54 Thursday May112017 Latest Christchurch news at www. .kiwi TheStar To add a listing, contact Jo Fuller 03 364 7425 jo.fuller@ starmedia.kiwi www.star.kiwi/whatson Friday night: P-Money @ Empire & DJ Sir-Vere @ Baretta BARETTA: Friday 4pm - Antony Pickard; 7.30pm - Ryan Ferris; 10.30pm - DJ Sir-Vere, free. Saturday 9pm - DJ Double Header feat. Phase & Masta K. BECKS SOUTHERN ALEHOUSE: Saturday 9pm - Level 6. 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 - Thomas Oliver, tickets $25+bf @dash. Saturday 7.30pm - Wahine Toa, Autumn Edition, koha entry. Wednesday 8pm - Jimmy Smyth, tickets $30+bf @eventfinda. BROUGHAM: Friday 8pm - Live music. Saturday 8pm - Jenlin’s Karaoke. CARLTON: Thursday 9pm - HeadRush. Friday 10pm - Ctrl- Alt-Rock. Saturday 10.30pm - The New Entrants. Sunday 4pm - Great Carlton Quiz. Monday 5pm - Marcel. Tuesday 6pm - Open Mic Night. Wednesday 8.30pm - Topia duo. CASA PUBLICA: Friday 9pm - DJ Maestro B. Saturday 9pm - DJ Dwight Caldwell. CASHMERE CLUB: Saturday - Mainland Big Band feat. 50's & 60's music, $10 entry. CHRISTCHURCH CASINO: Friday 7pm - Natalie Elms; 10.15pm - Eddie Simon. Saturday 7pm - Rockabella 10.15pm - Everlong. Sunday 11.30am - Carmeron Fairweather (piano); 5.30pm - Stevie D. CHRISTCHURCH FOLK MUSIC CLUB, IRISH SOCIETY HALL: Sunday 7.30pm - All Girl Big Band, $10 members, $15 non. CLADDAGH IRISH PUB, FERRYMEAD: Thursday - Open mic. Saturday - Live music. COASTERS TAVERN: Saturday 8.30pm - Smooth Talk. Sunday 5pm - Alan Fairbrother. DARKROOM: Thursday - Darkroom Videogame Showdown; Origins. Friday - Skelter; Thunderwulf; Psych Emergency. Saturday - Ansome; Keepsakes. Wednesday - Night Action feat. ‘Who Killed Captain Alex?’. DUX CENTRAL: Friday 5pm - Emerson; 9.30pm - Big Rig Saturday 2pm - Matty Smith; 9.30pm - Nacoa. Sunday 2pm - Jazz Session. EMPIRE: Thursday 9pm - DJ Oh One Eight. Friday 10pm - P-Money with support Thomas Gates-Bowey; Ruse; Carlos McCoy; Rydr, tickets @ ticket fairy. Saturday 10pm - DJ Vlad. Sunday 10pm - DJ Spinal. FINNEGANS - PREBBLETON TAVERN: Friday - Trad Jam Session. GBC (GARDEN BUFFET CAFE: Friday 6pm - Mandi Miller. HORNBY WMC: Friday 7pm - Robbie Drew. Saturday 4.30pm - Barross; 8pm - Th’ Art of Cheese. HORNCASTLE ARENA: Tickets @ticketek. ISAAC THEATRE ROYAL: Thursday, Friday 7.30pm - Joseph & the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat. Saturday 1pm, 4pm & 7.30pm - Joseph & the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat. Sunday 1pm & 5pm - Joseph & the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat. Wednesday 6pm - Ben Crystal’s Original Shakespeare. Tickets @ticketek. JANES BAR: Saturday - Live music. Sunday - Live blues. Wednesday - Open Mic Night. MACKENZIES BAR: Thursday - Sticks & Stones duo. Friday - Antix. Saturday - Misfitz. MAK TAVERN: Friday 9pm - 12 Gauge. Saturday 9pm - Flat City Brotherhood. Sunday 3pm - Assembly Required. MICKY FINNS: Thursday 8pm - Flat City Brotherhood. Friday - Live music. Saturday - Live music. Wednesday - Live music. OAK N FERRY, WOOLSTON: Friday - I Alone. Saturday - Mammoth. PIERSIDE CAFE & BAR: Friday 9pm - Chillers. Saturday 9pm - Picking at the Remnants. RICHMOND WMC: Friday 7pm - Lino (aka Absolut). Saturday 7pm - I Alone. Sunday 3pm - I Alone. ROCKSTAR PIZZA: Thursday 9pm - Davey Backyard. Friday 10pm - Corner Sounds. Saturday 10pm - The Elevators. Sunday 8pm - Jonny Love. SANDRIDGE HOTEL: Thursday 8pm - DJ Chick. Friday 8pm - Mammoth. SPACE ACADEMY: Friday 9pm - Soul Train feat. DJ plus 6 piece soul band, Soul Mates, tickets @undertheradar. STOCKxCHANGE BAR, SHIRLEY: Friday 7pm - Hot Gossip. SULLIVANS IRISH PUB: Thursday 7.30pm - Stephen McDaid. Friday 9.30pm - Brendan. Saturday 9.30pm - Shameless Few. Tuesday 7.30pm - Topia. Wednesday 7.30pm - Willie McArthur. TEMPS BAR: Friday 8.30pm - No Secrets. Saturday 8.30pm - End Game. Tuesday 7pm - Jam Session (gear provided). THAI CHEFS, SUKHU TIGER: Thursday to Wednesday 9pm - Resident DJ & Karaoke. THE BOG: Thursday 10pm - Brendan Gregg. Friday 5pm - Corner Sounds duo; 10pm - Sammy Jay. Saturday 11pm - Black Velvet Band. Sunday 5.30pm - Black Velvet acoustic. Tuesday 7.30pm - Jammin’ with the Jamesons. THE CRAIC IRISH BAR: Thursday - Willie McArthur. Friday - Fat Stallions. Saturday - Josh (solo). Wednesday - Karaoke. THE CUBAN: Friday 8pm - Live music. THE FITZ: Friday 9.30pm - Sign of the Firebird. Saturday - DV8 Band. THE MILLER: Friday 8pm - Flat City Brotherhood. Saturday 9.30pm - Absolut duo. Wednesday 8pm - Karaoke with Lance. THE WAVE BAR: Thursday 8.30pm - Karaoke. Friday 8.30pm - DJ. TREVINOS: Friday - X-Files duo. TWISTED HOP: Friday 7.30pm -Devilish Mary & the Holy Rollers. WUNDERBAR, LYTTELTON: Tuesday 7pm - Open mic.
TheStar 55 What’s on Latest Christchurch news at www. .kiwi Thursday May112017 Let us know about your event! Email firstname.lastname@example.org THURSDAY, 12.10-12.50PM SAXOPHONE CONCERT Freelance musician and teacher Mark Hobson worked in Christchurch for 25 years before taking up the position of lead saxophone for the Royal New Zealand Navy Band in 2015. He will be accompanied by pianist Alison Holden. The Piano: Centre for Music and the Arts, 156 Armagh St THURSDAY-SATURDAY, 7.30PM YES, PRIME MINISTER From Antony Jay and Jonathan Lynn, writers of the original television series, comes the satirical stage version. More poignant than ever in the wake of Brexit, this comedy will leave you wondering if leaving the European Union wasn’t such a bad idea after all. Elmwood Auditorium, Aikmans Rd FRIDAY, 10.30AM THE INVENTION OF THE FETE GALANT: JEAN- ANTOINE WATTEAU This is the final event in a fourweek lecture series covering key moments in European art. Presented by Dr Ian Lochhead. Phillip Carter Auditorium, Christchurch Art Gallery FRIDAY, 7PM OPEN MIC WITH DOMINIC BERRY Faultline Poetry Collective presents a special mid-month open mic hosted by United Kingdom poet Dominic Berry. The mic will be open to anyone under-25 to share their poetry, rap or prose, whether it’s your first or 10th time behind the mic. Get along to enjoy a performance from a world class poet and listen to local young writers. White Elephant Trust, 442 Tuam St FRIDAY, 7.30PM SERENADING STEFANO This concert aims to raise funds to support soprano Anna Leese Guidi and her husband Stefano, who is battling an aggressive form of motor neurone disease. The City Choir and the Opera Club will perform alongside artists, including The French Connection, Rangi Ruru Chamber Group, Justin Hodges, Elisabeth Harris, Reuben Chin, Bradley Wood, Juliet Reynolds- Midgley and more. St Andrew’s College chapel, Normans Rd FRIDAY, 7.30-9.30PM THE JAC NATIONWIDE TOUR The Jac is an eight-piece band featuring some of New Zealand’s foremost musicians from the jazz, classical and metal scenes. Drawing heavily on all of these genres and more, they will perform cinematic compositions. Ara Music Arts, cnr Madras and High Sts SATURDAY, 1-2PM ACCORDION CONCERT The Christchurch Accordion Orchestra focuses on the joy of making music for fun and entertainment by playing a variety of easy listening music to showcase this beautiful instrument. South Library, 66 Colombo St. Free event SATURDAY, 10AM-12NOON MOTHER OF ALL CLEAN- UPS On the eve of Mother’s Day, the Christchurch community will take the opportunity to give something to back to Mother Nature by cleaning up her rivers and estuaries. Once registered, you will be assigned an area closest to your home that needs your help. Email email@example.com to register your participation SATURDAY, 3PM CHRISTCHURCH YOUTH CHOIR Come along to be treated to a snapshot of music from significant choral composers throughout history, as well as folk and spiritual music. Mendelssohn, Brahms, Faure, Martin, and Christchurch composers David Childs and Richard Oswin all feature in this sublime afternoon of entertainment. St Augustine’s Church, 5 Cracroft Tce SATURDAY, 7.30PM BIG BAND SWING CONCERT Dig out your winkle-pickers, brylcreem and big skirts to celebrate the era of swing with the Mainland Big Band. Waltz, foxtrot and cha-cha the night away to dance hall music from the 1950s and 60s. The Cashmere Club, 50 Colombo St SATURDAY, 8PM, SUNDAY, 2.30PM, 6PM AND 8PM POVERTY AND MUSE This award-winning play about the life and art of Frances Hodgkins is presented in commemoration of the 70th anniversary of the artist’s death. The production stars Helen Moran. Christchurch Art Gallery SUNDAY, 10AM-12NOON MOTHER’S DAY FUN RUN/ WALK Start your Mother’s Day with a fundraising 5km run/walk. Have fun, get active and support the Heart Foundation for Women campaign. All participants receive a Dick Frizzell-designed event t-shirt South Hagley Park SUNDAY, 1PM MOTHER’S DAY LAUGHTER YOGA COMMUNITY MARKET Thursday, 8.30am-1pm, 51 Pages Rd MT PLEASANT FARMERS’ MARKET Saturday, 9.30am-12.30pm, McCormacks Bay Rd It’s often said that laughter is the best medicine, so treat your busy mum, or yourself, to a laughter yoga and well-being workshop this Mother’s Day. Coffee and treats served afterwards. Centre of Contemporary Art, 66 Gloucester St SUNDAY, 2-3.30PM TREE TALK Hear the trees talk with Dennys Guild, retired botanist. Guild will be walking around the St Peter’s church grounds, finding out about the magnificent tree specimens that are sometimes LYTTELTON FARMERS’ MARKET Saturdays, 10am-1pm, London St OPAWA FARMERS’ MARKET Sundays, 9am-noon, 275 Fifield Tce taken for granted. Afternoon tea will be provided after the ramble. The postponement date will be May 21. St Peter’s parish hall, 22 Main South Rd. Free event SUNDAY, 7.30-9.30PM ALL GIRL BIG BAND Check out the powerhouse of sound created by this tight, disciplined group, the only one of its kind in New Zealand. Formed at the beginning of 2016, the band brings together Christchurch’s talented female jazz musicians. Irish Society Hall, 29 Domain Tce PRESENTS By Arrangement with ORiGiN Theatrical on behalf of R&H Theatricals An Evening of Rodgers AND Hammerstein Classics Music by Richard Rodgers. Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II Orchestrations by Robert Russell Bennett A Concert with full show Orchestra, Soloists and a Chorus of over 120 Singers 26-28 MAY 3 SHOWS ONLY With songs from Oklahoma!, The Sound of Music, The King and I, South Pacific, Carousel and many more 26-28 MAY | BOOK NOW Ph 0800 842 538 | Ticketek.co.nz/showbiz