An Auckland Writers Festival 2015 preview, with selected highlights by our editors and contributors.
Finnius Teppett’s play about idle ushers; Footnote Dance’s bewitching deconstruction of celebrities and fandom.
By focusing on pivotal segments of their subjects’ lives, two recent biopics capture an historical imprint rather than a personal saga.
Previously at the Wellington Film Society: the desperate living of Douglas Sirk’s bleak Faulkner adaptation.
Silo’s enchanting stage adaptation of the classic children’s story by Guus Kuijer.
Highlights and images from Taranaki’s 11th annual WOMAD festival.
A short primer on George Clinton and the Parliament Funkadelic, Jurassic 5, and Charles Bradley.
At the Auckland Arts Festival: Nancy Brunning’s Hikoi, Danish sensation Blam!, and Verdi’s Macbeth in modern day Africa.
Previously at the Wellington Film Society: love doesn’t conquer all in Douglas Sirk’s superlative Hollywood melodrama.
An ode to fringe theatre from the front row of the world’s second largest festival, the Adelaide Fringe
Finnius Teppett’s imaginative tale about Africa, Coffee, and the Appendix.
At the Auckland Fringe Festival: Two Farting Sisters, Under the Same Moon, Prehistoria, Mother/Jaw, Vow, Up on Lowman.