Recipient events 27 Sep - 31 Oct — 26.09.14

Find out where you can see work by Arts Foundation recipients.

Find out where you can see work by Arts Foundation recipients 27 September - 31 October 2014. 

Moana (Maniapoto) and the Tribe are holding an album launch concert this Sunday at Galatos (Auckland) with special guest Don McGlashan who will perform in a track off the album that he co-wrote, House of Strife. Boosted donors contributed $6,600 to support this album (110% of target). Buy tickets here.

Ian Wedde joins Stephanie de Montalk and Helena Wisniewska Brow for a conversation about home, exile and character in creative nonfiction as part of Writers on Mondays  at Te Papa, Wellington this coming Monday September 29. 

Essence, an exhibition at the Waiheke Community Art Gallery features gorgeous, thought provoking and unique objects by significant New Zealand women artists including Merilyn Wiseman. Exhibition ends September 29. 

Sixteen colourful original works of Michael Smither's 'Reflection' collection will be featured in Reflections exhibition at Bread and Butter Gallery , Albert Street, Whitianga until 20th November 2014. 

Ivy, Saviour of the Dinosaur presented by Capital E National Theatre for Children tells the story of a cleaning lady on a mission to save the dinosaurs. With a cinematic score from Gareth Farr, Ivy will warm the hearts spark the imaginations of children of all ages. Showing at TAPAC, Auckland 3-5 October. Click here for more info.

McNamara Photography Gallery in Whanganui are currently showing the Heavy Metal II  exhibition including 15 platinum prints produced by Laurence Aberhart between 1994 and 1997 complementing the seventeen exhibited here in 2009. The exhibition ends on October 4. 

The Waiheke Community Cinema is showing the film 13 ways of Looking at a Blackbird on October 10 as part of the Waiheke Book Festival. The film features leading writers including Elizabeth Knox, Eleanor Catton, Pip Adam, Professor Bill Manhire and Damien Wilkins.

As part of the Tempo Dance Festival, Y Chromozone  at Q Theatre in Auckland 10 -11 October features 3 works by Michael Parmenter. . Work by both Douglas Wright and again by Michael Parmeter feature in Tama Ma  on October 14, Q Theatre. 

New Zealand Opera presents Don Giovanni, limited season remains in Auckland with one performance tonight, and a matinee tomorrow, but the Wellington season opens at the St James Theatre on October 11. Anna Leese is performing in the part of Donna Elvira. 

Late at the Museum: The Pacific Sound . Oscar Kightley chairs an expert panel featuring Danny "Brotha D" Leaosavai'i from Dawn Raid Entertainment, Annie Crummer, and Tigilau Ness to discuss Pacific Island culture in New Zealand Music. The evening, on 13 October at the Auckland War Memorial Museum, features discussion and accompanied by performance. 

Jo Randerson directs Yo Future , starring 20 young Auckland performers. On at TAPAC, Auckland 16-23 October. 

A free afternoon and guided walk  of the Brick Bay Sculpture Trail (Arabella Lane, Auckland) is scheduled for Sunday 19 October 2014 from 2pm. The tour will include the Trail and parts of the Private Collection including areas not usually accessible to the public. The Trail features a large-scale installation by Phil Dadson. 

Aratoi Wairarapa Museum of Art and History  in Masterton will be presenting a landmark exhibition with Milan Mrkusich on October 24. The site-specific installation will involve a reconstructed gallery environment to house the artist-designed installation of three major series from the 1990s. 

Huia Festival , on October 25 in Masterton, is the brain child of Warren Maxwell (who will be performing with band, the Masterons) and his brother Alan. The festival takes its name from the Huia bird whose last known sighting was in Wairarapa before its extinction in the early 20th century.