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OF BUSH AND BIRD COOPS: Teri Wilkinson’s lino cut Bird Cage is among works that range from folkish to sophisticated in her collection on show at Muirs Bookshop cafe. Picture by Liam Clayton

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This week

Herbs Acoustic and Che Fu: The Dome, Saturday, 8pm, $25 presales, $30 on the door or $60 VIP.

NZ/DC — NZ’s No 1 AC/DC Experience + Harbinger: Smash Palace, Saturday, 8.30pm. $25 plus booking fee.

Barleycorn: Irish-influenced Gisborne band, Tairawhiti Museum, Sunday, 2pm. $5.

Coming up

Michael and Ashleigh Tipping: Playing favourite tunes live, Cosmopolitian Club, August 23 (8pm). Free entry.

New York Nights: Cabaret-style themed concert for soloists, duos and groups up to four, first-time singers to seasoned performers. Theme: Disney music: Evolution Theatre Company, 75 Disraeli St, August 23 (6.30-8.30pm). Register at evolutiontheatre.org.nz and provide two Disney backing tracks in advance.

Winter Concert Series: Lazarus String Quartet: A young emerging classical string ensemble based in Berlin with violinists from USA/Japan, The Netherlands, Sweden, and New Zealand cellist Alice Gott. Tairawhiti Museum, August 28 (5.30pm-6.30pm). $5 adults, free for children and students with ID.

One One One: Waikato covers band, Smash Palace, August 31 (9pm). $10.

Theatre

Deathtrap: A thriller to die for by Ira Levin. Evolution Theatre Company, until Saturday, August 10. Thursday, Friday and Saturday performances (7.30pm). Adults $34, seniors $29 and youth $24.

The Pohutukawa Tree: Auditions for Bruce Mason classic Kiwi drama. Evolution Theatre Company, 75 Disraeli St, Saturday (11am to 2pm). Register at evolutiontheatre.org.nz, click Book an Audition.

Visual Arts

Exhibitions

Tairawhiti Museum: Flat-Pack Whakapapa, three installations by Dr Maureen Lander, The Self Portraits of Carol Montgomery, Ko Ahau - This is Me, paintings by Walter Dewes, Whakawhetai: Melanie Tangaere Baldwin Exhibition.

Zest Cafe: Stitched works by Te Puna Reo o Puhi students.

Muirs Bookshop & Cafe: Lino cuts by Teri Wilkinson.

At the movies

ODEON MULTIPLEX

Late Night: Emma Thompson plays a late-night talk show host in danger of losing her show. In an attempt to revamp the show, she hires an Indian-American woman who has little experience in comedy but who gives her good material to work with.

Palm Beach: Old friends gather in lavish surroundings in Sydney’s Palm Beach, and gradually reveal secrets and grievances. Directed by Rachel Ward, the film stars Bryan Brown, Sam Neill, Greta Scacchi and Richard E Grant.

Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw: In this spin-off of The Fast and the Furious, Dwayne Johnson plays Luke Hobbs and Jason Statham plays Deckard Shaw — unlikely allies forced to team up against a greater threat. Also stars Idris Elba as Brixton Lore, an MI6 agent gone rogue, and Kiwi actor Cliff Curtis, as Hobbs’s brother Jonah.

Booksmart: Comedy directed by Olivia Wilde. Beanie Feldstein and Kaitlyn Dever star as high-achieving students who set out to finally break the rules on their last day of high school. Lisa Kudrow and Jason Sudeikis also star.

Camino Skies: Co-directors and producers Fergus Grady and Noel Smyth follow a group of “broken” Kiwis and Aussies who embark on the 800-kilometre Camino de Santiago seeking solace.

The Lion King: A photorealistic computer-animated remake of the traditionally animated 1994 film.

Toy Story 4: Woody encourages craft-project-turned-toy Forky to embrace being a toy. Then on a road trip, Woody makes a detour that includes a reunion with his long-lost friend Bo Peep. Featuring the voice talents of Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Annie Potts, Tony Hale, Keanu Reeves and Joan Cusack.

Yesterday: Jack Malik, a singer-songwriter in an English seaside town, has fast-fading dreams of fame. But after a freak accident during a mysterious global blackout, Jack wakes up to find The Beatles never existed, and he has a catalogue of “new” songs.

Spider-Man: Far From Home: Following the events of Avengers: Endgame, Spider-Man must step up to take on new threats in a changed world, but he is reluctant to leave behind the carefree ways of youth. Stars Tom Holland, Samuel L. Jackson, Jon Favreau, Marisa Tomei and Jake Gyllenhaal.

DOME CINEMA

The Public: Writer/director Emilio Estevez stars in film about what happens when an act of civil disobedience turns into a standoff with police when homeless people in Cincinnati take over the public library to seek shelter from the cold.

Rory’s Way: An elderly Hebridean (Brian Cox) visits the US for medical help but unexpectedly forms a bond with his grandson and reconnects with his son.

Heavy Water: Writer-director Michael Oblowitz follows big-wave surfer Nathan Fletcher through the evolution of surfing and his relationship with big waves.

Support the Girls: The manager of a sports bar and “breastaurant” takes her job seriously but her commitment to the welfare of the staff brings her into conflict with her boss. Stars Regina Hall in a role that won her the New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Actress.

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

Herbs Acoustic and Che Fu: The Dome, Saturday, 8pm, $25 presales, $30 on the door or $60 VIP.

NZ/DC — NZ’s No 1 AC/DC Experience + Harbinger: Smash Palace, Saturday, 8.30pm. $25 plus booking fee.

Barleycorn: Irish-influenced Gisborne band, Tairawhiti Museum, Sunday, 2pm. $5.

Coming up

Michael and Ashleigh Tipping: Playing favourite tunes live, Cosmopolitian Club, August 23 (8pm). Free entry.

New York Nights: Cabaret-style themed concert for soloists, duos and groups up to four, first-time singers to seasoned performers. Theme: Disney music: Evolution Theatre Company, 75 Disraeli St, August 23 (6.30-8.30pm). Register at evolutiontheatre.org.nz and provide two Disney backing tracks in advance.

Winter Concert Series: Lazarus String Quartet: A young emerging classical string ensemble based in Berlin with violinists from USA/Japan, The Netherlands, Sweden, and New Zealand cellist Alice Gott. Tairawhiti Museum, August 28 (5.30pm-6.30pm). $5 adults, free for children and students with ID.

One One One: Waikato covers band, Smash Palace, August 31 (9pm). $10.

Theatre

Deathtrap: A thriller to die for by Ira Levin. Evolution Theatre Company, until Saturday, August 10. Thursday, Friday and Saturday performances (7.30pm). Adults $34, seniors $29 and youth $24.

The Pohutukawa Tree: Auditions for Bruce Mason classic Kiwi drama. Evolution Theatre Company, 75 Disraeli St, Saturday (11am to 2pm). Register at evolutiontheatre.org.nz, click Book an Audition.

Visual Arts

Exhibitions

Tairawhiti Museum: Flat-Pack Whakapapa, three installations by Dr Maureen Lander, The Self Portraits of Carol Montgomery, Ko Ahau - This is Me, paintings by Walter Dewes, Whakawhetai: Melanie Tangaere Baldwin Exhibition.

Zest Cafe: Stitched works by Te Puna Reo o Puhi students.

Muirs Bookshop & Cafe: Lino cuts by Teri Wilkinson.

At the movies

ODEON MULTIPLEX

Late Night: Emma Thompson plays a late-night talk show host in danger of losing her show. In an attempt to revamp the show, she hires an Indian-American woman who has little experience in comedy but who gives her good material to work with.

Palm Beach: Old friends gather in lavish surroundings in Sydney’s Palm Beach, and gradually reveal secrets and grievances. Directed by Rachel Ward, the film stars Bryan Brown, Sam Neill, Greta Scacchi and Richard E Grant.

Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw: In this spin-off of The Fast and the Furious, Dwayne Johnson plays Luke Hobbs and Jason Statham plays Deckard Shaw — unlikely allies forced to team up against a greater threat. Also stars Idris Elba as Brixton Lore, an MI6 agent gone rogue, and Kiwi actor Cliff Curtis, as Hobbs’s brother Jonah.

Booksmart: Comedy directed by Olivia Wilde. Beanie Feldstein and Kaitlyn Dever star as high-achieving students who set out to finally break the rules on their last day of high school. Lisa Kudrow and Jason Sudeikis also star.

Camino Skies: Co-directors and producers Fergus Grady and Noel Smyth follow a group of “broken” Kiwis and Aussies who embark on the 800-kilometre Camino de Santiago seeking solace.

The Lion King: A photorealistic computer-animated remake of the traditionally animated 1994 film.

Toy Story 4: Woody encourages craft-project-turned-toy Forky to embrace being a toy. Then on a road trip, Woody makes a detour that includes a reunion with his long-lost friend Bo Peep. Featuring the voice talents of Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Annie Potts, Tony Hale, Keanu Reeves and Joan Cusack.

Yesterday: Jack Malik, a singer-songwriter in an English seaside town, has fast-fading dreams of fame. But after a freak accident during a mysterious global blackout, Jack wakes up to find The Beatles never existed, and he has a catalogue of “new” songs.

Spider-Man: Far From Home: Following the events of Avengers: Endgame, Spider-Man must step up to take on new threats in a changed world, but he is reluctant to leave behind the carefree ways of youth. Stars Tom Holland, Samuel L. Jackson, Jon Favreau, Marisa Tomei and Jake Gyllenhaal.

DOME CINEMA

The Public: Writer/director Emilio Estevez stars in film about what happens when an act of civil disobedience turns into a standoff with police when homeless people in Cincinnati take over the public library to seek shelter from the cold.

Rory’s Way: An elderly Hebridean (Brian Cox) visits the US for medical help but unexpectedly forms a bond with his grandson and reconnects with his son.

Heavy Water: Writer-director Michael Oblowitz follows big-wave surfer Nathan Fletcher through the evolution of surfing and his relationship with big waves.

Support the Girls: The manager of a sports bar and “breastaurant” takes her job seriously but her commitment to the welfare of the staff brings her into conflict with her boss. Stars Regina Hall in a role that won her the New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Actress.

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