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Sand Hill Studio Gallery 170 Heads Rd. Wed – Fri 12pm – 4pm, Sat 12 – 2pm or Ph: 06 347 8442. www.sandhillgallery.co.nz Sarjeant Gallery Queens Park Mon – Sun, 10.30am – 4.30 pm. www.sarjeant.org.nz

Community Art Centre Behind Left Bank Art Supplies 19 Taupo Quay David Traub Glass | The Glass Factory NZ 21 Kings Ave, Wanganui. Open daily by appointment Art work, gifts and classes Ph: 021 113 7970. www.glass-newzealand.co.nz Edith Gallery Whanganui UCOL, entrance from Taupō Quay Tue–Fri 10am–3pm, Sat 11am–1pm (closed Sun – Mon) | www.ucol.ac.nz Gallery on Guyton 62 Guyton Street, Wanganui Tue-Sat 11am-4pm or as advertised. Next to Paiges Book Gallery Leftbank Art Supplies | Studio & Gallery Community Art Centre 19 Taupō Quay Tues–Fri 12–4pm, & some Sat’s 10am–2pm Ph 06 345 0949. [email protected] Louise Herdman | Mosaic Artist and Tutor Regular workshops and art for sale Cnr Rutland St & Drews Ave 10am–3pm Saturdays and by appointment ph 027 375 4715. www.mosaicpictures.co.nz McNamara Gallery Photography 190 Wicksteed Street, Whanganui 11am – 3pm Tue – Sat www.mcnamara.co.nz

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Space Gallery & Studios 64 Taupo Quay Reopens 16 Nov, Tue-Sat 12-4pm Ph 027 3718595 www.spacestudiogallery.co.nz Space Monster – Music Cnr Rutland & Drews Ave, Whanganui. Facebook: Space Monster Whanganu. Sue Cooke Gallery 68a Guyton St, Whanganui. Open by appointment or as advertised. Synergy Glass & Clay Design Gallery Raewyn Roberts 66 Liverpool St, Wanganui Open Fridays 12–6pm and weekends 10am–4pm or by arrangement | 021 266 8803 Whanganui Regional Museum Watt Street, Wanganui Hours: 10am – 4.30pm daily. NOW FREE TO ALL VISITORS www.wrm.org.nz WHMilbank Gallery Open most days. 1B Bell St. Ph: 027 628 6877 [email protected] Jimi & Lisa Walsh | Glass & Art Studio/Gallery 49 Main Road, Waverley Township Open most days 10am – 5pm Ph: 027 684 3641

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Jet Sprint Championships Round 1 – 27 Dec 2013 Round 5 – 5 April 2014 Wanganui Opera Week 6–18 January 2014 Wanganui Cricket Festival 3–25 January 2014

33 George St, Palmerston North

Annabel Neall: Geological Impressions Fri 1 Nov; Reception for artist 5-7pm. 1-26 Nov, 10am-5pm M-F, Sat to 3pm. Paintings of geological features covering a variety of landscapes in the North Island; the volcanic landscapes of Hawaii’s Big Island; geological exposures in Mexico; and rock formations from central Australia.

Vintage Weekend 18–20 January 2014 Whanganui Summer Programme January and February Artists Open Studios Whanganui March 22–23 & 29–30 2014

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Chronicle Glass Gallery & Studio 2 Rutland St Mon – Fri 9am-5pm, Sat 9am – 4pm, Sun 10am – 3pm www.chronicleglass.co.nz

Rayner Brothers Gallery 52 Guyton Street, Whanganui. Wed – Fri 12pm – 4pm, Sat 10am – 1pm. www.raynerbrothers.com

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Black Sand Studio & Gallery | Jilly Hare 1653 State Highway 3, Old Maxwell School, RD 4, Wanganui Hrs: Closed Mon, Tues am. www. blacksandstudio.co.nz

Cemetery Circuit 26 December 2013


Quay Gallery Upstairs in the new I-site Wanganui Visitor’s Centre, 31 Taupō Quay Weekdays 8.30am – 5pm, Sat/Sun 9am – 3pm

Art & Framing 19 Taupō Quay. Mon – Fri 9am – 5pm, Sat 9.30am – 1pm Ph: 06 348 4460. www.artandframing.co.nz

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Mangaweka "Yellow Church" Gallery, SH1 Resident Artist Richard Aslett Open weekends, & most other days. www.freewebs.com/mangawekagallery


Galleries, Museums & Venues

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November Cover Image Sign for Amdram’s dinner theatre.

Puanga Whanganui Matariki Festival June 2014

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Festival of Glass September 6–14 2014


Hoop Nation Labour Weekend – Oct 2014

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Saturday 30 November - 2pm

See I-Site Wanganui for details on all events.



Aroha String Quartet Near and Far(r)

Phone 348 0157

Event Guide

Tue 19 Nov, 7.30pm Prince Edward Auditorium, Wanganui Collegiate School Works by NZ’s Gareth Farr, China’s Zhou Long and classics by Mozart and Debussy. Tickets Wanganui Opera House. Adults: $25, CMW subs: $20, Students: $5.




NZ ARMY BAND presents:

‘Hometown Heroes’

Tue 26 Nov, 7.30pm Royal Whanganui Opera House

An evening of music and entertainment featuring our very own Kyle Lawson & Matthew Huirua. 50% of profits to Brass Wanganui. Adults $25, Seniors & FOH $20, child $2

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our brand new studios. Enjoy refreshments & live music from local musicians.


Sat 16 Nov, Opening 5.30pm to 22 Nov Space Studio & Gallery New works by local artist Sandy de Kock

Sat 2 & Sun 3 Nov, 10am–4pm Sue Cooke - Artists’ Gallery, 68a Guyton St, Whanganui An exhibition of handmade postcards by children in response to The Paradise Project and environmental concerns.

WORKING SPACE Sat 2 Nov, opening 3pm to 10 Nov, 10am–3pm Quay School of the Arts, UCOL Cnr Wicksteed & Dublin Sts Bachelor Of Fine Arts 4, Graduate Diploma Of Fine Arts, Diploma in Glass Design & Production with Bachelor of Fine Arts Year 3 2013

NO INHIBITIONS Sat 2 Nov, Opening 5pm to 10 Nov, 10am–3pm daily Wanganui Glass School, cnr Wicksteed & Liverpool Sts A showcase of contemporary glass works. Alice Williams, Katherine Robinson, Maria Rincon.

LEARNING THE LANGUAGE OF VOLCANOES Tue 5 to Sat 10 Nov, 11am–4pm Gallery on Guyton 62 Guyton Street Video installation of the Taranaki coast which is a part of a group exhibition, Littoral Drift

23 Wed 6 Nov, Opening 5pm to 12 Nov Ucol Atrium, 16 Rutland St Bachelor of Computer Graphic Design & Graduate Diploma in Animation 2013 Exhibition.

UNZIP Thu 7 Nov, opening 5pm to 17 Nov, Mon–Fri 8.30am–5pm, Sat–Sun 9am–3pm 1-Site, 31 Taupō Quay entrance Portfolio Exhibition Computer Graphic Design Postgraduate Diploma. Camillia Afele, Jin Lee, Christodolous Moisa, Varun Sharma, Prue Singh-Nagra



THE PLAYHOUSE Sat 23 Nov, opening 5.30pm to 29 Nov Space Studio & Gallery Carmen Simmonds. An exhibition of glass objects that are the result of this years research into experiential memory and are the final examination for my Master of Art and Design.

VANESSA EDWARDS & FRIENDS Sat 30 Nov, Opening 5.30pm to 13 Dec Space Studios & Gallery A group show of local artists

O N G OI N G E X HIBITIONS JERUSALEM To 9 Nov Rayner Brothers Gallery Featuring all new works by Paul Rayner.

SNAPSHOT: New Zealand Glass 2013 To 13 Nov, Quay Gallery As part of the Wanganui Festival of Glass 2013, the Sarjeant Gallery Te Whare o Rehua and the Wanganui Glass Group are staging a small selected exhibition that showcases the work of a number of artists working in glass from around the country.

WHMILBANK GALLERY Compass + Points To 24 Nov Scott McFarlane & Warren Viscoe, Jo Bloggs & Fane Flaws + Lance Hayes & Paul Rayner, Simon Edwards & Julia Morrison. Dennis K Turner – Portfolio of 1992 Pacific Motif To 10 April 2014

Sarjeant Gallery ADRIAN JACKMAN: Minimal Wave

Fri 8 – 29 Nov, 11am–3pm McNamara Gallery Photography Ann Noble. The shadow and/or its absence, work to create a parallel visual text that speaks to the monumental residue of Hiroshima and Nagasaki while paying homage to the notion of words and the beauty of the letterpress printing process.

16 Nov to 2 March Auckland based painter Adrian Jackman was artist-in-residence at Tylee Cottage from March to May 2012. This exhibition features abstract paintings inspired by a local palette of colours drawn from the natural and built environment in Wanganui.


To 24 Nov Work made by school children inspired by Other Voices Other Rooms, an exhibition focused on the theme of home. A bright colour-filled celebration of creativity and artistic expression.

Fri 8 Nov, opening 5.30pm, Viewing 11–15 Nov, 10am to 2pm UCOL, Henry D Bennett Building, Level 4, Cnr Drews Ave & Taupō Quay An exhibition by the Bachelor of Computer Graphic Design Honours & Masters students of the Whanganui School of Design

CREATIVE SPACE RECENT WORK Thu 14–21 Nov, 10am–4pm Community Arts Center Paintings and 3D work from the weekly sessions of our inclusive group.

NO ORDINARY MUG Fri 15 Nov, Opening 5.30pm Rayner Brothers Gallery An exhibition featuring new ceramic works by Rick Rudd.

SPACE IS BACK! Sat 16 Nov, Opening 5.30pm Space Studio & Gallery Please join us to celebrate the official re-opening of Space and the launch of


KERMADEC Lines in the Ocean To 8 Jan New work by nine artists from the South Pacific, inspired by a unique expedition along the Kermadec Trench undertaken as part a project of the Global Ocean Legacy programme of the Pew Environment Group. This organisation is committed to raising awareness about one of the greatest, least known, natural ocean wilderness areas on the planet.

JOAN GREHAN To 2 March A small tribute exhibition of paintings by the late Whanganui artist Joan Grehan, 1920 – 2007.

THE FINE ART OF GIVING To Mar Two wonderful pieces of late 18th Century Italian Furniture known as the Medici Secretaire and Bureau Bookcase and Lord Leverhulme’s gift of William Richmond’s A Greek Water Carrier in Egypt.

Whanganui Regional Museum YOUR TREASURES To Mar 2014 Your Treasures is a new exhibition that highlights some of the Whanganui Regional Museum’s new acquisitions received in 2012.

LIVING OCEANS To Mar 2014 Living Oceans is an exhibition of sea creatures that uses curriculum-based education programmes and public programmes to promote ocean conservation and health.

MINKISI To April 2014 Art & Belief in West and Central Africa. Dramatic and provocative statues and masks owned by Whanganui collector Desmond Bovey.

EVE N T S THE RIVER TRADERS,  WHANGANUI'S MARKET BY THE RIVER Saturdays 9am–1pm | Market Place. Including the Whanganui Farmers Market with local food producers alongside the best of local enterprise. Art, craft, books, jewellery, come for breakfast, stay for lunch.


Fri 1 Nov, 7pm till late Savage Club Hall, 65 Drews Ave. club night theme Loud shirts Short skirts BYO drinks & nibbles. $10/$5 members. www.wanganuimusiciansclub.co.nz


Sat 2 Nov, 1.30pm Paige’s Book Gallery, 60 Guyton St Creative projects, Christmas cake, and discussion. Last meeting for 2013. Enquiries 06 348 9095. www.steadanddaughters.com

LAWRENCE ARABIA  Sat 2 Nov, 7pm till late Savage Club Hall, 65 Drews Ave. Whanganui Musicians Club. Lawrence Arabia NZ tour. Great new Kiwi pop, $15/ $10 members. HALLOWEEN PARTY  Sat 2 Nov, 7.30pm Roam Café & Arena Bar, 30 Drews Ave Whanganui's own WICCA BEES will be playing on the night - along with DJ RA. Tickets $10.00 - includes first beer or wine free for those in costume...buy your tickets before the day and go into the draw to win a $20.00 Cafe Lunch Voucher. Door sales if not sold out. SPACEMONSTER

Sat 2 Nov, 9pm, THE BONIWELLS Tue 5 Nov, 8pm, FUYUKOS FABLES Sat 9 Nov, 9pm, THE ALL SEEING HAND Fri 22 Nov, 8pm, LUCKLESS (AUCK) Sat 23 Nov, 9pm, SURF FRIENDS Thu 28 Nov, 9pm, CAVE (CHICAGO, U.S.A)


Sat 2 – Sun 3 Nov, 10am–4pm 11 Mannington Road Large range of Garden Artworks in many mediums for sale THIS WEEKEND ONLY. Cash, Cheque or

Nov 2013

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Eftpos accepted, Free entry. 'Don’t miss this opportunity as it only happens once a year!'

Anniversary Variety Concert with special guests Aria (Vocal Trio) and Jeanli Boessenkool (Harp), in support of the Hospital Chaplaincy. Adults $15. Children free.


Sat 2 & Sun 3 Nov, 7.30pm and 2pm Heritage House An evening/afternoon of music hall songs, with guest artists. Audience encouraged to dress up and join in singalongs.

HIT THE LIGHTS Sat 2 & Sun 3 Nov, 5pm Opera House Some excellent dancing. 140 dancers. A great soundtrack with tons of variety. A fun show suitable for all young and old. Tickets from $11–$15 Book Opera House. NAIROBI TRIO  NATIONAL TOUR 2013 Thu 7 Nov, 7.30pm Opera House NZ’s favourite Jazz Entertainers mark their 24th year with violin, guitar and double bass create the Trio’s own brand of very accessible jazz. Bookings Opera House.


Fri 8 Nov, from 6.30pm, show starts 8.30pm Roam Café & Arena Bar, 30 Drews Ave. Comedy Night, Tickets $20. Purchase tickets before the night and go in the draw to win $20.00 cafe voucher. Dinner available from 6pm, full bar service.


Fri 8 Nov, 7pm Jolt Café 2nd Friday of every month. Enjoy great coffee and great music.


 Music  Film

Theatre  / Entertainment

MINIMAL WAVE  Sun 17 Nov, 11am Sarjeant Gallery Adrian Jackman, Artist-in-Residence at Tylee Cottage from March to May 2012 will give a floor talk in conversation with Curator/ Public Programmes Manager Greg Donson around his post Tylee exhibition Minimal Wave WANGANUI MUSIC SOCIETY

Sun 17 Nov, 2pm St. Paul’s Hall, Cook St. Wind quintets by Mozart and Beethoven coordinated by Sam Baker. $5 admission. Please bring a plate.


Mon 18 Nov, 7pm Whanganui Regional Museum Taylorville, Campbelltown, Durie Hill – Life on the other side. Using photographs from the Museum collection Kyle Dalton continues his series on the suburbs of Whanganui with a look at those who chose to live on the other side of the river.

AROHA STRING QUARTET Near And Far(r) Tue 19 Nov, 7.30pm Prince Edward Audi, Collegiate School Works by NZ's Gareth Farr, China's Zhou Long and classics by Mozart and Debussy. Adults $25, CMW subs $20, students $5.


Sat 23 Nov, 11am–3pm Sarjeant Gallery In association with Kermadec – Lines in the Ocean, an exhibition of new work by nine artists from the South Pacific, the Gallery will be alive with music, dance and demonstrations by Pasifika peoples.



Tue 12 Nov, 7.30pm. Opera House

Sat 23 Nov, 7pm till late Savage Club Hall, 65 Drews Ave, UCOL music school flash their talents. $5 entry, proceeds to food bank..

Fri 15 Nov, 7pm Whanganui Regional Museum This Movember at the museum it's Klazzmatic Boogie Orchestra. Come down and enjoy a 9 piece brass funksoul extravaganza!

FLOOR TALK: Kermadec – Lines in the Ocean

Sat 16 Nov, 2.30pm Sarjeant Gallery Participants will talk about their unique voyage to the remote Kermadec Islands and the impact of this experience as a catalyst for the wonderful array of artworks in the exhibition.

MURDER AT THE MUSIC HALL Sat 16 – 30 Nov Amdram Musical Theatre, Guyton St. Old time Music Hall, with all it's verve and sparkle. Suddenly someone drops dead! Everyone is a suspect. Who done it? Dinner Theatre and Evening show 7pm, Sunday 2pm. Bookings Opera House. www.amdram.org.nz


Sat 16 Nov, 2 pm Trinity Methodist Church Wanganui Lyric Singers present a 40th


Get creative

 Community / Cultural  Talks

CHRISTMAS PARADE  Sat 30 Nov, 2pm Victoria Avenue. Wanganui’s favourite community event once again graces our streets, creating fun for the kids.

CHRISTMAS AT THE RACES Sat 30 Nov, 9.30am – 7pm Wanganui Racecourse

PATRICK RICHARDSON  & SAM BAKEr Sun 1 Dec, 3pm | Sarjeant Gallery Dazzling Romantic and 20th Century works for clarinet and piano by composers Brahms, Debussy and Gerald Finzi. Gallery Members $5, non-members $7.50 Tickets Sarjeant Gallery. Sarjeant fundraiser.


Sat 9 Nov, 5.30pm War Memorial Hall, Watt St. Cultural night of India with food, a cultural program and Henna available plus entertainment from Jimmy Nathu and team from Wellington. Free entry, food at minimum cost. www.wanganuimulticultural.co.nz


7pm, Davis Lecture Theatre, Whanganui Regional Museum (unless otherwise stated). Admittance to members only (unless otherwise stated). 2013 Half-year memberships now available for $45 or try a 3-Film Sampler for $30. More info: whanganuifilmsociety.org.nz

NZ SHORT FILMS Mon 4 Nov, 8pm Showcasing NZ's finest short films including Taika Waititi's Two Cars, One Night and Tama Tu. 2003-10 | M | 90mins

AGM Mon 4 Nov, 8.30pm Whanganui Film Society AGM to follow NZ Short Films. All members & intending members welcome.

MERRY CHRISTMAS MR LAWRENCE Mon 11 Nov, 7pm Stars David Bowie as a NZ Major imprisoned in a WWII Japanese PoW camp. Drama | UK/Japan | 1983 | M | 123mins

PORTRAIT OF PALESTINE Tue 19 Nov, 7pm Three films provide a rare insight into Palestinian lives, music, culture, hopes, dreams & fears. 2001-07 | E | 93mins

Closing Night: Solaris

Sat 23 Nov, 7.30pm Christ Church, Wicksteed St. A concert of classical Christmas music and carols . Harp, organ and piano. Choirs and solo performances – Superb lineup of talent. Adults $20 children free. Tickets Opera House and door sales

NZ ARMY BAND  HOMETOWN HEROES Tue 26 Nov, 7.30pm Opera House An evening of music and entertainment featuring Kyle Lawson & Matthew Huirua. 50% of profits to Brass Wanganui. Adults $25, Seniors & FOH $20, child $2

A CHRISTMAS CAROL Fri 29 Nov – 7 Dec Repertory Theatre, 4 Ridgway St. Scrooge comes to Rep in this exciting new adaptation. Book now at the Royal Wanganui Opera House www.wanganuirepertorytheater. co.nz

Mon 25 Nov, 7pm Tarkovsky's visionary sci-fi classic is a profound voyage into both outer and inner space... USSR | 1972 | PG | 167mins

OP P ORTU NITIES MANGAWEKA FAKES & FORGERIES 2013 Re-create your Favourite Masterpiece! Top prize of $500 with $100 runner up plus other great prizes. Entries Close 10th Nov, Exhibition Opens 16th Nov. Entry forms and all details at; www. freewebs.com/mangawekagallery

GALLERY ON GUYTON 62 Guyton Street Gallery space available for 1, 2, 3 & 4 weekly rentals. Phone Rena on 027 310 2055 www.facebook.com/ Gallery onGuyton

MARTON ARTS AND CRAFTS Stalls available for artists/craftspeople at Marton Arts Christmas Village, Sun Dec 8, 10 to 4 pm $15 per stall. Book now, contact Stephanie email to [email protected] txt or phone 027 860 2729