The Guide: What's on this week

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

The Bog Irish Bar, George St.
• Friday, 10pm: Livewire featuring Jaimee Evans playing classic pop 'n' rock covers.

Chick's Hotel, Port Chalmers.
• Tomorrow: These Four Walls with House of Mountain and Ashei. $10.

The Church, 50 Dundas St.
• Tonight, 8pm: Roy Phillips "The voice of the peddlers". Doors sales $25.

Crown Hotel, Rattray St.
• Tomorrow: Cockney Urine, Silly Drunken Bastards, Suicide Bombers - Punk Rock.

Dunedin Musicians Club, 12 Manse St.
• Tomorrow, doors open 6.30pm: AMPED Music Project - Thoughtful and the Mighty Heart, This Way Up, Cookies & Cream, The FarqVards, Perpetual Button, Joker Promotion and the Solution. All ages - soft drinks only, koha welcome.

Isis Lounge, 68 Princes St.
• Thursdays, from 8.30pm: jam night. Fridays, from 9pm: Oxo Cubans.

Northburn Station, Cromwell.
• Tomorrow, 7.30pm: Paul Ubana Jones and Tony Majdalani. Tickets are $35, phone 445-1743.

Re:Fuel, University of Otago.
• Tonight, 7:30pm: final show for the year! Special guests from Auckland: Anthony Wilson and Paul The Soviet. Tickets just $5.

Robbie Burns Pub, 374 George St.
• Thursdays, from 8.30pm: Calder Prescott Jazz Quartet.

Rosie's Bar, Victoria Hotel, 137 St Andrew St.
• Thursdays, 9pm: open mike night.

Sammy's, 65 Crawford St.
• Tomorrow, 9pm: Oceania Storm.

Family fun
Blueskin Bay Library.
• Fridays,10.30am: story time.

Dunedin City Library, 230 Moray Pl.
• Tuesdays, 10.30am (October 16-December 11): Wriggle and Rhyme: Active Movement for Early Learning.

Dunedin Public Art Gallery, the Octagon.
• Until Sunday, 10am-4.30pm: "Cool Cardboard Construction". Take a tip from Vicky Browne's creations called "The Sound of Plants and Music" in the exhibition "Sound Full" using the coloured cardboard materials on the activities table. Free.
• Children under the age of 7 must be accompanied by an adult.

Otago Museum, 419 Great King St.
• Explorer backpacks for children aged 7-12, free.
• Guided tours daily at 11.30am and 3.30pm. Meet at information desk.
• Daily during the school holidays: "Dastardly Deeds Trail". Collect your trail from the Search Centre Desk, free. "Superstition secrets" investigation station. Explore this curious side of human nature as we discover the intriguing origins and history of superstitions.
• Saturday, 2.30pm: "Marvellous Monsters - Adventure Tour!""Freaky Science" - "Freaky Fear", today 2.30pm and "Peculiar Predators", Sunday 2.30pm.

Port Chalmers Library.
• Wednesdays, 11am: story time.

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.
• Tuesdays, 7pm: salsa lessons.
• Fridays, 8.30pm: salsa tango night, $4 lesson then try out your dancing skills.

Dunstan High School, Enterprise St, Alexandra.
• Tomorrow, 8pm: "Wool On Fashion Show". $30 per ticket.
• Saturday, 8pm: Wool on Fashion Show gala awards evening. VIP tables, tickets $75 per person.

Hutton Theatre, Otago Museum, Cumberland St.
• Monday, 7.30pm: Society of Women Musicians October recital meeting featuring the Collegiate Orchestra, conducted by Dean Hollebon, and Debussy's Petite Suite for piano duet, performed by pianists Vivienne McLean and Donald Cullington. All welcome.

Knox Church, 449 George St.
• Today, 12.15pm: Lunchtime Recital - organ recital by Nick Haslam and Rhys Thorn.

Otago Museum, 419 Great King St.
• Saturday, 1pm: Jonny Dyas performs jazz originals on piano.
• Sunday, 1pm: Alexey Medvedev on acoustic guitar in a wide range of styles.

St Paul's Cathedral, Dunedin.
• Tuesday, 12.50pm: "101" organ music: George Chittenden (director of music - St Paul's Cathedral, Dunedin) plays organ music of the early baroque, to include works by Froberger and Krieger.

Plays Mayfair Theatre, King Edward St.
• Until Saturday: Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.

Ranfurly Town Hall, Northland St.
• Tuesday, 7.30pm: Touring Do or Di? a whodunit musical game show spoof. $20, book Maniototo i-Site.

The Orchard Garden, 576 Dunstan Rd, Alexandra.
• Wednesday, 7.30pm: Touring Do or Di? a whodunit musical game show spoof. $20, book Alexandra Information Centre.

Talks and films
Dunedin City Library, 230 Moray Pl.
• Tomorrow 6pm-7.30pm: "Buck Up: The Real Bloke's Guide to Getting Healthy and Living Longer". Enjoy a beer and hear how Buck turned around his health, his fitness and his love for life. $2 entry.

Dunedin Public Art Gallery, the Octagon.
• Saturday, 1-4pm: Extended Play - Make an audio oscillator with media-savvy performance artist Pete Gorman. Easy to construct and materials are provided. $20 for components. Cash only, no Eftpos. Limited numbers. Inquiries: 474-3249.
• Sunday, 3pm: Insightful Tour for blind and partially sighted of the Brangwyn paintings in Sir Frank Brangwyn: Captain Winterbottom and the billiard room of Horton House and The Pleasure Principle. Guide dogs welcome.
• Wednesday, 10.30am: Friends' monthly coffee morning featuring guest speaker Audrey Bascand.
• All Friends and members of the public are warmly welcome to this, the final coffee morning for 2012. No charge.

Mosgiel Library, Hartstonge Ave, Mosgiel.
• Tuesday, 10.45am and 3.45pm: Life Force: Madagascar (World Animal Day) - Once ruled by dinosaurs, geological and climatic events have forced animals to mutate, creating some of the most amazing life on Earth.

Otago Museum, 419 Great King St.
• Free daily talks for October, each weekday at 2pm. Today: 'Woollen Bathing Suit". Tomorrow: "Fin Whale Skeleton". Saturday: "Totem Poles".
• Sunday: "Sepik Spirit House". Monday: "The Guatemalan Quetzal". Tuesday: "Whare Pataka".
• Wednesday: "Gold Rush Days".
• Until October 28, daily 4pm: Special Exhibitions Talk - "Off the Wall: World of WearableArt Up Close".

Red Lecture Theatre, Great King St.
• Wednesday, 7.30pm: Dunedin Film Society presents Les Enfants Terribles, the classic French film of Jean Cocteau's play directed by Jean-Pierre Melville. Free to Film Society members.
• Casual admission will also be possible. Please see website for further details:

Roxburgh Town Hall, Scotland St.
• Tonight, 7.30pm: Style Angel "I Am Woman, Love-Learn-Laugh". Tickets $30.

The Warehouse, 64 Hillside Rd, Dunedin.
• Tomorrow, 11-11.15am: Dom Harvey, Bucket list of an idiot, book-signing sessions.

A Gallery, 393 Princes St.
• "Le Chaise Du Baise".

The Arrowtown Gallery, 8 Berkshire St.
• Until October 19: Bridget Paape exhibition, "Life is for Living".

Art-cut Gallery, 71 Melmore Tce, Old Cromwell Historic Precinct.
• Contemporary art and design, open daily 10am-4pm.

Artist's Room, 2 Dowling St.
• "Vanishing Point", by Steev Peyroux.

Bellamys Gallery, Macandrew Bay.
• Until October 21: "Body Colour", Pauline Bellamy and Emma Chalmers.

Blue Oyster Gallery, basement, Moray Chambers, 30 Moray Pl.
• Until November 3: "Edin" by the Edge of the Grid Collective and "being made, the other is you" by Ruth Myers.

Brett McDowell Gallery, 5 Dowling St.
• Opening Friday, 5.30pm: Paula Rego.
• Central Stories Museum and Art Gallery.

21 Centennial Ave, Alexandra.
• Until Sunday: Hoffman Collection in association with the Alexandra Patchwork Group.

Clyde Station Museum, Fraser St.
• Sunday: open day 10am-4pm.

Downes Room, Mosgiel Library.
• Today until Saturday: Taieri Art Group annual exhibition. Open 9am-5pm.

Dunedin City Library, 230 Moray Pl.
• Until December 2: "Next Stop Antarctica: Dunedin's Role in Polar Exploration". In remembrance of the death of Robert Falcon Scott and two members of his expedition party in the Antarctic in March 1912, the Reed Gallery reveals the role played by Dunedin and Port Chalmers in the history of these Antarctic explorers and their journeys to the South Pole.

Dunedin International Airport.
• October: Karen Pringle, Invercargill.

Dunedin Public Art Gallery, the Octagon.
• Opens Saturday-ongoing: The Pleasure Principle - Collecting and Collectors.
• Until October 28: Clemens von Wedemeyer, "The Fourth Wall".
• Until November 11: "Sound Full", draws together 13 artists working in Australia and New Zealand.
• Until December 9: A.H. O'Keeffe: "Light in the Shadows".
• Until February 17, 2013: Yvonne Todd, "Wall of Seahorsel".
• Ongoing: Sir Frank Brangwyn: "Captain Winterbottom and the billiard room of Horton House".
• Ongoing: Frances Hodgkins, "Kaleidoscope".

Dunedin School of Art Gallery, Riego St.
• Opens Monday until October 26: Pasifika Cool - Catherine Cocker, Teina Ellia, Donald Harman, Bridget Inder, Tere Moeroa, Bronwyn Robson, David Teata, Michel Tuffery.

The Fix, 15 Frederick St.
• Until November 2: "Greetings from W" by Jacob Feenstra.

Faculty of Law, Richardson Building, University of Otago.
• Until November 30: "Art in Law VIII".

Gallery De Novo, 101 Stuart St.
• Until tomorrow: Ewan McDougall exhibition: "When I'm 64". Daniel Mills exhibition: "Home is Exotic".

Gallery Thirty Three, 33 Helwick St, Wanaka.
• Until October 25: Jason and Louise Greig: "The Sights You See When You Don't Have a Gun", Maryrose Crook: "Murmur of the Fallen".

Glenfalloch Gardens, 430 Portobello Rd.
• Sunday, 12.30-4.30pm: spring flower festival of art.

Glue Gallery, 26 Stafford St.
• Until October 21: "Resident # 6" - Julia Croucher (Chch). Exhibition opening October 19.

Green Island Gallery, 194 Main South Rd, Green Island.
• October: work by Ron Esplin and other Otago artists.

Hocken Gallery, cnr Anzac Ave and Parry St.
• Until November 10: "Picture This: Recently Acquired Art".

Hotel St Clair, 24 the Esplanade.
• "Oceans of Inspiration", Derek Morrison.

Hullabaloo Art Space, Melmore Tce, Old Cromwell historic precinct.
• Until October 27: Odelle Morshuis new work.

Inge Doesburg Studio and Gallery, 6 Castle St.
• Until October 20: Marie Strauss, "6 paintings and a pot".
• Various artists. Hours: Thursday-Saturday, noon-2pm or by appointment.

Margaret Freeman Gallery, 83 Upper Moray Pl.
• Until tomorrow: "Sprung", an exhibition of spring artwork by artists from Studio2, a studio space for people with disabilities.

McAtamney Gallery, upstairs at old post office building, 47-49 Talbot St, Geraldine.
• Ongoing: new artists and work by Sarah Harper, John Badcock, Sarah Backler (ceramics) and Douglas Badcock.
• Wide variety of members' paintings and drawings, novelty art and raffles.

Milford Galleries Dunedin, 18 Dowling St.
• Opens Saturday until November 7: Peter James Smith "Windless Bight" and Jenna Packer "Anchored".

Milford Galleries Queenstown, 9A Earl St.
• Mike Petre, "New Works"
• Until November 14: spring catalogueMint Gallery, 32 Moray Pl.
• Until Saturday: Anneloes Douglas "Work in Progress". Noon-5.30pm weekdays and noon-4pm Saturday October 6.

Moray Gallery, 55 Princes St.
• Until October 18: Miranda Jane Caird "Travelling Around Central".

North Otago Museum, 60 Thames St, Oamaru.
• Permanent exhibition: "Waitaki Landscapes".

Otago Museum, 419 Great King St.
• Until October 28: "Off The Wall: World Of WearableArt - Up Close", admission charge applies.
• "The Moriori Of Rekohu, T'chakat henu - People of the Land".
• "Bodytok Quintet" - The Human Instrument Archive (a sonicsfromscratch production).

Owaka Museum, 10 Campbell St, Owaka.
Open Monday-Friday, 9.30am-1pm, 1.30pm-4.30pm. Weekends: 10am-4pm.

The Picture Lounge, 48 Helwick St, Wanaka.
• New Zealand's Photographers Gallery: a continuously updated exhibition.

Portobello Gallery, cnr Highcliff and Portobello Rds, Otago Peninsula.
• Monday-Sunday,10am-4pm. Various artists.

Quadrant Gallery, Bracken Court, 480 Moray Pl.
• Until Saturday: "Now we are 5" an exhibition of glass and jewellery. Gallery open Monday-Friday noon-5.30pm, Saturday 10am-2pm.

Southland Museum and Art Gallery, 108 Gala St, Invercargill.
• Ongoing: "Southland 150".

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

Stuart Street Potters Co-operative, 14 Lower Stuart St.
• Until Saturday: Rosemary McQueen and Riki Julin.
• October 15-27: Peter Gregory and Jo Howard.

Taieri Gallery, 123 Gordon Rd, Mosgiel.
• Until November 6: works by local artist Joan Scarlet.

University of Otago science library lobby and St David St lecture theatre.
• "Zoom", by Sue Novell.

Wanaka Fine Art Gallery, 4 Helwick St.
• New works by Jane Sinclair, "Slices of Lindis", palette knife works in oil on canvas, also curvilinear bronze sculptures by Trevor Askin, "Smooth me down Kiwi". Open 10.30am-4pm daily.

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