GIG OF THE WEEK: Raave Tapes are headlining a massive indie showcase on Sunday at iconic Newcastle nightclub Argyle House.MUSIC5 SawyersFriday, AK Morris. Saturday, DJ Perry Carter. Sunday, Sunday’s Record.
Adamstown Uniting ChurchSunday,John Paul Young, Heather Price, Warren Morgan, Christ Church Camerata String Quartet.
Anna Bay TavernSaturday, Counterpart.
Argyle HouseSaturday, Hotel Motel. Sunday, Raave Tapes,dave,E4444e,Fritz,Froyo,Good Boy,Jacob,King Single,Kwame,Lutra,Mezko,Mix Mama,Moaning Lisa,Oilbaron,Tees,treasuretroves,Underachiever, Vacations,Voiid.
Australia HotelSaturday, Smoke N Mirrors.
Bar Petite Friday, Kylie Jane.
Battlesticks BarThursday,Richard Walker.Friday,Robbie Long.Saturday,Pana.Sunday,Nicko.
Bay Hotel Saturday, Gen-X.
Beach Hotel Friday,Battle Of The Bands – Heat 2. Sunday, Thread.
Belmont 16sFriday, The Rockin’ Eddie Band, Kellie Cain. Saturday, Ryan Daley, Anthology. Sunday, Stephen R. Cheney.
Belmore Hotel Saturday, StateFX.
Beresfield Bowling Club Friday, Hurricane Fall. Saturday, Loko. Sunday, Red Dirt Country Band.
Blackbutt HotelFriday, Kelly Hope.
The Black Malabar Saturday,Moussa Diakite& Wassado. Sunday, Damian Wright.
The BradfordFriday, Mardmax.Saturday, Zac & Ben.
Burwood InnSaturday, DJ Tone.
Cambridge Hotel Thursday, Loud Love ft. Mark Cashin, Paul Coxon, Ross Flynn, Chris Hamall, Ken Jewell, Justin Ngariki, Lee Rolfe, Kane Starkey, Amy Vee, Viagro. Friday, Fortunes. Saturday,Life.Love.Regret, Taking Sides, Choke, Stone Age,The Hard Word. Sunday, L D R U, Amastro.
Cardiff RSL Club Friday, Jayde Corner. Saturday, 4 Letter Word.
Catho PubSaturday, John Larder.Sunday, The V Dubs.
Caves Beachside Hotel Sunday, Aya.
Central Charlestown Leagues Club Friday, The Andy Show. Saturday, Marissa.
Central HotelStroudSaturday, Four To The Floor.
Charlestown Bowling Club Friday, Damien. Saturday, Jon Schatz.
Clarendon Hotel Friday, Jon Schatz. Saturday, Phil McKnight.
Club KotaraSaturday, Daniel Arvidson.
Club LemonTree Friday, Chad Shuttleworth. Saturday, Solid Gold Party.
Club Maitland City Friday, Jackson Halliday.
Commercial HotelBoolarooFriday, Hayden Johns.
Colliery InnFriday, Big Pete.
Commercial Hotel MorpethFriday, Murray Byfield.Saturday, Gaz N Gaz.
Country Club Hotel Shoal Bay Saturday, Redline.
Criterion Hotel Carrington Saturday, Roxy. Sunday, Jon Schatz.
Criterion Hotel WestonSaturday, Dos Eager.
Crown & Anchor HotelSunday, Alias Duo.
Customs HouseFriday, Ben Travis. Saturday, Karen O’Shea. Sunday, Ashley Knight.
Cypress Lakes Friday, Michael Muchow. Saturday, Emily Smith.
D’Albora Marina Sunday, Joel Oakhill.
Denman HotelSunday, Jared Scott.
Duke Of WellingtonFriday,Brien McVernon.Saturday,Greg Bryce Duo.
East Maitland Bowling Club Friday, Snape Trilogy. Saturday, Triple Zero. Sunday, Zane Penn.
Edgeworth Bowling Club Sunday, Troy Kemp.
The EdwardsFriday, Aubrey,Mahala Williams, High Estate,Belle Badi. Saturday,The Dew Cats.
Exchange Hotel Friday, Rocket. Saturday, Soundabout.
Family Hotel MaitlandFriday, Lennie Live.
Finnegans Saturday, Savage.
FogHorn Brewhouse Friday, Gareth Hudson. Saturday, Jacob & Laura.
Gallipoli Legion Club Saturday, Trancemission.
Gateshead TavernFriday,Trataka.Sunday,Darren Rolling Keys.
George Tavern Friday, Lauren Arms. Saturday, Kim & Mik.
Grain StoreSaturday,Kylie Jane.Sunday,JJ King.
Grand Hotel Tuesday, Sheryl Bailey Quartet.
Grand Junction Hotel Friday, Autumn Hearts, Lennie Tranter. Saturday, Dan Brodie. Sunday, Floyd Vincent.
Great Northern Hotel Teralba Saturday, Bonny Rai.
Greenroof Hotel Friday, Jason Bone.
Gunyah Hotel Saturday, Project X. Sunday, 24 Hours.
Hamilton Station HotelThursday, Black Jesus, Darkhorse, Disparo, Obat Batuk. Friday,Beast Machine, Stone Empire,Strickun,The Defiant Few. Saturday,PurEnvY, FireFish,Age Of Emergence.
Harrigan’s Pokolbin Friday, Dos Eager. Saturday, Rob Long, Alias. Sunday, Levymen.
Hexham Bowling Club Friday, Matt Gaudry. Saturday, Rendezvous.
Honeysuckle Hotel Friday, Tim Harding. Saturday, Hurricane Fall. Sunday, Bobby C, CrocQ.
Hotel Delany Friday, 4 Letter Word. Saturday, Loose Bazooka.
Hotel Jesmond Friday, Michael Mills.
Jewells Tavern Saturday, Snape Trilogy.
Junction Hotel Friday, Kaylah Anne.
Kent HotelFriday, Triple Zero. Saturday, Shivoo. Sunday, Blues Bombers.
King Street Hotel Friday, Defqon 1. DJ contest. Sunday, Benny Cue.
Lake Macquarie Tavern Friday, Tom Christie.
Lake Macquarie Yacht ClubSunday, Jamie Martens.
Lambton Park HotelFriday, GrantWalmsleyDuo Unplugged.
Lass O’GowrieFriday,Underachiever,Capes,Royal Chant. Saturday, Monkeypig, Picture Perfect, Something Something Explosion, Alex Martin.
Lizotte’sFriday, George Michael Relived. Saturday, Shane Nicholson, Imogen Clark. Sunday, Stars, Kevin Bennett.
Lochinvar Hotel Saturday, Anyerin.
Lucky Hotel Friday, Max Jackson. Saturday, Kylie Jane.
Mark HotelFriday,Tim Harding.Saturday,Phonic Duo.Sunday,The Big Bang Quartet.
Mary Ellen Friday, Dream Catchers. Saturday, Blues Bombers. Sunday, Bonny Rai.
Maryland Tavern Friday, Pete Hibbert. Saturday, 2GoodReasons.
Mavericks On The Bay Friday, Roxy. Saturday, Jon Matthews. Sunday, Damien.
Mavericks On Darby Friday, Jerome. Saturday, Ben Travis.
Mayfield Ex-Services ClubFriday, Darren Rolling Keys Duo, The Rumour.
Metropolitan Hotel Maitland Friday, Boltman. Saturday, Marriah.
Mezz Bar at Wallsend DiggersFriday,Shivoo, Jade Hurley.Saturday,Cruzers.Sunday,Loko.
Muree Golf ClubFriday,Lee Rolfe.
Murray’s Brewery Saturday, Amy Fredes. Sunday, Nano.
Nag’s Head Hotel Saturday, Pap & That.
Neath Hotel Saturday, Jason Ray.
Nelson Bay Diggers Friday, Fabba,The Way.Saturday, Spank N The Monkey. Sunday, Daniel Arvidson.
Nelson Bay Golf Club Sunday, Marissa.
Newcastle Cruising Yacht Club Sunday, Jason Bone.
Northern Star HotelFriday,John Larder.Saturday,Codi Kaye.
Pedens CessnockFriday, Layth Gunn.Saturday, Defaced.
Pelican RSL ClubSaturday, Smokin Rosie.
Pippis At The Point Friday, Pete Gelzinnis, Zane Penn. Saturday, The DuoTones. Sunday, Arley Black.
Potters Brewery Friday, Karen O’Shea.
The PourhouseSaturday, Layth Gunn.
Premier Hotel Friday, Bryn Leonard England, Chloe Parker. Saturday, Evergreen. Sunday, Melbourne Street.
Prince of Wales HotelFriday, Indie–A-Go-Go DJs Tinman, Decaf & Tone, The Cat’s Pyjamas.Saturday,Ngariki.
Queens Wharf Hotel Friday, Anyerin, Grand Obsession. Saturday, Zac & George, Deuce. Sunday, Snape Trilogy, Wharf Life DJs.
Redhead Bowling Club Saturday, The Leadbellies.
Royal Hotel SingletonSunday, Witchery.
Royal Motor Yacht Club TorontoFriday,Brett O’Malley.Sunday, Jackson Halliday.
Rutherford Hotel Saturday, Todd Schmoo.
Seabreeze HotelFriday, Loko.Sunday, Sarah Christine.
Shenanigans at the ImperialFriday,Tim Rossington.Saturday,Brent Murphy.
Shortland Hotel Friday, Mike Vee. Saturday, Kevin O’Hara.
Small Ballroom Thursday,PurEnvY, Pänik, Reaver, Reaper,Thrash Bandicoot.
Soldiers Point Bowling Club Friday, Two Left Feet. Saturday, The Beach Boys Show.
South Newcastle Leagues Club Saturday, Zane Penn.
Stag and Hunter Hotel Friday,The Main Guy & The Other Guys,Rose & The Sea,Georgie Jones. Saturday,Time On Earth,Cigars of The Pharaoh,Syntax Error.
Star Hotel Saturday, Tre Soul. Sunday, Bruce Mathiske.
Station Hotel Kurri KurriSaturday, Robbie T.
Stockton Bowling Club Friday, Phil McKnight.
Stockton RSLClub Saturday, Jumpin Jukebox.
Sunnyside Tavern Friday, Ryan Daley.
Swansea Hotel Sunday, Todd Schmoo.
Swansea RSLClub Saturday, Live Baby Live –INXS show.
Tanilba Bay Golf ClubFriday, Allan Freihaut.
Tea Gardens Country ClubSaturday, Whiskey Business Duo.
Tilligerry RSLFriday, Purple Hearts.Saturday, Brett O’Malley.
Toronto Diggers Saturday, John Noble.
Toronto Hotel Friday, Redline.
Toronto Workers Saturday, Karen O’Shea. Sunday, Rock Factor.
Town Hall Hotel Saturday, Kellie Cain.
Victoria Hotel Hinton Saturday, Damien. Sunday, Greg Bryce.
Wangi Wangi RSLClub Sunday, Lennie Live.
Warners At The Bay Friday, Matt McLaren. Saturday, Arley & I.
Warners Bay Hotel Saturday, Misbehave.
Wests Cardiff Saturday, Nightmoves.
Wests New LambtonThursday,Angamus.Friday, Gen-R-8.Saturday, Mark Wells Duo.Sunday, Doug Parkinson honours Joe Cocker. Tuesday, Angamus.
West Wallsend Workers Club Friday, Troy Kemp.
Wickham Park HotelThursday, Dan Brodie.Friday,DV8.Saturday,Grant Walmsley Unplugged,The Years.Sunday,Tim Rossington,Steve Edmonds.
Windale Gateshead Bowling Club Friday, The V Dubs.
Windsor Castle Hotel Saturday, Jessica Cain, Nightmoves.
MOVIES20thCentury Women (M)The story of a teenage boy, his mother, and two other women who help raise him among the love and freedom of Southern California of 1979. (Regal)
A Quiet Passion (PG)The story of American poet Emily Dickinson from her early days as a young schoolgirl to her later years as a reclusive, unrecognized artist. (Regal)
Annabelle: Creation(MA)A dollmaker and his wife welcome a nun and several girls from a shuttered orphanage into their home, soon becoming the target of the dollmaker’s possessed creation, Annabelle.
Atomic Blonde(MA)An undercover MI6 agent is sent to Berlin during the Cold War to investigate the murder of a fellow agent and recover a missing list of double agents.
Baby Driver(MA)A talented, young getaway driver relies on the beat of his personal soundtrack to be the best in the game. When he meets the girl of his dreams, hesees a chance to ditch his criminal life and make a clean getaway.
Cars 3(G)Lightning McQueen sets out to prove to a new generation of racers that he’s still the best race car in the world.
Churchill(M)Jonathan Teplitzky’s historical drama about Winston Churchill’s objections to the risky D-Day invasion plan. Wracked with guilt over his role in Gallipoli, Churchill fears making the same mistake twice. (Regal)
Despicable Me 3(PG)Balthazar Bratt, a child star from the 1980s, hatches a scheme for world domination.
Dunkirk(M)Allied soldiers from Belgium, the British Empire, Canada, and France are surrounded by the German army and evacuated during a fierce battle in World War II.
Elvis: That’s The Way It Is (G)The film documents American singerElvis Presley’s Summer Festival inLas Vegasduring August 1970. (Regal)
It’s Only the End of the World (M)Louis,a terminally ill writer, returns home after a long absence to tell his family that he is dying. (Tower)
Hampstead (PG) American widow Emily Walters feels like she is drifting aimlessly through life. Then she meets Donald, who has lived harmoniously on the Heath for 17 years in a ramshackle hut.
Logan Lucky (M)Two brothers attempt to pull off a heist during a NASCAR race in North Carolina.
Paris Can Wait (PG)A woman at a crossroads traveling to Cannes along with her successful film producer husband, finds herself on a two-day road trip with his business associate. (Lake Cinema)
Spider-Man: Homecoming(M) Ayoung Peter Parker/Spider-Man begins to navigate his newfound identity as the web-slinging superhero.
The Big Sick(M)A couple deals with their cultural differences as their relationship grows.
The Dark Tower (M)The last Knight Warrior, Roland Deschainhas been locked in an eternal battle with Walter O’Dim, also known as the Man in Black determined to prevent him from toppling the Dark Tower, which holds the universe together.
The Eagle Huntress(G)A 13-year-old girl trains to become the first female eagle hunter in the 1,000-year history of her family’s tribe. (Regal)
The Promise(M)Set during the last days of the Ottoman Empire, it follows a love triangle between Mikael, a brilliant medical student, the beautiful and sophisticated artist Ana, and Chris – a renowned American journalist based in Paris. (Regal)
The Snow Queen: Fire and Ice (PG) After heroically defeating both the Snow Queen and the Snow King, Gerda still cannot find peace. Her dream is to find her parents who were once taken away from them by the North Wind and finally reunite the family.
The Time Of Their Lives(M)A former Hollywood star enlists the help of a new friend in order to journey from London to France for her ex-lover’s funeral, with the various mishaps en route making the trip unforgettable.
The Trip To Spain(M)Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon embark on a 6 part episodic road trip through Spain. Sampling the restaurants, eateries and sights along the way. (Tower)
The Zoo Keeper’s Wife(M)A heroic Polish couple help save hundreds of people and animals during WWII by sheltering them in the basement of the Warsaw zoo. (Regal)
Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets (M)In the 28th century, Valerian and Laureline are special operatives charged with maintaining order throughout the universe.
War for the Planet of the Apes(M)A nation of genetically evolved apes led by Caesar becomes embroiled in a battle with an army of humans.
THEATRE2017 Micro Theatre FestivalNew short plays written and staged by Newcastle and Hunterpeople. Each venue has performances at 7pm from Tuesday, August 22, to Saturday,August 26.Curve Gallery, Newcastle: The End of the Day, by Mark Konik; Do Not Touch, by JuliaLewis; This Morning, by Debra Hely; Spaceman and Executioner, by Tristram Baumber.The Press Bookhouse, Newcastle: Elementary, by Kylie Farrugia and Tracey Dwyer; Grass, by Carl Caulfield; 梧桐夜网seniourdating南京夜网, by Peter King; The Almighty Bank Home Loan,by Simon Tonkin.Vinyl Cafe, Newcastle: History Lesson, by Simon Tonkin; Space Commander versus the MudMonsters, by Frank Leggett; Dinner for Two, writer and director Danielle Asquith; TheInterview, by Sally Davies.Studio21 Artspace, Hamilton: Late, by Helen Hopcroft; The Water’s Edge, by Michael Lill;He Said It Was At 12, by Sheree Christoffersen; The Pitch, by Kylie Farrugia and TraceyDwyer.
Cirque AfricaPerformers from six African countries deliver their homelands’ acrobatics,dance, songs and comedy. Cessnock Performing Arts Centre, Thursday, August 17, at7.30pm.
Les MiserablesA prisoner jailed for stealing a loaf of bread helps care for people after hisrelease and becomes involved in a revolt against a corrupt regime; spectacular musical set in19th century France. Metropolitan Players, at the Civic Theatre, Newcastle. Wednesday,Friday and Saturday, at 8pm, plus 2pm Saturday, until August 26, and a 2pm showon Sunday, August 20.
Love’s Labour’s LostA young king who has sworn off women while he studies is visitedby an attractive princess; amusing Shakespeare look at relationships. Reamus Youth Theatre,at Maitland Repertory Theatre. Friday and Saturday at 8pm, until August 26, plus 2pmSundayon August 20.
The Game’s AfootAn actor who has played Sherlock Holmes throughout his career sets upan investigation at a Christmas party after someone tries to kill him; comedy-drama byKen Ludwig. Theatre on Brunker, at St Stephen’s Anglican Church Hall, Adamstown. Fridayand Saturday, dinner and show at 7pm, show only at 8pm, until September 2.