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NOVEL NIGHTS - A Campbells Bay School Fundraising Event
Thursday 12 August, 7.00pm for 7.30pm. Campbells Bay School, Aberdeen Road, Castor Bay, Performing Arts Room.
Tickets $10.00 includes a glass of wine.

Don't know what book to read next?
Then why not come along to our relaxed book night, enjoy a glass of wine and be inspired by professional book presentations from leading publishing houses Random House and Penguin Books (adults new and current release books presented). Books sold at a discount and 25% commission from sales goes to the school to buy books for the school library.
Kim Morrison and Fleur Whelligan authors of "Like Chocolate For Women" and "Like an Apple a Day" will give a mini creative well-being workshop. Kim and Fleur have generously donated a prize valued at $169.00 for one lucky audience member. The winner will get to attend one of their well-being, beauty and aromatherapy workshops at Auckland's Carlton Hotel.
For more information check out www.literarylandscapes.co.nz or email
campbellsbay@literarylandscapes.co.nz. Phone 09 533 6349 for more information. Dunedin Public Art Gallery: Video Sculpture in Germany - weekend Forum and Events
Saturday 31 July 12.00pm: screening Play it Again Nam - a video about pioneering video artist Nam June Paik (30 mins).
Saturday 31 July 1.00pm: an introduction to video sculpture: walk through the exhibition Video Sculpture in Germany since 1963 with Professor Sean Cubitt (University of Waikato).
Saturday 31 July 2.00pm: improvised dance performance in response to video sculpture by Kilda Northcott (Dancer in Residence, School of Physical Education, Dance Studies Programme, University of Otago) and a collective of dancers and musicians.
Saturday 31 July 3.00pm: artist's talk by Rachael Rakena (Massey University) and premier Dunedin screening of her video work Rerehiko.
Saturday 31 July 4.00pm: intermedia artist Sean Kerr talks about his work and recent practice.
Saturday 31 July 8.00pm: free noise sound performance by Sean Kerr (Elam School of Fine Arts, Auckland) and Michael Morley (Otago Polytechnic School of Art) and Eye Peter Porteous (guitar, Percussion), Ryan Cockburn (turntables), and Peter Stapleton (drums, tapes, shortwave radio) in the video sculpture exhibition.
Sunday 1 August 12.00pm: screening of Play it Again Nam - a video about pioneering video artist Nam June Paik (30 mins).
Sunday 1 August 1.00pm: artist's talk by Daniel von Sturmer about his work and new exhibition.
Sunday 1 August 2.00pm: Professor Sean Cubitt discusses the world of contemporary video art.
Sunday 1 August 3.15pm: concluding discussion about video art - past, present and future, reactions + responses - with Sean Kerr, Maddie Leach, Michael Morley, Justin Paton (chair) Rachael Rakena and Daniel von Sturmer. All the above events are free. Bookings are not required. For further information contact Robyn Notman at 03 474 3258 weekdays and Lynda Cullen at 03 474 3269 weekends.

The Court Theatre: Vincent In Brixton
Brixton, South London, 1873. History tells us that 20-year-old Vincent van Gogh (Teodor Surcel) came from Holland to work for the London branch of an international firm of art dealers and rented a room in the house of an English widow, Ursula (Cathy Downes), for 3 years. Romantically inexperienced, he discovers a house filled with secrets and is gradually drawn into the household’s web of seduction and duplicity. His sexual awakening traces the birth of his artistic genius. Three years later, he returns to Europe on the first step of a journey which will end in breakdown, death and immortality.

Perfoming at The Court Theatre, Christchurch from 31 July until 28 August. For more information or bookings check out www.courttheatre.org.nz From the team at artscalendar.co.nz

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