Gig Guide

Lazy Fifty. File picture by Rebecca Grunwell

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

This week

ExNE 2019: Smash Palace, Saturday, 7pm.

Greg Copeland & Steve “Guitar” Gilles: Acoustic guitar, blues, roots and soul, Dome Room, Sunday, 3pm. $15 from eventfinda.co.nz

Shaky Places: The Gisborne Choral Society, St Andrew’s Church, Tuesday, 7.30pm. Door sales Adults $10, students $5.

Te Mapouriki: New Zealand Symphony Orchestra presents world premiere of Te Mapouriki, and works by Mozart, Strauss, Mendelssohn and Schumann. War Memorial Theatre, Thursday, 7.30pm.

New York Nights: Singers are invited to be part of a cabaret-style concert with the theme “magnificent movie moments”. Register at the Evolution Theatre Company website. Friday, October 18 (7pm), Evolution Theatre, Disraeli St. Entry by koha.

Theatre

Wild Dogs Under My Skirt: Samoan New Zealander Tusiata Avia’s poetry as a fearless piece of theatre. Lawson Field Theatre, tomorrow, 7pm. Tickets from Gisborne i-Site.

All Roads Lead To Ngatapa: A devised production about Rongowhakaata art, history, survival, activism and strength. Lawson Field Theatre, Sunday, 6pm, koha.

Cellfish: Five counts of reckless use of Maori mythology and four counts of possession and cultivation of Shakespeare. Lawson Field Theatre, Tuesday, midday and 7pm. Tickets tickets from i-Site.

Shel We?: A tribute to the work of American artist Shel Silverstein War Memorial Theatre, Wednesday, 6.30pm. Tickets from Gisborne i-Site.

Coming up

Lazy Fifty — the Show after-party: Smash Palace, Saturday, October 19, 8pm


Visual Arts

Exhibitions

Tairawhiti Museum: The Lieutenant’s Calling Card and the Response of a Quizzical Eye, opens Sunday. Native Voices: Ko au, ko matau - I am, we are, visual art exhibition reinforcing an indigenous legacy, and challenging the impact of a nation’ s dual heritage on our Maori futures; Tu te Whaihanga — the return of 37 taonga. Monday to Saturday, 10am to 4pm. Sundays and public holidays 1.30pm to 4pm.

Manawa Moana: Experience plastic as a taonga. War Memorial Theatre foyer, until October 20. 10am-5 pm. Free.

Lawson Field Theatre: Vai Exhibition — installation by Lina Marsh. October 4-20. Free entry.

Muir’s Bookshop Cafe: Photography by Gisborne Camera Club.

Verve: A Second Fruiting: Collaborative works by John Walsh, Richard Rogers and Daryl File.

Zest: Mark makings by Brenden Scott. Exhibition runs until October 21.

At the movies

ODEON MULTIPLEX

Abominable: Animated story about a teenager who meets a young yeti on the roof of her apartment building in Shanghai. She and her friends name him Everest and try to reunite the creature with his family at the highest point on Earth.

Ad Astra: Brad Pitt stars as an astronaut who goes into space in search of his father, whose experiment threatens the solar system. Tommy Lee Jones, Liv Tyler and Donald Sutherland also star.

Dora and the Lost City of Gold: Dora, a teenage explorer, leads her friends on an adventure to save her parents and solve the mystery behind a lost city of gold. Based on the popular Nickelodeon TV series of the same name.

Downton Abbey: It’s 1927, soon after the TV series’ story ended, and the King and Queen visit Downton. Old favourites return.

Gemini Man: An elite assassin (Will Smith) comes up against his ultimate enemy . . . a cloned version of himself on a mission to destroy him. Starting today.

Good Boys: Three pre-teen boys get into scrapes as they try to attend a party hosted by their popular classmates.

Hustlers: Jennifer Lopez stars in this drama-thriller about two strippers who organise a scam in which they drug wealthy Wall Street clientele, then max out their credit cards. Starting today.

Joker: A gritty and controversial study of Arthur Fleck (Joaquin Phoenix), a man disregarded by society. Also stars Robert De Niro.

Mosley: The voices of Lucy Lawless, John Rhys Davies, Temuera Morrison and Rhys Darby feature in this animated tale of creatures known as thoripants, who rebel against their life of servitude and embark on a journey to find a fabled city. Starting today.

The Angry Birds Movie 2: Big names in voice cast lead the drive to make a sequel more appealing than the original. Jason Sudeikis, Josh Gad, Bill Hader, Rachel Bloom, Peter Dinklage and Maya Rudolph are among those telling a story where the birds and pigs must join forces to repel a threat.

UglyDolls: An animated adventure in which the free-spirited UglyDolls confront what it means to be different, struggle with a desire to be loved, and ultimately discover who you truly are is what matters most.

Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark: A young girl’s secrets become real for a group of teenagers who discover her book of horrific stories in 1968 small-town America.

DOME CINEMA

Animals: Long-time friends and party-lovers Laura and Tyler navigate life and love in Dublin. However, the girls find themselves drifting apart when Laura becomes engaged. Based on the novel of the same name by Emma Jane Unsworth.

Yuli: Biography, drama and musical about Cuban dancer Carlos Acosta, a legend in the dance world and the first black dancer to perform some of the most famous ballet roles.

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

ExNE 2019: Smash Palace, Saturday, 7pm.

Greg Copeland & Steve “Guitar” Gilles: Acoustic guitar, blues, roots and soul, Dome Room, Sunday, 3pm. $15 from eventfinda.co.nz

Shaky Places: The Gisborne Choral Society, St Andrew’s Church, Tuesday, 7.30pm. Door sales Adults $10, students $5.

Te Mapouriki: New Zealand Symphony Orchestra presents world premiere of Te Mapouriki, and works by Mozart, Strauss, Mendelssohn and Schumann. War Memorial Theatre, Thursday, 7.30pm.

New York Nights: Singers are invited to be part of a cabaret-style concert with the theme “magnificent movie moments”. Register at the Evolution Theatre Company website. Friday, October 18 (7pm), Evolution Theatre, Disraeli St. Entry by koha.

Theatre

Wild Dogs Under My Skirt: Samoan New Zealander Tusiata Avia’s poetry as a fearless piece of theatre. Lawson Field Theatre, tomorrow, 7pm. Tickets from Gisborne i-Site.

All Roads Lead To Ngatapa: A devised production about Rongowhakaata art, history, survival, activism and strength. Lawson Field Theatre, Sunday, 6pm, koha.

Cellfish: Five counts of reckless use of Maori mythology and four counts of possession and cultivation of Shakespeare. Lawson Field Theatre, Tuesday, midday and 7pm. Tickets tickets from i-Site.

Shel We?: A tribute to the work of American artist Shel Silverstein War Memorial Theatre, Wednesday, 6.30pm. Tickets from Gisborne i-Site.

Coming up

Lazy Fifty — the Show after-party: Smash Palace, Saturday, October 19, 8pm


Visual Arts

Exhibitions

Tairawhiti Museum: The Lieutenant’s Calling Card and the Response of a Quizzical Eye, opens Sunday. Native Voices: Ko au, ko matau - I am, we are, visual art exhibition reinforcing an indigenous legacy, and challenging the impact of a nation’ s dual heritage on our Maori futures; Tu te Whaihanga — the return of 37 taonga. Monday to Saturday, 10am to 4pm. Sundays and public holidays 1.30pm to 4pm.

Manawa Moana: Experience plastic as a taonga. War Memorial Theatre foyer, until October 20. 10am-5 pm. Free.

Lawson Field Theatre: Vai Exhibition — installation by Lina Marsh. October 4-20. Free entry.

Muir’s Bookshop Cafe: Photography by Gisborne Camera Club.

Verve: A Second Fruiting: Collaborative works by John Walsh, Richard Rogers and Daryl File.

Zest: Mark makings by Brenden Scott. Exhibition runs until October 21.

At the movies

ODEON MULTIPLEX

Abominable: Animated story about a teenager who meets a young yeti on the roof of her apartment building in Shanghai. She and her friends name him Everest and try to reunite the creature with his family at the highest point on Earth.

Ad Astra: Brad Pitt stars as an astronaut who goes into space in search of his father, whose experiment threatens the solar system. Tommy Lee Jones, Liv Tyler and Donald Sutherland also star.

Dora and the Lost City of Gold: Dora, a teenage explorer, leads her friends on an adventure to save her parents and solve the mystery behind a lost city of gold. Based on the popular Nickelodeon TV series of the same name.

Downton Abbey: It’s 1927, soon after the TV series’ story ended, and the King and Queen visit Downton. Old favourites return.

Gemini Man: An elite assassin (Will Smith) comes up against his ultimate enemy . . . a cloned version of himself on a mission to destroy him. Starting today.

Good Boys: Three pre-teen boys get into scrapes as they try to attend a party hosted by their popular classmates.

Hustlers: Jennifer Lopez stars in this drama-thriller about two strippers who organise a scam in which they drug wealthy Wall Street clientele, then max out their credit cards. Starting today.

Joker: A gritty and controversial study of Arthur Fleck (Joaquin Phoenix), a man disregarded by society. Also stars Robert De Niro.

Mosley: The voices of Lucy Lawless, John Rhys Davies, Temuera Morrison and Rhys Darby feature in this animated tale of creatures known as thoripants, who rebel against their life of servitude and embark on a journey to find a fabled city. Starting today.

The Angry Birds Movie 2: Big names in voice cast lead the drive to make a sequel more appealing than the original. Jason Sudeikis, Josh Gad, Bill Hader, Rachel Bloom, Peter Dinklage and Maya Rudolph are among those telling a story where the birds and pigs must join forces to repel a threat.

UglyDolls: An animated adventure in which the free-spirited UglyDolls confront what it means to be different, struggle with a desire to be loved, and ultimately discover who you truly are is what matters most.

Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark: A young girl’s secrets become real for a group of teenagers who discover her book of horrific stories in 1968 small-town America.

DOME CINEMA

Animals: Long-time friends and party-lovers Laura and Tyler navigate life and love in Dublin. However, the girls find themselves drifting apart when Laura becomes engaged. Based on the novel of the same name by Emma Jane Unsworth.

Yuli: Biography, drama and musical about Cuban dancer Carlos Acosta, a legend in the dance world and the first black dancer to perform some of the most famous ballet roles.

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