Once described as “The Sonic Youth of the Southern Hemisphere”, space-rock contortionists Bailterspace have been mining tortured noise and repetitive melody for the better part of 30 years. Direct from New York, Bailterspace have announced three NZ shows in September, following their upcoming appearance at The Others Way Festival.
Visitors to the Arts Centre of Christchurch will have the rare opportunity to get to know one of the greatest artists of all time. Rembrandt Remastered showcases 57 stunning life-size reproductions of Rembrandt’s paintings that have been digitally remastered to their original condition.
Christchurch fans of David Lynch’s iconically quirky, early ’90s cult TV show Twin Peaks (so, nearly everyone at Avenues) have the opportunity to encounter the actors behind Laura Palmer, Killer Bob and other fondly remembered characters in the flesh at Twin Peaks: Conversation with the Stars at the Isaac Theatre Royal.
To celebrate the 50th anniversary of its fab modernist gallery building, CoCA, the Centre of Contemporary Art, is hosting a fundraising dinner with a bespoke menu by Giulio Sturla of Roots Restaurant, and ambience curated by Madame and the Bastard (aka artists Julia Morison and Heather Straka) and minions.