GIG OF THE WEEK: Former Newcastle genre-hopping artist Mojo Juju returns to the Cambridge Hotel on Friday to unveil her funky new sound.MUSIC5 Sawyers Friday, DJ Sean Andrews. Saturday, DJ Timmy Coffey. Sunday, Adrianna Mac.
Albion Hotel SingletonFriday, Darren Rolling Keys.
Anna Bay TavernSaturday, Smoke N Mirrors.
Australia Hotel CessnockSaturday, Pat Vs Cat.
Bar Petite Friday, CrocQ. Saturday, Holly Mae.
Battlesticks BarThursday,Nicko. Sunday,Aqwa.
Bay Hotel Saturday, The Fedz.
Beach Hotel Friday, Battle of the Band –heat 3. Saturday, The Black Sails. Sunday, The Col Teg Experience.
Bellbird Hotel Saturday, The Core.
Belmont 16sFriday, Bobby C, Matchbox. Saturday, The Years, Tim Harding. Sunday, John Noble.
Belmont Hotel Thursday, Jackson Halliday. Friday, Snowblind. Saturday, The Dreamcatchers. Sunday, Robbie Long.
Belmont SportiesSaturday, Viagro.
Belmore HotelSaturday, XYZ.
Beresfield Bowling Club Friday, Triple Zero. Saturday, Motown Magic. Sunday, Flattrakkers.
Black Malabar Friday, The Julian Banks Group. Saturday, The Bearfoot Band.
Blackbutt HotelFriday, David McCredie.Saturday, The V Dubs.
The BradfordFriday,Pat Vs Cat.Saturday, Creedence Show & Women Of Rock.
Burwood InnFriday,Brown Bear & Hooves.Saturday,DJ Tone.
Cambridge HotelFriday, Mojo Juju, Demi Mitchell. Saturday,Lny Tnz (Neth),Nemo. Sunday, Rachel Maria Cox, Bandintexas, Boudicca,Antonia & The Lazy Susans,Crazy Old Maurice.
Cardiff RSL Club Friday, Kellie Cain. Saturday, Misbehave.
Catho PubSaturday, Brett O’Malley.Sunday, Smokin Rosie.
Caves Beachside Hotel Saturday, Dragon, Adrianna Mac.
Central Charlestown Leagues Club Friday, Just Jade. Saturday, Bobby C.
Central HotelStroud Saturday, Kenny Jewell.
Cessnock Leagues Club Saturday, Solid Gold Party Night.
Charlestown Bowling Club Friday, Kim & Mik. Saturday, Joel Oakhill.
Civic Theatre Saturday,Musica Viva: Takacs Quartet.
Clarendon Hotel Friday, Matt McLaren. Saturday, Ashley Knight.
Club KotaraSaturday, Rendezvous Duo.
Club LemonTree Friday, Jumpin’ Jukebox. Saturday,Greg Bryce.
Club Maitland City Friday, Big Pete.
Colliery Inn Friday, Zane Penn.
Commercial HotelBoolarooFriday, Sami.
Commercial Hotel MorpethFriday, Layth Gunn.Saturday, Iguana.
Country Club HotelSaturday, Dream Catchers.
Criterion Hotel Carrington Saturday, Big Pete. Sunday, Greg Bryce.
Customs HouseFriday, Dave Owen. Saturday, Sarah Christine. Sunday, Chad Shuttleworth.
Cypress Lakes Friday, Gareth Hudson. Saturday, Daniel Arvidson.
D’Albora Marina Saturday, Karen O’Shea. Sunday, Max Jackson.
Denman HotelSunday,Michael Bryers.
Duke Of WellingtonFriday, Matt Scullion.Saturday,The Duo Tones.
East Maitland Bowling Club Friday, Defaced. Saturday, Easy Daze. Sunday, Karen O’Shea.
Easts Leisure & Golf ClubSaturday, David McCredie.
Edgeworth Bowling Club Friday, The Heart of the Matter –Eagles show. Sunday, Boney Rivers. Sunday, Roxy.
The EdwardsFriday, Truman Smith Duo.Saturday, Dane Fitzsimmons.
Erringhi HotelSaturday, The Remedy.
Exchange Hotel Friday, 4 Letter Word. Saturday, Gen-R-8.
Family Hotel MaitlandFriday,Deborah Sinclair.
Finnegans Saturday, Lady Lauryn.
FogHorn Brewhouse Friday, Shawn Lidster. Saturday, Gareth Jay.
Gallipoli Legion ClubThursday,The So What Supper Club. Saturday, The Rattlesnakes.
Gateshead TavernFriday,Loose Lips.Sunday,Duanne Marshall.
George Tavern Friday, Max Jackson. Saturday, Triple Zero.
Grain StoreSaturday, TrumanSmith. Sunday,JJ King.
Grand Hotel Tuesday, Vincent Gardner (US) & Belinda Munro (US).
Grand Junction Hotel Friday,The Montgomery Brothers,Hank Green. Sunday, Wanderers.
Great Northern HotelSaturday, Jordan Fleming.
Greenroof Hotel Friday, Mark Wells.
Gresford Bowling Club Friday, The Lineburners.
Greta Workers ClubFriday, Summerland Kings.
Gunyah Hotel Saturday, Sundays Record. Sunday, Newcastle Flyers.
Hamilton Station HotelFriday,The Cities,The Cereal Picnic,Michael Ferfoglia.
Harrigan’s Pokolbin Friday, X & Y Band. Saturday, Tim Pringle, Purple Rain. Sunday, Dai Pritchard.
Hexham Bowling Club Friday, Hayden Johns. Saturday, Snape & Son.
Honeysuckle Hotel Friday, Sundays Record. Saturday, Soundabout. Sunday, Matt McLaren, Prestige Inc.
Hotel CessnockFriday, Daxton Monaghan.Saturday, David J Bull.
Hotel Delany Friday, Rocket. Saturday, Code Red.
Hotel Jesmond Friday, Crawfish Stew.
Jewells Tavern Saturday, Something From Nothing –Foo Fighters show.
The Junction Hotel Friday, Jordan Fleming.
Kahibah Sports Club Saturday,Last Stand – Chisel Barnes show.
Kent Hotel Friday, Alias. Saturday, Dos Eager. Sunday, Grant Walmsley & Friends.
King Street Hotel Saturday, 2000-2012 Anthems.
Lake Macquarie Tavern Friday, The Andy Show.
Lake Macquarie Yacht ClubFriday, Kelly Hope.Sunday, Sarah Christine.
Lambton Park HotelFriday,Holly Wilson.Saturday,Tim Rossington Band.
Lass O’GowrieThursday,Ezra Woodward.Friday,E4444e,Soda Eaves,Grand Master Monk.Saturday,Jackson,Bruise Pristine,Hello Bones.
Lizotte’sThursday, Josh Wade. Friday, All Hail Chuck Berry. Saturday, Ed Kuepper. Sunday,Rick and John Brewster. Tuesday,St Phillips Christian College Stage Band.
Lucky Hotel Friday, The New Cool. Saturday, Adrianna Mac.
Mark HotelFriday,Karen O’Shea.Saturday,Counterpart.Sunday,The Years.
Mary Ellen Friday, Dos Eager. Saturday, Wild Oats. Sunday, Jordan Fleming.
Maryland Tavern Friday, Pete Gelzinnis. Saturday, The Levymen.
Mavericks On The Bay Friday, Joel Oakhill. Saturday, Karen O’Shea. Sunday, Reg Sinclair.
Mavericks On Darby Friday, Bonny Rai. Saturday, Todd Schmoo.
Mayfield Ex-Services Friday, Busta Thong, Love That Hat.Sunday, Lee Rolfe.
Metropolitan Hotel Maitland Friday, One World.
Mezz Bar at Wallsend DiggersFriday,Love That Hat.Saturday,Tre Soul.Sunday,Alias.
Morriset Country ClubFriday, The Way.Sunday, Sami.
Muree Golf ClubFriday, James Naldo.
Murray’s Brewery Sunday, The Andy Show.
Nag’s Head Hotel Saturday, Zane Penn.
Neath Hotel Saturday, Reg Sinclair.
Nelson Bay Bowling ClubFriday, Mark Lee.
Nelson Bay DiggersFriday, Outerphase. Saturday, Paparazzi. Sunday, Matt Semmens.
Nelson Bay Golf Club Friday, Ryan Daley. Saturday-Sunday,Hummingbirds.
Newcastle Cruising Yacht Club Saturday, Dan Beazley. Sunday, Ty.
Newcastle Jockey Club Saturday, Max Jackson.
Northern Star HotelFriday,Tim Rossington.Saturday,Elisa Kate.
Pedens HotelFriday, Kaylah Anne.Saturday, Allstar.
Pippis At The Point Friday, Tim Harding, Phonic. Saturday, The De Lisle Project. Sunday, Jason Bone.
Potters Brewery Friday, Chad Shuttleworth.
The PourhouseSaturday, James Naldo.
Premier Hotel Friday, Austin Mackay. Saturday, Hornet, The Rattle. Sunday, Loko.
Prince of Wales HotelFriday,Audio Collective.Saturday,Jess Holland.
Queens Wharf Hotel Friday, Jerome, Dr Zoom Duo. Saturday, Ryan Daley, 2GoodReasons. Sunday, Mark Wells, Wharf Life DJs.
Racecourse HotelSaturday, Todd Stewart.
Raymond Terrace Bowling Club Sunday, Phil McKnight.
Royal Hotel Dungog Friday, Marriah.
Royal Motor Yacht Club TorontoFriday, Cotton Sax & Strings.Saturday, Junior & Luana.Sunday, Grace Fuller.
Rutherford Hotel Saturday, Boney Rivers.
Seabreeze HotelFriday, Misbehave. Saturday, Alias. Sunday, Dos Eager.
Shenanigans at the ImperialFriday, Little Cents.Saturday, Grant Walmsley Freebird & Friends Unplugged.Sunday,Nick Connors.
Shortland Hotel Friday, Reg Sinclair.
Singleton DiggersSaturday, Spank N The Monkey.
Small BallroomThursday,Nucleust, Stone Empire, Below Oceans, Nekrology. Friday,Rick Dangerous and the Silkie Bantams,The Med Heads.
Soldiers Point Bowling Club Friday, Jim Overend. Saturday, Defaced.
South Newcastle Leagues Club Saturday, Arley Black.
Spinning Wheel Hotel Friday, Pistol Pete.
Stag and Hunter Hotel Friday, Vortex, Helena Kitley. Saturday, Baghead. Sunday, Passport To Airlie –heat 3.
Star Hotel Friday, Iguana. Saturday, Jungle Kings. Sunday, Steve Cowley.
Stockton Bowling Club Friday, Bounce. Saturday, DJ Symon.
Stockton RSLClub Saturday, Andy & The Cruisers.
Sunnyside Tavern Saturday, Kazzie.
Swansea Hotel Saturday, Phil McKnight.
Swansea RSLClub Saturday, D’Lish.
Tanilba Bay Golf ClubFriday, Angie.
Tilligerry RSLFriday, Duplexity.Saturday, Cotton Sax & Strings.
Toronto Diggers Friday, 40 Up Club. Saturday, Melbourne Street.
Toronto Hotel Friday, Frick N Orson.
Toronto Workers Saturday, Mardmax. Sunday, Ashley Knight.
Victoria Hotel Hinton Friday, Roxy. Saturday, Kellie Cain. Sunday, Kazzie.
Wangi Wangi RSLClub Friday, Kristy James. Sunday, Andrew G.
Warners At The Bay Friday, Phil McKnight. Saturday, Wicked.
Warners Bay Hotel Saturday, Kick –INXS show.
Weston WorkersSaturday, Wayne & The Wanderers.
Wests Cardiff Saturday, Cruzers.
Wests New LambtonThursday,Angamus.Friday, The Rattle.Saturday,Dr Zoom Duo. Tuesday, Angamus.
Wickham Park HotelFriday,Overload.Saturday,Crimson Tide.Sunday,Jye Sharp, Voodoo Express.
Windale Gateshead Bowling Club Friday, Vegas.
Windsor Castle Hotel Saturday, Tom Christie.
MOVIES47 Metres Down (M)Two sisters vacationing in Mexico are trapped in a shark cage at the bottom of the ocean. With less than an hour of oxygen left and great white sharks circling nearby, they must fight to survive.
A Quiet Passion(PG)The story of American poet Emily Dickinson from her early days to her later years as a reclusiveartist. (Regal)
All For One (M)United by their renegade spirit and a determination to win against substantial odds, these riders take on the international circuit.
Annabelle: Creation(MA)A nun and several girls becomethe target of adollmaker’s possessed creation, Annabelle.
American Made (MA)A pilot lands work for the CIA and as a drug runner in the south during the 1980s..
Baby Driver(MA)A talented, young getaway driver relies on the beat of his personal soundtrack to be the best in the game.
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) Drama about Winston Churchill’s objections to the D-Day invasion plan. (Regal)
Despicable Me 3(PG) A child star from the 1980s, hatches a scheme for world domination.
Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul (PG)Greg convinces his family to take a road trip to attend his great grandmother’s 90th birthday as a cover for what he really wants: to attend a nearby gamer convention. Unsurprisingly, things do not go according to plan and Heffley family antics ensue.
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.
Hampstead(PG) American widow Emily Walters feels like she is drifting aimlessly through life. Then she meets Donald.
Logan Lucky(M)Two brothers attempt to pull off a heist during a NASCAR race in North Carolina.
Paris Can Wait(PG)A womantravelling with her film producer husband, finds herself on aroad trip with his business associate. (Lake Cinema)
Terminator 2: Judgment Day Remasteredin 3D (M)A cyborg, identical to the one who failed to kill Sarah Connor, must now protect her teenage son, John Connor, from a more advanced cyborg. (Glendale, Event)
The Dark Tower(M) The last Gunslinger battles the Man In Blackto 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 Hitman’s Bodyguard (MA)The world’s top bodyguard gets a new client, a hit man who must testify at the International Court of Justice. They must put their differences aside and work together to make it to the trial on time.
The Snow Queen: Fire and Ice(PG) Gerda dreams of finding her parents who were taken away by the North Wind.)
The Zoo Keeper’s Wife(M)A heroic Polish couple help save hundreds of people and animals during WWII. (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.
Viceroy’s House (PG) The final Viceroy of India, Lord Mountbatten, is tasked with overseeing the transition of British India to independence, but meets with conflict as different sides clash in the face of monumental change.
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 Hunterpeople. Each venue has performances nightly at 7pm until Saturday.Curve Gallery, Newcastle: Wogs, by Willa Hogarth; Do Not Touch, by Julia Lewis; ThisMorning, by Debra Hely; Spaceman and Executioner, by Tristram Baumber.The Press Bookhouse, Newcastle: Elementary, by Kylie Farrugia and Tracey Dwyer; Grass,by Carl Caulfield; 苏州美甲学校论坛seniourdating苏州美甲学校, 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.
Frontier Comedy: Josh WadeThe 22-year-old national comedian explores the many masksand characters he has developed since a child to try to fit in. Lizotte’s, Lambton. Thursday:dinner and show from 6pm; show only at 8.30pm.
Funny and DarkTwo short plays – Trevor, by Nick Jones, with the title character a petchimpanzee, and Victim Boyfriend Sidekick Me, by Hilary Bell, with a girl celebrating acriminal court decision. Regional Institute of Performing Arts, at the Civic Playhouse,Newcastle. Nightly at 7.30pm, until Saturday.
Glorious! The hilarious true story of the world’s worst opera singer, Florence Foster Jenkins,who attracted audiences in the 1940s because her singing was so bad; with Diana McLean asFlorence. HIT Productions, at Cessnock Performing Arts Centre. Wednesday, at 8pm.
Inherit the WindA legal battle over teaching Charles Darwin’s theory of evolution raisesquestions on freedom of information; drama by Jerome Lawrence and Robert Edwin Leebased on a UStrial. Newcastle Theatre Company, at the NTC Theatre, Lambton.Saturday at 8pm, Sunday at 2pm.
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. Friday andSaturday, at 8pm, plus 2pm Saturday(final shows).
Love’s Labour’sLostA 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 (final shows).
The Crucifer of BloodA woman engages detective Sherlock Holmes to investigate thethreats her father and three others face over a stolen treasure chest in India; comedy-drama byPaul Giovanni. DAPA Theatre, at DAPA Theatre, Hamilton. Saturday, at 7.30pm, Sunday at2pm.
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 by Ken 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, plus 2pmSunday.