This time we we take a new tack on Speed Dating – this time we focus on those running ‘grass roots’ services for people in need with policy makers.We invite artist and community workers to describe their processes and where the gaps lie.
The Kids Election runs alongside this to take younger potential voters through a fun experiential voting process.While some have found their future life partner, others haven’t been so lucky — but they still have an eye for spotting couples that have a future together “Out of 107 couples I’ve introduced, 13 have gotten married,” says Li Yan, a widow who lost her husband in a fishing accident. I’ve done very well for others, but not so well for myself.Although I haven’t had any luck, I’ve met many great sisters here.” “Everyone told me that, at my age, I shouldn’t keep looking,” said one woman.The first episode features a blandly attractive white guy named Luke from New York City who works in real estate. The episode’s “big” reveal comes at the end, when Luke decides which of the five women he wants to take on a second date. That’s why, after that first episode, I wasn’t sure how to feel about it, other than, “Oh, this is light and fun.” is still limited in scope in its own way. No one gets into a helicopter or bungees off the side of a bridge or stares down her direct competition across the table.Hosted by Jacqui Moyes, Waylon Edwards and Jo Randerson Thursday 26th September 12-1pm Art Parents conversation If you are a working arts parent, come along to chat with other working arts parents – share tips, strategies and stories. Friday 27th September 6pm – Dominic Hoey performs excerpts from his new performance piece alongside local performers.
Saturday 28th September Ratez Cutz 10-4pm – family and all ages friendly political fun day!
But if you’re middle age or in your senior years and looking for a new life partner, you may wonder, what’s a lonely person to do?
The beautiful park, which lies close to the Forbidden City and Tiananmen Square, has become a dating ground for people who are in their 40s, 50s, 60s, 70s, and even 80s.
Artist in Residence – Dominic Hoey For the first time, Spring Uprising hosts an artist in residence over the week of Spring Uprising.
We are delighted to build on a relationship with Auckland-based writer, teacher and performance poet Dominic Hoey.
The purpose of the uprising is to draw attention to arts practice that’s focused on social outcomes.