The Guide: What's on this week

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

Crown Hotel, Rattray St.
 •Wednesday, 8pm: Methodonnas, Johnny and the Felchers, Overpopulation, Phone Sex Robots, Dilfs.

Dunedin Centre, Harrop St.
 •Until Saturday, 9pm: Festival Club, various artists (Arts Festival Dunedin).

Embers, 2 Manor Pl.
 •Sunday, 7.30pm: New Edinburgh Folk Club presents Chris Norman, David Greenberg and Shelley Phillips.

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

Starfish, St Clair Esplanade.
 •Tomorrow, 8pm: Bill Morris and Hyram Twang.

Taieri Bowling Club, Wickliffe St, Mosgiel.
 •Saturday, 8pm: 2's Company.

Family fun
Catholic Church, 1 Killarney St, Alexandra.
 •Saturday, 7.30pm: Central Otago Regional Orchestra ''Spring Fling''.

Cromwell Presbyterian Church, 10 Elspeth St, Cromwell.
 •Saturday, 10am-1pm: Cromwell Plunket annual fair. Games and prizes, sausage sizzle, silent auction, competitions.

Dunedin Botanic Garden, Lower Garden Information Centre.
 •Saturdays and Sundays, 11am-2.45pm: Fifteen-minute tractor rides around the lower Botanic Garden (weather dependent).

Glenfalloch Woodland Garden, 430 Portobello Rd.
 •Until Sunday, 7pm-9pm: ''The Night Garden'', see the garden sculptures lit up for night viewing.

Maniototo Kindergarten, 28 Welles St, Ranfurly.
 •Saturday, 1pm-3pm: Community preschool Spring Fun day for preschoolers and families.

Otago Museum, 419 Great King St.
 •Saturday and Sunday, 11am and 3pm: ''Cracking Chaos'', Discovery World science show. Free with Discovery World admission.
•Saturday and Sunday, 1pm: ''Science vs Fantasy'' Discovery World science show. Free with Discovery World admission.
•Sunday, 11.45am: Jane Austen picnic on the Museum Reserve lawn.
•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.

Vogel St, Dunedin.
 •Saturday, from 3pm: Vogel St street party (Arts Festival Dunedin).

Music and performance
Circadian Rhythm, 72 St Andrew St.
 •Wednesday, 8pm: Octagon Poets Collective open mike night with guests Rogelio Guedea and Roger Hickin.

Cromwell Memorial Hall, Melmore Tce.
 •Sunday, 3.30pm: The Central Otago Regional Orchestra, conducted by Aart Brusse.
•Wednesday, 7.30pm: Chamber Music New Zealand presents the Donizetti Trio.

Dunedin Town Hall, Moray Pl.
 •Tomorrow, 7.30pm: Irish Rovers (Arts Festival Dunedin).
•Sunday, 3pm: Requiem for the Fallen (Arts Festival Dunedin).

First Floor, Cnr Jetty and Crawford Sts.
 •Saturday, 6pm: Dunedin Medieval Society and Rare Byrds early music group present ''Underworld Puppetry''.

Glenroy Auditorium, Harrop St.
 •Today, 8pm: ''High Mountain Flowing Water'' (Arts Festival Dunedin).
•Tomorrow, 8pm: Tim Finn - White Cloud (Arts Festival Dunedin).
•Saturday, 7.30pm: Borodin Quartet (Arts Festival Dunedin).

Hutton Theatre, Otago Museum.
 •Monday, 7.30pm: Society of Women Musicians October recital meeting featuring kapa haka, tenor Paul Mutch accompanied by Anthony Berry and Katie Morgan, and Sinclair McLaren (oboe).
•Kavanagh Auditorium, cnr Tennyson St and York Pl. Today until Saturday: Odyssey (Arts Festival Dunedin). Today and Tomorrow 8pm, Saturday 2pm and 8pm.

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

Regent Theatre, the Octagon, Dunedin.
 •Today and Saturday, 8pm: ''Strike'' (Arts Festival Dunedin).

St Paul's Cathedral, Dunedin.
 •Today, 1pm: Anthonie Tonnon (Arts Festival Dunedin).
•Tomorrow, 1pm: New Zealand String Quartet and Gao Ping (Arts Festival Dunedin).
•Tomorrow, 8pm: ''Moving Sound'' (Arts Festival Dunedin).

Taste Merchants, 36 Stuart St.
 •Wednesday: Daniel Brader stand-up comedy show.

Toitu Otago Settlers Museum, Queens Gardens.
 •Saturday, 7pm: ''Koha for the Crib'', a tribute evening to Hone Tuwhare. Music, poetry, art auction.

Dunedin Public Art Gallery, the Octagon.
 •Until Sunday: Moon at the Bottom of the Garden (Arts Festival Dunedin).

Fortune Theatre, Stuart St.
 •Until Saturday, 8pm: No Holds Bard (Arts Festival Dunedin).

Fortune Theatre Studio, Stuart St.
 •Until Saturday, 6.30pm: Nick: An Accidental Hero (Arts Festival Dunedin).

Playhouse Theatre, 31 Albany St.
 •Today, 8pm: Promise & Promiscuity (Arts Festival Dunedin).
•Tomorrow until Sunday: Human Fruit Bowl (Arts Festival Dunedin).

Port Chalmers Town Hall, Grey St, Port Chalmers.
 •Tomorrow and Saturday, 8pm: Promise & Promiscuity (Arts Festival Dunedin). Queenstown Art Centre, cnr Ballarat and Stanley Sts.
•Wednesday, 7pm: Human Fruit Bowl (Arts Festival Dunedin).

Shed 40, 40 Fryatt St.
 •Until Saturday: Fortune Theatre presents The Caretaker (Arts Festival Dunedin). Talks and filmsBarclay Theatre, Otago Museum.
•Saturday and Sunday, 3pm: Battle of the Sexes, NHNZ film screening, from the ''Most Extreme'' series.

Community Gallery, Princes St, Dunedin.
 •Sunday, 1pm: ''Questions and Artists'', panel discussion in association with the ''A Palette of Poetry'' exhibition.

Dunedin School of Art, Riego St.
 •Today until Saturday: ''Art and Book''/''Against the Odds: The Editing, Design and Production of Books'', symposium (Arts Festival Dunedin).

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

Mint Gallery, 32 Moray Pl.
 •Saturday, 11am: Artist floor talk for Jessica Crothall's ''Post Implosion'' exhibition.

Olveston, 42 Royal Tce, Dunedin.
 •Thursdays, 4.30pm: Theomin art collection tours. Bookings essential.

Otago Museum, 419 Great King St.
 •Daily talks, 2pm: Today: Flamingos. Tomorrow: HMS Victory. Saturday: Ancient Egyptian life. Sunday: Karetao. Monday: Queen Lili'uokalani's feather cape. Tuesday: Maori cloaks. Wednesday: Mutiny on the Bounty.
•Daily, 2.30pm: ''Gifts and Legacies'' talk in the H.D. Skinner Annex, Museum Reserve.
•Daily, 4pm: ''Gifts and Legacies'', Special Exhibitions Gallery talk.

Toitu Otago Settlers Museum, Queens Gardens.
 •Wednesday, 7.30pm: ''Early Gardens on Film'', early footage of Dunedin Botanic Garden, with piano accompaniment by Eli Gray-Smith.

Acorn Gallery, 72 Albany St.

•Ongoing: Angela Burns paintings. Open weekdays 8am-5pm or weekends by appointment.

Alexandra Community House, Centennial Ave.
 •Until Saturday: ''The Hoffman Exhibition'', 35 fabric works.

Archives New Zealand Dunedin Regional Office, 556 George St.
 •Until December 24: ''Readiness and Sacrifice'', an exhibition of World War 1 archives.

Arrowtown Gallery, 8 Berkshire St.
 •Works by various artists.

The Art Station, Dunedin Railway Station.
 •From Saturday until November 9: Otago Art Society Spring exhibition. Open 10am-4pm daily.

The Artist's Room, 2 Dowling St.
 •Until October 25: ''Door to the Ocean'', by Olav Nielsen and Steev Peyroux.

Bellamys Gallery, 495 Portobello Rd, Macandrew Bay.
 •Until November 12: ''Swell'', by Pauline Bellamy, Max Bellamy, John Bellamy, Manu Berry, Emma Chalmers.

Brett McDowell Gallery, 5 Dowling St.
 •Until October 30: works by Nichola Shanley.

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 Tuesday: ''I Buy Therefore I Am'', by Andrew Price.
•Until November 18: Spotlight on Design - Lee Sinclair, mixed media artist.
•Opens tomorrow, until November 30: artworks by Elizabeth Kempthorne.

Community Gallery, Princes St, Dunedin.
 •Until Sunday: ''A Palette of Poetry'', Poems in the Waiting Room collaborative exhibition.

Dunedin Public Art Gallery, the Octagon.
 •Until November 9: ''Jim McMurtry'', by Michael Parekowhai.
•Until November 16: ''Sleight of Hand'', curated by Lauren Gutsell.
•Until November 30: ''One Pot Wonder'', Paul Maseyk.
•Ongoing: ''His Own Steam'', ceramics by Barry Brickell.
•Ongoing: ''Wild Life'', various artists.
•Ongoing: ''Belonging'', works from the gallery.

The Fix, Frederick St.
 •Until October 31: works by Anna Reid, Jacob Feenstra and Graham Geary. Forrester Gallery, Thames St, Oamaru.
•Until November 16: ''Koreo Ko, Koreo Au'', by Moana Tipa.
•Until November 30: ''Titokowaru's Dilemma'', by Marian Maguire.

Fresh n Fruity gallery, Level 3, 140 George St.
 •Opening tomorrow 5.30pm: ''New Intimacies'', by Taylor Wagstaff.

Gallery De Novo, 101 Stuart St, Dunedin.
 •Until October 23: new works by Simon Kaan and Jasmine Middlebrook.

Gallery on Blueskin, 1 Harvey St, Waitati.
 •Paintings by Liz Abbott and furniture by Rudi Verhoef.
•Open Friday to Sunday.

Gallery Thirty Three, 33 Helwick St, Wanaka.
 •Until October 24: ''6 x 2'', works by Michel Tuffery and Flox, Simon Kaan, Nicky Foreman, Kiya Nancarrow, Louise Greig, and Madeleine Child and Philip Jarvis.

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 October 25: ''Casting Shadows'', by Andi Regan.

Inge Doesburg Studio and Gallery, 6 Castle St.
 •Until Saturday: new works by Emma Chalmers, Ruth Cleland and Motoko Kikkawa.
•Gallery open Thursday-Friday noon-2pm and by appointment.

Koru Gallery, 2 Castle St.
 •Until October 30: clocks by Mark Lloyd, applique by Rhonda Beck, paintings by Laura Gregory, porcelain by Peter Gregory.

Lure Jewellery, 1st floor, 130 Stuart St.
 •Until October 23: ''Camouflet'', by Octavia Cook.

McAtamney Gallery, upstairs, Old Post Office building, 47-49 Talbot St, Geraldine.
 •Until November 30: ''The Three Wise Men of Kurow'', by Bob Kerr.

Margaret Freeman Gallery, 83 Moray Pl.
 •Until November 10: ''I am an artist'', by Tanya Faiva.
•Gallery open Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, 9am-4pm.

Milford Galleries Dunedin, 18 Dowling St.
 •Until Wednesday: ''Velvet Dreams'', Shigeyuki Kihara; ''Singularities'', John Parker.

Milford Galleries Queenstown, 9a Earl St.
 •Opens Saturday, until November 12: ''Centre Stage'', by Elizabeth Rees.
•Until November 12: ''Spring Catalogue'', various artists.

Mint Gallery, 32 Moray Pl.
 •Until October 23: ''Post Implosion'', by Jessica Crothall.
•Gallery open Tuesday-Friday 10am-5.30pm, Saturday 10am-4pm.

Moray Gallery, 55 Princes St.
 •Until October 31: ''The Male Nude'', drawings by John Z Robinson.
•Open Monday-Friday 10am-4.30pm and Saturday 11am-2pm.

National Mortgage Agency Building top floor, 49 Water St.
 •Until October 31: Three-dimensional fabric artworks by Motoko Watanabe.

Old Creamery Gallery, 230 Harington Point Rd, Lower Portobello.
 •Oil and acrylic landscapes by Douglas Williams, Henry Lowen-Smith and Geoff Williams.

Otago Museum, 419 Great King St.
 •Until November 23: ''Gifts and Legacies'', honours people who have contributed to the museum.
•Ongoing: ''Sir Edmund Hillary: New Zealander''. Stairwell display.

Owaka Museum Community Gallery, 10 Campbell St, Owaka.
 •Until November 2: ''Sheep Shearing and Scenery'', photographs by Joanne McLeary.
•Until February 15, 2015: contemporary jewellery by Bob Wyber.

Quadrant Gallery, Bracken Court, 480 Moray Pl.
 •Until October 25: ''Participate'', works by New Zealand glass artists.
•Gallery open Tuesday-Friday noon-5.30pm, Saturday 11am-2pm.

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

Stuart St Potters Co-operative, 14 Lower Stuart St.
 •Until October 25: works by Loris Ives and Louise Thompson Parker.

Studio Red Gallery, 12 Miners Tce, Bannockburn.
 •Until Tuesday: ''No Animals Were Harmed'', paintings by Lizzie Carruthers.
•Gallery open 10am-5pm daily.

Taieri Gallery, 123 Gordon Rd, Mosgiel.
 •Until November 4: a selection of works from the Taieri Art Group.

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

Toitu Otago Settlers Museum, Queens Gardens.
 •Tomorrow-Sunday, 10am-5pm: ''OneOne'' installation by Daniel Belton (Arts Festival Dunedin).
•Ongoing: ''Dunedin's Great War 1914-1918'', World War 1 commemorative exhibition.

Tony Williams Goldsmith Workshop and Gallery, Carnegie Centre, 110 Moray Pl.
 •Until December 24: Spring exhibition.

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.

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

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