Gig guide - Oct 25 to 31
Thursday, October 25
The movie Fresh Meat, starring Temuera Morrison, opens today.
Beyondsemble perform in Thames tonight.
Tickets go on sale today for the Waihi Beach Hotel summer festival, which features a range of gigs from December 22 until early January. Check out beachpub.co.nz for full details.
Lauryn Hill is headlining the Raggamuffin Festival 2013, on February 1 and 2 in Rotorua. Tickets go on sale today.
Friday, October 26
Raglan artist Chris Meek opens his new studio in Raglan, named Studeo Gallery. It's at 21 Cross St, and the opening exhibition features work by Meek, Brigid Allan and Shelley Meek. The opening event is at 5.30pm.
Te Matara o Te Haerenga, an exhibition about Te Puea and Te Pou o Mangatawhiri, opens at Waikato Museum.
Tractor FM's Halloween Ball at the Yot Club in Raglan for a fiver. Dress up.
Saturday, October 27
Kimbra plays at the Danforth Music Hall in Toronto on Saturday night.
The Shrugs' album release party is at the Yot Club in Raglan. They play with Rose and the Wooden Hearts and Mimi and Rivers. It's a tenner.
Sunday, October 28
Louise Willis stages a solo exhibition, Evoke, at the Veranda Function Centre at Hamilton Lake today from 3pm to 6.30pm.
The Grammy-nominated Enso String Quartet and German pianist Michael Endres perform at the Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts at Waikato University at 5.30pm.
Monday, October 29
On this day in 1991, the Memphis City Council named Interstate 55 through Jackson the B B King Freeway.
Tuesday, October 30
Henry Winkler, aka The Fonz, was born on this day back in 1945.
Wednesday, October 31
Dragon perform at the Founders Theatre tonight.