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May 2019

Autumn Acappella – Sweet Adelines NZ Quartet Contest

May 3 @ 11:00 am
Dunedin Town Hall, Moray Place
Dunedin, Otago 9016 New Zealand
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21 of New Zealand's best female barbershop quartets competing acappella style. You will not want to miss hearing these incredible singers. Tickets are on sale at www.ticketmaster.co.nz for this non-profit event.

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Autumn Acappella Sweet Adelines Chorus Contest

May 4 @ 1:00 pm
Dunedin Town Hall, Moray Place
Dunedin, Otago 9016 New Zealand
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New Zealand's best barbershop choruses perform acappella style including Dunedin Harmony Chorus. Also Christchurch City Chorus of 100+ members who will be representing New Zealand in New Orleans in October. A treat not to be missed. Tickets for this non-profit event are available from www.ticketmaster.co.nz

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NZ Dance Week: Dunedin Dance Tasters

May 5 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Rasa School of Dance, King Edward Court, Stuart Street
Dunedin, OTA 9016 New Zealand
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Celebrate NZ Dance Week in Dunedin at the RASA School of Dance. Whether you’re a dance aficionado, like to shake it at weddings and family gatherings, or have never even set foot in a dance studio; this programme of FREE dance/movement workshops has something for all ages and abilities. Head to RASA to get a taste of an eclectic mix of dance forms - from hip hop to lindy hop, lindy hop to ballet, ballet to Indian + much more!…

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Natyaloka – RAW Salon Series – Episode #2

May 5 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Natyaloka School of Indian Classical Dance, Room 113, King Edward Court, 261-291 Upper Stuart Street
Dunedin, New Zealand
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Natyaloka School of Indian Dance will host the second episode of Salon Series as part of National Rape Awareness Week (RAW) held by Rape Crisis Dunedin. Swaroopa, Founder of Natyaloka and a performing artist herself, will showcase a repertoire in Bharatanatyam, a South Indian dance form known for its narration, complex techniques and expressive movements. This will be followed by Q&A. Entry : Koha towards Rape Crisis Dunedin to support survivors of sexual violence. For more details contact Swaroopa at…

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Jazz at the Savoy

May 5 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
The Savoy, 50 Princes St
Dunedin, New Zealand
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$25

OAR FM Dunedin presents Jazz at the Savoy with Dunedin City Jazz Orchestra and OAR FM’s Gentlemen of Jazz. Join musical director Calder Prescott and MC Lou McConnell, at the Savoy - Sunday, May the 5th at 2pm. Swinging jazz at its best, and a light afternoon tea, at Dunedin’s premiere venue. Tickets are $25, available from OAR FM, Community House, 301 Moray Place, and from eventbrite.co.nz. You’ll also find a link to ticket sales on OAR FM Dunedin’s Facebook…

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Refugee Support Centre

May 13 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Monday, repeating indefinitely

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The Dunedin Refugee Support Centre offers community information, friendship, advice and advocacy. It is open every Monday from 1pm to 3pm at Dunedin Community House, 301 Moray Place. For more information, please call Afife Harris on 027 419 3125.

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Camping show 2019

May 15 @ 7:00 pm - May 25 @ 10:00 pm
St Paul’s Cathedral, 228 Stuart St
Dunedin, New Zealand
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Actors, dances and more entertain their fellow students with the bad humour students love at the Capping Show of 2019. Whether you're studying in Otago or not, be sure to come along for a colourful spectacle of student life and politics. The shows are running from the 15th to the 25th of May from 7pm to 9pm at the Otago University Students Association.

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Multicultural Potluck

May 19 @ 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Dunedin North Intermediate School Hall, 34 North Rd
Dunedin, New Zealand
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A family friendly afternoon of cultural performance, kai and community connection. Open to all community members - Please bring your favourite dish to share! Visit the Valley Project Facebook page for more details. Organiser: Dunedin Refugee and Migrant Centre and The Valley Project Contact Email: erin@northeastvalley.org.nz

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The Dunedin Youth Orchestra presents Stage and Screen

May 25 @ 7:30 pm
Knox Church, Dunedin, 449 George Street
Dunedin, 9016 New Zealand

The 60-strong Dunedin Youth Orchestra will be pulling out all the stops for a sure to please night of Stage and Screen. The DYO will be playing show tune hits from West Side Story and Fiddler on the Roof, as well as big screen classics from Pirates of the Caribbean and Star Wars and more surprises. This is the perfect concert if you want to introduce friends and family to classical music and is open to all, including children.

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Te Ao Tūroa: 4KT Elephants Pop-Up

May 31 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
343 george street Dunedin, New Zealand + Google Map

Stitch Kitchen are this years recipients of Dunedin City Council’s Te Ao Tūroa Environment Envoy Commission, presenting a new community project: 4KT Elephants, a pop-up community workshop in the central city to transform some of the city’s textile and clothing scraps into 4,000 cute soft toy elephants. Opening Queens Birthday, from Friday to Monday, and continuing the next two weekends from Friday to Sunday, open 11-4pm each day. Experienced sewers will be available to help, so no prior experience is…

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June 2019

Real Reels Cinema Talk

June 13 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
The Dunningham Suite, Dunedin Library, 230 Moray Place
Dunedin, New Zealand
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Come listen to Russell Campbell, former head projectionist of The Century, look back on a life spent in Cinema, share his personal photos, and discuss the impact of The Flicks on NZ communities over the years. Afterward, share your own memories and stories over a cuppa. Presented as part of 'The Flicks : Remembering Dunedin's Picture Palaces' a community history project facilitated by Wow! Productions, in partnership with The Dunedin Public Libraries with thanks to Creative New Zealand.

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Manaakitanga Community Engagement Pōwhiri

June 15 @ 10:30 am
Araiteuru Marae, 24 Shetland St
Dunedin, New Zealand
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Everyone is welcome to this pōwhiri. If you have never been on a marae, come along! A special welcome to recently arrived former refugees, their volunteers and other recent migrants. Please be aware that shoes are not to be worn in the meeting house, so come prepared, and dress warmly if the weather is cold.

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Dunedin Midwinter Carnival

June 22 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
The Octagon, The Octagon
Dunedin, New Zealand
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The Midwinter Carnival is a much-loved community celebration in the heart of the Dunedin winter, where art and performance create a unique and magical event. The highlight of the evening is the Carnival procession, which includes over 1,000 people and hundreds of handcrafted lanterns. Every year, a much-anticipated spectacle is the giant lanterns, costumed stilt walkers, dancers and musicians, parading through the Octagon. This year's theme is The Never Ending Night - an exploration of the beautiful wildlife, mysterious creatures…

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Dunedin Puaka Matariki Festival

June 25 - July 9
Dunedin Dunedin, New Zealand + Google Map

Tuesday 25th June through until Tuesday 9th July 2019 The Puaka Matariki Festival is unique to Ōtepoti Dunedin, marking the Māori New Year through a citywide programme of community events. Join us in celebrating this midwinter season of wānaka (learning) and whanaukataka (community spirit). In bygone days, Tākata Māori observed the rising of the star Puaka or the Matariki cluster of stars as the beginning of the New Year: the harvest season had ended and winter days were best spent…

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The Ghana ‘Feel’ Choir

June 29 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Quaker Meeting House, 15 Park St
Dunedin, New Zealand
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This is a new and exciting experience led by Odai Nmai and supported by Christchurch musician, Maganui Stewart. Odai Nmai has 40 years of experience leading musicians in Africa and around the world. Let Odai lead you into an experience of Africa in rhythm, song and movement. When your teacher's greatest joy is to share the music he loves from the place he loves, you know participation will be profoundly moving, and that you will be uplifted. It won't matter…

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July 2019

Nocturnal Projections and Other Small Happenings

July 17
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until July 31, 2019

Dunedin, New Zealand + Google Map

Nocturnal Projections and Other Small Happenings is a non-profit biennial group exhibition of renowned sound and light artists from around New Zealand. Between July 17th and 31st, the exhibition will feature a series of small interruptions in the wintry, dark sky landscapes of Dunedin City, highlighted by discussions, performances, interviews and other small events. You can find out more at the website othersmallhappenings.co.nz and on the Nocturnal Projections and Other Small Happenings Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/othersmallhappenings/  

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