Activity Guide

Wednesday


Bullet Time

Type: Exhibition
Venue: City Gallery
Date: Friday, 25th of Mar, 2016
Time: 10:00am
Price: Free entry.
Season finishes: Sunday, 10th of Jul, 2016
Summary: Bullet Time showcases the work of two New Zealand video artists who conjure with time —Daniel Crooks and Steve Carr.
The show’s title comes from the cinema special-effect made famous by The Matrix.


Creatures

Type: Art Exhibition
Venue: Roar! Gallery
Date: Thursday, 5th of May, 2016
Time: 10:00am
Price: Free entry.
Season finishes: Tuesday, 31st of May, 2016
Summary: Feathers, fur, scales, teeth and claws. Creatures that howl and ROAR!


31 Days in Wellington

Type: Art Exhibition
Venue: Matchbox, 166 Cuba St
Date: Tuesday, 17th of May, 2016
Time: 10:30am
Price: 31 beautiful prints of special places in Wellington with funds going to Kaibosh
Season finishes: Sunday, 29th of May, 2016
Summary: They have also teamed up with 31 Wellington musicians for a double CD album, available to buy at the gallery.


Sam Melser - Profusion

Type: Art Exhibition
Venue: Potocki Paterson Gallery
Date: Thursday, 12th of May, 2016
Time: 10:30am
Price: Free entry.
Season finishes: Saturday, 4th of Jun, 2016
Summary: Fluorescent psychedelic Renaissance oils by Sam Melser from France, Germany, and New Zealand.


Jay Hutchinson - Turn Left at the End of the Drive

Type: Art Exhibition
Venue: Enjoy Gallery
Date: Friday, 13th of May, 2016
Time: 11:00am
Price: Free entry.
Season finishes: Saturday, 4th of Jun, 2016
Summary: Through physical and chemical processes, Jay Hutchinson’s elaborate hand-embroidered pieces recreate and relocate the quiet marks, colours and textures of Newtown, Wellington.


Kroon For Your Kai

Type: Live Gig
Venue: Southern Cross Abel Smith St
Time: 6:30pm
Price: Free entry.
Summary: Local singer-songwriters come along and literally sing for their supper. If you want to Kroon for your kai email music@thecross.co.nz.
Followed by the Giant Jenga Competition and Nachos are on the menu to share.


$10 Pizza & Live Music

Type: Live Gig
Venue: Moon (167 Riddiford St, Newtown)
Date: Wednesday, 25th of May, 2016
Time: 7:00pm
Price: Free entry. Live music from Gastronaut.
Summary:


New Zealand School of Dance Choreographic Season 2016 - SCOPE

Type: Dance Performance
Venue: Te Whaea: Dance and Drama Centre
Date: Friday, 20th of May, 2016
Time: 7:30pm
Price: Tickets including student & child prices from nzschoolofdance.ac.nz.
Season finishes: Saturday, 28th of May, 2016
Summary: Book your place and witness an extraordinary collection of new dance works by the ten graduating students of the School’s full-time contemporary dance programme.


Eyegum Wednesdays: Harris + Strange Stains

Type: Live Gig
Venue: San Fran (www.sanfran.co.nz)
Date: Wednesday, 25th of May, 2016
Time: 9:00pm
Price: Free entry.
Summary:


Up and Coming

House Keeping

Type: DJ
Venue: The Fat Angel
Date: Friday, 27th o May, 2016
Time: 9:00pm
Price: Free entry. House music keeping you on the dance floor all night.
Season Starts: Friday, 27th o May, 2016
Summary: Kristian Downs
Just the Tip
Buddy Frost
Rollout
Helix
Maxi Boost

Ills Winter

Type: Active Live
Venue: RadioActive.fm
Date: Friday, 27th o May, 2016
Time: 3:30pm
Price: Free live kiwi music every week on Active Live. Thanks to NZ on Air Music.
Season Starts: Friday, 27th o May, 2016
Summary:

Smash Malice vs Brutal Pageant

Type: Rollery Derby
Venue: Kilbirnie Rec Centre
Date: Saturday, 28th o May, 2016
Time: 6:00pm
Price: Richter City's Home Season Begins! Tickets $15 adults, $12 students, $10 kids, kids under 5 free from eventfinda.co.nz.
Season Starts: Saturday, 28th o May, 2016
Summary:

Mi Casa Su Casa

Type: DJ House
Venue: Betty's
Date: Saturday, 28th o May, 2016
Time: 10:30pm
Price: Free entry. With Vernon, Bastian, Swampman, Morgan Taylor and Paige Julia!
Season Starts: Saturday, 28th o May, 2016
Summary:

Techno Logic

Type: DJ Techno
Venue: The Fat Angel
Date: Saturday, 28th o May, 2016
Time: 9:00pm
Price: Free entry. Duo Alias, (2 hour set) Paul Dockery (Emergence), DJ Coda (The Floor) and Damon.
Season Starts: Saturday, 28th o May, 2016
Summary:

African Fashion Festival

Type: Fashion Show
Venue: James Smith Building (Cnr Cuba and Manners)
Date: Saturday, 28th o May, 2016
Time: 6:30pm
Price: Including student & VIP from africafashionfestival.com. Celebrating African culture through fashion, design & creative arts.
Season Starts: Saturday, 28th o May, 2016
Summary: Africa Fashion Festival will promote and showcase designs from some of Africa's most esteemed labels and give festival attendees a unique experience and a different perspective of Africa.

Mulatu Astatke with Black Jesus Experience

Type: Jazz Festival
Venue: Opera House
Date: Friday, 10th o Jun, 2016
Time: 8:00pm
Price: An innovator and father of Ethio-jazz-grooves. Tickets from Jazzfestival.co.nz.
Season Starts: Friday, 10th o Jun, 2016
Summary: A master of the vibraphone, Mulatu is a world music originator and constant innovator who has combined the exotic sound of his Ethiopian homeland with his love of Latin, Euro and American jazz.

Fly My Pretties - String Theory

Type: Live Gig
Venue: Paramount Theatre
Date: Friday, 19th o Aug, 2016
Time: 7:00pm
Price: Friday August 19th & Saturday 20th (evening & matinee show). Tickets on sale now from eventfinda.co.nz.
Season Starts: Friday, 19th o Aug, 2016
Season finishes: Saturday, 20th o Aug, 2016
Summary: String Theory will enlist a new 14-strong cast of FMP favourites and new faces to explore the fabric of our existence through music. Each show will be accompanied by breath-taking interactive visuals.