Gig Guide

THIS CHARMING BAND: George White (bass), Res Ngata (vocals), Harry White (guitar), Nikki O’Connor (omnichord and vocals) make up Maorissey. The Charming Man was one of The Smiths’ big singles. Picture supplied

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This week

Jon Toogood: Solo acoustic set from the Shihad frontman, Smash Palace, tomorrow (7pm). Tickets $42.50 at the door or from www.jontoogood.live

Black Slate: UK reggae band returns to Gisborne for one show. Supported by Te Whanau Up Rising. Shipwreck Bar, tomorrow (8.30pm). Tickets $40+bf from http://www.eventfinda.co.nz, door sales $50.

HeiHei Festival: The ultimate family day out with music and spitfire chicken done 40 ways. Smash Palace, Saturday (midday-5pm). Tickets $35 adult, $10 kids. Tickets at Kingpin, 75 Gladstone Road.

Save our Francis Bacon!: The Poverty Bay Blues Club, New Orleans jazz pianist David Parquette and friends present an evening of New Orleans jazz and blues to raise funds to pay for the club’s recently bought Francis Bacon piano. Dome Room, Saturday, (6pm). $10 cash at the door.

Tiromoana Summer Concert Series: Berlin-based lyric soprano Joanna Foote and Auckland tenor Harry Grigg perform operatic pieces, supported by pianist Xing Wang. Tiromoana, 41 Winifred Street, Okitu, Sunday (2.30pm). Tickets: adult $25, student/child free.

Coming up

Spaghetti Toast with Maorissey: Gisborne band Spaghetti Toast with Set Waves, and Maorissey, Dome garden bar, February 16 (9pm). $10 on the door.

Full Moon Party: DJs Brazilbeat Soundsystem (Nego Beto Percussion & DJ Mara Weiss), Dizfunk (CJ Hokamau) and DJosé (Joseph Meredith). Smash Palace. February 16, (9pm). $5 if dressed in white, $10 everybody else.

Marlon Williams: The Turangawaewae Tour: Kiwi singer-songwriter plays alt-country, folk and bluegrass. War Memorial Theatre, February 21 (7.30pm). Tickets available at TicketDirect, $68.55+bf and Stephen Jones Photography $71.

Jeremy Elwood and Michele A’Court: On the Road: Outrageously entertaining husband-and-wife comedians. The Gaiety Theatre, Wairoa, February 21 (7.30pm), $25. Tickets from The Gaiety Theatre Facebook page, i-Site Wairoa phone 0800 924 762 or Wairoa District Council.

Monty Bevins Travellers Tour: Kiwi soul-folk troubadour plays his new EP Travellers. Dome Garden Bar, February 24 (6pm), $10 at the door.

Light It Up New Zealand tour: Richie Cattell & Darnell Wilson bring RnB/pop to the Dome Garden Bar, March 2 (6pm), tickets $10 from http://www.theticketfairy.com or at the door.

Leaving Jackson: The Johnny Cash & June Carter Show: Paying tribute to a country and western legend. War Memorial Theatre, March 20 (7pm), tickets from TicketDirect and Stephen Jones Photography.

Visual Arts

Exhibitions

Tairawhiti Museum: Ambitious Women, a look back at the Gisborne suffragette movement, Out of The Bedroom Into the Lounge, Jan Nigro. Posing, Not Posing Exhibition, takes a look at photography before smart phones and selfie sticks. Retrospective: Phyllis Underdown Exhibition, view her paintings of rolling hills surrounding Gisborne.

Tony Ogle screenprints: Ormond Road Cafe.

Paul Nache Gallery: Works by Matthew Couper

Verve Cafe: Works by Maiko Lewis-Whaanga and Blair Hindmarsh.

Muirs Bookshop Cafe: Works by Krystle Kelly.

Life drawing at Lysnar House: Eight week programme starts February 4 (7pm). Gisborne Artists Society members $50, non-members $60 or $8 a session for GAS members, $10 non-members. Bring paper, large paper clips and drawing materials. For more information, call Chris at 868 3422.

At the flicks

Odeon multiplex

Cold Pursuit: Liam Neeson plays a Rocky Mountains snowplough driver — just named Citizen of the Year — who is rocked by his son’s death from a heroin overdose. On the point of suicide, he learns his son was murdered by a drug cartel. His thoughts turn to vengeance, and his actions spark a war between rival cartels. Film also stars Tom Bateman, Tom Jackson and Laura Dern.

Green Book: An Italian-American bouncer from The Bronx is hired to drive a world-class black pianist on a concert tour to the Deep South in the 1960s. The Green Book guides them to the places that are safe for African-Americans. Stars Viggo Mortensen and Mahershala Ali.

The Mule: Clint Eastwood plays an elderly war veteran running drugs for a Mexican cartel. Also stars Bradley Cooper, Laurence Fishburne, Dianne Wiest and Andy Garcia.

Glass: Security guard David Dunn uses his supernatural abilities to track Kevin Wendell Crumb, a disturbed man with 24 personalities. Stars James McAvoy, Bruce Willis and Samuel L. Jackson.

Dragon Ball Super: Broly: A Japanese anime martial arts movie.

Mary Queen of Scots: Mary Stuart’s attempt to overthrow her cousin Elizabeth I, Queen of England, finds her condemned to years of imprisonment before facing execution.

Storm Boy: Storm Boy has grown up to be Michael Kingley, grandfather and retired businessman. When Kingley starts to see images from his past that he can’t explain, he is forced to rekindle childhood memories of growing up on an isolated coastline with his father.

The Kid Who Would Be King: A band of kids embark on an epic quest to thwart a medieval menace.

How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World: Hiccup has created a dragon utopia, but danger threatens the village he and Toothless call home.

Mary Poppins Returns: Set in 1930s London, 25 years after the events of the original film that starred Julie Andrews, Mary Poppins returns.

Aquaman: Arthur Curry, heir to the underwater kingdom of Atlantis, must lead his people against his half-brother Orm, who seeks to unite the underwater kingdoms against the surface world.

Ralph Breaks the Internet: Video game bad guy Ralph and misfit Vanellope von Schweetz risk everything by travelling to the World Wide Web in search of a replacement part to save Vanellope’s video game, Sugar Rush.

Dome cinema

Ocean Film Tour — Volume 5: The International Ocean Film Tour Volume 5 is on its way with the best ocean adventures and environmental documentaries on board.

Capharnaum: After running away from his negligent parents, committing a violent crime and being sentenced to five years in jail, a hardened, streetwise 12-year-old Lebanese boy sues his parents in protest at the life they have given him.

Brimstone & Glory: Documentary film focusing on the National Pyrotechnic Festival in Tultepec, Mexico. Over three-quarters of Tultepec’s residents work in pyrotechnics. The festival is a celebration of a way of life built around a generations-old, homegrown business of making fireworks by hand.

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

Jon Toogood: Solo acoustic set from the Shihad frontman, Smash Palace, tomorrow (7pm). Tickets $42.50 at the door or from www.jontoogood.live

Black Slate: UK reggae band returns to Gisborne for one show. Supported by Te Whanau Up Rising. Shipwreck Bar, tomorrow (8.30pm). Tickets $40+bf from http://www.eventfinda.co.nz, door sales $50.

HeiHei Festival: The ultimate family day out with music and spitfire chicken done 40 ways. Smash Palace, Saturday (midday-5pm). Tickets $35 adult, $10 kids. Tickets at Kingpin, 75 Gladstone Road.

Save our Francis Bacon!: The Poverty Bay Blues Club, New Orleans jazz pianist David Parquette and friends present an evening of New Orleans jazz and blues to raise funds to pay for the club’s recently bought Francis Bacon piano. Dome Room, Saturday, (6pm). $10 cash at the door.

Tiromoana Summer Concert Series: Berlin-based lyric soprano Joanna Foote and Auckland tenor Harry Grigg perform operatic pieces, supported by pianist Xing Wang. Tiromoana, 41 Winifred Street, Okitu, Sunday (2.30pm). Tickets: adult $25, student/child free.

Coming up

Spaghetti Toast with Maorissey: Gisborne band Spaghetti Toast with Set Waves, and Maorissey, Dome garden bar, February 16 (9pm). $10 on the door.

Full Moon Party: DJs Brazilbeat Soundsystem (Nego Beto Percussion & DJ Mara Weiss), Dizfunk (CJ Hokamau) and DJosé (Joseph Meredith). Smash Palace. February 16, (9pm). $5 if dressed in white, $10 everybody else.

Marlon Williams: The Turangawaewae Tour: Kiwi singer-songwriter plays alt-country, folk and bluegrass. War Memorial Theatre, February 21 (7.30pm). Tickets available at TicketDirect, $68.55+bf and Stephen Jones Photography $71.

Jeremy Elwood and Michele A’Court: On the Road: Outrageously entertaining husband-and-wife comedians. The Gaiety Theatre, Wairoa, February 21 (7.30pm), $25. Tickets from The Gaiety Theatre Facebook page, i-Site Wairoa phone 0800 924 762 or Wairoa District Council.

Monty Bevins Travellers Tour: Kiwi soul-folk troubadour plays his new EP Travellers. Dome Garden Bar, February 24 (6pm), $10 at the door.

Light It Up New Zealand tour: Richie Cattell & Darnell Wilson bring RnB/pop to the Dome Garden Bar, March 2 (6pm), tickets $10 from http://www.theticketfairy.com or at the door.

Leaving Jackson: The Johnny Cash & June Carter Show: Paying tribute to a country and western legend. War Memorial Theatre, March 20 (7pm), tickets from TicketDirect and Stephen Jones Photography.

Visual Arts

Exhibitions

Tairawhiti Museum: Ambitious Women, a look back at the Gisborne suffragette movement, Out of The Bedroom Into the Lounge, Jan Nigro. Posing, Not Posing Exhibition, takes a look at photography before smart phones and selfie sticks. Retrospective: Phyllis Underdown Exhibition, view her paintings of rolling hills surrounding Gisborne.

Tony Ogle screenprints: Ormond Road Cafe.

Paul Nache Gallery: Works by Matthew Couper

Verve Cafe: Works by Maiko Lewis-Whaanga and Blair Hindmarsh.

Muirs Bookshop Cafe: Works by Krystle Kelly.

Life drawing at Lysnar House: Eight week programme starts February 4 (7pm). Gisborne Artists Society members $50, non-members $60 or $8 a session for GAS members, $10 non-members. Bring paper, large paper clips and drawing materials. For more information, call Chris at 868 3422.

At the flicks

Odeon multiplex

Cold Pursuit: Liam Neeson plays a Rocky Mountains snowplough driver — just named Citizen of the Year — who is rocked by his son’s death from a heroin overdose. On the point of suicide, he learns his son was murdered by a drug cartel. His thoughts turn to vengeance, and his actions spark a war between rival cartels. Film also stars Tom Bateman, Tom Jackson and Laura Dern.

Green Book: An Italian-American bouncer from The Bronx is hired to drive a world-class black pianist on a concert tour to the Deep South in the 1960s. The Green Book guides them to the places that are safe for African-Americans. Stars Viggo Mortensen and Mahershala Ali.

The Mule: Clint Eastwood plays an elderly war veteran running drugs for a Mexican cartel. Also stars Bradley Cooper, Laurence Fishburne, Dianne Wiest and Andy Garcia.

Glass: Security guard David Dunn uses his supernatural abilities to track Kevin Wendell Crumb, a disturbed man with 24 personalities. Stars James McAvoy, Bruce Willis and Samuel L. Jackson.

Dragon Ball Super: Broly: A Japanese anime martial arts movie.

Mary Queen of Scots: Mary Stuart’s attempt to overthrow her cousin Elizabeth I, Queen of England, finds her condemned to years of imprisonment before facing execution.

Storm Boy: Storm Boy has grown up to be Michael Kingley, grandfather and retired businessman. When Kingley starts to see images from his past that he can’t explain, he is forced to rekindle childhood memories of growing up on an isolated coastline with his father.

The Kid Who Would Be King: A band of kids embark on an epic quest to thwart a medieval menace.

How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World: Hiccup has created a dragon utopia, but danger threatens the village he and Toothless call home.

Mary Poppins Returns: Set in 1930s London, 25 years after the events of the original film that starred Julie Andrews, Mary Poppins returns.

Aquaman: Arthur Curry, heir to the underwater kingdom of Atlantis, must lead his people against his half-brother Orm, who seeks to unite the underwater kingdoms against the surface world.

Ralph Breaks the Internet: Video game bad guy Ralph and misfit Vanellope von Schweetz risk everything by travelling to the World Wide Web in search of a replacement part to save Vanellope’s video game, Sugar Rush.

Dome cinema

Ocean Film Tour — Volume 5: The International Ocean Film Tour Volume 5 is on its way with the best ocean adventures and environmental documentaries on board.

Capharnaum: After running away from his negligent parents, committing a violent crime and being sentenced to five years in jail, a hardened, streetwise 12-year-old Lebanese boy sues his parents in protest at the life they have given him.

Brimstone & Glory: Documentary film focusing on the National Pyrotechnic Festival in Tultepec, Mexico. Over three-quarters of Tultepec’s residents work in pyrotechnics. The festival is a celebration of a way of life built around a generations-old, homegrown business of making fireworks by hand.

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

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