The guide: What's on this week

52Dundas, 52 Dundas St.
 •Sunday, 7.30pm: New Edinburgh Folk Club presents Valley Bluegrass Birthday Bash.
 Athenaeum Hall, Arrowtown. Saturday, 7.30pm: Miho's Jazz Orchestra.

The Bog, cnr London and George Sts.
 Saturday: Soul Deep (funk, R&B, nine-piece band).

Carey's Bay Historic Hotel, 17 Macandrew Rd, Port Chalmers.
 Today, 8pm: Praguematique.

Chick's Hotel, 2 Mount St, Port Chalmers.
 Saturday, 8pm: Andrew Fagan And The People.

Crown Hotel, 179 Rattray St.
 Tomorrow: Agent Ewok, Yung Nats and Robbie Motion.

Cucina 1871, 1 Tees St, Oamaru.
 Tomorrow: Praguematique.

Dog With Two Tails, 25 Moray Pl.
 Tomorrow, 9pm: The River Jesters.
 Saturday, 9pm: Michael Morris.

Eastern Southland Gallery, 14 Hokonui Dr, Gore.
 Wednesday, 8pm: Miho's Jazz Orchestra.

Golden Gate Lodge, Cromwell.
 Tomorrow, 7.30pm: Miho's Jazz Orchestra.

Ombrellos Kitchen and Bar, 10 Clarendon St, Dunedin.
 Tomorrow, 5.30pm: Shakes and The Swell Guys.

Owaka Community Centre, Ovenden St, Owaka.
 Sunday, 8pm: Miho's Jazz Orchestra.

Robbie Burns Pub, 374 George St.
 Saturday: Odyssey, 42nd anniversary tour.


Family fun
Cromwell Heritage Precinct, Melmore Tce, Cromwell.
 Sunday, 9am-1pm: Cromwell Farmers and Craft Market.

Cromwell Racecourse, Ripponvale Rd.
 Tomorrow to Sunday: ''Gold *N* Notes Hoedown'' country music festival.

Dunedin Botanic Garden.
 Tuesday-Thursday 10.30am-3.30pm; weekends 10.30am-4pm: Ten-minute tractor-train rides around the lower Botanic Garden. Weather dependent.

Dunedin City Library, 230 Moray Pl.
 Saturday, 11am-4pm: International Games Day. Tabletop gaming demonstrations by the Otago Miniature Tacticians Society, with epic movie battle screenings. Saturday, 11am-3pm: ''Tamariki Day: Hui-a-Iwi 2015'', Ngai Tahu children's celebration, with storytellers, musicians, theatre, arts and crafts, facepainting, sausage sizzle, etc.

Dunedin Town Hall, Moray Pl.
 Tomorrow-Sunday, 9am-5pm: ''Ngai Tahu Hui-a-Iwi 2015'', Ngai Tahu festival. Entertainment, market stalls, food, workshops, etc.

The Edgar Centre, Portsmouth Dr.
 Saturday and Sunday: Christmas craft show.

Otago Museum, 419 Great King St.
 Saturday and 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 Saturday and Sunday: ''Butterflies' first flight'', Tropical Forest demonstration. Free with forest admission.
 Ongoing: ''Einstein: 100 Years of the Theory of General Relativity'', interactive exhibition.

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


Music and performance
Dunedin Public Art Gallery, the Octagon.
 Saturday, 5pm: ''Ghost in the Ear'', performance by poet and multimedia artist Jonathan Stalling.

Dunedin Town Hall, Moray Pl.
 Tuesday, 7pm: New Zealand Symphony Orchestra performs The Rite of Spring.

Glenroy Auditorium, 1 Harrop St.
 Wednesday, 7.30pm: Sophie Morris On Stage, with Alexandra Wiltshire.

Mosgiel Coronation Hall, 97 Gordon Rd.
 Tomorrow, 11am: Operatunity daytime concert series presents Snow White and the 3 and 1/2 Dwarfs.

St Paul's Cathedral, the Octagon.
 Tuesday, 12.50pm-1.10pm: George Chittenden plays organ works from the French city of Rouen.


Film and theatre
Fortune Theatre, Stuart St.
 Until December 12: Flagons & Foxtrots.

Playhouse Theatre, 31 Albany St.
 Tomorrow to November 28: The Cripple of Inishmaan. Bookings: 477-6544.


Talks and workshops
Dorothy Browns Cinema, Buckingham St, Arrowtown.
 Today, 7pm: Talk by artist Kelcy Taratoa, in conjunction with her ''Vivid 2015'' exhibition opening at Nadine Milne Gallery.

Dunedin Chinese Garden, cnr Rattray and Cumberland Sts.
 Sundays, 2pm: Chinese calligraphy classes with a Chinese master calligrapher.

Dunedin Public Art Gallery, The Octagon.
 Sunday, 3pm: Artists Areta Wilkinson and Mark Adams talk about their exhibition, ''Archives: Te Wahi Pounamu''.

Olveston, 42 Royal Tce, Dunedin.
 Monday, 6pm: First in a five-week course of drawing classes for adults. Bookings essential: 477-3320.
 Thursdays, 4.30pm: Theomin art collection tours. Bookings essential.

Otago Museum, 419 Great King St.
 Daily, 1pm: ''Who Cared? Otago Nurses in WW1'' exhibition talk.
 Daily, 2pm: ''Highlights of the Museum'' guided tour. Meet at information desk.

Port Chalmers Library, 20 Beach St.
 Today, 6.30pm: Author Czesia Panek talks about her book Chmielow: Our Paradise Lost. Includes a screening of short documentary Polish Children of Pahiatua - 70th Reunion.

Rialto Cinemas, Moray Pl
 Today, 6.30pm: Screening of climate change documentary Thin Ice followed by panel discussion involving Alan Mark, John Cocks, Maureen Howard, Finn Campbell and Lloyd McGinty.


Aigantighe Art Gallery, 49 Wai-iti Rd, Timaru.
 Until Sunday: ''Polychrome'', Aoraki Polytechnic exhibition.

Archives New Zealand Dunedin Regional Office, 556 George St.
 Until December 24: ''Land and Ngai Tahu: Otakou Native Reserves - Rakiura Purchase''.

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

Art Bay Gallery, 13 Marine Pde, Queenstown.
 ''Selected Works'', Craig S. Primrose, Rachael Errington and Grant Hanna.

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

The Artist's Room, 2 Dowling St.
 Works by Steev Peyroux.

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

Brett McDowell Gallery, 5 Dowling St.
 Until December 3: ''Busts'', Rob McHaffie.

Central Stories Museum and Art Gallery, 21 Centennial Ave, Alexandra.
 Until November 29: Art Gold Awards 2015 exhibition.

Dunedin Botanic Garden Information Centre, lower garden.
 Until January 16: ''Valley Artists: Out and About'', various artists.

Dunedin Airport.
 Until January 15: J.K. Weir.

Dunedin Public Art Gallery, the Octagon.
 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.
 Until February 28: ''Archives: Te Wahi Pounamu'', Areta Wilkinson and Mark Adams.
 Ongoing: ''Belonging'', works from the gallery's collection.

Dunedin School of Art Gallery, Riego St.
 Saturday and Monday-November 26: ''SITE 15'', graduating students' exhibition.

Flagstaff Community Church Hall, Centennial Ave, Wakari.
 Today to Saturday: Wakari Art Group annual exhibition and sale. Open 6.30pm-7.30pm today; 10am-4pm tomorrow and Saturday.

Forrester Gallery, Thames St, Oamaru.
 Until December 6: ''The Canterbury Plains Florilegium Exhibition'', presented by the Botanical Art Society of New Zealand.

Front Room Gallery, 10 Memorial St, Queenstown.
 Until December 9: ''Sacred Geometry & the Magic of Luck'', Laura Shallcrass.

Gallery on Blueskin, 1 Harvey St, Waitati.
 Until December 5: ''In and around the village - Waitati'', paintings by Jacob Feenstra.

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 art.

Hocken Library, 90 Anzac Ave.
 Until February 13: ''We Drove Here'', Hocken and Otago Motor Club Trust exhibition.

Inge Doesburg Studio and Gallery, 6 Castle St.
 Opens tomorrow, 5pm: ''Rain'', new paintings by Peter Cleverley.
 Gallery open Thursday-Saturday, noon-2pm.

Kiki Beware, 344 George St.
 Until November 27: ''...And Other Fables'', prints and art by Emma Francesca.

Koru Gallery, 2 Castle St.
 Until Saturday: ''Touch stone'', Oamaru stone sculpture by Craig McLanachan. Monday to November 30: Oil paintings by Kaori Jackson.

Lakes District Museum and Gallery, Arrowtown.
 Until December 6: ''Out on a Limb'', fibre art by the COOTS collective.

Lot 3 cafe and art space, 2 Dunmore St, Wanaka.
 Until November 29: ''Southern Light'', Jeremy Town.

Milford Galleries Dunedin, 18 Dowling St.
 Saturday to December 16: ''Small & Key'' and ''Aurora: Part One'', various artists.

Milford Galleries Queenstown, 9a Earl St.
 Until December 9: ''Conversations'', Layla Walter; ''Dreams from Mirror World'', Charlotte Handy.

Mint Gallery, 32 Moray Pl.
 ''This Changes Everything'', James Robinson.

Moray Gallery, 55 Princes St.
 Until November 26: ''Pick Up Six'', multimedia exhibition by Annie Nevin, John Z Robinson and Robert P. West.

Nadene Milne Gallery, 16 Buckingham St, Arrowtown.
 Opens today, 8pm: ''Vivid 2015'', Kelcy Taratoa.

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

Otago Museum, 419 Great King St.
 Tomorrow to May 8: ''Hakui: Women of Kai Tahu''. Until January 31: ''Who Cared? Otago Nurses in WW1'', in the 1877 gallery.
 Ongoing: ''Surviving Chunuk Bair: H.D. Skinner at Gallipoli''.

State of Princes, 393 Princes St, Dunedin.
 Until December 11: ''Dromos'', Cobi Taylor. 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 Sunday: Riki Julin and Jo Howard.
 Monday to November 29: Rosemary McQueen and Marion Familton.

Toitu Otago Settlers Museum, Queens 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.

Add a Comment

Our journalists are your neighbours

We are the South's eyes and ears in crucial council meetings, at court hearings, on the sidelines of sporting events and on the frontline of breaking news.

As our region faces uncharted waters in the wake of a global pandemic, Otago Daily Times continues to bring you local stories that matter.

We employ local journalists and photographers to tell your stories, as other outlets cut local coverage in favour of stories told out of Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch.

You can help us continue to bring you local news you can trust by becoming a supporter.

Become a Supporter