Today HETTY KATE & JAMES SHERLOCK
Pure of tone and sweet sounding, jazz vocalist Hetty
Kate and outstanding guitarist James Sherlock will be performing a selection of compositions by some of the most influential cool and bop pianists in jazz history. Pyramid Club, Taranaki St; 8pm-10pm.
ANYONE CAN DRAW
Inverlochy Art School is hosting an introductory 8-week course on Thursday evenings, teaching the technical skills of drawing, using a variety of media, including pen and ink, charcoal, pencil and pastel. Inverlochy Place; 6.30pm-8.30pm. See inverlochy.org.nz for information and to register.
Free HISTORY UNEDITED
Dr Patricia Thomas and Annette O’Sullivan from Massey University, will talk about how they used ephemera as evidence, in their various research projects about knitting during WWI, the 1951 Strike, and wool bale stencilling. National Library, Molesworth St, tomorrow at 12.30pm.
LUNCHTIME BOOK DISCUSSION
Editor Simon Wilson moderates what promises to be a lively discourse in the company of Wellington-based contributors Jessica Berentson-Shaw, Jo Randerson, Sarah Laing & Mamari Stephens. Join them as they tackle issues that matter to every Kiwi. Unity Books, today at 12pm.
Tomorrow SWING INTO SUMMER
Get along to The Dowse, James Coe Centre for an evening of jazz. Summertime Swing is a student-run event featuring three full jazz combos from a handful of Lower Hutt schools. Laings Rd, Lower Hutt; 6pm-9pm.
American alternative hip hop band, Arrested Development, plays The Grand tomorrow at 9pm. The group were the first hip-hip group to receive Best New Artist Grammy, and Best Rap Single Grammy for their hit song Tennessee.