Gig Guide

Exhibitions, theatre, movies and more.

Exhibitions, theatre, movies and more.

STATES OF CREATIVE POTENTIAL: The new works of Kaaterina and Tai Kerekere take the form of digital printed lightboxes and other innovative interpretations in their latest exhibition, Takuahiroa. It will be on display at the HB Williams Memorial Library from Monday, November 12 to January 11. This lightbox is entitled Reborn is by Tai. Images supplied by Kaaterina and Tai Kerekere

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

This week

Ink+Iron: Bike and tattoo show, Smash Palace, Saturday. Family events, gold coin entry (1-4pm). Evening acts with Prime Movers (9pm).

Poverty Bay Blues Club presents: Room full of Blues featuring Big Rich, Sarah Spicer and Brilleaux. Dome room, Saturday (6pm). $20.

Geoff Sewell of Amici Forever: The Greatest Showman. War Memorial Theatre, November 10 (7pm).

A celebration of Peace through Music and Song circa 1918: Join the Gisborne Concert Band and celebrate Armistice Day. Senior Citizens Hall, 30 Grey Street, Sunday (2-4pm). $15 door sales, includes afternoon tea and song sheet.

Brilleaux: Dome garden bar, Sunday, (4-6pm). $10.

The Wiz: Be entertained with comedy, dancing and lots of singing. Gisborne RSA, November 12 (7pm) free.

Kelvin Cruickshank Live: The NZ psyhic medium performs at War Memorial Theatre, November 15 (7pm).

Coming up

Sonic Awareness: Jazz charity concert raising funds for the Gisborne Women’s Refuge. Featuring John Mackill’s Jazz Collective. Gisborne Bowling Club, November 25 (2.30pm). $15.

The Messy Magic Adventure: Husband-and-wife duo, David Ladderman and Lizzie Tollemache present their family-friendly magic show. Smash Palace, November 25, (1.30pm). Adults, $15. Children under-16, $10. This is followed by a Harry Houdini-inspired magic show for adults (7.30pm). Cost is $20. R14.

30th Gisborne International Music Competition: First rounds of competition on November 26-28. The semi-final is on November 30. War Memorial Theatre (10am, 2pm and 7pm). Free entry.

James Reid with Brendan McCarthy: Reid from The Feelers playing solo and acoustic music, with special guest Brendan McCarthy from Apollo Steamtrain. Smash Palace, November 28 (8pm). Tickets $35 from Eventfinda or the venue.

The Abba Show: Singing all your favourites from the 1970s Swedish pop group. War Memorial Theatre, December 2 (2pm and 7pm).

Theatre

Kings of the Gym: A Kiwi comedy by Dave Armstrong. Unity Theatre, November 23-30. Tickets $20 from i-SITE.

Mayhem and Murder: A fun ‘whodunnit?’ murder mystery with 1970s songs. Musical Theatre Gisborne Clubrooms, November 29-30; December 1, 6-8 (7.30pm).

Visual arts

Life drawing: Lysnar House studios October 1 - November 26 (Mondays, 7pm). $50 for Artists’ Society members, $60 non-members. Bring paper, large paper clips and drawing materials.

Gisborne Printmakers exhibition: Lysnar House studios, November 10-11. (10am-4pm).

Exhibitions

Tairawhiti Museum: Wairere — Waterfalls, digital photographic compositions by Norm Heke.

Takuahiroa collaboration: Exhibition by Kaaterina and Tai Kerekere. HB Williams Memorial Library, November 12 - January 11.

Paul Nache Gallery: Paintings by Scott Gardiner.

Toihoukura Maia Gallery: Tairawhiti Sea Walls project exhibition.

Verve Cafe: Wahine Atua, works by Deborah Hope.

Zest: Textiles by More Than Fabric.

At the movies

Odeon multiplex

Bohemian Rhapsody: Film tells the story of British rock band Queen, focusing on lead singer Freddie Mercury, up to the Live Aid performance at Wembley in 1985. Wide praise for Rami Malek as Mercury.

Journey’s End: Set in a dugout in Aisne in 1918, it is the story of a group of British officers, led by the mentally disintegrating young officer Stanhope, as they await their fate.

The Girl in the Spider’s Web: Young computer hacker Lisbeth Salander and journalist Mikael Blomkvist find themselves caught in a web of spies, cybercriminals and corrupt government officials.

Overlord: The story of two American soldiers behind enemy lines on D Day. As they approach their target, they begin to realise there is more going on in this Nazi-occupied village than a simple military operation.

A Star is Born: The fourth remake of a 1937 film has drawn critical and popular acclaim for Lady Gaga and director, co-producer and co-star Bradley Cooper.

King of Thieves: Michael Caine, Michael Gambon, Ray Winstone, Tom Courtenay and Jim Broadbent star in fact-based story of ageing criminals coming together to stage the Hatton Garden diamond heist.

Halloween: A sequel to the 1978 film of the same name. Jamie Lee Curtis and Nick Castle reprise their roles as Laurie Strode and Michael Myers respectively, as Myers returns to finish off Strode for escaping his original killing spree.

Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween
Goosebumps author R. L. Stine (Jack Black) helps two boys out to foil plans by Slappy the Dummy to bring all his ghoulish friends back to life and start his own family.

Born Racer: The Scott Dixon Story: Film portrait of five-time IndyCar world champion Scott Dixon, one of New Zealand’s most accomplished racing drivers, exploring the passion and dedication required to compete in one of the most dangerous sports. Directed by Bryn Evans (Hip Hop-eration).

Venom: Investigative journalist Eddie Brock (Tom Hardy) accidentally becomes the host of an alien symbiote that gives him a violent super alter ego, Venom.

DOME CINEMA

Yellow is Forbidden: New Zealand documentarian Pietra Brettkelly (A Flickering Truth) chronicles designer Guo Pei’s attempt to break into the exclusive and mostly European club of elite fashion designers.

Stray: A young man on parole and a woman just out of a psychiatric facility meet and form a relationship while trying to repair their lives, with South Island mountains as a backdrop. Directed by Jack Nicol.

Born Racer: The Scott Dixon Story: Film portrait of five-time IndyCar world champion Scott Dixon. For more details see above.

American Animals: True story of how four friends steal from the rare books collection of Transylvania University’s library, in Lexington, Kentucky, hoping to become rich.

She Shears: Catherine Mullooly, a shearer who hails from Matawai and works in Piopio and Australia, is one of five female shearers pursuing their passion to compete at the highest levels. Directed by Dustin Feneley

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

Ink+Iron: Bike and tattoo show, Smash Palace, Saturday. Family events, gold coin entry (1-4pm). Evening acts with Prime Movers (9pm).

Poverty Bay Blues Club presents: Room full of Blues featuring Big Rich, Sarah Spicer and Brilleaux. Dome room, Saturday (6pm). $20.

Geoff Sewell of Amici Forever: The Greatest Showman. War Memorial Theatre, November 10 (7pm).

A celebration of Peace through Music and Song circa 1918: Join the Gisborne Concert Band and celebrate Armistice Day. Senior Citizens Hall, 30 Grey Street, Sunday (2-4pm). $15 door sales, includes afternoon tea and song sheet.

Brilleaux: Dome garden bar, Sunday, (4-6pm). $10.

The Wiz: Be entertained with comedy, dancing and lots of singing. Gisborne RSA, November 12 (7pm) free.

Kelvin Cruickshank Live: The NZ psyhic medium performs at War Memorial Theatre, November 15 (7pm).

Coming up

Sonic Awareness: Jazz charity concert raising funds for the Gisborne Women’s Refuge. Featuring John Mackill’s Jazz Collective. Gisborne Bowling Club, November 25 (2.30pm). $15.

The Messy Magic Adventure: Husband-and-wife duo, David Ladderman and Lizzie Tollemache present their family-friendly magic show. Smash Palace, November 25, (1.30pm). Adults, $15. Children under-16, $10. This is followed by a Harry Houdini-inspired magic show for adults (7.30pm). Cost is $20. R14.

30th Gisborne International Music Competition: First rounds of competition on November 26-28. The semi-final is on November 30. War Memorial Theatre (10am, 2pm and 7pm). Free entry.

James Reid with Brendan McCarthy: Reid from The Feelers playing solo and acoustic music, with special guest Brendan McCarthy from Apollo Steamtrain. Smash Palace, November 28 (8pm). Tickets $35 from Eventfinda or the venue.

The Abba Show: Singing all your favourites from the 1970s Swedish pop group. War Memorial Theatre, December 2 (2pm and 7pm).

Theatre

Kings of the Gym: A Kiwi comedy by Dave Armstrong. Unity Theatre, November 23-30. Tickets $20 from i-SITE.

Mayhem and Murder: A fun ‘whodunnit?’ murder mystery with 1970s songs. Musical Theatre Gisborne Clubrooms, November 29-30; December 1, 6-8 (7.30pm).

Visual arts

Life drawing: Lysnar House studios October 1 - November 26 (Mondays, 7pm). $50 for Artists’ Society members, $60 non-members. Bring paper, large paper clips and drawing materials.

Gisborne Printmakers exhibition: Lysnar House studios, November 10-11. (10am-4pm).

Exhibitions

Tairawhiti Museum: Wairere — Waterfalls, digital photographic compositions by Norm Heke.

Takuahiroa collaboration: Exhibition by Kaaterina and Tai Kerekere. HB Williams Memorial Library, November 12 - January 11.

Paul Nache Gallery: Paintings by Scott Gardiner.

Toihoukura Maia Gallery: Tairawhiti Sea Walls project exhibition.

Verve Cafe: Wahine Atua, works by Deborah Hope.

Zest: Textiles by More Than Fabric.

At the movies

Odeon multiplex

Bohemian Rhapsody: Film tells the story of British rock band Queen, focusing on lead singer Freddie Mercury, up to the Live Aid performance at Wembley in 1985. Wide praise for Rami Malek as Mercury.

Journey’s End: Set in a dugout in Aisne in 1918, it is the story of a group of British officers, led by the mentally disintegrating young officer Stanhope, as they await their fate.

The Girl in the Spider’s Web: Young computer hacker Lisbeth Salander and journalist Mikael Blomkvist find themselves caught in a web of spies, cybercriminals and corrupt government officials.

Overlord: The story of two American soldiers behind enemy lines on D Day. As they approach their target, they begin to realise there is more going on in this Nazi-occupied village than a simple military operation.

A Star is Born: The fourth remake of a 1937 film has drawn critical and popular acclaim for Lady Gaga and director, co-producer and co-star Bradley Cooper.

King of Thieves: Michael Caine, Michael Gambon, Ray Winstone, Tom Courtenay and Jim Broadbent star in fact-based story of ageing criminals coming together to stage the Hatton Garden diamond heist.

Halloween: A sequel to the 1978 film of the same name. Jamie Lee Curtis and Nick Castle reprise their roles as Laurie Strode and Michael Myers respectively, as Myers returns to finish off Strode for escaping his original killing spree.

Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween
Goosebumps author R. L. Stine (Jack Black) helps two boys out to foil plans by Slappy the Dummy to bring all his ghoulish friends back to life and start his own family.

Born Racer: The Scott Dixon Story: Film portrait of five-time IndyCar world champion Scott Dixon, one of New Zealand’s most accomplished racing drivers, exploring the passion and dedication required to compete in one of the most dangerous sports. Directed by Bryn Evans (Hip Hop-eration).

Venom: Investigative journalist Eddie Brock (Tom Hardy) accidentally becomes the host of an alien symbiote that gives him a violent super alter ego, Venom.

DOME CINEMA

Yellow is Forbidden: New Zealand documentarian Pietra Brettkelly (A Flickering Truth) chronicles designer Guo Pei’s attempt to break into the exclusive and mostly European club of elite fashion designers.

Stray: A young man on parole and a woman just out of a psychiatric facility meet and form a relationship while trying to repair their lives, with South Island mountains as a backdrop. Directed by Jack Nicol.

Born Racer: The Scott Dixon Story: Film portrait of five-time IndyCar world champion Scott Dixon. For more details see above.

American Animals: True story of how four friends steal from the rare books collection of Transylvania University’s library, in Lexington, Kentucky, hoping to become rich.

She Shears: Catherine Mullooly, a shearer who hails from Matawai and works in Piopio and Australia, is one of five female shearers pursuing their passion to compete at the highest levels. Directed by Dustin Feneley

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

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