Archive for October, 2008


With less than a week until the general elections, we felt it was our duty to make sure you guys are making an informed decision. On the other hand we couldn’t be arsed doing all the research ourselves, so as a happy median we’re proud to offer the Salient, (plagerised from In Unison) 2008 Election [...]


Apollo 13: Mission Control At Bats Oct 18 – Nov 1 Reviewed by Jackson Coe The promise when entering Apollo 13: Mission Control is of an interactive and immersive theatre experience where the audience directly take part in the action, and for most of the audience this promise is delivered upon. In this creative and [...]


Today Helen Clark the Prime Minister of New Zealand poked me. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this


An ex-Salienteer is in this free production. Check out the the review here. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this


While in the throes of procrastination I found TV3′s election site Decision 08. Here is a screenshot I took of the site. This has not been edited, photoshopped, MS Paint altered or taken out of context. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this


Helen Clark just announced that if elected it would phase in a universal student allowance. There would be a total cost of $210 million a year when the plan is fully implemented. It will take four years to roll out. The plan removes Means Testing of parental income up to the age of 25 for [...]


John Key was annoyed that Helen and Cullen didn’t consult him on the plan to insure savings. But one only has to read Milton’s Paradise Lost to figure out why they didn’t want him in on the gig. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this


Wait Until Dark Written by Frederick Knott Directed by Peter Hambleton At Circa Oct 11 – Nov 8 Reviewed by Jackson Coe Wait Until Dark is teeming with flair from before the curtain even opens. I’m often one to get quite excited by curtains, especially when they are used with panache. The magnificent red curtain [...]


There has been a hum about Downstage for the last few weeks which shows no signs of diminishing. Following On The Conditions… and Bare, we are granted the spectacular circus Adagio, directed by Deborah Pope with original music by Jonathan Crayford. The show is an exciting demonstration of physical aptitude which blurs boundaries between theatre and circus (if, indeed, there are many to begin with). Adagio is an action-packed spectacle which is definitely a crowd-pleaser.