The Guide: What's on this week

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

Carey's Bay Historic Hotel, 17 Macandrew Rd.
• Sunday, 7pm: Jackie Bristow, supported by Bill Morris.

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

Dunedin Musicians Club, 12 Manse St.
• Saturday, from 6.30pm: All-ages gig featuring Iron Tusk, Perpetuity, Days Gone By.

Golden Gate Lodge, Cromwell.
• Saturdays from 9pm: Livewire with Katie Mason.
• Wednesday, 9pm: Tempo.

Ombrellos Kitchen and Bar, 10 Clarendon St, Dunedin.
• Today, 5.30pm: Karin Reid and Bill Martin.

Otago Museum, 419 Great King St.
• Saturday, 1pm: Linda Munro. Atrium Level 1.

Purple Rain Retro Bar and Cafe, 403 Princes St, Dunedin.
• Saturday, 8pm: Both Sides of the Line, rockabilly.

Ra Bar, the Octagon.
• Saturday, 9pm: Livewire featuring Katie Mason.

Family fun
Blueskin Bay Library, 26 Harvey St, Waitati.
• Today, 2pm: Preschool storytime.

Dunedin Botanic Garden, Lower garden information centre.
• Tuesdays, 10.30am-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.
• Tomorrow, 4pm: Friday Flicks: free family movie screening. Downes room.
• Tuesday, 11am: Preschool 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: Preschool storytime, children's area.

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
Alexandra Community Centre, Skird St.
• From Wednesday to March 15, 7.30pm: Stars in their Eyes, Alexandra Musical Society production.

All Saints' Anglican Church, 786 Cumberland St.
• Today, 7pm: ''Fantasies and Sighs: Intimate vihuela music from renaissance Spain''.
• Tomorrow, 1pm: ''Baroque German Masters of the Organ: Bach, Pachelbel and Buxtehude''.

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

Cromwell Memorial Hall, Melmore Tce.
• Tuesday, 7.30pm: Rangitoto Trio: Amalia Hall on violin, Callum Hall on cello, John-Paul Muir on piano.

Marama Hall, University of Otago.
• Wednesday, 1pm: Rangitoto Trio: Amalia Hall on violin, Callum Hall on cello, John-Paul Muir on piano.

Mary Hopewell Theatre, College of Education, 145 Union St East.
• Saturday and Sunday, 7pm: Body of Work, dance performance by Jerry Pearson.

St Paul's Cathedral, Dunedin.
• Saturday, 7pm: New Zealand International Early Music Festival closing concert, St Paul's Cathedral Choir.
• Tuesday, 12.50-1.10pm: Organ recital by George Chittenden.

St Paul's Presbyterian Church, Coquet St, Oamaru.
• Wednesday, 7.30pm: Organ recital by Hans Uwe Hielscher.

Plays
Fortune Theatre, Stuart St.
• Until Saturday: Book Ends, Roger Hall play. Tuesday 6pm, Wednesday-Saturday 7.30pm, Sunday 4pm.

Talks and films
Barclay Theatre, Otago Museum.
• Saturday: ''Endangered Species of China'' film screenings: 11am, Reed Parrotbill. 2pm, Blue Sheep.

Copthorne Lakefront Hotel, cnr Adelaide St and Frankton Rd, Queenstown.
• Saturday, 5pm: ''New York, New York'', seminar by architect David Howell. Bookings essential.

Dunedin City Library, 230 Moray Pl.
• Today, 10.30am and 5.30pm: New Zealand Sanctuary Keepers, NHNZ film screening. Teenspace, 2nd floor.

Dunedin Public Art Gallery, the Octagon.
• Sunday, 3pm: Artist's talk, Steve Carr.
• Wednesday, 11.25am: ''Tour for tots'', free baby-friendly half-hour tour of an exhibition at the Gallery.

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

Hutton Theatre, Otago Museum.
• Tomorrow, 5.30pm: ''An Evening At Sea'', short student documentaries featuring the sea.

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: Operation Pedestal.
• Tomorrow: Kiwi - bird and icon.
• Saturday: Akan gold weights.
• Sunday: The southern sky.
• Monday: Te Paranihi - Otago Museum's waka taua.
• Tuesday: Flamboyant flamingos.
• Wednesday: Lifestyles of Southern Maori.
• Daily until tomorrow, 4pm: Tangata Whenua Gallery talk.
• Daily from Saturday to July 20, 4pm: ''Brian Brake: Lens on the world'', exhibition talk.

Port Chalmers Library.
• Today, 6pm and 7pm: ''Moa'', author talk by Quinn Berentson. Bookings essential.

Red Lecture Theatre, University of Otago's Scott Building, 260 Great King St.
• Wednesday, 7.30pm: Dunedin Film Society screens Tomboy, directed by Céline Sciamma.

University of Otago College of Education Auditorium, 145 Union St East.
• Sunday, 2pm: talk by Jung Chang, author of Wild Swans and Empress Dowager Cixi.

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

Arrowtown Gallery, 8 Berkshire St.
• New photographs by Russ McLean.

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

Blue Oyster Art Project Space, 16 Dowling St.
• Until March 22: ''When your neighbours' problems become your own,'' by Cat Auburn.

Brett McDowell Gallery, 5 Dowling St.
• Ongoing: ''New Works & Old Works'', by Martin Thompson.

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

Community Gallery, 20 Princes St, Dunedin.
• Until Saturday, 10am-4pm daily: Quilters and Patchworkers of Otago Inc exhibition.

Dunedin City Library, 230 Moray Pl.
• Till Monday: ''Plainsong to Pergolesi: A Timeline of Early Music'' - exhibition paying homage to music of the medieval, Renaissance, and baroque periods. 1st and ground floors.

Dunedin Public Art Gallery, the Octagon.
• From Saturday: Steve Carr, ''Stretching Time''Till Sunday: ''Hotere Culbert''.
• Till March 30: ''Speed and Colour: British linocuts from the 1930s''.
• Till March 30: ''Specular Reflection'', paintings by Frances Hodgkins.
• Till March 30: ''Gifted'', recent acquisitions.
• Till April 20: Seung Yul Oh, ''Moamoa: A Decade''.

The Fix, Frederick St.
• Until March 28: ''Mountain, moon and volcano strip'', Louis Graham.
• Front Room, 10 Memorial St, Queenstown.
• Until tomorrow: ''absence and presence'', by Odelle Morshuis.

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

Green Island Gallery, 194 Main South Rd, Green Island.
• March: Display of Oamaru stone work.
• Open Wednesday-Friday, 11am-6pm, Saturday 11am-4.30pm.

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

Hullabaloo Art Space, Melmore Tce, Old Cromwell Historic Precinct.
• Until Saturday: ''Willow on Clutha'', new work by Nigel Wilson.

Inge Doesburg Studio and Gallery, 6 Castle St.
• Until Sunday: A selection of works on paper.
• Gallery hours: Thursday-Saturday, noon-2pm and by appointment.

Lakes District Museum and Gallery, Arrowtown.
• Until April 11: ''From City to Central'', works by Jenny Longstaff and friends from the Otago Art Society.

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

Milford Galleries Queenstown, 9a Earl St.
• From Saturday until April 2: ''Together in a Sudden Strangeness'', Marc Blake.
• From Saturday until April 30: ''The Royal Queenstown Easter Show''.

Mint Gallery, 32 Moray Pl.
• Ongoing: ''Texture of the Soul'', by Zivka Petrovic.
• Gallery open Tuesday-Friday, 10am-5.30pm, and Saturday, 10am-4pm.

Moray Gallery, 55 Princes St.
• New works by Angela Burns.
• 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''.

Olveston, 42 Royal Tce, Dunedin.
• From today until March 16: ''Olveston Inside-Out'', woodcuts and etchings by Manu Berry.

Otago Art Society, Dunedin Railway Station.
• Until Sunday: Summer Exhibition. Open daily 10am-4pm.

Otago Museum, 419 Great King St.
• From Saturday: ''Brian Brake: Lens on the world''. Special Exhibitions gallery.
• 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.

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.

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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