Category: Arts

The Life and Times of the Divine Miss P

The Life and Times of the Divine Miss P

by / April 24, 2006 / No Comments

By Pollyfilla and The Dazzling Fillettes Bats Theatre 29 March – 1 April Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

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Check It Out

Check It Out

by / April 24, 2006 / No Comments

Written by Willow Newey and Kate McGill. Directed by Larry Rew and Dawa Devereux. Bats Theatre, April 19th to the 29th. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

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Art To Know For Dinner Party Conversations

Art To Know For Dinner Party Conversations

by / April 24, 2006 / No Comments

Robert Morris: Untitled, 1969 Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

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OLD = GOOD

OLD = GOOD

by / April 24, 2006 / No Comments

WITHIN MEMORY: Aspects of New Zealand documentary photography 1960-2000 VERBATIM…REVELATION TO OBLIVION: Photographs of words and books as seen by New Zealand artists. National Library Gallery 7 April – 16 July Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

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Collapse

Collapse

by / April 24, 2006 / No Comments

We all know that the actions of what could loosely be called ‘Western civilisation’ have changed the Earth’s face dramatically, and will continue to do so. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

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Please, Mr Einstein

Please, Mr Einstein

by / April 20, 2006 / No Comments

“Step inside the greatest mind in history” says the tag line on the book’s cover. It sounds gimmicky, and maybe it is a little bit, but Please Mr Einstein is weightier and more satisfying than its weak title suggests. It takes the term science fiction to an absolutely literal level; it is fiction completely wrapped [...]

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World Words

World Words

by / April 6, 2006 / No Comments

Writers International is Wellington’s first multi-ethnic writers’ group – a place where refugee, ex-pat and new New Zealand writers who are unfamiliar with this country’s publishing formalities are welcome to share their work. World Words is a collection of the work which has been through Writers International meetings. The first two thirds of the book [...]

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Me, You, and Everyone We Know

Me, You, and Everyone We Know

by / April 3, 2006 / No Comments

The screening for You, Me and Everyone We Know was packed, and I mean really packed; every seat was filled shoulder-to-shoulder except for the first three rows. It was really nostalgic, like in 1991 when I was five and I watched Beauty and the Beast in a full cinema. I hadn’t experienced that in a [...]

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Rent

Rent

by / April 3, 2006 / No Comments

Rent touches on everything that a musical needs. It has complicated love stories, failed stars, and dirt-poor bohemian artists struggling to make it big. And to add to all of that, they can’t pay their rent and have AIDS. This is the archetypal New York tenement neighbourhood, apparently, which initially I found to be fairly [...]

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Mrs Henderson Presents

Mrs Henderson Presents

by / April 3, 2006 / No Comments

Based on a true story, Mrs Henderson Presents is a fantastic period film about the history of the Windmill Theatre in London’s West End. I really enjoyed the nearly full cinema, but as I scanned the crowd I realised it was full of conservatively dressed over-40 year olds. I felt rather out of place watching [...]

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