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TO­DAY

Come along for a spe­cial ad­vance pre­view of Puc­cini’s Madam But­ter­fly at 7.30pm at the Whistling Sis­ters Bar in Welling­ton. The full Madam But­ter­fly cast will be in at­ten­dance for this one-hour event.

The Loneli­est Girl NZ tour will be the first time retro-fu­tur­ist pop artist

has per­formed to New Zealand au­di­ences in three years, af­ter tour­ing Bri­tain, Europe and Korea. She’ll be play­ing with her band tonight, 8pm at San Fran, 171 Cuba St. Tick­ets $30 through un­der­ther­adar.co.nz.

TO­MOR­ROW

Three women and 147 men left their homes in Hataitai to serve in World War 1, 100 years ago. Their sto­ries are the fo­cus of an Armistice Day com­mem­o­ra­tion event.. Come along be­tween 1.30pm and 5pm to the Hataitai Bowl­ing Club, 157 Hataitai Rd. En­try by gold coin.

In a Si­cil­ian vil­lage on the edge of a for­est, Giuseppe, 13, van­ishes. His class­mate Luna re­fuses to ac­cept his mys­te­ri­ous dis­ap­pear­ance. Come and see the Ital­ian movie Si­cil­ian Ghost Story, 8pm at Em­pire Cin­ema, The Pa­rade, Is­land Bay. Tick­ets from $12.50.

FREE

Us­ing the art of sto­ry­telling, eight writ­ers voice their thoughts and re­flec­tions on Armistice Day, look­ing back, ex­plor­ing the strug­gles of to­day and pon­der­ing the fu­ture. To­mor­row, 11am at Te Ahu­mairangi Ground Floor, Na­tional Li­brary, cor­ner of Molesworth and Aitken streets. Free.

Come along for an Armistice Day pub­lic talk, ac­knowl­edg­ing the end of World War 1 a cen­tury ago and ex­plain­ing the de­vel­op­ment of a ded­i­cated ser­vices sec­tion in the Karori Ceme­tery where the men who died in Welling­ton could lie along­side their com­rades. To­mor­row, 1pm in the ser­vices sec­tion of Karori Ceme­tery.

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