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The Star: April 27, 2017

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50 Thursday April 27 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: Friday 7pm - Shannon Cooper- Garland; 10.15pm - Eddie Simon. Saturday 7pm - Rockabella; 10.15pm - Franchise. Sunday 5.30pm - Lonsome Sue. AIKMANS BAR & EATERY: Friday 7pm - X-Files duo. ALVARADO’S MEXICAN CANTINA: Thursday 7pm - Songwriters in the Round feat. Phil Doublet; Sarah Conlan; Geoff Farmar, free. BARETTA: Friday 4pm - Live music; 7.30pm - Live music; 10.30pm - DJ. Saturday 9pm - DJ Double Header. BECKS SOUTHERN ALEHOUSE: Saturday 9pm - Inside Out. Wednesday 8pm - Blues Jam. BILL'S BAR: Thursday & Sunday 6pm - Mickey Rat Karaoke. BISHOP BROTHERS PUBLIC HOUSE: Sunday 3pm - Mike FM. BLACK HORSE: Saturday - Luke Karaoke. BLUE SMOKE: Friday 8.30pm - Themeta with support My Famous Friends; & August Fields, tickets $10+bf @UTR. Sunday 4pm - Sit Down Get Down feat. The All Day Breakfast Stringband (Montreal), koha entry. Wednesday 8.30pm - The Animals (UK) with support Brendan Gregg & Band, tickets $50+bf @ticketmaster. BROUGHAM: Friday 8pm - Live music. Saturday 8pm - Jenlin’s Karaoke. CARLTON: Thursday 9pm - Headrush. Friday 10pm - Ctrl Alt Rock. Saturday 10.30pm - Flat City Brotherhood. Sunday 4pm - Quiz w- SansTribe. Monday 5pm - Live music. Tuesday 6pm - Open Mic Night with Co-op. Wednesday 8.30pm - Live music. CASA PUBLICA: Friday 9pm - DJ Dwight Caldwell. Saturday 9pm - DJ Paul McKessar. CLADDAGH IRISH PUB, FERRYMEAD: Thursday - Open mic. Saturday - Live music. COASTERS TAVERN: Saturday 8.30pm - Soulshine. Sunday 5pm - Jazza. DARKROOM: Thursday - Oscar Dowling. Friday - Family of Strangers Tour. Saturday - Troika. DIM 7th: Saturday 7pm - Vintage Blue. DUX CENTRAL: Friday 5pm - Emerson; 9.30pm - Soul Provider. Saturday 2pm - El Guitaro; 9.30pm - Izonik. Sunday 2pm - Jazz Session. EMPIRE: Thursday 9pm - DJ. Friday 10pm - DJ. Saturday 10pm - DJ. Sunday 10pm - DJ. The Animals (UK) @ Blue Smoke on Wednesday FINNEGANS - PREBBLETON TAVERN: Friday - Trad Jam Session. GBC (GARDEN BUFFET CAFE: Friday 6pm - Vintage Blue. HORNBY WMC: Friday 7pm - Molly G & friends (travel fundraiser), $15 entry. Saturday 4.30pm - Marion’s Outlaws; 8pm - Ian Mac. Sunday 1.30pm - Neville Wilkins & the Viscounts, $5 entry. HORNCASTLE ARENA: Saturday 8pm - The Pink Floyd Experience feat. 3 complete albums, Animals; Dark Side of the Moon; Wish You Were Here. Tickets @ticketek. ISAAC THEATRE ROYAL: Thursday - Dave Dobbyn ‘A Slice of Heaven Tour’. Friday 8pm - Flick Electric Co. Comedy Gala. Saturday 8pm - Broadway to the West End. Sunday 4pm - Broadway to the West End. Monday 7.30pm - Swan Lake - Moscow Ballet La Classique. Tickets @ticketek. JANES BAR: Saturday - Live music. Sunday - Live blues. Wednesday - Open Mic Night. JAZZ AFTER WORK, ARA JAZZ SCHOOL: Friday 6.10pm - Doug Caldwell & friends, $10 entry. MACKENZIES BAR: Thursday - Sticks & Stones duo. Friday - Nossitap. Saturday - Superfreak. MAK TAVERN: Friday 9pm - The King and 1. Saturday 9pm - Antix. Sunday 3pm - Mammoth. MICKY FINNS: Thursday 8pm - Flat City Brotherhood. Friday - Flat City Brotherhood. Saturday - Live music. Wednesday - Live music. OAK N FERRY, WOOLSTON: Friday - I Alone. Saturday - Mammoth. OPERATUNITY, LA VIDA CENTRE: Tuesday 11am - Glenn Miller & the Andrews Sisters feat. Karl Perigo, tickets at operatunity.co.nz. PIERSIDE CAFE & BAR: Friday 9pm - Antix. Saturday 9pm - Brothers Grimm. RICHMOND WMC: Friday 7.30pm - Anthony. Saturday 7pm - Epicenta. Sunday 3pm - I Alone. ROCKSTAR PIZZA: Thursday 10pm - Corner Sounds. Friday 10pm - The Stoutfellows. Saturday 10pm - Canadian Tuxedo. Sunday 9pm - Davey Backyard. SANDRIDGE HOTEL: Thursday 8pm - DJ Chick Karaoke. Friday 8pm - Mammoth. STOCKxCHANGE BAR, SHIRLEY: Friday 7pm - 12 Gauge. Saturday 7pm - Misfitz. SULLIVANS IRISH PUB: Thursday 7.30pm - Stephen McDaid. Friday 9.30pm - Dateless n Desperate RockBand. Saturday 9.30pm - The Shameless Few. Tuesday 7.30pm - Topia. Wednesday 7.30pm - Willie McArthur. TEMPS BAR: Friday 8.30pm - No Secrets. Saturday 8.30pm - Dateless n Desperate RockBand. Tuesday 7pm - Jam Session (gear provided). THAI CHEFS, SUKHU TIGER: Thursday to Wednesday 9pm - Resident DJ & Karaoke. THE BOG: Thursday 10pm - Brendan Gregg. Friday 11pm - The Corks. Saturday 11pm - The Black Velvet Band. Sunday 5pm - Black Velvet acoustic. Tuesday 7.30pm - Jammin’ with the Jamesons. Wednesday 8pm - Live music. THE CRAIC IRISH BAR: Thursday - Willie McArthur. Friday - Andy Page. Saturday - Fat Stallions. Wednesday - Karaoke. THE CUBAN: Friday 8pm - Live music. THE FITZ: Friday 9.30pm - DV8 Band. Saturday 9.30pm - Reckless duo. THE MILLER: Friday 9.30pm - Tri-Zone. Saturday 9.30pm - Hot Gossip. Wednesday 8pm - Karaoke with Lance. THE WAVE BAR: Thursday 8.30pm - Karaoke. Friday 8.30pm - DJ. TREVINOS: Saturday - Singles Night with X-Files duo. TWISTED HOP: Friday 7.30pm - Lloyd & Doublet. WINNIES CITY: Thursday - Audiology presents Chimpo. Friday - Audiology presents Dimension. Saturday - four4. WOOLSTON CLUB: Friday 7pm - Davey Backyard. Saturday 7pm - Bobby Brown. WUNDERBAR, LYTTELTON: Tuesday 7pm - Open mic.

The Star 51 What’s on Latest Christchurch news at www. .kiwi Thursday April 27 2017 Let us know about your event! Email whatson@starmedia.kiwi and Sunday, 10am-2.30pm. Burnside High School. Free entry THURSDAY, 12.10-12.50PM PIANO DUETS When one pair of hands is just not enough, bring on the duets. Listen to two talented musicians working to tickle the ivories in tandem. Enjoy some live music during your lunch break with this performance. Email concertsforchristchurch@gmail. com to reserve seats for the entertainment. The Piano: Centre for Music and the Arts. Tickets from $10 FRIDAY, 11AM-NOON ORANGE CHAIR EVENT – WALKING THE CAMINO Go along and hear presenter and local resident Philip Bull talk about his experiences walking the Camino de Santiago – a Spanish track. The track is one of several routes that are all part of the Pilgrim Ways which stretch across Europe. South Library, 66 Colombo St FRIDAY, 5PM AND 6PM JUNIOR DODGEBALL KNOCK-OUT TOURNAMENT Go and play in the Mega Air Junior Dodgeball knock-out tournament. A $10 session gets players a minimum of one fully refereed dodgeball game. Teams will progress through a knock-out format tournament. Go as a team (eight players) or join one of our Mega Air teams. The first session starts at 5pm for students in year 7-10 and 6pm for students in year 11-13. To book a spot and get tickets, phone 344 2446. Mega Air Trampoline Arena, 106A Carmen Rd FRIDAY, 7PM POETRY EVENING Enjoy an evening of poetry with live readings by Bernadette Hall, Kathleen Gallagher, Kerrin P Sharpe, Victoria Broome and Jeffrey Paparoa Holman, followed by an open mic event. The evening is to help with your creativity and confidence by listening to talented poets and try a live performance out yourself. If you don’t want to perform, go along to enjoy an evening of live poetry reading. Eastside Gallery, 388 Worcester St 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 THURSDAY-SATURDAY, VARIOUS TIMES PORT HILLS VOLUNTEERING – CAGE- MAKING Following the Port Hills fires, a lot of work is needed to rejuvenate the area. City council rangers are hoping to plant 7000 plants. To do that they need 8400 protective cages made to keep the plants safe from being eaten. All the tools needed to make the cages will be provided and cage-making will take place most days until May 13. This is suitable for children older than 10 years of age and for families. Park in the public car park behind the visitors centre and walk to the rangers headquarters. Victoria Park, Dyers Pass Rd. Free entry THURSDAY-SUNDAY, 10AM- 4.30PM DISCOVERY TRAIL Join other children and learn more about different types of plants that you can eat. This activity is designed for children aged 5-10, but it can be enjoyed by the whole family with lots of learning involved for everyone. Collect a booklet from the visitor centre to take along with you on the trail. Christchurch Botanic Gardens. Free entry THURSDAY-SATURDAY, 8-10PM NOT AUNT LIL! This production tells the tale of a West Coast family and their Christchurch relations. The story revolves around Raylene and her family who live in a close-knit community on the West Coast. The love of her life is “night cart operator” Wayne, but her parents think she can do better. Snooty Aunt Lillian in Christchurch agrees to take Raylene on and tidy her up a bit, ready for an introduction to society and a man with prospects. Enjoy the funny story of love and learning. For tickets, phone 942 6736. Opawa School, Ford Rd THURSDAY-SATURDAY, 7-8PM THE BOOKBINDER From award-winning company Trick of the Light Theatre comes a story of mystery, magic and mayhem. Inspired by the works of Chris van Allsburg and Neil Gaiman, The Bookbinder weaves shadowplay, paper art, puppetry, and music into an inventive performance for curious children and adventurous adults. Returning to Christchurch for a strictly limited three-night run in the atmospheric setting of the Common Room Building in The Arts Centre. The Arts Centre of Christchurch. Tickets $20 THURSDAY-SUNDAY, 10AM ONWARDS NOT AUNT LIL! 12TH ANNUAL ROTARY BOOKARAMA The Rotary Club of Bishopdale Burnside Charitable Trust is holding its 12th four-day book sale. The Rotary Club is selling a wide range of books, records, DVDs, CDs and jigsaws. All items for sale have been donated and sorted into 20 categories in the build up to the sale. The proceeds from the sale will go towards a mix of different community projects. This is taking place at the high school’s gym. It is open Thursday, 10am-7pm; Friday, 10am-6pm; Saturday, 10am-5pm SATURDAY, 10AM-2PM GUINEA PIGS ON SHOW This is a pedigree and pet show. The public pet show is from 1pm. Enter your pet guinea pig in the public show for $6. If you’re interested in entering your guinea pig, be there by 12.45pm to register. Email gardencitycavyclub@gmail.com for more information. St Paul’s Anglican Church, 1 Harewood Rd. Gold coin entry SATURDAY, 10AM-4PM CHRISTCHURCH PET AND ANIMAL EXPO 2017 Fuzzy, furry four-legged creatures are everywhere at this event. Not to be forgotten of course are the fish, birds and reptiles that will also be on display. There will be plenty of popular pet products, services and entertainment also on offer. Find some goodies to take home to your pets. This is the first time this expo has been in Christchurch and there will be plenty of special features, attractions, entertainment and demonstrations. Pioneer Leisure Centre, 75 Lyttelton St. Tickets from $4 SATURDAY, 11AM-4PM KALEIDOSCOPE Help turn the glass wall of the Christchurch Art Gallery into a kaleidoscope of colour. Use pieces of brightly-coloured vinyl to decorate the glass and make something completely unique. The end result will see the gallery turned into a rainbow of colours. Sessions run for one hour and bookings are essential. Christchurch Art Gallery. Free entry SATURDAY, 11-11.45AM MEET CHILDREN’S BOOK AUTHOR CHRIS SANDERS Meet author and songwriter Chris Sanders in store and grab your very own signed copy of his children’s book and song, Angel Star. Whitcoulls, Westfield Riccarton. Free entry SUNDAY, 2-4PM HANDBELL CONCERT The Richmond Handbell Ringers will be giving a public concert this week. Spend your Sunday afternoon relaxing and listening to music. The performance will feature St Christopher’s Ukulele Group and pianists Caleb and Hannah Brand. Cashmere Club, 50 Colombo St. Tickets $10 THE PINK FLOYD EXPERIENCE p r e s e n t s OUR BIGGEST PRODUCTION YET. FEATURING 3 COMPLETE ALBUMS! 40th Anniversary Tour ANIMALS PROUDLY SUPPORTED BY: