Gig Guide

What's arty, giggy and good in Gizzy

What's arty, giggy and good in Gizzy

Got something going on? Let The Guide know at guide@gisborneherald.co.nz, or telephone 869-0630.

THIS WEEK

Build-a-band: Motivate your muso mates or just turn up, instruments and sound gear all provided. Smash Palace; every Friday (8pm).

Tiromoana Summer Concert Series: The final concert in the series is a gala event that features work for four hands performed by Chilean pianist Edith Fischer and the Argentinean Jorge Pepi-Alos. Tiromoana, 41 Winifred Street; Saturday (7.30pm).

The Rude Boyz: Roots reggae band from Napier. $10 door sales. Smash Palace; Saturday, (9pm).

COMING UP

‘80s Night: Gisborne Cosmopolitan Club, February 24, 7.30pm. Prizes for the best dressed. Free entry.

The Nukes: The Auckland three-piece return after a sell-out concert last year. The Dome Room; February 28, (8pm) $25.

That’s Amore: Operatunity presents a concert by three tenors. The War Memorial Theatre, March 8. Tickets $34 and include lunch (Discounts available for groups). Bookings: 0508 266 237 or www.operatunity.co.nz

French for Rabbits: Dreamy alt-folk duo from Wellington ($20 presales online at Eventfinda or $25 on the door) Dome Room; March 10 (8.30pm).

LRB: Three-piece cover band. The Cossie Club; March 10 (8pm till late).

One One One: Tauranga covers band. The Cossie Club; March 17 (8pm till late).

New Zealand Symphony Orchestra with the Modern Maori Quartet: Gisborne War Memorial Theatre; March 17 (7 – 9pm).

Miss Peach and the Travellin’ Bones: Storyteller-cum-singer-songwriter Miss Peach brings her new album, with support ensemble Travellin’ Bones.Earlybird tickets $15 or $20 on the door (includes album). Dome Room; March 25 (8.30pm).

THEATRE

COMING UP

The Pop-up Globe: Make a trip up to Auckland for a very Shakespearean evening in a replica of the playwright’s theatre. Tickets are on sale via Eventfinda and at popupglobe.co.nz Auckland; February 23 - May 14.

Tour de Science: Science storyteller David Klein is cycling the country with his award-winning one-man show about curiousity, learning and the universe. The Dome, March 2, 8pm. $10.

Death Do Us Part Danger Show: UK’s premier world-touring knife-throwing, juggling, sword-swallowing and magic show. Smash Palace, March 2, 7.30pm, $15

Aotearoa Surf Film Festival: The Dome, March 4, 6pm

Swan Lake: Moscow Ballet company La Classique. Gisborne War Memorial Theatre; May 8, (7.30pm). Sold out.

Four Flat Whites in Italy: Two delightfully mismatched couples valiantly negotiate the pitfalls of a later-in-life OE. Gisborne War Memorial Theatre; May 17 (8pm).

AT THE FLICKS

DOME CINEMA

A Man Called Ove: A townhouse neighbourhood’s sullen prefect has his life turned around when a boisterous family move in next door.

Paterson: Jim Jarmusch film in which bus driver Paterson (Adam Driver) has a routine. He observes the city, listens to conversation fragments, and writes poems. Wife Laura (Golshifteh Farahani) has an ever-changing life. Paterson supports her ambitions; she champions his gift.

The Country Doctor: French comedy-drama set in a village where the people’s reliable doctor falls ill, and a young hospital doctor has to prove she can replace the irreplaceable.

Jackie: Highly regarded film portrait of Jackie Kennedy during her time as First Lady and after the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. Natalie Portman has been nominated for an Oscar for her performance in the lead role. Also stars Peter Sarsgaard, Billy Crudup and, in one of his last roles, John Hurt.

Dancer: Documentary on the life of Ukrainian-born “bad boy of ballet” Sergei Polunin, who became the Royal Ballet’s youngest principal dancer at the age of 19.

ODEON MULTIPLEX

The Great Wall (2D, 3D): Matt Damon, Pedro Pascal and Willem Dafoe play western adventurers drawn into a struggle between a horde of alien monsters and a secretive Chinese military sect. Set in the Song dynasty (960 to 1279) in the vicinity of the Great Wall.

Gold: Matthew McConaughey plays an unlucky businessman who teams up with a geologist to find gold deep in the uncharted jungles of Borneo.

Fifty Shades Darker: Sequel to Fifty Shades of Grey. Based on novel of the same name by E. L. James. Christian Grey convinces Ana Steele to resume their romance under Ana’s conditions, but Christian’s past threatens to tear the couple apart.

Pork Pie: Remake of Goodbye Pork Pie . . . three friends drive a Mini to Invercargill, with police in pursuit. Written and directed by Matt Murphy, son of GPP director Geoff Murphy. Stars Dean O’Gorman, James Rolleston and Ashleigh Cummings.

Patriots Day: Drama-thriller about the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing and subsequent manhunt. Stars Mark Wahlberg and John Goodman.

Split: Psychological horror film written and directed by M. Night Shyamalan. James McAvoy plays a man who has 23 personalities and kidnaps women.

Hidden Figures: Three African-American women provide NASA with important mathematical data for pioneering space missions. Nominated for best-picture Oscar.

Lion: Fact-based story of an Indian boy separated from his family and seeking them from thousands of kilometres away. Stars Dev Patel and Rooney Mara.

Ballerina: Animated film, set in 1880s France, of a poor girl who runs away from a rural orphanage to chase her ballet dream.

La La Land: Musician (Ryan Gosling) and aspiring actress (Emma Stone) fall in love in LA.

Moana: Disney musical comedy adventure featuring the voices of Dwayne Johnson, Temuera Morrison and Jemaine Clement.

VISUAL ARTS

EXHIBITIONS

Paul Nache Gallery: Village huha — Virginia Leonard, Evan Woodruffe, Glen Barkley until March 7.

Te Whetu Art Gallery: A range of work by Tolaga Bay artists. Exhibitors include Jeanette Johnson, Fiona Bryant, Kereopa Wharehinga, Jury Harrison, William Burgess, Makahuai Thatcher and Sarah McKinley.

Tupara Gallery: Whitingia Exhibition — Contemporary Gisborne artists, including Walter Dewes, Tawera Tahuri, Henare Tahuri, Mokaraka Phil Berry and Nick Tupara come together in this summer exhibition. Finishes February 20.

Tairawhiti Museum: A-Hoe! Exhibition — Toihoukura associate professor and artist Steve Gibbs shows a series of paintings inspired by his studies of rarely seen waka hoe from around Europe, New Zealand and America. Ko Rongowhakaata exhibition: the Rongowhakaata people share their history through a large and varied collection of taonga from across New Zealand. Mahunga: A collection of photographs from the early 20th century, capturing the establishment of the Mahunga farm station near Matawai.

Gisborne i-Site: Exhibition space featuring a rotation of works by local artists

COMING UP

Te Kooti Rikirangi Te Turuki: His influence on Maori visual art symposium Toihoukura, 5pm, March 23. Entry free.



Got something going on? Let The Guide know at guide@gisborneherald.co.nz, or telephone 869-0630.

Got something going on? Let The Guide know at guide@gisborneherald.co.nz, or telephone 869-0630.

THIS WEEK

Build-a-band: Motivate your muso mates or just turn up, instruments and sound gear all provided. Smash Palace; every Friday (8pm).

Tiromoana Summer Concert Series: The final concert in the series is a gala event that features work for four hands performed by Chilean pianist Edith Fischer and the Argentinean Jorge Pepi-Alos. Tiromoana, 41 Winifred Street; Saturday (7.30pm).

The Rude Boyz: Roots reggae band from Napier. $10 door sales. Smash Palace; Saturday, (9pm).

COMING UP

‘80s Night: Gisborne Cosmopolitan Club, February 24, 7.30pm. Prizes for the best dressed. Free entry.

The Nukes: The Auckland three-piece return after a sell-out concert last year. The Dome Room; February 28, (8pm) $25.

That’s Amore: Operatunity presents a concert by three tenors. The War Memorial Theatre, March 8. Tickets $34 and include lunch (Discounts available for groups). Bookings: 0508 266 237 or www.operatunity.co.nz

French for Rabbits: Dreamy alt-folk duo from Wellington ($20 presales online at Eventfinda or $25 on the door) Dome Room; March 10 (8.30pm).

LRB: Three-piece cover band. The Cossie Club; March 10 (8pm till late).

One One One: Tauranga covers band. The Cossie Club; March 17 (8pm till late).

New Zealand Symphony Orchestra with the Modern Maori Quartet: Gisborne War Memorial Theatre; March 17 (7 – 9pm).

Miss Peach and the Travellin’ Bones: Storyteller-cum-singer-songwriter Miss Peach brings her new album, with support ensemble Travellin’ Bones.Earlybird tickets $15 or $20 on the door (includes album). Dome Room; March 25 (8.30pm).

THEATRE

COMING UP

The Pop-up Globe: Make a trip up to Auckland for a very Shakespearean evening in a replica of the playwright’s theatre. Tickets are on sale via Eventfinda and at popupglobe.co.nz Auckland; February 23 - May 14.

Tour de Science: Science storyteller David Klein is cycling the country with his award-winning one-man show about curiousity, learning and the universe. The Dome, March 2, 8pm. $10.

Death Do Us Part Danger Show: UK’s premier world-touring knife-throwing, juggling, sword-swallowing and magic show. Smash Palace, March 2, 7.30pm, $15

Aotearoa Surf Film Festival: The Dome, March 4, 6pm

Swan Lake: Moscow Ballet company La Classique. Gisborne War Memorial Theatre; May 8, (7.30pm). Sold out.

Four Flat Whites in Italy: Two delightfully mismatched couples valiantly negotiate the pitfalls of a later-in-life OE. Gisborne War Memorial Theatre; May 17 (8pm).

AT THE FLICKS

DOME CINEMA

A Man Called Ove: A townhouse neighbourhood’s sullen prefect has his life turned around when a boisterous family move in next door.

Paterson: Jim Jarmusch film in which bus driver Paterson (Adam Driver) has a routine. He observes the city, listens to conversation fragments, and writes poems. Wife Laura (Golshifteh Farahani) has an ever-changing life. Paterson supports her ambitions; she champions his gift.

The Country Doctor: French comedy-drama set in a village where the people’s reliable doctor falls ill, and a young hospital doctor has to prove she can replace the irreplaceable.

Jackie: Highly regarded film portrait of Jackie Kennedy during her time as First Lady and after the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. Natalie Portman has been nominated for an Oscar for her performance in the lead role. Also stars Peter Sarsgaard, Billy Crudup and, in one of his last roles, John Hurt.

Dancer: Documentary on the life of Ukrainian-born “bad boy of ballet” Sergei Polunin, who became the Royal Ballet’s youngest principal dancer at the age of 19.

ODEON MULTIPLEX

The Great Wall (2D, 3D): Matt Damon, Pedro Pascal and Willem Dafoe play western adventurers drawn into a struggle between a horde of alien monsters and a secretive Chinese military sect. Set in the Song dynasty (960 to 1279) in the vicinity of the Great Wall.

Gold: Matthew McConaughey plays an unlucky businessman who teams up with a geologist to find gold deep in the uncharted jungles of Borneo.

Fifty Shades Darker: Sequel to Fifty Shades of Grey. Based on novel of the same name by E. L. James. Christian Grey convinces Ana Steele to resume their romance under Ana’s conditions, but Christian’s past threatens to tear the couple apart.

Pork Pie: Remake of Goodbye Pork Pie . . . three friends drive a Mini to Invercargill, with police in pursuit. Written and directed by Matt Murphy, son of GPP director Geoff Murphy. Stars Dean O’Gorman, James Rolleston and Ashleigh Cummings.

Patriots Day: Drama-thriller about the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing and subsequent manhunt. Stars Mark Wahlberg and John Goodman.

Split: Psychological horror film written and directed by M. Night Shyamalan. James McAvoy plays a man who has 23 personalities and kidnaps women.

Hidden Figures: Three African-American women provide NASA with important mathematical data for pioneering space missions. Nominated for best-picture Oscar.

Lion: Fact-based story of an Indian boy separated from his family and seeking them from thousands of kilometres away. Stars Dev Patel and Rooney Mara.

Ballerina: Animated film, set in 1880s France, of a poor girl who runs away from a rural orphanage to chase her ballet dream.

La La Land: Musician (Ryan Gosling) and aspiring actress (Emma Stone) fall in love in LA.

Moana: Disney musical comedy adventure featuring the voices of Dwayne Johnson, Temuera Morrison and Jemaine Clement.

VISUAL ARTS

EXHIBITIONS

Paul Nache Gallery: Village huha — Virginia Leonard, Evan Woodruffe, Glen Barkley until March 7.

Te Whetu Art Gallery: A range of work by Tolaga Bay artists. Exhibitors include Jeanette Johnson, Fiona Bryant, Kereopa Wharehinga, Jury Harrison, William Burgess, Makahuai Thatcher and Sarah McKinley.

Tupara Gallery: Whitingia Exhibition — Contemporary Gisborne artists, including Walter Dewes, Tawera Tahuri, Henare Tahuri, Mokaraka Phil Berry and Nick Tupara come together in this summer exhibition. Finishes February 20.

Tairawhiti Museum: A-Hoe! Exhibition — Toihoukura associate professor and artist Steve Gibbs shows a series of paintings inspired by his studies of rarely seen waka hoe from around Europe, New Zealand and America. Ko Rongowhakaata exhibition: the Rongowhakaata people share their history through a large and varied collection of taonga from across New Zealand. Mahunga: A collection of photographs from the early 20th century, capturing the establishment of the Mahunga farm station near Matawai.

Gisborne i-Site: Exhibition space featuring a rotation of works by local artists

COMING UP

Te Kooti Rikirangi Te Turuki: His influence on Maori visual art symposium Toihoukura, 5pm, March 23. Entry free.



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