Arts & Entertainment
Welcome to week two of the NZ Fringe Festival, which features more than 40 shows and events. This is a great opportunity to see up-and-coming talent.
Bats Theatre, Dixon St. A Play About Space, theatre, 8pm, $18. Fatu Na Toto, dance, until Feb 22, 6.30pm, $18. Home, theatre, until Feb 23, 9.30pm, $16. Put It In My Blowhole, theatre, until Feb 24, 8pm, $18. Corner Diary, comedy, Feb 22, 23, Mar 1, 2, 8 and 9, 10.45pm, $10. Riddiford St, comedy, Feb 26 till Mar 2, 9.30pm, $18. Feet of Clay, dance, opens Feb 28, 6.30pm, $16. Follow, Follow, Follow, theatre, Feb 23 till 27, 6.30pm, $16. Cannonball, theatre, Feb 25 till Mar 1, 8pm, $20.
Bike Barn, Wakefield St. Wheels of Justice, interactive theatre, Feb 23, 24, Mar 2, 3 and 9, 2pm, $15.
Circa Theatre, Cable St. Minksie and Ron Explore the Gap, theatre, until Feb 23, 7.30pm, $18.
Civic Square, Victoria St. Born of Normal Parents, outdoor event, until March 9. EnRapture, live art, until Feb 25, 10am weekdays, noon weekends.
Crossways Community Theatre, Roxburgh St. Touched, dance, Feb 21, 28 and Mar 7, 6pm, $15.
Cuba St shop windows. The Cuba Street Project, visual arts, until Mar 9.
Downstage Theatre, Cambridge Tce. Affinity, theatre, Feb 24 and 25, $15.
Drama Studio House, Kelburn Parade. Stand Up For Charlie, theatre, Feb 28 till Mar 2 and Mar 5 till 9, 8.30pm, $14.
Enjoy Public Art Gallery, Cuba St. Resonant Beings, exhibition, until Mar 9.
Frank Kitts Park, Jervois Quay. Parkour, free-running theatre, Feb 23, 4pm.
Hashigo Zake, Taranaki St. We Built This City, music, finishes Feb 23, 9pm.
Internet based. The Opinion Club, weekly podcasts from iTunes, until Mar 9. 15-02-13.com, daily webisodes, until Mar 9.
Inverlochy Art School, Inverlochy Place. Residence, theatre, Feb 22 till 24 and Mar 1 till 3, 8.30pm, $14.
Fringe Bar, Cuba St. All Star Micetro, comedy, Feb 24, Mar 3 and 10, 7pm, $15. Signfeld & Friends, comedy, until Feb 23, 10pm, $16. Trouser-wearing Characters, theatre, until Feb 23, 8.30pm, $20. Alexander Sparrow: Narcissistic Diva, comedy, Feb 22 and 23, 7pm, $15. The Almanac Experiment, comedy, Feb 28 till Mar 2, 10pm, $18. The Secrets of Magicians, theatre, Feb 27 till Mar 2, 8.30pm, $16.
Goethe-Institut, Cuba St. Klaus Staeck: Nothing is Done, exhibition, until Mar 7, 11am till 5pm.
Gryphon Theatre, Ghuznee St. A Cry Too Far From Heaven, theatre, until Feb 23, 9.30pm, $18. Spider Dance, comedy, until Feb 23, 6.30pm, $18. Rageface, theatre, until Feb 23, 8pm, $15.
Massey University, Taranaki St. What the, sheep?, theatre, Feb 22 and 23, 7.30pm.
Matchbox Studios, Cuba St. Hurry Up and Wait, exhibition, until Mar 3, 11am till 6pm.
Meow, Edward St. Adam Page, music, until Feb 24, 7pm, $18. The Medicine Club, comedy, Feb 27 and Mar 6, 8pm, $5.
Newtown Community Centre, Colombo St. Double-barrelled Slingshot, theatre, Feb 22 till 24, 7pm, $8.
Old Hall, Taranaki St. Thin Skin, theatre, Feb 25 till 28, 7.30pm, $15.
S&M's Cocktail Lounge and Bar, Cuba St. The Penis Monologues, theatre, Feb 23, Mar 2 and 9, 8pm, $15.
St Michael's Hall, Upland Rd. Running with Ghosts, theatre, Feb 27 till Mar 2, 7pm, $10.
Studio 77, Victoria University, Fairlie Tce. Madam X and Mister Q, theatre, opens Feb 21, 7.30pm, $15.
The Grand, Courtenay Place. The Bee Gees/ABBA Tribute Show, music, Feb 22, 8pm, $25.
The Most Amazing Chocolate Factory, Paraparaumu. When Bertha Sings, chocolate art, Feb 23 till Mar 3, noon till 2pm.
Thistle Hall, Cuba St. To Walk, To See, To Breathe, exhibition, until Feb 24, 11am till 6pm. For Your Future Guidance, theatre, until Feb 24, 9pm, $15.
Underworld Bar Medusa, Vivian St. Days of the Bold and the Restless, music, until Mar 8, 6.30pm, $8.
Various locations, Wellington. Wig Wam Jam, outdoor interactive, Feb 22 till 24 and Mar 1 till 3, 10am, fringe.co.nz for more details.
Wellington-wide. Chalkbomb Wellington, interactive art, Feb 22, all day.
Whitireia Theatre, Vivian St. Jealousy and Greed - the story of Alistair Macbeth., theatre, until Feb 23, 8pm, $20. [title of the show], theatre, Feb 28 till Mar 2 and Mar 6 till 9, 7.30pm, $22.
- The Wellingtonian