The Performance Arcade 2011 Wellington, Performance Programme

Thursday 24th February
7.30pm
OPENING GALA
with music from special opening guests Rosy Tin Teacaddy

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Friday 25th February
6.30pm
THE P.O.P EVENT
An interactive performance installation by Julian Priest
7.30pm
THE LIVE MUSIC SERIES
With Glass Vaults, Siamese, Seth Frightening and guests

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Saturday 26th February
10.00am – 6.00pm
COOKING CLASS
An interactive performance feast by Margarita Ianev
3.00pm
THE SHORT FILM SERIES (Soundings Theatre, Te Papa)
Films by NZ film-makers with a focus on image and visual storytelling; featuring the Quarters film project (NZ International Film Festival 2010), Florian Habicht’s Liebestraume (Part 1),  Frances Benson’s The Interior Cinematic, and Alyx Duncan’s Pandora.
8.00pm 
PECHA KUCHA NIGHT
A selection of entertaining high-speed slideshow talks 12 speakers, 20 slides each, 20 seconds per slide, in an event format that has been replicated in over 300 cities worldwide. www.pechakucha.co.nz

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Sunday 27th February
2.00pm 
AFFECTIONATE BODY
a new durational performance by Mark Harvey. Bystanders are invited to interact with the work.
4.00pm – 5.30pm
OPEN PANEL DISCUSSION  (Te Papa Marae)
A discussion closing the 2011 Performance Arcade with Sophie Jerram, Sam Trubridge and artists from The Arcade considering performance space, performing publics and presenting performance in public.

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