Although he has been based in Sydney for more than 30 years, Euan Macleod has constantly returned to the country of his birth, making art and exhibiting here. Alongside Australian images, this exhibition features works inspired by the Bay of Plenty, Lyttelton Harbour, and the Southern Alps. In the Gallery Atrium Macleod will be presenting a new work of White Island, the largest he has produced to date.
New works from Dunedin artist Anya Sinclair feature in The Garden of Forking Paths, which opens on 15 November, and runs through the summer months at the Gallery. The exhibition features 18 of the artist's works.
Daily shuttle bus for passengers will be operating between i-port and Downtown Tauranga.
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In association with Heartland Bank. Please contact Creative Tauranga for further details 07 928 5270
3pm to 5:30pm. Extraordinary Machines - Vocal stylist Carol Power and accomplished guitarist Chris Williamson have teamed up to deliver a collection of fresh and cool tunes while you dine.
Brian Ernst - “acoustic, soul, roots.” He layers and creates his songs live with a looping pedal and an array of instruments including acoustic guitars, didgeridoo’s, a weissenborn, and many small percussion instruments. His passion is contagious, his lyrics positive and his stories endless. 4pm to 7pm
Join us for one of Tauranga's best bands playing classic and moddern rock including; Guns'nRosees, Dragon, ACDC, Dave Dobbyn, Exponents, Foo Fighters, Kings of Leion and many more.
See in the New Year in style with live music from pop and rock duo, Looking For Alaska 7pm - 10pm and The Wreckage featuring Kara Gordon 10pm - 1 am.
Sonic Delusion (Trio) heightens the contrasts and escalates the dynamics of Sonic Delusion’s funky electroacoustic folk. French import Severin Thiebaut adds his Latin-flavoured keys and funky bass. The token Kiwi, Missie Moffat, uses her vocal prowess and percussive finesse to add vocal and rhythmic harmonies. 9pm to 12am.
Come along and enjoy some movie greats such as The Matrix, Titanic, Star Wars Episode IV and many more outside! Showtime begins at 8:30 pm apart from horror night on Friday 13th February which begins at 9:30pm including fancy dress!
3pm to 6pm. U4RIA is a dynamic and experienced jazz group led by vocalist Carol Power.
You are also invited to joing the artist at an open reception on Friday 9th January, between 5pm and 7pm.
The Tauranga Harbour Bridge to Bridge Swim is on Saturday 11th January 2014, in conjunction with the Murray Dingle Memoral Swim. Tide assisted, 1500m or 600m with either fins or no fins.
9:30am to 4pm. Limited spaces available, please contact Carol Bisset on 0226437610 or email: email@example.com.
Sunday 18th January - Kids Trike & Scooter Day, The Strand
11am to 2pm hosted by The Phoneix, Comida - further detatils coming soon
Into the East's Liv McBride and Graeme Woller were crowned 2014 National Country Music Duo of the Year and nominated for a 2014 Taite Music Prize as well as 2014 Best NZ Folk Album (for Fight from the Inside). Featuring gently finger picked guitar one minute, bouncing percussion the next, traversing between country and folk while detouring through alternative and soul, these Invercargill-based musicians are now taking on Australasia. $25 per adult/$20 student of friend of Gallery. Contact Gallery for tickets or more information.
7:30pm to 9pm. This highly sought-after entertainer returns with his own intimate, extraordinary and unconventional show. Brimming with originality and unusuality!
8pm to 10:15pm. Fresh off the back of their Tui win in January 2014, Tattletale Saints relocated to Nashville Tennessee to embark on a 50-date tour of the United States. This time spent in the vibrant Nashville music scene inspired a change in the band’s sound, and they welcome celebrated NZ drummer Tom Broome for this, their 5th New Zealand tour.
7:30pm to 12:00am. Nobody plays Beethoven like Freddy Kempf. He’s a charismatic force of nature at the piano, adored for his on-stage energy and mesmerising finger work. Don’t miss a dazzling night in the concert hall confirming why Beethoven endures as a classical superstar. (With pre-concert talk 45 minutes prior to concert).
8pm to 10:30pm. Ben Portsmouth looks like Elvis; sings like Elvis, and has an extraordinary stage presence that makes you temporarily believe you might be watching the "King himself"!
7:30pm - 9pm. Rotunda features the beautiful collision of the NZ Army Band with the raw power of contemporary dance, performing to a range of heartfelt hymns and stunning, new brass works. Rotunda is a living memorial that celebrates the ANZAC spirit and the themes of courage, loss, kinship and ultimately, a desire for peace.
8pm to 10pm. Experience the drama, passion and excitement as a cast of phenomenally talented actors and musicians tell Buddy Holly’s story, from his meteoric rise to fame, to his final legendary performance at The Surf Ballroom in Clear Lake, Iowa.
8pm to 10:30pm. A Comedy Show from one of New Zealand’s best loved personalities. This brand new stage offering sees the return of "Her Fabulousness" with "A Woman's Recipe for Life".
7:30pm to 10pm. Moscow ballet La Classique return down-under with their Spectacular masterpiece Sleeping Beauty ballet's most loved fairytale.
8pm to 10:45pm.To commemorate the 40th Anniversary of Wish You Were Here, The Pink Floyd Experience will be performing the album in its entirety. This concert will be a real treat for any Pink Floyd fans!
8pm to 9:40pm. Don’t miss the latest offering from one of New Zealand’s most successful live comedy acts.