What’s On August 29

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Dunedin Repertory Society vice president Jemma Adams is flanked by the giant mural of characters from books, plays and movies, which fills the side wall of the Playhouse Theatre, in Albany St. PHOTO: BRENDA HARWOOD

CONCERTS
August 31: “Reverberation”, featuring Chemical Damage, Ajax and the Washin’Up, The Tommy Gunners, Shakes and the Swell Guys, Saurian, Worn Out Jumper, Xalotl and The New Delhi Lama’s, 7.30pm-1am, Dunedin Musicians’ Club.
September 7: “Something borrowed, something blue”, St Kilda Brass Band concert, 2pm, St Peter’s Caversham, Hillside Rd. Tickets at door.

GIGS AND COMEDY
September 1: Both Sides of the Line, Dangerous! album release, 2pm, Bark! – Dog with Two Tails, Moray Pl.

DANCE AND POETRY
Today and September 5: South Dunedin Dance Club social sequence dancing, 7.30pm, South Dunedin Community Hall. Beginners’ introduction 6-7pm. All welcome. Inquiries: Julie 454-6546.
September 14: “Varnam – Colours”, Natyaloka School of Indian Dance eighth anniversary showcase, 6.30pm, Kavanagh College auditorium.

FILM AND THEATRE
August 31: Dunedin Medieval Society presents The Tale of Tales, a puppet opera, supported by a chorus and ensemble of early instruments, 1pm and 3pm, Dunedin Public Art Gallery.
September 4: Dunedin Film Society screens The Virgin Suicides by Sofia Coppola, 7.30pm, Red Lecture Theatre, near side entrance to Otago University Scott Building, 260 Great King St. Admission and other details at www.dunedinfilmsociety.org.nz

EXHIBITIONS

Until August 31: Works by Lorna Isaac and Lisa Simpson, at Stuart St Potters Co-op, 14 Stuart St.
Until August 31: Poems in the Waiting Room 2019 PoARTry exhibition, Mercy Hospital foyer, Newington Ave, Maori Hill.
Until August 31: “The Knight’s Tale: Joy after Woe, and Woe after Gladness”, MarieStrauss, RDS Gallery, 6 Castle St. Hours: Thursday-Friday 11am-5.30pm; Saturday 10am-3pm, and by appointment (03)974-6583.
September 1-14: Works by Judy Ringland Stewart and Anne McLean, at Stuart St Potters Co-op, 14 Stuart St.
Until September 3: “Worship”, Hannah Kidd; “Askew”, various artists, Milford Galleries Dunedin, 18 Dowling St.
September 4 and 7: Wakari Art Group Exhibition & Sale of Work. Meridian Mall. 9am-6pm
Wednesday-Friday, 10am-4pm Saturday.
Until September 13: The Female of the Species – A Celebration of Women in History, De Beer Gallery, Special Collections, University of Otago Central Library.
Until September 29: “In Motion: The Moving Parts of Contemporary Art”, Sara Hughes, Tiffany Singh, Rebecca Baumann, and Haines + Hinterding, Dunedin Public Art Gallery.
Until September 29: “Ka paroro o haumumu: Coastal Flows – Coastal Incursions”, Alex Monteith, Dunedin Public Art Gallery.
Until October 6: “Us v Them”, Tony de Lautour, Dunedin Public Art Gallery.
Until October 25: “Kapa Ma”, Kalisolaite `Uhila, Dunedin Public Art Gallery.
Until November 24: “Dare to be Wise”, University of Otago 150th anniversary exhibition at Otago Museum.
Until December 1: “Style & Substance: A journey through the collection”, Dunedin Public Art Gallery.
Until February 9: “James Cameron – Challenging the Deep”, ocean exploration exhibition, Otago Museum Special Exhibition Gallery.

TALKS AND DEMONSTRATIONS
September 2: “Wildlife Photography”, talk by Craig McKenzie to Dunedin Naturalists’
Field Club, 7.20pm, Benham seminar room, 2nd floor, Zoology Building, Great King St. All welcome. Contact: 482-2763.

MEETINGS AND WORKSHOPS
Today and September 5: Mosgiel Age Connect 500 card game group, 1.30pm, Senior Citizens Rooms, opposite New World Mosgiel. All welcome. Contact: Tony Robinson 489-2197.
September 2: Bus Users Support Group Otepoti Dunedin public meeting 1.30-2.30pm, Dunedin Public Library third floor meeting room to discuss Dunedin public transport.
September 3: Suicide bereavement support group, 5.30-7pm, Hope Centre, 3 Albion Pl, Dunedin. Contact: 021-293-0094 or contact@lifematters.org.nz. Website: www.lifematters.org.nz
September 4: Dunedin Creative Fibre social spin meeting, 10am-2pm, Dunedin Gasworks Museum, Braemar St.
September 9: Feldenkrais Awareness Through Movement class, 5.30-6.30pm, Quaker Meeting House, 15 Park St. Info and booking: 453-6043 or 021122-1421.
September 11: Refugee Support Group. A function at Nanking will mark 30 years since the group started. All former committee members, advisers, trustees, sponsors and teachers welcome. For more information contact Dyna 0271182-4199 or Anne 474-0127.

GARDEN EVENTS
September 3: Otago Bonsai Society meeting, 7.30pm, Mercy Hall, 42 Macandrew Rd. Demonstration of branch grafting. Trees of the month: Accent, Suiseki, semi/full cascade and non-schedule. Contact: Joy (03)488-4592.

September 12: Savoy Afternoon Tea with Heritage Roses, “Celebrating the roses of a Victorian Cemetery”, 2.30-4.30, $25. Reservations: the Savoy, 477-4649.

GENERAL EVENTS
August 31: Roslyn market, 9-11.30am, Roslyn Baptist Church, 309 Highgate.
September 12: Heritage Roses Savoy afternoon tea, “A Unique Victorian Garden Cemetery”, 2.30-4.30pm. Reservations: 477-4748.
September 14: Spring Market, 9am-11am, Caversham Presbyterian Church, 61 Thorn St. Stall inquiries: 487-7177 or 487-6367.
September 15: Caledonian Society of Otago Inc’s “Spring Fling” dinner. Upstairs function centre, Edgar Centre, noon. $50 per person. Traditional Scottish dinner, wonderful entertainment, haggis ceremony. Tickets available from The Scottish Shop, 17 George St. RSVP to John: johnstin@kinect.co.nz or 021088-63442.
September 28 and 29: Blueskin Garden Club is holding its annual Spring Flower Show in Waitati Hall. Entries accepted free of charge, on Saturday from 10am-1pm and open for public viewing and prizegiving on Sunday from 10am until after the prizegiving at 3pm. For more information please phone Lyn 482-2896 or Daphne 482-2428.

REUNIONS
September 8: Bible class reunion, 5-8pm, Burns Hall (behind First Church). All former members invited. RSVP: bibleclass@firstchurchotago.orgLabour Weekend 2020: Sacred Heart School will celebrate the 125th anniversary of its opening in North East Valley. Anyone interested in attending, please email reunion125@sacredheartdn.school.nz