The NZ Fringe Festival starts this week, and features more than 40 shows and events. This is a great opportunity to see up-and-coming talent.
Bats Theatre, Dixon St. Little Town Liars, theatre, until Feb 15, 8pm, $18. The Road That Wasn't There, theatre, until Feb 17, 6.30pm, $18. PANIC!, comedy, until Feb 16, 10pm, $16. A Play About Space, theatre, opens Feb 16, 8pm, $18. Fatu Na Toto, dance, Feb 18 till 22, 6.30pm, $18. Home, theatre, Feb 20 till 23, 9.30pm, $16. Put It In My Blowhole, theatre, Feb 21 till 24, 8pm, $18.
Bike Barn, Wakefield St. Wheels of Justice, interactive theatre, opens Feb 16, 2pm, $15.
Civic Square, Victoria St. Born of Normal Parents, outdoor event, until March 9. The Sausage Circus Soundsystem, outdoor event, opens Feb 15, noon till 2pm. EnRapture, live art, opens Feb 20, 10am weekdays, noon weekends.
Various locations, Cuba St. The Cuba Street Project, visual arts, Feb 15 till Mar 9.
Daddy O's, Manners St. 27, music, until Feb 17, 10pm, $18.
Downstage Theatre, Cambridge Tce. Affinity, theatre, opens Feb 17, $15.
Enjoy Public Art Gallery, Cuba St. Resonant Beings, exhibition, until Mar 9.
Hashigo Zake, Taranaki St. We Built This City..., music, Feb 18 till 23, 9pm.
Internet based. The Opinion Club, daily podcasts from iTunes, until Mar 9.
Fringe Bar, Cuba St. Raw Poetry Slam III finals, Feb 15, 8pm, $10. All Star Micetro, comedy, opens Feb 17, 7pm, $15. Signfeld & Friends, comedy, Feb 20 till 23, 10pm, $16. Trouser-wearing Characters, theatre, Feb 20 till 23, 8.30pm, $20.
Goethe-Institut, Cuba St. Klaus Staeck: Nothing is Done, exhibition, opens Feb 18, 11am till 5pm.
Gryphon Theatre, Ghuznee St. My Beautiful Disaster, theatre, until Feb 17, 6.30pm, $15. Secrets, theatre, until Feb 17, 8pm, $18. The Green Room, comedy, Feb 15 till 17, 9.30pm, $15. A Cry Too Far From Heaven, theatre, Feb 18 till 23, 9.30pm, $18. Spider Dance, comedy, Feb 19 till 23, 6.30pm, $18. Rageface, theatre, Feb 19 till 23, 8pm, $15.
Matchbox Studios, Cuba St. The Lady Garden, exhibition, Feb 17, 11am till 6pm. Hurry Up and Wait, exhibition, opens Feb 19, 11am till 6pm.
Meow, Edward St. Trubie and Abby Are Just a Bit Worried, comedy, Feb 16 and 17, 7pm. Adam Page, music, Feb 19 till 24, 7pm, $18. The Medicine, comedy, Feb 20, 8pm, $5.
S&M's Cocktail Lounge and Bar, Cuba St. The Penis Monologues, theatre, opens Feb 16, 8pm, $15.
Studio 77, Victoria University, Fairlie Tce. Madan X and Mister Q, theatre, opens Feb 21, 7.30pm, $15.
Tarrant Dance Studio, Cuba St. Footnote Forte Perforum, dance, Feb 15, 5.30pm.
The lagoon lawn, outside Wharewaka, Wellington waterfront. South Sea's Picnic Lawn, exhibition, Feb 15 (Feb 16 if wet), 5pm till 11pm.
The Moorings, Glenbervie Tce. The Explorer's Club: Antarctica, music, Feb 16, 8pm, $20.
Thistle Hall, Cuba St. To Walk, To See, To Breathe, exhibition, Feb 18 till 24, 11am till 6pm. For You Future Guidance, theatre, Feb 20 till 24, 9pm, $15.
Underworld Bar Medusa, Vivian St. Days of the Bold and the Restless, music, opens Feb 18, 6.30pm, $8.
Wellington waterfront, The Playground NZ's 2013 Performance Arcade, performance exhibition, until Feb 17.
Whitireia Theatre, Vivian St. Ella and Will, dance, Feb 15 till 19, 7pm, $22. Jealousy and Greed - the story of Alistair Macbeth., theatre, Feb 20 till 23, 8pm, $20.
- The Wellingtonian