Gig guide

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

This week

NARAM & SK SIMEON: Critically acclaimed producer originally from New Zealand and now living in Melbourne, Naram, and Kampala-born, “original raggamuffin MC” SK Simeon bring original rhythms and vocals to the Dome, 8pm tomorrow. $10 door.

MITCH JAMES: on his Humble Roadie Tour. Mitch James has racked up more than 2.5 million streams on Spotify across his first official releases No Fixed Abode and Move On. Smash Palace, Sunday 6pm, $10 door.

COMING UP

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

Barleycorn: Celebrate St Patrick’s Day with all-day live music, including lunchtime and early evening sets by Barleycorn, tomorrow at The Rivers.

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

Jahrhythm, One Dread and Horifyde Selection: Reggae overload; Smash Palace, March 25, 9pm, $15 door.
Lake South

Supported by Paul Jackson and Set Waves, Dome Room, Saturday, April 1. Bands start at 8pm. $10 door

The Search: The Cossie Club, April 7

Jayne Tankersley and Greg Neil masterclass: Jayne Tankersley and Greg Neil from Hamilton present masterclasses, seminars and private lessons in piano, vocal and choral training for music students and teachers. Sunday and Monday April 9-10

One One One: Three-piece covers band, The Cossie Club, April 21

Herman’s Hermits: War Memorial Theatre, Saturday July 22 (7.30pm)

THEATRE

COMING UP

A Time Like This: Unity Theatre play written and directed by Jackie Davis. April 7-13, Unity Theatre, Ormond Road.

Sue Nicholson - Answers From The Other Side: War Memorial Theatre, April 30

Indian Ink presents The Pickle King: Sublime and ridiculous, simple and profound; Indian Ink bring a play about love, death and what is worth preserving. War Memorial Theatre, May 10-12 (7.30pm)

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).

Mystic Time Bird: New Zealand comedian and actor Rhys Darby turns to ancient, mysticism to find answers to the world’s never-ending dilemma. War Memorial Theatre, August 14 (8pm)

At the flicks

DOME CINEMA

The Innocents: A female doctor, working for the French Red Cross in Poland in December 1945, is asked by a nun to go to the convent, where the doctor helps a woman give birth. She returns the following day and finds several nuns are pregnant because Soviet soldiers raped them. The doctor’s decision to help the nuns is complicated by the Mother Superior’s desire to keep the pregnancies secret.

Jackie: Portrait of First Lady Jackie Kennedy, with Natalie Portman in the title role.

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.

Toni Erdmann: German-Austrian comedy-drama that follows a father’s offbeat attempts to reconnect with a daughter consumed by her work.

ODEON MULTIPLEX

Gary of the Pacific: First feature film from creative collective thedownlowconcept. Joss Thomson plays a struggling real estate agent who, while striving to offer his girlfriend her dream wedding, becomes chief of his family’s sinking Pacific island.

A Cure for Wellness: A psychological horror-thriller in which a young American executive is sent to a mysterious rehabilitation centre in the Swiss Alps, where the facility’s director has dark designs on one of the patients.

Met Opera: L’Amour de Loin: Finnish composer Kaija Saariaho’s breakthrough opera was first seen in the year 2000. The Met Opera production features glimmering ribbons of LED lights that extend across the length of the stage and over the orchestra pit. Eric Owens is the knight on a quest of love, and Susanna Phillips is his distant lover.

Kong: Skull Island (2D, 3D): A secretive organisation finds an island identified as the origin for new species. An expedition reveals that a giant ape, Kong, is at the centre of a battle against predators responsible for wiping out his kind. Stars Tom Hiddleston, Samuel L. Jackson and John Goodman.

Alone in Berlin: War drama based on a Hans Fallada novel about a bereaved German couple who write postcards urging people to protest against the Nazis. Stars Emma Thompson, Brendan Gleeson and Daniel Bruhl.

Logan: The 10th X-Men film, and third and supposedly final Wolverine movie. Hugh Jackman, Patrick Stewart, Richard E. Grant and Stephen Merchant star. Ageing Wolverine drawn back into action to help one of his kind.

Before I Fall: High school senior (Zoey Deutch) may be reliving the last day of her life until she gets it right, as she tries to figure out things. Based on novel by Lauren Oliver.

T2 Trainspotting: Director Danny Boyle’s sequel to his 1996 film. Loosely based on Irvine Welsh’s Trainspotting sequel, Porno. With original Trainspotting stars Ewan McGregor, Ewen Bremner, Jonny Lee Miller, Robert Carlyle and Kelly Macdonald.

Hidden Figures: Three African-American women provide mathematical data for early space missions.

Lion: An Indian boy separated from his family seeks them from thousands of kilometres away.

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 tomorrow.

Te Whetu Art Gallery: A range of work by Tolaga Bay artists, from acrylic and oil paintings depicting landscapes, figures and more conceptual imagery, to sculpted kowhai flowers and planter pots.

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 in a 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; works by John Roy; Gladstone Road: Photos celebrating Gisborne’s main drag.

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
Haahi

Exhibition by Tairawhiti artists, 5.30pm, March 22, Tupara Gallery


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

NARAM & SK SIMEON: Critically acclaimed producer originally from New Zealand and now living in Melbourne, Naram, and Kampala-born, “original raggamuffin MC” SK Simeon bring original rhythms and vocals to the Dome, 8pm tomorrow. $10 door.

MITCH JAMES: on his Humble Roadie Tour. Mitch James has racked up more than 2.5 million streams on Spotify across his first official releases No Fixed Abode and Move On. Smash Palace, Sunday 6pm, $10 door.

COMING UP

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

Barleycorn: Celebrate St Patrick’s Day with all-day live music, including lunchtime and early evening sets by Barleycorn, tomorrow at The Rivers.

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

Jahrhythm, One Dread and Horifyde Selection: Reggae overload; Smash Palace, March 25, 9pm, $15 door.
Lake South

Supported by Paul Jackson and Set Waves, Dome Room, Saturday, April 1. Bands start at 8pm. $10 door

The Search: The Cossie Club, April 7

Jayne Tankersley and Greg Neil masterclass: Jayne Tankersley and Greg Neil from Hamilton present masterclasses, seminars and private lessons in piano, vocal and choral training for music students and teachers. Sunday and Monday April 9-10

One One One: Three-piece covers band, The Cossie Club, April 21

Herman’s Hermits: War Memorial Theatre, Saturday July 22 (7.30pm)

THEATRE

COMING UP

A Time Like This: Unity Theatre play written and directed by Jackie Davis. April 7-13, Unity Theatre, Ormond Road.

Sue Nicholson - Answers From The Other Side: War Memorial Theatre, April 30

Indian Ink presents The Pickle King: Sublime and ridiculous, simple and profound; Indian Ink bring a play about love, death and what is worth preserving. War Memorial Theatre, May 10-12 (7.30pm)

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).

Mystic Time Bird: New Zealand comedian and actor Rhys Darby turns to ancient, mysticism to find answers to the world’s never-ending dilemma. War Memorial Theatre, August 14 (8pm)

At the flicks

DOME CINEMA

The Innocents: A female doctor, working for the French Red Cross in Poland in December 1945, is asked by a nun to go to the convent, where the doctor helps a woman give birth. She returns the following day and finds several nuns are pregnant because Soviet soldiers raped them. The doctor’s decision to help the nuns is complicated by the Mother Superior’s desire to keep the pregnancies secret.

Jackie: Portrait of First Lady Jackie Kennedy, with Natalie Portman in the title role.

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.

Toni Erdmann: German-Austrian comedy-drama that follows a father’s offbeat attempts to reconnect with a daughter consumed by her work.

ODEON MULTIPLEX

Gary of the Pacific: First feature film from creative collective thedownlowconcept. Joss Thomson plays a struggling real estate agent who, while striving to offer his girlfriend her dream wedding, becomes chief of his family’s sinking Pacific island.

A Cure for Wellness: A psychological horror-thriller in which a young American executive is sent to a mysterious rehabilitation centre in the Swiss Alps, where the facility’s director has dark designs on one of the patients.

Met Opera: L’Amour de Loin: Finnish composer Kaija Saariaho’s breakthrough opera was first seen in the year 2000. The Met Opera production features glimmering ribbons of LED lights that extend across the length of the stage and over the orchestra pit. Eric Owens is the knight on a quest of love, and Susanna Phillips is his distant lover.

Kong: Skull Island (2D, 3D): A secretive organisation finds an island identified as the origin for new species. An expedition reveals that a giant ape, Kong, is at the centre of a battle against predators responsible for wiping out his kind. Stars Tom Hiddleston, Samuel L. Jackson and John Goodman.

Alone in Berlin: War drama based on a Hans Fallada novel about a bereaved German couple who write postcards urging people to protest against the Nazis. Stars Emma Thompson, Brendan Gleeson and Daniel Bruhl.

Logan: The 10th X-Men film, and third and supposedly final Wolverine movie. Hugh Jackman, Patrick Stewart, Richard E. Grant and Stephen Merchant star. Ageing Wolverine drawn back into action to help one of his kind.

Before I Fall: High school senior (Zoey Deutch) may be reliving the last day of her life until she gets it right, as she tries to figure out things. Based on novel by Lauren Oliver.

T2 Trainspotting: Director Danny Boyle’s sequel to his 1996 film. Loosely based on Irvine Welsh’s Trainspotting sequel, Porno. With original Trainspotting stars Ewan McGregor, Ewen Bremner, Jonny Lee Miller, Robert Carlyle and Kelly Macdonald.

Hidden Figures: Three African-American women provide mathematical data for early space missions.

Lion: An Indian boy separated from his family seeks them from thousands of kilometres away.

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 tomorrow.

Te Whetu Art Gallery: A range of work by Tolaga Bay artists, from acrylic and oil paintings depicting landscapes, figures and more conceptual imagery, to sculpted kowhai flowers and planter pots.

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 in a 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; works by John Roy; Gladstone Road: Photos celebrating Gisborne’s main drag.

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
Haahi

Exhibition by Tairawhiti artists, 5.30pm, March 22, Tupara Gallery


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