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Activity Guide

Monday


I Digress

Type: Art Exhibition
Venue: Enjoy Gallery
Date: Thursday, 23rd of Nov, 2017
Time: 11:00am
Price: Free entry. Work by David Bennewith, Gregory Kan & Matilda Fraser, Victor & Hester.
Season finishes: Saturday, 16th of Dec, 2017
Summary: Delving into different modes of address and encounter, I digress explores the transmission of language through different technologies as a relational and open-ended activity.


ROAR! Mince Pies

Type: Art Exhibition
Venue: Roar! Gallery
Date: Thursday, 30th of Nov, 2017
Time: 11:00am
Price: Free entry.
Season finishes: Sunday, 24th of Dec, 2017
Summary: An exciting and ever changing mosaic of paintings and hand-made objects. Something to suit every taste and pocket with delicious prices with most work being under $150!


King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard

Type: Live Gig
Venue: San Fran (www.sanfran.co.nz)
Date: Monday, 11th of Dec, 2017
Time: 7:00pm
Price: Tickets from UTR.co.nz. Support from Mild High Club (USA) and La Luz (USA).
Season finishes: Tuesday, 12th of Dec, 2017
Summary: 2 nights - Monday and Tuesday!


Up and Coming

The Christmas Detention Centre

Type: Theatre
Venue: Bats Theatre
Date: Tuesday, 12th o Dec, 2017
Time: 8:00pm
Price: $20/$15 from BATS.co.nz
Season Starts: Tuesday, 12th o Dec, 2017
Season finishes: Saturday, 16th o Dec, 2017
Summary: It's Christmas Eve and the students of Wellington Combined College with the most detentions are forced to put on the school Christmas show. Across two of BATS stages, see both the brouhaha of the backstage, and the worst show of all time

Rosetta (USA)

Type: Live Gig
Venue: Valhalla (www.valhallatavern.com)
Date: Tuesday, 12th o Dec, 2017
Time: 8:00pm
Price: $33+bf from valhallatouring.com. Support from Spook the Horses.
Season Starts: Tuesday, 12th o Dec, 2017
Summary: Philadelphia's post-metal outfit Rosetta finally hit NZ!

Suite Dreams II

Type: DJ
Venue: Suite Gallery, 241 Cuba Street
Date: Saturday, 16th o Dec, 2017
Time: 9:00pm
Price: $10 on the door.
Season Starts: Saturday, 16th o Dec, 2017
Summary: An eclectic vinyl only night of disco detonations, featuring DJ Mu (Fat Freddy's Drop) and Christopher Tubbs. Licensed bar, dress to dance.

After Hours: The Flux / Eyegum Xmas Special

Type: Live Gig
Venue: Wellington Museum
Date: Saturday, 16th o Dec, 2017
Time: 8:30pm
Price: Koha entry.
Season Starts: Saturday, 16th o Dec, 2017
Summary: Celebrate the season with the amazing sounds of three bands Finn Johansson, Alexa Casino and Bad Friend.

Taniwha's Den 2018

Type: Festival
Venue: 172 Moeraki road Hinakura, Martinborough
Date: Saturday, 3rd o Feb, 2018
Time: 12:00pm
Price: Limited tickets from www.cosmicticketing.co.nz.
Season Starts: Saturday, 3rd o Feb, 2018
Season finishes: Sunday, 4th o Feb, 2018
Summary: Set in a beautiful sheltered valley deep in the Wairarapa, adorned by a natural cliff set for reanimation, a forest dressed and sure to delight the aural senses.
Limited numbers and no gate sales. 2018's event will sell out.

Coastella 2018

Type: Festival
Venue: Amphitheatre, Southward Car Museum, Otaihanga Rd, Otaihanga
Date: Saturday, 17th o Feb, 2018
Time: 1:00pm
Price: Tickets including family and child prices from eventfinda.co.nz.
Season Starts: Saturday, 17th o Feb, 2018
Summary: This year the line up includes - Louis Baker, Nadia Reid, The Black Seeds, Mermaidens and Glass Vaults. Keep going til late at the after party with Rhombus in Dub and Olmecha Supreme.
Buses will be running to and from Wellington.

Splore 2018

Type: Festival
Venue: Tapapakanga Regional Park
Date: Friday, 23rd o Feb, 2018
Time: 9:00am
Price: Tickets from Splore.net.
Season Starts: Friday, 23rd o Feb, 2018
Season finishes: Sunday, 25th o Feb, 2018
Summary: 3 days of beachside paradise and New Zealand's greatest costume party featuring -
Dizzee Rascal, Chronixx, Ria Hall, Omar W vs MCD, Racing, Barry Ashworth (Dub Pistols), John Morales, Aroha & Tali, DJ Takas, DJ Flic and Loads more.



WOMAD NZ 2018

Type: Festival
Venue: TSB Bowl of Brooklands, Pukekura Park, New Plymouth
Date: Saturday, 17th o Mar, 2018
Time: 9:00am
Price: Tickets from www.womad.co.nz
Season Starts: Saturday, 17th o Mar, 2018
Season finishes: Monday, 19th o Mar, 2018
Summary: A melting pot of folk, afro-funk, hip hop, classical, jazz and punk rock performed on violins, ouds, koras and squeeze boxes.
2018 line up includes - Kamasi Washington, Aldous Harding, Adrian Sherwood, Thievery Corporation, Dragon, Jamie McDowel & Tom Thum, Hopetoun Brown and loads more.