Music and performance
Cromwell Country Music Club, Town & Country Club, Melmore
Tce, Cromwell. January 2, noon-6pm: annual gala and talent
quest on the lawn. Guest artist: Cromwell's Craig Adams. Reg
McTaggart and his Kawarau Country band will provide backing.
Free. Bring a chair.
Olssens Garden Vineyard, Bannockburn January 6, 6pm: Topp
Twins Summer Hoe-Down tour, With the Hamilton County
Bluegrass Band, fiddler Marian Burns, Tami Neilson and
Otago Museum, 419 Great King St. Today, 1pm: Jonny Dyas.
Tomorrow, 1pm: Linda Munro.
Talks and films
Dunedin Public Art Gallery, the Octagon. Sundays, 1.30pm, and
Wednesdays, 12.30pm: free guided tours of "Beloved: Works
from the Dunedin Public Art Gallery". Sunday 9 January 3pm:
Graffiti movie season DVD Style Wars (1984 69min PG).
Soundbites for this movie include:
Breakdance/Subway/Graffiti/Hip Hop/New York City. In
association with the Cut Collective exhibition. Courtesy of
Otago Museum, 419 Great King St.
Free daily talks, 2pm. For December: Mondays, "Goldrush
Days"; Tuesdays, "The Plesiosaur"; Wednesdays, "Intriguing
Greek Vases"; Thursdays, "Rapa Nui"; Fridays, "Akan
Goldweights"; Saturdays, "The Monowai"; Sundays, "Aboriginal
Bark Art". Daily, 4pm: Exhibition Gallery Talk: "Finely
Furnished". Meet at the information desk, free.