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Wreck The Halls: A Night Of Diverse Music And Kiwi Charitable Spirit

Wednesday, 15 November 2023, 10:45 am | ACT UP

Ding Dong Lounge is gearing up to host Wreck The Halls on Friday, 1st December, showcasing a mix of homegrown bands: Blood Buffalo, Invasion of Piracy, Monolith, and Brakenwood Coven. This special night of Rock, Metal, and Doom isn't just about ... More >>

The Five Steps Of Rockers Anonymous 2

Wednesday, 7 July 2010, 9:18 am | ACT UP

Just when you thought the coast was clear to let those rock demons run wild on you, Rockers Anonymous returns to save your soul and restore sanity to the world once more. On Saturday 17 July at the Kings Arms, an intervention will take place spearheaded ... More >>

BILLY LIAR (Scotland) - Rescheduled Dates

Tuesday, 11 May 2010, 10:25 am | ACT UP

On a one man mission from Glasgow, Scotland, Billy Liar brings his solo acoustic style of punk driven poetry to New Zealand shores, performing in Auckland and Christchurch this May. More >>

29 Blackbirds head south this winter

Monday, 8 June 2009, 10:06 am | ACT UP

Warming you up this winter, 29 Blackbirds head south in promotion of the brand new EP '2AM', performing a series of shows in selected North Island locations. Fronting with a punchy combination of soul, jazz and good old fashioned rock, 29 Blackbirds ... More >>

The Varukers - 30th Anniversary World Tour 2009

Thursday, 19 March 2009, 3:23 pm | ACT UP

From their beginnings in the frenetic Punk Rock heyday of 1979 London, The Varukers have been at the forefront of the English punk scene for nearly three decades. They are, and always have been the genuine article. Founding member and vocalist Rat has ... More >>

Punk vs Emo

Wednesday, 27 June 2007, 9:40 am | ACT UP

Four top genre bands The Rabble, False Start, The Explicit & Scenic Drive showcase the differences between punk and emo in music and fashion at Ellen Melville Hall from 7.30pm on Saturday 11 August. More >>

AIDS Activists Disrupt Karl Rove's Speech

Monday, 28 July 2003, 9:31 am | ACT UP

Rove's White House lies about global AIDS funding and access to generic medicines, while millions die More >>

Gay Youth Group Bans ACT UP From Conference

Wednesday, 18 July 2001, 3:39 pm | ACT UP

Radical Queer activists denied booth space, workshop time, and program advertisement three days before "Young, Loud 'n Proud" event SAN FRANCISCO -- Days before their scheduled participation in a leadership conference for lesbian, gay, bisexual, ... More >>

60 Minutes Report Results In ACT UP Arrest Warrant

Tuesday, 30 January 2001, 9:34 am | ACT UP

Activists to turn themselves in Monday to face trumped up charges filed by D.A. three months after non-violent office protest More >>

Silly String "Assault" Hangs S.F. Jury

Thursday, 23 November 2000, 1:03 pm | ACT UP

SAN FRANCISCO -- After a week of hearing testimony and eight hours of deliberation, a San Francisco jury refused to convict two members of the controversial, direct action group ACT UP for an alleged battery of Dr. Mitch Katz, Director of the city's ... More >>

ACT UP Stands Up To Antigay AIDS Foundation Ad

Wednesday, 25 October 2000, 9:53 am | ACT UP

SAN FRANCISCO -- Two members of the controversial protest group ACT UP were arrested at a lunchtime zap of the San Francisco AIDS Foundation's (SFAF) Sixth Street headquarters. Veteran activists Ronnie Burk, 45, and Betty Best, 40, were charged with trespass, ... More >>

ACT UP Trial On Hold

Tuesday, 24 October 2000, 10:51 am | ACT UP

SAN FRANCISCO -- Six months after an ACT UP protest against the AIDS drug advertising agency Project Inform touched off a firestorm of media reports alleging anti-gay, anti-woman violence by demonstrators, the criminal case against the ACT UP Four has ... More >>

Dissidents Ask, 'HIV Or Poverty?'

Monday, 4 September 2000, 11:32 am | ACT UP

Last Thursday, August 24, nearly 100 people gathered to hear Christine Maggiore and Robin Scovill present their report from South Africa, which hosted the 13th International Conference on AIDS in Durban last month. The forum was sponsored by HIV dissident ... More >>

How DPH Cooked HIV Infection Numbers

Monday, 4 September 2000, 11:25 am | ACT UP

Get out your abacus, and follow along, if you can. There's some fancy math going on here. More >>




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