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THIS WEEK

■ Origami Bag Workshop with Vicki Cosson from Seaglass Bags

Lysnar House (behind the museum). Saturday, September 25, 9am. To book email mikecat52@gmail.com or phone 06 867 5366. BYO Sewing machine. $50 with materials included.

■ FAR OUT! Film Night — The Swimmer (1968)

Dome Cinema, Tuesday, September 28, 6.30pm. $10 on the door.

COMING UP

■ Michael Llewellyn

Dome Room, Saturday, November 13, 8pm. $13.00+bf from undertheradar.

■ Motel California Eagles tribute

Dome Room, Saturday, November 20, 8.30pm. Presales from $30+bf from eventfinda or $30 cash sales from The Aviary.

THEATRE

Mousetrap by Agatha Christie

Evolution Theatre, September 16 - 26. 7.30pm, plus Saturday matinee. Tickets from Gisborne i-SITE, trybooking.com, or at the theatre 45 minutes prior to the show. $35 adult, $30 Gold Card, $25 student.

VISUAL ARTS

■ Weathered Beauty

Sarah Gordon's Weathered Beauty is an expression of rural thoughts and memories of two Manutūkē farms, and their family. Growing up in Manutūkē has left enduring images with Sarah and her painting. This series of works is the culmination of watching and recording ageing weathered beauty with abstract impressions and sketches through paint and graphite. Opens tomorrow, 5.30pm.

■ Worlds of Wonder

Artist Julia Rae's self-portrait morphs into a character of dreams creating imagined worlds and illustrating ideas through photographic images.Tairawhiti Museum until November 21.

■ Mai i te po

Hoea! present a shared exhibition by Michelle Kerr and Poutu Puketapu. Thursday - Saturday 11am - 3pm or by appointment. Free entry.

■ Colonies

Colonies is a series of works inspired by the diverse ecosystems seen in thriving coral reefs. These underwater structures are built from individual organisms known as coral polyps. Tairawhiti Museum until October 3.

DOME CINEMA

■ The Ice Road

Liam Neeson plays a long-haul trucker hired to get a wellhead to a collapsed mine where 26 miners are trapped. With him is his brother, a war veteran with post-traumatic stress, and a young female driver whose brother is among those trapped. People with bad intentions don't want them to make it. They're crossing fast-melting ice roads, and the thaw is an ever-present threat.

■ The Man in the Hat

A man travels through France in a Fiat 500, accompanied by a framed photograph of an unknown woman, and pursued by five angry men in a Citroen Dyane. Stars Ciaran Hinds and the French countryside.

■ The Godmother

A French-Arabic translator in a narcotics police unit realises she knows the mother of one of the drug dealers and decides to cover for him. Soon she is using her insider knowledge and police resources to build her own crime network.

■ The Swimmer

Burt Lancaster plays a middle-aged man who decides to swim his way home by way of a man-made river of backyard pools in an affluent suburb of Connecticut. Along the way, it becomes apparent that something is not right. A 1968 cult film based on a short story by John Cheever.

Odeon Multiplex

■ Ride the Eagle

Leif's estranged mother Honey (Susan Sarandon) dies and leaves him a conditional inheritance. Before Leif (Jake Johnson) can move into her picturesque Yosemite cabin, he has to complete her to-do list and step into his mother's world as she tries to make amends from beyond the grave. Also stars J.K. Simmons and D'Arcy Carden. Johnson co-wrote the script with director Trent O'Donnell.

■ The Ice Road

Liam Neeson plays a long-haul trucker hired to get a wellhead to a collapsed mine where 26 miners are trapped. Along for the ride are his war-scarred brother, who is an ace mechanic, and a female driver who has a brother among the trapped miners. Some bad eggs are trying to sabotage their efforts, but the real enemy is the rising temperature brought about by the onset of spring, which melts the ice across which they are travelling.

■ Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings

Marvel Cinematic Universe offering that stars Simu Liu as Shang-Chi, who must confront the past he thought he had left behind when he is drawn into the web of the mysterious Ten Rings organisation. The film also stars Tony Leung, Michelle Yeoh and Awkwafina.

■ Candyman

Sequel to the 1992 film. Thirty years after the events of the original film, the Candyman legend is revived, with devastating results.

■ The Man in the Hat

A man (Ciaran Hinds) sets off from Marseilles in a small Fiat 500. Behind him is a Citroen Dyane into which are squeezed five bald men.

■ Respect

Jennifer Hudson channels her inner Aretha Franklin in a movie that takes the audience from the soul queen's childhood to her recording of the album Amazing Grace.

■ Reminiscence

Hugh Jackman plays Nick Bannister, a private investigator of the mind who helps his clients access lost memories. When Nick takes on a new client, Mae (Rebecca Ferguson), a simple matter of lost and found becomes a dangerous obsession.

■ The Night House

A recently widowed woman is left alone in the lakeside home her husband built for her. She senses a presence in the house, but the light of day washes away any proof of a haunting. She starts digging into her husband's belongings and finds strange, terrible secrets.

■ Free Guy

A bank teller (Ryan Reynolds) realises he is a background character in a video game that will soon go offline.

The Eagles tribute Motel California will be at the Dome Room, Saturday, November 20, 8.30pm. Presales from $30+bf from eventfinda or $30 cash sales from The Aviary.