Gig Guide

Your Arts and Entertainment guide.

Your Arts and Entertainment guide.

WAVES OF COLOUR: Stonemason and stained glass window maker Reuben Tait, originally of Dunedin, and Gisborne artist Jessie Blackwood, flank two of Tait’s leaded light windows. Picture by Liam Clayton

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

This week

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

Stars In Their Eyes: War Memorial Theatre, Saturday (2.30pm and 7.30pm).

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

West African drum and dance workshop: Tairawhiti Environment Centre Saturday-Sunday, (10.30am-3.30pm including lunch break). $90 for one day or $150 for two days.

Sunday afternoon concert series: Claudia and Sophie Tarrant-Matthews (violin and piano), Tairawhiti Museum, Sunday (2pm). Adults $5, children and students with ID free.

Coming up

Year Of The Slade: Five performances by five rap artists ShipWreck Bar, Friday, September 14 (11pm) Pre-sale tickets $10, and $15 on the door.

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

TRAMPS: Singers, musicians and poetry readers welcome. The Band Room, Childers Road, Saturday, September 15 (2pm). $2 in the jar.

Operatunity’s Tennessee Waltz: War Memorial Theatre, September
26 (11am).

NZTrio presents Exotica: Music from Spain, Argentina, Brazil and beyond, War Memorial Theatre, October 11 (7pm). Tickets from TicketDirect or Stephen Jones Photography.

NZ Male Choir: Supported by Gisborne Choral Society Saturday October 13, St Andrew’s Church (7.30pm).

The Abba Show: War Memorial Theatre, Sunday December 2 (2pm and 7pm).

Theatre

Mayhem and Murder: Auditions for interactive whodunnit Musical Theatre Gisborne’s Clubrooms, Innes Street, Sunday (2-5pm). For details, contact Dorothy Fletcher at 929 1217 or dodonbarn@gmail.com

48-Hour Play Festival: Evolution Theatre Company, 75 Disraeli Street. September 14-16.Competition entry is free. Tickets for the performances are $10. Register at tinyurl.com/yd369ltq

Musical Theatre Gisborne quiz night: MTG clubrooms, 99 Innes Street, September 15 (7pm). Tickets $10 from Stephen Jones Photography.

Dr Seuss’s The Cat In The Hat: War Memorial Theatre, Saturday October 27 (10am and 12.30pm).

Visual Arts

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: Wahine Atua, works by Deborah Hope.

Zest: Textiles by More Than Fabric.

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

At the movies

Dome Cinema

McQueen: A personal look at the life, career and artistry of Alexander McQueen. Through recovered archives, visuals, music, and interviews with family and close friends, the film celebrates an inspired yet tortured fashion visionary.

The Miseducation of Cameron Post: Based on the novel by Emily M. Danforth. Cameron (Chloe Grace Moretz) is sent to a gay conversion therapy centre after being caught with another girl in the back seat of a car on prom night.

ODEON MULTIPLEX

McKellen: Playing the Part: This documentary film, built on a 14-hour interview, is a journey through the landmarks of McKellen’s life, from early childhood into a career that placed him in the public eye for the greater part of his life. Using photographs from McKellen’s private albums and cinematically reconstructed scenes, his talent comes through in the intensity, variety and devotion to that time in the light.

The Nun: Gothic supernatural horror film, directed by Corin Hardy, that is a spin-off of The Conjuring 2 and the fifth instalment in The Conjuring Universe franchise. In 1952 Romania, a Catholic priest, Father Burke, and a novice, Sister Irene, are sent by the Vatican to investigate the mysterious suicide of a nun at the Carta Monastery.

Crazy Rich Asians: Romantic comedy-drama touted as the first film in a modern setting by a major Hollywood studio to feature a majority Asian cast since The Joy Luck Club in 1993. Stars Constance Wu, Henry Golding and Michelle Yeoh.

Mile 22: A CIA task force must get an informant 22 miles to an extraction point while being hunted by terrorists. Stars Mark Wahlberg and John Malkovich.

Spitfire: Documentary film on the most famous fighter plane. Includes footage from some of the world’s top aviation photographers, and digitally remastered archive footage from the 1940s.

The Happytime Murders: In a world where puppets coexist with humans, puppet private investigator Phil Philips (Bill Barretta) reunites with Detective Connie Edwards (Melissa McCarthy) to find a serial killer.

The Meg: Scientists encounter a 23-metre megalodon shark while on a rescue mission at the bottom of the Pacific Ocean. 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. Stars Diane Keaton, Mary Steenburgen, Jane Fonda, Candice Bergen, 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.

Mission: Impossible — Fallout: Ethan Hunt (Tom Cruise) and his team have a race against time to retrieve plutonium cores from a terrorist group.

The Wife: A wife (Glenn Close) questions her life choices as she travels with her husband to Stockholm for the Nobel Prizes.

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.

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

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

Stars In Their Eyes: War Memorial Theatre, Saturday (2.30pm and 7.30pm).

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

West African drum and dance workshop: Tairawhiti Environment Centre Saturday-Sunday, (10.30am-3.30pm including lunch break). $90 for one day or $150 for two days.

Sunday afternoon concert series: Claudia and Sophie Tarrant-Matthews (violin and piano), Tairawhiti Museum, Sunday (2pm). Adults $5, children and students with ID free.

Coming up

Year Of The Slade: Five performances by five rap artists ShipWreck Bar, Friday, September 14 (11pm) Pre-sale tickets $10, and $15 on the door.

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

TRAMPS: Singers, musicians and poetry readers welcome. The Band Room, Childers Road, Saturday, September 15 (2pm). $2 in the jar.

Operatunity’s Tennessee Waltz: War Memorial Theatre, September
26 (11am).

NZTrio presents Exotica: Music from Spain, Argentina, Brazil and beyond, War Memorial Theatre, October 11 (7pm). Tickets from TicketDirect or Stephen Jones Photography.

NZ Male Choir: Supported by Gisborne Choral Society Saturday October 13, St Andrew’s Church (7.30pm).

The Abba Show: War Memorial Theatre, Sunday December 2 (2pm and 7pm).

Theatre

Mayhem and Murder: Auditions for interactive whodunnit Musical Theatre Gisborne’s Clubrooms, Innes Street, Sunday (2-5pm). For details, contact Dorothy Fletcher at 929 1217 or dodonbarn@gmail.com

48-Hour Play Festival: Evolution Theatre Company, 75 Disraeli Street. September 14-16.Competition entry is free. Tickets for the performances are $10. Register at tinyurl.com/yd369ltq

Musical Theatre Gisborne quiz night: MTG clubrooms, 99 Innes Street, September 15 (7pm). Tickets $10 from Stephen Jones Photography.

Dr Seuss’s The Cat In The Hat: War Memorial Theatre, Saturday October 27 (10am and 12.30pm).

Visual Arts

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: Wahine Atua, works by Deborah Hope.

Zest: Textiles by More Than Fabric.

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

At the movies

Dome Cinema

McQueen: A personal look at the life, career and artistry of Alexander McQueen. Through recovered archives, visuals, music, and interviews with family and close friends, the film celebrates an inspired yet tortured fashion visionary.

The Miseducation of Cameron Post: Based on the novel by Emily M. Danforth. Cameron (Chloe Grace Moretz) is sent to a gay conversion therapy centre after being caught with another girl in the back seat of a car on prom night.

ODEON MULTIPLEX

McKellen: Playing the Part: This documentary film, built on a 14-hour interview, is a journey through the landmarks of McKellen’s life, from early childhood into a career that placed him in the public eye for the greater part of his life. Using photographs from McKellen’s private albums and cinematically reconstructed scenes, his talent comes through in the intensity, variety and devotion to that time in the light.

The Nun: Gothic supernatural horror film, directed by Corin Hardy, that is a spin-off of The Conjuring 2 and the fifth instalment in The Conjuring Universe franchise. In 1952 Romania, a Catholic priest, Father Burke, and a novice, Sister Irene, are sent by the Vatican to investigate the mysterious suicide of a nun at the Carta Monastery.

Crazy Rich Asians: Romantic comedy-drama touted as the first film in a modern setting by a major Hollywood studio to feature a majority Asian cast since The Joy Luck Club in 1993. Stars Constance Wu, Henry Golding and Michelle Yeoh.

Mile 22: A CIA task force must get an informant 22 miles to an extraction point while being hunted by terrorists. Stars Mark Wahlberg and John Malkovich.

Spitfire: Documentary film on the most famous fighter plane. Includes footage from some of the world’s top aviation photographers, and digitally remastered archive footage from the 1940s.

The Happytime Murders: In a world where puppets coexist with humans, puppet private investigator Phil Philips (Bill Barretta) reunites with Detective Connie Edwards (Melissa McCarthy) to find a serial killer.

The Meg: Scientists encounter a 23-metre megalodon shark while on a rescue mission at the bottom of the Pacific Ocean. 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. Stars Diane Keaton, Mary Steenburgen, Jane Fonda, Candice Bergen, 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.

Mission: Impossible — Fallout: Ethan Hunt (Tom Cruise) and his team have a race against time to retrieve plutonium cores from a terrorist group.

The Wife: A wife (Glenn Close) questions her life choices as she travels with her husband to Stockholm for the Nobel Prizes.

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.

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

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