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Palmerston North Convention Centre, 18, 19, 20 July 2014 9am – 4pm daily
In July I will present further workshops on Basic Social Media for the Arts (This includes all Art forms) at Gonville Café Library. The purpose of the workshops is to present an overview of social media and to provide you with a beginning point to explore social media for the Arts. July 1st 5.30pm – 6.30pm: Basic Social Media for the Arts. Introduction to the big nine social media and trends for 2014. These sessions will also introduce you to using The Big Idea and Eventfinder. These sessions are a repeat of the June sessions. July 24th 10am – 12pm: Informal session on Basic Social Media for the Arts. You are welcome to drop in to ask questions about your social media. July 24th 12.30pm – 1.30pm: Ideas to get you started Examples of successful social media campaigns. Please note I require an image to post on Twitter or Facebook. July 25th 12.30pm – 1.30pm: Basic Email Marketing for the Arts. July 31st 10.30am – 11.30am: Basic Email Marketing for the Arts. August workshops: Basic Social Media Strategy for the Arts. September workshops: Presentations by members of the arts community about their social media and a series of funding workshops.
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EVENT GUIDE WHANGANUI
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Chamber Music Wanganui presents
The Troubles An evening of the unexpected and delightful from New Zealand’s exciting new jazz ensemble. July 4th 7.30pm, Prince Edward Auditorium, Collegiate School Tickets: Adults $30 / Seniors $25 / Subscribers $20 / Students $5
Original Direction & Choreography by
Original Direction & Choreography recreated by Gretchen Nijsse, Jonathon Greenwell & Sarah Hylton
ROYAL WANGANUI OPERA HOUSE
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NEW EXHIBITIONS REFLECTIONS Fri 4 July, 5.30 Gallery on Guyton Puanga - a time of reflection Te Awa - a place to reflect Whanganui artists celebrating Puanga. THE FIRESTATION SIX ‘ENCORE’ Sat 5 July Opening 5.30pm – Fri 11 July Space Studio & Gallery An exhibition of new works including painting, drawing & print by Artists Jo Giddens, Wendy Caldwell, Jodi Clark, Judy McIntyre, Mike Marsh & Alison Lundy. HOLLOW MAN New works by Andrea du Chatenier Fri 11 July, 5.30pm Rayner Brothers Gallery, 52 Guyton Street, Whanganui Featuring a selection of new ceramic sculptural works by Andrea du Chatenier. Exhibition runs until August 9th. ROADS THAT LEAD YOU BACK Sat 12 July opening 5.30pm To Fri 18 July Space Studio & Gallery Rachael Garland, Vanessa Edwards & Emma Cunningham. ALTERNATIVES 2014 Wed 16 July, Opening 5pm – 26 July Edith Gallery, Whanganui UCOL Photography exhibition. Artists from Russia, NZ, USA and more have submitted. OPTIV101 RFC GROUP SHOW: A DREAM TEAM OF ALL STARS. Sat 19 July 5.30pm opening To Fri 25 July Space Studio & Gallery
CONTINUING EXHIBITIONS MIKE MARSH - 27/FOREVER A collection of Pop/Rock paintings To 4 July. Space Studio & Gallery PRINT AND PUPPETS To 4 July Edith Gallery, Whanganui UCOL Special exit exhibition for graduating Cert. Art and Design students and Introductory show for 2014 CAD students. DEGREES OF REMEMBRANCE To 27 July Quay Gallery (31 Taupō Quay) Work by graduates of the, UCOL Whanganui Quay School of the Arts & School of Design: Katie Breckon, Dominic Burrell, Martin Poppelwell, Ben Pearce, Karin Strachan and Joseph Salmon. FLORA PHOTOGRAPHICA AOTEAROA To Fri 29 Aug Open: Tue-Sat, 11am - 3pm McNamara Gallery Photography A thematic exhibition of the work of 21 photographers which comes home to Whanganui, having been exhibited in Wellington & Auckland. Sarjeant on the Quay ANS WESTRA Whanganui - Our People 1960–2014 To 24 Aug Photographs from the region.
CORRUGATIONS: THE ART OF JEFF THOMSON To 24 Aug Three decades of work including ‘chooks’, French knitting and bouquets of flowers and a morris minor at the i-SITE. WHMilbank Gallery REVEAL - PAST AND PRESENT To 6 July Works by Glen Hutchins, Lance Hayes, Barbara McPhail, Michael Smithers, and others. JEFF THOMSON Sat 12 July – 31 August TENNIS ANYONE To 31 August Selected works from Trusttum’s extensive Tennis series. DENNIS KEITH TURNER To 31 July Selected Pacific Icon drawings made in 1992 during his Tylee Cottage residency here in his home town of Whanganui. Whanganui Regional Museum GIFTED New Contributions to the Collection 2013 To 3 Aug 2014 A selection of glamorous or everyday objects and archives donated to the Museum last year. ¯ TAHA A Conversation with Hine Pu ¯ Te Hue To 2 Feb 2015 From the ancient and modern Māori worlds, hue and tahā (gourds) are represented alongside interactive programmes of art, history and gardening. Featuring works by members of Manawa Ora Whanganui, the Maori Artists’ Collective HOUSE OF BONES To Oct 2016 Uncover, discover what’s under the skin. Skulls, skeletons and bones tell how bones work and why they are important. There are plenty of bone activities available for young visitors.
EVENTS THE RIVER TRADERS, WHANGANUI’S MARKET BY THE RIVER Saturdays 9am–1pm Market Place, near I-Site RIVERSIDE BAR Taupo Quay, Whanganui Specialty Live Music Venue July Events Fri 4: The Black Trio (reggae, 8.30pm) Sat 5: My Damned Kind (rock, 9pm) Sun 6: Tel Sarten (acoustic, 5pm) Fri 11: The Johnnys (country, 8.30pm) Sat 12: 4 On The Floor (rock, 9pm) Sun 13: Laura Evans (acoustic, 5pm) Fri 18: Blues Buffet (blues/rock, 8.30pm) Sat 19: The Flannels (rock, 9pm) Sun 20: 3rd Sunday Jazz Blues Fusion (5pm) Fri 25: Richard Littlejohn & Ricky Stewart (acoustic w/drums 8.30pm) Sat 26: The Conrays (soul/funk/blues 9pm) Wednesdays open mic from 7pm Thursdays 5.30–7.30pm live jazz followed by blues jam. RACING Mid-Year Winter Race Day Thu 3 July Wanganui Jockey Club, Purnell Street New Zealand’s Oldest Racing Club! More info at www.wjc.co.nz
JULY 2014 INDEPENDENTS BLUELIGHT NIGHT Fri 4 July, 7 – 11pm Savage Club Hall Guests: Swamp Doctor (Wgtn) plus local youth acts. Whanganui Musicians Club. N.B. No alcohol $10/$5 members and students.
SPACE MONSTER Fri 4: Big Rick! (WGTN) + Man in Rug (Palmy) + Parties (Rivercity) Sat 12: The All Seeing Hand (WGTN) Supports TBA Sat 26: Groeni (WGTN) Supports TBA Doors open 9pm; Door charge $10.00 THE TROUBLES Fri 4 July, 7.30pm Prince Edward Auditorium, Collegiate School Chamber Music Wanganui presents ‘The Troubles’, NZ’s exciting new jazz ensemble. Tickets: Adults $30, seniors $25, subscribers $20, students $5 WANGANUI AMATEUR DANCESPORT CLUB Sun 6 July, 7.15pm to 9.15pm Supper included St Andrews Hall $3.00 / $5.00 / First-timers Free Contact: Annette 021 143 6887
ARTISTS NATTER Tues 8 July, 10am Yellow House Cafe Join our monthly get-together of artists to ensure Whanganui remains a dynamic place to live and create. We’ll talk about the latest opportunities and happenings in Wanganui for artists. JULY GREEN DRINKS Tue 8 July, 5.30pm Delicious Cafe & Wine Bar, 132 Victoria Ave. Now in Whanganui, the global social networking event for sustainablyminded people, businesses & orgs. All welcome, second Tues of each month. greendrinks.org/--/Whanganui ART FIX Thurs 10 July, 2pm Quay Gallery, Upstairs at I-Site, 31 Taupo Quay A friendly chat to develop a simple toolkit to engage and make art meaningful to you. Socialise at Mud Ducks to follow. Bring pen, paper & coffee $. [email protected]
ACOUSTIC CLUB Fri 11 July, 7pm Jolt Café 2nd Friday of every month Enjoy great coffee and great music.
KITCHEN TOUR FUND RAISER SUPPORTING BUSHY PARK SANCTUARY Sat 12 July, 1pm – 5pm 9 Private Kitchens. Tickets can be purchased at Petre House, 56 Victoria Ave. MEL BROOKS’ YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN Sat 12 July OPENING NIGHT 7.30pm Fri 18 & Sat 19 Jul, 7.30pm Sun 20 Jul MATINEE 2pm Wed 23 / Th 24 / Fri 25 / Sat 26 Jul, 7.30pm BOOKINGS: www.royaloperahouse.co.nz JACK & THE BEANSTALK Tues 15 July, 2pm & 4pm War Memorial Conference Centre Door sales only $5 www.tallpoppiesdrama.co.nz
WHANGANUI HISTORY SERIES Tues 15 July, 7pm Davis Theatre Local historians present a series of talks on a wide range of subjects relating to Whanganui history, often using photographs from the Museum collection. The Whanganui History Series takes place every third Tuesday of the month. All welcome.
AFTER HOURS MUSIC AT THE MUSEUM Fri 18 July, 7pm The Atrium at the Museum After Hours Music at the Museum features some of Whanganui’s best musical talent playing live every third Friday of the month in the Museum Atrium. All welcome. $5 admission. GLASS BY CANDLELIGHT Sat 19 July, 6pm and 8.00pm shows Crnr Liverpool and Wicksteed Street Live Glassblowing Performance. Student Fundraising. $20 per show. COMEDY CLUB LIVE 14 Sat 19 July, 8pm – 1am Wanganui Racecourse, Ingestre Street In support of Women’s Refuge. www.royaloperahouse.co.nz MUSICIANS FOR THE SARJEANT Sun 20 July, 4.30pm to 5.10pm Sarjeant on the Quay Deborah Wai Kapohe (Soprano), Judy Barrett (Piano). Italian Arias. CRIMES OF THE HEART by Beth Henley Fri 25 July – Sat 2 Aug, 7.30pm; Sun 27 July, 2pm (No Monday performance) A prize-winning play showing the emotional journey of three dysfunctional sisters, each coming to terms with a difficult past and an uncertain future. www.wanganuirepertorytheatre.co.nz JEROME KAVANAGH PERFORMS LIVE Fri 25 July, 7pm – 9pm Whanganui Regional Museum
TOMMY DORSEY ORCHESTRA THE KINGS OF SWING Thu 31 July www.royaloperahouse.co.nz
FIL M SOCIET Y 2014 7PM, Davis Lecture Theatre, Whanganui Regional Museum. Admittance to members only. Memberships at venue or online. More info: whanganuifilmsociety.org.nz BLACK MOON Mon 21 July, 7pm Louis Malle, France, 1975, R18, 100 mins, Subtitles A Freudian tale of adolescent sexuality set in a post-apocalyptic world of shifting identities and talking animals. O’HORTEN Mon 28 July; 7pm Brent Hamer, Norway, 2007, M, 90 mins, Subtitles A coming-of-retirement-age comedy about a stolid, pipe-smoking train engineer forced to confront freedom at 67.
OPPORTUNITIES STUDIO FOR RENT Join up to 8 other artists in Space Studio & Gallery’s newly renovated Studio complex. Studios beginning from as little as $37.50 per week. Inquiries to: [email protected]
OUT OF TOWN MANAWATU ART EXPO Fri 18 / Sat 19 / Sun 20 July, 9am – 4.30pm Palmerston North Convention Centre Feilding and District Art Society Original Art at Affordable Prices This is a cash and carry sale. Entry $5.00. Children under 15 no charge if accompanied by an adult. Taylor-Jensen Fine Arts 33 George Street, Palmerston North Opening Hours: Mon – Thurs 10am – 5pm; Fri 10am – 6pm; Sat 10am – 3pm Contact: Stuart Schwartz: Ph/Fax: 06-355-4278 email: [email protected]
FABULOUS FIBRE: Manawatu Spinners & Weavers Annual Exhibition Mon 7 – Sat 19 July Juried display of weaving, knitting, crocheting, felting, tapestry and related handcrafts by members of the Manawatu Spinners & Weavers Guild. Many items will be for sale. MANAWATU ART TEACHERS EXHIBITION Mon 23 Jul – Sat 9 Aug Display of artwork by Art Teachers from the Manawatu District. A varied array of mediums and themes by the people who teach our kids the ‘Art of Art’. THE THIRD DIMENSION Tue 8 – Thu 31 July Village Gallery, Eltham Anna Korver, Beck White, Carl Fairweather, Claire Whiston Dale Copeland, Jimi Walsh, Leicester Cooper, Lisa Walsh Odele Rapley, Potohaka, Roger Morris, Steve Molloy, Viv Davy WINTER WORKSHOPS June, July and August See Separate Ad. For more information, please contact: Michaela Stoneman, Arts Co-ordinator Phone: 0800 111 323 Email: [email protected]
Galleries & Museums Art & Framing 17 Taupō Quay. Mon 12.00pm – 4.00pm, Tue – Fri 10am – 5.00pm, Sat 9.30am – 2pm Sat 9.30am – 1pm Ph: 06 348 4463 www.artandframing.co.nz Chronicle Glass Gallery & Studio 2 Rutland St. Mon – Fri 9am-5pm, Sat 9am – 4pm www.chronicleglass.co.nz 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 St. Wed – Sat, 11am – 4pm Ph: 027 310 2055 [email protected]
www.facebook/galleryonguyton Leftbank Art Supplies 19 Taupō Quay Mon – Fri 10am – 4pm Sat 10am to 1pm Ph 06 345 0949 [email protected]
McNamara Gallery Photography 190 Wicksteed Street, Whanganui. 11am – 3pm Tue – Sat www.mcnamara.co.nz Quay Gallery Upstairs in the new I-site, Wanganui Visitor’s Centre, 31 Taupō Quay. Weekdays 8.30am – 5pm, Sat/Sun 9am – 3pm Rayner Brothers Gallery 52 Guyton Street, Whanganui. Wed – Fri 12pm – 4pm, Sat 10am – 1pm. www.raynerbrothers.com Sarjeant on the Quay 38 Taupō Quay Mon – Sun, 10.30am–4.30pm www.sarjeant.org.nz Sand Hill Studio Gallery 170 Heads Rd. Variety of mixed-media artwork from various local artists Wed – Fri 12pm – 4pm, Sat 12 – 2pm or Ph: 06 347 8442 www.sandhillgallery.co.nz Space Gallery & Studios 64 Taupō Quay Tues – Thurs 10am – 2pm Friday 12 – 4pm. Ph 027 371 8595 www.spacesutdiogallery.co.nz Sue Cooke Gallery & Studio Open 1–5pm Mon–Fri or by appointment 68A Guyton St. www.suecooke.co.nz 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]
Future Major Events McDonald’s Mud Muster 18 October 2014 www.sportwanganui.co.nz Hoop Nation Labour Weekend – Oct Cemetery Circuit December Jet Sprint Championships Round 1 – Dec For a full list of future annual events go to www.awaeventguide.co.nz. See I-Site Wanganui for details on all events.
By Aaron Potaka, featured in the exhibition Optiv101 RFC Group Show: A Dream Team of All Stars this month at Space Studio & Gallery.