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August 2022

Anton Hart at Bowen Galleries

Anton Hart is a genius.

The designer behind the unforgettable Tuatara beer bottles, he is a master of 3D imaginings. In his first show at Bowen Galleries he’s 3D printed portraits of artists, as vessels. It’s hard to explain…. Just go to the gallery and check it out! ...
01 Aug - 21 Aug
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Bowen Galleries
Free entry

Everybody SoundSystem @ Enjoy Contemporary Art Space

An exhibition by Eve Armstrong, Josephine Cachemaille and Gabby O’Connor.

Everybody SoundSystem, revisits the hope and optimism catalysed by the underground dance party scene and explores its capacity to positively affect our sense of everyday life during these troubled times.

Everyone is welcome to call by and have a dance!

13 Aug - 10 Sept
11am - 6pm ...
13 Aug - 10 Sep
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Enjoy Contemporary Art Space, 211 Left Bank, Te Aro

Choice Bros: $2 Chicken Wings

Come and join the Choice Bros crew for $2 Fried Chicken Wings tonight!

Available from 5pm till late, it's a cheap and cheerful way to get your fried chicky fix! ...
18 Aug
5:00 pm
Choice Bros, Ghuznee Street

Pink Moon/Forest Bar @ Moon

Blacq Forest Audio and The Pink Frosts have another gig, this time at Moon Bar.

BXRT will also be debuting their two piece band to kick the night off!

Entry is $10 at the door or online at Under The Radar ...
18 Aug
7:00 pm
Moon 1
Newtown, Wellington

2022 Wellington Raw Comedy Quest FINAL

The capital's premier comedy competition. Witness the rising stars in stand-up comedy before they hit the big time.

Our 2022 Wellington final is MC'd by Justine Smith, as seen on 7Days, The Comedy Gala and more!

The stepping stone for many New Zealand comedians, the Raw Comedy Quest has brought forth new comedy talent from across the country, with heats in Christchurch, Wellington, Palmerston North and Auckland. ...
18 Aug
8:00 pm - 9:45 pm
San Fran
Wellington

Active Live: Porpoise

Ōtautahi shoe-gazey superheroes, Porpoise, join us for Active Live this week! Full rock, full noise, and a full house!

Porpoise are embarking on tour with Mirror Ritual for the Eyegum Scenic Tour #2! See both bands live at San Fran this Friday.

Tune in at 3.30pm on Friday to hear Porpoise live or head to RadioActive.FM's YouTube at 6pm for the live recorded performance video. ...
19 Aug
3:30 pm - 4:00 pm
RadioActive.FM

Eastern Sound Collective: Admiral Albatross and Happy Two

Eastern Sound Collective showcases NZ's finest Asian artists at a monthly session at Meow. This month you can go and enjoy a night of Indie Rock from Admiral Albatross and Happy Two. "Ka Kaw!" Admiral Albatross is a creative collective known for their continual changes in musical styles as inspired by their collaborative ethos and Happy Two are an indie pop rock band with explosive power and crowd-pleasing melodies. Grab your tickets on the door for $10 or through MOSH tickets. ...
19 Aug
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Meow
Wellington
$10 on the door

Eyegum Scenic Tours #2: Mirror Ritual and Porpoise

Pōneke dream fuzzers Mirror Ritual and Ōtepoti sweethearts Porpoise are teaming up with Eyegum for a scenic tour of Aotearoa!

First stop is at Wellington’s very own San Fran on Friday August 19th - where both bands will deliver their synthy psychedelia and their jangly melancholia.

Don’t miss Mirror Ritual and Porpoise, with support from FAIRY, live at San Fran this Friday. Scoop up your tickets now at undertheradar.co.nz ...
19 Aug
8:30 pm - 11:30 pm
San Fran
Wellington
$17.50

REB FOUNTAIN IRIS TOUR

Flying Nun Records presents Reb Fountain on her long-awaited, nationwide tour supporting 2021’s highly acclaimed ‘IRIS’, this winter. With the full band in tow, the Taite Music Prize winner will deliver her lush, noir folk-punk to The Wellington Opera House on Saturday, August 20th, with support from Tāmaki Makaurau’s Jazmine Mary. ...
20 Aug
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
The Opera House
Wellington
$100 - $150

Telenova ‘Stained Glass Love’ Tour @ Meow

2022 has shown the first of Telenova’s upcoming more complex body of work Stained Glass Love EP, with first single ‘Why Do I Keep You?’ and its artistically rich self-directed video by lead singer Angeline Armstrong; and 'Haunted' a hypnotic tale of addiction with echoes of Northern Soul amidst dark dub all draped in dramatic synth strings.

To celebrate the EP announcement and new single, the band has shared a run of EP tour dates through out NZ, and will be playing at Meow this August 20th.

Grab your tickets from Moshtix.co.nz ...
20 Aug
8:00 pm
Meow
Wellington

The Someday Challenge is open for Entries!

The Someday Challenge is a filmmaking challenge for anyone under the age of 25 to make a short film about an issue they care about.

The Someday Challenge has been empowering Aotearoa’s young people to tell stories about issues they care about and share their stories through the medium of film since 2007. Enter The Someday Challenge 2022 and join our wide community of Someday Filmmakers!

It is free to enter, there are 10 winning films and there are lots of prizes to be won. So start making your film today! Go to someday.co.nz to register! ...
21 Aug
8:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free to register

Midnight Confessions @ BATS Theatre

Midnight Confessions is an experimental anthology piece about love, loss and the power of female friendships. It is a coming of age love letter to the friendships that shaped us growing up.

Self discovery, vulnerability, exclusion and heartbreak are woven through topics of girlhood, love, trust and growth.

Tickets: $14 - $18

Wednesday 24th Aug is student night! Only $10 tickets - select concession and then apply the code 12AM10

Visit bats.co.nz for tickets and more information. ...
23 Aug - 27 Aug
6:30 pm
BATS Theatre
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