Archive for the 'Entertainment' Category

After 20 years, Zealandia celebrates work of its foundation members

Press Release – Zealandia
Zealandia’s Foundation Members were honoured today at a special event to celebrate 20 years since the first seeds were planted to begin the community driven restoration project. Read more »

New episode: Friends with Unemployment Benefits.

Press Release – Poor Sailors Arts Collective
To get the Enterprise Allowance you need an ironclad, kiddie locked, solid business plan. Does BAM have what it takes to impress Able and become his own boss? Today we release episode four of the web series NZ Idle: Friends
with Unemployment Benefits. Read more »

Queen’s Birthday Jazz and Blues Festival in Upper Hutt

Press Release – Expressions Arts and Entertainment Centre
Expressions is pleased to announce the acts for its annual Queens Birthday Jazz and Blue Festival 6 days of sultry jazz and smooth blues. This year’s line-up is huge with two major acts from the United States of America and the addition of Sunday Soul, a free Community Concert on the Sunday night. Read more »

Bats: My Accomplice presents A Show About Superheroes

Press Release – my accomplice theatre
My Accomplice, winners of the Best Theatre at the 2013 Dunedin Fringe Awards bring back a case of the funnies in their latest comedy spectacle, A Show About Superheroes. Read more »

Opera brought to life outside concentration camp

Press Release – Victoria University of Wellington
Children and adults are coming together in a production exploring music actively suppressed and banned under the Nazi regime in the 1930s and 1940s. Read more »

Wiggles tickets now on sale

Press Release – The Wiggles
Tickets for The Wiggles’ Apples and Bananas tour are now on sale. Read more »

Sherpa: Blues & Oranges tour coming to Meow

Press Release – Noise PR
Following the announcement Sherpa’s album “Blues & Oranges” is to be released on May 16th comes the news the band is to take the album on the road this May. Read more »

National Geographic adventurers in two shows at Te Papa

Press Release – Skip Ink
Coral, Fire, & Ice: Explore Secret Underwater Worlds with David Doubilet
Wellington | Thurs 7 August | Te Papa National Museum (Soundings Theatre)
Bookings: 0800 111999 |
Read more »

Wellington Better Home & Living Show offers more variety

Press Release – Jade Promotions
The Wellington Better Home & Living Show is flourishing. Read more »

The Neo-Kalashnikovs at Bodega

Press Release – The Neo-Kalashnikovs
The Neo-Kalashnikovs (AKL) and Forcefields (WGTN) plan to decimate the North Island’s main centres; Auckland, Hamilton and Wellington in May (NZ music month). They aim to build local buzz around their new singles “Zeroing” & “Treat Me Right”. Read more »

Architecture & Design Film Festival coming to Embassy

Press Release – Rialto Cinemas
Rialto Cinemas and Design Onscreen are pleased to announce that the annual Resene Architecture & Design Film Festival is back for its third consecutive year. Read more »

Auditions seek eighteen children for Sound of Music tour

Press Release – Lunchbox Theatrical Productions
Auditions for a tour of The Sound of Music start on Tuesday at the Michael Fowler Centre from 10am. Read more »

Phoenix Foundation at James Cabaret, as part of EP release tour

Press Release – Under the Radar
UnderTheRadar Presents
The Phoenix Foundation – ‘Tom’s Lunch’ EP and Release Tour
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Party tricks and boring secrets – at Meow

Press Release – Drunken Piano
When Tourettes woke up one morning in 2012 in Skagaströnd, a small fishing village in Iceland, his thoughts were not occupied with the idea of sitting in a van driving around New Zealand with Ben Salter at some as yet to be determined date in the future. Read more »

Johnny Potts at Comedy Festival

Press Release – The Hair of the Dog
Lives will be changed at this year’s NZ International Comedy Festival when three of the country’s self-professed gurus hit the stage in a new show by award nominated Wellingtonian Jonny Potts. Read more »

Jackal at Valhalla in June

Press Release – Powertool Records

Single: Below – Bandcamp link
From the album ‘Castle in the Air’

For a young band, Jackal has a remarkable recorded legacy behind them, and an extraordinary commitment to music. Read more »

No drinking allowed at Easter movies – unless you’re eating as well


by Kate Larkindale
I thought it was important that all our Penthouse customers know what is happening over Easter weekend. The new liquor licensing laws that came into effect in December are making it so we are not permitted to sell alcohol on Good Friday or Easter Sunday unless you are at the cinema for a meal (and that’s not just a bowl of fries, apparently). Read more »

Harbour views from new $5m lounge at Westpac Stadium

stadium lounge

The Westpac Stadium has a new mezzanine lounge, with harbour views. Read more »

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