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Jungle Magic!

October
Sat 25th: 7:00pm - Midnight

Island of Burlesque and Subtropica are excited to combine forces to bring you one evening of Jungle Magic, featuring a mix of local and visiting acts, DJs and performers. Artworks Theatre will be transformed into an immersive jungle environment for the evening with vintage and subtropical projections, lighting and tiki-style decorations.

Dress to express your inner wild side! Jungle Magic will also play host to the launch of PhotoBomb, a special video and photo booth available all night to record the magic costumes and fun!

A Tiki bar will be available, serving punch and local brewer Relativity Ales as well as a selection of wines and special subtropical rum cocktails.

Kids welcome from 5pm - 6.30pm to enjoy and play amongst the jungle atmosphere.

R18 from 7pm onwards.

VIP tickets will provide you with special raised seating area, personal service and cocktails.

ARTWORKS THEATRE
2 KORORA ROAD, ONEROA, WAIHEKE (behind library)

Tickets $25

Available online from www.dashtickets.co.nz and on Waiheke from Doubleshot coffee in Oneroa.

Halloween Friday @ Artworks with These Automatic Changers, The Hollowmen, Sedan & Special Guests

October
Fri 31st: 7:30pm - Witching hour

Waiheke's rapidly expanding music scene prepares again to take over Artworks Theatre on Halloween night for a heady sonic excursion into rock 'n roll excess. Alter Ego Productions, in conjunction with Los Dada Events mark the hallows eve of Samhain with one night only of epic, uncontrolled and degenerate rock 'n roll badness. Three bands plus special guests, and the lick and a promise of a salacious evening on the dance of the dead. Get ready to celebrate the darkness in a haze of electricity, sweat and the veritable jams being kicked out!

THESE AUTOMATIC CHANGERS
Along for the ride are Auckland's premier Stoner blues rock 'n roll band These Automatic Changers (TAC). On the eve of their debut album release, TAC embarks on a aural road trip of 70's-inspired satanic blues, chest thumping Neanderthal rock tone to swaggering proto-swing sneer straight from the archives and catalogues of any vintage and retro lover of rock music. The band is fronted by none other than Solomon Cole & Lee Catlin of The Solomon Cole Band.

THE HOLLOWMEN
The Hollowmen need little introduction given the success of their shows of late on the Island. Brendan Mooney and co-conspirators will bring the primal energy and punk rock blues tour de force they've been consistently delivering to the Theatre stage again. The release of their debut album also means the band are fired up and ready to bring punters more of what they've renowned for.

SEDAN
Ian Simpson has revamped and re-energised his solo work in the form of Sedan. Featuring the rhythmic precision and bombast of Manuel Kahura on drums and Malcolm McMoretone on bass, the band will be on form to deliver a set of dynamically engaging and powerfully structured songs that showcase the vocal prowess of Ian and the sonic ebb and harmonic flow for which he is locally so well known.

ARTWORKS THEATRE
2 KORORA ROAD, ONEROA, WAIHEKE (behind library)

Tickets $15 - Door sales only

Doors and café open at 7pm; music from 7:30pm till the witching hour!

Moana & the Tribe
'RIMA' Concert

November
Sat 1st: 6:30pm

NZ band Moana & the Tribe defy easy definition as their music slips and slides across genres 'creating dub-ambient-soul-funk from nowhere else but right here, right now.' Long acknowledged for having consistently pushed the boundaries of Mãori music in both her recordings and live performances, singer/songwriter Moana Maniapoto is a writer whose lyrics are rooted in the NZ landscape, culture and experience - inspiring her to 'produce her own blend of traditional and contemporary styles without compromising either.' (NZ Herald, 2003).

The NZ Herald described Moana & the Tribe as 'the most powerful, enjoyable and important act on the main stage at this year's Womad; delivering a thumping, visually powerful and cleverly calculated implosion of waiata, haka and electronic-flavored soul-funk.'

Formed in 2002, Moana & the Tribe has played hundreds of stages in Istanbul, Moscow, Florence, Berlin, Warsaw, Toronto, Venice, Shanghai, Seoul, Vienna, Toronto and Taipei. They have taken their unique sound to the Herodus Atticus (Athens) and Sydney Opera House (Australia) as well as to the Montreux Jazz Festival (Switzerland) and Sziget (Budapest). In July, the band played in and around Glasgow 2014 as part of the "Boomerang" collaboration with Scottish and indigenous Australian musicians. The band launched RIMA (Rhythmethod/DRM) at the Galatos on September 28.

Joining them is 20-year-old Te Karehana Toi-Gardiner, performing a set of his own original compositions. A student of Contemporary Music at Unitec, T.K is also a finalist in the search for Soulfest's opening act.

ARTWORKS THEATRE
2 KORORA ROAD, ONEROA, WAIHEKE (behind library)

Tickets $20

Available Tickets $20 on Eventfinder or from Toi Gallery, 145 Ocean View Rd, Oneroa or $25 on the door, if available.

Doors & café open 6:30pm.

Sisterly Love:
A Wedding Day Comedy

By M.E. MacDonald

Directed by Renee Casserly

November
Thu 6th: 7:30pm
Fri 7th: 7:30pm
Sat 8th: 2:00pm
Sat 8th: 7:30pm
Thu 13th: 7:30pm
Fri 14th: 7:30pm
Sat 15th: 2:00pm
Sat 15th: 7:30pm

Charlene is the youngest of four sisters. Today she's getting married... (her fourth time lucky!) Or will she? The family tradition states that when great-great-grandmother Mary O'Rourke's wedding dress is worn, the wearer is bestowed with good health, wealth and a happy marriage. She didn't wear the dress the first three times, so perhaps this time will be different... BUT who has the dress?!? One of the sisters has the dress, and isn't giving it up without a fight. It's time for a meltdown in the bridal bathroom as the girls tell their version of the story. This wedding function unravels into a family dysfunction! It's a case of melt-down, make-up, game face on!

After a successful Auckland Fringe 2013 debut, the one-woman show 'Sisterly Love' returns with Renee Casserly starring in the first half of the evening, and a tag team of five lads in the second half. It's the same script--but completely different shows!

First incarnation: Renee Casserly (Charlene, Karen, Jacqueline, Bernice & Mrs Seagram)

Intermission

Second incarnation: Adam Sears (Charlene: our blushing bride--the bimbo), Mark James (Mrs Seagram: mother of the bride), Alan Knight (Karen: the brains), Dylan Hinchey (Jacqueline: the beauty), & Alex Duncan (Bernice: the burke).

Book early to avoid disappointment!

ARTWORKS THEATRE
2 KORORA ROAD, ONEROA, WAIHEKE (behind library)

Tickets $20 - Available online

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