Gig Guide

Entertainment listings for the week starting August 8.

Entertainment listings for the week starting August 8.

NGA TAE PUORO: Classical guitarists Rameka Tamaki (left) and Oliver Fetherston perform at Tairawhiti Museum on Sunday. Picture supplied


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

This week

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

Julia Deans + support act Kaaterama Pou: We Light Fire tour, Dome Room, tomorrow (7.30pm).
Tickets $40+bfs from The Aviary, www.undertheradar.co.nz and www.ticketmaster.co.nz

Lost Tribe Aotearoa - Rize Up Tour with BMC: Smash Palace, tomorrow, (8pm). Tickets available from www.eventfinda.co.nz

Temple of the Grunge: ‘90s rock tribute band plays top alt-rock anthems, Smash Palace, August 11 (9pm). Tickets $20 on door.

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). SOLD OUT.

Queen Bee: Wally Te Ua and Lynette Stankovich. Music in memory of the Vietnam War, The White House, Sunday (1pm), free entry.

Tairawhiti Museum Sunday concert series: Classical guitarists Rameka Tamaki and Oliver Fetherston. Sunday (2pm), Entry $5. Children and students with ID free.

Coming up

The 10 Guitars Show: Listen or dance to old school music from Tom Jones, Renee Geyer, Dr Hook and many more. RSA Gisborne, cnr Bright Street and Childers Road. August 17 and 18 (7.30pm). Tickets $15 from the RSA office.

TRAMPS: Singers, musicians and poetry readers welcome. The Band Room, Childers Road, August 18 (2pm). $2 in the jar.

The Wave featuring Seymore & TDK: Dome Room, August 25 (8pm-2am), Tickets $10 on the door.

Anxiety Club: Dome Room, September 8 (8pm). Tickets $15 from the Aviary or http://www.undertheradar.co.nz

The Chills + Reb Fountain (solo): The Dome, September 15, (8.30pm) Presale tickets $45 from the Aviary.

Theatre

Operatunity’s Golden Era of Musicals: Starring soprano Kelly Harris. Featuring tunes from Jeanette MacDonald, Nelson Eddy and Dame Julie Andrews. War Memorial Theatre, August 15 (11am). Tickets available at www.operatunity.co.nz or call 0508 266 237. Standard tickets $35. Includes lunch with artist after the show.

The Shadow Box: Unity Theatre, August 17-24, (7.30pm). Tickets are $20 from i-SITE.

Exhibitions

Tairawhiti Museum: The 80s Show, paintings by Philip Clairmont, Julian Dashper, Dick Frizzell, Max Gimblett, Jeffrey Harris, and Gordon Walters. 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 (10am-4pm), Monday-Saturday.

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.

Muirs Bookshop Cafe: Artworks of Gisborne and the East Coast by Troy Conole.

At the movies

Dome Cinema

LBJ: Woody Harrelson plays Lyndon B. Johnson, the Vice-President who was made US President after John F. Kennedy was killed. The film focuses on the political upheaval Johnson faced, and how he worked to heal the nation by passing Kennedy’s Civil Rights Act. Also stars Jennifer Jason-Leigh, Michael Stahl-David and Bill Pullman.

Interlude in Prague: Tired of demonstrating his talents to a privileged elite, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart is brought to the Bohemian city of Prague by Baron Saloka.

Funny Cow: Maxine Peake stars as an aspiring female comedian standing up to a violent husband and the sexist northern England pub circuit of the 1970s. Also stars Stephen Graham, Paddy Considine and Alun Armstrong.

Odeon multiplex

The Spy Who Dumped Me: Best friends (Kate McKinnon and Mila Kunis) are thrust into an international conspiracy when an ex-boyfriend shows up with assassins on his trail.

Mission: Impossible — Fallout (2D, 3D): A mission goes wrong, and Ethan Hunt (Tom Cruise) and his IMF team have a race against time as they try to retrieve plutonium cores from a terrorist group. Also stars Ving Rhames, Simon Pegg, Rebecca Ferguson and Alec Baldwin.

The Wife: A wife (Glenn Close) questions her life choices as she travels to Stockholm with her husband (Jonathan Pryce), where he is slated to receive the Nobel Prize for Literature.

Edie: Sheila Hancock plays Edie, whose daughter is making plans for her to go into a retirement home. But Edie goes on the climbing trip her late husband vetoed shortly after their marriage.

Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again: Set five years after the events of Mamma Mia! — but featuring flashbacks to 1979 — this film stars Amanda Seyfried, Meryl Streep, Christine Baranski, Julie Walters, Pierce Brosnan, Colin Firth, Stellan Skarsgard, Cher, Dominic Cooper, Andy Garcia and the songs of ABBA.

The Equalizer 2: Retired CIA agent Robert McCall wants to avenge the death of a friend. Film also stars Melissa Leo, Ashton Sanders, Pedro Pascal and Bill Pullman.

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 must rescue his family.

Ant-Man and the Wasp: 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.

Bambi (1942): The Disney Classics Film Festival continues with the movie based on the book Bambi — A Life in the Woods, by Austrian author Felix Salten.

Incredibles 2: The Parrs try to restore public trust in superheroes, but a new foe seeks to turn people against all superheroes.

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom: Owen Grady (Chris Pratt) and Claire Dearing (Bryce Dallas Howard) try to rescue the dinosaurs on Isla Nublar before a volcanic eruption on the island.

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

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

Julia Deans + support act Kaaterama Pou: We Light Fire tour, Dome Room, tomorrow (7.30pm).
Tickets $40+bfs from The Aviary, www.undertheradar.co.nz and www.ticketmaster.co.nz

Lost Tribe Aotearoa - Rize Up Tour with BMC: Smash Palace, tomorrow, (8pm). Tickets available from www.eventfinda.co.nz

Temple of the Grunge: ‘90s rock tribute band plays top alt-rock anthems, Smash Palace, August 11 (9pm). Tickets $20 on door.

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). SOLD OUT.

Queen Bee: Wally Te Ua and Lynette Stankovich. Music in memory of the Vietnam War, The White House, Sunday (1pm), free entry.

Tairawhiti Museum Sunday concert series: Classical guitarists Rameka Tamaki and Oliver Fetherston. Sunday (2pm), Entry $5. Children and students with ID free.

Coming up

The 10 Guitars Show: Listen or dance to old school music from Tom Jones, Renee Geyer, Dr Hook and many more. RSA Gisborne, cnr Bright Street and Childers Road. August 17 and 18 (7.30pm). Tickets $15 from the RSA office.

TRAMPS: Singers, musicians and poetry readers welcome. The Band Room, Childers Road, August 18 (2pm). $2 in the jar.

The Wave featuring Seymore & TDK: Dome Room, August 25 (8pm-2am), Tickets $10 on the door.

Anxiety Club: Dome Room, September 8 (8pm). Tickets $15 from the Aviary or http://www.undertheradar.co.nz

The Chills + Reb Fountain (solo): The Dome, September 15, (8.30pm) Presale tickets $45 from the Aviary.

Theatre

Operatunity’s Golden Era of Musicals: Starring soprano Kelly Harris. Featuring tunes from Jeanette MacDonald, Nelson Eddy and Dame Julie Andrews. War Memorial Theatre, August 15 (11am). Tickets available at www.operatunity.co.nz or call 0508 266 237. Standard tickets $35. Includes lunch with artist after the show.

The Shadow Box: Unity Theatre, August 17-24, (7.30pm). Tickets are $20 from i-SITE.

Exhibitions

Tairawhiti Museum: The 80s Show, paintings by Philip Clairmont, Julian Dashper, Dick Frizzell, Max Gimblett, Jeffrey Harris, and Gordon Walters. 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 (10am-4pm), Monday-Saturday.

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.

Muirs Bookshop Cafe: Artworks of Gisborne and the East Coast by Troy Conole.

At the movies

Dome Cinema

LBJ: Woody Harrelson plays Lyndon B. Johnson, the Vice-President who was made US President after John F. Kennedy was killed. The film focuses on the political upheaval Johnson faced, and how he worked to heal the nation by passing Kennedy’s Civil Rights Act. Also stars Jennifer Jason-Leigh, Michael Stahl-David and Bill Pullman.

Interlude in Prague: Tired of demonstrating his talents to a privileged elite, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart is brought to the Bohemian city of Prague by Baron Saloka.

Funny Cow: Maxine Peake stars as an aspiring female comedian standing up to a violent husband and the sexist northern England pub circuit of the 1970s. Also stars Stephen Graham, Paddy Considine and Alun Armstrong.

Odeon multiplex

The Spy Who Dumped Me: Best friends (Kate McKinnon and Mila Kunis) are thrust into an international conspiracy when an ex-boyfriend shows up with assassins on his trail.

Mission: Impossible — Fallout (2D, 3D): A mission goes wrong, and Ethan Hunt (Tom Cruise) and his IMF team have a race against time as they try to retrieve plutonium cores from a terrorist group. Also stars Ving Rhames, Simon Pegg, Rebecca Ferguson and Alec Baldwin.

The Wife: A wife (Glenn Close) questions her life choices as she travels to Stockholm with her husband (Jonathan Pryce), where he is slated to receive the Nobel Prize for Literature.

Edie: Sheila Hancock plays Edie, whose daughter is making plans for her to go into a retirement home. But Edie goes on the climbing trip her late husband vetoed shortly after their marriage.

Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again: Set five years after the events of Mamma Mia! — but featuring flashbacks to 1979 — this film stars Amanda Seyfried, Meryl Streep, Christine Baranski, Julie Walters, Pierce Brosnan, Colin Firth, Stellan Skarsgard, Cher, Dominic Cooper, Andy Garcia and the songs of ABBA.

The Equalizer 2: Retired CIA agent Robert McCall wants to avenge the death of a friend. Film also stars Melissa Leo, Ashton Sanders, Pedro Pascal and Bill Pullman.

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 must rescue his family.

Ant-Man and the Wasp: 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.

Bambi (1942): The Disney Classics Film Festival continues with the movie based on the book Bambi — A Life in the Woods, by Austrian author Felix Salten.

Incredibles 2: The Parrs try to restore public trust in superheroes, but a new foe seeks to turn people against all superheroes.

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom: Owen Grady (Chris Pratt) and Claire Dearing (Bryce Dallas Howard) try to rescue the dinosaurs on Isla Nublar before a volcanic eruption on the island.

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

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