A comedy fest show returns, plus more upcoming Auckland events to know about

by India Hendrikse / 24 November, 2017
Q Theatre, Tue 12-Sat 16 Dec

Two Hearts: Auckland World Tour

After a successful run at this year’s comedy fest, Laura Daniel and Joseph Moore are back for more with their pop-musical comedy Two Hearts: Auckland World Tour. It’s essentially a spin-off of all your favourite pop stars, with the addition of a hearty dose of humour. Expect a shitload of confetti, too much info about Daniel and Moore’s personal relationship and Selena Gomez bangers. 305 Queen St, central city

Final_final, Sat 25 Nov

Tiny Christmas Market

This teeny market is popping up to give young designers and makers a (tiny) platform to sell their products. The perfect place to fill up your stockings. 43C Dryden St, Grey Lynn

Nkb Gallery, until Tue 5 Dec

Katherine Simpson and Freeman White

Katherine Simpson’s deconstructed depictions of landscapes (above) sit by Freeman White’s paintings of Hawke’s Bay. 455 Mt Eden Rd, Mt Eden

Grey Lynn Park, Sat 25 Nov

Grey Lynn Park Festival

Grey Lynn’s annual get-together is here. Soak up the music and performances at the festival stage or spend your spare coins at the myriad of stalls. 75 Dryden St, Grey Lynn

Spark Arena, Sat 2 Dec

Harry Styles

No longer just a tween heartthrob, Harry Styles has more recently punched above his weight in the epic film Dunkirk and has been making waves with his self-titled solo album, which earnt four stars from Rolling Stone mag. Mahuhu Cres, central city

BLOC, Thu 30 Nov

BLOC Xmas Shopping Night

Enjoy a beautifully curated edit of covetable objects and excellent gifts, with special discounts and gifts with purchases from Città, Father Rabbit, Alex & Corban Home, Tim Webber Design and BoConcept. 20 Normanby Rd, Mt Eden

Studio One Toi Tū, until Thu 7 Dec

Forever / Two Hands Tattoo

Paintings, illustrations and videos by leading tattoo artists come together, each creator interpreting the word “forever”. 1 Ponsonby Rd, Ponsonby

MOTAT, Sat 2 and Sun 3 Dec

Bricks and Blocks

One for the kids, this LEGO expo allows people to delight in colourful creations, from eyeing up intricate railway and city masterpieces (above), to creating your own works. 805 Great North Rd, Western Springs

Karangahape Road, Thu 7 Dec

First Thursdays

First Thursdays invites you to a Night at the Circus, when Karangahape Road will be taken over by clowns, jugglers, fire dancers, musicians and other colourful folk for a night to remember.
K’ Rd precinct

Rialto Cinema Newmarket, until Wed 22 Aug 2018

The Metropolitan Opera

Love the Met, but can’t make it to New York? Catch The Metropolitan Opera in Auckland, by heading along to a high-definition live cinema simulcast. Soak up Bellini’s bel canto tragedy Norma until 6 December, or mosey on in to Mozart’s Die Zauberflöte. 167-169 Broadway, Newmarket


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