The Guide: What's on this week

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

The Bog, cnr London and George Sts.
 •Friday and Saturday, 10pm: Livewire, featuring Katie Mason.

Chick's Hotel, 2 Mount St, Port Chalmers.
 •Today, 9pm: Ron Gallipoli and Death & the Maiden.

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

Crown Hotel, Rattray St.
 •Saturday, 6pm: Ratface, Feral Hunks, Wolfskull.

Dunedin Musicians Club, 12 Manse St.
 •Saturday, 7pm: All-ages gig - Waystone, Abstract Survival, Perpetuity, Divine Perdition and Drowning Priest.

Dunstan High School Hall, Enterprise St, Alexandra.
 •Friday and Saturday, 7pm: Performances by youth bands Precision, Ghost Chips, Goldstar and Unpredictable.

Eastern Southland Gallery, 14 Hokonui Dr, Gore.
 •Tomorrow, 5.30pm: Phil Garland.

Embers, 2 Manor Pl.
 •Sunday, 7.30pm: New Edinburgh Folk Club presents Phil Garland.

Golden Gate Lodge, Cromwell.
 •Saturday, 9pm: Idol Frets.

None Gallery, 24 Stafford St.
 •Saturday afternoon: Experimental music with Fuji VII, Chris Edwards, Motoko Kikkawa, Faustian Keyyaku, N, Astronaut Club, Troy Naumoff, William Henry Mong.

Queenstown Memorial Hall, 1 Memorial St.
 •Today, 8pm: Alison Wonderland, with support from Stubacca and Mr Feet.

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

Stadium Tavern, Alexandra.
 •Saturday, 9pm: Quantum.

Taste Merchants, 36 Stuart St.
 •Tomorrow, 8pm: Iron Mammoth and Prophet Hens.

Family fun
Alexandra Community House, Centennial Ave, Alexandra.
 •Saturday and Sunday, 10am-4pm: Central Otago Model Society open weekend.

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.
 •Tuesday, 10.30am-11am: Wriggle and Rhyme session for children 0-2 and parents.

Mosgiel Library, Hartstonge Ave.
 •Tomorrow, 4pm: ''Friday Flicks'', free family movie screening. Downes room.
 •Tuesday, 11am: Preschool storytime.

Otago Museum, 419 Great King St.
 •Sunday, 11.30am-3pm: Animal Attic birthday activities.
 •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.

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
Allen Hall Theatre, University of Otago, cnr Union and Leith Sts.
 •Today and tomorrow, 1pm: Lunchtime Theatre, Sound and Light: a Mozart Fellow Showcase, multimedia performance.

Dunedin Public Art Gallery, the Octagon.
 •Sunday, 1.30pm: ''Winter Cheer'', performance by Otago Boys' and Otago Girls' High School choirs.

Marama Hall, University of Otago.
 •Wednesday, 1pm: Music department lunchtime concert, New Zealand Music for Solo Violin.

Olveston, 42 Royal Tce.
 •Sunday, 1.30pm: Poetry reading in conjunction with the ''PoARTry @ Olveston'' exhibition. Bookings essential.

Otago Museum, Cumberland St.
 •Sunday, 1pm: Southern Children's Choir performance. Director: Anthony Ritchie.

St David's Presbyterian Church, Northeast Valley.
 •Sunday, 2.45pm: Mini-recital by Alan Edwards and Peter Stockwell, to celebrate the organ's 100th birthday.

St Paul's Cathedral, Dunedin.
 •Tuesday, 12.50pm: George Chittenden plays organ works by Johann Sebastian Bach.

Plays
Playhouse Theatre, 31 Albany St.
 •From Wednesday until August 17: Stageworks presents Hamp, World War 1 drama by John Wilson.

Talks and films
Archway 4 lecture theatre, University of Otago.
 •Monday, 7.30pm: Oil Free Otago film 2 Degrees.

Central Stories Museum and Art Gallery, 21 Centennial Ave, Alexandra.
 •Tomorrow, 6pm: WW100 programme launch, with performance by the Alexandra-Clyde RSA Choir and mini-lecture by local historian Keith Scott. Bookings essential.

Dunedin City Library, 230 Moray Pl.
 •Today, 10.30am and 5.30pm: Jungle School, NHNZ film screening.
 •Tomorrow, 6pm: ''Reflections on Life'', readings and images from Water Under the Bridge Publications' ''Conversations'' project.

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.
 •Sunday, 3pm: ''Aberhart and the Opposite of Alchemy'', talk by photograph conservator Mark Strange.
 •Wednesday, 11.15pm: ''Tour for tots'', free baby-friendly half-hour tour of an exhibition.

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

Hutton Theatre, Otago Museum.
 •Today, 5.30pm: ''Canterbury Quakes Explained'', talk by Dr Martin Reyners.

Olveston, 42 Royal Tce, Dunedin.
 •Thursdays, 4.30pm: Theomin art collection tours. Bookings essential. Otago Museum, 419 Great King St.
 •Daily talks, 2pm: Today: Blaschka glass models. 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.

Room R6N4, Richardson Building, University of Otago.
 •Tomorrow, 5pm-6.30pm: "Too much hot air, not enough action'', climate change talk by Alister Barry and Abi King-Jones.

Toitu Otago Settlers Museum, Queens Gardens.
 •Sunday, 2pm: ''Dunedin Goes to War'' talk.
 •Tuesday, 10am: Tuesday Club meeting with WW1 talk, ''So Far Away and Right Here'' by guest speaker Tom Brooking.

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

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

Bellamys Gallery, 495 Portobello Rd, Macandrew Bay.
 •Until August 24: ''Fall, Light, Fall'', new works by Manu Berry and Emma Chalmers.
 •Open Wednesday-Sunday, noon-5pm.

Blue Oyster Art Project Space, 16 Dowling St.
 •Until August 23: ''The Optimists'', John Ward Knox and Sophie Bannan.

Brick Brothers Gallery, 14D Dowling St.
 •''Working Men'', Jeffrey Harris, Ewan McDougall, Neil Emmerson, Philip J. Frost, Greg Lewis, Flynn Morris-Clarke.

Central Stories Museum and Art Gallery, 21 Centennial Ave, Alexandra.
 •Until Saturday: Spotlight on Design, Malcolm Macpherson.
 •From Saturday, until October 12: ''Their War, Our Story: A Call to Arms'', WW1 commemorative exhibition.

Cloakroom Gallery, cnr Ballarat and Stanley Sts, Queenstown.
 •Until August 20: Queenstown Art Society members' exhibition.

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

Dunedin Public Art Gallery, the Octagon.
 •Until August 23: ''Sweet Child o' Mine'', by Aroha Novak (rear window project).
 •Until August 31: ''Anzac'', by Laurence Aberhart.
 •Until October 12: ''Frances Hodgkins in 1913''.
 •Until November 9: ''Jim McMurtry'', by Michael Parekowhai.
 •Until November 30: ''One Pot Wonder'', Paul Maseyk.
 •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.
 •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 August 23: Lorraine Higgins.
 •Gallery open 10am-4pm daily.

Inge Doesburg Studio and Gallery, 6 Castle St.
 •''Works on Paper''. Gallery hours: Thursday-Saturday noon-2pm and by appointment.

Koru Gallery, 2 Castle St.
 •Until August 16: Paintings by Bryan Jackson.

Lakes District Museum and Gallery, Arrowtown.
 •From Saturday, until October 12: ''Shadows of Shoah'', multidisciplinary Holocaust exhibition.

Milford Galleries Dunedin, 18 Dowling St.
 •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.
 •Opens tomorrow 5.30pm, until August 21: ''Not All Square'', Sarah Freiburger.
 •Open Tuesday-Friday, 10am-4.30pm, and Saturday, 10am-4pm.

Moray Gallery, 55 Princes St.
 •''Copper Blue'', ceramics by Danny Moorwood.
 •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 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.

Olveston, 42 Royal Tce, Dunedin.
 •Opens today 5pm, until August 17: ''PoARTry @ Olveston'', various artists' responses to poems by Ruth Arnison.

Otago Art Society, Dunedin Railway Station.
 •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 August 16: Anne McLean and Dawn Palmer.
 •Open Monday-Friday, 10am-5pm, Saturdays, 9am-3pm.

Taieri Gallery, 123 Gordon Rd, Mosgiel.
 •Until September 2: works by Kaori Jackson.

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

Toitu Otago Settlers Museum, Queens Gardens.
 •Ongoing: ''Dunedin's Great War 1914-1918'', WW1 commemorative exhibition.

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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