Art & Entertainment | Book Reviews | Education | Entertainment Video | Health | Lifestyle | Sport | Sport Video | Search


Bodega News – July 2006

Bodega News – July 2006

It's great to be back in Wellington after a band tour in the South Island. Queenstown was superb and the return ferry trip was fantastic if you are in to thrill rides........

Publicans Dozen and Platter
Congratulations to NZSO who won the previous draw. To win this week email "Italy" in the subject line.

Dinner and Show - $30 - Quality music for the discerning audience.
July 13 - Bachelorette - Psychedelic / Electro / Folk
July 14 - Mon Ami - Folk / Rock / Pop
July 27 - The Haints of Dean Hall - Country / Alternative / Indie
August 10 - Flip Grater - Indie / Acoustic

Monteith's Wild Food Challenge - From July 23
Experience the Monteith's Wildfood Challenge at Bodega with our extended menu from July 23. One of nearly 40 Wellington entries Dave has matched Monteith's Original with Venison sausage, game pie, parsnip mash & gravy.

15th Bodega Birthday Celebration - Tuesday 29 August through to Sunday 10 September
Two weeks of specials guests, shows and parties featuring the old and the new. Feel free to send Bodega anecdotes for me to write into upcoming newsletters and record for posterity.

World Battle of the Bands - NZ Winner to Hong Kong World Final
The heats begin August 2 - It is not too late to enter. A wide range of styles from hip hop to funk, progressive rock, metal and punk. A fantastic way to make long term relationships with other bands in Wellington and NZ. Entry is $50.

Kodak Music Clip Awards - Saturday 15th July - 8pm
The Wellington Fringe Film Festival culminates in the Kodak Music Clip Awards with clips from nearly 100 New Zealand music videos from artists such as Nesian Mystik; Phoenix Foundation; King Kapisi; Recloose; Katchafire; Sola Rosa and The Bleeders on the Big Screen. Judges included Costa Botes (the making of The Lord of the Rings); Richard Bluck (2nd unit DOP on King Kong); Adam Clarke DOP on Taika Waititi's Oscar-nominated short, Two Cars, One Night) and animator Euan Frizzel.

My Space Wednesday - Sponsorship Plan
Bodega has supported original music for 15 years. We do as much as much as possible to get new bands on stage including introducing and matching them with established acts, workshops on stagecraft, promotion ideas etc etc etc but need a little help advertising to the wider public.

$200 ensures your brand/logo is printed on 150 posters, naming rights for the show, one dozen pints of Tuatara, 12 double passes, newsletter recognition (4600 adresses) and a MySpace bulletin (8000 subscribers). Contact Tane for more details.

Vinyl Night - Monday - 8pm
I know what you're thinking......but......I am talking about RECORDS. Every Monday night from 8pm you can bring along the music that you haven't play for years REALLY LOUDLY! A group of friends makes for a really pleasant night.

Enter the CBD..... Chess, Backgammon and Dominos (& Poker) - Sunday 23 July - 6pm
Bring some friends along to enjoy board games. We have a limited number so recommend bringing your own.


Fraser, Tane, Jan, Cam, Sally, Gary, Dave, Ned, Steph, Rennie, Nick, Dani and Leifur

Next week:

M17 Vinyl Party: BYO Records, Tapes, CDs and IPODs with Wellingtons finest DJs
T18 Munt FM Beats and Bubbles: ($3 Drink Specials) Live bands in Room 101
W19 MySpace Wednesday featuring Riverblind, Malegra & Moonlight Flit
T20 Make Out City Presents: Holiday with Friends, Tommy Ill, Las Armas & Chairman Miaow
Room 101: Casionova (AUS), Frase & Guests
F21 Stylus "Gain Control" Album Launch with 5 Star Fallout, Supernova & Riverblind
Room 101: Fighting the Shakes, This City Sunrise and Tommy Ill
S22 All Blacks vs Australia - 7.30pm
Over the Atlantic, The Dukes of Leisure & Hot Swiss Misstress
Room 101: OOS and Guests
S23 Chess, Draughts & Backgammon - 6pm - Phone 384 8212
Acoustic Sunday with Laura Collins - 8pm


© Scoop Media

Culture Headlines | Health Headlines | Education Headlines


Reuben Moss' Property is Theft! & Kaitani at The Physics Room

Property is Theft! continues Moss’ interest in the contemporary urban environment as a space controlled by pulsing and unequal flows of capital and labour. Kaitani features work by the University of Canterbury Fijian Students Association and Kulimoe’anga Stone Maka. More>>

Handcrafted Form: Rare Treasures From Japan

This unique exhibition at Expressions Whirinaki represents 90 everyday objects made by contemporary Japanese artisans who employ various traditional craft techniques made in regional workshops. The works used in daily life are crafted from raw materials with techniques appropriate to bringing out the best of its medium, balancing ease of use with aesthetic appeal. More>>

Howard Davis Article: A Musical Axis - Brahms, Wagner, Sibelius

Brahms' warm and exquisitely subtle Symphony No. 3 in F major, Wagner's irrepressibly sentimental symphonic poem Siegfried Idyll, and Sibelius' chilling and immensely challenging Violin Concerto in D minor exemplify distinct stages of development in a tangled and convoluted series of skirmishes that came to define subsequent disputes about the nature of post-Romantic orchestral writing well into the following century. More>>

Scoop Review Of Books: A Pale Ghost Writer

Reviewed by Ruth Brassington, Richard Flanagan's new novel is about a novelist hastily ghost-writing the biography of a crook about to go to trial. The reader is kept on a cliff-edge, as the narrator tries to get blood out of his stone man. More>>

New Zealand Wars Commemoration: Witi Ihimaera's Sleeps Standing Moetū

The second of several articles to mark Rā Maumahara, remembering the New Zealand Land Wars. The first was a Q&A with Vincent O’Malley, author of The Great War for New Zealand: Waikato 1800–2000. More>>




  • Wellington
  • Christchurch
  • Auckland