Well, that was an interesting night! I am pretty stoked to live in an old single storey wooden house right now, I tell you. How are you feeling today, Wellington? Have at it in the comments…
Now I don’t have any kids but most of my friends have a few mini ones running around. I’m forever on the hunt for decent gifts for them so a recent stumble across Lelu – the Baby Boutique in Kilbirnie, has been a bit of a revelation. Lelu is opposite KFC near the Pak and […]
Next Monday (20 August) a group of Wellington performers will be getting together to raise funds for The Court Theatre in Christchurch. Badly affected by the earthquakes (forced to abandon thirty-five years of sets, costumes, and scripts) The Court Theatre has opened again in a new venue affectionately called ‘the Shed’. They have a space […]
I have a sneaking suspicion the Masked Barfly has a few Mandatory suits in his wardrobe. And now the Cuba St store is celebrating a special birthday – 15 years in business!!! Designers Clare Bowden and Fiona Edwards first met while training in fashion and fashion textiles at Wellington Polytechnic. Now they have a league […]
If you happened to be cruising near the Avalon Skate Park a couple of weekends ago, you may have been lucky enough to witness a most unusual scene, local band Claude Rains were filming their first music video for their upcoming, self-titled first album. Director Gwen Isaac pulled in some favours and there was a […]
Frantic Assembly and the National Theatre of Scotland are over here with their acclaimed show Beautiful Burnout. Tonight there’s a special ‘Social Media Call’ for social media users. The cast will perform two key scenes from the show, then will be available for a short Q&A session. You’ll be able to film, photograph, tweet, and/or […]
I had a busy year, which shows in my poor posting record recently. Despite the manifold reasons to be cheerless, there were also plenty of good things happening in Wellington: on the waterfront, up Cuba St and all over town.
Urban Harvest is a Wellington-based company that delivers locally grown produce, meat and other culinary delights. For the festive season, they’ve branched out into Christmas hampers, and have opened a pop-up shop in their Mt Victoria headquarters (29 Hania St) for those who like to get up close with their yuletide nomz. The Wellingtonista were […]
Friday music video time. Here’s a new one from Wellington’s Little Bark. Lots more good Little Bark listening (and free downloads) over at her bandcamp page.
Binge Culture Collective were “attempting to create an environment that’s as fluid and responsive as a dream is.” They want to “push the boundaries of performance and explore the things that can’t be done onscreen or online.” I think they have successfully achieved these two aims. Whether the performance says anything more than ‘experimenting with […]