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

 


STAND UP For Wellington Rape Crisis

STAND UP FOR WELLINGTON RAPE CRISIS
A fundraising benefit variety show for Wellington Rape Crisis

7.30pm, Thursday 18 October
San Francisco Bathhouse, 171 Cuba Street
Tickets - $20
http://www.eventfinder.co.nz/2012/stand-up-for-wellington-rape-crisis/wellington

Wellington Rape Crisis provides free support and counseling for survivors of rape and sexual abuse, their families, friends and whanau. While they are thrilled at the results of recent fundraising, Wellington Rape Crisis is still not fully or sustainably funded and continues to rely on community donations and support in a difficult funding environment.

Though they have met their current budget shortfall thanks to a huge community response they are always in need of funds and support.

STAND UP For Wellington Rape Crisis is a comedic variety fundraiser featuring local comedians, improvisors, and musicians in an event to celebrate the work of Wellington Rape Crisis and to raise funds and awareness.

The generous performers who are giving their time and talent to this great cause include: Jim Stanton, Roni Saul, TJ McDonald, James Nokise, Jerome Chandrahasen, The Improv Divas, Wellington Sea Shanty Society, and Les Foiles de L’amour, Wellington's own Can-Can troupe!

“We have been overwhelmed by the community support in response to our recent funding crisis and are thrilled about STAND UP for Wellington Rape Crisis is being put on by volunteers to fundraise further for us and celebrate our 35th birthday.” - Natalie Gousmett, Agency Manager, Wellington Rape Crisis

STAND UP and join us at San Francisco Bathhouse for a fantastic cause - tickets are $20 from www.eventfinder.co.nz and the proceeds are going directly to Wellington Rape Crisis.

Our sincere thanks to sponsors Iko Iko, Slow Boat Records, The Body Shop Cuba St, Arty Bees, The Big Picture, Eventfinder, Brianne Kerr Publicity, San Francisco Bathhouse, and Cuba Creative.

ENDS

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Culture Headlines | Health Headlines | Education Headlines

 

Scoop Review Of Books: No Longer An Island

Simon Nathan reviews 'Zealandia: Our Continent Revealed': The idea that New Zealand is part of a large submerged continent is not new... There was renewed interest in the extent of offshore New Zealand from the 1970s onwards with the start of offshore drilling for oil and gas, and this was given impetus by a UN agreement which allowed countries to claim an Extended Continental Shelf (ECS). More>>

Art: Simon Denny Recreates Kim Dotcom’s Personal Effects

Who owns what? How has the internet changed our relation to the world? These are two of the many questions Simon Denny raises in the latest exhibition at the Adam Art Gallery, opening on Saturday 4 October. More>>

Theatre: The F Word: Sex Without The 'ism'

Sex without the 'ism' Okay, so the sexes are equal in the eyes of the law. What the F happens now? More>>

Scoop Review Of Books: Don’t Eat The Fish

On 'The Catch' by Michael Field What the ecologically edible lists don’t appear to take into account – and they should – is slavery... It’s not an easy read, but it’s definitely near the top of my listicle of “5 Political Books You Must Read This Year”. More>>

ALSO:

Caracals: Small Cats With Big Ears Arrive At Wellington Zoo

Visitors to Wellington Zoo will be able to see New Zealand’s first Caracals in the Zoo’s new Grassland Cats habitat, with a special visitor opening day on Saturday 27 September. More>>

ALSO:

Gordon Campbell: Classics - Tales From Moominvalley
Can’t speak for the reading end of it but the Moomins ( or maybe the story about Margaret Wise Brown) were the most enjoyable subject to think about and write about during these whole first 50 issues of Werewolf. For that reason – and because the Moomins always reward re-reading – I’ve decided to reprint it. The only added element is a link to an interesting hour long documentary about Tove Jansson. More>>

ALSO:

Repping In The Pacific: All Blacks And Manu Samoa To Play Historic Apia Test

The All Blacks will play Manu Samoa in Apia on Wednesday 8 July next year as part of both teams’ preparations for Rugby World Cup 2015. More>>

ALSO:

Get More From Scoop

 
 

LATEST HEADLINES

 
 
 
 
Culture
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news