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The Star: April 13, 2017

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54 Thursday April 13 2017 Latest Christchurch news at www. .kiwi The Star To add a listing, contact Jo Fuller 03 364 7425 jo.fuller@ starmedia.kiwi CHRISTCHURCH CASINO: Thursday 5.30pm - Rockabella; 8.45pm - Smoothtalk. Saturday 7pm - Natalie Elms; 10.15pm - Eddie Simon. Easter Sunday 7pm - Nyree; 10.15pm - X-Files duo. Easter Monday 5.30pm - Marcel. AIKMANS: Saturday 7.30pm - X-Files duo. BARETTA: Saturday 9pm - DJ Double Header. BECKS SOUTHERN ALEHOUSE: Saturday 8pm - Wired. BILL'S BAR: Thursday & Easter Sunday 6pm - Mickey Rat Karaoke. BLACK HORSE: Saturday - Watts Up. BLUE SMOKE: Thursday 8pm - Jon Toogood solo & acoustic (second show), tickets @aaaticketing. BROUGHAM: Saturday 8pm - Jenlin’s Karaoke. CANTERBURY FOLK MUSIC FESTIVAL, WAIPARA: Good Friday to Easter Monday - Local, national & international concerts; workshops; sing dance jam. Weekend programme, artists, costs, info, go to www.canterburyfolkfestival.org. nz CARLTON: Thursday 8pm - Headrush. Saturday 8pm - D’Sendantz. Tuesday 6pm - Open Mic Night with Co-op. Wednesday 8.30pm - Topia duo. CASA PUBLICA: Good Friday 9pm - DJ Maestro B. CLADDAGH IRISH PUB, FERRYMEAD: Thursday - Open mic. Saturday - Live music. COASTERS TAVERN: Saturday 8.30pm - Smoothtalk. DARKROOM: Thursday - The $5 Mix. Saturday 8pm - Comedy Carnival: Tat from Tit; 9.30pm - Dual (AK). Wednesday - Roast Battle Comedy Carnival. DUX CENTRAL: Thursday 5pm - Emerson. Saturday 2pm - Ryan Ferris; 8pm - Soul Trader. Sunday 2pm - Jazz Session. EMPIRE: Thursday 9pm - DJ. Saturday - DJ. Cyndi Lauper & Blondie @ Horncastle Arena on Saturday night. HORNBY WMC: Good Friday 7pm - Rock n Roll Ricky. Saturday 4.30pm - Diego; 8pm - Easy Come Easy Go. HORNCASTLE ARENA: Saturday 7.45pm - Cyndi Lauper & Blondie. Tickets @ticketek. ISAAC THEATRE ROYAL: Wednesday 7.30pm - The Very Best of Jethro Tull by Ian Anderson & band, SOLD OUT. Tickets @ticketek. JANES BAR: Thursday - Locals Jam Night. Wednesday - Open Mic Night. MACKENZIES BAR: Saturday - Antix. MAK TAVERN: Saturday - Misfitz. MICKY FINNS: Thursday - Live music. Saturday - Live music. Monday - Live music. Tuesday - Live music. Wednesday - Live music. OAK N FERRY, WOOLSTON: Thursday - I Alone. Saturday - Mammoth. PIERSIDE CAFE & BAR: Thurdsay - Picking at the Remnants. Saturday - PG Tips. R.A.T (ROSE & THISTLE): Thursday 8pm - Karaoke with DJ Annalea. Saturday 8pm - DJ Annalea. RICHMOND WMC: Saturday 7pm - Franchise. Sunday 3pm - I Alone. SANDRIDGE HOTEL: Thursday 8pm - DJ Chick Karaoke. Wednesday 7pm - Jam Session. SERIOUSLY BRASS 2017: Good Friday 4pm - Charles Luney Auditorium feat. Woolston Brass & Woolston Concert Brass, tickets @dashtickets. STOCKxCHANGE BAR, SHIRLEY: Saturday 7pm - The Elevators. SULLIVANS IRISH PUB: Thursday 7.30pm - Stephen McDaid. Saturday 8pm - Topia. Tuesday 7.30pm - Topia. Wednesday 7.30pm - Willie McArthur. TEMPS BAR: Saturday 8.30pm - Live music. Tuesday 7pm - Jam Session (gear provided). THAI CHEFS, SUKHU TIGER: Thursday to Wednesday 9pm - Resident DJ & Karaoke. THE BOG: Thursday 8pm - Brendan Gregg. Good Friday 6pm - Bobby Lee. Saturday 8pm - Davey Backyard. Tuesday 7.30pm - Jammin’ with the Jamesons. Wednesday 8pm - Davey Backyard. THE CRAIC IRISH BAR: Thursday - Fat Stallions duo. Good Friday - Unhinged. Wednesday - Karaoke. THE FITZ: Saturday - Sheep Guevara duo. THE MILLER: Thursday 8.30pm - Tri Zone. Easter Saturday 8.30pm - Decoy Duck. Wednesday 8pm - Karaoke with Lance. THE PIANO: Saturday 5pm - StarJam presents The Joy of Music (fundraising concert), $10 adults/$5 children. THE WAVE BAR: Thursday 8.30pm - Karaoke. WOOLSTON CLUB: Good Friday 7pm - Vague-As Brothers. Easter Sunday 7pm - Katrina Keenan. WUNDERBAR, LYTTELTON: Tuesday 7pm - Open mic.

The Star 55 What’s on Latest Christchurch news at www. .kiwi Thursday April 13 2017 Let us know about your event! Email whatson@starmedia.kiwi COMMUNITY MARKET Thursday, 8.30am-1pm, 51 Pages Rd MT PLEASANT FARMERS’ MARKET Saturday, 9.30am-12.30pm, McCormacks Bay Rd LYTTELTON FARMERS’ MARKET Saturdays, 10am-1pm, London St OPAWA FARMERS’ MARKET Sundays, 9am-noon, 275 Fifield Tce SATURDAY, 10AM-1PM EASTER CARNIVAL Get your family together and head down to the Ray White New Brighton Easter Carnival. The Easter bunny will be on hand and there will be an Easter egg hunt, pony rides, face-painting and live music. Rawhiti Domain, Shaw Ave SATURDAY, 10AM-2PM SEASIDE MARKET BUBBLE DAY Take your bubble blowers and your smiles along to bubble day at New Brighton’s Seaside Market this Easter Saturday. The Christchurch Faerie Circle will be on hand with their famous bubble mixture and there will be 50 free bubble-mix-and-wand sets to give away. The Seaside Market also has a range of stalls, yummy food, live entertainment, bouncy castle and free face-painting. New Brighton Mall SATURDAY, 5PM THE JOY OF MUSIC STARJAM FUNDRAISER StarJam empowers youth with disabilities through music and performance workshops. In this concert, StarJam’s Jammers will perform with style and show you everything they can do alongside an orchestra made of extremely talented local and international musicians. You will hear music from the sublime Mozart Concerto for two pianos, West Side Story and lots of bright toe-tapping numbers, all in Christchurch’s beautiful new concert venue, The Piano. The Piano, 156 Armagh St FRIDAY, 4-6PM SERIOUSLY BRASS You are sure to be impressed by the sounds of Woolston Brass and Woolston Concert Brass. Each band will showcase their contest repertoire before travelling to Wellington this month to compete at the 2017 New Zealand Brass Band Championships. Tickets and information available at www. dashtickets.co.nz or at the door. Charles Luney Auditorium, 12 Winchester St FRIDAY AND SATURDAY MECCANO EXHIBITION 2017 Christchurch Meccano Club will host the bi-annual New Zealand Federation of Meccano Modellers over Easter. See Meccano model displays by international and national Meccano modellers which will include hands-on models for younger enthusiasts to have a go. Suitable for the whole family. Great Hall at the Christchurch Arts Centre, Adult $6, Children $3, Family $15 SATURDAY, 2.30-4PM THE GREAT SOUTHSHORE EASTER EGGHUNT There will be fun for all ages at this community event with an Easter basket creation station followed by an epic organised massive Egg hunt around the beautiful Estuary edge. Enjoy some hot cross buns, free facepainting and free tea and coffee. Take the whole family and your pets. Penguin St, Southshore SATURDAY, 1-3PM WORLD CIRCUS OPEN DAY It’s World Circus Day on Saturday and the Christchurch Circus Trust is celebrating by holding a free open day event. The trust has been running youth circus classes and providing circus opportunities to local communities for the last 10 years. All are welcome to have a go and if swinging from a trapeze isn’t your thing, there will also be some awe-inspiring circus performances to watch. Roy Stokes Hall, 146 Seaview Rd GATES OPEN 1PM THURSDAY CANTERBURY FOLK MUSIC FESTIVAL A family-friendly weekend celebrating music and people. Top international performers, concerts, dances and workshops. There will also be a choir, a giant ukulele band, a fun-filled children’s programme and opportunities to perform with guest artists. Camping available on-site 137 Darnley Rd, Waipara SATURDAY, 11AM-4PM SPIRITUAL AND WELL- BEING EXPO Pop along for a great mix of stall holders offering a wide range of well-being and spiritual products, services and merchandise. Gifts, healing, guidance and more. Free workshops from noon. 50 Hoon Hay Rd THURSDAY, 7PM PARTY FUNTIMES For music, performances, art, food and drink, head along to this exciting new event for the youth of Ōtautahi. Don’t miss the opportunity to check out CoCA’s current exhibition, David Shrigley: Lose Your Mind while you’re there. See his headless ostrich and artist robot, and have a crack at drawing – there’s thousands of his on the walls to inspire you. Free goodie bags for the first 30 people through the door. Presented by CoCA, White Elephant Trust and Q-topia. Free entry. R13 CoCA Centre of Contemporary Art, 66 Gloucester THURSDAY, 12.10-12.50PM TRESOLI PIANO TRIO The imaginative unpredictable Tresoli Piano Trio is a joy to behold. This wonderful music collective includes Rosemary Stott, on piano, Jenny Davey, cello, and Susan Farmer, on violin. Now an annual concert event, this performance is always superb and an audience favourite. The Piano: Centre for Music and the Arts, 156 Armagh St FRIDAY, 8-10PM TOP THAT COMEDY SHOW It’s Easter Friday, nothing is open, nowhere to play, except D4. Top comedians will gather to battle to the verbal death with tales of wisdom, heroism, debauchery, pain, pleasure and whatever else they may have experienced in their colourful lives. Get along and support the show. Unit D4, 10 Garlands Rd, Woolston “Far from home, close to the heart” Polish Folk Dance Concert An unforgettable evening with colourful dances & songs Featuring LAJKONIK from Sydney & POLONUS from Christchurch 7.30pm Friday 21st April Cashmere High School Performing Arts Centre (Entrance off Rose Street) $20 Adult | $10 Student | Children under 12 FREE. Purchase on Eventfinda or Door Sales from 6.30pm