What's on this week
Pieces of You – works from the fine arts collection
Tairawhiti Museum, September 26 - November 22.
Te Hono Wai – Where waters meet
Jo Torr explores in costume and textile history cultural exchanges between European and Maori. Tairawhiti Museum until December 6.
Gisborne Artists, Potters and Photographers annual exhibition
Tairawhiti Museum until November 10.
Lysnar House. Mondays 7pm-9pm until November 23 (excl October 26). Gisborne Artists’ Society members $8 per session or $50 for 8 sessions. Non-members $10 per session. Bring your own sketch pads, pencils and paints.
Covers band at the Cosmopolitan Club. Tomorrow, 8pm. Free entry.
Richard Alexander plays acoustic blues
Doug Snelling and Tawiri play rock blues, Sunday, 1.30pm. Wrights Vineyard and Winery. Bookings essential at firstname.lastname@example.org or 027 656 8222
Dome Room, Sunday, 7pm. Tickets $34.90+bf from BanishedMusic.com or $35 cash from The Aviary.
St Andrew’s Lunchtime Concert Series
Piano Extravaganza 10. Eight-plus pianists play two, four and even more at a time, on one or more pianos. St Andrew’s Church, Monday, 12.30pm. Optional koha for performers’ expenses and piano maintenance fund.
The Harmonic Resonators
Acoustic, country/folk, family band. House of Breakthrough, October 31, 7pm.Tickets $20. To book call 867 7637 or 027 494 6979.
Anthonie Tonnon presents Rail Land
Sunday, November 1. Depart by train as part of the immersive experience from Gisborne Railway Station at 3pm for the show at Te Whare Maumahara, Muriwai. Tickets $60 from www.eventfinda.co.nz Presented by Arts On Tour New Zealand InCahoots with Gisborne City Vintage Railway and Te Whare Maumahara.
Gisborne Choral Society presents a celebration of world music and old favourites. St Andrew’s Church, Cobden Street. November 7, 4pm. Koha.
Poverty Bay Blues Club
With special guests David Paquette and Grant Haua. Dome Room, Saturday November 7. Doors open at 7pm, bands start 8pm.
The Sensational 70s
Dress up in 70s costumes, and dance the night away to the music of the 70s. Prizes for best costumes. Dome Room, November 7, 9pm.
The Shows Must Go On
War Memorial Theatre, Sunday, 4.30pm. Tickets from $83.40 available from i-SITE and ticketek.
Tofiga Fepulea’i National Comedy Tour — Sorry Bout It
With award-winning NZ/UK comedian James Nokise. War Memorial Theatre, October 31. Tickets available from i-SITE or ticketek.
The Addams Family
Directed by Belinda Campbell. Lawson Field Theatre, December 11-19. Tickets from i-SITE or ticketek.
A professional bank robber (Liam Neeson) agrees to return all the money he stole in exchange for a reduced sentence. But when two FBI agents set him up for a murder rap, he goes on the run to clear his name and bring the crooked agents to justice.
Three Tenors: Voices for Eternity
Documentary celebrating The Three Tenors — Luciano Pavarotti, Jose Carreras and Placido Domingo — and their debut concert at the ancient baths of Caracalla on the eve of football’s 1990 World Cup final. An audience of 1.6 billion reportedly watched the event, and its recording became the best-selling classical album of all time. This documentary has new interviews and backstage footage, and the viewer is witness to the rivalries and friendships of the opera stars from 1990 to Pavarotti’s death in 2007.
Two arborists are expecting a baby. The father likes the idea but the mother wants to cram in all the experiences she fears she’ll miss out on.
A Vietnamese man living in England returns to Saigon after 30 years away.
I Am Greta
Documentary film about teenage climate-change activist Greta Thunberg.
Scientists discover that fragments of a comet will hit Earth in a few days, and could cause the extinction of humanity. Bunkers in Greenland offer the only hope.
The More You Ignore Me
A mother’s efforts to be a good wife are undermined by her declining mental health.
The War With Grandpa
A boy will stop at nothing to get his room back from his grandfather, who has come to live with the family after his wife’s death.
The Secret Garden
An orphaned girl finds a magical secret garden on her uncle’s estate.
A woman’s idyllic life comes crashing down when her husband of 29 years tells her he is leaving her for another woman.
New Zealand film Savage follows Danny across three decades of his life, trying to understand the boy who eventually becomes the brutal enforcer of a gang.
The Mystery of Henri Pick
Two years after the death of supposedly illiterate pizza cook Henri Pick, he is hailed as the author of a celebrated novel. Not everyone is convinced that Pick wrote the book, though. Literary critic Jean-Michel Rouche (Fabrice Luchini) sets out to discover the truth behind Pick and the book that bears his name. Dialogue in French and Russian, with subtitles.
A former beauty queen and single mother prepares her rebellious teenage daughter for the Miss Juneteenth pageant.
New Zealand film in which Tom Sainsbury plays a hapless character who can see and speak with the dead.
Being John Malkovich
John Cusack, Cameron Diaz and Catherine Keener, with John Malkovich as a satirical version of himself, star in this 1999 American fantasy comedy.