Activity Guide

Activity Guide

Thursday


This Is New Zealand

Type: Art Exhibition
Venue: City Gallery
Date: Saturday, 3rd of Mar, 2018
Time: 10:00am
Price: Free entry.
Season finishes: Sunday, 15th of Jul, 2018
Summary: This exhibition explores the role art has played in asserting, shaping, shifting, and questioning notions of national identity. It considers how our country has represented itself, and what those representations have included and excluded.


Shelf Life

Type: Art Exhibition
Venue: Bowen Galleries, Ghuznee Street
Date: Thursday, 12th of Apr, 2018
Time: 10:00am
Price: Free entry.
Season finishes: Saturday, 28th of Apr, 2018
Summary: Spanning works from four galleries exhibiting wearable and unwearable work by various artists working in contemporary jewellery and sculpture, together.


Photivil

Type: Festival
Venue: Various Venues Around Town
Date: Thursday, 26th of Apr, 2018
Time: 10:00am
Price: Range from $5- 50
Season finishes: Sunday, 29th of Apr, 2018
Summary: Photival is the not-for-profit, Wellington social documentary photography festival focusing on social, economic and environmental issues. Delivering thought provoking and inspiring photographic work that gives the audience tools to create positive change.
The diverse programme offered will happen all around the capital at Massey University Wellington, Te Papa and Flux at Wellington Museum.


And My Heart is Soft

Type: Art Exhibition
Venue: Enjoy Gallery
Date: Thursday, 12th of Apr, 2018
Time: 11:00am
Price: Free entry.
Season finishes: Sunday, 6th of May, 2018
Summary: An installation of sculpture and weaving by Ange and Bronte Perry.


Altmusic Presents: Rashad Becker

Type: Live Gig
Venue: Meow - 9 Edward Street
Date: Thursday, 26th of Apr, 2018
Time: 8:00pm
Price: $20 from UTR.co.nz.
Summary: With his recent releases, 'Traditional Music of a Notional Species', Rashad Becker has established himself as a pivotal artistic voice. Coming to our shores from Berlin his new record explores fluid and dissonant sounds.


Up and Coming

Darren Watson and Band

Type: Active Live
Venue: RadioActive.fm
Date: Friday, 27th o Apr, 2018
Time: 3:30pm
Price: Free live kiwi music every Friday. Thanks to NZ on Air Music.
Season Starts: Friday, 27th o Apr, 2018
Summary:

Fraser Ross & O4s with Jed Parsons

Type: Live Gig
Venue: Meow - 9 Edward Street
Date: Saturday, 28th o Apr, 2018
Time: 8:00pm
Price: $10+bf from UTR.co.nz.
Season Starts: Saturday, 28th o Apr, 2018
Summary: Fraser Ross and his electric band the 04's are joining Jed Parsons at Meow.

Both musicians are currently on individual, Single-release tours and have collaborated to deliver a set full of eccentricity and energy.

Camp Cope

Type: Live Gig
Venue: Caroline, 1 Manners Street
Date: Saturday, 28th o Apr, 2018
Time: 8:00pm
Price: $20 from justhetickets.com
Season Starts: Saturday, 28th o Apr, 2018
Summary: Melbourne alternative rock Three piece Camp Cope are coming to Caroline in Wellington. Come see them play this weekend on Saturday 28th April with support from their good mates LEXXA and Bad Friend.

Audio Culture and Museums Wellington Present Burning Up Years: Aotearoa Music History

Type: Exhibition
Venue: Wellington Museum
Date: Friday, 4th o May, 2018
Time: 10:00am
Price: Free entry.
Season Starts: Friday, 4th o May, 2018
Season finishes: Thursday, 31st o May, 2018
Summary: The exhibition will showcase New Zealand-made music equipment, music videos, listening posts, rare vinyl, posters and album art as well as some information on some of New Zealand’s cream of the crop.

Drunken Piano Presents Courtney Barnett

Type: Live Gig
Venue: Opera House
Date: Monday, 5th o Nov, 2018
Time: 8:00pm
Price: TICKETS ON SALE 11AM MONDAY APRIL 23 VIA TICKETMASTER.CO.NZ
Season Starts: Monday, 5th o Nov, 2018
Summary: One of the most unique Australian voices to emerge this century, see Courtney Barnett tear up the stage with whiplash wit and a full band, with support from label-mates East Brunswick All Girls Choir.