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Upper Hutt Leader : May 18th 2011
29 UPPER HUTT LEADER, MAY 18, 2011 ARTS For more information www.cossieclubs.org.nz Members, affiliated club members and guests most welcome 11 Logan St Ph 529 0009 Hutt Valley's Leisure Venue Of Choice MEMBERSHIP DRAWS Wednesday $2000 Thursday $500 Thursday, 7pm KARAOKE WITH MARK 2137494DH Friday, 9.15-1am STUDIO 22 Saturday, 7pm - Tickets $15 CA$INO NIGHT 9.15pm-1am DR FEELGOOD Sunday, 4pm Karaoke in The Balcony Open Tuesday to Sunday 10am to 4pm 836 Fergusson Drive, Tel 527 2168 www.expressions.org.nz 2147231DH 6th May -- 26th June 2011 MIREK SMISEK 60 YEARS 60 POTS This exhibition is a stunning survey of our pioneering studio potter Mirek Smíšek. Presented is a collection of Smíšek's main forms of vases, bowls, crocks, jugs and Yunomi (Japanese tea-bowls). A selection of recent Smisek pots will be for sale. Floor talk by Mirek Smisek -- Sunday 29 May 2011 at 2pm VECTOR GALLERY 20th May - 10th July FASHION VICTIM -- EXHIBITION BY JACQUELINE TUCKEY Jacqueline Tuckey's latest works utilise the extinct Huia bird to exemplify and ponder the practice of taxidermy and adornment and give tribute to a bird that owes it demise to fashion. This exhibition will encompass works on canvas, free standing sculptures and wall sculptures. All art works are for sale. ROTARY FOYER 10th May - 26th June 2011 Artworks from children attending Maidstone Intermediate School. BOOK NOW FOR THE FINAL INSTALMENT OF HARRY POTTER Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows Part 1 9:00pm 13th July - all tickets $8.00 Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows Part 2 Midnight 13th July - standard ticket prices apply STARTS 26th MAY : THE HANGOVER II, SAM HUNT PURPLE BALLOON & OTHER STORIES, LAST PARADISE FUNDRAISE AT THE ASCOT CONTACT email@example.com FOR FURTHER INFORMATION 3083387BK NOW SHOWING Week Commencing Thursday 19 May 2011 FOR WEEKLY SESSION TIMES AND MOVIE INFORMATION PLEASE GO TO WWW.ASCOTCINEMAS.CO.NZ SUBSCRIBE TO ASCOT'S WEBSITE NEWSLETTER FOR ONLINE SPECIALS 68 Queen St, Upper Hutt phone 528 5590 Email firstname.lastname@example.org SAT & SUN WEEKEND SPECIAL Everyone $8.00 For Hop, Rio, Fast and Furious 5 & Thor Another Year (M) 2 hrs 19 mins Thur: 10.00am, 12.45pm, Fri: 10.00am, 12.30pm Sat: 8.15pm / Sun: 10.00am / Mon: 10.00am, 12.45pm, 6.00pm / Tu e : 12.30pm, 6.00pm / Wed: 1.15pm, 3.40pm Burke and Hare (M) 1 hr 39 mins !! NEW !! 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Thur & Fri: 10.00am, 12.35pm, 3.10pm, 5.45pm, 8.30pm Sat & Sun: 11.45am, 2.30pm, 5.45pm, 8.30pm Mon: 10.00am, 12.35pm, 3.10pm, 8.30pm Tu e : 10.00am, 12.35pm, 3.10pm, 5.45pm, 8.30pm Wed: 12.35pm, 3.10pm, 5.45pm, 8.30pm Hop(G)1hr50mins Sat: 10am and 2:15pm / Sun: 10am Operation 8 ( G) 1 hr 57 mins Thur: 4.00pm / Fri: 10.00am / Sun: 8.00pm Mon: 4.00pm / Tu e: 4.00pm / Wed: 5.00pm Queen of the Sun (G) 1 hr 23 mins Thur: 12.15pm / Fri: 4.15pm / Sun: 4.45pm Mon: 10.00am / Tue : 12.15pm Wed: 12.00pm, 3.30pm Rio(G)1hr44mins Fri, 4.15pm / Sat: 10.00am, 12.15pm Sun: 10.00am, 12.15pm / Tu e : 11.15a m Thor (M) 2 hrs 9 mins Thur: 3.30pm, 8.00pm / Sat: 12.00pm Sun: 12.00pm, 8.20pm / Mon: 3.30pm, 8.15pm Tu e : 10.00am, 3.20pm / Wed: 8.30pm ASCOT CINEMAS NOW ON FACEBOOK CHEAP TUESDAY ADULTS/STUDENTS $10 & SENIORS/CHILDREN $8.00 3083387BK SAM HUNT Purple Balloon and other stories NOW SCREENING "This intimate biopic is masterly." Helen Martin, On Film 3725803 Richard Gilewitz Saturday 28 May - 8pm www.richardgilewitz.com Staglands Wildlife Reserve Akatarawa Road Acoustic Adventure Concert One of America's most exciting acoustic guitarists Bookings essential - grab your friends For bookings & enquires phone Staglands (04) 526 7529 or Upper Hutt i-SITE Visitor Centre (04) 527 2141 Entry $15 (show only) Come a little earlier from 7pm and enjoy some piping hot soup or Staglands stew which can be purchased from the Café. Buy a drink from our fully licensed bar and warm your toes by the open fire. Tea and coffee available. 3736772AA A tribute to our wildlife sacrificed to fashion Fashion victim: Jacqueline Tuckey, Ornithological Adornment, 2011. Photo: SUPPLIED BY ARTIST Jacqueline Tuckey's latest works pay tribute to the huia bird that owes its demise to fashion. Tuckey's art works question the prac- tice of taxidermy and adornment with a tongue-in-cheek humour underpinned by the morbid reality that the art of taxi- dermy has had an impact on our native birdlife. This includes the huia, which became highly collectable in Europe after a visit to New Zealand by the Duke of York in 1901. During the visit the duke was pres- ented a huia feather for his hat as a gift. Reports of this gift in the newspapers in Europe started the demand for trade in huia feathers, which had a huge effect on a bird that was already in decline. The lower North Island was considered the last area in which huia could be found. These areas included Upper Hutt. The last official sighting of a huia was in 1907. Tuckey trained as a visual display art- ist and prop designer in the early 1980s, and by the mid-1990s she was working towards her long-term goal to practise as a painter and sculptor fulltime. This shift in focus enabled Tuckey to advance in her preferred occupation, in which she continually strives to develop her knowledge and skills. Fashion Victim at Expressions is a well-executed exhibition that has many special elements including works on can- vas, free-standing sculptures, sound and wall sculptures. Tuckey is a perfectionist and her con- ceptual art works are beautifully crafted with amazing attention to detail, says exhibition co-ordinator Chriss Doherty- McGregor. Complementing Tuckey's artwork will be a collection of contemporary jewellery by Deb Tuckey, who has created a diverse range of jewellery based on native and endemic birds in New Zealand -- living and extinct. All works in this exhibition are for sale. Fashion Victim is on until July 10 in the Vector Gallery. The exhibition can be viewed from Tuesday to Sunday 10am till 4pm.
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