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.
• Saturday, 9pm: Soul Deep.

Carousel Bar, 141 Stuart St.
• Today, 9.30pm: Hana Fahy; BIKK (Fringe Festival).
• Tomorrow, 9.30pm: Bill Morris; Karin Reid, Bill Marin and guests (Fringe Festival).
• Saturday, 9.30pm: Oleh; Robin & Penelope & Tim (Fringe Festival).

Carrick Winery, Bannockburn.
• Tomorrow, 7pm: Jackie Bristow with Mark Punch and guest Katrina Bristow.

Otago Museum, 419 Great King St.
• Saturday, 1pm: Latafale Auva'a. Atrium level 1.

Queens, 1 Queens Gardens.
• Saturday, 9pm: Bottle, The Killer Seas, Little Smith, Triumphs.

Taieri Bowling Club, Wickliffe St, Mosgiel.
• Saturday, 8pm: Dance with music by Breakthru. $5 admission.

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

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. 4th floor.
• Wednesday, 10.30am: Pre-school storytime.

Mosgiel Library, Hartstonge Ave.
• Thursdays, 11am-11.30am: Wriggle and Rhyme sessions for children 0-2 and parents.
• Tomorrow, 4pm: Friday Flicks, free family movie screening. Downes room.
• Tuesday, 11am: Preschool storytime. Children's area.

Otago Museum, 419 Great King St.
• Daily, 10.30am: ''First-flight butterfly release''. Tropical Forest. Free with Tropical Forest admission.
• Saturdays and Sundays, 3.30pm: Nest is Best, Investigation Station. Atrium level 1. Free.

Port Chalmers Library, 20 Beach St.
• Today and Tuesday, 10am: Preschool storytime, children's area.

University Book Shop, 378 Great King St.
• Fridays, Saturdays, 10.30am: Story time, children's room. 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.
• Tomorrow-Saturday, 7.30pm: ''COLT'' dance performance (Fringe Festival).

The Anteroom, 29 Wickliffe Tce, Port Chalmers.
• Tomorrow-Saturday, 8.31pm: ''Circle in Box'' dance performance (Fringe Festival).

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

Community Gallery, 20 Princes St.
• Until Sunday, 9am-5pm daily: ''Fringe Fishbowl'', Fringe Festival window display performances.
• Today-Saturday, 8.30pm: ''The Way We Fall'' dance performance (Fringe Festival).

Dunedin Public Art Gallery, the Octagon.
• Saturday, 1pm: Watch this Space - Maatakitakihia Mai Tenei Waahi, performance by Footnote Dance.

First Church, Moray Pl.
Today, 9pm and 10.15pm: ''Streets and Lures'', interactive sonic event (Fringe Festival).

Fortune Theatre Studio, Stuart St.
• Today-Saturday, 7pm: Finding Hephzibah (Fringe Festival). Globe Theatre, 104 London St.
• Today, 10pm; Tomorrow-Saturday, 8pm: Welcome to Erection Capital (Fringe Festival).

King George Hall, 29 St Leonards Dr.
• Saturday, 8pm: The Exploding Saxophone, performance by Phil Davison (Fringe Festival).

King's and Queen's Performing Arts Centre, 270 Bay View Rd.
• Today-Saturday, 7.30pm: ''Carousel and Clothesline'', Vague de Cirque acrobatic show (Fringe Festival).

Marama Hall, University of Otago.
• Wednesday, 1pm: Recital by recipients of 2013 Department of Music prizes.

Mayfair Theatre, 100 King Edward St.
• Saturday, 8pm: ''In Flagrante'', burlesque show (Fringe Festival).

Meridian Mall, George St.
• Today, 12pm: ''Fringe Picks'', Fringe Festival previews.

Moana Pool, Littlebourne Rd.
• Until tomorrow, 10.30am and 1.30pm daily; Tuesday, 6pm: Rain, interactive dance theatre performance (Fringe Festival).

Ombrellos Kitchen and Bar, 10 Clarendon St.
• Today-Saturday, 7pm: ''Nick Rado - How Did We Survive the '90s'', comedy show (Fringe Festival).
• Today-Saturday, 8.30pm: ''... Let's Talk About the Golliwogs'', James Nokise comedy show (Fringe Festival).
• Today-Saturday, 10pm: ''Frickin Dangerous Bro'', James Roque, Jamaine Ross and Pax Assadi comedy show (Fringe Festival).

Playhouse Theatre, 31 Albany St.
• Until Sunday, 9.30pm: The Ruby Lady's Harem, male burlesque performance (Fringe Festival).
• Today-Sunday, 8pm: ''Cherie Jacobson: The Diary of a Young Cynic'' comedy show (Fringe Festival).

Porters' Lounge, Dunedin Railway Station.
• Sunday, 7pm: Festival Awards Night (Fringe Festival).

St Paul's Cathedral, Dunedin.
• Tuesday, 12.50-1.10pm: George Chittenden plays organ music by Flor Peeters and Joseph Jongen.

Plays
Allen Hall Theatre, University of Otago, cnr Union and Leith Sts.
• Today and tomorrow, 1pm: Lunchtime Theatre: ''40-Hour Theatre''.

Dunedin City Library, 230 Moray Pl.
• Today, 12.30pm: Lunchtime Bites: Peninsula. Sample the latest play from the Fortune Theatre.

Fortune Theatre Studio, Stuart St.
• Today-Saturday, 9pm: Take Back the Hood (Fringe Festival).

Playhouse Theatre, 31 Albany St.
• Until Saturday, 6pm: Velcro City, live-action cartoon (Fringe Festival). Until Saturday, 7.45pm: Melody Moore, Richard Hanna (Fringe Festival).
• St Paul's Cathedral Crypt, Dunedin. Tomorrow-Saturday, 8pm; Sunday, 2.30pm: MilkMilkLemonade, Hurdy Dur Productions (Fringe Festival).

Talks and films
Barclay Theatre, Otago Museum.
• Today, 5.30pm: ''Wildlife Photography Hot Tips'', talk by Rod Morris, Stefan Mutch and Steve Ting. Otago Wildlife Photography Competition 2014. Bookings essential.

Blueskin Bay Library, 26 Harvey St, Waitati.
• Tuesday, 6pm: ''MOA'', author talk by Quinn Berentson. Bookings essential.

Dunedin Public Art Gallery, the Octagon.
• Today, 10.30am: Friends' monthly coffee morning with guest speaker Lauren Gutsell on the Venice Biennale 2013 and her experiences as an attendee.

Dunedin Railway Station, Anzac Square.
• Saturday, 9am-noon: ''Reels on Wheels'', caravan showing short films (Fringe Festival).

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

Hunter Centre, cnr Great King and Frederick Sts.
• Today, 12.10pm: talk by journalist and author Max Rashbrooke. Room 122-123.

King George Hall, 29 St Leonards Dr.
• Tomorrow, 8pm: Nosferatu film screening (Fringe Festival). Museum Reserve, Otago Museum.
• Today, 11am-5pm: ''Reels on Wheels'', caravan showing short films (Fringe Festival).

The Octagon, central Dunedin.
• Tomorrow, 11am-7pm: ''Reels on Wheels'', caravan showing short films (Fringe Festival).

Otago Museum, 419 Great King St.
• Saturday, 11.30am: ''Wildlife Photography Field Trip'', trip to Allans Beach with advice from photographer Gregor Richardson and wildlife film-maker Steve Ting. Bookings essential.
• Daily talks, 2pm: Today: Operation Pedestal. Tomorrow: Kiwi - bird and icon. Saturday: Akan gold weights. Sunday: The southern sky. Monday: Te Paranihi - Otago Museum's waka taua. Tuesday: Flamboyant flamingos. Wednesday: Lifestyles of Southern Maori.
• Daily until July 20, 4pm: ''Brian Brake: Lens on the world'', exhibition talk.

Red Lecture Theatre, University of Otago's Scott Building, 260 Great King St.
• Wednesday, 7.30pm: Dunedin Film Society screens Once Upon a Time in Anatolia by Nuri Bilge Ceylan.

Waikouaiti Library, Main Rd, Waikouaiti.
• Tomorrow, 6.30pm: NHNZ film screening: New Zealand Sanctuary Keepers.

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

Arrowtown Gallery, 8 Berkshire St.
• New photographs by Russ McLean.

The Art Station, Dunedin Railway Station.
• Until March 28, 10am-4pm daily: ''Life of Embroidery'', Otago Embroiderers' Guild exhibition celebrating the work of Gay Eaton MNZM.

Bellamys Gallery, 495 Portobello Rd, Macandrew Bay.
• Until March 30: ''Drawl 2'', exhibition featuring Manu Berry, Pauline Bellamy, Emma Chalmers, Kirsten Ferguson, Phillip Madill, James Robinson (Fringe Festival). Gallery hours: Wednesday-Sunday, noon-5pm.

Blue Oyster Art Project Space, 16 Dowling St.
• Until Saturday: ''When Your Neighbours' Problems Become Your Own,'' by Cat Auburn.

Brett McDowell Gallery, 5 Dowling St.
• Until March 27: ''Random Reproductions'', Richard Killeen.

Brick Brothers Gallery, 14D Dowling St.
• Until tomorrow: ''Colour Moves'', paintings by John Z Robinson, Kirsten Ferguson, Peter Cleverley, Nicola Hansby (Fringe Festival).
• Opens tomorrow 5pm, until March 31: ''Second Skin'', Rowan Holt.
• Gallery hours: 11am-5pm daily.

Central Stories Russell Henderson Gallery, Centennial Ave, Alexandra
• Opens tomorrow until May 4: "Wool Away", history of sheep and stations in Central Otago.

Community Gallery, 20 Princes St, Dunedin.
• Until Sunday: ''Never and Forever'', paintings and perfume by Anya and Isaac Sinclair (Fringe Festival). Gallery hours: 10am-6pm daily.

Dunedin Public Art Gallery, the Octagon.
• Until June 15: Steve Carr, ''Stretching Time''.
• Until March 30: ''Speed and Colour: British linocuts from the 1930s''.
• Until March 30: ''Specular Reflection'', paintings by Frances Hodgkins.
• Until March 30: ''Gifted'', recent acquisitions.
• Until April 20: Seung Yul Oh, ''Moamoa: A Decade''.

Dunedin School of Art Gallery, Riego St.
• Until March 28: ''Hidden Skin'', Rowan Holt.
• Gallery hours: Monday-Friday, 10am-4pm.

The Fix, Frederick St.
• Until March 28: ''Mountain, moon and volcano strip'', Louis Graham.

Forrester Gallery, Thames St, Oamaru.
• Until April 6: ''Confluence'' by Richard Scott.
• Until May 11: ''Broken Idols'' by Tom Simpson.
• Until May 18: ''Xistence by Richard Mountain.

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

Green Island Gallery, 194 Main South Rd, Green Island.
• March: Display of Oamaru stone work.
• Open Wednesday-Friday, 11am-6pm, Saturday 11am-4.30pm.

Hillview, 1177 Goodwood Rd, Palmerston.
• Until Sunday: ''Puketapu Dreams'', Helen Brook. Open 10am-4pm daily.

Hocken Collections, University of Otago.
• Until April 5: ''No Need for Water'', Zina Swanson.

Hullabaloo Art Space, Melmore Tce, Old Cromwell Historic Precinct.
• Until March 29: ''To the Wasteland - Following the Rivers of Gold'', Gail de Jong. Open 10am-4pm daily.

Inge Doesburg Studio and Gallery, 6 Castle St.
• Until April 12: `Schmincke Yellow'', Zuna Wright.
• Gallery hours: Thursday-Saturday, noon-2pm and by appointment.

Koru Gallery, 2 Castle St.
• Until March 30: ''Reanimate'', Pav Pawlowicz, Kendall Allum and Ian Bretherton.

Lakes District Museum and Gallery, Arrowtown.
• Until April 11: ''From City to Central'', works by Jenny Longstaff and friends from the Otago Art Society.

Milford Galleries Dunedin, 18 Dowling St.
• Until April 9: ''Home Truths'', Joanna Braithwaite.
• Gallery hours: Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm and Saturday, 11am-3pm.

Milford Galleries Queenstown, 9a Earl St.
• Until April 2: ''Together in a Sudden Strangeness'', Marc Blake.
• Until April 30: ''The Royal Queenstown Easter Show''.

Mint Gallery, 32 Moray Pl.
• Opens tomorrow, 5pm: ''Blossom'', Tara Douglas.
• Gallery open Tuesday-Friday, 10am-5pm, and Saturday, 10am-4pm.

Moray Gallery, 55 Princes St.
• Fashion drawings by Lindsay Kennett.
• Open Monday-Friday, 10am-4.30pm, Saturday, 11am-2pm.

Nadene Milne Gallery, 16 Buckingham St, Arrowtown.
• Open daily 10am-5pm.

North Otago Museum, 60 Thames St, Oamaru.
• Permanent exhibition: ''Waitaki Landscapes''. Nose Restaurant, cnr SH6 and Sandflat Rd, Cromwell.
• Deidre Copland ''Recent Works''.

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, 10 Campbell St, Owaka.
• Opens tomorrow, until May 18: ''Sheep, Shearing and Scenery'', photography by Joanne McLeary.

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

Portobello Gallery, cnr Highcliff and Portobello Rds, Otago Peninsula.
• Open Wednesday-Sunday, 10am-4pm.

Postmaster Gallery, Otago Museum H.
• D. Skinner Annex, Museum Reserve.
• Opens Saturday: ''Heritage Lost and Found: Our Changing Cityscape''.

Quadrant Gallery, Bracken Court, 480 Moray Pl.
•  Tuesday-Friday, noon-5.30pm, Saturday 11am-2pm.

Reed Gallery, Dunedin City Library.
• Opens tomorrow, until June 15: ''Tales from a long, bright land: Books for New Zealand Children Before 1960''.

South Seas Gallery, 1088 Brighton Rd, Brighton.
• Open 1pm-5pm, Friday-Sunday or by appointment.

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

Stuart St Potters Co-operative, 14 Lower Stuart St.
• Open Monday-Friday, 10am-5pm, Saturdays, 9am-3pm.

Taieri Gallery, 123 Gordon Rd, Mosgiel.
• Until April 1: Oils by Dave Johnston.

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.
• ''Rare Delights III. Recent Additions to Special Collections''.

Waikouaiti Old Post Office Gallery, 152 Main Rd, Waikouaiti.
• Paintings by Laura Gregory. Pottery and paintings by Peter Gregory.
• Open 1pm-5pm, Wednesday-Friday and Sunday.

Wallpaper House Gallery, 29 Lees St.
• Open first Saturday of every month 11am-4pm.

 


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