The Uther Dean Double Bill: A Tandem Review
Under the Sheets: A Review of Paying For It - An Insider's Guide to the New Zealand Sex Industry, Volume II
Sexier in Print: GLORIA and hard press

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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...

Theatre

Shannon Friday reviews an unconventional and deeply moving night of storytelling and interview about the New Zealand sex industry, as told by the industry.

Note: Due to safety concerns around public identification of the performers involved in Paying For It, we have tried to avoid describing the performers in ways that may make them identifiable to the general public.

Sex can be so many things...

Art

Two new publishers remind us of art’s love of the printed form.

Artists’ books take every possible form, participate in every possible convention of book making, every possible “ism” of mainstream art and literature, every possible mode of production, every shape, every degree of ephemerality or archival durability.

Johanna Drucker

While publishing is often seen as something supplementary to art...

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Theatre
The Uther Dean Double Bill: A Tandem Review
Theatre
Under the Sheets: A Review of Paying For It - An Insider's Guide to the New Zealand Sex Industry, Volume II
Art
Sexier in Print: GLORIA and hard press
A Modest Deposit
Read Time: 10 mins
First home-buyers have a choice: rent and be damned...
Society
A Modest Deposit
By Joe Nunweek
Review: Angels in America
Read Time: 6 mins
Marking the end of Shane Bosher's time at Silo Theatre...
Theatre
Review: Angels in America
By Rosabel Tan
Eschatology And The Perpetual Classical Music Apocalypse
Read Time: 23 mins
No one has learnt to expect the death of classical...
Music
Eschatology And The Perpetual Classical Music Apocalypse
By Celeste Oram
Review: Billy Bragg
Read Time: 9 mins
Billy Bragg is avowedly the second-most famous working...
Music
Review: Billy Bragg
By Joe Nunweek
Something to Reach Beyond: An Interview with Alice Miller
Read Time: 12 mins
Lee Posna talks to Alice Miller about her debut collection...
Literature
Something to Reach Beyond: An Interview with Alice Miller
By Lee Posna
Internet Histories | 24 March
Read Time: 9 mins
The state of writing on music writing, working as...
Internet Histories
Internet Histories | 24 March
By Pantograph Punch
Review: Daffodils
Read Time: 6 mins
Dark, beautiful and complex, Daffodils weaves a personal...
Theatre
Review: Daffodils
By Rosabel Tan
A Portrait of the Researcher as a Patient Man
Read Time: 11 mins
J.C Beaglehole's towering work on the travels of Captain...
Literature
A Portrait of the Researcher as a Patient Man
By Will Pollard
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