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
Loose Canons: Miria George
Read Time: 6 mins
Mīria George (Te Arawa; Ngati Awa; Rarotonga & Atiu...
Theatre
Loose Canons: Miria George
By Miria George
Loose Canons: Frances Moore
Read Time: 5 mins
Frances Moore is an opera director, writer and teacher...
Theatre
Loose Canons: Frances Moore
By Frances Moore
Fluorescent Adolescents: A Review of Satisfied Customers
Read Time: 6 mins
Shannon Friday reviews Satisfied Customers, a new...
Theatre
Fluorescent Adolescents: A Review of Satisfied Customers
By Shannon Friday
New Aotearoa Fiction: Mimicry 3
Read Time: 7 mins
Issue three of Mimicry is out! Guest-edited by Carolyn...
Literature
New Aotearoa Fiction: Mimicry 3
By Eamonn Marra
Six Books to help you feel less alone on World Mental Health Day
Read Time: 9 mins
Six Books to help you feel less alone on World Mental...
Literature
Six Books to help you feel less alone on World Mental Health Day
By Sarah Jane Barnett
Building the Community (Archive): The Work of Linda T.
Read Time: 18 mins
Thinking of art as koha, the serious and invaluable...
Art
Building the Community (Archive): The Work of Linda T.
By Ioana Gordon-Smith
Loose Canons: Uther Dean
Read Time: 8 mins
Playwright and comedian Uther Dean fills us in on...
Theatre
Loose Canons: Uther Dean
By Uther Dean
Pass the Goon: A Review of Aunty
Read Time: 5 mins
Adam Goodall rocks up on to Johanna Cosgrove's Aunty...
Theatre
Pass the Goon: A Review of Aunty
By Adam Goodall
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