The Guide: What's on this week

Alibi, the Octagon.

• Fridays from 10.30pm: Hemi and Bede.

The Bog, cnr London and George Sts.
• Friday and Saturday nights from 10pm: Livewire featuring Katie Mason.

Careys Bay Historic Hotel, 17 Macandrew Rd.
• Sunday, 3pm-5pm: Karin Reid and Bill Martin - Sultry Swing and Jazz Noir.

Carousel Bar, 141 Stuart St.
• Fridays 8.30pm-10.30pm: Bill Martin jazz trio.

Federal Diner, Wanaka.
• Tomorrow: Hannah in the Wars - Antipodes Tour.

Geraldine Cinema, Geraldine.
• Saturday, 8pm: Tami Neilson Family Reunion Tour - a night of three part harmonies, acoustic guitars and blues harp duets.

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

Family fun
Dunedin Botanic Garden, Lower garden information centre.
• Tuesdays, 10.30-11.15am: Storytelling with Ann Rennie.

Dunedin Public Art Gallery, the Octagon.
• Tomorrow, 10am-4.30pm: Chinese New Year Celebrations - Make a paper good luck dragon. At 4pm the Lion Dance will be performed in the foyer.

Mosgiel Library, Hartstonge Ave.
• Thursdays 11am-11.30am: Wriggle and Rhyme sessions for children aged 0-2 and their parents.

Otago Museum, 419 Great King St.
• Daily, 10.30am: ''First-flight butterfly release''. Tropical Forest. Free with your Discovery World Tropical Forest admission.
• Daily, 3.30pm: ''Nest is Best'', investigation station, atrium level 1, free.

University Book Shop, 378 Great King St.
• Every Friday and Saturday, 10.30am: Story time in the children's room on the magic carpet.

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

Music and performance
The Church, Dundas St.

• Fridays 9pm: Salsa music and dancing.

Mosgiel Coronation Hall, 97 Gordon Rd.
• Tomorrow, 11am: Daytime Concert Series - The Life and Music of Glenn Miller.

St Paul's Cathedral, Dunedin.
• Tuesdays, 12.50-1.10pm: George Chittenden plays.

Dunedin City Library, 230 Moray Pl.
• Today, 12.30pm: Lunchtime Bites: Book Ends - Sample the first play of the season from the Fortune Theatre and go into the draw to win tickets to the show! Free.

Talks and films
Fletcher House, 727 Portobello Rd, Broad Bay.
• Open daily 11am-4pm: Guided tours.

Olveston, 42 Royal Tce, Dunedin.
• Thursdays, 4.30pm: Tours of the Theomin art collection. Bookings essential.
• Daily tours at 9.30am, 10.45am, noon, 1.30pm, 2.45pm and 4pm.

Otago Museum, 419 Great King St.
• Saturday and Sunday, 3pm: On Any Sunday - iconic motorcycle documentary from Bruce Brown. Hutton Theatre.
• Daily talks, 2pm: Today: Falkland Islands wolf. Tomorrow: New Zealand frogs - unique and endangered amphibians.
• Daily, 4pm: special exhibition talk, REVolution: 100 Years of Motorcycles. Free.

Acorn Gallery, 72 Albany St.
• Ongoing: Angela Burns paintings. Open weekdays 8am-5pm or weekends by appointment.

Aigantighe Art Gallery, 49 Wai-iti Rd, Timaru.
• Until March 2: Mary Macpherson ''Old New World''.

Arrowtown Gallery, 8 Berkshire St.
• Peter Beadle new large painting on display.

Bellamys Gallery, 495 Portobello Rd, Macandrew Bay.
• Open daily, Wednesday-Sunday, noon-5pm.

Blue Oyster Art Project Space, 16 Dowling St.
• Until February 22: ''[sic]'', by Zac Langdon-Pole.

Brett McDowell Gallery, 5 Dowling St.
• ''The Hors Commerce'', by Jason Greig.

Carrick Winery, 247 Caimmuir Rd.
• Until February 28: Jenny Hill exhibition.

Central Stories Museum and Art Gallery, 21 Centennial Ave, Alexandra.
• Closes today: Christmas Showcase. Local artists with an under-$200 section.

Croydon Aviation Centre, Mandeville.
• Until February 24: ''4 Colour Lovers'' exhibition featuring Christine O'Connor, Jodie Marlow, Margaret Palmer-McKenzie, Liz Bristow. Open 9.30am-4.30pm weekdays and 11am-3pm weekends.

Dunedin City Library, 230 Moray Pl.
• Until March 2: ''A Distinct New Zealand Flavour: McNab's Gift to Dunedin''. Celebrating 100 years of the McNab Collection.
• Opens Saturday until March 10: ''Plainsong to Pergolesi'' - celebrates music from the Medieval, Renaissance and Baroque periods.

Dunedin International Airport.
• January-February: Photographer Derek Morrison.

Dunedin Public Art Gallery, the Octagon.
• From Saturday: ''Speed and Colour: British Lino cuts from the 1930s''.
• Until March 9: ''Hotere Culbert''.
• Until April 20: Seung Yul Oh, ''Moamoa: A Decade''.
• Ongoing: ''Wonderwall'', 50 paintings from the permanent collection.
• Ongoing: ''Rear Window'' Fallen Picture with Harpoon by Nick Austin.
• Ongoing: ''Specular Reflection'', paintings by Frances Hodgkins.

Eastern Southland Gallery, Gore.
• Until February 9: ''Laurence Aberhart: South by South East''.

Forrester Gallery, Thames St, Oamaru.
• Until February: Drawings by Alan Pearson.

The Gallery, Glenfalloch Woodland Gardens.
• Open daily 10.30am-4pm.

Gallery on Blueskin, 1 Harvey St, Waitati.
• Opens Saturday until February 16: Margaret Halcrow Cross Watercolour and Acrylics. Open Wednesday-Saturday, 10.30-4.30pm.

Gallery Thirty Three, 33 Helwick St, Wanaka.
• Opens tomorrow until February 21: Madeleine Child and Philip Jarvis.

Hocken Collections, University of Otago.
• Until February 7: ''Place Makers - Artists and Iconic Landscapes''.

Hullabaloo Art Space, Melmore Tce, Old Cromwell Historic Precinct.
• Until February 15: Jillian Porteous ''Points of View''.

Inge Doesburg Studio and Gallery, 6 Castle St.
• Until February 8: ''Variations on a Summer Day'', a selection of paintings from Kim Pieters' ''Arbitrary Knowledges'' series

Lakes District Museum and Gallery, Arrowtown.
• Until February 23: ''Sign of the Times'', memorabilia and objects signed by famous people.

Milford Galleries Dunedin, 18 Dowling St.
• Until February 12: Summer show.
• Gallery hours: Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm and Saturday, 11am-3pm.

Milford Galleries Queenstown, 9a Earl St.
• Until Wednesday: ''The Earl Street Journal'', open daily 10am-6pm.

Mint Gallery, 32 Moray Pl.
• Opens tomorrow until February 13: ''Frontiers'' Isaac Leuchs.
• Gallery open Tuesday-Friday, 10am-5.30pm, and Saturday, 10am-4pm.

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

Nose Restaurant, cnr SH6 and Sandflat Rd, Cromwell.
• Deidre Copland ''Recent Works''.

Otago Art Society, Dunedin Railway Station.
• Until Sunday: ''Affordable Art'' exhibition. Open daily 10am-4pm.

Otago Museum, 419 Great King St.
• Until February 16: ''REVolution: 100 Years of Motorcycles''.
• Ongoing: ''Sir Edmund Hillary: New Zealander''. Stairwell display.

Owaka Museum, 10 Campbell St, Owaka.
• Until March 16: ''Prima Threads'', works on paper by Gordon Thompson and textiles by Janine Thompson.

The Picture Lounge, 31 Dunmore St, Wanaka.
• New Zealand's Photographers' Gallery.

Portobello Gallery, cnr Highcliff and Portobello Rds, Otago Peninsula.
• Open Wednesday-Sunday, 10am-4pm.

Quadrant Gallery, Bracken Court, 480 Moray Pl.
• Tuesday-Friday, noon-5.30pm, Saturday 11am-2pm.

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

Steampunk HQ, 1 Itchen St, Oamaru.
• ''Mythos'', works by Donald Paterson and Kano.

Stuart St Potters Co-operative, 14 Lower Stuart St.
• Open Monday-Friday, 10am-5pm, Saturdays, 9am-3pm.

Taieri Gallery, 123 Gordon Rd, Mosgiel.
• Until Monday: Photography on Canvas and Corrugated Iron by Murray Crawford.

Toi O Tahuna Fine Art Gallery, 29 Rees St, Queenstown.
• ''Aarpi'' Sonia Keogh.

Tony Williams Workshop and Gallery, Carnegie Centre, Moray Pl.
• Open Tuesday-Friday, 11am-5.30pm, Saturday, 11am-2pm.

University of Otago de Beer Gallery, first floor, central library.
• ''Rare Delights III. Recent Additions to Special Collections''.

Waikouaiti Old Post Office Gallery, 152 Main Rd, Waikouaiti.
• Open 1pm-5pm, Wednesday-Friday and Sunday. Paintings by Laura Gregory. Pottery and paintings by Peter Gregory.

The Wallpaper House Gallery, Studio. 29 Lees St.
• Open Saturday, 11am-4pm. Sunday, 11am-4pm.

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