A Glimpse at the Workings: A review of The Fuse Box
Take Me To Your Lieder: A Review of The Winterreise Project
The Uther Dean Double Bill: A Tandem Review

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Literature

John Summers reviews The Fuse Box, a collection of essays that intends to shine fresh light on the creative process. He finds a clear-headed and revealing book for those of us who want to be better writers. 

For those who have never attended, Victoria University’s International Institute of Modern Letters or IIML can seem like a closed shop; a Wonka-like factory from which writers emerged fully...

Theatre

UnstuckOpera present their second work at the Basement following last year's season of Dido and Aeneas; The Winterreise Project is an intimate opera/cabaret based on Schubert's Winterreise song-cycle. Kate Prior reviews.

When Trump became President, Hillary devotee Frances Moore was so broken she turned to the comfort of her music. Schubert’s The Winterreise song-cycle, as her collaborator Alex Taylor describes, is the original...

Theatre

Melissa Laing reviews the two shows which made up Uther Dean's double bill last week at the Basement: Everything is Surrounded By Water and A Public Airing of Grievances.

In his Loose Canon entry last week, new Auckland transplantee Uther Dean was introduced with the words “he used to live in Wellington and make theatre; now he lives in Auckland and makes comedy.” It’s a description that demarcates...

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Literature
A Glimpse at the Workings: A review of The Fuse Box
Theatre
Take Me To Your Lieder: A Review of The Winterreise Project
Theatre
The Uther Dean Double Bill: A Tandem Review
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Theatre
Mild Conflict: A Review of In The Wars
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Literature
Hard Times and Pleasure: A Conversation with Kirsten McDougall
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Art
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Theatre
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Speaking Power to the Truth: The Political Assassination of Metiria Turei
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Art
If you can fake it, you’ve got it made.
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Art
Challenging Borders: A Review of Fa’aafa
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