The Guide: What's on this week

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

The Bog Irish Bar, George St.
• Fridays, 10pm until late: Livewire playing classic pop 'n' rock covers.

Carey's Bay Hotel, 17 Macandrew Rd.
• Sunday, 3pm: Jazz singer Lou Karin Reid and pianist Will Martin "Sultry Song and Honky Tonk" (main bar, free).

Chick's Hotel, Port Chalmers.
• Saturday, 8pm: Both Sides of the Line, supported by Humboldt County. Door charge $5.

Circadian Rhythm, 72 St Andrew St.
• Every Friday: Philtre jazz trio, from 5.30pm.

Dunedin Musicians Club, 12 Manse St.
• Saturday, doors open 5.30pm, gig starts 6pm: Vicious Circle (Melbourne), Gripper (Nelson), Onslaught, Boltcutter (Chch), Mince On Toast (Queenstown), • Cockney Urine (Invercargill), Bazooka, Bolshy McBard, Infinite Justice and Scum Hammer. Members $8 and public $10.

Isis Lounge, 68 Princes St.
• Every Thursday: jam night, from 8.30pm.
• Every Friday, 9pm: Oxo Cubans.

Orokonui Ecosanctuary, 600 Blueskin Rd.
• Sunday, 6pm: Bill Morris and Tahu and the Takahe. Tickets $10.

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

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

Family fun
Alexandra Library, 43 Tarbert St.
• Saturday, 11am and 11.30am: Margaret Mahy Celebration - Alexandra Library will be participating
in a nationwide story time.

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

Dunedin City Library, 230 Moray Pl.
• Saturday, 11am-4pm: Family Day - Storylines Festival 2012. A day full of entertainers, storytellers, illustrators, activities and competitions, featuring: • • David Elliot, Sandy McKay, Elizabeth Pulford, James Norcliffe, Des Hunt, Sally Rippin, Johanna Knox, Jenna Packer, Scott Willis, Kat Ana Fiddle, Juggler Jay and Filipa Fairy.

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.
• Saturday and Sunday, 3.30pm, Atrium level 1: "Pacific Sounds, Investigation Station". Learn the customs and stories behind the music and have a go at playing traditional instruments yourself.
• Sunday, 11.30am: Yunomi Workshop - Japanese Teacup Making, children's workshop, suitable ages 5-12 years.

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
Circadian Rhythm, 72 St Andrew St.
• Wednesday, 8pm: poetry reading - James Norcliffe, Diane Brown. MC will be Sue Wootton. Free entry, all welcome.

The Church, Dundas St.
• Tuesdays, 7pm: salsa lessons.
• Every Friday, 8.30pm: salsa tango night, $4 lesson then try out your dancing skills, or just enjoy the atmosphere.

Hutton Theatre, Otago Museum, Cumberland St.
• Monday, 7.30pm: Society of Women Musicians August recital meeting featuring performance voice students from the University of Otago. All welcome. Guests $5.

Knox Church, 449 George St.
• Today, 12.15pm: organ recital by Simon Mace.

Marama Hall, University of Otago.
• Wednesday 1pm: A Recital of German Romantic Song - including music by Mendelssohn, Schumann and Brahms. Goeknil Meryem Biner, soprano, Tom McGrath, piano.

Otago Museum, 419 Great King St.
• Saturday 1pm: Philip Savory combines classic hits and saxophone.

Regent Theatre, the Octagon, Dunedin.
• Saturday, 7.30pm and Sunday, 2.30pm: Cinderella, Royal New Zealand Ballet.

St Peter's Church hall, Hillside Rd.
• Sunday, 2.30pm: Friends of the Opera - "Afternoon Delights"; An afternoon of music by Quilter, Gilbert and Sullivan, Lehar, Donizetti, Vaughan Williams and selections from Porgy and Bess. All welcome.

Brighton hall
• Sunday, 3pm: 1848: Remember the date.

Dunedin City Library, 230 Moray Pl, Dunedin.
• Today, 12.30pm: Saucy Reading - Heroes, a sneak preview from the Fortune Theatre's latest production.

Waikouaiti hall
• Tomorrow, 7pm: 1848: Remember the date.

Warrington hall
• Saturday, 7pm: 1848: Remember the date.

Talks and films
Arts Building (Burns 2), University of Otago.
• Tuesday, 5.15pm: "Robert Burns in the 21st Century", by Professor Gerard Carruthers, Chair in Scottish Literature at the University of Glasgow.

Dunedin School of Art, Otago Polytechnic.
• Today, 12.30-1.30pm: Peter Cleverley - "Greece and Turkey 2012: Art and Food".

Dunedin Public Art Gallery, the Octagon.
• Sunday, 3pm: exhibition talk - Sean Kerr, senior lecturer at Elam School of Fine Arts, University of Auckland and artist will discuss some notions around work in "Sound Full: Sound in Contemporary Australian and New Zealand Art".
• Saturdays and Sundays at 2pm: Free guided tours of "Angels and Aristocrats".

Otago Museum, 419 Great King St.
• Free daily talks for August, each weekday at 2pm. Today: Tuhawaiki. Tomorrow: New Zealand sea lion. Saturday: Life on board HMS Victory. Sunday: Karearea, the New Zealand falcon. Monday: The moa. Tuesday: Santa Cruz red feather money. Wednesday: Daily life of the ancient Egyptians.
• Daily at 4pm: Talk on the exhibition "Mirek Smisek: 60 Years 60 Pots". Free.

Red Lecture Theatre, Great King St.
Wednesday, 7.30pm: Dunedin Film Society presents Vacation (Ferien), a Thomas Arlan film (German, 98 mins, 2007).

A Gallery, 393 Princes St.
• Opening today: "Draw Paint Destroy" - Instalments: "Draw" Danny Brisbane, August 16, "Paint" Sam Ovens, August 23, and "Destroy" Harley Jones, August 30.
• "Girlz", work by Bekah Carran, Anya Sinclair, mi$$match and Willow McIsaac.

The Arrowtown Gallery, 8 Berkshire St.
• "Watercolours of Arrowtown", by Paul Hanrahan.

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

The Artist's Room, 2 Dowling St.
• Nick Eggleston, "Just a Pack of Bitches".

Aurora Cafe, Mosgiel.
• Until September 27: Taieri College art exhibition.

Blue Oyster Gallery, basement, Moray Chambers, 30 Moray Pl.
• Until August 25: AV Gallery - "[Eddy]", Deborah Crowe and Eldon Booth.

Darkside Gallery - "Under the Rose", Karin Strachan.
• Lower Gallery - "Caves are made of rock but not this cave", Sian Torrington in collaboration with Joan Fleming and Rachel O'Neill.

Central Stories Museum and Art Gallery, 21 Centennial Ave, Alexandra.
• Until August 24: Pat Hewitt exhibition "A Life in Fabric".

Dunedin City Library, 230 Moray Pl.
• Until Sunday: "Our Will and Pleasure: Royal Autographs, Letters and Memorabilia from the British

Dunedin Community Gallery, 20 Princes St.
• Live "Studio in the Window", 10.30am-6pm.
• Guided talks Tuesday and Thursday, noon.

Dunedin International Airport.
• Until August 27: Karen Baddock and Sheryl McCammon.

Dunedin Public Art Gallery, the Octagon.
• Until Sunday: "Fruit and Small Sculpture", Fiona Connor.
• Until September 16: "Angels and Aristocrats - Early European Art in New Zealand Public Collections".
• Until November 11: "Sound Full" - draws together 13 artists working in Australia and New Zealand.
• Until October 28: Clemens von Wedemeyer, "The Fourth Wall".
• Ongoing: Frances Hodgkins, "Kaleidoscope".

Dunedin School of Art Gallery, Riego St.
• Ends tomorrow: Neil Emmerson, "inhabit me (like a memory)".

Eastern Southland Gallery, Gore.
• Ends Sunday: Jo Robertson, "dRawing".

Ex-Community Gallery Window, 300 Moray Pl, Dunedin.
• "Window on Dunedin", Ron Esplin, watercolours of Dunedin.

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

Gallery on Blueskin, 1 Harvey St, Waitati.
• Gallery open Wednesday to Sunday, 10.30am-4.30pm.

Gallery De Novo, 101 Stuart St.
• Ends tomorrow: Phillip Edwards' "Backwaters".

Gallery Thirty Three, 33 Helwick St, Wanaka.
• Until August 23: "Words Fall Like Water", latest works by Kate Alterio and Kate Fitzharris.

Glue Gallery, 26 Stafford St.
• Violet Faigan - Residency # 3.
• Opens tomorrow, 5.30pm, ends August 26: The Cute Kitties Collective presents "It's Not You It's Me".

Green Acorn Cafe, 72 Albany St.
• Until August 31: Angela Burns paintings, a mix of early and new works.

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

Hullabaloo Art Space, Melmore Tce, Old Cromwell historic precinct.
• Until August 26: "Good as Gold". Open daily 10am to 4pm.

Inge Doesburg Studio and Gallery, 6 Castle St.
• Various artists. Hours: Thursday-Saturday, noon-2pm and by appointment.

Koru Gallery, 4 Castle St.
• Various artists.

Lakes District Museum, Arrowtown.
• Until September 16: "Corridors and Passages", paintings by Pat Jones.

Metalworks Gallery, 54 Ballantyne Rd, Wanaka.
• "Unfolding Landscape", works by Ernie Maluschnig, sculptor in metal. Open weekdays or weekends by appointment.

Milford Galleries Dunedin, 18 Dowling St.
• Saturday-September 12, preview tomorrow 5.30pm: exhibition by Mervyn Williams, Chris Bailey and Lorene Taurerewa.

Milford Galleries Queenstown, 9A Earl St.
• Joanna Braithwaite's "Goes Without Saying" (upstairs).
• Until Wednesday: Annual "The Review" (downstairs).

Mint Gallery, 32 Moray Pl.
• Until August 31: "Sanguine", by artist Richard Munro, and "Structurally sound", by Murray Eskdale.

Moray Gallery, 55 Princes St.
• Until August 25: Annie Baird, "A Retrospective of Annie Baird".

Nadene Milne Gallery, 16 Buckingham St, Arrowtown.
• Until August 31: Group show including works by Shane Cotton, Ralph Hotere and Fiona Pardington.

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

Otago Art Society, OAS gallery, Dunedin Railway Station, first floor.
• Until September 2: "Edinburgh Realty Premier Arts Awards", 2012. Open daily 10am-4pm.

Otago Museum, 419 Great King St.
• "Bodytok Quintet" - The Human Instrument Archive (a sonicsfromscratch production).
• Until October 28: "Off The Wall: World Of WearableArt - Up Close", admission charge applies.
• "2012 Otago Wildlife Photography Exhibition".
• "Mirek Smisek: 60 years 60 pots".

Owaka Museum, 10 Campbell St, Owaka.
• Until September 9: "Time For Tea", by Deborah Sykes. A touring campervan visitor to the Catlins takes the tea cosy to new creative heights.
• Open Monday-Friday, 9.30am-1pm, 1.30pm-4.30pm. Weekends: 10am-4pm.

Packing Shed Gallery and Cafe, Boulton Rd, Earnscleugh, Alexandra.
• Open Tuesday to Sunday, 10am-4pm.

Parkside Posh, 7 Mailer St, Mornington.
• "Sunday Morning", by Danni Roberts.

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

Portobello Gallery, cnr Highcliff and Portobello roads, Otago Peninsula.
• Winter hours: Monday-Sunday.10am-4pm.
• Various artists.

Quadrant Gallery, Bracken Court, 480 Moray Pl.
• Opens Monday, ends September 1: "Times 5", an exhibition of jewellery, ceramics and carving. Gallery open Monday-Friday noon-5.30pm, Saturday 10am-2pm.

Southland Museum and Art Gallery, 108 Gala St, Invercargill.
• Until August 26: "Polyfest 2012 Ko Wai Au? (Who Am I?)" - Murihiku Maori and Pacifica Cultural Trust.
• Until September 23: "Quilts Takitimu".
• Until September 30: "Seldom Seen".
• Ongoing: "Southland 150".

South Seas Gallery, 1088 Brighton Rd, Brighton.
• Until September 30: New Exhibition by Ollie Crooks, "Good times and Happy Days". Open Friday-Sunday, 1pm-5pm.

Stuart Street Potters Co-operative, 14 Lower Stuart St.
• Until Saturday: Judy Ringland Stewart and Anne McLean.
• Monday-August 30: "Heralding Spring".

Taieri Gallery, 123 Gordon Rd, Mosgiel.
• Until September 4: Works by the Taieri Art Group.

Temple Gallery, 29 Moray Pl, Dunedin.
• "Tender", new works by Caselberg House resident artist Megan J. Campbell.

Teviot District Museum, Abbotsford St, Roxburgh.
• Sundays, 2pm-4pm, or by request.
• Contact Robin on (03) 446-8130 or Joan on (03) 446-8671.

Tony Williams Workshop and Gallery, Carnegie Centre, Moray Pl.
• Tuesday-Friday 11am-5.30pm, Saturday 11am-2pm.

Toi O Tahuna Fine Art Gallery, 29 Rees St, Queenstown.
• New work by Aaron Kereopa.

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

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