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More fun than you can shake a stick at.

More fun than you can shake a stick at.

REAL LIFE CHARACTERS: From left, Danielle Siata (Cheeky Hobson), Walter Walsh (Wal), Peter Grealish (Cooch), Heather Derby (Aunt Dolly) and Mat Hatten (Dog), join the bronze sculpture of Wal and Dog for a photo. Picture by Stephen Jones Photography

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

Cosmopolitan Club: Solo artist Tahi plays cover songs, tomorrow.

TRAMPS: Music, poetry and song. All welcome to the fortnightly event at the Band Room, Childers Road, starting SATURDAY, (2pm).

Ice Block: Arts showcase and multimedia party featuring music by DJs Dick Johnson, MC Woody and Dizfunk. Live ice carving, and pop-up performances. War Memorial Theatre foyer, Saturday, 7pm. Entry $20 general, VIP $25 +bfs. Door sales available. Fundraiser for Gizzy School Lunches.

Strangely Arousing: Dome Room, Saturday, 8.30pm.Presales $15 undertheradar, $20 door.

Sunday afternoon concert series: Baritone Joe Haddow, soprano Pasquale Orchard and pianist Bruce Greenfield perform at the Tairawhiti Museum, July 8 (2-3pm). Adult $5, child/student with ID free.

Coming up

Cash & Grab, hosted by Heart of Gisborne: RSA, July 13. Emcee — The Wiz, (6.30pm).

IRB local covers band: Cosmopolitan Club, July 13.

St Andrew’s concert series: Farewell Fundraiser: Gisborne-raised flautist, Anna Cooper, accompanied on piano and violin, performs works from Bach, Mouquet, John Rutter and Ian Clarke.St Andrew’s Church, July 15, (2pm), free or koha.

Gisborne Orphans Club concert: All welcome. Senior Citizens Hall, 30 Grey St, July 18, (7.30-11pm).

The Wiz: RSA, July 27 (7pm).

Australian bluesman Lloyd Spiegel: The Dome, August 1 (7pm) Presales $20 from eventfinda.co.nz or Aviary (cash only), $25 on the door.

Theatre

Footrot Flats: The Musical
Murray Ball’s classic is brought to life on stage, War Memorial Theatre (July 18 to 21, 7.30pm). Matinee (July 21, 2pm). Tickets $25-45 from Stephen Jones and www.ticketdirect.co.nz

Evolution Theatre Company: A two-week, July 9-20, intensive, for 11-17 year olds to learn and perform an abridged version of Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Cost: $350 for the first child, $300 each for multiple children from the same family. www.evolutiontheatre.org.nz/shakespeare-campnz/shakespeare-camp.

Arts and crafts

Winter Arts & Crafts Fair: Poverty Bay Bowling Club, July 15 (9.30am-2pm). Free entry, Eftpos available.

Exhibitions

Tairawhiti Museum: Tao Nga Pare-mata, Mangatu taonga from the Campbell collection. Annual Gisborne Artists’ Society and Gisborne Potters’ exhibition. A Quilt Does Not Have To Stand Alone — a unique approach to quilting. Pouwhare: A Pillar of Strength. Tribute exhibition to Te Kooti Rikirangi Te Turuki.

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

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

Muirs Bookshop Cafe: Works by Kath McLaughlin.

Zest: Tammy Gooch, photographs.

At the movies

Odeon multiplex

Ant-Man and the Wasp (2D, 3D): Ant-Man (Paul Rudd) is joined in his fight against evil by Hope van Dyne (Evangeline Lilly), daughter of Hank Pym and Janet van Dyne (Michael Douglas and Michelle Pfeiffer), the original Ant-Man and Wasp. Hope is bequeathed a similar suit and the Wasp mantle from her mother.

Hotel Transylvania 3: A Monster Vacation: Dracula (voiced by Adam Sandler) and his family go on a cruise to get a break from the hotel. Dracula is attracted to Erika, the ship’s captain, who is the great-granddaughter of vampire hunter AbrahamVan Helsing, Dracula’s old arch-enemy. Voice talents include Selena Gomez, Kevin James, Steve Buscemi, Fran Drescher and Kathryn Hahn.

Sicario: Day of the Soldado: Benicio del Toro, Josh Brolin and Jeffrey Donovan reprise their roles from Sicario as the drug war at the Mexican border escalates to the point where the cartels have begun transporting terrorists.

Incredibles 2: Sequel to the 2004 movie The Incredibles, with Craig T. Nelson, Holly Hunter, Sarah Vowell and Samuel L. Jackson reprising their roles. Newcomers include Huck Milner, Bob Odenkirk and Catherine Keener. The Parrs try to restore public trust in superheroes while being a family. But a new foe seeks to turn people against all superheroes.

Adrift: Shailene Woodley and Sam Claflin star in a film based on a true story about Tami and Richard, who were stranded on a hurricane-damaged yacht in the Pacific. With Richard badly injured, Tami had to get them to Hawaii.

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom: Second film in Jurassic Park reboot trilogy. 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.

Ocean’s 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.

The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society: Touring author Juliet (Lily James) receives a letter from a Guernsey pig farmer who has 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.

Dome cinema

Kangaroo: A Love-Hate Story: Documentary that examines the treatment of the kangaroo — viewed as an Australian national symbol but also as a pest to be shot and sold for profit.

Double Lover: French erotic thriller in which a fragile woman falls in love with her analyst, moves in with him and finds he is concealing a part of his identity.

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

Living the Change: Koha-entry documentary about people pioneering change in the pursuit of sustainable living.

Hunt for the Wilderpeople: Sam Neill and Julian Dennison in story of man and boy on the run in the bush.

C’est La Vie!: French comedy about a disgruntled caterer at his last wedding event, in a 17th-century chateau. Max (Jean-Pierre Bacri) just wants to get through the night, but things go haywire.

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.

Cosmopolitan Club: Solo artist Tahi plays cover songs, tomorrow.

TRAMPS: Music, poetry and song. All welcome to the fortnightly event at the Band Room, Childers Road, starting SATURDAY, (2pm).

Ice Block: Arts showcase and multimedia party featuring music by DJs Dick Johnson, MC Woody and Dizfunk. Live ice carving, and pop-up performances. War Memorial Theatre foyer, Saturday, 7pm. Entry $20 general, VIP $25 +bfs. Door sales available. Fundraiser for Gizzy School Lunches.

Strangely Arousing: Dome Room, Saturday, 8.30pm.Presales $15 undertheradar, $20 door.

Sunday afternoon concert series: Baritone Joe Haddow, soprano Pasquale Orchard and pianist Bruce Greenfield perform at the Tairawhiti Museum, July 8 (2-3pm). Adult $5, child/student with ID free.

Coming up

Cash & Grab, hosted by Heart of Gisborne: RSA, July 13. Emcee — The Wiz, (6.30pm).

IRB local covers band: Cosmopolitan Club, July 13.

St Andrew’s concert series: Farewell Fundraiser: Gisborne-raised flautist, Anna Cooper, accompanied on piano and violin, performs works from Bach, Mouquet, John Rutter and Ian Clarke.St Andrew’s Church, July 15, (2pm), free or koha.

Gisborne Orphans Club concert: All welcome. Senior Citizens Hall, 30 Grey St, July 18, (7.30-11pm).

The Wiz: RSA, July 27 (7pm).

Australian bluesman Lloyd Spiegel: The Dome, August 1 (7pm) Presales $20 from eventfinda.co.nz or Aviary (cash only), $25 on the door.

Theatre

Footrot Flats: The Musical
Murray Ball’s classic is brought to life on stage, War Memorial Theatre (July 18 to 21, 7.30pm). Matinee (July 21, 2pm). Tickets $25-45 from Stephen Jones and www.ticketdirect.co.nz

Evolution Theatre Company: A two-week, July 9-20, intensive, for 11-17 year olds to learn and perform an abridged version of Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Cost: $350 for the first child, $300 each for multiple children from the same family. www.evolutiontheatre.org.nz/shakespeare-campnz/shakespeare-camp.

Arts and crafts

Winter Arts & Crafts Fair: Poverty Bay Bowling Club, July 15 (9.30am-2pm). Free entry, Eftpos available.

Exhibitions

Tairawhiti Museum: Tao Nga Pare-mata, Mangatu taonga from the Campbell collection. Annual Gisborne Artists’ Society and Gisborne Potters’ exhibition. A Quilt Does Not Have To Stand Alone — a unique approach to quilting. Pouwhare: A Pillar of Strength. Tribute exhibition to Te Kooti Rikirangi Te Turuki.

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

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

Muirs Bookshop Cafe: Works by Kath McLaughlin.

Zest: Tammy Gooch, photographs.

At the movies

Odeon multiplex

Ant-Man and the Wasp (2D, 3D): Ant-Man (Paul Rudd) is joined in his fight against evil by Hope van Dyne (Evangeline Lilly), daughter of Hank Pym and Janet van Dyne (Michael Douglas and Michelle Pfeiffer), the original Ant-Man and Wasp. Hope is bequeathed a similar suit and the Wasp mantle from her mother.

Hotel Transylvania 3: A Monster Vacation: Dracula (voiced by Adam Sandler) and his family go on a cruise to get a break from the hotel. Dracula is attracted to Erika, the ship’s captain, who is the great-granddaughter of vampire hunter AbrahamVan Helsing, Dracula’s old arch-enemy. Voice talents include Selena Gomez, Kevin James, Steve Buscemi, Fran Drescher and Kathryn Hahn.

Sicario: Day of the Soldado: Benicio del Toro, Josh Brolin and Jeffrey Donovan reprise their roles from Sicario as the drug war at the Mexican border escalates to the point where the cartels have begun transporting terrorists.

Incredibles 2: Sequel to the 2004 movie The Incredibles, with Craig T. Nelson, Holly Hunter, Sarah Vowell and Samuel L. Jackson reprising their roles. Newcomers include Huck Milner, Bob Odenkirk and Catherine Keener. The Parrs try to restore public trust in superheroes while being a family. But a new foe seeks to turn people against all superheroes.

Adrift: Shailene Woodley and Sam Claflin star in a film based on a true story about Tami and Richard, who were stranded on a hurricane-damaged yacht in the Pacific. With Richard badly injured, Tami had to get them to Hawaii.

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom: Second film in Jurassic Park reboot trilogy. 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.

Ocean’s 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.

The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society: Touring author Juliet (Lily James) receives a letter from a Guernsey pig farmer who has 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.

Dome cinema

Kangaroo: A Love-Hate Story: Documentary that examines the treatment of the kangaroo — viewed as an Australian national symbol but also as a pest to be shot and sold for profit.

Double Lover: French erotic thriller in which a fragile woman falls in love with her analyst, moves in with him and finds he is concealing a part of his identity.

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

Living the Change: Koha-entry documentary about people pioneering change in the pursuit of sustainable living.

Hunt for the Wilderpeople: Sam Neill and Julian Dennison in story of man and boy on the run in the bush.

C’est La Vie!: French comedy about a disgruntled caterer at his last wedding event, in a 17th-century chateau. Max (Jean-Pierre Bacri) just wants to get through the night, but things go haywire.

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

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