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Friday High Five Events!

Strange Behaviour: Behaving Strangely First Birthday

Our radio show Behaving Strangely has been rolling every Saturday on RadioActive.fm for a year now. Why not celebrate at our fave little dive bar. Hosts Robert Hattaway and B.Lo spinning tunes all night…

Free entry > Good vibes > Birthday 🎶✔

Laundry Cuba Street – 240 Cuba St, Te Aro, Wellington, New Zealand 6011 – Today from 20:00-03:00

 

Flesh tones: A Valentine’s Poetry Reading

Language has a lot of power. As letterpress printers who work with what language looks like, we know this well. Valentines Day is a time with a lot of hype and buzz around love, relationships, sex, but commercialised, normative discourses can crowd out other voices. This reading is our humble attempt to make some space to talk about these things frankly and honestly.

Collaboration with Aotearotica!

*New* issue Aotearotica available for sale,
Valentine’s letterpress cards and risque book marks.
Cash and carry.

A bit about the poets:

Chris Tse’s poetry has been widely published and anthologised in New Zealand and abroad. Chris is the author of two critically acclaimed collections of poetry published by Auckland University: How to be Dead in a Year of Snakes (winner of the Jessie Mackay Prize for Best First Book of Poetry and finalist at the 2016 Ockham New Zealand Book Awards), and He’s So MASC. His non-fiction writing and book reviews have appeared in Capital, Landfall, FishHead and The Dominion Post.

George Banach-Salas is a queer non-binary writer & artist living & working in their hometown of Te Whanganui-a-Tara. They suffer from imposter syndrome and survive anxiety by making a lot of self-deprecating jokes.

Emma Barnes lives and writes in the Aro Valley. They are into pashing, poetry and powerlifting.

Koha entry

The Old Shebang – 93 Aro Street, Wellington, New Zealand 6012 – Today from 18:00-20:00

 

Free Friday BBQ – Glasshouse Bar and Grill

We host a free BBQ at the Glasshouse Bar and Grill every Friday.
Everyone is Welcome!

Glasshouse Bar & Grill – 24 Hawkestone St Thorndon, Wellington, New Zealand 6011- Today from 16:00-17:00

Exhibition opening: Passages

Please join us for the opening of Passages: Luke Fowler, Florian Hecker, Susan Philipsz, Adam Art Gallery’s first exhibition for 2019 curated by Stephen Cleland.

The Gallery will be open between 5.30 and 7.30pm. A reception will be held from 6pm at Milk & Honey Café, located immediately opposite the Gallery, with speeches at 6.30pm.

The exhibition will be opened by Dugal McKinnon, composer and Deputy Director in Composition and Sonic Arts at New Zealand School of Music—Te Kōkī, Victoria University of Wellington.

This event is sponsored by Spade Oak Winery and Tuatara Brewery.

Adam Art Gallery – Victoria University of Wellington Gate 3, Kelburn Parade – Today from 17:30-20:00

Thread Bonfire Night

It’s summer, so naturally we must have a bonfire! Bring your friends, eat some fish and chips and roast some marshmallows!

Please let us know you’re coming at bonfire2019.eventbrite.co.nz so we know how many marshmallows to buy. Can’t wait to see you there!

Princess Bay – The Esplanade, 6002 – Today from 19:00-21:30