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Coffee with Chlöe Swarbrick, a gig with Miss June, and laughs with Pax Assadi

Metro's weekly calendar from 6 September onwards.

Coffee with Chlöe Swarbrick, a gig with Miss June, and laughs with Pax Assadi

Sep 6, 2019 What's On

A weekly round-up of what’s on in Auckland so you can plan your weekend and the week ahead.

Going West Writers Festival
Tonight’s opening Going West Writers Festival party will be followed by a week of literary events featuring some of New Zealand’s best-known and emerging writers. For more information about the event, check out Metro’s story here.
Friday 6-15 September 

Allpress Mornings with Chlöe Swarbrick
Allpress are celebrating their 30th anniversary with an exhibition and a line-up of talks with some friends they’ve met along the way. This week, Chlöe Swarbrick is stopping by at the Allpress Studio to talk about art and culture, and how it led her to Paraliament. The cafe is opening from 8am for breakfast, coffee and pastries, but the talk will commence at 10.
Saturday 7 September | Allpress Studio

Exhibition Openings at Te Uru Waitakere Contemporary Gallery
Two exhibitions will open this Saturday. ‘twenty-four-seven takes its title from Jonathon Crary’s book ‘24/7: Late Capitalism and the Ends of Sleep’ and considers the relationship between labour, time and round-the-clock networks. Meanwhile, Moana Currents: Dressing Aotearoa Now uses work from both emerging and established designers to pull together various threads from across the Moana (Pacific Ocean) to tell the story of our identity in Aotearoa today.
Saturday 7 September | Te Uru Waitakere Contemporary Gallery

Hans. & Band play Mac Miller
Hans. & his band will be playing homage to the late Mac Miller, exactly a year on from his passing, by covering his final album ‘Swimming’. Free entry.
Saturday 7 September | Basement Theatre

Bad Luck Party Tour
Local darlings Miss June have been “raised in the embers of punk rock”, back from touring across the US and UK earlier this year and hot off the heels of their debut album Bad Luck Party.
Saturday 7 September | Galatos

Pax Assadi
Off the back of sold-out shows at the New Zealand International Film Festival this year, Assadi returns to the Basement Theatre for a “Raised by Refugees” encore.
Tuesday 10-14 September | Basement Theatre

Fleetwood Mac?
There are still some tickets left for one of Fleetwood Mac’s four shows in Auckland. The perfect concert to go with your mum or dad to.
Thursday 12-19 September | Spark Arena

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