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OUT OF THE TARDIS: Former Gisborne musicians Maurice Priestley (left), Stephen Carlyle and Neil Worboys reconnected in Wellington where they formed the TimeLiners. The trio will beam down into Smash Palace next week. Picture supplied

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This week

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

Hopetoun Brown with Finn Scholes: Dome Room, Tuesday. Tickets $28 from Aviary (cash only) or I-Site.

Coming up

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

Gisborne Ukelele Underground: Special guests Big Muffin Serious Band. Gisborne Bowling Club, 28 Wainui Road. Uke or experience not essential. April 27, (7.30pm) $5.

Looking for Alaska: Calling Out single release tour. Upbeat pop-folk five-piece band. Dome Room, April 27 (8pm) $15+ bf. Tickets eventfinda.co.nz or 0800 289 849.

10 Guitars Tribute Show: Cosmopolitan Club, April 27 (8pm) $15 for members, $20 for non-members.

Stars In Their Eyes auditions: Unity Theatre, Ormond Rd, April 28, 1- 5pm and April 29. 10-5pm

The Big Muffin Serious Band: Dome Room, April 28, Presales $25 from Aviary. (8pm).

Heath Franklin’s Chopper — Bogan Jesus: War Memorial Theatre, Wednesday May 2, (7.30pm).

Anthonie Tonnon: The Dome, May 5. Tickets $20 from Aviary or www.anthonietonnon.com

Super Narco Man: EP release party, Smash Palace, May 5 (8pm)

Timeless Treasures: Gisborne Choral Society presents a concert of folk songs through the ages. St Andrew’s Church, Sunday, May 6 (2pm). $10 adults, gold coin students/children.

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

The Palace Dance Studio: Ignite the Crown, War Memorial Theatre, Sunday, May 13 (7pm).

Monty Bevins: Lovers Again Tour, The Dome, May 17, Presale tickets $10 from Aviary, Raglan Roast, or www.montybevins.com

Theatre

Popcorn, by Ben Elton: Unity Theatre. Last chance to see this, tonight and tomorrow. (7.30pm). Tickets $20 from i-Site.

He Kura E Huna Ana: Taki Rua productions presents this acclaimed te reo Māori production. He Kura E Huna Ana tells of the origins of pounamu in Arahura Valley. Written by Hōhepa Waitoa and directed by Nancy Brunning. War Memorial Theatre, Friday June 22, (7pm).

Visual Arts

Exhibitions

Tairawhiti Museum: Horse riding and dressage inspired paintings by Rosemary Parcell. Da Vinci Machines and Robotics. This award-winning exhibition invites visitors to delve into the mind of artist, scientist and inventor Leonardo da Vinci. Tao Nga Pare-mata, Mangatu taonga from the Campbell collection. Hikoi, works by Toni Rangi, Yvonne Tana and Jeannette McDonnell-Rata.

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: Never Mind The Apocalypse, Teresa HR Lane

Verve Cafe: Works by Leah McCann

Muirs Bookshop Cafe: Works by Kath McLaughlin.

Zest Cafe: Pen drawings by Kartlyn Rose.

At the movies

Dome Cinema

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

The Divine Order: Nora 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.


Lost in Paris: Filmed in Dominique Abel and Fiona Gordon’s signature whimsical style, Lost in Paris stars the filmmakers as a small-town Canadian librarian and a strangely seductive, oddly egotistical vagabond.

Odeon multiplex

Avengers: Infinity War (2D, 3D): The Avengers join forces with the Guardians of the Galaxy to stop Thanos from amassing the all-powerful Infinity Stones. Stars Robert Downey Jr, Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Scarlett Johansson, Benedict Cumberbatch, Don Cheadle, Josh Brolin and Chris Pratt.

A Wrinkle in Time: After the disappearance of her scientist father, three peculiar beings send Meg, her brother, and her friend into space to find him. Based on the book by Madeleine L’Engle, published in 1962.

A Quiet Place: Director John Krasinski and wife Emily Blunt co-star in a highly rated horror-thriller about a family who live quietly to escape the attention of monsters who consume anyone they hear.

Sweet Country: Australian drama set in the Northern Territory outback in the 1920s, where justice itself is put on trial when an aged Aboriginal farmhand shoots a white man in self-defence and goes on the run as a posse gathers to hunt him down. Stars Sam Neill and Bryan Brown.

Blockers: 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.

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: 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. Directed by Steven Spielberg.

Sherlock Gnomes: Garden gnomes Gnomeo and Juliet recruit renowned detective Sherlock Gnomes to investigate the mysterious disappearance of other garden ornaments. Voice of Johnny Depp.

Rampage: Primatologist Davis Okoye shares an unshakable bond with George, the extraordinarily intelligent gorilla who has been in his care since birth.

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

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

This week

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

Hopetoun Brown with Finn Scholes: Dome Room, Tuesday. Tickets $28 from Aviary (cash only) or I-Site.

Coming up

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

Gisborne Ukelele Underground: Special guests Big Muffin Serious Band. Gisborne Bowling Club, 28 Wainui Road. Uke or experience not essential. April 27, (7.30pm) $5.

Looking for Alaska: Calling Out single release tour. Upbeat pop-folk five-piece band. Dome Room, April 27 (8pm) $15+ bf. Tickets eventfinda.co.nz or 0800 289 849.

10 Guitars Tribute Show: Cosmopolitan Club, April 27 (8pm) $15 for members, $20 for non-members.

Stars In Their Eyes auditions: Unity Theatre, Ormond Rd, April 28, 1- 5pm and April 29. 10-5pm

The Big Muffin Serious Band: Dome Room, April 28, Presales $25 from Aviary. (8pm).

Heath Franklin’s Chopper — Bogan Jesus: War Memorial Theatre, Wednesday May 2, (7.30pm).

Anthonie Tonnon: The Dome, May 5. Tickets $20 from Aviary or www.anthonietonnon.com

Super Narco Man: EP release party, Smash Palace, May 5 (8pm)

Timeless Treasures: Gisborne Choral Society presents a concert of folk songs through the ages. St Andrew’s Church, Sunday, May 6 (2pm). $10 adults, gold coin students/children.

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

The Palace Dance Studio: Ignite the Crown, War Memorial Theatre, Sunday, May 13 (7pm).

Monty Bevins: Lovers Again Tour, The Dome, May 17, Presale tickets $10 from Aviary, Raglan Roast, or www.montybevins.com

Theatre

Popcorn, by Ben Elton: Unity Theatre. Last chance to see this, tonight and tomorrow. (7.30pm). Tickets $20 from i-Site.

He Kura E Huna Ana: Taki Rua productions presents this acclaimed te reo Māori production. He Kura E Huna Ana tells of the origins of pounamu in Arahura Valley. Written by Hōhepa Waitoa and directed by Nancy Brunning. War Memorial Theatre, Friday June 22, (7pm).

Visual Arts

Exhibitions

Tairawhiti Museum: Horse riding and dressage inspired paintings by Rosemary Parcell. Da Vinci Machines and Robotics. This award-winning exhibition invites visitors to delve into the mind of artist, scientist and inventor Leonardo da Vinci. Tao Nga Pare-mata, Mangatu taonga from the Campbell collection. Hikoi, works by Toni Rangi, Yvonne Tana and Jeannette McDonnell-Rata.

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: Never Mind The Apocalypse, Teresa HR Lane

Verve Cafe: Works by Leah McCann

Muirs Bookshop Cafe: Works by Kath McLaughlin.

Zest Cafe: Pen drawings by Kartlyn Rose.

At the movies

Dome Cinema

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

The Divine Order: Nora 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.


Lost in Paris: Filmed in Dominique Abel and Fiona Gordon’s signature whimsical style, Lost in Paris stars the filmmakers as a small-town Canadian librarian and a strangely seductive, oddly egotistical vagabond.

Odeon multiplex

Avengers: Infinity War (2D, 3D): The Avengers join forces with the Guardians of the Galaxy to stop Thanos from amassing the all-powerful Infinity Stones. Stars Robert Downey Jr, Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Scarlett Johansson, Benedict Cumberbatch, Don Cheadle, Josh Brolin and Chris Pratt.

A Wrinkle in Time: After the disappearance of her scientist father, three peculiar beings send Meg, her brother, and her friend into space to find him. Based on the book by Madeleine L’Engle, published in 1962.

A Quiet Place: Director John Krasinski and wife Emily Blunt co-star in a highly rated horror-thriller about a family who live quietly to escape the attention of monsters who consume anyone they hear.

Sweet Country: Australian drama set in the Northern Territory outback in the 1920s, where justice itself is put on trial when an aged Aboriginal farmhand shoots a white man in self-defence and goes on the run as a posse gathers to hunt him down. Stars Sam Neill and Bryan Brown.

Blockers: 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.

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: 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. Directed by Steven Spielberg.

Sherlock Gnomes: Garden gnomes Gnomeo and Juliet recruit renowned detective Sherlock Gnomes to investigate the mysterious disappearance of other garden ornaments. Voice of Johnny Depp.

Rampage: Primatologist Davis Okoye shares an unshakable bond with George, the extraordinarily intelligent gorilla who has been in his care since birth.

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