Wednesday, November 28, 2012

News, and a sales pitch, from Beatnik

We've moved!

The Beatnik birds have been twittering away about it so you may have already heard that we moved! Not far though, just up the road. We are now located at:

Its on the corner of Basque Road and New North Road right by the intersection of New North, Mt Eden and Symonds Street.

Our new location has lots to offer including a retail space and parking (look for the yellow gates).
Come visit us during our Christmas hours:

Monday 9am - 5:30pm
Tuesday 9am - 5:30pm
Wednesday 8:30am - 7:30pm
Thursday 8:30am - 7:30pm
Friday 9am - 5:30pm
Saturday 10am - 2pm

We are open early till late on Wednesday and Thursday as well as for a few hours on Satuday (special just for all you 9-5 folk). These hours are our "testing the waters hours" so send us your feedback.

Upcoming Events

Beatnik Day
Saturday, December 8th, 2012 - 10am till 4pm
11 New North Road, Eden Terrace, Auckland

Join us to celebrate the upcoming holidays and our new home sweet home. Share some tasty treats from Ripe Deli with us and peruse our beautiful books.

There will be great deals and a Beatnik bundle door prize so come down and visit us Saturday, December 8th from 10am to 4pm.

graf/AK Book Launch
Wednesday, December 12th, 2012 - 6 till 9pm
11 New North Road, Eden Terrace, Auckland

Join us and photographer Fraser Munro to celebrate the launch of his amazing book that has been 4 years in the making. Enjoy great company, a mural in the making and drinks courtesy of the good folks at Revolution Wine Co.

graf/AK contains over 350 full colour photographs by New Zealand photographer Fraser Munro. Munro’s captivating photography documents the constant evolution of Auckland’s world-renowned graffiti walls and our city’s internationally-admired innovative graf style.

The graf/AK launch is proudly sponsored by Revolution Wine Co. Learn more about how they're changing the way we drink wine here.

Everyone likes a good book

Here is our Beatnik ready-made Christmas shopping list for you. All sorted (you're welcome).

That Dad of yours who comes in from the garden beaming with the latest fresh crops...
will want Ripe Recipes for the seasonal recipes and preserving tips.

For your Brother whose artistic talents don't always stay on the page...
get him a copy of graf/AK, the newest title from Beatnik. It's a stunning exploration of Auckland's ever-changing graffiti walls through photography by Fraser Munro.

Your cousins will never know who is your favorite if you go with one of each...
of the Summer 2012 Beatnik Notebook collection. Get all 6 limited edition colours for a great price!

Your multi-talented sister whose not sure what classes to take next semester...
will find Who You Are Is What You Do an enlightening and refreshing take on career choices and development.

Your word-savvy best friend whose book shelf is a treasure trove already...
will be touched by your thoughtfulness and by the work of Courtney Sina Meredith in her poetry collection Brown Girls in Bright Red Lipstick.

That Mother of yours who always has an eye for the most beautiful of things...
will be delighted by both the new and the familiar in The Artists: 21 Practitioners in New Zealand Contemporary Art c. 2011-2013.

For your little niece who you're pretty sure is smarter than you...
How Do You Say 'Thank You'? introduces the Sāmoan language in a colourful and fun bilingual format.

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