Creative Festival puts on a performance

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05 Nov 2012

Catch a cool jazz beat, explore cutting edge theatre and disability performance, celebrate Māori culture and discover the latest catwalk creations at CPIT’s Creative Festival this month.

BEAT - Jazz School

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A cabaret of voice and instrumental takes over the CPSA on 15 November at 8pm for BEAT, which can only be from CPIT’s popular Jazz School. Tickets are $18 (students $12).

HI! HA! – Māori and Pasifika

Also on 15 November, at 5.30pm, HI! HA! delivers a night of traditions and varied talents ranging from poetry, song and dance to mahi toi and a presentation from third year Bachelor of language (specialisation Māori) students. CPIT’s Te Puna Wānaka celebrates the many traditions of Aotearoa and the islands of the great ocean of Kiwa, Te Puna Wanaka, Coventry St, Madras St Campus. Gold coin donations welcome.

PITCH - fashion

Always a crowd pleaser, the stylish and creative PITCH takes fashion from classroom to catwalk, with designs and collections by students from the CPIT School of Fashion. There are two shows on 24 November at 6pm and 8.30pm, Rakaia Centre, Madras Street Campus. Tickets are $25.


Following on from their standing-ovation performance at Leeds Festival and growing international recognition, Different Light Theatre Company presents a unique snapshot of disability performance work from 29 November to 2 December at 7.30pm called THE LONELY AND THE LOVELY. Tickets are $18 ($12 concession) plus booking fee, at NASDA Theatre, E Block, Madras Street campus.

CPIT’s Creative Festival features art and design, architecture, music, theatre and fashion. See Ignition or phone 0800 242 476 for more information.