The Guide: What's on this week

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 Cameron Luxton.

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 Roadshow Entertainment.

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.