Archive for the 'Entertainment' Category

Triumphs and Other Alternatives at Hannah Playhouse

Press Release – Muscle Mouth
a little bit of obsession, a little bit of grandness, a lot of dramatic sweat Read more »

Search for city’s funniest face

Press Release – Raw Comedy Quest
The Wellington Raw Comedy Quest is returning to the capital to find Wellington’s funniest face for 2015. Read more »

Estère releases ‘I Spy’ remix

Press Release – Aston Road
One year ago, out of her bedroom in Wellington, Estère released her self-produced/self-titled album as a free download featuring the lead single ‘I Spy’. Read more »

Thunderbirds Are Go, on TV2

Photo: Brians (Voice artist – Kayvan Novak)

Press Release – TVNZ
5,4,3,2,1….! The highly anticipated Thunderbirds Are Go launches on TV2. Read more »

Hourly bell ringing to mark 47th anniversary of Wahine disaster

Press Release – Museum Of Wellington City and Sea
Survivors, the families and rescuers of the Wahine Disaster will be reunited to mark the 47th anniversary of New Zealand’s worst maritime disaster on 10 April. Read more »

Record 200 exhibitors at Better Home & Living Show in Westpac Stadium

Press Release – Wellington Better Home and Living show
Jade Promotions, the largest provider of home, garden and lifestyle shows in New Zealand, announced today that the Wellington Better Home & Living Show will be its largest yet. Read more »

Eco Fashion Week in Hutt City

Press Release – Hutt City Council
New Zealand’s only eco fashion designer runway event is to be held in Lower Hutt from 9-13 June. Read more »

Dancing like it’s 1999 … at Bats

Press Release – Elephant Publicity

The Bakery presents
a New Zealand Comedy Trust creative comedy initiative
Chris Parker in
NO MORE DANCING IN THE GOOD ROOM
Directed by Jo Randerson
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Late night comedy at Bats

Press Release – Bats Theatre
PlayShop is pleased to announce the return of its flagship show, LIVE – late-night improvised comedy without limits, fast, physical, and unpredictable, and performed every Friday night. A team of 4 skilled actors and a musician create spontaneous theatre with nothing but each other, the audience, and their fiendish imaginations. Read more »

Documentary Edge Festival announces premieres

Press Release – Documentary Edge Festival
As the release date for mile-stone 10-year-anniversary of the Documentary Edge Festival approaches, we are pleased to announce the New Zealand Premiere of The Yes Men Are Revolting, the critically acclaimed third chapter by comedic-political activists The Yes Men. Read more »

Empire cinema reopening in May

Press Release – Empire Cinema
A date has been set for reopening one of Wellington’s oldest suburban cinemas. Read more »

Te Papa sends Kupe exhibition to Hastings

Press Release – Te Papa
A Te Papa touring exhibition celebrating a great Polynesian voyager’s connections with New Zealand opens at the Hastings City Art Gallery this weekend. Read more »

Wellington Zoo welcomes one-year-old red panda from Hamilton

panda

Press Release – Wellington Zoo
Wellington Zoo welcomed an important new addition this week – a one-year-old female Red Panda named Khusi. Read more »

Not only Cuba Dupa, but also parking restrictions and road closures

Press Release – Wellington City Council
It’s the final party of the summer; CubaDupa in Wellington’s Cuba Precinct this weekend will transform Cuba Street into a playground of adventure, light, sound and taste. Read more »

Free half-hour show at Opera House for two days of Cuba Dupa

Press Release – Barbarian Productions


Thomas LaHood and Jo Randerson of Barbarian Productions. Photo Owen McCarthy.

Cuba Dupa festival is launching on the 28th and 29th of March and Barbarian is joining the celebrations by premiering a new work called Grand Opening, in the Wellington Opera House. Read more »

Future-band at Cuba Dupa with instruments from seventh dimension

Press Release – The Maple

The Beop, who will perform at this year’s Cuba Dupa, are a band like no other. Performing with extra-ordinary instruments from the 7th dimension, they communicate their songs through time via a hi-tech physical structure that enables their transmogrification to bring electronic future-punk to the people of the 21st Century. Read more »

Brooke Fraser at Opera House in June

Press Release – Noise PR

In her second major announcement of the past few days, Brooke Fraser unveils official news of her return to tour New Zealand in June. She will appear at Wellington’s Opera House on 26 June. Read more »

”Unfinished inventions” exhibition for CubaDupa

Press Release – In Good Company
In Good Company co¬working and gallery space is proud to be partnering with Wellington superstars during the Cuba Dupa street carnival. Read more »

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