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The Star: May 18, 2017

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50 Thursday May 18 2017 Latest Christchurch news at www. .kiwi The Star To add a listing, contact Jo Fuller 03 364 7425 jo.fuller@ starmedia.kiwi www.star.kiwi/whatson Local indie rock band Megahertz @ Space Academy with Radius Kink & Clockwork on Saturday. BARETTA: Friday 4pm - Nick Lee; 7.30pm - Ryan Ferris; 10.30pm - DJ Vlad. Saturday 9pm - DJ Double Header feat. 10a & Danny III. BECKS SOUTHERN ALEHOUSE: Saturday 9pm - Unhinged. BILL'S BAR: Thursday & Sunday 6pm - Mickey Rat Karaoke. BISHOP BROTHERS PUBLIC HOUSE: Sunday 3pm - Rusila. BLACK HORSE: Saturday - TP Karaoke. BLUE SMOKE: Wednesday 8pm - The Christchurch International Jazz & Blues Festival feat. Jimmy Smyth, tickets $30+bf @eventfinda. BROUGHAM: Friday 8pm - Live music. Saturday 8pm - Jenlin’s Karaoke. CARLTON: Thursday 9pm - Summer Drive. Friday 10pm - Ctrl-Alt-Rock. Saturday 10.30pm - Flat City Brotherhood. Sunday 4pm - Great Carlton Quiz. Monday 5pm - Topia. Tuesday 6pm - Open Mic Night. Wednesday 8.30pm - Assembly Required. CASA PUBLICA: Friday 9pm - DJ Masta K. Saturday 9pm - DJ Ash-S. CHRISTCHURCH CASINO: Friday 4.30pm - Stephen James; 9.15pm - Smooktalk. Saturday 7pm - Blackie; 10.15pm - Shannon Cooper-Garland. Sunday 5.30pm - Jazza. CHRISTCHURCH CASINO: Friday 4.30pm - Stephen James; 9.15pm - Smooktalk. Saturday 7pm - Blackie; 10.15pm - Shannon Cooper-Garland. Sunday 5.30pm - Jazza. CHRISTCHURCH FOLK MUSIC CLUB, IRISH SOCIETY HALL: Sunday 7.30pm - Richard Gilewitz, $15 members, $20 non. CELTIC ARMS INN: Friday 7pm - Micky Rat Karaoke. CLADDAGH IRISH PUB, FERRYMEAD: Thursday - Open mic. Saturday - Live music. COASTERS TAVERN: Saturday 8.30pm - Hot Gossip. Sunday 5pm - Eddie Simon. DARKROOM: Thursday - Naked Girls Reading. Friday - Tape Wolf; Tender Moonlight; Bad Evil & the Dirty Germs. Saturday - Winter Deluge; Malevolence. Wednesday - Luckless; Instant Fantasy. DIM 7th JAZZ & WHISKY BAR: Thursday 7pm - Vintage Blue. Friday 7pm - Esther Romana. Saturday 7pm - Duo El Finn; 10pm - DJ Motiv. DUX CENTRAL: Friday 5pm - Emerson; 9.30pm - Aleon. Saturday 2pm - El Guitaro; 9.30pm - Izonik. Sunday 2pm - Jazz Session. EMPIRE: Thursday 9pm - DJ Oh One Eight. Friday 10pm - DJ Phase. Saturday 10pm - DJ Spinal. Sunday 10pm - DJ Masta K. FINNEGANS - PREBBLETON TAVERN: Friday - Trad Jam Session. Saturday 7pm - James Reid, tickets @ eventfinda. GBC (GARDEN BUFFET CAFE): Friday 6pm - Vintage Blue. HORNBY WMC: Saturday 4.30pm - Easy Come Easy Go; 8pm - Marion’s Outlaws. HORNCASTLE ARENA: Tickets @ticketek. ISAAC THEATRE ROYAL: Friday 7.30pm - Dr Hook starring Dennis Locorriere. Tickets @ticketek. JANES BAR: Saturday - Live music. Sunday - Live blues. Wednesday - Open Mic Night. MACKENZIES BAR: Friday - Mammoth. Saturday - Sign of the Firebird. Wednesday - Karaoke. MAK TAVERN: Friday 9pm - Bluegroove. Saturday 9pm - 12 Gauge. Sunday 3pm - Usual Suspects. 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 - Acoustics. Saturday 9pm - Antix. RICHMOND WMC: Friday 7pm - Southfield. Saturday 7pm - Stomping Nick Jackman. Sunday 3pm - I Alone. ROCKSTAR PIZZA: Thursday 9pm - Sticks n Stones. Friday 10pm - Imaginary Blues Machine. Saturday 10pm - The Elevators. Sunday 8pm - Stomping Nick Jackman. SAS CLUB: Saturday 7pm - Rockabella. SPACE ACADEMY: Saturday 8pm - Radius Kink; Megahertz; Clockwork. STOCKxCHANGE BAR, SHIRLEY: Saturday 7pm - Misftiz. SULLIVANS IRISH PUB: Thursday 7.30pm - Boiling Billy. Friday 9.30pm - Shameless Few.. Saturday 9.30pm - Live music. Tuesday 7.30pm - Topia. Wednesday 7.30pm - Willie McArthur. TEMPS BAR: Friday & 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 - Assembly Required. Friday 10pm - Alter Ego. Saturday 11pm - Good Company. Sunday 5.30pm - Black Velvet acoustic. Tuesday 7.30pm - Jammin’ with the Jamesons. THE CRAIC IRISH BAR: Thursday - Josh. Friday - Andy Page. Saturday - Eddie Simon Wednesday - Karaoke. THE CUBAN: Friday 8pm - Live music. THE FITZ: Friday - Picking at the Remnants. Saturday - Reg. THE MILLER: Friday 9.30pm - Hot Gossip. Saturday 9.30pm - Sound Control. Wednesday 8pm - Karaoke with Lance. THE WAVE BAR: Thursday 8.30pm - Karaoke. Friday 8.30pm - DJ. TREVINOS: Friday - Reckless duo. TWISTED HOP: Friday 7.30pm - Stomping Nick Jackman. WUNDERBAR, LYTTELTON: Tuesday 7pm - Open mic.

The Star 51 What’s on Latest Christchurch news at www. .kiwi Thursday May 18 2017 Let us know about your event! Email whatson@starmedia.kiwi THURSDAY, 12.10-12.50PM ZARA BALLARD, SOPRANO Zara Ballard will perform her favourite works, accompanied by pianist Iola Shelley. Ballard is an international opera singer and head of vocal studies at Canterbury University. The Piano Centre, 156 Armagh St THURSDAY, 6.30PM PICKERING LECTURE 2017: DOCTOR ROBOT Join Catherine Mohr – a worldleading surgical robotics expert from Silicon Valley, United States – as she talks about how advances in technology can save lives. Dr Mohr is a Dunedin-born, American-raised surgeon, bike mechanic, inventor, roboticist, mechanical engineer, hybrid car builder, sustainability champion and medical technology pioneer. Free event. Charles Luney Auditorium, St Margaret’s College, 12 Winchester St THURSDAY, 6.30PM NERD DEGREE COMEDY NIGHT Laugh out loud at this live comedy panel show in which two teams of hilarious nerds answer impossible questions about pop culture and geeky trivia. What they don’t know, they make up. In tribute to the exhibition David Shrigley: Lose Your Mind, the nerds will use their minds to take on the world of art. CoCA – Centre of Contemporary Art, 66 Gloucester St THURSDAY AND FRIDAY, 7PM; SATURDAY, 2PM AND 7PM REVENGE OF THE AMAZONS Rangi Ruru Girls’ School senior drama students present Kiwi playwright Jean Betts’ feminist rewrite of Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Nights’ Dream. First performed in the 1980s, the play outlines the concerns of the feminist movement in a way that engages the audience rather than shaking a stick at them. Described as hilarious, touching bawdy and bewildering. Merivale Lane Theatre, Merivale THURSDAY TO SATURDAY, 7.30PM YES, PRIME MINISTER From Antony Jay and Jonathan Lynn, writers of the original television series, comes this 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 THURSDAY TO SUNDAY, 10AM-5PM YOUR HOTEL BRAIN A major new exhibition of contemporary work from the gallery’s collection, Your Hotel Brain focuses on a cohort of New Zealand artists who came to prominence in the 1990s. Many of them had a particular association with Christchurch. Featuring several new acquisitions, this show includes work by Tony de Lautour, Michael Parekowhai, Shane Cotton and Seraphine Pick. Free entry. Christchurch Art Gallery, Montreal St SATURDAY, 10.30AM CONFIDENCE RIDE FOR ADULT CYCLISTS Autumn is a great time to give cycling a go. Join Go Cycle Christchurch for a slow ride for adults who want to gain confidence cycling in the city. Take your bike and helmet. Register at GoCycleChristchurch@gmail. com Cnr Mona Vale Ave and Matai St East SATURDAY, 1-2PM ACCORDION CONCERT The Christchurch Accordion Orchestra will perform a free concert to showcase this beautiful instrument. They’ll present an entertaining variety of easy listening music. Free event. Central Library, Peterborough St SATURDAY, 7.30-9PM STORYTELLING SHOW: THE ELUSIVE NATURE OF JUSTICE Donna Jacobs-Sife is an awardwinning storyteller, writer, educator and social activist from Sydney. In this performance, Jacobs-Sife will take a look at the trickster nature of justice and asks where can we find true justice and why is it so elusive? Her stories reflect on 30 years of peace and diversity work. Hohepa, 23 Barrington St SUNDAY, 10AM-NOON CHARLESWORTH RESERVE PLANTING DAY AND GALA Charlesworth Reserve is being restored to protect a tidal wetland COMMUNITY MARKET Thursday, 8.30am-1pm, 51 Pages Rd MT PLEASANT FARMERS’ MARKET Saturday, 9.30am-12.30pm, McCormacks Bay Rd and the surrounding coastal shrubland and forest. Join the city council rangers, Trees for Canterbury and Ihutai Trust and make a valuable contribution to the restoration. Bring clothing appropriate for all weather, a water bottle and sturdy shoes or gumboots. Gloves, tools and sunscreen are all supplied. Free event. Charlesworth Reserve, Ferrymead SUNDAY, 10AM-NOON TRIKE FUN Everyone is encouraged to take their trikes, bikes and scooters along for games and races to learn about road safety and promote New Zealand Road Safety Week. Make sure to take your helmets and any other safety gear you might need. There will be a sausage sizzle and fruit provided. It’s a gold coin donation to attend and the money goes toward Brake New Zealand. Barnett Park, Main Rd, Redcliffs LYTTELTON FARMERS’ MARKET Saturdays, 10am-1pm, London St OPAWA FARMERS’ MARKET Sundays, 9am-noon, 275 Fifield Tce SUNDAY, 1-4PM STAR WARS CELEBRATIONS Go along and construct your own lightsaber or meet and take your picture with a stormtrooper for Star Wars Day to celebrate the franchise’s 40th anniversary. Find the secret code hidden within the library and earn prizes. Relive the original film in book format with Stars Wars collections to view and admire. Recommended for ages five to 10 but anyone is welcome to join. Free event. South Library, 66 Colombo St SUNDAY, 1.15-5.15PM WOODSTOCK: THREE DAYS OF PEACE AND MUSIC (DIRECTOR’S CUT) Film critic Owen Gleiberman said describing Woodstock as a concert movie is like calling Notre Dame a house of worship. This epic cinema experience conveys the power that Woodstock held for a generation. Hoyts Riccarton, 31 Rotherham St Chamber Music New Zealand presents A SHOWCASE OF BAROQUE ERA GIANTS & MUSICIANSHIP Wednesday 7 June, 7.30pm The Piano, Christchurch Free Prelude event prior to concert Concession Rates Available Core Funder Presented in association with The Juilliard School through the generous support of Sarah Billinghurst Solomon. ticketek.co.nz 0800 842 538 chambermusic.co.nz/masaakisuzuki Join the conversation