Miscellany is a selection of works from Marlborough artists showing at the Yealands Estate Marlborough Gallery, High St, Blenheim, until December 1.
Vermeer and Music is the final title in the film series, Exhibition Great Art on Screen. It provides a unique perspective on the masterpieces of Johannes Vermeer. Screenings start on Thursday at the Top Town Cinema, Blenheim.
Finding beauty in reality is Auckland photographer Emma Bass' focus in her exhibition Imperfect. It can be seen at the Diversion Gallery, London Quay, Picton, open from noon to 5pm, Wednesday to Saturday, or by appointment.
Flowers and gardens in Marlborough are celebrated in acrylic paintings by former landscape gardener Marion Trought, showing at the David Johnston Gallery, Queen St, Blenheim, during November.
Places is a group exhibition by New Zealand printmakers Craig Bluett, Wendy Murphy, Dee Copland, Inge Doesburg, Kim Lowe, Jo Ogier, Stanley Palmer, Ben Reid and Marilynn Webb. It can be viewed until December 1 in the Millennium Art Gallery, Blenheim.
Chilcott, The Portmanteau Years, is a survey of two decades of Auckland artist Gavin Chilcott's paintings on paper bags. It is showing at the Millennium Art Gallery, Blenheim, until December 1.
Paintings by resident artist Pete Rickerby and guest artists Bernice Arnold and Lesley Reeves can be viewed at the new Lunatics Retreat Gallery, 15 Churchill St, Blenheim, open from 11am to 4pm.
Inspiration - Transformation is an experimental exhibition showing at the Marlborough Museum. Members of the Marlborough Creative Fibre Guild used items from the Marlborough Museum's historic collection to inspire new, creative works. The 20 items can be viewed in the museum foyer until November 30.
Vice-Admiral Horatio Nelson, who died on his ship HMS Victory on October 21, 1805 at the Battle of Trafalgar, has inspired many artists, authors, historians and poets. Their works will be discussed at the Marlborough Decorative and Fine Arts Society lecture on Thursday at the Marlborough Research Centre, Budge St, Blenheim. Non-society members can attend the 6.15pm talk by emailing email@example.com
Music by The Eastern with Lindon Puffin can be heard on Saturday, November 23, at the Dharma Bums Club, Wairau Valley.
Upstaged is the title of the Marlborough District Brass Band's end-of-year concert at the Floor Pride Civic Theatre. Tickets to the shows, starting 7.30pm on Saturday and 2pm on Sunday are $25 adults, $8 children under 18 and $20 seniors.
Americana blues will be played by Kelly Joe Phelps on November 27 at the Dharma Bums Club, Wairau Valley. Music starts at 8pm.
Peter and the Wolf, is one of the dances in the Royal New Zealand Ballet's Tower Tutus on Tour show. It comes to Blenheim tomorrow for a 7.30pm start at the Floor Pride Civic Theatre. Tickets $45 adults, $25 children under 15
Irish humour is delivered in Shenanigans Wake, the Blenheim Musical Theatre's end-of-year restaurant theatre production. It opens at the Lakings Rd theatre on Friday and continues until December 7. Tickets are $65 with full-course dinner, $45 for dessert-only nights.
The Roger Hall comedy You Gotta Be Joking! starts at 7.30pm on Friday in the Floor Pride Civic Theatre, Blenheim. Tickets from $39.90.
Wellington comedian James Nokise returns to the Picton Little Theatre at 7.30pm on Saturday.
- The Marlborough Express