CONCERTS AND FESTIVALS
Nov 10: Oamaru’s Limetones choir sings with Dunedin’s Sunny Side Up, 2pm, Hanover Hall.
Nov 10: RSA choir end of year concert, with guest soloists James Adams and Lillian Gibbs, and pianist Abhinath Berry, 2pm, Dunedin Town Hall.
Nov 15: “The Great”, New Zealand Symphony Orchestra concert featuring Jennifer Koh (violin), 7.30pm, Dunedin Town Hall.
GIGS AND COMEDY
Tomorrow: a.j.sharma, 12.30-1pm, the Octagon.
Tomorrow: The Feel Good Fridays play jazz, pop and soul classics, 8pm, Carousel Bar, upstairs, 141 Stuart St.
Tomorrow: Steve Gunn, The Unseen In Between tour, with support from Bob Scott, 8pm, The Cook.
Nov 10: Paul S Allen, Stay LP release, with Bronwyn, 2pm, Bark! at Dog With Two Tails, Moray Pl.
Nov 16: Sneaky Bones, 8pm, Dog With Two Tails, Moray Pl.
POETRY & LITERATURE
Nov 8 to 10: Wild Imaginings Children’s Writers and Illustrators’ Hui Dunedin, a chance to develop your craft, network, and be inspired by speakers. Inquiries, visit www.storylines.org.nz
Nov 9: Kate De Goldi in conversation with local illustrator and writer David Elliot, 10.30-11.30am, Dunedin Public Art Gallery auditorium.
Nov 10: “Our Journey to Publication”, Kate De Goldi with writers Stacy Gregg and Rachael Craw, 1-2pm, Dunningham Suite, Dunedin City Library.
THEATRE & DANCE
Nov 9: Taieri Scottish Society monthly social and dance, 8pm, Methodist Hall, Wickcliffe St, Mosgiel. All welcome, a supper plate please.
Nov 17: “From Frances”, readings by Terry Mactavish MNZM from Letters of Frances Hodgkins, 3pm, Dunedin Public Art Gallery.
Nov 10: Ignition Kids Book Festival film screenings at Dunedin Public Art Gallery – 1pm, Babe (1995, 91min); 3.30pm, Pete’s Dragon (2016, 102mins).
Until tomorrow: “Anniemieke’s Exhibition”, Koru Gallery, opposite Dunedin Railway Station.
Tomorrow to Nov 19: “Second Coat”, Dunedin School of Art second year painting students, Robert Piggott Art Gallery, 8 Jetty St.
Until Nov 9: Works by Rosemary McQueen and Lisa Simpson, Stuart St Potters Co-op, 14 Stuart St.
Until Nov 9: Inapiece Quilting Group exhibition at Dunedin Community Gallery, 20
Princes St. Quilts, wallhangings, felted creations and bags.
Until Nov 9: “Tuia – Southern Encounters”, Hocken Collections, 90 Anzac Ave.
Nov 9: Opening of “Dunedin’s Smallest Art Show”, paintings by Jude Ansbacher, 2pm, 95 Norwood St, Normanby. Also open Nov 10 and 16, and by arrangement, (03) 473-1650.
Nov 9-30: “Here I give thanks”, Jon Chapman, Bellamys Gallery, Macandrew Bay.
Nov 9-Mar 8: “Civic Pride”, curated by Milly Mitchell-Anyon, Dunedin Public Art Gallery.
Until Nov 10: “Karitane Wahine”, various artists, Gallery on Blueskin, 1 Harvey St, Waitati.
Nov 10-16: Works by Lorna Isaac and Anne McLean, Stuart St Potters Co-op, 14 Stuart St.
Nov 17-23: Works by Kate Simpson and Judy Ringland Stewart, Stuart St Potters Co-op, 14 Stuart St.
Until Nov 22: “First Impressions II”, contemporary impressionist landscape oil paintings by Francis Nicholls, Moray Gallery, 55 Princes St.
Until Nov 23: “New Work by Inge Doesburg”, RDS Gallery, 6 Castle St. Hours: Thursday-Friday 11am-5.30pm, Saturday 10am-3pm, and by appointment.
Until Nov 24: “Dare to be Wise”, University of Otago 150th anniversary exhibition at Otago Museum.
Until Dec 1: “Style & Substance: A journey through the collection”, Dunedin Public Art Gallery.
Until Jan 26: “European Journeys”, Frances Hodgkins, Dunedin Public Art Gallery.
Until Feb 23: “Opavivavra!”, International Visiting Artist Project, Dunedin Public Art Gallery.
Until Feb 23: “The Circle”, collection show, Dunedin Public Art Gallery.
TALKS AND DEMONSTRATIONS
Nov 5: “New Zealand Dairying: Blessing or Curse?”, talk by Richard Kyte, recently Dairy NZ regional leader, 7.30pm, St Peter’s Caversham parish lounge, Hillside Rd.
Nov 9: Talk by curatorial intern Milly Mitchell-Anyon, on her exhibition, “Civic Pride”, 11am, Dunedin Public Art Gallery.
Nov 13: “Tour for Tots”, baby-friendly half-hour tour of an exhibition, 11.15am, Dunedin Public Art Gallery.
Nov 20: Talk by Quartz Reef winemaker Rudi Bauer to Friends of the Gallery, 10.30am, Dunedin Public Art Gallery. All welcome.
MEETINGS AND WORKSHOPS
Nov 7 and 14: Taieri Age Connect 500 card game group, 1.30pm, Senior Citizens’ Hall,
opposite New World Mosgiel. All welcome. Contact: Tony Robinson 489-2197.
Nov 11 and 18: Feldenkrais Awareness Through Movement class, 5.30-6.30pm, Quaker Meeting House, 15 Park St. Info: 021-122-1421.
Nov 12: Seniors’ Tuesday’s Club, 10.30am, Caversham Presbyterian Church, Thorn St. Christmas craft. New members welcome, inquiries: Jan (03) 484-7223.
Nov 13 and 20: Taieri Age Connect, information and social hub, 10am-1pm Wednesdays, Mosgiel Senior Citizens Rooms, 5A Harstonge Ave. All over 55s welcome. Inquiries: 021-254-3232.
Nov 16: Dunedin Creative Fibre guild day, 10am-2pm, Dunedin Gasworks Museum, Braemar St, South Dunedin.
Nov 20: Dunedin Creative Fibre social spin meeting, 10am-2pm, Dunedin Gasworks Museum, Braemar St, South Dunedin.
Nov 9: Otago Iris Show, noon-4pm, St Peter’s Church Hall, Baker St. Entries 7.30am-9am, to be tabled by 9am. Inquiries: email@example.com. Plants and iris rhizomes for sale from noon.
Nov 13: “Assessing the ecological consequences of extinction: are flightless birds important seed dispersers in New Zealand?”, Botanical Society of Otago talk by Jo Carpenter of Landcare Research, 5.20pm, Benham Seminar Room, room 215, second floor, Benham building. Contact: Robyn 472-7330.
Dec 1: Heritage Roses Otago working bee, 9am-noon, Northern Cemetery, Lockwood Ave. Bring strong footwear, secateurs and weeding tools. Morning tea provided. All welcome.
Today: “Art Clinic”, 10.30am-noon, Dunedin Public Art Gallery. Bring works of art for free advice about conservation, treatments, media, maker, etc.
Nov 9: Monthly market, 9am-11am, Caversham Presbyterian Church, 61 Thorn St. Stall inquiries: 487-7177 or 487-6367.
Nov 9 and 16: Otago Farmers Market, 8am to 12.30pm every Saturday, rain or shine, Dunedin Railway Station.
Nov 10 and 17: Family fun rollerskating, 4.30pm-6pm, Caledonian Gymnasium. Follow Southern Skating on Facebook for details.
Nov 13: Port Chalmers Cruise Ship Market, 8am-5pm, Pioneer Hall, Port Chalmers.
Ongoing: Taieri Historical Museum and Park, Outram, open Sunday, 2-4pm, October to May. Turn off SH87 at Outram Bridge. Otago Vintage Machinery Club is on site, open Sunday and Wednesday, 2-4pm.