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.
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.
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.