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-5pm: Karin Reid and Bill Martin.

Chick's Hotel, 2 Mount St, Port Chalmers.
 Today, 9pm: Pint night with Katharticus and Agent Ewok.

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

Crown Hotel, Rattray St.
 Saturday, 6pm: Still Collins, with support from OPC.

Dunedin Musicians Club, 12 Manse St.
 Tomorrow, 8pm: Dunedin Metal Community presents Hatred, Bongnosis, Innominatus, Beyond Dead Dreams.

Embers, 2 Manor Pl.
 Sunday, 7.30pm: New Edinburgh Folk Club presents Abby Wolfe.

Legends Cafe, Pleasant Point.
 Tomorrow, 7.30pm: Sarah Conlan and the Sha-Low band.

Manny's Bar, St Andrew St, Dunedin.
 Tomorrow, 6pm: Both Sides of the Line.

None Gallery, 24 Stafford St.
 Saturday, 9pm: Duckingmonster, L$D Fundraiser, CJA + Grvdggr.

Normanby Tavern, North Rd.
 Sunday, 2pm: Valley Bluegrass hosts a bluegrass jam.

Ombrellos Kitchen and Bar, 10 Clarendon St, Dunedin.
 Tomorrow, 5.30pm: Valley Bluegrass.

The Penguin Club, Emulsion Lane, Oamaru.
Today, 8pm: Sarah Conlan and the Sha-Low band.

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

Robbie Burns Pub, 374 George St.
Saturday, 9pm: The Johnnys.
Sunday, 4pm: The Johnnys, Penny Black and the Broken Men.

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

Taste Merchants, 36 Stuart St.
Tomorrow, 8pm: Dinosaur Sanctuary, Not From Space.
Saturday, 8.30pm: Paul Ubana Jones.

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

Dunedin Botanic Garden, Lower Garden Information Centre.
Tuesdays, 10.30am-11.15am: Storytelling with Ann Rennie.

Dunedin City Library, 230 Moray Pl.
Tomorrow, 10.30am: Preschool story time.
Sunday, 2pm: ''Once Upon a Sunday: Peace Tales'', storytelling with Kaitrin McMullan.
Tuesday, 10.30am-11am: Wriggle and Rhyme session for children 0-2 and parents.

Dunedin Public Art Gallery, the Octagon.
Until Sunday: 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: Preschool storytime.

Otago Museum, 419 Great King St.
Saturday and Sunday, 11am and 3pm: ''It's a Gas!'' Discovery World science show. Free with Discovery World admission.
Saturday and Sunday, 1pm: ''The Science of Fun!'' Discovery World science show. Free with Discovery World admission.
Daily: Discovery backpacks. Pick up from Discovery Desk. Daily, 10.30am: ''First-flight butterfly release''. Free with Tropical Forest admission.

Port Chalmers Library, 20 Beach St.
Today, 10am: Preschool story time.

Taieri Bowling Club, 12 Wickliffe St, Mosgiel.
Today, 7pm: Quiz night, teams of 4-6. Fundraiser for children's hospital ward and Lodge St John wheelchair ramp.

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
Dunedin Town Hall Auditorium, Moray Pl.
Today, 7pm: ''Shakespeare in Music'', New Zealand Symphony Orchestra concert of music inspired by Shakespeare.
Sunday, 2pm: We'll Be Home By Christmas 1914, RSA choir variety concert with Otago Girls' and Boys' High School choirs.

Marama Hall, University of Otago.
Wednesday, 1pm: Music department lunchtime concert, That Fateful August, World War 1 commemorative programme I.

St Paul's Cathedral, Dunedin.
Tuesday, 12.50pm: George Chittenden plays organ music for the Feast of the Transfiguration.

Allen Hall Theatre, University of Otago, cnr Union and Leith Sts.
Today and tomorrow, 1pm: Lunchtime Theatre, Zombaliens!Fortune Theatre, Stuart St.
Until Saturday: Jumpy, play by April De Angelis.

Globe Theatre, 104 London St.
Until Saturday: A Midsummer Night's Dream.

Talks and films
Dunedin Botanic Garden, Lower Garden Information Centre.
Tomorrow, noon: ''Birds in the Botanic Garden and what they eat'', talk by Alan Baker.

Dunedin City Library, 230 Moray Pl.
Sunday, 2pm: ''To the Library!'', guided stroll to and through the library. Meet at the Burns statue in the Octagon. Bookings essential.
Wednesday, 10.30am: Breastmilk, by Dana Ben-Ari. Film screening for World Breastfeeding Week. Bookings essential.

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.

Eastern Southland Gallery, 14 Hokonui Dr, Gore.
Sunday, 5.30pm: ''Confessions of an Artoholic'', talk by John Perry.

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: El Nino. Tomorrow: The Union Steam Ship Company. Saturday: The plesiosaur. Sunday: Royal albatross. Monday: The carved gateway. Tuesday: The Kiribati warrior. Wednesday: Sri Lankan demon mask.
Daily until August 15, 4pm: Tangata Whenua Gallery talk.
Daily until August 31, 2.30pm: ''Heritage Lost and Found: Our Changing Cityscape'', Postmaster Gallery, Otago Museum H.D. Skinner Annex.

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.
Until Sunday: ''Here and Now'', various artists.

Arrowtown Gallery, 8 Berkshire St.
Works by Peter Beadle.

Bellamys Gallery, 495 Portobello Rd, Macandrew Bay.
From Monday until August 24: ''Fall, Light, Fall'', new works by Manu Berry and Emma Chalmers.
Open Wednesday-Sunday, noon-5pm.
Until August 23: ''The Optimists'', John Ward Knox and Sophie Bannan.

Brick Brothers Gallery, 14D Dowling St.
Opens today, 5.30pm: ''Working Men'', various Dunedin artists.

Central Stories Museum and Art Gallery, 21 Centennial Ave, Alexandra
Until August 9: Spotlight on Design, Malcolm Macpherson.

Dunedin International Airport.
July and August: Artist in the Terminal - Kate Williamson.

Dunedin Public Art Gallery, the Octagon.
Until Sunday: ''The Cubic Structural Evolution Project'', Olafur Eliasson.
Until Sunday: ''Wild Life'', works from the collection.
Until August 31: ''Anzac'', by Laurence Aberhart.
Until October 12: ''Frances Hodgkins in 1913''.
Until November 30: ''One Pot Wonder'', Paul Maseyk.
Until November: ''Jim McMurtry'', Michael Parekowhai.
Ongoing: ''Belonging'', works from the gallery.

Eastern Southland Gallery, 14 Hokonui Dr, Gore.
Until August 31: ''PAPER + INK + PAINT + CLAY'', works from the John Perry collection.
''Home Is Where The Art Is'', celebrates collectors Des Smith, Ray Yallop, Patric Carey and John Money.

Gallery De Novo, 101 Stuart St, Dunedin.
From Saturday until August 14: ''Dunedinite'', paintings by Nic Dempster.

Hocken Collections, University of Otago.
Until October 25: ''Art Between the Covers: Artists and the Book''.

Hullabaloo Art Space, Melmore Tce, Old Cromwell Historic Precinct.
Until Saturday: ''Project Aurora 2014''.
Gallery open 10am-4pm daily.

Koru Gallery, 2 Castle St.
From Monday until August 16: Paintings by Bryan Jackson.

Lakes District Museum and Gallery, Arrowtown.
Until Sunday: ''South by South East'', photographs by Laurence Aberhart.

Milford Galleries Dunedin, 18 Dowling St.
From Saturday until August 27: ''Hints for the Incomplete Traveller'' by Garry Currin; ''Knitting Patterns'' by Simon Clark.

Milford Galleries Queenstown, 9a Earl St.
Until August 20: Upstairs, Michael Hight, Richard Orjis and Gary Waldrom; downstairs, Paul Dibble, Shigeyuki Kihara and Mervyn Williams.

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

Moray Gallery, 55 Princes St.
''Journey'' by Pamela Brown.
Open Monday-Friday, 10am-4.30pm, and Saturday 11am-2pm.

None, 24 Stafford St, Dunedin.
Opens tomorrow 5.30pm, until Monday: ''Untitled (Sponge Works)'', installation by Christian McNab.

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.
From Saturday until August 31: Edinburgh Realty Annual Premier Art Awards. Open daily 10am-4pm.

Otago Museum, 419 Great King St.
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 Joanne McLeary.

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''. Reed Gallery, Dunedin City Library.
Until September 28: ''Keepsakes - Rediscovered Souvenirs of the Great War''.

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

Stuart St Potters Co-operative, 14 Lower Stuart St.
Until Saturday: Peter Gregory and Louise Thompson Parker.
From Monday until August 16: Anne McLean and Dawn Palmer.
Open Monday-Friday, 10am-5pm, Saturdays, 9am-3pm.

Taieri Gallery, 123 Gordon Rd, Mosgiel.
Until Tuesday: Oils and watercolours by local artist Fay Mitchell.

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. Warbirds and Wheels, Wanaka Airport.
Ongoing: ''Come Up and See My Etchings'', Grahame Sydney.

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