Gig Guide

What's going on over Easter and beyond?

What's going on over Easter and beyond?

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

This weekend

Paul Jackson, acoustic guitarist: Wrights Vineyard and Winery, Saturday, (1.30pm).

The Wave featuring TDK & REI: Dome Room, Saturday (6pm), Tickets presale 7th Rose Tattoo Studio $20 or at the door $25.

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

Penny Ashton presents Olive Copperbottom - A Dickensian Tale of Love, Gin and the Pox: Dome Room, Sunday, (8pm). Tickets $30 from The Aviary, PBC and Gisborne i-SITE.

Joel Fafard performs Southern roots and blues: EastEnd Café, Wairoa,Tuesday (7.30pm). $20 from the café.

Poverty Bay Blues Club night: Guest artist the Jan Preston Duo, the Dome Room, Tuesday, (8pm).Tickets $10 at the door.

Musica Viva presents Tony Chen Lin and Jun Hong Loh: Tiromoana, 41 Winifred Street, Okitu, Wednesday, April 4 (7.30pm) $30 adults, $10 students.

Coming up

Barleycorn: Celebrate the launch of new album, All at Sea, Gisborne Bowling Club, 28 Wainui Road. April 6, (7pm).Tickets $5 from sarah@454.net.nz, door sales.

Blues and soul with Shaun Kirk: Support act Son and Rise. The Dome, April 6 (8pm). Tickets $15+bf from www.shaunkirk.com/tour or $20 from The Aviary.

111: Tauranga covers band, Cosmopolitan Club, April 6 (8pm) $5.

St Andrew’s Concert Series: City of Gisborne Highland Pipe Band perform a Concert of Scottish and Irish music with Madra Dubh Celtic Band, Highland Dancers, and a guest solo piper. Admission free, koha to performers. St Andrew’s Church, April 8 (2pm).

Operatunity — Because You Asked For It: War Memorial Theatre, April 11, (11am). Tickets from Eventfinda.co.nz

Hobnail Blue Sky Songs Tour: Classic celtic country folk performed live. April 19, Dome Room, (8-10.30pm). Tickets $20 plus booking fee from Eventfinda.co.nz.

The Timeliners on Tour: Neil Worboys, Maurice Priestley and Stephen Carlyle play acoustic rootsy blues. April 27. Smash Palace, 24 Banks St, (6-8pm), free, R18.

10 guitars tribute show: Cosmopolitan Club, April 27 (8pm) $15 for members, $20 for non-members.

Theatre

Popcorn, by Ben Elton: Unity Theatre April 13-20. Tickets $20 from i-Site.

Exhibitions

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. Da Vinci Machines and Robotics. This award-winning exhibition invites visitors to delve into the mind of artist, scientist and inventor Leonardo da Vinci

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.

Verve Cafe: Views from the Trophy Room. Photographs by Ray Teutenberg of works by Conor Jeory

Muirs Bookshop Cafe: Works by Kath McLaughlin.

Zest Cafe: Paintings by Virginia Pahura.

At the flicks

Odeon Multiplex

Blockers: A trio of parents try to stop their daughters from having sex on prom night. Stars Leslie Mann, Ike Barinholtz and John Cena.

Early Man: Stop-motion animated comedy about stone age valley dwellers defending their land from bronze-using invaders in a football match. Voice cast includes Eddie Redmayne, Tom Hiddleston, Maisie Williams and Timothy Spall.

Love, Simon: Romantic comedy-drama about a gay teenage boy trying to balance the conflicting demands of friends, family and a blackmailer threatening to out him to his schoolmates, while trying to discover the identity of a classmate he has fallen in love with online.

Peter Rabbit: Beatrix Potter’s mischievous rabbit gets a live action/computer-animated update. Rose Byrne, Domhnall Gleeson and Sam Neill feature in the live-action cast. Voice cast for the animation includes James Corden as Peter Rabbit, Margot Robbie, Rachel Ward and Bryan Brown.

Ready Player One (2D, 3D): Steven Spielberg directed and co-produced this adaptation of Ernest Cline’s 2011 novel. In 2045, much of humanity uses virtual reality software OASIS to engage in work and play, because the desolation of the real world is too much to cope with. Teenager Wade Watts (Tye Sheridan) discovers clues to a hidden game in the program.

Pacific Rim Uprising: Science-fiction action film that is a sequel to the 2013 Pacific Rim film by Guillermo del Toro. This time round, del Toro is one of the producers, having made way for Steven S. DeKnight to direct. Ten years after the Battle of the Breach, a mysterious organisation has reopened the Breach for the Kaiju.

Mary Magdalene: Rooney Mara has the title role, and Joaquin Phoenix plays Jesus in a retelling of an old story from an unfamiliar angle. Chiwetel Ejiofor plays Peter and Tahar Rahim reportedly burns up the screen as Judas.

The Death of Stalin: Film — banned in Russia, Kyrgyzstan, Azerbaijan and Kazakhstan — satirising the power struggles following the death of Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin. Stars Steve Buscemi, Simon Russell Beale, Paddy Considine and Michael Palin.

Tomb Raider: Reboot of Tomb Raider series, with Alicia Vikander as Lara Croft, who embarks on a perilous journey to her father’s last-known destination to try to solve the mystery of his disappearance.

Finding Your Feet: Imelda Staunton stars as Sandra, who seeks refuge from marital problems by going to stay with an estranged elder sister (Celia Imrie) in London.

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.

Dome cinema

The Divine Order: Nora, a village housewife and mother, advocates for women’s suffrage in Switzerland ahead of a referendum on women getting the vote. Political and religious leaders in Switzerland cited the Divine Order as the reason women did not have the right to vote as late as 1970. They secured it in 1971.

Earth: One Amazing Day: Robert Redford narrates a documentary from BBC Earth Films that tracks the sun over a single day from the highest mountains to remote islands to exotic jungles, highlighting the wonder of the natural world.

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 weekend

Paul Jackson, acoustic guitarist: Wrights Vineyard and Winery, Saturday, (1.30pm).

The Wave featuring TDK & REI: Dome Room, Saturday (6pm), Tickets presale 7th Rose Tattoo Studio $20 or at the door $25.

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

Penny Ashton presents Olive Copperbottom - A Dickensian Tale of Love, Gin and the Pox: Dome Room, Sunday, (8pm). Tickets $30 from The Aviary, PBC and Gisborne i-SITE.

Joel Fafard performs Southern roots and blues: EastEnd Café, Wairoa,Tuesday (7.30pm). $20 from the café.

Poverty Bay Blues Club night: Guest artist the Jan Preston Duo, the Dome Room, Tuesday, (8pm).Tickets $10 at the door.

Musica Viva presents Tony Chen Lin and Jun Hong Loh: Tiromoana, 41 Winifred Street, Okitu, Wednesday, April 4 (7.30pm) $30 adults, $10 students.

Coming up

Barleycorn: Celebrate the launch of new album, All at Sea, Gisborne Bowling Club, 28 Wainui Road. April 6, (7pm).Tickets $5 from sarah@454.net.nz, door sales.

Blues and soul with Shaun Kirk: Support act Son and Rise. The Dome, April 6 (8pm). Tickets $15+bf from www.shaunkirk.com/tour or $20 from The Aviary.

111: Tauranga covers band, Cosmopolitan Club, April 6 (8pm) $5.

St Andrew’s Concert Series: City of Gisborne Highland Pipe Band perform a Concert of Scottish and Irish music with Madra Dubh Celtic Band, Highland Dancers, and a guest solo piper. Admission free, koha to performers. St Andrew’s Church, April 8 (2pm).

Operatunity — Because You Asked For It: War Memorial Theatre, April 11, (11am). Tickets from Eventfinda.co.nz

Hobnail Blue Sky Songs Tour: Classic celtic country folk performed live. April 19, Dome Room, (8-10.30pm). Tickets $20 plus booking fee from Eventfinda.co.nz.

The Timeliners on Tour: Neil Worboys, Maurice Priestley and Stephen Carlyle play acoustic rootsy blues. April 27. Smash Palace, 24 Banks St, (6-8pm), free, R18.

10 guitars tribute show: Cosmopolitan Club, April 27 (8pm) $15 for members, $20 for non-members.

Theatre

Popcorn, by Ben Elton: Unity Theatre April 13-20. Tickets $20 from i-Site.

Exhibitions

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. Da Vinci Machines and Robotics. This award-winning exhibition invites visitors to delve into the mind of artist, scientist and inventor Leonardo da Vinci

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.

Verve Cafe: Views from the Trophy Room. Photographs by Ray Teutenberg of works by Conor Jeory

Muirs Bookshop Cafe: Works by Kath McLaughlin.

Zest Cafe: Paintings by Virginia Pahura.

At the flicks

Odeon Multiplex

Blockers: A trio of parents try to stop their daughters from having sex on prom night. Stars Leslie Mann, Ike Barinholtz and John Cena.

Early Man: Stop-motion animated comedy about stone age valley dwellers defending their land from bronze-using invaders in a football match. Voice cast includes Eddie Redmayne, Tom Hiddleston, Maisie Williams and Timothy Spall.

Love, Simon: Romantic comedy-drama about a gay teenage boy trying to balance the conflicting demands of friends, family and a blackmailer threatening to out him to his schoolmates, while trying to discover the identity of a classmate he has fallen in love with online.

Peter Rabbit: Beatrix Potter’s mischievous rabbit gets a live action/computer-animated update. Rose Byrne, Domhnall Gleeson and Sam Neill feature in the live-action cast. Voice cast for the animation includes James Corden as Peter Rabbit, Margot Robbie, Rachel Ward and Bryan Brown.

Ready Player One (2D, 3D): Steven Spielberg directed and co-produced this adaptation of Ernest Cline’s 2011 novel. In 2045, much of humanity uses virtual reality software OASIS to engage in work and play, because the desolation of the real world is too much to cope with. Teenager Wade Watts (Tye Sheridan) discovers clues to a hidden game in the program.

Pacific Rim Uprising: Science-fiction action film that is a sequel to the 2013 Pacific Rim film by Guillermo del Toro. This time round, del Toro is one of the producers, having made way for Steven S. DeKnight to direct. Ten years after the Battle of the Breach, a mysterious organisation has reopened the Breach for the Kaiju.

Mary Magdalene: Rooney Mara has the title role, and Joaquin Phoenix plays Jesus in a retelling of an old story from an unfamiliar angle. Chiwetel Ejiofor plays Peter and Tahar Rahim reportedly burns up the screen as Judas.

The Death of Stalin: Film — banned in Russia, Kyrgyzstan, Azerbaijan and Kazakhstan — satirising the power struggles following the death of Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin. Stars Steve Buscemi, Simon Russell Beale, Paddy Considine and Michael Palin.

Tomb Raider: Reboot of Tomb Raider series, with Alicia Vikander as Lara Croft, who embarks on a perilous journey to her father’s last-known destination to try to solve the mystery of his disappearance.

Finding Your Feet: Imelda Staunton stars as Sandra, who seeks refuge from marital problems by going to stay with an estranged elder sister (Celia Imrie) in London.

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.

Dome cinema

The Divine Order: Nora, a village housewife and mother, advocates for women’s suffrage in Switzerland ahead of a referendum on women getting the vote. Political and religious leaders in Switzerland cited the Divine Order as the reason women did not have the right to vote as late as 1970. They secured it in 1971.

Earth: One Amazing Day: Robert Redford narrates a documentary from BBC Earth Films that tracks the sun over a single day from the highest mountains to remote islands to exotic jungles, highlighting the wonder of the natural world.

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

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