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Showcase Day

Saturday 12 May 2018, 10am – 3pm 
UXBRIDGE Arts & Culture 

It is nearly time to launch the Arts Out East Festival 2018 and to celebrate we have put together a special all ages showcase at UXBRIDGE Arts & Culture to highlight the culture and talent available in East Auckland.

Come join us for a jam-packed day of entertainment beginning at 10 am with a Mihi Whakatau. The day will continue with drop in workshops – where you can join in on a contemporary jewellery class with local artist Sarah Walker-Holt, or try your hand at traditional Chinese calligraphy and much more.

For those of you wanting to catch dance troupes take the stage, we have a range of performers available to entertain you and perhaps even teach you a move or two.

Alae will be taking the stage in the theatre at 12:30pm

We will also have some pop-up art events including the Fortune Cookie Cart and a site specific installation from Veronica Herber.

Coffee will be available on the day from the Uxbridge Café and for food, you can take your pick of food trucks serving hand-rolled sushi from Temaki Truck NZ or grab a refreshing soda and scoop of ice-cream from The Marilyn all while you relax to the sweet sounds of local performers.

There’s something for the whole family with more being added daily.

Performances include
AlaeAuckland City ScoundrelsTamashii Taiko DrummersChris Lam Sam, Mr RoberelliThe Groove GuysKendall Elise, Geoff Ong

Fortune Cookie Cart by Satellites
The Happiness Project  by Lucy Olcese