The Guide: What's on this week

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

Chick's Hotel, 2 Mount St, Port Chalmers.
 • Today, 9pm: The All Seeing Hand, Seth Frightening and Alphabethead. R18.

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

Crown Hotel, Rattray St.
 • Saturday, 9pm: Slitzkrieg, With Teeth, God Awful, Scum Hammer, Conniption.

Embers, 2 Manor Pl.
 • Wednesdays, 8.30pm: JBE open mike/jam night with karaoke.

None Gallery, 24 Stafford St.
 • Tomorrow, 8pm: The All Seeing Hand, Seth Frightening, Wolfskull, Cracker Jacks, Lady Lazerlight.

Ombrellos Kitchen and Bar, 10 Clarendon St, Dunedin.
 • Today, 5.30pm: Fireside jazz with Karin Reid and Bill Martin.
 • Tomorrow, 5.30pm: Valley Bluegrass.

Pequeno, Moray Pl, Dunedin.
 • Today, 8.30pm: Valley Bluegrass.

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 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.

Dunedin Public Art Gallery, the Octagon.
 • Sunday, 2pm: Peg doll workshop with Victoria McIntosh. Suitable for age 7 and over. Bookings essential.
 • 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.

The Octagon, Dunedin Central.
 • Saturday, 5.30pm: Dunedin Midwinter Carnival. Weather postponement date: Sunday June 22.

Otago Museum, 419 Great King St.
 • Daily: Discovery backpacks. Pick up from Discovery Desk. Saturday and Sunday, 11am and 3pm: ''The Science of Fun!'', Discovery World science show. Free with Discovery World admission.
 • Saturday and Sunday, 1pm: ''Snapping Science'', 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.

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 Public Art Gallery, the Octagon.
 • Tuesday, 11am: Balmacewen Intermediate School kapa haka performance for Matariki.

Knox Church, 449 George St.
 • Today, 12.15pm: Otago secondary students and Nicholas Haslam perform chamber music and music for pipe organ.

Oamaru Opera House Ink Box theatre, 90 Thames St.
 • Tomorrow, 12.15pm-1pm: lunchtime recital by Waitaki Girls' and Boys' high schools.

Otago Museum, Cumberland St.
 • Saturday, 1pm: Les Belles Vilaines.

St Paul's Cathedral, Dunedin.
 • Tuesday, 12.50pm: Donald Cullington and Sydney Manowitz play Baroque works for violin and organ.

St Peter's Church Hall, Hillside Rd.
 • Sunday, 2pm: ''Friends of the Opera'' concert with guest performer Professor Terence Dennis.

Dunedin Public Art Gallery, the Octagon.
 • Saturday, noon and 2pm: ''In the Grimm Midwinter'', Medieval midwinter puppetry. Bookings essential.

Fire Station Theatre, 3 Cargill St, Mosgiel.
 • Tuesday, 7.30pm: Promise and Promiscuity, one-woman show by Penny Ashton.

Fortune Theatre Studio, Stuart St.
 • From today until June 29: The keys are in the margarine, a verbatim play about dementia.

Talks and films
Bannockburn Bowling Club, Bruce St, Stirling
 • Saturday, 4pm: Screening of Braveheart. Entry by donation.

Barclay Theatre, Otago Museum.
 • Wednesday, 5.30pm: ''Why conserve our historic cemeteries?'' Lecture by Stewart Harvey.

Blueskin Bay Library, 26 Harvey St, Waitati.
 • Tomorrow, 5pm: Paradise Drowned - Tuvalu, NHNZ film screening.

Carrick Winery, 247 Cairnmuir Rd.
 • Tomorrow, 6pm-8pm: ''A Wee Dram'' whisky tasting with a master guide. Bookings essential.

Central Cinema, Central Stories Museum and Art Gallery, 21 Centennial Ave, Alexandra.
 • Today, 7.30pm: Sione's Wedding (Central Otago NZ Film Festival).
 • Tomorrow, 7.30pm: Boy (Central Otago NZ Film Festival).
 • Saturday, 7.30pm: White Lies (Central Otago NZ Film Festival).

Dunedin Public Art Gallery, the Octagon.
 • Saturdays, 2pm: Free guided tours of the ''Anzac'' WW1 commemoration exhibition.
 • Sundays, 2pm: Free guided tour of the ''Belonging'' exhibition.

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

The Kitchen, 430a Bannockburn Rd.
 • Sunday, 4.30pm: ''Bannocks Tea'', afternoon tea with a talk on Scottish poets and writers by Sue Wootton, with Celtic music from Steve McDonald. Bookings essential.

Olveston, 42 Royal Tce, Dunedin.
 • Thursdays, 4.30pm: Theomin art collection tours. Bookings essential. Otago Art Society, Dunedin Railway Station.
 • Wednesday, noon: ''Word Pictures'' free lunchtime talk by Rachel Scott, publisher at Otago University Press.

Otago Museum, 419 Great King St.
 • Daily talks, 2pm: Today: The Monowai. Tomorrow: Japanese spider crab. Saturday: Woollen bathing suit. Sunday: Kereru. Monday: Matariki. Tuesday: Santa Cruz red feather money. Wednesday: Akan gold weights.
 • 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.

St John rooms, Barry Ave, Cromwell.
 • Today, 10am-noon: two U3A Cromwell talks, on the ''So They Can'' charity and podiatry. Bookings required.

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

Arrowtown Gallery, 8 Berkshire St.
 • Works by Nigel Wilson.

Artist's Room, 2 Dowling St.
 • ''Mad Dogs by an Englishman'', watercolours by Nick Eggleston.
 • ''SEVEN'', joint show featuring work by Alex Lovell-Smith, Gillian Buckley, Hannah Joynt, Tom Field, Emily Hlavac-Green, Tama Taita and Anna Priluka.

Bellamys Gallery, 495 Portobello Rd, Macandrew Bay.
 • Until June 30: Pauline Bellamy retrospective, ''Pretty Dreams, Hard Work, Survival''.

Blue Oyster Art Project Space, 16 Dowling St.
 • Until June 28: ''Attachment Drawing: Interface'', Ali Bramwell.

Brett McDowell Gallery, 5 Dowling St.
 • Until June 26: ''Considered Standing'', Patrick Hartigan.

Brick Brothers Gallery, 14D Dowling St.
 • Until June 26: ''New Dunedin Painting'', featuring a range of local artists.

Central Stories Museum and Art Gallery, Centennial Ave, Alexandra
 • Until July 4: Spotlight on Design presents Jose Hall.
 • From tomorrow until July 21: Photographic Exhibition in the Russell Henderson gallery, 10am-4pm daily.

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

Dunedin International Airport.
 • Until June 30: Artist in the Terminal - Janet de Wagt.

Dunedin Public Art Gallery, the Octagon.
 • Until Monday: ''Campaign Furniture'', Juliet Carpenter, Sorawit Songsataya and Biljana Popovic.
 • Until July 6: Steve Carr, ''Stretching Time''.
 • Until July 6: ''Liar, liar, pants on fire'', Victoria McIntosh (rear window project). 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.

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

Gallery Thirty Three, 33 Helwick St, Wanaka.
 • Until June 27: ''Keylines'', Richard Adams.
 • Recent work by Alistair Begg, Scott Drummond and Tania McIntosh.
 • Open Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 11am-6pm and Saturday 11am-4.30pm.

The Hill, 140 Highcliff Rd.
 • From Tuesday until June 29: ''Peninsula Artists on The Hill''.

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 Saturday: ''Remembrancer'', Megan Huffadine.
 • From Sunday: ''Winter Wonderland'', Ro Bradshaw.
 • Gallery open 10am-4pm daily.

Inge Doesburg Studio and Gallery, 6 Castle St.
 • Until July 26: ''Works on Paper''.
 • Gallery open Saturdays, noon-2pm.

Koru Gallery, 2 Castle St.
 • From Monday, until July 5: Korowai weaving exhibition by Ocean View weaving group.

Margaret Freeman Gallery, 83 Moray Pl.
 • Until July 11: ''It's a wonderful day, it's a wonderful night'' Matariki art exhibition.
 • Gallery open Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, 9am-4pm.

Milford Galleries Dunedin, 18 Dowling St.
 • Until July 2: ''Message Beacon'', Zena Elliott.

Milford Galleries Queenstown, 9a Earl St.
 • Until Wednesday: ''Selected Works'', Neil Dawson.
 • Until July 23: ''The Review'', various New Zealand artists.

Mint Gallery, 32 Moray Pl.
 • Open Tuesday-Friday, 10am-4.30pm, and Saturday, 10am-4pm.

Moray Gallery, 55 Princes St.
 • ''Languishing, Vexed and Reclining Nudes'' by Annie Nevin.
 • Open Monday-Friday, 10am-4.30pm, and Saturday 11am-2pm.

Nadene Milne Gallery, 16 Buckingham St, Arrowtown.
 • Until July 9: ''Heavenly Creatures'', Max Gimblett.

None, 24 Stafford St, Dunedin.
 • Tomorrow, 5.30pm: One-night exhibition by Erica Sklenars, a collection of videos and live video performance.

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 Copeland ''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 30: Otago Art Society's 138th Annual Exhibition. Open daily 10am-4pm.

Otago Museum, 419 Great King St.
 • Until July 20: ''Brian Brake: Lens on the World''. Special exhibitions gallery.
 • Until September 14: 2014 Otago Wildlife Photography Competition entries.
 • 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.
 • Until August 31: ''Heritage Lost and Found: Our Changing Cityscape''.

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

Stuart St Potters Co-operative, 14 Lower Stuart St.
 • Until Saturday: Riki Julin and Lorna Isaac.
 • From Sunday until July 4: Kate Springford and Loris Ives.
 • Open Monday-Friday, 10am-5pm, Saturdays, 9am-3pm.

Studio Red Gallery, 12 Miners Tce, Bannockburn.
 • Until June 30: ''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.

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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