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  • Book Launch: 'Past Caring? Women, Work and Emotion'

    21 February 2019

    5:30pm

    Otago University Press invites you to celebrate the launch of 'Past Caring? Women, Work and Emotion', edited by Barbara Brookes, Jane McCabe and Angela Wanhalla. University Book Shop, 378 Great King StRSVP by Monday 18 February... Read more…
  • Death of a Salesman by Arthur Miller

    28 February - 6 March 2019

    A hit when it premiered on Broadway in 1949 taking out the Pulitzer Prize and five Tony Awards and it still shines as one of the great plays of American theatre. 28 February to 6 March... Read more…
  • World Book Day Lecture and Dinner

    7 March 2019

    5:30pm

    The Centre for the Book is delighted to welcome Associate Professor Katherine Bode of the Australian National University to deliver the 2019 World Book Day Lecture.  The lecture will take place at 5:30 on Thursday, 7... Read more…
  • Continued Sense of Wonder: Travelling in Time

    13 March 2019

    7:00pm — 9:00pm

    Adventures in history and portals to the past.Bring along an old favourite or a new discovery to share.Booking essential: 03 474 3690 or library@dcc.govt.nzFor more information, contact: Jackie.mcmillan@dcc.govt.nzFREEDunningham Suite, 4th Floor, City Library  Read more…
  • Formations by Rebecca Steedman

    8 February - 16 March 2019

    Formations, presented as a series of glazed experiments with local rocks and materials applied to fired pottery, has been developed according to the movement of water relating to the land and landscapes of Ōtepoti with... Read more…
  • Louise Menzies: In an orange my mother was eating

    16 February - 30 March 2019

    Artist talk: Saturday, 16 February, 11.00 a.mCurator's talk: Saturday, 30 March, 3.00 p.m About the exhibition2018 Frances Hodgkins Fellow Louise Menzies is interested in things as they are in the world. In this exhibition, her delicate appreciation... Read more…
  • Adult Summer Reading Challenge

    1 December 2018 - 31 March 2019

    Challenge yourself this summer.Read 10 books and record your progress to earn a free DVD rentals voucher.Stretch your horizons by reading five books outside your comfort zone and you’ll go into the draw for a... Read more…
  • The Tragedy of King Richard II by William Shakespeare

    30 May - 8 June 2019

    The Globe presents this most accessible of the history plays. A work that is as much a tragedy and a psychological drama as the play which begins the Wars of the Roses cycle.30 May to... Read more…
  • Continued Sense of Wonder: Prize-winning Books

    19 June 2019

    7:00pm — 9:00pm

    Books that have earned accolades from around the world.Bring along an old favourite or a new discovery to share.Booking essential: 03 474 3690 or library@dcc.govt.nzFor more information, contact: Jackie.mcmillan@dcc.govt.nzFREEDunningham Suite, 4th Floor, City Library Read more…
  • Toybox

    7 - 12 July 2019

    The mid-year school holidays will see the Globe’s fourth production of Children’s Theatre.7 July to 12 July, to be co-ordinated by Leanne ByasGlobe Theatre Dunedin, 104 London Street Read more…
  • Continued Sense of Wonder: What a Performance!

    18 September 2019

    7:00pm — 9:00pm

    A New Zealand Theatre Month special. Play on words – books ripe for adaptation to stage and screen.Bring along an old favourite or a new discovery to share.Join us for a tour of the basement... Read more…
  • 2019 UNESCO Play Festival

    12 - 20 September 2019

    The festival will be hosted by the University of Otago in Dunedin between September 12 and 20, 2019. It will be part of the University’s 150th anniversary celebrations.More information here. Read more…
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