Festival Programme – Free

Showcase Day

Saturday 12 May 2018, 10am - 3pm  UXBRIDGE Arts & Culture  FREE It is nearly time to launch the Arts Out East Festival 2018 and to celebrate we have put together a ...
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Lucy Olcese: The Happiness Machine

12, 23, 26 May  Various locations FREE How is happiness created? This participatory installation in a box explains it all. Popping up around East Auckland during the Festival. Saturday 12 ...
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Maria Ezcurra: Invisible

11 March-22 July  Te Tuhi  FREE Te Tuhi presents, for the first time in Aotearoa New Zealand, the work of Maria Ezcurra, a Mexican artist based in Canada. Invisible, 2018 ...
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The Fortune Cookie Cart

12 May, 10am-3pm  UXBRIDGE Arts & Culture  FREE As the seasons change, The Fortune Cookie Cart will appear across markets and festivals across Tamaki Makaurau, offering the promise of a ...
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Carmela Nepomuceno: Supper

12-26 May  Pakuranga Library Large print works inspired by The Last Supper  explore themes of identity, meaning and time, informed by the artist’s Catholic faith ...
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Shivran Chandra: Home, The Places We Live

12-26 May  Pakuranga Library Home is not only a physical space, it is the moments, memories and people that we have collected as a part of our lives. A photography ...
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Alice Ng: Farewell but not farewell

12 May  UXBRIDGE Arts & Culture Kauri dieback disease is killing our precious kauri trees. This installation piece is a service held in memory of the many deceased kauri throughout ...
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Veronica Herber: Installation

12-16 May  UXBRIDGE Arts & Culture  FREE Visually linking UXBRIDGE with nearby Fencible Walk, Veronica Herber will be creating a site-specific installation through the Centre and beyond, utilising masking tape ...
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John Vea: “you kids should only experience this for a moment – don’t be here for life like me”

11 March-22 July  Te Tuhi  FREE “Every summer break for University, I often register myself into a temping agency for work to keep up with the cost of living. This ...
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Unseen, Unknown: Unveiled

23 April-25 May  UXBRIDGE Arts & Culture  FREE Curated by Alice Tyler and Zoe Hoeberigs Making the invisible visible, this exhibition brings together works by artists who reflect on things ...
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Larry Abreno: Stains of Life

12-26 May Pakuranga Library Captivate your senses with the aroma of coffee. A collection of paintings using coffee as a medium to achieve classical and monochromatic effects of light and ...
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Briana Woolliams: He Said He Knew Me From Somewhere 2

12-16 May  UXBRIDGE Arts & Culture  A response to violence against women using textile banners. Stitched, dyed, and screen printed by hand, these banners contain fragments of poetry written by ...
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Lulu Fang: Yellow Structure

12-26 May  Pakuranga Library Journey across urban environments via public transport with this photographic exhibition. Monochrome images of manmade structures are marked out in acid yellow, calling for caution ...
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Dieneke Jansen: 90 DAYS + Exhibition Opening

12 May, 4-6pm  Te Tuhi  FREE Join Te Tuhi for their winter opening. 90 DAYS + by Dieneke Jansen is a moving image exhibition about the Tamaki Housing Group and ...
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Dieneke Jansen: 90 DAYS +

13 May-22 July  Te Tuhi  FREE On the 22nd of October 2016 Ioela Rauti (Niki) was issued a third 90 day eviction notice from her home of 22 years. As ...
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Ritual Arts of the Carnival

Sunday 13 & 20 May, 12-3pm, and Saturday 26 May, 1-3pm Te Tuhi   FREE Strange and mesmerising carnival arts workshops will be held at Te Tuhi on the 13th May ...
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Te Tuhi Exhibition Tours

13-26 May, 12pm  Te Tuhi  Free Join Te Tuhi for free daily tours of their current exhibitions. Departing from reception every day at 12pm ...
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Neverland Studios Free Trial Week

14-19 May  Neverland Studios  FREE Step out of your comfort zone with free dance classes all week at Neverland Studios. Jazz, hip-hop and ballet classes available. See www.neverlandstudios.co.nz for dates ...
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Aydriannah Tuiali’i: Ko Tenei te Timatanga o aku Ao / Kowhai

17-26 May, opening 16 May, 4-6pm   Te Whare Wananga o Matariki Immerse yourself in a video-work unfolding the creation of Te Ao Maori, parallelling the artist’s ongoing relationship to learning ...
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Kids’s Art Show

16 May, 4pm  UXBRIDGE Arts & Culture  FREE The kids are taking over! UXBRIDGE’s showcase is a splash of beautiful colour and vibrant compositions courtesy of talented younger students. Exhibition ...
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Unseen, Unknown: Unveiled Curator and Artist Discussion

17 May, 11.30am  UXBRIDGE Arts & Culture  Free Join curator Zoe Hoeberigs for an in-depth look at an exhibition curated with Alice Tyler. Unseen, Unknown: Unveiled features artists reflecting on ...
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Gemishka Chetty: So Where Do You Really Come From? Artist Talk

17 May, 6.30pm  Pakuranga Library FREE East Auckland's multiculturalism revealed through the hyphenated identities of the children of immigrants. A series of workshops culminates in a photographic exhibition with an ...
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Story Time with Brightspark Puppets

18-19 May, 10.30am Highland Park Library FREE Linda Darby-Coring, Lucy Coring and Emily Stone bring marionettes to life on unique miniature rotating sets with delightful shows for children ...
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Squiggla Workshop

Saturday 19 May, 10.30am-12.30pm Te Tuhi  FREE At the Squiggla workshop, you will learn how to become a Squiggla! Using mark making tools like chalk, crayons and pencils, you ...
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Big Draw Out East

19 May  UXBRIDGE Arts & Culture  FREE Join Auckland Urban Sketchers for an exciting big drawing session. BYO sketching tools, and a firm backing board. To register, contact Eric on ...
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Sparkthewords – Open Mic

23 May, 6.30pm-8pm  Botany Night Market Free Experience spoken word with exciting performances from local and international poets. Feel free to bring a piece to share or just sit back ...
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Larry Abreno: Crumbs from the Heart – Book Launch and Poetry Reading

23 May, 7pm  Pakuranga Library FREE Join Larry Abreno as he launches his latest collection of poetry. These heartfelt stories capture stanzas of love and life. These could be my ...
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