A dialogue with Neko Case, one of today’s great singer-songwriters.
A review of Hopkinson Smith’s programme of music for guitar by Francesco Guerau, Antonio de Santa Cruz, and Gaspar Sanz at the New Zealand Festival.
Jim Moriarty talks about Battalion, Jake Heke, The Lifestyle versus whanaungatanga, and how theatre and Tino Rangatiratanga can empower all New Zealanders.
Hits and misses from the New Zealand Fringe Festival 2014. Reviews by ALICE MAY CONNOLLY, C. CARD, JONATHAN PRICE, MICHAEL BOYES, SAMUEL PHILLIPS, TOM CLARKE.
A review of Rob Drummond’s theatrical magic show at the New Zealand Festival 2014.
A review of Robert Lepage’s dazzling play at the New Zealand Festival 2014.
Marc Labrèche, star of Needles and Opium, on addiction, Miles Davis, Robert Lepage’s humour, and the problem with Paris.
The celebrated literary critic on her controversial essay on Jane Austen, writing autobiographically, and remaining the perpetual misfit.
Sandor Katz talks fermentation, consumer culture, and food politics ahead of New Zealand Festival Writers Week.
Sarah Hamilton and Justine Campbell’s impressive new play; Auckland Theatre Company give Noël Coward’s classic play the lavish treatment.
A wrap of Wellington’s big music day out, including highlights Ladi6, Cairo Knife Fight, and @Peace.
A fond farewell to Blink’s singular summer music festival.
Head Like A Hole’s iconic frontman on family, the key ingredients to a live performance, and the state of New Zealand music.
Renee Liang’s play returns for the Auckland Chinese Lantern Festival 2014.
Eminem’s colourful journey from rags to Rapture.
The engaging writer walks us through the wonderful world of science, fiction, and Twitter ahead of New Zealand Festival Writers Week.
Fourteen fresh New Zealand tracks to discover by way of compilation and upcoming music festivals Homegrown and Splore.
Directors Joel and Ethan Coen share thoughts on Inside Llewyn Davis at the 51st New York Film Festival.
MC Donald ‘Oldwun’ McNulty reminisces ahead of the group’s New Zealand swan song; plus, selected Homegrown highlights.
An interview with the New Zealand poet, novelist, and scriptwriter ahead of her appearance at New Zealand Festival Writers Week.