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46 Thursday February 15 2018 Latest Christchurch news at www.star.kiwi The Star To add a listing, contact Jo Fuller 027 458 8590 jo.fuller@ starmedia.kiwi www.star.kiwi/whatson Ciaran McMeeken plays Blue Smoke tonight. A ROLLING STONE: Thursday - Karaoke. Friday, Saturday - Live music & DJ. Tuesday 7pm - Open Mic. Wednesday - Trad Session. BARETTA: Friday 7pm - Nick Lee; 10.30pm - DJ. Saturday 9pm - DJ Double Header. BILL'S BAR: Thursday - Mickey Rat Karaoke. Friday 7pm - The Duo. Sunday 6pm - Mickey Rat Karaoke. BLUE SMOKE: Thursday 7.30pm - Ciaran McMeeken ‘Which Way Shall We Go?’ Tour, tickets $15+bf. Friday 8.30pm - Clap Clap Riot ‘Dull Life Summer Tour’, tickets $22+bf. CARLTON: Thursday 9pm - The Cassettes. Friday 10pm - Mezzanine. Saturday 10.30pm - Cropduster. Sunday 7pm - James Hart. Monday 4.30pm - Quiz with Regan & Susie. Tuesday 8pm - Comedy. Wednesday 8.30pm - Corner Sounds duo. CASA PUBLICA: Friday 5.30pm - Benjamin Luke Eldridge; 8.30pm - DJ Maestro B. Saturday 9pm - DJ Dwight Caldwell. CASHMERE CLUB: Sunday 3pm - The Southern Jazz Men. CHRISTCHURCH FOLK MUSIC CLUB, IRISH SOCIETY HALL: Sunday 3pm - Alistair Brown (Scottish Singer/Accordion), free; 7.30pm - Dan Walsh, $15 members/$20 non. CLADDAGH IRISH PUB, FERRYMEAD: Thursday - Open mic. COASTERS TAVERN: Thursday 8pm - Mel & Dave. Saturday - Live music. Wednesday - Open Mic Night. DARKROOM: Thursday - Cakefight (AUS); Nervous Jerk; Big Beach Ocean Surf King. Friday - Tonedroids and Thunderwulf. Saturday - Faerie Ball. Monday - RAW Comedy Heat #1. Wednesday - RAW Comedy heat #2. DUX CENTRAL: Friday 5pm - Get Set; 9.30pm - Aleon. Saturday 2pm - Matty Smith; 9.30pm - Flex. Sunday 2pm - Jazz Sessions. EMPIRE: Thursday 9pm - DJ. Friday, Saturday 10pm - DJ. FAT EDDIES: Thursday 7.30pm - Heather Webb Quartet; 10pm - GoGo Calypso. Friday 7.30pm - Sam Gauntlett Quartet; 11pm - Tina & the Turners. Saturday 7.30pm - Brad Kang Quartet; 11pm - Apex. Sunday 3pm - Zak Williams Trio; 6.30pm - Little Big. Monday 7.30pm - Alice duo. Tuesday 7.30pm - The Scene. Wednesday 7.30pm - Lil Trio; 10pm - Geoff Culverwell. FINNEGANS IRISH PUB, PREBBLETON: Friday 8pm - Trad Session. FOX & FERRET, RICCARTON: Friday 9pm - HeadRush. Saturday 9pm - Shaka Groove. FOX & FERRET, THE PALMS: Friday 9pm - Unhinged. GBC, MARSHLAND RD: Saturday 6pm - Vintage Blue. Indie pop rockers Clap Clap Riot play Blue Smokeon Friday night. HORNBY WMC: Saturday 4.30pm -Ian Mac; 8pm - Th’ Art of Cheese (downstairs); 8pm - The Mermaids perform the music of ABBA, $20 entry (upstairs). HORNCASTLE ARENA: Saturday 8pm - Rise Against NZ Tour with special guests SWMRS. Tickets @ticketek. INGHAM’S LAZY SUNDAYS, CHCH BOTANIC GARDENS: Sunday 3.30pm - The Swan Sisters (Amiria Grenell & Amy Grace), folk, country and dreamy pop with a dash of swingin’ blues, free. ISAAC THEATRE ROYAL: Monday 8pm - Showtime Australia presents The Michael Jackson HiStory Show. Tickets @ticketek. MACKENZIES HOTEL: Friday - Mammoth. Saturday - Set in Stone. MAK TAVERN: Friday - PG Tips. Saturday - The Elevators. Sunday - Misfitz. MICKY FINNS: Friday 10pm - Ctrl Alt Rock. Saturday 10pm - Pump. NIGHT NOODLE MARKET: Saturday 2pm - Next Door Flavour. Sunday 5pm - Shannon Cooper Garland; 7pm - Natalie Elms. PIERSIDE CAFE & BAR: Saturday 9pm - Flat City Brotherhood. PROTOCOL: Friday 8.30pm - Marcel. RICHMOND WMC: Saturday 7pm - Anthony. Sunday 3pm - I Alone. The Swan Sisters (Amy Grace & Amiria Grenell) play the Botanic Gardens on Sunday. FOX & FERRET, RICCARTON: Friday 9pm - Absolut. Saturday 9pm - Danger Baby. SILVER DOLLAR BAR, ROLLESTON: Sunday 3pm - Marcel. SPRIG & FERN, MERIVALE: Friday - Adam McGrath. Saturday - Elly Rydge. STOCK XCHANGE, SHIRLEY: Friday 7pm - Set in Stone. Saturday 7pm - Red Zone. SULLIVANS IRISH PUB, ADDIGNTON: Thursday - Stephen McDaid. Friday - Topia. Wednesday - Willie’s Open Mic. TAVERN HAREWOOD, BISHOPDALE: Friday 8.30pm - Absolut. Saturday 8.30pm - Soul Cage. TEMPS HORNBY: Friday 8.30pm- DV8. Saturday 8.30pm - Nightwatch. THAI CHEFS, SUKHU TIGER, RICCARTON: Thursday to Wednesday 9pm - Resident DJ & Karaoke. THE BOG IRISH BAR: Thursday 10pm - Ryan Ferris Trio. Friday 6pm - Julius Geezer; 11pm - Live music. Saturday 7pm - Kate & Vicki; 11pm - The Stoutfellows. Sunday 5.30pm - Black Velvet Acoustic. Tuesday 7pm - The Jamesons Session. Wednesday 8pm - Live music. THE CRAIC IRISH BAR, RICCARTON: Friday - Live music. Saturday - Willie McArthur duo. THE CUBAN: Thursday 6.30pm - Live music. Friday - Live music. Saturday 8pm - Nick Lee. THE FAMOUS GROUSE, LINCOLN: Saturday 8.30pm - Girls From Mars. THE MILLER BAR: Thursday 7pm - Rock n Roll. Friday 9.30pm - Flat City Brotherhood. Saturday 9.30pm - Reckless duo. Wednesday 8pm - Karaoke with Lance Kiwi. THE OLD VICARAGE, HALSWELL: Sunday 3pm - Eddie Simon. THE WAVE BAR: Thursday 8.30pm - Karaoke. Friday 8.30pm - DJ. Saturday 8.30pm - Live music. TRENCHES, CHCH RSA: Friday 6.30pm - Elizabeth Braggins. Sunday 5.30pm - Janice Gray with Bob Heinz & Mike Kime. TREVINOS: Friday 9pm - X- Files. WOOLSTON CLUB: Saturday 7.30pm - Vague As Brothers. WUNDERBAR LYTTELTON: Tuesday 7pm - Open Mic; 8pm - Showcase Artist; 9pm - Open Mic, free. . Michael Jackson HiStory Ticket Giveaway AND THE WINNERS ARE... Brett Tolchard Lynette Barr Congratulations!

The Star Latest Christchurch news at www.star.kiwi Thursday February 15 2018 47 What’s on Let us know about your event! Email sarla.donovan@starmedia.kiwi NEW BRIGHTON MARKET Saturday, 10am-2pm, New Brighton pedestrian mall MT PLEASANT FARMERS’ MARKET Saturday, 9.30am-12.30pm, McCormacks Bay Rd LYTTELTON FARMERS’ MARKET Saturdays, 10am-1pm, London St OPAWA FARMERS’ MARKET Sunday, 9am-noon, 275 Fifield Tce THE RICCARTON MARKET Sunday, 9am-2pm Riccarton Racecourse THURSDAY TO FRIDAY, 7-8.30PM, SATURDAY TO SUNDAY, 7-8.30PM AND 1.30-3PM THE LITTLE PRINCE Anthony Harper Summer Theatre brings the classic French tale to life using masks, puppets and large-scale tricks. This quirky, free, outdoor performance will entertain kids and adults alike. The show is weather dependant – keep updated on the Facebook event page for cancellations. Botanic Gardens, Rolleston Ave FRIDAY, 5.3O-7.30PM BOOK BUZZ The New Zealand Society of Authors presents the first Book Buzz of the year. There will be three speakers talking about their latest literary adventures. Kathleen Gallagher will discuss the transition of her book Earthquakes and Butterflies into a play to be performed at the Transitional Cathedral. Jenny Abrahamson will talk about her new book on the early pioneers of Castle Hill Station and Genevieve Willoughby will present Life at the Top – Tales from Aoraki Mt Cook. XCHC, 376 Wilsons Rd FRIDAY AND SATURDAY, 9AM BOOK FAIR Thousands of high-quality, preloved books for sale. Each book will cost $2 or six for $10. There will also be CDs, DVDs, sheet music, magazines, jigsaw puzzles and much more. The shelves will be replenished throughout the sale. Eftpos available. There will also be a garage sale at the venue. A great selection of interesting items and plenty of parking. St Christopher’s Avonhead, 224 Avonhead Rd FRIDAY TO SUNDAY, 4-10PM NIGHT NOODLE MARKET Get your open-air, nocturnal noodle fix from more than 20 vendors selling Asian-style street food cooked on-site. Payment by credit or debit card only, cash not accepted. North Hagley Park, Rolleston Ave FRIDAY, 3PM, SATURDAY AND SUNDAY, 10AM VILLA MARIA COLLEGE CENTENARY Villa Maria College is turning 100-years-old and to celebrate the occasion, the college is hosting a three-day weekend of events. Past pupils, families of staff and current Villa community members are invited to join in the fun as the school looks back on the last 100 years. The weekend will include a showcase and reception on Friday evening, as well as a family-friendly day out with a carnival, photographic exhibition, school tours and much more. A sophisticated blue tie ball will be held on Saturday night and a special mass and morning tea on Sunday. For more information, go to www.villamaria100.co.nz/ vmc18. Villa Maria College, 21 Peer St SATURDAY, NOON-4PM GLOBAL FOOTBALL FESTIVAL The city council has teamed up with Coastal Spirit to provide a fun football festival celebrating the city’s diverse cultural communities. It is free to register. The fun take place from 12.30- 2pm for children aged five to eight, and 2.20-4pm for nine to 12-year-olds. Take the children along for a day of football and fun, with global food, a bouncy castle, face-painting and entertainment for all ages. Linfield Park, Kearneys Rd SATURDAY, 2-4PM ART AND CREATIVITY WORKSHOP If you want to experience a fresh burst of creativity in your life, head along to the next free workshop. It is a two-hour free experience, where you will experience an introduction to art exercises to awaken your inner creativity. For more information, phone 0800 278 769. Phillipstown Community Hub, 39 Nursery Rd SATURDAY, 7.30-10PM SPARKS 2018 One of the city’s most loved events returns to Hagley Park for its 35th year. Featuring the Christchurch Symphony Orchestra under the baton of Kenneth Young. The event will conclude with a fireworks display to the 1812 Overture at 9.30pm. It is weather dependant, with the postponement day on Sunday. Hagley Park North, Rolleston Ave SUNDAY, 2.30-4.30PM LIVE AT THE POINT Diamond Harbour will host an outdoor gig at the old Godley House grounds on Sunday. Catch the ferry over from Lyttelton or drive around the bays, then sit back and relax. Lyttelton’s Carmel Courtney (left) will be playing with her funk band Carmelita and the Toots. Godley House Grounds, 2 Waipapa Ave, Diamond Harbour SUNDAY, 5-7PM JAZZ AND FAMILY FUN DAY St Paul’s in Papanui will host an evening of jazz and family fun. Bring your picnic and enjoy the music. All funds raised will go towards the $12,000 needed to light up the church at night. Tickets cost $25, with under-18s free. 1 Harewood Rd BUY ONE MAIN GET ONE MAIN FREE Offer available Monday’s DINE IN ONLY. One promo offer per visit. Excludes Whole Fish dish. Lowest priced meal will be free. Offer cannot be used in conjunction with other restaurant promotions. Off not available on Public Holidays. No BYO. TAKEAWAYS & DELIVERIES FREE PICKUPS FROM MOTELS THURSDAY NIGHT TAKEAWAY SPECIAL 15% discount www.thaichef.co.nz 1 Riccarton Road ph 03 341 1163 FREE PARKING AT REAR VIA BARTLETT ST