A surprise performance at the last LATE at the Museum talk and more things to do

by India Hendrikse / 06 November, 2017
Auckland Museum,
Auckland Museum,

Sing it Sister – Sexism in the Music Industry

Wed 8 Nov

Bic Runga (left) will perform at the last installment of Auckland Museum’s LATE series. The panel, led by comedian Rose Matafeo and featuring Ladi6, Dianne Swann, Geneva Alexander-Marsters and Jessie Moss, will discuss the sexism female musicians face in the music industry and how they deal with it. This is a ticketed event and will sell out fast, so get in now. 

Central City Library, . 44-46 Lorne St, central city.
Central City Library, . 44-46 Lorne St, central city.

Tupuna Awa

Wed 15 Nov

In this 6pm seminar, Marama Muru-Lanning shares insight into her book Tupuna Awa, which is about the people and politics of the Waikato River

Kings Arms Tavern, 59 Frances St, Eden Terrace.
Kings Arms Tavern, 59 Frances St, Eden Terrace.

Client Liaison

Thu 9 Nov

Australian vocalist Monte Morgan and keyboardist Harvey Millar are one funky duo, making a name for themselves with their 1980s and 1990s house-influenced tunes.

Rialto Newmarket, 167-169 Broadway, Newmarket.
Rialto Newmarket, 167-169 Broadway, Newmarket.

Russian Resurrection

Wed 8-Sun 12 Nov

Celebrate Russian cinema with this film festival, boasting everything from the big-budget historic epic Viking (right) to psychodrama Pique Dame

Anna Miles Gallery, 10/30 Upper Queen St, central city.
Anna Miles Gallery, 10/30 Upper Queen St, central city.

Johanna Pegler: Water-Table

Until Fri 24 Nov

Johanna Pegler’s painstakingly detailed landscapes depict the scenery around her – from her old home in an isolated area at the tip of the Coromandel to her new abode in Whanganui. 

Northart, Ernie Mays St, Northcote
Northart, Ernie Mays St, Northcote

Connect Disconnect Reconnect

Until Sun 19 Nov

In this show curated by Kiribati-American painter Fidalis Buehler (whose work can be seen above), he explores the connections he and his fellow artists have to the South Pacific. 

Auckland Art Gallery, Cnr Kitchener & Wellesley St.
Auckland Art Gallery, Cnr Kitchener & Wellesley St.

Michael Stevenson

Sun 12 Nov, 2017-Sun 4 Feb, 2018

This is pretty major: Berlin-based New Zealand artist Michael Stevenson’s first exhibition in a New Zealand public gallery in 15 years, focusing on two fringe Californian tertiary courses. 

Whammy, 183 Karangahape Rd
Whammy, 183 Karangahape Rd

Downtown Boys

Tue 5 Dec

A pillar in the American punk scene since 2011, Downtown Boys fuel conversations about racism, homophobia, capitalism and fascism through their contagious energy. Intelligent music for the win. 

Papakura Art Gallery, 10 Averill St, Papakura.
Papakura Art Gallery, 10 Averill St, Papakura.

Tautua

Until 25 Nov

Pascal Atiga-Bridger’s graphic paintings use the Union Jack to illustrate the effects of colonisation, and Pacific nation colours to show mixed identities.

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