Gig Guide: November 15 - 21

Thursday, November 15

The Italian Film Festival starts today.

Operatunity's Christmas Pantomime is on at Vision Church Eastside, East St, on Thursday.

Friday, November 16

In Flagrante is at the Clarence St Theatre on Friday.

New Zealand Symphony Orchestra maestro Pietari Inkinen puts down his baton and picks up his bow to perform with Concertmaster Vesa-Matti Leppanen at the Founders Theatre on Friday night.

Shakedown, with DJs Burn, Twisted Flow, Technique, Chris Hathaway and MCs Roostar and Lil B play drum 'n' bass, trap and deep dubstep at the Yot Club in Raglan. $5.

X-Ray Fiends, Stray Hearts, Bombstrappers and Funhouse are at Static on Friday night.

Saturday, November 17

Paintings, an exhibition by Jane Whyte and 19 friends, is on at 112 Hoeka Rd, Morrinsville, from 10am to 4pm on Saturday and Sunday.

The Waikato Proms, with the Trust Waikato Symphony Orchestra, Cantando Choir, Melanie Lina and Anna Hawkins, is on at the Founders Theatre on Saturday from 7.30pm.

Nick Raven, Cheats and SWIM, with Sly Satire, bring their tour to Void in Hamilton.

Funk U Very Much with DJ Brex is at the Yot Club in Raglan. $5.

Sunday, November 18

Raglan artist Jane Galloway's new exhibition, There is no Planet B, opens at Cambridge's Heritage Gallery.

Round the Bridges is on Sunday.

The zombie apocalypse arrives on The Crazies (TV2, 10.40pm).

Monday, November 19

The city's newest public art piece, Te Pumanawa o Te Whenua, is being unveilled at Claudelands at 5.45pm.

Blue Crush (Four, 9pm) is a surf movie.

Prime Rocks (Prime, 9.35pm) features Duran Duran.

Tuesday, November 20

Bo Derek, who was 10 once, is 55 today.

Wednesday, November 21

Spike Lee's Inside Man (TV3, 8.30pm) stars Denzel Washington, Christopher Plummer and Jodie Foster.