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
The Unmissables: Four Exhibitions to see in October
Read Time: 10 mins
A monthly round-up of notable, controversial and unmissable...
Art
The Unmissables: Four Exhibitions to see in October
By Pantograph Punch
Feminine Divine: A Review of Orchids
Read Time: 7 mins
Paul Young reviews the highly-anticipated new work...
Theatre
Feminine Divine: A Review of Orchids
By Paul Young
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
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
Loose Canons: Miria George
Read Time: 6 mins
Mīria George (Te Arawa; Ngati Awa; Rarotonga & Atiu...
Theatre
Loose Canons: Miria George
By Miria George
Hidden Romantic: A conversation with Dominic Hoey about Iceland
Read Time: 18 mins
Jackson Nieuwland talks to Dominic Hoey about his...
Literature
Hidden Romantic: A conversation with Dominic Hoey about Iceland
By Jackson Nieuwland
New Aotearoa Fiction: An excerpt from Baby
Read Time: 22 mins
New Aotearoa Fiction: An excerpt from the Annaleese...
Literature
New Aotearoa Fiction: An excerpt from Baby
By Annaleese Jochems
An opera of the copy: Responding to work of Nathan Pohio at documenta14
Read Time: 20 mins
Reframing the copy, Rachel O'Neill considers Raise...
Art
An opera of the copy: Responding to work of Nathan Pohio at documenta14
By Rachel O’Neill
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