Arts

30/04/07

Live Wellington Reviews This week in Wellington music, we found there were so many gigs going on deserving of review that we had to attend as many as possible. So, Daniel Hanson checked out Ginger Brown at the Matterhorn on Saturday the 24th, and then The Evils last gig at the ‘VBC presents’ weekly Tuesday [...]

30/04/07

The First World War represented a new level of mass slaughter in a conflict explicitly for the profit of the respective warring nations’ elites. For the war propagandists of the time, this pointless nightmare was pretty hard to sell to the public. However, there was one aspect of this bloodbath that could be portrayed with [...]

30/04/07

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30/04/07

It’s 1947. Two English girls, Dulcie and May Taylor, are moved from a warm and caring home, with two parents, to a living hell in a short space of time. With their mother dead and their loving father in prison, they become wards of the state – or, in other words, ‘orphans’. Share on Facebook+1 [...]

30/04/07

Past albums by the Bright Eyes have had me reaching for the sleeping pills or a sharp knife; anything to end the pain of existence. Their seventh album, Cassadaga, is different – suddenly, I want to drink whisky and hang out at San Francisco Bathhouse more often. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

30/04/07

This week: Forced Entertainment A welcome addition to the Salient theatre pages, this section will discuss topical theatre issues, profile theatre companies and practitioners. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

30/04/07

I cringed when I saw the new Silverchair video. Daniel Johns with hair on his chest? Dancing? Emitting disco-like lighting? Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

30/04/07

Trainspotting creators, director Danny Boyle and producer Andrew MacDonald have once again collaborated with author Alex Garland (The Beach, 28 Days Later) for their latest film Sunshine. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

30/04/07

With the recent Virginia Tech massacre I’m not sure what I find more disturbing: a society that produces a never-ending stream of massacres, or that the same society refuses to examine why they are happening. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this