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More entertainment going on this winter than you think!

More entertainment going on this winter than you think!

THE GREEN, GREEN GRASS OF HOME: Gisborne duo Wally Te Ua and Lynette Stankovich will perform songs from the Vietnam War era at the White House on Sunday. Pictured here is Tom Jones, who made Green Green Grass of Home an anthem of homesickness among Vietnam War servicemen, in a duet with counter-culture rocker Janis Joplin in 1969 TV show, This is Tom Jones.

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

This week

The 10 Guitars Show: Listen or dance to old school music from Tom Jones, Renee Geyer, Dr Hook and many more. RSA Gisborne, Friday and Saturday, (7.30pm). Tickets $15 from the RSA office.

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

Three Play: Smash Palace, Saturday, (9pm). Tickets $5 on the door.

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

Coming up

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

The Way - surfing documentary: Dome Room, September 1 (7pm). Includes Q&A with Maz Quinn and Ricardo Christie + Sit Down In Front (9pm). Tickets $20 online ($5 from each ticket goes to Gisborne Boardriders)

Landslide - Fleetwood Mac/Stevie Nicks tribute show: Smash Palace, September 1 (8.30pm). Tickets $25 from http://www.eventfinda.co.nz

Historic Gisborne and East Coast film footage 1912-1970: Compilation of 1912 Gisborne scenic footage; Earthquake in Wairoa and Gisborne, 1932; Shots from Here and There, 1930s – 1950s Gisborne; Te Ohaki o Te Po (From Where the Spirit Calls), 1978; Herbs: Sensitive to a Smile, 1987. Odeon Multiplex, September 3, (7pm) Historic Places Tairawhiti members free, non-members $10. Bookings essential. Contact 027 422 0970 or hpt-tours@historicplacesaotearoa.org.nz

The 80s Show floor talk: With Tauranga Art Gallery director Karl Chitham, Tairawhiti Museum, September 5 (5.30pm) $5; Friends of the museum free.

New Zealand Symphony Orchestra Classical Hits: Featuring the world premiere of Dame Gillian Karawe Whitehead’s Turanga-nui. War Memorial Theatre, September 6 (7pm).

Stars In Their Eyes: War Memorial Theatre, September 8 (2.30pm & 7.30pm).

48-Hour Play Festival: Evolution Theatre Company, 75 Disraeli Street. September 14-16 (7pm)

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

Theatre

The Shadow Box: Unity Theatre, August 17,18,21-24, (7.30pm). Tickets are $20 from i-SITE. There will also be door sales.

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

Odeon multiplex

The Meg: Scientists encounter a 23-metre megalodon shark while on a rescue mission at the bottom of the Pacific Ocean. Filmed partly in New Zealand. Stars Jason Statham, Cliff Curtis, Rainn Wilson and Li Bingbing.

Book Club: Four 60-plus women discuss the Fifty Shades series at their book club and change their lives. Film stars Diane Keaton, Jane Fonda, Candice Bergen, Mary Steenburgen, Andy Garcia, Don Johnson and Craig T. Nelson.

BlacKkKlansman: Spike Lee directs fact-based film about a black undercover policeman who uses a Jewish surrogate to infiltrate the Ku Klux Klan in 1970s Colorado Springs. Stars John David Washington, Adam Driver and Laura Harrier.

The Darkest Minds: Science fiction thriller based on novel about teenagers with superpowers going on the run from the government.

Gold: Hindi-language film about the first Olympic hockey gold won by India as an independent nation . . . at the 1948 London Olympics.

The Spy Who Dumped Me: Best friends are thrust into a conspiracy when an ex-boyfriend shows up with assassins on his trail.

Mission: Impossible — Fallout: Ethan Hunt (Tom Cruise) and his team have a race against time to retrieve plutonium cores from a terrorist group. Also stars Ving Rhames, Simon Pegg, Rebecca Ferguson and Henry Cavill.

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

Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again: Set five years after the events of Mamma Mia! Film stars Amanda Seyfried, Meryl Streep, Christine Baranski, Julie Walters, Pierce Brosnan, Stellan Skarsgard, Colin Firth, Andy Garcia and Cher.

Dumbo (1941): Disney classic about Dumbo, the elephant whose big ears bring him ridicule but also enable him to fly.

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

Dome cinema

Number One: Corporate drama about a successful woman encouraged to make a bid to become the first female chief executive of a company listed in the CAC 40, the French equivalent of the Dow Jones. But powerful influences are at work to see that she never makes that step up.

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.

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.

Occupation: An extraterrestrial force annihilates a small Australian country town, and civilians form a resistance army to fight for the planet. Matt Simmons, Temuera Morrison and Rhiannon Fish star.

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 10 Guitars Show: Listen or dance to old school music from Tom Jones, Renee Geyer, Dr Hook and many more. RSA Gisborne, Friday and Saturday, (7.30pm). Tickets $15 from the RSA office.

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

Three Play: Smash Palace, Saturday, (9pm). Tickets $5 on the door.

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

Coming up

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

The Way - surfing documentary: Dome Room, September 1 (7pm). Includes Q&A with Maz Quinn and Ricardo Christie + Sit Down In Front (9pm). Tickets $20 online ($5 from each ticket goes to Gisborne Boardriders)

Landslide - Fleetwood Mac/Stevie Nicks tribute show: Smash Palace, September 1 (8.30pm). Tickets $25 from http://www.eventfinda.co.nz

Historic Gisborne and East Coast film footage 1912-1970: Compilation of 1912 Gisborne scenic footage; Earthquake in Wairoa and Gisborne, 1932; Shots from Here and There, 1930s – 1950s Gisborne; Te Ohaki o Te Po (From Where the Spirit Calls), 1978; Herbs: Sensitive to a Smile, 1987. Odeon Multiplex, September 3, (7pm) Historic Places Tairawhiti members free, non-members $10. Bookings essential. Contact 027 422 0970 or hpt-tours@historicplacesaotearoa.org.nz

The 80s Show floor talk: With Tauranga Art Gallery director Karl Chitham, Tairawhiti Museum, September 5 (5.30pm) $5; Friends of the museum free.

New Zealand Symphony Orchestra Classical Hits: Featuring the world premiere of Dame Gillian Karawe Whitehead’s Turanga-nui. War Memorial Theatre, September 6 (7pm).

Stars In Their Eyes: War Memorial Theatre, September 8 (2.30pm & 7.30pm).

48-Hour Play Festival: Evolution Theatre Company, 75 Disraeli Street. September 14-16 (7pm)

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

Theatre

The Shadow Box: Unity Theatre, August 17,18,21-24, (7.30pm). Tickets are $20 from i-SITE. There will also be door sales.

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

Odeon multiplex

The Meg: Scientists encounter a 23-metre megalodon shark while on a rescue mission at the bottom of the Pacific Ocean. Filmed partly in New Zealand. Stars Jason Statham, Cliff Curtis, Rainn Wilson and Li Bingbing.

Book Club: Four 60-plus women discuss the Fifty Shades series at their book club and change their lives. Film stars Diane Keaton, Jane Fonda, Candice Bergen, Mary Steenburgen, Andy Garcia, Don Johnson and Craig T. Nelson.

BlacKkKlansman: Spike Lee directs fact-based film about a black undercover policeman who uses a Jewish surrogate to infiltrate the Ku Klux Klan in 1970s Colorado Springs. Stars John David Washington, Adam Driver and Laura Harrier.

The Darkest Minds: Science fiction thriller based on novel about teenagers with superpowers going on the run from the government.

Gold: Hindi-language film about the first Olympic hockey gold won by India as an independent nation . . . at the 1948 London Olympics.

The Spy Who Dumped Me: Best friends are thrust into a conspiracy when an ex-boyfriend shows up with assassins on his trail.

Mission: Impossible — Fallout: Ethan Hunt (Tom Cruise) and his team have a race against time to retrieve plutonium cores from a terrorist group. Also stars Ving Rhames, Simon Pegg, Rebecca Ferguson and Henry Cavill.

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

Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again: Set five years after the events of Mamma Mia! Film stars Amanda Seyfried, Meryl Streep, Christine Baranski, Julie Walters, Pierce Brosnan, Stellan Skarsgard, Colin Firth, Andy Garcia and Cher.

Dumbo (1941): Disney classic about Dumbo, the elephant whose big ears bring him ridicule but also enable him to fly.

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

Dome cinema

Number One: Corporate drama about a successful woman encouraged to make a bid to become the first female chief executive of a company listed in the CAC 40, the French equivalent of the Dow Jones. But powerful influences are at work to see that she never makes that step up.

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.

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.

Occupation: An extraterrestrial force annihilates a small Australian country town, and civilians form a resistance army to fight for the planet. Matt Simmons, Temuera Morrison and Rhiannon Fish star.

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

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