Gig guide: November 29 - December 4
Thursday, November 29
Biddy Mulligans has guitarist and songwriter Dave Alley from 8.30pm for a gold coin.
Wintec's School of Media Arts is hosting its annual series of showcase events. The graphic design and interior design exhibitions are on from Thursday to Monday at the Atrium and The Long Room respectively, from 10am to 4pm at the Wintec City Campus.
Blondie and the Stranglers are at Trusts Stadium Arena in Auckland.
Sika performs at the Old School in Raglan from 7.30pm for $20.
Friday, November 30
Tu Pono, an exhibition from Te Wananga O Aotearoa students, at Amiorangi Contemporary Art Space in Ward St, opens on Friday and runs until December 13.
Wintec's School of Media Arts painting and sculpture exhibition is on from Friday, 10am to 4pm, at the W Block Gallery, Ward St, Wintec City Campus. The photography exhibition is on from 10am-4pm at P Block at Wintec's city campus.
Biddy Mulligans has a free Christmas gig featuring Datemonthyear and Middleman from 9.30pm.
Hamilton Operatic society's Forbidden Broadway is on at the Clarence St Theatre from Friday until December 15.
Saturday, December 1
MOA, live original funk at the Yot Club in Raglan for free.
Static has Hollywoodfun Downstairs, with Imploder and Mason Clinic from 9pm and it's a donation to get in. The Sculpture Park at Waitakaruru opens it's new exhibition, SUMMER: Utopia into Dystopia.
Biddy Mulligans in Hamilton has Penman and McNeill from 8pm for $20.
Holly and the Bluebenders and French harmonica player Christelle Berthon are playing at the Oparau Hall from 8pm for $15.
Sound the Ocean play at the Eastside Youth Hall (corner of East St and Tramway Rd) with November Zulu, Fly By Wire and Aaron Boyens from 8pm for $10.
The New Zealand Ukulele Festival from noon to 4pm at Trust Stadium Waitakere.
Roald Dahl's Fantastic Mr Fox (4, 6.30pm) gets the Wes Anderson treatment.
Super Size Me (Maori TV, 8.30pm) introduced the world to Morgan Spurlock.
The Departed (TV1, 10.30pm) won an Oscar for director Martin Scorsese.
Sunday, December 2
Wall-E (TV2, 7pm) is just too darned cute.
Monday, December 3
Prime Rocks (Prime, 9.30pm) has Blondie.
Neil Young and Crazy Horse, with Patti Smith, pictured, and Everest are at the Barclays Centre at Madison Square Garden in New York on Monday night if you can get there in time.
Ozzy Osborne, heading this way with Black Sabbath, was born on this day waaaay back in 1948.
Tuesday, December 4
The Mayor hosts a celebration of 50 years of the Founders Theatre at 5pm today.