The Guide: What's on this week

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

Chick's Hotel, 2 Mount St, Port Chalmers.
• Today, 8pm: Boots Riley, with Scalper and DJ Goldstein.

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

Earnsleugh Hall, Earnscleugh.
• Wednesday, 7.30pm: Fiona Pears plays violin, supported by Christchurch guitar duo La Petite Manouche.

Golden Gate Lodge, Cromwell.
• Saturday, 9pm: Middlearth.
• Tuesday, 7.30pm: Fiona Pears plays violin, supported by Christchurch guitar duo La Petite Manouche.

Ombrellos Kitchen and Bar, 10 Clarendon St, Dunedin.
• Today, 5.30pm: Erin Morton plays acoustic songs backed by Terry Ebeling and Steve Hudson. Special guests Robbie Stevens and Carola Dunbar.

Relics Record Store, St Andrew St.|
• Saturday, 5pm: Live concert for International Record Store Day, featuring Kahu and Paul Cathro.

Speargrass Inn, 1300 Fruitlands-Roxburgh Rd (SH8), Alexandra.
• Sunday, 12.30pm: Vanuatu Boys. Bookings essential.

Sports Central Brewhouse, Oamaru.
• Thursdays, 7.30pm: JBE Karaoke.

Family fun
Barclay Theatre, Otago Museum.
• Saturdays and Thursdays until May 3, 2.30pm: ''Astonishing Advertising!'' science show. 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 Public Art Gallery, the Octagon.
• Daily until Sunday: ''Blow-ups''. For older children and adults. Using origami papers provided, create a blow-up origami shape.
• Daily until May 5: ''Design a CD Cover'' competition. Use the image provided to create a CD cover.
• Saturday-Monday: Easter Art Walk. Take a stroll around the exhibitions and learn about Easter, then receive a mini-Easter egg.
• Sunday, 3pm: Bubble-blowing competition. Blow the biggest bubble and be in to win a giant pack of balloons.

Historic Precinct, Clyde.
• Sunday, 10.30am-4.30pm: Clyde Wine and Food Festival. All-day live music and markets.

Mosgiel Library, Hartstonge Ave.
• Today, 11am-11.30am: Wriggle and Rhyme session for children 0-2 and parents.
• Tomorrow, 4pm: Friday Flicks, free family movie screening.

Otago Museum, 419 Great King St.
• Daily: Discovery Backpacks. Walk around the museum with an Explorer Backpack or rummage around the jungle with a Tropical Forest Backpack.
• Saturdays, Sundays and Mondays until May 4, 2pm: ''No Rain, No Rainbows!''. Explore the colourful truth about rainbows. Free with Tropical Forest admission.
• Daily from tomorrow until May 4, 3.30pm: Kept under wraps! Investigation Station. Atrium level 1. Free.
• Sundays, Mondays and Fridays from Sunday until May 4, 2.30pm: ''Shapeshifting Trickster'', Tangata Whenua Gallery tour. Free. Meet at information desk.
• Daily from tomorrow until May 4: ''Chalice in Wonderland''. Complete the trail to help Alice find the missing Bucchero chalice. Collect your trail from the Discovery Desk, Atrium Level 1. Free.
• Saturday and Sunday, 1pm: Magic Busters Discovery World science show. Uncover the secrets of magicians. Free with Discovery World Tropical Forest admission.
• Daily, 10.30am: ''First-flight butterfly release''. Free with Tropical Forest admission.

Port Chalmers Library, 20 Beach St.
• Today, 10am: preschool story time, 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
The Church, Dundas St
.
• Fridays 9pm: salsa music, dancing.

Knox Church, 449 George St.
• Today, 12.15pm: ''Choral Workshop Music by Brahms, Selga Mence, David Childs. The Otago Girls' High School Choir with Simon Mace (piano) and Karen Knudson (conductor).

Plays
Fortune Theatre, Stuart St.
• Until Saturday: Peninsula, by Gary Henderson.

Talks and films
Dunedin City Library, 230 Moray Pl.
• Wednesday, noon: ''Unpleasant Things Left Unsaid'', talk to Friends of the Library by historian Rory Sweetman. Dunningham Suite, 4th floor.

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. Daily at 9.30am, 10.45am, noon, 1.30pm, 2.45pm and 4pm.

Otago Museum, 419 Great King St.
• Today, 7.30pm: Pecha Kucha Night #21. A creative showcase of intriguing collections.
• Daily talks, 2pm: Today: Watom Island. Tomorrow: Life on the Endeavour. Saturday: Karetao - Maori Puppets. Sunday: Yellow-eyed Penguins. Monday: Southern Whaling. Tuesday: New Zealand Falcon. Wednesday: Nisga'a Totem Pole Segment.
• Daily, 4pm: ''Brian Brake: Lens on the World'', exhibition talk.
• Daily, 2.30pm: ''Heritage Lost and Found: Our Changing Cityscape'', talk to complement exhibition in the Postmaster Gallery, Otago Museum H. D. Skinner Annex.

Red Lecture Theatre, University of Otago's Scott Building, 260 Great King St.
• Wednesday, 7.30pm: Dunedin Film Society screens Vanya on 42nd Street, directed by Louis Malle.

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

Arrowtown Gallery, 8 Berkshire St.
• New works by Rachel Hirabayashi.

Artist's Room, 2 Dowling St.
• Until April 30: ''Expressions of War ... portraits of veterans'', Hon Captain Matt Gauldie.

Bellamys Gallery, 495 Portobello Rd, Macandrew Bay.
• Until April 30: Pauline Bellamy watercolours. Open Wednesday-Sunday, noon-5pm.

Blue Oyster Art Project Space, 16 Dowling St.
• Until May 3: ''Who Opens The Door'', by Annie Mackenzie and Dave Marshall.

Brett McDowell Gallery, 5 Dowling St.
• ''Paper Works - 1978 & 1980'', Gary Blackman.
• Central Stories Russell Henderson Gallery, Centennial Ave, AlexandraUntil May 4: ''Wool Away'', history of sheep and stations in Central Otago.

Clyde Masonic Lodge, Clyde.
• Tomorrow until Sunday: Central Otago Art Society presents ''Art in the Lodge''.

Cromwell Presbyterian Church, 10 Elspeth Street, Cromwell.
• Tomorrow until Monday: The Creative Heart Art and Craft Easter Show.

Dunedin City Library, 230 Moray Pl.
• Until June 15: ''Tales from a Long, Bright Land - Books for New Zealand Children Before 1960''. Reed Gallery Exhibition. Third floor. Free.

Dunedin Public Art Gallery, the Octagon.
• Until April 27: Seung Yul Oh, ''Moamoa: A Decade''.
• Until April 27: ''Not all White'', wedding dresses by Tanya Carlson.
• Until June 15: Steve Carr, ''Stretching Time''.
• Ongoing: ''Belonging'', works from the Dunedin Public Art Gallery.
• Ongoing: ''Anzac'', by Laurence Aberhart.
• Ongoing: ''Francis Hodgkins in 1913''.
• Ongoing: ''Campaign Furniture'', Juliet Carpenter, Sorawit Songsataya and Biljana Popovic.

Dunedin School of Art Gallery, Riego St.
• Until April 4: Top Art Exhibition. NCEA Level 3 portfolios that achieved Excellence last year.

The Fix, Frederick St.
• Until May 2: ''Mountain, Moon and Volcano Strip'', Louis Graham.

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

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

Gallery De Novo, 101 Stuart St, Dunedin.
• Until April 24: ''Reflections on a Coastline'', new paintings by Angela Burns.

Green Island Gallery, 194 Main South Rd, Green Island.
• Recent work by Scott Drummond. Open Wednesday-Friday, 11am-6pm, Saturday, 11am-4.30pm.

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: ''Absence/Presence'', by Odelle Morshuis.

Inge Doesburg Studio and Gallery, 6 Castle St.
• From tomorrow until May 10: ''Choice'', a selection of work. Gallery hours: Thursday-Saturday, noon-2pm and by appointment.

Koru Gallery, 2 Castle St.
• From tomorrow until May 5: ''Ignis Fatuus'', drawings, paintings and pottery by Peter, Tui and Emil Johnson.

Milford Galleries Dunedin, 18 Dowling St.
• Until May 7: ''In the Company of Animals'', Reuben Paterson.
• Until May 7: ''Echo'', Merilyn Wiseman.

Milford Galleries Queenstown, 9a Earl St.
• Until April 30: ''Woodland'', by Karl Maughan.
• Until April 30: ''The Royal Queenstown Easter Show''.

Mint Gallery, 32 Moray Pl.
• ''Exorcise/Exercise'', by James Robinson.
• Gallery open Tuesday-Friday, 10am-5pm, and Saturday, 10am-4pm.

Moray Gallery, 55 Princes St.
• Open Monday-Friday, 10am-4.30pm, and Saturday 11am-2pm: ''Mt Cargill, Leith Valley & Purakaunui'', Rodney Hamel.

Nadene Milne Gallery, 16 Buckingham St, Arrowtown.
• Until May 2: ''Studio Mix '', selected works by Russell Moses. Gallery open daily 10am-5pm.

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 Copland ''Recent Works''. Old Creamery Gallery, 230 Harington Pt Rd, Portobello.
• Oils and acrylics by Douglas Williams, Henry Lowen-Smith and Geoff Williams.

Olveston, 42 Royal Tce, Dunedin.
• Until May 11, 9.30pm-5pm: 2014 sculpture exhibition. Presented by the Otago Sculpture Trust. Free.

Otago Art Society, Dunedin Railway Station.
• Until Wednesday: ''Treasures Revisited Exhibition'', pre-owned artworks for sale. Open 10am-4pm daily.

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.
• 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.
• Ongoing: ''Heritage Lost and Found: Our Changing Cityscape''.

Reed Gallery, Dunedin City Library.
• 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 May 6: Works by artist Margaret Calder.

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.

University of Otago de Beer Gallery, first floor, central library.

• Until May 23: ''Make It New! Modernism and the Medieval Presence''.

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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