At 77, the iconic country musician and actor is still struggling for a better America. Plus, a Steve Earle review.
For his cinematic third album, The Nihilist, an in-depth conversation with Liam Finn.
A muscular discussion with hilarious writer/satirist Gary Shteyngart.
An interview with legendary rapper The Tuna, aka Chali 2na, aka Jurassic 5’s Charles Stewart.
An interview with passionate American actor Denis O’Hare, seen recently on stage in An Iliad, and on screen in Dallas Buyers Club.
Dave Armstrong—the funny three-time winner of Best New Zealand Play—on scripting the lively relationship between Rita Angus and Douglas Lilburn for the stage.
J.C. Chandor and Robert Redford’s bold new collaboration; plus, thoughts on this year’s Oscar race.
A korero with inspirational soul survivor Charles Bradley.
A dialogue with Neko Case, one of today’s great singer-songwriters.
Jim Moriarty talks about Battalion, Jake Heke, The Lifestyle versus whanaungatanga, and how theatre and Tino Rangatiratanga can empower all New Zealanders.
Marc Labrèche, star of Needles and Opium, on addiction, Miles Davis, Robert Lepage’s humour, and the problem with Paris.
Directors Joel and Ethan Coen share thoughts on Inside Llewyn Davis at the 51st New York Film Festival.
Naomie Harris, fearless force of nature, on playing Winnie in Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom.
Alexander Payne’s new road movie returns to the Midwest.
The American soprano introduces us to Osvaldo Golijov’s powerful opera ahead of its one-off New Zealand Festival performance.
Choice quotes from the movers and shakers at the 51st New York Film Festival.
Selected highlights from the forthcoming New Zealand Festival for 2014.
The Unknown Mortal Orchestra/Opossum muso on how partner Bic Runga feeds his creative drive. Plus, selected Big Day Out highlights.
At the close of his New Zealand tour, brief notes on the great Leonard Cohen in concert.
A friendly catch up with Wellington musician and producer Mike Fabulous, aka Lord Echo, on the eve of the release of his sophomore album, Curiosities.