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FEEL THE BEAT: Former Beat Street showband musicians Lynette Stankovich (second right) and Wally Te Ua (right) perform as duo Queen Bee at The White House on Sunday afternoon. Picture supplied

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

This week

The Road to Rhythm: Free screening of NZME documentary of the story behind Gisborne’s Rhythm and Vines music festival, Dome Cinema, tonight, (6pm).

Gisborne Ukulele Underground: Young Ukers: More than 100 students from seven Gisborne district schools perform live, with all students taking part in audience strum-alongs. War Memorial Theatre, tomorrow. Doors open at 5pm for a 6pm start, door sales $5.

Behind the Red Curtain: A night of burlesque at the Dome Room, tomorrow and Saturday. Tickets from the Dome or Aviary: $35 VIP seating, or $30 general.

Queen Bee: Wally Te Ua and Lynette Stankovich perform hits from the 1950s-1970s.The White House, Sunday, 1pm. Entry free.

More Hot Jazz On a Winter’s Day: Jazz charity concert, featuring John Mackill’s Jazz Collective, for Hospice Tairawhiti. Gisborne Bowling Club, Wainui Rd, Sunday, 2:30pm.

Coming up

St Andrew’s concert series: Confetti: Emily Cargill, flute, Dana Parkhill, flute, Paula Sugden, cello. St Andrew’s Church, June 30 (4pm).Admission free. Optional koha for performers.

Hail To The Thieves: The Dome Room, June 30 (8.30pm) $20 on door.

Brass Band & Orchestra: Gisborne Civic Brass Band and Gisborne Civic Orchestra present a programme that includes Grease, My Fair Lady, Mahler Symphony 1, Mars and Jupiter from Gustav Holst’s The Planets. St Andrew’s Church, July 1 (2.30pm). Door: $10 adults, $5 children.

Ice Block: Beleza Events presents a winter arts showcase and multimedia party. Music by DJs Dick Johnson (Akl), MC Woody and Dizfunk. Art installations by Simon Lardelli. War Memorial Theatre foyer, July 7 (7pm). Entry $20 general, VIP $25. Fundraiser for Gizzy School Lunches.

Strangely Arousing: Dome Room, July 7 (8.30pm) presales $15 undertheradar.co.nz, $20 door.

Theatre

He Kura E Huna Ana: Taki Rua Productions presents He Kura E Huna Ana. War Memorial Theatre, Friday, June 22. (7pm).

Evolution Theatre Company: Auditions for Thornton Wilder’s play Our Town. Parts for males and females 12-70 years old. For more information go to www.evolutiontheatre.org.nz/audition. 75 Disraeli St. June 23 (10am-3pm).

Evolution Theatre Company: Shared reading of Shakespeare’s The Tempest, a play about an exiled magus-scholar’s redemption, starts Sunday, 2pm $10.

Footrot Flats - The Musical: Musical Theatre Gisborne production. War Memorial Theatre. July 18-21 (7.30pm) Saturday matinee (2pm).

Visual Arts

Exhibition

Tairawhiti Museum: Tao Nga Pare-mata, Mangatu taonga from the Campbell collection. He o Mo Apanui, paintings by Erena Koopu. Annual Gisborne Artists’ Society and Gisborne Potters’ exhibition.

Paul Nache Gallery: Yonel Watene photographs, Five Years. Collector’s Preview, tomorrow (6-8pm). Exhibition runs from 16-30 June.

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

Verve Cafe: Stitched fabric works that depict classic summer scenes by Tina Drain.

Muirs Bookshop Cafe: Works by Kath McLaughlin.

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

At the movies

Dome cinema

The Road to Rhythm: Free showing of NZME documentary telling the story behind Gisborne’s Rhythm & Vines music festival.

The Breaker Upperers: Madeleine Sami and Jackie van Beek are the co-writers, co-directors and co-stars of a film about an agency that will break up relationships, for a fee.

Going for Gold: Australian movie in which 17-year-old Emma (Kelli Berglund), after moving to Australia, introduces cheerleading to a group of misfits.

Odeon multiplex

Tag: Comedy based on a story published in The Wall Street Journal about a group of men who spend one month a year playing the game of tag. The film follows a group of friends who, at the age of nine, start a game of tag that they play through the month of May. After 30 years, it is the one thing that brings them together, even when their lives take them in different directions. But this year’s edition might be the last, as it seems Jerry — who’s never been tagged — might quit. Stars Jeremy Renner, Jon Hamm, Hannibal Buress, Ed Helms, Jake Johnson, Rashida Jones, Isla Fisher, Annabelle Wallis and Brian Dennehy.

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom: Advance showing of second film in planned trilogy of Jurassic Park reboot. Owen Grady (Chris Pratt) and Claire Dearing (Bryce Dallas Howard) try to rescue the remaining dinosaurs on Isla Nublar before a volcanic eruption destroys the island.

Oceans 8: Debbie, estranged sister of Danny Ocean, puts together a team to pull off the heist of the century. Stars Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchett, Anne Hathaway and Helena Bonham Carter.

Hereditary: When the matriarch of a family dies, her daughter’s family learn terrifying secrets about their ancestry. Stars Toni Collette and Gabriel Byrne.

Tea with the Dames: Dames Judi Dench, Maggie Smith, Eileen Atkins and Joan Plowright talk about their acting experiences.

Solo: A Star Wars Story: Ron Howard directs a “space Western” about Han Solo. A stand-alone instalment set before the events of A New Hope, it features the adventures of a young Solo and Chewbacca. Alden Ehrenreich stars as Solo.

The Bookshop: Film based on Penelope Fitzgerald’s 1978 novel of the same name, and starring Emily Mortimer as Florence Green, a widow who opens a bookshop in an abandoned house in a small Suffolk coastal town in the late 1950s. However, she meets opposition as she stocks groundbreaking literature.

The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society: While touring to promote her book of humorous columns about wartime life, Juliet Ashton (Lily James) receives a letter from a Guernsey pig farmer who has come into possession of her copy of Essays of Elia. Intrigued by the name of the book club to which he belongs, Juliet makes a visit that changes her life.

Deadpool 2: Deadpool (Ryan Reynolds) forms a team of mutants called the X-Force to protect young mutant Russell (New Zealand actor Julian Dennison, of Hunt for the Wilderpeople) from the time-travelling soldier Cable (Josh Brolin).

Avengers: Infinity War: The Avengers join forces with the Guardians of the Galaxy to stop Thanos from amassing the Infinity Stones.

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

The Road to Rhythm: Free screening of NZME documentary of the story behind Gisborne’s Rhythm and Vines music festival, Dome Cinema, tonight, (6pm).

Gisborne Ukulele Underground: Young Ukers: More than 100 students from seven Gisborne district schools perform live, with all students taking part in audience strum-alongs. War Memorial Theatre, tomorrow. Doors open at 5pm for a 6pm start, door sales $5.

Behind the Red Curtain: A night of burlesque at the Dome Room, tomorrow and Saturday. Tickets from the Dome or Aviary: $35 VIP seating, or $30 general.

Queen Bee: Wally Te Ua and Lynette Stankovich perform hits from the 1950s-1970s.The White House, Sunday, 1pm. Entry free.

More Hot Jazz On a Winter’s Day: Jazz charity concert, featuring John Mackill’s Jazz Collective, for Hospice Tairawhiti. Gisborne Bowling Club, Wainui Rd, Sunday, 2:30pm.

Coming up

St Andrew’s concert series: Confetti: Emily Cargill, flute, Dana Parkhill, flute, Paula Sugden, cello. St Andrew’s Church, June 30 (4pm).Admission free. Optional koha for performers.

Hail To The Thieves: The Dome Room, June 30 (8.30pm) $20 on door.

Brass Band & Orchestra: Gisborne Civic Brass Band and Gisborne Civic Orchestra present a programme that includes Grease, My Fair Lady, Mahler Symphony 1, Mars and Jupiter from Gustav Holst’s The Planets. St Andrew’s Church, July 1 (2.30pm). Door: $10 adults, $5 children.

Ice Block: Beleza Events presents a winter arts showcase and multimedia party. Music by DJs Dick Johnson (Akl), MC Woody and Dizfunk. Art installations by Simon Lardelli. War Memorial Theatre foyer, July 7 (7pm). Entry $20 general, VIP $25. Fundraiser for Gizzy School Lunches.

Strangely Arousing: Dome Room, July 7 (8.30pm) presales $15 undertheradar.co.nz, $20 door.

Theatre

He Kura E Huna Ana: Taki Rua Productions presents He Kura E Huna Ana. War Memorial Theatre, Friday, June 22. (7pm).

Evolution Theatre Company: Auditions for Thornton Wilder’s play Our Town. Parts for males and females 12-70 years old. For more information go to www.evolutiontheatre.org.nz/audition. 75 Disraeli St. June 23 (10am-3pm).

Evolution Theatre Company: Shared reading of Shakespeare’s The Tempest, a play about an exiled magus-scholar’s redemption, starts Sunday, 2pm $10.

Footrot Flats - The Musical: Musical Theatre Gisborne production. War Memorial Theatre. July 18-21 (7.30pm) Saturday matinee (2pm).

Visual Arts

Exhibition

Tairawhiti Museum: Tao Nga Pare-mata, Mangatu taonga from the Campbell collection. He o Mo Apanui, paintings by Erena Koopu. Annual Gisborne Artists’ Society and Gisborne Potters’ exhibition.

Paul Nache Gallery: Yonel Watene photographs, Five Years. Collector’s Preview, tomorrow (6-8pm). Exhibition runs from 16-30 June.

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

Verve Cafe: Stitched fabric works that depict classic summer scenes by Tina Drain.

Muirs Bookshop Cafe: Works by Kath McLaughlin.

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

At the movies

Dome cinema

The Road to Rhythm: Free showing of NZME documentary telling the story behind Gisborne’s Rhythm & Vines music festival.

The Breaker Upperers: Madeleine Sami and Jackie van Beek are the co-writers, co-directors and co-stars of a film about an agency that will break up relationships, for a fee.

Going for Gold: Australian movie in which 17-year-old Emma (Kelli Berglund), after moving to Australia, introduces cheerleading to a group of misfits.

Odeon multiplex

Tag: Comedy based on a story published in The Wall Street Journal about a group of men who spend one month a year playing the game of tag. The film follows a group of friends who, at the age of nine, start a game of tag that they play through the month of May. After 30 years, it is the one thing that brings them together, even when their lives take them in different directions. But this year’s edition might be the last, as it seems Jerry — who’s never been tagged — might quit. Stars Jeremy Renner, Jon Hamm, Hannibal Buress, Ed Helms, Jake Johnson, Rashida Jones, Isla Fisher, Annabelle Wallis and Brian Dennehy.

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom: Advance showing of second film in planned trilogy of Jurassic Park reboot. Owen Grady (Chris Pratt) and Claire Dearing (Bryce Dallas Howard) try to rescue the remaining dinosaurs on Isla Nublar before a volcanic eruption destroys the island.

Oceans 8: Debbie, estranged sister of Danny Ocean, puts together a team to pull off the heist of the century. Stars Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchett, Anne Hathaway and Helena Bonham Carter.

Hereditary: When the matriarch of a family dies, her daughter’s family learn terrifying secrets about their ancestry. Stars Toni Collette and Gabriel Byrne.

Tea with the Dames: Dames Judi Dench, Maggie Smith, Eileen Atkins and Joan Plowright talk about their acting experiences.

Solo: A Star Wars Story: Ron Howard directs a “space Western” about Han Solo. A stand-alone instalment set before the events of A New Hope, it features the adventures of a young Solo and Chewbacca. Alden Ehrenreich stars as Solo.

The Bookshop: Film based on Penelope Fitzgerald’s 1978 novel of the same name, and starring Emily Mortimer as Florence Green, a widow who opens a bookshop in an abandoned house in a small Suffolk coastal town in the late 1950s. However, she meets opposition as she stocks groundbreaking literature.

The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society: While touring to promote her book of humorous columns about wartime life, Juliet Ashton (Lily James) receives a letter from a Guernsey pig farmer who has come into possession of her copy of Essays of Elia. Intrigued by the name of the book club to which he belongs, Juliet makes a visit that changes her life.

Deadpool 2: Deadpool (Ryan Reynolds) forms a team of mutants called the X-Force to protect young mutant Russell (New Zealand actor Julian Dennison, of Hunt for the Wilderpeople) from the time-travelling soldier Cable (Josh Brolin).

Avengers: Infinity War: The Avengers join forces with the Guardians of the Galaxy to stop Thanos from amassing the Infinity Stones.

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

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