EVENTS TO BE HELD: .
A Mindful Choice - Documentary Movie - March 9th, 14th, 19th, 26th.
Home Birth Film Festival - Docoumentary Movies Reynolds Room - March 22nd, April 12th, May 24th.
Topp Twins - "Heading for the Hills" Tour, 7.30pm, 5th April
The Australian Ballet Coppelia - Friday 12th May 7.30pm Saturday 13 May 2pm
My Name is Moana - Live Show Old Lodge Theatre - Friday 14th April 7.30pm.
Gloria's Handbag - Live show - Old Lodge Theatre - Saturday 29th April 7.30pm
Check out below for information about these events.
A Mindful Choice
In A Mindful Choice, you will meet people who have found peace after marriage breakups, cancer diagnoses, and experiences of serious violence and trauma.
You'll meet people who have left their self-doubt
s and inner demons behind so they could become better parents and partners. You'll meet people who channel their inner peace into creative projects that bring joy to others.
Peace is possible, all that is required is for each of us to move towards it.
A Mindful Choice will screen in the Reynolds Room Theatre on the following dates.
Booking essential as this theatre seats just 15.
Book via the theatre – 03 755 8101.
Tuesday 14th March 7.30pm
Sunday 19th March 7.30pm
Sunday 26th March 5.30pm
Bookings for a group of 15 by arrangement. Arrange with Janet – 03 755 8101 or 027 41 81 304.
Home Birth Movie Festival
The homebirth association will screen a number of movies that would benefit homebirth and hospital birth mums alike.
Wednesday 22nd March
Wednesday 12th April - Mircobirth
Wednesday 24th May
The Topp Twins
"Heading for the Hills" Tour
7.30pm, 5 April 2017
New Zealand’s well-loved national treasures are hitting the road on
April’s Fools Day bringing their original style of merriment, mayhem
and mirth to the regions. The country’s hills will be alive with the
sound of laughter !
Armed with guitar, mouth-harp and spoons NZ’s favorite twin sisters
change musical style and gender with ease, delivering original
country music, character comedy, burlesque innuendo, audience
participation and some of the finest yodelling you’ll hear anywhere.
Fresh from filming the third series of their primetime TV show ‘Topp
Country’, which will screen later this year on TV1, the Topps’ infamous
alter-egos will delight all ages with a memorable up-close and
personal evening of fun and fine singing.
Expect the unexpected, and don’t miss a great night of hilarious
entertainment guaranteed to have you laughing or crying with
“sheer joy” (the Financial Times, London).
My Name is Moana
Friday 14th April 7.30pm
Old Lodge Theatre
Available fromm Hokitika's Regent Theatre.
My Name is Moana – Arts on Tour NZ show
Celebrated singer songwriter Moana Maniapoto is joined by her sister Trina, Pitch Black’s Paddy Free and Karlos Tunks Saunders in a heartfelt tribute to ‘moana’- the ocean - in ‘My Name is Moana’.
An Arts Laureate, Moana competed with 11,000 others to win the Grand Jury Prize of the International Songwriting Contest and has performed on stages all over the world including the Sydney Opera House – twice! Last year she was inducted into the New Zealand Music Hall of Fame.
Where once upon a time her main inspiration came from fusing Pakeha western music with traditional Maori music, she now finds synergies between music from a range of cultures. Over the decades, ‘Moana and Tribe’ have performed and learned from First Nation people in the Arctic circle (Sami) and the Borneo rainforest, as well as performing in Taiwan, Korea, Russia, Hungary and the US. In this AOTNZ tour, her activism, which she refers to as ‘artivism’, focuses on the fundamental relationship that we have with ‘moana’ - the ocean.
“Reaching back to her musical and cultural roots, Moana crafts songs destined to get feet moving, hearts feeling and minds thinking.”
Saturday 29th April 7.30pm
Old Lodge Theatre
Available from Hokitika's Regent Theatre
A modern musical mystery with music from The Magic Flute
“It’s imperative to have a good handbag when you are on the way out.”
It is 2021 in Nelson and Gloria, aged 97, hasn’t long to live. Her son Craig is pushing her to move to a “retireville” but she wants to die in her own home.
On a whim, Gloria buys an extraordinary designer handbag. This purchase sets off a series of unusual events which transform Gloria’s remaining days and enable her to send a message to the future.
Written by Helen Moulder and Sue Rider (Meeting Karpovsky, Playing Miss Havisham); handbag design by Gillie Coxill; First production – Circa Theatre, Wellington (March 2014)
"Highly enjoyable entertainment" Dominion Post
"There are so many goodies in Gloria’s Handbag, it's well worth rummaging through" Theatreview
“Helen Moulder as Gloria is a marvel…six characters, expert storytelling, opera singing and magic tricks, all performed by a cast of one" Keeping up with NZ.
The Australian ballet Fairy Tale Series
A sparkling tale of magic and mischief, Coppélia has everything a good story ballet should: a touch of enchantment, a dash of romance and masses of sumptuous costumes.
Swanilda and her merry boyfriend Franz live in a village with Dr Coppelius, a sinister magician and inventor who has created a beautiful doll that he sits on his balcony. One day Franz sees the doll, Coppélia, and becomes infatuated with her. Swanilda and her friends decide to explore Dr Coppelius’ house while he is out to see who the mysterious woman is, but he returns suddenly and Swanilda hides – pretending to be Coppélia. At the same time, the love struck Franz finds a ladder and climbs into Dr Coppelius’ house, who plans to steal his life force to animate his doll, pours Frank a drink with a sleeping draught in it. When Franz passes out, Coppelius brings out Coppélia so Swanilda pretends to be a doll coming to life. Coppelius is delighted – until Swanilda manages to wake Franz and they escape from the house and are married, sealing their love with a tender pas de deux.
Two screenings only
Friday 12th May 7.30pm
Saturday 13th May 2pm
Tickets: Adults $20
Senior, student, child: $15
Student group price for 10 or more: $10 (Pre-Booking Required)
The Worm is Turning
One Screening Only
Wednesday 31 May
“We’re eating World War 2's leftovers!” For the past 70 years chemical agriculture has been waging war on life.
This is the story of how corporate agribusiness is taking over the world’s food production revealed through historical archival footage, and shows how this system is destroying people’s health, economies and the ecology of the world.
Filmed on location in India, USA, Thailand, Indonesia and Australia THE WORM IS TURNING shows through amazing examples of ecological farming that in fact small ecological farms are more productive, they can feed more people better, and at the same time restore the environment. e c o l o g i c a l f a r m i n g is THE REAL REVOLUTION.