Archive for April, 2010

19/04/10

If, by way of a coma or some other inexcusable ailment you aren’t by now aware of the release of the debut So So Modern LP Crude Futures, then you’ll no doubt be equally in the dark about the photographic exhibition of the same title running concurrently at TheNewDowse from mid April. For those of [...]

19/04/10

TO: The all VIC students you are all Awsome and beautiful Hey everyone hope you are all rested and ready for another slice of Study but if that’s got you down after such a awsome/sunny holidays ( I was in Levin it’s right next to sunny Otaki ftw) VUWSA will take care of you!!!. We [...]

19/04/10

Sorry, I know I shouldn’t, really. History seems to suggest that I shouldn’t do anything a first time. The first time I got drunk I was 14. Someone gave me white rum. They looked up from what they were doing to see me swigging away like a lovelorn pirate trying to hide in the bottom [...]

19/04/10

Ar-ma geddon ready for Armageddon. Oh my days. My wildest dreams have come true. Kindred spirits from across the islands come together to revel in their nerdiness. At last, I can share my love of Final Fantasy and Ergo Proxy with the world, rather than holing up in the dark of my room to indulge [...]

19/04/10

Lo-lee-ta. This astonishing book by Vladimir Nabokov is a sumptuous and brilliantly nuanced love note to the beauty of the English language and the madness of passion. Paedophilic passion, that is. Set in the early fifties against a vivid American backdrop, we’re introduced to Humbert Humbert, a forty-something professor who looks back on his life [...]

19/04/10

If you have seen Peter Jackson’s Heavenly Creatures and are ensnared by one of New Zealand’s most disturbing murders, then Anne Perry – Interiors is a documentary worth watching. In 1954 Juliet Hulme (now Anne Perry) and her friend Pauline Parker “did something stupid” in murdering Pauline’s mother. Since then, Perry has found reclose in [...]

19/04/10

The Adam Art Gallery offers a dynamic year-round programme featuring works by both national and international artists. Known for its visually stimulating exhibitions, the Adam seeks to curate pieces that inspire and challenge. Their current show, Anthony McCall: Drawing with Light, not only fulfils, but surpasses this mandate. As one of the headlining visual art [...]

19/04/10

I have finally decided that Massive Attack will never ever transcend the nineties. But that’s okay. That’s good. I mean that in the same way that Bowie will never transcend the seventies or Prince the eighties. Coming to this conclusion has allowed me to get past how annoyingly bland I found their latest album Heliogland, [...]

19/04/10

How convenient is that? The Student Health Service (SHS) offers all current students free or low-cost sexual health consultations at our clinics on the Kelburn and Pipitea campuses. Worried about having a check? Don’t be, we will be able to put you at ease about how simple and quick a sexual health check can be. [...]