My Heart Goes Thadak Thadak: Bringing back Bollywood
The Unmissables: Three Exhibitions to see in November
Baby Gatekeepers

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Theatre

Brannavan Gnanalingam revisits his Bollywood awakening in light of Ahi Karunaharan’s latest play, My Heart Goes Thadak Thadak.

In 1990s Aotearoa, it was initially difficult to find Tamil films or Bollywood films to watch. For Sri Lankans like my family, Indian cinema dominated. People went on shopping sprees whenever they went back to Sri Lanka or India. What arose were almost black-market video...

Art

A monthly round-up of artworks in Tāmaki Makaurau that we keep returning to.

Manta rays, tortoises and talking trees: Artists John Ward Knox, Eddie Clemens and Anne Noble play with ideas of ecological care, climate change and wild Earth in the exhibitions of this month’s Unmissables.

Once again, our team of art critics, Lucinda Bennett, Lana Lopesi and Francis McWhannell, has searched the city...

Literature

Approaching the end of her study, Pākehā publishing student Madison Hamill reflects on her place in an industry that has been described as a ‘white castle’.

My name is Maddy. I’m 24 years old. I belong to a class of 17 female and one male, mostly Pākehā, publishing students in the only accredited publishing course in New Zealand. One day we will run the industry, we joke – we’ll be tycoons like Miranda...

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Theatre
My Heart Goes Thadak Thadak: Bringing back Bollywood
Art
The Unmissables: Three Exhibitions to see in November
Literature
Baby Gatekeepers
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Art
Interior Histories: Fragments Of A World At 40
By Eloise Callister-Baker
Paris, Sans Placards
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Florence Reynolds writes from silent Paris streets...
Society
Paris, Sans Placards
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Do It Together: Some Tardy Reflections on Chronophonium 2015
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Dan Kelly on what might have been the last Chronophonium...
Music
Do It Together: Some Tardy Reflections on Chronophonium 2015
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Goodbye, Number 11
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Ben Stanley remembers a childhood hero.
Society
Goodbye, Number 11
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In Conversation: Tim Corballis and Alice Miller
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 Our Lady of the Perpetually Moving Pedals: An Interview with Susan Alcorn
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Hermione Johnson talks to Susan Alcorn ahead of her...
Music
Our Lady of the Perpetually Moving Pedals: An Interview with Susan Alcorn
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Ten or so TPPA Deep Cuts
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Society
Ten or so TPPA Deep Cuts
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Hudson & Halls, Histories Intertwined
Read Time: 14 mins
As part of Silo Theatre's world premiere season of...
Theatre
Hudson & Halls, Histories Intertwined
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