprovfestival.co.nz.
Season finishes: Saturday, 21st of Oct, 2017
Summary: 16 shows across just five days, the programme provides something for lovers of comedy, horror, competition, nonsense, and drama, with physical theatre and immersive experiences thrown in to boot.


HighLight Carnival of Lights

Type: Event
Venue: Riddiford Garden, Lower Hutt
Date: Friday, 20th of Oct, 2017
Time: 7:00pm
Price: Free entry.
Season finishes: Monday, 23rd of Oct, 2017
Summary: Visitors to the inaugural light carnival will immerse themselves in displays, live entertainment for the whole family and hands-on features as they explore the gardens.
Plus there will be food trucks and cafes open until late.



Hoonhunters

Type: Live Gig
Venue: Rogue and Vagabond, Glover Park
Date: Friday, 20th of Oct, 2017
Time: 9:00pm
Price: Free entry.
Summary: A fun project band showcasing the music of legendary jazz pianist/keyboardist Herbie Hancock and other artists such as Bob James, George Duke and Azymuth.


On and On

Type: DJ
Venue: Plimmer Steps
Date: Friday, 20th of Oct, 2017
Time: 9:00pm
Price: Free entry before 11pm. $5 after
Summary: Residents James e. and Redbird Jnr spreading some classic works of transatlantic dance floors. From Chicago Leeds Detroit to Hull.


Up and Coming

Emergence Presents UVB

Type: DJ Techno
Venue: Plimmer Steps
Date: Saturday, 21st o Oct, 2017
Time: 9:00pm
Price: Tickets Dashtickets.co.nz. Support from Borrowed CS, Rob Hattaway and Paul Dockery.
Season Starts: Saturday, 21st o Oct, 2017
Summary: Get ready for a night of punishing proper techno. UVB has played some of the most respected techno clubs such Berghain, Tresor, Concrete and Factory 010. AND you can catch his massive closing set at Awakenings on BE AT TV.




The Beths - Great No One Tour

Type: Live Gig - Indie
Venue: Meow - 9 Edward Street
Date: Sunday, 22nd o Oct, 2017
Time: 9:00pm
Price: $10 from UTR.co.nz.
Season Starts: Sunday, 22nd o Oct, 2017
Summary: Support from Beatcomber and Thirtysomethings.

Cable Car Hoopla!

Type: Event
Venue: Cable Car Museum
Date: Friday, 3rd o Nov, 2017
Time: 7:00pm
Price: $15 from museumswellington.org.nz
Season Starts: Friday, 3rd o Nov, 2017
Summary: Celebrating 115 years of the Cable Car!
Take a wild ride up a decorated Cable Car. Food, drinks and live music from The Nudge, Disasteradio and DJs Oonaverse.

Fleet Foxes

Type: Live Gig
Venue: Michael Fowler Centre
Date: Thursday, 11th o Jan, 2018
Time: 7:30pm
Price: Tickets from Ticketek.co.nz.
Season Starts: Thursday, 11th o Jan, 2018
Summary: The indie-folk group with almost mythical status finally get back to our shores for the first time in six years.

Vince Staples

Type: Live Gig - Hip Hop
Venue: San Fran (www.sanfran.co.nz)
Date: Friday, 12th o Jan, 2018
Time: 8:00pm
Price: Ticket on sale now from Livenation.co.nz.
Season Starts: Friday, 12th o Jan, 2018
Summary: The critically acclaimed rapper brings with him the momentum of his stellar sophomore album, Big Fish Theory, to Wellington’s San Fran.