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THE SOUND OF SUMMER: Put your Hawaiian shorts and tropical shirt on, strap the dunga to the roof rack and never mind the sunscreen. We’re going back to the ‘60s with The Bootleg Beach Boys. Picture supplied

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

This week

DJ Murdurah (video DJ): Shipwreck Bar, every Saturday, (9.30pm). Free entry.

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, Sunday, (2pm), free or koha.

Gisborne Orphans Club concert: All welcome. Senior Citizens Hall, 30 Grey St, Wednesday (7.30pm). Free.

Coming up

111 from Tauranga: Cosmopolitan Club, July 20

TRAMPS: Music, poetry and song. All welcome to the fortnightly event at the Band Room, Childers Road, July 21, 2pm

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

Smash Winter Sesh: Includes Bloodnut, Dick Tracy, Diamond Doll Band, Sit Down In Front, Uni-Fi, Society’s Addiction, Bad Tongue Mephisto. Smash Palace, July 28-29. Entry $20, tickets from the bar.

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

The Walsh Brothers: The White House, August 4 (5.30pm)Smorgasbord dinner and show, $30. Limited tickets.

Barleycorn: Slow airs, Irish standards, NZ folk songs, jigs and reels. Tairawhiti Museum, August 5 (2pm) Adults $5 on the door, children and students with ID free.

All about Beethoven: Gisborne Choral Society combine with Hastings Choral Society and the Hawke’s Bay Youth Orchestra to present the Beethoven Mass in C. Sunday, August 5, (2pm) St Andrew’s Church.

Bootleg Beach Boys: War Memorial Theatre, August 9 (8pm). Tickets from $55. Available at Stephen Jones Photography or eventfinda.co.nz

Let’s Go Back To the ‘80s: Dress-up night, 1980s tunes, classic ‘80s music videos, prizes best (and worst) costumes.The Dome, August 11, 9pm.Tickets $15. Text 027 536 8096 or from The Aviary (cash sales only).

The Chills + Reb Fountain (solo): The Dome, September 15. Presale tickets $45 from the Aviary and the Dome. There will be pre sales for The Chills at Aviary and The Dome $45

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 ticketdirect.co.nz

Visual Arts

Winter Arts & Crafts Fair: Poverty Bay Bowling Club, Sunday (9.30am). Free entry. Eftpos available.

Exhibitions

Tairawhiti Museum: Tao Nga Pare-mata, Mangatu taonga from the Campbell collection. 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, 75a Peel Street: Mahi A Atua exhibition of work by Mark Kopua, Nick Tupara, Poutu Puketapu, Huia Edmonds, Gavin Smith and others.

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

Zest: Textiles by More Than Fabric

At the movies

Dome cinema

The Escape: An overworked stay-at-home mother, beginning to fall out of love with her husband and their children, travels to Paris to come to grips with her life and future. Stars Gemma Arterton.

Edie: Sheila Hancock, now 85, became the oldest woman to make the trek up Mt Suilven in the northern Scottish Highlands when, at the age of 83, she did so for this movie. A woman whose daughter is making plans for her to move into a retirement home decides to go on the climbing trip her late husband vetoed shortly after their marriage.

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.

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.

Odeon multiplex

Skyscraper: Dwayne Johnson plays Will Sawyer, an amputee and former FBI agent who is the head of security for the tallest and “safest” skyscraper in Hong Kong. Terrorists take over the building and Sawyer, framed for the attack, must rescue his family, who are trapped above the resulting fire line.

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: In the drug war at the Mexican border, the cartels have begun transporting terrorists. Federal agent Matt Graver (Josh Brolin) calls on the mysterious Alejandro (Benicio Del Toro), whose family were murdered by a drug kingpin, to escalate the war in nefarious ways.

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.

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

DJ Murdurah (video DJ): Shipwreck Bar, every Saturday, (9.30pm). Free entry.

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, Sunday, (2pm), free or koha.

Gisborne Orphans Club concert: All welcome. Senior Citizens Hall, 30 Grey St, Wednesday (7.30pm). Free.

Coming up

111 from Tauranga: Cosmopolitan Club, July 20

TRAMPS: Music, poetry and song. All welcome to the fortnightly event at the Band Room, Childers Road, July 21, 2pm

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

Smash Winter Sesh: Includes Bloodnut, Dick Tracy, Diamond Doll Band, Sit Down In Front, Uni-Fi, Society’s Addiction, Bad Tongue Mephisto. Smash Palace, July 28-29. Entry $20, tickets from the bar.

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

The Walsh Brothers: The White House, August 4 (5.30pm)Smorgasbord dinner and show, $30. Limited tickets.

Barleycorn: Slow airs, Irish standards, NZ folk songs, jigs and reels. Tairawhiti Museum, August 5 (2pm) Adults $5 on the door, children and students with ID free.

All about Beethoven: Gisborne Choral Society combine with Hastings Choral Society and the Hawke’s Bay Youth Orchestra to present the Beethoven Mass in C. Sunday, August 5, (2pm) St Andrew’s Church.

Bootleg Beach Boys: War Memorial Theatre, August 9 (8pm). Tickets from $55. Available at Stephen Jones Photography or eventfinda.co.nz

Let’s Go Back To the ‘80s: Dress-up night, 1980s tunes, classic ‘80s music videos, prizes best (and worst) costumes.The Dome, August 11, 9pm.Tickets $15. Text 027 536 8096 or from The Aviary (cash sales only).

The Chills + Reb Fountain (solo): The Dome, September 15. Presale tickets $45 from the Aviary and the Dome. There will be pre sales for The Chills at Aviary and The Dome $45

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 ticketdirect.co.nz

Visual Arts

Winter Arts & Crafts Fair: Poverty Bay Bowling Club, Sunday (9.30am). Free entry. Eftpos available.

Exhibitions

Tairawhiti Museum: Tao Nga Pare-mata, Mangatu taonga from the Campbell collection. 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, 75a Peel Street: Mahi A Atua exhibition of work by Mark Kopua, Nick Tupara, Poutu Puketapu, Huia Edmonds, Gavin Smith and others.

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

Zest: Textiles by More Than Fabric

At the movies

Dome cinema

The Escape: An overworked stay-at-home mother, beginning to fall out of love with her husband and their children, travels to Paris to come to grips with her life and future. Stars Gemma Arterton.

Edie: Sheila Hancock, now 85, became the oldest woman to make the trek up Mt Suilven in the northern Scottish Highlands when, at the age of 83, she did so for this movie. A woman whose daughter is making plans for her to move into a retirement home decides to go on the climbing trip her late husband vetoed shortly after their marriage.

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.

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.

Odeon multiplex

Skyscraper: Dwayne Johnson plays Will Sawyer, an amputee and former FBI agent who is the head of security for the tallest and “safest” skyscraper in Hong Kong. Terrorists take over the building and Sawyer, framed for the attack, must rescue his family, who are trapped above the resulting fire line.

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: In the drug war at the Mexican border, the cartels have begun transporting terrorists. Federal agent Matt Graver (Josh Brolin) calls on the mysterious Alejandro (Benicio Del Toro), whose family were murdered by a drug kingpin, to escalate the war in nefarious ways.

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.

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

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