Fun Things To Do This Weekend 31/01/19
Party with queen of pop Lily Allen and pimp out your nails for Pride week
Glory Nails Pride Week Pop-up
As part of Pride Week celebrations, Pop Nails will play host to a temporary salon providing free nail painting at the Auckland Council centres to help people adorn a little rainbow spirit right on their fingertips.
Where: Auckland Council Centres (Wesley Community Centre, Freyberg Place, Te Atatu Peninsula Community Centre, New Lynn Community Centre) When: Friday February 1 – Friday February 8, from 8pm Visit: Proudcentres.co.nz
Lily Allen at Spark Arena
British pop queen Lily Allen will take the stage at Spark Arena in a much-anticipated show for her bounty of fans.
When: Saturday February 2, 7pm Where: 42-80 Mahuhu Cres, Parnell Tickets: Ticketmaster.co.nz
Anno Domini at Auckland Art Gallery
The annual rooftop party for electronic music fans — or those who just fancy a beer in the sun — returns up top to Auckland Art Gallery. This Sunday will feature UK’s Floating Points a.k.a Sam Shepherd. Food and drink is onsite, including Morningside’s Electric Chicken.
When: Sunday February 3 Where: Wellesley St E, Auckland Central Tickets: Annodomini.nz
Basement Theatre Opening Party
Basement is back for 2019 and is celebrating with a banger of a line up including Wellington's dance party king Disasteradia, and Sam Harmony of Friendly Potential.
When: Friday February 1, 8pm-1pm Where: Lower Greys Ave, Auckland City
Call Me By Your Name Movie Screening
Bring the tissues for a free screening of last year's standout film nominated for four Oscars in celebration of Pride Week. Set in Italy in the summer of 1983, Call Me By Your Name follows the love affair between 17-year old Elio, and Oliver, his father's research student. Pack a blanket and pull up a beanbag.
When: Saturday February 2, 9pm-11:30pm Where: Ellen Melville Centre, Cnr High Street & Freyberg Place
Vintage Market at Urbanaut Brewing
Find rad vintage clothing selections from Percy's Vintage, Rain City village, and One World of Sport (cash only) at this weekend market. Not to mention new beer on the taps and tastings available.
When: Sunday February 3, 1pm-5pm Where: 597 New North Rd, Kingsland
Sunrise Rave at Queens Wharf
Kick off your day with sunrise rave on Queens Wharf. You get wireless headphones which play DJ beats so you can dance along like no-ones watching. Go solo, or make new friends. Refresh with coffee and kombucha onsite.
When: Friday February 1, 6:30am-8am Where: 89 Quay Street, Auckland City
Kauri Exhibition in Albert Park
A new exhibition installed in Albert Park will examine kauri dieback and tell the personal stories of 26 people and their fight to save the giant trees, as well as people who are affected by the track closures. The exhibitionist and photographer, Michelle Hyslop spent six months working on the project travelling from Waipoua Forest to Rotorua, meeting the local iwi, scientists, and the public with kauri story to tell. The result is 31 images which are suspended from the trees in Albert Park.
When: Saturday February 2 – Wednesady March 6 Where: 33-43 Princes St, Auckland City