The Guide: What's on this week

Gigs
Alibi, the Octagon.
• Fridays, from 10.30pm: Hemi and Bede.

Carey's Bay Hotel, 17 Macandrew Rd.
• Sunday, 3-5pm: Karin Reid and Bill Martin, jazz noir and honky-tonk. Free.

The Church, 50 Dundas St.
• Tonight, 7pm: Song Sale, with MC Robbie Ellis.
• Tomorrow, 7pm: The Make Believe - spring tour.
• Saturday, 7.30pm: Delaney Davidson and Marlon Williams' new album release - The Secret History of Country Music Songwriting Volume 1.

Crown Hotel, Rattray St.
• Saturday: Death by Silo, Ded Sparrow and Prophet Hens.

The Den, 320 Princes St.
• Saturday, 4-10pm: Chickstock IV - Astro Children, A Distant City, Crisis, The Sleeves, Miriam Buhler, Bronwyn Halley, The FarqVards, Perpetual Button, Levi Kelly, IMPACT, Seaton, Cookies and Cream, Joker Promotion and the Solution. All ages. Alcohol-free.

Dunedin Musicians Club, 12 Manse St.
• Saturday, doors open 8pm: Rules of Addiction with Simple Thieves, Black Sky Hustler, Arcacend and Collective Me. Members $5 Public $10.

Isis Lounge, 68 Princes St.
• Thursdays, from 8.30pm: jam night. Fridays, from 9pm: Oxo Cubans.

Robbie Burns Pub, 374 George St.
• Thursdays, from 8.30pm: Calder Prescott Jazz Quartet.

Rosie's Bar, Victoria Hotel, 137 St Andrew St.
• Thursdays, 9pm: open mike night.

Speakeasy Club, Dunedin
• Tomorrow, 8.30pm: Hunting Bears, Shakes and The Swell Guys, Three Dollar Easy. Starring: Ewan Morell, Maddy Perkins Craig, Josh Sam and Michelle, Scott Klenner, Shakes.Tony Ryder, Erica Stichbury, Hodgy Lyndsay Maw. BYO. $10.

XII Below, 12 Moray Pl.
• Tomorrow, 8pm: Delaney Davidson and Marlon Williams' new album release - The Secret History of Country Music Songwriting Volume 1.

Family fun
Blueskin Bay Library.
• Fridays,10.30am: story time.

Dunedin City Library, 230 Moray Pl.
• Tuesdays, 10.30am (until December 11): Wriggle and rhyme: active movement for early learning.

Otago Museum, 419 Great King St.
• Explorer backpacks for children aged 7-12, free.
• Guided tours daily at 11.30am and 3.30pm. Meet at information desk.
• Every Saturday and Sunday of October, 3.30pm: "Superstition secrets" investigation station.
• Sunday, 11am: Animal Stories in the Attic - The Tiger Who Came to Tea: tiger-themed tea party in the Animal Attic! Ages 3-10.

Port Chalmers Library.
• Wednesdays, 11am: story time.

Visitor Information Centre, 26 Princes St.
• Daily, 10am: Walk Dunedin, inner-city walking tours. Meet at visitor centre.

Music and performance
Catholic Church, Alexandra.
• Saturday, 7.30pm: Central Otago Regional Orchestra presents "From Mozart to Modern" 25th anniversary concert. Tickets $20 (school pupils free) tickets from Budges Pharmacy.

Cromwell Memorial Hall, Melmore Tce.
• Sunday, 7.30pm: Central Otago Regional Orchestra presents "From Mozart to Modern" 25th anniversary concert. Tickets $20 (school pupils free) tickets from Cromwell Paper Plus.

George St Normal School Hall, 989 George St.
• Wednesday, 7pm: Otago Symphonic Band presents "Magical Music". Admission charge $20 families, $10 adults, $5 children.

King's and Queen's Performing Arts Centre, 270 Bay View Rd.
• Saturday, 7.30pm: "Saints and a Diva" - St Kilda Brass and Anna Leese.

Knox Church, 449 George St.
• Today, 12.15pm: lunchtime recital - young organists and pianists in concert. Gold coin.
• Sunday, 7pm: J.S. Bach Cantata 137 "Lobe den Herren" (Praise to the Lord) - Admission free. Sung as part of a service.

Mosgiel Coronation Hall, 97 Gordon Rd.
• Sunday, 3pm: Otago Symphonic Band presents "Magical Music". Admission charge $20 families, $10 adults, $5 children.

St John's Church, 373 Highgate
• Sunday, 2.30pm: "Anything Goes!" - fundraising concert for Kaikorai Primary School. Judy Bellingham (soprano), George Chittenden (organ). $10 (children free).

St Paul's Cathedral, Dunedin.
• Tuesday, 12.50pm: "101" organ music: Felix Mendelssohn's Sonata for Organ No. 4 in Bb Major.

Waikouaiti Events Centre, Main Road, Waikouaiti.
• Friday, door open 7pm: Palmerston Primary School presents musican and comedian Wilson Dixon, musicans Matt Langley and Greg MacLeod. Tickets $35 from tickets@palmerston.school.nz or by calling the school office (03) 465-1361.

Plays
Cromwell Memorial Hall, Melmore Tce.
• Saturday, 7.30pm: Travelling show re-creates old-time music hall. Adults $25, child under 16 $10.

Earnscleugh Hall, Alexandra.
• Monday, 7.30pm: Travelling show re-creates old-time music hall. Adult $25, child under 16 $10.

Lowburn Hall, Cromwell.
• Sunday, 7.30pm: Travelling show re-creates old-time music hall. Adult $25, child under 16 $10.

Ophir Hall
• Tomorrow, 7.30pm: Travelling show re-creates old-time music hall. Adult $25, child under 16 $10.

Talks and films
College of Education Auditorium, Union St.
• Wednesday 7-8.30pm: "The Brain Matters: progress through research" - Neurological Foundation
panel discussion. Free. Bookings essential, visit www.brainmatters.co.nz.

Dunedin School of Art, Otago Polytechnic.
• Today, 12.30-1.30pm: Johanna Zellmer - "Placement: Precious Objects, Origins and Identities".

Dunedin Public Art Gallery, the Octagon.
• Saturday, 3pm: Join Caleb Kelly, co-curator of the exhibition "Sound Full: Sound in Contemporary Australian and New Zealand Art", in a walk through the exhibition.
• Sunday, 3pm: Alexa Johnston, curator and writer will discuss works in the exhibition "Frances Hodgkins: Kaleidoscope".

Otago Museum, 419 Great King St.
• Today, 5.30pm: Saving Moriori Treasures: Rakau momori of the Chatham Islands. Barclay Theatre, free.
• Saturday and Sunday, 3pm: Life Force: Africa, NHNZ film screening. Barclay Theatre, gold coin donation.
• Free daily talks for October, each weekday at 2pm. Today: 'Woollen Bathing Suit". Tomorrow: "Fin Whale Skeleton". Saturday: "Totem Poles". Sunday: "Sepik Spirit House". Monday: "The Guatemalan Quetzal". Tuesday: "Whare Pataka". Wednesday: "Gold Rush Days".
• Until October 28, daily 4pm: Special exhibitions talk - "Off the Wall: World of WearableArt Up Close".

Exhibitions
393 Princes St, Dunedin.
• Closes today: "Throw Back", Becky Cameron, Sam Oram and Gregory Thomas. Students of Dunedin School of Art.

Art-cut Gallery, 71 Melmore Tce, Old Cromwell Historic Precinct.
• Contemporary art and design, open daily 10am-4pm.

Artist's Room, 2 Dowling St.
• Leila Ataya "Delightful Curiosities"

Balclutha, 10 John St.
• Opens Tuesday 7.30pm until November 3: "Dreams of Place", joint exhibition by Sue McPhee and Esther Sinclair. Open 10am-4pm.

Blue Oyster Gallery, basement, Moray Chambers, 30 Moray Pl.
• Until November 3: "Edin", by the Edge of the Grid Collective, and "being made, the other is you", by Ruth Myers.

Brett McDowell Gallery, 5 Dowling St.
• Paula Rego.

Central Stories Museum and Art Gallery. 21 Centennial Ave, Alexandra.
• Until February 10: 'Gold is Where you Find it' 150 years of Gold in Central Otago. Artifacts, paintings and photographs mark the occasion.

Clyde Station Museum, Fraser St.
• Sunday: open day 10am-4pm.

Dunedin City Library, 230 Moray Pl.
• Until December 2: "Next Stop Antarctica: Dunedin's Role in Polar Exploration".

Dunedin International Airport.
• October: Karen Pringle, Invercargill.

Dunedin Public Art Gallery, the Octagon.
• Until Sunday: Clemens von Wedemeyer, "The Fourth Wall".
• Until November 11: "Sound Full", draws together 13 artists working in Australia and New Zealand.
• Until December 9: A.H. O'Keeffe: "Light in the Shadows".
• Until February 17, 2013: Yvonne Todd, "Wall of Seahorsel".
• Ongoing: The Pleasure Principle - Collecting and Collectors.
• Ongoing: Sir Frank Brangwyn: "Captain Winterbottom and the billiard room of Horton House".
• Ongoing: Frances Hodgkins, "Kaleidoscope".

Dunedin School of Art Gallery, Riego St.
• Until tomorrow: Pasifika Cool - Catherine Cocker, Teina Ellia, Donald Harman, Bridget Inder, Tere Moeroa, Bronwyn Robson, David Teata, Michel Tuffery.

Eastern Southland Gallery, Gore.
• Until November 25: Michael O'Kane "On Assignment".
• Until November 25: Gericault to Gauguin: printmaking in France 1820-1900.

The Fix, 15 Frederick St.
• Until November 2: "Greetings from W", by Jacob Feenstra.

Faculty of Law, Richardson Building, University of Otago.
• Until November 30: "Art in Law VIII".

The Gallery, Glenfalloch Woodland Gardens.
• Until November 4: "Tea and Pearls" an exhibition by Lorna Hayward and Catriona Holgate. Open daily 10.30am-4pm.

Gallery on Blueskin, 1 Harvey St, Waitati.
• "The Corner Dairy Sculpture" by Paul Cardno"New oil Paintings and canvas prints by Charles Barrington". Open Wed-Sun 10.30am-4.30pm, (03) 482-2080 and (03) 425-0475.

Gallery De Novo, 101 Stuart St.
• Until Saturday: Angela Burns "Changing Tides"
Opens tomorrow 5.30pm until November 8: Janet de Wagt "paintings from the suitcase".

Gallery Thirty Three, 33 Helwick St, Wanaka.
• Closes today: Jason and Louise Greig: "The Sights You See When You Don't Have a Gun", Maryrose Crook: "Murmur of the Fallen".

Glue Gallery, 26 Stafford St.
• Opening tonight, 6pm: "Light as Day" Cookie Martin - "I only have three hearts".
• Until November 1: Resident # 7 - Anet Neutze "My head is in the clouds".

Green Island Gallery, 194 Main South Rd, Green Island.
• October: work by Ron Esplin and other Otago artists.

Hocken Gallery, cnr Anzac Ave and Parry St.
• Until November 10: "Picture This: Recently Acquired Art".

Hotel St Clair, 24 the Esplanade.
• "Oceans of Inspiration", Derek Morrison.

Hullabaloo Art Space, Melmore Tce, Old Cromwell historic precinct.
• Until Saturday: Odelle Morshuis, new work.

Inge Doesburg Studio and Gallery, 6 Castle St.
• Opens tomorrow until November 17: Kim Pieters and Kirsten Ferguson, "Is the colour the thing or is the thing the colour".
• Various artists. Hours: Thursday-Saturday, noon-2pm or by appointment.

Kapa Design Gallery, 29 Rees St, Queenstown.
• Opening Friday, 5pm until November 20: Weston Frizzell "Recent History".

McAtamney Gallery, upstairs at old post office building, 47-49 Talbot St, Geraldine.
• Ongoing: new artists and work by Sarah Harper, John Badcock, Sarah Backler (ceramics) and Douglas Badcock.

Meridian Mall, Dunedin.
• Today until 3pm Sunday: Green Island Art Group - Wide variety of members' paintings and drawings, novelty art and raffles.
• Wide variety of members' paintings and drawings, novelty art and raffles.

Milford Galleries Dunedin, 18 Dowling St.
• Until November 7: Peter James Smith, "Windless Bight", and Jenna Packer, "Anchored".

Milford Galleries Queenstown, 9A Earl St.
• Until November 14: Dick Frizzell, "Grand Central".
• Until November 14: spring catalogue.

Mint Gallery, 32 Moray Pl.
• Opens tomorrow, 5pm until November 8: "Karucha Shoku/Culture Shock", by artist Tara Douglas.
• Noon-5.30pm weekdays and noon-4pm Saturdays.

Nadene Milne Gallery, 16 Buckingham St, Arrowtown.
• Until November 9: "The Beauty and Brutality of Fact", Damien Hirst and Max Gimblett.

None Gallery, 24 Stafford St.
• Tomorrow, 5pm until Sunday: Erica Hoelper, Genevieve Vialle, Phoebe Thompson - "Cosmesmula". Music from 7pm tomorrow.

North Otago Museum, 60 Thames St, Oamaru.
• Permanent exhibition: "Waitaki Landscapes".

Otago Art Society, OAS Gallery, Dunedin Railway Station, first floor.
• Until November 4: John Toomer, exhibition of new works, including works by 15-year-old Alice Toomer.

Otago Museum, 419 Great King St.
• Until Sunday: "Off The Wall: World Of WearableArt - Up Close", admission charge applies.
• "The Moriori Of Rekohu, T'chakat henu - People of the Land".
• "Bodytok Quintet" - The Human Instrument Archive (a sonicsfromscratch production).

Owaka Museum, 10 Campbell St, Owaka.
• Open Monday-Friday, 9.30am-1pm, 1.30pm-4.30pm. Weekends: 10am-4pm.

The Picture Lounge, 48 Helwick St, Wanaka.
• New Zealand's Photographers Gallery: a continuously updated exhibition.

Portobello Gallery, cnr Highcliff and Portobello Rds, Otago Peninsula.
• Monday-Sunday,10am-4pm. Various artists.

Quadrant Gallery, Bracken Court, 480 Moray Pl.
• Gallery open Monday-Friday noon-5.30pm, Saturday 10am-2pm.

Roxburgh Town Hall, Scotland St.
• Today until Sunday: Roxburgh Artzfest Exhibition.
• Roxburgh Town Hall. Art theme: Gold - a celebration of 150 years gold exploration. Opening today 6.45-9pm, tomorrow noon-8pm, Saturday 10am-4.30 and Sunday 10am-2pm. Exhibition coordinator: Anita Christie (03) 446-8130.

Southland Museum and Art Gallery, 108 Gala St, Invercargill.
• Ongoing: "Southland 150".

South Seas Gallery, 1088 Brighton Rd, Brighton.
• Open Friday-Sunday, 1pm-5pm.

Stuart Street Potters Co-operative, 14 Lower Stuart St.
• Until Saturday: Peter Gregory and Jo Howard.
• From Monday until November 10: Louise Thompson Parker and Lorna Isaac.

Taieri Gallery, 123 Gordon Rd, Mosgiel.
• Until November 6: works by Joan Scarlet.

University of Otago Library, First Floor.
• Until December: "Around the Block on Tenterhooks" by Emma Chalmers.

University of Otago science library lobby and St David St lecture theatre.
• "Zoom", by Sue Novell.

Wakari Union Church Hall, Cenntenial Ave, Wakari.
• Tomorrow-Sunday: Wakari Art Group annual exhibition and sale. Friday 6.30-7.30pm, Saturday
• 10am-4pm. Sunday noon-4pm. Free admission. New members welcome.

Wanaka Fine Art Gallery, 4 Helwick St.
• Open 10.30am-4pm daily. New works by Jane Sinclair, "Slices of Lindis", also curvilinear bronze sculptures by Trevor Askin, "Smooth me down Kiwi".


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