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Galleries & Museums Cook’s Gallery: Home of Wanganui Arts Society Saturdays 10 am to 4 pm. Trafalgar Place, off Ridgway St Phone 06 345 7757 www.wanganuiartsociety.co.nz COSMOPOLITAN GLASS STUDIO Wed – Sat, 10am - 3pm or by appointment 3 Rutland Street Lyndsay Patterson and Katie Brown Ph. (06) 347 1921; [email protected] Creations Gallery 25A Drews Avenue, Whanganui Open Wed-Sun 10am-3pm Six different artists in a creative environment Phone: 06 348-4229 Edith Gallery Open weekdays if exhibition in situ. Edith Gallery, Whanganui UCOL, Taupo Quay entrance. Glenys Main [email protected] for further particulars FINE ARTS WHANGANUI GALLERY 17 Taupo Quay Sat 9.00 – 3.00 Tues – Fri and Sun 10.00 - 3.00 Closed Monday except public holidays www.fineartswhanganui. com Contact: 06 3482080 / 027 517 7340 Flying Dog Studio Gallery 21 Drews Ave, upstairs. Thurs - Sat 10am - 2pm (hours may vary). Or by appointment PH 027 2557228 www.emmacunningham.co.nz

Ivan Vostinar Gallery and Studio 7 Rangiora St, Castlecliff Tuesday – Saturday, 10am – 2pm Other times by appointment Ph: 06 927 6828 / 021 256 9236 www.vostinar.com Leftbank Art Supplies 19 Taupō Quay Mon – Fri 10am – 4pm Sat 10am to 1pm Ph 06 345 0949 [email protected] MacARTney Gallery 57 Victoria Avenue, Whanganui Weds - Sat 11 am -2pm PH 0276844215 www.facebook.com/marionmacArt MiNZ Shop/Gallery Mon-Fri, 9am – 5pm 139 Victoria Avenue Contacts: green.gables206@xtra. co.nz [email protected] P. S. Lill Artist Gallery Victoria Court, 94 Victoria Avenue Monday – Friday 10.30am – 2.30pm Gallery and Print Studio The artist is at the gallery Thursdays & Fridays Ph 027 739 7234 www.facebook.com/ PSLillArtistGallery Quartz Museum Of Studio Ceramics - Rick Rudd Foundation 8 Bates Street, Whanganui Tues-Sun 10.30am-4pm By appointment 06 348 5555 Free Admission www.quartzmuseum.org.nz Rayner Brothers Gallery 52 Guyton Street, Whanganui. Wed – Fri 12pm – 4pm, Sat 10am – 1pm. www.raynerbrothers.com Renata’s Art & Framing 17 Taupō Quay. Mon 12.00pm – 4.00pm, Tue – Fri 10am – 5.00pm, Sat 9.30am – 1pm Ph: 06 348 4463 www.artandframing.co.nz

Sarjeant Gallery Te Whare o Rehua Whanganui Sarjeant on the Quay 38 Taupo Quay Mon - Sun, 10.30am - 4.30pm Also upstairs in the i-site, Wanganui Visitor’s Centre, 31 Taupo Quay Weekdays 8.30am - 5pm, Sat/Sun 9am-3pm www.sarjeant.org.nz

WHMilbank Gallery 1b Bell Street Open Tues – Sun 11 am–5pm. A call first would ensure we are open, or to make an alternative time to view. Ph: 027 628 6877 [email protected]

Space Gallery & Studios 64 Taupō Quay Tues – Thurs 10am – 2pm Friday 12 – 4pm. Ph 027 371 8595 www.spacestudiogallery.co.nz

Jimi & Lisa Walsh Glass & Art Studio Main street, Waverley Open most days 027 684 3641

Out of Town Galleries

Yellow Church Gallery SH1, Mangaweka. Resident Artist Richard Aslett. Weekends & most other days 10am–5pm 06 382 5774 / 027 526 6612 www.freewebs.com/ mangawekagallery

Sue Cooke Gallery & Studio 68A Guyton St. Open 1–5pm Mon–Fri or by appointment www.suecooke.co.nz TREE: Object/Space/Desire 37 Taupo Quay Open Thur, Fri and Sat 10-2 Or by appointment Ph: 027 873 3673 www.treeobjectspace.com Two Sisters Make 55 Ridgway Street Saturdays 10 - 2pm ph 0276533857 twosistersmake.com Whanganui Arts – At The Centre 19 Taupō Quay, Whanganui. Phone Lidy for bookings: 027 215 1404 EFTPOS and credit card facilities www.whanganuiarts.com

For a full list of future annual events go to: www.awaeventguide.co.nz. See I-Site Wanganui for details on all events. Festival of Cultures October www.mainstreetwanganui.co.nz McDonald’s Mud Muster Sat 15 October 2016 www.mudmuster.co.nz Diwali Cultural Night November UCOL End of Year Exhibitions November www.ucol.ac.nz Mainstreet Christmas Parade November www.mainstreetwanganui.co.nz Billy Webb Challenge December www.billywebbchallenge.co.nz Christmas Late Night Shopping www.mainstreetwanganui.co.nz Cemetery Circuit 26 December Annually

Wanganui Community Choir

Wanganui Arts Society Trafalgar Place, Wanganui Opening: Monday & Tuesday 10am Noon; Saturdays 10am-3pm.

“Sing 25”

Whanganui Regional Museum Watt Street, Wanganui. Hours: 10am – 4.30pm daily. NOW FREE TO ALL VISITORS www.wrm.org.nz

Community Education Wanganui Bing Harris & Co. Ltd Building, Taupo Quay, (opp: Community Arts Centre) Wanganui

A Celebration of Song CONCERT

Enrol NOW for Term 3

New this term: Beekeeping, Chinese Language & Culture, Conversational English, Drypoint Printmaking, Fabric Taxidermy, Group Singing, Microsoft Excel – Advanced, Pacific Island Cooking

For further details please contact Community Education 345 4717, or see their website www.wanganuices.org.nz

CONCERT Wanganui Community Choir

SPACE ODDITIES The Rayner Brothers

Lady Annie Wilson Sarjeant Gallery


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NZ Masters Games Whanganui 2017 www.nzmg.com Whanganui Summer Programme January 2017 Wanganui Opera Week January 2017 www.wanganuioperaweek.co.nz Vintage Weekend January 2017 www.mainstreet.co.nz Artists Open Studios March 2017 www.openstudios.co.nz New Zealand School Triathlon Championships 29th – 31st March 2017 Whanganui www.schooltrichamps.co.nz M2C Mountains to Sea Race April 2017 Ohakune-Whanganui www.m2c.kiwi.nz FibreArts NZ April 2017 www.fibreartsnz.com/whanganui The Great Bason Fair! Bason Botanic Gardens 2018 www.basonbotanicgardens.org.nz

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Shannon Atkin • Jeanli Boessenkool • Ukelele Orchestra BAROQUE TO BROADWAY Sat 20 Aug, 4.30pm, Sarjeant Gallery, The Schola Sacra Choir & Youth Chorus (See listing for details)

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“Sing 25”

Central Baptist Church, 285 Wicksteed St • Tickets from The Royal Wanganui Opera House


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JOANNA MARGARET PAUL: I AM AN OPEN WINDOW Tue 2 Aug, 7.30pm, Sarjeant Gallery

With his quartet: Roger Manins on sax, Mark Lockett on drums and Johnny Lawrence on bass. For ticket information visit www.danbolton.net

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CONTINUING EXHIBITIONS BORN & RAISED PASIFIKA Sat 30 July to Sat 6 Aug Whanganui Arts @ The Centre PETER SHEPHERD Wed – Sun throughout August; 10am – 3pm Creations Art Gallery n’ Gifts Featured artist of the month, he will exhibit/sell a range of his stunning highly sought after artworks, including furniture, copper, garden art and jewellery. A BIRD WITHOUT A CAGE

Sat 6 Aug, 5.30pm Opening To Fri 12 Aug Space Studio & Gallery Space Studio & Gallery/ Wanganui UCOL Creative Degrees Emerging Artist Recipient presents an installation investigating materials and space; addressing the architecture of the gallery in subtle ways using found materials. www.spacestudiogallery.co.nz WANGANUI ARTS SOCIETY TUESDAY GROUP Sat 6 to Tue 30 Aug Saturdays 10am to 3 pm Mondays & Tuesdays 10am to Noon Cooks Gallery, Wanganui Members of our Tuesday Group will feature their work, a wide variety of media and subject matter. POETICS Wed 10 to Sat 27 Aug Whanganui Arts @ The Centre An exhibition of Artists’ books, a tribute to Yoka van Dijk. THE CHAIR IS AN ISLAND DARLING Fri 12 Aug, 5.30pm Opening To Sat 27 Aug Rayner Brothers Gallery New drawings by Sarah Williams RaynerBrothers.com THE RAYNER BROTHERS’ SPACE ODDITIES Sat 13 Aug, 5.30pm Opening To Fri 26 Aug Space Studio & Gallery www.spacestudiogallery.co.nz JUNCTURE Fri 26 Aug, 5.30 pm Opening To Fri 23 Sept Fine Arts Whanganui A collection of water colour paintings focusing on the exploration of potential future architectural environments. https://www. facebook.com/ fineartswhanganui/?fref=ts ONCE UPON A VIXEN Sat 27 Aug, 5.30pm Opening To Fri 2 Sept Space Studio & Gallery New paintings by Manawatu artist Nicola Gregory exploring concepts of solitude and identity through narrative www.spacestudiogallery.co.nz


Space Studio & Gallery Anthony Davies’ 36 Lithographs of current events www. spacestudiogallery.co.nz/ anthony-davies-plight-innocent/ GLEN HAYWARD: SUPER ORDINARY To Sun 4 September Quay Gallery, 31 Taupo Quay New and selected wood carvings by Glen Hayward who was artist-inresidence at Tylee Cottage in late 2014. LANDSCAPES FROM ABOVE To Wed 31 Aug, 8am to 4pm Yellow House Café, cnr of Dublin & Pitt Street A series of digital paintings by Pauline Neilson as seen from the skies above the NZ landscape. SARJEANT GALLERY TE WHARE O REHUA WHANGANUI BEARDS, BOYS, PLATTERS, SHATTERED DREAMS Sat 13 August to 30 October Sam Mitchell & Gavin Hurley A post Tylee Cottage residency exhibition exploring the 30th Anniversary of the residency (1986-2016) SEE WHAT I CAN SEE – DISCOVERING NEW ZEALAND PHOTOGRAPHY To Sun 11 September Images from the 2015 book See what I can see: New Zealand Photography for the young and curious written by Gregory O’Brien alongside examples from the Gallery’s photographic collection. REVEALED To Sun 18 September An exhibition highlighting artworks revealed and stories unravelled during the Gallery’s recent move to temporary premises WHMILBANK GALLERY BUSHY PARK PROJECT RE - VIEW Fri 5 Aug to Sun 28 Aug Front Gallery Tia Ranginui’s installation photographs supported by selected items by Sonny Barlow, Lance Hayes, Hamish Horsley Matt Pine, Aaron te Rangiao,Warren Viscoe, Steuart Welch, Mark Whyte BERRY STREET [RE-SCALED WORKS FROM 1978] To October Trusttum Showroom WHANGANUI REGIONAL MUSEUM LAST CHANCE TO SEE! BILLY CONNELL’S WAR – WHANGANUI IN WORLD WAR 1 The bitter-sweet story of a young

Whanganui man who enlisted in 1914 and served in the Gallipoli campaign during World War I.

august 2016 Events HISTORIC RIVERBOAT  WAIRUA Sailings by arrangement. Minimum booking 6 adults Departs Hatricks Wharf Taupo Quay. For further Info & Bookings phone 0800 924 782 or visit www. whanganuiriverboat.co.nz CEROC DANCING  Fridays 7.00pm Class; 8pm Freestyle W. Rock and Roll Club Hall, 74A Victoria Ave (behind America Nails / Warehouse Stationery carpark via Drews Ave) Come learn to dance CEROC the easy fun way. Doors open 6.30pm. $10 adult casual/$8 Students/ goldcard; Concessions available Contact: Liz Frith: 02102054038/345 7401/[email protected]

 WARD OBSERVATORY Fridays 7.30pm or Sunset (whichever is first!) Cooks Gardens, access from St Hill Street. Entry is by donation (suggested charge of $2) Phone: 027 245 8066 with queries or alternative viewing times.  THE RIVER TRADERS Saturdays 9am-1pm Whanganui’s Market By The River  Cr at the Market Cr Helen Craig will be at the RiverTraders market for most of August and September, and at the Wanganui Home Show 20-21 August, to discuss her ideas for the future of the District. For advocacy assistance contact Helen.craig@whanganui. govt.nz, 021 1030737. CASTLECLIFFE BEACH  MARKET Sundays, 12pm - 4pm Grass domain near the Duncan Pavillion in Rangiora Street, Castlecliff. Enjoy the beachside ambience of this local market including food and unique merchandise. Plenty of room for children to play and ample parking.

 WANGANUI AIRPORT CONTROL TOWER Sundays 2-4:30pm Wanganui Airport Aviation and WWI displays; viewing of aircraft from cab. Free Admission WANGANUI CITY GUIDED  WALKING TOURS Depart from i-Site Contact: 349 3258 Cost $5 per person JOANNA MARGARET PAUL:N I AM AN OPEN WINDOW Tue 2 Aug, 7.30pm Sarjeant Gallery This screening alternates between six films shot by Joanna Margaret Paul in the 1970s and six new moving image works by contemporary artists. Curated by Solomon Nagler and Mark Williams.Gallery members $7.50, non-members $10 (includes light refreshments) Tickets from Sarjeant on the Quay, or on shop.sarjeant.org. nz or by phoning 349 0506 WANGANUI  MUSICIANS CLUB Fri 5 Aug, 7.15pm Savage Club Hall OkiDoki August withThe Frank Burkitt Band [ Auck]plus the usual suspects.. Doors open at 7pm $10/5 members NO BYO after 9 pm WANGANUI AMATEUR  DANCESPORT CLUB Sun 7 Aug, 7.15pm St Andrews Hall, Bell Street First Sunday of the month, every month! $3.00/$5.00/Supper provided Contact: Mollie 347 2705

THE ORGAN IS DANCING  Sun 7 Aug, 2pm Christ Church, 243 Wicksteed Street Kemp English performing Bach, Lefébure-Wely, Joplin, Takle, Dubois, Saint-Saëns and more.Tickets: $25/20; children and students free  WHANGANUI GREEN DRINKS Tues 9 Aug, 5:30pm Delicious Cafe & Wine Bar, 132 Victoria Ave Guest speaker Philip Holden from Matai St Community Gardens will discuss the possibilities of life in a moneyless society... Free entry, all welcome. greendrinks.org/--/whanganui Creative Sector Public  meeting Tuesday 9 August, 5.30-6.30pm Community Art Centre 19 Taupo Quay. Cr Helen Craig will introduce changes underway at Council to manage and support the creative sector. All welcome. BASSOON AND GUITAR  IN CONCERT Fri 12 Aug, 7.30pm Davis Theatre, Watt St Join Oscar Laven (bassoon) and Marion Arts (guitar) for an evening of music from Baroque to Contemporary. Tickets $10. Enquiries: [email protected]. nz. wrm.org.nz/calendar WINTER FEST  Fri 12 Aug, 9pm Stellar Back Bar, 2 Victoria Ave Wanganui Winter Music Festival. Featuring El-Dee-Vee, Fashions, Clazzmatic Boogie Orchestra and Stoopid Llama. $10 Door Sales https://www.facebook.com/ clazzmaticboogieorchestra SING 25: A CLEBRATION  OF SONG Sat 13 Aug, 2pm Central Baptist Church, 285 Wicksteed St Tickets: Royal Wanganui Opera House and Door sales. For more information, see advertisement in this issue


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Sat 20 Aug, 5.30-8.30pm Upstairs at 64 Taupo Quay, Space Studios The Felted Room/ Montserrat & Co Candles/ Moabell Design/ Hand me that Pencil/ Craig Winton Jewellery/ Nicola Gregory/ Diana Pottinger, Catherine Richards & Sophie Taylor/ Rachael Garland/ Seashore Studio/ Knock-Knock Jewellery/ Hot Wood Fired Pizza.www. spacestudiogallery.co.nz/winterwonderfest-night-market-space/ JUMPS RACEDAY Sunday 21 Aug, 12pm to 4pm featuring the Jolt Coffee House Wanganui Steeplechase Free entry & parking wjc.co.nz


Mon 8 Aug France/Mauritania 2014, 96min, M, Subt. Drama set amid the jihadist takeover of Mali. “Passionate and visually beautiful... A cry from the heart.” 9x10 NOVANTA


NOT-QUITE-LIVE ! DRAWING Tue 23 Aug, 5.30pm to 7.30pm Whanganui Regional Museum Visit the Museum after-hours to explore and draw objects from the collection. Bookings essential phone 06 349 1110 or email: riahk@ wrm.org.nz. wrm.org.nz/calendar PRE-LOVED POETRY  Fri 26 Aug, 6pm to 7pm The Flying Monkey, 4 4 Ridgeway Street In support of National Poetry Day, read & listen to your favourite NZ poems. Chances to win spot prizes. Free entry. All ages welcome. https://www.facebook.com/ inkedlibrarian/events

Mon 15 Aug Italy 2014, 94min, Subt. Nine rising Italian filmmakers each make a 10min short from the Instituto Luce’s treasure trove of archival footage... THE TALES OF HOFFMANN

Mon 22 Aug UK 1951, 133min, PG With lush colour & outrageous effects, Powell & Pressburger’s film of Offenbach’s opera is a visually splendid tour-de-force... GERONIMO

BAD MOMS MOVIE N PREMIERE! Fri 26 Aug, 6.30pm Embassy3 cinema, Whanganui Mon 29 Aug Whanganui Toy Library fund raiser France 2014, 107min, R13 VOCAL & INSTRUMENTAL  Tickets $20 each which includes 1 Tony Gatlif updates West Side Story RECITAL drink and nibbles. R16 ID required. in this high energy face-off Sun 14 Aug, 2pm Tickets available from Whanganui between Spaniards & Turks in a St Paul’s Hall, Cooks St Toy Library or a committee member French housing project. Wanganui Music Society Or contact via facebook https:// Join us for afternoon tea afterwards. www.facebook.com/ $5.00 at the door events/1747913185493699/ MUSEUM LECTURE SERIES [ - SURVEYING THE SCENERY Tue 16 Aug, 5.30pm Davis Theatre, Watt St Senior Curator Libby Sharpe delivers an illustrated talk using the Stewart and Allen watercolours from the Museum collection. Koha appreciated. wrm.org.nz/calendar

[ ART FIX Thur 18 Aug, 2pm 38 Taupo Quay Join Greg Donson, Curator and Public Programmes Manager for an informal discussion in the exhibition See what I can see: Discovering New Zealand Photography. This will be followed by a cup of tea at Mud Ducks. BAROQUE TO BROADWAY Sat 20 Aug, 4.30pm Sarjeant Gallery The Schola Sacra Choir & Youth Chorus presents a medley of songs from shows & screen. Gallery Members $9, non-members $12 Tickets from Sarjeant on the Quay or on shop. sarjeant.org.nz or by phoning 349 0506. This is part of a series of performances under the banner of Musicians for the Sarjeant, a fundraising group for the Gallery’s redevelopment project.

SUNDAY GRAND JAM  Sun 28 Aug, 6.30pm The Grand Irish Pub, St Hill Street Free. Relaxed sing-around session for acoustic musicians, singers and listeners. All abilities & styles of music. Last Sunday of every month. www.facebook.com SundayGrandJam WHANGANUI FILM SOCIETY 2016 SEASON 7PM Davis Theatre, Whanganui Regional Museum All screenings members only unless otherwise stated. Full schedule and joining info at whanganuifilmsociety.org.nz Contact whanganuifilmsociety@ gmail.com MARKETA LAZAROVA

Mon 1 Aug Czechoslovakia 1967, 162min, b&w, M, Subt. Exquisitely shot medieval epic of rivalry and revenge that merges hallucinatory imagery with raw realism..


THE EVENTS N Thu 18 Aug features The Wanganui Community Choir Centrepoint, Palmerston North

CRAIG WINTON JEWELLERY Open by appointment. Private lessons and jewellery workshops available. Ph: 021 145 1440 www.craigwintonjewellery.com LOUISE HERDMAN MOSAIC 50 Guyton Street Open Wed-Fri 12-4pm, Sat 10-4pm And by appointment Mosaic workshops available 027 375 4715 / www.mosaicpictures.co.nz