The Guide: What's on this week

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

Circadian Rhythm, St Andrew St.
• Fridays, 5.30pm: Duo Jazz: Phil Lyons and Trevor Coleman.

Dunedin City Library, 230 Moray Pl.
• Today, 12.30pm: Lunch Unplugged - James Dignan. (NZ Music Month).
• Today, 5.30pm: Gig Night - Grawlixes, Nick Knox, Kris Furer. (NZ Music Month).
• Saturday, 12.30pm: Lunch Unplugged - Dunedin Harmony Chorus. (Music Month).
• Wednesday, 5.30pm: Gig Night - Paul Cathro, Graeme Downes, Kira Hundleby. (NZ Music Month).

Dunedin Musicians Club, 12 Manse St.
• Saturday, 7.30pm: The Tommy Gunners, Shakes and the Swell Guys, Ded Sparrows, E-Jets, Both Sides of the Line. Members $5, public $10.

Lake Wanaka Centre, Wanaka.
• Saturday, 7.30pm: Bill Cunliffe, jazz pianist.

Port Chalmers Library, 20 Beach St.
• Today, 6.30pm: Gig Night - Sideline, Leo (King Leo) LaDell, Robert Scott. (NZ Music Month).

Sports Central Brewhouse, Oamaru.
• Thursdays, 7.30pm: JBE Karaoke.

Taieri Bowling Club, Wickliffe St, Mosgiel.
• Saturday, 8pm-11pm: Dance, with music from Spectrum. $5 admission.

Family fun
Blueskin Bay Library, 26 Harvey St, Waitati.
• Today, 2pm: Pre-school story time.

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.
• Wednesday, 10.30am: Pre-school story time.

Mosgiel Library, Hartstonge Ave.
• Tomorrow, 4pm: ''Friday Flicks'', free family movie screening. Downes room.
• Tuesday, 11am: Pre-school story time.

Otago Museum, 419 Great King St.
• Saturday and Sunday, 11am and 3pm: ''The Science of Fun!'', Discovery World science show. Free with Discovery World admission.
• Saturday and Sunday, 3.30pm: ''Kept under wraps!'', Investigation station. Atrium Level 1. Free.
• Sunday, 11am: Autumn Storytelling Series: ''Plesiosaur Peril''. Hear a story and create your own mobile plesiosaur pod to take home.
• Daily, 10.30am: ''First-flight butterfly release''. Free with Tropical Forest admission.

Port Chalmers Library, 20 Beach St.
• Today and Tuesday, 10am: Pre-school story time.

Toitu Otago Settlers Museum, 31 Queens Gardens.
• Until Tuesday, 10.30-11.30am and 2-3pm daily: Help construct the new wharerau in the Ara-i-te-uru gallery.

University Book Shop, 378 Great King St.
• Fridays, Saturdays, 10.30am: story time.

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

Music and performanceThe Church, Dundas St.
• Fridays 9pm: Salsa music, dancing.

Cromwell Memorial Hall, Melmore Tce.
• Sunday, 2.30pm: Cromwell Community Arts presents Buz Bryant-Greene, piano soloist.

Knox Church, 449 George St.
• Saturday, 7.30pm: ''Dreams and Nightmares'', Dunedin Youth Orchestra concert.

Marama Hall, University of Otago.
• Tuesday, 5.30pm: ''Songs of Scotland'', Southern Youth Choir concert. Music by Vaughan WIlliams, John Rutter and Anthony Ritchie.
• Wednesday, 1pm: Lunchtime concert series - NZ Music Month III: Helen Webby, harp. Music by Chris Adams, Graeme Downes, Anthony Ritchie, Mark Smythe.

St Enoch's Church, cnr Centennial Ave and Dunorling St, Alexandra.
• Sunday, 2pm: ''The Season Of Love'', Central Singers concert.

St Paul's Cathedral, Dunedin.
• Tuesday, 12.50pm: George Chittenden plays organ music from Oliver Messiaen's L'Ascension.

Allen Hall Theatre, University of Otago, cnr Union and Leith Sts.
• Today and tomorrow, 1pm: Lunchtime theatre - Warpaint.

Fortune Theatre, Stuart St.
• Until June 7: Souvenir, play by Stephen Temperley.

Queenstown Memorial Centre, 1 Memorial St, Queenstown.
• Until Saturday, 8pm-10pm: Showbiz Queenstown presents Jesus Christ Superstar.

Regent Theatre, the Octagon, Dunedin.
• From today until May 31: Mamma Mia!

Talks and films
Dunedin Public Art Gallery, the Octagon.
• Sunday, 2pm. Free guided tour of the ''Belonging'' exhibition.
• Sunday, 3pm: ''Science Experiments'', talk by Dr Tina Summerfield on the process of transpiration, in association with the ''Stretching Time'' exhibition.

Eastern Southland Gallery, 14 Hokonui Dr, Gore.
• Tomorrow, 5.30pm: Artist talk by Gregory O'Brien and John Reynolds in conjunction with the ''Kermadec - Lines in the Ocean'' exhibition.

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.

Otago Museum, 419 Great King St.
• Daily talks, 2pm: Today: Maori cloaks.
• Tomorrow: Samurai. Saturday: Stoats - the perfect predators.
• Sunday: The Southern Ocean sunfish.
• Monday: Owls - nocturnal birds of prey.
• Tuesday: Ancient Greek coins.
• Wednesday: The Union Steam Ship Company.
• Daily, 2.30pm: ''Heritage Lost and Found: Our Changing Cityscape'', Postmaster Gallery, Otago Museum H.D. Skinner Annex.
• Daily, 4pm: ''Brian Brake: Lens on the World'', exhibition talk.

University of Otago College of Education Auditorium, 145 Union St East.
• Monday, 5.30pm: The Spirit Level authors Prof Richard Wilkinson and Prof Kate Pickett talk on ''Inequality, sustainability and wellbeing''.

Waikouaiti Library, Main Rd, Waikouaiti.
• Tomorrow, 6.30pm: Moms (from the ''Most Extreme'' series), NHNZ film screening.

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

Arrowtown Gallery, 8 Berkshire St. |
• New works by Rachel Hirabayashi.

Artbay Gallery, 32 Rees St, Queenstown.
• Until May 29: ''A Moment in Time'', Rachael Errington and Emma Butler.

Artist's Room, 2 Dowling St.
New works by Zuna Wright, photographs by Cally Whitham.

Bellamys Gallery, 495 Portobello Rd, Macandrew Bay.
• Until May 30: ''Portraits of a Mother's Day 1991-2013'', Pauline Bellamy. Open Wednesday-Sunday, noon-5pm.

Blue Oyster Art Project Space, 16 Dowling St.
• Until May 31: ''Seeder'', Ben Clement. Open Tuesday-Friday 11am-5pm, Saturdays 12pm-3pm.

Central Stories Museum and Art Gallery, Centennial Ave, Alexandra
• Until June 3: Spotlight on Design: Nigel Wilson.
• Until June 15: ''South by South East'', photographs by Laurence Aberhart.

Community Gallery, 20 Princes St, Dunedin.
• Until May 30: ''Portfolio'', Otago Girls' High School art exhibition.

Dunedin Botanic Garden Information centre, lower garden.
• Until June 30: ''Birds of the Botanic Garden'', photographs by Paul Sorrell.

Dunedin Public Art Gallery, the Octagon.
• Until Sunday: ''Not all White'', wedding dresses by Tanya Carlson.
• Until June 15: Steve Carr, ''Stretching Time''.
• Until June 23: ''Campaign Furniture'', Juliet Carpenter, Sorawit Songsataya and Biljana Popovic.
• Until August 3: ''The Cubic Structural Evolution Project'', Olafur Eliasson.
• Until August 31: ''Anzac'', by Laurence Aberhart.
• Until October 12: ''Frances Hodgkins in 1913''.
• Ongoing: ''Belonging'', works from the gallery.

Eastern Southland Gallery, 14 Hokonui Dr, Gore.
• Until June 15: ''Kermadec - Lines in the Ocean''.

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

Gallery De Novo, 101 Stuart St, Dunedin.
• Until May 31: Autumn group show.

Green Island Gallery, 194 Main South Rd, Green Island.
• Recent work by Alistair Begg, Scott Drummond and Tania McIntosh.
• Open Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 11am-6pm and Saturday 11am-4.30pm.

Hocken Collections, University of Otago.
• Until July 12: ''Peeps of Life'', photographs by John Halliday Scott.

Hullabaloo Art Space, Melmore Tce, Old Cromwell Historic Precinct.
• Until June 2: ''Fossilised Forms'', ceramics by Sue Rutherford.

Inge Doesburg Studio and Gallery, 6 Castle St.
• Until June 5: ''Works on Paper''.
• Gallery open Thursday-Saturday noon-2pm.

Koru Gallery, 2 Castle St.
• Until May 31: ''Fun With Fabric'', Jeanette Hawker and Una Landreth.

Lakes District Museum and Gallery, Arrowtown.
• Until Sunday: ''30th Locations Autumn Festival Art Exhibition''.

McAtamney Gallery, upstairs, Old Post Office building, 47-49 Talbot St, Geraldine.
• Until Sunday: ''A Series of Mistakes'', by Susanna Izard.

Milford Galleries Dunedin, 18 Dowling St.
• Until June 4: ''Away and Towards'', Nigel Brown.

Milford Galleries Queenstown, 9a Earl St.
• Until Wednesday: ''Zoomorphic'', Katherine Smyth; ''A Few Thoughts'', Sally Smith.

Mint Gallery, 32 Moray Pl.
• Until May 29: ''Form and Void'', Brendan Jon Philip.
• Open Tuesday-Friday, 10am-4.30pm, and Saturday, 10am-4pm.

Moray Gallery, 55 Princes St.
• ''Small Flower Series'' by John Z Robinson.
• Open Monday-Friday, 10am-4.30pm, and Saturday 11am-2pm.

North Otago Museum, 60 Thames St, Oamaru.
• ''The Works: Pukeuri 1914-2014'', an exhibition about the Pukeuri meatworks in Oamaru.

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

Old Creamery Gallery, 230 Harington Point Rd, Lower Portobello.
• Oil and acrylic landscapes by Douglas Williams, Henry Lowen-Smith and Geoff Williams.

Otago Art Society, Dunedin Railway Station.
• Until June 1: Hope & Sons biennial art awards. Works from South Island artists. Open daily 10am-4pm.

Otago Museum, 419 Great King St.
• Ongoing: ''Brian Brake: Lens on the World''. Special exhibitions gallery.
• Ongoing: ''Sir Edmund Hillary: New Zealander''. Stairwell display.

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

Postmaster Gallery, Otago Museum H.D. Skinner Annex, Museum Reserve.
• Ongoing: ''Heritage Lost and Found: Our Changing Cityscape''. Reed Gallery, Dunedin City Library.
• Until June 15: ''Tales from a Long, Bright Land: Books for New Zealand Children Before 1960''.

Speargrass Inn Gallery, 1300 Fruitlands-Roxburgh Rd (SH8), Alexandra.
• Until June 15: Hinton art exhibition, photographers Annemarie Hope-Cross and Eric Schusser.

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

Stuart St Potters Co-operative, 14 Lower Stuart St.
• Until Saturday: Jo Howard and Lisa Simpson.
• From Monday until June 7: Rosemary McQueen and Judy Ringland Stewart.
• Open Monday-Friday, 10am-5pm, Saturdays, 9am-3pm.

Studio Red Gallery, 12 Miners Tce, Bannockburn.
• Until June 3: ''Place & Time - Five Women Artists'', Sarah Anderson, Alice Blackley, Megan Huffadine, Kim Logue and Rebecca Stewart.

Toi O Tahuna Fine Art Gallery, 29 Rees St, Queenstown.
• ''The Remarkables'', by Simon Lardelli and Drew Hill.

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.
• Until tomorrow: ''Make It New! Modernism and the Medieval Presence''.

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 first Saturday of every month 11am-4pm.

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