Gig guide

Gigs, movies and exhibitions for this week and beyond

Gigs, movies and exhibitions for this week and beyond

The Topp Twins perform 'Heading for the Hills' at the War Memorial Theatre on Friday, October 13.

This week

The Topp Twins Heading for the Hills: War Memorial Theatre, tomorrow (7.30pm).

Auckland Piano Trio: James Jin, violin, James Sang-oh Yoo, cello, Xing Wang, piano. St Andrew’s Church, tomorrow (7.30pm) Adults $30, students $10 at the door.

Barleycorn: A&P Show wine and food area, October 14 (10am-12pm).

Rata-Tui Duo: Julien Hainsworth on baroque cello, Chris Hainsworth on organ and harpsichord, St Andrew’s Church, October 16 (7.30pm), $20, children $5.

Coming up

Ardijah: Cosmopolitan Club, October 20, (8.30pm) $30 presales, $40 door. Tickets from venue or www.ticketspace.co.nz

R&V Soundcheck, featuring Chores, Witters, Crafty BBSS: Soho Bar, October 20 (9pm).

The Boomshack Band: Dome Room, October 22 (9pm) Presales The Aviary $15 (cash only), $20 at door.

Gisborne Boys’ High School Band: Cosmopolitan Club, October 27, (8pm).

Bravo Bravissimo: Cancer Society black tie benefit. War Memorial Theatre, October 27, (7.30pm).

The Deadest, Halloween dress-up: featuring Harbinger, Shadows in the Darkness and Fuzebox. Smash Palace, October 28.

Gisborne Choral Society: presents The Creation by Josef Haydn. Accompanied by the Gisborne Civic Orchestra. St Andrew’s Church, October 29 (2pm). $20 adults, $5 students.

Big Daddy Wilson and band: Dome Room, October 29 (3pm) Eventfinda $30, door $35.

Stars in their eyes: Sixteen everyday people will become 16 well known entertainers to raise funds for Women’s Refuge and Tauawhi Gisborne. War Memorial Theatre, November 4 (3pm and 7.30pm).

Pianists Jun Bouterey-Ishido and Tony Chen Lin: A concert for four hands. Tiromoana, November 6 (7.30pm). Tickets at door $25.

Vallkyrie: With support act Rugged and Wylde Dome Room, November 9 (8pm), $10 at door.

Isla Grant in concert: War Memorial Theatre, Sunday November 12 (7.30pm).

Michael Houstoun: Tiromoana, November 15. Only 70 tickets, $35 and $10 for students. Call 868 6443 for bookings.

Nanogirl Live: Spark NZ and Auckland University present a live science spectacular. War Memorial Theatre, Tuesday November 21 (5pm and 7pm).

At the flicks

DOME CINEMA

Lady Macbeth: In mid-19th century rural England, a woman trapped in a loveless marriage to a much older man begins a passionate affair with a man her own age, and stops at nothing to get what she wants.

The Changeover: Film adaptation of Margaret Mahy young adults’ novel, set in Christchurch and starring Erana James, Melanie Lynskey, Lucy Lawless, Kate Harcourt and British actor Timothy Spall. A troubled teenager must “change over” and become a witch in order to save her little brother from an evil ancient spirit.

Spookers: Florian Habicht documentary about the horror theme park occupying the old Kingseat psychiatric hospital.

A Date for Mad Mary: Mary’s best friend is getting married and she is to be maid of honour. Denied a “plus one” invitation because her friend says she probably couldn’t find a date, Mary sets out to prove her wrong.

ODEON MULTIPLEX

The Mountain Between Us: Idris Elba and Kate Winslet star as survivors of a light-plane crash in the mountains. When they realise help is not coming, they embark on a perilous journey across hundreds of kilometres of wilderness, discovering reserves of strength they never suspected they had. Also stars Beau Bridges and Dermot Mulroney.

Happy Death Day: A sort of scary Groundhog Day . . . a college girl is killed on her birthday, but keeps waking up the previous morning. She then sets out to find the killer to stop her own murder. Stars Jessica Rothe and Israel Broussard. Directed by Christopher B. Landon, son of the late Michael Landon (Little House on the Prairie, Little Joe in Bonanza) and director and co-writer of Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse.

Blade Runner 2049: Thirty years after the events of the 1982 classic, a new blade runner, LAPD Officer K (Ryan Gosling) unearths a secret that has the potential to plunge what’s left of society into chaos. K must seek out long-missing former blade runner Rick Deckard (Harrison Ford).

Battle of the Sexes: Emma Stone is women’s tennis great Billie Jean King and Steve Carell is hustler and former Wimbledon champion Bobby Riggs in a film based on their 1973 landmark match.

Flatliners: Twenty-eight years after Nelson Wright (Kiefer Sutherland) survived his experiments of near-death experiences, a group of medical students do the same.

Captain Underpants: Animated movie about two comic-book-writing friends who hypnotise their mean-spirited school principal into believing he is Captain Underpants, whose only superpower is stupidity.

Kingsman — The Golden Circle: The agents join their American counterparts, Statesman, to counter a worldwide threat. Stars Taron Egerton, Mark Strong, Julianne Moore, Colin Firth, Halle Berry and Elton John.

The Lego Ninjago Movie: Spin-off from The Lego Movie. Lloyd Garmadon leads teenagers trained by an old ninja master to protect the city.

The Emoji Movie: Gene lives in a digital city inside the phone of his user. A multi-expressional emoji, Gene just wants to be normal.

Victoria & Abdul: Queen Victoria (Judi Dench) and young Indian clerk Abdul Karim (Ali Fazal) form a friendship that the royal household and inner circle try to destroy.

Visual arts

Gisborne Artists’ Society: One day print-making workshop at the Lysnar House studios on Saturday with New Zealand Print Council president Kathy Boyle. To enrol, email Teressa at ben.teressa@vodafone.co.nz or normanmaclean@ihug.co.nz. The cost of the workshop is $40.


Exhibitions

Reflections — Rhythm & Vines 15th Anniversary Exhibition: Paul Nache Gallery, opens October 20, 5.30pm.

Paul Nache Gallery: James Ormsby, drawings.

Toi hou kura: He atua! He tangata! exhibition.

Tairawhiti Museum: Te Ha Art awards and exhibition. Mo Te Empaea — artworks based on Maori Pioneer Battalion serviceman Tawhai Tamepo’s WW1 war diaries and war in general, opens tonight; contemporary tattoo designs - Sarah Kane-Matete’s solo show in collaboration with Levin-based photographer Renee-Leala Tiumalu-fa le.

Verve Cafe: Works by Lytton High School students and art teacher Johnny Poi.

Zest Cafe: Photographs by Shayryn Dunn.

Muirs Bookshop Cafe: Lottie-Lu postage stamp work by Janine McDiarmid.


Something on? Let The Guide know at guide@gisborneherald.co.nz, or call 869-0630.

This week

The Topp Twins Heading for the Hills: War Memorial Theatre, tomorrow (7.30pm).

Auckland Piano Trio: James Jin, violin, James Sang-oh Yoo, cello, Xing Wang, piano. St Andrew’s Church, tomorrow (7.30pm) Adults $30, students $10 at the door.

Barleycorn: A&P Show wine and food area, October 14 (10am-12pm).

Rata-Tui Duo: Julien Hainsworth on baroque cello, Chris Hainsworth on organ and harpsichord, St Andrew’s Church, October 16 (7.30pm), $20, children $5.

Coming up

Ardijah: Cosmopolitan Club, October 20, (8.30pm) $30 presales, $40 door. Tickets from venue or www.ticketspace.co.nz

R&V Soundcheck, featuring Chores, Witters, Crafty BBSS: Soho Bar, October 20 (9pm).

The Boomshack Band: Dome Room, October 22 (9pm) Presales The Aviary $15 (cash only), $20 at door.

Gisborne Boys’ High School Band: Cosmopolitan Club, October 27, (8pm).

Bravo Bravissimo: Cancer Society black tie benefit. War Memorial Theatre, October 27, (7.30pm).

The Deadest, Halloween dress-up: featuring Harbinger, Shadows in the Darkness and Fuzebox. Smash Palace, October 28.

Gisborne Choral Society: presents The Creation by Josef Haydn. Accompanied by the Gisborne Civic Orchestra. St Andrew’s Church, October 29 (2pm). $20 adults, $5 students.

Big Daddy Wilson and band: Dome Room, October 29 (3pm) Eventfinda $30, door $35.

Stars in their eyes: Sixteen everyday people will become 16 well known entertainers to raise funds for Women’s Refuge and Tauawhi Gisborne. War Memorial Theatre, November 4 (3pm and 7.30pm).

Pianists Jun Bouterey-Ishido and Tony Chen Lin: A concert for four hands. Tiromoana, November 6 (7.30pm). Tickets at door $25.

Vallkyrie: With support act Rugged and Wylde Dome Room, November 9 (8pm), $10 at door.

Isla Grant in concert: War Memorial Theatre, Sunday November 12 (7.30pm).

Michael Houstoun: Tiromoana, November 15. Only 70 tickets, $35 and $10 for students. Call 868 6443 for bookings.

Nanogirl Live: Spark NZ and Auckland University present a live science spectacular. War Memorial Theatre, Tuesday November 21 (5pm and 7pm).

At the flicks

DOME CINEMA

Lady Macbeth: In mid-19th century rural England, a woman trapped in a loveless marriage to a much older man begins a passionate affair with a man her own age, and stops at nothing to get what she wants.

The Changeover: Film adaptation of Margaret Mahy young adults’ novel, set in Christchurch and starring Erana James, Melanie Lynskey, Lucy Lawless, Kate Harcourt and British actor Timothy Spall. A troubled teenager must “change over” and become a witch in order to save her little brother from an evil ancient spirit.

Spookers: Florian Habicht documentary about the horror theme park occupying the old Kingseat psychiatric hospital.

A Date for Mad Mary: Mary’s best friend is getting married and she is to be maid of honour. Denied a “plus one” invitation because her friend says she probably couldn’t find a date, Mary sets out to prove her wrong.

ODEON MULTIPLEX

The Mountain Between Us: Idris Elba and Kate Winslet star as survivors of a light-plane crash in the mountains. When they realise help is not coming, they embark on a perilous journey across hundreds of kilometres of wilderness, discovering reserves of strength they never suspected they had. Also stars Beau Bridges and Dermot Mulroney.

Happy Death Day: A sort of scary Groundhog Day . . . a college girl is killed on her birthday, but keeps waking up the previous morning. She then sets out to find the killer to stop her own murder. Stars Jessica Rothe and Israel Broussard. Directed by Christopher B. Landon, son of the late Michael Landon (Little House on the Prairie, Little Joe in Bonanza) and director and co-writer of Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse.

Blade Runner 2049: Thirty years after the events of the 1982 classic, a new blade runner, LAPD Officer K (Ryan Gosling) unearths a secret that has the potential to plunge what’s left of society into chaos. K must seek out long-missing former blade runner Rick Deckard (Harrison Ford).

Battle of the Sexes: Emma Stone is women’s tennis great Billie Jean King and Steve Carell is hustler and former Wimbledon champion Bobby Riggs in a film based on their 1973 landmark match.

Flatliners: Twenty-eight years after Nelson Wright (Kiefer Sutherland) survived his experiments of near-death experiences, a group of medical students do the same.

Captain Underpants: Animated movie about two comic-book-writing friends who hypnotise their mean-spirited school principal into believing he is Captain Underpants, whose only superpower is stupidity.

Kingsman — The Golden Circle: The agents join their American counterparts, Statesman, to counter a worldwide threat. Stars Taron Egerton, Mark Strong, Julianne Moore, Colin Firth, Halle Berry and Elton John.

The Lego Ninjago Movie: Spin-off from The Lego Movie. Lloyd Garmadon leads teenagers trained by an old ninja master to protect the city.

The Emoji Movie: Gene lives in a digital city inside the phone of his user. A multi-expressional emoji, Gene just wants to be normal.

Victoria & Abdul: Queen Victoria (Judi Dench) and young Indian clerk Abdul Karim (Ali Fazal) form a friendship that the royal household and inner circle try to destroy.

Visual arts

Gisborne Artists’ Society: One day print-making workshop at the Lysnar House studios on Saturday with New Zealand Print Council president Kathy Boyle. To enrol, email Teressa at ben.teressa@vodafone.co.nz or normanmaclean@ihug.co.nz. The cost of the workshop is $40.


Exhibitions

Reflections — Rhythm & Vines 15th Anniversary Exhibition: Paul Nache Gallery, opens October 20, 5.30pm.

Paul Nache Gallery: James Ormsby, drawings.

Toi hou kura: He atua! He tangata! exhibition.

Tairawhiti Museum: Te Ha Art awards and exhibition. Mo Te Empaea — artworks based on Maori Pioneer Battalion serviceman Tawhai Tamepo’s WW1 war diaries and war in general, opens tonight; contemporary tattoo designs - Sarah Kane-Matete’s solo show in collaboration with Levin-based photographer Renee-Leala Tiumalu-fa le.

Verve Cafe: Works by Lytton High School students and art teacher Johnny Poi.

Zest Cafe: Photographs by Shayryn Dunn.

Muirs Bookshop Cafe: Lottie-Lu postage stamp work by Janine McDiarmid.


Something on? Let The Guide know at guide@gisborneherald.co.nz, or call 869-0630.

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