The wait is over, Fringe is back. It’s your chance to build dreams out of cardboard and stumble across things you might never otherwise see, all in Aotea Square.
Brenda Vester is a sculptor who creates forms from wire. Her work has featured at the Manukau Heads Lighthouse. Watch as she creates figures live.
We May Have to Choose:
Tuesday 21 February, 5:50pm - 6pm and Wednesday 22 February, 5:20pm - 5:30pm:
621 opinions delivered in 45 minutes. This award-winning theatre work makes its New Zealand debut at Auckland Live Summer in the Square as a ten-minute teaser of the Basement Theatre show.
The White Box:
Tuesday 21 February, 7pm - 8:30pm and Wednesday 22 February, 7:30pm - 9pm:
A living, breathing, moving art installation by The White Wall. Explore the idiosyncrasies of human nature as you watch a unique dining experience.
Freshmans Dance Crew:
Tuesday 21 February, 7pm – 7:45pm; Thursday 23 February, 5:45pm – 6:30pm
Watch these champions and experienced practitioners of movement fuse kapa haka with hip-hop and contemporary dance.
AKL Skipping Club:
Wednesday 22 February, 5:30pm - 7pm
Drop down and get your knees high - it's time to re-learn the Double Dutch! A bit like old-school Jump Rope for Heart, set to Top 40 hits.
Spoken Word Showcase:
Thursday 23 February, 8pm - 9:30pm (Poetry starts at 8:15pm)
Featuring Auckland poetry slam stars Carrie Rudzinski, Ken Arkind and Mohamed Hassan, as well as Christchurch-based poets Andrew Coyle and Doc Drumheller.
Friday 24 February, 12:30pm – 1:30pm
Art and destruction, using the near perfect medium of cardboard. The point is to build something from cardboard and then destroy it, which destroys the point.
Auckland Live Summer in the Square runs from 1 December - 24 February with music, dancing, festive weekends, family activities and much more, all free in Aotea Square, Auckland.
Visit aucklandlive.co.nz for the full schedule.