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What's going on around town?

What's going on around town?

Mike King and his fellow I Am Hope Tour scooter riders will be in Gisborne on Friday March 23, as they make their way from Cape Reinga to Bluff, raising suicide awareness along the way. Picture supplied

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

This week

Pecha Kucha Volume 20: A night of intriguing entertainment with 20 images in 20 seconds. Smash Palace, tomorrow, (5.30pm).

Build-a-Band: Turn up and jam. Smash Palace, tomorrow (8pm).

Tahi Paenga: Gisborne solo musician performs at the Cosmopolitan Club, tomorrow (8.30pm).

The D4, Jon Toogood, Sit Down in Front: Rocking out at Smash Palace, Saturday (9pm). Tickets are $40 plus booking fee from www.undertheradar.co.nz

Operatunity presents Rat Pack Returns: Three talented young singers: My Way, Fly Me to the Moon and more, War Memorial Theatre Wednesday, (11am-1pm). Tickets: Ph 0508 266 237 or www.operatunity.co.nz

Coming up

St Patrick’s Day entertainment: Barleycorn play at lunchtime, other bands through the day. Wear green. The Rivers, Reads Quay, starting at 12 noon. March 17.

Subset BC plus DJs Missing Link and Subsekretary: The Dome Bar, March 17. $10 at door (8.30pm).

Gisborne Orphans Club concert: Senior Citizens Hall, Grey St. Free, supper provided, refreshments available. All welcome. March 21 (7.30pm-11pm).

Mike King — I am Hope: Mike tells his story, being bullied, becoming a bully and how he became one of New Zealand’s best know comedians. War Memorial Theatre, March 23, free (5-7pm).

Gisborne Ukelele Underground: Uke or experience not essential. Clyde Hotel, Marine Parade, Wairoa. $5. Note change of venue and location. March 23 (7pm).

IRB: Three-piece cover band perform at the Cosmopolitan Club, March 23, (8pm).

The Marriage of Figaro, One Crazy Day: Presented by Wanderlust Opera. War Memorial Theatre, March 31 (7.30pm).

Poverty Bay Blues night: Dome Room at the Poverty Bay Club. Doors open 7pm, bands start 8pm. $5 door sales. R18.

Timeless Treasures: Gisborne Choral Society concert tracking folk tunes through the ages. St Andrew’s Church, Cobden St. Sunday, April 9 (2pm).

Heath Franklin’s Chopper — ‘Bogan Jesus’: Star of 7 Days brings his Ocker humour, and moustache, to Gisborne. War Memorial Theatre, May 2 (7.30pm).

The Nutcracker: Performed by Moscow Ballet La Classique. War Memorial Theatre, May 7-8 (7.30pm).

Exhibitions

Dreamspace: Exhibition of works by Peter Harris, 61 Carnarvon Street.

Tairawhiti Museum: The Company of Potters which explores creative/social relations linking three kilns and New Zealand ceramicists, runs until April 15. My Language of Pattern and Colour — Watercolours by Gisborne artist Jan Linklater, runs until April 8. Paintings by Rosemary Parcell. Horse riding and dressage influence her work — opens on March 2. Da Vinci Machines and Robotics — opens on March 9. This award-winning exhibition invites visitors to delve into the mind of Renaissance artist, scientist and inventor Leonardo da Vinci and showcases many of his iconic inventions.

Te Kurahuna: Traditional Maori arts exhibition at Te Whare Wananga o Te Kurahuna, 75a Peel Street.

Te Kuwatawata gallery: Te Whare Ripene, an exhibition of ribbon weaving by Te Aitanga a Hauiti artists.

Paul Nache Gallery: Paintings by Evan Woodruffe.

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

At the flicks

Dome Cinema

Grace Jones: Bloodlight and Bami: Documentary portrait of the Jamaican singer, model and actress Grace Jones. Directed by Sophie Fiennes, the film explores her private and public personas, and includes performance footage and interviews with family members.

Loving Vincent: Each of this film’s 65,000 frames is an oil painting on canvas. A team of 125 painters, working in the style of Vincent van Gogh, thus created an animated biographical drama about the artist.

The Square: The Square, “a sanctuary of trust and caring”, is the central work of an exhibition that Christian, curator of a Stockholm art museum, must ensure is promoted to best effect. But a controversial YouTube clip means Christian’s professional and personal lives enter crisis at the same time.

Odeon Multiplex

The Shape of Water: Oscar winner for best picture, director (Guillermo del Toro), production design and original score. A mute custodian at a high-security government laboratory falls in love with a captured human-amphibian creature. Stars Sally Hawkins.

The Mercy: Film based on true story about attempt by sailor Donald Crowhurst (Colin Firth) to complete the Golden Globe Race in 1968 and subsequent attempts to cover up his failure. Also stars Rachel Weisz and David Thewlis.

Red Sparrow: Jennifer Lawrence is a Russian ballerina who suffers a career-ending injury and is recruited by Sparrow School, a secret intelligence service that trains exceptional young people to use their bodies and minds as weapons. She emerges as the most dangerous Sparrow ever produced; then a CIA agent tries to convince her she can trust only him.

Winchester: Helen Mirren plays the heiress to a fortune built on a repeating rifle. Eighty kilometres out of San Francisco, the widow of a gun manufacturer builds a huge mansion to try to help the ghosts of those killed by the Winchester rifle.

Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool: Film based on a memoir by Peter Turner about his love affair with fading film star Gloria Grahame in 1970s Liverpool, and her diagnosis with cancer. Stars Annette Bening, Jamie Bell, Vanessa Redgrave and Julie Walters.

Game Night: Max and Annie’s weekly game night gets a boost when Max’s brother Brooks stages a murder mystery party. But is Brooks’s kidnapping part of the game?

Finding Your Feet: Imelda Staunton, Celia Imrie, Timothy Spall and Joanna Lumley star in the story of Sandra, who discovers her husband of 40 years is having an affair with her best friend. Sandra seeks refuge in London with an estranged elder sister.

Black Panther: The heir to the kingdom of Wakanda returns to the isolated, technologically advanced African nation to take up the throne, but troubles are in store.

Lady Bird: Coming-of-age comedy-drama about a girl and her turbulent relationship with her mother.

Broken: A former gang leader must choose forgiveness or revenge when his daughter is murdered by a rival gang.

Ferdinand: Torn from his home, Ferdinand the bull rallies a misfit team to help him return.

The Greatest Showman: Musical inspired by life of P. T. Barnum.

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

Pecha Kucha Volume 20: A night of intriguing entertainment with 20 images in 20 seconds. Smash Palace, tomorrow, (5.30pm).

Build-a-Band: Turn up and jam. Smash Palace, tomorrow (8pm).

Tahi Paenga: Gisborne solo musician performs at the Cosmopolitan Club, tomorrow (8.30pm).

The D4, Jon Toogood, Sit Down in Front: Rocking out at Smash Palace, Saturday (9pm). Tickets are $40 plus booking fee from www.undertheradar.co.nz

Operatunity presents Rat Pack Returns: Three talented young singers: My Way, Fly Me to the Moon and more, War Memorial Theatre Wednesday, (11am-1pm). Tickets: Ph 0508 266 237 or www.operatunity.co.nz

Coming up

St Patrick’s Day entertainment: Barleycorn play at lunchtime, other bands through the day. Wear green. The Rivers, Reads Quay, starting at 12 noon. March 17.

Subset BC plus DJs Missing Link and Subsekretary: The Dome Bar, March 17. $10 at door (8.30pm).

Gisborne Orphans Club concert: Senior Citizens Hall, Grey St. Free, supper provided, refreshments available. All welcome. March 21 (7.30pm-11pm).

Mike King — I am Hope: Mike tells his story, being bullied, becoming a bully and how he became one of New Zealand’s best know comedians. War Memorial Theatre, March 23, free (5-7pm).

Gisborne Ukelele Underground: Uke or experience not essential. Clyde Hotel, Marine Parade, Wairoa. $5. Note change of venue and location. March 23 (7pm).

IRB: Three-piece cover band perform at the Cosmopolitan Club, March 23, (8pm).

The Marriage of Figaro, One Crazy Day: Presented by Wanderlust Opera. War Memorial Theatre, March 31 (7.30pm).

Poverty Bay Blues night: Dome Room at the Poverty Bay Club. Doors open 7pm, bands start 8pm. $5 door sales. R18.

Timeless Treasures: Gisborne Choral Society concert tracking folk tunes through the ages. St Andrew’s Church, Cobden St. Sunday, April 9 (2pm).

Heath Franklin’s Chopper — ‘Bogan Jesus’: Star of 7 Days brings his Ocker humour, and moustache, to Gisborne. War Memorial Theatre, May 2 (7.30pm).

The Nutcracker: Performed by Moscow Ballet La Classique. War Memorial Theatre, May 7-8 (7.30pm).

Exhibitions

Dreamspace: Exhibition of works by Peter Harris, 61 Carnarvon Street.

Tairawhiti Museum: The Company of Potters which explores creative/social relations linking three kilns and New Zealand ceramicists, runs until April 15. My Language of Pattern and Colour — Watercolours by Gisborne artist Jan Linklater, runs until April 8. Paintings by Rosemary Parcell. Horse riding and dressage influence her work — opens on March 2. Da Vinci Machines and Robotics — opens on March 9. This award-winning exhibition invites visitors to delve into the mind of Renaissance artist, scientist and inventor Leonardo da Vinci and showcases many of his iconic inventions.

Te Kurahuna: Traditional Maori arts exhibition at Te Whare Wananga o Te Kurahuna, 75a Peel Street.

Te Kuwatawata gallery: Te Whare Ripene, an exhibition of ribbon weaving by Te Aitanga a Hauiti artists.

Paul Nache Gallery: Paintings by Evan Woodruffe.

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

At the flicks

Dome Cinema

Grace Jones: Bloodlight and Bami: Documentary portrait of the Jamaican singer, model and actress Grace Jones. Directed by Sophie Fiennes, the film explores her private and public personas, and includes performance footage and interviews with family members.

Loving Vincent: Each of this film’s 65,000 frames is an oil painting on canvas. A team of 125 painters, working in the style of Vincent van Gogh, thus created an animated biographical drama about the artist.

The Square: The Square, “a sanctuary of trust and caring”, is the central work of an exhibition that Christian, curator of a Stockholm art museum, must ensure is promoted to best effect. But a controversial YouTube clip means Christian’s professional and personal lives enter crisis at the same time.

Odeon Multiplex

The Shape of Water: Oscar winner for best picture, director (Guillermo del Toro), production design and original score. A mute custodian at a high-security government laboratory falls in love with a captured human-amphibian creature. Stars Sally Hawkins.

The Mercy: Film based on true story about attempt by sailor Donald Crowhurst (Colin Firth) to complete the Golden Globe Race in 1968 and subsequent attempts to cover up his failure. Also stars Rachel Weisz and David Thewlis.

Red Sparrow: Jennifer Lawrence is a Russian ballerina who suffers a career-ending injury and is recruited by Sparrow School, a secret intelligence service that trains exceptional young people to use their bodies and minds as weapons. She emerges as the most dangerous Sparrow ever produced; then a CIA agent tries to convince her she can trust only him.

Winchester: Helen Mirren plays the heiress to a fortune built on a repeating rifle. Eighty kilometres out of San Francisco, the widow of a gun manufacturer builds a huge mansion to try to help the ghosts of those killed by the Winchester rifle.

Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool: Film based on a memoir by Peter Turner about his love affair with fading film star Gloria Grahame in 1970s Liverpool, and her diagnosis with cancer. Stars Annette Bening, Jamie Bell, Vanessa Redgrave and Julie Walters.

Game Night: Max and Annie’s weekly game night gets a boost when Max’s brother Brooks stages a murder mystery party. But is Brooks’s kidnapping part of the game?

Finding Your Feet: Imelda Staunton, Celia Imrie, Timothy Spall and Joanna Lumley star in the story of Sandra, who discovers her husband of 40 years is having an affair with her best friend. Sandra seeks refuge in London with an estranged elder sister.

Black Panther: The heir to the kingdom of Wakanda returns to the isolated, technologically advanced African nation to take up the throne, but troubles are in store.

Lady Bird: Coming-of-age comedy-drama about a girl and her turbulent relationship with her mother.

Broken: A former gang leader must choose forgiveness or revenge when his daughter is murdered by a rival gang.

Ferdinand: Torn from his home, Ferdinand the bull rallies a misfit team to help him return.

The Greatest Showman: Musical inspired by life of P. T. Barnum.

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

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