Thérèse Henkin takes a look at what’s happening around the country during August.
FAMILY FUN IS AT THE HEART of the Auckland Live Pick & Mix series of free arts programmes, performances and workshops put on by top New Zealand talent every weekend during August. Designed for first-time audiences aged three and up, the events aim to inspire passion and foster a love for creativity in children. For details of the full Pick & Mix line-up, venues, and timings, visit aucklandlive.co.nz.
New Zealand’s Indian Ink Theatre Company is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year with the highly acclaimed drama The Pickle King. This enchanting production delves into the lives of those working and living in the beautiful Empire Hotel. The Pickle King is Indian Ink’s largest tour yet, and arrives in Auckland and Wellington this August. For more details visit indianink.co.nz.