NZSD PRESENTS ONCE
The New Zealand School of Dance is celebrating 50 years of training and inspiring world class professional young dancers. This year’s contemporary solo season ONCE features solo dance works created by graduates from each of the past five decades of the school with each piece carefully crafted and matched to a contemporary dance student who will graduate in 2017. The show, which runs from September 8-16 at Te Whaea: National Dance & Drama Centre, shows the full circle of being a student, entering the dance industry, earning recognition and returning to NZSD. variety show ofmelodies, skits and singalongs, Hutt City Church, Marsden St, Sept 4, 11am, to book visit operatunity.co.nz. The Pickle King: Hannah Playhouse, Cambridge Tce, until Sept 9, 8pm. The Menagerie Deluxe: The Opera House, Manners St, Sept 2, 8pm. Tickled: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision, Taranaki St, Aug 31 till Sept 2, 7pm. Under the Big Top: Michael Fowler Centre, Wakefield St, Sept 2, 3pm. When the Cat’s Away: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision, Taranaki St, Aug 31, 5:30pm & Sept 1, 12:15pm. Wonderland: Gryphon Theatre, Ghuznee St, until Sept 9, see stagecraft.co.nz for bookings.
Adam Art Gallery: Victoria University, Kelburn Pde, The Tomorrow People, until Oct 1. Bartley + Company Art: Ghuznee St, Brett Graham – Resettle, until Sept 17. Bowen Galleries: Ghuznee St, On finding something missing in the view, new work by Brendan O’brien, until Sept 2. City Gallery: Civic Square, Occulture – The Dark Arts, until Nov 19. Cultwine: Murphy St, Natalie Scholtz’sme In Rainbows, until Sept 26. Exhibitions Gallery: Brandon St, Job Klijn & Dennis Greenwood take us on a journey of two very different interpretations of the landscape, until Sept 23, 5pm. Millwood Gallery: Tinakori Rd, From The Mainland, an exhibition capturing the spirit of the south, until Sept 16.
Newzealand Portrait Gallery: Shed 11, Queen’swharf, Ludicrous Likenesses – The Fine Art of Caricature, until Oct 23. Peter Mcleavey Gallery: Cuba St, Big Clutch – an exhibition of recent work by Bill Hammond, until Sept 2. Robert Heald Gallery: Leftbank, an exhibition by renowned self-taught photographer Miroslav Tichy´ (1926 – 2011), Sept 14 till Oct 14. Solander Gallery: Willis St, Kyoko Imazu’s Secret Stories and John Callaghan’s New Papercuts, both until Sept 9. Thistle Hall: Cnr Arthur and Cuba Sts, Abstractwellington by Alasdair Duncan, until Sept 3. Vincents Gallery: Willis St, Sculpture Show, from Aug 30. Wellington Museum: Jervois Quay, Number One Field Punishment, a series of images by Wellington artist Bob Kerr.
TALKS & WORKSHOPS
After criticism – writing now: Join artist, writer and editor, Lana Lopesi for a discussion about the nature of writing now, Adam Art Gallery, Kelburn Pde, Sept 9, 4pm. An Eveningwith Romain Gary: Alliance Franc¸aise, Victoria St, Sept 1, 6pm.