PAGE2STAGE live #3

Time: 7:30 pm



At our next live event we are very excited to hear from mentee Ya-Wen Ho, her mentor Rob Mokaraka, and a group of musical friends, aptly named FRIENDS.

There will also be a chance for open mic so contact Laura to get on the list;

Ya-Wen Ho is an enthusiastic and committed member of Auckland’s writing community. Recently her endeavors have included a performance at the Short Takes on Long Poems symposium, a book with TinFish Press, an international reading at Counterpath Press and numerous local readings. As a confident performer, she loves wowing an audience and would like to further explore the interactive and collaborative possibilities of live performance. Ya-Wen has huge potential and will surprise any listener.

Rob Mokaraka’s background is in Acting & Writing for Theatre and Film. He has held short-film writing workshops in Rarotonga and in Auckland with a broad demographic. He has written, directed, and performed in a range of produced works including Maui, Man Club, Sydney Bridge Upside Down, and Flat 3. He has won three Chapman Tripp Theatre Awards. Rob enjoys nurturing unique, new talent and has a lot to offer a mentee in a range of disciplines. Rob has recently arrived back from performing at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.

We’ll be chilling out to the relaxed sounds of FRIENDS. Hannah, Jo, Jonathan, and Mikey are a group from East Auckland who have been playing music together and separately for years. They play with acoustic folk vibes covering a large range of artists and genres. The combination of amazing voices with creatively crafted musical layers will leave you walking away from a set with nothing but good vibes.

Koha entry.

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