Hutt News : May 17th 2011
23 HUTT NEWS, MAY 17, 2011 About Town Dance Sketch EATING OUT ON STAGE ON SCREEN WHAT'S ON Graduate ballet students ready to fly 25 2144286CV Buffet Restaurant Ginjis Mongolian BBQ Sick of reading menus? Feel hungry now? Go Ginjis CREATE YOUR OWN STIR-FRY Gather your favourite meat and vegy, mix up your own recipe then eat all you can (Including salads and dessert) Lunch: Thurs - Sun 11am-2pm Dinner: Mon - Sun 5pm till late Fully Licensed and B.Y.O. wine 10 Daly St, Lower Hutt Ph: 569 7287 3628295AB Need a Good Laugh? Heretaunga Players presents Outside Edge A comedy about cricketers Show Times Wed 18th -- Fri 20th May at 8pm Sat 21st & Sun 22nd May at 4pm Tues 24th --Sat28th May at 8pm Tickets Bookings Adults $18 Through i-Site Seniors/Students $15 Main Street, UH Groups of 10+ $15 Ph: 527 2141 The Studio, Ward Street, Upper Hutt 3684284 FORMERLY ADAM'S CA FE & BISTRO - SAME OWNER, GRE AT FOOD & SERVICE SPECIALS TUES: BUY ONE HOUSE WINE -- GET ONE FREE WED: BUY ONE MAIN MEAL -- GET A FREE DESSERT THURS: 3 COURSE SET MENU -- $40 FRI & SAT: FREE CORKAGE FOR BYO SUN: LARGE PORK ROAST 2 FOR $35 Conditions may apply Coffee to Go 54 High Street 04 5666 544 Web: www.txfood.co.nz 3540482AF BYO AND LICENCED OPEN Tues -- Sunday 10.30am -- Late 3737074AA Encounter of Cultures Exhibition by local artists to celebrate Matariki Opening Friday 20 May, 7 - 9pm Farsite Gallery Doreen Doolan Mall Under the clock tower Jackson Street Petone www.hvca.org.nz 21May--7June Political farce puts Winston out in the lead Public Service Announcements, written by James Nokise, is a play for all Wellingtonians who, at some stage in their life, will have worked for the government. ON STAGE What: Public Service Announcements When: May 18 to 21, 9.30pm Where: BATS Theatre By PRIYANKA BHONSULE CONTINUED Page 24 James Nokise is late for our inter- view but he s forgiven -- the com- edian is juggling two shows in the Comedy Festival, running Class Comedians and managing his own company. It s the show he has written about politics that is upsetting the smooth run of his life. It s election year and every week, nay almost every day, something new happens. At this point, if Hone joins the Act Party -- and their surprise candidate for Mangere is Frank Bainimarama -- I ll just roll with it, says Nokise. My level of dislike for Don Brash was just receding when I heard he was back. In Roger Douglas party! With Rodney Hide! And John Banks running for Epsom! It s like Voldemort returning with his Death Eaters. Why do they call it ACT -- why not just call it the Rich White Guys Party? Nokise says he had plenty of politi- cal material but isn t known for being a political comedian so he decided to write Public Service Announcements instead. And while he can tell a great yarn and do impersonations, he admits acting requires a certain set of skills he doesn t possess. The ridiculous play is set on elec- tion night, performed by No Fefe Col- lective (Samoan for fear ). Though it covers all parties, the star of the show is Winston Peters (played by Allan Henry), who looks to be winning on the night. The best of what's left PRIYANK PICKS KA'S PRIYANKA BHONSULE As the Comedy Festival enters its final week, we highlight the shows that will wrap up another year with giggles and gags. Girl Power Irene Pink and Justine Smith - I m Sorry I Said That The sassy duo join forces to bring you a showcase of stand-up entertainment by two gifted comedians focusing on mishaps, misplaced comments, accidental gaffes and silly comments that result in the immediate contrition -- I m Sorry I Said That . . . Or are they? May 17 to 21, 8.30pm, Fringe Bar. Jan Maree -- Fever Bitch! In Maree s tragic life, the jokes write themselves. Part dance, part discussion, part job interview and packed full of her trademark sass, Maree presents an evening with her story -- two dogs, one shambolic relationship and a burning desire to explain what it takes to make it in Hamilton. May 18 to 20, 8.30pm, May 21, 9.30pm, The Cambridge Hotel. Homegrown Talent Dai Hen- wood -- Fonzie Touched Me A regular on 7 Days and with a host of stand-up shows under his belt, Hen- wood returns with a show about his childhood heroes, from Sir Edmund Hillary and Sir Winston Churchill to Fonzie from Happy Days. Previous generations were influenced by newsmakers, sports and war heroes, but the younger generation was influenced by tele- vision stars from the 80s like Magnum PI, MacGyver and Blossom. How has it shaped, or touched Henwood? May 16 to 21, 8.30pm, San Francisco Bath House Steve Wrigley -- Kevin: The Musical Sinister things are afoot in the small town of Kevin as it prepares to unveil its very first traffic light. Multi-award winning comedian Steve Wrigley stars in this all- singing, all-dancing, comedy musical spectacular, a quintessentially Kiwi story. May 17 to 21, 6.30pm, BATS Theatre. Medley Mastery Best of the Fest Every Thursday night during the Festival at San Francisco Bathhouse, Best of the Fest offers an array of top international and homegrown talent. May 19, 10pm, San Francisco Bath House. Late Laughs Are you a late night party ani- mal or an insomniac? Friday and Saturday nights during the Festi- val, San Francisco Bathhouse will be the home for this wicked night of fun as local and international stars cut loose and go wild. MCed by local comedians Jarred Christmas, Brendhan Lovegrove and Steve Wrigley. Warning: Language may offend. Adult con- tent and nudity may entertain. May 20 and 21, 10pm, San Francisco Bath House.
May 24th 2011