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20° & CLOUDY ON SUNDAY 18 NOVEMBER IN AUCKLAND
By Concrete Playground
November 12, 2018
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    The Best Things to Do in Auckland This Week

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    By Concrete Playground
    November 12, 2018
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      • FANTASTIC BEASTS: THE CRIMES OF GRINDELWALD

        This placeholder sequel contains very little movie magic.

      • WINE AND CHEESE FOOD TRUCK FESTIVAL

        Head to the Parnell's French market for this celebration of top vino and fromage.

      • QUIET PLEASE!

        Game, set, mosh.

      • BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY

        This superficial but still engaging Queen biopic is lifted by Rami Malek's supersonic performance as Freddie Mercury.

      • THE GIRL IN THE SPIDER'S WEB

        Lisbeth Salander is back in this bland and routine instalment in the Dragon Tattoo franchise.

      • LITTLE CREATURES SUMMER POP-UP BAR

        A semi-permanent offering from Fremantle's best-known beer makers.

      • RUSSIAN RESURRECTION FILM FESTIVAL 2018

        New Zealand's annual celebration of Russian cinema celebrates its 15th year.

      • EDEN BY PERRIER-JOUëT

        Celebrate the art of the wild at this two-day Champagne pop-up.

      • POP-UP GLOBE 2018

        The full-scale replica of the second Globe Theatre returns to Auckland with more battles, more blood and its most controversial season yet.

      • IRISH FILM FESTIVAL

        The first of its kind festival will feature more than 70 screenings of the best Irish cinematic talent.

      • BLOC PARTY

        The mid-aughties indie legends play their stonking debut album from start to finish.

      • SWAP IT LIKE IT'S HOT 2.0

        Bring your 'gently used' clothes that you're kind of sick of and swap them for someone else's.

      • PARNELL WAITERS' RACE 2018

        A day of thrills (and inevitably spills) as Auckland's top waiters race for glory.

      • RYDGES ROOFTOP SUMMER SERIES 2018

        Auckland's afternoon hotspot returns for 2018.

      • NEPAL FESTIVAL

        A celebration of Nepalese culture comes to Auckland CBD.

      • ASAHI AKAI DOA

        Step behind K' Road's red door for a decision-less dining experience that will surprise and delight the senses.

      • SHORTLAND STREET - THE MUSICAL

        The nation's favourite love to hate, hate to love soap opera is coming to the stage.

      • AMERICAN UTOPIA

        Talking Heads frontman David Byrne is returning to New Zealand to perform his acclaimed new album.

      • GIN & TONIC TASTING SERIES

        Learn how to make the perfect G&T at this tasting series.

      • HALLOWEEN

        John Carpenter's iconic horror franchise gets its best sequel to date.

      • CARVING WATER, PAINTING VOICE

        A collaborative exhibition exploring human migration and identity.

      • EURO DOES CRAYFISH

        Feast on three courses of crayfish for under $30.

      • CLOUDY BAY SAIL AWAY

        A pop-up inspired by one of New Zealand's oldest wine regions.

      • CHAMBERLAIN FRIED CHICKEN UNLIMITED LUNCH

        Your finger licking dreams have finally come true.

      • A STAR IS BORN

        Lady Gaga transforms from pop star to revelatory actress in this wrenching Hollywood melodrama.

      • BACARDI MOJITO MOMENT

        A harbourside pop-up proving that there's more to the mojito than just mint and lime.

      • VENOM

        Venom is part action film, part buddy comedy, and not very good at being either.

      • NZ SCULPTURE ONSHORE

        New Zealand's largest sculpture exhibition.

      • IRIS, IRIS, IRIS

        A multi-part installation exploring the diverse meanings of the word 'iris'.

      • SECRET WORLD OF BUTTERFLIES

        A glimpse into the world of the fascinating and beautiful insects.

      • BOTTOMLESS BRUNCH AT THE LULA INN

        Free-flowing mid-morning beverages every weekend.

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