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SEA WALL: Gisborne woman Trish Brown adds the final touches to her sea-themed mural on a wall in Stanley Road. Brown is one of a number of Gisborne artists who will join international and national artists when they come here next month for Sea Walls: Artists for Oceans, a global art project.

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

This week

Year Of The Slade: Five performances by five rap artists Kenny Slade + Killaflowz, iLLa, Bella Shanti and Blacq Alex, ShipWreck Bar, tomorrow (10pm). Pre-sale tickets $10, and $15 on the door.

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

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

Queen Bee duo perform Dusty Springfield hits and other 60s classics: The White House, Peel St, Sunday 1pm. Entry free.

Coming up

Pecha Kucha: The Dome Bar, September 20 (6pm), $5 door.

Spaghetti Toast and Shifty Peaks: Dome Bar, September 29 (9pm), $5 door.

Cosmopolitan Club: GNL plays your favourite music. October 5.

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).

Theatre

48-Hour Play Festival: Evolution Theatre Company, 75 Disraeli Street. Saturday-Sunday. 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, Saturday (7pm). Tickets $10 from Stephen Jones Photography.

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

Visual Arts

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: Artworks of Gisborne and the East Coast.

At the movies

Odeon

The Predator: A boy accidentally triggers the return to Earth of the most lethal hunters in the universe. Only a ragtag bunch of ex-soldiers and an evolutionary biologist stand in their way. But the predators have genetically upgraded themselves.

A Simple Favour: A small-town blogger (Anna Kendrick) investigates the disappearance of her friend (Blake Lively). Betrayals, surprises and the discovery of a dead body follow.

Wayne: Documentary on Wayne Gardner, working-class Wollongong kid with a chip on his shoulder, who rises to be world motorcycle champion.

Christopher Robin: The boy who had adventures with Winnie-the-Pooh has grown up and lost his way. Now Pooh and co enter the everyday world to help Christopher rediscover his loving, playful self. Stars Ewan McGregor and the voices of Peter Capaldi, Jim Cummings and Toby Jones.

McKellen: Playing the Part: A journey through the landmarks of Ian McKellen’s life, using photographs from McKellen’s private albums and cinematically reconstructed scenes.

The Nun: Supernatural horror film. In 1952 Romania, a Catholic priest and a novice are sent to investigate the mysterious suicide of a nun at the Carta Monastery.

Crazy Rich Asians: Romantic comedy-drama touted as the first modern film by a major Hollywood studio to feature a majority Asian cast since The Joy Luck Club in 1993.

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 digitally remastered footage from the 1940s.

The Meg: Scientists encounter a 23-metre megalodon shark while on a rescue mission at the bottom of the Pacific.

Book Club: Four 60-plus women discuss the Fifty Shades series at their book club. Stars Diane Keaton, Mary Steenburgen, Jane Fonda and Candice Bergen.

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.

Dome cinema

Zama: An administrative official in a remote Spanish colony in 18th century South America longs for a better assignment but is frustrated over a long period.

McQueen: A personal look at the life of tortured fashion visionary Alexander McQueen through recovered archives, visuals, music, and interviews with family and close friends.

Number One: Corporate drama about a woman making a bid to become the first female chief executive of a company listed in the French equivalent of the Dow Jones.

The Miseducation of Cameron Post: 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.

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

Year Of The Slade: Five performances by five rap artists Kenny Slade + Killaflowz, iLLa, Bella Shanti and Blacq Alex, ShipWreck Bar, tomorrow (10pm). Pre-sale tickets $10, and $15 on the door.

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

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

Queen Bee duo perform Dusty Springfield hits and other 60s classics: The White House, Peel St, Sunday 1pm. Entry free.

Coming up

Pecha Kucha: The Dome Bar, September 20 (6pm), $5 door.

Spaghetti Toast and Shifty Peaks: Dome Bar, September 29 (9pm), $5 door.

Cosmopolitan Club: GNL plays your favourite music. October 5.

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).

Theatre

48-Hour Play Festival: Evolution Theatre Company, 75 Disraeli Street. Saturday-Sunday. 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, Saturday (7pm). Tickets $10 from Stephen Jones Photography.

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

Visual Arts

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: Artworks of Gisborne and the East Coast.

At the movies

Odeon

The Predator: A boy accidentally triggers the return to Earth of the most lethal hunters in the universe. Only a ragtag bunch of ex-soldiers and an evolutionary biologist stand in their way. But the predators have genetically upgraded themselves.

A Simple Favour: A small-town blogger (Anna Kendrick) investigates the disappearance of her friend (Blake Lively). Betrayals, surprises and the discovery of a dead body follow.

Wayne: Documentary on Wayne Gardner, working-class Wollongong kid with a chip on his shoulder, who rises to be world motorcycle champion.

Christopher Robin: The boy who had adventures with Winnie-the-Pooh has grown up and lost his way. Now Pooh and co enter the everyday world to help Christopher rediscover his loving, playful self. Stars Ewan McGregor and the voices of Peter Capaldi, Jim Cummings and Toby Jones.

McKellen: Playing the Part: A journey through the landmarks of Ian McKellen’s life, using photographs from McKellen’s private albums and cinematically reconstructed scenes.

The Nun: Supernatural horror film. In 1952 Romania, a Catholic priest and a novice are sent to investigate the mysterious suicide of a nun at the Carta Monastery.

Crazy Rich Asians: Romantic comedy-drama touted as the first modern film by a major Hollywood studio to feature a majority Asian cast since The Joy Luck Club in 1993.

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 digitally remastered footage from the 1940s.

The Meg: Scientists encounter a 23-metre megalodon shark while on a rescue mission at the bottom of the Pacific.

Book Club: Four 60-plus women discuss the Fifty Shades series at their book club. Stars Diane Keaton, Mary Steenburgen, Jane Fonda and Candice Bergen.

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.

Dome cinema

Zama: An administrative official in a remote Spanish colony in 18th century South America longs for a better assignment but is frustrated over a long period.

McQueen: A personal look at the life of tortured fashion visionary Alexander McQueen through recovered archives, visuals, music, and interviews with family and close friends.

Number One: Corporate drama about a woman making a bid to become the first female chief executive of a company listed in the French equivalent of the Dow Jones.

The Miseducation of Cameron Post: 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.

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

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