The Guide: What's on this week

Gigs
The Bog, cnr London and George Sts.
 •Saturday, 9pm: Soul Deep. Dog With Two Tails, 25 Moray Pl.
 Saturday, 8pm: Sideline with Holly and Aliina.

Knox Church, 449 George St.
 Saturday, 8pm: The Church Tour 2015 featuring Delaney Davidson, Tami Neilson, Barry Saunders and Marlon Williams.

New Edinburgh Folk Club, 52 Dundas St.
 Sunday, 7.30pm: Jock Walton's Accordion Crimes.
 Tuesday, 8pm: The String Contingent.

 

Family fun
Barclay Theatre, Otago Museum.
 Sunday, 2pm: ''Let there be light!'', science show.

Blueskin Bay Library, 26 Harvey St, Waitati.
 Today, 2pm: ''Let's Fly a Kite!'' school holiday kite-making workshop. Bookings essential.

Cromwell Public Library, 43 The Mall, Cromwell.
 Today, 2pm: ''Sun catcher'' holiday activity for ages 5-10. Bring longish straight stick, flowers, leaves. Bookings: 445-0213.

Dunedin Public Art Gallery, the Octagon.
 Daily until Sunday, 10am-4.30pm: ''Bling Things''. Make your own jewellery using materials provided.

Mosgiel Library, Hartstonge Ave.
 Today, 10am-1pm: Steampunk goggles/rayguns workshop for children. Bookings: 474-3419.

Otago Museum, 419 Great King St.
 Today and tomorrow, 1.30pm: ''Badges of Honour'', learn about WWI service medals and make a badge of your own to wear. Bookings essential.
 Daily until Sunday: ''Noble Nurses'' school holiday gallery trail. Collect a trail map from information desk or the Discovery Desk (level 1).
 Daily until Sunday, 11.30am and 3pm: ''The Greatest Science Show in the History of the World Ever!'', free with Discovery World admission. Daily 11am, also 1.30pm daily until Sunday: ''Butterflies' first flight'', Tropical Forest demonstration. Free with forest admission.

Toitu Otago Settlers Museum, 31 Queens Gardens.
 Today, 2pm: ''Get Creative with Felt!'', craft workshop with Sara Sinclair. Bookings: 477-5052.

University Book Shop, 378 Great King St.
 Fridays, Saturdays, 10.30am: Story time.

Wanaka Showgrounds, Ardmore St, Wanaka.
 Saturday and Sunday, from 9am: ''A Gypsy Extravaganza'', arts and crafts, food, entertainment.

 

Music and performance
49 Vogel St, Dunedin.
 Saturday, 3pm-5pm: ''Shine'', poetry event featuring various local poets.

All Saints Church, 786 Cumberland St North.
 Tomorrow, 7.30pm: Simon Mace, organ music by Bach, Vivaldi and Mendelssohn.

Cromwell Memorial Hall, Melmore Tce.
 Saturday, 7.30pm: ''Buddhist Rain'', poetry and song: Bill Manhire, Norman Meehan, Hannah Griffin.

Dunedin City Library, 230 Moray Pl.
 Tomorrow, 5.30pm: ''To the Point'', five-minute short stories read by local writers.

Glenroy Auditorium, 1 Harrop St.
 Sunday, 5pm: The Vienna Piano Trio.

Lake Wanaka Centre, 89 Ardmore St, Wanaka.
 Tomorrow, 7.30pm: ''Buddhist Rain'', poetry and song: Bill Manhire, Norman Meehan, Hannah Griffin.

Maniototo Stadium, Pery St, Ranfurly.
 Saturday, 6.30pm: ''The Other Mrs Brownz Boys - The Feck'n Tribute Show'', dinner theatre show.

Olveston Historic Home, 42 Royal Tce, Dunedin.
 Today, 6pm: ''Olveston at Six: For Children of all Ages'', recital by Honor McKellar, Vivienne McLean.

Pub on Wharf, 88 Beach St, Queenstown.
 Today, 8pm: Stand-up comedy show featuring Urzila Carlson, Nick Rado and Steve Wrigley.

Queenstown Memorial Centre, 1 Memorial St.
 Saturday, 7.30pm: ''Queenstown Primary School Night of Laughs'', stand-up comedy, Ben Hurley, Justine Smith, Nick Gibb and Tom Furniss.

St Paul's Cathedral, the Octagon.
 Tuesday, 12.50pm-1.10pm: George Chittenden plays organ works by Johann Sebastian Bach.

Thistle Cafe and Bar, 23 The Octagon.
 Monday, 7pm: NZ Society of Authors salon featuring readings by Paddy Richardson, Sue Wootton and Laurence Fearnley.

 

Film and theatre
Allen Hall Theatre, University of Otago, cnr Union and Leith Sts.
 Today and tomorrow, 1pm: Lunchtime theatre: Voyager XVI.

Community Gallery, 20 Princes St, Dunedin.
 Today to Saturday, 7.30pm: Counterpoint Productions presents Janus, a collection of short pieces in association with Dunedin Pride 2015.

Dunedin Public Art Gallery, the Octagon.
 Today and tomorrow, 2pm: ''Awesome Anime'' films. Today, The Cat Returns; tomorrow, Ponyo.
 Sunday, 3pm: Ans Westra: Private Journeys/Public Signposts documentary screening.

King's and Queen's Performing Arts Centre, 270 Bay View Rd.
 Tomorrow and Saturday, 11am and 2pm: The Wizard of Oz. Bookings: 455-7804.

Oamaru Opera House, 190 Thames St.
Saturday, 7.30pm: The Mooncake and the Kumara.

 

 

Talks and workshops

Dunedin City Library, 230 Moray Pl.
 Today, 6pm: New Zealand Society of Authors seminar for writers. Bookings: 474-3690.

Dunedin Public Art Gallery, the Octagon.
 Saturday, 2pm: Pinhole camera workshop with Rachel Allan. Bookings: 474-3249.
 Wednesday, 11.15pm: ''Tour for Tots'', baby-friendly half-hour tour of an exhibition.

Knox Church, 449 George St.
 Tomorrow, 7.30pm: ''Bridal Glamour'', fashion show featuring more than 80 wedding dresses, narrated by museum curator Jane Malthus.

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

Otago Museum, 419 Great King St.
 Daily, 1pm: ''Who Cared? Otago Nurses in WWI'' exhibition talk
 Daily, 2pm: ''Highlights of the Museum'' guided tour. Meet at information desk.

 

Exhibitions
Aigantighe Art Gallery, 49 Wai-iti Rd, Timaru.
 Until Sunday: ''Tonga `i Onopooni'', Tongan contemporary art; works by Hamish Mio.

Archives New Zealand Dunedin Regional Office, 556 George St.
 Until October 16: ''Dunedin 1865: Public Works and Buildings''. Open 9.30am-5pm daily.

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

Artica, 26B George St, Port Chalmers.
 Ongoing: decorative artworks by Kirsten Andreae, paintings by James Cordery.

The Artist's Room, 2 Dowling St.''
 From Coast to Country'', pastel works by Julie Freeman; ''Simply'', graphite portraits by Gillian Buckley.

Bellamys Gallery, 495 Portobello Rd, Macandrew Bay.
 Gallery open Wednesday-Sunday, noon-5pm.

Blue Oyster Art Project Space, 16 Dowling St.
 Until October 31: ''The False Demographic'', various artists.

Bowls Stadium, 38 Tahuna Rd.
 Saturday and Sunday, 10am-3.30pm: Exhibition of plastic models, featuring the New Zealand national competition, and a Battle of Britain display.

Brett McDowell Gallery, 5 Dowling St.
 ''Until, When'', Suji Park.

Brick Brothers Gallery, 14D Dowling St.
 ''In Spaces Beyond'', photographic works by Scotto Clarke. Open Wed-Sat afternoons.

Community Gallery, 20 Princes St, Dunedin.
 Until tomorrow: ''Art InQueery'' Dunedin Pride exhibition.
 Tuesday to October 23: Artsenta exhibition 2015.

Dunedin City Library, 230 Moray Pl.
 Until October 16: ''Memories from the House of Pain: Carisbrook'', poems and artworks.

Dunedin Airport.
 Until October 31: Exhibition at the Terminal, Lindsay Crooks.

Dunedin Public Art Gallery, the Octagon.
 Until November 1: ''Big Shop: Uncollectables'', rear window installation by Artsenta.
 •Until November 1: ''Wanderings'', works from the collection on the theme of travel.
 Until November 8: ''The Sargood Gift: A Tribute to the Sargood Family''.
 Until November 15: ''History in the Taking: 40 Years of Photoforum''.
 Until November 29: ''36 Views of Mt Fuji'', Katsushika Hokusai.
 Until November 29: ''Sublime Worlds'', Martin Thompson.
 Until February 21: ''Stranger in Strange Land'', by Jae Hoon Lee.
 Ongoing: ''Belonging'', works from the gallery's collection.

Eastern Southland Gallery, 14 Hokonui Dr, Gore.
 Until October 18: ''A Retrospective'', Elisabeth Buchanan.

Forrester Gallery, Thames St, Oamaru.
 Until Sunday: ''Burns Memorial Art Exhibition'', local schools' art; ''Peaks'', works by Frank Auger.

Gallery De Novo, 101 Stuart St, Dunedin.
 Until October 15: ''Beautiful Creatures'', Suzy Platt; ''Land of a Thousand Dances'', Ewan McDougall.

Gallery on Blueskin, 1 Harvey St, Waitati.
 Until October 18: ''Analog 1980s/1990s'', black and white prints by Nigel Yates.

Gallery Thirty Three, 33 Helwick St, Wanaka.
 ''New Works'', by Thomas Elliott.

Green Island Gallery, cnr Church St and Main South Rd, Green Island.
 Displaying a variety of local artwork.

Inge Doesburg Studio and Gallery, 6 Castle St.
 Until October 15: ''Dreaming of Summer'', works by Juliette Laird.
 Gallery open Thursday-Saturday, noon-2pm.

Lakes District Museum and Gallery, Arrowtown.
 Until November 1: ''Sounds Like Us: 100 years of Radio New Zealand'', interactive exhibition.

Milford Galleries Dunedin, 18 Dowling St.
 Until October 21: ''Up the Road'', Dick Frizzell; ''A Promise of Spring'', Christine Cathie.

Milford Galleries Queenstown, 9a Earl St.
 Until Wednesday: New works by Nigel Brown, Simon Clark, Neil Dawson, Bridie Henderson, Karl Maughan, John Parker and Katherine Smyth.

Until November 11: ''Spring Catalogue''. Mint Gallery, 32 Moray Pl.
 Opens tomorrow 5pm: ''Concrete Jungle'', photographs by Murray Eskdale.

Moray Gallery, 55 Princes St.
 Until October 29: ''Sitting in Dunedin'', portraits by Bill Graham.

Nadene Milne Gallery, 16 Buckingham St, Arrowtown.''
 Mokosoi'' and ''The Heart Derelict'', Fiona Pardington.

North Otago Museum, 60 Thames St, Oamaru.
 Until November 22: ''Movable Type'', collection of printers and printing-related objects.

Otago Art Society, Dunedin Railway Station.
 Until Sunday: 46th Dunedin Festival of Photography exhibition.

Otago Museum, 419 Great King St.
 Until January 31: ''Who Cared? Otago Nurses in WWI'', in the 1877 gallery.
 Ongoing: ''Surviving Chunuk Bair: H.D. Skinner at Gallipoli''.

Reed Gallery, Dunedin City Library.
 Until Sunday: ''Dunedin City of Literature: The First 100 Years''.

South Seas Gallery, 1088 Brighton Rd, Brighton.
 Until October 25: 15th birthday exhibition, ''Artist at Work'', by J.K. Weir. Gallery hours: Friday-Sunday, 1pm-5pm.

State of Princes, 393 Princes St, Dunedin.
 Until October 17: Spring group show.
 Gallery hours: Thursday-Saturday, 11am-4pm.

Steampunk HQ, 1 Itchen St, Oamaru.''
 Recycled Relics'', sculpture by Chris Meder.

Stuart St Potters Co-operative, 14 Lower Stuart St.
 Until Saturday: Judy Ringland Stewart and Anne McLean.
 Monday to Oct 24: Anneke Borren, Dawn Palmer.

Susan Badcock Studio, 47 Talbot St, Geraldine.
 Until Oct 24: ''Memoirs'', portraits by John Badcock; ''Road Kill'', photos by Susan Badcock.

Toitu Otago Settlers Museum, Queen's Gardens.
 Until February 28: ''Life on the Edge: Otago Harbour Communities''.

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

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