White Night - Central West

 Central West

Get off the beaten track and go White Night West to soak up sounds, sights, shows and sculpture in our Central West venues, all connected to the city centre and Auckland Museum by a free bus.



TAPACTAPAC tapac.org.nz / 845 0295. 6pm to midnight.
100 Motions Road, Western Springs

A night of dance and music for the whole family. Bring your picnic rug, cushions and don't forget your dancing feet! From 6pm meet FAIRY CLARE and enjoy performances:

Pointy Puppies Dance 6.15pm.

Richie Cesan leads hip-hop moves with live DJ Andrew Cesan. 6.30pm.

Treat Station Pointy Dog dance showcase. 7pm.

Circus showcase with Inflight. 7.30pm.

Moana - Pacific Dance NZ.The best works from the Pacific Dance Choreographic Lab 8pm.

Culture Clash. With a cast from Russia, India, Czech Republic, Albania, Brazil, Canada, France, Samoa, NZ and China, Culture Clash is an incredibly diverse and culturally rich project where 25 talented performers from across Auckland have come together to create a truly unique, live ensemble performance. Culture Clash is an examination of lives under pressure, people making epic decisions and individuals running into the unexpected. This journey explores the extraordinary and ordinary stories of home, and other dangerous places. Culture Clash is funny, colourful and alive - a show for all ages. Directed by Beth Kayes. Creative Team Margaret-Mary Hollins and Renee Liang. 8.30pm.

The Live Room. Direct from Sydney & Ireland, The Live Room arrive in Auckland to perform one show only. The sound is pop-rock, with an Irish flavour. They have toured Australia, Ireland and NZ extensively with bands including The Whitlams and The Hothouse Flowers. Their debut album in 2006 was instantly picked up by Sony/ATV publishing. 9.30pm.

Live music jam feat. Prayas Theatre Indian Band colliding with African beats and Irish rock. 10.30pm to midnight.

Cafe/bar 5pm to midnight



THE HOUSE OF MUKA muka.co.nz / 360 4461.
17 Chamberlain Street, Grey Lynn

"The rules of our morality are not the conclusions of our reason" (David Hume. Treatise of Human Nature Book III Part I Section I)

Sculpture by Saskia Baetens - Van Gils who considers this question: "I should be able to write about nothing if I can talk about nothing. So what does that mean? But…" Objectively the work deals with the incidental, those moments which are neither framed nor memorised. The artist presents a diorama of king Midas, colouring the ordinary, past the familiar. If every decision is either "Subjective or strategic", the subject seems both mundane and spectacular and we are left with the inkling that this is the strategy.

6pm to midnight



NKB GALLERY nkbgallery.co.nz / 623 1464.
455 Mt Eden Road, Mt Eden

Intersections Bringing together the established with the emerging, the hyper-real with the abstract, a special group show featuring some of New Zealand's greatest talents. Artists include: Freeman White, Marte Szirmay, Joy Chang, Lindsey Baker, Neal Palmer, Michael Lowe, and more. 6pm to midnight



SnowhiteSNOWHITE GALLERY unitec.ac.nz/unitec/snowhite / 815 4321 x7201.
Building One main entrance, Gate One, Carrington Road

In the gallery: Rosebank; artifacts of place opening. A unique project demonstrating the power of art to build and bind a community by 24 designers, artists and art collectives collaborating with the people, schools and businesses of Avondale's Rosebank Rd. rosebankartwalk.wordpress.com

In the foyer: a selection of outstanding work from current students and recent graduates of Unitec's Master of Design programme. 5pm to 11pm