The Guide: What's on this week

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

Carey's Bay Historic Hotel, 17 Macandrew Rd.
• Sunday, 3pm: Karin Reid and Bill Martin.

Chick's Hotel, 2 Mount St, Port Chalmers.
• Today, 8.30pm: Pint night with Strange Harvest, Birdation, Facedancer and Shunkan.

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

Dorothy Browns Cinema, Buckingham St, Arrowtown.
• Saturday, 8pm: Holly Arrowsmith.

Dunedin City Library, 230 Moray Pl.
• Today, 12.30pm: Lunch Unplugged - Darryl Baser (NZ Music Month).
• Today, 5.30pm: Gig night - Some Other Creature, BIKK, Not From Space (NZ Music Month).

Front Room Gallery, 10 Memorial St, Queenstown.
• Tomorrow, 6.30pm: Holly Arrowsmith.

Golden Gate Lodge, Cromwell.
• Saturday, 9pm: Apollo.

Hotel South Otago, Balclutha.
• Today, 8pm: Katharticus.

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

Re:Fuel Bar, 640 Cumberland St.
• Tomorrow, 8pm: Sherpa, Blues and Oranges tour.

Sports Central Brewhouse, Oamaru.
• Thursdays, 7.30pm: JBE Karaoke.
• Sundays, 2pm: JBE open mike/jam session.

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 Chinese Garden, corner Rattray St and Cumberland St.
• Sunday, 10am-4pm: Celebration of the dragon boat festival.

Dunedin City Library, 230 Moray Pl.
• Saturday, 11am: Pirate entertainment with Captain Festus McBoyle.
• Sunday, 2pm: ''Once Upon a Sunday: Tree Tales'' story-telling session.
• Tuesdays, 10.30am-11am: Wriggle and Rhyme sessions for children 0-2 and parents.
• Wednesday, 10.30am: Pre-school story time.

Dunedin Public Art Gallery, the Octagon.
• From Saturday until June 4, 11am-3pm: Visit the University of Otago Brain Health Research Centre's walk-in inflatable brain (4m x 5m) and discover more about your brain.
• Until August 3: Build a creation in the Olafur Eliasson ''The Cubic Structural Evolution Project'' Lego exhibition.

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.
• 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.
• Tomorrow, 10am: Toddler Time - story-telling, play time and craft activity. Bookings essential.

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

Dunedin Town Hall Auditorium, Moray Pl.
• Saturday, 8pm: Bella Hristova (violin) performs music by Bach, Anthony Ritchie, Sibelius.

Knox Church, 449 George St.
• Today, 12.15pm: Otago Girls High School Choir choral workshop.

Marama Hall, University of Otago.
• Sunday, 3pm: Collegiate Orchestra Semester One Concert, with pianist Modi Deng.

Oamaru Opera House foyer, 90 Thames St.
• Tomorrow, 12.15pm: Lunchtime recital - Wendy Eckhardt (soprano), Richard Bowering (bass), June Cameron (accompanist).

Queenstown Memorial Centre, 1 Memorial St.
• Wednesday, 7.30pm: Heath Franklin's Chopper - ''Repeat Offender''.

St Paul's Cathedral, Dunedin.
• Tuesday, 12.50pm: International concert organist Pavel Kohout plays music by Brahms, Vierne, Klicka and Lefebure-Wely.

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

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

Globe Theatre, 104 London St.
• Opens today, until June 7: The History Boys, play by Alan Bennett.

Regent Theatre, the Octagon, Dunedin.
• Until Saturday: Mamma Mia!

Talks and films
Archway 2 lecture theatre, University of Otago.
• Today, 5.30pm: Centre for the Book presents a talk by UK book historian Nicolas Barker.

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.

Port Otago Lounge, Edgar Centre, Portsmouth Dr.
• Today, 1.30pm: SeniorNet public meeting, ''Technology Trends - practical ways for 50-plus to keep up to date''.

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

Arrowtown Gallery, 8 Berkshire St.
• Etchings by Donald Paterson.

Artbay Gallery, 32 Rees St, Queenstown.
• Closes today: ''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 tomorrow: ''Portraits of a Mother's Day 1991-2013'', Pauline Bellamy. Open Wednesday-Sunday, noon-5pm.

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

Bruce Gallery, 127 Lower Stuart St.
• Tomorrow, 5.30pm: ''Feather Cache'', various artists, one night only.

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

Community Gallery, 20 Princes St, Dunedin.
• Until tomorrow: ''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 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 3: ''Wild Life'', works from the collection.
• 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 Saturday: 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 Monday: ''Fossilised Forms'', ceramics by Sue Rutherford.
• From Monday until June 21: ''Remembrancer'', Megan Huffadine.

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 Saturday: ''Fun With Fabric'', Jeanette Hawker and Una Landreth.

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

Milford Galleries Queenstown, 9a Earl St.
• Opens Saturday: ''Selected Works'', Neil Dawson; ''The Review'', various New Zealand artists.

Mint Gallery, 32 Moray Pl.
• Closes today: ''Form and Void'', Brendan Jon Philip.
• From tomorrow, 5pm until June 12: ''Conjunctures'', Philip Madill.
• Open Tuesday-Friday, 10am-4.30pm, and Saturday, 10am-4pm.

Moray Gallery, 55 Princes St.
• New etchings by Gary Tricker.
• 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 Sunday: 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.

Owaka Museum Community Gallery, 10 Campbell St, Owaka.
• Until September 21: ''Face to Face with Catlins Folk, Part 3''.
• Until November 2: ''Sheep Shearing and Scenery'', photographs by Jo Macleary.

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 June 7: Rosemary McQueen and Judy Ringland Stewart.
• Open Monday-Friday, 10am-5pm, Saturdays, 9am-3pm.

Studio Red Gallery, 12 Miners Tce, Bannockburn.
• Until Tuesday: ''Place and 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.

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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