Fun Things to Do this Weekend 15/09/16
Pick up something new for your wardrobe, or visit an exhibition this weekend
1. Exhibition Too Bright to Hear, Too Loud to See by sculptor Rebecca Stewart opens at World's Wellington boutique this week. Rebecca’s clear resin sculptures, which are filled with flowers, explore the body, death, nostalgia and desire.
— World, 102 Victoria St, Te Aro, Wellington, September 15-October 2.
2. Ponsonby Rd will be bustling on Saturday with a spring market day. The seasonal event sees retailers roll sale racks onto the footpath and food specials from local restaurants and cafes.
— Ponsonby Rd, Auckland, September 17.
3. On Thursday evening, Glass Warfare will explore the saddening number of female CEO’s currently in New Zealand’s top 50 listed companies: zero. Theresa Gattung, Ranjna Patel, Rob Campbell and Anne Blackburn will come together with host Janet McAllister to discuss the current state of the issue and what can be done about it going forward.
— Q Theatre, 305 Queen St, Auckland, September 15.
4. Take a trip to Aotea Square and experience Affinity, a light sculpture that is activated by the human touch. The piece was designed by Amigo & Amigo, an interactive lighting and design studio, in support of World Alzheimer's Month.
— Aotea Square, Auckland, until September 22.
5. Get your spring wardrobe sorted this weekend, with a designer yard sale in Greenlane on Friday night, with 10 per cent of all sales going to Women's Refuge. Moochi will also hold a factory sale, taking over Flying Fish studios with end of season styles, samples and seconds at great prices.
— Car-fe, 127 Greenlane East, Greenlane, September 16; Flying Fish, 230 Ponsonby Rd, September 16-17.
6. Streetwear store Good as Gold have teamed up with New Balance for a project that celebrates six local creatives. Titled Numbers Speak Louder than Words, the exhibition will explore the numbers with significance to each person. Find it at the Wellington store this weekend, before it comes to Auckland on September 25.
— Good as Gold, 120 Victoria St, September 18.