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  • Colin McCahon: A Constant Flow of Light

    15 August 2020 - 6 March 2021

    Hocken Collections Uare Taoka o Hākena holds one of the most important collections of McCahon’s art in New Zealand in addition to significant archives relating to his life and work.Focusing on the period between the... Read more…
  • The Luck of The Irish: Professor Tony Ballantyne on the poet, journalist and politician, Thomas Bracken

    7 March 2021

    2:00pm — 3:00pm

    ‘The Luck of the Irish: how the Irish helped shape New Zealand' series of public lectures marks the centenary of a momentous year in Irish history when the island was partitioned into two administration zones... Read more…
  • Book Launch: Getting Closer: Rediscovering Nature through Bird Photography by Paul Sorrell.

    11 March 2021


    Rediscovering nature through bird photography
    With Getting Closer to guide you, and a camera in hand, learn how to connect with nature by using a photographer’s eye.
    Getting Closer is an illustrated discussion of photography as a way of achieving... Read more…

    16 March 2021


    BEGINS TUESDAY 16TH MARCH, THEN EVERY 3RD TUESDAY OF EACH MONTHRainbow Movie Festival by BeamafilmScreenings of some of the best movies on an LGBT+ theme.The Festival is open to young adults aged 16 – 23... Read more…
  • Continued Sense of Wonder: Friendship

    17 March 2021


    The ups and downs of faithful friends, from Wind in the Willows to the Book Thief.Share a favourite or a new discovery, for this adult conversation about children’s books. Dunningham Suite, 4th Floor, City LibraryBooking essential:... Read more…
  • Situations of Trust, -Robert Piggott

    19 March 2021


    FRINGE Festival: -Exhibition Opening eventAll Welcome!An opportunity to view and celebrate new and recent paintings, by this long-standing Dunedin artist.A strong high-quality abstract exhibition in an elegant gallery space.Robert Piggott Art Gallery8 Jetty Street,... Read more…

    18 - 20 March 2021

    Dark, shining and brave there is no comedian better suited for an apocalypse.If This Is It, Laura Davis’ 10th solo show, would have ordinarily made its debut during Edinburgh Fringe 2020.Laura started 2020 watching her... Read more…

    18 - 20 March 2021

    Back for the first time in 8 years, 2019 Fred Award Winner James Nokise returns to Dunedin Fringe with his brand new show.Joyful, daring, and undeniably sharp, Nokise’s fast paced stand-up brings the full ridiculousness... Read more…
  • Happiness in 20 minutes!

    20 March 2021


    A joyously brief performance on being happy by that blind woman.Imagine the shock Julie Woods got in 1997 when she went blind and met the happiest bunch of people she had ever met in her... Read more…
  • Faovale Imperium

    20 - 21 March 2021

    This is an irreverent show... not a reverent show, there is no place for reverence here.Join multi-award-winning comedian James Nokise, together with DJ Don Luchito, for an hour of laughter at the expense of Captain... Read more…
  • The Book of Mark

    19 - 21 March 2021

    Experience Mark's fast-paced narrative - aloud and anew. Often surprising. Sometimes shocking. As fresh and immediate as ever.Winged Lion. Patron Saint of Venice.But before he was hallowed, he was simply ‘Mark’ - author of the... Read more…
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