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October 2017

 

Culture Club: Hungarian music

Music   Oct 1 2017

Culture Club celebrates the diversity of cultural communities from our city and the wider region....

 

WSA School holiday programme Oct 2017

Visual Art   Oct 2-6 2017

Children’s Spring Art School at WSA 5 to 12 years, $30 per session or $125 Monday to for...

 

VOICES OF THE LAND – (In)Visible NZ Film Festival

Film   Oct 4 2017

Paul Wolffram’s film melds sounds from noted musicians Richard Nunns and Horomona Horo, in a...

 

Lunchtime Recital Series - Student Concert

Music   Oct 4 2017

Top Conservatorium of Music students inspire and delight with solo and chamber instrumental works...

 

(In)Visible New Zealand Film Festival

Film   Oct 4-14 2017

This film festival showcases the wealth of New Zealand cinema - some of which you may not have of...

Hobnail Blue Skies Tour

Music   Oct 5 2017

Sensational fresh material from Hobnail as the band embark on a national tour in support of their...

 
 

CHILDREN OF THE MIGRATION – (In)Visible NZ Film Festival

Film   Oct 5 2017

Through candid interviews and rare archival footage Children of the Migration tells the stories of...

 

Twenty-Five Years of Paramount Award Winners - Annual Wallace Art Awards 1992 - 2016

Film   Oct 6 - Nov 26 2017

We are very pleased to present the Wallace Arts Trust exhibition: 'Twenty-Five Years of Award...

 

(Dis)Connect - A Theatre Studies Original Production

Theatre   Oct 4-6 2017

A Theatre Studies Original Production. Life is changing faster than ever before. explores the -...

 

Andrew London Trio

Music   Oct 6 2017

This New Zealand-based group - songwriter Andrew London on vocals and vintage archtop guitar, with...

 

A TASTE OF PLACE: STORIES OF FOOD AND LONGING- (In)Visible New Zealand Film Festival

Film   Oct 6 2017

A documentary exploring the link between food and identity in multicultural Auckland. People the a...

 

Chamber Music New Zealand Masterclass wtih Wilma Smith (violin) and Caroline Henbest (viola)

Music   Oct 6 2017

Wilma Smith - former Concertmaster of the NZSO, founding member of the NZ String Quartet and with...

 

Pat Paterson

Visual Art   Oct 6-29 2017

Pat Paterson Community Gallery Wallace Gallery Morrinsville 6th - 29th October Waikato has...

 

New Abstractions : Digital Collage by Ulrike Schaefer

Exhibition   Oct 6 - Nov 2 2017

Digital Collage works...

 

Vishtèn

Music   Oct 6 2017

French Canadian powerhouse trio Vishtèn are making their first visit to New Zealand, their...

 

Leonard Cohen Commemorative Concert

Music   Oct 7 2017

Imperfect Offering presents the music of Leonard Cohen with a full nine-piece band including and a...

 

Wilma & Friends Concert

Music   Oct 7 2017

Wilma Smith - violin, Andrew Leathwick - piano Caroline Henbest - viola, Alexandra Partridge - of...

 

Last Legs

Theatre   Oct 5-7 2017

Bought to you by Auckland Theatre Company, Last Legs is a lethally funny black comedy about sex, a...

 

Group Exhibition SPRING students from SANDZ

Ceramic   Oct 8-28 2017

Students from SANDZ gallery have put together a really fresh and exciting exhibition at colour in...

 

Civic Choir Performance

Music   Oct 8 2017

A highlight of the opening of Waikato Museum on 3 October 1987 was the performance by Hamilton by...

 

Hamilton Fun Palace

Workshop   Oct 8 2017

On Sunday 8th October be a part of the worldwide Fun Palace movement! Celebrate culture, art and a...

 

Operatunity Presents: Fabulous 50's

Music   Oct 9 2017

Phenomenal star Suzanne Lynch leads a troupe of singers and band in our roll back of the clock to...

 

Spring break workshops for adults - figure drawing and portraiture with Alex Pearce

Visual Art   Oct 9 2017

This spring break the WSA art school is offering adult workshops for the opportunity to spend a or...

 

Watercolour with Paulette Bruns

Visual Art   Oct 10 2017

Discover experimental watercolour methods and take the time to play around with for member, 135...

 

A Collection of Short Films – (In)Visible NZ Film Festival

Film   Oct 11 2017

Coffee and Allah is a film about a young Muslim woman’s appetite for coffee, Islam and a of...

 

AUNTY AND THE STAR PEOPLE – (In)Visible NZ Film Festival

Film   Oct 12 2017

Aged 50, Jean Watson sold her Wellington house to buy land for a children’s home in southern...

 

Spring break workshops for adults - abstract paining in oil & acrylics with Pieter Swanepoel

Visual Art   Oct 12 2017

This spring break we offer adult workshops for the opportunity to spend a whole day with your or...

 

Colour Speaks All Languages

Visual Art   Oct 13 - Nov 13 2017

The WSA members show is an annual event. It gives member artists, tutors and professionals the to...

 

Spring break workshops for adults - drawing the line with Sybille Schlumbom

  Oct 13 2017

This spring break we offer adult workshops for the opportunity to spend a whole day with your or...

 

CAME A HOT FRIDAY – (In)Visible NZ Film Festival

Film   Oct 13 2017

“The funniest, liveliest, most exuberant film ever made in New Zealand”. So said Reid,...

 

Hamilton Civic Choir presents Faure Requiem

  Oct 14 2017

Normally a Requiem is a sombre affair, marking the passing of a great person or a particularly in...

 

Burlesque Dance Workshops with The King of Burlesque

Workshop   Oct 14 2017

Chris took the prestigious title of King of the New Zealand Burlesque Festival in August this a at...

The Vultures

Theatre   Oct 14 2017

Tawata Productions presents The Vultures Written and directed by Mīria George Starring and a...

 
 

STARS IN HER EYES – (In)Visible NZ Film Festival

Film   Oct 14 2017

Set in Auckland’s Indian community and partly inspired by Bollywood movies, rom-com Stars in...

 

The Conservatorium of Music's "Carnival of Music"

Theatre   Oct 15 2017

University of Waikato Conservatorium of Music staff and students invite you to join in celebrating...

 

Muka Youth Prints

Mixed Media   Oct 15 2017

Judge, choose and own original works of contemporary art by prominent artists. Entry for cost $75...

 

St Andrews Concert Series

Music   Oct 15 2017

A concert by the Oriental Ensemble comprising Melinda Gau (Pipa), Eric Ma (Percussion), Tanya Li...

 

Waikato Embroiderers Guild Exhibition

Textile   Oct 12-15 2017

This years exhibition of embroidery works is a collection of work from the past two years, it is a...

 

Piano & Eggs - The Nicks

Music   Oct 16 2017

The School of Media Arts, Wintec is proud to present “PIANO & EGGS” - a series of to -...

 

Evening beginners art classes, Term 4 with Gaye Jurisich

Mixed Media   Oct 16 - Dec 7 2017

Beginners art classes Term 4 with Gaye Jurisich This is a fun and creative class where we will...

 

Beginners art classes Term 4 with Gaye Jurisich

Workshop   Oct 16 - Dec 4 2017

This is a fun and creative class where we will venture outdoors to draw whenever possible, as we a...

 

Youth Orchestra Information Evening

Music   Oct 16 2017

You're Invited! Come along to the Waikato Youth Orchestra Programme information Learn the...

 

Kids weekly Art Workshops - Tuesday 4-5pm

Workshop   Oct 17 - Dec 5 2017

Each week the kids will explore a new media or process. The workshops are aimed to give children a...

 

Adults Clay Classes - Wednesday Evening

Workshop   Oct 18 - Dec 6 2017

This is a relaxed friendly environment you where you can come and experiement with clay. We have a...

 

Kids Clay Class - Wednesday 4-5pm

Sculpture   Oct 18 - Dec 6 2017

This class is for children and teenagers to learn to work with clay. They will be able to follow a...

 

Pop-A-Pastie – Hamilton Fringe Festival 2017

Visual Art   Oct 18-28 2017

Pop-A-Pastie is a visual feast of those little works of art that cover a Burlesque nipple. - for A...

 

Chloe and the Ghosts of Electric Souls – Hamilton Fringe Festival 2017

Visual Art   Oct 18 2017

Chloe and the Ghosts of Electric Souls is a live, semi-improvised textural multimedia Kent Jeremy...

 

Ken Thomas - Recent and New Work

Visual Art   Oct 18 - Nov 18 2017

Ken Thomas. Oil Paintings. Recent and New Work. Exhibition now showing. All works will be sold by...

 

Fringe Launch – Hamilton Fringe Festival 2017

Festival   Oct 18 2017

LAUNCH! GAMES! FRINGE!!! All the best and most awkward ice-breaker games ever played! Will it...

 

Life Drawing - Thursday Evening

Photography   Oct 19 - Dec 7 2017

Life Drawing is a great way for artists of any experience (or non at all) to come and find Nude is...

 

Watercolor Exhibition

Visual Art   Oct 19 - Nov 8 2017

See works by new artists Anne, Clare C, Clare M, Dennis, Martha, Nalani and Wendy....

 

Extremities – Hamilton Fringe Festival 2017

Theatre   Oct 19-21 2017

Predator. Manipulator. Prisoner. Should he face justice or vengeance? When a group of friends...

 

The Ruapehu Art Awards

Exhibition   Oct 19-25 2017

The Ruapehu Art Awards is a National Art Competition held in Labour Weekend organized by the Twin...

 

Quarantine 4 – Hamilton Fringe Festival 2017

Theatre   Oct 19-21 2017

Four experts. One room. No escape. A long-form improvised horror from Apocalypse experts find a...

 

Musical Feast

Music   Oct 19 2017

Hear top young musicians from the Conservatorium of Music at the University of Waikato play in the...

 

Teen and young adults Drawing class - Friday 4.30pm-5.30pm

Craft   Oct 20 - Dec 8 2017

This Drawing class is aimed at teens and young adults who want to get drawing experience and to We...

 

Midnight Run – Hamilton Fringe Festival 2017

Film   Oct 20 2017

12 hour VHS movie marathon featuring a secret playlist! Stay up late and lose your eyeballs for 12...

 

Shaking Up Shakespeare – Hamilton Fringe Festival 2017

Workshop   Oct 21 2017

A workshop on how, why, when, and where to cut and paste Shakespeare in the contemporary MacLeod...

 

ARTWaikino

Sculpture   Oct 21-23 2017

Now in its 17th year, ARTWaikino is the largest art exhibition in the Hauraki area. It is a for A...

 

Cantata Vespers: Reformation 500

Music   Oct 21 2017

Choir and orchestra, directed by Rachael Griffiths-Hughes, present a special celebration of the of...

 

Roll On The Floor – Hamilton Fringe Festival 2017

Music   Oct 21 2017

Roll on the Floor productions present an improvisational experiment of dance, music, self and All...

 

Martin Poppelwell: Index

Visual Art   Oct 21 2017 - Jan 21 2018

This exhibition, toured by Hastings City Art Gallery, exhibits a new body of work from Bay artist...

 

Auckland Art Gallery Curator Talk: Ron Brownson

Visual Art   Oct 22 2017

Auckland Art Gallery Senior Curator Ron Brownson shares his favourites from the 'Ngaa...

 

WSA art school programme term four

Visual Art   Oct 24 - Dec 18 2017

Enrolments for term four at the WSA Art School, starting on the 24 October, are now open....

 

Spot The Difference – Hamilton Fringe Festival 2017

Theatre   Oct 25-27 2017

Antony is Samoan. Benny is Cook Island Maori. But no-one can tell the difference. Spot is...

 

Boot. – Hamilton Fringe Festival 2017

Theatre   Oct 25-27 2017

Boot, a play about rugby, and what it means to be a brother. Boot is a play that examines and a...

 

Beginner Burlesque 6 Week course

Dance   Oct 5 - Nov 9 2017

Beginner Burlesque 6 week course takes you through all the basics of Burlesque....

 

Watching Paint Dry – Hamilton Fringe Festival 2017

Visual Art   Oct 26-28 2017

Can modern man and woman even handle very little happening for a sustained period of time? Can one...

 

Hyped

Visual Art   Oct 28 - Nov 2 2017

Coming up to the end of a fantastic year, in celebration and success Rhiannon Jackson will be her...

 

Glass Shards – Hamilton Fringe Festival 2017

Music   Oct 28 2017

Come see the worst that modern music has to offer! Glass Shards at The Meteor Theatre! Don’t...

 

The David Merritt Poetry Experience – Hamilton Fringe Festival 2017

Music   Oct 28 2017

David Merritt - one of the nicest poet you’ll ever meet: he’s old and crinkled and by...

 

NZ Open Dance Championships

Dance   Oct 28-29 2017

Art, sport, glamour, determination, celebration. That’s the glitzy world of the 67th NZ Open...

 

Hamilton City Brass & Wellington City Salvation Army Brass Band - In Concert

Music   Oct 29 2017

Hamilton City Brass is thrilled to announce that they will be joined by one of New Zealand’s...

 

Hamilton Jazz Society (Inc) Presents Out Of The Blues

Music   Oct 29 2017

A standout band at the recent Bay of Islands Jazz and Blues Festival, Hamilton Jazz Society is to...

 

Stephen Sinclair "Remain in Light" Theatre

Theatre   Oct 26 - Nov 4 2017

A gripping, lyrical strikingly bold play by Stephen Sinclair (Ladies Night, The Sex Fiend, Meet :...

 

Romantic Masterpieces

Music   Oct 29 2017

Join some of Hamilton’s best young talent in a programme of loved classics. Under the baton...

 

Te Whaanau Maarama: The Heavenly Bodies

Exhibition   Apr 28 2016 - Jul 13 2018

This ground-breaking exhibition shines the spotlight on Maaori astronomy and examines the Maaori -...

 

Traditional Māori Korowai classes

Visual Art   Mar 6 - Nov 26 2017

Our Toi Paematua Raranga programme is based in the heart of the King Country (Waitomo) where and...

 

Beyond Thames Street Photographic Exhibition

Photography   May 2 - Nov 7 2017

Photographs on display are from a book published by two photographers, Phil Crawford and Mark a...

 

2017 National Contemporary Art Award

Ceramic   Jul 29 - Nov 5 2017

The National Contemporary Art Award can be described as brave, colourful and never shy, an award -...

 

Te Haerenga The Journey: Toward Te Whare Taonga o Waikato

Exhibition   Aug 5 - Nov 26 2017

Thirty years ago this October, a purpose-built museum opened in Grantham Street, Hamilton. This of...

 

Here, Now, Then, Always

Visual Art   Aug 9 - Oct 8 2017

Wallace Gallery Morrinsville James Wallace Arts Trust Collection Gallery 9th August - 8th -...

 

New Zealand Painting and Print Making Award 2018 - Entries are now open!

Visual Art   Aug 21 - Nov 14 2017

The Waikato Society of Arts is once again hosting the 2018 Painting and Printmaking Award with new...

 

The Cold Islanders

Exhibition   Aug 26 - Dec 3 2017

The physical adjustment to the cold winters of Aotearoa would have been difficult for Maaori, so...

 

Interwoven : Marise Rarere

Visual Art   Sep 1 - Oct 5 2017

Drawings in ink inspired by weaving...

 

Ngaa Taonga: Treasures from Waikato Museum Te Whare Taonga o Waikato

Photography   Sep 1 - Oct 29 2017

Thirty years ago, collections from the Waikato Historical Society and the Waikato Society of the o...

 

Linking the City

Exhibition   Sep 2 - Oct 15 2017

Hamilton’s ring road is almost complete. When Wairere Drive reaches Cobham Drive, the city a...

 

WHAKANAKONAKO: Enhance and Adorn

Visual Art   Sep 8 - Oct 9 2017

Whakanakonako is a diverse contemporary Māori art exhibition curated from a body of artworks by o...

 

Noises Off

Theatre   Sep 22 - Oct 7 2017

Hamilton Playbox present Noises Off, written by Michael Frayn and directed by Lawrie Johnson. This...

 

URBAN MĀURI Hamilton Exhibition

Exhibition   Sep 22 - Oct 7 2017

“Urban Māuri”, is a collaborative touring exhibition that presents Māori artists and...

 

Geometry

Exhibition   Sep 23 2017 - Jan 14 2018

Artists from almost every culture create art that is based upon geometric shapes. Everything in a...

 

Wandering and Meandering A Solo Exhibition by Santie Cronje

Visual Art   Sep 24 - Oct 24 2017

Solo Art Exhibition by Santie Cronje reflecting on ‘The art of relaxing in the great fishing...

 

Wei Lun Ha

Exhibition   Sep 29 - Oct 29 2017

Wallace Gallery Morrinsville is proud to present: Weilun Ha 29th September - 29th October a...

 

Drawing the line - Sybille Schlumbom

Visual Art   Sep 29 - Oct 18 2017

Drawing the line Staring out as a study in pencil, the works in this exhibition move on to what...

 

Improv Combat 2017

Theatre   Sep 3 - Oct 1 2017

Improv Combat is back at The Meteor for another year of Battles for Improv Supremacy! Every of...

 

Mayor's Music Matinee

Music   Jul 14 - Nov 10 2017

Hamilton City Council in conjunction with the University of Waikato and its Conservatorium of are...

 

Level 1 Burlesque with Sugar Spanx

Workshop   Sep 25 - Nov 11 2017

Come join seasoned burlesque performer and producer of the award-winning The Rock n Roll Circus, a...