Coming Up on Karangahape Road
Karangahape Road has organically grown to become one of Aotearoa's leading arts-events spaces. There is always something happening, almost 24/7.
From live music gigs and clubs to art exhibitions, fashion and drag shows, vintage markets, to cake and woodworking workshops - the iconic precinct is thriving with life and you are invited to join in!
QUEER WITH A K
Thursday 25th Feb at Monster Valley
Facebook Event page: https://fb.me/e/d2WFQUqgF
A video screening and panel discussion exploring the colourful, outrageous and deeply personal connections that have made Karangahape Road a cultural and spiritual home for Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland’s rainbow communities across the generations.The evening will feature a series of candid video interviews with takatāpui, queer and gender diverse folk who have lived and worked on Karangahape Road from the 1970s until the present day – followed by a moderated discussion that delves into the queer whakapapa, true stories and urban legends that have carved out a unique place for K’ Road in theheart of Aotearoa New Zealand’s rainbow communities. Join us at Monster Valley for nibbles and drinks from 5.30pm. The video screening starts at 6pm with the panel discussion and question time to follow. To coincide with this event, the whole of K’ Road will be hosting an extended Karangahape Hour! All evening on Thursday 25 February, K’ Road’s bars and restaurants will be offering a kaleidoscope of Pride specials, plus all your favourite shops will be open late until 9pm.
This event is part of the 2021 Auckland Pride Festival. See the full programme at aucklandpride.org.nz