After 13 years of publishing in print and online, The Lumière Reader is taking a break.
At New Zealand Festival Writers Week, the Israeli short fiction writer opens up about his first foray into narrative non-fiction, The Seven Good Years.
Robin Kerr and Eli Kent on staging their show All Your Wants and Needs Fulfilled Forever internationally, creative practice, and theatre culture in New Zealand.
In Sydney, a dialogue on British artist Grayson Perry with the Museum of Contemporary Art’s chief curator, Rachel Kent.
On the Art Gallery of New South Wales, the Sydney Festival, and more.
An interview with Silo Theatre’s artistic director Sophie Roberts.
Mallory Ortberg, satirist and co-founder of The Toast, talks humour, femslash, and her conflicting soft spot for Ayn Rand ahead of New Zealand Festival Writers Week.
A few picks from the forthcoming New Zealand Festival for 2016.
Martin Phillipps on The Chills’ long-awaited new album, Silver Bullets.
Mike Fabulous, aka Lord Echo, on collaborating with fellow DJ Julien Dyne on LORD JULIEN, his follow-up to 2013’s Curiosities, and the Sydney Festival.
Favourite plays and performances, plus thoughts and observations on theatre in 2015 and beyond.
In praise of the New Zealand International Film Festival, plus the future of live music in Wellington.
For the first time in New Zealand, Tim Crouch will present his alternate take on Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream to Auckland theatregoers.
Uther Dean and Sam Brooks bring an evening of dark love stories to the Basement Theatre.
An interview with performer Sarah Houbolt, whose new show explores the dark history of circus through the mysterious life of character from Tod Browning’s Freaks.
Silo Theatre revive a famous Kiwi cooking show; Auckland Theatre Company tackle a classic Broadway musical; theatremaker Ben Anderson delivers a character study of existential crisis.
Mat Anderson and John Bollen of two-piece Dunedin heavy band TRIUMPHS on making music, channeling Sir Edmund Hillary, and what they listen to on the road.
A conversation about staging Eugene Ionesco’s “Theatre of the Absurd.”
Inside Sarah Jane Barnett’s remarkable new book of poems, WORK.
Auckland Theatre Company presents a new work for the stage by poet Grace Taylor.