Gig Guide

I Ain’t Mad At Cha: Lawson Field Theatre, Saturday, 3pm.

This week

West African drum and salsa dance workshop: Learn how to play djembe rhythms, dancing and some salsa moves, Saturday 10am-3pm at EIT cafe The Hub. Book a place and reserve a Djembe drum by contacting Koffie at 021 0268 0964, or africandrumanddancenz@gmail.com. Or call Flavio at 021 0275 7442, email f.valdes.solis@gmail.com.

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

Respect: Annie Crummer, Bella Kalolo, Ria Hall and Jackie Clarke pay tribute in song to the legendary Aretha Franklin. War Memorial Theatre, Tomorrow and Saturday 7pm. Tickets $15-$35 from Gisborne i-Site/www.iticket.co.nz

Reb Fountain: The Dome Room, tonight, 8pm Tickets $20-$25 from Gisborne i-Site/www.iticket.co.nz

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. Tomorrow 7pm, Evolution Theatre, Disraeli St. Entry by koha.

Theatre

Barbecue: Smash Palace, Saturday 1pm, $10 from Gisborne i-Site/www.iticket.co.nz

I Ain’t Mad At Cha: Lawson Field Theatre, Saturday, 3pm. Tickets $15 from Gisborne i-Site/www.iticket.co.nz

The Pohutukawa Tree: Evolution Theatre Company November 1-8 (7.30pm), Sun November 3 (4pm).Tickets $22.50+bf-$32+ bf from eventfinda.co.nz

Coming up

Halloween 2019 Deadset 4: Smash Palace, October 26, 8.30pm. $15.50 from www.trybooking.com

Contra Dance workshop: St Andrew’s Church Hall, November 2 (1-3pm), $10.

Contra Dance party with Savvy: a cappella performance, Sunday, November 3, Wainui Beach School Hall, 3-7pm, $15. Tickets at the door or contact Jane Luiten through Facebook page Good Folk: Dances from Planet Earth.

Music From the Movies: Movie soundtrack highlights from 2001, A Space Odyssey. The Lord of the Rings, Jurassic Park, Amadeus, Dambusters and more. Gisborne Combined Orchestra, Gisborne Civic Brass Band, Gisborne Concert Band and featuring Gisborne Choral Society. Lawson Field Theatre, November 2. Tickets: $19.99 adults, $15 seniors/students and $10 children, from House of Gifts and Lotto or at the door.

Neil Smoker: Easy listening tunes with acoustic guitar/vocals Peppers Restaurant, November 3.

Visual Arts

Exhibitions

Tairawhiti Museum: The Lieutenant’s Calling Card and the Response of a Quizzical Eye. 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 Māori 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.

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.

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.

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

Judy: Thirty years after starring in The Wizard of Oz, beloved actress and singer Judy Garland (played by Renee Zellweger) arrives in London to perform sold-out shows at the Talk of the Town nightclub. While there, she reminisces with friends and fans. Starting today.

Maleficent: Mistress of Evil: Maleficent (Angelina Jolie) is back and not happy about goddaughter Princess Aurora (Elle Fanning) telling her she’s getting married to Prince Phillip, and even more PO’ed when Phil’s queen mum (Michelle Pfeiffer) tells her it’s time for the Aurora to have “a real mother”.
Starting today.

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.

PAW Patrol: Ready Race Rescue: When race car driver The Whoosh is unable to compete in the Adventure Bay 500, PAW Patrol step up to help one of their own, Marshall, take the wheel against win-at-all-costs The Cheetah. Starting today.

Zombieland: Double Tap: It’s been 10 years since they banded together in an America over-run by zombies and Tallahassee (Woody Harrelson) and friends face a newly-evolved enemy on top of some of more convention “family” issues. Starting today.

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.

Show Me Shorts: New Zealand’s leading international short film festival featuring a diverse collection of cultures and voices from around the world.

Yuli: Biopic about Cuban dancer Carlos Acosta — the first black dancer to perform some of the most famous ballet roles.

Florianopolis Dream: An Argentinian couple on the verge of separation and their near-adult children go on vacation to a Brazilian beach resort.

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

This week

West African drum and salsa dance workshop: Learn how to play djembe rhythms, dancing and some salsa moves, Saturday 10am-3pm at EIT cafe The Hub. Book a place and reserve a Djembe drum by contacting Koffie at 021 0268 0964, or africandrumanddancenz@gmail.com. Or call Flavio at 021 0275 7442, email f.valdes.solis@gmail.com.

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

Respect: Annie Crummer, Bella Kalolo, Ria Hall and Jackie Clarke pay tribute in song to the legendary Aretha Franklin. War Memorial Theatre, Tomorrow and Saturday 7pm. Tickets $15-$35 from Gisborne i-Site/www.iticket.co.nz

Reb Fountain: The Dome Room, tonight, 8pm Tickets $20-$25 from Gisborne i-Site/www.iticket.co.nz

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. Tomorrow 7pm, Evolution Theatre, Disraeli St. Entry by koha.

Theatre

Barbecue: Smash Palace, Saturday 1pm, $10 from Gisborne i-Site/www.iticket.co.nz

I Ain’t Mad At Cha: Lawson Field Theatre, Saturday, 3pm. Tickets $15 from Gisborne i-Site/www.iticket.co.nz

The Pohutukawa Tree: Evolution Theatre Company November 1-8 (7.30pm), Sun November 3 (4pm).Tickets $22.50+bf-$32+ bf from eventfinda.co.nz

Coming up

Halloween 2019 Deadset 4: Smash Palace, October 26, 8.30pm. $15.50 from www.trybooking.com

Contra Dance workshop: St Andrew’s Church Hall, November 2 (1-3pm), $10.

Contra Dance party with Savvy: a cappella performance, Sunday, November 3, Wainui Beach School Hall, 3-7pm, $15. Tickets at the door or contact Jane Luiten through Facebook page Good Folk: Dances from Planet Earth.

Music From the Movies: Movie soundtrack highlights from 2001, A Space Odyssey. The Lord of the Rings, Jurassic Park, Amadeus, Dambusters and more. Gisborne Combined Orchestra, Gisborne Civic Brass Band, Gisborne Concert Band and featuring Gisborne Choral Society. Lawson Field Theatre, November 2. Tickets: $19.99 adults, $15 seniors/students and $10 children, from House of Gifts and Lotto or at the door.

Neil Smoker: Easy listening tunes with acoustic guitar/vocals Peppers Restaurant, November 3.

Visual Arts

Exhibitions

Tairawhiti Museum: The Lieutenant’s Calling Card and the Response of a Quizzical Eye. 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 Māori 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.

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.

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.

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

Judy: Thirty years after starring in The Wizard of Oz, beloved actress and singer Judy Garland (played by Renee Zellweger) arrives in London to perform sold-out shows at the Talk of the Town nightclub. While there, she reminisces with friends and fans. Starting today.

Maleficent: Mistress of Evil: Maleficent (Angelina Jolie) is back and not happy about goddaughter Princess Aurora (Elle Fanning) telling her she’s getting married to Prince Phillip, and even more PO’ed when Phil’s queen mum (Michelle Pfeiffer) tells her it’s time for the Aurora to have “a real mother”.
Starting today.

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.

PAW Patrol: Ready Race Rescue: When race car driver The Whoosh is unable to compete in the Adventure Bay 500, PAW Patrol step up to help one of their own, Marshall, take the wheel against win-at-all-costs The Cheetah. Starting today.

Zombieland: Double Tap: It’s been 10 years since they banded together in an America over-run by zombies and Tallahassee (Woody Harrelson) and friends face a newly-evolved enemy on top of some of more convention “family” issues. Starting today.

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.

Show Me Shorts: New Zealand’s leading international short film festival featuring a diverse collection of cultures and voices from around the world.

Yuli: Biopic about Cuban dancer Carlos Acosta — the first black dancer to perform some of the most famous ballet roles.

Florianopolis Dream: An Argentinian couple on the verge of separation and their near-adult children go on vacation to a Brazilian beach resort.

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

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