MUSIC & COMEDY
Bats Theatre, Kent Tce. PlayShop Live, Fridays till May 22, 9pm, tickets $15 from bats.co.nz. Bicycle Junction, Riddiford St, Newtown. James Kenyon, Apr 17, doors at 7pm, tickets $10 at utr.co.nz or $15 at the door. Mana Little Theatre, Mana. Setting the New Standards, an evening of jazz with vocalist Fran Barton and Plimmerton’s pianist/composer Kevin Clark, Apr 23, 8pm. Songs by Sting, Billy Joel, Elton John etc. Bookings essential, call 233 8202. Tickets $20 at the door, no eftpos. Michael Fowler Centre, Wakefield St. New Zealand Symphony Orchestra presents Brahms and Beethoven, Apr 16, 7.30pm, tickets $15-$129 from ticketek.co.nz. New Zealand Symphony Orchestra presents Spirit of Anzac, Apr 21, 6.30pm, tickets $15-$129 from ticketek.co.nz. Opera House, Manners St. Judith Durham, Apr 19, 4.30pm, tickets $56-$76 from ticketek.co.nz. Porirua Club, Lodge Pl. North City Country Music Club meets on the third Sunday of each month at 1pm. $4 for adults, 50c for children. Kapi Mana Country Music Club meets on the third Saturday of each month from 7pm. $3 entry. Circa Theatre, Taranaki St.
till Apr 16, 7.30pm, tickets $25-$35 at circa.co.nz. Gryphon Theatre, Ghuznee Street, Wellington. till Apr 16. Production times vary. To book, email email@example.com, or call 479 3393. Tickets, $25 waged, $20 unwaged, $20 for pre-paid groups of 10 or more. Kapiti Playhouse, Ruahine St, Paraparaumu. till Apr 16, 8pm, tickets $20-$22 from TicketDirect 902 9885. Mana Little Theatre, Plimmerton.
by Dylan Thomas, Apr 13 till 16 at 8pm. Tickets, firstname.lastname@example.org or 021 0257 7648. Soundings Theatre, Te Papa, Cable St. Ice and the Sky – French film with English subtitles, Apr 20, 6pm, panel discussion 7.40pm, free, register to book a place at french.co.nz. Te Whaea Theatre, Hutchinson Rd, Newtown. Footnote New Zealand Dance presents Now 2016, Apr 20 and 21, tickets $20-$34 from footnote.org.nz.
THEATRE, FILM & DANCE
Adam Art Gallery, Kelburn Pde, Kelburn. – Contemporary Drawing, until Apr 24. City Gallery, Civic Square.
till May 25. Corrections’ Heritage Centre, Mayfair House, The Terrace, Wellington. Corrections’ involvement in WorldWar I, plus visitors can enter a replica cell and see a display of uniforms through the decades. Long-termexhibit. Dominion Museum, Buckle St.
exhibition. Long-term exhibit. NewZealand Portrait Gallery, Shed 11, Customhouse Quay.
till May 29. Pataka, 17 Parumoana St. Main exhibitions: Bob Jahnke – till May 15; George
till May Nuku – 15; Kelcy Taratoa –
till May 15. – two perspectives of Pauatahanui by Weaver Robyn Parker and painter PamMundell, till May 1. Page Blackie Gallery, Victoria St.
- Heather Straka, till Apr 22. Peter McLeavey Gallery, Cuba St.
– Laurence Aberhart, Yvonne Todd, Joel-Peter Witkin, Ava Seymour, Cass Power, Ben Caurchi and more, until Apr 16. Roar Gallery, cnr of Vivian and Victoria St. – Gordon Harris group exhibition, till May 3. Te Papa, Cable St. The Art of Remembrance – Max Gimblett, until May 22. Te Rauparaha Arena, 17 Parumoana St. NZ Home Expo, April 16 and 17, 10am till 5pm. Tickets $8. Turnbull Gallery, National Library, Molesworth St.
until May 20. Victoria University, Faculty of Architecture, Vivian St.
until April 16. Bellevue School Hall, Bancroft Tce, Newlands. Yoga class – raising money for a new playground, Apr 16, 9am till 10am, $10. Capital E, Queens Wharf. Discover Dance with Java Dance, Thursdays, 10am, $5 per child. Cara’s Crafts, Wednesdays, 9.30am till 3.30pm, free. Cobham Court, Porirua. Food truck night market, last Thursday of every month, 5.30pm. Government House, Rugby St, Mt Cook. Free public tours, including exhibition, movie and guided walk through the house, bookings essential phone 382-0837 or visit gg.govt.nz. Hannah Playhouse, 12 Cambridge Tce, Wellington. anew show for children at Capital E National Theatre, Apr 16, 2pm. Kiwi Room, North City Shopping Centre, Porirua. Women’s business network meeting. Monthly meeting for women who are in business or self-employed. Apr 15, 9am till 11am, $10. Topic: How a CRM can help your business grow. All welcome. Book via chrysalisforwomen.com. Ngatitoa Domain Hall, Mana. Ngatitoa Badminton Club social badminton runs every Monday night from 7.30pm till 9pm. $7 a night, all welcome. Niche Cafe, NewhavenWay, Whitby. Opportunity to talk to mayor and city councillors about the proposed annual plan, April 23, 10am. Porirua Club, Lodge Pl, Porirua. Rotary Club of Porirua meets every Wednesday from 5.45pm. Next meeting, Apr 13. Porirua RSA, McKillop St, Porirua. Tai Chi, weekly each Monday, 11am till noon, for all ages and ability. Indoor bowls, weekly each Tuesday, 1pm till 3pm. Seniors Social Club, monthly, first pension Tuesday of the month, 11am till 1pm. All visitors welcome. For information, phone 237 7695. Redwood School, Tawa. Redwood School 50th anniversary, Jul 1 and 2. All past staff, students, school committee and parents welcome, plus members of the community. Information from the school, 232 7704. Ruby’s Cafe, 99 Mana Esplanade. Opportunity to talk to mayor and city councillors about the proposed annual plan, April 23, 10.45am. Titahi Bay Community Church, Mana Ave, Titahi Bay. Titahi Bay Horticultural Society meeting, Apr 19, 7.30pm. Topic: Lizards in your Garden. All welcome. For info, email email@example.com. Waitangirua Mall car park, Helston Park, Johnsonville. Johnsonville v Northern United, Swindale Shield club rugby, Apr 16, 2.45pm. Lyndhurst Park, Tawa. Tawa v Hutt Old Boys Marist, Swindale Shield club rugby, Apr 16, 2.45pm. Ngatitoa Domain, Mana. ParemataPlimmerton v Poneke, Swindale Shield club rugby, Apr 16, 2.45pm. Wakefield Park, Island Bay. Wellington Olympic vWestern Suburbs, Central League football, Apr 16, 5.45pm. McEwen Park, Petone. Petone Panthers v Porirua Vikings, Wellington premier rugby league, Apr 16, 2.30pm. Bye: St George Dragons Karori Recreation Centre, Karori Rd. World Tai Chi and Qi Gong Day, Apr 30, 9.30am till noon, koha. Te Rauparaha Arena, 17 Parumoana St, Porirua. Central Pulse vMainland Tactix, ANZ Championship netball, May 1, 4pm. Tickets from ticketdirect.co.nz. TSB Bank Arena, Queens Wharf. Wellington Saints v Canterbury Rams national league basketball, Apr 15, 7pm, tickets $8-$20 from ticketek.co.nz. Central Pulse v Northern Mystics ANZ Championship netball, Apr 18, 7.40pm, tickets $15-$35 from ticketek.co.nz. Westpac Stadium, Waterloo Quay. Bulldogs vs. Warriors National Rugby League, April 16, 6pm. Tickets and info from ticketek.co.nz. Super Rugby, Hurricanes v Chiefs, Apr 23, 7.35pm, tickets from ticketek.co.nz.
FAMILY & COMMUNITY