Archive for February, 2009

23/02/09

A Rhythmic and 3D Visual Journey Featuring Arte Nomade 180 degrees of screens surround the dancefloor and are animated with multi-screen projections, fully immersing the audience in a moving 3D illusional landscape. The 3D visuals, mixed live by Aye del Rivero, are accompanied by electronic music, DJed live by Niko Schiavi. Friday 13th March 6-12pmStudent [...]

23/02/09

The Wellingtonian cinéaste is spoiled for choice. The plethora of cinemas and full calendar of festivals means that almost any night of the year somewhere in Wellington something exciting on celluloid will be happening. Cinemas The Embassy is the big monolith of the film community. Sitting at the end of Courtney Place. With its single [...]

23/02/09

Oh it’s back to Uni, oh it’s been a wonderful holiday, oh it’s O-Week, oh I’ve got a great tan, oh I met someone wonderful over summer, oh we’re falling for each other, oh they’re so sexy, oh…uh oh, I’m going to need some contraception… It’s 2009 (year of the Ox) and already we are [...]

23/02/09

Nau mai, haere mai, welcome to both new and returning students from everyone at the Student Health Service. Thank you to Jackson and the team at the Salient for the opportunity to write about our service in the Orientation Edition. The Student Health Service (SHS) is here for you—so if you have any concerns regarding [...]

23/02/09

Now listen up and listen good. You’re students now. You should read. Twitter doesn’t count. Fuck the planet, you need to read stuff on dead trees. Salient’s a good start, but unless you wanna be one of those sad sack’o’shit students who graduate after seven years a squillion Zim Dollars in debt and bitching about [...]

23/02/09

DJ Freq Nasty, Sandwiches, Tuesday March 5th DJ Freq Nasty’s music is everything you loved about ’90s techno and more. For those with a love of nostalgic dance music that has a slight new-age/trance twist to it: DJ Freq Nasty is the gig you must go to during VUWSA Orientation 2009. DJ Freq Nasty is [...]

23/02/09

Bitches. You are students, and therefore poor. So long as the government refuses to recognise that $155 is simply not enough to live in Wellington on, you’d better: A) be supported by your parents; B) have some money tucked away somewhere, or; C) work. Sucks for you if it’s C. This is not ideal, but [...]

23/02/09

Wellington Theatre is rearing to go in 2009. I’m going to give you the low-down on what you can expect from the six main theatres throughout the year, but the last month has seen Fringe Festival shows dotted all about the city, in the bedroom of a central city home, on the street, in a [...]

23/02/09

So it’s orientation week, which must mean the first university trimester of 2009 is about to begin. This surely conjures images of stress, procrastination, tests, exams, more procrastination, a low income and just crap in general. Luckily we have a student’s best friend to help you through all of this shit: beer. But with so [...]