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.

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

Chick's Hotel, 2 Mount St, Port Chalmers.
• Tomorrow, 8pm: Tattletale Saints, 10 String Symphony NZ tour.
• Saturday, 8pm: Hannah in the Wars, Antipodes tour.

Crown Hotel, Rattray St.
• Friday, 9pm: Valentine's Day Metal Massacre featuring Innominatus, Warsaw, Pandemonic, Perpetuity. $5 cover charge.

Gin and Raspberry, 155 Ardmore St, Wanaka.
• Saturday, 8pm: Tattletale Saints, 10 String Symphony NZ tour.

Ombrellos Kitchen and Bar, 10 Clarendon St, Dunedin.
• Today, 5.30pm: Erin Morton.

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

Speargrass Inn Gallery, 1300 Fruitlands-Roxburgh Rd (SH8), Alexandra.
• Sunday, noon-2.30pm: Matt La Hood on guitar.

Taste Merchants, 36 Stuart St.
• Tomorrow, 8pm: ''Ubana Sings Dylan'', Paul Ubana Jones.

Family fun
Blueskin Bay Library, 26 Harvey St, Waitati.
• Thursday, 2pm: Pre-school storytime.

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

Dunedin City Library, 230 Moray Pl.
• Tuesdays, 10.30am-11am: Wriggle and Rhyme sessions for children 0-2 and parents. 4th floor.
• Wednesday, 10.30am: Pre-school storytime.

Mosgiel Library, Hartstonge Ave.
• Thursdays, 11am-11.30am: Wriggle and Rhyme sessions for children 0-2 and parents.
• Tuesday, 11am: Pre-school storytime. Children's Area.

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

Port Chalmers Library, 20 Beach St.
• Today and Tuesday, 10am: Pre-school storytime, children's area.

Summerfruit Orchard, Earnsleugh.
• Sunday, 8am-noon: Take a Kid Fishing - licence not required. Contact Alexandra District Club.

University Book Shop, 378 Great King St.
• Fridays, Saturdays, 10.30am: Story time, children's room.

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

Music and performance
Blue Oyster Art Project Space, 16 Dowling St.
• Tuesday 8pm: Poet Lynley Edmeades presents a response to Zac Langdon-Pole's [sic].

The Church, Dundas St.
• Fridays 9pm: Salsa music, dancing.

Otago Museum, Cumberland St.
• Saturday, 1pm: Dunedin Harmony Chorus. Atrium Level 1.
• Sunday, 1pm: The Foxy Tones. Atrium Level 1.

St Paul's Cathedral, Dunedin.
• Tuesday, 12.50-1.10pm: George Chittenden plays organ works based on Lutheran hymns.

Talks and films
A Drop of Red, SH6 Cromwell.
• Today, 7.30pm: Somebody up there likes me Cromwell Film Society. To book: (03) 445-4151.

Dunedin City Library, 230 Moray Pl.
• Tomorrow, 10.30am and 5.30pm: Odd Couples NHNZ Film Screening, Teen Space, 2nd floor.
• Tuesday, 1pm: Plainsong to Pergolesi: A Passion for Early Music - Christopher John Clifford talk. 1st floor.
• Tuesday, 6pm: Gesualdo and Allegri: dark deeds and sublime music - Christopher John Clifford talk. Ground floor.

Dunedin Public Art Gallery, the Octagon.
• Sunday, 3pm: ''Insightful Tour'' - tour of the Seung Yul Oh exhibition for the blind and visually impaired. Guide dogs welcome.
• Sundays, 2pm: Free guided tours of the ''Wonderwall'' and ''Hotere Culbert'' exhibitions.

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

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

Otago Museum, 419 Great King St.
• Daily talks, 2pm: Today: Rabbits - scourge of the land? Tomorrow: Otago Museum's Egyptian mummy. Saturday: Karetao - Maori puppet. Sunday: Fin whale skeleton. Monday: Rat king. Tuesday: Contemporary carved gateway. Wednesday: Moa - extinct flightless birds.
• Daily till Sunday, 4pm: special exhibition talk, REVolution: 100 Years of Motorcycles. Free.

Zoology Benham Building, 346 Great King St.
• Wednesday, 5.20pm: Climate Change: Impacts on Plants and Ecosystems in the Arctic. Talk by Prof Ulf Molau.

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.
• Till March 2: Mary Macpherson ''Old New World''.

Arrowtown Gallery, 8 Berkshire St.
• Peter Beadle, large paintings.

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

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

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

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

Central Stories Museum and Art Gallery, 21 Centennial Ave, Alexandra.
• Till March 13: ''Form & Fantasy'' Clay sculpture and pottery exhibition.

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

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

Dunedin International Airport.
• February: Photographer Derek Morrison.

Dunedin Public Art Gallery, the Octagon.
• Till February 23: ''Wonderwall'', 50 paintings from the permanent collection.
• Till February 23: ''REAR WINDOW'', Babyhood Moodboard by Dawn Marble and Luka Mues.
• Till March 9: ''Hotere Culbert''.
• Till March 30: ''Speed and Colour: British linocuts from the 1930s''.
• Till March 30: ''Specular Reflection'', paintings by Frances Hodgkins.
• Till April 20: Seung Yul Oh, ''Moamoa: A Decade''.

Dunedin School of Art Gallery, Riego St.
• From Monday to February 28: ''Free Beauties'', by MFA candidate Kristin O'Sullivan Peren

Front Room, 10 Memorial St, Queenstown
• From Monday until March 7: ''absence and presence'', by Odelle Morshuis.

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

Gallery De Novo, 101 Stuart St, Dunedin.
• Tomorrow until February 27: ''Pearler'', paintings by Ewan McDougall and poetry by Sarah McDougall.

Gallery on Blueskin, 1 Harvey St, Waitati.
• Till Sunday: Margaret Halcrow Cross watercolour and acrylics. Open Wednesday-Sunday, 10.30am-4.30pm.

Gallery Thirty Three, 33 Helwick St, Wanaka.
• Till February 21: ''Glorious'', Madeleine Child and Philip Jarvis.

Hocken Collections, University of Otago.
• From Saturday to April 5: ''No Need for Water'', Zina Swanson.

Hullabaloo Art Space, Melmore Tce, Old Cromwell Historic Precinct.
• Till Saturday: ''Points of View'' Jillian Porteous.
• Sunday till March 8: ''Willow on Clutha'' Nigel Wilson.

Inge Doesburg Studio and Gallery, 6 Castle St.
• From tomorrow until March 9: A selection of works on paper.

Lakes District Museum and Gallery, Arrowtown.
• Until February 23: ''Sign of the Times''.

Milford Galleries Dunedin, 18 Dowling St.
• Opens Saturday until March 12: ''States of Emergency'' Jenna Packer; ''New Works'' group show.
• Gallery hours: Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm and Saturday, 11am-3pm.

Milford Galleries Queenstown, 9a Earl St.
• Until March 5: ''Girl and the Garden'', by Charlotte Handy; ''The Earl Street Journal'', group exhibition.

Mint Gallery, 32 Moray Pl.
• Opens tomorrow until February 27: ''Flux'', photographs by Murray Eskdale.
• Gallery open Tuesday-Friday, 10am-5.30pm, and Saturday, 10am-4pm.

Moray Gallery, 55 Princes Street.
• New works by Danny Moorwood.
• Open Monday-Friday, 10am-4.30pm, Saturday, 11am-2pm.

Nadene Milne Gallery, 16 Buckingham St, Arrowtown.
• Open daily 10am-5pm.

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 March 9: Summer Exhibition. Open daily 10am-4pm.

Otago Museum, 419 Great King St.
• Until Sunday: ''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, 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.

Speargrass Inn Gallery, 1300 Fruitlands-Roxburgh Rd (SH8), Alexandra.
• Until February 28: John Mayne, copper sculpture.

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.

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

Tony Williams Workshop and Gallery, Carnegie Centre, Moray Pl.
• 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.

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

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