THE LOW­DOWN

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Email: ed­i­tor@kmananews.co.nz. For the full low­down: kapi­mananews.co.nz. On to­day MONEY TALKS and The Art of Money ex­hi­bi­tions cap­ture cur­rency in his­toric, po­lit­i­cal and artis­tic con­texts. At Pataka un­til June 23.

PLIM­MER­TON ARTISTS, Pataka is to hold a show of Plim­mer­ton artists and is look­ing for more peo­ple to take part. If you are in­ter­ested email Kylie Fyfe by the end of May: kfyfe@pcc.govt.nz Thurs­day and Fri­day, May 24 and 25 State Chal­lenge Welling­ton, TSB Arena, 7pm. Tick­ets $27/$33 from Tick­etek. Sun­day, May 27 TAWA OR­CHES­TRA, Con­cert From Great Bri­tain at 2pm at Tawa Col­lege Hall, will fea­ture mu­sic in­clud­ing Hamish Mac­cunn’s The Land of the Moun­tain and Flood, ar­range­ments of An­drew Lloyd Web­ber’s work from Cats and The Phantom of the Opera, themes from 007 and mu­sic from The Lord of the Dance and of El­ton John from The Lion King, Bea­tles’ tunes, and El­gar’s Pomp and Cir­cum­stance March No 4. Ad­mis­sion by do­na­tion. Tues­day, May 29 COLOURS ART STU­DIO, In­au­gu­ral ex­hi­bi­tion/sale at Mana Re­cov­ery. Art by 20 artists will be on dis­play. All paint­ings have been cre­ated us­ing re­cy­cled boards, can­vases, paints and frames from Trash Palace. 5pm till 7.30pm, 3 Hall Rd, Kenepuru. Wed­nes­day, May 30 SALUTE 70, Cel­e­brate the 70th an­niver­sary of the US Marines ar­rival in New Zealand by vis­it­ing the camp sites at Ti­tahi Bay, Pare­mata, Pau­ata­hanui and Judge­ford on a bus tour. En­joy pre­sen­ta­tions, lunch and a screen­ing of Gay­lene Pre­ston’s War Sto­ries our Moth­ers Never Told Us at the Light House cinema. 10am till 4.30pm. Tick­ets $35 from Pataka re­cep­tion. Satur­day, June 2 SALUTE 70, Come and share sto­ries and mem­o­ries of the Marines’ time in Porirua at the He­len Smith Com­mu­nity Room in Pataka. There will be pho­tos, mem­o­ra­bilia, mu­sic and DVDS. 10am till 3pm.

FAIR, An aware­ness day for pachy­ony­chia con­genita is be­ing held in sup­port of Ti­tahi Bay tod­dler Flynn Brodie, the only Kiwi known to suf­fer the rare the skin dis­ease. Bouncy caste, sausage siz­zle, cake stall, lolly scram­ble, face paint­ing and fire brigade visit. Funds raised go to­wards cure re­search. 9.30am to noon, Ti­tahi Bay School.

A RIGHT ROYAL DO, Plim­mer­ton fair with a vin­tage flavour. His­toric wed­ding gowns mod­elled, clas­sic cars, fire en­gines and trains. 10am till 4pm, start­ing with pa­rade from Plim­mer­ton Boat­ing Club to do­main.

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