A dialogue with trombonist Jerry Zigmont at the famous Carlyle Hotel, stomping ground for Woody Allen’s New Orleans Jazz Band. Plus, seven New York cultural highlights.
An exploration of harmonious museum spaces, from Vienna’s Kunst Haus Wien to Wellington’s Carter Observatory.
Jennifer Ward-Lealand and Beth Allen square off as parent and teacher in Jordi Mand’s taut character study.
Michael Houston’s historic cycle of sonatas allows us to consider and reconsider Beethoven one more time.
Wellington multi-instrumentalist Nathan Taare reflects on the close encounters behind his solo project’s latest album.
New to DVD: John Ford, Alfred Hitchcock, plus other silent era discoveries from New Zealand’s nitrate treasure trove.
Lloyd Jones’s memoir is a bold disclosure of a family’s truths and a great insight into the author’s mind.
Dean Hewison and Leon Wadham’s interactive news satire returns.
A conversation about Christchurch, engineering, and being a lover of mess with exciting debut novelist Pip Adam.
Latika Vasil chats to SARADHA KOIRALA about her debut collection of short stories, Rising to the Surface.
Auckland Theatre Company turn on the spectacle with their production of the classic jazz-era musical.
At Basement Theatre, The Actors’ Program tackle Tennessee Williams’s flawed play.
Lumière contributors BRANNAVAN GNANALINGAM and THOMASIN SLEIGH, authors of You Should Have Come Here When You Were Not Here and Ad Lib respectively, get talking about the process of writing a novel.
At the 51st New York Film Festival, Tom Hanks on pirates, high seas, and being a nice guy.
Exquisite thoughts on writing and reading from the Man Booker Prize-winning author of The Luminaries.
The exquisite and harrowing images behind New Zealander Robin Hammond’s W. Eugene Smith Memorial Fund winning photojournalism.
On Maori contemporary dance show Kaha; physical comedy piece The Pianist; science hip-hop fusion The Rap Guide to Evolution; interactive news satire Live at Six; and beat generation two-hander Beautiful Losers