The Guide: What's on this week

Music and performance

The Church, Dundas St.

• Tuesdays, 7pm: salsa lessons.
• Every Friday, 8.30pm: salsa tango night, $4 lesson then try out your dancing skills, or just enjoy the atmosphere.

Dunedin Public Art Gallery, the Octagon.

• Satrurday, 1pm: Footnote Dance 'Museum Hotel Watch this Space Maatakitakihia Mai Tenei Waahi'.

Fortune Theatre Studio, 231 Stuart St.

• Friday, 10.30pm: Late Night Improv featuring, Improsaurus. Door sales only.

Otago Museum, 419 Great King St.

• Saturday, 1pm: Linda Munro, modern favourites on keyboard and vocals.

Regent Theatre, the Octagon, Dunedin.

• Saturday, 8pm: Southern Sinfonia, Romantic Grandeur: Brahms and Sibelius.

St Martin's Hall, Northumberland St, Northeast Valley.

• Friday and Saturday, 6pm and 9pm: Cabaret Botanica - The Morality of Plants.

Talks and films

Cromwell campus, Otago Polytechnic, corner of Erris and Ray Sts.

• Thursdays, 6pm-8.30pm: Megan Huffadine is tutoring life drawing classes in a five-week block.

Dunedin City Library , 230 Moray Pl.

• Wednesday, March 28, noon: Vintage Fashion Tours; 6pm-7pm: Author Talk: Black in Fashion.

Dunedin Public Art Gallery, the Octagon.

• Every Saturday, 2pm, free: "A New Zealand Artists Tour".
• Sundays at 2pm: free guided tours of "Beloved: Works from the Dunedin Public Art Gallery".
• Satuday, 3pm: The Samurai Trilogy: Samurai III (PG 105min).
• Sunday, 3pm: Professor Barbara Brookes, Head of the History Department at Otago University talks on health and disease in Victorian Britain.

Dunedin School of Art, cnr Albany and Riego streets.

• Today, 12.30-1.30pm: Carole Shepheard - The Hybrid Print: The Politics of Engaging with Contradicting Action and Change.

Otago Museum, 419 Great King St.

• Free daily talks for March, each weekday at 2pm.
• Monday: "The Crocodile Jaw". Tuesday: "Te Parahini". Wednesday: "The Huia". Thursday: "The Siebe-Gorman diving suit". Friday: "Marquesas Hair • Garments". Saturday: "Staff Gods of the Cook Islands". Sunday: "TSS Port Chalmers".
• Daily at 4pm: "Focal Point, 150 Years of the Otago Daily Times".
• Saturday and Sunday, 3pm: film screening Strike Force: Venom Quest .
• Monday, 1pm: "Taste Local: Produce Of Otago", talk and taste.

Red Lecture Theatre, Great King St.

• Wednesday, March 28: Michael Curtiz's Mildred Pierce.

Roxburgh Entertainment Centre, Scotland St.

• Saturday, 5pm: Alvin & the Chipmunks: Chip Wrecked.
• Sunday, 4pm: The Iron Lady.