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

This week

Common Folk: Classic dances: Folk dance for beginners, with Jane Luiten. No skill or partner required. St Andrew’s Church hall, tonight, 7pm, $7.

Orpheus: An internationally award-winning show about falling in love, seismic shifts in your everyday life, and how far you’d go to save those you hold close. Dome Room, Friday, 8.30pm. Tickets $25 eventfinda or $25 cash door.

TRAMPS: Beginners to experienced singers, musicians and poetry readers are welcome to come along and perform.The Band Room, Childers Rd, Saturday, 1.30pm, $2.

Maori Volcanics: RSA, Saturday, 7.30pm. Tickets $20 from RSA.

Rolling Stones Tribute: Brown Sugar: Cosmopolitan Club, Saturday, 8pm, $15 members, $20 non-members.

Mako Road and Dolph with support act Spaghetti Toast: Dome Room, Saturday. Tickets undertheradar or $30 cash door. 8.30pm.

Gisborne Orphans Club Concert: Senior Citizens Hall, 30 Grey St, Wednesday, 7.30pm.

Coming up

The Gisborne Beer Festival: presents The Phoenix Foundation, Beastwars, Temple Of The Grunge, and Spaghetti Toast. The Jolly Stockman, April 20, 12 noon. Entry from $65. Book at tinyurl.com/yyaheybr

Flite: Dome Room, Saturday, April 27, 8pm $20 Presales from The Aviary Collective, www.undertheradar.co.nz, or $25 door sales, cash only.

Theatre

Mamma Mia! auditions: Come join the party and audition for the ABBA-tastic musical. Gisborne Musical Theatre clubrooms, Saturday 9am, Sunday 10am.

Romeo and Juliet: Unity Theatre, Ormond Road, Opens April 25, 7.30pm + matinees 3pm. Tickets $20 from iSite or at door if seats available.

Cats, The Musical SOLD OUT: War Memorial Theatre, April 29, 7.30pm.

Visual Arts

Exhibitions

Tairawhiti Museum: Fruits of a Splendid Isolation, a retrospective of works by John Walsh, Richard Rogers, Daryl File and Kent Baddeley. OHO — recent works by Fiona Collis, Melanie Tahata and Izzy Te Rauna. Hei Ora exhibition, recent works by Henare Brooking.

The Weight of the Captain’s Wrist: Book launch for Peter Ireland’s The Weight of the Captain’s Wrist — essays and illustrations that focus on Ireland’s James Cook paintings. Tairawhiti Museum, tomorrow, 5.30pm.

Paul Nache Gallery: Works by Evan Woodruffe.

Verve Cafe: Works by Conor Jeory.

Muirs Bookshop Cafe: Works by Annabel Dowding.

Photography Exhibition: Seasons of the Arboretum: Eastwoodhill Arboretum Homestead Tea House, Until April 28, Wed-Sun, 10am-3pm.

At the movies

DOME CINEMA

Woman at War: Icelandic woman Halla repeatedly tries to disrupt the operations of an aluminium plant. When a long-forgotten application to adopt an orphan is approved, Halla must reconcile her activism with the upcoming adoption.

Older than Ireland: Documentary that tells the story of a hundred years of life as seen through the eyes of 30 Irish centenarians.

Vai: The story of one woman’s life is told in eight moments from the perspective of different Pacific Island cultures.

ODEON MULTIPLEX

Hellboy: Reboot of the film series based on the Dark Horse Comics character of the same name. Directed by Neil Marshall and starring David Harbour in the title role that Ron Perlman had in the films directed by Guillermo del Toro.

Little: A ruthless tech mogul (Regina Hall) becomes a younger version of herself (played by Marsai Martin) after a girl she offended wishes she was little.

Lucifer: Indian Malayalam-language thriller.

Manje Bistre 2: Punjabi-language romantic comedy.

The Lego Movie 2: Emmet Brickowski tries to rescue his friends from the Systar System, as “Armamageddon” approaches.

Wonder Park: A wildly creative girl’s imagination takes flight in a magical amusement park.

Shazam: A 14-year-old foster kid (Asher Angel) turns into adult superhero Shazam (Zachary Levi) simply by shouting out his own superhero name, a power conferred on him by an ancient wizard. He has lots of fun with his new powers but eventually must knuckle down and defeat the forces of evil.

Pet Sematary: Jason Clarke, Amy Seimetz and John Lithgow star in the second film adaptation of the Stephen King novel about a burial ground in rural Maine where the grieving are offered false hope that ultimately turns to malignance.

Us: American horror film written, directed and co-produced by Jordan Peele, who directed Get Out. A family fight back against a group of doppelgangers wanting to take their place.

Five Feet Apart: Two young people with cystic fibrosis develop a relationship, initially complying with the guideline that patients should be kept at least six feet apart to lower the risk of cross-infection. Later they reduce their separation to five feet by holding either end of a pool cue.

Dumbo: Colin Farrell, Michael Keaton, Danny DeVito, Eva Green and Alan Arkin star in Tim Burton-directed live-action remake of the Walt Disney animated classic of 1941.

Daffodils: New Zealand “musical love story” based on a stage play by Rochelle Bright, who drew inspiration from her parents’ marriage. Film is driven by Kiwi music from the 1960s to the ’90s.

Captain Marvel: A DNA accident gives a former fighter pilot superhuman strength.

Green Book: A bouncer from The Bronx is hired to drive a black pianist on a tour to the Deep South in the 1960s.

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

Common Folk: Classic dances: Folk dance for beginners, with Jane Luiten. No skill or partner required. St Andrew’s Church hall, tonight, 7pm, $7.

Orpheus: An internationally award-winning show about falling in love, seismic shifts in your everyday life, and how far you’d go to save those you hold close. Dome Room, Friday, 8.30pm. Tickets $25 eventfinda or $25 cash door.

TRAMPS: Beginners to experienced singers, musicians and poetry readers are welcome to come along and perform.The Band Room, Childers Rd, Saturday, 1.30pm, $2.

Maori Volcanics: RSA, Saturday, 7.30pm. Tickets $20 from RSA.

Rolling Stones Tribute: Brown Sugar: Cosmopolitan Club, Saturday, 8pm, $15 members, $20 non-members.

Mako Road and Dolph with support act Spaghetti Toast: Dome Room, Saturday. Tickets undertheradar or $30 cash door. 8.30pm.

Gisborne Orphans Club Concert: Senior Citizens Hall, 30 Grey St, Wednesday, 7.30pm.

Coming up

The Gisborne Beer Festival: presents The Phoenix Foundation, Beastwars, Temple Of The Grunge, and Spaghetti Toast. The Jolly Stockman, April 20, 12 noon. Entry from $65. Book at tinyurl.com/yyaheybr

Flite: Dome Room, Saturday, April 27, 8pm $20 Presales from The Aviary Collective, www.undertheradar.co.nz, or $25 door sales, cash only.

Theatre

Mamma Mia! auditions: Come join the party and audition for the ABBA-tastic musical. Gisborne Musical Theatre clubrooms, Saturday 9am, Sunday 10am.

Romeo and Juliet: Unity Theatre, Ormond Road, Opens April 25, 7.30pm + matinees 3pm. Tickets $20 from iSite or at door if seats available.

Cats, The Musical SOLD OUT: War Memorial Theatre, April 29, 7.30pm.

Visual Arts

Exhibitions

Tairawhiti Museum: Fruits of a Splendid Isolation, a retrospective of works by John Walsh, Richard Rogers, Daryl File and Kent Baddeley. OHO — recent works by Fiona Collis, Melanie Tahata and Izzy Te Rauna. Hei Ora exhibition, recent works by Henare Brooking.

The Weight of the Captain’s Wrist: Book launch for Peter Ireland’s The Weight of the Captain’s Wrist — essays and illustrations that focus on Ireland’s James Cook paintings. Tairawhiti Museum, tomorrow, 5.30pm.

Paul Nache Gallery: Works by Evan Woodruffe.

Verve Cafe: Works by Conor Jeory.

Muirs Bookshop Cafe: Works by Annabel Dowding.

Photography Exhibition: Seasons of the Arboretum: Eastwoodhill Arboretum Homestead Tea House, Until April 28, Wed-Sun, 10am-3pm.

At the movies

DOME CINEMA

Woman at War: Icelandic woman Halla repeatedly tries to disrupt the operations of an aluminium plant. When a long-forgotten application to adopt an orphan is approved, Halla must reconcile her activism with the upcoming adoption.

Older than Ireland: Documentary that tells the story of a hundred years of life as seen through the eyes of 30 Irish centenarians.

Vai: The story of one woman’s life is told in eight moments from the perspective of different Pacific Island cultures.

ODEON MULTIPLEX

Hellboy: Reboot of the film series based on the Dark Horse Comics character of the same name. Directed by Neil Marshall and starring David Harbour in the title role that Ron Perlman had in the films directed by Guillermo del Toro.

Little: A ruthless tech mogul (Regina Hall) becomes a younger version of herself (played by Marsai Martin) after a girl she offended wishes she was little.

Lucifer: Indian Malayalam-language thriller.

Manje Bistre 2: Punjabi-language romantic comedy.

The Lego Movie 2: Emmet Brickowski tries to rescue his friends from the Systar System, as “Armamageddon” approaches.

Wonder Park: A wildly creative girl’s imagination takes flight in a magical amusement park.

Shazam: A 14-year-old foster kid (Asher Angel) turns into adult superhero Shazam (Zachary Levi) simply by shouting out his own superhero name, a power conferred on him by an ancient wizard. He has lots of fun with his new powers but eventually must knuckle down and defeat the forces of evil.

Pet Sematary: Jason Clarke, Amy Seimetz and John Lithgow star in the second film adaptation of the Stephen King novel about a burial ground in rural Maine where the grieving are offered false hope that ultimately turns to malignance.

Us: American horror film written, directed and co-produced by Jordan Peele, who directed Get Out. A family fight back against a group of doppelgangers wanting to take their place.

Five Feet Apart: Two young people with cystic fibrosis develop a relationship, initially complying with the guideline that patients should be kept at least six feet apart to lower the risk of cross-infection. Later they reduce their separation to five feet by holding either end of a pool cue.

Dumbo: Colin Farrell, Michael Keaton, Danny DeVito, Eva Green and Alan Arkin star in Tim Burton-directed live-action remake of the Walt Disney animated classic of 1941.

Daffodils: New Zealand “musical love story” based on a stage play by Rochelle Bright, who drew inspiration from her parents’ marriage. Film is driven by Kiwi music from the 1960s to the ’90s.

Captain Marvel: A DNA accident gives a former fighter pilot superhuman strength.

Green Book: A bouncer from The Bronx is hired to drive a black pianist on a tour to the Deep South in the 1960s.

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


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